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A)
Kesavananda Bharati
B)
Narendra Kumar Swain
C)
Govind Swarup
D)
Swami Agnivesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Swami Agnivesh

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Veteran Social activist and former Haryana MLA Swami Agnivesh has recently passed away in Delhi, after he was suffering from liver cirrhosis.
Swami Agnivesh was considered as a revolutionary leader of Arya Samaj and had led a campaign against bonded labour and female foeticide. He was also an advocate for the dialogue between religions.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Germany
B)
France
C)
Russia
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Germany

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Germany has recently carried out the first nationwide test of its civil alarm systems since the end of the Cold War.
The country has also newly created National Warning Day, or Warntag, which is to be observed every year on September 10. Several alarms were sounded to alert the public to create the awareness about the measures to be taken in the backdrop of a national emergency.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Karnataka
B)
Kerala
C)
Gujarat
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Gujarat

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The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has recently released the States’ Start-up Ranking Framework 2019.
As per the ranking, Gujarat has been named as the best performer among states and Andaman & Nicobar Islands has been named as the best performer in the category of Union Territory. Karnataka and Kerala emerged as the Top performers. The framework is based on 7 broad reform areas.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Karnataka
B)
Rajasthan
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rajasthan

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The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Rajasthan government to develop the MSME ecosystem in the state.
This is the initiative of the Department of Industries, Rajasthan to provide financial and technical support to MSMEs in the state. The state has also amended the MSME Act to promote industries and exempt businesses from permissions and inspections for three years.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Jitendra Singh
B)
Piyush Goyal
C)
Santosh Gangwar
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Santosh Gangwar

Note :

Union Labour and employment minister Santosh Gangwar represented India in the virtual Meeting of Labour and Employment Ministers of G-20 nations.
The G20 meet focussed on the G20 Youth Roadmap 2025 and discussed measures to curb the impact of Covid-19 on the Labour market. The meet also identified indicators relating to youth for the first time.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
China
B)
Nepal
C)
Pakistan
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - China

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India and China have recently agreed on five points regarding the situation on the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
On the side lines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet in Moscow, the External affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi had strategic talks which focussed on Disengagement of troops and easing of tensions.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
France
B)
Oman
C)
UAE
D)
Iran

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Iran

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The Naval Force of Iran has started a three-day exercise in the Sea of Oman named ‘Zolfaghar-99’, in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
The Navy is expected to test-fire surface-to-surface and shore-to-sea cruise missiles and rocket-launching systems fitted on warships, submarines, aircraft and drones. The exercise also aims to devise defensive strategies to safeguard the country’s territorial regions.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Kolkata
B)
Bengaluru
C)
Gurgaon
D)
Vishakhapatnam

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bengaluru

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the website of Aero India 2021, which is claimed to be the largest aero show of Asia.
The 13th edition of show is scheduled to be held at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru from February 3 to February 7 next year. The newly launched website will host and stream all online services related to the event.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
TikTok
B)
Twitter
C)
WeChat
D)
Facebook

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Twitter

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Social media major Twitter India has recently launched a dedicated search prompt for resources on mental health and suicide prevention.
This initiative has been launched on the occasion of World Suicide Prevention Day. The search prompt #ThereIsHelp has been launched in association with the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS).

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
5 Years
B)
7 Years
C)
9 Years
D)
10 Years

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 5 Years

Note : The Union Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar co-chaired the ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting on 12 September 2020, with his Thailand counterpart Don Pramudwinai. The virtual meeting saw the participation of Foreign Ministers of the 10 ASEAN Member States and India. The new ASEAN-India Plan of Action for next five years (2021-2025) was adopted at the meeting.

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Published On : July 19, 2021