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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
A)
HM Bangur
B)
Puneet Dalmia
C)
K C Jhanwar
D)
Madhavkrishna Singhania

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Puneet Dalmia

Note : The government has set up a 25-member development council for the cement industry under Dalmia Bharat Group CMD Puneet Dalmia which will suggest ways to eliminate waste, obtain maximum production, improve quality, reduce costs and promote standardization of products.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Haiti
B)
Brazil
C)
Nicaragua
D)
Guatemala

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Haiti

Note : The President of Haiti, Jovenel Moise has passed away, following his assassination at his private residence in Petion-Ville in the capital Port-au-Prince.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Assam
C)
Odisha
D)
West Bengal

Correct Answer : Option (D) - West Bengal

Note : A consignment of Geographical Identification (GI) certified Fazil mango variety sourced from Malda district of West Bengal was exported to Bahrain. The consignment of Fazil mango was exported by APEDA registered DM enterprises, Kolkata and imported by Al Jazira group, Bahrain.

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Published On : July 11, 2021