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Q.1. Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has been brought under which ministry by the central government?

सार्वजनिक उद्यम विभाग (DPE) को केंद्र सरकार द्वारा किस मंत्रालय के तहत लाया गया है?

(a) Ministry of Commerce and Industry / वाणिज्य और उद्योग मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of Corporate Affairs / कारपोरेट कार्य मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises / सूक्ष्म, लघु और मझौले उद्यम मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution / उपभोक्ता मामले, खाद्य और सार्वजनिक वितरण मंत्रालय

(e) Ministry of Finance / वित्त मत्रांलय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Central government has decided to bring Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) under finance ministry.

DPE was earlier under Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. It has been brought under finance minister in a bid to ease coordination regarding future disinvestment plans.

Finance ministry now comprises of six departments, after inclusion of DPE.

Other five departments are:

Department of Economic Affairs,

Department of Expenditure,

Department of Revenue,

Department of Investment & Public Asset Management and

Department of Financial Services.

Q.2. Who has been recently appointed as the Minister of Education of India?

हाल ही में भारत के शिक्षा मंत्री के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Narayan Tatu Rane / नारायण तातु राणे

(b) Sarbananda Sonowal / सर्बानंद सोनोवाल

(c) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(d) Virendra Kumar / वीरेन्द्र कुमार

(e) Jyotiraditya M Scindia / ज्योतिरादित्य एम सिंधिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Modi Cabinet 2.0 Ministers 2021

PM Modi 2.0 Reshuffle Cabinet Ministers: The Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expanded its council of ministers, the first such exercise in the third year of his second term.

While the cabinet reshuffle was on the cards for a long time, the move comes at a time when the Modi government faces criticism over the alleged mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister of Education; and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship: Shri Dharmendra Pradhan

Constituency: Rajhya Sabha, MP

Q.3. Who is the minister responsible for the Ministry of Railways?

रेल मंत्रालय के लिए जिम्मेदार मंत्री कौन है?

(a) Giriraj Singh / गिरिराज सिंह

(b) Ashwini Vaishnaw / अश्विनी वैष्णव

(c) Ramchandra Prasad Singh / रामचंद्र प्रसाद सिंह

(d) Pashu Pati Kumar Paras / पाशु पति कुमार पारस

(e) Kiren Rijiju / किरेन रिजिजू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Modi Cabinet 2.0 Ministers 2021

PM Modi 2.0 Reshuffle Cabinet Ministers: The Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expanded its council of ministers, the first such exercise in the third year of his second term.

While the cabinet reshuffle was on the cards for a long time, the move comes at a time when the Modi government faces criticism over the alleged mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister of Railways; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology: Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw

Constituency: Rajya Sabha from Odisha

Q.4. Who is the current Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change?

वर्तमान पर्यावरण, वन और जलवायु परिवर्तन मंत्री कौन हैं?

(a) Bhupender Yadav / भूपेंद्र यादव

(b) G Kishan Reddy / जी किशन रेड्डी

(c) Parshottam Rupala / पुरुषोत्तम रूपला

(d) Mahendra Nath Pandey / महेंद्र नाथ पांडे

(e) Anurag Singh Thakur / अनुराग सिंह ठाकुर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Modi Cabinet 2.0 Ministers 2021

PM Modi 2.0 Reshuffle Cabinet Ministers: The Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expanded its council of ministers, the first such exercise in the third year of his second term.

While the cabinet reshuffle was on the cards for a long time, the move comes at a time when the Modi government faces criticism over the alleged mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Labour and Employment: Shri Bhupender Yadav

Constituency: Rajya Sabha (Rajasthan)

Q.5. Sarbananda Sonowal has been appointed as the minister of which of the following ministry?

सर्बानंद सोनोवाल को निम्नलिखित में से किस मंत्रालय का मंत्री नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways / बंदरगाह, नौवहन और जलमार्ग मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of AYUSH / आयुष मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises / सूक्ष्म, लघु और मध्यम उद्यम मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of Jal Shakti / जल शक्ति मंत्रालय

(e) Both a & b / दोनों ए और बी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Modi Cabinet 2.0 Ministers 2021

PM Modi 2.0 Reshuffle Cabinet Ministers: The Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expanded its council of ministers, the first such exercise in the third year of his second term.

