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Current Affairs MCQs of 22 July 2021
Q.1 What is the new FDI limit in the pension fund management (PFM) under the national pension system (NPS)?
Q.2 India’s first ‘green hydrogen’ plant is planned to be set up by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) in which city?
Q.3 The International Cricket Council (ICC) has recently inducted 3 new countries as Associate members. Which among the following is not among them?
Q.4 Name the air defence missile systems, which was recently test-fired by Russia?
Q.5 Who has been appointed as the Deputy Leader of Rajya Sabha?
a. Thambi Durai
b. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
c. Keshav Prasad Maurya
d. Ram Govind Chaudhary
Q.6 Name the village, which has been bestowed with the title Kerala’s first ‘Book Village’?
Q.7 In which of the following city governments has decided to set up the Indian Institute of Heritage?
Q.8 The government of India has signed a loan agreement with which Bank to develop the Green National Highway Corridor?
d. World Bank
Q.9 The Kunariya village of which state has come out with a unique idea of holding Balika Panchayat?
c. Andhra Pradesh
Q.10 Which organisation has proposed a ‘Build Back Better World (B3W) initiative to counter China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)?
c. European Union
Q.1 b) The Government has increased the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit in pension fund management (PFM) to 74% from the present 49% under the national pension system (NPS).
Q.2 d) State-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), India’s largest oil firm, will build the first ‘green hydrogen’ plant of the country at its Mathura refinery, to meet the growing demand for both oil and cleaner forms of energy.
Q.3 a) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has inducted Mongolia, Tajikistan and Switzerland as its newest member countries on July 18, 2021 at the ICC’s 78th Annual General Meeting, which was held virtually.
Q.5 b) Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has been appointed as the deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi is one of the few leaders in BJP who is believed to have a good working relationship with other political parties.
Q.6 d) Perumkulam, in Kollam District, has been bestowed with the title Kerala’s first ‘Book Village’. This claim to fame results from years of concerted efforts aimed at encouraging the habit of reading.
Q.8 d) The government has signed a loan agreement with the World Bank to develop the Green National Highway Corridor.
Q.9 b) The Kunariya village of Kutch district in Gujarat has come out with a unique idea of holding Balika Panchayat.
Q.10 b) At the recent 47th G7 summit, the G7 (Group of Seven) Countries proposed a ‘Build Back Better World (B3W) initiative to counter China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).