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A)
Telangana
B)
Karnataka
C)
Andhra Pradesh
D)
Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Andhra Pradesh

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The Andhra Pradesh cabinet has approved a proposal to amend Andhra Pradesh Gaming Act, 1974, to ban online games that involve money transactions.
As per the proposed amendment, six months imprisonment will be awarded for those playing such games including rummy and poker and one-year jail term for those organising the games. Online real money gaming (RMG) industry is growing at 30 per cent annually.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Vice-President
B)
President
C)
Prime Minister
D)
Minister of Personnel

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Vice-President

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The Indian Institute of Public Administration is a Research and training organization under the Union Ministry of Personnel. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is the ex-officio President of IIPA.
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) and Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) has recently organized a two-day ‘National Tribal Research Conclave’ through virtual platform chaired by the Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
7 September
B)
8 September
C)
9 September
D)
10 September

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 7 September

Note : The International Day of Clean Air for blue skies is observed globally on September 7th, 2020. The day aims to raise public awareness at all levels individual, community, corporate and government that clean air is important for health, productivity, the economy and the environment.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Google
B)
Facebook
C)
Instagram
D)
WhatsApp

Correct Answer : Option (D) - WhatsApp

Note : CyberPeace Foundation has partnered WhatsApp to create awareness on cyber safety among students. This is an effort to build on their earlier partnership with WhatsApp under the "e-Raksha" program that reached thousands of students.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
2020
B)
2021
C)
2022
D)
2023

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 2021

Note : The Union Minister of State for Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh informed on September 6, 2020, that Chandrayaan-3, India's mission to Moon, is likely to be launched in early 2021. The Union Minister also added that unlike Chandrayaan-2, this mission will not have an orbiter but it includes a rover and a lander.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Lewis Hamilton
B)
Lance Stroll
C)
Pierre Gasly
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Pierre Gasly

Note : Pierre Gasly (Scuderia AlphaTauri, France) has won the Formula One Italian Grand Prix 2020 held at Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Italy. This is his first Grand Prix win. Carlos Sainz Jr. (McLaren, Spain) came second followed by Lance Stroll (Racing Point, Canada) in third place. Lewis Hamilton ended at 7th place after he earned a 10-second stop and go penalty.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Vishwanathan Anand
B)
Sanan Sjugirov
C)
P. Iniyan
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - P. Iniyan

Note : India's GM P. Iniyan won the 48th annual world open chess tournament (online) recently. Usually held in Philadelphia, the USA, the tournament was conducted online following classical time control. In a strong field that had 31 GMs, Iniyan scored 7.5 points from nine games. Iniyan and Sanan Sjugirov (Russia) were tied on points but the former won on better tie-break.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Rajnath Singh
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Amit Shah
D)
Ramnath Kovind

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rajnath Singh

Note : On September 4, 2020, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met his Chinese counter part in Moscow. The Defence Minister is on a three day visit to Russia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. He had earlier met the Russian Defence Minster and signed a deal to acquire AK-203 rifles.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Smriti Irani
B)
Piyush Goyal
C)
Nitin Gadkari
D)
Prakash Javadekar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Prakash Javadekar

Note : The Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that the centre is working rejuvenation of 13 rivers. The minister announced this on the occasion of celebration of ?Cauvery Calling? movement. Highlights The 13 rivers that are under rejuvenation are Beas, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Sutlej, Yamuna, Luni, Narmada, Godavari, Cauvery, Krishna, Mahanadi, and Brahmaputra.

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

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Andhra Pradesh

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The Supreme Court refused to stay the Andhra Pradesh High Court’s order against the state government’s decision to make English the medium of education in the state’s government school.
Earlier, the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy-led Andhra Pradesh Government announced that English will only be the medium for government school students from Classes 1 to 6, from 2020-21 academic year. The top court quoted Section 29(2)(f) of the Right to Education (RTE) Act.

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Published On : July 19, 2021