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1. In Pune, who received the Lokmanya Tilak National Award?
(a) Narendra Modi
(b) Draupadi Murmu
(c) Rahul Gandhi
(d) Rajnath Singh
2. Which international cricketer for England just announced his retirement?
(a) James Anderson
(b) Stuart Broad
(c) Moeen Ali
(d) Jofra Archer
3. In which city is the G20 Empower Summit being held, with India serving as host nation?
(d) New Delhi
4. Which union minister introduced the “ULLAS: New India Literacy Program” mobile app?
(a) Rajnath Singh
(b) Amit Shah
(c) Smriti Irani
(d) Dharmendra Pradhan
5. Who clinched the Belgian Grand Prix championship for the eighth consecutive year?
(a) Sergio Perez
(b) Charles Leclerc
(c) Max Verstappen
(d) Daniel Riccardo
6. When is the annual World Lung Cancer Day observed?
(a) 30th July
(b) 31st July
(c) 01st August
(d) 02nd August
7. Which nation’s seven satellites were launched by ISRO aboard a PSLV-C56 rocket?
(b) Sri Lanka
1. Narendra Modi (a)
In Pune, PM Modi received the Lokmanya Tilak National Award. The Tilak Smarak Mandir Trust established the award in 1983. Every year on August 1—the anniversary of Lokmanya Tilak’s passing—this honor is presented. The Prime Minister is now the 41st person to receive this honor.
2. Stuart Broad (option-b)
Stuart Broad, an accomplished fast bowler for England, has retired from international cricket. His final Test match took place in the fifth Ashes 2023 Test. The last ball of Stuart Broad’s career saw him score a six and bowl a wicket, making him the first cricketer in history to do both. On December 9, Stuart Broad played his first Test match.
Stuart Broad, an accomplished fast bowler for England, has retired from international cricket. His final Test match took place in the fifth Ashes 2023 Test. The last ball of Stuart Broad’s career saw him score a six and bowl a wicket, making him the first cricketer in history to do both. On December 9th, 2007, Stuart Broad played his first Test against Sri Lanka. In Test cricket, Rod has claimed 604 total wickets.
3. Gandhinagar (C)
Gujarat’s Gandhinagar is hosting the G20 EMPOWER Summit as part of India’s G20 Presidency. Smriti Irani, the minister for women’s and children’s affairs in the Union, officially unveiled the G20 Empower Digital Inclusion Platform on this occasion. “Women-led development: ensuring sustainable, inclusive, and equitable global economic growth” is the focus of the two-day conference.
4. Dharmendra Pradhan (d)
In Delhi, the ‘ULLAS: New India Literacy Program’ logo, tagline, and mobile application were unveiled by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. To improve fundamental literacy, the ULLAS (Understanding Lifelong Learning for All in Society) effort has been developed. You can get this software from the iOS software Store or Google Playstore.
5. Max Verstappen (c)
Max Verstappen. 5.
Max Verstappen, the reigning Formula One champion, has won the Belgian Grand Prix eight times in a row. Additionally, he now has 10 victories for the year overall. He outpaced teammate Sergio Perez by 22.3 seconds. Charles Leclerc, a Ferrari driver, came in third place.
6. August 1st (c)
Every year on August 1, people all across the world observe World Lung Cancer Day. The project began in 2012. This day is set aside to increase public awareness of the fatal lung condition. In India, the number of lung cancer patients could rise from 1.46 million in 2022 to 1.57 million in 2025.
7. Singapore (a)
Seven Singaporean satellites were launched with the PSLV-C56 rocket by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota. According to ISRO, the rocket and satellites were separated 23 minutes after launch. According to ISRO, this was PSLV’s 58th launch overall and its 17th in core-alone configuration.