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

Correct Answer : Option (B) - India

Note :

As per the latest report from FIS, a global technology provider, India has recorded the real-time financial transactions of 41 million per day.
This figure is more than double that of the last year and the main reason for the record high transactions is the Covid-19 pandemic. In terms of the growth rate, the list is topped by Bahrain with 657 per cent growth.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Kasturi Cotton
B)
Bharat Cotton
C)
Incredible Cotton
D)
Maharaja Cotton

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kasturi Cotton

Note :

Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani has recently launched the first-ever brand and logo for Indian Cotton.
It was launched on the second World Cotton Day, which is celebrated across the world on October 7. India’s premium Cotton would be known as ‘Kasturi Cotton’ in the World Cotton trade. The Minister also released a new logo for the Indian Cotton.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Ashima Goyal
B)
Jayanth R Varma
C)
Shashanka Bhide
D)
M Rajeshwar Rao

Correct Answer : Option (D) - M Rajeshwar Rao

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The Central government has appointed M Rajeshwar Rao as the new Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
He is currently serving as the Executive Director of the country’s central bank. The Appointment Committee of the Union cabinet has approved the appointment and he will succeed NS Vishwanathan as the fourth Deputy Governor.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Bharat Andolan
B)
Covid Jagrutha
C)
Jan Andolan
D)
Covid Chodo India

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Jan Andolan

Note :

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently launched a campaign on Jan Andolan for COVID-19 Appropriate Behaviour.
The campaign has been launched considering the festivals, winter season and the opening up of the economy. The Prime Minister asked the people to wear a mask, wash hands and follow social distancing by maintaining ‘Do Gaz Ki Doori.’

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
BJP
B)
AAP
C)
Congress
D)
Lok Janshakti Party

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Lok Janshakti Party

Note : Union minister of consumer affairs, food and public distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan passed away. He was born on 5 July 1946. He was also the president of the Lok Janshakti Party, eight-time Lok Sabha member and current Rajya Sabha MP.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
UNESCO
B)
World Bank
C)
WHO
D)
ADB

Correct Answer : Option (B) - World Bank

Note : The World Bank projected India's GDP to contract by 9.6% this FY-21, which is reflective of the national lockdown and the income shock experienced by households and firms due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The World Bank earlier in June had estimated the Indian economy to shrink by 3.2% in the current fiscal.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
October
B)
November
C)
September
D)
December

Correct Answer : Option (A) - October

Note :

Wildlife Week is celebrated every year in India between October 1 and 8, to promote and preserve the wild lives.
Wildlife Week was conceptualized in the year 1952 to create awareness and safe guard the lives of wildlife through critical action. This year, the Wildlife Institute of India is organising a series of webinar in this regard.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Canara Bank
B)
Union Bank of India
C)
Punjab National Bank
D)
State Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - State Bank of India

Note :

The Union Government has appointed Dinesh Kumar Khara as Chairman of State Bank of India for three years from 7 October.
According to a notification issued by the Finance Ministry, Khara will replace SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar, whose three-year term is ending on October 7. Khara was serving as the Managing Director of SBI since August 2016.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Dunzo
B)
Zomato
C)
Swiggy
D)
Uber Eats

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Swiggy

Note :

According to the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry (MoHUA), the Ministry has joined hands with Swiggy, regarding PM SVANidhi scheme.
Under this program, the street vendors will be given online access to thousands of consumers. This initiative has been launched in five cities of Ahmedabad, Chennai, Delhi, Indore, and Varanasi on a pilot basis. This will be later expanded to all parts of the country.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Beijing
B)
New Delhi
C)
Tokyo
D)
Sydney

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tokyo

Note :

The Second QUAD Ministerial Meeting has been organized at Tokyo City, Japan. External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar represented India.
Foreign Affairs Ministers of the four QUAD member countries which include India, United States, Japan and Australia attended the meeting. They jointly acknowledged the importance of maintaining a free and inclusive Indo-Pacific region.

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Published On : July 19, 2021