Correct Answer : Option (A) - How do we get the next 10 years right?
Note : India's Artificial Intelligence enabled "MyGov Corona Helpdesk" won two awards under the categories "Best Innovation for Covid-19 - Society" and "People Choice Covid-19 Overall Winner" in 4th CogX, 2020. CogX is the Global Leadership Summit and Festival of AI and Emerging Technology which will be held in London annually. The theme of CogX 2020 is "How do we get the next 10 years right?".
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Japan
Note : In order to promote mutual understanding, Indian Navy and Japanese Navy (Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force) have conducted a day long Naval Exercise PASSEX (Passing Exercise) for tactical and communications training, towards the Malacca Strait in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). This was the 15th exercise undertaken by the navies of these two nations in the last three years.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - $19 billion
Note : In accordance with the India's International Investment Position data as at end-March 2020, released by RBI, FDI in the country has raised by $19 billion while portfolio investment declined by $13.7 billion during 2019-20.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - IIT-Madras
Note : Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Union Minister of Human Resource and Development (HRD) launched the world's first online B.Sc Degree in Programming and Data science through the webinar, the programme was prepared by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras(IIT-Madras). The programme is prepared with a focus on Data Science which is predicted to grow and provide 11.5 million job opportunities by 2026.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Indian Oil and NTPC Ltd
Note : A MoU was signed between the Indian Oil, NTPC Ltd and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on setting up a waste to energy plant at Okhla in Delhi. Indian Oil, SDMC and NTPC came together to develop a Waste-to-energy Plant demonstration using Gasification technology at Okhla landfill in Delhi.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Dharmendra Pradhan
Note : Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Steel & Petroleum and Natural Gas virtually inaugurated the Asia's first Continuous Galvanized Rebar (CGR) Production Facility near Gobindgarh, Punjab launched by Madhav KRD Group in association with International Zinc Association(IZA) with the support of Hindustan Zinc Limited.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Gudni Johannesson
Note : Gudni Johannesson, president of Iceland was re-elected by winning above 92% of votes in the Presidential election.He defeated Gudmundur Franklin Jonsson who secured only 6.5% of the vote. Each Presidential term in Iceland is four years & there is no term limit.(i.e. A Person can be a President for n number of times)
Correct Answer : Option (A) - ETS
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Moderna mRNA 1273
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Customs Duty