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1.
Where was the ISSF Junior World Cup 2019 held?

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany. Anish Bhanwala won the gold medal in the 25m rapid fire pistol competition. Bhanwala secured 584 and shot 29 in the final. He defeated Egor Ismakov.
2.
Who won gold in the 25m rapid fire pistol competition in the ISSF Junior World Cup 2019?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Anish Bhanwala won the gold medal in the 25m rapid fire pistol competition in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany. Bhanwala secured 584 and shot 29 in the final. He defeated Egor Ismakov.
3.
When Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) ?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) founded on 1973.
4.
Govt to increase coal production to one billion tone by _______________

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Govt to increase coal production to one billion tone by 2022-23.
5.
Union Cabinet extends 15th Finance Commission's term up to ____________

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Union Cabinet extends 15th Finance Commission's term up to Nov 30
6.
What is captial of Uzbekistan

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Tashkent is captial of Uzbekistan.
7.
Virat Kohli, ___________ maintains top spots in ICC ODI ranking 2019

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah maintains top spots in ICC ODI ranking 2019.
8.
Great Indian Bustard falls under the IUCN red list category of _________ species.

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The great Indian bustard is a large ground bird with a height of about one metre. The species is critically endangered. The reason for its decline is hunting and loss of its habitat. The species is protected under the Wildlife Protection Act 1972 of India.
9.
Recently, Supreme Court has formed a high powered committee to urgently frame and implement an emergency response plan for the protection of ____________.

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Supreme Court has formed a high powered committee to urgently frame and implement an emergency response plan for the protection of the two Indian birds, Great Indian Bustard and the Lesser Florican from extinction. The suddenn decline of the species has alarmed the nation.
10.
Lesser florican falls under the IUCN red list category of _________ species.

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
The lesser florican is endemic to India. The species is endangered. These bustards are found mainly in northwestern and central India during the summer but are found more widely distributed across India in winter.
11.
Which State Cabinet approved a four-fold increase in the financial assistance given to families of martyred and disabled soldiers?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The Maharashtra Cabinet approved a four-fold increase in the financial assistance given to families of martyred and disabled soldiers hailing from the state on 16 July. Kin of martyred soldiers will now get Rs.1 crore. Previously, they were given Rs.25 lakh. The government will provide Rs.60 lakh to soldiers left 51-100% disabled, instead of the current Rs.15 lakh approved.
12.
Palau became the _______ country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Palau, an archipelago of more than 500 islands in Oceania, has become 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA). The agreement was opened for signature during COP22 at Marrakech, Morocco on 15 November 2016.
13.
Which country jointly launched the International Solar Alliance (ISA)?

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
ISA is a group of 122 solar resource-rich nations. It was jointly launched by India and France on November 2015. It is headquartered at campus of National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) in Haryana, India.
14.
Which Country recently joined the International Solar Alliance (ISA)?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Palau, an archipelago of more than 500 islands in Oceania, has become 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA). The agreement was opened for signature during COP22 at Marrakech, Morocco on 15 November 2016.
15.
Who is the Minister responsible for the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports?

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Minister responsible for Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State (Independent Charge). The Ministry administers the Department of youth affairs and Department of Sports in India.
16.
Who won gold in women’s 49 kg category weightlifting event in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship 2019?

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Indian team secured the first spot in the medal tally of Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship 2019 held at Samoa, a country in Oceania. Mirabai Chanu won gold in women’s 49 kg with a total lift of 191 kg. She is gold medalist at 2018 Commonwealth Games and 2018 Khel Ratna awardee.
17.
Where was the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship 2019 held?

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Indian team secured the first spot in the medal tally of Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship 2019 held at Samoa, a country in Oceania. 37 Indian players participated in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship in Apia, Samoa.
18.
Which country won the medal tally of Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship 2019?

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Indian team secured the first spot in the medal tally of Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship 2019 held at Samoa, a country in Oceania. 37 Indian players participated in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship in Apia, Samoa. It won 35 medals including 22 golds, 10 silvers and 3 bronze medals in the youth, junior, and senior categories.
19.
Cabinet approved amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 through the __________.

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
The Union Cabinet approved amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 through the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on 17 July 2019. The approval will place a greater emphasis on more time-bound resolution and lays down voting rules of the financial creditors.
20.
International Justice Day observed on _____________

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
International Justice Day observed on 17th July.
21.
India and _________both are exercising restraint in Doklam

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India and China both are exercising restraint in Doklam.
22.
____________ observed on 17th July, 2019

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
International Justice Day observed on 17th July, 2019.17th July is celebrated as World Day for International Justice.This day is the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute in 1998.
23.
_______ intercepts drone launched by Yemeni rebels

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
Saudi Arabia intercepts drone launched by Yemeni rebels.The drone launched by the Houthi rebels from Yemen's Governorate of Sanaa toward the Saudi city of Jizan.A Saudi-led coalition allied with Yemen's Government has been at war with the Houthis since 2015.
24.
______ Jasprit Bumrah maintains top spots in ICC ODI ranking 2019

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah maintains top spots in ICC ODI ranking 2019.Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah retained their top numbered position following the conclusion of the World Cup.
25.
Govt to increase ___________ to one billion tone by 2022-23

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
Govt to increase Coal Production to one billion tone by 2022-23.The gap between demand and supply of coal cannot be bridged completely as there is insufficient domestic availability of coking coal.
26.
India, __________exchange views on combating terror financing

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
India and Uzbekistan exchange views on combating terror financing.
27.
Which type of Orchid derive nutrients from mycorrhizal fungi?

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Mycoheterotrophic type of Orchid derive nutrients from mycorrhizal fungi. 43 species in India are mycoheterotrophic.
28.
The highest number of orchid species, 612 species, has been recorded from __________.

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
The highest number of orchid species has been recorded from Arunachal Pradesh with 612 species. Sikkim has 560 species of Orchids. The richest, in terms of orchid species is the Himalayan zone.
29.
As per BSI report, India hosts _________ species of orchid.

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
A recent report by the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) that India hosts 1,256 species of orchid. It also released the census containing photographs of 775 species of Orchids.
30.
________ introduced web-based application system for contribution from FFS

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Correct Ans:Option B
Explanation:
SIDBI introduced web-based application system for contribution from FFS.The applications from various Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) accepted online and the status of the same shall be accessible to applicants.
31.
How many international judges in Singapore international commerce court (SICC) panel?

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
SICC is established as a part of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and is a division of Singapore High Court. SICC deals with international commercial disputes and has 16 international judges in its panel.
32.
Who is appointed as international judge in Singapore international commercial court judge 2019?

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Former Supreme Court judge, Justice AK Sikri appointed as an international judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC). Justice Sikri will assume charge as an international judge with effect from August 1.
33.
Singapore International Commerce court (SICC) is part of _________.

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Correct Ans:Option A
Explanation:
SICC is established as a part of the Supreme Court of Singapore, and is a division of Singapore High Court. SICC deals with international commercial disputes and has 16 international judges in its panel.
34.
Union Government to build India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) at ___________

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Correct Ans:Option C
Explanation:
Union Government to build India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) at Pottipuram, Theni District.
35.
Union Cabinet extends ________ Finance Commission's term up to Nov 30

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Correct Ans:Option D
Explanation:
Union Cabinet extends 15th Finance Commission's term up to Nov 30.This enables the commission to examine various comparable estimates for financial projections.The reforms and the new realities to finalise its recommendations for the period 2020-2025.

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