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A)
27 July
B)
28 July
C)
29 July
D)
30 July

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 28 July

Note : World Hepatitis Day is celebrated on 28 July each year to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. The theme of World Hepatitis Day 2020 is “Hepatitis can’t wait”, conveying the urgency of efforts needed to eliminate hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
Wrestling
B)
Shooting
C)
Boxing
D)
Skateboarding

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Wrestling

Note :

Wrestler Priya Malik has made the entire nation proud by clinching the elusive gold medal at the World Cadet Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Sunday(25-07-2021) in the women's 73 kg weight category where she got the better of Belarus wrestler Kseniya Patapovich 5-0 in the final.
 
World Cadet Wrestling Championships:  Priya Malik wins gold

Even though she has not won the prestigious Olympic gold medal as the Haryana wrestler is not a part of the Indian contingent in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020, it is indeed a phenomenal achievement and cannot be belittled by any means as Malik has struck gold at the world championships.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
ISRO
B)
CNSA
C)
NASA
D)
JAXA

Correct Answer : Option (C) - NASA

Note : The US space agency NASA has selected California-based SpaceX to provide launch services for Earth’s first mission to conduct detailed investigations of Jupiter’s moon Europa. The mission called ‘Europa Clipper mission’ is scheduled to be launched in October 2024 on a Falcon Heavy rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
Malaysia
B)
Myanmar
C)
Indonesia
D)
Switzerland

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Indonesia

Note :

Sunseap Group in Singapore has announced that it plans to spend $2 billion to build the world’s largest floating solar farm and the energy storage system in Batam, a neighboring Indonesian city, which will double its renewable power generation capacity.
 
Sunseap in a statement mentioned that the floating photovoltaic system is expected to have a capacity of 2.2 gigawatt-peak (GWp).
 
The Co-founder and Chief Executive of Sunseap, Frank Phuan said that this single project will double the group’s entire portfolio. More importantly, it will build Sunseap’s capability towards hyper-scale solar and energy storage projects.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
Pakistan
B)
Sri Lanka
C)
Bangladesh
D)
South Korea

Correct Answer : Option (D) - South Korea

Note :

South Korean defence procurement agency has approved plans to develop an artillery interception system in line with Israel's Iron Dome. The objective of this $2.6-billion artillery interception system is to protect the South Korean cities against North Korea's arsenal of long-range guns and rockets.
 
Last month, the South Korean government had announced that it would spend this amount on research and development of this new system. Further, the country has plans to fully deploy the system by 2035.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
India
B)
China
C)
USA
D)
Japan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - China

Note : China announced new rules under which profit tutoring in core school subjects has been barred to ease financial pressures on families. China’s private educational firms are bracing for a hit after the announcements were made. The rule changes sent shockwaves across the country’s private tutoring sector triggering a sell-off in the shares of the educational companies which includes the US-listed Gaotu Techedu and TAL Education Group.

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Published On : July 27, 2021
A)
Sweden
B)
Germany
C)
Australia
D)
Switzerland

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sweden

Note : Sweden has ratified the framework agreement for the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and is now a member of the global platform, which is an initiative of India aimed at promoting renewable energy and sustainable development. 

ISA is an alliance of 121 countries initiated by India, which lie either completely or partly between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.

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Published On : July 27, 2021
A)
10 lakh
B)
25 lakh
C)
35 lakh
D)
50 lakh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 35 lakh

Note : Parliamentary Standing Committee has approved the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021, without any changes. The Bill amends the term 'major airport' to include the group of airports. It also increased the threshold of annual passenger traffic in a major airport to 35 lakh. Previously, an airport with annual traffic of more than 15 lakh was called a major airport. AERA will regulate tariffs and other charges for aeronautical services for major airports and also a group of airports.

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Published On : July 27, 2021
A)
Chess
B)
Sport Climbing
C)
Skateboarding
D)
Surfing & Karate

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Chess

Note : With the 32nd edition of the Summer Olympics a few months away, it's a good time to take a look at the 5 new sports that will be included in the Tokyo Olympics. The IOC approved the addition of surfing, skateboarding, sport climbing, karate, and baseball/softball at the Games.

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Published On : July 27, 2021
A)
Gauhar Khan
B)
Hasina Begum
C)
Yusuf Khan
D)
M A Yusuff Ali

Correct Answer : Option (D) - M A Yusuff Ali

Note :

Lulu Group chairman, M A Yusuff Ali has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI). Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi & Dy. Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces issued a resolution to form a new Board of Directors for Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI).
 
HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan recently had honoured Yusuffali with the ‘Abu Dhabi Award 2021’, the highest civilian honour for his almost 5-decade long contributions in the fields of economic development & philanthropy.

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Published On : July 27, 2021