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56. 

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.

57. 

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.

58. 

Hudle roped in whom as brand ambassador and advisor?

A. Shikhar Dhawan
B. Shreyas Iyer
C. Ajinkya Rahane
D. Sunil Narine

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Sports tech and events startup Hudle has announced the appointment of cricketer Ajinkya Rahane as brand ambassador and advisor of the company. Apart from being the face of the brand, Rahane will also be able to guide the team with strategic inputs through his wealth of experience in professional sport, the company said.

59. 

The government has extended the appointment of Madhabi Puri Buch as a WTM of which institution?

A. SIDBI
B. RBI
C. SEBI
D. SBI

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The government has extended the appointment of Madhabi Puri Buch as a whole time member (WTM) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) by a period of six months on Friday.

60. 

Who represented India at UN Summit on Biodiversity held on September 30,2020?

A. Prakash Javedkar
B. Nitin Gadkari
C. Narendra Modi
D. Amit Shah

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

On September 30,2020, Union minister Prakash Keshav Javedkar addressed the UN Summit on Biodiversity, which was convened by the President of the General Assembly, Volkan Bozkir, under the theme of "Urgent action on biodiversity for sustainable development". India has added around 3 million hectares of forest and tree cover, which has enhanced the combined forest and tree cover to 24.56% of the total geographical area of country.