Correct Answer : Option (D) - South Korea
Correct Answer : Option (B) - China
Note : China announced new rules under which profit tutoring in core school subjects has been barred to ease financial pressures on families. China’s private educational firms are bracing for a hit after the announcements were made. The rule changes sent shockwaves across the country’s private tutoring sector triggering a sell-off in the shares of the educational companies which includes the US-listed Gaotu Techedu and TAL Education Group.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sweden
Note : Sweden has ratified the framework agreement for the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and is now a member of the global platform, which is an initiative of India aimed at promoting renewable energy and sustainable development.
ISA is an alliance of 121 countries initiated by India, which lie either completely or partly between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 35 lakh
Note : Parliamentary Standing Committee has approved the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021, without any changes. The Bill amends the term 'major airport' to include the group of airports. It also increased the threshold of annual passenger traffic in a major airport to 35 lakh. Previously, an airport with annual traffic of more than 15 lakh was called a major airport. AERA will regulate tariffs and other charges for aeronautical services for major airports and also a group of airports.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Chess
Note : With the 32nd edition of the Summer Olympics a few months away, it's a good time to take a look at the 5 new sports that will be included in the Tokyo Olympics. The IOC approved the addition of surfing, skateboarding, sport climbing, karate, and baseball/softball at the Games.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - M A Yusuff Ali
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Uttar Pradesh
Note : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched the 'MyGov-Meri Sarkar' portal here on Monday. Updated Jul 26, 2021 08:25 AM Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that through this portal, the government will receive feedback from the people and also inform them about the various schemes of the government.
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