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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Boeing
B)
DARPA
C)
DESTO
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer : Option (D) - DRDO

Note : The first production lot of 12 Short Span Bridging System-10 m, designed and developed by DRDO has been inducted into the Indian Army.

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Published On : July 4, 2021
A)
Delhi
B)
Gujarat
C)
Andhra Pradesh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Andhra Pradesh

Note : The Andhra Pradesh State Government recently launched a new 'AP Information Technology Policy 2021-24' that is expected to generate more than 55,000 jobs over the next three years.

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Published On : July 4, 2021
A)
Moderna
B)
Sputnik light
C)
J&J
D)
Pfizer

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sputnik light

Note : The central government's Subject Expert Committee denied permission to Dr Reddy's Laboratories to carry out the Phase-III trials of 'Sputnik Light' in India.

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Published On : July 4, 2021
A)
50,000 crores
B)
60,000 crores
C)
75,000 crores
D)
90,000 crores

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 50,000 crores

Note : The Union finance minister announced Rs. 50,000 crore relief for the health sector under the Rs. 1.1 lakh crore loan guarantee scheme for pandemic-hit sectors.

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Published On : July 4, 2021
A)
INS Sarvekshak
B)
INS Tarkash
C)
INS Trishul
D)
INS Talwar

Correct Answer : Option (A) - INS Sarvekshak

Note : Indian Navy's Hydrographic Survey Ship Sarvekshak successfully completed survey action around the site of ill-fated MV X-Press Pearl and handed over the survey data to the Sri Lankan authorities.

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Published On : July 4, 2021
A)
Policy commission
B)
Planning Commission
C)
Education commission
D)
Competition Commission of India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Competition Commission of India

Note : The Competition Commission of India has approved the merger of Tech Data with SYNNEX Corporation under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002.

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Published On : July 4, 2021
A)
10
B)
15
C)
20
D)
37

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 20

Note : India has moved up three spots to be ranked at the 20th spot among the top 100 countries in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2021 by Startup Blink.

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Published On : July 3, 2021
A)
KL Rahul
B)
R Ashwin
C)
Jasprit Bumrah
D)
Shikhar Dhawan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - R Ashwin

Note : The BCCI recommend the names of spinner R Ashwin and women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj for this year's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

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Published On : July 3, 2021
A)
$8 billion
B)
$12 billion
C)
$20 billion
D)
$ 25 billion

Correct Answer : Option (C) - $20 billion

Note : The World Bank on Wednesday pledged to boost available funding for COVID-19 vaccine purchases and deployment to $20 billion from a previous target of $12 billion, citing a sharp increase in overall financing demand from developing countries.

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Published On : July 3, 2021
A)
United States
B)
Germany
C)
Israel
D)
China

Correct Answer : Option (A) - United States

Note : The US has once again retained its position as the top country while, the UK, Israel, Canada and Germany continue to be the top five countries respectively like previous year.

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Published On : July 3, 2021