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56. 

Who launched www.restartindia.com, a mentoring platform?

A. Piyush Goyal
B. Narendra Modi
C. Nitin Jairam Gadkari
D. Smriti Irani

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MoMSME), launched www.restartindia.com, a mentoring platform. It was initiated jointly by Muthoot Fincorp and INKtalks to support the MSME sector to restart the business across the nation.

57. 

As per the report of DBS, India's Gross domestic Product(GDP) will contract by how much in FY21?

A. 3%
B. 8%
C. 5%
D. 6%

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

As per the report of DBS (Formerly, Development Bank of Singapore), Singaporean brokerage, India's Gross domestic Product(GDP) will contract by 6% (-6%) in FY21 as the economy is yet to stabilise the COVID -19 infection curve and the due to the caseload in the economically key states.

58. 

Largest Solar Power Plant has been commissioned by the Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla at which place?

A. Vishakhapatnam
B. Kochi
C. Panji
D. Ezhimala

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Largest Solar Power Plant at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala has been commissioned by the Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla. It is a 3 MW Solar Power Plant which has been set-up in line with the Indian Government's initiative of 'National Solar Mission' which aims to achieve 100GW of solar power by 2022.

59. 

Indian Railways is planning to radio-frequency identification tags (RFID) Tag all wagons by the end of which year?

A. 2019
B. 2021
C. 2022
D. 2020

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Indian Railways is planning to radio-frequency identification tags (RFID) Tag all wagons by the end of 2022. Indian Railways is expected to complete this process of fitting RFID in all the wagons by December 2022.

60. 

Which payment bank has partnered with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train and skill the youth in rural India?

A. Fino Payments Bank
B. Airtel Payments Bank
C. Jio Payments Bank
D. Paytm Payments Bank.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Airtel Payments Bank Ltd has partnered with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train and skill the youth in rural India.