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Exercise :: Miscellaneous - Latest Current Affairs

  • Miscellaneous - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Who authored the booked titled "Siyasat Mein Sadasyata" which was released by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar?

A. Chetan Bhagat
B. Rasheed Khan
C. Vijay Kumar Choudhary
D. Seema Mustafa

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar released a book titled, "Siyasat Mein Sadasyata" authored by Bihar Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Choudhary.The book is a compilation of the author's views, three dozen articles on different important issues and his life journey. The book was published by Bihar Assembly Secretariat. The book is compiled and edited by senior journalist Arvind Sharma and its preface has been written by another senior journalist Vinod Bandhu.

2. 

Who wrote the book named "Vishesh: Code to Win"?

A. Viswanathan Anand
B. Arunima Sinha
C. Mary Kom
D. Nirupama Yadav

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

A book titled, "Vishesh: Code to Win" written by the sportswoman-turned-author Nirupama Yadav is expected to be put out for the public view on August 29, 2020, the National Sports day. The book is the biography of India's Youngest Basketball Captain, Vishesh Bhriguvanshi and will be published by the Bluerose publishers.

3. 

DARPG and this Institute Sign Agreement With MoD For Using AI, ML to Address Public Grievances.

A. IIT Kharagpur
B. IIT Guwahati
C. IIT Kanpur
D. IIT Mumbai

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

A Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between IIT Kanpur, Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Department of Administrative Reforms & Public grievances (DAR & PG) to develop Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Techniques to conduct exploratory and predictive analysis of Public Grievances received on the web based Centralized Public Grievances Redress & Monitoring System (CPGRAMS) pertaining to the MoD. The project will help the Ministry of Defence to take corrective measures in time, before a problem becomes large.The analysis will help the MoD to determine if more complaints are coming from any specific areas/regions/cities.

4. 

A health assistant robot "Rakshak" was designed by __________ to avoid spreading of the COVID-19.

A. Mumbai Railway
B. Kolkata Railway
C. Delhi Metro
D. Hyderabad Metro

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Mumbai Division of Central Railway (CR), designed a health assistant robot "Rakshak" that communicates between doctor and patient remotely. The Robot was developed in-house at EMU (Electric Multiple Unit) car shed by Sunil Bairwa, Senior Divisional Electrical Engineer and his team in Kurla, Mumbai section of the Central Railway. The main objective of building the robot is to avoid spreading of the COVID-19 virus among people.

5. 

What is the theme for World Breastfeeding Week 2020?

A. "Support Breast feeding for a healthier planet"
B. "Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding"
C. "Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life"
D. "Sustaining Breastfeeding Together

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated annually in the first week of August (from 1st of August to 7th of August) around 120 countries in the World. The day is celebrated to encourage breastfeeding and improve the babies' health around the world. The theme for the year 2020 is, "Support Breast feeding for a healthier planet".