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A)
University of Mumbai
B)
Banaras Hindu University
C)
Lovely Professional University
D)
Jamia Millia Islamia University

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Lovely Professional University

Note : A team of researchers from Lovely Professional University , Punjab, have developed a first of its kind multipurpose algae-based respirator called 'Oxigeno', which helps to boost the amount of oxygen passing through it and filters out 99.3 percent of the harmful gasses.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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June 14
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June 19
C)
June 20
D)
June 22

Correct Answer : Option (D) - June 22

Note : The sports ministry has extended the deadline for submitting applications for the national sports awards till June 22. The ministry has also allowed athletes to self-nominate themselves given the difficulties being faced by them to find recommenders in the wake of coronavirus.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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USD 30-40 billion
B)
USD 50-60 billion
C)
USD 60-70 billion
D)
USD 80-90 billion

Correct Answer : Option (B) - USD 50-60 billion

Note : The National Institution for Transforming India Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar stated that India's access to USD 50-60 billion worth of carbon credits can be achieved if it propagates natural farming and agroecology while suggesting adoption of innovative farming methods based on ecological principles during a virtual high-level round-table on 'Agroecology and Regenerative Agriculture'.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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ARCAspace
B)
Ad Astra
C)
SpaceX
D)
AirLaunch

Correct Answer : Option (C) - SpaceX

Note : NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley docked the SpaceX "Dragon" spacecraft with the International Space Station(ISS) on 31st May 2020 at 10.16 am EDT (7.59 p.m India), over the border of China and Mongolia before the ISS started travelling above the Earth's night side. SpaceX became the first private company to fly astronauts into orbit.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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Tennis
B)
Archery
C)
Badminton
D)
Weight Lifting

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Tennis

Note :

Leading Tennis champion and world number two Naomi Osaka has announced that she would withdraw from the French Open and would spend some time away from the court.
She had posted that she would boycott the mandatory post-match press conferences on the grounds of mental health reasons. In turn, the organisers imposed a penalty on the player.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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Anthrax
B)
Bird Flu
C)
Swine Fever
D)
Corona virus

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bird Flu

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China has reported the first human infection of a rare strain of bird flu known as H10N3. The case has been confirmed in a 41-year-old man, by China’s National Health Commission.
This bird flu variant is supposed to be low pathogenic, which means it causes relatively less severe disease in poultry. No other case of this infection has been reported in the world.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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Milk For All
B)
Milk and SDG
C)
Leaving No one Behind
D)
Sustainability in the dairy sector

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sustainability in the dairy sector

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Every year, on 1st of June, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations observes World Milk Day.
This day was first established in the year 2001 to recognize the importance of milk as a global food and to cherish the dairy sector. This year, the theme / prime focus would be on Sustainability in the dairy sector.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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ISRO
B)
NASA
C)
ESA
D)
Roscosmos

Correct Answer : Option (B) - NASA

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New Zealand has entered into an agreement for space exploration with NASA.
With this, New Zealand becomes the eleventh country to sign the Artemis Accord, which is an agreement with NASA to be a part of its plans to send humans to the moon by 2024 and further to Mars

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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China
B)
Russia
C)
Japan
D)
South Korea

Correct Answer : Option (A) - China

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Tianzhou-2, or “Heavenly Vessel” is China’s cargo spacecraft which carried supplies, equipment and propellant to the space station which is being developed by China. It has successfully docked itself to the module Tianhe, which is a part of a space station.
The spacecraft was launched from earth using the Long March-7 Y3 rocket.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
PM JDY
B)
PM JJBY
C)
PM CARES for Children
D)
PM Sishu Suraksha Yojana

Correct Answer : Option (C) - PM CARES for Children

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The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that, children who have lost both parents due to COVID-19 would be taken care and supported by the Government of India, under the PM CARES for Children scheme.
Such children would be entitled to receive a monthly stipend once they attain 18 years of age and would receive a corpus of Rs.10 lakh on attainment of 23 years, out of the funds available in PM CARES.

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Published On : July 17, 2021