Correct Answer : Option (A) - Renjith Kumar
Note : On 8th June 2020, Renjith Kumar, Engineer from Kerala and Indian Entrepreneur based in Virginia is honoured with NASA's highest form of recognition for a non-governmental individual "NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal" for his service to NASA through executive leadership, engineering contribution, technical excellence and customer satisfaction.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research
Note : A team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Gottingen (Germany), the Sonneberg Observatory, the University of Gottingen, the University of California, and NASA ( National Aeronautics and Space Administration) led by MPS, have discovered a new planet named KOI-456.04 & its host star called Kepler-160 by using Kepler Space Telescope. Scientist have mentioned these two newly discovered planet and its host as "mirror image" of our own planet and sun.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology
Note : The Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune developed "ANANYA" water based disinfectant spray with nanotechnology assisted formulation. This can be used by the general public and healthcare workers and can be used for individual and large scale purposes.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - USA
Correct Answer : Option (C) - PM – GKAY
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Adani Green Energy Ltd
Note : Adani Green Energy Ltd has bagged the world's largest solar bid of USD 6 billion. Under this project, the group will build a 8,000 MW photovoltaic (PV) power plant and will also set up a 2,000 MW domestic solar panel.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - ADIA
Note : Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), one of the world's biggest sovereign wealth funds, has invested Rs 5,683.50 crore for a 1.16 % stake in Jio platforms, a subsidiary of Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani-controlled Reliance Industries Ltd. With this investment, a total of Rs 97,885.65 crore has been invested for 21.06% equity in Jio platforms through 8 investments. The investment began with Facebook on April 22,2020 followed by additional investments by Silver Lake (2 investments), Vista Equity Partners, General Atlantic, KKR and Mubadala in the past nearly seven weeks.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Karnataka
Note : Karnataka Revenue Minister R.Ashoka launched Meghasandesha App & Varunamitra web portal to provide real-time information and alerts on weather, rainfall, flooding in Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike jurisdiction. These were developed by Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science under the project 'Urban Flood Model'for the city. The project is funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Chiranjeevi Sarja
Note : Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away at 39 due to a cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Bengaluru. He is the grandson of Kannada late actor Shakti Prasad & the nephew of multilingual actor Arjun Sarja.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 54