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46. 

India granted 4th tranche of US$5mn to which nation?

A. Pakistan
B. Bangladesh
C. Myanmar
D. Sri Lanka

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

India granted 4th tranche of $5 million to Myanmar for the development of the India-Myanmar Border Area. In this regard, the Indian Ambassador to Myanmar Saurabh Kumar handed over the ceremonial cheque to Lt-Gen Ye Aung, Minister for Border Affairs, Myanmar.

47. 

What percent of UN peacekeepers are women?

A. 50
B. 25
C. 15
D. 6

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

India co-sponsored United National Security Council Resolution for Greater Participation of women in peacekeeping forces. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution called on full, effective and meaningful participation of women in peacekeeping operations. According to 2019 data, only six percent of UN peacekeepers are women. In total, there are 86,687 peacekeepers in the UN of which 5,243 are female.

48. 

Which country launched most advanced Warship Type-054 class for Pakistan navy?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On 23rd August, 2020 China launched the first of the four advanced naval warships, Type-054 class frigates for the Pakistan Navy. The Type-054 class frigate is manufactured by China Shipbuilding Trading Company Ltd (CSTC) and was launched in the Chinese state-owned Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard, Shanghai.

49. 

Defence Policy Dialogue was held in video conference between which two nations?

A. India-USA
B. India-Singapore
C. USA-China
D. China-Pakistan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On August 28, 2020, the India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue was held in video conference. The countries agreed to discuss number of issues of bilateral defence engagements. They agreed to enhance the security partnership. Highlights The HADR agreement was signed between the countries during the dialogue. HADR is Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief. Defence Cooperation India.

50. 

Which nation Government launched AGRIOTA, a new technology driven agricultural commodity trading platform that will bridge the rural farmers from India and the gulf Food Industry?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The UAE Government launched AGRIOTA, a new technology driven agricultural commodity trading platform that will bridge the rural farmers from India and the gulf Food Industry Highlights The E-Market place allows the farmers to connect with the UAE food industry directly bypassing intermediaries. This optimizes the supply chain and ensures traceability creating value for all