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56. 

Which movie has added to the National Film Archive of India?

A. Lagaan
B. PatherPanchari
C. PK
D. Devadas

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The National Film Archive of India has announced a significant addition of the original camera negative of Rajkumar Hirani's 2014 film 'PK' in its collection.

57. 

Who held bilateral talks with the Foreign Minister of Georgia?

A. S Jaishankar
B. Nirmala Sitharaman
C. Piyush Goyal
D. Narendra Modi

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar recently held talks with Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Georgia, David Zalkaliani.

58. 

With reference to Covid, what is 'SwabSeq', that was making news?

A. Global Alliance
B. Vaccine Candidate
C. Oral Medicine
D. Testing Platform

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

A team of scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles has reported real-world results on SwabSeq, a testing platform.

59. 

Who is set to become the second Indian-born woman to fly to space after Kalpana Chawla?

A. Sirisha Bandla
B. Shawna Pandya
C. Sunita Williams
D. None of the above

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Indian-origin Sirisha Bandla is set to become the second Indian-born woman to fly into space after Kalpana Chawla.

60. 

Which Indian Minister participated in the 21st Session of the India-Italy Joint Commission for Economic Cooperation?

A. Narendra Modi
B. Piyush Goyal
C. S Jayshankar
D. All of above

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The 21st Session of the India-Italy Joint Commission for Economic Cooperation has held were Piyush Goyal, Commerce & Industry Minister and Mr Luigi Di Maio, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy co-chaired the Session.