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A)
Oman
B)
Qatar
C)
Bahrain
D)
Saudi Arabia

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bahrain

Note : Journalist and playwright Omchery N N Pillai has been selected for the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam Literary Award for 2021.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Ladakh
B)
Nainital
C)
Jodhpur
D)
Rann of Kutch

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rann of Kutch

Note : NTPC Ltd., India's largest power generator is set to construct the country's single-largest solar photovoltaic project at Rann of Kutch region in Khavada, Gujarat.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Myanmar
B)
Maldives
C)
Bhutan
D)
Thailand

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bhutan

Note : Bhutan becomes the first country, in India's immediate neighbourhood, to use the BHIM app for mobile-based payments and "to adopt UPI standards for its QR deployment".

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
G-Secs
B)
Commercial Papers
C)
Certificate of Deposit
D)
All of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - G-Secs

Note : The RBI has launched 'the RBI Retail Direct' scheme for retail investors, through which they can directly buy and sell government securities (G-Secs) both primary and secondary.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Japan
B)
Denmark
C)
UK
D)
USA

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Denmark

Note : The Union Cabinet has approved the MoU between the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of the Government of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Denmark on Cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune
B)
Indian Institutes of Technology, Delhi
C)
Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi
D)
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Delhi

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune

Note : Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune recently organized virtual workshop with industry stakeholders on weather forecasts needed for wind and solar energy sectors. The MoES institutes like the IITM, Pune, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) and the National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF) have been issuing meteorological forecasts for wind and solar energy forecast to the stakeholders.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Abhimanyu Sharma
B)
Sanjeet Verma
C)
Sanjay Mathur
D)
Sameer Banerjee

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sameer Banerjee

Note : 17-year-old Indian-American tennis player Samir Banerjee created history by winning the Junior Championships title at Wimbledon. Before the start of Wimbledon, Samir Banerjee was at number 19 in the ITF’s ranking of junior players, but after this victory, he can be included in the top-10 junior players in the world.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Northrop Grumman
B)
Lockheed Martin
C)
GE Aviation
D)
Boeing

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Boeing

Note : Boeing has delivered the 10th P-8I maritime patrol aircraft to the Indian Navy, which will further strengthen its long-range maritime reconnaissance anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capabilities. P-8I multi-mission maritime patrol aircraft was inducted into service with the Indian Navy in 2013.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Ranjit Singh Rana
B)
Girish Kumar Thakur
C)
Omchery N N Pillai
D)
Om Prakash Devrani

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Omchery N N Pillai

Note : Journalist and playwright Omchery N N Pillai has been selected for the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam Literary Award for 2021.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Oriental Insurance Company Ltd.
B)
National Insurance Company Ltd.
C)
Life Insurance Corporation of India
D)
United India Insurance Company Ltd.

Correct Answer : Option (B) - National Insurance Company Ltd.

Note : The National Research Centre on Yak at Dirang in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh has tied up with the National Insurance Company Ltd. for India's first-ever Insurance Policy for the Himalayan Yaks.

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Published On : July 15, 2021