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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19 July 2022

Question 1

The 52nd Border Guards Bangladesh- Border Security Force DG level conference is being conducted in which city?

Question 2

Which of the following statements is/are correct about Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA)?

1. Under it, the US imposes sanctions on countries that do military trade with countries like Iran, North Korea, and Russia.

2. US Congress voted to exempt India from CAATSA sanctions on the S-400 missile deal with Russia.

Select the correct code:

Question 3

What is the theme of International Nelson Mandela Day 2022?

Question 4

Who has become the first Indian to qualify for the men's long jump final at World Athletics Championships?

Question 5

Consider the following statements about new GST rates, which have become effective from 18 July 2022.

1. Banks will charge 18% GST as a fee for issuing cheques.

2. GST on solar water heaters has been increased from earlier 5% to 12% now.

3. GST on e-waste has increased from earlier 5% to 18% now.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Question 6

Government has formed NAMASTE scheme for which of the following?

Question 7

As per a study by the State Bank of India, what percentage of eligible farmers have received benefits from the farm loan waivers scheme since 2014?

Question 8

Who among the following has won the Sardar Patel Outstanding ICAR Institute Award 2021 in the Large Institute Category?

Question 9

A new census workstation has been inaugurated at which IIT?

Question 10

Who among the following has been given the additional charge of the West Bengal Governor?

Question 11

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. A recent study has for the first time highlighted the role of temperature in feeding the Karakoram Anomaly over the years.

2. As per the study, the western disturbance has played a minor role in triggering and sustaining the Karakoram Anomaly since the advent of the 21st century.

3. The study had been supported by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and Climate Change Programme of the Department of Science and Technology.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

Question 12

Who among the following won the gold medal in the men’s skeet event at the ISSF World Cup in Changwon, South Korea?

Question 13

The meeting of the Ministry of Civil Aviation's Consultative Committee was conducted to discuss the topic _______ in New Delhi.

Question 14

Consider the following sentences:

1. NITI Aayog and WFP launched the 'Mapping and Exchange of Good Practices' initiative for mainstreaming millets in Asia and Africa.

2. Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, inaugurated the event on the initiative launched on mainstreaming millets in Asia and Africa.

Which of the above given statements is/are correct?

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