1. Which state government has passed a Tree Transplantation Policy?
- Andhra Pradesh
2. Which company to mark Containment Zones in Mumbai on Maps of the municipal corporation of greater Mumbai?
3. IISc Bengaluru institute has developed a non-invasive bandage to treat which cancer?
- Lung Cancer
- Skin Cancer
- Blood Cancer
- Kidney Cancer
4. Which is 1st state in India to use Quick Deployment Antenna (QDA) technology for disaster management?
- Arunachal Pradesh
5. As per the latest RBI Monetary Policy, what is the policy repo rate?
- 6 Percent
- 5 Percent
- 4 Percent
- 3 Percent
6. Who is the 1st ever digital ambassador of Myntra?
- Bhuvan Bam
- Ashish Chanchlani
- Sandeep Maheshwari
- Amit Bhadana
7. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has inaugurated the Gyan circle ventures of IIIT Sri City in which state?
- Andhra Pradesh
8. What is the currency of Canada?
9. Who inaugurated the “International Conference on Mental Health: Looking Beyond COVID-19”?
- Hardeep Singh Puri
- Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
- Dharmendra Pradhan
- Thaawarchand Gehlot
10. Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana launched by which state?
- Madhya Pradesh
1. Ans: Delhi
Delhi government has passed a tree transplantation policy, under which 80% of the trees uprooted for any construction or development project will have to be transplanted elsewhere. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the transplantation agency will only get their due payment if 80 percent of the transplanted trees survive.
2. Ans: Google
The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) (also known as Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)) has collaborated with Google to mark Containment Zones in Mumbai on Google Maps. The information to be provided on the platform will be provided by BMC. The Containment areas will be shaded in Gray on Google Maps.
3. Ans: Skin Cancer
The Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru has developed a non-invasive bandage with magnetic nanofibers that can potentially treat skin cancer. The researchers conducted two experiments using the magnetic bandage and both times, its application killed the cancer cells successfully.
4. Ans: Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand CM inaugurated the State Disaster Response Force’s (SDRF) latest Quick Deployment Antenna (QDA) technology. QDA is a satellite based communication technology which establishes communication in places where network coverage is low or has zero coverage. It will be able to send and receive video or voice calls, and is capable of data transfer which are vital during Emergency Situations. Uttarakhand is the First State to use QDA technology for disaster management.
5. Ans: 4 Percent
The RBI Governor in his address on October 9, 2020 announced that the Monetary Policy Committee had decided to keep repo rates unchanged at 4 percent. The MPC has also decided to maintain an accommodative stance as long as required for growth.
6. Ans: Bhuvan Bam
Youtuber Bhuvan Bam has been named as Fashion e-commerce platform Myntra’s First Digital Brand Ambassador. He has been appointed to strengthen Myntra’s Digital presence ahead of the Festive Season. The collaboration will create content to ensure that Myntra’s features go beyond traditional forms of communication.
7. Ans: Andhra Pradesh
Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Ministry of Education (MoE) virtually inaugurated the Gyan Circle Ventures, a MeitY (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology) funded Technology Business Incubator (TBI) of Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Sri City (Chittoor), Andhra Pradesh (AP) through Video Conference from New Delhi. Gyan Circle Ventures would function as a Technology Incubation and Development of Entrepreneurs (TIDE 2.0) incubation center.
8. Ans: Dollar
9. Ans: Thaawarchand Gehlot
Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot virtually inaugurated the “International Conference on Mental Health: Looking Beyond COVID-19”. The conference was organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment in association with University of Melbourne, Australia.
10. Ans: Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat launched the Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana at the Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Auditorium in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The scheme is aimed at promoting self-employment of the youth and promoting the production of Green Energy.
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