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41. 

Russia declared joint winners of 2020 Online FIDE Chess Olympiad with which country?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On 30th August, 2020 India and Russia were declared joint winners of the 2020 Online FIDE (International Chess Federation) Chess Olympiad after the final was marred by internet disconnection. This was the first time that FIDE was holding the Olympiad in an online format due to the ongoing Pandemic. Initially, Russia were declared winners after two Indian players - Nihil Sarin and Divya Deshmukh lost out on time in the final due to a disconnection in the server.

42. 

Which country has launched Agriota, a new technology-driven agri-commodity trading and sourcing e-market platform during a launch ceremony?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On August 29, 2020, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched Agriota, a new technology-driven agri-commodity trading and sourcing e-market platform during a launch ceremony, which was also attended by Pavan Kapoor, Ambassador of India to the UAE. The market platform aims to bridge the gap between millions of rural farmers in India and the Gulf nation's food industry.

43. 

Which nation developed World's Largest Solar Tree?

A. USA
B. India
C. Russia
D. None of these

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The CSIR-CMERI operating under the Ministry of Science and Technology has developed world largest solar tree. The tree has an annual capacity of generating 12,000 to 14,000 units of Clean and Green power. Highlights The Solar Tree has been designed in such a way that maximum exposure of each Solar Photo Voltaic Panel is achieved.

44. 

Which International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2020 held in Russia?

A. 50th
B. 56th
C. 60th
D. 70th

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The 60th International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2020" was held between August 23-29, 2020 at the Patriot Park near Moscow, Russia which was organized by Russian Defence Ministry and operated by International Congresses and Exhibitions Ltd. (ICE Ltd). During the forum, Indian Pavilion was inaugurated by Secretary (Defence Production) Raj Kumar and Indian Ambassador to Russia D.Bala Venkatesh Varma.

45. 

Singapore commit to further enhance security partnership with which country?

A. India
B. Malaysia
C. China
D. Pakistan

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

India and Singapore carried out a review of their defence ties at the virtual meet of the 14th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue(DPD). The DPD was co-chaired by India's Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and Permanent Secretary (Defence), Singapore Mr Chan Heng Kee.