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Current Affairs MCQs of 20 July 2021
Q.1 Which top automobile company has decided to cancel its Olympics-themed TV commercials?
Q.2 Which among the following nations has agreed to establish a new quad group with Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan?
Q.3 Which among the following sports will be making its debut in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics?
Q.4 Which state government has launched the new Electric Vehicle Policy-2021?
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. Madhya Pradesh
Q.5 ‘Mathrukavacham’ is a COVID vaccination programme organised by the state of Kerala for who among the following?
a. Senior Citizens
b. Pregnant Woman
c. Children under 18 years
d. Village Population
Q.6 Who is the author of the book titled “A Kashmiri Century: Portrait of a Society in Flux”?
a. Githa Hariharan
b. Khemlata Wakhlu
c. Urvashi Butalia
d. Meena Kandasamy
Q.7 Who won the British Grand Prix 2021?
a. Lewis Hamilton
b. Daniel Ricciardo
c. Valtteri Bottas
d. Max Verstappen
Q.8 Which state is going to be the first state in India to issue educational documents using blockchain technology?
Q.9 Where is the monk fruit based whose first cultivation exercise in India is started in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh?
Q.10 Where did Google Cloud launched its new cloud region to serve its customers in India and Asia-Pacific?
Q.1 d) Toyota, one of the top corporate sponsors of the Tokyo Olympics, has decided against running Olympics-related TV commercials during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Q.2 c) The United States, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan have agreed to establish a new quadrilateral diplomatic platform to enhance regional connectivity. The representatives from the four nations will be meeting in the coming months to determine the modalities of the cooperation with mutual consensus.
Q.4 a) The Maharashtra state government has launched the new Electric Vehicle Policy-2021. The policy announced by the State Environment Minister, Aaditya Thackeray aims to accelerate the adoption of Battery Electric Vehicles in the country.
Q.5 b) The Kerala government’s campaign ‘mathru kavacham’ to vaccinate all the pregnant women in the state against COVID-19 infection was inaugurated at the district level recently.
Q.7 a) Lewis Hamilton celebrated a record eighth British Grand Prix victory after fighting back from a 10-second penalty for a first-lap collision that halted the race and sent title rival Max Verstappen to hospital.
Q.8 d) Maharashtra will be the first state in the country to issue educational documents using blockchain technology. Around 10 lakh digital certificates will be issued to diploma holders of eight educational years. Singapore, Malta and Bahrain are the only countries using this technology. Maharashtra will be the 1st Indian state and world’s largest user of Blockchain for educational certificates.
Q.9 b) The ‘monk fruit’ from China, which is known for its properties as non-caloric natural sweetener, has been introduced for field trials in Himachal Pradesh by the Palampur-based Council of Scientific Research and Industrial Technology-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (CSIR-IHBT) in Kullu.
Q.10 d) Google Cloud launched its new cloud region in Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region) to serve its customers in India and Asia-Pacific. This new Google Cloud region is the second such in India after Mumbai and the 10th in Asia-Pacific.