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A)
France
B)
Italy
C)
Brazil
D)
Germany

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Italy

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The ace footballer of the Italy team, Daniele De Rossi recently announced his retirement from professional football. He was associated with the Roma football club and played Serie A league matches for nearly 18 years.
Daniele represented Italy in the 2004 Olympics and he was also a part of the FIFA world cup winning Italy team in 2006. The fourth highest capped player of Italy, retired from the national team in 2017. Recently, he was playing for Argentina’s Boca Juniors club.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Tom Latham
B)
Kane Williamson
C)
Ross Taylor
D)
Colin de Grandhomme

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ross Taylor

Note : Ross Taylor became New Zealand's highest run-scorer in the longest form of the game on January 6 when he hit three runs through mid-on after tea on the fourth day of the third test against Australia

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Sikkim
B)
Arunachal Pradesh
C)
Assam
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Assam

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The Manas National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a biosphere reserve is situated in Assam. Recently a one-horned rhinoceros of the national park named R3A gave birth to its calf. The R3A was also born in the same park to the elder rhino ‘Laisri’ in 2013.
The One-horned rhinoceros or the Indian rhinoceros is an endangered species and is listed as ‘Vulnerable’ in the IUCN Red list of threatened species. At present, the national park is home to 42 rhinos.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
China National Space Administration (CNSA)
B)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
C)
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
D)
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Correct Answer : Option (B) - National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Note :

The planet finder satellite of NASA, named the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) recently discovered a new exoplanet in the habitable region of its host star.
The newly found exoplanet, known as ‘TOI 700 d’ has approximately the same size of the Earth. The Space Scientists of NASA also announced that the exoplanet is only 101.5 light years from the earth, making it easy for further observations and research.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
United Arab Emirates
B)
Singapore
C)
France
D)
Spain

Correct Answer : Option (A) - United Arab Emirates

Note :

With an objective to improve its tourism sector, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently announced multiple-entry tourist visas to people of all countries.
The UAE cabinet recently approved the amendment for tourist visas, which will be valid for five years from the date of issue and can be used for multiple entries into the country. Being the favourite tourist destination of many nationals, the country attracts more than 20 million tourists in a year.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Odisha
C)
Jharkhand
D)
West Bengal

Correct Answer : Option (D) - West Bengal

Note : Centenarian freedom fighter Bhim Chandra Jana has died of old age-related ailments in West Bengal's Howrah district. He died at his residence in Marotala under Shyampur police station limits. Jana was 107 and is survived by six sons and six daughters and their children.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Sucheta Satish
B)
Anita Nair
C)
Sudha Murty
D)
Preeti Shenoy

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sucheta Satish

Note : A Dubai-based Indian girl, Sucheta Satish (14), who sings in 120 languages,has won the '100 Global Child Prodigy Award 2020' in the category of singing.The award ceremony was held in Ashok Hotel, Delhi.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Odisha
C)
Chhattisgarh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Madhya Pradesh

Note : India’s first rehabilitation centre for freshwater turtles will be inaugurated in the Bhagalpur forest division of Bihar. The centre, which is to be open soon can accommodate 500 turtles at a time. The forest division is near to the river Ganga, which makes it a perfect breeding area for freshwater turtles. The turtles are abducted and hurt by smugglers will be rescued by the team of the rehabilitation centre and will be provided proper treatment.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Flood
B)
Wild fires
C)
Tsunami
D)
Cyclone

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Wild fires

Note : Australia recently witnessed severe wild fires that killed nearly 25 people and destroyed several homes across the country. More than hundred bush fires were burning in New South Wales and they could not be controlled. Several million animals are also reported to be killed by the severity of bush fires. Scientists have cited Global warming to be the reason of this early and devastating wild fires.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Yusuf Pathan
B)
R Ashwin
C)
Irfan Pathan
D)
Bhuvanesh Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Irfan Pathan

Note : The ace Indian all-rounder and bowler famous for his swings, Irfan Pathan announced his retirement from all forms of cricket recently. Irfan made his debut in 2003 when he was only 19 years old. In his professional cricket career spanning 16 years, he made several records including the hat-trick wicket in the first over of the test match. Irfan was also a part of the winning team of the 2007 T20 World cup.

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Published On : July 16, 2021