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61. 

Which state/UT Government launched 'Healthy Body, Healthy Mind' fitness campaign for students confined in homes?

A. Haryana
B. Punjab
C. Delhi
D. Andaman and Nicobar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On 26th August 2020, Delhi Government launched the Fitness Campaign - "Healthy Body, Healthy Mind", for the students who are confined in their homes because of the lockdown imposed on Schools and colleges due to COVID-19 pandemic.

62. 

Which state government released first Marine Ambulance?

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Around thirty fishermen lose heir lives at sea in a year due to accidents during fishing. Under this context, the Government of Kerala has launched Marine Ambulance services to provide more efficient rescue. Highlights The Marine Ambulance specializes in providing first aid and also rescue operations. The ambulance is capable of providing critical care.

63. 

Which state CM addressed virtual Indo-Japan business forum from Bengaluru?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On August 26th, 2020 Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa addressed a virtual Indo-Japan business forum organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC). The Chief Minister also signed a Japan-India Start-up Initiative to promote start-ups in the State. The Government of Karnataka has set up a 519 acres Japanese Industrial Township at Vasanthanarasapura near Tumakuru to enable more Japanese investments in the state.

64. 

Which state Govt Signed MoU with M3M Foundation to enable students to get into Government Jobs?

A. Punjab
B. Karnataka
C. Haryana
D. Kerala

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Haryana employment department signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with M3M Foundation, the philanthropic arm of M3M Group to facilitate students' online preparation, training and mentoring for entrance examinations of government jobs.

65. 

Which was the top performing state in the category of Coastal state and also topped the Overall rankings?

A. Haryana
B. Odisha
C. Gujarat
D. Punjab

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On 26th August 2020, NITI Aayog in partnership with Institute of Competitiveness released the Export Preparedness Index (EPI) 2020, this is the first report to examine export preparedness and performance of the states of India. Gujarat was identified as the top performing state in the category of Coastal state and also topped the Overall rankings.