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Exercise :: Places - Latest Current Affairs

  • Places - Latest Current Affairs
21. 

The Google Research India AI lab will be set up in which city?

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Google announced the setting up of Google Research India, a new AI research team in Bengaluru, which will focus on advancing computer science and applying AI research to solve big problems in healthcare, agriculture and education.

22. 

India's first central police university will be set up in __________.

A. Lucknow
B. Greater Noida
C. Patna
D. Ghaziabad

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The country's first central police university will be set up by the Union home ministry off the Yamuna Expressway in Greater Noida. The Centre had given in-principle approval for the university and a 100-acre plot has been identified in Sector Techzone. The government wants to set up an institution to tackle modern-day policing challenges. The national university for policing will help in improving police personnel training, skills, research and also policymaking with regard to policing in India.

23. 

Which Indian city hosted the 20th IIFA awards ceremony on 18 September 2019?

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The international Indian film academy awards are to be held in India for the first time in their history. Mumbai hosted the 20th IIFA awards ceremony on 18 September 2019. The event has been held in countries around the world since it began in 2000, with previous host cities including London, Toronto and Singapore, and most recently Bangkok.

24. 

National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development was inagurated at;

A. IIS Bangalore
B. IIT Chennai
C. NIT Calicut
D. NIT Rourkela

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Union Minister of Science & Technology, Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development at Indian Institute of Science (IISc)-Bengaluru. Dr. Harsh Vardhan also dedicated an Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research(ICER) to the Nation which is India's first of its kind centre equipped with state-of-art facilities.

25. 

Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) organised the 5th International Ramayan Festival in __________.

A. Madurai
B. Chennai
C. Kolkata
D. New Delhi

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The 5th International Ramayan Festival organized by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), in New Delhi. ICCR was established with the vision of propagating Indian culture and its values to the whole world. The Union Minister for Home Affairs, Amit Shah presided as Chief Guest over the 5th International Ramayan Festival. International Ramayan Festival is being organized for 5th year in a row, during which 17 countries have participated with their artists and rendered their versions of Ramayan. Ramayan is one such scripture that has transcended Personal, Societal, Religious, Cultural and National boundaries and reached a global audience.