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A)
United Kingdom
B)
United States
C)
New Zealand
D)
Australia

Correct Answer : Option (A) - United Kingdom

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Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson accepted the invitation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the Chief Guest at India’s Republic Day celebrations on 26 January, 2021 in New Delhi.
With this, Boris Johnson becomes the second UK prime minister to attend the celebrations after John Major in 1993. Moreover, UK Prime Minister has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to join the UK-hosted G7 summit next year.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Asia
B)
Africa
C)
Europe
D)
South America

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Africa

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Eswatini Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini, who was undergoing treatment for coronavirus, has recently passed away. He is the first Prime Minister to die from the Covid pandemic.
Eswatini, which was earlier called as ‘Swaziland’ before official renaming in 2018, is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. It is surrounded by Mozambique and South Africa. Eswatini is one of the smallest countries in Africa.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Apple
B)
Facebook
C)
Microsoft
D)
Amazon

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Facebook

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Social media major Facebook has launched a new iOS app called Collab, which lets users create collaborative musical videos.
Launched as a rival to the Chinese short-video making platform TikTok, this experimental app is now available on the App Store in the United States. Facebook had earlier launched Reels feature on Instagram and another app Lasso.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Science for New India
B)
Science for Transformation
C)
Science for Self-Reliant India and Global Welfare
D)
RISEN India Research, Innovation, and Science Empowering the Nation

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Science for Self-Reliant India and Global Welfare

Note : India International Science Festival (IISF) 2020, central theme is Science for Self-Reliance India and Global Welfare.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Raghuram Rajan
B)
Prakash Apte
C)
Aditya Puri
D)
Uday Kotak

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uday Kotak

Note : The Reserve Bank of India has approved the re-appointment of Uday Kotak as managing director and CEO of Kotak Mahindra Bank for three years.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
India
B)
Japan
C)
China
D)
Austria

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India

Note : According to the world governing body FIH, India will host the 2023 edition of Men's Hockey World Cup.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
India, Iran, USA
B)
India, Russia, USA
C)
India, Iran, Uzbekistan
D)
India, Bangladesh, Bhutan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - India, Iran, Uzbekistan

Note : 1st Trilateral Working Group (TWG) Meeting held between India, Iran, and Uzbekistan to joint use of Chabahar Port.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Edelweiss General Insurance
B)
HDFC ERGO General Insurance
C)
Aditya Birla General Insurance
D)
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Edelweiss General Insurance

Note : Edelweiss General Insurance (EGI) India's first cloud-native insurer has launched a first of its kind, Open API (Application Programming Interface) Gateway to facilitate complete digital collaboration with its business partners.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Google
B)
Facebook
C)
Amazon
D)
Microsoft

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Facebook

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Two lawsuits have been filed by the United States Federal government and governments of 48 US states and territories accusing Facebook.
The Social media major has been accused of eliminating competition with the acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp. The anti-competitive conduct, which adds to the monopoly of the company is accused.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
2020
B)
2030
C)
2040
D)
2050

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 2030

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The European Council President has declared after their recent summit that the EU leaders have agreed to set a target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 55 percent by 2030.
After long series of discussions, the EU leaders came to a consensus of the target. European Commission had set a target of achieving climate neutrality by 2050.

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Published On : July 20, 2021