1.World Tourism Day is observed on which of the following days?
- March 10
- 15 April
- 20 May
- 27 September
ANSWER: d. 27 September
Every year World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27 September. It has a different theme every year. The theme of this year is tourism and rural development. This year’s Tourism Day has come at a time when countries all over the world are looking towards tourism to overcome the impact of Kovid-19. This day helps people in the world to understand each other’s civilization and culture while increasing mutual understanding.
- Recently which veteran BJP leader and former Union Minister died at the age of 82?
- Jaswant Singh
- Narayan Rane
- JP Nadda
- Surat Singh Negi
ANSWER: a. Jaswant Singh,
veteran BJP leader and former Union Minister Jaswant Singh died at the age of 82. Jaswant Singh held the portfolios of Defense, Foreign and Finance between 1996 and 2004 in the NDA government headed by former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. After serving for a long time in the Indian Army, he ventured into politics. Jaswant Singh was a member of both houses of parliament.
- A US federal court has banned President Donald Trump’s app banning the Play Store?
- TIC Toc
ANSWER: b. Tiktok
US federal judge has postponed the decision of the National Husband Donald Trump administration to ban Chinese video sharing app Tiktok from midnight in the country. Trump had recently ordered the app to be banned on the App Store in terms of security. In this, it was said by the Trump administration that after 27 September 2020 TikTok will not be able to be downloaded from Apple and Google Play Store.
- Which of the following two players have been selected as the best footballer of the year of All India Football Federation (AIFF)?
- Indumati Kathiresan and Sunil Chhetri
- Dalima Chhibber and Igor Stimac
- Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and women’s midfielder Sanju
- Bala Devi and Anirudha Thapa
ANSWER: c. Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and women’s midfielder Sanju
Indian men’s team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and women’s team midfielder Sanju became the best footballer of the year for the 2019-20 season. Ratanbala Devi was given the ‘Emerging Footballer of the Year’ award in the women’s and Anirudh Thapa in the male category. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) recently announced this. This is Gurpreet’s first award. He is the second and the first goalkeeper in the city to become the AIFF’s ‘Player of the Year’. Prior to that Subrata Paul won this award in 2009.
5,How many crore rupees tax case has been won by telecom company Vodafone against Government of India?
- 10 thousand crores
- 12 thousand crores
- 29 thousand crores
- 20 thousand crores
ANSWER: d. 20 thousand crore
telecom company Vodafone has won a tax case of Rs 20 thousand crore against the Government of India. After getting information about the decision, the government has said that it will study the decision of the arbitration court and only then will take any decision regarding further action. According to the report, the court has said in its judgment that tax liability on Vodafone by the Government of India is a violation of the investment treaty agreement between India and the Netherlands.