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21. 

Who recently assumed charge as the new CMD of Coal India Ltd?

A. Pramod Agrawal
B. M. Nagaraj
C. Pradeep Singh Kharola
D. Mohit Malhotra

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Pramod Agrawal assumed charge as the new chairman and managing director of Coal India Ltd. Agrawal, a 1991 batch IAS officer, was principal secretary for urban development and housing department in Madhya Pradesh.He took over after A K Jha retired as the CIL chairman on January 31.

22. 

Who was appointed as the Prime Minister of Iraq?

A. Mohammed Allawi
B. Nibah Allawi
C. Barham Salih
D. Shereman Nassir

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

On February 01, 2020, one of the former communications ministers of Iraq, Mohammed Allawi was appointed the Prime Minister of the country by the President of Iraq, Barham Salih.

23. 

Who has been appointed as chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs?

A. Shivdas Kaushik
B. Ramakant Hegde
C. Shyam Singh
D. M Ajit Kumar

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Central Government appoints M Ajit Kumar as chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs. The appointment comes just two days before the Union Budget presentation.

24. 

Who is to serve as interim DGP of Uttar Pradesh?

A. Hitesh Chandra Awasthi
B. Vikram Singh
C. Sanjay Kumar
D. Krishan Kant Paul

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Hitesh Chandra Awasthi will serve as the interim Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttar Pradesh. UP government announced. Awasthi, a 1985 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, will replace OP Singh retired from the top police post in Uttar Pradesh. Awasthi served in the CBI for 13 years, who is presently posted as Director-general Vigilance. He will retire in June 2021.

25. 

Who has been appointed as the Special Expenditure Observer of Election Commission of India?

A. B Murli Kumar
B. Mrinal Kanti Das
C. Rajiv Singh
D. B K Das

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Election Commission of India appointed Sh B Murli Kumar (ex IRS-1983) as Special Expenditure Observer as also appointed Sh Mrinal Kanti Das (IPS 1977 Retd) as Special Police Observer for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 2020. Sh Murali, in consultation with the Chief Electoral Officer, Delhi, will be supervising and monitoring the work done by the electoral machinery.