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6. 

World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the year of which one of the below topics?

A. The Nurse and the Midwife
B. The Sustainable Tourism for Development
C. The Light and Light-based Technologies
D. The Periodic Table of Chemical Elements

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

World Health Organization (WHO) designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife to honor the 200th birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale.The World Health Organization (WHO) is the collaborating partner in the three-year Nursing Now Campaign (2018-2020).

7. 

What is India's current rank in the Global economy?

A. 3rd
B. 4th
C. 5th
D. 6th

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

According to a report released by UK based Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR), India will overtake Germany in 2026 to become the world's fourth largest economy. The report also said that by 2034, India will overtake Japan and become third largest economy in the world. Today, India is the fifth largest economy in the World after US (20.49 trillion USD), China (13.41 trillion USD), Japan (4.97 trillion USD) and Germany (4 trillion USD).

8. 

Fausta, which recently died in Tanzania was the world's oldest?

A. Elephant
B. Rhino
C. Turtle
D. Tiger

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Fausta, a female black rhino, who was believed to be the world's oldest rhino has died at the age of 57 in a Tanzanian conservation area. Fausta diedof natural causes in captivity in Ngorongoro Crater, which lies in Ngorongoro Conservation Area of Tanzania.

9. 

What is India's rank in the Global House Price Index Q3 2019 report?

A. 23rd
B. 31st
C. 40th
D. 47th

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

On December 28, 2019 global property consultant Knight Frank released a report titled "Global House Price Index Q3 2019". The report was about housing prices in a particular quarter of the financial year. As per the report, India was ranked at 47th place out of 56 countries, while Hungary topped the list.

10. 

Who has been named as India's first Chief of Defence Staff?

A. Birender Singh Dhanoa
B. Bipin Rawat
C. Manoj Mukund Naravane
D. Dalbir Singh Suhag

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Army General Bipin Rawat named as the country's first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). Chief of Defence Staff will be a 4-star General, the principal military advisor to the defence minister, and will head the new Department of Military Affairs.