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Questions Based on Current Affairs July 27 2019

  1. Under which scheme, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) approved to construct 1,40,134 houses after which the number of houses sanctioned raise to 85,11,574 houses ?
    1) Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Awas Yojana(PMSAY)
    2) Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) (PMAY-(U))
    3) Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G)
    4) Pradhan Mantri Awas Ujjwala Yojana(PMAUY)
    5) None of these
    Answer – 2) Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) (PMAY-(U))
    Explanation:
    Approval was given by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), in the 45th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee to construct 1,40,134 more affordable houses to benefit the urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) (PMAY-(U)). This makes the number of houses sanctioned under PMAY(U) now to be 85,11,574.

  2. Which two countries hold discussion on bilateral hydrocarbon cooperation ?
    1) India and Bangladesh
    2) India and Maldives
    3) India and Russia
    4) India and Saudi Arabia
    5) None of these
    Answer –  4) India and Saudi Arabia
    Explanation:
    On July 25, 2019, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel held a meeting with Mr Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia and Chairman of Saudi Aramco in New Delhi. They discussed on improving India-Saudi Arabia hydrocarbon cooperation in order to strengthen the existing overall strategic partnership between the two countries.Minister Al-Falih stressed on the need for capitalizing on the growing momentum in bilateral hydrocarbon cooperation.Mr Pradhan discussed the current developments in the global oil and gas markets, raised India’s concerns on the recent increase in Asian Premium and the decision of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Plus members on extending production cuts, leading to oil price volatility and highlighted the adverse impact of these developments on the Indian economy.

  3. Which zone of Railways has become the first in Indian Railways to portray a heritage gallery of the printing and allied machines ?
    1) Northern Railway (NR)
    2) Central Railways (CR)
    3) Western Railways (WR)
    4) Southern Railways (SR)
    5) None of these
    Answer –  3) Western Railways (WR)
    Explanation:
    Western Railways (WR) opened its first printing press heritage gallery.It was inaugurated by V P Pathak, Member (Materials Management) of the Railway Board.The press came into existence in 1912 under the Greater Indian Peninsular Railway (GIP) Bombay, as the railway was in need of stationery and tickets to run the operations. In 1953, it was shifted to GSD Mahalaxmi at the WR.

  4. Where did the Western Railway (WR) opened the first printing press heritage gallery?
    1) Mahalaxmi in Mumbai, Maharashtra
    2) Chandni Chowk in New Delhi, Delhi
    3) Bhilad in Valsad,Gujarat
    4) Bithoor in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
    5) None of these
    Answer –  1) Mahalaxmi in Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Explanation:
    Western Railways (WR) opened its first printing press heritage gallery named Western Railway Mahalaxmi General Stores Depot (GSD) at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It was inaugurated by V P Pathak, Member (Materials Management) of the Railway Board. It became the first press in Indian Railways to portray a heritage gallery of the printing and allied machines used in the Western Railway Printing Press since 1948.

  5. Name the scheme approved for inter-state travel for bus operators which will increase the state revenue by 3-4% .
    1) National Interstate transport Scheme
    2) National Permit Scheme
    3) National Transport Scheme
    4) National Travel Scheme
    5) None of these
    Answer –  2) National Permit Scheme
    Explanation:
    During the International Bus and Car show, Prawaas 2019 which was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari informed that approval was given to the national permit scheme for inter-state travel for bus operators. It will increase the state revenue by 3-4% as the money will be directly credited to the states in a proportionate manner.Government is also working on alternative fuels such as deriving ethanol from sugarcane which will be cost-effective and pollution-free.

  6. Which regulatory body has declared 23 universities as “self-styled” and “unrecognized“ ?
    1) Indian Council of Social Science Research(ICSSR)
    2) All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE)
    3) National Council of Educational Research and Training(NCERT)
    4) University Grants Commission(UGC)
    5) None of these
    Answer –  4) University Grants Commission(UGC)
    Explanation:
    The University Grants Commission(UGC) which coordinates, determines and maintains standards of higher education, has released a list of 23 universities which are declared “self-styled” and “unrecognized“. These universities contradicts the UGC Act 1956.

