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A)
Atlas
B)
Ariane-5
C)
Falcon 9 rocket
D)
Cartosat-2

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Falcon 9 rocket

Note : The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich ocean observation satellite launched by SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from California.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
United Nations
B)
World Tourism Organisation
C)
International Maritime Organization
D)
International Telecommunication Union

Correct Answer : Option (C) - International Maritime Organization

Note :

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has recently accepted the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) as a component of the World-Wide Radio Navigation System (WWRNS) for operation in the Indian Ocean Region.
After this approval, merchant vessels can use IRNSS for obtaining position information similar to GPS and GLONASS.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Realising the Opportunities of the 21st Century for All
B)
Extraordinary times; Extraordinary Steps
C)
Sustainable Growth and Climate Resilience
D)
Pandemic preparedness

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Realising the Opportunities of the 21st Century for All

Note :

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to attend the two-day virtual 15th G20 Summit, which is being chaired by Saudi Arabia.
The theme of the summit is “Realising the Opportunities of the 21st Century for All”. This summit is the second meeting of the G20 Leaders, this year. The last G20 Extraordinary Leaders’ summit was held in March 2020.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
RBI
B)
FCI
C)
SEBI
D)
NABARD

Correct Answer : Option (D) - NABARD

Note :

The Union Agriculture Ministry has given approval for subsidised loans worth Rs 3,971.31 crore for implementing micro-irrigation projects.
The interest subvented loans are being offered under Micro Irrigation Fund (MIF) created with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Out of the total loans, maximum loan has been approved for Tamil Nadu.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
American Express
B)
Mastercard
C)
Rupay
D)
VISA

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mastercard

Note :

Global financial services and payment technology company Mastercard has partnered with USAID to launch a programme called ‘Project Kirana’.
Under the programme, the organisations aim to expand financial inclusion and encourage women who own or operate kirana shops to adopt digital payments, thereby helping to increase their revenue. Around 3000 women are to be enrolled across Uttar Pradesh, in a pilot step.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Dussehra
B)
Chhath
C)
Kartik Deep
D)
Karva Chauth

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Chhath

Note :

The four-day-long festival named ‘Chhath Puja’ dedicated to Sun God, is celebrated across Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh in November, dedicated to Sun God.
Devotees from across the country observe fast, offer prayers to the Sun God and take a dip in the river. It is one of the biggest festivals celebrated in the states and in some parts of the neighbouring country, Nepal.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Unani Day
B)
Ayurveda Day
C)
Naturopathy Day
D)
Homeopathy Day

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Naturopathy Day

Note :

The Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH) Ministry celebrates the Naturopathy Day on November 18.
It was first celebrated in the year 2018, with the aim of promoting drug-less system of medicine. It seeks to prevent diseases by modifying the diet and lifestyle. Ayurveda Day is marked on November 5, Unani Day on February 11, Siddha Day on January 4. World Homeopathy day is marked on April 10.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Virat Kohli
B)
Hardik Himanshu Pandya
C)
Rohit Gurunath Sharma
D)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Virat Kohli

Note : Vize Health and Hygiene has roped in Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli as brand ambassador for its new personal hygiene and sanitation brand Vize.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Equity, Dignity for every newborn
B)
Health facility for every newborn at everywhere
C)
Dignity for every newborn at every health facility
D)
Quality, Equity, Dignity for every newborn at every health facility and everywhere

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Quality, Equity, Dignity for every newborn at every health facility and everywhere

Note : The theme of National Newborn Week 2020 is 'Quality, Equity, Dignity for every newborn at every health facility and everywhere'.The National Newborn Week 2020 is observed every year from 15 to 21 November.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
L & T
B)
Tata Projects
C)
Tantia Constructions
D)
Metcon India Realty & Infrastructure

Correct Answer : Option (A) - L & T

Note : Larsen and Toubro secured contract to build Mumbai-Ahmadabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) project. 87.569 km project popularly referred as the Bullet Train project.

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Published On : July 19, 2021