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Q.1. Which state government has launched new Electric Vehicle Policy 2021?

किस राज्य सरकार ने नई इलेक्ट्रिक वाहन नीति 2021 शुरू की है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Goa / गोवा

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Haryana / हरियाणा

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. The Maharashtra state government has launched the new Electric Vehicle Policy-2021. The policy announced by the State Environment Minister, Aaditya Thackeray aims to accelerate the adoption of Battery Electric Vehicles in the country.

The new EV policy introduced in Maharashtra is a revision of the 2018 policy. It is introduced with an aim to make Maharashtra the “topmost producer of battery-powered electric vehicles in India.” The policy also aims for electric vehicles (EVs) to make up 10 per cent of all new vehicle registrations, by 2025.

Q.2. Common High Court of J&K and Ladakh has been renamed as ‘High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh under which section of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019?

जम्मू और कश्मीर पुनर्गठन अधिनियम, 2019 की किस धारा के तहत जम्मूकश्मीर और लद्दाख के सामान्य उच्च न्यायालय का नाम बदलकर जम्मू और कश्मीर और लद्दाख के उच्च न्यायालयकर दिया गया है?

(a) Section 102 (1) / धारा 102 (1)

(b) Section 103 (1) / धारा 103 (1)

(c) Section 104 (1) / धारा 104 (1)

(d) Section 105 (1) / धारा 105 (1)

(e) Section 106 (1) / धारा 106 (1)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. The ‘Common High Court for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh’ has been officially renamed as the ‘High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.’

President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2021 to effect the change, in exercise of the powers conferred Section 103 (1) of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019.

Q.3. Which of the following countries have agreed to form new quad grouping on enhancing regional connectivity?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा देश क्षेत्रीय संपर्क बढ़ाने पर नया क्वाड ग्रुप बनाने पर सहमत हुआ है?

(a) US, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan / अमेरिका, अफगानिस्तान, पाकिस्तान और किर्गिस्तान

(b) US, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Kazakhstan / अमेरिका, अफगानिस्तान, पाकिस्तान और कजाकिस्तान

(c) US, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Turkmenistan / अमेरिका, अफगानिस्तान, पाकिस्तान और तुर्कमेनिस्तान

(d) US, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan / अमेरिका, अफगानिस्तान, पाकिस्तान और उजबेकिस्तान

(e) US, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan / अमेरिका, अफगानिस्तान, पाकिस्तान और ताजिकिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. The United States, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan, have agreed in principle to establish a new quadrilateral diplomatic platform focused on enhancing regional connectivity.

“The parties consider long-term peace and stability in Afghanistan critical to regional connectivity and agree that peace and regional connectivity are mutually reinforcing.

Q.4. With which of the following country, India has conducted “Exercise Shield”, a virtual table top Joint Exercise on Anti-Narcotics & Maritime Search and Rescue?

निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के साथ, भारत ने एंटीनारकोटिक्स और समुद्री खोज और बचाव पर एक वर्चुअल टेबल टॉप संयुक्त अभ्यास एक्सरसाइज शील्डआयोजित किया है?

(a) Sri Lanka / श्रीलंका

(b) Maldives / मालदीव

(c) Bhutan / भूटान

(d) Thailand / थाईलैंड

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. ‘Exercise Shield’ maritime exercise held between India, Sri Lanka & Maldives. A Tri Nation Table Top Anti-Narcotics & Maritime Search and Rescue exercise (Exercise Shield) between Maldives National Defence Force, Sri Lanka Navy and Indian Navy was conducted in virtual mode for the first time on 14 and 15 July 2021 with Indian Navy as the lead agency.

The exercise was coordinated by Maritime Warfare Centre (MWC), Mumbai. The exercise was focused at enhancing maritime security cooperation and mutual understanding, exchange of best practices/procedures for countering common trans-national maritime crimes such as narcotics smuggling

Q.5. Which state will host the 2nd edition of the Khelo India University Games in 2022?

