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51. 

The Central Government has launched the e-Shram Portal-National Database for which group of workers?

A. Unorganized
B. Organized
C. Contract
D. Badli

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Central Government has launched the e-Shram Portal-National Database for Unorganised Workers in the country.

52. 

Who is the author of the book titled- 'Let's Go Time Travelling Again'?

A. Subhadra Sen Gupta
B. Jhumpa Lahiri
C. Ruskin Bond
D. R K Narayan

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The last book of author Subhadra Sen Gupta, who lost her life to COVID-19 in May 2021, was released by Puffin Books, the children's imprint of Penguin Books. The book is titled 'Let's Go Time Travelling Again' and has illustrations by Tapas Guha, a well-known illustrator for children.

53. 

The total loans and advances extended by NABARD during 2020-21 registered a growth of 25.2 per cent year-on-year to reach what amount?

A. Rs 5 lakh crore
B. Rs 6 lakh crore
C. Rs 15 lakh crore
D. Rs 25 lakh crore

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The total loans and advances extended by NABARD during 2020-21 registered a growth of 25.2 per cent year-on-year to reach Rs 6 lakh crore, with half of it going into production and investment, the bank said in its annual report.

54. 

Who authored the book titled "Mission Domination: An Unfinished Quest"?

A. Boria Majumdar
B. Kiran Shah
C. Arun Bose
D. G N Lasen

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

A new book titled "Mission Domination: An Unfinished Quest" has been authored by Boria Majumdar & Kushan Sarkar. The book was published by Simon & Schuster Publisher India Private Limited.

55. 

What is the rank of India in the Global Manufacturing Risk Index?

A. 2nd
B. 4th
C. 100th
D. 56th

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

India has emerged as a global manufacturing hub and effectively surpassed the United States to become the world's second most desired manufacturing destination.