Weekly Current Affairs Revision Notes: July 15-21, 2019

Here is the one liner version of current affairs quizzes of GKToday from July 15 to 21, 2019. This post is published every Monday.

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1. Who won the men’s title at the 2019 Wimbledon tennis tournament?
Answer: Novak Djokovic

2. Who has been adjudged player of the tournament at the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup?
Answer: Kane Williamson

3. Pardeep Singh, who has created a new Commonwealth record in the clean and jerk category, is from which state?
Answer: Punjab

4. Which Indian woman wrestler has won gold in the 53kg category at Yasar Dogu International in Istanbul?
Answer: Vinesh Phogat

5. Which state has become the first Indian state to have water policy?
Answer: Meghalaya

6. Which Indian movie has won the Best Feature Film award at the 2019 SAARC film festival?
Answer: Nagarkirtan

7. Which state government has observed the first-ever Save Water Day on 12th July?
Answer: West Bengal

8. Who has been appointed the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh?
Answer: Kalraj Mishra

9. Hussain Muhammad Ershad, who passed away recently, was the former military dictator of which country?
Answer: Bangladesh

10. The Spektr-RG space telescope is a joint venture of which of the following countries?
Answer: Russia & Germany

11. Which Bollywood personality is set to be honoured with honorary doctorate by Melbourne’s La Trobe University?
Answer: Shah Rukh Khan

12. Which Indian surgeon has been conferred the Honorary Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) of Thailand?
Answer: P Raghu Ram

13. Which of the following NBFCs has become the first NBFC to get $100 million loan from AIIB for Green Energy Funding?
Answer: L&T Finance Holdings

14. Who won the women’s title at the 2019 Wimbledon tennis tournament?
Answer: Simona Halep

15. Which state has become the first Indian state to get fund through World Bank’s climate resilience program?
Answer: Kerala

16. Which former SC Judge of India has been appointed as an International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC)?
Answer: Arjan Kumar Sikr

17. The Kasarkod beach is located in which state?
Answer: Karnataka

18. The researchers at which Indian institute have developed technology to pack microbial strains in tiny capsules?
Answer: Indian Institute of Spices Research (IISR), Kozhikode

19. What is the theme of 2019 edition of World Youth Skills Day (WYSD)?
Answer: Learning to learn for life and work

20. Which Indian organisation has published the first comprehensive census of orchids of India “Orchids of India : A Pictorial Guide”?
Answer: Botanical Survey of India

21. Who has been selected for Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships in the field of performing arts?
Answer: Zakir Hussain

22. Ursula von der Leyen, who has been elected as the European Commission’s first female president, is from which country?
Answer: Germany

23. Swarup Dutta, who passed away recently, was the veteran actor of which regional cinema?
Answer: Bengali

24. The researchers at which University have developed a low-cost filter to remove arsenic from water?
Answer: Tezpur University

25. Which state / UT government has launched “Happiness Utsav” in its schools?
Answer: Delhi

26. Vijayveer Sidhu is associated to which sports?
Answer: Shooting

27. The International Shark Awareness Day (ISAD) is observed on which date?
Answer: July 14

28. From which city, the first-ever international commercial flight from Madhya Pradesh has launched?
Answer: Indore

29. Which Indian organisation has decided to develop the Broadband Readiness Index (BRI) for Indian States and Union Territories (UT)?
Answer: ICRIER

30. The Markandeshwar temple is located on the bank of which river in Maharashtra?
Answer: Wainganga

31. Which state government has raised financial aid for Martyrs’ Kin to Rs.1 crore?
Answer: Maharashtra

32. Which country has become the 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework Agreement?
Answer: Palau

33. Which Indian woman sprinter has won gold in the 200m race at “Tabor Athletics”?
Answer: Hima Das

34. Which Indian Government campaign has won the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award 2019 in the “Marketing – Primary Government Destination” category?
Answer: Find the Incredible You

35. Who is the author of the book “Kargil: Untold stories from the War”?
Answer: Rachna Bisht Rawat

36. Which Indian organisation has introduced web-based application system for contribution from Fund of Funds for Startups (FFS)?
Answer: SIDBI

37. Which Indian woman cricketer has been conferred the 2018 Arjuna Award?
Answer: Smriti Mandhana

38. The Union Cabinet has approved Inter-Institutional Agreement between India and which country for 3D bioprinting & regenerative medicine?
Answer: United States

39. The 2019 World Day for International Justice (WDIJ) is observed on which date?
Answer: July 17

40. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Ebola outbreak as global health emergency in which African country?
Answer: DR Congo

41. Which Indian cricketer has been inducted into ICC Hall of Fame?
Answer: Sachin Tendulkar

42. Which state / UT Cricket Association has been granted the status of a Full Member of the BCCI?
Answer: Pondicherry

43. Paramarsh scheme is associated to which union ministry?
Answer: Ministry of HRD

44. What name has been given to the recently launched UGC Guide to Student Induction Programme (SIP)?
Answer: Deeksharambh

45. On which date, the Nelson Mandela International Day (NMID) is observed?
Answer: July 18

46. Motihari- Amlekhgunj petroleum pipeline project, sometimes seen in news, is connected to India & which country?
Answer: Nepal

47. The ‘Medicine from the Sky’ is the pilot project of which state government?
Answer: Telangana

48. ICC has suspended which country’s Cricket Federation with immediate effect for breach of constitution?
Answer: Zimbabwe

49. Which Indian golfer has won the FCG Callaway Junior world Golf Championship 2019?
Answer: Arjun Bhati

50. Which state / UT police has launched the new e-challan system for the use of Traffic Police?
Answer: Delhi

51. The 10th Jagran Film Festival (JFF-2019) has started in which city?
Answer: New Delhi

52. The Andhra Bank has partnered with which company to launch AI chatbot “ABHi”?
Answer: Floatbot

53. Which former Indian athlete has been nominated for IAAF Veteran Pin?
Answer: PT Usha

54. The 5th International Police Expo 2019 was held at which city?
Answer: New Delhi

55. Prithu Gupta is associated to which sports?
Answer: Chess

56. The Indian women team has defeated which team to won Gold at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship 2019?
Answer: Singapore

57. The 2019 Durand Cup is slated to be held in which state?
Answer: Kolkata

58. The scientists of which country have developed a concept named Ramanujan Machine?
Answer: Israel

59. Which section of the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972 empowers the states to send a list of wild animals to the Centre requesting it to declare them vermin for selective slaughter?
Answer: Section 62

60. The AIFF Golden Baby Leagues handbook 2019-20 is associated to which sports?
Answer: Football

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