  7. Which state has the highest number of unrecognized universities as per the University Grants Commission(UGC) ?
    1) Maharashtra
    2) Delhi
    3) Uttar Pradesh
    4) Karnataka
    5) None of these
    Answer –  3) Uttar Pradesh
    Explanation:
    University Grants Commission(UGC) which coordinates, determines and maintains standards of higher education, has released a list of 23 universities which are declared “self-styled” and “unrecognized“. Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of unrecognized universities – 8 It is followed by Delhi having 7 fake Universities. Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Puducherry have 1 fake university each while West Bengal and Odisha have two fake universities each The UGC has warned the students against taking admission in these institutions.

  8. Name the institute, which has signed two MoU’s with Carleton University, Canada and Montpellier Business School, France to promote advancement in teaching, research, cultural understanding.
    1) Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta
    2) Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad
    3) Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore
    4) Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore
    5) None of these
    Answer –  1) Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta
    Explanation:
    On July 25, 2019, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta has signed two Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Carleton University, Canada and Montpellier Business School, France to promote advancement in teaching, research, cultural understanding. STEP: The MoU with both institutions valid for 5 years signed under IIM’s “Student exchange program (STEP)”, which is an integral part of its internationalization efforts aims at providing IIM Calcutta students an opportunity to have learning experience from the international environment. IIM and Carleton University: The reason behind signing MoU with Carleton University to support academic partnerships with the university which include research collaboration, capacity building, executive training, etc.

  9. Which Indian Naval Ship has reached Saint Petersburg, Russia to take part in the Russian Navy Day parade on 28 July ?
    1) INS Vikramaditya
    2) INS Tarkash
    3) INS Talwar
    4) INS Trikand
    5) None of these
    Answer –  2) INS Tarkash
    Explanation:
    INS Tarkash which was constructed for the Indian Navy by Russia reached SaintPetersburg, Russia to take part in the Russian Navy Day parade celebrated on 28 July. The Indian delegation is led by Vice Admiral Ajith Kumar,Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command and INS Tarkash.More than 40 ships, 40 planes and helicopters, and a total of 4000 service men will take part in the Navy day celebration.

  10. In which city, Jordan has unveiled its first Underwater Military Museum Dive Site?
    1) Madaba
    2) Jerash
    3) Amman
    4) Aqaba
    5) None of these
    Answer –  4) Aqaba
    Explanation:
    On July 24, 2019, Jordan, an Arab country in Western Asia, opened its first Underwater Military Museum Dive Site, off its Red Sea coast, Aqaba. The objective of the museum is to offer a new type of museum experience combining sports, environment and exhibits for divers, snorkelers and visitors on glass-bottomed boats. It has several tanks, an ambulance, a military crane, a troop carrier, an anti-aircraft battery, guns, Jordanian Armed Forces AH-1 Cobra Helicopter, 19 decommissioned pieces of military hardware, submerged at depths up to 28 metres (92 feet).

  11. Which entity has received a license of a Non-banking Finance Company (NBFC) from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ?
    1) CarWale
    2) ZigWheels
    3) CARS24
    4) Cartrade
    5) None of these
    Answer – 3) CARS24
    Explanation:
    On July 26, 2019, CARS24, an online marketplace for buying and selling used cars has received a license of a Non-banking Finance Company (NBFC) from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and will be venturing into the consumer lending business as a separate entity within the Cars24 group.With Cars24 Financial Services, it will facilitate vehicle loans to customers as well as finance channel partners to help them expand their businesses.For consumers, the average ticket size of a loan would be Rs 2.5 Lakh- 3 Lakh & channel partners will able to get credit as high as Rs 1crore depending upon their requirement. Customers are allowed to sell their car any time at CARS24 in future to pay back the loan.

