Current Affairs - Persons

Exercise :: Persons - Latest Current Affairs

  • Persons - Latest Current Affairs
26. 

Who was elected as the president of the 75th United Nations General Assembly?

A. Ahmet Davutoglu
B. Volkan Bozkir
C. Abdullah Gul
D. Omer Celik

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Volkan Bozkir(69) from Turkey was elected as the president of the 75th United Nations General Assembly. He is the 1st turkish to hold this post. He will hold the post for 1 year. Volkan Bozkir will succeed Tijjani Muhammad-Bande when the annual session opens on September 15, 2020.

27. 

The All India Football Federation recommended which former Indian football team captain for Padma Shri?

A. Anirudh Thapa
B. Udanta Singh
C. IM Vijayan
D. Gouramangi Singh

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) recommended former Indian football team captain IM Vijayan for Padma Shri, which is India's fourth-highest civilian award.

28. 

The tenure of which former supreme court judge as the ethics officer and ombudsman of BCCI got a 1 year extension in June 2020?

A. Ananga Kumar Patnaik
B. Abhay Manohar Sapre
C. DK Jain
D. Jasti Chelameswar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The tenure of former supreme court judge DK Jain as the ethics officer and ombudsman of Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) got a 1year extension in June 2020 due to the current covid-19 situation. He was the first-ever ombudsman of BCCI appointed by the supreme court in February 2019.

29. 

Finance Minister of Andhra Pradesh Buggana Rajendranath presented the AP state budget for Rs 2.24 lakh crore for the FY20-21. Who is the Governor of Andhra Pradesh?

A. Jagdish Mukhi
B. Phagu Chauhan
C. Biswabhusan Harichandan
D. B. D. Mishra

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Finance Minister of Andhra Pradesh Buggana Rajendranath presented the AP state budget for Rs 2.24 lakh crore for the FY20-21. With this, AP became the first Indian state to convene its Legislative Assembly and Council which will adopt a budget for FY21 amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Apart from this, AP Governor Biswabhusan Harichandan addressed the Assembly through video conference, which is also another first for the country.

30. 

The Competition Commission of India approves acquisition by MacRitchie Investments Pte.Ltd. in 91 Streets Media Technologies Private Limited, Ascent Health and API Holdings Ltd. Who is chairman of Competition Commission of India?

A. Jeet Thayil
B. Ramesh Abhishek
C. Navin Verma
D. Ashok Kumar Gupta

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Competition Commission of India approves acquisition by MacRitchie Investments Pte.Ltd. in 91Streets Media Technologies Private Limited, Ascent Health and Wellness Solutions Private Limited and API Holdings Private Limited under section 31(1) of the competition Act, 2002. Chairman of CCI is Ashok Kumar Gupta.