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 Q .
Which state topped the Urban Governance Index (UGI)-2020?
A)
Odisha
B)
Kerala
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Chhattisgarh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Odisha

Note :

The Urban Governance Index (UGI)-2020 has released by the Mumbai-based non-profit organisation Praja Foundation.
As per the index, Odisha tops the list of states in urban governance followed by Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh. The study assessed the urban governance reforms across 40 cities in 28 states and NCT of Delhi.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
Which country rolled out the first vaccine in the world?
A)
Germany
B)
New Zealand
C)
United Kingdom
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (C) - United Kingdom

Note :

The United Kingdom became the first country in the world to start using the COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech was approved by the regulators.
Several hubs across the country are vaccinating the people. The vaccine is given as two injections with 21 days apart. The complete immunity is said to be reached seven days after the second dose.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
Which Indian grabbed the highest rank in India, in the Forbes’ ranking of 100 most powerful women in the world?
A)
Kiran Bedi
B)
Roshni Nadar Malhotra
C)
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nirmala Sitharaman

Note :

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is ranked at 41st rank in the Forbes’ ranking of 100 most powerful women in the world, grabbing the highest place.
HCL Corporation CEO and Executive Director Roshni Nadar Malhotra in the 55th spot and Biocon Founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw in the 68th rank. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is placed at the first spot.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
The “Go for Zero” policy, which was seen in the news recently, is associated with which country?
A)
Australia
B)
Germany
C)
New Zealand
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Australia

Note :

“Go for zero” is a policy proposal released by Grattan Institute, a non-profit think tank that advises the government.
As a part of the policy, the Australian Government introduced several measures with the goal of eventually reaching zero new cases and not just to flatten the curve. As a result, the country passed three weeks without any local transmission of Covid-19.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
Which organisation has approved a USD 2.5 million technical assistance to support advanced BioFuel development in India?
A)
Bank Central Asia
B)
Asian Development Bank
C)
World Bank
D)
DBS

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Asian Development Bank

Note : Asian Development Bank has approved USD 2.5 million technical assistance to support advanced BioFuel development in India.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
Who has won 2020 Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony in Asia continent?
A)
Paul Sein Twa
B)
Leydy Pech
C)
Linda Garcia
D)
Ana Colovic Lesoska

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Paul Sein Twa

Note : Paul Sein Twa has won 2020 Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony in Asia continent.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
Who has been elected as the Speaker of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly?
A)
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
B)
Sir Lindsay Hoyle
C)
Pravind Jugnauth
D)
Raj Chouhan

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Raj Chouhan

Note : Raj Chouhan, an Indian-origin legislator in Canada, has been elected as the Speaker of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly, becoming first from the community to occupy the post.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
For AYUSH product which council has been set up by the government of India?
A)
Medical Council of India
B)
Pharmacy Council of India
C)
AYUSH Export Promotion Council
D)
Ayurvedic Export Promotion Council

Correct Answer : Option (C) - AYUSH Export Promotion Council

Note : In a bid to boost exports of Ayurvedic products, the government is mooting to set up an AYUSH Export Promotion Council (AEPC).

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
United Nations has approved to Mark December 27 as which day?
A)
World AIDS Day
B)
National Mathematics Day
C)
Epidemic Preparedness Day
D)
National Consumer Rights Day

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Epidemic Preparedness Day

Note : United Nations General Assembly agreed to 27thDecember will be known as the International Day of Epidemic Preparedness.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
MoHFW has developed which mobile app for COVID-19 vaccination delivery?
A)
GoK Direct
B)
Co-Win
C)
Mahakavach
D)
AarogyaSetu

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Co-Win

Note : MoHFW has developed Co-WIN mobile app for COVID-19 vaccination delivery, its digital platform includes a free downloadable mobile application which can help record vaccine data.

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Published On : July 20, 2021