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A)
Kerala
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Andhra Pradesh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Madhya Pradesh

Note :

Cheetah, the world’s fastest land animal which was declared extinct in India in 1952, after the country’s last spotted cheetah died in Chhattisgarh in 1947.
The animal is expected to be re-introduced into the country in November this year at the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) prepared a cheetah re-introduction project a few year ago.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Echocardiogram Output
B)
Electrophysiology Output
C)
Extracorporeal membrane oxygen
D)
Endocrine membrane Oxygen

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Extracorporeal membrane oxygen

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In extreme cases of Covid19, doctors choose to apply ECMO or Extracorporeal membrane oxygen for critically ill patients.
When oxygen support fails and when patients are not able to respond to interventions like mechanical ventilation, doctors may choose to apply ECMO, which acts as an artificial heart and pair of artificial lungs outside the body.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Mars
B)
Jupiter
C)
Earth
D)
Mercury

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Jupiter

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“Clyde’s Spot” was discovered on Jupiter in 2020 by an amateur astronomer. It appeared as an oval-shaped feature near the planet’s famous “Great Red Spot.”
NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which is orbiting the Jupiter has revealed a photo of the spot in April 2021. In the recent photo taken during the craft’s 33rd close pass over Jupiter’s clouds, that oval structure looks more like a swirling, chaotic blob.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Weight Lifting
B)
Table Tennis
C)
Tennis
D)
Boxing

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Boxing

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O P Bhardwaj, India’s first Dronacharya awardee coach in boxing, passed away at the age of 82. The veteran coach won the Dronacharya Award in 1985.
Bhardwaj was India’s national boxing coach from 1968 to 1989 and also served as a national selector. Under his coaching stint, India boxers won medals at the Asian Games, the Commonwealth Games and the South Asian Games.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Shanai Ghosh
B)
Rohit Kumar
C)
Jitendra Attra
D)
Pushp Agrawal

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Shanai Ghosh

Note : Edelweiss General Insurance launched 'Edelweiss SWITCH', an app-based motor insurance own damage floater policy under IRDAI's sandbox regulations. This driver-based motor insurance allows the owners of the vehicles to cover multiple vehicles under a single policy. Executive Director & CEO of Edelweiss General Insurance is Shanai Ghosh.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Australia
B)
USA
C)
France
D)
New Zealand

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Australia

Note : Australian tennis great Ashley Cooper dies at 83. Australian tennis great Ashley Cooper, who won four Grand Slam singles titles in the 1950s, died after a long battle with illness on 22 May.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Bank of India
B)
HSBC Bank India
C)
ICICI bank
D)
Union Bank Of India

Correct Answer : Option (C) - ICICI bank

Note : The Private sector ICICI bank has introduced a special fixed deposit scheme for senior citizens called 'ICICI Bank Golden Years FD' which offers an interest rate of 6.55% per annum for deposits up to Rs 2 crores with a tenure of more than 5 years to 10 years. It is applicable for resident Indians & is available from May 20 to September 30, 2020.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Shanai Ghosh
B)
Atul Sahai
C)
Pushp Agrawal
D)
Subhash Chandra

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Atul Sahai

Note : Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India formulated nine-member expert panel headed by New India Assurance Chairman & Managing Director Atul Sahai has recommended an increase in indemnity (protection against finances) being provided to the policyholders under Trade Credit Insurance from existing 85% of the trade receivables from each buyer to 90%.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Urjit Patel
B)
Raghuram Rajan
C)
Nirmala Sitharaman
D)
Shaktikanta Das

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Shaktikanta Das

Note : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released its Monetary Policy Statement 2020-21 in Mumbai , Maharashtra. The three-day (May 20 to 22,2020) Monetary Policy Committee virtual meeting by the 6 members was headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das with the members Dr. Pami Dua, Dr. Ravindra H. Dholakia, Dr. Janak Raj, Dr. Michael Debabrata Patra and Dr. Chetan Ghate.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Rs 13122 crore
B)
Rs 32122 crore
C)
Rs 46122 crore
D)
Rs 99,122 crore

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rs 99,122 crore

Note :

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is set to transfer Rs 99,122 crore as surplus to the central government for the nine months ended March 31 (July 2020-March 2021).
This is higher than what the government itself had budgeted for, as the Finance Minister earmarked a transfer of Rs 53,511 crore. Bimal Jalan Committee had that the RBI maintain a minimum contingency risk buffer of 5.5 per cent of its balance sheet, at all times.

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Published On : July 17, 2021