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A)
Fixing limits of Income tax
B)
Fixing limits of Affordable housing
C)
Fixing limits of Chairperson’s salary
D)
Fixing limits of territorial constituencies

Correct Answer :   Fixing limits of territorial constituencies


Delimitation literally means the process of fixing limits of territorial constituencies in a country with a legislative body.
The government recently cancelled its earlier notifications which postponed delimitation in Assam, Nagaland, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh due to security issues. The exercise to re-adjust the division of each state into territorial constituencies for the purpose of Lok Sabha and state assembly elections on the basis of 2001 census figures, is to be carried out in the four states.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Aam Aadmi Party
B)
Shiv Sena
C)
BSP
D)
Janata Dal

Correct Answer :   Janata Dal


Janata Dal (United) Lok Sabha Member Baidyanath Prasad Mahto from Valmiki Nagar constituency passed away on February 28, 2020 at the age of 72 in New Delhi.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Courtney Duffus
B)
Simona Halep
C)
Heather Watson
D)
Leylah Fernandez

Correct Answer :   Heather Watson


Heather Watson credited the steadying influence of her boyfriend, Yeovil Town striker Courtney Duffus, for helping her claim her fourth Women's Tennis Association title in Acapulco.In a nerve-racking final, Watson needed all her poise to edge past 17-year-old Canadian prodigy Leylah Fernandez.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Har Ghar Jal Scheme
B)
Jal Samridhi Scheme
C)
GharGhar Jal Scheme
D)
Jal Hai to Kal Hai Scheme

Correct Answer :   Har Ghar Jal Scheme


PM launches Har Ghar Jal Scheme to provide piped water to the households in Bundelkhand region which comprises certain districts of UP & MP.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
28th February
B)
29th February
C)
1st March
D)
4th March

Correct Answer :   29th February


World rare disease day is observed on 28/29 (last day of) February. The day aims to raise awareness for the millions of people who are impacted by rare disease. It aims to educate people about rare diseases and their impacts. Theme: The theme of the day is Reframe Rare for Rare Disease Day. The theme encourages everyone to take steps to clarify many of the misconceptions that can make people with rare diseases feel isolated and affect the quality of care and support they receive.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Kanpur
B)
New Delhi
C)
Varanasi
D)
Lucknow

Correct Answer :   New Delhi


The two-day International Conference on Standardisation of Diagnosis and Terminologies in Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha Systems of Medicine-ICoSDiTAUS-2020 recently concluded in New Delhi.
The “New Delhi Declaration on Collection and Classification of Traditional Medicine (TM) Diagnostic Data” was adopted in the conference. As many as 16 countries participated in the conference. This is the biggest ever international event dedicated to standardisation of diagnosis and terminologies.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
South Korea
B)
Australia
C)
China
D)
Japan

Correct Answer :   Japan


After several passengers and crew members were diagnosed with the coronavirus infection, the Diamond Princess cruise ship has been quarantined in the Port of Yokohama, Japan.
Recently, a special Air India flight departed to Tokyo and brought back 119 Indian nationals (113 crew members and 6 passengers) who were on-board the Diamond Princess Cruise ship. It also evacuated 5 foreign nationals, who are all quarantined at the facility of Indian Army at Haryana.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Odisha
B)
Kerala
C)
Bihar
D)
West Bengal

Correct Answer :   Bihar


The Bihar Legislative Assembly recently passed a resolution to conduct a caste-based census in the state. The chief minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar proposed a caste-based census in the Assembly and it was passed unanimously.
The Speaker of the state assembly announced that the proposal has been passed and the resolution would be sent to the central government.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Oyo Hotels
B)
Byjus
C)
Zomato
D)
Swiggy

Correct Answer :   Oyo Hotels


As per the recently released Hurun Global Rich List 2020, Ritesh Agarwal- the founder of Oyo Hotels, has been named as the world’s second youngest billionaire.
His wealth was estimated at $1.1 billion, at the age of 24. In the global list, Kylie Jenner, the cosmetics star was only ahead of the Indian entrepreneur at the age of 22. Ritesh is also the richest self-made Indian billionaire aged under 40. He is followed by founders of Zerodha, Flipkart and Byjus.

Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Vandana Shiva
B)
Sunita Narain
C)
Jadav Payeng
D)
Rajendra Singh

Correct Answer :   Jadav Payeng


Padma Shri Jadav Payeng will be conferred with the Swami Vivekananda Karmayogi Award on 29 February in New Delhi at a function instituted by My Home India. He was awarded the 6th Karmayogi Award for his consistent efforts in creating a real man-made forest through massive reforestation. The award is composed of a trophy, a recitation and a reward of Rs 1 lakh.

Published On : July 16, 2021