July 2021

Current Affairs For (July 23, 2021)

  1. Pedro Castillo has been declared the new President of which of the following country?

(A) Chile

(B) Equador

(C) Peru

(D) Bolivia

Answers With Explanation :  (C)  Leftist school teacher Pedro Castillo was proclaimed Peru’s president-elect on 20th July, six weeks after a polarizing vote of which the results were delayed by claims of electoral fraud from his right-wing rival, Keiko Fujimori.

  1. Which of the following city has been selected to host the 2032 summer Olympics?

(A) Brisbane, Australia

(B) Jakarta, Indonesia

(C) Shanghai, China

(D) London, United Kingdom

Answers With  Ex planation : (A)  The Australian city of Brisbane has been selected to host the 2032 summer Olympics, said the International Olympic Committee on 21 July.

  1. Which Bank has signed an MoU with the Indian Navy for salary account?

(A) IDFC Bank

(B) RBL Bank

(C) Yes Bank

(D) Kotak Mahindra Bank

Answers With Explanation :  (D)  Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMBL), a financial services conglomerate, and the Indian Navy announced 20th July that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) enabling KMBL to offer its salary account proposition to all personnel of the Indian Navy – both serving and retired.

  1. Which organization has successfully flight tested indigenously developed low weight Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile?

(A) Defence Research and Development Laboratory

(B) Indian Council of Agricultural Research

(C) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

(D) Defence Research and Development Organisation

Answers With  Explanation :  (D)  DRDO successfully test flights indigenous Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile. The Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) on 21th July successfully flight tested indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile plan  (MPATGM).

  1. Name the New Generation surface-to-air missile which has been successfully flight-tested by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO).

(A) Prithvi

(B) Akash

(C) BrahMos

(D) Dhanush

Answers With Explanation : (B) Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested the New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG), a surface-to-air Missile from Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the coast of Odisha.

  1. Urmil Kumar Thapliyal passed away recently. He was a/an ____.

(A) Theatre Personality

(B) Costume Designer

(C) Contemporary Dancer

(D) Mountaineer

Answers With Explanation : (A)  Renowned theatre personality and litterateur Urmil Kumar Thapliyal has passed away.

  1. Which bank has launched a co-branded credit card with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)?

(A) SBM Bank

(B) IDBI Bank

(C) ICICI Bank

(D) HDFC Bank

Answers With Explanation : (C) ICICI Bank launched a co-branded credit card with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL). Titled, ‘ICICI Bank HPCL Super Saver Credit Card’, the card offers best-in-class rewards and benefits to customers on their everyday spends on fuel as well as other categories including electricity and mobile, departmental stores like Big Bazaar and D-Mart, among others.

  1. Which country appointed Ariel Henry as its new prime minister after the president’s assassination?

(A) Sudan

(B) Algeria

(C) Malawi

(D) Haiti

Answers With  Explanation : (D)  Henry was installed as head of a new government in an attempt to stabilize a country on the brink of chaos since the murder of president Jovenel Moise at his residence in the early hours of July 7.

  1. Which state government has recently decided to launch its new Dalit empowerment scheme ‘Dalita Bandhu’, on a pilot basis from the Huzurabad assembly constituency?

(A) Andhra Pradesh

(B) Telangana

(C) Odisha

(D) West Bengal

Answers With  Explanation : (B) Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will launch his government’s new Dalit empowerment scheme, now christened Dalita Bandhu, on a pilot basis from the Huzurabad assembly constituency.

  1. ________________and _____________have recently emerged as India’s new World Cadet champions.

(A) Aman Gulia and Sagar Jaglan

(B) Divya Kakran and Sagar Jaglan

(C) Jeet Ram and Aman Gulia

(D) Divya Kakran and Jeet Ram

Answers With  Explanation : (A) Young wrestlers Aman Gulia and Sagar Jaglan emerged as the new world champions in their respective categories as India dished out an impressive show on the second day of the Cadet World Championship 2021 at Budapest, Hungary.

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