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66. 

Which among the following company has been ordered to pay $572 million for Opioid addiction crisis in US?

A. Covidien
B. Medtronic
C. Johnson & Johnson
D. Unilever

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $572 million for Opioid addiction crisis in US. Oklahoma court has accused J&J for its role in fostering the state's opioid addiction crisis. The money will be used to provide care for addicts, families and communities ravaged by the crisis.

67. 

Which network has topped in the telecom market with highest revenue share in the April-June quarter?

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Reliance Jio has topped the telecom market with a 31.7 percent market share in the second quarter (April-June) of 2019. Bharti Airtel has regained its second spot, leaving behind Vodafone Idea, the revenue of which plunged substantially.

68. 

Name the e-commerce portal which the Union Government is planning to launch for MSME's for marketing and selling their products.

A. Sales Craft
B. Bharat Craft
C. Marketing Craft
D. Kranti Kraft

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The government is working on creating an e-portal in 2-3 years called Bharat Craft which would be similar to e-portal such as Amazon and Alibaba.

69. 

Which company has launched a program under which it will train 5000 government employees?

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Microsoft India launched a program under which it will train 5000 government employees over the next year on AI (artificial intelligence) and cloud computing skills. This program was inaugurated by Amitabh Kant, chief executive of NITI Aayog. The program, called 'Digital Governance Tech Tour', will comprise of physical and virtual workshops. The program will be open for technocrats and IT professionals across the government, including employees of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs).

70. 

Who has partnered with Incuspaze Solutions Private Limited to open a first-of-its-kind co-working space?

A. NSIC
B. SIDBI
C. SEBI
D. NABARD

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has partnered with Incuspaze Solutions Private Limited (Incuspaze) to open a first-of-its-kind co-working space. This coworking space exclusively designed for MSMEs and startups. This coworking space, named @Workspaze. This coworking space is fully furnished office equipped with training and conference room, fast-speed internet, reception, refreshment, recreational area, housekeeping facilities etc.