While the cabinet reshuffle was on the cards for a long time, the move comes at a time when the Modi government faces criticism over the alleged mishandling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; and Minister of AYUSH: Shri Sarbananda Sonowal

Constituency: Majuli, Assam

Q.6. Who has taken charge as Director General of All India Radio?

ऑल इंडिया रेडियो के महानिदेशक के रूप में किसने कार्यभार संभाला है?

(a) Vivek Ram Chaudhari / विवेक राम चौधरी

(b) Ravi Vijaykumar Malimath / रवि विजयकुमार मलिमथ

(c) Pushkar Singh Dhami / पुष्कर सिंह धामी

(d) N Venudhar Reddy / एन वेणुधर रेड्डी

(e) Hari Babu Kambhampati / हरि बाबू कंभमपति

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. N Venudhar Reddy, an Indian Information Service, IIS Officer of 1988 batch took charge as Director General of All India Radio. Currently Working as Principal DG of News Services Division, All India Radio, he was given additional charge of AIR, upon the approval of the Appointments Committee of the cabinet.

All India Radio, officially known since 1957 as Akashvani.

Q.7. Which of the following has launched newsletter platform “Bulletin”?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने न्यूजलेटर प्लेटफॉर्म बुलेटिनलॉन्च किया है?

(a) Microsoft / माइक्रोसॉफ्ट

(b) Twitter / ट्विटर

(c) Amazon / अमेज़न

(d) Facebook / फेसबुक

(e) Google / गूगल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Social Media Giant Facebook has announced a set of publishing and subscription tools named Bulletin, aimed to promote independent writers in the US.

Bulletin will include support focused on creation of content, monetisation and audience growth. It also aims to integrate its existing tools to support writing and audio content — from podcasts to Live Audio Rooms in one place.

Q.8. Which of the following has partnered with Mastercard to launch ‘MandateHQ’ for recurring payments?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने आवर्ती भुगतान के लिए मैंडेटHQलॉन्च करने के लिए मास्टरकार्ड के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Razorpay / रेजरपे

(b) Empays Payment Systems / एमपेस पेमेंट सिस्टम्स

(c) Instamojo / इंस्टामोज़ो

(d) BillDesk / बिलडेस्क

(e) PayPal / पेपाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Payments solution provider Razorpay on 6th July said it has partnered with Mastercard to launch ‘MandateHQ’ – a payment interface that will help card-issuing banks to enable recurring payments for its customers.

Razorpay, which is backed by Sequoia Capital, GIC, and others, aims to integrate MandateHQ with more than 50 banks in the next 12 months.

Q.9. Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has entered into a corporate agency agreement with which of the following bank?

बजाज आलियांज जनरल इंश्योरेंस ने निम्नलिखित में से किस बैंक के साथ एक कॉर्पोरेट एजेंसी समझौता किया है?

(a) Bank of India / बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(b) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(d) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

(e) Indian Overseas Bank / इंडियन ओवरसीज बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Bajaj Allianz General Insurance and Bank of India have entered into a corporate agency agreement.

This will enable distribution of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance’s products through the bank’s vast network of 5,084 branches, 80 retail business centres and 60 SME city centres across the country.

Q.10. Which city will host the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup?

2022 AFC महिला एशियाई कप की मेजबानी कौन सा शहर करेगा?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b) Pune / पुणे

(c) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Both a & b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Women’s Asian Cup 2020 in India will be held in Mumbai and Pune after the Asian Football Confederation dropped Bhubaneswar and Ahemdabad as venues to minimise the travelling time for participants and ensure an “optimum environment” for a bio-secure bubble.

AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 which is on schedule to take place from January 20 to February 6, 2022.

Q.11. Congress leader Virbhadra Singh passed away recently. He was the former CM of which state?

कांग्रेस नेता वीरभद्र सिंह का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस राज्य के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री थे?

(a) Jharkhand / झारखण्ड

(b) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(c) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(d) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(e) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister and senior Congress leader Virbhadra Singh passed away on 8th July. he was 87.

Virbhadra Singh, a nine-time MLA and five-time member of Parliament, was Himachal Pradesh’s chief minister for six terms – from April 8, 1983 to March 5, 1990, December 3, 1993 to March 23, 1998 and from March 6, 2003 to December 29, 2007 and for the sixth time from December 25, 2012 to December 26, 2017.

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