Current Affairs July 2015 Third Week

1) Name the Earth-like exoplanet which was discovered by Kepler Mission? - Kepler 452b

2) Name the world’s first malaria vaccine which was on 24 July 2015 got approval from European Medicines Agency (EMA)? - RTS,S or Mosquirix

3) Name the capital of the Republic of Guinea, which was on 21 July 2015 named as the World Book Capital for 2017 by UNESCO? – Conakry

4) Which ground will host the final of the ICC World Twenty20 World Cup to be held in India during 2016? - Eden Gardens ground in Kolkata.

5) Who was on 20 July 2015 appointed as Chairperson of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)? - Bhanu Pratap Sharma
Current Affairs PDF July 2015 Third Week
6) Name the two-time Grand Slam winner and former number one tennis player of France, who was on 18 July 2015 inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame? - Amelie Mauresmo

7) Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on 25 July 2015 launched which scheme from Patna? -Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY)

8) Who was on 24 July 2015 chosen for the Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize 2015 in the Academic Category? - Historian Ramachandra Guha

9) National Broadcasting Day was recently observed on? - 23 July 2015

10) Name the Indian-American boy who on 11 July 2015 won the Junior Title at the US Powerlifting Association National Championships 2015 that was held at the Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas? - Amitoj Chhabra

11) Who was on 20 July 2015 appointed as Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with effect from 8 September 2015? - Maurice Obstfeld

12) Name the Kerala Tourism's Project which on 18 July 2015 bagged the 2015 Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) award in the ‘Heritage & Culture’ category? - Muziris Heritage Project (MHP)

13) India’s 1st indigenously designed and developed High Thrust cryogenic rocket engine was recently tested from? - ISRO Propulsion Complex, Mahendragiri

14) Name the indigenously designed and developed Visibility Measuring System which was installed at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, New Delhi recently? – DRISHTI

15) Who was on 24 July 2015 appointed as the Director-General (DG) of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)? - Ajay Mathur
Note: TERI is a non-profit research institution that conducts research work in the fields of energy, environment and sustainable development.

16) Who were on 24 July 2015 awarded with the first-ever Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize by the United Nations (UN)? - Helena Ndume of Namibia and Jorge Sampaio of Portugal

17) Name the Cartoonist who gave life to the cartoon character Archie, who died on 20 July 2015? - Tom Moore

18) Name the countrywide campaign, to create mass awareness and capacity building for safe and hygienic food launched by Union government recently? - Surakshit Khadya Abhiyan

19) Name the cartoonist working with the prominent Telugu Daily newspaper Sakshi, who on 11 July 2015 won the Grand Prix World Press Cartoon 2014 Award for sketching Nelson Mandela? - Pamarthy Shankar

20) Nelson Mandela International Day was observed across the world on? - 18 July 2015

21) Name the noted Urdu fiction writer who died on 19 July 2015? - Dr Bisheshar Pradeep

22) India was recently ranked ___th in terms of power generation from nuclear source? - 12th

23) CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 21 July 2015 approved to extend the deadline for implementation of Crime and Criminals Tracking network and Systems (CCTNS) project till? - March 2017

24) Union Government on 20 July 2015 launched National Career Counselling Portal under which ministry? - Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

25) Who was on 21 July 2015 appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Flipkart-owned fashion store Myntra? - Ananth Narayanan

26) Which Indian firm on 23 July 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Augur Overseas Operation of Singapore to manufacture Aerostats and Airships in India? -Reliance Unmanned Systems

27) Which 10-year old was on 22 July 2015 won the IJGA World Stars of Junior Golf event in Las Vegas? - Shubham Jaglan

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