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A)
20
B)
33
C)
41
D)
57

Correct Answer :   20


National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO) data showed that India has 20.6 health workers per 10,000 people. This is less than the World Health Organization's (WHO) minimum overreach of 22.8 per 10,000 people. This is uneven between the urban and rural areas. Rural areas with 71 % of India's population have only 36% of health workers. Delhi highest concentration of health workers followed by Kerala, Punjab, and Haryana.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
NGTS - 7B
B)
NGTS - 6g
C)
NGTS - 4b
D)
NGTS - 3B

Correct Answer :   NGTS - 4b


An international collaboration of astronomers with the University of Warwick, I-JK, have discovered an exoplanet, Next-Generation Transit Survey(NGTS)- 4b, the Forbidden Planet, in the Neptunian Desert. It is smaller than Neptune but 3 times the size of the Earth. The Research was led by Dr. Richard West including Professor Peter Wheatley, Dr. Daniel Bayliss and Dr. James McCormac from the Astronomy and Astrophysics Group at the University of Warwick. This information was published in the Journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society(MNRAS).

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
India
B)
USA
C)
Bangladesh
D)
Russia

Correct Answer :   Russia


Russia has rejected an Iranian request to buy S-400 missile defense systems, concerned that the sale would stoke more tension in the Middle East. The request was rebuffed by President Vladimir Putin on condition of anonymity because they're not authorized to discuss the matter. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Moscow May 7. Russia's Foreign Ministry didn't reply to a request for comment, and Iranian officials couldn't be reached for a response.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Drink Move Be Strong
B)
Improve your Nutrition
C)
Good food, health and nutrition
D)
Drink Milk: Today & Everyday

Correct Answer :   Drink Milk: Today & Everyday


Annually, on June 1, the world celebrates Global Milk Day in a bid to spread awareness about the consumption of Milk and the benefits of its nutrition. The theme for World Milk Day 2019 is "Drink Milk: Today & Everyday". The theme intended to educate people about the importance of milk in our life and society. Since 2001, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) selected this date for the Global Milk Day to celebrate the role of the dairy sector to economic development, livelihoods, and nutrition.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Mumbai
B)
Madras
C)
Bengaluru
D)
Kanpur

Correct Answer :   Madras


The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has launched a Data Platform of 'Integrated Database on Infrastructure Projects' (IDIP) to improve the efficiency of Government Infrastructure Development. It will help in effective decision-making among different stakeholders involved in the infrastructure sector. The development partner for the project is Akara Research and Technologies. It was launched on May 29, 2019 at the 15th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR) held at IIT Bombay in a special session on Public-Private Partnership(PPP) in Indian Transport Sector by Prof G Raghuram, Director of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, in the presence of Prof Thillai Rajan A, IIT Madras, Prof Swapnil Garg, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Management Indore and Co-ordinator of PPPINDIANET.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
NCLT
B)
SEBI
C)
NCDRC
D)
CESTAT

Correct Answer :   NCLT


The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) approved the resolution plan of Tata Steel to acquire debt-ridden Bhushan Energy Ltd. for about Rs.800 crore on 30 May. The principal bench of NCLT-Delhi also rejected objections from Bhushan Energy's former promoter Neeraj Singal opposing Tata Steels' bid. Under the resolution plan, Tata Steel will offer an upfront payment of Rs.730 crore. It would also pay Rs.50 crore additionally to operational creditors of the company. Besides, Tata Steel would also infuse Rs.367 crore into the company as a part of equity infusion. A detailed order is still awaited in this matter.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Belden Namah
B)
Don Polye
C)
James Marape
D)
Michael Somare

Correct Answer :   James Marape


Lawmakers of Papua New Guinea elected James Marape as its 8th prime minister. He belongs to Pangu Party. He succeeded Peter O Neill of People's National Congress party, who was pressured to resign by a series of political defections in recent days, and tensions over a multi-billion-dollar gas project signed this year with French company Total and the US firm ExxonMobil. Marape earlier served as the finance minister of Papua New Guinea while he was a member of the People's National Congress party and he resigned on April 2019.

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

Correct Answer :   Mumbai


The SWIFT India and South Asia Conference held at the St Regis Mumbai. The conference saw the participation of 500 delegates representing financial institutions, regulators, market infrastructure experts, multinational corporations, and other industry professionals, to discuss the most pertinent issues concerning the nation's financial market. The theme of the conference was "Digitisation in transition: The future of innovation and cyber security. It was organized and hosted by SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication).

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Hyderabad
B)
Mumbai
C)
Chennai
D)
Bengaluru

Correct Answer :   Bengaluru


New York-based investment and financial services major Goldman Sachs have pumped in $250 million to construct one of its largest global workspaces in Bengaluru. Bengaluru, with 2,500 techies, is the second-largest engineering talent base of Goldman Sachs after New York. Goldman Sachs Service, Bengaluru has become one of the firm's global centres of innovation focused on the development and application of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics to help solve business problems for our worldwide network.

Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Earth Day
B)
Clean Air Day
C)
World Water Day
D)
World Environment Day

Correct Answer :   World Environment Day


As the World Environment Day is approaching, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched a theme song 'Hawa Aane De' on air pollution. The song was launched in the national capital. The aim is to spread awareness regarding protecting the environment. Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched the song in the presence of actor Shekhar Suman and singer Shaan. World Environment Day is celebrated on June 05.

Published On : July 13, 2021