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A)
Moderna
B)
Sputnik light
C)
J&J
D)
Pfizer

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sputnik light

Note : The central government's Subject Expert Committee denied permission to Dr Reddy's Laboratories to carry out the Phase-III trials of 'Sputnik Light' in India.

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Published On : July 4, 2021
A)
50,000 crores
B)
60,000 crores
C)
75,000 crores
D)
90,000 crores

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 50,000 crores

Note : The Union finance minister announced Rs. 50,000 crore relief for the health sector under the Rs. 1.1 lakh crore loan guarantee scheme for pandemic-hit sectors.

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Published On : July 4, 2021
A)
INS Sarvekshak
B)
INS Tarkash
C)
INS Trishul
D)
INS Talwar

Correct Answer : Option (A) - INS Sarvekshak

Note : Indian Navy's Hydrographic Survey Ship Sarvekshak successfully completed survey action around the site of ill-fated MV X-Press Pearl and handed over the survey data to the Sri Lankan authorities.

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Published On : July 4, 2021
A)
Policy commission
B)
Planning Commission
C)
Education commission
D)
Competition Commission of India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Competition Commission of India

Note : The Competition Commission of India has approved the merger of Tech Data with SYNNEX Corporation under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002.

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Published On : July 4, 2021
A)
10
B)
15
C)
20
D)
37

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 20

Note : India has moved up three spots to be ranked at the 20th spot among the top 100 countries in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2021 by Startup Blink.

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Published On : July 3, 2021
A)
KL Rahul
B)
R Ashwin
C)
Jasprit Bumrah
D)
Shikhar Dhawan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - R Ashwin

Note : The BCCI recommend the names of spinner R Ashwin and women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj for this year's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

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Published On : July 3, 2021
A)
$8 billion
B)
$12 billion
C)
$20 billion
D)
$ 25 billion

Correct Answer : Option (C) - $20 billion

Note : The World Bank on Wednesday pledged to boost available funding for COVID-19 vaccine purchases and deployment to $20 billion from a previous target of $12 billion, citing a sharp increase in overall financing demand from developing countries.

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Published On : July 3, 2021
A)
United States
B)
Germany
C)
Israel
D)
China

Correct Answer : Option (A) - United States

Note : The US has once again retained its position as the top country while, the UK, Israel, Canada and Germany continue to be the top five countries respectively like previous year.

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Published On : July 3, 2021
A)
Samant Goel
B)
Ravneet Singh
C)
Rajesh Pendharkar
D)
Vivek Ram Chaudhari

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vivek Ram Chaudhari

Note :

Indian Air Force appointed Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari as a new Vice Chief, He will replace incumbent Air Marshal HS Arora who will superannuate on June 30. Chaudhari has presently commanding the Western Air Command, which is also known as the sword arm of the force as it handles the sensitive borders with both Pakistan and China in sensitive areas.
 
He will join the office as a 45th IAF Vice Chief on 1 August 2021. He service period is over 38 year, he was an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and joined the IAF on 29th Dec 1982 as a fighter pilot. He flown various modern aircraft in his career and also gave training to the new fighter pilots.

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Published On : July 3, 2021
A)
10
B)
20
C)
30
D)
40

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 20

Note : India Ranks 20 in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2021 among the top 100 countries by Startup Blink with the jumped three spots up in the global start-up ranking this year.

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Published On : July 3, 2021