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July 6, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which organization releases the World Investment Report?

A.    UNCTAD

B.    WEF

C.    IMF

D.    World Bank

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

The World Investment Report, released by UNCTAD, is an indispensable tool for understanding global investments. Its comprehensive analysis, key findings, regional focus, and policy recommendations make it an essential resource for policymakers, businesses, and researchers alike. By delving into this report, stakeholders can gain valuable insights into investment trends, policies, and opportunities, ultimately contributing to informed decision-making and sustainable development.

 

 

2. Who has been presented with the Scottish Crown Jewels?

A.    King Charles III

B.    Prince William

C.    Queen Camilla

D.    Prince Harry

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a historic moment for Scotland, the Scottish Crown Jewels were recently presented to none other than King Charles III. This ceremonial event, held at St Giles' Cathedral in Edinburgh, marked a pivotal moment in the country's history.

 

 

3. The 'Scheme for Expansion and Modernization of Fire Services in the States' has been launched with a total outlay of ________________.

A.    3,000 crore

B.    4,000 crore

C.    5,000 crore

D.    6,000 crore

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a significant move towards bolstering fire services across the nation, the Ministry of Home Affairs has recently launched the 'Scheme for Expansion and Modernization of Fire Services in the States.' With a substantial total outlay of Rs 5,000 crore, this scheme aims to revamp and strengthen fire services infrastructure, ensuring enhanced safety and protection for citizens.

 

 

4. With which country does India conduct the maritime exercise "JIMEX 23"?

A.    Jakarta

B.    Jordan

C.    Japan

D.    Jamaica

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In the realm of maritime cooperation, nations often come together to enhance their naval capabilities and strengthen bilateral ties. One such significant maritime exercise is the Japan-India Maritime Exercise (JIMEX). The seventh edition, JIMEX 23, is currently underway at/ off Visakhapatnam, marking the 11th anniversary of this collaborative endeavor. Let's delve into the details of this exercise and understand its significance.

 

 

5. In which country did Yuki Bhambri win his maiden ATP doubles title?

A.    Singapore

B.    Sri Lanka

C.    Spain

D.    Switzerland

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

Yuki Bhambri's triumph in the ATP doubles tournament in Spain marks a significant milestone in his career. His dedication, skill, and unwavering passion for the sport have propelled him to this historic achievement. As Bhambri continues to make waves in the tennis world, his success serves as an inspiration for aspiring athletes worldwide.

 

 

6. Which anniversary of Bank Day did the State Bank of India celebrate on July 01, 2023?

A.    65th

B.    66th

C.    67th

D.    68th

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

The State Bank of India, one of the largest financial institutions in the country, recently celebrated a momentous occasion on July 01, 2023. This special day marked the commemoration of the bank's __68th Bank Day__.

 

 

7. Which country has recently called for the expansion of permanent seats in the UN Security Council to include India, Brazil, Germany, and Japan, as well as African representation?

A.    Kenya

B.    UAE

C.    United Kingdom

D.    China

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

The United Nations Security Council plays a vital role in maintaining international peace and security. However, questions about its composition and representation have long been debated.

 

 

8. Which country and Egypt recently appointed ambassadors to each other's countries after a decade?

A.    Kuwait

B.    Turkey

C.    Oman

D.    Fiji

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In a significant development, Egypt and Turkey have recently appointed ambassadors to each other's countries, marking a positive shift in their diplomatic relations. After a decade-long hiatus, this move holds great importance, signaling a potential warming of ties between the two nations.


 

9. Which university has been ranked as the number one private university according to the latest edition of the prestigious Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking?

A.    Amity University

B.    Chandigarh University

C.    Christ University

D.    Ashoka University

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In the competitive landscape of higher education, universities strive to secure their positions and gain recognition for their excellence. The latest edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking has revealed a remarkable achievement by one particular institution.

 

 

10. The United Kingdom, Canada, Sweden, and Ukraine launched a case against which country at the International Court of Justice?

A.    Israel

B.    Iraq

C.    Iran

D.    Italy

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a moment of tragedy and loss, the United Kingdom, Canada, Sweden, and Ukraine have come together to seek justice for the downing of a Ukrainian passenger jet. This blogpost delves into the case they have launched against Iran at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), shedding light on the events, motivations, and implications surrounding this international legal battle.

 

 

11. On which date is World Zoonosis Day observed?

A.    July 06

B.    July 07

C.    July 08

D.    July 09

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

World Zoonosis Day, observed annually on July 6th, holds great significance in the field of biology and public health. This day marks the accomplishments of Louis Pasteur, a renowned French biologist, and serves as a reminder of the impact of zoonotic diseases on both humans and animals.

