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A)
Kerala
B)
Telangana
C)
Andhra Pradesh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Andhra Pradesh

Note : The Andhra Pradesh government decided to select Essar Steel Limited as the joint venture partner for setting up a three million tonne per annum capacity steel plant in Kadapa district.

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Published On : May 9, 2021
A)
Checkmate Initiative
B)
Closed Game Initiative
C)
Capture the fight Initiative
D)
Checkmate Covid Initiative

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Checkmate Covid Initiative

Note : The all India Chess Federation launched the 'Checkmate Covid Initiative' to help the chess community affected by the pandemic.

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Published On : May 9, 2021
A)
Serum Institute of India
B)
Astra Zeneca Pharma India
C)
Franco India Pharmaceuticals
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Serum Institute of India

Note : The Serum Institute of India is expanding its vaccine business in the United Kingdom with an investment of £240 million.

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Published On : May 9, 2021
A)
The dawning of a new era for thalassaemia
B)
Addressing Health Inequalities Across the Global Thalassaemia Community
C)
Thalassaemia past, present and future: Documenting progress and patients' needs worldwide
D)
Universal access to quality thalassaemia healthcare services: Building bridges with and for patients.

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Addressing Health Inequalities Across the Global Thalassaemia Community

Note : The theme for 2021 World Thalassemia Day is "Addressing Health Inequalities Across the Global Thalassaemia Community".

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Published On : May 9, 2021
A)
Justice Gyan Sudha Misra
B)
Justice Manjula Chellar
C)
Justice Sujata Manohar
D)
Justice Gita Mittal

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Justice Gita Mittal

Note : The Former Chief Justice of Jammu & Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal has been declared as one of the two recipients of the Arline Pacht Global Vision Award for 2021.

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Published On : May 9, 2021
A)
REITs
B)
KPMG Global
C)
Knight Frank
D)
Cushman and Wakefield

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Knight Frank

Note : The Bengaluru has slipped four positions to rank 40th among 46 global cities in the 'Prime Global Cities Index Q1 2021' report, released by real estate consultant Knight Frank.

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Published On : May 8, 2021
A)
Pink
B)
Lady Gaga
C)
Taylor Swift
D)
Jennifer Lopez

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Pink

Note : Singer Pink will be honored with the Icon Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs).

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Published On : May 8, 2021
A)
Amazon
B)
PepsiCo
C)
Apple Inc
D)
Samsung

Correct Answer : Option (B) - PepsiCo

Note : PepsiCo Foundation has partnered with not-for-profit organisation, Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society to launch a community COVID-19 vaccination drive and set up COVID care centres.

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Published On : May 8, 2021
A)
Badrinath
B)
Dwaraka
C)
Rameswaram
D)
Puri

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Badrinath

Note : The IndianOil, BPCL, HPCL, ONGC and GAIL, have inked a MOUs with the Shri Badrinath Utthan Charitable Trust for Construction and Redevelopment of Shri Badrinath Dham in Uttarakhand as a Spiritual Smart hill Town.

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Published On : May 8, 2021
A)
Vikas Singroul
B)
Anurag Kumar
C)
Govindan Rangarajan
D)
Raman Meenakshi Sundaram

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Raman Meenakshi Sundaram

Note : Raman Meenakshi Sundaram has been appointed as Director of Indian Institute of Rice Research an arm of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

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Published On : May 8, 2021