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A)
Odisha
B)
Kerala
C)
West Bengal
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Odisha

Note : Lord Jagannath’s annual Rath Yatra is observed every year. This year the Rath Yatra held on 12 July without the participation of devotees in view of the Covid situation. Ratha Yatra is a Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Odisha, India.

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Published On : July 12, 2021
A)
Madhya Pradesh
B)
Uttar Pradesh
C)
Odisha
D)
Bihar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Uttar Pradesh

Note : The government Uttar Pradesh has announced new Population Policy 2021-2030′ on the occasion of World Population Day. The draft law list that have been put on public domain and the government has sought suggestions from people in policy draft.

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Published On : July 12, 2021
A)
Smriti Zubin Irani
B)
Harsimrat Kaur Badal
C)
Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nirmala Sitharaman

Note : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently hosted women members of the Union Council of Ministers, at high-tea at her residence in New Delhi. Union Ministers Smriti Irani, Meenakshi Lekhi, Anupriya Patel, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Renuka Singh and others attended the event.

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Published On : July 12, 2021
A)
IIT Delhi & Sony India
B)
IIT Madras & Sony India
C)
IIT Bombay & Sony India
D)
IIT Guwahati & Sony India

Correct Answer : Option (B) - IIT Madras & Sony India

Note : The IIT Madras & Sony India organized a National hackathon called 'SAMVEDAN 2021 - Sensing Solutions for Bharat'.

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Published On : July 12, 2021
A)
Oral Medicine
B)
Global Alliance
C)
Testing Platform
D)
Vaccine Candidate

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Testing Platform

Note : A team of scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles has reported real-world results on SwabSeq, a testing platform.

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Published On : July 12, 2021
A)
PK
B)
Lagaan
C)
Devadas
D)
PatherPanchari

Correct Answer : Option (A) - PK

Note : The National Film Archive of India has announced a significant addition of the original camera negative of Rajkumar Hirani's 2014 film 'PK' in its collection.

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Published On : July 12, 2021
A)
Rs 23,123
B)
Rs 23,190
C)
Rs 24,320
D)
Rs 25,150

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rs 23,123

Note : The newly formed Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved 'India COVID-19 Emergency Response & Health System Preparedness Package: Phase-II' worth Rs 23,123 crore.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
S Jayshankar
B)
Piyush Goyal
C)
Narendra Modi
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nirmala Sitharaman

Note : Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman attended the third G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting. The two-day meeting held on July 9th and 10th, 2021 saw discussions on a wide range of issues including global economic risks and health challenges, policies for recovery from the CoVID-19 pandemic, international taxation, sustainable finance and financial sector issues.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Piyush Goyal
C)
S Jayshankar
D)
Narendra Modi

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Piyush Goyal

Note : The 21st Session of India-Italy Joint Commission for Economic Cooperation (JCEC) was held where Piyush Goyal, Commerce & Industry Minister and Mr. Luigi Di Maio, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy co-chaired the Session.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Axis Bank
B)
Bandhan Bank
C)
IDFC First Bank
D)
IndusInd Bank

Correct Answer : Option (C) - IDFC First Bank

Note : The IDFC First Bank has launched a unique Employee-funded program called 'Ghar Ghar Ration' for its low-income customers who were affected by Covid-19.

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Published On : July 11, 2021