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A)
Manmohan Bahadur
B)
Arjun Subramaniam
C)
Chetan Bhagat
D)
Dalai Lama

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Arjun Subramaniam

Note : Retired Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam has authored a new book titled, "Full Spectrum: India's Wars, 1972-2020". The book portrays the comprehensive account of war and conflict in contemporary India over the past five decades.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
S S Chahar
B)
Y S Dahiya
C)
Ved Prakash
D)
Mukul Bhardwaj

Correct Answer : Option (A) - S S Chahar

Note : The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau(AAIB) formed a 5-member panel headed Captain S S Chahar to investigate the circumstances of the Air India Express Dubai-Calicut flight IX 1344Crash at the Kozhikode airport, Kerala on 7th August 2020.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
China
B)
Russia
C)
India
D)
Lebanon

Correct Answer : Option (C) - India

Note : On August 17, 2020, The UK government has launched a 3-million pound innovation challenge fund in India to support scientists in academia and industry to tackle the most acute global challenges such as COVID-19 and the threat to the environment.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Tathagata Roy
B)
Prakash Javadekar
C)
S S Chahar
D)
Satya Pal Malik

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Satya Pal Malik

Note : On August 18, 2020, Satya Pal Malik was appointed as the Governor of Meghalaya. He replaced Tathagata Roy. Mr Malik served as Governor of Goa previously. With his transfer, the Governor of Maharashtra Bagat Singh Koshyari is to discharge the functions of Governor of Goa.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Health
B)
Ayush
C)
Finance
D)
Defence

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ayush

Note : To enhance immunity and prevent any disease, The Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) has launched a three-month campaign on "Ayush for Immunity" through webinar on Ayush Virtual Convention Centre (AVCC),which aims to increase awareness about affordable and easy practices to boost immunity.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
DRDO
B)
ISRO
C)
NASSCOM
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (B) - ISRO

Note : Team of researchers of Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru, Karnataka and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) developed a sustainable process for making brick-like structures named "Space Bricks" on the surface of the moon. The process uses the lunar soil, bacteria and guar beans to make the space brick.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Xiaomi
B)
Vivo
C)
Oppo
D)
Huawei

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Xiaomi

Note :

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi announced that its arm MI India will distribute over 2,500 smartphones worth Rs 2 crore to Indian children, to support online education.
MI India will partner with Indian non-profit organisation ‘Teach for India’, to carry out the distribution process. The hand sets would be used in shifts to utilise the service effectively, to enable children access quality education.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Ministry of Home Affairs
B)
Ministry of Rural Development
C)
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
D)
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Note :

Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs implements the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).
The scheme aims to provide basic infrastructure for water supply, sewage and seepage management in 500 Mission cities. Recently, the scheme was in news because the states across India have completed 2,854 projects worth ₹11,110 crore under the scheme. Tamil Nadu completed the highest number of works.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
New Delhi
B)
Kolkata
C)
Jaipur
D)
Goa

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Goa

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The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is an annual film festival held in Goa, every year in the month of November.
The Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant has confirmed that the Film Festival will be held as per schedule in Goa between November 20 and 28, this year. This festival is organised by the Directorate of Film Festivals in association with the state government- owned Entertainment Society of Goa.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Sports
B)
Politics
C)
Literature
D)
Business

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Business

Note :

American businessperson and veteran media giant Sumner Redstone, has recently passed away at the age of 97 years.
During his long tenure in the field of media, he built a great media empire including CBS and Viacom serving as the Executive Chairmen of both companies. He was also the Chairman of the Board of National Amusements theatre chain. Redstone’s autobiography was titled “A Passion to Win”.

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Published On : July 18, 2021