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Current Affairs MCQs of 1st July 2021
Q.1 Which nation’s former President Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to 15 months in jail?
d. South Africa
Q.2 PM Modi has recently launched Japanese style Zen Garden in which city of India?
Q.3 Who has been appointed as the Head of Whatsapp Payments India business?
a. Vishal Puruswami
b. Mitu Singh
c. Manesh Mahatme
d. Harshit Malik
Q.4 Which state government has collaborated with the United Nations World Food Programme to improve household food and nutritional security?
Q.5 Where in India Hemis Festival 2021 was celebrated?
Q.6 Which International Football player has become Joint Top-Scorer In Men’s International Football?
a. Cristiano Ronaldo
b. Lionel Messi
c. Andres Iniesta
Q.7 Which company appointed California-Based Jeremy Kessel As India Grievance Officer?
Q.8 Recently a new plant species named Sida keralensis was spotted in which city?
Q.9 Which organisation Successfully Flight-Tested ‘Agni P’ Ballistic Missile Off Odisha Coast?
Q.10 Who has been honoured with the highest civilian award of Mongolia ‘The Order of Polar Star’?
a. Suraj Chaturvedi
b. Kiran Rai Singh
c. LV Prabhakar
d. RK Sabharwal
Q.2 c) Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated a Zen Garden and Kaizen Academy at Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA) premises in Ahmedabad on June 27, 2021. These two new initiatives are part of the PM’s vision of creating a ‘Mini-Japan’ in Gujarat.
Q.4 b) The Odisha Government and the United Nations World Food Programme has joined hands to improve household food and nutritional security by strengthening the livelihood initiatives and reaching the thousands of state-supported Women’s Self-Help Groups.
Q.5 c) Hemis Festival in Ladakh is celebrated annually on the 10th day of the Tse-Chu, Lunar month of the Tibetan Calendar.
Q.6 a) Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo has become the joint top-scorer in men’s international football. He achieved the feat in Portugal’s Euro 2020 game against France at the Puskas Arena in Budapest.
Q.7 c) Twitter appointed California-based Jeremy Kessel as the new Grievance Officer for India, as required under the new Information Technology Rules, 2021, hours after Dharmendra Chaturquit from the post, Bar and Bench reported.
Q.8 b) Subshrub spotted on the roadsides and wastelands in Thiruvananthapuram district has been identified as a new species of the genus Sida, to which the Kurumthotti, used in Ayurveda, also belongs.
Q.9 a) In another boost to India’s firepower, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully carried out the test-firing of a new missile of the Agni series known as Agni-Prime off the coast of Odisha from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island .
Q.10 d) RK Sabharwal, the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Engineers India Limited (EIL), has been honoured with the highest civilian award of Mongolia ‘The Order of Polar Star’.