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16. 

Which Indian actor was named as CMS Ambassadors for Migratory Species until 2023?

A. Sacha Dench
B. Ranveer Singh
C. Randeep Hooda
D. Salman Khan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Internationally-renowned conservationist Ian Redmond OBE, award-winning explorer and environmentalist Sacha Dench and Indian actor and equestrian and Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda were named CMS Ambassadors for Migratory Species until 2023 under the redesigned Ambassadors Programme launched at CMS COP13.

17. 

Who has been appointed as the Managing Director of Yes Bank?

A. Prashant Kumar
B. Sunil Mehta
C. Mahesh Krishnamurthy
D. Atul Bheda

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Government appointed former Chief Financial Officer & deputy Managing Director(MD) of SBI Prashant Kumar as MD & Chief Financial Officer(CEO), the former Punjab National Bank(PNB) MD Sunil Mehta as Non-Executive Chairman, Mahesh Krishnamurthy & Atul Bheda as non-executive directors of the reconstructed board of Yes Bank.

18. 

Who sworn in as the first woman President of Greece?

A. Anna Diamantopoulou
B. Maria Efthymiou
C. Katerina Sakellaropoulou
D. Prokopis Pavlopoulos

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Greece: Former high court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou sworn in as the first woman President.

19. 

Who has been appointed as 1st ever ambassador of IDFC First bank?

A. Salman Khan
B. Amitabh Bachchan
C. Ajay Devgan
D. Sanjay Dutt

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan was appointed as the first ever ambassador of the IDFC FIRST Bank.

20. 

Who has been appointed as first-ever Chief Scientific Officer of Microsoft?

A. Ginni Rometty
B. Alan Mulally
C. Eric Horvitz
D. Paul Allen

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Microsoft has appointed Eric Horvitz as its first-ever Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). He will provide cross-company leadership on advances and trends on scientific matters and on issues and opportunities arising at the intersection of technology people and society.