Current Affairs Quiz - July, 2020

GKToday Current Affairs Quiz July, 2020 for SSC, Banking / IBPS, UPSC, IAS, NTSE, CLAT, Railways, NDA, CDS, Judiciary, UPPSC, RPSC, GPSC, MPSC, MPPSC and other states civil services / government job recruitment examinations of India.

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1. Which Indian institution developed an intensive care unit (ICU) grade ventilator under the name of ‘Project Praana’?

[A] Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
[B] AIIMS
[C] IIT- Delhi
[D] IIT- Guwahati

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2. Which is the first Indian state/UT to launch a dedicated Plasma Bank to treat COVID-19 patients?

[A] Kerala
[B] Maharashtra
[C] New Delhi
[D] Uttar Pradesh

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3. When is the “International Day of the Tropics” celebrated every year?

[A] June 28
[B] June 29
[C] June 30
[D] July 1

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4. Which former Union Minister is to lead the proposed Co-Operative Development Forum (CDF)?

[A] Suresh Prabhu
[B] Gopinathrao
[C] Kalraj Mishra
[D] Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

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5. Which Union Ministry is set to launch a cashless scheme for road accident victims with an insurance cap of Rs 2.5 lakh?

[A] Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
[B] Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
[C] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[D] Ministry of Home Affairs

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6. Which Indian institution has launched the world’s first online Bachelor of Science Degree in Data Science and programming?

[A] Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras
[B] Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay
[C] Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
[D] Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati

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7. Which Indian state/UT has launched a plantation drive called ‘Paudhe Lagao, Paryavaran Bachao’ (Plant Saplings, Save Environment)?

[A] Sikkim
[B] West Bengal
[C] New Delhi
[D] Jharkhand

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8. Which international organisation has released the report titled ‘COVID-19 and Tourism’?

[A] UNWTO
[B] UNCTAD
[C] UNIDO
[D] UNFPA

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9. ‘Dharma Chakra Parvattana’ is a famous celebration of which religion?

[A] Jainism
[B] Buddhism
[C] Hinduism
[D] Sikhism

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10. Which country has become the first major economy to shut down coal and nuclear power?

[A] France
[B] Germany
[C] Austria
[D] Canada

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