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31. 

Who has been appointed as MD and CEO of Canara Bank?

A. Nanda Kishor Pun
B. L V Prabhakar
C. Prasad Sharma
D. T. N. Manoharan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Government appointed L V Prabhakar as managing director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Canara Bank. The appointment will be effective from 1 February 2020. He will hold the position till he attains the age of superannuation on 31 December 2022 or until further orders.

32. 

Who took charge as IBA Chief Executive?

A. VG Kannan
B. Sunil Mehta
C. Michel A. Khalaf
D. Vipin Anand

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Bank Association (IBA) appoints Punjab National Bank's former MD and CEO Sunil Mehta as its chief executive. Mehta recently retired as the Managing Director and CEO of Punjab National Bank.

33. 

Who has been appointed as first post-Brexit UK ambassador?

A. Ana Paula Zacarias
B. Joao Vale de Almeida
C. Augusto Santos Silva
D. Berta Nunes

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Portuguese diplomat Joao Vale de Almeida was appointed as the head of future EU diplomatic mission to the UK after Brexit on 24 January. The UK's exit was scheduled for 31 January 2020.Almeida will head the first EU delegation to the UK as of the first day of February.

34. 

Who is the author of "Bijji: Timeless Tales"?

A. Vishes Kothari
B. Anil Saxena
C. Gopal Triveni
D. Vidhyut Mehta

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The 13th annual edition of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival is being held in at Diggi Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan. The festival was inaugurated by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. During the occasion, he released a book titled Bijji: Timeless Tales from Marwa written by Vishes Kothari.

35. 

Who took over as the new chairman of the FEMBoSA for 2020?

A. Sharad Arvind Bobde
B. Sunil Arora
C. Sushil Chandra
D. Ashok Lavasa

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora assumed Chairmanship of the Forum of the Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBoSA) on 24 January for the year 2020. India took over the Chair of FEMBoSA from KM Nurul Huda, CEC of Bangladesh. Mr.Huda handed over the Logo of FEMBoSA to Mr. Arora at the 10th Annual Meeting of FEMBoSA held in New Delhi 24 January.