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A)
Thaawar Chand Gehlot
B)
Prakash Javadekar
C)
D.V. Sadananda Gowda
D)
Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Prakash Javadekar

Note : Ministry of Information and Broadcasting issued an advisory to print and electronic media by calling on journalists covering Corona virus-related incidents to take precautions. Around a large number of media, persons have recently contracted COVID-19 while covering the happenings in certain parts of the country. Prakash Javadekar is current Minister of Information and Broadcasting.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Bagpat district
B)
Meerut district
C)
Chandauli district
D)
Gautam Budhha Nagar district

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Gautam Budhha Nagar district

Note : Uttar Pradesh government ordered complete sealing of the Delhi-Noida border till further orders as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of COVID-19 infection in Gautam Budhha Nagar district. The final order issued by the District Magistrate, Gautam Buddha Nagar, the COVID-19 related services with a valid pass issued by an authorized official.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Prakash Javadekar
B)
Thaawar Chand Gehlot
C)
D.V. Sadananda Gowda
D)
Hardeep Singh Puri

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Hardeep Singh Puri

Note : Domestic Udan flights operate in a hub and the main focus has been on the North East Region, island territories and the hill states. Lifeline Udan cargo includes enzymes, medical equipment, testing kits, Personal protective equipment (PPE), masks, gloves by State/UT Governments and postal packets.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Iran
B)
India
C)
Israel
D)
Pakistan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Iran

Note : Iran successfully launched a military satellite and the first satellite of the Islamic Republic of Iran successfully launched into orbit by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Satellite reached an orbit of 425 kilometers (264 miles) above the Earth's surface. The two-stage launch took place in Iran's Central Desert, The satellite was sent into orbit using a Ghased, or "Messenger," satellite.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
SBI
B)
India Post
C)
Indian Railways
D)
Coal India

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Indian Railways

Note : Indian Railways among the organizations started providing 10,000 water bottles per day to Delhi Police personnel out on the streets in the fight against COVID-19. Indian Railways along with IRCTC, RPF and Zonal Railways distributed 50,000 water bottles in New Delhi.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
13 tonnes
B)
23 tonnes
C)
33 tonnes
D)
43 tonnes

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 23 tonnes

Note : India and Nepal to fight COVID-19 Pandemic, Ambassador of India to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra handed over 23 tonnes of medicines to Nepal's Minister for Health and Population Bhanubhakta Dhakal in Kathmandu.The package 8.25 lakhs dosage of essential medicines, including 3.2 lakhs dosage of Paracetamol and 2.5 lakhs dosages of Hydroxychloroquine.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
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Rs 1 lakh crore
B)
Rs 2 lakh crore
C)
Rs 2.5 lakh crore
D)
Rs 3 lakh crore

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rs 2 lakh crore

Note : RBI announces extension of Ways & Means Advances limit from Rs 1.2 lakh crore to Rs 2 lakh crore for the remaining part of first half of the financial year 2020-21 (April 2020 to September 2020).

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
N.K. Singh
B)
Sajjid Z Chinoy
C)
Omkar Goswami
D)
Krishnamurthy Subramanian

Correct Answer : Option (A) - N.K. Singh

Note : The Economic Advisory Council of the Fifteenth Finance Commission (XIV-FC) has been scheduled to meet on 23-24 April 2020. The online meeting will be presided by Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission Shri N.K. Singh. The meeting will be attended by all the Members, Senior Officials of the Finance Commission and the 5 Members of the Council including Dr.Krishnamurthy Subramanian, Dr.Sajjid Z Chinoy, Dr.Prachi Mishra, Mr.Neelkanth Mishra and Dr. Omkar Goswami on 23 April 2020.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Prachi Mishra
B)
Neelkanth Mishra
C)
Krishnamurthy Subramanian
D)
Kapil Dev Tripathi

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Kapil Dev Tripathi

Note : Kapil Dev Tripathi was appointed as the Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind on 20 April. His appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. His appointment is on a contract basis. He has been appointed for a term co-terminus with the tenure of the President of India.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
COVID India Care
B)
COVID India Info
C)
COVID India Seva
D)
COVID India Stop

Correct Answer : Option (C) - COVID India Seva

Note : Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched the COVID India Seva on 21 April. The interactive platform aims to establish a direct channel of communication with millions of Indians amid the pandemic. The initiative is aimed at enabling transparent e-governance delivery in real-time and answering citizen queries swiftly, at scale, especially in crisis situations like the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published On : July 17, 2021