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A)
Borut Pahor
B)
Marjan Sarec
C)
Janez Jansa
D)
Alenka Bratusek

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Janez Jansa

Note : Janez Jansa, an anti-immigrant politician, was elected as the new Prime Minister of Slovenia. Slovenia's lawmakers backed the selection of Jansa as the new prime minister. It paved the way to form a right-leaning government. The 90-member parliament voted 52-31 to support Janez Jansa, the leader of the Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS), as the prime minister-designate.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Walmart
B)
Alibaba
C)
Flipkart
D)
Amazon

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Amazon

Note : Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana- National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) that functions under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs signed MoU with Amazon for e-marketing of products made by Self Help Groups (SHGs) across the country in urban areas.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Mumbai
B)
Chennai
C)
New Delhi
D)
Kolkata

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Kolkata

Note : "International Conference on Nano Science and Technology" (ICONSAT) is being held from 5-7 March at Kolkata. It was organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) Nano Mission that functions under the Ministry of Science and Technology.The conference aims to provide a potential platform for young researchers and students from within the country and abroad.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Rahul Jain
B)
Bimal Julka
C)
Sameer Kumar
D)
Sanjay Kothari

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bimal Julka

Note : The former Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Secretary Bimal Julka was sworn in as the next Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) on 5 March. The oath of office was administered by President Ram Nath Kovind. Bimal Julka was chosen by a high-level selection panel chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
United Nations
B)
UNESCO
C)
NATO
D)
WHO

Correct Answer : Option (A) - United Nations

Note : Javier Perez de Cuellar, the two-term United Nations secretary-general who brokered a historic cease-fire between Iran and Iraq in 1988 and who in later life came out of retirement to help re-establish democracy in his Peruvian homeland, died on March 4. He was 100.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Rs.198.16 crore
B)
Rs. 280.90 crore
C)
Rs.301.54 crore
D)
Rs. 487.02 crore

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rs.301.54 crore

Note : The Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee (IMAC) held under the Chairpersonship of Union Food Processing Industries Minister Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal approved ten projects in New Delhi. The cost of the project worth Rs.301.54 crore and a total grant-in-aid of Rs.67.29 crore has been sanctioned.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Indian Army
B)
Indian Navy
C)
Indian Air Force
D)
Indian Coast Guard

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Indian Army

Note :

A two-day Indian Army International Seminar named ‘PRAGYAN CONCLAVE 2020’ is being organised by Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS).
The Seminar commenced on 04 Mar 2020 in New Delhi. The event creates a platform for national and international military experts to discuss on the subject of ‘Changing Characteristics of Land Warfare and its Impact on the Military’.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
December 31, 2020
B)
September 30, 2020
C)
May 31, 2020
D)
March 31, 2020

Correct Answer : Option (D) - March 31, 2020

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The Direct Tax Vivaad Se Vishwas Bill 2020 has been recently passed by the Lok Sabha. The bill was introduced in Lok Sabha by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, on February 5, 2020.
The Bill provides a mechanism for resolution of pending tax disputes in direct tax including income tax and corporation tax. It seeks that taxpayers can settle disputes by paying their due taxes with waiver of interest and penalty by March 31, 2020.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Haryana
C)
Odisha
D)
Jharkhand

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Haryana

Note :

The Chief Minister of Haryana recently announced during the budge session that the state government is to provide credit guarantee of loans for higher education, so that the students can avail loans without the collateral guarantee required by the banks.
The state has also created a separate Foreign Cooperation Department for the welfare of non-resident Indians and employment.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
KISAN week
B)
Beti Bachao Week
C)
Janaushadhi Week
D)
Swachch Bharat Week

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Janaushadhi Week

Note :

Janaushadhi Week is being celebrated across the country from March 1 to March 7 2020 and Jan Aushadi Diwas on March 7. During this week, several activities like health check-up Camp, free doctor consultation, free medicine distribution were organised at various Janaushadhi Kendras.
Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana is an initiative by Department of Pharmaceuticals, under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. The scheme aims to provide quality medicines at an affordable price to all people.

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Published On : July 16, 2021