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A)
Panaji
B)
Kolkata
C)
Chennai
D)
New Delhi

Correct Answer : Option (D) - New Delhi

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has recently inaugurated a model of the anti-satellite missile system.
The model, which is seen as a symbol of national technological advancement, has been inaugurated at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) headquarters in New Delhi. In 2019, DRDO conducted an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
N K Singh
B)
Ashok Lahiri
C)
Ramesh Chand
D)
Ajay Narayan Jha

Correct Answer : Option (A) - N K Singh

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The Fifteenth Finance Commission (XVFC) led by the Chairman N K Singh has recently submitted its Report to President of India Ram Nath Kovind.
Last year, the Commission submitted its report with recommendations for the year 2020-21 and it was accepted and tabled in the Parliament. Now, the Commission has submitted recommendations for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Ethiopia
B)
Armenia
C)
Azerbaijan
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ethiopia

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United Nations has recently warned that around nine million people are at the risk of displacement in Ethiopia.
As per the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA report, about 6 lakh people depend on food aid. Due to the declaration of emergency by the Ethiopian government, there was blockage in food and other aid.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Brazil
B)
Philippines
C)
Guatemala
D)
New Zealand

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Guatemala

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Over 50 people have been killed by landslides in Guatemala after the Storm named ‘Eta’ caused torrential rain and winds.
After the storm hit the Central American country, it was later downgraded to a tropical storm. A hillside in a single town of the country collapsed which buried several houses under mud. It also mae landfall in the neighbouring country Nicaragua.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Punjab
C)
Haryana
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uttar Pradesh

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Uttar Pradesh has launched an awareness campaign regarding the burning of Crop remains in many parts of the state.
The Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the farmers of the state not to burn remains of their crops (known as Parali) but to make compost with it. Several volunteers are also involved in creating awareness about pollution.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
LIC
B)
Bharti AXA
C)
Birla Sun Life
D)
ICICI Lombard

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bharti AXA

Note : Bharti AXA General Insurance has launched #CancerSendsNoNotifications campaign - a special initiative to increase awareness and spread knowledge on detecting the disease early among people in India. You can join the campaign to become aware of the disease by following them on social media platforms. Observing the 'National Cancer Awareness Day', the company has embarked upon this social media campaign comprising a series of activities to be held throughout the month to highlight the significance of increased awareness about cancer prevention and early detection among the public. Through this cancer awareness drive, Bharti AXA aims to engage with close to a million Indians on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
6 November - 20 November
B)
7 November - 21 November
C)
8 November - 22 November
D)
9 November - 23 November

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 7 November - 21 November

Note : The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), a flagship initiative by the NITI Aayog, and Russia's Sirius (Scientific International Research In Unique Terrestrial Station) have jointly launched 'AIM-Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0'. AIM-Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0 is a 14-day virtual programme for Indian and Russian schoolchildren from 7 November to 21 November

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
M.M. Kutty
B)
Piyush Goyal
C)
Nitin Gadkari
D)
Harshvardhan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - M.M. Kutty

Note : Former Chief Secretary of Delhi, M.M. Kutty was appointed as the chairperson of Commission for Air Quality Management(CAQM) in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas. The CAQM was formed on October 28 after dissolving several pollution-monitoring bodies, including most prominently the 22-year-old, Environment Pollution Prevention & Control Authority (EPCA) that has so far addressed air pollution in the Delhi NCR. This body will perform the job of coordinating activities between the State.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
SBI
B)
SEBI
C)
RBI
D)
NITI Aayog

Correct Answer : Option (C) - RBI

Note : The Reserve Bank of India will evaluate the impact of multi-media public awareness campaign 'RBI Kehta Hai', which was launched in 14 languages to educate the public about safe banking and financial practices. As part of the campaign, messages have been launched on basic savings bank deposit accounts, customer liability in unauthorised electronic banking transactions, safe digital banking practices, banking facilities for senior citizens, banking ombudsman scheme, and cybersecurity, among others.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
5th
B)
4th
C)
3rd
D)
2nd

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 5th

Note : The Yogi Adityanath government on Tuesday claimed that Uttar Pradesh has been ranked fifth on the list of states that have generated most jobs in the MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) sector, and cited a report of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

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Published On : July 19, 2021