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1) Answer: C

The world day against trafficking in persons is marked on July 30 every year to raise awareness about the menace of human trafficking and to protect the human rights of the victims.
It was the first time in 2013 when the United Nations General Assembly designated 30 July as the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. And the same year, the UN General Assembly held a high-level meeting to form a global plan of action to tackle Trafficking in persons.
The theme of this year’s World Day Against Trafficking focuses on first responders to human trafficking. “Committed To The Cause -Working On The Frontline To End Human Trafficking”.

2) Answer: D

Beijing-based multilateral funding agency AIIB is looking to provide loans worth USD 3 billion for various large infrastructure projects, including Delhi and Meerut Rapid Rail, Mumbai Metro Rail and Chennai Peripheral Ring Road project, over the next 12 months.
India is the largest borrower, which accounts for 25 percent of the total lending by Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB) so far.
The projects being considered for financing are Delhi-Meerut rapid rail corridor (USD 500 million), Haryana Bypass Link Railway (USD 400 million), Mumbai Metro Line V (USD 350 million) and Mumbai Urban Transport Project (USD 500 million).
In Maharashtra alone, three projects of about USD 1.2 billion are under consideration, adding three road projects of Tamil Nadu including Chennai Peripheral Ring Road project worth USD 1.1 billion are at different stages of approval.
AIIB has approved two loans of USD 500 million and USD 750 million, respectively.
USD500 was towards building a resilient health system that can effectively treat COVID-19 patients and prevent its spread.

3) Answer: E

Malayalam actor Anil Murali, who made his mark through villain roles, passed away in Kochi. He was 51.
Some of his other movies include Ivar, Lion, Babakalyani, Nasrani, Puthiya Mukham, Pokkiri Raja, City of God, Amen, Iyobinte Pushthakam, Joseph to name a few. His Tamil films include Nimirndhu Nil and Thani Oruvan.

4) Answer: C

The Ministry of Human Resource Development has been renamed as the Ministry of Education.
The Union Cabinet has approved the change in the name of the ministry. The HRD Ministry is currently headed by Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank.
The Union Cabinet has approved the draft New Education Policy (NEP 2020), which aims to revamp all aspects of Indian education structure.
The education policy was released in the year 1986, as for 34 years there were no changes in the education policy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had reviewed the NEP- 2020, for which draft was prepared by a panel of experts led by former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Kasturirangan.
Under the new system, flexibility will be given to students both in choosing the subjects for education as well as in the entry and exit in college degree programmes.
Any student can exit a degree programme from the first year onwards if he/she wants only a certificate. Once two years are completed, a diploma will be awarded and post the completion of the three-year or four-year curriculum, the degree will be awarded.

The National Education Policy will put a thrust on use of mother tongue as a medium of instruction till the fifth grade. Further, subjects wouldn’t be restricted to students purely based on their educational background.

5) Answer: B

Veteran Maidan coach Ashok Mustafi, who also trained former India captain and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly during his formative years, passed away after a prolonged illness.
He was the coach of famous Dukhiram Cricket Coaching Centre which came into being under the Aryan Club galleries

6) Answer: C

FinTech company MobiKwik launched mpay.me – a UPI payment link service to send and receive money from any UPI payment app.
Through mpay.me, users and merchants can set up a link using their mobile number to start receiving money.
This single link created using mpay.me can be shared anywhere to send and receive money and will work seamlessly on mobile as well as desktop.
mpay.me users will be able to generate their own mini personal payment gateways using their phone numbers and share it with anyone over chat, SMS, email etc. to collect payments. Payments can be made using this link through any UPI app – MobiKwik, GooglePay, PhonePe, Paytm etc

7) Answer: E

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare released the e-book titled “Standard Treatment Guidelines for the Management of Substance Use Disorders and Behavioural Addictions” that aims to tackle substance abuse and behavioral addiction in the country.
Substance Use Disorder as a growing public health problem, especially among youth and adolescents, such problems will become more rampant as society adopts modern lifestyle.
Behavioural addictions like gambling, shopping, cyber-relational and cyber-sexual addictions including over-involvement in online relationship and pornography and addiction to online games has been included in the standard treatment guidelines.
The Guidelines are also available through the digital library of resources, available at:http://books.vknnimhans.in/books/jllx/#p=1.

8) Answer: B

The Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey announced the publication of his upcoming book, Greenlights (Crown Publishing), inspired by his personal writings that he’s done throughout his life.
The actor known for films Dallas Buyers Club and Magic Mike will draw upon a diary he has kept for 35 years.

9) Answer: C

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard launched underground ballistic missiles as part of an exercise involving a mock-up American aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz.
Iranian commandos fast-roped down from a helicopter onto the replica in the footage aired from the exercise called “Great Prophet 14.” Anti-aircraft guns opened fire on a target drone near the port city of Bandar Abbas.

10) Answer: D

Five Rafale jets, the first of the 36 contracted by India, landed at the Ambala air base.
The fighter jet, to be inducted into the Indian Air Force’s ‘Golden Arrow’ squadron, is the first imported fighter jet to be inducted into the IAF in 23 years after the Russian Sukhoi-30 fighters.
The first Su-30 entered IAF service in June 1997.
The French-manufactured Rafale multi-role combat jets covered a distance of nearly 7,000 km and were escorted by two Sukhoi 30 MKIs after they entered the Indian air space.
This is the first batch from a contingent of 36 Rafale jets from French aerospace major Dassault Aviation as part of a Rs 59,000-crore deal signed by the government on September 23, 2016. The planes are expected to give a mega-boost to India’s air power amid tensions with China and Pakistan.
The Ambala air base has two squadrons of the Jaguar combat aircraft and one squadron of the MIG-21 Bison.





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