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21. 

Vidyaben Shah passed away around the age of 97 in her residence in New Delhi. She was a famous person of which profession?

A. Politician
B. Actor
C. Social worker
D. Singer

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Padma Shri awardee & National Awardee, Freedom fighter & Social worker, Vidyaben Shah passed away around the age of 97 in her residence in New Delhi. She established India's 1st Bal Bhavan in Rajkot in the 1940s. She was born on November 7, 1922 in Gujarat.

22. 

Uttar Pradesh has provided employment to how many workers in 56,981 village panchayats of the state under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme?

A. 57.12 lakh
B. 27.12 lakh
C. 37.12 lakh
D. 47.12 lakh

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

In accordance with the official government data, on June 15, 2020, Uttar Pradesh has provided employment to 57 lakh 12975 workers in 56,981 village panchayats of the state under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, making it the top Indian state to provide highest employment under MGNREGS. This employment is 18% of the total work generated under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in the country.

23. 

What was the name of former Lok Sabha Member and the founder of Janalaxmi Cooperative Bank who passed away due to illness at the age of 80 in Nashik, Maharashtra?

A. Sir Sassoon J. David
B. Ms. Padmaja Chunduru
C. Madhavrao Balwant Patil
D. M. Ramaswami Chettiar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Madhavrao Balwant Patil, Former Lok Sabha Member and the founder of Janalaxmi Cooperative Bank passed away due to illness at the age of 80 in Nashik, Maharashtra. He was born on 21st January 1940 in Nashik, Maharashtra.

24. 

Who wrote the book - The Room Where It Happened?

A. Donald Trump
B. Bill Clinton
C. Barack Obama
D. George W. Bush

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

'The Room Where It Happened', a book by US President Donald Trump's former National Security Adviser John Bolton, to release on June 23.

25. 

Who has been appointed as Kyrgyzstan's new Prime Minister?

A. Askar Akayev
B. Roza Otunbayeva
C. Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziyev
D. Kubatbek Boronov

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Kubatbek Boronov(55) was appointed as Kyrgyzstan's Prime Minister. Kyrgyzstan's President Sooronbai Jeenbekov signed an order to appoint him. He succeeded Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziyev who resigned on June 15 following accusations of corruption.