July 2019 One liner Current Affairs LATEST NEWS


  • Who won the men’s title at the 2019 Wimbledon tennis tournament?
    Answer:Novak Djokovic
  • Who has been adjudged player of the tournament at the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup?
    Answer:Kane Williamson
  • Pardeep Singh, who has created a new Commonwealth record in the clean and jerk category, is from which state?
  • Which Indian woman wrestler has won gold in the 53kg category at Yasar Dogu International in Istanbul?
    Answer:Vinesh Phogat
  • Which state has become the first Indian state to have water policy?
  • Which Indian movie has won the Best Feature Film award at the 2019 SAARC film festival?
  • Which state government has observed the first-ever Save Water Day on 12th July?
    Answer:West Bengal
  • Who has been appointed the new Governor of Himachal Pradesh?
    Answer:Kalraj Mishra
  • Hussain Muhammad Ershad, who passed away recently, was the former military dictator of which country?
  • The Spektr-RG space telescope is a joint venture of which of the following countries?
    Answer:Russia & Germany
  • Which Bollywood personality is set to be honoured with honorary doctorate by Melbourne’s La Trobe University?
    Answer:Shah Rukh Khan
  • Which Indian surgeon has been conferred the Honorary Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) of Thailand?
    Answer:P Raghu Ram
  • Which of the following NBFCs has become the first NBFC to get $100 million loan from AIIB for Green Energy Funding?
    Answer:L&T Finance Holdings
  • Who won the women’s title at the 2019 Wimbledon tennis tournament?
    Answer:Simona Halep
  • Which state has become the first Indian state to get fund through World Bank’s climate resilience program?
  • Which former SC Judge of India has been appointed as an International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC)?
    Answer:Arjan Kumar Sikr
  • The Kasarkod beach is located in which state?
  • The researchers at which Indian institute have developed technology to pack microbial strains in tiny capsules?
    Answer:Indian Institute of Spices Research (IISR), Kozhikode
  • What is the theme of 2019 edition of World Youth Skills Day (WYSD)?
    Answer:Learning to learn for life and work
  • Which Indian organisation has published the first comprehensive census of orchids of India “Orchids of India : A Pictorial Guide”?
    Answer:Botanical Survey of India
  • Who has been selected for Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships in the field of performing arts?
    Answer:Zakir Hussain
  • Ursula von der Leyen, who has been elected as the European Commission’s first female president, is from which country?
  • Swarup Dutta, who passed away recently, was the veteran actor of which regional cinema?
  • The researchers at which University have developed a low-cost filter to remove arsenic from water?
    Answer:Tezpur University
  • Which state / UT government has launched “Happiness Utsav” in its schools?
  • Vijayveer Sidhu is associated to which sports?
  • The International Shark Awareness Day (ISAD) is observed on which date? 
    Answer:July 14
  • From which city, the first-ever international commercial flight from Madhya Pradesh has launched?
  • Which Indian organisation has decided to develop the Broadband Readiness Index (BRI) for Indian States and Union Territories (UT)?
  • The Markandeshwar temple is located on the bank of which river in Maharashtra?
  • Which state government has raised financial aid for Martyrs’ Kin to Rs.1 crore?
  • Which country has become the 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework Agreement?
  • Which Indian woman sprinter has won gold in the 200m race at “Tabor Athletics”?
    Answer:Hima Das
  • Which Indian Government campaign has won the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award 2019 in the “Marketing – Primary Government Destination” category?
    Answer:Find the Incredible You
  • Who is the author of the book “Kargil: Untold stories from the War”?
    Answer:Rachna Bisht Rawat
  • Which Indian organisation has introduced web-based application system for contribution from Fund of Funds for Startups (FFS)?
  • Which Indian woman cricketer has been conferred the 2018 Arjuna Award?
    Answer:Smriti Mandhana
  • The Union Cabinet has approved Inter-Institutional Agreement between India and which country for 3D bioprinting & regenerative medicine?
    Answer:United States
  • The 2019 World Day for International Justice (WDIJ) is observed on which date? 
    Answer:July 17
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Ebola outbreak as global health emergency in which African country? 
    Answer:DR Congo
  • Which Indian cricketer has been inducted into ICC Hall of Fame?
    Answer:Sachin Tendulkar
  • Which state / UT Cricket Association has been granted the status of a Full Member of the BCCI?
  • Paramarsh scheme is associated to which union ministry?
