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A)
India
B)
Russia
C)
United Kingdom
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (D) - United States

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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

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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

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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
A)
Aamir Khan
B)
Sachin Tendulkar
C)
Amitabh Bachchan
D)
Nawazuddin Siddique

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Amitabh Bachchan

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Amazon India has recently confirmed that the Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan will become the first Indian celebrity whose voice will feature on the Alexa voice assistant.
The company is to add the voice of the actor as a paid upgrade and that will be added through the Alexa Skills interface. His voice would be used in notifications about weather, jokes and advices, as a part of attracting customers.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Manipur
B)
Mizoram
C)
Assam
D)
Meghalaya

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Assam

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The Baghjan Oil Well of Oil India Limited (OIL) is located in Eastern Assam’s Tinsukia district has been put off.
A massive fire occurred in the Oil well due to equipment failure and it turned out into a blowout, which means uncontrolled escape of gas at great speed. Oil India Limited (OIL) and foreign experts managed to tame the fire after 110 days.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
YS Reddy
B)
Harshvardhan
C)
Narendra Singh Tomar
D)
Harivansh Narayan Singh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Harivansh Narayan Singh

Note : Janata Dal (United) parliamentarian Harivansh Narayan Singh has been re-elected as the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. The upper house has cleared his name with a voice vote. The proposal to elect Harivansh as the deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha was moved by BJP President JP Nadda.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Chhattisgarh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Maharashtra

Note : Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday launched a state-wide campaign, 'My Family, My Responsibility', to tackle the coronavirus pandemic amid further relaxation of lockdown curbs. Thackeray said the crisis is likely to become more severe in the coming days as the state continues to be the worst-affected due to the viral disease with more than one million Covid-19 cases.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Yes Bank
B)
Axis Bank
C)
SBI
D)
HDFC

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Yes Bank

Note : ICICI Lombard General Insurance said on Monday it has entered into a bancassurance tie-up with Yes Bank to make insurance more accessible to customers across 28 states and 8 union territories. Sanjeev Mantri, Executive Director of ICICI Lombard, said the company's continuous endeavour is to reach out to consumers and businesses for providing them effective risk management solutions.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Smriti Irani
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Narendra Modi
D)
Manoj Sinha

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Manoj Sinha

Note : In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha along with Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Dr. Jitendra Singh and Union Minister of Youth and Sports Kiren Rijiju jointly laid the e-foundation stone of Arun Jaitley Memorial Sports Complex, Hiranagar on Saturday.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Ramesh Chahar
B)
David Malpass
C)
Rajesh Khullar
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rajesh Khullar

Note : A 1988 batch IAS officer, Rajesh Khullar has been appointed as Executive Director at World Bank in Washington DC. The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Rajesh Khulla for a tenure of three years from the date of assumption of charge or till the date of his superannuation (August 23, 2023). Khullar is currently posted as principal secretary to chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. He will join the World Bank in the first week of November.

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Published On : July 19, 2021