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Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Jul 2019
- July 3, 2019
- Posted by: DOTS IAS
- Category: Quizes
1) Which of the following is a mission aimed at Titan, moon of Saturn?
a) Dragon Fly
b) New Horizons
d) None of the above
• NASA announced the selection of Dragonfly as the New Frontiers mission #4 for a launch in 2026.
2) National Statistics Day is celebrated in the memory of
a) CR Rao
b) RC Bose
c) PC Mahalanobis
d) None of the above
• In recognition of the notable contribution made by Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in the fields of economic planning and statistical development in the post independent era, the Govt. of India has decided to designate 29th June every year, coinciding with his birth anniversary, as Statistics Day in the category of special day to be celebrated at the national level.
3) On what date National CA Day is celebrated every year?
a) July 1
b) June 2
c) July 3
d) June 30
• July 1 is celebrated as National Chartered Accountant Day in India. The day is observed in order to celebrate the formation of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on July 1st, 1949. ICAI is the sole licensing and regulatory body for the financial audit and accounting profession in India. ICAI was formed a year before the Constitution of the country was formalized, and counts itself among the oldest professional institutions in the country.
4) India has signed a deal for acquiring Strum Ataka anti-tank missile for its fleet of Mi-35 attack choppers of Indian Air Force (IAF). With which country did India signed it?
a) South Korea
• Indian Air Force has been looking to equip its existing fleet of Mi-35 attack choppers with more lethal weapons to keep itself battle-ready in situations like the one post-Balakot aerial strikes. Now, under the emergency provisions in which the equipment has to be bought and ready for deployment in three months – the IAF is set to get ‘Strum Ataka’ anti-tank missile from Russia.
5) UN resolution on torture was introduced by
d) South Korea
• India has abstained from voting on a General Assembly resolution aimed at examining options to end trade in goods used for capital punishment and torture, saying it is “unacceptable” to place death penalty on par with torture.
• It was introduced by Romania.