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16. 

What is the name of the mobile application launched for locating outlets and searching Generic medicine?

A. Janaushadhi Sugam
B. Digicop
C. Khelo India
D. Kumbh JioPhone

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda launched a mobile application "Janaushadhi Sugam" ."Jan Aushadhi Suvidha Oxo-Biodegradable Sanitary Napkin" available at only One Rupee per pad.

17. 

The new Android version launched by Google on August 22, 2019 is;

A. Android Pie
B. Android 10
C. Android Coco
D. Android 9A

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Google on August 23, 2019 announced that the Android Q version will now be known as 'Android 10', breaking its 10-year old tradition of naming Android versions after desserts or sweets.

18. 

Which of the following app brings fingerprint authentication for the users?

A. Google Drive
B. TikTok
C. Instagram
D. WhatsApp

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

WhatsApp's Messenger most awaited features, fingerprint authentication, is finally rolling out to Android users. The feature is currently available to those who have registered in WhatsApp's beta programme for Android. The Fingerprint authentication has been around on the platform since last year to iOS users. This is the first time the feature has made its way to a stable WhatsApp beta build for Android. The beta tester for WhatsApp, you can activate the functionality by tapping on the hamburger menu (three dots on the top right corner). To select Settings>Account>Privacy>Fingerprint lock. You can then select how frequently you want WhatsApp to prompt you to use your biometrics to unlock the app.WhatsApp users would only be able to unlock WhatsApp and resume the app from where they left it.

19. 

The Indian Railway has Indigenously designed and manufactured a high speed locomotive, with top speed 180 km/hr. In which locomotive workshop is it built?

A. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
B. Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, Chittaranjan.
C. Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi.
D. Diesel-Loco Modernisation Works, Patiala.

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

It is built in Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, Chittaranjan in West Bengal.

20. 

Where is the world's largest underground pumping house being built?

A. West Bengal
B. Croatia
C. Tamil Nadu
D. Telangana

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Limited (MEIL) has unveiled yet another pivotal moment in the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP). MEIL successfully commenced operations in the world's largest Laximpur underground pumping station.