Current Affairs Questions and Answers - July 08, 2015Q1. Name the mobile app launched by National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) on 7th July’15?
A. Pashu Poshan
B. Gau Seva
C. Safed Kranti
D. Dairy AppView Answer / Hide Answer
Q2. What is the new National Floor Level Minimum Wage w.e.f 1st July’15?
ANSWER: A. Pashu Poshan
National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) launched a mobile application that will recommend a balanced diet for cows and buffaloes. It will help boost dairy farmers' income by raising milk yield and cutting feed cost.
D. 186View Answer / Hide Answer
Q3. By which year government aims to connect every Panchayat through broadband?
ANSWER: B. 160
National Floor Level Minimum Wage has been hiked from 137 rupees to 160 rupees per day which will be effective from first of this month.
D. 2017View Answer / Hide Answer
Q4. What percent of voting has been recorded in the Bihar Legislative Council elections held on 7th July’15?
ANSWER: C. 2016
As per the statement made by R S Sharma, Secretary Electronics and IT, the government has targeted to connect every Panchayat through broadband by December 2016.
D. 94%View Answer / Hide Answer
Q5. Which state has launched the four major digital initiatives on 7th July ’15 on concluding day of Digital India Week?
ANSWER: D. 94%
Election for 24 seats of Bihar Legislative council passed off peacefully. An estimated 94% voting was recorded during poll. Counting of vote will take place on the 10th July’15. All eyes are on the result of this poll as the election has been dubbed as semifinal before the upcoming assembly polls in September-October with a grand alliance of JDU RJD and the NDA taking on each other.
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. HaryanaView Answer / Hide Answer
Q6. Name the service that offers on-line platform to citizens for instant signing of their documents securely in a legally acceptable form, under the Indian IT Act 2000 and various Rules and Regulations therein?
ANSWER: D. Haryana
The initiatives include Phase-I of PARIVARTAN School MIS portal, ITI online admission portal, Knowledge Lit Career courses introduced by Haryana Knowledge Corporation Limited and implementation of digital university framework in Kurukshetra University.
A. Digital Sign
B. E- Signature
D. i-signatureView Answer / Hide Answer
Q7. In collaboration with which state the International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) launched the Green Phablet for the farmers?
ANSWER: C. e-Hastakshar
C-DAC through its e-Hastakshar initiative enables citizens with valid Aadhaar ID and registered mobile number to carryout digital signing of their documents on-line.
B. Andhra Pradesh
D. KeralaView Answer / Hide Answer
Q8. Name the Indian scientist selected to the prestigious Royal Society as a fellow for his pioneering contributions to understanding the population biology of tropical forest trees?
ANSWER: A. Telangana
The Hyderabad-headquartered ICRISAT launched the Green Phablet, priced about ?18,600, for farmers in Telangana. The institute would maintain servers to safe keep the information. And even if the users lose their device, they could get back the information in no time.
A. Raj Vardhan
B. Kamal Bawa
C. Himakshi Devi
D. None of theseView Answer / Hide Answer
Q9. Name the cricketer who became the first Indian and second in women's ODI history to complete 5000 runs?
ANSWER: B. Kamal Bawa
He is an internationally recognised evolutionary ecologist and a distinguished professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, was elected a fellow of the London-based society.
A. Jhulan Goswami
B. Rumeli Dhar
C. Mithali Raj
D. Harmanpreet KaurView Answer / Hide Answer
Q10. Name the first Arab woman to be appointed as an official for the prestigious Wimbledon Grand Slam?
ANSWER: C. Mithali Raj
She is the captain of Indian Women’s cricket team. She reached the record after her unbeaten 81 runs in the match against New Zealand where India was chasing a target of 220 runs. She also received the Arjuna Award in 2003 and the Padma Shri in 2015.
A. Malala Yousafzai
B. Haifa Al Mansour
C. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi
D. Aseel ShaheenView Answer / Hide Answer
Q11. Name the world’s first female twins to successfully climb Mount Everest?
ANSWER: D. Aseel Shaheen
Every year, the All England Club in London invites 60 overseas officials, and the 41-year-old Shaheen is one of them but the only one to create history.
A. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olse
B. Charlotte and Samantha Ronson
C. Tashi and Nungshi Malik
D. Karen and Kate ElsonView Answer / Hide Answer
Q12. Who has been nominated by China to be the first president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)?
ANSWER: C. Tashi and Nungshi Malik
The siblings had scaled the highest peak in the world on May 19, 2013 at a tender age of 21 and they featured in the 60th edition of Guinness World Records.
A. Jin Liqun
B. Narendra Modi
C. Xi Jinping
D. Ban Ki MoonView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: A. Jin Liqun
He is the former Finance Minster of China. He was nominated by China to be the first president of the Beijing-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).