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71. 

Who launched a Military Veterans Employment programme in partnership with DGR and AWPO?

A. Amazon
B. Flipkark
C. Paypal
D. Netflix

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

An e-commerce giant Amazon India launched Military Veterans Employment programme in order to create opportunities for military veterans and their spouses in partnership with Director General of Resettlement (DGR) and the Army Welfare Placement Organisation (AWPO). It is to be noted that globally, Amazon has employed over 17,500 employees in the programme. Recently Amazon India was rated as the country's most 'attractive employer brand', as per the Randstad Employer Brand Research in june 2019.

72. 

Who is the CEO of FIEO(Federation of Indian Export Organisation)?

A. Ajay Rathore
B. Ajay Mudgal
C. Dr. Ajay Sahai
D. Ashwini Kumar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Dr. Ajay Sahai is the CEO of FIEO(Federation of Indian Export Organisation).

73. 

Which organization has acquired 49% stake in Kishore Biyani-led Future Coupons Ltd recently?

A. Amazon
B. AliExpress
C. Walmart
D. Kroger

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Amazon will acquire a 49% stake in Kishore Biyani-led Future Coupons Ltd for an undisclosed amount. Amazon has agreed to make an equity investment in Future Coupons Ltd. It will have both voting and non-voting shares. With this, amazon acquired around a 3.6 percent stake in the Future group.

74. 

Name the company which has launched its first artificial intelligence chip 'Spring Hill'.

A. Qualcomm
B. IBM
C. Intel Corp
D. HP

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Intel Corp launched its latest processor named 'Spring Hill' or Nervana NNP (neural network processor) -I 1000, at the HotChips 2019 symposium for high-performance chips at Stanford University in California, United States. It is Intel's first artificial intelligence (AI) chip. The Spring Hill processor is based on a 10-nanometer Ice Lake architecture. It will allow it to cope with high workloads using minimal amounts of energy.

75. 

Who is the CEO of FIEO(Federation of Indian Export Organisation)?

A. Ajay Rathore
B. Ajay Mudgal
C. Dr. Ajay Sahai
D. Ashwini Kumar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Dr. Ajay Sahai is the CEO of FIEO(Federation of Indian Export Organisation).

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