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A)
Ana Bogdan
B)
Zarina Diyas
C)
Victoria Azarenka
D)
Garbine Muguruza

Correct Answer :   Garbine Muguruza


The 2019 Monterrey Open aka 2019 Abierto GNP Seguros was the 11th edition of Monterrey Open, held at Monterrey in Mexico. It was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. The prize money of the tournament was $250,000. Garbine Muguruza of Spain successfully claimed back-to-back Monterrey Open title on 7th April, 2019, as Victoria Azarenka succumbed to injury in the final, the score was 6-1 3-1 at that time. Asia Muhammad & Maria Sanchez of USA has claimed womens doubles title in Monterrey Open by defeating Monique Adamczak and Jessica Moore of Australia.

Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Usha Padhee
B)
Sanjeev Kapoor
C)
Arun Kumar
D)
Rajesh Kakkar

Correct Answer :   Usha Padhee


Odisha cadre IAS officer, Usha Padhee, has been given additional charge as the Chairman & Managing Director of Pawan Hans Ltd, helicopter services providing company. Currently , she is serving as the Joint Secretary of Department of Civil Aviation.Usha Padhee became the first woman CMD of Pawan Hans Ltd.With this appointment, she becomes the first woman CMD of the mini ratna-I category PSU (Public sector undertakings). She also served as the Director of the Pawan Hans Ltd and Additional Director at Delhi International Airport Limited.

Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
India
B)
China
C)
Mexico
D)
Philippines

Correct Answer :   India


According to World Bank's Migration and Development Brief; with the Indian diaspora sending 79$ billion back to their home country, India retained its position as the world's top recipient of remittances in 2018. India followed by China: 67$ billion, Mexico: 36$ billion; Philippines: 34$ billion and Egypt: 29$ billion.

Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
6th April
B)
7th April
C)
8th April
D)
9th April

Correct Answer :   8th April


April 8th is celebrated as International Romani Day. On International Roma Day 2019, the (ERCC) European Roma Rights Centre brings into limelight the grave fact about the 6 million Romani people (living in the EU, European Union) and 4 million living in the enlargement region (Montenegro, Serbia, North Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Turkey) who till date remains the most underprivileged ethnic group of Europe.Romanis, till this day and age, continue to face discrimination on grounds of race, ethnicity, health care, education, employment, public services and social services. The day was initiated during the fourth World Romani Congress of the International Romani Union (IRU) in 1990 to honour the first major international meeting of Romani representatives.

Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Tennis
B)
Golf
C)
Badminton
D)
Cricket

Correct Answer :   Golf


28 years old Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan passed away by 'apparent natural causes' in his hotel room at the Chinese resort island of Hainan. He was born on 21st August 1990 in Selangor, Malaysia.He had been competing in the PGA Tour Series-China's Sanya Championship where he missed the cut but remained at the Sheraton Sanya Resort across from Yalong Bay Golf Club.He turned professional Golfer in 2013 and won two Asian Developmental Tour events in his seven-year career.

Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Next-Generation
B)
Playo
C)
Sports Flashes
D)
Dream11

Correct Answer :   Dream11


Dream11 has just become a Unicorn, that is a billion-dollar startup. Few exciting developments have made Dream11 to be the India's first gaming startup to join the elite club of privately-held startups. The term "Unicorn" refers to the tech startups with the market valuation of $1 billion.

Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Reliance Power
B)
Adani Power
C)
Tata Power
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer :   Adani Power


Adani Power received a letter of intent (LoI) to acquire debt-laden Korba West Power Company Ltd. (KWPCL). The committee of creditors of KWPCL, a company undergoing insolvency resolution process under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, has approved the resolution plan submitted by Adani Power. KWPCL owns and operates a 600 megawatt thermal power plant in Raigarh district in Chhattisgarh.

Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Chennai
B)
New Delhi
C)
Kolkata
D)
Hyderabad

Correct Answer :   New Delhi


The biannual Army Commanders' Conference began in New Delhi for the planning and execution process of the Indian Army. Some issues like the management of the extant security dynamics, mitigation of future security threats were discussed in this conference. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered her opening address at the conference and the Chief of the Army Staff chaired the conference.

Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Gwalior
B)
Bilaspur
C)
Jabalpur
D)
Indore

Correct Answer :   Jabalpur


In a major boost to India's firepower, country's first indigenously designed and developed Dhanush artillery gun was inducted in the Indian Army during a ceremony held at Ordnance Factory in Jabalpur, MP. The Army had placed an order for more than 110 of these guns with the Ordnance Factory. Dhanush 155mm/45 calibre towed gun system can be deployed in all types of terrains. The Dhanush gun system is based on the designs of the Bofors howitzer which was inducted in the Army in the 1980s and would be the third type of artillery gun to be inducted into the force after the K-9 Vajra and the M-777 ultra-light howitzers.

Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Lin Dan
B)
Li Junhui
C)
Chen Long
D)
Takeshi Kamura

Correct Answer :   Lin Dan


The 2019 Malaysia Open, officially the CELCOM AXIATA Malaysia Open 2019, is a badminton tournament which takes place at Axiata Arena in Malaysia. It has a total purse of $700,000. The sports event was held in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. Lin Dan of China won in Men's Singles category after defeating Chen Long of China. Tai Tzu-ying of Chinese Taipei won in Women's singles after defeating Japan's Akane Yamaguchi.

Published On : July 11, 2021