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A)
Karnataka
B)
Gujarat
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Gujarat

Note :

India attracted the highest ever total FDI inflow of US$ 81.72 billion during the financial year 2020-21. This is 10% higher as compared to the last financial year 2019-20.
Gujarat is the top recipient state of FDI during the F.Y. 2020-21 with 37% share of the total FDI Equity inflows. It is followed by Maharashtra (27%) and Karnataka (13%).

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Carmen Reinhart
B)
Luc Coene
C)
Armen Alchian
D)
James M. Buchanan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Carmen Reinhart

Note : The World Bank named former Bear Stearns executive Carmen Reinhart as its new Vice President and chief economist, tapping an expert on financial crisis who also serves on the advisory board of the New York Federal Reserve. Reinhart's appointment is effective on June 15, 2020.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Srikumar Banerjee
B)
Dibang Tatak
C)
Shanti Pahadia
D)
Ram Sarup Lugani

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Srikumar Banerjee

Note :

Former Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Srikumar Banerjee has recently passed away. He also served as the director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).
Dr Banerjee had received the Padma Shri in 2005 and the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in 1989 for his significant service in the field of science.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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

Note :

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

Note :

“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

Note :

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