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A)
15 April
B)
14 April
C)
13 April
D)
11 April

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 14 April

Note : President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted people on the occasion of Baisakhi on 14 April. On this auspicious day, people celebrate Vaisakhi, Vishu, Rongali Bihu, Naba Barsha, Vaisakhadi, Puthandu, Pirappu, which are being celebrated in different parts of the country. The festival is a religious festival celebrated by Sikhs and Hindus.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
1 May 2020
B)
2 May 2020
C)
3 May 2020
D)
4 May 2020

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 3 May 2020

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the nationwide lockdown till 3 May 2020. The decision was made after taking into account the recent state of the Coronavirus outbreak in India. As of 14 April, the total number of Coronavirus positive cases in India has crossed 10,000 marks.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Rs.1 lakh crore
B)
Rs.2 lakh crore
C)
Rs.3 lakh crore
D)
Rs.4 lakh crore

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rs.1 lakh crore

Note : The Government of India aims to inject Rs.1 lakh crore into villages. The move is to boost the rural economy. GoI has also announced a massive grain purchase by official agencies and direct cash transfers. It will also support the farmers if the lockdown further delayed the harvest.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
HDFC Bank
B)
Bank of Baroda
C)
State Bank of india
D)
Union Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Union Bank of India

Note : Shri Birupaksha Mishra took charge as the Executive Director (ED) of Union Bank of India (UBI), after its amalgamation with Corporation Bank and Andhra Bank. Prior to this, he was the ED at Corporation Bank.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Delhi
B)
Amritsar
C)
Rishikesh
D)
Chandigarh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rishikesh

Note :

The First remote health monitoring system has been set up in India by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rishikesh along with Bharat Heavy Electronics Limited (BHEL), a Government of India Navratna company in the defense sector. The system is expected to be used in Uttarakhand state to monitor COVID-19 patients.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
5 years
B)
4 years
C)
3 years
D)
2 years

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 4 years

Note : The National Agriculture Market portal, e-NAM completed four years of implementation on 14 April 2020. The portal aims to achieve the vision of the "One Nation, One Market" for Agri-produce.Over 1.66 crore farmers and 1.28 Lakh traders registered on the e-NAM platform. By registering, the farmers can upload their produce for sale online to the traders across all e-NAM mandis. Traders can then bid for the lots available for sale on e-NAM from any location.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
CollabCAD
B)
2D-3DCAD
C)
DesignCAD
D)
NetdesignCAD

Correct Answer : Option (A) - CollabCAD

Note : Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), policy think tank NITI Aayog and National Informatics Centre (NIC) jointly launched CollabCAD, a collaborative network, on 13 April. The computer-enabled software system provided a total engineering solution from 2D drafting & detailing to 3D product design.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
CSIR
B)
IIT
C)
ISRO
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer : Option (A) - CSIR

Note : Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science & Technology reviewed and directed the CSIR scientists to develop COVID-19 mitigation solutions to effectively combat the disease. He reviewed the steps undertaken by the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and its constituent 38 labs towards mitigation of Coronavirus outbreak in the country.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Awas
B)
Aashra
C)
Ahimsa
D)
Antyodaya

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Antyodaya

Note : Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM), Ministry of Rural Development, has contributed to the challenge of COVID-19 situation in the country. Around 690 lakh women members of around 63 lakh Self Help Groups (SHGs) have emerged as community warriors to contain the spread of COVID-19. The SHG volunteers are playing their role to ensure that people maintain social distancing in markets, PDS shops, etc.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
99
B)
100
C)
101
D)
102

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 101

Note : 13 April 2020 marked the 101st anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. On this day, the martyrs who were killed mercilessly in Jallianwala Bagh are remembered. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the innocent martyrs who showed great courage and sacrifice.The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, or the Amritsar slaughter, happened on 13 April 1919. On this day, the British Indian Army troops under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer fired rifles into a crowd of Indians in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab.

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Published On : July 17, 2021