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A)
Tata Motors
B)
Skoda India
C)
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
D)
Volkswagen India

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Maruti Suzuki India Ltd

Note : The country's leading car maker Maruti Suzuki India on 27-07-2021 said it has partnered with Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, to train the youth in automobile retail. A customised three-year 'Bachelor of Vocational Studies in Retail Management' course will be offered to students by the university with support from the company, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) said in a statement.

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Published On : July 30, 2021
A)
Wendy Tan White
B)
Larry Page
C)
Jeff Bezos
D)
Mark Zuckerberg

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Wendy Tan White

Note : Google-parent Alphabet will launch a new robotics company – Intrinsic, which will focus on building software for industrial robots. CEO of Intrinsic: Wendy Tan White.

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Published On : July 30, 2021
A)
Lebanon
B)
Germany
C)
Cango
D)
Haiti

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Lebanon

Note :

Najib Mikati on July 26, 2021, became Lebanon’s new Prime Minister with 72 votes in parliament while the former ambassador Nawaf Salam received only one vote.
 
“With the cooperation of the President, we will form a government according to the French initiative,” said Mikati while referring to the economic and structural reforms that were introduced by French President Emanuel Macron to Lebanon in August 2020.

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Published On : July 29, 2021
A)
Shankar Jiwal
B)
Ravi Dayal
C)
Param Bir Singh
D)
Rakesh Asthana

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rakesh Asthana

Note :

Rakesh Asthana, senior IPS officer of Gujarat cadre, took charge as the Commissioner of Delhi Police on 28-07-2021.
 
Rakesh Asthana has been appointed commissioner of Delhi Police. He has been relieved from the position of Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF), which he held for nearly a year. In August 2019, he was given the additional charge of Director General of the Narcotics Control Bureau. He has previously also held the position of special director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
 
Rakesh Asthana will be the commissioner of Delhi Police for a period of one year until July 31, 2022. As per a Union home ministry order, his date of retirement was July 31, 2021, but it has been extended by one year "as a special case in public interest".

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Published On : July 29, 2021
A)
RUDRA
B)
INDRA
C)
SURYA KIRAN
D)
HAND-IN-HAND

Correct Answer : Option (B) - INDRA

Note :

The 12th edition of Indo-Russia joint military exercise called 'Exercise INDRA 2021' will be held this year at Volgograd, Russia from 01 to 13 August 2021. The exercise will entail conducting counter-terror operations under the United Nations(UN) mandate by a joint force against international terror groups.

The exercise will involve 250 personnel from both countries. The Indian Army contingent, which included a Mechanized Infantry Battalion, underwent rigorous training at various places across India in preparation for the joint exercise.

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Published On : July 29, 2021
A)
Gujarat
B)
Rajasthan
C)
Madhya Pradesh
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Madhya Pradesh

Note : In order to promote AYUSH in Madhya Pradesh and to link it with employment, the government has made the ‘Devaranya’ scheme. The scheme has been made to provide employment to the people living in the tribal areas of the state. A complete value chain for the production of AYUSH medicines will be developed in the state through Devarnya Yojana.

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Published On : July 29, 2021
A)
IIT Kolkata
B)
IIT Madras
C)
IIT Bombay
D)
IIT Roorkee

Correct Answer : Option (C) - IIT Bombay

Note : The Union Government has decided to set up a National Centre of Excellence for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics for creating a world-class talent pool in India to cater to the Indian as well as a global industry. It will be set up in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

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Published On : July 29, 2021
A)
Arunachal Pradesh
B)
Andhra Pradesh
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Arunachal Pradesh

Note :

The Ministry of Science & Technology will set up a first-of-its-kind Centre of Excellence in the Northeast at Kimin in Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh.
 
The prestigious project for establishing the Centre for Bio-Resources and Sustainable Development as a Centre of Excellence was sanctioned by the Department of Biotechnology.

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Published On : July 29, 2021
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Narendra Singh Tomar
C)
Nirmala Sitharaman
D)
Ram Nath Kovind

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Singh Tomar

Note : Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar virtually delivered the Ministerial Statement in the Pre-Summit of United Nations Food System Summit 2021. In the statement, the Minister emphasized the importance of Agriculture in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030 as 12 out of 17 SDGs are directly dependent on agriculture. He said that agriculture plays an important role in the socio-economic transformation of developing countries. In this regard, hementioned the journey of Indian agriculture from a state of food shortages to that of a food grain exporter through Green, White and Blue revolutions. The Minister said India’s public distribution system and price support system for farmers is unique in the world.

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Published On : July 29, 2021
A)
Ram Nath Kovind
B)
Prahlad Singh Patel
C)
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
D)
Both B & C

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Both B & C

Note : Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and the Minister of State for Jal Shakti& Food Processing Industries, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel released the ODF Plus Manuals under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Phase –II. The event was organized by Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS).

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Published On : July 29, 2021