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A)
Amrita Patel
B)
Varsha Joshi
C)
Krishna Kumar
D)
T. Nanda Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Varsha Joshi

Note : The Government of India appointed Varsha Joshi as the new Chairperson of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
ABB India
B)
BHEL
C)
Siemens India
D)
Transformers & Rectifiers India Ltd

Correct Answer : Option (B) - BHEL

Note : BHEL has successfully manufactured and tested (short circuit) India's highest rating Auto Transformer at the National High Power Test Laboratory (NHPTL) at Bina in Madhya Pradesh.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Punjab
B)
Sikkim
C)
Haryana
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Punjab

Note : Punjab Government inked MOU with International Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence Research Collaborative (I-DAIR) for development of digital technologies in the state's health sector.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
WHO
B)
WTO
C)
UNCTAD
D)
UNICEF

Correct Answer : Option (C) - UNCTAD

Note : UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) has released a report titled The impact of COVID 19 pandemic on Trade and Development: transitioning to a new normal.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Babar Azam
B)
Steven Smith
C)
Virat Kohli
D)
Quinton de Kock

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Virat Kohli

Note : Kohli broke Sachin Tendulkar's record and became the quickest batsman to complete 22,000 runs in 462nd innings.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
India
B)
China
C)
Germany
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (D) - United Kingdom

Note :

The United Kingdom is set to impose a new competition regime next year to prevent Google and Facebook from using their dominance on smaller firms.
The regime is set to be enforced by a unit within the Britain’s competition regulator, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Google and Facebook accounted for around 80% of 14 billion pounds spent in the country in 2019.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Odisha
C)
Gujarat
D)
Chennai

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Odisha

Note :

Odisha is set to celebrate International Sand Art Festival, at its Chandrabhaga Beach starting from December 1, 2020.
The five-day Sand Art Festival festival also coincides with the Konark Festival that is held in the backdrop of the Sun temple in Konark. On account of Covid-19 restrictions, only Indian sand artists will showcase their art using sand, bronze or wood.

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

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mizoram

Note :

Mizoram has debarred its Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) and retired IPS officer Lalduhoma from the state assembly. He was in charge of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s security.
In 1988, he was the first Member of Parliament to have been disqualified from the Lok Sabha, under the Anti-Defection Law. At present, the charge on him is despite being elected as an independent candidate, he declared himself as a representative of ZPM.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Aggregators
B)
Cargo vehicles
C)
Electric Vehicles
D)
Medical Vehicles

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Aggregators

Note :

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 has been amended by the Motor Vehicles Amendment Act, 2019 to include the definition of the term ‘Aggregator’.
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued the Motor Vehicle Aggregator Guidelines 2020, to regulate shared mobility services. The ride hailing services require permission from the state governments to start operations, and states will follow the norms specified by the Centre.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Raebareli Airport
B)
Sultanpur Airport
C)
Gorakhpur Airport
D)
Ayodhya Airport

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ayodhya Airport

Note : Uttar Pradesh Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, cleared the proposal to rename the Ayodhya airport as Maryada Purushottam Sri Ram Airport.

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Published On : July 20, 2021