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6. 

7th World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) 2019 held in __________.

A. Kolkata
B. Mumbai
C. Bengaluru
D. Hyderabad

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

7th World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) 2019 held in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The theme of (WHEF) 2019 "Prosperous Society: Stronger Society" to bring together financially successful members in Hindu society such as traders, bankers, technocrats, investors, industrialists to share business knowledge, expertise and resources with their fellow brethren. The World Hindu Economic Forum has earlier been organised in London, Chicago, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Nairobi.

7. 

The 21st session of the Food and Agriculture Organisation and World Health Organisation Coordinating Committee of Asia for the 2019 held in __________.

A. Hyderabad, Telangana
B. Bengaluru, Karnataka
C. Panaji, Goa
D. New Delhi, Delhi

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The 21st session of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Health Organisation (WHO) Coordinating Committee of Asia for 2019 was held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Goa- Panaji, Goa from September 23-27, 2019. It was the second session of the Coordinating Committee in Asia, organized by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) in collaboration with the WHO and FAO of the United Nations (UN).

8. 

The Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism inaugurated the exhibition of India Tourism Mart (ITM) 2019 in __________.

A. Jaipur
B. Aurangabad
C. New Delhi
D. Darjeeling

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge), inaugurated the exhibition of India Tourism Mart (ITM) 2019 in New Delhi. The Ministry of Tourism and the Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH) have jointly organized this Mart. Over 240 international delegates from 51 countries and 160 exhibitors from across the country are taking in the part in the second edition of ITM. The Mart will provide a platform at the national level for trade and hospitality service providers in the country to interact and conduct business with their counterparts from overseas.

9. 

Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a 'Gandhi Solar Park' recently?

A. New York
B. London
C. Paris
D. New Delhi

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a 50 kilowatt 'Gandhi Solar Park' at the UN headquarters. PM Modi and other leaders also released a commemorative postage stamp of Mahatma Gandhi, at the programme "Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi in the Contemporary World" at the UN headquarters. The event was hosted to celebrate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, which will underline the continuing relevance of Gandhian thoughts and values in today's world.

10. 

Nitin Gadkari and Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the India Tourism Mart (ITM) 2019 in __________.

A. Hyderabad
B. Cochi
C. New Delhi
D. Surat

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Nitin Gadkari and Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the India Tourism Mart (ITM) 2019 in New Delhi on 23 September 2019. The Ministry of Tourism and the Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism and Hospitality (FAITH) have jointly organized this Mart. Over 240 international delegates from 51 countries and 160 exhibitors from across the country are taking part in the second edition of ITM.