1. In the Union Budget
2020-21, the Finance Ministry has announced to spend Rs 8,000 crore for how
many years under the National Mission on Quantum Technology and Applications?
a. Seven years
b. Five years
c. Three years
d. 4 years
ANSWER: b. Five
under this mission, develop technologies related to quantum computing and make India the third largest country in the world after America and China. Quantum technology will not only increase ultra-fast computing capabilities, but will also have strategic and economic benefits. The new announcement in the budget will help a lot to fix the resource problem, but the whole world is still grappling with lack of high quality manpower.
2. Recently in which city a private health sector company Mylab has been approved to make testing kit for COVID-19 test?
ANSWER: c. Pune
Mylab is the first local / indigenous manufacturer of India, which has been allowed to manufacture testing kits for testing COVID-19. According to the MyLab Managing Director, the COVID-19 testing kit has been designed with the support of local and central government keeping in mind the ‘Make in India’ initiative. Necessary guidelines set by the World Health Organization and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention have also been taken care of in the manufacture of this kit.
3. Recently which country has given confidence to India that there will be no shortage in supply of LPG gas?
d. Saudi Arab
ANSWER: d. Saudi
Saudi Arabia has assured India that there will be no shortage in supply of LPG gas. Saudi Arabia not only supplies crude oil to India but is also the largest source of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) supply to India. With the promotion of pure fuel by the Indian government, the use of LPG gas in India has increased. In the year 2018-19, the use of LPG gas in the country has increased by 6.9 percent compared to the previous year.
4. Rajasthan day is celebrated on which day every year?
a. 15 March
b. 30 March
c. 25 March
d. 20 March
ANSWER: b. 30
Rajasthan Day is also known as the Foundation Day of Rajasthan. On 30 March 1949, the princely states of Jodhpur, Jaipur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner were merged to form the ‘Greater Rajasthan Union’. Rajasthan is the largest state in the country by area, its area is 3,42,239 square kilometers. On this day, the valor, strong will and sacrifice of the people of Rajasthan are saluted.
5.Which state has formed inter-departmental committees called ‘Team-11’ to stop the spread of corona virus?
c. Uttar Pradesh
ANSWER: c. Uttar
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has established ‘Team-11’. This team will keep an eye on the situation arising out of Korana as per the responsibility fixed. The government has formed 11 committees by connecting several departments. There are about two dozen senior government officials involved in this. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath himself is monitoring them like a coach.