Current Affairs & Latest GK 1 to 15 July 2020 – This Video presents the Latest Current Affairs in MCQ format covering the Current Affairs during 1 to 15 July 2020. Topics related to Science and technology, Space research, Awards and honours, Entertainment, Sports, Politics, etc are covered in this Video. The important details of the current affairs are also discussed in the video so that all possible questions can be prepared.
Q1. Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced launch of Prerak Daaur Samman awards for cities under the ‘Swachh Survekshan 2021’ on July 3, 2020. 4 Out of 5 categories are Divya, Anupam, Ujjwal, Udit. Name the 5th category.
Q2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 4, 2020 launched the Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat App ____ Challenge.
Q3. The All India Radio (AIR) broadcasted its first-ever ‘News Magazine’ programme in Sanskrit called ____ on July 4, 2020.
Q4. The Indian Air Force has installed Airborne Locust Control System on which of the following helicopters for tackling locust attacks?
Q5. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has constituted a national level committee for reform in criminal law. This committee will be headed by:
Q6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 30, 2020 announced that the free grain distribution scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) will be extended till the end of ______.
Q7. Whose birth anniversary was observed as Doctor’s Day on July 1, 2020 in India?
Q8. What is India’s rank among 166 countries in the 2020 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index?
Q9. Which country has topped the 2020 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Index?
Q10. ____ will set up terminal to import liquefied petroleum gas in Bangladesh in a joint venture with Beximco LPG.
Q11. India will construct the 600 MW Kholongchhu joint venture hydroelectric project in____.
Q12. ____ has been appointed as India’s next Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
Q13. Which G7 country has announced a phase out of coal-fired power by 2038 and nuclear power by 2022?
Q14. Which country has world’s largest elephant population, estimated to be around 130,000?
Q15. The 2020 Global Education Monitoring Report has been released by:
Q16. Gunmen attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in ____ on June 29, 2020.
Q17. The Inter-Parliamentary Union was set up in 1889. It is headquartered at which of the following places?
Q18. Juan Guaido, the opposition leader in which country, was recognised as President by Britain recently?
Q19. ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) is developing COVID-19 vaccine called Covaxin in collaboration with:
Q20. India’s first plasma bank for Covid-19 patients became operational at the Institute of ___ and Biliary Sciences in New Delhi.
Q21. Phobos is a moon of which planet?
Q22. India’s ___ won the £5,000 Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2020 for ‘The Great Indian Tee and Snakes’.
Q23. What is the rate of interest for Sukanya Samriddhi Account Scheme July-September 2020?
Q24. Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on June 29, 2020 launched the ₹10,000 crore ‘PM ___ of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PM-FME)’ scheme.
Q25. ___ will lead a Cooperative Development Forum (CDF) that will work towards promoting cooperative movement in the country and boost the rural economy.
Q26. Which of the following will enter Nifty50 index from July 31, 2020?
Q27. Prime Minister Narendra Modi quit which Chinese microblogging site recently?
Q28. Which airline on July 2, 2020 said it will give a 25 percent discount on the airfare to doctors and nurses till the end of 2020?
Q29. Which company reported highest ever annual net loss of Rs 73,878 crore in Indian corporate history in 2019-20?
Q30. Which state announced ban on sale of dog meat recently?
Q31. Who among the following won the Chessable Masters online tournament on July 4, 2020?
Q32. Valentina Gunina of Russia is well-known for which sport?
Q33. All Indian Army personnel have been asked to remove ____ apps from their mobile phones by July 15.
Q34. The Supreme Court recently ruled that persons with disabilities are also socially backward and entitled to the same benefits of relaxation as SC/ST in college admissions. The decision was in response to denial of benefits by a college in which city?
Q35. The Central Board of Secondary Education syllabus for classes 9 to 12 has been reduced by ____ this year due to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Q36. Which Gulf country’s parliament has decided to limit the number of Indians citizens staying and working there to 15% of its population?
Q37. Dharma Chakra Day, which commemorates Buddha’s First Sermon to his first five ascetic disciples, was celebrated on _____, 2020.
Q38. USA was India’s top trading partner in 2019-20. What was the bilateral trade?
Q39. Indian Navy on July 8, 2020 announced completion of Operation ____ that was launched to bring back Indians stranded abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Q40. David Pine has taken charge as the new envoy of which country to India?
Q41. World Bank President David Malpass said on July 9, 2020 said that ____ economies should extend a freeze on official bilateral debt payments by the world’s poorest countries through 2021.
Q42. In addition to Helen Clark, who will head the WHO’s Independent panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response formed on 9 July 2020?
Q43. Which of the following was returned to power in Singapore in the general election held on July 11, 2020?
Q44. The famous monument of Hagia Sophia is in which city of Turkey?
Q45. Which country has asked metals company Norilsk Nickel to pay $2 billion in damages for spilling 21,000 tonnes of diesel fuel in the Arctic in May?
Q46. World Zoonosis Day was observed on_____, 2020.
Q47. Fauna & Flora International (FFI) have warned that the change in the ___ law allowing for commercial farming of endangered species such as tigers and pangolins may boost the demand for rare animals in the world.
Q48. Which of the following is acquiring general insurance company Raheja QBE?
Q49. ____ has become India’s first airline to offer COVID-19 hospitalisation insurance cover to its flyers.
Q50. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 10, 2020 inaugurated 750 MW solar power project in which state?