  12. Under which scheme, National Health Authority (NHA) and the Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH) signed MoU to improve efficiency of Service Delivery ?
    1) Ayushman Bharat scheme
    2) National Health Mission
    3) National Health Card Scheme
    4) Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana
    5) None of these
    Answer –  1) Ayushman Bharat scheme
    Explanation:
    The National Health Authority (NHA) and the Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH) signed MoU (Memorandum of understanding), to improve efficiency of Service Delivery under Ayushman Bharat scheme which is also called as Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana(PMJAY).Under the vision of “Health for All”, this collaboration will provide and enable interface for testing healthcare innovation ecosystem, adopting, funding, and providing mentorship in creating channels for scaling these innovations.

  13. Who won the inaugural Tribute Actor award in Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2019 ?
    1) Nicole Kidman
    2) Meryl Streep
    3) Amanda Seyfried
    4) Anne Hathaway
    5) None of these
    Answer –  2) Meryl Streep
    Explanation:
    Most nominated actor in Academy Award history, Meryl Streep wins inaugural Tribute Actor award in Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The actress has won the Oscar, three times.

  14. Who presented the third edition of Journal Excellence award instituted by The CSR Journal for the year 2019 ?
    1) Raj Kumar Singh
    2) Shripad Yesso Naik
    3) Rao Inderjit Singh
    4) KishanReddy
    5) None of these
    Answer –  4) KishanReddy
    Explanation:
    The third edition of Journal Excellence award instituted by The CSR Journal, a digital and print news publication awarded six firms in terms of best practice of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The theme was “India first”.These 6 firms were felicitated awards by the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, KishanReddy.

  15. Which entity has won the third edition of Journal Excellence award in Environment category ?
    1) Aditya Birla Capital Ltd
    2) YES Bank Ltd
    3) Mahindra & Mahindra
    4) Tata Power
    5) None of these
    Answer –  3) Mahindra & Mahindra
    Explanation:
    6 firms were felicitated third edition of Journal Excellence award instituted by The CSR Journal by the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, KishanReddy. Awarded firms and their category Tata Power for “Education & Skill Training”. ReNew Powerfor “Women Empowerment & Child Welfare”. YES Bank Ltdfor “Health & Sanitation”. Mahindra & Mahindrafor “Environment”. Hindustan Zinc for “Agriculture & Rural Development”. Aditya Birla Capital Ltd for “Sports”.

  16. Who was appointed as the chairman and managing director of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited(MTNL) ?
    1) Sunil Kumar
    2) P K Purwar
    3) Sanjeev Kumar
    4) Rakesh Nangia
    5) None of these
    Answer –  1) Sunil Kumar
    Explanation:
    On July 25, 2019, A state-owned telecommunications service provider, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited(MTNL) ’s director Sunil Kumar has been given additional charge of chairman and managing director of the company. He succeeds P K Purwar who was recently appointed the chairman and managing Director of BSNL(Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited).

  17. To which committee, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was appointed as the chairman by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla ?
    1) House Committee on Rules(HCR)
    2) Public Accounts Committee (PAC)
    3) Estimates Committee(EC)
    4) Committee on Public Undertakings(CPU)
    5) None of these
    Answer –  2) Public Accounts Committee (PAC)
    Explanation:
    On July 26, 2019, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla appointed Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Congress floor leader in Lok Sabha as the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The other members elected to the committee from Lok Sabha are Jayant Sinha, Ajay (Teni) Misra, Satya Pal Singh, Subhash Chandra Baheria, Sudheer Gupta, Darshana Vikram Jardosh, Vishnu Dayal Ram, Jagadambika Pal and Ram Kripal Yadav (all BJP), T R Baalu (DMK), Rahul Ramesh Shewale (Shiv Sena), Rajiv Ranjan Singh (JD-U) and Balashowry Vallabbhaneni (YSR Congress Party) and Bhartruhari Mahtab (BJD).

