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A)
Gaurav Nigam
B)
Mihir Chawla
C)
Anand Gupta
D)
Pankaj Upadhyaya

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Gaurav Nigam

Note : A well-known educationist, paediatrician & the author, Dr Gaurav Nigam has been conferred 'Innovative Research Excellence Award 2019' at Asian Leadership Summit (ALS) in Thimphu, Bhutan. Dr. Nigam is the founder of iCare - an organization working in the area of new-age child health care; and Intelligentsia, a research-based play school. Intelligentsia is all about scientific research and delivering early education through STEM approach. He has also authored a book titled 'Devil Inside My Mind'.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
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Arunachal Pradesh
B)
West Bengal
C)
Tripura
D)
Manipur

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Manipur

Note : Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya sworn in as Governor of Manipur. The Nagaland Governor Acharya will serve as Governor of Manipur as an additional charge during the absence, on leave, of Dr Najma Heptulla, Governor of Manipur.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
CTS
B)
Lemontree
C)
Mindtree
D)
Persistent

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Mindtree

Note : Technology firm Mindtree has come under L&T's fold. A.M. Naik, the group chairman of L&T was on record that Mindtree was top most on his agenda.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
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ISRO
B)
NASA
C)
JAXA
D)
ESA

Correct Answer : Option (B) - NASA

Note : The US (United States) space agency, NASA's ( National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Curiosity rover has discovered the high amounts of methane gas on Mars that indicates life on the red planet.The measurement found 21 parts per billion of methane in the air, three times what was found during 2013.The finding came from the rover's Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) tunable laser spectrometer.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Pia Olsen Dyhr
B)
Mette Frederiksen
C)
Pernille Skipper
D)
Inger Stojberg

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mette Frederiksen

Note : Mette Frederiksen has become the country's youngest ever Prime Minister. Denmark has become the third Nordic country in 2019 to form a leftist government after she won the elections. She is the leader of the Social Democratic party leader.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
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Pakistan
B)
Myanmar
C)
Bhutan
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Pakistan

Note : The BIMSTEC member states-Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand , Nepal and Bhutan are among the countries dependent on the Bay of Bengal.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Pune
B)
Bengaluru
C)
Hyderabad
D)
Navi Mumbai

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Navi Mumbai

Note : 6th Edition of TechGig Code Gladiators 2019 Ex-champion, Sameer Gulati won the title as 'world's best coder'. He won prize money of Rs 3 lakhs a trophy and a certificate. The event was held at Reliance Corporate Park, Navi Mumbai. The event featured 10 hackathon theme rounds on technologies which includes Chatbots, Robotic Process Automation, Fintech, Software Testing, and New Commerce. Around 2.6 lakh coders fought for 87 days to claim the title this year. Around 21 per cent (55,633 out of 2,62,906) were female coders.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
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France
B)
Russia
C)
Italy
D)
Brazil

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Italy

Note : Italy's Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo have been chosen to host the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics during the 134th session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Skating sports and ice hockey will be held in Milan, while most alpine skiing events will take place in the resort of Cortina. Other snow sports will be held in other venues in the Italian Alps, including Bormio and Livigno. The 2026 Winter Olympics will take place from 6 to 22 February and the 2026 Winter Paralympics will be held from 6 to 15 March.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
A)
Tim Cook
B)
Steve Jobs
C)
Jony Ive
D)
Katherine Adams

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Jony Ive

Note : Mr. Ive has been a fixture on Apple's design team since the early 1990s and is known for shaping Apple's signature rounded, stylish designs.

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Published On : July 13, 2021
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National Food Security Mission
B)
Krishi Vigyan Kendras
C)
Antyodaya Anna Yojana
D)
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Krishi Vigyan Kendras

Note : Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar made central Government to decide to use digital technology across rural India to double farmers income by the year 2022. The Government set up 713 Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK) and 684 Agricultural Technology Management Agencies (ATMA) at the district level in the country for dissemination of technologies among the farming community. The Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, and Block Chair Technology, Internet of things(loT) are the technologies used here. The space technology which helps to forecast agricultural output, agro-meteorology and land-based observations, horticulture assessment and management, drought assessment and monitoring system. The government set up an Inter-Ministerial committee and suggested a strategy to achieve the goal by 2022.

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Published On : July 13, 2021