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Exercise :: Education - Latest Current Affairs

  • Education - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

What is the name of All India Radio weekly Sanskrit News Magazine programme?

A. Sanskrit Patrika
B. Sanskrit Magazine
C. Sanskrit Saptahiki
D. Sanskrit Weekly

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

AIR (All India Radio) starts weekly Sanskrit 'News Magazine' programme 'Sanskrit Saptahiki' on Saturdays.

2. 

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Union Minister of Human Resource and Development launched the world's first online B.Sc Degree in Programming and Data science. Which Institue prepared this programme?

A. IIT-Delhi
B. IIT-Patna
C. IIT-Jammu
D. IIT-Madras

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Union Minister of Human Resource and Development (HRD) launched the world's first online B.Sc Degree in Programming and Data science through the webinar, the programme was prepared by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras(IIT-Madras). The programme is prepared with a focus on Data Science which is predicted to grow and provide 11.5 million job opportunities by 2026.

3. 

The Times Higher Education released THE Young University Rankings 2020 for the universities which are 50 years old or younger. How many Indian Institutes secured their ranks in the top 100?

A. 2
B. 5
C. 1
D. 4

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Times Higher Education released THE Young University Rankings 2020 for the universities which are 50 years old or younger. Two Indian Institutes secured their ranks in the top 100 with IIT Ropar, the best 12 year old institute of India at 62nd rank and IIT Indore at 64th rank.

4. 

The National Centre of Polar and Ocean Research has warned about the decline in the Arctic sea ice. Where is National Centre of Polar and Ocean Research located?

A. Maharashtra
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Punjab
D. Goa

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The National Centre of Polar and Ocean Research has warned about the decline in the Arctic sea ice. The dramatic decline in the Arctic sea ice is due to global warming. The loss of sea ice led to a localized increase in evaporation, air humidity, cloud cover, and rainfall. The National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research formerly known as the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research is an Indian research and development institution, situated in Vasco da Gama, Goa.

5. 

Directorate General of Training with which company have jointly launched free digital learning platforms 'SkillsBuild Reignite' and 'SkillsBuild Innovation Camp'?

A. Foxconn
B. Apple Inc.
C. IBM
D. Microsoft

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Directorate General of Training, under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and Technology giant IBM (International Business Machines Corporation) India Private Limited, have jointly launched free digital learning platforms 'SkillsBuild Reignite' and 'SkillsBuild Innovation Camp' to provide more new resources to job seekers and business owners in India through BharatSkills learning platform (https://bharatskills.gov.in) of DGT.