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16. 

Who is to be the first woman parade adjutant for the Republic Day parade?

A. Tania Shergill
B. Bhavna Kasturi
C. Punita Arora
D. Shivangi

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Captain Tania Shergill has been selected to be the first woman parade adjutant for the Republic Day parade. The parade adjutant is responsible for the parade. In the 2019 Republic Day parade. Captain Bhavna Kasturi was the first woman officer to lead an all-men contingent.

17. 

The 6th meeting of the Island Development Agency was focused on which aim?

A. Green Development in the Islands
B. Development of railways
C. Prevention of fauna and flora
D. Resurrection of reefs

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The 6th meeting of IDA focused on Green Development in the Islands. The sixth meeting of the Island Development Agency (IDA) held on 13 January in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by the Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah. The agency reviewed the progress made towards the Holistic development of islands programme. For the first time, the government of India carried out an initiative of sustainable development in the identified Islands under the guidance of IDA.

18. 

Who flagged off 3121st Bulk LPG Tanker Truck during Special NVDP?

A. Naveen Patnaik
B. Dharmendra Pradhan
C. Piyush Goyal
D. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Special National Vendor Development Program (NVDP) on Petroleum and Steel sectors for SC/ST Entrepreneurs was held on 13 January 2020. It was organized by the Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DICCI).The Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan flagged off 3121st Bulk LPG Tanker Truck during the program.

19. 

Which of the following has signed MoU with 8 Institutes in India to help small farmers?

A. NIFTEM
B. Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology
C. ICAR
D. IIFPT

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT), Bathinda signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 8 different reputed institutes of the region in the states of Punjab and Haryana. The MoU was aimed to increase the income of small farmers. It also aims to open new opportunities for the benefit of farmers.

20. 

India - Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Ministers' Meet 2020 was held in which city?

A. New Delhi
B. Dhaka
C. Mumbai
D. Ranchi

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

India - Bangladesh Information and Broadcasting Ministers' Meet 2020 is being held in New Delhi on 14 January 2020. Bangladesh Information Minister Muhammad H Mahmud is participating in the meeting.