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Top Current Affairs Quiz: 9 July 2018

Jul 9, 2018 17:12 IST
Top Current Affairs Quiz: 9 July 2018

9 July 2018: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise the day at ease. The day’s updated quizzes cover the topics like Gymnastics World Cup 2018, Samsung launches world’s largest mobile factory and Chairperson of the National Green Tribunal among others.

1. Who has become the first Indian to win a gold in the Gymnastics World Cup 2018?
a) Aruna Reddy
b) Ashish Kumar
c) Dipa Karmakar
d) Sanjana Reddy

2. Which company has opened the world’s largest mobile factory in India ?
a) Apple
b) Samsung
c) Motorola
d) Nokia

3. Which state government has banned the use of thermocouple cutlery ?
a) Himachal Pradesh
b) Uttarakhand
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Delhi

4. Who has become the second Indian to scale world’s highest volcano?
a) Sandeep Narela
b) Anubhav Bhisht
c) Anmol Vidhayak
d) Satyarup Siddhanta

5. Which state government has announced that it would be enrolling nomadic tribes for Aadhaar?
a) Tripura
b) Assam
c) Haryana
d) Jharkhand

6. Which country has approved a new bill against polluting companies?
a) Germany
b) Japan
c) India
d) Israel

7. Who was appointed as the Chairperson of the National Green Tribunal (NGT)?
a) Adarsh Kumar Goel
b) Umesh Kumar
c) Sushil Kumar Modi
d) Ganesh Pant

8. Who became the 3rd Indian cricketer to reach the coveted milestone of playing 500 international matches?
a) Virat Kohli
b) MS Dhoni
c) Yuvraj Singh
d) Rohit Sharma

9. UNESCO signed pact with which state to set up Design University for Gaming?
a) Odisha
b) Karnataka
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Kerala

10. Which Ministry recently launched the Khan Prahari app?
a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
b) Ministry of Home Affairs
c) Ministry of Defence
d) Ministry of Coal

ANSWERS


1. (c) Dipa Karmakar
Dipa Karmakar, one of India's leading gymnasts, scripted history on July 8, 2018 by becoming the first Indian gymnast to win a gold medal in the vault event of the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin, Turkey.

2. (b) Samsung
Samsung has opened the world's largest mobile factory in Noida, India. The factory will be officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in on July 9, 2018.

3. (a) Himachal Pradesh
The Himachal Pradesh government on July 7, 2018 issued a fresh notification banning the use of thermocol cutlery across the state.

4. (d) Satyarup Siddhanta
Satyarup Siddhanta has become the second Indian mountaineer after Malli Mastan Babu to climb Mt Ojos del Salado, the highest volcano in the world.

5. (c) Haryana
The Haryana government said on July 7, 2018 that it has decided to enrol family members of nomadic tribes so no person living in the state remain deprive of an Aadhaar card.

6. (d) Israel
Regular citizens and NGOs will have the right to sue polluting companies in civil courts, as per a new bill proposal approved on July 8, 2018 by the Israeli Ministerial Committee for Legislation.

7. (a) Adarsh Kumar Goel
Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel was appointed as the Chairperson of the National Green Tribunal (NGT). His tenure as NGT Chairperson has been specified as being for a period of 5 years from the date he assumes office, or till he reaches the age of 70 years, whichever is earlier.

8. (b) MS Dhoni
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the 3rd Indian cricketer to reach the coveted milestone of playing 500 international matches. He achieved this feat during the second T20 International against England at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on July 6, 2018. Today’s T20 International was Dhoni’s 92nd in the shortest format. Apart this, the former India captain has played 90 Test matches and 318 One Day Internationals.

9. (c) Andhra Pradesh
The Andhra Pradesh government and the delegates of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) recently signed a pact for the establishment of a Gaming Digital Learning Hub in the state.

10. (d) Ministry of Coal
The Ministry of Coal launched the Coal Mine Surveillance & Management System (CMSMS) and ‘Khan Prahari’ mobile application in New Delhi. The basic purpose of CMSMS is reporting, monitoring and taking suitable action on unauthorised coal mining activities.

 

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