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6. 

India Meteorological Department recently celebrated its ________ Foundation Day?

A. 80th
B. 107th
C. 122nd
D. 145th

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) celebrated its 145th Foundation Day on 15 January 2020. The day was celebrated by the Ministry of Earth Science.

7. 

Who inaugurated exhibition on Indian Heritage in Digital Space?

A. Prahlad Singh Patel
B. Kiren Rijiju
C. Rao Inderjit Singh
D. Ajay Singh Yadav

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Union MoS Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the exhibition on Indian Heritage in Digital Space and First International Heritage Symposium at National Museum, New Delhi.The exhibition will be open till 15 February 2020.

8. 

Who launched welfare scheme for women in Goa?

A. Vishwajit Rane
B. Nirmala Sitharaman
C. Pramod Sawant
D. Smriti Irani

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Union Minister for Women and Child Development and Textiles, Smriti Irani launched 3 welfare Schemes namely the Yashaswini Scheme for Women entrepreneurship, SwasthyaSahayak Project and breast cancer screening initiative for women in Goa in the presence of Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and State Health Minister Vishwajit Rane.

9. 

ISRO to launch GSAT-30 on 17 January from which place?

A. Devil's Island
B. Sriharikota
C. Cape Canaveral
D. French Guiana

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is to launch a communication satellite (geosynchronous satellites) GSAT-30 onboard the Ariane-5 launch vehicle (VA 251) from French Guiana, northeastern coast of South America on 17 January 2020.

10. 

Fuel conservation mega campaign 'Saksham' was recently inaugurated in which city?

A. Baroda
B. New Delhi
C. Madurai
D. Chennai

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Secretary, Petroleum and Natural Gas Dr. M MKutty inaugurated fuel conservation mega campaign 'Saksham' in New Delhi on 16 January 2020. The campaign was organized by the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA). The campaign will be held for a month.