    Answer:Ministry of HRD
  • What name has been given to the recently launched UGC Guide to Student Induction Programme (SIP)? 
  • On which date, the Nelson Mandela International Day (NMID) is observed? 
    Answer:July 18
  • Motihari- Amlekhgunj petroleum pipeline project, sometimes seen in news, is connected to India & which country?
  • The ‘Medicine from the Sky’ is the pilot project of which state government?
  • ICC has suspended which country’s Cricket Federation with immediate effect for breach of constitution?
  • Which Indian golfer has won the FCG Callaway Junior world Golf Championship 2019?
    Answer:Arjun Bhati
  • Which state / UT police has launched the new e-challan system for the use of Traffic Police? 
  • The 10th Jagran Film Festival (JFF-2019) has started in which city?
    Answer:New Delhi
  • The Andhra Bank has partnered with which company to launch AI chatbot “ABHi”?
  • Which former Indian athlete has been nominated for IAAF Veteran Pin?
    Answer:PT Usha
  • The 5th International Police Expo 2019 was held at which city? 
    Answer:New Delhi
  • Prithu Gupta is associated to which sports?
  • The Indian women team has defeated which team to won Gold at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship 2019?
  • The 2019 Durand Cup is slated to be held in which state?
  • The scientists of which country have developed a concept named Ramanujan Machine?
  • Which section of the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972 empowers the states to send a list of wild animals to the Centre requesting it to declare them vermin for selective slaughter?
    Answer:Section 62
  • The AIFF Golden Baby Leagues handbook 2019-20 is associated to which sports?
  • Who is the author of the book “War over Words: Censorship in India, 1930-1960”?
    Answer:Devika Sethi
  • Which UT / state has decided to introduce Bi-cycle sharing scheme?
  • Arinjeeta Dey, who won silver in 2019 World Youth Cup, is from which state?
    Answer:West Bengal
  • Reliance Jio has partnered with which social media platform for its Digital Udaan?
  • Which public sector bank has set up a centralized hub Cen-MARG to process retail and MSME loans?
    Answer:Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Which Indian manufacturing plant has been included in the WEF’s Global Lighthouse Network (GLN)?
    Answer:Tata Steel Kalinganagar
  • India’s first design development centre ‘Fashionova’ has recently launched in which of the following cities?
    Answer: Surat
  • The Kargil Tribute Song has been composed by which noted Hindi lyricist?
    Answer:Sammer Anjaan
  • Who is the current chief of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)?
    Answer:Anil Manibhai Naik
  • What is the theme of 2019 edition of International Co-operative Day (ICD)?
    Answer:Coops 4 Decent Work
  • Which state government has decided to produce its own seeds under brand name Sah-Beej?
    Answer:Madhya Pradesh
  • Who has been appointed as Head of Cricket at the National Cricket Academy (NCA)?
    Answer:Rahul Dravid
  • Budj Bim Cultural Landscape is located in which country?
    Answer: Australia
  • The Asia’s first Six Sigma Institute of Mountain Medicines and High Altitude Rescue is set to come up in which Indian state?
  • The term Utkarsh 2022 in news is related to which organization?
  • Which new method has been identified for predicting monsoon?
  • Which new section has been inserted in the SEBI Act to act against entities that tamper or destroy electronic databases?
    Answer:Section 15HAA
  • Which place in Kerala is slated to be home of India’s first elephant rehabilitation centre?
  • India’s first cow sanctuary is located in which district of Madhya Pradesh?
    Answer:Agar Malwa
  • The Union Government has launched which human atlas initiative for holistic understanding of human body?
  • Who has become the first Indian sprinter to win Gold in the 100m event at the 30th World University Games (WUG-2019)?
    Answer:Dutee Chand
  • The famous Kataragama temple is located in which country?
    Answer:Sri Lanka
  • The Skill development training programme for jail inmates has started in which district of Assam?
  • Who has been adjudged as the AIFF Men’s Footballer of the Year 2019?
    Answer:Sunil Chhetri
  • Which state government has recently implemented Center’s Witness Protection Scheme (WPS)?
  • Who has been appointed as the new chief of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)?
    Answer:Arun Kumar
  • Who has been appointed CMD of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)?
    Answer:Pravin Kumar Purwar
  • The Amrabad Tiger Reserve (ATR) is located in which state?
  • The Plan Bee, which won the Indian Railways ‘s Best Innovation Award, is associated to which railway zone?
    Answer:Northeast Frontier Railway
  • The 2019 Women Startup Summit (WSS) is scheduled to be held in which city?
