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51. 

Who has been named as brand ambassador of 'Transform', India's first-ever badminton brand?

A. Virat Kohli
B. Sania Nehwal
C. Chetan Anand
D. SRK

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

At a time when India is encouraged to be aatmanirbhar, Commonwealth Games medallist shuttler Chetan Anand will be sporting India's first-ever homegrown professional badminton brand "Transform" that was launched on Wednesday and Anand has been signed as the face of the brand along with his academy in Hyderabad.

52. 

Who has topped the Forbes India Rich List 2020?

A. Virat Kohli
B. Mukesh Ambani
C. Ratan Tata
D. Gautam Adani

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani, has topped the Forbes India Rich list for 2020. He has retained his position as the wealthiest Indian for the 13th consecutive year on Forbes India list. The tycoon added $37.3 billion to his net worth, to bring his total fortune to $88.7 billion, a rise of 73% over the previous year.

53. 

Who is the brand Ambassador of Myntra?

A. Bhuvan Bam
B. Carry Minati
C. Ranveer Singh
D. Dinesh Karthik

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Myntra has announced YouTube sensation Bhuvan Bam as its first digital brand ambassador to further engage with the brand's fashion-forward, and tech-savvy customers, starting this festive season. As part of this strategic association, Myntra and Bam will co-ideate and create content that effectively communicates the brand's Uber proposition in an innovative, highly-relatable, and entertaining manner that goes beyond the traditional forms of communication.

54. 

Who has been re-elected as Chairman of AMFI?

A. Nilesh Shah
B. Ranjan Jha
C. Rajiv Thakur
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Nilesh Shah has been re-elected as the Chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI). He was earlier elected as the Chairman for 2019 - 2020. Nilesh Shah would also continue as the ex-officio Chairman of AMFI Financial Literacy Committee, being the Chairman of AMFI. These decisions were taken by AMFI, the industry body of SEBI-registered mutual funds at its Board Meeting.

55. 

Who has been appointed as the Director-General of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS)?

A. Rakesh Asthana
B. Charanjit
C. M A Ganapathy
D. None of these

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Senior IPS officer, M A Ganapathy has been appointed as the Director-General of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS). He is a 1986 batch IPS officer of Uttrakhand cadre. The post of BCAS chief fell vacant after Rakesh Asthana was appointed as the Director-General of Border Security Force in August.