17th July 2021 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers
GS Team published here 17 July 2021 Current Affairs Quiz. These will be helpful for the upcoming SSC, UPSC, Bank, Railway, Clerk, PO exams. These current affairs make daily analysis and related india, World, Technology, and all govt news.
17th July 2021- GK Quiz for SSC and Bank Exams
In which state of India has the country’s first “Grain ATM” been started as a pilot project?
Answer:Haryana – The country’s first “Grain ATM” has been established as a pilot project in Gurugram district of Haryana state of India. Under which 70 kg will come out from the machines installed within five to seven minutes at a time. Due to which now consumers will not have to queue in front of the government ration depot to get food grains.
International Finance Corporation, a member of which of these groups has announced to invest $16.5 million in “MedGenome” for rapid COVID-19 testing in India?
Answer:World Bank Group – International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, has recently announced to invest $16.5 million in “MedGenome” for rapid COVID-19 testing in India. This investment by IFC will help expand MedGenome’s diagnostic services, which will also boost genomic data for South Asian populations.
Which of these days is celebrated all over the world on 17th July?
Answer:World International Justice Day – On 17th July, World International Justice Day is celebrated all over the world. This day is celebrated with the aim of recognizing the strong system of international justice and promoting the rights of victims.
India’s first “Monk Fruit” cultivation has been started in which state of India?
Answer:Himachal Pradesh – India’s first “Monk Fruit” cultivation, brought from China’s neighboring country, has been started in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. This fruit is also famous for its properties as a non-calorie natural sweetener. Field trials have begun three years after CSIR-IHBT imported the seed from China and grown it at home.
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Which of the following social media company has recently announced the closure of its Fleets feature?
Answer:Twitter – Social media company Twitter has recently announced the closure of its Fleets feature. This feature is not available after August 3. Twitter is shutting down this feature because it has failed to attract more users.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated major railway projects in which state?
Answer:Gujarat – Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated major railway projects in Gujarat. Modi ji has inaugurated the newly redeveloped Gandhinagar Rajdhani railway station, newly electrified Surendranagar-Pipavav section and gauge converted and electrified Mahesana-Waretha line railway projects in Gujarat.
Which of these Indian Institutes of Science has recently developed a heat-tolerant Covid vaccine?
Answer:Indian Institute of Science Bangalore – Indian Institute of Science Bangalore has recently developed a heat-tolerant Covid vaccine. This research is published in the journal ACS Infectious Diseases. In the trial, this vaccine has been stable for a month even at 37 °C.
In which of the following countries, Indian journalist Danish Siddiqui was killed recently during coverage?
Answer:Afghanistan – During the recent coverage in Afghanistan, Indian journalist Danish Siddiqui has been killed in a clash between the local forces of Afghanistan and the Taliban army. He was a Pulitzer Prize winner. Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan Fareed Mamundje has expressed deep sorrow on his death.