Correct Answer : Option (A) - Haryana
Note : Haryana Horticulture Department organised a five-day Sub-Tropical Fruit Expo 2020 at the Centre for Sub-Tropical Fruit (Indo Israel Project), at Ladwa in district Kurukshetra from 18th - 22nd July 2020.The event was inaugurated by Sanjeev Kaushal, Additional Chief Secretary in Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Department. The event helps people learn about varieties of sub-tropical fruit and their cultivation techniques.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sri Lanka
Note : Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has agreed to a USD 400 million currency swap facility for Sri Lanka, valid till November 2022. This will help Sri Lanka to meet its short-term international liquidity requirements and to boost its foreign exchange reserves following the economic crisis resulting from COVID-19.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sahil Seth
Note : The Deputy Commissioner of Mumbai Customs and a 2011 batch Indian Revenue Service Officer, Mr. Sahil Seth, has been appointed as an honorary advisor for the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) for the period 2020 to 2030.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Deepak B. Phatak
Note : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) publicized the "Report of the Committee for Analysis of QR (Quick Response) Code" under the chairmanship of Prof. Deepak B. Phatak on its website for comments / suggestions of various industry players.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - ADB and GCF
Note : The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) agreed to partner toward the "Green Recovery". This is to help hands for the people who are facing the harsh economic impact due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Singer
Note : Legendary Jazz Singer, Annie Ross passed away. She was a popular jazz singer in the 1950s before crossing over into a successful film career. Ross appeared in "Superman III," "Throw Momma from the Train" and Robert Altman's films "The Player" and the Oscar-nominated "Short Cuts." In 2014, Ross released the album "To Lady with Love," a tribute to Billie Holiday.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sri Lanka
Note : A 34 years old Female fast bowler Sripali Weerakkody who represent for Sri Lanka in International Crickets has announced her retirement from all forms of Cricket. She played 89 ODIs and 58 T20Is.She totally picked 89 wickets in her career.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Mark Honigsbaum
Note : "The Pandemic Century, A History of Global Contagion from the Spanish Flu to Covid-19", by the british medical historian Mark Honigsbaum covers 10 outbreaks in the past 100 years, dating from the Spanish Flu (1918) to the present day Coronavirus (2019). The book is published by Penguin Publishers.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Alok Misra
Note : Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN) has appointed Alok Misra as its new Chief Executive Officer& Director. The appointment will be effective from 1st August 2020.Dr Misra takes over from the present CEO, Harsh Shrivastava, who has put down his papers after spending over 2 years at MFIN.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Airtel Payments Bank
Note : Airtel Payments Bank Ltd has partnered with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train and skill the youth in rural India.