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A)
Goa
B)
Gujarat
C)
Odisha
D)
Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tamil Nadu

Note : The Young Advocates Welfare Fund has been launched in Tamil Nadu. The Young Advocates Welfare Scheme is aimed at helping such fresh candidates to withstand the initial challenges. It provides monthly financial assistance of three thousand rupees each for two years to the lawyers who just come out of law colleges.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Om Birla
C)
Nitin Gadkari
D)
Narendra Modi

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Om Birla

Note : Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has said that terrorism not only damages the society but also significantly impacts the economy. Mr Birla, who is in Tokyo to attend the 6th Parliamentary Speakers' Summit of G 20 Countries, shared his views with Presiding Officers of Parliaments of G20 countries.

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

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Narendra Modi

Note : PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 4th India Energy Forum by CERAWeek organised by HIS Markit. The theme of this edition is "India's Energy Future in a World of Change". India is the third-largest and the fastest-growing aviation market in terms of domestic aviation and Indian carriers are projected to increase their fleet size from 600 to 1200 by 2024.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
National Payments Corporation of India
B)
Reserve Bank of India
C)
State Bank of India
D)
NASSCOM

Correct Answer : Option (A) - National Payments Corporation of India

Note :

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has recently launched a campaign named ‘RuPay Festive Carnival’.
Under the campaign, the institution provides benefits and discounts up to 65 per cent on purchase of various branded items using RuPay card. This move is aimed at encouraging contactless and cashless payments.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
HIV/AIDS
B)
Tuberculosis
C)
Breast Cancer
D)
Oral Cancer

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Oral Cancer

Note :

Sascan Meditech, a startup incubated at TiMED, a technology business incubator of the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Science and Technology (SCTIMST) has developed a device to screen Oral Cancer.
The handheld imaging device that can screen and detect tumours in the mouth very early stages. The technology has received an Indian patent and will be officially launched by Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Delhi International Airport
B)
Cochin International Airport
C)
Mumbai International Airport
D)
Hyderabad International Airport

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Hyderabad International Airport

Note :

Hyderabad International Airport has introduced contactless e-boarding facilities for international flyers, in addition to domestic passengers. It has become the first airport in the country to introduce contactless e-boarding for passengers flying out of the country. It uses an indigenously developed digital solution, using which passengers can avoid all queues and waiting time.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
October 25
B)
October 24
C)
October 23
D)
October 22

Correct Answer : Option (B) - October 24

Note :

Every year, October 24 is celebrated as the World Development Information Day by the United Nations. The resolution in this regard was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1972.
The day lays stress on the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve international problems. It mandates to improve the dissemination of information and the mobilization of public opinion, particularly among young people to find solutions for problems of development.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Larsen and Toubro
B)
Ordnance Factory Board
C)
Border Roads Organisation
D)
National Highways Authority of India

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Border Roads Organisation

Note :

The Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated ‘Alternate Alignment Gangtok – Nathula Road’. The road has been constructed by the Army’s Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Sikkim.
The road was inaugurated by virtual means from Darjeeling. BRO has constructed the 19.35 km long alternate route of National Highway-310, which connects Gangtok to ‘Nathu La’.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Shipping Ministry
B)
Ministry of Health
C)
Home Ministry
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Shipping Ministry

Note : A direct port entry facility was launched at the V O Chidambarnar port in Tuticorin by Union minister of state for shipping and minister of state for Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Uttar pradesh
B)
Madhya Pradesh
C)
Gujarat
D)
Punjab

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Uttar pradesh

Note : Uttar Pradesh government has secured the 1st rank in central government's one of the most ambitious schemes - the PM Atmanirbhar Nidhi Scheme (SVANidhi Scheme) by approving the highest number of loans under the scheme in the country.

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Published On : July 19, 2021