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36. 

Which ministry bans the cattle slaughter Across India?

A. Ministry of Environment
B. Ministry of Civil Aviation
C. Ministry of Human Resource Development
D. Ministry of agriculture and Farmer welfare

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Environment Ministry banned cattle slaughter and introduced restrictions on the sale of cattle to prevent their killing. Animal markets cannot be set up within 50 km of an international border and 25 km from a state border. All animal markets have to run with the approval of district animal market committee to be headed by a magistrate. A gazette notification, titled Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017 by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change states that no one can bring cattle to an animal.

37. 

Which Union minister Inaugurates the Integration of eSanad with CBSE's Academic Repository recently?

A. Shri Nitin Gadkari
B. Shri Suresh Prabhu
C. Smt Sushma Swaraj
D. Smt Smriti Irani

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Human Resource Department Minister Prakash Javadekar and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad jointly inaugurated the integration of E-Sanad with Central Board Secondary Education's (CBSE) digital repository 'Parinam Manjusha' in New Delhi. It is an e-service for online verification and attestation of documents of Indian citizens. It is ntegrated with Non- Tax Receipt Portal (NTRP) for enabling cashless payment.

38. 

Which app is launched by the Union Minister Piyush Goyal to monitor the coal dispatch?

A. URJA
B. Vidhyut Pravah
C. SEVA
D. GARV-II

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Coal Minister Piyush Goyal launched the Saral Eindhan Vitaran Application (SEVA) the mobile app and the online dashboard monitor the movement of coal from mines allocated to the power sector. The app tracks coal dispatch to 118 power plants through fuel supply agreement (FSA) of around 500 MT.

39. 

Who get the additional charge of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC)?

A. Ramvilas Paswan
B. Kalraj Mishra
C. Jagat Prakash Nadda
D. Harsha Vardhan

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Dr Harsh Vardhan has been given the additional charge of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) after the death of Minister of State Anil Madhav Dave who held the portfolio under an independent charge. Dr Harsh Vardhan, a senior minister in the Narendra Modi cabinet, holds the charge of the ministries of earth sciences and science and technology.

40. 

Which Union Minister launched the mobile app of (MHA) Grievances Redressal Mobile Application and Border Security Force (BSF)?

A. Ramvilas Paswan
B. Y.S. Chowdary
C. Rajnath Singh
D. Venkaiah Naidu

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched a mobile-based grievance redressal application for central paramilitary personnel and BSFMyApp' for the personnel of the Border Security Force which can be downloaded from the website of the respective forces and the MHA app from the home ministry's official portal.