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Question 1. Where did the Indian Railways open its first movable freshwater tunnel aquarium?
  1.    Malleswaram Railway Station
  2.    Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station
  3.    Yeshwanthapura Railway Station
  4.    Krishnadevaraya Halt
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option B. -> Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station

The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd in collaboration with the HNi Aquatic Kingdom has opened Indian Railways first movable freshwater tunnel aquarium at the Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station in Bengaluru for the general public.

Question 2. Which university has signed an MoU with DRDO's Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences for cooperation in education and research?
  1.    Jadavpur University
  2.    University of Hyderabad
  3.    Jawaharlal Nehru University
  4.    Banaras Hindu University
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option C. -> Jawaharlal Nehru University

The Jawaharlal Nehru University signed an MoU with DRDO's Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences for cooperation in education and research.

Question 3. India's which newspaper turned 200 on July 1, 2021?
  1.    Janmabhoomi
  2.    Gujarat Mitra
  3.    Gujarat Mitra
  4.    Mumbai Samachar
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option D. -> Mumbai Samachar

India's longest-running newspaper - Mumbai Samachar has entered its 200th year on July 1.

Question 4. Abhimanyu Mishra who has made history by becoming the youngest chess Grandmaster, broke the record of 12 years and 7 months set by whom?
  1.    Veselin Topalov
  2.    Garry Kasparov
  3.    Fabiano Caruana
  4.    Sergey Karjakin
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option D. -> Sergey Karjakin

In Chess, Abhimanyu Mishra made history by becoming the youngest chess Grandmaster, breaking the record of 12 years and seven months set by Sergey Karjakin in 2002.

Question 5. Who has replaced Daniel Smith as the interim envoy to India, appointed by the US?
  1.    Suresh Gulati
  2.    Manjeet Rana
  3.    Prashant Tiwari
  4.    Atul Keshap
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option D. -> Atul Keshap

The US has appointed Indian-American career diplomat Atul Keshap, an old India-hand at the state department, as the country's Charge'd Affairs in Delhi.

Question 6. How much amount has been allocated to Jharkhand under the Jal Jeevan Mission by the central government?
  1.    Rs 2,683 crore
  2.    Rs 2,267 crore
  3.    Rs 2,479 crore
  4.    Rs 2,347 crore
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option C. -> Rs 2,479 crore

The Centre has allocated a Rs 2,479 crore grant to Jharkhand under the Jal Jeevan Mission.

Question 7. Which of the following banks has launched 'Salute Doctors', a banking solution for doctors?
  1.    ICICI Bank
  2.    HDFC Bank
  3.    Kotak Mahindra Bank
  4.    Axis Bank
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option A. -> ICICI Bank

The ICICI Bank has launched India's most comprehensive banking solutions for medical doctors.

Question 8. Which country's defence company has unveiled Seabreaker, a new missile with a 300 km range?
  1.    China
  2.    Japan
  3.    Russia
  4.    Israel
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option D. -> Israel

The Israeli defence major Rafael Advanced Defense Systems unveiled Sea Breaker, a 5th generation long-range, autonomous, precision-guided missile system meant to hit high-value maritime and land targets.

Question 9. According to a joint report by the UN's World Tourism Organization and Conference on Trade and Development, the economic impact on tourism due to Covid since last year could top how much?
  1.    6 trillion Dollar
  2.    7 trillion Dollar
  3.    4 trillion Dollar
  4.    9 trillion Dollar
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option C. -> 4 trillion Dollar

According to the UN report the economic impact from the plunge in tourism since the pandemic emerged last year could top 4 trillion Dollars.

Question 10. Which state/UT government has launched 'Students Credit Card' to provide soft loans up to Rs. 10 lakh for higher studies?
  1.    Madhya Pradesh
  2.    Haryana
  3.    Odisha
  4.    West Bengal
 Discuss Question
Answer: Option D. -> West Bengal

The Government of West Bengal has launched an education loan scheme for students aiming for higher studies.

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