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31. 

Who organised the National Level Seminar on Anti Drone Technology at New Delhi on 26 September 2019?

A. Central Bureau of Investigation
B. National Investigation Agency
C. Bureau of Police Research and Development
D. National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D) organized a National Level Seminar cum Exhibition on Anti-Drone Technology at BPR&D, New Delhi on 26 September 2019. BPR&D demonstrated on 27 September 2019 at BSF Campus, Bhondsi, Haryana. It ensures that Police officers from all States, Union Territories (UTs), Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), Central Police Organisation (CPO) have updated information about Anti- Drone Technology. It will also ensure to explore the best comprehensive and compatible solution to control rogue drones.

32. 

Airtel Payments Bank partners with which of the Insurance company to offer unique Mosquito Diseases Protection Policy (MDPP) to protect against mosquito-borne diseases?

A. ICICI Lombard
B. HDFC ERGO
C. Royal Sundaram General Insurance
D. Apollo Munich Health Insurance

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Airtel Payments Bank has joined hands with India's leading private sector general insurance company, HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company to offer unique Mosquito Diseases Protection Policy (MDPP) to protect against mosquito-borne diseases. Mosquito Disease Protection Policy offers cover against seven common mosquito-borne diseases - Dengue, Malaria, Chikungunya, Japanese Encephalitis, Kala-azar, Lymphatic Filariasis (Elephantiasis) and Zika virus. The product, which is a part of the 'Wallet Insurance Portfolio' of HDFC ERGO, will be offered to the remittance customers of Airtel Payments Bank at a nominal cost of Rs 99 per annum.

33. 

Which Indian company tops in the Forbes' World's best 'regarded' companies list 2019?

A. Larsen & Toubro
B. TCS
C. Infosys
D. Tata Motors

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Nearly 17 Indian companies were listed in the Forbes World's best 'regarded' companies list 2019. The company which topped among other Indian firms is Infosys which ranked third in the overall list. The first and second place were held by global payments technology company Visa and Italian car-maker Ferrari respectively. Infosys which tops among the Indian companies, was ranked at 31st position in 2018. Whereas Tata Consultancy Services(TCS) ranking 22nd and Tata Motors ranking (31) featured among the top 50 in the coveted list. Other Indian companies which were ranked in the list were Tata Steel at 105th rank, Larsen & Toubro- 115th rank, Mahindra & Mahindra- 117th rank , HDFC-135th, Bajaj Finserv- 143th, Piramal Enterprises-149th, Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL)- 153th,Hindustan Computers Limited( HCL) Technologies-155th, Hindalco Industries-157th, Wipro-168th, HDFC Bank- 204th, Sun Pharma Industries- 217th, General Insurance Corporation Of India(GIC)-224th, Imperial Tobacco Company of India Limited (ITC)-231st and Asian Paints at 248th rank.

34. 

Which mobile network launched Offers 500GB Data and Hotstar Premium Subscription?

A. Airtel
B. BSNL
C. Reliance Jio
D. Vodafone

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

BSNL launched a new Super Star 500 broadband plan that offers 500GB data at up to 50Mbps speed per month. This plan also offers complimentary subscription of Hotstar. It is available in two options one is a DSL plan and the other is a Bharat Fibre plan. The latter comes with 50Mbps speed, whereas the DSL plan gives subscribers up to 10Mbps data speed. The 500GB data FUP, the Internet speed will be reduced to just 2Mbps.

35. 

With which of the following company SBI Life Insurance signs corporate agency agreement to provide SBI Life's range of products to its customers?

A. Bajaj Finserv
B. Repco Home Finance
C. LIC Housing Finance
D. PNB Housing Finance Limited

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Repco Home Finance Ltd (RHFL ),an Indian banking and financial services company has signed corporate agency agreement with SBI (State Bank of India) Life Insurance, a leading life insurance company in India to provide SBI Life's range of products to its customers. SBI Life Insurance will now be available in RHFL's over 148 branches and 27 satellite centres of RHFL spread across the country. Through this partnership, SBI Life Insurance will reach its product offers and enable more new customers across geographies to meet their diverse insurance needs.