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A)
New York
B)
Berlin
C)
Dubai
D)
Vienna

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vienna

Note : The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) of India has recently signed an agreement with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to initiate a skill development programme for different levels of beneficiaries in the solar thermal energy sector.

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A)
Kerala
B)
Odisha
C)
Manipur
D)
Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Manipur

Note : The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has recently released a report card on "Breastfeeding & Infant & Child feeding Practices" with data from the State and UTs on 8th August in New Delhi. In it, Manipur has topped the rankings in the Breastfeeding report card in the country.

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A)
Shahrukh Khan
B)
Deepika Padukone
C)
Priyanka Chopra
D)
Amitabh Bachhan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Shahrukh Khan

Note : Shah Rukh Khan will be felicitated with 'Excellence in Cinema' honour at the awards night of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) on 8 August.

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A)
Mumbai
B)
Pune
C)
Delhi
D)
Ahmedabad

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Delhi

Note : The project is aimed at collecting oral information from historians and senior citizens.

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A)
Leo Tolstoy
B)
David Lubin
C)
Raghuram Rajan
D)
Adam Smith

Correct Answer : Option (B) - David Lubin

Note : In Dance of the Trillions, David Lubin tells the story of what makes money flow from high-income countries to lower-income ones; what makes it flow out again; and how developing countries have sought protection against the volatility of international capital flows.

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A)
Litchi(Bihar)
B)
Karnatka Coffe
C)
Sugarcane(Up)
D)
Darjeeling Tea

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Darjeeling Tea

Note : Darjeeling Tea is the first product to have GI (Geographical Indication) Tag in India.

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A)
Improving movement
B)
To explore deep ocean minerals
C)
Purifying Sea Water
D)
Measuring the depth of Oceans

Correct Answer : Option (B) - To explore deep ocean minerals

Note : One of the main aims of the mission is to explore and extract polymetallic nodules. These are small potato-like rounded accretions composed of minerals such as manganese, nickel, cobalt, copper and iron hydroxide.

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A)
Maharashtra
B)
Gujarat
C)
Jharkhand
D)
Madhya pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Maharashtra

Note : Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has launched a Maharashtra government's initiative "Mission Shakti" at the function in Ballarpur to train athletes from Chandrapur and Gadchiroli for international events like the Olympics. The aim of Mission Shakti is to groom tribal student for an Olympic medal by 2024. The mission is directed towards six sporting disciplines - archery, shooting, volleyball, swimming, weightlifting and gymnastics. The actor also felicitated a team of tribal mountaineers who had recently scaled Mount Everest as part of 'Mission Shaurya'.

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A)
Sheila Dikshit
B)
Rekha Mahajan
C)
Sushma Swaraj
D)
Sonia Gandhi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sushma Swaraj

Note : Sushma Swaraj, former external affairs minister and Delhi's first female chief minister, passed away on August 6, 2019. She was 67. Sushma Swaraj was taken to the AIIMS soon after she suffered from a heart attack.

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A)
Ajit Wadekar
B)
Syed Kirmani
C)
Arun Lal
D)
Bishan Singh Bedi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Arun Lal

Note : Former Indian opener and Bengal captain, Arun Lal has been conferred with Karthik Bose Lifetime Achievement award of the Cricket Association of Bengal's (CAB's) in Kolkata. He played 16 Test matches and 13 One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for India between 1982 and 1989. He played six seasons for Delhi before becoming a regular feature for Bengal and was a major figure in Bengal's Ranji Trophy triumph in 1989. He was credited with instilling a positive attitude in the team's approach.

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Published On : July 13, 2021