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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 8 July to 14 July 2019

The week's updated quizzes cover the topics like World Cup 2019 finals, World Health Organization and Multidimensional Poverty Index 2019 among others.

Jul 14, 2019 17:21 IST
Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

8 July to 14 July 2019: The Current Affairs Quizzes section of Jagranjosh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise at ease. The week's updated quizzes cover the topics like World Cup 2019 finals, World Health Organization and Multidimensional Poverty Index 2019 among others.

1. Which public sector bank recently announced to do away with charges on NEFT and RTGS transactions through internet and mobile banking from July 1?

a) PNB

b) SBI

c) OBC

d) Bank of India

2. Which nation has become the first to qualify into the World Cup 2019 finals?

a) England

b) Australia

c) India

d) New Zealand

3. Which country was recently declared measles free by World Health Organization?

a) Sri Lanka

b) Nepal

c) Bangladesh

d) Pakistan

4. Which Indian sprinter won gold in 100m race during 30th Summer University Games held in Italy?

a) Hima Das

b) Dutee Chand

c) Renuka Awasthi

d) Mani Ratna

5. Ten Congress MLAs joined BJP in which among the following states?

a) Maharashtra

b) Karnataka

c) Goa

d) Madhya Pradesh

6. The RBI recently finalised a ‘Three Year Roadmap’ to improve supervision and regulation. What is the name of roadmap?

a) Utkarsh 2022

b) Utsaah 2022

c) Vishwas 2022

d) Vikalp 2022

7. Who has been recently appointed as head of the National Cricket Academy?

a) MS Dhoni

b) Sachin Tendulkar

c) Rahul Dravid

d) Harbhajan Singh

8. According to the United Nations, which country has enriched uranium more than limit set in an international treaty of 2015?

a) Iran

b) Iraq

c) Jordan

d) Pakistan

9. Which city of India has recently been included in the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO?

a) Lucknow

b) Ranchi

c) Jaipur

d) Ludhiana

10. India’s Child mortality reduced to what percent as per the Multidimensional Poverty Index 2019?

a) 4 percent

b) 3.5 percent

c) 2.2 percent

d) 2.0 percent

ANSWERS

1. (b) SBI

State Bank of India recently announced to do away with charges on NEFT and RTGS transactions through internet and mobile banking from July 1. The move came after the RBI decided announced the same decision to boost digital payments.

2. (d) New Zealand

New Zealand on July 10, 2019 became the first World Cup finalist after it beat India by 18 runs in a narrow match at the Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester. 

3. (a) Sri Lanka

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that Sri Lanka had successfully eliminated measles. WHO praised Sri Lanka's achievement in a statement at a time when measles cases were increasing globally.

4. (b) Dutee Chand

India’s sprinter Dutee Chand creates history by winning first ever gold medal in 100m race at World University Games in Naples. She has become first Indian sprinter to win 100m Gold in this race. Dutee Chand clocked 11.32 seconds to win this gold.

5. (c) Goa

The Congress has split in Goa with ten Congress MPs from the total 15 joining the BJP in the presence of party working president J P Nadda in New Delhi. The Congress MLAs formally split and merged with BJP on July 10, 2019.

6. (a) Utkarsh 2022

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) finalised ‘Three Year Roadmap’ named as Utkarsh 2022 to improve supervision and regulation. The plan is in line with Global standards to strengthen regulatory and supervisory mechanism.

7. (c) Rahul Dravid

BCCI announced that former Indian captain Rahul Dravid was appointed as Head of Cricket at the National Cricket Academy (NCA).  Rahul Dravid was supposed to take over as NCA head from July 1 but his job at the India Cements caused the delay.

8. (a) Iran

The United Nations' atomic energy agency has confirmed Iran has surpassed the uranium enrichment limits spelled out in the 2015 nuclear deal. The International Atomic Energy Agency said its inspectors verified that Iran has surpassed the 3.67% enrichment limit set in the accord, aimed at restraining Tehran's ability to develop nuclear weapons in return for sanctions relief.

9. (c) Jaipur

'Pink City' Jaipur made an official entry in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage sites and leaders across the political spectrum welcomed the signal honour to the historical city. The UNESCO shared the announcement on Twitter. The decision was taken at the 43rd session of the Unesco World Heritage Committee.

10. (c) 2.2 percent

UN Development Programme released the 2019 Multidimensional Poverty Index, which states that India’s Child mortality dropped from 4.5 percent to 2.2 percent. India successfully lifted over 250 million people out of poverty during 2006 – 2016.