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A)
Sikkim
B)
Goa
C)
Assam
D)
Puducherry

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Goa

Note :

The 36th National Games was scheduled to organised at Goa from October 20, 2020 to November 4, 2020.
The Sports Ministry had postponed the National games, due to outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Chief Minister of Goa earlier announced that five months will be required after announcement of dates, to purchase required sports equipment.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Seva Saptah
B)
Bharat Saptah
C)
Swachhata Saptah
D)
Atmanirbhar Saptah

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Seva Saptah

Note :

Bharatiya Janata Party has organised a week-long Seva Saptah to celebrate the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Under this programme, several welfare activities were organised across the country. Several programmes related to cleanliness, distribution of sanitary pads and wheel chairs and other social service events are organized from 14th to 20th September.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Aviation Sector (Amendment) Bill 2020
B)
Civil Aviation (Amendment) Bill 2020
C)
Air Transport (Amendment) Bill 2020
D)
Aircraft (Amendment) Bill 2020

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Aircraft (Amendment) Bill 2020

Note :

The Rajya Sabha has recently passed the Aircraft (Amendment) Bill 2020, which was tabled by Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri
The bill has already been cleared by the Lok Sabha in March this year. It seeks to convert aviation agencies like the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Bureau of Civil aviation security (BCAS) and Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) into statutory bodies. It also proposes heavy punishment for violations.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
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