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A)
Anwar Ibrahim
B)
Muhyiddin Yassin
C)
Najib Razak
D)
Mahathir Mohamad

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Muhyiddin Yassin

Note : Malaysia's King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has appointed seasoned politician Muhyiddin Yassin as the new Prime Minister, trumping Mahathir Mohamad's bid to return to power after a week of political turmoil that followed his resignation as Prime Minister.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
26th February
B)
27th February
C)
28th February
D)
29th February

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 29th February

Note : Government of India paid tribute to former PM Morarji Desai on his 124th birth anniversary on 29 February. President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and State leaders paid tribute the late former PM. His birth anniversary is celebrated every four years. Morarji Desai was born in Bulsar district of Gujarat on 29 February 1896.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
GISAT-1
B)
GISAT-3
C)
GISAT-7
D)
GISAT-11

Correct Answer : Option (A) - GISAT-1

Note :

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced that geo imaging satellite, GISAT-1 will be launched on March 5.
The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F10) will launch the satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The 2275-kg world-class earth observation satellite GISAT-1 will be placed in the geosynchronous transfer orbit.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Paresh Maity
B)
Samir Mondal
C)
Devajyoti Ray
D)
Vasudev Kamath

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vasudev Kamath

Note : The Raja Ravi Varma State Award for the year 2019 was conferred on a senior artist from Mumbai, Vasudev Kamath for the year 2020 at a programme organized in the institute premises located on Narasaraja Road in Chamundipuram, Mysore, Karnataka.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Chhattisgarh
B)
Karnataka
C)
Jharkhand
D)
Bihar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bihar

Note : The Bihar Legislative Assembly passed a resolution to conduct a caste-based census in the state. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was advocating conducting a caste-based census since a long time.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Maharashtra
B)
Haryana
C)
Gujarat
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Maharashtra

Note : Maharashtra state government has announced that it is to undertake the genetic study to conserve the native species of cattle. A meeting regarding the approval and initiation of the project on initiating was held in Aurangabad recently.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Suresh Angadi
B)
Pralhad Joshi
C)
Jagadish Shettar
D)
Dharmendra Pradhan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Pralhad Joshi

Note : Union Minister of Coal and Mines Pralhad Joshi laid the foundation stone of Crusher and Conveyor System at National Aluminium Company's (NALCO) Mining & Refinery (M&R) Complex in Damanjodi, Odisha on 25 February.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
10
B)
15
C)
25
D)
35

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 25

Note : NTPC Limited has agreed to help the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to set up 25 Continuous ambient air quality monitoring stations (CAAQMS) across six States and three Union Territories (UTs) in India.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
NITI Aayog
B)
Ministry of Communication
C)
Ministry of Science and Technology
D)
Ministry of Human Resource and Development

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ministry of Communication

Note :

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) of the Ministry of Communication has recently launched ‘5G Hackathon’ in association with government and industry stakeholders.
The Hackathon aims to convert new ideas into feasible 5-G products and solutions in the country. All students, start-ups, SMEs, academic institutions and registered companies in India and even NRIs can participate in the event.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Cochin
B)
Gandhi Nagar
C)
Thiruvananthapuram
D)
Tiruchirappalli

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tiruchirappalli

Note :

A four-day ‘International Conference on Banana’ was recently organised by the National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB), an institution under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), in association with Bioversity International, during 22-25 February, 2020.
ICAR’s National Research Centre for Banana is based at Tiruchirappali, Tamil Nadu. The Conference is organised at Tiruchirappalli on the theme of ‘Innovations in sustainable production and value chain management in banana’.

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Published On : July 16, 2021