CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Sundarbans
B)
North Eastern Hills
C)
Western Ghats
D)
Indo Gangetic plain

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Western Ghats

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The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released the IUCN World Heritage Outlook 3.
It uses the data of the previous reports from 2014 and 2017 to track whether the conservation efforts of the world’s 252 natural world heritage sites are on track. The report revealed that the conservation outlook of mountain chain of the Western Ghats is of great concern.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Ministry of Education
B)
Ministry of Communication
C)
Ministry of Electronics and IT
D)
Ministry of Science and Technology

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ministry of Communication

Note :

The India Mobile Congress (IMC) is organised by the Department of Telecommunications, Communication Ministry and the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered the inaugural address at the Mobile Congress. The event is to be held in virtual mode from December 8 to 10. The theme for IMC 2020 is “Inclusive Innovation – Smart, Secure, Sustainable”.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Gwalior and Orchha
B)
Indore and Ujjain
C)
Khandwa and Guna
D)
Bhopal and Jabalpur

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Gwalior and Orchha

Note : Gwalior and Orchha winning the coveted position was announced by the Madhya Pradesh government.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
DBS
B)
DENA Bank
C)
HDFC Bank
D)
Central Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Central Bank of India

Note : NBCFDC, NSFDC signed MoA with Central Bank of India to implementVanchitIkaiSamoohaurVargonkiAarthikSahaytaYojana.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
The Indian Council of Medical Research
B)
The Indian Council of Economic Research
C)
The Indian Council of Historical Research
D)
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Correct Answer : Option (D) - The Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Note : The Indian Council of Agricultural Research won the King Bhumibol World Soil Day Award 2020.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Iran
B)
Iraq
C)
Singapore
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Singapore

Note : The World Economic Forum will hold its 2021 annual meeting in Singapore instead of its traditional home of Switzerland, which is battling a surge in coronavirus infections.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Nepal
B)
Bhutan
C)
Pakistan
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bhutan

Note : Bangladesh signed its first Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) with Bhutan allowing duty free access to a range of goods between the two countries, since its independence in 1971.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
KMAMC
B)
HDFC AMC
C)
SBI Mutual Fund
D)
ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund

Correct Answer : Option (A) - KMAMC

Note : Kotak Mahindra AMC launched India's First International REIT Fund of Funds.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Mizoram
B)
Assam
C)
Sikkim
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mizoram

Note :

Mamit district of the state of Mizoram has topped the rankings of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog for October.
Banka of Bihar and Dhenkanal of Odisha have been placed at the second and third positions, respectively. Niti Aayog assesses the incremental progress made by over 112 aspirational districts across six developmental areas.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Ministry of Home Affairs
B)
Ministry of Information Technology
C)
Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs
D)
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Note :

The Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has recently issued an advisory to all the private satellite channels to ensure that no advertisements that promote prohibited activities are telecasted.
The advisory mentioned that advertisements on online gaming, betting and fantasy sports were misleading and are inconsistent with the Ministry’s Advertising Code.

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Published On : July 20, 2021