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51. 

Which nation launched India backed infrastructure projects?

A. China
B. Malaysia
C. Maldives
D. USA

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On August 27, 2020, the government of Maldives launched India backed infrastructure projects viz. Hulhumale Central Park and renovation of the Arrival Jetty in Maldives during a ceremony which was attended by Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid, Hulhumale MP Ali Niyaz, High Commissioner Sunjay Sudhir, MD of Housing Development Corporation Limited (HDC) Suhail Ahmed and officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Maldives

52. 

Which nation's Prime Minister resigned due to health issues?

A. USA
B. Britain
C. France
D. Japan

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

On 28th August 2020, Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan announced his resignation owing to his worsening health condition due to ulcerative colitis. 65-year-old Shinzo Abe of Liberal Democratic Party(LDP) was the longest serving Prime Minister of Japan.

53. 

Which company has signed an agreement with Russia's Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) and Russoft, an association of software developing companies?

A. Google
B. IIT Alumni
C. Reliance
D. None of these

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On August 26, 2020, Indian Institute of Technology's (IIT) Alumni Council has signed an agreement with Russia's Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) and Russoft, an association of software developing companies, to access and transfer key technologies from Russia to build the world's largest and fastest hybrid quantum computer in India.

54. 

Ericsson partnered with which organisation to map Internet Connectivity in schools of 35 Countries?

A. UNESCO
B. UNICEF
C. WHO
D. Google

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 26th August 2020, Ericsson, Swedish Telecom Company, partnered with United Nations Children's Fund(UNICEF) to map internet connectivity landscape for schools in 35 countries by the end of 2023 to provide digital learning access to the children.

55. 

Which nation released testing video of the largest ever Hydrogen bomb blast?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On August 27, 2020, Russia released a 40-minute video of detonation of the world's most powerful hydrogen bomb. The bomb was called the Tsar Bomb. It is believed to be 3,333 times more destructive than that of the Hiroshima Nagasaki Atom bombs Little Boy and Fat Man. Highlights The Hydrogen bomb was first tested over .