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 Q .
Which Indian PSU has launched the country’s first 100 Octane petrol?
A)
GAIL
B)
HPCL
C)
IOC
D)
ONGC

Correct Answer : Option (C) - IOC

Note :

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has recently launched the nation’s first 100 Octane petrol. Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the petrol.
The 100-octane petrol also called as XP100 premium petrol will be initially available at select outlet of IOC in 10 cities. The fuel is manufactured at IOC’s Mathura refinery in Uttar Pradesh. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) had earlier launched Octane 99. Higher the octane number of a fuel, higher will be its compression and performance.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
BrahMos Aerospace is a joint venture company set up by Russia’s Mashinostroyeniya and which other company of India?
A)
HAL
B)
BHEL
C)
ISRO
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer : Option (D) - DRDO

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BrahMos Aerospace is a joint venture company set up by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Mashinostroyenia of Russia.
Recently, Indian Navy test-fired the naval version of BrahMos missile in the Bay of Bengal. The missile was test-fired from a Rajput-class destroyer INS Ranvijay, hitting a decommissioned target ship. Earlier, the Indian Army and Air Force test-fired the missile.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
Which country emerged as the first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine?
A)
USA
B)
Russia
C)
Europe
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (D) - United Kingdom

Note : The UK Government has accepted the recommendation from the independent MHRA to approve Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for use.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
What was the theme for 6th BRICS Youth Summit 2020?
A)
BRICS: Challenges of the Time for Young People
B)
BRICS Youth Council for skill development
C)
To develop BRICS youth for governance
D)
Youth: Power to enhance

Correct Answer : Option (A) - BRICS: Challenges of the Time for Young People

Note : The summit 2020 was hosted under the theme "BRICS: Challenges of the Time for Young People."

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as the ambassador of Fit India Movement?
A)
Virat Kohli
B)
Kuldeep Handoo
C)
Shilpa Shetty
D)
Shilpa Agrawal

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kuldeep Handoo

Note : Kuldeep Handoo, a wushu coach for team India was conferred with the prestigious Dronacharya Award.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
After the launch of AMRUT scheme, which is the first Indian city to issue Municipal Bonds on BSE?
A)
Delhi
B)
Lucknow
C)
Hyderabad
D)
Chandigarh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Lucknow

Note : Lucknow becomes the 9th city in the country to have raised Municipal Bonds and the 1st city to issue such a bond after the launch of AMRUT Scheme.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
Which state has launched an outreach programme called ‘Duare Sarkar’?
A)
Odisha
B)
Jharkhand
C)
West Bengal
D)
Chhattisgarh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - West Bengal

Note :

West Bengal state government has recently launched a massive outreach programme named “Duare Sarkar” or “Government at your doorstep”.
Under the programme, people can avail the benefit of over 11 schemes of the state including Kanyashree, Khadya Sathi and Sikshashree. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced to set up ‘Duare Sarkar’ camps in the state for redressing grievances of people.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
Petrodava Dacian Fortress is a famous archaeological landmark, located in which country?
A)
Chile
B)
France
C)
Bulgaria
D)
Romania

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Romania

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The Petrodava Dacian Fortress is the oldest historical monument located in Piatra Neamt city, Romania. The fort was built around 82 BC and AD 106 by the Dacian people in ancient Europe.
Days after the first mysterious metal monolith disappeared in a remote, uninhabited desert in Utah, USA, a second similar structure has been spotted in Romania, a few metres away from the fortress. The monolith which disappeared and appeared again was a triangular, shiny pillar.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
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As per the recent statement of the WHO, which country recorded the highest reduction in Malaria cases, in South-East Asia?
A)
India
B)
China
C)
Sri Lanka
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India

Note :

As per the recent statement, India recorded the highest reduction in Malaria cases, in the South-East Asian region.
As per the ‘World Malaria Report 2020’, India reduced the number of cases from 20 million in 2000 to about 5.6 million in 2019. India also recorded a reduction in the number of deaths from malaria. Globally there were 229 malaria cases in 2019.

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Published On : July 20, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as the President of Volleyball Federation of India?
A)
Raj Kumar
B)
MP Kandhamal
C)
Anil Choudhury
D)
Achyuta Samanta

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Achyuta Samanta

Note : Prof. Achyuta Samanta has been elected unopposed as the President of Volleyball Federation of India (VFI).

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Published On : July 20, 2021