In this article, we will discuss MCQ on important current affairs of 19th July 2021 and their answers with explanations.
1. Recently who has formalized the registration process of vintage motor vehicles to promote vintage vehicles?
A. Rajnath Singh
B. Nitin Gadkari
C. Narendra Singh
D. Hardeep Singh Puri
2. Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga Shri Rajiv Ranjan Mishra has recently approved new projects for the revival of 6 polluted rivers in which state?
A. West Bengal
3. Who among the following has recently launched the campaign “Surakshit One, Dhan and Udyam with Covid Vaccine”?
A. Rajnath Singh
B. Arjun Munda
C. Hardeep Singh Puri
D. Nirmala Sitaraman
4. Bashar Assad has recently become the President of Syria for which time?
5. Power Minister R.K. Which integrated rating has been released by Singh for the State Electricity Distribution Units in New Delhi recently?
6. The figure of Covid-19 vaccination in India has crossed how many Crores recently?
A. 40 Crores
B. 50 Crores
C. 60 Crores
D. 70 Crores
7. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which city has reported the first case of monkeypox?
8. Which country has chaired the special virtual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Business Group named Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation?
B. New Zealand
9. Google has announced India’s second Google Cloud Region in _________.
10. India’s 1st monk fruit cultivation has begun in ____________.
A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Himachal Pradesh
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Andhra Pradesh
11. As per the WWF-UNEP Report, ___ % of India’s tiger population ranges outside the protected areas.
12. Which campus of IIT has developed an AI-based algorithm called ‘NBDriver’ for spotting cancer-causing mutations?
A. IIT Bombay
B. IIT Kolkata
C. IIT Indore
D. IIT Madras
13. Who is the author of the book ‘The India Story’?
A. Binod Bansal
B. Bimal Jalan
C. Himanta Sarma
D. Shaktikanta Das
14. Which cybersecurity form has been acquired by Microsoft?
15. Who has become the new President of Syria?
A. Abiy Ahmed
B. Bah Ndaw
C. Michael Aoun
D. Bashar al-Assad
16. Reliance Retail has recently bought majority stakes of _________.
B. Just Dial
17. Who has been named as the Press Attache of the Indian Contingent at the Tokyo Olympics?
A. B K Sinha
B. Karun Nair
C. M P Agarwal
D. Krishna Jain
18. Nelson Mandela International Day is observed on ___ July every year.
19. The Indian Navy will receive How many MH-60R Multi-Role Helicopters (MRH) from the US Navy?
20. Bonalu is an annual festival of ———.
D) West Bengal
The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari has announced that with an aim to preserve the heritage and to promote vintage vehicles, the registration process of vintage motor vehicles has been formalized. is. He said that no rules exist to regulate the registration process in different states.
The Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga Shri Rajiv Ranjan Mishra has recently approved new projects for the revival of 6 polluted rivers in Uttarakhand. The Bhela, Dhela, Kichha, Kosi, Nandhaur, Pilakhar and Kashipur rivers that have been polluted by these projects will be rejuvenated.
Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda recently launched “Covid Vaccine with Vaccine” to help beat the “infodemic” against myths, rumours, propaganda and misinformation. Safe Forest, Dhan and Udyam” campaign has been launched. This campaign has been started in partnership with UNICEF and WHO.
Bashar Assad has recently become the President of Syria for the fourth time. He took the oath of office and thereafter pledged to deal with the effects of economic sanctions imposed by Western countries. Assad has been in power in this country since the year 2000 and his becoming the President once again was almost certain.
Power Minister R.K. Singh has recently released 9V Integrated Rating for State Power Distribution Units in New Delhi on the 36th Foundation Day of Power Finance Corporation. He has also said that 41 State Electricity Distribution Utilities have been covered with the participation of all the utilities.
The COVID-19 vaccination figure in India has recently crossed 400 crores. According to the report, 46,38,000 people have been vaccinated in the last 24 hours. So far, the first dose of vaccine has been given to 120 million people of 18-44 years across India.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the first case of monkeypox has been reported in a US resident in Texas, US. The resident had recently traveled from Nigeria to the US. A fatal infection from this strain of monkeypox occurs in 1 in 100 people. Monkeypox is a rare viral disease but currently does not pose a threat to the public.
New Zealand has recently chaired the special virtual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Business Group named Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. During this meeting, corona vaccination is a global public need and emphasis has been laid on expediting access to vaccines to address the health emergency.
Google has announced India’s second Google Cloud Region in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR). The first Google Cloud Region is in Mumbai. The new Google Cloud Region will serve the customers of Google in India and Asia.
India’s 1st monk fruit cultivation has begun in Himachal Pradesh. The monk fruit (Siraitia grosvenorii) from China is known for its non-caloric sweetening properties that can be used as a natural sweetner.
As per the WWF-UNEP Report, 35 % of India’s tiger population ranges outside the protected areas. The report was titled as ‘A Future for All- A need for Human-Wildlife Coexistence’.
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) – Madras has developed an AI-based algorithm called ‘NBDriver’ for spotting cancer-causing mutations. This will help in identifying the most appropriate treatment strategy for a patient.
Bimal Jalan is the author of the book ‘The India Story’. Bimal Jalan is a former RBI Governor. His book focuses on India’s economic history and the future of India’s political economy.
Microsoft has acquired Dan Francisco-based cybersecurity firm ‘RiskIQ’. The newly acquired firm will provide services and solutions to Microsoft’s cloud-native security products.
Bashar al-Assad has become the President of Syria. It will be his 4th 7 year term. He secured 95 % votes in the Presidential elections.
Reliance Retail has recently bought majority stakes of Just Dial. Reliance Retail Ventures Limited now holds 66.95 % stakes in the 25-year old search engine platform.
B K Sinha has been named as the named as the Press Attache of the Indian Contingent at the Tokyo Olympics. Indian Olympic Association has appointed the retired IAS officer for performing roles of Security and Press Attache.
Nelson Mandela International Day is observed on 18th July every year to commemorate the contributions of Nelson Mandela in the culture of peace, reconciliation, freedom and human rights. 18th July marks the birthday of Nelson Mandela.
Indian Navy signed a deal of 15,157 crore ($2.13 billion) to buy 24 MH-60 Romeo helicopters, manufactured by Lockheed Martin In February 2020.
On 11th July 2021, The annual state festival ‘Bonalu’ has been started in Telangana. Bonalu festival is celebrated in the month of Ashada Masam which falls in July/August.
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