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41. 

Which state approved New Information Technology Policy?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On September 3, 2020, Karnataka cabinet approved a new Information Technology Policy, 2020. The policy will help the state to increase its contribution in achieving its goal of 1 trillion USD. Also, the policy will help the state to create six million jobs. The policy is to be executed between 2020 and 2025.

42. 

Which state government launched 'I Rakhwali' App To Make Citizens 'Greenery Saviours'?

A. Andhra Pradesh
B. Haryana
C. Punjab
D. Maharashtra

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Punjab government has rolled out ?I Rakhwali? App to ensure greenery and to protect the environment in Punjab. The development of app is state governments? effort to supplement its drive to preserve and maintain the environment in Punjab and to make people stakeholders in the process.

43. 

Which union territory has set up a biodiversity council to document its biodiversity?

A. Lakshadweep
B. Jammu and Kashmir
C. Pondicherry
D. Delhi

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Jammu and Kashmir government on September 2, 2020 set up a bio-diversity council to document the biodiversity of the union territory. The council will maintain a Peoples Biodiversity Register (PBR) with the help of representatives from local governance bodies.

44. 

Which state celebrated Pang Lhabsol?

A. Arunachal Pradesh
B. Odisha
C. Gujarat
D. Sikkim

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Pang Lhabsol, a festival of cultural heritage and historical importance is one of the most historically and culturally significant festivals celebrated annually by Sikkim People. This festival is celebrated only in this state.

45. 

Which state has planned to start river cruises to boost tourism?

A. Jharkhand
B. Goa
C. Kerala
D. Odisha

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Odisha state government has directed its Department of Tourism to start river cruises to boost tourism in the state and counter the impact of COVID-19 on the state's tourism industry. Odisha Chief Secretary, Asit Tripathy said that river cruising itself is compatible with Covid-19 restrictions.