CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Covishield
B)
COVAXIN
C)
HGCO19
D)
ZyCoV-D

Correct Answer : Option (C) - HGCO19

Note : HGCO19, India's first mRNA vaccine which has granted approval to conduct human trials.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
United Kingdom
B)
South Korea
C)
Japan
D)
Australia

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Japan

Note :

Recently, Japan has exempted import inspection for the Indian black tiger shrimps. Japan is the second largest market for Indian black tiger shrimps after the US.
This decision has been taken by the country after the export consignments were found totally free from any residue of synthetic anti-bacterial drug ‘Furazolidone’. This will enhance the farming and export of the shrimps from West Bengal and Kerala.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Joe Biden
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Kangana Ranaut
D)
Sushant Singh Rajput

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Joe Biden

Note :

Google India has recently released its annual ‘Year in Search’ results, which highlighted the most popular searches on Google.
As per the report, US President-elect Joe Biden was the most searched personality on Google this year. The IPL was the top trending search of the year and Searches about Covid-19 pandemic featured the most in the list.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Conserve water, conserve life
B)
Don't let life slip down the drain
C)
The Journey of Those Striding Ahead
D)
Arth Ganga: River Conservation Synchronized Development

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Arth Ganga: River Conservation Synchronized Development

Note : Arth Ganga: River Conservation Synchronized Development is the theme of IWIS 2020.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Covid-19 Vaccines and Primary Healthcare
B)
Vaccination of South Asia against COVID-19
C)
Unleashing the South Asian Century through Human Capital for All
D)
Investing in Covid-19 Vaccines and Primary Healthcare Delivery System

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Vaccination of South Asia against COVID-19

Note : The theme of the World Bank Inter Ministerial meet 2020 is Vaccination of South Asia against COVID-19.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Nepal
B)
Bhutan
C)
Bangladesh
D)
Myanmar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Myanmar

Note : The 5th India- Myanmar Bilateral Meeting on Drug Control Cooperation between the Narcotics Control Bureau, India and the Central Committee on Drug Abuse Control, Myanmar was held virtually.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
PM-CONNECT
B)
PM-HOTSPOT
C)
PM-WANI
D)
PM-WIFI

Correct Answer : Option (C) - PM-WANI

Note : The Union Cabinet approved the establishment of public Wi-Fi networks across the country. This Central government's scheme is called the Prime Minister Wi-Fi Access Network Interface (PM-WANI).

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
China
B)
USA
C)
Russia
D)
Austria

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Austria

Note : The MoRTH signed a MoU with the Federal Ministry of Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology of Austria on technology cooperation in the road infrastructure sector.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Vietnam
B)
India
C)
Bangkok
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Vietnam

Note : 2020 was an eventful year for Vietnam’s defence external affairs sector as the country successfully organised the 14th ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM) and the 7th ADMM Plus. In the context of Vietnam being ASEAN Chair in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, its successes are historic.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
V K Singh
B)
M M Naravane
C)
Ajit Doval
D)
Bipin Rawat

Correct Answer : Option (B) - M M Naravane

Note :

India’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Manoj Mukund Naravane has undertaken a “historic” six-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia.
This is first such visit by the Indian Army Chief to the two Gulf countries. This visit aims to strengthen the strategic and defence cooperation between the two countries. Saudi Arabia is India’s fourth-largest trading partner.

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Published On : July 20, 2021