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A)
Bhopal
B)
Jaipur
C)
Agra
D)
Varanasi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Agra

Note : Agra Smart City, Uttar Pradesh has created a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) dashboard which will show various hotspots, heat maps, positive cases, recovered cases, etc of COVID-19.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
ICMR
B)
DRDO
C)
Jamia Millia University,Delhi
D)
S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata

Correct Answer : Option (D) - S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata

Note : Scientists at S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata (SNBNCBS) developed a nanomedicine that promises the treatment of a number of diseases by altering oxidative stress in the body. The research will support India in its fight against COVID-19.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
170th
B)
172nd
C)
174th
D)
177th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 172nd

Note : National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) paid tribute to celebrated painter and artist Raja Ravi Varma on his 172nd birth anniversary on 29 April 2020 through a virtual tour. This virtual tour showcased the entire collection of his artworks at reserve collection, NGMA in New Delhi.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Cocare
B)
Life Care
C)
RAKSHAK
D)
National Council for Science & Technology Communication

Correct Answer : Option (D) - National Council for Science & Technology Communication

Note : National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC), Department of Science & Technology (DST) launched 'Year of Awareness on Science & Health (YASH)' a programme on health and risk communication with a focus on COVID-19.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
1 May
B)
2 May
C)
10 May
D)
19 May

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 1 May

Note : Maharashtra Day and Gujarat Day is celebrated in the Indian states of Maharashtra and Gujarat on 1 May every year. The day commemorates the formation of the state on this day in 1960.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
29 April 2020
B)
30 April 2020
C)
2 May 2020
D)
7 May 2020

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 29 April 2020

Note : International Guide Dog Day is celebrated on 29 April 2020. The day is celebrated every year on the last Wednesday of April. This day aims to honour the importance of a guide dog that is in the life of a person who is blind or visually impaired. The dog enables people with impaired vision to get around safely by being independent.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
China
B)
Pakistan
C)
India
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - India

Note : Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) released its Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) 2020 on 29 April. The reports stated that 5 million people were displaced in India in 2019, the highest in the world, due to disasters, including cyclones and monsoon floods.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Chhattisgarh
C)
Uttar pradesh
D)
Madhya pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Chhattisgarh

Note : Chhattisgarh tops the list of states in providing employment to over 18 lakh unskilled labourers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS).

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Shripad Yesso Naik
B)
D.V. Sadananda Gowda
C)
Hardeep Singh Puri
D)
Narendra Singh Tomar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - D.V. Sadananda Gowda

Note : Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers said that Janaushadhi Sugam Mobile App is helping people to locate their nearest Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Kendra (PMJAK) amid nationwide lockdown. Over 3,25,000 people are using Janaushadhi Sugam Mobile App to avail of the host of benefits provided by it. The app also provides information for the availability of affordable generic medicine with its price.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Shri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan
B)
Prof. Jagdish Mukhi
C)
Shri Phagu Chauhan
D)
Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Note : Maharashtra's Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) has recently launched a dashboard about the COVID-19 situation in the KDMC area. It is now available in the public domain. The page has been linked with the website of the municipal corporation, and other social media handles of city government including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and is open for viewing by the public. Bhagat Singh Koshyari is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party from Uttarakhand serving as the Governor of Maharashtra.

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Published On : July 17, 2021