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71. 

Which city will host the 14th session of the Conference of the Parties of UNCCD?

A. New Delhi
B. Tokyo
C. Beijing
D. Kuala Lumpur

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The 14th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will take place from September 2 to 13, 2019 at the India Expo Center and Mart in New Delhi, India.

72. 

The Indian Institute of Petroleum recently established a plant to turn plastic waste into diesel in ___________.

A. Surat
B. Dehradun
C. Lucknow
D. Ranchi

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Institute of Petroleum recently established a plant in Dehradun, Uttarakhand to convert waste plastic into diesel. The plant has a capacity to produce around 800 litre of diesel from 1 tonne plastic.

73. 

The Research arm of Indian Railways analysis styles and Standards Organization (RDSO) is organizing a special Mega trafficker Meet in which of the following city?

A. Delhi
B. Lucknow
C. Hyderabad
D. Kolkata

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Research arm of Indian Railways analysis styles and Standards Organization (RDSO) is organizing a special Mega trafficker Meet in Lucknow on 30th August. Industries across the country invited for this trafficker meet to encourage their participation in Indian Railways to offer chain development. No participation fee for attending the meet. Aim: The aim of the meet is to show-case larger business opportunities in the Railway sector in Lucknow.

74. 

Where did Astra Rafael Communication System inagurated recently?

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

An Indo-Israel joint venture's "Astra Rafael Communication System" was inaugurated in Hyderabad. The system will design, develop and manufacture tactical communication systems for Indian armed forces. The Joint Venture between Astra Microwave and Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has become India's first private sector firm to manufacture cutting-edge software defined radios in multiple variants.

75. 

The 7th 'Community Radio Sammelan' will be held in __________.

A. New Delhi
B. Kolkata
C. Hyderabad
D. Bengaluru

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The 7th 'Community Radio Sammelan' will be held in New Delhi. The 'Sammelan' will witness the representatives of community radio stations which will discuss experiences and possibilities of programming. This Sammelen will be held to raise awareness of sustainable development goals. The theme of this year's Sammelan is 'Community Radio for SDGs'. It is organized by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting will witness the participation of all operational Community Radio Stations across the country.

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