Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ashok Lavasa
Note : Former election commissioner Ashok Lavasa has come out with a book titled “An Ordinary Life: Portrait of an Indian Generation.” In this book, Ashok Lavasa narrates about his father, Udai Singh, and his own experience on how his father’s principles served as a moral compass in his life, and can in ours too. Ashok Lavasa resigned as election commissioner in 2020 to become vice-president of the Asian Development Bank.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Japan
Note : History took place 26-07-2021 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics when 13-year-old skateboarder Momiji Nishiya won a gold medal for Team Japan. The win made Nishiya the youngest athlete to medal for Japan, and one of the youngest Olympic gold medalists ever.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Karnataka
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Uttarakhand
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 18%
Note : The economy of Myanmar is predicted to shrink by 18 percent in the fiscal year between October 2020 to September 2021, amid the ongoing political unrest. The political turmoil and the rapidly rising third wave of COVID 19 is seriously impacting the economy already weakened by the pandemic of 2020.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Masur dal
Note : The Union Government has reduced the import duty on masur dal to zero. It has also cut the Agriculture Infrastructure Development Cess on the lentil or masur to 10 per cent from 20 per cent. The move will boost domestic supply and check its price rise. A notification in this regard was tabled in both houses of Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Five Years
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 25 July
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 335
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Gas giant
Note : Scientists have clearly identified for the first time a moon-forming area around a planet beyond our solar system. PDS 70c is a gas giant discovered in 2019, the U.S. space agency NASA says. It is one of two exoplanets orbiting the orange-colored star PDS 70. The exoplanets sit about 370 light years from Earth. A light year is the distance light travels in a year, about 9.5 trillion kilometers.