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A)
Bihar
B)
Kerala
C)
Gujarat
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Madhya Pradesh

Note : The Madhya Pradesh allrounder Anshula Rao has become the first women cricketer to be handed a four-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency, after failing the dope test.

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Published On : July 2, 2021
A)
Pune
B)
Agra
C)
Indore
D)
Hyderabad

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Indore

Note : The Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Shri Prakash Javadekar virtually inaugurated a High-Speed Track NATRAX, in Indore.

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Published On : July 2, 2021
A)
Australia
B)
England
C)
Rome
D)
India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - India

Note : The venue for ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 has been shifted from India to the United Arab Emirates and Oman.

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Published On : July 2, 2021
A)
Belarus
B)
Ukraine
C)
Hungary
D)
Moldova

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ukraine

Note : Ukraine and the United States launched joint naval exercises "Sea Breeze drills" in the Black Sea in a show of Western cooperation with Kiev as it faces off with Russia.

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Published On : July 1, 2021
A)
Rajasthan Patrika
B)
The Assam Tribune
C)
Sanskrit Daily newspaper
D)
Malayala Manorama

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sanskrit Daily newspaper

Note :

On June 30, 2021, K V Sampath Kumar, editor of ‘Sudharma’, the world’s only Sanskrit daily newspaper, passed away. He was 64.
 
For his contribution to the field of Literature & Education, In 2020, he along with his wife was selected for the Padma Shri honour from the Government of India.
 
He has also received several awards like the Siddarudha award, the ShivaratriDeshikendra Media award, the Abdul Kalam award and others.

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Published On : July 1, 2021
A)
UAE & Oman
B)
UAE & Kuwait
C)
UAE & Qatar
D)
Qatar & Oman

Correct Answer : Option (A) - UAE & Oman

Note :

On June 29, 2021, International Cricket Council (ICC) announced, the venue for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 has been shifted to the United Arab Emirates and Oman.
 
The tournament is scheduled to be held from October 17 to November 14. The tournament was originally set to be staged in India, but had to be shifted, given the consequences of the second wave of Covid-19 on the country.
 
The BCCI will remain the hosts of the event, which will now be held across four venues – Dubai International Stadium, the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the Sharjah Stadium and the Oman Cricket Academy Ground.

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Published On : July 1, 2021
A)
Ashgabat
B)
New York
C)
Hong Kong
D)
Dubai

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ashgabat

Note : As per the 2021 Cost of Living Survey by consultancy firm Mercer, Turkmenistan's capital, Ashgabat has been named the world's most expensive city for foreign workers.

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Published On : July 1, 2021
A)
Ranjan Ray
B)
Tapan Mitra
C)
Amartya Sen
D)
Kaushik Basu

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Kaushik Basu

Note : A new book on policymaking titledPolicymaker's Journal: From New Delhi to Washington D.C.", by Indian economist Kaushik Basu.

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Published On : July 1, 2021
A)
Mukul Rohatgi
B)
KK Venugopal
C)
Prashant Bhushan
D)
Sharad Arvind Bobde

Correct Answer : Option (B) - KK Venugopal

Note :

The Central Government has once again extended the tenure of Senior Advocate KK Venugopal as Attorney General for India for a period of one year.

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Published On : July 1, 2021
A)
Karnataka
B)
Andhra Pradesh
C)
Madhya Pradesh
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Madhya Pradesh

Note :

Madhya Pradesh all-rounder AnshulaRao became the first women cricketer to be handed a four-year ban after failing the dope test.
 
On June 28, 2021, She was banned by the National Anti-Doping Agency for faking a dope test which dates back to July 2020.
 
Rao thus becomes the first woman cricketer to have been punished for doping. She was found guilty of consuming a banned anabolic steroid ’19- Norandrosterone, on March 14 at Baroda in 2020. She was last seen playing cricket in the under-23 T20 tournament hosted by BCCI.

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Published On : July 1, 2021