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66. 

Who launched the first version of the Salary Tracker Mobile app "MeraVetan" developed by the National Informatics Centre?

A. Draupadi Murmu
B. Satyadev Narayan Arya
C. Girish Chandra Murmu
D. B. D. Mishra

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir, Girish Chandra Murmu launched the first version of the Salary Tracker Mobile app "MeraVetan" developed by the National Informatics Centre - J&K State Centre on the Android Platform to provide end to end computerization of JK Payment System(JKPaySys) application, at the Raj Bhavan.

67. 

Who has been named EY World Entrepreneur of the year 2020?

A. Mallika Srinivasan
B. Rahul Yadav
C. Venugopal Dhoot
D. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Founder and Chairperson & Managing Director of Biocon, has been named EY World Entrepreneur of the year 2020. The award is to recognize her contribution to improving universal access to affordable life-saving medicine and thus transforming the world. She became only the third Indian to receive this prestigious award after Uday Kotak and Narayana Murthy. Shaw became only the second woman to receive this award. Olivia Lum of Hyflux Limited from Singapore is the first person to have won the title in 2011.

68. 

Which former Miss World is appointed as the brand ambassador of Adidas?

A. Yukta Mookhey
B. Sushmita Sen
C. Manushi Chhillar
D. Nicole Faria

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The former Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar joined Rohit Sharma, Indian star Batsman, Hima Das Sprinter from Assam and Actor Ranveer Singh as the brand ambassador of Adidas.

69. 

The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the GOI and the DST have jointly started the process of consultation for the new & 5th national Science, Technology and Innovation Policy. Who is the principal scientific adviser to the GOI?

A. K VijayRaghavan
B. Anil Kumar Gupta
C. Dr. V. P. Joy
D. Samant Goel

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India and the Department of Science and Technology have jointly started the process of consultation for the new & 5th national Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP 2020)& it will last long for 6 months.

70. 

On Menstrual Hygiene Day Which former Miss World collaborated in the global initiative of the UNICEF, the "Red Dot Challenge" to create awareness?

A. Yukta Mookhey
B. Sushmita Sen
C. Manushi Chhillar
D. Nicole Faria

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On Menstrual Hygiene Day, 28th May 2020, 23-year-old, former Miss World Manushi Chhillar collaborated in the global initiative of the United Nations Children's Fund(UNICEF), the "Red Dot Challenge" to create awareness and to educate the girls about menstrual hygiene and construction of sanitation facilities and access to hygiene products.