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A)
Hardeep Singh Puri
B)
Kiren Rijiju
C)
Anurag Thakur
D)
Dharmendra Pradhan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Hardeep Singh Puri

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Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister "Hardeep Singh Puri" 2nd august 2022 inaugurated the fourth ONGC Para Games 2022 in Thyagaraj Sports Complex in New Delhi. On the occasion Mr. Puri said, the ONGC Para Games is a wonderful platform to bring in inclusiveness and equity in the human resource of the public enterprises under the Ministry.
 
Beginning from today the fourth ONGC Para Games is being organized by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) by the 4th of this month. Nearly 275 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) are participating in the Games. These all are employees of eight central oil and gas public enterprises..

Source : AIR

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Published On : August 3, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
Cory Monteith
B)
Ruskin Bond
C)
Stephen Barker
D)
Aravind Adiga

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Stephen Barker

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A book titled “Lion of the Skies: Hardit Singh Malik, the Royal Air Force and the First World War” is all about an “India’s first fighter pilot” who participated in the World War, long before the Indian Air Force was born. 
 
The book has been written by author "Stephen Barker", who describes in great detail, how challenging it was for an Indian to serve in the British armed forces, fighting racial discrimination – both institutional and interpersonal.
 
During the First World War, Hardit Singh Malik served as a fighter pilot for both Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and the Royal Air Force (RAF) for fighting the Germans. He is also the first Indian Ambassador to France..

Source : The Hindu Businessline

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Published On : August 3, 2022
Category : Books and Authors
A)
Ellen Prager
B)
J. D. Vance
C)
Gene Hackman
D)
Frances Dipper

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ellen Prager

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Marine biologist "Ellen Prager" has come up with a book titled “Dangerous Earth: What we wish we knew about volcanoes, hurricanes, climate change, earthquakes and more”.
 
About the book : In Dangerous Earth, marine scientist Ellen Prager explores the science of investigating volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, landslides, rip currents, and–maybe the most perilous hazard of all–climate change. 
 
Each chapter considers a specific hazard, begins with a game-changing historical event, and highlights what remains unknown about these dynamic phenomena. Along the way, we hear from scientists trying to read Earth’s warning signs, pass its messages along to the rest of us, and prevent catastrophic loss..

Source : The Hindu Businessline

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Published On : August 3, 2022
Category : Books and Authors
A)
Japan paddlers
B)
Malaysia paddlers
C)
Singapore paddlers
D)
India's paddlers

Correct Answer : Option (D) - India paddlers

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India’s paddlers retained their men’s team championship title with a convincing 3-1 win over Singapore in the Table-Tennis Final of the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Tuesday(2nd August 2022). For India, Harmeet Desai and G Sathiyan gave India a great start by registering a win in the doubles match. However, Chew Zhe Yu Clarence won the next game to level Singapore at 1-1. But G Sathiyan and Harmeet Desai ensured India’s gold by winning their respective matches.
 
India has won the gold medal for the second time in a row in the team event of men’s table tennis. Indian men’s table tennis also won the yellow medal in the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Then the Indian team defeated Nigeria 3-0 in the final match. In the fourth match, Harmeet Desai defeated Chew Zhe Yu Clarence 11-8, 11-5, 11-6..

Source : Thehindu

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Published On : August 3, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
B)
C)
Vikas Thakur
D)

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Vikas Thakur

Note : Vikas Thakur lifted total of 346 kg (155 kg+191 kg) to claim the silver medal in the men's 96 kg weightlifting at Commonwealth Games 2022 on Tuesday(2nd August 2022).

Samoa's Don Opeloge 381 kg (171 kg+210 kg) bettered his 2018 silver by clinching gold with a record breaking performance. For the Indian lifter, this was his third medal in three successive Commonwealth Games. Indian lifters have so far won eight medals in Birmingham, including three gold..

Source : Outlookindia

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Published On : August 3, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
Japan
B)
Indian
C)
USA
D)
France

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Indian

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Indian badminton team claimed the silver medal in the mixed group match of the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Tuesday (August 2, 2022). Indian badminton mixed team suffered a 1-3 defeat against Malaysia and had to settle for silver. Only PV Sindhu managed to earn a win in the summit clash against Malaysia in the women’s singles match.
 
In the first match of the tie, India’s Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy were locked in a tough first game against Malaysia’s Teng Fong Aaron Chia and Wooi Yik. In the hard-fought neck-to-neck match Malaysia duo drew first blood and took the first match 21-18, 21-15..

Source : Zeenews

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Published On : August 3, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
Vikas Thakur
B)
Lovepreet Singh
C)
Sathish Sivalingam
D)
Deepak Lather

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Lovepreet Singh

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India's Lovepreet Singh won a bronze in men's 109 kg to continue the country's medal rush in weightlifting at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Wednesday(3rd August 2022).
 
The 24-year-old son of a tailor from Ludhiana lifted a personal best of 355 kg, including a new national record of 192 kg in clean and jerk, to finish third on the podium.
 
A steady Lovepreet improved from 157kg to 163kg in his final attempt of snatch to be joint second with Canadian Pierre-Alexandre Bessette. However, the intense competition got the better of him in the clean and jerk, as he slipped to third position.
 
Junior Nyabeyeu of Cameroon claimed the gold medal with a total lift of 361 kg, while Jack Opeloge of Samoa bagged the silver by lifting 358 kg in the event..

Source : Times of india

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Published On : August 3, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
India Navy and France Navy
B)
India Navy and US Navy
C)
India Navy and Japan Navy
D)
India Navy and German Navy

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India Navy and France Navy

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India and France held a two-day naval exercise in the North Atlantic Ocean to test synergy between the navies.
 
Russia-made Indian Naval Ship (INS) Tarkash, which is on her long-range overseas deployment, took part in a Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) with French naval ships in the North Atlantic Ocean on July 29 and July 30, 2022.

Source : India Today

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Published On : August 3, 2022
Category : Defence
A)
6 billion
B)
7 billion
C)
8.5 billion
D)
10 billion

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 6 billion

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Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transaction has reached 6 billion in July 2022, the highest ever since its inception in 2016.
 
According to data released by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), the UPI has reported 6.28 billion transactions amounting to Rs 10.62 trillion.
 
Month-on-month, the volume of transactions was up 7.16% and value increased 4.76%.
 
Year-on-year (YoY), the volume of transactions nearly doubled while value of transactions was up 75%..

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : August 2, 2022
Category : Business and Economics
A)
Tata Group
B)
Adani Group
C)
JSW Steel
D)
Larsen and Toubro

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Tata Group

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Tata Group is planning to spend Rs 3,000 crore on R&D by FY26 and set to roll out the 'First in India' seating system for Vande Bharat Express trains from September 2022.
 
The steel-to-salt conglomerate is also targeting to be among the top 5 technology firms in the steel industry globally by 2030.
 
Tata Steel's Composites division bagged a Rs 145 crore bulk order for seating systems of the Vande Bharat express that includes the supply of complete seating systems for 22 train sets, with 16 coaches in each train set.
 
"These are specially designed seats, which can rotate 180 degrees and have aircraft-style passenger amenities." 
 
This is first-in-India' kind of a supply, which will be executed over 12 months starting September 2022, Debashish Bhattacharjee, Vice President, Technology & New Materials Business, Tata Steel..

Source : Business Today

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Published On : August 2, 2022
Category : Railways