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31. 

Vijayalakshmi Ramanan passed away, she was first woman officer of which department?

A. BSF
B. IAF
C. CISF
D. CRPF

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Air Force 1st woman officer, Wing Commander (retd) Dr Vijaylakshmi Ramanan passed away. She was born in February 1924, she did her MBBS and later was commissioned in the Army Medical Corps on August 22, 1955. Besides having served as a gynaecologist at various Air Force Hospitals, including here, she had also attended to the troops wounded during wars and performed administrative duties.

32. 

Dr Jayanta Madhab passed away, he was a famous person of which profession?

A. Politician
B. Zeologist
C. Economist
D. Actor

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The renowned economist from Assam, Dr Jayanta Madhab passed away. He worked as financial adviser to Calcutta Metropolitan Development Corp and has served as a director at the ADB. He was the founder chairman of North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd. He was also the financial advisor of the Chief Minister from 2003-2009.

33. 

Zarina Roshan Khan passed away, she belonged to which profession?

A. Politician
B. Actress
C. Director
D. Singer

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Renowned TV actress, Zarina Roshan Khan passed away. She was fondly remembered for her role in the television show 'Kumkum Bhagya' as Indu Dadi. Zarina had begun her career as a stunt woman, before taking up acting as a profession and has featured in several shows and films. The actor has also performed in serials like Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai and played the role of a mother in several Hindi films.

34. 

Bowler Umar Gul announced retirement, he belonged to which country?

A. India
B. Pakistan
C. Bangladesh
D. Sri Lanka

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Pakistani pace bowler, Umar Gul has announced that he will retire from all forms of cricket. The 36-year-old Gul, who played his last match for Pakistan an ODI in 2016, featured for Balochistan team in the National T20 Cup.

35. 

Pradip Ghosh passed away, he belonged to which profession?

A. Elocutionist
B. Economist
C. Politician
D. Actor

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Noted Bengali elocutionist, Pradip Ghosh passed away. Ghosh was a prominent recitor and renowned vocal artist, who was well-known for his inimitable style of recitation. His most notable works included his recitation of Tagore's poems, especially those for children.