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66. 

Who partners with SonyLIV to provide mobile inflight entertainment?

A. Air India
B. IndiGo
C. Air Asia
D. Kingfisher

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

IndiGo announced its partnership with online video streaming service SonyLIV to offer passengers entertainment content at 25. The airline is expanding its footprint globally resulting in longer flights for its passengers calling for the need to provide entertainment content onboard. The airline has 50% of its new destinations in 2019 will be international ones. The passengers will have to download the app and the video content before they board their flight.

67. 

Reliance Jio offering minimum internet speed of 100 Mbps for the cost of Rs. __________.

A. 399
B. 499
C. 699
D. 799

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Mukesh Ambani's Jio announced the launch of its fiber-based broadband service, offering minimum internet speed of 100 Mbps for 699 a month, a rate 35-45 per second. Jio Fiber will offer free voice calling anywhere in the country, unlimited data and video conferencing. Jio Fiber - Plans and Advantages The annual subscribers will get 4K set top box, for streaming TV channels, free while a 4K television set would be complementary with plans with higher payouts such as 'Gold'.

68. 

Multi Commodity Exchange of India and this China commodity exchange company sign MoU for co-operation and the exchange of information.

A. Dalian Commodity Exchange
B. Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange
C. Shanghai Futures Exchange
D. China Financial Futures Exchange

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) and Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange (ZCE), one of the leading commodity exchanges in China, have signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) for co-operation and the exchange of information. The MoU is intended to facilitate cooperation between the two exchanges in areas such as knowledge sharing, education & training, organizing events as well as to explore areas of mutual interests between the exchanges.

69. 

Which telecom company has accused the US of launching cyber-attacks to infiltrate its internal information systems?

A. Huawei
B. Oppo
C. Xiaomi
D. Samsung

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Huawei recently accused the US government of launching cyber-attacks to infiltrate its internal information systems and disrupt its business. Huawei also accused the US of unlawfully detaining its staff and trying to coerce and entice its staff to turn against it but did not offer any evidence for the allegations.

70. 

With which company, CBSE have partnered to build AI learning for schools?

A. Microsoft India
B. Google
C. Infosys
D. IBM

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Microsoft India and the Central Board of Secondary Education have partnered to build AI learning for schools. They will conduct capacity building programmes for high school teachers with an aim to integrate cloud-powered technology in K12 teaching. The programme is for teachers of grades 8-10 and will be conducted in 10 cities across the country. The programme will provide teachers better access to the latest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools. Therefore, it will help the teachers to integrate technology into teaching in a safe and secure manner. The programme will also offer teachers the opportunity to become Microsoft Innovative Educators.