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A)
Kerala
B)
Telangana
C)
Chhattisgarh
D)
Karnataka

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Karnataka

Note : The 'India State of Forest Report 2019' ranked Karnataka (1,025 km), Andhra Pradesh (990 km) and Kerala (823 km) as the top three states with the highest growth in forest area.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Guru Har Rai
B)
Guru Gobind Singh
C)
Guru Teg Bahadur
D)
Guru Harkrishan Sahib

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Guru Gobind Singh

Note : The birth anniversary of the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh was celebrated across the country and many parts of the world on January 2, 2020. The birth anniversary of a Sikh Guru is also called as “Prakash Parv”. As per the traditional Sikh calendar (Nanakshahi) , birthday of Guru Gobind Singh falls on January 2, this year (Though he was born on 5 January 1666 by Gregorian Calendar). Guru Gobind Singh was named as the tenth Sikh guru, at the age of 9, after the ninth Guru and his father Guru Teg Bahadur was killed.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Mike Myers
B)
Eddie Murphy
C)
Dana Carvey
D)
Arsenio Hall

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Eddie Murphy

Note : Veteran actor-comedian Eddie Murphy is set to receive the Lifetime Achievement honour at the 25th Critics' Choice Awards (CCA).The actor will be feted for his extraordinary roles over the years, most recently his portrayal of Rudy Ray Moore in Netflix's "Dolemite Is My Name", for which he is nominated for best actor at the CAA and the 77th Golden Globes.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Afghanistan
B)
India
C)
China
D)
Israel

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Afghanistan

Note : US President's visit to Afghanistan played a positive role in peace talks as Taliban council agreed for a temporary ceasefire in the country. There are currently about 13,000 U.S. forces as well as thousands of other NATO troops in Afghanistan.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Ujjwal Shakti metro station
B)
Kendriyametro station
C)
Supreme Court metro station
D)
Pradhan Mantri metro station

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Supreme Court metro station

Note : The Pragati Maidan metro station will now be known as Supreme Court metro station, while Mukarba Chowk in Jahangirpuri will be known as Shaheed Captain Vikram Batra Chowk. The Delhi government's naming committee approved the name changes in its meeting on December 31.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Ladakh
B)
Jammu
C)
Kashmir
D)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Note : A function was held to commemorate the 76th Anniversary of the First Flag Hoisting of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Port Blair. Subhash Mela Committee Swarajdweep has organised bike rally. The cultural programmes were also conducted.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Rajasthan
B)
Punjab
C)
Kerala
D)
Gujarat

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rajasthan

Note : In order to promote road safety and reduce vehicular pollution, Rajasthan Transport department is going to observe a “No Vehicle Day” once a month in 2020. The employees of the transport department are to come to their offices as pedestrians, via bicycles or a public transport.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Indore
B)
Ranchi
C)
Amravati
D)
Jamshedpur

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Indore

Note : Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri announced the results of Swachh Survekshan League 2020 for first and second Quarters.In the 10 lakhs plus population category, Indore (MP) secured first place in both the quarters. In one lakh to 10 lakh population category, Jamshedpur.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Telangana
B)
Odisha
C)
Jharkhand
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Odisha

Note : The famous 11-day Dhanu Jatra, the annual drama-based open-air theatrical performance is conducted in and around the city of Bargarh in Western Odisha. It is based on mythological story of Lord Krishna and his Uncle, King Kansa. In November 2014, it was conferred with the National Festival Status.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Department of Biotechnology
B)
Department of Public Enterprise
C)
Department of Telecom
D)
Department of Science and Technology

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Department of Telecom

Note : The Indian government, on December 2019, had launched the Central Equipment Identity Register Portal to block and trace mobile phones. It has the database of the International Mobile Equipment Identity number of the blacklisted mobile phones.

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Published On : July 15, 2021