- Question 1: 36 Rafale jets planes bought by India from France in a ____ Inter-governmental deal in 2016?
Explanation:The first batch of five Rafale jets landed in Ambala Wednesday afternoon. It was a historic moment as they were greeted with water cannon salute at Ambala Air Force base.
- Question 2: Name the panel which submitted the draft of the new National Education Policy?
Explanation:The Cabinet today approved National Education Policy 2020.
A single regulator for higher education institutions, multiple entry and exit options in degree courses, discontinuation of MPhil programmes, low stakes board exams, common entrance exams for universities are among the highlights of the new National Education Policy.
- Question 3: Under New Education Policy-2020 the aim to increase the Gross Enrolment Ratio in higher education including vocational education from 26.3 per cent in 2018 to 50 per cent by___ .
Explanation: Under New Education Policy at least 3.5 crore new seats will be added to higher education institutions.
- Question 4: Uttarakhand: First govt-run inter-state chopper has been started between which cities?
Explanation: The flight on the Dehradun-New Tehri-Srinagar-Garhwal Gauchar route is operated by the state-run Pawan Hans Limited under the Central Government's Regional Connectivity Scheme of - Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik.
- Question 5: Where is Ramnagar Wildlife Sanctuary located?
Explanation: In Jammu and Kashmir, the Wildlife Protection Wing of Forest Department yesterday kick-started Green J&K Drive-2020 at Ramnagar Wildlife Sanctuary in order to mark 72nd Van-Mahotsav and setting the ball rolling for monsoon plantation in Jammu Region.
- Question 6: Name the country where Indian Railway has carried mini trucks for the first time?
Explanation:Continuing with the series of initiatives, Indian railways has for the first time carried automobile traffic to Bangladesh. The first consignment of 51 TATA Ace Vehicles arrived at Benapole in Bangladesh.
- Question 7: Where is Aayog, Bijapur district located?
Explanation: Aayog, Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh has topped the list of aspirational districts in Overall Delta Ranking for the February-June 2020 period.
- Question 8: Name the 1st state to launch Green-Ag project to bring transformative change in the farm sector?
Explanation: Mizoram is first among the 5 states where the project is to be implemented. The other states are Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.