Important Current Affairs of 9 July 2024 with MCQ

In this episode, we will discuss the important current affairs of 9 July 2024 with MCQ. These are the most important questions for all types of examinations. So let’s begin.

Important Current Affairs of 9 July 2024

Important Current Affairs of 9 July 2024

Q1) With whom has DRDO developed the indigenous light tank ‘Zoravar’?

A. Tata Group
B. Reliance Industries Ltd..
C. Larsen and Toubro
D. HAL

Answer: C. Larsen and Toubro

Important Point:

  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in collaboration with Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has launched the indigenous light tank ‘Zorawar’ and it will soon be extensively tested.
  • The tank is powered by a Cummins engine and DRDO has initiated a project to develop a new engine domestically.

Larsen & Toubro (L&T):

  • Founded: 7 February 1946
  • Headquarters: Mumbai
  • Chairman: SN Subrahmanyan

Q2) resident Draupadi Murmu visited the historical Udayagiri Caves, in which state is it?

A. Odisha
B. Maharashtra
C. Madhya Prades
D. Uttarakhand

Answer: A. Odisha

Important Point:

  • President Draupadi Murmu who is on a four day visit to Odisha is visiting the historic Udayagiri caves in Bhubaneswar The Udayagiri caves are famous for the Hathigumpha inscription which is engraved in Brahmi script

Odisha Current Affairs:

  • The world famous Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra, Devi Subhadra and Lord Sudarshan has started in ‘Puri’ of Odisha.
  • India’s Largest Hockey Stadium: Birsa Munda Stadium.
  • Odisha government recently launched Mo Jangal Jami Yojana Dhanu Yatra Festival and Nuwa Khai Festival.
  • Odisha Chief Minister inaugurated Samalei Temple Project in Sambalpur.

About Odisha:

  • Formation: 25 January 1950
  • Capital: Bhubaneswar
  • Governor: Shri Raghubar Das
  • Chief Minister: Mohan Charan Majhi
  • Deputy Chief Ministers: Kanak Vardhan Singh Dev abd Prati Parida
  • Assembly: 147
  • Lok Sabha: 21
  • Rajya Sabha: 10
  • Language: Odia
  • Districts: 30

National Parks:

  • Simlipal National Park (District: Mayurbhanj)
  • Bhitarkanika National Park (District: Kendrapara)

Q3) Who has become the first woman Finance Minister of the United Kingdom?

A. Ruchira Kamboj
B. Akshata Krishnamurthy
C. Rachel Reeves
D. Geeta Gopinath

Important Point:

  • A new government led by Keir Starmer has been formed in the United Kingdom. Starmer has appointed Rachel Reeves as the country’s first female finance minister.
  • Reeves has become Britain’s first female Chancellor of the Exchequer.
  • The Labour Party has returned to power after a landslide victory in the United Kingdom’s general elections.
  • Important Point:

About Britain:

  • Capital: London
  • Currency: Pound Sterling

Current Affairs:

  • India received 100 tons of gold from Britain.
  • Keir Starmer is going to be the new Prime Minister of Britain.

Military Exercises:

  1. Pebble
  2. Invincible Warrior

Q4) Who has been recently appointed as FATF President?

A. Senthil Pandian
B. Arindam Bagchi
C. Mark Root
D. Elisa de Anda Madrazo

Answer: D. Elisa de Anda Madrazo

Important Point:

  • Elisa de Anda Madrazo will serve as FATF President from July 2024 to June 2026, replacing T. Raja Kumar of Singapore.
  • Until June 2023, she held the position of Vice President of FATF for three years.

About FATF:

  • Founded: July 1989
  • Headquarters: Paris, France

Q5) Which state has won the Best Agriculture State Award for 2024?

A. Maharashtra
B. Gujarat
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Haryana

Answer: A. Maharashtra

  • The 15th Agriculture Leadership Award Committee has selected Maharashtra for the Best Agricultural State Award for 2024. Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde will receive the award at a ceremony held in New Delhi on July 10, 2024.
  • Innovative Agricultural Practices of Maharashtra.
  • According to the 15th Agriculture Leadership Award Committee, Maharashtra has been selected for this award for its innovative agriculture and rural initiatives.
  • In the agriculture sector, recently the Maharashtra government has launched the country’s largest bamboo mission covering 21 lakh hectares of area.
  • The Maharashtra government has also set a target to increase irrigation capacities in about 17 lakh hectares through the implementation of 123 projects.

Maharashtra current Affairs:

  • In which state will South Asia’s largest flying training organization be established? Maharashtra
  • Where will India’s largest deep draft port be built? Maharashtra
  • Maharashtra government has signed an agreement with Google for the use of AI in the field of health and education
  • 27th National Youth Festival organized in Nashik
  • Rashmi Shukla appointed as the new DGP of Maharashtra Police
  • Maharashtra is the largest recipient state of FDI

About Maharashtra:

  • Formation: 1 May 1960
  • Capital: Mumbai
  • Governor: Shri Ramesh Bais
  • Chief Minister: Shri Eknath Shinde
  • Deputy Chief Minister: Devendra Fadnavis
  • Assembly: 288
  • Lok Sabha: 48
  • Rajya Sabha: 19
  • Language: Marathi
  • Districts: 36

National Parks:

  • Sanjay Gandhi National Park
  • Navegaon National Park
  • Pench National Park

Q6) Who recently won the British Grand Prix 2024?

A. Max Verstappen
B. Lewis Hamilton
C. Rafael Nadal
D. Carlos Alcaraz

Answer: B. Lewis Hamilton

  • Lewis Hamilton won his first victory since 2021.
  • He won the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
  • Hamilton became the first FI driver F1 driver to win nine times at any track.

Q) Which country has introduced ‘porn passport’ for the first time?

A. Japan
B. China
C. Spain
D. Indonesia

Answer: C. Spain

Explanation:

  • In a pioneering move to prevent minors from accessing online pornography, Spain is to implement a government-issued phone application that will require a digital ID and a limited number of credits to view adult content.

About Spain

  • Capital: Madrid
  • Currency: Euro
  • Prime Minister: Pedro Sanchez

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