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Current Affairs Quiz - July 13-14-15, 2019



Updated On - Monday, 15 July 2019

Which team won the Cricket World Cup 2019? 

Answer: England has won the Cricket World Cup 2019, in the thrilling final, England defeated New Zealand after a super over. The score of both the teams was equal in the set 50 overs, after the match was tie, the super overs were tied between the two teams. Significantly, England have won the first ever ODI World Cup. 

 

Earlier, batting first, New Zealand made 241 runs at the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs. Martin Guptill (19), Henri Nixels (55), Ken Williamson (30), Ross Taylor (15), Tom Latham (47), James Neesham (19), Colin de Grandhom (16), Mitchell Centner (5), Matt Henry 4 and Trent Bolt scored 1. Chris Woakes and Liam Plunkett took 3-3 wickets from England, Jeffrey Archer and Mark Wood took 1-1 wickets. 
In reply England also scored 241 runs in 50 overs. Jason Roy, 17, Johnny Bairstow, 36, Joe Root, 7, Owen Morgan, 9, Ben Stokes, 84, Jos Buttler, 59, Chris Woakes, 2, Liam Plunkett made 10. Lucky Ferguson and James Neesham took 3-3 wickets from New Zealand, while Matt Henry and Colin de Grandhom took 1-1.

 

Super over was organized after match tie, both teams scored a score in Super Over, both teams scored 15-15 in the Super Over. After this the match was decided on the basis of the boundary scored by the team, the team that scored more boundaries was declared England's winner. 
In this match England's superb performance Ben Stokes was declared the Man of the Match. New Zealand captain Ken Williamson was chosen Player of the Series. 

 

 

Who has been appointed the MD and Chief Financial Officer of the World Bank recently? 

Answer: Anshula Kant

 Anshula Kant, Managing Director, State Bank of India has recently been appointed the Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of the world. They will join the work related to the financial and risk management of the World Bank, for this they will work together with the World Bank CEO. 

 


Under which scheme of Agribusiness Incubation Center has been established in Raipur? 

Answer: National Agricultural Development Plan - Speed
Agri-Business Incubation Center has been set up at Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, this center has been set up under the National Agricultural Development Plan - Raakhar. The purpose of this scheme is to make agriculture a beneficial activity. Under this scheme, agro-business will be promoted. It will provide guidance, technology and infrastructure for startups in different areas of agriculture to the youth and entrepreneurs. Work will be taken in innovation and skill building in agriculture and related areas, with the help of Agri-Business Incubation Center in Raipur.

 

 

Anthony Amalraj is associated with which game? 

Answer: Table Tennis 

 
Anthony Amalraj is a player of table tennis, recently he has Together with Saigon, won the bronze medal at the 2019 World Tour Platinum Australian Open. This is India's first medal in the Australian Open with platinum event. 

 

 

Recently M.J. Radhakrishnan died, what was the filmmaker of which regional film? 

Answer: M.J. Radhakrishnan was a well-known Malayalam cinematographer, who died recently at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. 

He started his career as a Still Photographer. He won the Kerala State Award for Best Cinematography seven times. 

 

In which state will the first conference of Himalayan states be organized? 

Answer: Uttarakhand, The first conference of Himalayan states in Uttarakhand will be organized on July 28 in Mussoorie, the main focus of this conference will be sustainable development. The major problems of Himalayan states will be discussed in this conference. 

The Chief Minister and other experts from Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Mizoram and Nagaland will participate in this conference. This conference will discuss the ecosystem of global warming and the methods of water conservation etc. will be discussed. During this period, work on the action plan for continuous development in Himalayan region and its draft will be handed over to the Policy Commission. 

 

 

Which country's scientists have detected the damage to brain stem cell by electronic cigarette? 

Answer: America,

 
In the US, scientists have detected damage caused to the brain stem cell by electronic cigarette. E-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) are a type of device that produces aerosols by providing heat to a merger, which contains flavors. E-cigarette is a major prototype of ENDS. This device does not burn, nor does it use tobacco. This device vaporizes the merger, which the consumer takes in with breathing. Nicotine, propylene glycol etc. are used in its merger. 

 

 

Which state of Madhya Pradesh is the largest solar power project in Asia? 

Answer: Rewa, the largest solar power project in Asia located in Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh, has caused considerable losses due to heavy rainfall. Due to heavy rainfall, landslide incidents have occurred in many places. After the rain has stopped, repairs are being done now. Due to the rain, this project has lost about 20 crore rupees. Due to this, the production capacity of the plant has been reduced to 90 MW, whereas this plant can produce 740 megawatt electricity. Due to an increase in water level, solar plates and other equipment were submerged. 

 

 

Which organization has the partnership with the Health Ministry for the largest oral health survey in India? 

Answer: The Ministry of Health has partnered with AIIMS Center for Dental Education and Research for the largest oral health survey in India. In this nationwide survey, data about the diseases related to tooth in the country will be collected. 

 

 

Kharchi Puja is related to which state? 

Answer: Tripura

 
Recently, a celebration called Kharchi Puja in Tripura was celebrated with joy, the worship of the land is done in this worship. This festival is celebrated as a major form by Hindu tribes. In it, 14 Hindu deities are worshiped, they are prominent - Lord Shiva, Durga, Lakshmi, Saraswati, Kartik, Ganesh, Brahma, Abadi, Chandra, Ganges, Agni, Kamdev and Himadri. 


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