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16 to 20 July 2020 Current Affairs MCQs, Quiz, Questions: Current Affairs for July 2020Daily Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) for India GK, World GK and current affairs with Collection of daily objective type Question by www.Indiagk.net based on General Knowledge (GK) and General Science (GS) Questions for UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Police exam, Railway exam, SBI, Bank PO, IBPC, SSC, LDC, UDC, Army, Airforce, Navy, Coast Guard, Bank Clerk, TET and all entrance examination with current affairs News, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) available on Website www.IndiaGK.net and Android Apps with daily updates:.  

Current Affairs Questions on 16 to 20 July 2020 :

Who was appointed as the interim CEO of BCCI?

A. Sundar Raman

B. Korn Ferry

C. Jay Shah

D. Hemang Amin

Answer: D

Explanation: Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) announced the appointment of Hemang Amin, the current Chief Operating Officer(COO) of Indian Premier League (IPL) as the interim Chief Executive Officer(CEO) following the resignation of Rahul Johri on 9th July 2020.

Which company planned to acquire 7.73% stake in Jio Platforms Rs 33,737 crores (July 2020)?

A. Microsoft

B. Google



Answer: B

Explanation: Alphabet Inc’s Google to buy 7.73% stake in Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)’s Jio Platforms for Rs 33,737 crores. For this purpose, they have signed a binding partnership and an investment agreement. With this, Jio Platforms has raised a total of Rs 1,52,056 crore.

Ramesh Tikaram passed away due to COVID-19. He was associated with which field?

A. Politics

B. Sports

C. Music

D. Science

Answer: B

Explanation: Arjuna awardee, para-athlete and para-badminton player, Ramesh Tikaram passed away due to COVID-19. He won many medals in shotput and Javelin throw including an international meet in Nottingham in 1995. He was awarded the Arjuna Award for his excellence in para-athletics and badminton in 2002. He became the founder secretary of the Badminton Sports Association of India for the Challenged, now known as the Para-Badminton Association of India in 2000.

Which is the 1st nation to finish human trials for COVID-19 vaccine?

A. China

B. Russia

C. United States

D. India

Answer: B

Explanation: Russia has become the first nation to complete clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine on humans, and the results have proven the medication’s effectiveness.The Chief researcher Elena Smolyarchuk, who heads the Center for Clinical Research on Medications at Sechenov University, announced Russian news agency TASS that the human trials for the vaccine have been completed at the university and they will be discharged soon.

Which nation has recorded the largest reduction in multidimensional poverty, as per the latest UN report?

A. Myanmar

B. Sri Lanka

C. Bangladesh

D. India

Answer: D

Explanation: India witnessed almost 273 million people move out of multidimensional poverty between 2005-2006 and 2015-2016, as per UN report on Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI). The report noted that India recorded the largest reduction in the number of people living in this category. ....Check More at INDIA GK" App: tinyurl.com/IndiaGK


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