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A)
China
B)
India
C)
Mexico
D)
South Korea

Correct Answer : Option (B) - India

Note : India was the largest recipient of remittances in 2020, as per the report, "Migration and Development Brief "released by the World Bank.

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Published On : May 15, 2021
A)
Opportunities to Arctic
B)
Awareness about Arctic
C)
Arctic and Sustainable World
D)
Knowledge for a sustainable Arctic

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Knowledge for a sustainable Arctic

Note : The theme of the 3rd Arctic Science Ministerial 2021 is 'Knowledge for a Sustainable Arctic'

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Published On : May 15, 2021
A)
Alibaba
B)
Amazon
C)
Walmart
D)
Reliance

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Walmart

Note : The list is topped by US giant Walmart Inc, which retains its position as world's top retailer.Amazon.com Inc improved its position to rank second.

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Published On : May 15, 2021
A)
7.7%
B)
8.4%
C)
9.2%
D)
10.1%

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 9.2%

Note : The domestic rating agency Care Ratings has revised the GDP growth forecast of India for the current fiscal year FY22 to 9.2 percent.

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Published On : May 15, 2021
A)
Paytm
B)
Apple
C)
Google
D)
Deloitte

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Paytm

Note : The Paytm has announced the launch of 'COVID-19 Vaccine Finder,' an integrated platform to help citizens check the availability of vaccination slots - on its Mini App store.

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Published On : May 14, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Rajasthan
C)
Uttar Pradesh
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rajasthan

Note : The name of Miyon ka Bara railway station in Rajasthan's Jodhpur has been changed to Mahesh Nagar after getting an approval from various departments.

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Published On : May 14, 2021
A)
RBL Bank
B)
HDFC Bank
C)
ICICI Bank
D)
Federal Bank

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Federal Bank

Note : The Federal Bank has entered into a strategic tie-up with UAE-based Mashreq Bank to facilitate money transfers from the UAE.

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Published On : May 14, 2021
A)
$230000
B)
$235000
C)
$245000
D)
$250000

Correct Answer : Option (D) - $250000

Note : Drug major AstraZeneca said it has pledged $250,000 in humanitarian aid to India to support relief activities amid the second wave of COVID-19 sweeping across the country.

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Published On : May 14, 2021
A)
Iran Mersal
B)
Khelil Goiua
C)
Tahera Qutbuddin
D)
Juergen Habermas

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tahera Qutbuddin

Note : Dr. Tahera Qutbuddin has become the first person from India to win the prestigious Sheikh Zayed Book Award.

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Published On : May 14, 2021
A)
Mars
B)
Sun
C)
Moon
D)
Venus

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mars

Note :

NASA’s Perseverance rover has recently started to study the floor structure of the ancient crater- Jezero Crater.
The rover has started focusing its science instruments on rocks laying on the floor of the crater. A camera named ‘WATSON’ at the end of the rover’s robotic arm has taken detailed shots of the rocks. The rover is also documenting the historic flights of the rotorcraft of Ingenuity.

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Published On : May 14, 2021