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A)
Delhi
B)
Kerala
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi

Note : The Government of Delhi announced that 5,000 youths will be trained as health assistants for the medical and paramedical staff in preparation in view of the possibility of a third wave of Coronavirus pandemic.

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Published On : June 17, 2021
A)
Sputnik V
B)
Pfizer
C)
Covaxin
D)
Covishield

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sputnik V

Note : The Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine is more efficient against the Delta variant of the virus than any other vaccine so far.

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Published On : June 17, 2021
A)
Ajit Wadekar
B)
Vinoo Mankad
C)
Lala Amarnath
D)
Subhash Gupte

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Vinoo Mankad

Note : Vinoo Mankad, Sangakkara inducted into ICC Hall of Fame June 14, 2021 09:38 IST The 10 icons inducted as part of this special edition were voted for by the ICC Hall of Fame Voting Academy, comprising living Hall of Fame members, a FICA representative, prominent cricket journalists and senior ICC figures.

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Published On : June 17, 2021
A)
IMF
B)
FAO
C)
UNDP
D)
World Bank

Correct Answer : Option (C) - UNDP

Note : The United Nations Development Programme has released an independent appraisal report on India's Aspirational Districts Programme.

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Published On : June 16, 2021
A)
Laura Crimaldi
B)
Megha Rajagopalan
C)
Nadja Drost
D)
Neil Bedi

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Megha Rajagopalan

Note : Indian-origin journalist Megha Rajagopalan along with Alison Killing and Christo Buschek of BuzzFeed News has won the Pulitzer Prize in the International Reporting category for their innovative investigative reports exposing China's secretly built Uyghur Muslims detention camps in its Xinjiang region.

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Published On : June 16, 2021
A)
Giriraj Singh
B)
Smriti Irani
C)
Harsh Vardhan
D)
Jitendra Singh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jitendra Singh

Note : The Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has participated in the "Diabetes India" World Congress-2021, as chief guest.

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Published On : June 16, 2021
A)
Ladakh
B)
Sikkim
C)
Arunachal Pradesh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ladakh

Note : The Union Defence Minister has flagged off the first ever Solo Woman Motorcycle Expedition by Ms Kanchan Ugursandi to Umling La Pass, Ladakh and back.

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Published On : June 16, 2021
A)
Serna William
B)
Venus William
C)
Barbora Krejcikova
D)
Maria Sharapova

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Barbora Krejcikova

Note : Czech Barbora Krejcikova completed a singles-doubles title sweep at the French Open when she lifted the women's doubles trophy with compatriot Katerina Siniakova, beating Iga Swiatek and Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

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Published On : June 16, 2021
A)
A blast-resistant helmet
B)
A blast-resistant Camera
C)
A blast-resistant Jacket
D)
A blast-resistant Van

Correct Answer : Option (A) - A blast-resistant helmet

Note : A professor from IIT Roorkee, Prof. Shailesh Ganpule has received the 'NSG Counter-IED & Counter-Terrorism Innovator Award 2021' for his design of a blast-resistant helmet.

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Published On : June 16, 2021
A)
Xi Jinping
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Yoshihide Suga
D)
Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Modi

Note :

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the President of the 14th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP14 President). The event was held at New Delhi in 2019.
Recently, PM Modi is set to address a high-level virtual dialogue on desertification, land degradation and drought at the UN. The event will be convened by the President of the 75th session of the General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir.

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Published On : June 16, 2021