  18. Who was appointed as the Secretary in the Power Ministry ?
    1) Anant Narayan Nanda
    2) Ramesh Abhishek
    3) Pradeep Singh Kharola
    4) Subhash Chandra Garg
    5) None of these
    Answer –  4) Subhash Chandra Garg
    Explanation:
    Subhash Chandra Garg, who was the former finance secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) has now been appointed as the new Power Secretary. He will be succeeded by Atanu Chakraborty as the new FinanceSecretary in the Department of Economic Affairs.

  19. Which entity has acquired the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business worth $1 billion ?
    1) Samsung
    2) Xiaomi
    3) Apple
    4) Huawei
    5) None of these
    Answer –  3) Apple
    Explanation:
    On July 25, 2019, Apple and Intel signed an agreement where Apple will acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion. 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, along with intellectual property, equipment and leases.The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter (December) of 2019.

  20. Which country has launched its first private rocket, ‘Hyperbola-1’, capable of carrying satellites into orbit?
    1) China
    2) Japan
    3) Russia
    4) U.S.
    5) None of these
    Answer –  1) China
    Explanation:
    On July 25, 2019, Beijing-based startup Interstellar Glory Space Technology, which is also known as iSpace, successfully launched the first commercial rocket of China named Hyperbola-1. It is capable of carrying satellites into orbit. It launched two satellites into orbit from Jiuquan, a state launch facility in the Gobi desert.The 20-metre (66-foot) rocket designed by iSpace reached an altitude of 300 kilometres (186 miles).

  21. Name the medium-range ballistic missile, which was test launched by Iran recently .
    1) Gorodomlya G-1
    2) Shahab-3
    3) Dongfeng 5
    4) Fateh-110
    5) None of these
    Answer –  2) Shahab-3
    Explanation:
    Iran test-launched a medium-range ballistic missile inside its borders- Shahab-3. It is derived from a North Korean missile called the Nodong-A and can fly 1,150 to 2,000 kilometers, or up to 1,242 miles, depending on the variant.The test came amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West (US), mainly regarding the safety of commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.

  22. Researchers from which institute have discovered 26 million years old species of Vine snake named ‘Proahaetulla antique’ in the southern Western Ghats ?
    1) S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
    2) Harish-Chandra Research Institute
    3) Raman Research Institute
    4) Indian Institute of Science(IISc), Bengaluru
    5) None of these
    Answer –  4) Indian Institute of Science(IISc), Bengaluru
    Explanation:
    Researchers from Indian Institute of Science(IISc), Bengaluru have discovered new vine snake species named Proahaetulla antique (member of the Ahaetuliinae family), believed to have evolved around 26 million years ago in the southern Western Ghats.The common name suggested for these individuals is ‘keeled vine snake’. Vine snakes get their names due to their slender bodies and vine-like appearances.In India particularly there are 4 species of commonly distributed vine snakes, and another one was discovered in Odisha recently.

  23. Where was the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun 2019 held ?
    1) New Delhi, India
    2) Moscow, Russia
    3) Suhl, Germany
    4) Changwon, South Korea
    5) None of these
    Answer –  3) Suhl, Germany
    Explanation:
    International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun 2019 was held at the Shooting Center, Suhl, Germany from July 12-20, 2019.

  24. Which country topped in the medal table in International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Cup Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun 2019 ?
    1) India
    2) China
    3) Germany
    4) USA
    5) None of these
    Answer –  1) India
    Explanation:
    India tops the medal tally
    [table]

    Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
    1 India 10 9 5 24
    2 China 8 8 8 24
    3 Germany 5 2 3 10
    4 USA 4 3 2 9
    5 Russia 3 2 2 7

    [/table]


