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61. 

Who has been appointed as the Director General (additional charge) of National Security Guard (NSG)?

A. SS Deswal
B. AK Sharma
C. Anup Banerji
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Surjeet Singh Deswl (SS Deswal), Director General (DG) of Indo- Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has been given the additional charges as the DG of the Counter Terror Force- National Security Guard (NSG) following the retirement of Anup Kumar Singh, incumbent chief of NSG, on September30.

62. 

Who has topped the IIFL wealth Hurun India rich list 2020?

A. Shiv Nadar
B. Mukesh Ambani
C. Smita V Crishna
D. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries Limited(RIL) topped the IIFL Wealth Hurun India Rich List 2020 with the total wealth of 6,58,400 Cr. He retains this position for the 9th consecutive year. Hinduja brothers secured the second spot followed by Shiv Nadar and family. Smita V Crishna, who ranked 28th spot overall is the richest woman in the list followed by Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Biocon founder, who is also the richest self -made women in India.

63. 

Bengal Peerless appointed whom as brand ambassador?

A. Sourav Ganguly
B. Virat Kohli
C. Jasprit Bumrah
D. MS Dhoni

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Kolkata based Real Estate Developer, Bengal Peerless Housing Development Company Limited appointed Former National Cricket Team Captain and Current President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly as it's Brand Ambassador. He will lead the campaign of Bengal Peerless's Residential Project Avidipta II.

64. 

GoI appointed whom as new chairman of TRAI?

A. P.D. Vaghela
B. Deepak Chahar
C. RS Sharma
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed P.D. Vaghela as the chairman of the Telecom Regulatory of India (TRAI). He will succeed RS Sharma, who was at the helm of the sector regulator for five years. He is currently in the department of pharmaceuticals (DoP) under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, where he was appointed as the secretary for a year till 30 September.

65. 

RBI roped in with whom for customer awareness campaign?

A. Virat Kohli
B. Amitabh Bachchan
C. Shah Rukh Khan
D. Sachin Tendulkar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Reserve Bank of India has roped in Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan for the customer awareness campaign. The campaign aims to prevent gullible account holders from being duped by fraudsters.