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16. 

Which is the newly appointed Governor of the Karnataka state?

A. Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar
B. Thaawarchand Gehlot
C. Rajendra Vishwanath
D. Hari Babu Kambhampati

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot has been appointed as the Governor of Karnataka.

17. 

Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Goa?

A. PS Sreedharan Pillai
B. Bandaru Dattatraya
C. Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar
D. Satyadev Narayan Arya

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

PS Sreedharan Pillai the current Governor of Mizoram has been appointed as the Governor of Goa.

18. 

Who has been roped in as the new CEO of Amazon Inc. to replace Jeff Bezos?

A. Lauren Sanchez
B. Adam Selipsky
C. Andy Jassy
D. Dan Jewett

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Andy Jassy, former head of Amazon Web Services (AWS), takes charge of Amazon.com's operations from Monday. The 53-year-old replaces Jeff Bezos as the CEO of the world's largest e-commerce firm.

19. 

Who is set to become the second Indian-born woman to fly to space after Kalpana Chawla?

A. Sirisha Bandla
B. Sunita Williams
C. Shawna Pandya
D. None of the above

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Indian-origin Sirisha Bandla is set to become the second Indian-born woman to fly into space after Kalpana Chawla.

20. 

Who has replaced Daniel Smith as the interim envoy to India, appointed by the US?

A. Manjeet Rana
B. Suresh Gulati
C. Prashant Tiwari
D. Atul Keshap

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The US has appointed Indian-American career diplomat Atul Keshap, an old India-hand at the state department, as the country's Charge'd Affairs in Delhi.