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41. 

Sijo Kuruvilla George has been selected as a member of Central Government's Expert Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2020 organisation. He is the CEO of which organisation?

A. Sequoia Capital
B. Intel Capital
C. Startup village
D. NASSCOM

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Sijo Kuruvilla George, the CEO of startup village and founder of Re-think Foundation has been selected as a member of Central Government's Expert Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation Policy 2020 (STIP 2020), India's 5th science and technology policy led by Harkesh Mittal ,head of the department of Science and Technology.

42. 

Who has become the UK India Business Council new CEO and became the first India based CEO of UKIBC?

A. Jayant Krishna
B. Nikesh Arora
C. Dinesh Paliwal
D. Anshu Jain

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

UK India Business Council announced that Jayant Krishna has accepted the Invitation of UKIBC to become the Group's new Chief Executive Officer(CEO) and became the first India based CEO of UKIBC. He will assume office from 3rd August 2020 succeeding the current CEO Richard Heald. He was the CEO of the Skill India Mission of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and led various initiative programmes.

43. 

Which Inidan industrialist authored the book "Getting Competitive: A Practitioner's Guide for India" from his experience of around 60 years as a policymaker and a leading industrialist?

A. Rahul Bajaj
B. RC Bhargava
C. Kumar Mangalam Birla
D. Ajit Gulabchand

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

RC Bhargava, the Chairman of Maruti Suzuki authored the book "Getting Competitive: A Practitioner's Guide for India" from his experience of around 60 years as a policymaker and a leading industrialist. The book published by HarperCollins India, provides practical suggestions to make India a competitive industrialised country.

44. 

Who has inaugurated Unique "Urban Forest" at the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India(CAG) in New Delhi?

A. Amit Shah
B. Prakash Javadekar
C. Nirmala Sitharaman
D. Nitin Gadkari

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar has inaugurated Unique "Urban Forest" at the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India(CAG) in New Delhi. The "Miyawaki method"of forest creation is employed which could help to reduce the temperature and increase the moisture.

45. 

Who inaugurated the celebrations for the Dharma Chakra Day 2020 Organized by International Buddhist Confederation?

A. Narendra Modi
B. Ram Nath Kovind
C. Rajnath Singh
D. M. Venkaiah Naidu

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind has virtually inaugurated the celebrations for the Dharma Chakra Day 2020 Organized by International Buddhist Confederation (IBC), in Partnership with Union Ministry of Culture, from the Rashtrapati Bhawan at New Delhi on the occasion of Asadha Poornima (also known as Guru Purnima) , a Full Moon day or Purnima that occurs in the Hindu month of Ashadha (July) as per Indian sun calendar.