कौन सा राज्य 2022 में खेलो इंडिया यूनिवर्सिटी गेम्स के दूसरे संस्करण की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(b) Jharkhand / झारखंड

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. The second edition of the Khelo India University Games has been awarded to Karnataka, it has been announced.

Jain University in Bengaluru will host most of the events, although others will be spread out across the state. They are joined by archery, athletics, badminton, basketball, boxing, fencing, football, hockey, judo, kabaddi, rugby, swimming, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, weightlifting and wrestling.

Q.6. World Day for International Justice (International Criminal Justice Day) is observed every year on ____________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय न्याय के लिए विश्व दिवस (अंतर्राष्ट्रीय आपराधिक न्याय दिवस) हर साल ____________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 13 July / 13 जुलाई

(b) 14 July / 14 जुलाई

(c) 15 July / 15 जुलाई

(d) 16 July / 16 जुलाई

(e) 17 July / 17 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. International Justice Day is marked on July 17, also known as World Day of International Justice or International Criminal Justice Day. The day brings together all people who want to support justice, advocate victims’ rights, and aid in the prevention of crime that threatens the world’s peace, safety, and well-being.

Q.7. What is the theme for World Day for International Justice 2021?

विश्व अंतर्राष्ट्रीय न्याय दिवस” 2021 का विषय क्या है?

(a) My #journeytojustice

(b) A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy

(c) Fair trial for everyone

(d) Close the gap of inequalities to achieve social justice

(e) If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. International Justice Day is marked on July 17, also known as World Day of International Justice or International Criminal Justice Day. The day brings together all people who want to support justice, advocate victims’ rights, and aid in the prevention of crime that threatens the world’s peace, safety, and well-being.

Theme 2021: “A call for social justice in the digital economy”

Q.8. Nelson Mandela International Day is observed across the world on _________________.

अंतरराष्ट्रीय नेल्सन मंडेला दिवस दुनिया भर में _________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 16 July / 16 जुलाई

(b) 17 July / 17 जुलाई

(c) 18 July / 18 जुलाई

(d) 19 July / 19 जुलाई

(e) 20 July / 20 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated every year on July 18 and is also known as Mandela Day. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was the former president of South Africa. He was the president from 1994 to 1999. Mr Mandela is widely regarded as a leader of social justice and a staunch advocate for democracy.

Mr Mandela received over 250 honours and was awarded the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.

Q.9. Name the Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist who passed away recently.

पुलित्जर पुरस्कार विजेता भारतीय फोटो पत्रकार का नाम बताइए जिनका हाल ही में निधन हो गया।

(a) Danish Siddiqui / दानिश सिद्दीकी

(b) Anerood Jugnauth / अनिरुद्ध जगन्नाथ

(c) Lakshmi Nandan Bora / लक्ष्मी नंदन बोरा

(d) Dingko Singh / डिंग्को सिंह

(e) Buddhadeb Dasgupta / बुद्धदेब दासगुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist, Danish Siddiqui, has passed away, after he was killed in a clash while reporting a fight between Afghan troops and the Taliban in Spin Boldak district of Kandahar province in Afghanistan on July 13, 2021.

He was employed with the international news agency Reuters. He was a recipient of the prestigious Pulitzer Prize with six others working as a photographer with Reuters news agency in 2018.

Q.10. What is the currency of Uzbekistan?

उज्बेकिस्तान की मुद्रा क्या है?

(a) Dong / डोंग

(b) Kwacha / क्वाचा

(c) Lira / लीरा

(d) Baht / बाट

(e) Som / सोम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Currency: Uzbek som (‎UZS‎)‎

Capital: Tashkent

President: Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Q.11. Gugamal National Park is located in which state?

गुगामल राष्ट्रीय उद्यान किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Manipur / मणिपुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Gugamal National Park is located in the Amravati district of the state of Maharashtra.

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