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A)
Catherine Deneuve
B)
Isabelle Huppert
C)
Isabelle Adjani
D)
Chloe Grace Moretz

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Isabelle Huppert

Note : French actress Isabelle Huppert will receive the lifetime achievement award for foreign artiste at the 50th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
USA
B)
China
C)
India
D)
Indonesia

Correct Answer : Option (C) - India

Note : Eight-time winners India qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after thrashing Russia 7-1 (11-3 on aggregate) in the second game of the two-legged FIH Qualifiers for men. The men's team booked their tickets after the women defeated USA 6-5 on aggregate to qualify for the sporting extravaganza.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
60 sec
B)
45 sec
C)
30 sec
D)
15 sec

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 30 sec

Note : Telecom regulator TRAI fixes phone call ring time at 30 sec for mobiles and 60 sec for landline phones. TRAI has mandated the terminating network to disconnect the incoming call after the minimum ring span and simultaneously inform the originating network.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Nawazuddin Siddiqui
B)
Manoj Bajpai
C)
Shahrukh Khan
D)
Amitabh Bachchan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Note : Indian actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been awarded the prestigious Golden Dragon Award for his works in Hindi cinema at the Cardiff International Film Festival (CIFF) 2019.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
New Delhi
B)
Mumbai
C)
Hyderabad
D)
Both B and C

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Both (B) and (C)

Note : 66 cities were designated by UNESCO as Creative Cities. The cities are named creative based on their mission to place creativity and creative economy at the core of their urban development to make their city safe, inclusive, resilient and sustainable in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goal from India, Hyderabad and Mumbai were included in the list of Creative Cities this year.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Fitbit
B)
ASUSTeK Computer
C)
Pebble Time
D)
Polar Electro

Correct Answer : Option (B) - ASUSTeK Computer

Note : Google has bought Fitbit, a company that makes fitness bands and smart watches. The company has paid $2.1 billion for the smart watch maker.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Biz Stone
B)
Noah Glass
C)
Evan Williams
D)
Jack Dorsey

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jack Dorsey

Note : Jack Patrick Dorsey is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur and is the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, and the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
30
B)
32
C)
34
D)
36

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 34

Note : The 35th ASEAN Summit began in Bangkok on 31st October. The summit will continue till November 4.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Indore
B)
Kolkata
C)
Hyderabad
D)
Lucknow

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Hyderabad

Note : Hyderabad, the city of biryanis, kebabs, haleem, kallu, shikampur and chowki dinners, has now been officially designated as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. Hyderabad is among the 66 cities named by the UNESCO in the list of new Creative Cities which aims at pushing the Sustainable Development Goals through innovative thinking and action.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Saudi Arabia
B)
Iran
C)
Qatar
D)
United Arab Emirates

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Saudi Arabia

Note : India signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia to launch the RuPay card in the country, making it the third nation in the West Asia to initiate India's digital payment system.

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Published On : July 15, 2021