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1. With which country has US  signed 2 MoUs and 1 Letter of Cooperation recently ?

  1. Russia
  2. India
  3. Germany
  4. Japan

Correct Answer :- Option B

Explanation :-US has signed 2 MoUs and 1 Letter of Cooperation recently with India. United State President Donald J. Trump along with the First Lady Melania Trump recently had a visit to India on 24th February 2020- 25th February 2020. During his visit to India, three MoUs and one Letter of Cooperation were signed. Memorandum of Understanding – MoU basically focus on Mental Health between the Department of Health and Family Welfare of the Government of  India and Department of Health and Human Services of the Government of the United States.An agreement was signed between India and US to purchase more than $3 billion of American military equipment and one Letter of Cooperation was also signed between India’s Indian Oil Corporation Limited – IOCL and Exxon Mobil India LNG Limited and United States Chart Industries Incorporation.

2. The 16th Session of Joint Ministerial Commission was held between which two countries ?

  1. Russia and Japan
  2. India and Australia
  3. Germany and India
  4. Japan and Australia

Correct Answer :– Option B

Explanation :-The 16th Session of Joint Ministerial Commission was held between India and Australia. The 16th Session of the Joint Ministerial Commission – JMC was held in New Delhi on 24th February 2020. The Joint Ministerial Commission Session was co chaired by Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Railways and Commerce and Industry,  Government of India and also by Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Government of Australia- Senator Simon Birmingham. From Indian side officials from Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Fisheries, Revenue, Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade – DPIIT and Ministry of External Affairs of India and from Australia side, officials present were from the Austrade, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Export Finance of Australia and Australian High Commission participated in the 16th Session of Joint Ministerial Commission. Both countries acknowledged the considerable growth in the Australia and India economic relationship in strategic, trade and people to people links since the last JMC. The Last JMC was held in the month of  June 2018.Both countries however agreed to elevate the bilateral economic relationship between them.

3. Between which countries has Exercise Ajeya Warrior 2020 concluded ?

  1. Russia and Japan
  2. India and United States
  3. United Kingdom and India
  4. Japan and Australia

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :-Exercise Ajeya Warrior 2020 was held between United Kingdom and India. This was the 5th edition of joint military Exercise Ajeya Warrior 2020 and was concluded at West down Camp, Salisbury Plains Training Area, United Kingdom. Commander of United Kingdom 7 Infantry Brigade Brigadier-  Tom Bewick, andDefence Attache of the United Kingdom- Brigadier Gavin in India attended the closing ceremony of the event held at UK.The exercise Ajeya Warrior basically aimed to conduct company level joint training. The training emphasized more on counter terrorist operations in urban and semi urban areas. Of Over 120 soldiers each from the 2 armies of India and UK participated in the exercise Ajeya Warrior 2020. The exercise also displayed a bilateral willingness to work jointly and also share the procedure of operation to deal with a situation in a specified operational setting.Both countries- India and UK shared their experiences as gained during various counter terrorist and counter insurgency operations in the past.

4. When is All India Tribal Workers Meet inaugurated ?

  1. 25th February 2020
  2. 26th February 2020
  3. 27th February 2020
  4. 28th February 2020

Correct Answer :- Option A

Explanation :-All India Tribal Workers Meet got inaugurated on 25th February 2020. All India Tribal Workers Meet was inaugurated by Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda at New Delhi. Bharatiya Adim Jati Sevak Sangh – BAJSS had organized the meet on 25th February 2020. The All India Tribal Workers meet highlighted the works that are to be carried out to the communities mainly tribals and nomadic, Vimukta Jati  and semi nomadic communities of our countries and weaker sections of the society. They also focused primarily on  promoting the social, cultural educational and economic development . They also  paid attention to safeguard their constitutional rights with a agenda to enable them to their legal share in the national life of India as equal citizens. Bharatiya Adim Jati Seval Sangh was founded on 24th October 1948.

5. Where has CERCA organized its exhibition ?

  1. IIT Kanpur
  2. IIT Madras
  3. IIT Delhi
  4. IIT Bombay

Correct Answer :- Option C

Explanation :- CERCA organized its exhibition at IIT Delhi. Centre of Excellence for Research on Clean Air – CERCA had recently organized an exhibition at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi – IIT-Delhi. The exhibition conduct at IIT Delhi was inaugurated by Sanjay Dhotre,Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development.The Center of Excellence for Research in Clean Air – CERCA was inaugurated at IIT Delhi campus on 16th February 2018. CERCA basically aims at restoring the Blue Skies and also to improve the Air Quality in Delhi or NCR as well as at other cities in our country via some scientific researches. It could therefore be classified as an effort to promote scientific research on clean air issues and also provides sustainable solutions to the air pollution problem. It focuses to understand and resolve the clear air issues in Delhi and NCR regions of India.The government of India is committed to the reason of fighting with the highly rising air pollution levels in India. Government of India is taking all necessary measures to spread the awareness on clean air problems and also providing all possible required support for the development as well as promotion of clean air technologies in India.The Government of India is also committed toward stechnology industrialization,investment in Research and Development,technology development and  global cooperation.

6. At which Airbase has  Exercise Indradhanush commenced ?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer :- Option D

Explanation :-Exercise Indradhanush had commenced at Airbase in Ghaziabad in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The 5th edition of Exercise Indradhanush was jointly commenced at Air Force Station Hindan, Airbase in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on 24th February 2020. The exercise is held between the two forces of India and United Kingdom respectively. The exercise is been conducted between Indian Air Force – IAF of India and Royal Air Force – RAF, the United Kingdom. The exercise will get concluded on 29th February 2020.The exercise basically focuses on  ‘BaseDefence and Force Protection’.  The exercise Indradhanush takes into account the recent threats to military establishments from terrorism and its  elements. The exercise also provides a basic platform to share and to jointly validate different strategies and tactics in order to counter terror threats to their installations. The Indradhanush exercises will include para drops from C-130J aircraft, tactical insertions by Mi-17 V5 helicopters and will be using  various airborne sensors. Sports and cultural events were also held during the exercise to enhance mutual understanding.

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