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Q.1 When is the World Day for International Justice celebrated?
(a) 17th July
(b) 15th July
(c) 16th July
(d) 21st July
Ans- (a) 17th July
Explanation : World Day for International Justice is celebrated on 17 July to recognize organizations working to bring justice to victims of international criminal acts.
Q.2 Which city will be declared as the first “Cultural and Tourism Capital” of SCO?
Ans- (b) Varanasi
Explanation : Varanasi, the holy city that showcases India’s culture and traditions for centuries, will be declared the SCO’s first “Cultural and Tourism Capital”. Varanasi will become the “Cultural and Tourism Capital” of the SCO for 2022-23 under a new rotating initiative by the eight-member organization to promote people-to-people contact and tourism among member states.
The Beijing-headquartered Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is an eight-member economic and security alliance comprising China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan.
Q.3 Bharti Airtel has allotted what percentage of equity shares to Google for USD 1 billion?
Years- (c) 1.2%
Explanation : Telecom operator Bharti Airtel has allotted over 71 million equity shares to internet major Google at Rs 734 per share. The allocation is part of Google’s commitment to invest USD 1 billion with Airtel, including an equity investment of USD 700 million in the company, about Rs 5,224 crore. Google now holds 1.2% stake in 2 telecom service providers in India.
Q.4 Who has been appointed as the Director (Technical) of REC Limited?
(a) VK Singh
(b) K Venugopal
(c) R Sukhdev
(d) Jagdeep Dhankhar
Ans- (a) VK Singh
Explanation : VK Singh has taken over as Director (Technical) of REC Ltd. Prior to this promotion, Singh was the Executive Director at REC
Q.5 Which minister has launched the fourth P17A stealth frigate ‘Dunagiri’ in the Hooghly river in Kolkata?
(a) Amit Shah
(b) Nitin Gadkari
(c) Rajnath Singh
(d) Ram Vilas Paswan
Ans- (c) Rajnath Singh
Explanation : Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the fourth P17A stealth frigate ‘Dunagiri’ in the Hooghly river in Kolkata. The Project 17A frigate has been built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders Ltd. The P-17A class is a follow-on to the P-17 Shivalik class, with improved stealth features and advanced weapons.
Q.6 Which is the first and only state in the country to provide its Internet service?
(c) Tamil Nadu
Ans- (a) Kerala
Explanation : According to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala is now the first and only state in the country to have its own internet service. The announcement was made after the Department of Telecommunications granted an Internet Service Provider (ISP) license for the IT infrastructure project of Kerala Fiber Optic Network Limited (K-Fon), which aims to provide internet access to all in the state.
Q.7 Who has won the Singapore Open 2022 title?
(a) Sonali Singh
(b) Wang Zhi Yi
(c) Naroka Kodai
(d) PV Sindhu
Ans- (d) PV Sindhu
Explanation : PV Sindhu won the first Super 500 title of her career when she defeated defending Asian champion Wang Zhi Yi of China 21-9, 11-21, 21-15 in the final of the Singapore Open. This is his first 500 title after winning the World Championships in 2019.
Anthony Sinisuka Ginting won the men’s singles title at the Singapore Open 2022 of badminton. Indonesia’s Olympic bronze medalist Ginting defeated unseeded Japanese player Naroka Kodai in a close contest.
Q.8 Where has the 52nd BGB-BSF Director General Level Border Conference started?
(a) Sri Lanka
Ans- (c) Bangladesh
Explanation : Indian delegation led by DG, BSF Pankaj Singh reached Dhaka this morning for the 52nd BGB-BSF Director General Level Border Conference in Bangladesh.
Q.9 In which country has Arvind Chidambaram won the 41st Villa de Benasque International Chess Open?
Ans- (c) Spain
Explanation : Indian Grandmaster Arvind Chidambaram emerged victorious at the 41st Villa de Benasque International Chess Open in Spain. Chidambaram’s coach RB Ramesh praised his ward for the title. He defeated Armenia’s Robert Hovhannisyan and compatriot Raunak Sadhwani by tie-break scores here. Sadhwani finished third behind the Armenian. Chidambaram is also a former national champion.
Q.10 Which ministry has launched a mascot “Jagruti” to make consumers aware?
(a) Ministry of AYUSH
(b) Department of Consumer Affairs
(c) Ministry of Power
(d) Ministry of Water
Ans- (b) Department of Consumer Affairs
Explanation : The Department of Consumer Affairs (DOCA) has launched a mascot “Jagruti” to empower consumers and create awareness about their rights.