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66. 

What is the rank of India in the web-borne threats as per the report of Kaspersky Lab?

A. 8
B. 20
C. 18
D. 12

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Kaspersky Lab products detected 48,093,743 Internet-borne malware incidents on computers of KSN participants in India. Regarding vulnerabilities in browsers and their plugins (drive-by download), infection happened when visiting an infected website, without any intervention from the user and without their knowledge. This is the most used method by cybercriminals for this kind of attacks. During July-September 2018, Kaspersky Lab products detected 68,405,291 local malware incidents on computers of KSN participants in India.

67. 

The world's largest neuromorphic supercomputer which was switched on for the first time is:

A. Stampede
B. JuQueen
C. SpiNNaker
D. Vulcan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The world's largest neuromorphic supercomputer SpiNNaker ('Spiking Neural Network Architecture' machine), which was designed and built to work like a human brain, has been switched on for the first time. Made up of one million processors, SpiNNaker can complete over 200 million-million actions per second. The supercomputer will help scientists better understand how neurological diseases like Parkinson's impact the brain.

68. 

IIT-Madras has designed India's first and indigenous microprocessor. It was named as;

A. Dhamu
B. Shakti
C. Ninten
D. Raagu

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras has designed and booted up 'Shakti', which can be used for wireless and networking systems, as well as mobile computing. 'Shakti' is India's first and indigenous microprocessor. Bluespec, an open-source high-level synthesis language was used in making the chips. The concept to design the chip was germinated in 2011 and some preliminary works were carried out. In 2017, the project gained speed with about Rs 11 crore funding from the Indian government.

69. 

Which of the following launched a 'Digital Literacy Library' providing safety tips for users in 6 Indian languages?

A. Google
B. Microsoft
C. Apple
D. Facebook

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Facebook launched a 'Digital Literacy Library' providing safety tips for users in 6 Indian languages. This launch is a part of Facebook's efforts to train 3,00,000 people in India on digital literacy by the end of 2018. Digital Literacy Library will help educators in addressing digital literacy and young people in skill development regarding digital safety. The library will be available in 6 Indian languages: Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Facebook is also organising a 2-day child safety hackathon at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi.

70. 

The only Indian film which has been included in BBC's 100 best foreign language films list of the 21st century?

A. Baahubali
B. Apur Panchali
C. Pather Panchali
D. The Big City

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Satyajit Ray's epic masterpiece 'Pather Panchali' has been included in BBC's 100 best foreign language films list of the 21st century. Ray's film, which was released in 1955 and the first in his 'Apu' trilogy, is the only Indian film that find its spot in the BBC list and is placed at number 15. Some of the notable films that featured in the BBC list are - Kurosawa's 'Rashomon ', Wong Kar-wai's 'In the Mood for Love', Andrei Tarkovsky's 'The Mirror', Asghar Farhadi's 'A Separation', Guillermo del Toro's 'Pan's Labyrinth', Ingmar Bergman's 'The Seventh Seal' and Alfonso Cuaron's 'Y Tu Mama Tambien', among others.