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26. 

Which state government launches "Apka Mitra" chatbot for UG courses?

A. Punjab
B. Haryana
C. Rajasthan
D. UP

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar has launched Educational WhatsApp Chatbot "Apka Mitra" & Online Admission Platform for Undergraduate (UG) courses in government-aided and self-financed colleges for the new academic session 2020-21.

27. 

World Bank signed $82 mn loan deal with which state?

A. Madhya Pradesh
B. Himachal Pradesh
C. Goa
D. Maharashtra

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The government of Himachal Pradesh and the World Bank today signed $82 million loan for the implementation of Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation Project which will strengthen transport and road safety institutions of Himachal Pradesh by improving the condition, safety, resilience, and engineering standards of state road network.

28. 

Organic Food Processing Unit inaugurated in which state?

A. Haryana
B. Punjab
C. Assam
D. Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, inaugurated Organic Food Processing Unit in Uttar Pradesh. With the inauguration of this food processing unit, 5000 farmers will be benefitted and it is expected to leverage an investment of Rs 50.33 crores.

29. 

LEAF signed agreement for food processing with which state Government?

A. Karnataka
B. Assam
C. Kerala
D. Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Government of Andhra Pradesh and Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (LEAF) has signed an agreement to expand the scope of food processing in the State. The State tops in the production of mango, lime, tomato, eggs, banana, chillies, and shrimp and second in production of groundnut, maize and paddy in the country.

30. 

Which state topped literacy rate at 96.2%?

A. Karnataka
B. Kerala
C. Gujarat
D. Odisha

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On September 7, 2020, the National Statistical Office released its report on "Household Social Consumption: Education in India as part of 75th round of National Sample Survey". The survey provides state wise details of literacy between the period July 2017 and June 2018. Kerala has the highest literacy rate in the country. Around 96.2% of the people the state were literates. On the other hand, Andhra Pradesh was at the bottom with 66.4%.