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A)
Amrita Patel
B)
Ishwar Sharma
C)
Sucheta Satish
D)
Sukesh Krishnan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ishwar Sharma

Note : Ishwar Sharma from the UK has been honoured with the Global Child Prodigy Award 2020. The award recognized for the achievements in spiritual discipline yoga. He received his Certificate of Achievement at a special event attended by Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi and Dr. Kiran Bedi, Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, in New Delhi in January 2020.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Sri Lanka
B)
India
C)
Russia
D)
Kazakhstan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - India

Note : For the first time, India will host the annual meeting of council of heads of government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the grouping''s Secretary General Vladimir Norov said on January 13.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Athletico Madrid
B)
Valencia
C)
Barcelona
D)
Real Madrid

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Real Madrid

Note : Real Madrid Beat Atletico Madrid on Penalties to Win 2020 Spanish Super Cup. Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup after beating local rivals Atletico Madrid 4-1 in a penalty shootout at the King Abdullah Sport City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Microsoft
B)
Google
C)
Amazon
D)
Flipkart

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Microsoft

Note :

Microsoft has recently announced that it has selected 54 tech start-ups from five states, namely Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Kerala and Telangana. These start-up companies were selected through ‘Emerge-X’ competition.
Among the 54 companies selected, fifteen start-up companies in the order of three from each state will be offered guidance by Microsoft. The start-ups companies selected are also the part of the Tech Major’s initiative to strengthen the start-up ecosystem in states called ‘Highway to a Hundred Unicorns’.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
PayPal
B)
Transfer Wise
C)
MoneyGram
D)
Western Union

Correct Answer : Option (C) - MoneyGram

Note :

International money transfer company, MoneyGram and the leading international supplier of software and e-commerce services, EbixCash signed an agreement recently, to expand their business in India.
By this partnership, EbixCash will be the exclusive partner of MoneyGram in India. MoneyGram could reach additional consumers in the rural areas through several distribution outlets of Ebix group. The customers of Ebixcash could also use the MoneyGram platform for money transfer services across several countries.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
A.P. Maheshwari
B)
Vijay Kumar
C)
Arvind Kumar
D)
Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar

Correct Answer : Option (A) - A.P. Maheshwari

Note :

Senior IPS Officer A.P. Maheshwari has been appointed as the new Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. The previous DG of CRPF, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar retired last month and ITBP Director General S.S. Deswal was given the additional charge in CRPF.
Maheshwari is a 1984-batch IPS officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, who is the Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Union Home Ministry at present, has been appointed as the new Director General up to 28 February, 2021.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Taj Mahal
B)
Statue of Unity
C)
Ajanta Caves
D)
Konark Sun Temple

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Statue of Unity

Note :

The recently built monument of Gujarat, ‘Statue of Unity’ was recently included in the ‘8 Wonders of SCO’ list released by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. It is the tallest statue of the world, which was built as a tribute to the Indian leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
The 182-metre statue was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India in October 2018 in Gujarat’s Kevadiya colony. The statue was built on the river Narmada, facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam. SCO comprises of eight member states, which are India, Pakistan, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
All India N.R. Congress
B)
National People's Party
C)
Sikkim Democratic Front
D)
Naga People's Front

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Naga People's Front

Note : Naga People's Front (NPF) suspends Rajya Sabha member K.G. Kenye from the party's primary membership for voting in favour of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in December 2019.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Cartoonist
B)
Doctor
C)
Musician
D)
Journalist

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Cartoonist

Note : Eminent caricaturist and Kerala Cartoon Academy secretary Thomas Antony died in the early hours of January 12 after suffering a heart attack at Kottackal in Malappuram district. Antony, 62, is survived his wife and a son.He was working as the executive artist with Malayalam daily 'Metro Vaartha'.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Philosopher
B)
Anthropologist
C)
Epigraphist
D)
Palaeographist

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Epigraphist

Note : Noted Kannada scholar, epigraphist and activist Chidananda Murthy dies in Bengaluru at 88.

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Published On : July 16, 2021