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Current Affairs MCQs of 29 July 2021
Q.1 What is IMF’s new GDP growth forecast for India in Fiscal Year 2021-2022?
a. 8.7 percent
b. 9.5 percent
c. 10 percent
d. 10.5 percent
Q.2 Hubble Space Telescope has discovered the first evidence of water vapor on which planet’s moon?
Q.3 Which country has become the first in the world to get approval for the commercial production of genetically modified golden rice?
c. The Netherlands
Q.4 Which of the following state is related to the Sohra Water Supply Scheme?
Q.5 Name the new Chief Minister of Karnataka who has replaced BS Yediyurappa?
a. Basavaraj S Bommai
b. Jagadish Shettar
c. S. M. Krishna
d. Ramakrishna Hegde
Q.6 The foundation stone of the first-ever Bamboo Industrial Park of the Northeast has been laid in which state?
Q.7 Which Indian Ship is participating in the multinational maritime exercise named Cutlass Express 2021 (CE21)?
a. INS Talwar
b. INS Kolkata
c. INS Trikand
d. INS Arihant
Q.8 How many Indian Sites have been recognised by UNESCO as the World Heritage sites?
Q.9 When is the International Tiger Day observed annually?
a. 28 July
b. a27 July
c. 29 July
d. 26 July
Q.10 ‘Bohat Zaroori Hai’ is a crop insurance campaign launched by which company under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY)?
a. HDFC Ergo General Insurance
b. Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
c. Bharti AXA General Insurance
d. Tata AIG General Insurance
Q.1 b) The International Monetary Fund on July 27, 2021, bought down its GDP growth forecast for India for Fiscal Year 2021-22 to 9.5 percent. The forecast is lower than the earlier projected 12.5% economic growth as the deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted India’s economic recovery.
Q.2 b) Scientists have discovered the first evidence of water vapour in the atmosphere of Jupiter’s icy moon Ganymede with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope.
Q.3 d) Philippines has become the first country in the world to get approval for the commercial production of genetically modified “golden rice”, a variety of rice enriched with nutrients to help reduce childhood malnutrition.
Q.4 c) Union Home Minister Amit Shah along with chief minister Conrad K. Sangma inaugurated the much-awaited Greater Sohra Water Supply Scheme at Sohra in East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Q.6 b) Assam Chief Minister Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma laid the foundation stone of the first-ever Bamboo Industrial Park of the Northeast at Manderdisa in Dima Hasao district of Assam.
Q.7 a) The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Talwar is participating in multinational maritime exercise named ‘Cutlass Express 2021 (CE21)’, which has been organised along the East Coast of Africa, in Mombasa, Kenya.
Q.10 c) Bharti AXA General Insurance has launched a crop insurance campaign titled ‘Bohat Zaroori Hai’ for farmers in Maharashtra and Karnataka to encourage them about their yield protection and financial security. Under the campaign, the Bharti AXA General Insurance, will insure the farmers in Maharashtra and Karnataka for a period of three years under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY). Bharti AXA General Insurance has received Rs 800 crore worth crop insurance mandate from the governments of Maharashtra and Karnataka for 3 years.