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A)
Cultural Growth website
B)
Cyber Diplomacy website
C)
Economic Diplomacy website
D)
Counter Terrorism website

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Economic Diplomacy website

Note :

The Ministry of External Affairs has recently launched an Economic diplomacy website, to project ‘Brand India’ to global investors.
It is managed by the Economic Diplomacy Division of the Ministry. The website will also showcase India’s economic, regional and state-wise trends, the economic and policy profiles of state/ UTs. It connects the Indian businesses and the interested investors through agencies like APEDA.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
IMF
B)
ADB
C)
AIIB
D)
NDB

Correct Answer : Option (D) - NDB

Note :

The Government of India and New Development Bank today signed a loan agreement for USD 1000 million. The loan aims to provide support to Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan through MGNREG Scheme. This is expected to facilitate economic activity and employment generation to stimulate rural demand, which will in turn help the recovery of economy, hit by Covid-19.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Alipore National Park
B)
Nehru Zoological Park
C)
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
D)
Arignar Anna Zoological Park

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Nehru Zoological Park

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Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad, recently received the ISO Certification, after an assessment from the UK-based accreditor ASCB.
The park became the first zoological park in India to acquire the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standards Certification. The standards followed in the Park in the area of sanitation, food processing, animal breeding, among others were assessed.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
REC
B)
NTPC
C)
ONGC
D)
POWERGRID

Correct Answer : Option (D) - POWERGRID

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The North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project (NERPSIP) was approved in 2014 as a Central Sector Scheme and is being funded with the assistance of World Bank fund.
It is being implemented through POWERGRID, a Public Sector Undertaking under Ministry of Power in association with six beneficiary North Eastern States namely, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura. The Union Cabinet has approved the Revised Cost Estimate of the scheme at Rs 6700 crore.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
NDB
B)
UTI
C)
SFCs
D)
World Bank

Correct Answer : Option (A) - NDB

Note : India has signed USD 1 billion loan agreement with NDB for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan for recovery of COVID-hit economy.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Kurukshetra Zoo
B)
Jijamata Udyaan
C)
The Nehru Zoological Park
D)
Kakatiya Zoological Park

Correct Answer : Option (C) - The Nehru Zoological Park

Note : The Nehru Zoological Park has become the first in India to acquire ISO Quality Management Standards Certification.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Post Pay
B)
Dak Pay
C)
IPPB Pay
D)
Dak Digital

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Dak Pay

Note :

The Department of Posts and India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) have launched a new digital payment application named ‘DakPay’.
It is a suite of digital banking services provided through their postal network, across the country. The features include Domestic Money Transfers – DMT, Virtual debit card, UPI payment, AePS and Bill payment.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Prime Minister
B)
RBI Governor
C)
Finance Minister
D)
NITI Aayog CEO

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Finance Minister

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The Union Finance Minister chairs the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) meeting. FSDC was constituted as a non-statutory apex body under the Ministry of Finance in 2010.
Recently, the 23rd FSDC meeting was chaired by the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman via video conferencing. The meeting discussed India’s efforts to economic recovery and the policy measures taken by the government.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Offshore Patrol Vessel
B)
Hover craft
C)
Sea Drone
D)
Interceptor boat

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Interceptor boat

Note :

An indigenously built interceptor boat C-454 of the Indian Coast Guard was commissioned at Hazira port in Surat, Gujarat.
This Interceptor boat is built by L&T Jetty, Hazira and is capable of operating in shallow water with very high speed. The boat is fitted with advanced navigation and communication equipment.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Bangladesh
B)
Sri Lanka
C)
Pakistan
D)
India

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bangladesh

Note :

Bangladesh marks Martyred Intellectuals Day on December 14 every year, to remember the teachers, journalists and poets killed on this day in 1971.
The Bangladesh Liberation War which began in 1971 grew into the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971, and ended with the victory of Bangladesh. After the victory, Bengali intellectuals and professionals were said to have been killed by Pakistani forces and their collaborators.

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Published On : July 20, 2021