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A)
World Bank
B)
UNCTAD
C)
SAARC
D)
United Nations

Correct Answer :   SAARC


The South Asia Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Disaster Management Centre has launched a website for information related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the region. SAARC has launched the website, www.covid19-sdmc.org., in aid to the pandemic.The website will show the number of coronavirus cases in the member states and update the numbers regularly.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
West Bnegal
B)
Bihar
C)
Gujarat
D)
Odisha

Correct Answer :   Odisha


Gahirmatha marine sanctuary and Rushikulya rookery coast in Ganjam district are main Olive Ridley Nesting sites in Odisha. Of these sites, Gahirmatha marine sanctuary is largest rookery (mass nesting site) of Olive Ridley turtles. Olive Ridley is listed as Vulnerable under IUCN Red List.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
October
B)
September
C)
August
D)
July

Correct Answer :   October


Amid the growing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, the Indian government announced the postponement of the country's 1st summit on Artificial Intelligence (AI), 'RAISE 2020- Responsible Artificial intelligence (AI) for Social Empowerment' to October 5-6, 2020.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
AIIMS
B)
ICMR
C)
BARC
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer :   ICMR


The national task force for COVID-19, constituted by the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), has recommended the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 for a high-risk population. ICMR directed that the hydroxy-chloroquine should be given to high-risk population asymptomatic healthcare workers. The medication can be used to treat the suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 and asymptomatic household contacts of laboratory-confirmed cases.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
March 25
B)
March 21
C)
March 15
D)
March 5

Correct Answer :   March 21


International Nowruz Day celebrated on March 21.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Abiy Ahmed
B)
Peter Handke
C)
Hillel Furstenberg
D)
M. Stanley Whittingham

Correct Answer :   Hillel Furstenberg


Israeli-American Hillel Furstenberg and Russian-born Gregory Margulis selected for Abel Prize for Mathematics by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
SBI Bank
B)
BOB Bank
C)
UCO Bank
D)
DBS Bank India

Correct Answer :   DBS Bank India


DBS Bank India has teamed-up with Bharti AXA to launch a complimentary insurance plan which will cover all medical conditions, including Covid-19.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Afghanistan and Maldives
B)
Bhutan and Maldives
C)
Nepal and Afghanistan
D)
Pakistan and Afghanistan

Correct Answer :   Afghanistan and Maldives


Afghanistan and Maldives pledge to contribute USD 1 million and USD 200,000 respectively to the SAARC Corona Emergency Fund proposed by PM Modi.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
SBI Bank
B)
BOB Bank
C)
UCO Bank
D)
DBS Bank India

Correct Answer :   SBI Bank


State Bank of India has launched an emergency loan facility for its existing loan customers whose business has been hit due to Coronavirus 2019 (COVID 19).

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
March 14
B)
March 17
C)
March 21
D)
March 25

Correct Answer :   March 21


The International Day of Forests was established on the 21st day of March. The International Day of Forests was established by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly on November 28, 2012. Theme :- 'Forests and Education'.

Published On : July 16, 2021