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31. 

Which Indian company has achieved the top rank to win the Association for Talent Development 2021 BEST Award from among 71 global organizations?

A. HCL Technologies
B. Larsen & Toubro Technology Services
C. Wipro
D. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Larsen & Toubro Technology Services has been awarded the "Association for Talent Development 2021 BEST Award", securing the first rank from 71 organizations globally.

32. 

NMCG has inked an agreement with which institute for 'Capacity Building on Integrated River Basin Management with a focus on Geospatial Technology in Riverine Ecosystem'?

A. University of Pennsylvania Institute for the Advanced Study of India (UPIASI)
B. South Asian Institute for Advanced Research and Development (SAIARD)
C. Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) South Asia Program
D. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and South Asian Institute for Advanced Research and Development (SAIARD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create an academic platform for young students and develop a research and capacity building hub to support regional development in the eastern region.

33. 

Which Indian dairy company has achieved the feat of being ranked in Rabobank's 2021 Global Top 20 Dairy Companies of the World list?

A. Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation
B. Orissa State Cooperative Milk Producers Federation
C. Andhra Pradesh Dairy Development Cooperative Federation
D. Karnataka Co-operative Milk Federation

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Amul, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation has dropped two places to rank 18th in Rabobank's 2021 Global Top 20 Dairy Companies list.

34. 

Which one is responsible for West Nile Virus transmission?

A. Birds
B. Bacteria
C. Bats
D. Mosquitos

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The West Nile Virus, originally from Africa, has now spread in Asia, Europe, and North America by Mosquitos.

35. 

Kilauea volcano is located at which place?

A. Sumatra
B. Hawaii
C. Andaman Island
D. Bali

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The ground at the summit of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has been rumbling and swelling in recent days, prompting scientists to warn that the mountain could once again disgorge lava.