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A)
Mahmoud Abbas
B)
Ahmed Qurei
C)
Rawhi Fattouh
D)
Yasser Arafat

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mahmoud Abbas

Note : PM Modi and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas discuss COVID-19 pandemic challenges.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
11 April
B)
12 April
C)
13 April
D)
14 April

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 14 April

Note : Rongali Bihu is the Harvest Festival of Assam. It is celebrated on 14 April.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Delhi
B)
Kolkata
C)
Lucknow
D)
Chandigarh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kolkata

Note : Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) began the supply of coveralls conforming to ISO Class 3 exposure standards. The initial order of 1.10 lakh from HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL) has begun in OFB. This order will be completed in 40 days. OFB is also trying to produce face masks as per pilot order quantity placed by HLL.OFB has developed special 2m tents which can be used for a medical emergency, screening, hospital triage and quarantine purposes. OFB has manufactured hand sanitizer on a war footing and more than 70,000 litres have already been supplied to different agencies. Headquarters of OFB is in Ayudh Bhawan, Kolkata

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
15 April
B)
14 April
C)
13 April
D)
11 April

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 14 April

Note : President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted people on the occasion of Baisakhi on 14 April. On this auspicious day, people celebrate Vaisakhi, Vishu, Rongali Bihu, Naba Barsha, Vaisakhadi, Puthandu, Pirappu, which are being celebrated in different parts of the country. The festival is a religious festival celebrated by Sikhs and Hindus.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
1 May 2020
B)
2 May 2020
C)
3 May 2020
D)
4 May 2020

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 3 May 2020

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the nationwide lockdown till 3 May 2020. The decision was made after taking into account the recent state of the Coronavirus outbreak in India. As of 14 April, the total number of Coronavirus positive cases in India has crossed 10,000 marks.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Rs.1 lakh crore
B)
Rs.2 lakh crore
C)
Rs.3 lakh crore
D)
Rs.4 lakh crore

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rs.1 lakh crore

Note : The Government of India aims to inject Rs.1 lakh crore into villages. The move is to boost the rural economy. GoI has also announced a massive grain purchase by official agencies and direct cash transfers. It will also support the farmers if the lockdown further delayed the harvest.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
HDFC Bank
B)
Bank of Baroda
C)
State Bank of india
D)
Union Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Union Bank of India

Note : Shri Birupaksha Mishra took charge as the Executive Director (ED) of Union Bank of India (UBI), after its amalgamation with Corporation Bank and Andhra Bank. Prior to this, he was the ED at Corporation Bank.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Delhi
B)
Amritsar
C)
Rishikesh
D)
Chandigarh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rishikesh

Note :

The First remote health monitoring system has been set up in India by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rishikesh along with Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited (BHEL), a Government of India Navratna company in the defense sector. The system is expected to be used in Uttarakhand state to monitor COVID-19 patients.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
5 years
B)
4 years
C)
3 years
D)
2 years

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 4 years

Note : The National Agriculture Market portal, e-NAM completed four years of implementation on 14 April 2020. The portal aims to achieve the vision of the "One Nation, One Market" for Agri-produce.Over 1.66 crore farmers and 1.28 Lakh traders registered on the e-NAM platform. By registering, the farmers can upload their produce for sale online to the traders across all e-NAM mandis. Traders can then bid for the lots available for sale on e-NAM from any location.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
CollabCAD
B)
2D-3DCAD
C)
DesignCAD
D)
NetdesignCAD

Correct Answer : Option (A) - CollabCAD

Note : Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), policy think tank NITI Aayog and National Informatics Centre (NIC) jointly launched CollabCAD, a collaborative network, on 13 April. The computer-enabled software system provided a total engineering solution from 2D drafting & detailing to 3D product design.

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Published On : July 17, 2021