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A)
Women Safety
B)
Child Education
C)
Digital Education
D)
Disabled Citizens

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Digital Education

Note : The Union Human Resource and Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' released PRAGYATA guidelines on digital education. The PRAGYATA guidelines have been developed focusing digital education or online education.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Mastering
B)
Ingenuity
C)
Safurti
D)
Great

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ingenuity

Note : Ingenuity is a robotic helicopter that is to be deployed in Mars 2020 mission of NASA. Mars 2020 mission is to be launched on July 30, 2020.

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A)
ONGC
B)
BARC
C)
NSE
D)
BSE

Correct Answer : Option (D) - BSE

Note : BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) informed that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Alumni Council to encourage the listing of startups and develop a 'High Investor Depth' platform for those startups.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
India
B)
Nepal
C)
Bhutan
D)
Pakistan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India

Note : On July 17, 2020, PM Modi will deliver an address on the eve of 75th anniversary of the UN. The Prime Minister is to speak at the Valedictory of High-Level Segment of UN ECOSOC. The first meeting of ECOSOC was held in 1946. India was the first president of ECOSOC.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Rs 5,000 crores
B)
Rs 6,000 crores
C)
Rs 7,000 crores
D)
Rs 8,000 crores

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rs 5,000 crores

Note : The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has launched a refinance scheme for financial institutions and banks. It has allocated Rs 5,000 crores for the scheme.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Haryana
B)
Rajasthan
C)
Madhya Pradesh
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Madhya Pradesh

Note : The Israel Weapon Industries (IWI- Formerly owned by the Israel Government, was privatized in 2005 ) Assault Riffle's- Arad and Carmel will be manufactured at the PLR Systems Private Ltd (PLR- Precise Lethal Reliable) in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district. This will be a major boost to the domestic small arms industry and as well as the Make in India initiative.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Valtteri Bottas
B)
Lewis Hamilton
C)
Max Verstappen
D)
None of the Above

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Lewis Hamilton

Note : Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes-Britain) has won the Styrian Grand Prix 2020 at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes-Finland) finished second while Max Verstappen (Red Bull- Belgium) was third.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
Meghalaya
B)
Mizoram
C)
Sikkim
D)
Assam

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Assam

Note :

Assam Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tabled proposed legislation to protect cattle in the state, through the Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021.
Other states such as Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Karnataka have similar laws. The bill seeks to protect cattle by regulating their slaughter, consumption, and preventing their illegal transportation.

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Published On : July 18, 2021
A)
South Korea
B)
Russia
C)
Japan
D)
China

Correct Answer : Option (D) - China

Note :

China has officially begun the construction of the world’s first commercial modular small reactor ‘Linglong One’ at its Changjiang Nuclear Power Plant.
Once completed, the generation capacity of the small modular reactor can reach 1 billion kilowatt hours. This is expected to cater to more than 5 lakh households in China. This multipurpose small modular reactor was the first to be approved by the International Atomic Energy Agency in 2016.

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A)
International Trade Finance Services
B)
Indian Trade Finance Secretariat
C)
Indian Trade Finance Services
D)
International Trade Finance Secretariat

Correct Answer : Option (A) - International Trade Finance Services

Note :

International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) was set up to develop and regulate the financial products, financial services and financial institutions in the International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs).
IFSCA has issued a framework for setting up and operating International Trade Finance Services Platform (‘ITFS’). This will help the Exporters and Importers to avail various types of trade finance facilities for their international trade transactions.

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Published On : July 18, 2021