Daily Current Affairs Quiz – 21- July-2021 Questions Answers: Check the latest news with their explanations

Publish Date: 21 Jul, 2021 |
 

The objective to create the Current Affairs Q&A video is to help you with the preparation for all of the competitive exams including IAS, PCS, Banking, SSC, Railways,  IAS, Railway, SSC, Banking and other exams. This video covers important Current Affairs questions with their explanations.


Following are the questions and answers mentioned in the video: 


Q. Who among the following won the title of British Grand Prix 2021?


a. Lewis Hamilton


b. Max Verstappen


C. Daniel Ricardo


d. Valtteri Bottas


ANSWER- a. Lewis Hamilton

Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton has won the title of British Grand Prix 2021. Seven-time world champion Hamilton competed with Red Bull driver Max Verstappen. For this reason, a penalty of 10 seconds was imposed on him. Despite this, Hamilton won the British Grand Prix for a record eighth time. The British Grand Prix is a motor race held in the United Kingdom. This race is organized by the Royal Automobile Club. It was first organized in the year 1926.



Q. World Chess Day is celebrated on which of the following days?


a. January 10


b. 12 March


C. 18 April


d. 20 July



ANSWER- d. 20 July

World Chess Day is celebrated every year on 20 July by the United Nations. This day is celebrated to mark the establishment of the World Chess Federation held in Paris in the year 1924. This day is celebrated by the 185 members of the International Chess Federation around the world, on this day chess competitions are organized at many places.


Q. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Chairman and MD of HCL Company?


a. Karnam Shekhar


b. C. Vijayakumar


C. Rahul Sachdeva


d. Cyrus Mistry



ANSWER: C. Vijayakumar

Shiv Nadar, who has been a pioneer in the development of the Indian IT sector, has resigned as the Managing Director and Board Member of HCL Technologies. In place of Shiv Nadar, the company's chairman and CEO C. Vijayakumar has been made managing director for a period of five years. Nadar is a pioneer of the computing and IT industry in India. He started HCL Group in 1976. Within the last 45 years under the leadership of Shiv Nadar, the company has achieved the status of a global IT company from a startup.


Q. Which of the following new Prime Ministers of Nepal has won the trust vote in the House of Representatives?


a. KP Oli


b. flower lotus dahal


c. Sher Bahadur Deuba


d. Madhav Kumar Nepal


ANSWER- C. Sher Bahadur Deuba

Nepal's new Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has won the trust vote in the House of Representatives. Nepali Congress President Deuba got 165 votes in the house of 275 members. He needed 136 votes to win the vote of confidence. Deuba was appointed as the Prime Minister of the country on 12 July on the instructions of the Supreme Court according to Article 76 (5) of the Constitution. On July 13, Deuba was sworn in as the Prime Minister of the country for the fifth time.



Q. Which state government has launched an initiative to promote commercial cultivation of 'agar' trees?


a. Tripura


b. Madhya Pradesh


c. Punjab


d. Tamil Nadu


ANSWER- a. Tripura

The Tripura government has started an initiative to promote the commercial cultivation of 'agar' trees. The government has set a target of achieving a turnover of Rs 2,000 crore from this sector in the coming three years. Tripura government has planned to export 1,500 kg agar oil and 75,000 kg agar chips in the year 2021-22.


Which union minister recently launched the campaign “Safe Van, Dhan and Udyam with Kovid Vaccine”?


a. Rajnath Singh


b. Arjun Munda


C. Anurag Thakur


d. Piyush Goyal


ANSWER- b. Arjun Munda

Recently, Union Minister Arjun Munda launched the campaign “Covid vaccine with safe forest, money and enterprise”. This campaign will help to beat the “infodemic” against coronavirus vaccine and myths, rumours, propaganda and misinformation. It focuses on assurance, pride and self-efficacy and promotes 'livelihood with health' in tribal areas.


Q. Which country's government has released an online hub for the victims of ransomware attacks?

a. Nepal


b. Pakistan


C. India


d. America


ANSWER- d. America


The US government has released an online hub for victims of ransomware attacks. The online hub will make it easier for companies and municipalities to find resources and get help if they are targeted by cyber hackers. The US government also announced a reward of up to $10 million to anyone providing useful tips to track down cyber criminals supported or directed by foreign governments.


 

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