News & Events
Current Affairs MCQs of 12 July 2021
Q.1 The tallest sandcastle in the world has been inaugurated in which country?
Q.2 India’s first FASTag/UPI-based cashless parking facility has been launched by DMRC at which metro stations?
a. Chandni Chowk metro station
b. New Delhi metro station
c. Kashmere Gate metro station
d. Rajiv Chowk metro station
Q.3 The GI certified Madurai Malli exported to USA & Dubai from which state?
b. Tamil Nadu
Q.4 Legendary Indian player Keshav Datt, who won two Olympic gold, has passed away. He was a veteran player of which sports?
Q.5 The Indian Railways has set up India’s first movable freshwater tunnel aquarium ‘Aquatic Kingdom’ in which city?
b. Himachal Pradesh
Q.6 Which country topped the list of countries in the world where All India Radio Live-streams on NewsOnAir App are most popular?
Q.7 Which state/UT government announced to have its own over-the-top (OTT) platform by November 1?
b. Jammu & Kashmir
c. West Bengal
Q.8 In which state is India’s first maritime arbitration centre going to be set up?
c Tamil Nadu
d. Uttar Pradesh
Q.9 School Education department of which state/UT topped the country under NISHTHA programme?
c. Jammu & Kashmir
Q.10 Who has been appointed as the new Civil Aviation Minister?
a. Anurag Singh Thakur
b. Narayan Rane
c. Jyotiraditya Scindia
d. Bhupendra Yadav
Q.1 c) A sandcastle in Denmark has entered into the new Guinness World Record for being the tallest sandcastle in the world.
Q.2 c) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has launched India’s first FASTag or UPI-based parking facility to reduce the time for entry and payment. The facility was launched at the Kashmere Gate metro station
Q.3 b) The GI certified Madurai malli and other traditional flowers such as button rose, lily, chamanthi and marigold were exported recently to the USA and Dubai from Tamil Nadu.
Q.5 d) The Indian Railways has launched India’s first movable freshwater tunnel aquarium ‘Aquatic Kingdom’ at the Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station, which is also known as Bengaluru City Railway Station.
Q.6 b) The US continues to remain in number one position in the latest rankings of top countries in the world where All India Radio Live-streams on NewsOnAir App are most popular.
Q.7 d) The Kerala State government’s proposed foray into the online content streaming space with the launch of an over-the-top (OTT) platform is a cultural intervention, rather than something prompted by the market or revenues.
Q.8 b) The Gujarat Maritime University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Financial Services Centres Authority in GIFT City to promote the Gujarat International Maritime Arbitration Centre (GIMAC).
Q.9 c) The Department of School Education, Jammu and Kashmir, has topped the country with some 80600 elementary teachers trained on the online platform, Nishtha, launched by the Ministry of Education, government of India.
National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA)