Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mizoram
Correct Answer : Option (D) - June 21
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Singh Tomar
Note : Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers' Welfare (DAC&FW), under Make in India initiative indigenously develop a vehicle-mounted ULV sprayer for locust control to overcome the limitation of importing equipment. Currently, vehicle-mounted sprayers were supplied by M/s Micron Sprayers, UK. GoI placed an order for 60 nos. of sprayers on the firm in February 2020.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - China
Note : China has successfully launched the last Satellite of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), which is a rival for the Global Positioning System (GPS) of the US, to become a major space power. The satellite was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch center in Sichuan Province. BDS is one of the four global navigation networks among the US's GPS, Russia's GLONASS and European Union's Galileo. A Long March 3B rocket launched the final BDS into orbit from the satellite launch center.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'
Note : Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' launched an initiative 'YUKTI 2.0' on 23 June 2020 in New Delhi. The initiative aims to help systematically assimilate technologies having commercial potential and information related to incubated startups in higher education institutions. YUKTI stands for Young India combating COVID with Knowledge, Technology & Innovation.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Amartya Kumar Sen
Note : Indian economist, philosopher and Nobel Laureate Amartya Kumar Sen (86) has been selected for 2020 Peace Prize by the Board of Trustees of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for his decades-long work around issues of global justice.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Natarajan Chandrasekaran
Note : As per Reserve Bank of India(RBI)'s notification, Chairman of the Board of Tata Sons(since January 2017), Natarajan Chandrasekaran has been re-nominated as a Part-Time Non-Official Director on RBI Central board for 2 years from 3rd March 2020 or until further orders, whichever is earlier. The government had 1st nominated him as the Director on RBI Central board for 4 years from March 4, 2016.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mars
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Colombia
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Cochin International Airport