Correct Answer : Option (B) - R Ashwin
Note : The BCCI recommend the names of spinner R Ashwin and women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj for this year's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - $20 billion
Note : The World Bank on Wednesday pledged to boost available funding for COVID-19 vaccine purchases and deployment to $20 billion from a previous target of $12 billion, citing a sharp increase in overall financing demand from developing countries.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - United States
Note : The US has once again retained its position as the top country while, the UK, Israel, Canada and Germany continue to be the top five countries respectively like previous year.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vivek Ram Chaudhari
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 20
Note : India Ranks 20 in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2021 among the top 100 countries by Startup Blink with the jumped three spots up in the global start-up ranking this year.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - July 02
Note : New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: World UFO Day is observed on July 2 every year. The day is celebrated in a view to create awareness about the existence of UFOs and extra extraterrestrial beings from outer space. It also encourages people to think about the possibility of humankind not being alone in the Universe.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 1924
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Flying
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delta Plus
Note : The Indian scientists identified the Delta Variant. Delta Plus variant has an additional mutation named 'K417N mutation'.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Justice Shambhu Nath Srivastava
Note : Justice Shambhu Nath Srivastava, a former Allahabad High Court judge and former chief Lokayukta of Chhattisgarh has been appointed the Chairman of IFUNA.