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Question 01.Which city is the host of the ‘G20 Space Economy Leaders Meeting’ in India?
Question 02.Which Indian state/UT announced ‘Dr. B R Ambedkar Award’ for recognising people involved in the welfare of Dalits?
- Tamil Nadu
- Madhya Pradesh
- West Bengal
Question 03.Which city is the host of the ‘Global Conference on Compressed Biogas’?
- New Delhi
Question 04.Which country is the host of ‘SCO Millets Food Festival’?
- Sri Lanka
Question 05.Virginia Norwood, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?
Answer 01. [Option 3: Shillong]
The G20 Space Economy Leaders Meeting was organized in Shillong in April 2023. The Meeting is being organised under India’s G20 presidency by the Department of Space, Government of India.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be organizing the precursor event of this meeting.
Answer 02. [Option 2: Telangana]
The Telangana Government recently announced an award in the name of Babasaheb Dr. B R Ambedkar.
The government will form Rs.51 crore corpus for this award and every year. Rs.3 crore worth of award will be given to anyone involved in the welfare of Dalits.
Answer 03. [Option 3: New Delhi]
The ‘Global Conference on Compressed Biogas’ was organised in New Delhi under the theme of “Towards Progressive Policy Framework for a Robust CBG Foundation and Growth.”
Indian Federation of Green Energy (IFGE): Compressed Biogas (CBG) Producer Forum organised the conference, which is also supported by Ministry for Petroleum & Natural Gas.
Answer 04. [Option 2: India]
Union Minister of State for Tourism Shripad Naik inaugurated a Millets Food Festival of the member countries of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Mumbai.
It includes a variety of cuisines made of different millets prepared by chefs from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan, Russia and India.
Answer 05. [Option 2: Aerospace]
Virginia Norwood, the aerospace pioneer, has passed away recently at the age of 96. She invented a scanner that has enabled scientists to map and study the earth for more than 50 years.
Ms. Norwood, a physicist, was the person primarily responsible for designing the scanner that made the Landsat satellite program possible.