1.How many rupees has the Indian Communications Corporation Limited (BSNL) company raised through sovereign bonds?
a. 3500 crore rupees
b. 2800 crores
c. 6700 crores
d. 8500 crores
ANSWERd. 8500 crore rupees
Government telecom company BSNL has raised more than Rs 8,500 crore from Sovereign Guarantee Bond. Earlier, the government approved a sovereign guarantee bond of Rs 8,500 crore for the revival of the public sector telecom company. BSNL Chairman and Managing Director P.K. Purwar said that the company is also planning to sell properties worth Rs 18,000 crore in a year.
2.Which of the following players has won the Italian Open Tennis Tournament 2020 for the first time?
a. Simona Halep
b. Carolina Pliskova
c. Garbine Muguruza
d. Serena Williams
ANSWER: a. Simona Halep
Romania’s Simona Halep has won the Italian Open Tennis Tournament 2020 for the first time. Hallep also held the title for the first time and strengthened his claim for the Clay Court Grand Slam French Open to be held from 27 September. This was the 12th time between Simona Halep and Carolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, in which Halep won for the eighth time. Hallep had earlier lost to Ilina Svitolina in the finals in 2017 and 2018.
3.Which famous Nepal climber who climbed 10 times without oxygen cylinder to the summit of Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain, died recently?
a. Nirmal Purj
b. Anga Rita Sherpa
c. Kami Rita Sherpa
d. Tenzing Norge
ANSWER: b. Ang Rita Sherpa,
Nepal’s famous mountaineer Ang Rita Sherpa, who climbed 10 times without oxygen cylinders to the summit of Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain, died. He was 72 years old. He was known as ‘Snow Leopard’ (Snow Leopard). Tikaram Gurung, secretary of Nepal Mountaineering Association, said Ang Rita Sherpa was a great climber who conquered Mount Everest 10 times between 1983 and 1996 without oxygen cylinders. This veteran climber was awarded the prestigious ‘Guinness World Record’ certificate. He was given this honor for successfully conquering the highest of 8,848 meters high Mount Everest without an oxygen cylinder.
4.World Alzheimer’s Day is observed on which of the following days?
a. 10 March
b. 12 January
c. 21 September
d. 11 July
ANSWER: c. 21 September
World Alzheimer’s Day is celebrated every year on 21 September. This day is celebrated to spread awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The main purpose of this day is not only to encourage people from all over the world to detect the symptoms of dementia, but also to not forget the patients suffering from dementia or those who die due to this disease. Alzheimer’s is a brain illness, in which memory and thinking power gradually decrease.
5.For the first time in the history of Indian Navy, which two women officers will be deployed on the warship?
a. Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Reeti Singh
b. Sub Lieutenant Priyanka Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Kriti Singh
c. Sub Lieutenant Komal Sachdeva and Sub Lieutenant Rupa Tyagi
d. Sub Lieutenant Mohani Singh and Sub Lieutenant Amrita Tyagi
ANSWER: a. Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Reeti Singh
for the first time in the history of the Indian Navy, two women officers will be deployed on the war ship. Both of them have been selected to join the ranks of Observer (Airborne Tacticians) in the helicopter stream. The names of these two women are Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Reeti Singh. Under this, the aircraft is taken off and landed on the warship. Earlier, women officers were confined to fixed wing aircrafts. There are many women officers in the Indian Navy but for many reasons, they were not yet deployed on warships.