1.Which state has decided to set up Oxygen Generation Plants in all medical colleges and district hospitals?
Answer (c) Chattisgarh
Chhattisgarh state government will be setting up Oxygen Generation Plants in all medical colleges and 17 district hospitals of the state to ensure the availability and timely supply of medical oxygen to COVID hospitals.
2. Which nation has approved the sale of weapons systems worth around USD 1.8 billion to which nation?
Answer (d) Taiwan
The US State Department has approved the sale of weapons systems worth around USD 1.8 billion to Taiwan. The deal will comprise three weapons systems, rocket launchers, sensors and artillery.
3. Which nation has become the first Arab nation to reach a visa-exemption agreement with Israel?
Answer (a) UAE
The United Arab Emirates has become the first Arab nation to reach a visa-exemption agreement with Israel. The citizens of UAE will now be able to stay in Israel for up to 90 days on a single visit.
4. Which state government has decided to implement Smart Black Board Scheme?
Answer (d) Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu State government has decided to implement the smart blackboard scheme in more than 80,000 Government schools to ensure a better teaching environment. The scheme aims to use audiovisual teaching material that can be integrated along with digital classrooms.
5. When is United Nations Day observed?
Answer (a) October 24th
The United Nations Day will be observed on October 24, 2020. The UN Day commemorates the day when UN Charter entered into force in 1945. The UN Charter paved the way for the United Nations.