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A)
SBI Capital
B)
Fairfax Holdings
C)
Adani Enterprises
D)
Piramal Enterprises

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Piramal Enterprises

Note : Piramal Enterprises, subsidiary Piramal Capital and Housing Finance has received an approval from the Competition Commission of India to take over Dewan Housing Finance Corporation.

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Published On : May 20, 2021
A)
Arjan Singh Bhullar
B)
Sunny Khatri
C)
Chaitanya Gavali
D)
Mohammed Farhad

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Arjan Singh Bhullar

Note : Arjan Singh Bhullar has become the first Indian fighter to win the ONE Heavyweight World Title at the top-level Mixed Martial Arts Championship event in Singapore.

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Published On : May 20, 2021
A)
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
B)
Prakash Javadekar
C)
Harsh Vardhan
D)
Narendra Modi

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Note : The Union Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has been conferred with the "International Invincible Gold Medal" for 2021.

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Published On : May 20, 2021
A)
Dorjee Pesur
B)
Penpa Tsering
C)
Wangdu Tsering
D)
Kalsang Dorjee Aukatsang

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Penpa Tsering

Note : The former speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, Penpa Tsering, has been elected as the new President of the Central Tibetan Administration.

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Published On : May 20, 2021
A)
Vijay Goel
B)
Rakesh Powar
C)
Shankar Narayan
D)
Tejaswini Shankar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tejaswini Shankar

Note : Representing Kansas State University, India's Tejaswini Shankar won back-to-back men's high jump titles in the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Manhattan, USA.

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Published On : May 20, 2021
A)
Croat Niklus
B)
Andre Zeverev
C)
Richard Bland
D)
Shubhendu Sharma

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Richard Bland

Note : The Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma ended tied 34th after returning his best card of the week at 3-under 69, even as England's Richard Bland won the Betfred British Masters.

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Published On : May 20, 2021
A)
Serum Institute
B)
Bharat Biotech
C)
Zydus Cadila
D)
Biological E

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Biological E

Note : The US Pharmaceutical Company Johnson and Johnson has partnered with a Telangana-based pharma company in India, Biological E Limited for manufacturing of its COVID-19 vaccine.

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Published On : May 20, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Meghalaya
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bihar

Note : The Bihar government launched 'HIT Covid App' to ensure regular monitoring and tracking of those Civid-19 patients, who are in home isolation across the state.

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Published On : May 20, 2021
A)
UAE
B)
Iran
C)
Israel
D)
Afghanistan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Iran

Note :

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has signed a contract worth USA 1.78 billion with Petropars Group for the development of Farzad-B Gas Field located in Iran.
ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) owns 40 per cent participating interest (PI) in the block, in which gas discovery was first made by a consortium led by ONGC. It has now lost development rights for the gas field in Iran to Iranian Petropars Group.

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Published On : May 20, 2021
A)
Streets for Life #Love30
B)
SpeakUp to save lives
C)
SpeakUp for #RoadSafety
D)
Improving global road safety

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Streets for Life #Love30

Note : The Global Road Safety Week 2021 observed from 17th to 23rd May 2021 marks the 6th UNGRSW. The theme of UN Global Road Safety Week 2021 is “Streets for Life #Love30”, which calls for 30 km/h default speed limits where people and vehicles mix.

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Published On : May 19, 2021