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71. 

In which state INS Viraat to be dismantled?

A. Gujarat
B. Bihar
C. Kerala
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The aircraft carrier, INS Viraat that served the Indian Navy for more than 30 years is to be dismantled at Alang, Gujarat. The ship was decommissioned three years back.

72. 

Which state launched Dragonfly Festival 2020 aka "Thumbimahotsavam 2020"?

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

On August 15, 2020, the first ever Kerala State Dragonfly Festival 2020 aka "Thumbimahotsavam 2020" was launched by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-India State unit in collaboration with Society for Odonate Studies (SOS) and Thumbipuranam through a virtual ceremony from Kerala. Dr. Subramanian K.A. Scientist at Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Southern Regional Center, Chennai (Tamil Nadu) addressed the inaugural session.

73. 

Which state Government to build "Transit Homes" for Migrant Workers?

A. Bihar
B. Delhi
C. Karnataka
D. Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Karnataka Government is to build transit homes for migrant workers. The homes aim to provide better living conditions for the migrant workers. This is being launched because of the reverse migration in Karnataka amid lock down. Highlights The project is being launched with an inspiration from "Apna Ghar" project of Kerala.

74. 

Which state Govt launched a new scheme 'Promotion of Intensive Aquaculture through Introduction of Bio-floc Technology during the year 2020-21?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Fisheries and Animal Resources Department of the Odisha Government has launched a new scheme 'Promotion of Intensive Aquaculture through Introduction of Bio-floc Technology during the year 2020-21'.

75. 

Nuakhai Juhar festival is celebrated in which state?

A. Odisha
B. Chhattisgarh
C. Both A and B
D. None of these

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On August 23, 2020, Nuakhai Juhar festival was celebrated in Odisha, Chhattisgarh and other neighbouring states. It is celebrated to welcome the new crop of the season. It is also called Nuakhai Parab or Nuakahi Bhetghat.

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