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56. 

A police academy of international standards will be set up very soon in which city of Uttar Pradesh?

A. Faizabad
B. Kanpur
C. Noida
D. Lucknow

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

A police academy of international standards will be set up very soon in Lucknow for training cops which will be the first of its kind of institute in the state. State Police Headquarter's 'Signature' building in Lucknow was inaugurated on 2 September 2019. It was running from a camp office established as make-shift arrangement in 1937.

57. 

The Joint Naval Annual Quality Conclave will be held in __________.

A. Visakhapatnam
B. Cochin
C. Mangalore
D. Thoothukudi

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Joint Naval Annual Quality Conclave (JNAQC) will be hosted by the Naval Quality Assurance Establishments under the aegis of Director General Quality Assurance (DGQA), Ministry of Defence in Visakhapatnam on September 5, 2019. Its theme would be 'Transformation of QA Paradigm: Opportunities and Challenges'. Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain will be the Chief Guest for the annual event.

58. 

Where did the Tourism Minister inaugurates first-ever architectural LED illumination?

A. Humayun's Tomb, Delhi
B. Qutub Minar, Delhi
C. Jama Masjid, Delhi
D. Purana Qila, Delhi

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Prahalad Singh Patel inaugurated first-ever architectural LED illumination at the Qutub Minar. With the illumination, the architectural beauty of the 12th-century monument will display its historic majesty after sunset. Qutb Minar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of most visited historical site in Delhi.

59. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Garvi Gujarat Bhavan in __________.

A. New Delhi
B. Surat
C. Rajkot
D. Mumbai

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Garvi Gujarat Bhavan in New Delhi. The Bhavan is equipped with traditional and modern artefacts and technologies and will serve as a home for Gujaratis in the national capital. It will represent the culture, craft and cuisine of Gujarat.

60. 

Khadi and Village Industries Commission has launched a 'Terracotta Grinder' in which city?

A. Kanpur
B. Varanasi
C. Lucknow
D. Nagpur

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Khadi and Village Industries Commission has launched a 'Terracotta Grinder' at Sewapuri in Varanasi. The machine will be able to grind the wasted and broken pottery items for re-using in pottery-making. This Terracotta grinder will make grinding of wasted pottery items faster than the traditional mortar and pestle. It will lessen the cost of production, and will also help in solving the problem of shortage of clays.