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11. 

Which former chief justice of India was nominated recently to the Rajya Sabha?

A. Shaktikant Das
B. Ranjan Gogoi
C. C Raghuramrajan
D. Deepak Mishra

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Former Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi was nominated to Rajya Sabha on 16 March 2020. He was nominated by President Ram Nath Kovind. His nomination to the upper house was made against the vacancy created due to the retirement of senior lawyer KTS Tulsi. There are 11 other nominated members in the Rajya Sabha.

12. 

Who has been appointed as the new Chief Electoral Officer of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir?

A. Ravi Uchan
B. Bipesh Rawat
C. Hirdesh Kumar
D. Kalpesh Singh

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Election Commission of India appointed Hirdesh Kumar as the new Chief Electoral Officer of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. He will replace Shailendra Kumar with effect from the date he assumes charge.

13. 

Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Power Finance Corporation ?

A. Geetish Gupta
B. Ravinder Singh Dhillon
C. Binder Gulia
D. Nadeem Khan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared the appointment of Ravinder Singh Dhillon as Chairman and Managing Director of Power Finance Corporation (PFC) with effect from the date of assumption of charge of the post on or after June 1 till the date of his superannuation on May 31, 2023, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

14. 

Who has been appointed as Advisor to J&K Lieutenant Governor?

A. Behar Ali
B. Ravi Sinha
C. Baseer Ahmed Khan
D. Rustom Afri

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

IAS officer Baseer Ahmed Khan appointed Advisor to J&K Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu.

15. 

Who has been appointed as the officiating chairperson of NCLAT?

A. Ravi Mishra
B. R K Sinha
C. G C Bhatt
D. Bansi Lal Bhat

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Justice Bansi Lal Bhat appointed as the officiating chairperson of NCLAT (National Company Law Appellate Tribunal).