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A)
Tennis
B)
Badminton
C)
Squash
D)
Table-Tennis

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Squash

Note :

The Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI)-77th Senior National squash championships was recently held at Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Ace Indian squash player Joshna Chinappa clinched the women’s title by beating Tanvi Khanna, while another top-rated player Saurav Ghosal bagged the men’s title by defeating Abhishek Pradhan in straight sets. The champions were awarded a prize money of Rs. 1,25,000 each.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
April-March
B)
July-June
C)
May-April
D)
January-December

Correct Answer : Option (B) - July-June

Note :

The current accounting year of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is July-June. Recently, the Central Board of Directors of the RBI recommended to align the accounting year of RBI with the financial year of the government (April-March), from 2020-21.
The RBI board announced this proposal at its 582nd meeting and approved to forward the proposal to the government for receiving its consideration. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the meeting.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Ludhiana, Punjab
B)
Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat
C)
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
D)
Ambala Cantt, Haryana

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ambala Cantt, Haryana

Note :

The late Union External Affairs Minister of India and a veteran politician of BJP, Sushma Swaraj was born in Ambala Cantt, Haryana, where she was elected as MLA twice.
Recently, the 18-Crore newly-constructed bus-stand of Ambala city was renamed after Sushma Swaraj. The senior leader passed away last year in the month of August, at the age of 67. She has been named as the recipient of Padma Vibhushan award this year, posthumously.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Singer
B)
Guitarist
C)
Pianist
D)
Drum Player

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Guitarist

Note : The founding member and lead guitarist of acclaimed band Parikrama, Sonam Sherpa died in Kurseong at the age of 48. According to reports, the musician, who was in Kurseong to record music for an upcoming movie, suffered a massive cardiac arrest.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Panaji
B)
Kochi
C)
Chennai
D)
Puducherry

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Panaji

Note : Difficult Dialogues (DD) is an annual forum examining issues of contemporary relevance in South Asia. Difficult Dialogues 2020 will focus on the "State of Law".Difficult Dialogues, an annual forum examining issues of contemporary relevance in South Asia, being organised in Panaji, Goa on February 14-15.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
15th February
B)
16th February
C)
17th February
D)
18th February

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 15th February

Note : The unofficial holiday of World Pangolin Day falls on third Saturday of February which was on February 15 this year and comes at an interesting as the animal has been linked to the ongoing coronavirus.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Lalita Babar
B)
Khushbir Kaur
C)
Bhawna Jat
D)
Deepmala Devi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bhawna Jat

Note : Bhawna Jat became the second Indian race walker to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after setting a new national record in 20km race walk at the National Championships in Ranchi on February 15. The athlete from Rajasthan clocked 1:29.54, which is inside the Olympic qualification time of 1:31.00.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Kashi Vishwanath Express
B)
Kashi Indore Express
C)
Tejas Express
D)
Kashi Mahakal Express

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Kashi Mahakal Express

Note :

The subsidiary of Indian Railways, IRCTC is set to launch its third corporate passenger train Kashi Mahakal Express on the Varanasi-Indore Route. It is a premium train to be run by IRCTC, that will connect three temples namely Omkareshwar temple near Indore, Mahakaleshwar temple of Ujjain and Kashi Vishwanath temple of Varanasi.
After Tejas Express trains, which are being run on the Lucknow-Delhi and Ahmedabad-Mumbai routes, this is the third private train which will be operated to connect religious places of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Goa Shipyard
B)
Titagarh Wagons Ltd
C)
Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited
D)
Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Titagarh Wagons Ltd

Note :

Indian private firm Titagarh Wagons Ltd has recently commissioned the second coastal research vessel ‘Sagar Anveshika’, for Chennai-based National Institute of Ocean Technology.
The ship has been delivered four months ahead of the schedule. The firm had received the order for the ship in 2017. The first research ship named ‘Sagar Tara’ was delivered to the institute in the month of August 2019. By commissioning both the vessels, it has become the first and only private firm to build and deliver research ships in the country.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Madras High Court
B)
Bombay High Court
C)
Allahabad High Court
D)
Chandigarh High Court

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bombay High Court

Note : The second senior-most judge of the Bombay High Court (HC), Justice Satyaraujan Dharmadhikari, has bid his resignation. He did not mention the reason. Justice Dharmadhikari was born in 1960. He gained his LLB from Bombay University. He enrolled as an Advocate in June 1983.

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Published On : July 16, 2021