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46. 

Who wrote new collection of stories titled "Lockdown Liaisons" a book reflecting the impacts of COVID-19 on human lives published by Simon & Schuster India?

A. Ravi Subramaniam
B. Keki N. Daruwalla
C. Roopa Pai
D. Shobhaa De

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Writer and Columnist Shobhaa De's new collection of stories titled "Lockdown Liaisons" a book reflecting the impacts of COVID-19 on human lives published by Simon & Schuster India and released on May 30, 2020. They released the 1st ebook titled "Leaving and Other Stories" under Lockdown Liaisons on May 30, 2020. On the 2nd week they had released the ebook titled "No Love lost and Other Stories". On the 3rd week they had released the ebook titled "Wedding Cancelled and Other Stories".

47. 

Who launched iFLOWS- Mumbai, a state-of-the-art Integrated Flood Warning System for Mumbai?

A. Uddhav Thacker
B. Devendra Fadnavis
C. Ajit Pawar
D. Sharad Pawar

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

iFLOWS- Mumbai, a state-of-the-art Integrated Flood Warning System for Mumbai was launched jointly by Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray, and Union Earth Sciences Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on 12 June through video conference.

48. 

Who inaugurated a Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle complex in Vishakapattanam?

A. R. Hari Kumar
B. Ajit Kumar
C. Anil Kumar Chawla
D. Atul Kumar Jain

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, flag officer commander in Chief of the Eastern Naval Command inaugurated a Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle complex in Vishakapattanam.

49. 

Who has virtually released 5th edition of National Institutional Ranking Framework Ranking 2020, which accounted 5805 institutes for the ranking?

A. Nitin Jairam Gadkari
B. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'
C. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
D. Dr. Jitendra Singh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Union Minister of Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has virtually released 5th edition of National Institutional Ranking Framework Ranking 2020, which accounted 5805 institutes for the ranking. The ranking was to be announced in April 2020 but was postponed due to to coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis and lockdown.

50. 

The Gargo International, the delhi based lubricant company under the RG group appoints which bollywood actor as the brand ambassador?

A. Amitabh Bachchan
B. Sonu Sood
C. Ranveer Singh
D. Aamir Khan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Gargo International, the delhi based lubricant company under the RG group appoints Sonu Sood as the brand ambassador in January 2020 & praised him now for his support works for the migrants and went live with their TVC starring Sonu Sood.