Correct Answer : Option (B) - UK
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 1st August
Note : National Mountain Climbing Day is celebrated on 1st August each year to honour Bobby Matthews and his friend Josh Madigan, for successfully climbing the 46th peak of New York State’s Adirondack Mountains.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ram Nath Kovind
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Min Aung Hlaing
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 1980
Note : The Indian men's hockey team defeated Great Britain 3-1 to reach the semi-finals on August 1, 2021. The last time the Indian men's hockey team had advanced to the semifinals was during the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, where the team led by V Baskaran had won the eighth gold medal for India.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Babul Supriyo
Correct Answer : Option (A) - India
Note : India assumed the presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on August 1, 2021. India took over the rotational presidency of the 15-nation UNSC from France. India will be focusing mainly on maritime security, peacekeeping and counterterrorism during its presidency of the powerful 15-nation UN security body.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - NITI Aayog
Note : Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog successfully completed two month long and a first of its kind, digital skills and an exclusive entrepreneurship ATL Tinkerpreneur summer bootcamp held across the country. Designed for high school students across the nation, ‘ATL Tinkerpreneur’ saw a record-breaking 9000+ participants (including 4000+ girl participants) across 32 states and 298 districts.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Shri Pralhad Joshi
Note : Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi has urged the officials of the Ministry of Mines to bring about further momentum in restructuring the National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET) as an autonomous body. The Minister pointed out that in a resource rich country like India all efforts should be made to give further fillip to mineral exploration so that imports can be curtailed. Shri Joshi said that stringent conditions, if any, in the field of mineral exploration needs to be removed in order to attract more firms to this sector.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Arunachal Pradesh
Note : Border Roads Organisation (BRO) restored connectivity at Yarlung-Lamang road in Yomi district of Arunachal Pradesh. On July 26-27, 2021, the road was breached at multiple locations due to incessant rain and cloud burst.