July 2021

Current Affairs For (July 30, 2021)

  1. The International Tiger Day falls on which day of the year annually?

(A) Last Monday of July

(B) 28 July

(C) Last Sunday of July

(D) 29 July

Answers With Explanation : (D) International Tiger Day ( also called Global Tiger Day) is celebrated every year on July 29 to raise awareness for tiger conservation.

  1. Which Indian city is the only one from the country to be chosen for the International Clean Air Catalyst Programme of USAID?

(A) Ahmedabad

(B) Pune

(C) Indore

(D) Mumbai

Answers With Explanation : (B) The Indore city of Madhya Pradesh, or the cleanest city of India, has become the only city from the country to be selected for International Clean Air Catalyst Programme.

  1. Who among these has been sworn in as the Delhi Police Commissioner recently?

(A) Subodh Kumar Jaiswal

(B) Mannem Nageswara Rao

(C) Rishi Kumar Shukla

(D) Rakesh Asthana

Answers With Explanation : (D) Border Security Force (BSF) Director General (DG), Rakesh Asthana has been appointed as the Delhi Police Commissioner on July 27, 2021, with immediate effect.

  1. One of India’s legendary sportsperson, Nandu Natekar, has passed away. He was associated with which game?

(A) Badminton

(B) Hockey

(C) Volleyball

(D) Football

Answers With Explanation : (A) Legendary Indian badminton player Nandu Natekar, who became the first Indian to win the international title in 1956, has passed away.

  1. The Sitio Burle Marx has been inscribed as the UNESCO World Heritage site on July 27, 2021. The site is based in which country?

(A) France

(B) Italy

(C) Brazil

(D) United Kingdom

Answers With Explanation : (C) The Sitio Burle Marx site, a landscape garden in Brazilian city Rio de Janeiro has been added to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites.

  1. Who is the CEO of the new robotics company – Intrinsic?

(A) Sundar Pichai

(B) Larry Page

(C) Mark Zuckerberg

(D) Wendy Tan White

Answers With Explanation : (D) Google-parent Alphabet will launch a new robotics company – Intrinsic, which will focus on building software for industrial robots. CEO of Intrinsic: Wendy Tan White.

  1. Najib Makita has been recently appointed as the Prime Minister of which country?

(A) Israel

(B) Palestine

(C) Lebanon

(D) Afghanistan

Answers With Explanation : (C) Najib Mikati named as the new Prime Minister of Lebanon. Najib Azmi Mikati is a Lebanese politician and businessman who served as Prime Minister of Lebanon in 2005 and from 2011 to 2014. His appointment comes just 11 days after Saad Hariri resigned as prime minister-designate.

  1. Which is the largest moon in the solar system?

(A) Phobos

(B) Deimos

(C) Telesto

(D) Ganymede

Answers With Explanation : (D) Astronomers have discovered evidence of water vapor in the atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Ganymede for the first time. Ganymede, the largest moon in the Solar System, is covered in an icy crust.

  1. Which state became the first Indian state to provide reservation for trans genders in all government services?

(A) Karnataka

(B) Maharashtra

(C) Madhya Pradesh

(D) Rajasthan

Answers With Explanation : (A) Karnataka has become the first Indian state to set aside government jobs for trans genders by giving the community 1 percent reservation. The quota will be applicable to transgender candidates in all categories—general, scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes.

  1. What is the theme of the 2021 International Tiger Day?

(A) Fresh Ecology For Tigers’ Protection

(B) Their Survival is in our hands

(C) Connect2Tiger

(D) Save Tigers Now

Answers With Explanation : (B) The theme/Slogan for the 2021 International Tiger Day celebration is “Their Survival is in our hands”.

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