Current Affairs Quiz – July 07 2020

Current Affairs Quiz – July 07 2020

1. Who has been appointed as the 1st Chairman of the International Financial Services Centre Authority (IFSCA)?
a) Injeti Srinivas
b) Sabarish Purushothaman
c) Vijaya Prabhakar
d) Rahul Mishra

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Answer a) Injeti Srinivas . Retired 1983 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from the Odisha Cadre- Injeti Srinivas has been appointed as the 1st Chairman of the International Financial Services Centre Authority (IFSCA) on 6th July 2020.

2. Ofek-16 satellite belongs to which country?
a) Russia
b) Japan
c) Israel
d) India

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Answer c) Israel. This is the 12th Satellite launched by Israel under its Ofek family of satellites. The Ofek-16 Satellite was launched as a payload of the rocket- Shavit 2.

3. Ofek-16 is an______________.
a) Optimum frame electronic Kindle satellite
b) Optoelectronic reconnaissance (intelligence) satellite
c) Optosense electronic satellite
d) Optic sensor kindle satellite

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Answer b) Optoelectronic reconnaissance (intelligence) satellite. This is the 12th Satellite launched by Israel under its Ofek family of satellites. The Ofek-16 Satellite was launched as a payload of the rocket- Shavit 2. Ofek-16 is an optoelectronic reconnaissance (intelligence) satellite.

4. Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in which state?
a) Odisha
b) Assam
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Himachal Pradesh

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Answer b) Assam. After months of Controversy, the Assam State Government has decided for the up-gradation of the status of the Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary to National Park.

5. Who has become India’s 66th chess Grandmaster?
a) Dinesh M Kamalu
b) Sharvesh Pradhan
c) Aji Desh
d) G Akash

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Answer d) G Akash. Akash’s GM title was confirmed at the second council meet of International Chess Federation (FIDE) for the year 2020 held recently.

6. Weavers’ Sammaan Yojana has launched by____________.
a) Kerala
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Chandigarh
d) Karnataka

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Answer d) Karnataka. The State Government has allocated 10.96 crore rupees under the programme. There are 40,634 handloom weavers registered with Seva Sindhu software.

7. World Chocolate Day is observed on________________.
a) July 01
b) July 07
c) July 11
d) July 15

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Answer b) July 07. References to World Chocolate Day being observed on 7th of July have been recorded as early as 2009. Celebration of the day includes the consumption of chocolate.

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