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A)
UAE
B)
Sudan
C)
Pakistan
D)
Lebanon

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sudan

Note : On November 9, 2020, Sudan was removed from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism. India has welcomed its removal. Also, India welcomed the normalisation of Sudan's relations with Israel.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Taylor Fritz
B)
Lorenzo Sonego
C)
Andrey Rublev
D)
Stefano Travaglia

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Andrey Rublev

Note : Andrey Rublev won his fifth ATP title of the season, beating unheralded Lorenzo Sonego 6-4, 6-4 at the Erste Bank Open.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
IMD
B)
ISRO
C)
NASA
D)
Health Ministry

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IMD

Note : The India Meteorological Department (IMD) will start issuing forecast for malaria outbreaks from next monsoon, Ministry of Earth Sciences secretary M Rajeevan. Delivering a lecture on 'recent advances in weather and climate predictions', organised by the Indian Academy of Sciences, Rajeevan said India also plans to ramp up its high-performance computing (HPC) facility from the existing capacity of 10 petaflops to 40 petaflops, a step that will significantly help in improving weather predictions.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
5 November
B)
6 November
C)
7 November
D)
8 November

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 8 November

Note : National Cappuccino Day on November 8th whips up a frothy, hot cup of cappuccino. It's a perfect drink on a frosty morning, meeting with friends or just to enjoy a creamy cuppa. Traditionally prepared with espresso, hot milk, and steamed milk foam, a cappuccino is an Italian coffee drink. The word cappuccino comes from the Capuchin friars and is the diminutive form of cappuccio in Italian, meaning hood or something that covers the head. This popular coffee beverage got its name not from the hood on their habits but from the color of the hooded robes that the friars wore.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Marathi
B)
Tollywood
C)
Malayalam
D)
Bollywood

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Malayalam

Note : Noted filmmaker Hariharan has been selected for the JC Daniel Award, the state government's highest honour for lifetime contributions to Malayalam cinema. The award carries a purse of Rs 5 lakh, a citation, and a sculpture.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
DRDO
B)
ISRO
C)
NASA
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (B) - ISRO

Note : The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)? has launched the 51st mission of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). This is the first mission by ISRO in 2020. The carrier vehicle PSLV C49 will deliver 10 satellites in all with EOS-01 as the primary one. It is the 51st mission of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). The carrier was launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
AAI
B)
DTC
C)
DMRC
D)
IRCTC

Correct Answer : Option (A) - AAI

Note : The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a subsidiary of NTPC Ltd, NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), to promote usage of electric vehicles and set up solar power plants at the airports managed and operated by AAI.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
USA
B)
Nepal
C)
Pakistan
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bangladesh

Note : Bangladesh government signed an MoU with Pune-based SII and Bexmico Pharmaceuticals to procure 30 million doses of 'Covishield'. The Covid-19 vaccine candidate is being developed by the University of Oxford in collaboration with AstraZeneca and the Serum Institute of India (SII).

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
World Bank
B)
World Economic Forum
C)
International Monetary Fund
D)
Food and Agriculture Organization

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Food and Agriculture Organization

Note :

The Food price index, which was seen in news recently, is released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
The United Nations Food agency has recently announced that the index reached 100.9 points in October, which is the highest since January this year. The index measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products, meat and sugar.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Goa
B)
Chennai
C)
Bengaluru
D)
Hyderabad

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bengaluru

Note :

The 23rd edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit (BTS) is to be held virtually between November 19 and 21, this year.
The summit will be organised by the Department of Electronics, Information Technology, Bio Technology and Science and Technology of the State Government of Karnataka. Several Technology Leaders are expected to participate in the summit.

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Published On : July 19, 2021