Correct Answer : Option (B) - 21st September
Note : Alzheimer’s is a progressive diseases which leads to memory loss. The condition worsens with time and makes it difficult to perform day to day functions. Since 1994, each year 21st September is observed as the World Alzheimer’s Day. September is the month which is observed each year as the World Alzheimer’s Month in order to enable national and local Alzheimer associations worldwide to extend their reach of awareness programmes over a longer period of time.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020
Note : The Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020 has been recently passed in the Rajya Sabha, to bring a law, that punishes those who attack Health workers or Doctors who are fighting the coronavirus outbreak or a similar situation. It provides for up to five years in jail for the act.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Narendra Modi
Note : Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of nine highway projects worth 14,258 crore rupees in Bihar through Video conferencing.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Cyber Crime
Note : Cybercrimes are increasing in India and a total of 82575 cases of cyber crime have been reported in the country during the year 2014-2018. This was stated by the Minister of state for home affairs G. Krishna Reddy in the Rajya Sabha.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - India
Note : India has occupied the top position in terms of COVID-19 recoveries worldwide with a total of 4.3 million recovered patients. India now constitutes 19% of the total COVID-19 recoveries globally, which is the highest in world.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Note : US Supreme court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an iconic champion of women's rights, has died of cancer at the age of 87.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Maldives
Note : India provided a soft loan of $250 Million to the Maldives. It is budgetary support to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Indian Navy
Note : For the first time ever, two women officers will be joining the helicopter stream of the Indian Navy as "Observers" (Airborne Tacticians). These women officers will be first batch of women airborne combatants to operate from warships. The entry of women officers was earlier restricted to fixed-wing aircraft of Indian Navy.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ram Nath Kovind
Note : The President addressed the Conference through a video message which was attended by the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Vice Chancellors of Universities and Principals of Colleges in Jammu and Kashmir as well as other stakeholders in Srinagar today (September 20, 2020).
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Amitabha Ghosh
Note : On September 15, 2020 Amitabha Ghosh, former governor of RBI passed away at the age of 90.