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11. 

Who became the youngest girl in the world to summit Mt. Aconcagua?

A. JaahnaviSriperambuduru
B. Shivangi Pathak
C. Nahida Manzoor
D. Kaamya Karthikeyan

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Kaamya Karthikeyan, a 12-year-old girl, became the youngest girl in the world to summit Mt. Aconcagua. She summited the mountain peak of 6962 m height on 1 February 2020.Kaamya Karthikeyan is a class VII student of Navy Children School (NCS), Mumbai. She has had years of physical and mental preparation along with regular participation in adventure sports combined with strong character.

12. 

A. Surya Prakash, who recently demitted office, was the chairman of which organisation?

A. Bharat Electronics Limited
B. Dainik Jagran
C. Prasar Bharati
D. Doordarshan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Prasar Bharati bid farewell to its chairman A. Surya Prakash, who has completed a two-term stint that began in 2014.Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javdekar expressed his appreciation forSurya Prakash on the completion of his two consecutive terms in office and felicitated him by remembering his valuable contribution to the organisation, the Prasar Bharati said in a tweet.

13. 

Who has been has been appointed Britain's ambassador to the United States?

A. Simon McDonald
B. Karen Pierce
C. Kim Darroch
D. Mark Sedwill

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Dame Karen Pierce has been appointed Britain's ambassador to the United States. She became the first woman to hold the position, the most prominent in the diplomatic service. She is currently serving as the UK's permanent representative to the United Nations. She will replace Kim Darroch who had resigned in 2019 over his controversial comments on US President Donald Trump in leaked diplomatic cables.

14. 

Who has recently unveiled children's protection fund for India?

A. Prince Charles
B. Prince Phillip
C. Prince William
D. Prince Harry

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Britain's Prince Charles unveils a new children's protection fund for India as part of British Asian Trust, the charity founded by him in 2007 to fight poverty in South Asia. Katy Perry as the ambassador of the new fund, which will be focussed on reducing the exploitation of children by 50 percent.

15. 

Who is the new CEO of Wework?

A. Artie Minson
B. SudiDevanesen
C. Sandeep Mathrani
D. Sebastian Gunningham

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Sandeep Mathrani an Indian-American now charged with the tough work of relaunching WeWork, which had been one of America's most commended new businesses that put a mammoth impression in the business land of significant urban communities around the world. Its breakdown prompted Neumann's flight and cost the primary investor, wealthy Japanese person Masayoshi Son, billions of dollars.