  • Prasar Bharati has signed MoU with which IIT for research collaboration in newly emerging technologies?
    Answer:IIT Kanpur
  • On which date, the 2019 edition of World Population Day (WPD) is observed?
    Answer:July 11
  • Who has been sworn-in as the new Prime Minister of Greece?
    Answer:Kyriakos Mitsotakis
  • Which Indian movie has won the NETPAC Award for Best Asian Film at the 23rd Bucheon Film Festival 2019?
    Answer:Gully Boy
  • Under whose chairmanship, the 2nd India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue (IRSED) was held in New Delhi?
    Answer:Rajiv Kumar
  • Under which section of UAPA act of 1967, the Government of India (GoI) has banned Sikhs for Justice (SFJ)?
    Answer:Section 3(1)
  • Which European country has decided to impose a green tax on plane tickets from 2020?
  • Which pharmaceutical company has become the India’s first company to launch Romiplostim to treat chronic ITP?
  • The Prosecco hills is located in which country?
  • Which IT company has partnered with AICTE to equip students with career skills?
  • Which Indian weightlifter has won Gold in 81 kg category at the 2019 Commonwealth Championships in Apia?
    Answer:Ajay Singh
  • Who has been appointed as Secretary of Overseas Indian Affairs?
    Answer:Vikas Swarup
  • Which is the India’s most expensive office location , as per Commercial Real Estate Services (CBRE)’s latest survey?
    Answer:Connaught Place
  • The Operation Thirst has been launched by which Indian organisation?
    Answer:Indian Railway
  • Which international organisation has released the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)?
  • The Residential Asset Price Monitoring Survey (RAPMS) has been conducted by which Indian organisation?
  • Who has been elected as the new President of the European Parliament?
    Answer:David Sassoli
  • Which state government has announced Rs 10k monthly allowance for Padma Shri awardees?
  • The first-ever Global Conference for Media Freedom was held in which city?
  • The Film Division of India (FDI) has launched a documentary film club “KSHITIJ” in which city?
  • The Asia’s largest solar Power project is located in which district of Madhya Padesh?
  • Who has been appointed as MD & CFO of the World Bank (WB)?
    Answer:Anshula Kant
  • Anthony Amalraj is associated to which sports?
    Answer:Table Tennis
  • M J Radhakrishnan, who passed away recently, was the renowned film maker of which regional cinema?
  • The first-ever Himalayan states’ conclave is slated to be held in which state?

  • Which Indian organization has collaborated with Ministry of Health to conduct largest pan-India oral health survey?
  • The rare footage of 1948 film Vande Mataram has become part of NFAI. The film was directed by whom?
    Answer:Ram Gabale
  • The researchers of which country have found that Electronic cigarettes damage brain stem cells?
    Answer:United States
  • The Agri-Business Incubation Centre in Raipur has been set up under which central scheme?
  • The 2019 Kharchi Puja Festival has celebrated in which state?
  • Veer Chotrani is associated to which sports?
  • Who is the current director of Intelligence Bureau (IB)?
    Answer:Arvind Kumar
  • Which state government has launched free crop insurance scheme for farmers?
    Answer: West Bengal
  • Abburi Chaya Devi, who passed away recently, was the famous fiction writer of which language?
    Answer: Telugu
  • What is the theme of the 2019 edition of World Vitiligo Day (WVD)?
    Answer:The Quality of Life of a Vitiligo Patient
  • Who is the new Managing Director of National Housing Bank (NHB)?
    Answer:Sarada Kumar Hota
  • Mohammed Baji, who passed away recently, was the eminent freedom fighter of which state?
    Answer: Odisha
  • What is the theme of the 13th National Statistics Day (NSD-2019)?
    Answer:Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Who has become the first IPS Officer to complete ‘Seventh Summit’ Challenge?
    Answer:Aparna Kumar
  • Which Indian politician has authored the book titled ‘The New Delhi Conspiracy’?
    Answer:Meenakshi Lekhi
  • Which state government has launched Dastak campaign against AES & JE disease?
    Answer:Uttar Pradesh
    Which city is hosting the first-ever ISA’s joint security exercise “ISALEX19”?
    Answer: Abu Dhabi
  • STRIDE, which is in news recently, is associated to ?
    Answer:To boost research culture
  • On which date, the 2019 edition of International Olympic Day (IOD) is observed?
    Answer:June 23
  • The first-ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) will be held in which city?
