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A)
Muttiah Muralitharan
B)
Kumar Sangakkara
C)
Sanath Jayasuriya
D)
Mahela Jayawardene

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Muttiah Muralitharan

Note : Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan is likely to be governor of the country's Tamil-dominated Northern Province after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa invited him to accept the post.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
New Delhi
B)
Kolkata
C)
Noida
D)
Gurugram

Correct Answer : Option (A) - New Delhi

Note : The Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) are organising the 15th Higher Education Summit 2019 from 27th to 29th November 2019 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Warka Water
B)
Courtyard House Plugin
C)
Arcadia Education Project
D)
Enghelab Street Rehabilitation

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Arcadia Education Project

Note : Arcadia Education Project honoured with the prestigious Aga Khan Architecture Award 2019 for its Floating School Project. The architect of the project, Saif ul Haq, designed a school, which stays on land during the dry season and floats on the water during the monsoon.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Indumati
B)
Hima Das
C)
Shashi Chogan
D)
Jhilli Dalabehera

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jhilli Dalabehera

Note : Jhilli Dalabehera, Odisha weightlifter has been awarded the 27th Ekalabya Award 2019, the annual award organized by Indian Metals Public Charitable Trust (IMPaCT) managed by IMFA (Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys limited) group. The award comprises a cash prize of Rs.5 lakhs along with citation.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Noida
B)
New Delhi
C)
Mumbai
D)
Bengaluru

Correct Answer : Option (B) - New Delhi

Note : The two-day DEFCOM INDIA 2019 seminar commenced at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi on 26 November 2019. The theme for the seminar is, "Communications: A Decisive Catalyst for Jointness".

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Indian Army
B)
Indian Navy
C)
Indian Air Force
D)
Indian Coast Guard

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Indian Navy

Note : The Indian Navy will host military drill 'Milan 2020' in March which will witness the participation of several countries. 41 nations from South Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa and Europe that share defence cooperation with India have been invited for the drill.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Guwahati
B)
Vadodara
C)
Chandigarh
D)
Thiruvananthapuram

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Guwahati

Note : The 19th-century colonial riverside bungalow and a cruise on the Brahmaputra are expected to be among the highlights of the annual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held in Guwahati in mid-December.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Surat
B)
Ranchi
C)
Faridabad
D)
Bhubaneshwar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bhubaneshwar

Note : National Tribal Craft Mela - 2019 being held in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha from November 23 to 29. More than 240 tribal artisans from 18 States such as Sikkim, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Manipur, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, West Bengal, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh including Odisha are participating in the 8th National Tribal Craft Mela.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Aleem Dar
B)
Manu Attri
C)
Xiaodong Sheng
D)
Hoo Pang Ron

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Xiaodong Sheng

Note : In the men single's final, India's Kaushal Dharmamer, fought hard but eventually lost to fifth seed Xiaodong Sheng from Canada 19-21, 21-8, 14-21. Dharmamer took the second game with utmost ease at 21 -18 and it seemed he had the upper hand after losing the first one. The Mumbai-lad was ahead in the third game 12-10.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Kamjong
B)
Chandel
C)
Imphal
D)
Bishnupur

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Imphal

Note : The 2019 edition of Manipur Sangai Festival is being organized from 24-30 November in Imphal. Every year in November, Gateway of North-East region, Manipur celebrates the 'Sangai Festival', which was named after the State animal, Sangai, the brow-antlered deer found only in Manipur.

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Published On : July 15, 2021