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A)
Ozone defending Humans
B)
Ozone and Covid-19
C)
Ozone for Life
D)
The Hole

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ozone for Life

Note :

World Ozone Day or ‘International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer’ is observed on September 16 all over the world.
Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer was adopted and signed by 28 countries, on 22 March 1985. The theme of this year is ‘Ozone for Life’. This year also marks the 35th year of the Vienna Convention and 35 years of global ozone layer protection.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
SBI
B)
PNB
C)
SBM
D)
HDFC

Correct Answer : Option (C) - SBM

Note : Mastercard Incorporated MA and SBM Bank India have collaborated to launch SBM World Debit Card, a premium and exclusive card. This card will be custom-built and offered to SBM Private Wealth customers on request. The SBM World Debit Card will club niche banking solutions and carefully curated lifestyle privileges including some of the finest shopping and dining opportunities.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Nitish Rana
B)
Suresh Raina
C)
Rohit Sharma
D)
Kuldeep Yadav

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Suresh Raina

Note : Online poker platform 9stacks has signed Suresh Raina as its brand ambassador. Raina, who announced retirement from the international cricket last month, will be a part of 9stacks' upcoming campaigns and engagement activities.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
17 September
B)
18 September
C)
19 September
D)
20 September

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 17 September

Note : The World Patient Safety Day is observed globally on 17th September to create a global awareness for patient safety and urge people to show their commitment to making healthcare safer. The theme for World Patient Safety Day 2020: Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
10%
B)
30%
C)
50%
D)
75%

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 30%

Note : The Lok Sabha has passed the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020 on 15 September 2020. The bill seeks to cut salaries of all Members of Parliaments (MPs) by 30 per cent for a period of one year commencing April 1, 2020, to meet the urgent financial need arising out COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
MS Dhoni
B)
Yuvraj Singh
C)
Virat Kohli
D)
Irfan Pathan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Virat Kohli

Note : One of India's leading edtech companies for professional and higher education, Great Learning today announced the appointment of Virat Kohli, as its brand ambassador. The captain of the Indian cricket team and the world's #1 batsman, who also topped a recent ranking of India's most powerful celebrities, will now be the face of the Great Learning brand. He will lead the brand's latest 'Power Ahead' campaign, which underlines the importance of lifelong learning and showcases how high quality learning at the right time can help professionals and students power ahead in their careers.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Goa
B)
Karnataka
C)
Rajasthan
D)
Jammu and Kashmir

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jammu and Kashmir

Note : In Jammu and Kashmir, the Horticulture Department has launched the Flagship programme "Backyard Horticulture" under CAPEX scheme at Panchyat Jaswan in Marh block of Jammu district. Under the programme, at least three fruit plants costing Rs. 200 will be distributed among the farmers at 90% subsidy covering 600 households in Zone Marh

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
India
B)
Russia
C)
United Kingdom
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (D) - United States

Note :

The United States has recently banned eight Chinese goods including cotton, hair products, computer components and some textiles from China’s Xinjiang province.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of the U.S has stated that the products are produced using ‘Forced labour’. It also alleges that China weakens American workers and businesses by trying to import these goods into the U.S.

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

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bihar

Note :

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated various projects under the ‘Namami Gange’ Yojana and the ‘AMRUT’ Yojana in Bihar.
The four schemes inaugurated include sewerage treatment plants in Patna and water-related projects under the ‘AMRUT’ scheme. The Prime Minister also laid foundation stones were also laid for water supply projects and River Front Development Scheme under Namami Gange.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Asian Development Bank
B)
BRICS Bank
C)
World Bank
D)
International Monetary Fund

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Asian Development Bank

Note :

According to the Asian Development Bank, Asia’s economy will contract for the first time since the early 1960s.
The bank had earlier projected that the GDP would grow by 0.1 per cent. Now, it is estimated that Asia’s GDP would decline by 0.7 per cent in 2020 and would increase to 7.7 per cent in 2021. It also highlighted that the GD in India would contract by 9% this year.

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Published On : July 19, 2021