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41. 

The Government of India has constituted a Science and Technology Empowered Committee to make speedy decisions on research and development of COVID-19. Who is Chairman of this committee?

A. T. S. Thakur
B. Vinod Paul
C. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
D. Prakash Javadekar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Government of India has constituted a Science and Technology Empowered Committee to make speedy decisions on research and development of COVID-19.The Committee is to be chaired by Niti Aayog member Vinod Paul and K Vijay Raghavan. Mr Raghavan is the principal scientific advisor to GoI. The committee will coordinate with scientists, science agencies , regulatory bodies and industries.

42. 

Which of the following has partnered will UNESCO to adopt technology in classrooms?

A. Samsung
B. Lenovo
C. Toshiba
D. DELL

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Dell Technologies has signed an agreement with UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace (MGIEP) to enable school teachers to adopt technology in classrooms by using Information Communication Technology (ICT) tools.

43. 

Which of the following launched India's First Service Audio Service 'Suno'?

A. Netflix
B. Audible
C. Google
D. Facebook

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Audible, a part of e-commerce giant Amazon, on December 12 launched an India-first audio service 'Suno'. Audible Suno - which will be available via a separate Android app - provides free and advertising-free access to hundreds of hours of original audio entertainment in Hindi and English.

44. 

FSSAI to develop app to prevent food wastage in partnership with whichcompany?

A. Google
B. Nasscom Foundation
C. Infosys
D. TCS

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Food regulator FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) and Nasscom Foundation, a trade association of Indian IT and Business Process Outsourcing industry, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly build a technology platform to prevent food wastage and encouraging food donation by developing an app for the purpose.

45. 

Government launched 'indianculture.gov.in' portal is developed by which of the following institutes?

A. IIT Kharagpur
B. IIT Kanpur
C. IIT Bombay
D. IIT Delhi

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Union Minister for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel launched the Indian Culture web portal. The Indian Culture portal was envisioned by the Ministry of Culture and has been developed by a team from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay while the curation of the data has been done by Indira Gandhi National Open University