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11. 

Who has been appointed as Head of the International Air Transport Association?

A. Srinivasan Swamy
B. Ramesh Narayan
C. Willie Walsh
D. RakeshAsthana

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Willie Walsh has been appointed the next head of the International Air Transport Association.

12. 

Who has been appointed as Chairman and advisor of committee to study feasibility of virgin hyper-loop in India?

A. Rajiv Kumar
B. Amitabh Kant
C. V K Saraswat
D. Jyoti Sinha

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The committee has appointed NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat as its Chairman and Advisor (Infrastructure Connectivity, NITI Aayog) Sudhendu Jyoti Sinha as its convener.

13. 

Who has been elected as the new independent chairman of International Cricket Council?

A. Mark Stafford
B. Greg Barkley
C. SachinTendulkar
D. Manu Sawhney

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

New Zealand Cricket chief Greg Barkley has been elected the new independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

14. 

Who has been appointed as an independent director of Indiabulls Housing Finance Board?

A. Dinabandhu Mohapatra
B. Satish Chand Mathur
C. Sachin Chaudhary
D. Shamsher Singh Ahlawat

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

IndiaBulls Housing Finance Board approved the appointment of Dinabandhu Mohapatra as an independent director of the company.

15. 

Who chaired National Crisis Management Committee to review status of impending cyclone Nivar?

A. Dinabandhu Mohapatra
B. Rajiv Gauba
C. Venkaiah Naidu
D. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba chaired a meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) to review the status of impending Cyclone.