Current Affairs Quiz – July 15 2021

Current Affairs Quiz – July 15 2021

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1. Which payment system has been barred from issuing new cards from July 22?
a) Mastercard
b) Visa
c) Rupay
d) None of the Above

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  Answer a) Mastercard. The Reserve Bank of India on July 14, 2021 barred Mastercard Asia / Pacific Pte Ltd (Mastercard) from issuing new credit, debit and prepaid cards with effect from July 22 for its failure to comply with its data storage norms.

2. Asia’s first national dolphin research centre will be built in which Indian city?
a) Patna
b) Varanasi
c) Kokata
d) Prayagraj

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Answer a) Patna. India and Asia’s first National Dolphin Research Centre (NDRC) will be set up on the banks of the River Ganges in the Patna University campus in Bihar.

3. India’s largest solar park will be built in which state?
a) Telangana
b) Gujarat
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Karnataka

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Answer b) Gujarat. India’s largest solar power park of 4.75 Gigawatt (Gw) is set to come up in Rann of Kutch in Khavada, Gujarat.

4. Which nation has become the second country to adopt India’s BHIM-UPI?
a) Malaysia
b) Maldives
c) Mauritius
d) Bhutan

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Answer Answer d) Bhutan. Bhutan has become the second country after Singapore to have BHIM-UPI acceptance at merchant locations.

5. Which nation’s Parliament has passed a bill that criminalizes torture and prevents custodial killings?
a) Pakistan
b) Myanmar
c) Bangladesh
d) Sri Lanka

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Answer a) Pakistan. Pakistan’s Parliament on July 12, 2021, passed a bill that criminalizes torture and prevents custodial killings by the police or other government officials.

6. World Youth Skills Day is observed on ___________.
a) July 03
b) July 09
c) July 15
d) July 19

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  Answer c) 15 July. The theme of World Youth Skills Day 2021 is “Reimagining Youth Skills Post-Pandemic”.

7. Cabinet approved increase in DA and Dearness Relief from 17% to__________.
a) 21%
b) 23%
c) 28%
d) 38%

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  Answer c) 28%. This hike represents an increase of 11 per cent over the existing rate of 17 per cent of the basic pay/pension.

8. India’s first ‘Grain ATM’ has been set up in which among the following cities?
a) Pune
b) Gurugram
c) Nagpur
d) Indore

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Answer b) Gurugram . The country’s first ‘Grain ATM’ has been set up as a pilot project in Gurugram, Haryana. It is an automatic machine, which works just like a bank ATM.

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