  25. Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar is associated with which sport ?
    1) Badminton
    2) Shooting
    3) Tennis
    4) Table Tennis
    5) None of these
    Answer –  2) Shooting
    Explanation:
    Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar is associated with shooting.She recently clinched the gold in the 50m Rifle 3×40 Men Junior with a junior world record 459.3 score in the final. The earlier world junior record of 458.7 was shot by Filip Nepejchal of the Czech Republic in the Beijing World Cup in April 2019.The other record breakers are Udhayveer Sidhu ,Vijayveer and Adarsh broke record in 25m Standard Pistol Men Junior Team. Udhayveer shot 575 in the event to lead a clean sweep for India as Adarsh Singh (568) and Anish Bhanwala (566) won silver and bronze respectively. Udhayveer combined with Adarsh and his twin Vijayveer Sidhu won a team gold in the event with a combined effort of 1707, a junior world record. Shreya Agrawal, Mehuli Ghosh and Elavenil Valarivan won gold in 10m Air Rifle Women Junior Team with a junior world record score of 1883.3.

  26. Which country is set to host the Commonwealth Games Federation(CGF) general assembly meeting in September 2019 ?
    1) Nigeria
    2) Uganda
    3) Burundi
    4) Rwanda
    5) None of these
    Answer –  4) Rwanda
    Explanation:
    On July 26, 2019, The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) withdraws Commonwealth Games Federation(CGF) general assembly meeting to be held in Rwanda in September 2019.

  27. Which sport is dropped from the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games(CWG) ?
    1) Triathlon
    2) Decathlon
    3) Shooting
    4) Heptathlon
    5) None of these
    Answer –  3) Shooting
    Explanation:
    Shooting is dropped out from the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games(CWG). The CWG Federation left out shooting from the 2022 Birmingham Games in its Executive Board meeting on June 2019. It recommended the inclusion of three new sports(beach volleyball (men and women), women’s T20 cricket and para-table tennis (men and women)).By removing shooting from 2022 CWG, the medal ranking of India will go down and the total number of medals won will also come down from 66.

  28. How many wrestlers are selected for Senior Wrestling Championship 2019 from India, which is the first phase to earn a spot in the 2020 Olympic Games ?
    1) Five
    2) Six
    3) Four
    4) Three
    5) None of these
    Answer –  1) Five
    Explanation:
    Five wrestlers were selected at KD Jadhav stadium, for Senior Wrestling Championship 2019 which is the first phase to earn a spot in the 2020 Olympic Games was held at K.D Jadhavwrestling stadium, New Delhi.

  29. Name the wrestlers, who were selected for Senior Wrestling Championship 2019, first phase to earn a spot in the 2020 Olympic Games?
    1) Saurav Gurjar, Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt, Ravi Kumar and Deepak Punia
    2) Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar, Deepak Punia, Mausam Katri and Sumit
    3) Sushil Kumar, Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar, Deepak Punia and Sumit
    4) Yogeshwar Dutt, Sushil Kumar, Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar and Deepak Punia
    5) None of these
    Answer –  2) Bajrang Punia, Ravi Kumar, Deepak Punia, Mausam Katri and Sumit
    Explanation:
    Selection for Senior Wrestling Championship 2019 which is the first phase to earn a spot in the 2020 Olympic Games was held at K.D Jadhavwrestling stadium, New Delhi. 2018 Commonwealth Gamesgold medalist Bajrang Punia got selected in the 65kg weight category to participate in the Senior Wrestling championship.The other players selected were Ravi Kumar (57kg), Deepak Punia (86kg), Mausam Katri (96kg) and Sumit (125kg) i. Selection for 74kg weight category and four other non Olympic freestyle category (61kg,70kg,79kg,92kg) will be held in the second week of August.

  30. Which country will host the Senior Wrestling championship 2019 ?
    1) Dushanbe, Tajikistan
    2) Tashkent, Uzbekistan
    3) Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
    4) Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
    5) None of these
    Answer –  4) Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
    Explanation:
    Senior Wrestling championship to be held in Barys Arena, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

  31. Kristof Milak of Hungary broke world record in which sport ?
    1) Wrestling
    2) Shooting
    3) Swimming
    4) Heptathlon
    5) None of these
    Answer –  3) Swimming
    Explanation:
    A 19year-old swimmer Kristof Milak of Hungary broke men’s 200 metres butterfly world record to win the gold medal.

