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31. 

Who was appointed as the chairperson of Commission for Air Quality Management(CAQM) in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas?

A. M.M. Kutty
B. Harshvardhan
C. Piyush Goyal
D. Nitin Gadkari

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Former Chief Secretary of Delhi, M.M. Kutty was appointed as the chairperson of Commission for Air Quality Management(CAQM) in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas. The CAQM was formed on October 28 after dissolving several pollution-monitoring bodies, including most prominently the 22-year-old, Environment Pollution Prevention & Control Authority (EPCA) that has so far addressed air pollution in the Delhi NCR. This body will perform the job of coordinating activities between the State.

32. 

Who has been elected to the UN's Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ)?

A. Vidisha Maitra
B. Smriti Irani
C. Nirmala Sitharaman
D. Kiran Bedi

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Indian diplomat, Vidisha Maitra has been elected to the UN's Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ). The election was a tightly contested one but Maitra won with 126 UN members supporting her candidature for the only post for the Asia-Pacific group while 64 voted for the opposing candidate who was from Iraq.

33. 

Who has been unanimously elected to the board of global dairy body International Dairy Federation (IDF)?

A. Dilip Rath
B. Ramesh Pokhriyal
C. Rajiv Mishra
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) Chairman, Dilip Rath has been unanimously elected to the board of global dairy body International Dairy Federation (IDF). He has been associated with IDF for the last 10 years as Member Secretary of Indian National Committee and as a member of the Standing Committee on Dairy Policy and Economics.

34. 

Syska Group announced whom as its new brand ambassador?

A. Shah Rukh Khan
B. Virat Kohli
C. Rajkummar Rao
D. Shahid Kapoor

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Fast Moving Electrical Goods (FMEG) company Syska Group, has roped in actor Rajkummar Rao as the new face of the brand. Rao will work closely with the company to promote the Syska products across LED and fan segments. The partnership will also see Syska Group launch a new ad campaign with Rajkummar focusing on LED and fans.

35. 

Who became the Brand Ambassador for Namami Gange project?

A. Chacha Chaudhary
B. M S Dhoni
C. Nawazuddin Siddiqui
D. Akshay Kumar

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The iconic Indian superhero, Chacha Chaudhary, whose brain works faster than a computer has now come forward to join hands with the NamamiGange Programme. Diamond Toons will conceptualize and publish this new 'Talking Comics' with Chacha Chaudhary spreading awareness on the cultural and spiritual significance of River Ganga and deploy best available knowledge across the masses for Ganga rejuvenation. The teaser was released during Ganga Utsav 2020.