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6. 

Which pharmaceuticals company has decided to expand its vaccine business in the United Kingdom with an investment of £240 million?

A. Franco India Pharmaceuticals
B. Serum Institute of India
C. Astra Zeneca Pharma India
D. None of the above

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Serum Institute of India is expanding its vaccine business in the United Kingdom with an investment of £240 million.

7. 

Which company has partnered with a not-for-profit organisation, SEEDS to launch a community COVID-19 vaccination drive and set up COVID care centres?

A. Samsung
B. Amazon
C. PepsiCo
D. Apple Inc

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

PepsiCo Foundation has partnered with not-for-profit organisation, Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society to launch a community COVID-19 vaccination drive and set up COVID care centres.

8. 

According to UN Study, the Online share of retail sales jumps to how much percent amid lockdowns?

A. 20%
B. 21%
C. 19%
D. 22%

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

According to the UN Study Online share of retail sales jumps to 19% amid lockdowns.

9. 

How much amount has been committed by Citibank to support COVID-19 relief measures in India?

A. Rs.250 cr
B. Rs.130 cr
C. Rs.200 cr
D. Rs.150 cr

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The American banking major Citibank committed an additional Rs 200 crore to support COVID-19 relief measures in India.

10. 

Who is the winner of the 2021 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize?

A. Maria Ressa
B. Cheche Lazaro
C. Rodrigo Duterte
D. Mike Enriquez

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Investigative journalist and media executive Maria Ressa of the Philippines has been named as the winner of 2021 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize.