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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

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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
A)
Actor
B)
Singer
C)
Politician
D)
Sportsperson

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Politician

Note : Former union minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh died at AIIMS, Delhi on Sunday, a close aide said. Singh died around 11 am due to breathlessness and other complications, Kedar Yadav, who remains by the side of the septuagenarian, told reporters over the phone.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
12 September
B)
13 September
C)
14 September
D)
15 September

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 12 September

Note : The World First Aid Day is observed on the second Saturday of September every year to create awareness about importance of first aid in preventing injuries and saving lives. The World First Aid Day 2020 is being observed on 12 September.

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Published On : July 19, 2021