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A)
Mexico
B)
Finland
C)
Brazil
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Finland

Note : Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas from Finland beat his world champion teammate Lewis Hamilton to clinch the season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix. Bottas, who claimed his first race win since Abu Dhabi in 2017, also claimed the extra point for the fastest lap in the race. Hamilton finished the race in the second spot, while Red Bull's Max Verstappen finished third.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Maldives
B)
Singapore
C)
Sri Lanka
D)
Mauritius

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Maldives

Note : Maldives finance ministry has signed an agreement with India's Export-Import Bank (EXIM) for line of credit (LOC) of 800 million US dollars to finance the new government's infrastructure projects. The agreement was signed in presence of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj who was on a 2-day visit to Male. The LOC is part of 1.4 billion US dollars finance assistance announced by the Indian government during President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's state visit in December 2018. The EXIM Bank loans come with a 1.75% interest rate and a 15-year repayment period after five years of moratorium.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Black Angus 2019
B)
Sary - Arka - Antiterror 2019
C)
Metro Surge 2019
D)
Western Explorer 2019

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sary - Arka - Antiterror 2019

Note : 34th Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisations (SCOs) Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure (RATS) Council held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. A joint exercise 'Sary - Arka - Antiterror 2019' will be held as decided by the RATS in the session. India, Pakistan and other member nations will participate in the joint anti-terrorism exercise which will be held this year.The meeting was chaired by Russia. The meeting also decided to hold the first stage of joint border operation 'Solidarity 2019 -2021.India and Pakistan entered the SCO in 2017 where China plays an influential role along with Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.RATS promote cooperation of member states against terrorism, separatism and extremism. It is a permanent organ of the SCO.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Artist
B)
Singer
C)
Kathak Dancer
D)
Novelist

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Kathak Dancer

Note : President Ram Nath Kovind awarded the 'Nari Shakti Puraskar' to the renowned Kathak dancer Seema Mehta for her contribution towards women empowerment over the last 15 years at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi as part of the Women's Day celebrations. She began her journey in Kathak and set up her dance school in Mumbai in 2010. She is the Director of 'Chhandam Nritya Bharati' in Mumbai and was actively involved in promotion of Kathak dance form.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Reliance
B)
Dmart
C)
Airtel
D)
Tata

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tata

Note : Tata continued to hold the top position in the best Indian Brands ranking as its brand value grew by 6%, mainly due to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Knocking Airtel off from the 2nd spot, Reliance's brand value grew by 12%, bolstered by the success of Jio. Airtel stood at number 3.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Dena Bank
B)
IDBI Bank
C)
Yes bank
D)
Kotak mahindra Bank

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Kotak mahindra Bank

Note : KVS Manian and Gaurang Shah appointed as Kotak Mahindra Bank's whole-time directors for a three-year term effective from the date of approval from the Reserve Bank of India. He is currently working as the president - corporate, an investment bank and Gaurang Shah is the president- group chief risk officer of the bank.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Srikanth Kidambi
B)
Kento Momota
C)
Parupalli Kashyap
D)
Viktor Axelsen

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kento Momota

Note : Kento Momota has become the first Japanese man to win the All England Open Badminton Championships when he beat Denmark's Viktor Axelsen 2-1 in the men's singles final at the Birmingham Arena. Beside this, Chen Yufei of China won the women's title by upsetting world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan in straight games, 21-17, 21-17.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
New Delhi
B)
Jaipur
C)
Surat
D)
Ahmedabad

Correct Answer : Option (A) - New Delhi

Note : The 3rd edition of Namaste Thailand festival, organised by the Royal Thai Embassy with an aim to strengthen bilateral ties and increase cultural exchange between India and Thailand, began at Select Citywalk in New Delhi. The festival will feature stage performances by Thai artists.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Mizoram
B)
Punjab
C)
Goa
D)
Meghalaya

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Goa

Note : Manohar Parrikar, Goa Chief Minister and former defence minister, has passed away at the age of 63 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Parrikar was diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer in February 2018. He was an IIT Mumbai graduate in metallurgical engineering and among the first members of BJP in Goa.

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Published On : July 11, 2021
A)
Mumbai Indians
B)
Chennai Super Kings
C)
Delhi Capitals
D)
Royal Challengers Bangalore

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Delhi Capitals

Note : Former India captain Sourav Ganguly was appointed as the advisor of Delhi Capitals (formerly known as Delhi Daredevils) for the upcoming edition of Vivo Indian Premier League (IPL), where he will work closely with the team's head coach Ricky Ponting.

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Published On : July 11, 2021