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A)
BRICS: Challenges of the Time for Young People
B)
BRICS Youth Council for skill development
C)
To develop BRICS youth for governance
D)
Youth: Power to enhance

Correct Answer : Option (A) - BRICS: Challenges of the Time for Young People

Note : The summit 2020 was hosted under the theme "BRICS: Challenges of the Time for Young People."

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Virat Kohli
B)
Kuldeep Handoo
C)
Shilpa Shetty
D)
Shilpa Agrawal

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kuldeep Handoo

Note : Kuldeep Handoo, a wushu coach for team India was conferred with the prestigious Dronacharya Award.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Delhi
B)
Lucknow
C)
Hyderabad
D)
Chandigarh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Lucknow

Note : Lucknow becomes the 9th city in the country to have raised Municipal Bonds and the 1st city to issue such a bond after the launch of AMRUT Scheme.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Odisha
B)
Jharkhand
C)
West Bengal
D)
Chhattisgarh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - West Bengal

Note :

West Bengal state government has recently launched a massive outreach programme named “Duare Sarkar” or “Government at your doorstep”.
Under the programme, people can avail the benefit of over 11 schemes of the state including Kanyashree, Khadya Sathi and Sikshashree. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced to set up ‘Duare Sarkar’ camps in the state for redressing grievances of people.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Chile
B)
France
C)
Bulgaria
D)
Romania

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Romania

Note :

The Petrodava Dacian Fortress is the oldest historical monument located in Piatra Neamt city, Romania. The fort was built around 82 BC and AD 106 by the Dacian people in ancient Europe.
Days after the first mysterious metal monolith disappeared in a remote, uninhabited desert in Utah, USA, a second similar structure has been spotted in Romania, a few metres away from the fortress. The monolith which disappeared and appeared again was a triangular, shiny pillar.

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

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India

Note :

As per the recent statement, India recorded the highest reduction in Malaria cases, in the South-East Asian region.
As per the ‘World Malaria Report 2020’, India reduced the number of cases from 20 million in 2000 to about 5.6 million in 2019. India also recorded a reduction in the number of deaths from malaria. Globally there were 229 malaria cases in 2019.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Raj Kumar
B)
MP Kandhamal
C)
Anil Choudhury
D)
Achyuta Samanta

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Achyuta Samanta

Note : Prof. Achyuta Samanta has been elected unopposed as the President of Volleyball Federation of India (VFI).

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Manoj Sinha
B)
Sanjay Dhotre
C)
Dayanidhi Maran
D)
Ravi Shankar Prasad

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sanjay Dhotre

Note : The Union Minister of State for Communication Sanjay Dhotre launched Five Star Village Postal schemes in Dehradun.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
COVID-19
B)
Lockdown
C)
Pandemic
D)
Quarantine

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Pandemic

Note : For the first time, two dictionary companies Merriam-Webster and Dictionary.com declared the "Pandemic" word as their word of the year.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Improving Cyber Security
B)
Improving Farming Sector
C)
Atmanirbhar Bharat
D)
Atmanirbhar Krishi

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Improving Cyber Security

Note : Kaspersky and CERT-In announced Strategic Partnership for Improving Cyber-Security Capabilities.

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Published On : July 20, 2021