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46. 

Which book has received the National Book Critics Circle award 2020 under the fiction category?

A. Here Is the Sweet Hand
B. Hamnet
C. Island on Fire
D. Stranger in the Shoguns City

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Maggie O'Farrell's Hamnet, published as Hamnet & Judith in Canada, has won the National Book Critics Circle prize for fiction.

47. 

Who is the author of the book titled "Wild and Wilful: Tale of 15 Iconic Indian Species"?

A. Vandana Shiva
B. Neha Sinha
C. Maneka Gandhi
D. Sunita Sharma

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Wild and Wilful - Tales of 15 Iconic Indian Species by Neha Sinha is a collection of essays on 15 species from the Indian wilderness.

48. 

Where did the Passage Exercise PASSEX has conducted between India & the USA?

A. Bay of Bengal
B. North Pacific Ocean
C. South China Sea
D. Arabian Sea

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Indian and US navies were part of joint drills in a passage exercise (PASSEX) conducted earlier in Bay of Bengal.

49. 

The 'Maharaja Chhatrasal Convention Centre' has recently been inaugurated in which of these UNESCO World Heritage locations?

A. Konark
B. Hampi
C. Sanchi
D. Khajuraho

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel, and the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan jointly inaugurated the 'Maharaja Chhatrasal Convention Centre at Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

50. 

The Isobar India and Marks and Spencer have launched a campaign to spread awareness about which disease?

A. TB
B. Breast Cancer
C. AIDS
D. All of above

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Isobar teams up with Marks & Spencer India, Women's Cancer Initiative to spread breast cancer awareness.