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56. 

How many Fast Track Special Courts will be set up by government for pending cases related to rape and POCSO Act?

A. 567
B. 1023
C. 1749
D. 1987

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Central Government has started a Scheme to set up 1023 Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) across the country. FTSCs will be formed based on the pendency of subject cases obtained from various High Courts, which is 1,66,882 numbers as on 31 March 2018, for time-bound trial and disposal of pending cases related to rape and POCSO Act.

57. 

Which edition of Odisha Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) International Trade Fair 2020 recently started in Bhubaneshwar?

A. 6th
B. 7th
C. 8th
D. 9th

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The 8th edition of Odisha Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) International Trade Fair 2020 began in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It was inaugurated by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated.

58. 

A viable scientific method to cultivate which fish has been developed by CMFRI?

A. Pompano
B. Salmon
C. Tilapia
D. Cod

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

For the first time in India, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has developed a viable scientific method to cultivate Indian Pompano fish in ponds. Pompanos are marine fishes. The Indian government began the scientific study on Pompano in 2014.

59. 

Titanic wave of star-forming gases has recently been spotted in which galaxy?

A. Milky Way
B. Andromeda
C. Sombriro
D. Messier 81

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Scientists from Harvard University have discovered a titanic wave of star-forming gases practically in the Milky Way. The astronomers reported that the massive structures are located in the Milky Way galaxy's spiral arm closest to Earth.

60. 

According to C3S, 2019 was the ______ hottest year on record ever?

A. 2nd
B. 5th
C. 7th
D. 8th

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) reported that 2019 was the second hottest year on record and ended the hottest decade in history. C3S's data showed that worldwide temperatures in 2019 were second only to 2016.