Current Affairs Quiz – July 08 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – July 08 2021

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1. World’s tallest sandcastle built in _____________.
a) Italy
b) Denmark
c) Spain
d) Paraguay

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Answer b) Denmark. Denmark’s new sandcastle is 3.5 meter taller than earlier record of 17.66-meter set by Germany in 2019.

2. Veteran Congress leader Virbhadra Singh passed away on July 8, 2021. He had served as the Chief Minister of which state for six terms?
a) Uttarakhand
b) Himachal Pradesh
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Rajasthan

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Answer b) Himachal Pradesh. Former Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh and Congress leader Virbhadra Singh passed away in the early hours of July 8, 2021, after battling a prolonged illness. He was 87.

3. Who has been appointed as Director General of All India Radio?
a) RishiKesh Yaswanth
b) Kamal Nath R
c) Hamishallah
d) N Venudhar Reddy

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Answer d) N Venudhar Reddy. N Venudhar Reddy, an Indian Information Service, IIS Officer of 1988 batch took charge as Director General of All India Radio.

4. Razorpay partnered with ___________ to launch ‘MandateHQ’.
a) Visa Card
b) Amex
c) Master Card
d) None of these

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Answer c) Master Card.Razorpay has partnered with Mastercard to launch ‘MandateHQ’. It is a payment interface that will help card-issuing banks to enable recurring payments for their customers.

5. Keshav Datt who is passed away, is associated with_____________.
a) Hockey
b) Cricket
c) Boxing
d) Swimming

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Answer a) Hockey. Two-time Olympic gold medallist in hockey, Keshav Datt passed away. He was part of India’s historic feat at the 1948 Olympics where they beat home team Britain 4-0 at the Wembley Stadium in London to win the first gold post Independence.

 

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