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A)
Ram
B)
Shiva
C)
Krishna
D)
Vaishno Devi

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vaishno Devi

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Gold and silver coins in the name of the Vaishno Devi shrine have been released by the Lt. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha.
The coins have been released ahead of Diwali festival. The Vaishno Devi shrine board has decided to make the coin available in Jammu as well as in Delhi.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
NABARD
B)
NITI Aayog
C)
IIT Alumni Council
D)
Reserve Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (C) - IIT Alumni Council

Note :

The IIT Alumni Council has launched MegaScope, which includes data analysis, testing and genomics to diagnose infections accurately. It would also be used to prescribe personalised medicine.
The MegaScope aims to improve accuracy of testing and predict the disease severity thereby enhancing treatment effectiveness.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Meghalaya
B)
West Bengal
C)
New Delhi
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - New Delhi

Note :

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi is set to unveil a life size statue of Swami Vivekananda. The statue is being unveiled at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus at New Delhi on November 12th.
The statue would be unveiled by the Prime Minister in a virtual mode. The statue has been installed in JNU campus with the support of the JNU alumni.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
IBM
B)
Apple
C)
Dell
D)
Microsoft

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Apple

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Leading technology company Apple is would be organizing a virtual event named ‘One More Thing’.
It is expected that the company would launch new MacBook models that would work on the in-house processors instead of Intel processors. Apple fans can watch the event live through the Apple Events website or the Apple TV app.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Ministry of Finance
B)
Ministry of Home Affairs
C)
Ministry of Social Justice
D)
Ministry of Labour and Employment

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ministry of Finance

Note :

The Union Ministry of Finance has given an approval for creation of the first ever national database of migrant labour called the National Database of Unorganised Workers (NDUW), which would be seeded with Aadhaar.
This database would provide a platform for the government to implement specific programmes for such labourers

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
English
B)
Spanish
C)
Gujarati
D)
All of the above

Correct Answer : Option (D) - All of the above

Note : Author & Gujarati columnist, Father Carlos Gonzalez Valles SJ passed away. A Jesuit priest born in Spain, he was a Mathematics teacher. He wrote in Gujarati, English & Spanish. He translated many mathematical concepts into Gujarati and coined terms. He is popularly known as Father Valles.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Smriti Irani
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Narendra Modi

Note : The 20th Summit of SCO Council of Heads of State was held on November 10, 2020, in Video Conference Format. The Meeting was chaired by the Russian President Vladimir Putin. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi led the Indian delegation.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Doremon
B)
Tom and Jerry
C)
Scooby-Doo
D)
Ninja Hattori-kun

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Scooby-Doo

Note : American television editor, writer and producer Ken Spears, who co-created the beloved animated series "Scooby-Doo" passed away. He was also the co-founder of television animation production company, Ruby-Spears Productions, along with the late Joe Ruby. Together, Spears and Ruby created Scooby-Doo, Dynomutt, Dog Wonder, and Jabberjaw, among other programs. Joe Ruby has recently passed away on August 26, 2020.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
SBI
B)
Bank of Mysore
C)
Karnataka Bank
D)
Bank of Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Karnataka Bank

Note : Mangalore-based Karnataka Bank has launched a new indigenous Rupay debit card- National Common Mobility Debit Card (NCMC) in line with the vision of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Equipped as an international Contact-less, it is a debit cum prepaid and inter-operable transport card. Mahabaleshwara M S, Managing Director & CEO of the Bank while inaugurating the pilot launch of the RuPay NCMC card- 'One Nation One Card' said that "this is Bank's first-ever Contactless debit card and is expected to change the banking paradigm to a great extent, especially in retail payments by its unique features of 'Tap & Go' and 'Offline wallet' payments."

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
China
B)
Russia
C)
Thailand
D)
South Korea

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Russia

Note :

Russia’s SIRIUS and Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has recently launched ‘AIM–Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0’.
It is a 14-day virtual programme for Indian and Russian schoolchildren. It is also the first Indo-Russian bilateral youth innovation initiative, which envisages to develop technological solutions for both countries.

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Published On : July 19, 2021