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36. 

PM Modi will inaugurate India's second Multi-Modal Terminal (MMT) in which city?

A. Prayagraj
B. Sahibganj
C. Gaya
D. Cuttack

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon be launching India's second Multi-Modal Terminal (MMT) at Sahibganj in Jharkhand. This is the second of the planned three Multi-Modal Terminals being built over River Ganga under the Jal Marg Vikas Project. The first Terminal was inaugurated at Varanasi in November 2018.

37. 

The traffic police of this city have tied up with Google maps for real time traffic updates.

A. Bengaluru
B. Mumbai
C. Delhi
D. Gurugram

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Gurugram traffic police have tied up with Google maps for real time traffic updates. The traffic related information will be shared in real time for public use. The information such as planned road closures, diversions, traffic alerts regarding road crash etc. will be shared by Gurugram traffic police with Google maps. Responding to the situation, Google maps will immediately update the information on its public maps. The basic idea behind this arrangement is to prompt commuters to make intelligent choices in order to make their commuting experience hassle-free.

38. 

Which city hosted the 'ANGAN', an international Conference on Energy Efficiency in Building Sector?

A. Mumbai
B. New Delhi
C. Gurugram
D. Chandigarh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat (ANGAN), an international conference on Energy Efficiency in Building Sector was held in New Delhi on September 9, 2019. The Conference was organised by India's Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in collaboration with GIZ under the Indo German Technical Cooperation.

39. 

The Ministry of Civil Aviation organised India's first-ever helicopter summit in __________.

A. Patna
B. Mumbai
C. Dehradun
D. New Delhi

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Ministry of Civil Aviation organised India's first-ever helicopter summit in Dehradun. The Indian Air Force was invited at the summit to talk on the "role of IAF helicopters in MEDEVAC (Medical evacuation) at the national level. The conclave was attended by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, the Aviation Secretary, and the Chief Secretary of Uttrakhand.

40. 

Asia's first 5th Generation - VR based Advanced Driver Training simulator centre launched at __________.

A. Kolkata
B. Chennai
C. Dehradun
D. Bhopal

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Asia's first 5th Generation - Virtual Reality based Advanced Driver Training Simulator Centre was launched at the Automobile Association of Southern India Centre (AASI), Chennai. In the first 6 months, AASI will train 200 Ambulance drivers free of cost, under 'Safe Drivers Campaign'. In the first 6 months, AASI will train 200 Ambulance drivers free of cost under 'Safe Drivers Campaign'. The simulator was ideated, designed and developed by Chennai based Red Chariots Technologies Pvt Ltd.