1.World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on which of the following days?
a. 12 August
b. 10 January
c. 15 March
d. 10 September
ANSWER: d. 10 September:
Every year on 10 September, World Suicide Prevention Day is celebrated. The purpose of celebrating this day is to raise awareness to prevent suicide worldwide. The theme of World Suicide Prevention Day 2020 is ‘Working Together to Prevent Suicide’. The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) in association with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) organizes various World Suicide Prevention Day programs continuously since 2003.
2.Recently, trilateral talks were held between India, Australia and which country with the aim of increasing cooperation in the Hindi-Pacific region?
ANSWER: c. France With
the aim of increasing cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region, trilateral talks were recently held between India, Australia and France. According to the statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs in this regard, during the meeting the focus was mainly on increasing cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region. At the meeting, the three sides also discussed the emerging challenges in the context of the corona virus epidemic, including the financial impact of the epidemic on the Indian Ocean countries. France and Australia are major partners of India in the Indo-Pacific region.
3.Which famous Bollywood actress has been given Y-Plus category protection by the Ministry of Home Affairs in the wake of a dispute with politicians from the ruling party of Maharashtra?
a. Kangana Ranaut
b. Taapsee Pannu
c. Riya Chakraborty
d. Deepika Padukone
ANSWER: a. Kangana Ranaut
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has got Y category protection. This type of security is formally called ‘VIP protection’. According to the rules, 11 security personnel are deployed under the Y-Plus security category, including 2 commandos. The decision to provide security to any individual and which category of security is taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs based on the input given by intelligence departments like Intelligence Bureau and Research and Analysis Wing.
4.How long has the Supreme Court recently extended the date of loan moratorium?
a. 10 October
b. 15 September
c. 28 September
d. 31 December
ANSWER: c. 28 September: The
Supreme Court has recently extended the date of loan moratorium to 28 September. The Supreme Court has given great relief to the people. This means that it is not necessary for people to pay EMI of their debt by this date. The Supreme Court has given the central government 2 weeks to take a concrete decision. In March, in view of the economic impact of the Corona infection, the RBI provided the Moratorium facility for three months. This facility was implemented for three months from 1 March to 31 May. Later, the RBI extended it for three more months till 31 August.
5.Which of the following state government has launched Eye care mobile app to ensure greenery in the state?
ANSWER: a. Punjab The
Punjab government has launched the ‘Eye Rakhi’ app for maintaining greenery in the state and for environmental corrosion in Punjab. This app will also inspire people to plant more and more trees and become ‘greenery savers’. This app can be used for illegal felling of trees as well as to prevent any damage to forests.