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A)
17 September
B)
18 September
C)
19 September
D)
20 September

Correct Answer :   17 September


The World Patient Safety Day is observed globally on 17th September to create a global awareness for patient safety and urge people to show their commitment to making healthcare safer. The theme for World Patient Safety Day 2020: Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
10%
B)
30%
C)
50%
D)
75%

Correct Answer :   30%


The Lok Sabha has passed the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020 on 15 September 2020. The bill seeks to cut salaries of all Members of Parliaments (MPs) by 30 per cent for a period of one year commencing April 1, 2020, to meet the urgent financial need arising out COVID-19 pandemic.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
MS Dhoni
B)
Yuvraj Singh
C)
Virat Kohli
D)
Irfan Pathan

Correct Answer :   Virat Kohli


One of India's leading edtech companies for professional and higher education, Great Learning today announced the appointment of Virat Kohli, as its brand ambassador. The captain of the Indian cricket team and the world's #1 batsman, who also topped a recent ranking of India's most powerful celebrities, will now be the face of the Great Learning brand. He will lead the brand's latest 'Power Ahead' campaign, which underlines the importance of lifelong learning and showcases how high quality learning at the right time can help professionals and students power ahead in their careers.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Goa
B)
Karnataka
C)
Rajasthan
D)
Jammu and Kashmir

Correct Answer :   Jammu and Kashmir


In Jammu and Kashmir, the Horticulture Department has launched the Flagship programme "Backyard Horticulture" under CAPEX scheme at Panchyat Jaswan in Marh block of Jammu district. Under the programme, at least three fruit plants costing Rs. 200 will be distributed among the farmers at 90% subsidy covering 600 households in Zone Marh

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
India
B)
Russia
C)
United Kingdom
D)
United States

Correct Answer :   United States


The United States has recently banned eight Chinese goods including cotton, hair products, computer components and some textiles from China’s Xinjiang province.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of the U.S has stated that the products are produced using ‘Forced labour’. It also alleges that China weakens American workers and businesses by trying to import these goods into the U.S.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Gujarat
B)
Bihar
C)
Uttar Pradesh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer :   Bihar


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated various projects under the ‘Namami Gange’ Yojana and the ‘AMRUT’ Yojana in Bihar.
The four schemes inaugurated include sewerage treatment plants in Patna and water-related projects under the ‘AMRUT’ scheme. The Prime Minister also laid foundation stones were also laid for water supply projects and River Front Development Scheme under Namami Gange.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Asian Development Bank
B)
BRICS Bank
C)
World Bank
D)
International Monetary Fund

Correct Answer :   Asian Development Bank


According to the Asian Development Bank, Asia’s economy will contract for the first time since the early 1960s.
The bank had earlier projected that the GDP would grow by 0.1 per cent. Now, it is estimated that Asia’s GDP would decline by 0.7 per cent in 2020 and would increase to 7.7 per cent in 2021. It also highlighted that the GD in India would contract by 9% this year.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Aamir Khan
B)
Sachin Tendulkar
C)
Amitabh Bachchan
D)
Nawazuddin Siddique

Correct Answer :   Amitabh Bachchan


Amazon India has recently confirmed that the Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan will become the first Indian celebrity whose voice will feature on the Alexa voice assistant.
The company is to add the voice of the actor as a paid upgrade and that will be added through the Alexa Skills interface. His voice would be used in notifications about weather, jokes and advices, as a part of attracting customers.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Manipur
B)
Mizoram
C)
Assam
D)
Meghalaya

Correct Answer :   Assam


The Baghjan Oil Well of Oil India Limited (OIL) is located in Eastern Assam’s Tinsukia district has been put off.
A massive fire occurred in the Oil well due to equipment failure and it turned out into a blowout, which means uncontrolled escape of gas at great speed. Oil India Limited (OIL) and foreign experts managed to tame the fire after 110 days.

Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
YS Reddy
B)
Harshvardhan
C)
Narendra Singh Tomar
D)
Harivansh Narayan Singh

Correct Answer :   Harivansh Narayan Singh


Janata Dal (United) parliamentarian Harivansh Narayan Singh has been re-elected as the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. The upper house has cleared his name with a voice vote. The proposal to elect Harivansh as the deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha was moved by BJP President JP Nadda.

Published On : July 19, 2021