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A)
22.13 lakh crore
B)
23.47 lakh crore
C)
25.89 lakh crore
D)
27.86 lakh crore

Correct Answer :   27.86 lakh crore


The size of 2019-2020 budget, is 13.21% of GDP.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
NADA
B)
Glavcosmos
C)
CNES
D)
SSAU - Ukraine

Correct Answer :   Glavcosmos


The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) signed a contract with a Russian company, Glavcosmos, a subsidiary of the state corporation Roscosmos, for selection support, medical examination and space training of Indian astronauts for 'Gaganyaan' mission. It was signed by Glavkosmos' first Deputy Director-General, Natalia Lokteva, and Director of the Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC) of ISRO, S. Unnikrishnan Nair. The work will be supported by the Federal State Budget Organisation - the U A Gagarin Research & Test Cosmonaut Training Centre and the Institute of Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Pradhan Mantri Matsya Shram Yojana
B)
Pradhan Mantri Bandargah Maandhan Yojana
C)
Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana
D)
Pradhan Mantri Karamyogi Maandhan Yojana

Correct Answer :   Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana


The Union Government has proposed Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana to address critical infrastructure gap in fisheries sector. A robust fisheries management framework will be set up by department of fisheries.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Rajiv Mehrishi
B)
Ranjit Kumar
C)
Shaktikant Das
D)
K. K. Venugopal

Correct Answer :   Rajiv Mehrishi


The Comptroller and Auditor General of India is an authority, established by Article 148 of the Constitution of India, which audits all receipts and expenditure of the Government of India and the state governments.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
New Delhi
B)
Kolkata
C)
Pune
D)
Mumbai

Correct Answer :   New Delhi


Information technology (IT) and IT-enabled services (ITeS) NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) and Not-for-profit public limited company, NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) has organized "World Skills India"- International Cloud Computing Challenge 2019 from July (1st - 6th ) 2019 at NASSCOM Campus,New Delhi. The initiative is aimed at recognizing the best practices from the world in the areas of cloud computing. The challenge was initiated in the presence of the minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey. Under the aegis of NASSCOM & NSDC, India along with nine other countries include New Zealand, Belgium, Japan, China, South Korea, Russia, Oman and Ireland are participated in the competition. The finalists will be further taking part in the 45th World Skills Competition in Kazan, Russia which scheduled in August 2019. As per NASSCOM, in the Asia-Pacific region, India stands second only to China, as the largest and fastest-growing cloud services market.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Ewald Nowotny
B)
Samir Sharifov
C)
Arthur Javadyan
D)
David Lipton

Correct Answer :   David Lipton


International Monetary Fund (IMF) appointed American economist David Lipton as its interim leader. He replaces Christine Lagarde who was nominated to head the European Central Bank. Lipton was Special Assistant to the President and served as Senior Director for International Economic Affairs at the National Economic Council and National Security Council at the White House. He also worked as a Managing Director and Head of Global Country Risk Management at Citigroup. He also served as a secretary in the Treasury Department from 1993 to 1998 under the Clinton administration.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Dutee Chand
B)
Hima Das
C)
M. R. Poovamma
D)
V.K. Vismaya

Correct Answer :   Hima Das


Indian sprint runner Hima Das, nicknamed 'Dhing Express' won the gold medal in women's 200m with a timing of 23.65 seconds in Poznan Athletics Grand Prix 2019 held in Golecin Stadium, Poland.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Punjab
B)
Karnataka
C)
Andhra Pradesh
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer :   Andhra Pradesh


The creation of the first state on linguistic basis for Telugu speaking people called Andhra State on October 1, 1953. It was later renamed Andhra Pradesh.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Rajnath Singh
B)
Ram Vilas Paswan
C)
Ravi Shankar Prasad
D)
Dharmendra Pradhan

Correct Answer :   Ravi Shankar Prasad


Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched a commemoration of 4 years of Digital India initiative in an event at New Delhi. The Digital India initiative was launched on July 1, 2015. The minister also electronically launched the SAMEER Centre for Electromagnetic Environmental Effects in Visakhapatnam, Wi-Fi enabled Campus Networks at Osmania University, Hyderabad and at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong and a special issue of Yojana on Citizen Centric e-Services.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Prakash Javadekar
B)
Harsh Vardhan
C)
Nitin Gadkari
D)
Dharmendra Pradhan

Correct Answer :   Prakash Javadekar


The Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar reviewed the National Film Heritage Mission (NFHM) during a visit to the National Film Archive of India (NFAI), Pune, Maharashtra. The Government has completed an assessment of 1.32 lac film reels out of 1.5 lac reels of cinematic heritage as part of its NFHM. Jaykar Bungalow which is adjoining to NFAI building is now restored completely. The Film Institute has given 3-acre land to create a new volt where films can be stored safely.

Published On : July 13, 2021