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A)
Dhruva Sarja
B)
Vijay Kiran
C)
K. M. Chaitanya
D)
Chiranjeevi Sarja

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Chiranjeevi Sarja

Note : Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away at 39 due to a cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Bengaluru. He is the grandson of Kannada late actor Shakti Prasad & the nephew of multilingual actor Arjun Sarja.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
20
B)
37
C)
54
D)
100

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 54

Note :

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is one of the main organs of the UN and has 54 members. These members are elected every year for a term of 3 years.
India has been recently elected to the ECOSOC for a term from 2022 to 2024 by way of voting by secret ballot.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Odisha
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Haryana
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Haryana

Note :

The Supreme Court of India has directed the State Government of Haryana and the Faridabad Municipal Corporation to remove all encroachments in Aravali forest near a village in Faridabad.
These encroachments also consist of around 10,000 residential constructions. The apex court has also directed compliance reports from the state authorities in this regard.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Interpol
B)
IMF
C)
CBI
D)
World Bank

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Interpol

Note :

The international law enforcement agency Interpol has launched a global database named “I-Familia”. This database is aimed to identify missing persons, using the DNA of family members.
I-Familia has three components namely a dedicated global database on DNA profiles, DNA matching software called Bonaparte and interpretation guidelines developed by Interpol.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
G 20
B)
G 7
C)
BRICS
D)
European Union

Correct Answer : Option (B) - G 7

Note :

The Group of seven (G-7) advanced economies has recently made an announcement on taxing multinational companies. This would be the “Minimum global tax rate” and its lower floor limit has been fixed at 15%.
G7 is an intergovernmental organization comprising Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Government of Delhi
B)
AIIMS
C)
Home Ministry
D)
Election Commission of India

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Government of Delhi

Note :

The Government of Delhi has launched a campaign named ‘Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination’ which aims to vaccinate all the people of Delhi, aged 45 years and above within the next four weeks.
Under this campaign, people residing in Delhi have been advised to get themselves vaccinated in their designated polling station.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Nitin Jairam Gadkari
B)
Thaawar Chand Gehlot
C)
Narendra Singh Tomar
D)
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

Note : Union Minister for Human Resource Development(HRD) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched information booklet "Safe online learning in the times of COVID-19" digitally to raise awareness to students and teachers about online safety & ensure timely action in cases of cyberbullying in New Delhi. The booklet is developed by The National Council of Educational Research and Training and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization New Delhi Office.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Portugal
B)
Switzerland
C)
New Zealand
D)
South Korea

Correct Answer : Option (C) - New Zealand

Note : New Zealand on June 8, 2020 declared itself COVID-19 free following the recovery of its last patient. The country has not reported any new Coronavirus positive case in last 17 days. With this, all the restrictions imposed across the country will be lifted off including social distancing. However the country will continue to follow strict border controls.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Odisha
B)
Meghalaya
C)
Uttarakhand
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Uttarakhand

Note : Uttarakhand Government has declared Bhararisen, also known as Garisain, as new summer capital of Uttarakhand. Garisain is located in the Chamoli district of the state. With this, Uttarakhand becomes the second state or UT after the Jammu & Kashmir to have two capitals - Summer and Winter. The another capital of Uttarakhand is Dehradun.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Rajiv Joshi
B)
Pratik Tirodkar
C)
Rajiv Tirodkar
D)
Shankar Joshi

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Pratik Tirodkar

Note : Coro-robot serves food, water and medicines to COVID-19 Patients in Thane which is developed by engineer Pratik Tirodkar.

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Published On : July 17, 2021