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66. 

Which of the following bills is recently passed in the parliament?

A. Agriculture bill
B. Transport bill
C. Farm bill
D. MSP bill

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has wished farmers on the passage of farm bills in Parliament and called it a watershed moment in the history of Indian agriculture.

67. 

A free RuPay debit card is provided with inbuilt accident insurance cover of Rs. 1 lakh is provided under which scheme?

A. PMJDY
B. PMSBY
C. PMJJY
D. None of the above

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Under Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), a free RuPay debit card is provided to the PMJDY account holders with inbuilt accident insurance cover of Rs. 1 lakh. This coverage amount has since been raised from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 2 lakh to PMJDY accounts opened after 28.08.2018. This was stated by Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

68. 

"Let Us Strive to Make Jammu and Kashmir a Firdaus on The Earth, A Bright Jewel on The Crown of Mother India" who gave this statement?

A. Ram Nath Kovind
B. Narendra Modi
C. Amit Shah
D. Mehbooba Mufti

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The President addressed the Conference through a video message which was attended by the Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Vice Chancellors of Universities and Principals of Colleges in Jammu and Kashmir as well as other stakeholders in Srinagar today (September 20, 2020).

69. 

How many bills are passed recently under Ministry of Agriculture and farmer's welfare?

A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. Four

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Parliament today passed two bills aimed at transforming agriculture in the country and raising farmers' incomes. The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020 which were passed by Lok Sabha on 17th September 2020, were passed by the Rajya Sabha.

70. 

Who gave a statement regarding shutting down of Shell companies?

A. Piyush Goyal
B. Anurag Thakur
C. Narendra Singh Tomar
D. Ravi Shankar Prasad

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Based on non-filing of Financial Statements (FS) consecutively for two years or more, companies were identified and after following due process of law as provided under Section 248 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with the Companies (Removal of Names of Companies from the Register of Companies) Rules, 2016, there are 3,82,581 number of Companies were struck off during the last three years. This was stated by Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.