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46. 

Who has partnered with Cisco to offer enterprises a secure, fully-managed, multi-channel, intelligent and cloud-based Cisco Webex Contact Center solution?

A. Mind Tree
B. Tech Mahindra
C. Reliance Communications
D. Tata Communications

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Tata Communications has partnered with Cisco to offer enterprises a secure, fully-managed, multi-channel, intelligent and cloud-based Cisco Webex Contact Center solution. This joint offering is an end-to-end managed solution and gives contact centre users a seamless user experience across up to 150 countries on the back of Tata Communications' global network. The solution will allow for simplified licensing; pre-deployed hardware and software with integrations to workforce optimisation.

47. 

With which of the following company, BEML will join hands work together in aerospace AI and 3D printing?

A. Infosys
B. Wipro
C. HCL
D. TCL

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Defence PSU BEML Ltd and Wipro Infrastructure Engineering signed an MoU to work together in the areas of aerospace, industrial automation, 3-D printing artificial intelligence and hydraulic system engineering. The MoU entails the two firms working together on projects, products, systems, services and projects for DRDO Labs and other government entities in India as well as overseas. The key focus areas include aerospace components and parts through SEZ, metal additive manufacturing and design optimization for new critical aggregates, legacy components & spares, and process automation.

48. 

MoC Ravi Shankar Prasad had launched the Maritime Communication Services at Mumbai, Maharashtra. Which is the 1st Indian company that provides quality broadband services to the maritime sector?

A. Nortel
B. Nelco
C. Xl Telecom And Energy
D. Tata Elxsi

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Union Minister for Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched the Maritime Communication Services at Mumbai, Maharashtra. The Maritime Connectivity will enable high-end support to those in the sea by providing access to Voice, Data and Video services while travelling on sailing vessels, cruise liners, ships in India, using satellite technology. Nelco, India's leading VSAT solutions provider is the first Indian company that will now provide quality broadband services to the maritime sector.

49. 

Which stock exchange was the first in Asia?

A. Bombay Stock Exchange
B. National Stock Exchange
C. Shanghai Stock Exchange
D. Tokyo Stock Exchange

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Bombay stock exchange started in 1875 was the first in Asia.

50. 

Which among the following plans to ban small plastic bottle toiletries from December 2020?

A. Marriott International
B. Starwood
C. Westin Hotels & Resorts
D. Hilton Hotels & Resorts

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain will eliminate small plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel from its hotel rooms worldwide by December 2020. They'll be replaced with larger bottles or wall-mounted dispensers, depending on the hotel. They will eliminate about 200 million tiny bottles each year by 2021.Marriott more than 7,000 hotels in 131 countries under 30 brands, ranging from SpringHill Suites and Residence Inn to Sheraton and Ritz-Carlton. It says it will be eliminating about 500 million small bottles each year, or 1.7 million pounds of plastic.