Correct Answer : Option (B) - $650 billion
Correct Answer : Option (D) - IIT Roorkee
Correct Answer : Option (C) - South China Sea
Note : The Indian Navy is deploying a naval task group comprising four frontline warships to the South China Sea, Western Pacific and South East Asia for over two months beginning early August, in a significant move aimed at enhancing its profile in the strategically key sea lanes.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Cyrus Poonawalla
Note : Serum Institute founder Cyrus Poonawalla has been named as a recipient of the prestigious Lokmanya Tilak National Award for 2021. Dr Cyrus Poonawalla, Chairman of the Pune-based vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII), has been selected for the prestigious Lokmanya Tilak National Award for 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Shraavana Poornima
Note : World Sanskrit Day is celebrated on Shraavana Poornima, which is the Poornima day that is on full moon day in the month of Shraavana in the Hindu calendar. Sanskrit Day is an annual event focused around the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit that incorporates lectures about the language and is aimed to promote its revival and maintenance.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Maharashtra
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Indonesia
Note : A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia’s easternmost Papua region. Indonesia experiences frequent quakes due to its position on the Pacific Ring of Fire, an arc of intense seismic activity where tectonic plates collide that stretches from Japan through Southeast Asia and across the Pacific basin.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - IIT Bombay
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Meenakashi Lekhi
Note : Meenakashi Lekhi, the Minister of State for Culture of India participated in the G20 Culture Ministers’ Meeting on behalf of the Government of India. The two-day meeting was hosted by Italy on July 29 and 30 July 2021, during their ongoing Presidency of G20 in 2021. At the end of the discussions, the G20 Ministers of Culture adopted the G20 Culture Working Group Terms of Reference.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Culture Ministry