23rd July, 2020 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 23rd July, 2020
1. Which state has renamed the Bilung village in the Bamra Tehsil to 'Rangabati Bilung'?
[A] Odisha
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Haryana
[D] Punjab
[E] Gujarat
2. PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for water supply project in which state through video conferencing in July 2020?
[A] Mizoram
[B] Nagaland
[C] ​Manipur
[D] Meghalaya
[E] Assam
3. Odisha Government has extended the retirement age of Medical officers of Odisha Medical and Health Services (OMHS) cadre and Allopathic Insurance Medical Officers under Labour & Employees' State Insurance Department from 62 years to how many years?
[A] 63
[B] 64
[C] 65
[D] 66
[E] 67
4. With which country has India signed a contract which will allow the construction of fish processing plants at two of its islands?
[A] Indonesia
[B] Philippines
[C] Singapore
[D] Maldives
[E] Mozambique
5. Under Strategy 2030, which of the following will ensure that 75 per cent of its committed projects will support climate change mitigation and adaptation by 2030?
[A] ADB 
[B] World Bank
6. Under the ‘Tree Plantation Drive-2020’, organised by the Ministry of Coal in July 2020, trees will be planted on 6,000 acres of land in how many districts across ten states?
[A] 24
[B] 28
[C] 34
[D] 38
[E] 42
7. Which of the following countries has launched its first independent probe headed to Mars in July 2020?
[A] Japan
[B] China
[D] Germany
[E] France
8. Kannan Warrier has been conferred the National Award of Excellence for Outstanding Research in Forestry for the year 2019. He enumerated how many sacred groves in Alappuzha?
[A] 962
[B] 984
[C] 1066
[D] 1128 
[E] 1234
9. Tina Dabi has been appointed honorary advisor to the steering committee for BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) Young Leaders. The appointment is for the session 2020 to which year?
[A] 2022
[B] 2023
[C] 2024
[D] 2025
[E] 2026
10. Who has been appointed by the Government as the Secretary East, in the Ministry of External Affairs in July 2020?
[A] Harsh Vardhan Shringla
[B] Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
[C] Vijay Keshav Gokhale
[D] Riva Ganguly Das
[E] Navtej Sarna