1.What was the theme of India Ideas Summit 2020?
a)Building a Better Future
b)Business and Environment
c)Business in post-COVID world
Answer(a) Building a Better Future
The 2020 theme of the India Ideas Summit was ‘Building a Better Future’. The summit was hosted by US-India Business Council. This year’s edition marks the 45th anniversary of the founding of the council.
2.Lalji Tandon passed away on July 20, 2020. He was the governor of which state?
Answer(b) Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon has passed away on July 21, 2020 at the age of 85. He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Lucknow since June, but his condition turn critical on July 18, 2020 and he was put on ventilator support. His condition had continued to deteriorate as lungs, kidney and liver were not functioning properly.
3.Who launched MANODARPAN initiative?
a)PM Narendra Modi
b)Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
Answer(b) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
The Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched MANODARPAN initiative to provide psychosocial support to students for their mental health and well-being on July 21, 2020 in New Delhi.
4.PM Modi recently praised nuclear scientists for achieving criticality at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Plant-3. The power plant is located in which state?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 22, 2020 congratulated the nuclear scientists as Gujarat’s Kakrapar atomic power plant-3 achieved criticality. The Prime Minister highlighted that the indigenous 700 MWe KAPP-3 reactor will be a shining example of the ‘Make in India’ campaign.
5.Zoram Mega food park has been launched in which state?
The Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurated Zoram mega food park in Mizoram on July 21, 2020 that will benefit around 25,000 farmers and generate around 5,000 job opportunities.