 

 

12. Lakshay Sen, who is currently in the news, belongs to which sport?

A.    Boxing

B.    Racing

C.    Golf

D.    Badminton

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

Indian badminton has witnessed the emergence of young talent in recent years, and one name that has been making waves is Lakshya Sen. This promising athlete has been in the news lately, especially after his remarkable performance in the Canada Open Badminton tournament.

 

 

13. Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive of Lloyds Banking Group, one of the leading UK-based financial services groups?

A.    Arundhati Malik

B.    Nahal Kashyap

C.    S Sundaram

D.    Sirisha Voruganti

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In a significant announcement, Lloyds Banking Group, one of the leading UK-based financial services groups, has appointed a new Chief Executive. This appointment has generated a lot of interest and curiosity among industry insiders and banking enthusiasts. Let's delve into the details of this exciting development and explore the background and qualifications of the newly appointed Chief Executive.

 

 

14. Who has been elected as the president of the Basketball Federation of India (BFI)?

A.    Kehal Dhankar

B.    Pulela Gopichand

C.    Aadhav Arjuna

D.    Lakshay Sen

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) recently held elections to determine its new president. After a competitive race, Aadhav Arjuna, the president of the Tamil Nadu Basketball Association (TNBA), emerged as the victorious candidate. This blog post will delve into the details of the election process, highlight Arjuna's background, and discuss the potential impact of his presidency on the future of Indian basketball.

 

 

15. Which state does Uma Chhetri, who has been selected for the Indian women's cricket team, belong to?

A.    Goa

B.    Odisha

C.    Kerala

D.    Assam

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

Cricket, often referred to as a religion in India, has witnessed the rise of numerous talented players from various states. In recent news, Uma Chhetri, a 20-year-old from Assam's Golaghat district, has created history by being selected for the Indian national women's cricket team. This remarkable achievement not only sheds light on Uma Chhetri's exceptional talent but also brings pride to the entire state of Assam. Let's delve into her inspiring journey and explore the significance of this milestone.

 

 

16. Which finance company has recently opened its first all-women branch called "Maitreyi" in Tripunithura?

A.    Piramal Finance

B.    WealthWise Finance

C.    FiscalFlex Finance

D.    CashFlow Solutions

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a progressive move towards gender equality and empowerment, Piramal Finance, a prominent housing finance company, has recently opened its first all-women branch called "Maitreyi" in the charming suburb of Tripunithura, located in Kochi. This groundbreaking initiative aims to provide women with a safe and supportive environment to access financial services while fostering their financial independence and inclusion in the banking sector.

 

 

17. Who has been appointed as the chairperson of the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) for the ICAR-Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research (IIOPR)?

A.    Ravi Mishra

B.    Jameer Ahmed

C.    B Neeraja Prabhakar

D.    S Rameshwar

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a recent development, the ICAR-Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research (IIOPR) in Pedavegi, Andhra Pradesh, announced the appointment of B. Neeraja Prabhakar as the chairperson of the Research Advisory Committee (RAC). This significant appointment brings forth new opportunities and expertise to further enhance the institute's research endeavors and propel advancements in the field of oil palm cultivation.

 

 

18. In which state is the Shri Motibhai R. Chaudhary Sagar Sainik School located, becoming the first Sainik School in India operated by a cooperative organization?

A.    Haryana

B.    Bihar

C.    Uttar Pradesh

D.    Gujarat

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In a groundbreaking development in the education sector, the foundation stone-laying ceremony of Shri Motibhai R. Chaudhary Sagar Sainik School took place in Boriyavi village, Mehsana, Gujarat. This historic project, inaugurated virtually by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, marks a significant milestone as it becomes the first Sainik School in India to be operated by a cooperative organization.

 

 

19. Who has been appointed as the chairman of the Senior Men's Cricket Selection Committee?

A.    Anil Kumble

B.    Ajit Agarkar

C.    Kapil Dev

D.    Sourav Ganguly

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In a recent announcement by the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI), Ajit Agarkar has been appointed as the chairman of the Senior Men's Cricket Selection Committee. This decision has sparked excitement and curiosity among cricket enthusiasts and fans alike. Let's delve into the details of this significant appointment and explore what it means for Indian cricket.

 

 

20. Pita Limjaroenrat, who recently made news, is a leader of which country?

A.    China

B.    Thailand

C.    Tunisia

D.    Turkey

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In the world of politics, leaders emerge with unique qualities and visions that shape the destiny of their nations. One such leader making waves in recent news is Pita Limjaroenrat, a prominent figure in Thailand's political landscape. With Thailand's parliament set to vote on July 13 to appoint him as the Prime Minister, this blogpost explores the background, achievements, and aspirations of Pita Limjaroenrat, shedding light on his leadership style and the impact he could have on Thailand's future.


 


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