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Current Affairs MCQs of 24 July 2021
Q.1 World’s first 3D-printed steel bridge has opened up in which city?
Q.2 Which nation has launched the world’s largest carbon market?
Q.3 Who inaugurated the World Universities Summit 2021?
a. Ram Nath Kovind
b. M Venkaiah Naidu
c Narendra Modi
d. Dharmendra Pradhan
Q.4 Who has been named as the AIFF Men’s Footballer of the Year 2020-21?
a. Sunil Chhetri
b. Baichung Bhutia
c. Sandeep Singh
d. Sandesh Jhingan
Q.5 Which organisation has successfully flight-tested the New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG)?
Q.6 Aman Gulia who emerged as the new world champion belongs to which game?
Q.7 Historic Urban Landscape Project ‘was launched in which state?
a. Madhya Pradesh
Q.8 The Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu addressed the World
Universities Summit 2021. The Summit was organised by which university?
a. O.P. Jindal Global University
b Ashoka University
c. GD Goenka University
d. Amity University
Q.9 Which of the following has become the 1st in India to make payments from Fixed Deposits?
a. Paytm Payments Bank
b. Fino Payments Bank
c. Airtel Payments Bank
d. IDFC Payments Bank
Q.10 Which is India’s 1st Court to live stream Judicial Proceedings to create
transparency in Judiciary?
a. Madras High Court
b. Gujarat High Court
c. Guwahati High Court
d. Kerala High Court
Q.1 a) The world’s first 3D-printed steel pedestrian bridge was opened on the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal in the city of Amsterdam on July 15, 2021. Máxima, the Queen of the Netherlands attended the opening ceremony of the bridge.
Q.2 c) China, world’s largest greenhouse emitter, has finally launched its first national emissions-trading scheme. The carbon market was debuted by China on July 16, 2021, with trading in Shanghai opening at a price of 48 yuan ($7.40) per ton of carbon.
Q.3 b) India’s Vice-President, M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the World Universities Summit 2021 (WUS 21). The event was organized by O.P Jindal Global University, Sonipat in Haryana. The theme of WUS 21 was ‘Universities of the Future: Building Institutional Resilience, Social Responsibility and Community Impact’.
Q.5 c) The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested the New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG), from Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the coast of Odisha.
Q.6 c) Young wrestlers Aman Gulia and Sagar Jaglan emerged as the new world champions in their respective categories as India dished out an impressive show on the second day of the Cadet World Championship 2021 in Budapest, Hungary.
Q.7 a) In the state of Madhya Pradesh, the cities of Orchha and Gwalior have been selected by UNESCO under its ‘Historic Urban Landscape Project.’
Q.9 a) Paytm Payments Bank has become the 1st in India to make payments from Fixed Deposits using the Fixed Deposit account. The transaction was made from an FD account of IndusInd Bank.