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21. 

Which three countries decided to work together in 5G technology?

A. India, Israel and Russia
B. India, Russia and USA
C. India, Israel and USA
D. Israel, Russia and USA

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

India, Israel and the Unites States recently held a summit virtually. During the summit, the countries decided to work together in 5G technology. Highlights The trilateral summit was initiated by PM Modi during his visit to Israel in 2017. The outcomes of the summit were not disclosed due to security concerns.

22. 

Which nation hosted virtual G 20 Education Minister meet from Riyadh?

A. Saudi Arab
B. India
C. Russia
D. Israel

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Education Ministers Meeting will take place as part of the Sherpa Track for the G20 Leaders Summit 2020, which is to be hosted by Saudi Arabia at the end of 2020. The Saudi Arabian Presidency has selected the following theme for the G20's 2020 activities: Realizing Opportunities of the 21st Century For All. The meet was chaired by Saudi Arabia's Education Minister Dr Hamad Al-Asheikh where India was represented by Union Minister of Education, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, in the virtual mode.

23. 

Indian Navy is to begin the exercise in the Bay of Bengal from Sept 4-5 with the navy of which country?

A. USA
B. UAE
C. Russia
D. Germany

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Indian and Russian naInds began a two-day mega military exercise in the Bay of Bengal to further consolidate their interoperability in dealing with various security challenges. A wide-range of activities across the spectrum of maritime operations like surface and anti-aircraft drills, firing exercises, helicopter operations and replenishment at sea will be part of the 11th edition of the biennial exercise Indra Navy.

24. 

Who announced Wilmington as the 1st WWII Heritage City?

A. Narendra Modi
B. Donald Trump
C. Valadmeir Putin
D. None of these

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

President of the USA, Donald Trump has announced Wilmington, North Carolina as the first World War II Heritage City. The announcement was made at a ceremony held to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II on September 2, 2020.

25. 

Which country successfully test fires Hypersonic Technology Demonstration vehicle?

A. China
B. India
C. USA
D. Russia

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test-fired the Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle at 11 am on September 7, 2020 from the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Launch Complex at Wheeler Island, off the coast of Odisha. The successful flight test of the indigenously-developed Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle (HSTDV) enabled the successful demonstration of the Hypersonic air-breathing scramjet technology, which is a major technological breakthrough for India.