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51. 

What is India's rank among the top 10 countries that have gained in forest areas during 2010-2020?

A. 7
B. 5
C. 3
D. 9

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

In accordance with the latest Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) 2020 brought out by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), India has ranked 3rd among the top 10 countries that have gained in forest areas during 2010-2020.

52. 

Who authored the novel "The Endgame"?

A. Jane Austen
B. Franz Kafka
C. S Hussain Zaidi
D. Henry James

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

S Hussain Zaidi, a well known crime writer has recently written a novel named "The Endgame". It was published by the HarperCollins India. The book speaks about the politics, betrayal, and unimaginable terror.

53. 

In accordance with the 7th edition of "International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Global Rights Index 2020-The World's Worst Countries for Workers", India is among how many top worst countries?

A. 15
B. 10
C. 5
D. 1

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

In accordance with the 7th edition of "International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Global Rights Index 2020-The World's Worst Countries for Workers", India became the new entrant in the 10 worst countries for working people in the world, with a rating of 5 that states "No guarantee of rights". The index ranked 144 countries on the basis of respect for workers' rights.

54. 

"Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis" report has been released by which organsiation?

A. UNEP and IEA
B. GEF and IEA
C. WHO and IEA
D. WHO and UNEP

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The United Nations Environment Programme and the International Energy Agency released a report on "Cooling Emissions and Policy Synthesis". The report cited benefits of cooling efficiency and Kigali Amendment report. The report says that by 2050, the world will need at least 14 billion cooling appliances. Currently, there are 3.6 billion appliances in use globally. This will significantly contribute to increase in temperature

55. 

Who authored the book 'Suraj Kade Marda Nahi' ?

A. Vikram Seth
B. Balram Singh Negi
C. Baldev Singh Sadaknama
D. None of the Above

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Sahitya Akademi Awardee Baldev Singh Sadaknama has authored a book 'Suraj Kade Marda Nahi' (sun never dies). The book portrays many aspects of freedom fighter Udham Singh. The book is published by Unistarbooks.