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56. 

Who launched the India's 1st indigenous wireless physiological parameters monitoring system "COVID BEEP" for the COVID-19 affected patients?

A. Ravi Shankar Prasad
B. Amit Shah
C. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
D. Dr. Jitendra Singh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr. Jitendra Singh launched the India's 1st indigenous wireless physiological parameters monitoring system "COVID BEEP" (Continuous Oxygenation & Vital Information Detection Biomed ECIL ESIC Pod) for the COVID-19 affected patients. Employees' State Insurance Corporation medical college, Hyderabad in collaboration with Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research , Hyderabad, and Electronics Corporation of India Limited have developed the "COVID BEEP".

57. 

Who developes the Coro-robot which serves food, water and medicines to COVID-19 Patients in Thane?

A. Pratik Tirodkar
B. Rajiv Joshi
C. Shankar Joshi
D. Rajiv Tirodkar

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Coro-robot serves food, water and medicines to COVID-19 Patients in Thane which is developed by engineer Pratik Tirodkar.

58. 

Who has been appointed as 'Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor' by the United Nations Association for Development And Peace?

A. Padma Lakshmi
B. Priyanka Chopra
C. M Nethra
D. Samantha Akkineni

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The United Nations Association for Development And Peace(UNADAP) appointed 13 year old Madurai girl Nethra as its 'Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor'. She was recognised for her role in feeding the poor during the COVID-19 lockdown by her father C. Mohan, a salon owner by convincing him to give Five Lakh rupees that he had been saving for her education since 2013.

59. 

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister presented a Rs 2,17,287 crore budget for the financial year 2020-21. Who is Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat?

A. Nitin Patel
B. Ratubhai Adani
C. Savjibhai Korat
D. Prabodh Raval

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Nitin Patel presented a Rs 2,17,287 crore budget for the financial year 2020-21, which is higher by Rs 12,472 crore over the previous Budget in 2019-20.The Budget was prepared keeping in focus the motto of SaunoSath, SaunoVikas and SaunoVisvas. The 8th budget of Government of Gujarat ranks at the top among the leading States of the country.

60. 

Who has been appointed as chairperson of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts?

A. Alok Sharma
B. Rishi Sunak
C. Priti Patel
D. Krishnendu Majumdar

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts(BAFTA) appointed Emmy-winning television producer of 'Hoff The Record' Krishnendu Majumdar as its chairperson for the next 3 years. He becomes the 1st Indian origin Chair from the United Kingdom in its 73 year-long history & is also the youngest chair in 35 years. He succeeds Pippa Harris who will continue as a deputy chairperson.