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A)
Madhya Pradesh
B)
Rajasthan
C)
Haryana
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Maharashtra

Note : Maharashtra retain Khelo India Youth Games champions trophy in Guwahati with 256 medals including 78 gold.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Assam
B)
Kerala
C)
Manipur
D)
Uttarakhand

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kerala

Note :

The Barrier Free Tourism Project implemented by Kerala Tourism in Trissur District has received the special mention honour as “Emerging Global Destination” in UN World Tourism Organisation Global Destination Award 2019.
In March 2019, the Kerala Tourism has launched the barrier free project to make 120 destinations in Kerala disabled friendly. 80 such projects have been implemented and 8 of them are in the district of Trissur. Kerala is the first state to work as per the guidelines issued by UN WTO, on making the destinations disabled friendly.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Naveen Kumar
B)
Kumar Munnan Singh
C)
Vijay Kumar
D)
Sylendra Babu

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kumar Munnan Singh

Note :

Kumar Munnan Singh has been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2020 under the Individual category. Under the Institution category, Disaster Mitigation & Management Centre, Uttarakhand has been selected for the award. Kumar Munnan Singh was the founding member of the National Disaster Management Authority in 2005. He is also lauded for establishing the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), from scratch.
The award is given by the Government of India to recognize the commendable work done by individuals and organisations in the field of disaster management. The award is announced every year on 23rd January which marks the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
United Arab Emirates
B)
Saudi Arabia
C)
Yemen
D)
Oman

Correct Answer : Option (A) - United Arab Emirates

Note :

The Ministry of Law and Justice recently issued a Gazette Notification, which declared the United Arab Emirates to be a “reciprocating territory” under Section 44A of the Civil Procedure Code, 1908. The notification also declared a list of courts in the UAE to be ‘Superior Courts’ under the same section of CPC.

The orders passed by certain designated courts from a ‘reciprocating territory’ can be implemented in India, as if they were passed in India. Besides UAE, the other countries which were declared as reciprocating territories include United Kingdom, Singapore, Bangladesh, Malaysia and New Zealand among others. The decision is believed to help bring down the time required for executing verdicts between the two countries.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
India
B)
Pakistan
C)
Sri Lanka
D)
Myanmar

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sri Lanka

Note : Sri Lanka topped on breastfeeding rate according to a new survey conducted by the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi). The survey was taken among 97 countries globally.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Bidhya Devi Bhandari
B)
Sher Bahadur Deuba
C)
Pushpa Kamal Dahal
D)
KP Sharma Oli

Correct Answer : Option (D) - KP Sharma Oli

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepali counterpart KP Sharma Oli jointly inaugurated the second Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Jogbani-Biratnagar, built with Indian assistance to facilitate trade and people's movement.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
F-16 Fighting Falcon
B)
Dassault Rafale
C)
HAL Tejas
D)
Sukhoi-30 MKI

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sukhoi-30 MKI

Note : The Indian Air Force inducted its first squadron of Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft which are capable of carrying BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. The induction ceremony of the 222 'Tigersharks' fighter squadron was held at Thanjavur airbase.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Odisha
B)
Telangana
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Telangana

Note : The Telangana government is planning to test voter identification through a face recognition application on a pilot basis in the municipal elections of 23 January 2020. For the first time, the face recognition software will be used to ascertain the identity of voters in the state.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Indian Navy
B)
Indian Army
C)
Indian Air Force
D)
Indian Coast Guard

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Indian Navy

Note :

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was recently signed between Indian Navy and Geological Survey of India (GSI). The agreement was on ‘Sharing of seabed sediments data, products and expertise for Naval Application in Meteorology and Oceanography’.
The Marine and Coastal survey Division of GSI has mapped most of the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone. This repository of data collected using the oceanic research vessels of GSI, will now be used by the Indian Navy. The data would be used for oceanographic modelling during their maritime operations in the Indian Ocean region (IOR).

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
West Bengal
B)
Tamil Nadu
C)
Uttarakhand
D)
Gujarat

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Uttarakhand

Note :

The State government of Uttarakhand recently released a notification that it has made a policy to lease agricultural land, becoming the first Indian state to implement such policy.
According to the policy, any institution, company or NGO can take farm land on lease for 30 years, provided the leased land is below 30 acres. The farmers who own the land will receive the corresponding rent during the leased period. Difficulties in leasing land for agriculture and plantation in hilly areas and consolidation of fragmented land are being solved by the policy.

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Published On : July 16, 2021