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36. 

Who became new chairman of Mumbai Port Trust?

A. Anoop Jalota
B. Rajiv Jalota
C. Rajiv Mishra
D. None of these

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer, Rajiv Jalota has been appointed as the chairman of Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT). The appointment committee of the Union cabinet issued the order for the central deputation. The post of MbPT chairman was vacant after former chairman Sanjay Bhatia retired on July 31 and was appointed as Lokayukta of Maharashtra.

37. 

Who appointed as new Chief Information Commissioner?

A. Vilash Sukla
B. Bimal Zulka
C. Yashvardhan K. Sinha
D. None of these

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Government of India has approved the name of Former Foreign Service officer, Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha as the new Chief Information Commissioner. He was already the Information Commissioner and was also the most senior. The post of CIC chairman had been vacant for several months after Bimal Zulka retired.

38. 

Who has been named as brand ambassador of Dr Trust?

A. Virat Kohli
B. Rohit Sharma
C. Shikhar Dhawan
D. MS Dhoni

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Mumbai Indians or Senior India cricketer Rohit Sharma was on Wednesday named brand ambassador of healthcare company Dr Trust. Dr Trust manufactures monitoring devices, which help in tracking vitals like blood pressure, blood oxygen levels, respiration rate, pulse rate and others. Rohit will be featured in a new integrated campaign for Dr Trust which will run across TV, print and online channels as well as in-store rolling out from October 2020.

39. 

Who was appointed as Ambassador to Republic of San Marino?

A. Sushil Kumar Singhal
B. Neena Malhotra
C. Sushmita Sen
D. None of these

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian diplomat Dr Neena Malhotra, 1992-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, appointed as next Ambassador to the Republic of San Marino. She will have a residence in Rome. Presently, she is serving as the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Italy.

40. 

Who was appointed as next Ambassador to Solomon Islands?

A. Sushil Kumar Singhal
B. Rajkiran Rai
C. Ramesh Pokhriyal
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Sushil Kumar Singhal, a 2000-batch IFS officer, has been concurrently accredited as the next High Commissioner of India to the Solomon Islands. He is presently serving as the High Commissioner of India to the Independent State of Papua New Guinea.