Correct Answer : Option (A) - Vietnam
Correct Answer : Option (B) - European Union
Correct Answer : Option (A) - United States of America
Note : On 25th July 2020, the American actor, John Saxon passed away at the age of 83 at his residence in Murfreesboro, Tennessee due to pneumonia. He was born on 5th August 1936 as Carmine Orrico in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - IAF in the Next Decade
Note : Rajnath Singh, Union Minister of Defence inaugurated the Air Force Commanders Conference(AFCC) at the Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), New Delhi. The conference chaired by Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria was conducted from 22nd July 2020 to 24th July 2020. The theme of the conference was "IAF in the Next Decade".
Correct Answer : Option (D) - To Each His Own
Note : On March 13, 1946, Olivia won an Oscar award for the movie 'To Each His Own' under the category Best supporting actress.Again in the year 1949 she won the second Oscar award for the movie "The Heiress'.She was known as a doe-eyed actress. She was born on 1st July 1916, in Tokyo, Japan. She served as the last surviving lead of the movie 'Gone with the Wind'.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ziyuan III
Note : China sent a new high-resolution mapping satellite namely "Ziyuan III 03", developed by the China Academy of Space Technology, into space through Long March-4B carrier rocket from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the Northern Province of Shanxi, China. It was the 341st flight mission by the Long March rocket series.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mikhail Murashko
Note : On July 24, 2020 Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan participated digitally in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Health Minister's Digital Meet at Nirman Bhawan, Delhi. The meeting was chaired by Mikhail Murashko, Minister of Health of the Russian Federation.The key topic discussed in the meet was about the ongoing COVID crisis.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - MAUSAM
Note : On 27th July 2020, in the event of14th Foundation day of the Ministry of Earth Sciences(MoES), Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Earth Sciences launched the mobile app "Mausam" designed and developed by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune and the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Acculi Labs
Note : Bangalore based startup Acculi Labs has been selected the Centre for Augmenting WAR with COVID-19 Health Crisis (CAWACH), an initiative by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) to develop a COVID risk assessment profile called Lyfas COVID score. In this application, one can keep the index finger on the rear phone camera of a mobile phone for 5 minutes. It will capture the capillary pulse and blood volume change and derive 95 biomarkers with proprietary algorithms and signal processing techniques.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - India
Note : Indian-origin nurse Kala Narayanasamy (59) in Singapore has conferred with the President's Award for Nurses for serving on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic, who was among the five nurses (Tay Yee Kian, Patricia Yong Yueh Li, Alice Chua Foong Sin, Chin Soh Mun).