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A)
Sophie Devine
B)
Molly Strano
C)
Poonam Yadav
D)
Deepti Sharma

Correct Answer :   Molly Strano


Melbourne Renegades spinner Molly Strano created history on Sunday when she became the first bowler to claim 100 wickets in the Women's Big Bash League. Strano achieved the feat during the Renegades' match against Melbourne Stars at Sydney Showground Stadium. Strano claimed figures of 2 for 38 in her four overs, dismissing opener Elyse Villani and Alana King. Jess Jonassen is the second-highest wicket-taker in WBBL.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
India
B)
China
C)
Singapore
D)
United States

Correct Answer :   India


Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has announced a contribution of USD 1 million to the COVID-19 ASEAN Response Fund.
The fund was announced during the 17th ASEAN-India Summit which was held recently in virtual mode. India also confirmed its earlier offer of USD 1 billion Line of Credit to support ASEAN connectivity.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Assam
C)
Jharkhand
D)
West Bengal

Correct Answer :   Assam


India’s second largest oil producer Oil India Ltd has recently made a natural gas discovery at a well drilled in Tinsukia, Assam.
As per the statement issued by the organisation, the Dinjan-1 well in Tinsukia in upper Assam basin found 10 meters of hydrocarbon-bearing sands. This discovery will help them explore new areas for further oil and gas exploration in Assam.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Producer Price Index
B)
Wholesale Price Index
C)
Consumer Price Index
D)
Index of Industrial Production

Correct Answer :   Index of Industrial Production


India’s Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has grown by 0.2 per cent in September on a year on year basis.
After continuous contraction of six months, IIP has entered into the positive side of growth. During the month of August, a 7.36 per cent contraction was recorded. Recovery in consumer goods, electricity and mining sectors was noted.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Petra Kvitova
B)
Simona Halep
C)
Serena Williams
D)
Victoria Azarenka

Correct Answer :   Serena Williams


By reaching the final, Sabalenka will enter the top 10 of the WTA rankings for the first time, overtaking Serena Williams. Top-seeds Aryna Sabalenka and Elise Mertens had three-set wins to advance to the final of the season-ending Upper Austria Ladies Linz on Saturday. The 11th-ranked Sabalenka outlasted Barbora Krejcikova 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, and Mertens rallied to defeat Ekaterina Alexandrova 2-6, 6-1, 7-5. Sabalenka and Mertens are regular doubles partners on the tour.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Abhijita Gupta
B)
Anupriya Gupta
C)
Greta Thunberg
D)
Verna Aardema

Correct Answer :   Abhijita Gupta


7 year-old prodigy becomes the world's youngest author and Grand Master in writing. Abhijita Gupta has been recognized as the world's youngest author by the International Book of Records, while the Asia Book of Records has conferred on her title of 'Grandmaster in Writing. 'According to the India Book of Records, she is the youngest author to write poetry and prose. Her book, titled "Happiness All Around," is an anthology of short stories and poems with illustrations acclaimed globally. The book gives insight into the cognitive ability and interests of a 7 year- old child. The illustrations reflect her fertile imagination.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Divina Maloum
B)
Greta Thunberg
C)
Sadat Rahman
D)
Licypriya Kangujam

Correct Answer :   Sadat Rahman


Sadat Rahman from Bangladesh has been awarded the prestigious International Children's Peace Prize 2020. The award was presented to 17-year-old Sadat by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai on 13 November 2020, during a ceremony in the Netherlands. He was selected out of 142 applicants from 42 countries. The International Children's Peace Prize is given annually since 2005 by the International children's rights organization KidsRights based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The prestigious Prize is annually awarded to a child who has made a special effort to promote children's rights and better the situation of vulnerable children.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
India
B)
France
C)
Australia
D)
United States

Correct Answer :   United States


As per a first of its kind assessment of coral reefs in U.S. waters by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Maryland, the reefs off the Florida coast are the most degraded, with 2% remaining.
The sensitive underwater ecosystems are said to have recorded a continued decline. These ecosystems are essential to the health of the world’s oceans, as per the researchers

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Zhu Yuling
B)
Chen Meng
C)
Liu Shewin
D)
Manika Batra

Correct Answer :   Chen Meng


World number one Table tennis player Chen Meng clinched the ITTF Women’s World Cup title of this year.
The 26-year old player beat Chinese compatriot Sun Yingsha to win her maiden ITTF Women’s World Cup title in Weihai. She also became the first winner of the ITTF’s #RESTART series.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Ayodhya
B)
Thirupati
C)
Prayagraj
D)
Varanasi

Correct Answer :   Ayodhya


The north Indian city of Ayodhya kept its Guinness World Record for a second year by lighting 6,06,569 oil lamps (diyas) and keeping them burning for at least 45 minutes as part of Deepavali celebrations. Thousands of volunteers lit the lamps along the banks of river Saryu, through lanes and at houses as dusk fell on November 13 in Ayodhya.

Published On : July 19, 2021