24th July, 2020 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 24th July, 2020
1. The Department of Posts has extended all small savings schemes up to the branch post office level. The new order has allowed which of the following facilities?
[A] Public Provident Fund
[B] Monthly Income Scheme
[C] National Savings Certificate
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] All 1, 2 and 3
2. Who was honoured with the President's Award for Nurses by the Singapore government in July 2020?
[A] Anandi Gopal Joshi
[B] Kala Narayanasamy
[C] Neelam Kler
[D] Shashi Wadhwa
[E] Banoo Jehangir Coyaji
3. In July 2020, which unit of Kakrapar Atomic Power Plant (KAPP) in Gujarat is ready to generate electricity, with the 700 MWe reactor achieving criticality?
[A] 1st
[B] 2nd
[C] 3rd
[D] 4th
[E] 5th
4. In July 2020, Bharti AXA General Insurance has received Rs 800 crore worth crop insurance mandate from which of the following state governments to insure farmers of the states under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana?
[A] Maharashtra
[B] Kerala
[C] Karnataka
[D] Both 1 and 3
[E] Both 2 and 3
5. Lieutenant Governor of J&K has announced the launch of a 'Macadamisation Program' for the improvement of roads across J&K. Who is the Lieutenant Governor of J&K?
[A] R. K. Mathur
[B] Girish Chandra Murmu
[C] Ajay Bhushan Pandey
[D] Subhash Chandra Garg
[E] Anil Baijal
6. The Karnataka State Cabinet has approved the new Industrial Policy for 2020-2025. What is the focus of the New Industrial Policy 2020-25?
[A] Exploit Karnataka's industrial prowess
[B] Creation of enabling environment
[C] Development of infrastructure
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] All 1, 2 and 3
7. A professor of which of the following Universities has launched a dedicated website called SARDIJUKAM.Com which will help people in coping up from the fear of COVID-19?
[B] Allahabad University
[D] Aligarh Muslim University
[E] University of Lucknow
8. The average completion time for houses under restructured Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) has come down to how many days as compared to 314 days earlier?
[A] 114
[B] 154
[C] 194
[D] 234
[E] 274
9. Civil Aviation Ministry has extended its order imposing curbs on airfare till which date?
[A] 15 August 2020
[B] 20 September 2020
[C] 31st October 2020
[D] 24th November 2020
[E] 31 December 2020
10. Who inaugurated an e-Symposium on Handicrafts organized by Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Centre for Policy Research and Analysis, IIM, Shillong in July 2020?
[A] Hemant Soren
[B] Arjun Munda
[C] Babulal Marandi
[D] Shibu Soren
[E] Sudesh Mahto