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A)
Boston
B)
Seattle
C)
Houston
D)
Philadelphia

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Houston

Note : September 22, US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet twice in Houston. One meet-up between the two leaders shall be at an event hosted by the Indian-American community, with over 50,000 in audience where both Modi and Trump will be jointly present, and both shall address. The other meet-up will be a Modi-Trump summit.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
China
B)
Syria
C)
India
D)
Mexico

Correct Answer : Option (C) - India

Note : According to the report by the United Nations(UN) named 'The International Migrant Stock 2019', India topped the country of origin of international migrants in 2019 with 17.5 million migrants globally, making it the largest diaspora in the world. Currently the world's migrant population stands at 272 million in 2019, according to the report which grew by 23% over a decade. Country wise, United States(US) hosted large no. of international migrants at 51 million equaling 19% of the world's total.

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A)
Alia Bhatt
B)
Katrina Kaif
C)
Sara Ali Khan
D)
Deepika Padukone

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Alia Bhatt

Note : Alia Bhatt has won Best Actress Award in IIFA Awards 2019 for film Raazi. This film was based on a story of an Indian female spy. Vicky Kaushal was male supporting actor in this movie. It was directed by Meghna Gulzar.

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A)
UK
B)
India
C)
UAE
D)
China

Correct Answer : Option (B) - India

Note : India was the leading country of origin of international migrants in 2019 with a 17.5 million strong diaspora, according to new estimates released by the United Nations, which said the number of migrants globally reached an estimated 272 million.

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A)
Bangladesh
B)
Kazakhstan
C)
Sri Lanka
D)
India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - India

Note : Western Asian Youth and Junior Chess Championships 2019 was held from September 6-10, 2019 in New Delhi. It was organized by Delhi Chess Association (DCA). India won 125 medals. India finished with 44 gold, 41 silver and 40 bronze medals. Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan followed India.

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A)
Rathika Ramasamy
B)
Dabboo Ratnani
C)
Atul Kasbekar
D)
Raghu Rai

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Raghu Rai

Note : The renowned Indian photographer Raghu Rai was chosen as the first recipient of the inaugural "Acadmie des beaux-arts Photography Award - William Klein" for the year 2019 and will be awarded in the Palais de l'Institut de France, Paris, France on October 30. The award is named in honour of William Klein, the American born French photographer and filmmaker. The award, which will be conducted once in every two years alternating with Photography PrizeMarc Ladreit de Lacharriere, will reward the photographer of all nationalities and ages for their entire career in photography. The award carries a monetary prize of 1,20,000 euros.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
John Roberts
B)
Anthony Kennedy
C)
Robert O'Brien
D)
Stephen Breyer

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Robert O'Brien

Note : Robert O'Brien has been appointed as the National Security Adviser of United States of America. Robert O'Brien will replace John Bolton as the NSA of US. Robert O'Brien has had a long career in foreign policy working for both main US parties and currently heading the hostage negotiations at the State Department.

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A)
Zhang Yi Man
B)
Asuka Takahashi
C)
Zhang Shu Xian
D)
Della Destiara Haris

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Zhang Yi Man

Note : Zhang Yi Man won women's singles title in women's title by defeating Asuka Takahashi of Japan.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
France
B)
Spain
C)
US
D)
Argentina

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Spain

Note : Spain captures second FIBA basketball World Cup title. Spain won its second FIBA basketball World Cup by defeating Argentina 95-75.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Dibang Power project
B)
Dikshi Hydroelectric Project
C)
Ranganadi Hydroelectric Project
D)
Upper Siang Hydroelectric Project

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Dikshi Hydroelectric Project

Note : Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu dedicated the Dikshi Hydroelectric Project to the people of the state. The 24 Mega Watt Hydroelectric Project has been installed at Dikshi Village in West Kameng District. It is a Run of the River project constructed on the river Phudung by Devi Energies Private Limited. It was completed in a record time of four years with an investment of about 430 crore rupees. Government of Arunachal Pradesh is the sole beneficiary of the power generation from this project.

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Published On : July 13, 2021