17th July, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 17th July, 2019
1. Who has been elected as the European Commission's first female president in July 2019?
[A] Ursula von der Leyen
[B] Christine Lagarde
[C] Angela Merkel
[D] Alice Weidel
[E] Katarina Barley
2. IMF MD Christine Lagarde has resigned ahead of a decision on her nomination to become head of the European Central Bank, ECB. She has been heading the IMF since ________.
[A] 2008
[B] 2009
[C] 2010
[D] 2011
[E] 2012
3. In July 2019, the National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board, CPCB, to shut down polluting industries within ________ months.
[A] 2
[B] 3
[C] 4
[D] 5
[E] 6
4. Anusuiya Uikey has been appointed as the Governor of which state in July 2019?
[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Chhattisgarh
[C] Goa
[D] Bihar
[E] Jharkhand
5. Who won the best actor award at the 9th SAARC Film Festival held in Colombo in July 2019?
[A] Pradeep Sarkar
[B] Riddhi Sen
[C] Parambrata Chatterjee
[D] Kaushik Ganguly
[E] Rudranil Ghosh
6. The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) plans to convert all electricity meters into smart prepaid meters by ________. 
[A] 2020
[B] 2021
[C] 2022
[D] 2023
[E] 2024

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Joseph Landy is stepping aside from his role of co-chief executive of Warburg Pincus, after four decades of managing one of the most renowned private equity firms.

2.Warburg Pincus has invested more than $77 billion in more than 870 companies in over 40 countries around the world. 

3.Charles Kaye, co-chief executive and Landy's partner, will take over as the sole CEO of the PE firm.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
8. How many artists have been selected by the Sangeet Natak Akademi for Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar 2018?
[A] 22
[B] 26
[C] 30
[D] 32
[E] 36
9. Where was the UK-India Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) was held in July 2019?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Glasgow
[C] Mumbai
[D] London
[E] Pune
10. The Department of Telecom and ICRIER signed an MoU to develop a Broadband Readiness Index for Indian States and UTs. The estimate will be made every year until ________.
[A] 2021
[B] 2022
[C] 2023
[D] 2024
[E] 2025