Q1. The book titled “An Ordinary Life: Portrait of an Indian Generation” has been authored by _______.
(a) T. N. Seshan
(b) Sunil Arora
(c) Ashok Lavasa
(d) Sushil Chandra
Q2. Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, has opened India’s medal tally at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020, by winning a silver medal. She represents the country in which event?
Q3. World Drowning Prevention Day is held annually on _______.
(a) 29 July
(b) 28 July
(c) 27 July
(d) 25 July
Q4. Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year on July 26. This year nation is celebrating the _________ of victory in the Kargil war.
(a) 21 years
(b) 22 years
(c) 24 years
(d) 25 years
Q5. Which of the following site has inscribed as India’s 39th UNESCO World Heritage List?
(a) Kakatiya Rudreswara Temple
(b) Bhimbetka Rock Shelters
(c) Mahabodhi Temple
(d) Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Q6. Which of the following country has joined International Solar Alliance (ISA) recently on July 17?
Q7. Who among the following has been appointed as the Managing Director of HCL Technologies Ltd?
(a) Shiv Nadar
(b) C Vijayakumar
(c) Shyam Srinivasan
(d) Hitendra Dave
Q8. Yang Qian has won the first Gold Medal of the Tokyo Olympics in the women’s 10m air rifle. She is from which country?
Q9. In 2019, India ranked which of the following position with a share of 3.1% in global agricultural exports?
Q10. Senior IPS officer Nasir Kamal has recently been designated to which of the following Portfolio?
(a) Director-General of the Bureau of Investigation
(b) Director-General of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security
(c) Director-General of the Central Bureau of Investigation
(d) Director-General of Intelligence Bureau
Q11. Which one of the following has recently signed an MoU with C-DAC to train manpower of force in advanced technologies, undertake joint projects?
(b) Assam Riffles
Q12. Which of the following country has reported cases of ‘Norovirus’ infection
(a) United Kingdom
Q13. Who has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI)?
(a) Sheel P. Gautam
(b) M A Yusuff Ali
(c) Mohamed Saeed
(d) Chandrika Gunnarsson
Q14. Name the bank, which has got a loan of $250 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank Group.
(a) IDBI Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) HDFC Bank
Q15. Name Bangladesh’s legendary folk singer and freedom fighter, passed away recently.
(a) Sabina Yasmin
(b) Habib Wahid
(c) Rezwana Choudhury Bannya
(d) Fakir Alamgir
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Sol. Former election commissioner Ashok Lavasa has come out with a book titled “An Ordinary Life: Portrait of an Indian Generation.”
Sol. India’s ace weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu has claimed a silver medal in the Women’s 49kg category, at Tokyo 2020 Olympics on July 24, 2021.
Sol. World Drowning Prevention Day, declared through the April 2021 UN General Assembly Resolution “Global drowning prevention”, is held annually on 25 July. This global advocacy event serves as an opportunity to highlight the tragic and profound impact of drowning on families and communities and to offer life-saving solutions to prevent it.
Sol. Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year on July 26 since the year 1999, to mark India’s victory over Pakistan in the Kargil conflict. This year nation is celebrating the 22 years of victory in the Kargil war.
Sol. The Kakatiya Rudreswara Temple, (also known as the Ramappa Temple) at Palampet, Mulugu district, near Warangal in Telangana has been inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list, during the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO. With this latest induction, there are 39th World Heritage Sites located in India.
Sol. Sweden has ratified the framework agreement for the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and is now a member of the global platform, which is an initiative of India aimed at promoting renewable energy and sustainable development.
Sol. Vijayakumar, president and chief executive officer, has been appointed as the managing director for five years.
Sol. Yang Qian of China took gold in the women’s 10m air rifle final to secure the first gold medal of the 2020 Summer Games at the Asaka Shooting Range
Sol. India cracked into the top ten list of agricultural produce exporters in 2019 with a significant share within the export of rice, soya beans, cotton and meat, according to a World Trade Organisation (WTO) report on trends in world agricultural trade in recent 25 years.
Sol. Senior IPS officer Nasir Kamal has been appointed the Director-General of the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS).
Sol. The Central Reserve Police Force, CRPF has signed an MoU with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing C-DAC to train the manpower of the force in advanced technologies and undertake joint projects.
Sol. The United Kingdom is now reporting an outbreak of norovirus. Public Health England (PHE) recently issued a warning regarding Norovirus. England has recorded 154 cases of norovirus in the country.
Sol. Lulu Group chairman, M A Yusuff Ali has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI).
Sol. HDFC Ltd has got a loan of $250 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank Group, to be used by India’s largest housing finance company for green housing.
Sol. Bangladesh’s legendary folk singer, Fakir Alamgir has passed away due to complications from COVID-19. He was born on February 21, 1950, in Faridpur, Alamgir began his music career in 1966.