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26. 

Who is the brand ambassador of Math learning edtech platform Cuemath?

A. Kangana Ranaut
B. Ayushmann Khurrana
C. Shah Rukh Khan
D. Vidya Balan

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Math learning edtech platform, Cuemath has roped in Bollywood actress Vidya Balan as its brand ambassador. The actress has been featured in the Cuemath's new ad campaign. The campaign slogan aptly backs it up - "Math Karo, Aage Badho."

27. 

The Union government has extended the tenure of Enforcement Directorate (ED) Director by one year. Who is the director of ED?

A. Abhishek Manu Singhvi
B. Kottayan Katankot Venugopal
C. Nand Kishore Singh
D. Sanjay Kumar Mishra

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Union government has extended the tenure of Enforcement Directorate (ED) Director Sanjay Kumar Mishra by 1 year after modifying his appointment order that was issued in 2018. The ED is a central investigative agency that enforces two central laws- the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA). Mishra is a 1984-batch Indian Revenue Service officer of the Income Tax cadre and was appointed the Enforcement Directorate chief on November 19, 2018.

28. 

Who has been appointed as a BJP Party in-charge of political crucial in Uttar Pradesh?

A. Radha Mohan Singh
B. Devendra Fadnavis
C. J. P. Nadda
D. Yogi Adityanath

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

BJP's New Team of State in-charges: Radha Mohan Singh Appointed For UP, Kailash Vijayvargiya Retains WB. With an eye on upcoming elections, the BJP has made some major changes in its line-up for state in-charges. Party vice-president Radha Mohan Singh has been appointed in-charge of politically crucial Uttar Pradesh, and will be assisted by party national secretary Satya Kumar, Sunil Ojha and Sanjeev Chaurasia in the state.

29. 

Who inaugurated a first-of-its-kind giant air purifier in Delhi (Gandhi Nagar)?

A. Arvind Kejriwal
B. Manish Sisodia
C. Adesh Gupta
D. Gautam Gambhir

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

East Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir inaugurated a first-of-its-kind giant air purifier in Gandhi Nagar market Thursday. The air purifier is 12-foot-tall, covering an area of 1,000 square meters and delivers 2 lakh cubic meter of clean air every day, according to a statement from his office. Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta was also present at the inauguration event.

30. 

Who has been named as the Chief of Staff to the acting US Defence Secretary?

A. Mark Esper
B. Jon Stewart
C. Kash Patel
D. None of these

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Indian-American Kash Patel has been named as the Chief of Staff to the Acting US Defence Secretary Chris Miller. The new appointment comes a day after Donald Trump fired Defence Secretary Mark Esper and designated Chris Miller, as the Acting Secretary. Kash Patel, currently on the National Security Council staff. He replaces Jen Stewart, who resigned earlier in the day.