1.When is the World Hepatitis Day observed?
Answer (b) July 28th
World Hepatitis Day is observed on July 28. The day aims to boost national and international efforts on hepatitis and encourage actions and engagement by individuals and partners to enhance the awareness regarding the disease.
2.India conducted a Defence Ministers’ Dialogue with which nation on July 28?
Answer (c) Indonesia
India-Indonesia Defence Ministers’ Dialogue was conducted in New Delhi on July 28, 2020 between Indian delegation led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and visiting Indonesian delegation led by Defence Minister General Prabowo Subianto.
3.The Rafale fighter jets en route to India made a stopover in which nation?
Answer (d) UAE
The first five Rafale aircraft took off from France on July 27, 2020. The aircraft are being flown to India in two stages. They had a stopover at Al Dhafra airbase in the UAE after a sortie of over seven hours. The jets are scheduled to reach Ambala in India on July 29.
4.Which state has extended lockdown in hotspot areas till August 6?
Answer (d) Chhatisgarh
The Chhattisgarh state government has decided to extend the lockdown till August 6, 2020 in hotspot areas after witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases. The decision was taken during a high-level meeting of cabinet ministers and senior officials chaired by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on July 27, 2020.
5.Which state has decided to extend lockdown (2 days in a week) till August 31st?
Answer (d) West Bengal
West Bengal has decided to extend state-wide lockdown (2 days in a week) till August 31, 2020. The announcement was made by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The state will observe a complete lockdown on 2nd, 5th, 8th, 9th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th and 31st August.