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11. 

Who is the author of the book Breaking the Cocoon @ 40?

A. Chetan Bhagat
B. Radha M Nair
C. Mahadevi Verma
D. None of these

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The book titled "Breaking The Cocoon @ 40" authored by Radha Nair has been released recently. "Breaking The Cocoon @ 40" is a delightful collection of select events from her life, which also holds a mirror to the time the incidents are set in.

12. 

Which company has announced its new unified brand identity by renaming all its products under a new name and logo "Vi"?

A. Airtel and Vodafone
B. Vodafone and I-ball
C. Vodafone and Idea
D. Airtel and Jio

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Vodafone Idea has announced its new unified brand identity by renaming all its products under a new name and logo "Vi". The Beleaguered telecom operator, announced the rebranding of the company through a virtual platform. The integration into one brand is believed to be the company's efforts to reduce the cost of maintaining two brands. The rebranding also comes at a time when Vodafone Idea has seen its user base falling from 408 million at the time of the merger to 280 million at the end of June 2020. With Vodafone focusing on premium urban brand, Idea has been a mass rural-focused brand. Following the merger, the urban-rural appeal of the two brands took a hit

13. 

What is Bud Drug?

A. Weed
B. Type of Injection
C. Smoking elements of Marijuana plant
D. None of these

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Narcotics Control Bureau Showik Chakraborty and Sushant Singh Rajput house manager Samuel Miranda to question in connection with a "bud" supply racket. Sushant Singh Rajput is a Bollywood actor who committed suicide in his home recently. What is Bud? Bud refers to smoking elements of Marijuana plant.

14. 

Who launched New Book "The Little Book of Green Nudges"?

A. UNICEF
B. UNEP
C. UNESCO
D. UN

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

A new publication ?The Little Book of Green Nudges has been launched by the United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP). The newly launched publication seeks to encourage around 200 million students around the world to adopt environmentally friendly habits and greener lifestyles.

15. 

What was India's rank in the 13th edition of Global Innovation Index 2020 released by WIPO?

A. 1st
B. 10th
C. 48th
D. 50th

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

For the first time, India joined the group of Top 50 countries in the 13th Edition of Global Innovation Index 2020, as it took the 48th rank with a score of 35.59 in the annual report jointly released by World intellectual Property Organization, Cornell University and INSEAD Business School.