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41. 

Leena Nair is appointed as the secretary in the ministry of _____________.

A. Home Affairs
B. Tribal affairs
C. External Affairs
D. Chemicals and Fertilizers, Parliamentary Affairs

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Leena Nair IAS presently Secretary, Ministry of Women & Child Development. She has been given additional Charge of the post of Secretary, Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

42. 

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated the eighth conference of head of missions in ________.

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

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

External Affairs Minister SushmaSwaraj inaugurates the 8th HoM conference in New Delhi and Releases a booklet 'India surging ahead' on successful economic diplomacy. The four-day annual conclave is also expected to discuss major developments globally and how India should mould its policy to deal with them.

43. 

Who is appointed as a chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament?

A. Mallikarjun Kharge
B. Kuruppassery Varkey Thomas
C. N. Janardhana Reddy
D. Buta Singh

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Mallikarjun Kharge is the new chairman of the 21-member (14 from Lok Sabha and 7 from Rajya Sabha) Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament. The chairman of PAC is appointed by the speaker of Lok Sabha. Kharge replaced Congress leader K V Thomas.

44. 

Who launched Vidya - Veerta Abhiyan to encourage Universities to display portraits of Param Veer Chakra-decorated soldiers?

A. Prakash Javadekar
B. Harsh Vardhan
C. Smriti Zubin Irani
D. Venkaiah Naidu

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar launched Students for soldiers- a nationwide Vidya - Veerta Abhiyan to encourage Universities to display portraits of Param Veer Chakra-decorated soldiers. The main aim is to instill a sense of patriotism and nationalism among students.

45. 

Union Minister for Urban development and housing M. Venkaiah Naidu launched which of the following app with MSEFC portal?

A. MyMSME
B. MKisan
C. MEAIndia
D. mKavach

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Union Minister for Urban development and housing M. Venkaiah Naidu launched Micro and small Enterprises Facilitation Council(MSEFC) Portal and My MSME app. It was launched as a part of digital India initiative from the perspective of the MSME sector in the country. The grievances field will be communicated through the email and sms instantly.