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Current Affairs MCQs of 14 july 2021
Q.1 Which state plans to launch the Mathru Kavacham campaign to vaccinate pregnant women?
b. Andhra Pradesh
Q.2 Which Aerospace and defense manufacturer recently provided the Indian Navy with its 10th P-8I aircraft?
a. Northrop Grumman
b. GE Aviation
c. Lockheed Martin
Q.3 Which state government has announced the new Population Policy 2021-2030?
a. Madhya Pradesh
d. Uttar Pradesh
Q.4 Which insurance company launched a comprehensive health insurance plan named ‘Arogya Supreme’?
a. SBI General Insurance
b. Reliance General Insurance
c. HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
d. New India Assurance
Q.5 Where has the coal tar derivates company, Epsilon Carbon, established India’s first integrated carbon black complex?
a. Kannur, Kerala
b. Bellary, Karnataka
c. Burdwan, West Bengal
d. Balasore, Odisha
Q.6 Stefan Lofven has been reappointed as the prime minister of which country?
Q.7 Where is NIIT Institute of Finance Banking and Insurance situated?
a. New Delhi
Q.8 World’s first conjugate Covid-19 vaccine Soberana 2 has been developed indigenously by which nation?
Q.9 Consider the following statements regarding ‘Agni Prime’ Missile.
1.It is a canisterised missile with range capability more than 5,000 kms.
2.It is nuclear-capable ballistic missile.
3.It is an advanced version of Agni-1 missile along with high level of accuracy.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a. 3 only
b. 1, 3
c. 2, 3
d. 1, 2, 3
Q.10 EnVision mission is an orbital mission to Venus being developed by
a. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
b. European Space Agency (ESA)
c. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)
d. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Q.1 d) Kerala Health Minister Veena George informed on July 12, 2021 that the Kerala government is all set to launch a campaign called ‘Mathru Kavacham’ to provide COVID-19 vaccines to all the pregnant women in the state.
Q.2 d) Indian Navy has received its tenth P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine aircraft from Boeing. This is the second aircraft to be delivered under the contract for four additional aircraft, which was signed by the Indian Defence Ministry in 2016.
Q.3 d) The government of Uttar Pradesh has announced a new Population Policy 2021-2030 on the occasion of World Population Day.
Q.4 a) SBI General Insurance, one of India’s leading general insurers, announced the launch of a comprehensive health insurance plan named ‘Arogya Supreme’. The policy provides a wide range of sum insured options up to ₹5 crore, wherein customers can choose from 3 options viz Pro, Plus and Premium based on the sum insured and coverage features
Q.5 b) Epsilon Carbon, a coal tar derivatives company, has established India’s first integrated carbon black complex with ₹550 crore investment at Bellary, Karnataka.
Q.8 c) Cuba has developed the world’s first conjugate Covid-19 vaccine Soberana 2 (Sovereign 2). Cuba’s State-run corporation BioFarma confirmed on July 9, 2021 that its indigenously produced Soberana 2 vaccine showed 91.2% efficacy when delivered with a booster shot of Soberana Plus during phase-3 clinical trials.
Q.9 c) Agni P is a new generation advanced variant of the Agni class of missiles. It is a canisterised missile with range capability between 1,000 and 2,000 kms
Q.10 b) Following NASA’s footsteps, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced that it has selected EnVision as its next orbiter that will visit Venus sometime in the 2030s.