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71. 

Which of the following judges passed away recently?

A. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
B. Clarence Thomas
C. Brett Kavanagh
D. Elena Kagan

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

US Supreme court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an iconic champion of women's rights, has died of cancer at the age of 87.

72. 

Who was RBI's shortest service governor, who recently passed away?

A. Bimal Jalan
B. D. Subbarao
C. Amitabha Ghosh
D. R.N. Malhotra

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On September 15, 2020 Amitabha Ghosh, former governor of RBI passed away at the age of 90.

73. 

What was the name of the author of "Forrest gump", who recently passed away?

A. Winston Groom
B. Jonathan Franzen
C. Harper Lee
D. Thomas Pynchon

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

American novelist and journalist Winston Groom, the author of "Forrest Gump", passed away at the age of 77 at Alabama, USA.

74. 

Amitabha Ghosh passed away, he was the shortest-serving Governor of the which Institute?

A. SEBI
B. SBI
C. RBI
D. SIDBI

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The shortest-serving Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Amitabha Ghosh passed away. He had served as the 16th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India for 21 days between January 15, 1985, to February 4, 1985. It was a stop-gap arrangement when Amitabha Ghosh was serving as a deputy governor of RBI and waiting to hand over charge to the 17th RBI Governor R N Malhotra.

75. 

Ashok Gasti, who passed away recently, he belonged to which profession?

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka, Ashok Gasti passed away due to COVID-19. He was born in 1965 and belonged to Raichur district, Karnataka. The first-time he took oath as Rajya Sabha MP on July, 2020. He is credited for organising the BJP in Raichur district.

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