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Current affairs MCQs of 26 July 2021
Q.1 Name the Union Environment Minister of India, who represented the country at G20 Environment Ministerial Meeting 2021?
a. Bhupender Yadav
b. Mansukh Mandaviya
c Ashwini Vaishnaw
d. Parshottam Rupala
Q.2 Which institute has launched a technology innovation hub ‘C3i Hub’ to find cyber security solutions for anti-drones technologies?
a. IIT, Ropar
b. IIT, Delhi
c. IIT, Kanpur
d. IIT Ahmedabad
Q.3 Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, has opened India’s medal tally at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020, by winning a silver medal. She represents the country in which event?
Q.4 Which of the following city has been selected by UNESCO under its ‘Historic Urban Landscape Project’?
d. Both a and b
Q.5 Who has been appointed to the UN tax committee as a member for the term period 2021 to 2025?
a. Kuldiep Singh
b. J B Mohapatra
c. Rashmi R Das
d. T V Narendran
Q.6 Which country has invited India to the Troika Plus meet on Afghanistan?
Q.7 Which international organization has launched ‘Agritech Challenge 2021’ for farmers in Asia and Africa?
Q.8 Which country is working to develop a social media platform named ‘Jogajog’?
Q.9 Indian Navy’s Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar receives the Alexander Dalrymple award from which country?
Q.10 The Indian Navy along with which navy participated in a two-day bilateral Passage exercise (PASSEX)?
Q.1 a) The G20 Environment Ministerial Meeting 2021 was organised on July 22, 2021, at Naples, in Italy. From India, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav participated in the two-day meeting virtually, along with Minister of State for Environment Ashwini Choubey and senior officials.
Q.3 a) India’s ace weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has claimed a silver medal in the Women’s 49 kg category, at Tokyo 2020 Olympics on July 24, 2021.
Q.4 d) UNESCO: Historic Urban Landscape project launched for Gwalior, Orchha.In the state of Madhya Pradesh, the cities of Orchha and Gwalior have been selected by UNESCO under its ‘Historic Urban Landscape Project.’ This project was started in the year 2011.
Q.6 a) Russia has invited India to the Troika Plus meet on Afghanistan. Iran has also been invited to the Russia-US-China Troika Plus meet for discussing the current situation of Afghanistan.
Q.7 d) The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) has launched ‘Agritech Challenge 2021’ for the farmers in Asia and Africa. The program is being supported by the Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, IFAD, Bayer etc.
Q.8 b) The Bangladesh government is working to develop a social media platform named ‘Jogajog’ as an alternative to Facebook.
Q.10 b) The Indian Navy and the UK Navy Aircraft Carrier Strike Group (CSG)-21 participated in a two-day bilateral Passage exercise (PASSEX) in the Bay of Bengal, led by HMS Queen Elizabeth.