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71. 

Which country unveiled locally made Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missile?

A. Iraq
B. India
C. Iran
D. Israel

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Iran(officially the Islamic Republic of Iran) has inaugurated a locally made surface-to-surface ballistic missile, called Martyr Qassem Soleimani, which has a range of 1,400 kilometers-km (870-mile) and a new cruise missile, called Martyr Abu Mahdi which has a range of over 1000 km(620-mile).

72. 

Which nation signed cultural agreement to strengthen bilateral relations to promote people to people exchange with Israel?

A. USA
B. India
C. Iran
D. Gaza

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 20th August 2020 India signed a cultural agreement with Israel, which outlines a three year programme of cooperation for 2020 to 2023, to strengthen the strategic bilateral relations through promoting the people to people exchange.

73. 

Who observeed the slowly splitting South Atlantic anomaly, a dent in Earth's Magnetic Field?

A. ISRO
B. NASA
C. CNSA
D. ROSCOSMOS

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

NASA observes the South Atlantic Anomaly(SAA), a strange dent in Earth's magnetic field over South America and the nearby Atlantic Ocean which was there for more than 10 years is growing and splitting this change in the magnetic field will affect the earth. The scientists of NASA in geomagnetic, geophysics, and heliophysics research groups observe and model the SAA to monitor and predict its future changes to help with the challenges in satellite missions and humans in space.

74. 

Who becomes Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago?

A. Franklin Khan
B. Colm Imbert
C. Keith Rowley
D. Faris Al-Rawi

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On August 19, 2020 Keith Rowley(Full name- Keith Christopher Rowley) sworn in as Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for a 2nd consecutive 5 year term at the President's House, following victory in general elections held on August 10, 2020. In addition to him, his new cabinet ministers were also sworn in. He is from the ruling People's National Movement (PNM).

75. 

Who sworn in as 54th president of Dominican Republic?

A. Luis Rodolfo Abinader
B. Roberto Alvarez Gil
C. Miriam German Brito
D. Roberto Fulcar

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Luis Rodolfo Abinader Corona has been sworn in as the 54th President of Dominican Republic. Luis Rodolfo Abinader is a businessman who has never held any other elected office. He succeeds Danilo Medina of Liberation Party.

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