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A)
Apple
B)
Facebook
C)
Microsoft
D)
Amazon

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Facebook

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Social media major Facebook has launched a new iOS app called Collab, which lets users create collaborative musical videos.
Launched as a rival to the Chinese short-video making platform TikTok, this experimental app is now available on the App Store in the United States. Facebook had earlier launched Reels feature on Instagram and another app Lasso.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Science for New India
B)
Science for Transformation
C)
Science for Self-Reliant India and Global Welfare
D)
RISEN India Research, Innovation, and Science Empowering the Nation

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Science for Self-Reliant India and Global Welfare

Note : India International Science Festival (IISF) 2020, central theme is Science for Self-Reliance India and Global Welfare.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Raghuram Rajan
B)
Prakash Apte
C)
Aditya Puri
D)
Uday Kotak

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uday Kotak

Note : The Reserve Bank of India has approved the re-appointment of Uday Kotak as managing director and CEO of Kotak Mahindra Bank for three years.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
India
B)
Japan
C)
China
D)
Austria

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India

Note : According to the world governing body FIH, India will host the 2023 edition of Men's Hockey World Cup.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
India, Iran, USA
B)
India, Russia, USA
C)
India, Iran, Uzbekistan
D)
India, Bangladesh, Bhutan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - India, Iran, Uzbekistan

Note : 1st Trilateral Working Group (TWG) Meeting held between India, Iran, and Uzbekistan to joint use of Chabahar Port.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Edelweiss General Insurance
B)
HDFC ERGO General Insurance
C)
Aditya Birla General Insurance
D)
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Edelweiss General Insurance

Note : Edelweiss General Insurance (EGI) India's first cloud-native insurer has launched a first of its kind, Open API (Application Programming Interface) Gateway to facilitate complete digital collaboration with its business partners.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Google
B)
Facebook
C)
Amazon
D)
Microsoft

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Facebook

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Two lawsuits have been filed by the United States Federal government and governments of 48 US states and territories accusing Facebook.
The Social media major has been accused of eliminating competition with the acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp. The anti-competitive conduct, which adds to the monopoly of the company is accused.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
2020
B)
2030
C)
2040
D)
2050

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 2030

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The European Council President has declared after their recent summit that the EU leaders have agreed to set a target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 55 percent by 2030.
After long series of discussions, the EU leaders came to a consensus of the target. European Commission had set a target of achieving climate neutrality by 2050.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
SCOre
B)
IndiaSCOpe
C)
CinemaSCOpe
D)
KaleidoSCOpe

Correct Answer : Option (C) - CinemaSCOpe

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The Indian Embassy in Beijing recently launched a movie series “CinemaSCOpe”, for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
Under the programme, over two dozen Indian films dubbed in Russian, will be screened on a monthly basis. The screening will continue till India’s chairmanship of the SCO ‘Council of Heads of State’ meeting in 2023.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
A)
Tamil Nadu
B)
Kerala
C)
Odisha
D)
Gujarat

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Gujarat

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Gujarat is set to launch the country’s first online mechanism for approval and renewal of fire safety certifications for buildings.
A portal named ‘Fire Safety COP’ will be launched for implementing the process. Under the system, the state will train and empanel private ‘Fire safety officers (FSOs)’ to carry out periodic inspection and maintenance of fire safety systems.

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Published On : July 20, 2021