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A)
Aditi Bose
B)
Vikram Seth
C)
Harish Trivedi
D)
Madhuri Vijay

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Madhuri Vijay

Note : DSC Prize for South Asian Literature-2019 was announced recently at the London School of Economics & Political Science. Three out of the six books that made the cut were debut works - "The Far Field" by Indian writer Madhuri Vijay, "The Empty Room" by Sadia Abbas and "99 Nights in Logar" by Jamil Jan Kochai.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Ayusmati
B)
Sanjeevni
C)
Shreelata
D)
Tejaswini

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tejaswini

Note : BEST will add 37 ladies special buses named Tejaswini to its fleet and run them on major routes in the city and suburbs to ensure comfortable and safe travel for women commuters.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
LetGo
B)
Pepsico
C)
NotOnMap
D)
iXaamBee

Correct Answer : Option (C) - NotOnMap

Note : Community-based tourism start-up NotOnMap (NoM), which has its head quarter in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district, has won NASSCOM Foundation's Social Innovation Forum (NSIF) award.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Thane
B)
Erode
C)
Nagpur
D)
Vishkhapatnam

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Erode

Note : Weaves textile fair, will be held from November 27-30 at Texvalley, the largest wholesale textile market in Erode. The four-day event is being jointly organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Texvalley.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
DR. Harsh Vardhan
B)
Prahlad Singh Patel
C)
Ajay Kumar Bhalla
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (A) - DR. Harsh Vardhan

Note : The Union Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the Mission Innovation (MI) Face to Face meeting of Innovation Challenges. The objective of the meeting is to identify major gap areas in Clean Energy Innovation and how to address these beyond 2020 to make MI more impactful.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Shanta Gokhale
B)
Vidya Bal
C)
Balshastri Jambhekar
D)
Sarojini Babar

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Shanta Gokhale

Note : Shanta Gokhale has been honoured with the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement award 2019, while poet K Satchidanandan has received the Poet Laureate award for their work which has made a significant impact in the Indian literary field.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Bajrang Punia
B)
Susheel Kumar
C)
Vinesh Phougat
D)
Ravi Rathi

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ravi Rathi

Note : Ravi had emerged victorious in the repechage bout when he edged Uzur Dzhuzupbekov of Kyrgyzstan.With this, India's campaign at the tournament came to an end with Ravinder (61kg) and Pooja Gehlot (53kg) returning with silver medals.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Chennai
B)
Delhi
C)
Mumbai
D)
Vadodara

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Delhi

Note : The Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah inaugurated the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Joint Exercise on Urban Earthquake Search & Rescue (SCOJtEx)-2019 in New Delhi, on 4th novembr. The Exercise is being organized by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) from November 4-7, 2019.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
London
B)
Sydney
C)
Colombo
D)
Kathmandu

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Colombo

Note : Commonwealth Law Ministers' Conference has begun in Colombo under the theme Equal Access to Justice and the Rule of Law The conference will be held on 4-7 November 2019.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Magnus Carlsen
B)
Wesley So
C)
Anatoly Karpov
D)
Garry Kasparov

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Wesley So

Note : Wesley So has won the first FIDE-sanctioned Fischer Random World Chess Championship. He defeated Magnus Carlsen in the final. The championship was being held in Baerum, Norway. He is a Filipino-American chess grandmaster. He has become the first official Fischer Random chess world champion.

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Published On : July 15, 2021