Q1: Which of the following recently launched an e-campaign on Voluntary Income Tax Compliance?
  1. The Reserve Bank of India
  2. Securities and Exchange Board of India
  3. Central Board of Direct Taxes
  4. None of the above

Ans:- Central Board of Direct Taxes

Explanation: The 11-day campaign by the Income Tax dept will focus on taxpayers who are either non-filers or have discrepancies in their return for the FY 2018-19 . It aims to facilitate taxpayers to online validate their transaction information available with the IT Dept. It also promotes Voluntary Compliance.

Q2: Who is the Present and the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff?
  1. Admiral Robin K. Dhowan
  2. Admiral Karambir Singh
  3. Admiral Sunil Mehta
  4. None of the above

Ans:- Admiral Karambir Singh

Q3: Where is the headquarters of the UN ECOSOC?
  1. New York
  2. Paris
  3. Geneva
  4. Vienna

Ans:- New York

Q4: Which of the following will host the India Ideas Summit on July 22?
  1. Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry
  2. Indian Ratings and Research
  3. India Business Council
  4. None of the above

Ans:- Indian Business council

Q5: Hope Probe mission that has successfully started its expedition to Mars belongs to which country?
  1. Iran
  2. Qatar
  3. The United Arab Emirates
  4. Japan

Ans:- The United Arab Emirates

Explanation: The United Arab Emirates launched its first-ever interplanetary Hope Probe mission to Mars from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Centre . The spacecraft is expected to reach Mars orbit in about 200 days from now and then begin its mission to Mars’s atmosphere.

Q6: Which of the following state governments recently announced the renewable energy export policy?
  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Telangana 
  4. None of the above

Ans:- None of the above

Explanation: The state government announced the Andhra Pradesh  renewable energy export policy , 2020. The Policy will apply to Solar, wind and wind-solar hybrid initiatives. Under this policy , the land will be effectively used for renewable energy projects.

Q7: According to a recent report by the indian Ratings & Research, the central government’s fiscal deficit target could shoot up to how much per cent?
  1. 5.3%
  2. 7.6%
  3. 5.2%
  4. 2.7%

Ans:- 7.6%

Q8: India recently announced a partnership on new areas of research on transformational Power generation with which of the following countries?
  1. Canda
  2. The United States
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Russia

Ans:- The United States

Q9: KURMA app was launched to aid the conversation efforts of which of the following species?
  1. One -horned Rhino
  2. Alligator
  3. Turtles
  4. Migratory Birds

Ans:- Turtles

Explanation: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar hailed the KURMA mobile application as a unique tool for tracking and reporting Indian turtles . It was launched on 23rd May this year on the occasion of World Turtle Day .It aims to conserve turtles and tortoises . It was developed by Indian Turtle Conservation Action Network.

Q10: What does ‘R’ in ASPIRE ,  a portal that was launched by ICAT an automotive technology, short for?
  1. Responsible
  2. Revolutionary
  3. Revenue
  4. Responsible

Ans:- Research

Full form of ‘ ASPIRE’ Automotive Solutions Portal for Industry , Research and Education.

Q11: Andre Schurrle retired from which of the following sports?
  1. Football
  2. Tennis
  3. Golf
  4. Cricket

Ans: Football

Q12: What is the name of the first indigenous vaccine that recently got its approval for human trials?
  1. Coronavac
  2. chAdOx1nCov-19
  3. covaxin
  4. None of the above

Ans:- Covaxin

Q13: Scheduled Commercial Banks are included under which schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act ,1934?
  1. Third
  2. Second
  3. Fourth
  4. Fifth

Ans:- Second

Explanation: Scheduled Commercial Banks are those included in the second Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. They carry out normal banking functions like accepting deposits , giving out loan. Based on Ownership and function commercial banks can be classified  into four categories : Public Sector Banks , Private Sector Banks, Foreign Banks in India and Regional Rural Banks .


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