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66. 

What is the position of Mumbai on the Safe Cities Index (SCI)?

A. 45
B. 32
C. 52
D. 61

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Mumbai ranked as the 45th safest city on the Safe Cities Index (SCI). Delhi got at the 52nd position. The report was released by the Economist Intelligence Unit The cities in the Asia-Pacific (Apac) region made up six of the top-10 safest cities with Tokyo taking the top spot.Tokyo, Apac cities dominated the SCI 2019. Singapore and Osaka got second and third while Sydney and Melbourne made it to the top-10 cities list. Hong Kong dropped out of this group since 2017.

67. 

Union Cabinet approved the Establishment of an International Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) in which of the following city?

A. Ahmedabad
B. Bhopal
C. Mumbai
D. New Delhi

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Union Cabinet approved the Establishment of an International Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) along with its supporting Secretariat Office in New Delhi. The proposal was approved by the Prime Minister on 13th August 2019. The CDRI is proposed to be launched at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, USA on 23rd September 2019.

68. 

The 12th National Security Summit will be held in ___________.

A. Kolkata
B. New Delhi
C. Mumbai
D. Lucknow

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) organized the 12th India Security Summit in New Delhi. It was organized by and is officially supported by Union Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. The theme of this edition of summit was "Towards New National Cyber Security Strategy".

69. 

The Government planned to establish an International Standard Zoo and Biopark in which of the following city?

A. Faridabad
B. Noida
C. Nagpur
D. Ghaziabad

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Government planned to establish an International Standard Zoo and Biopark on the forest land at Gorewada, Nagpur. The main aim is to protect forests. The Zoo will have attractions like Bio Park, Indian Safari, African Safari, Night Safari, Research, Education and Training, facilities for tourists. The Government of Maharashtra accorded permission for establishing the International Zoo, through Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra Limited (FDCM. Ltd.), Nagpur.

70. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Fit India Movement in which city?

A. Mumbai
B. New Delhi
C. Kolkata
D. Pune

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On the occasion of National Sports Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Fit India Movement at the Indira Gandhi Stadium Complex in New Delhi. During the event, PM appealed to the nation to join this fitness movement and make a 'Fitter & Better India'. The nation-wide Fit India Movement aims to motivate every Indian to incorporate simple, easy ways of staying fit in their everyday life.