    Answer:New Delhi
  • Which district administration of J&K has launched ‘Operation Khumaar’ to make 312 panchayats tobacco-free?
    Answer: Rajouri
  • Santosh Rana, who passed away recently, was the veteran leader of which political party?
    Answer:CPI (ML)
  • Who is the author of the book ‘A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief’?
    Answer:Sushil Kumar
  • The 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship will be hosted by which state?
  • India has inked Rs 200 crore defence deal with which country for ‘Strum Ataka’ anti-tank missile?
  • Which water conservation campaign has been launched by Central Government?
    Answer:Jal Shakti Abhiyan
  • On which date, the 2019 edition of International Day of the Tropics is observed?
    Answer:June 29
  • Which country has officially resumed commercial whaling?
  • Which butterfly species has been officially declared as state butterfly of Tamil Nadu?
    Answer:Cirrochroa thais
  • Indo-French Joint Air Exercise “Garuda-V” has started in which site?
  • Which Indian scientist has been selected as the Co-Investigator for NASA’s PUNCH mission?
    Answer:Dipankar Banerjee
  • Jaya Arunachalam, veteran social activist has passed away. She was from which state?
    Answer:Tamil Nadu
  • Which public sector bank has signed MoU with NIIF to boost capital availability for infrastructure projects?
  • Which Indian personality has been elected as a member of International Olympic Committee (IOC)?
    Answer:Narinder Batra
  • Impressed tortoise, which is in news recently, is discovered in which state?
    Answer:Arunachal Pradesh
  • The first UIDAI-run Aadhaar Seva Kendra (ASK) operational in which city?
    Answer:Delhi & Vijayawada
  • Where is the headquarters of Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD) is located?
  • Who is the author of the autobiography ‘Lessons Life Taught Me, Unknowingly”?
    Answer:Anupam Kher
  • The 2nd edition of International Day of Parliamentarism (IDP-2019) was observed on which date?
    Answer:June 30
  • Who has been elected new chairman of Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN)?
    Answer:Manoj Kumar Nambiar
  • Who is the head of the RBI committee to strengthen Core Investment Companies (CIC) framework?
    Answer:Tapan Ray
  • What is the rank of the Indian passport at the 2019 Henley Passport Index?
    Answer: 86th
  • Who is the head of the high-powered committee of Chief Ministers (CMs) to transform Indian agriculture?
    Answer:Devendra Fadnavis
  • Babu Narayanan, who passed away recently, was the popular filmmaker of which regional cinema?
    Answer: Malayalam
  • Ambati Rayudu, who recently retired from all forms of cricket, is from which state?
    Answer:Andhra Pradesh
  • Dragonfly mission, which is in news to explore Saturn’s Moon Titan, is associated to which space agency?
  • Which state government has launched toll-free CM helpline 1076?
    Answer:Uttar Pradesh
  • Which Indian sprinter has won gold in women’s 200 m at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland?
    Answer:Hima Das
  • The world’s largest burn and plastic surgery institute Institute has started functioning in which city?
  • Which international organisation has recently released its report ‘Working on a Warmer Planet”?
  • What is the theme of the 2019 edition of UN MSME Day?
    Answer:Big Money For Small Business: Financing the SDGs
  • Which railway zone has commissioned the longest electrified tunnel in Indian Railways?
    Answer:South Central Railway
  • Which Indian business leader will receive 2019 Global excellence awards from US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF)?
    Answer:Ajay Banga
  • Who is the author of the book ‘Whispers of Time’?
    Answer:Krishna Saksena
  • Where is the headquarters of National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR)?
  • The scientists of India and which country have identified a new gene linked to schizophrenia?
  • MOSAiC mission, which is in news recently, is a year-long expedition into which ocean?
    Answer:Arctic ocean
  • Which city of Rajasthan has recently declared UNESCO World Heritage site?
  • The Government of India (GoI) has signed pact with which tech company for pilot study on using AI in Agriculture?
  • On which date, the 2019 edition of National Doctor’s Day (NDD) is celebrated in India?
    Answer:July 1
  • Damnganga-Pinjal river inter-linking project, sometimes seen in news, is associated to which state?
  • Ikram Ali Khil, who broke Sachin Tendulkar’s rare World Cup record, is from which country?
  • Which state has topped the NITI Aayog’s 2019 AMFFR Index?
  • The Athi Varadar festival has started in which state?
    Answer:Tamil Nadu
  • Which ancient site of Iraq has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site?


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