  32. Where was the 18th FINA(Federation Internationale de notation) World swimming championships 2019 held ?
    1) Berlin, Germany
    2) Warsaw, Poland
    3) Budapest, Hungary
    4) Gwangju, South Korea
    5) None of these
    Answer –  4) Gwangju, South Korea
    Explanation:
    18th FINA(Federation Internationale de notation) World swimming championships 2019 held in Gwangju, South Korea.

  33. Which organization has become the official team India sponsor for a period of three years from 5th September 2019 until 31st March 2022?
    1) Byju
    2) upGrad
    3) Unacademy
    4) Khan Academy
    5) None of these
    Answer –  1) Byju
    Explanation:
    An e-learning platform, Byju’s will be the official Team India sponsor for a period of three years from 5th September 2019 until 31st March 2022. Byju’s will now be seen on the Indian team jersey from September 15 when India starts its South Africa tour.In March 2017, oppo had won the sponsorship rights for Rs 1,079 crore for a period of five years. (till March 2022). Now it took the decision to quit as it finds the value at which it acquired the rights in the year 2017 to be extremely high.BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket)will keep receiving the same amount from Byju’s also, so that there is no loss throughout the deal which runs till March 31, 2022.

  34. Which country’s cricket player, Lasith Malinga was retired from One Day International (ODI) cricket?
    1) New zealand
    2) Sri Lanka
    3) India
    4) Pakistan
    5) None of these
    Answer –  2) Sri Lanka
    Explanation:
    Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga, aged 35, retired from One Day International (ODI) cricket after the first game of the three-match series against Bangladesh which began on July 26, 2019 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He had retired from test cricket in 2011. He made his ODI debut in 2004.He is the third-highest wicket-taker in ODI cricket with 335 wickets in 219 innings behind Muttiah Muralitharan (523) and Chaminda Vaas (399), both from Sri Lanka.He was Sri Lanka’s highest wicket-taker in the ICC (International Cricket Council) Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 with 13 wickets from 7 innings.

  35. Who authored the book titled ‘New-Age Technology and Industrial Revolution 4.0’ which is launched by Vice President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu ?
    1) Ram Shakal
    2) Rakesh Sinha
    3) Dr Narendra Jadhav
    4) Suresh Gopi
    5) None of these
    Answer –  3) Dr Narendra Jadhav
    Explanation:
    On July 25, 2019, The Vice President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu released book titled ‘New-Age Technology and Industrial Revolution 4.0’ in New Delhi. It is authored by Rajya Sabha Member, Dr Narendra Jadhav. The launch was co-hosted by The Dialogue, a Delhi based think-tank which works on the intersection of technology, society and public-policy.The book is published by Konark Publishers.It examines various dimensions of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 and analyses the intersection of technology with society and explores the policy response towards enabling a balancing act between the opportunities and challenges posed by the fourth industrial revolution.

Static GK Quiz based on Current Affairs:

  1. Who is the Union Transport Minister of India ?
    Answer – Nitin Gadkari

  2. K.D Jadhav wrestling stadium is located in which state ?
    Answer – Delhi

  3. Which Atomic Power Station has set world record for performing continuous operation for 962 days ?
    Answer – Kaiga Atomic Energy station
    Explanation:
    Kaiga Atomic Energy station sets World Record for continuous operation of 962 days among nuclear power plants of all technologies. Completion of 50 years of safe operation of Units 1&2 of Tarapur Atomic Power Station (TAPS-1&2) are currently the oldest reactors in operation in the world.

  4. Who is the President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) ?
    Answer –  Narinder Dhruv Batra

  5. What is the Capital and Currency of Jordan ?
    Answer – Capital: Amman & Currency: Jordanian dinar