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36. 

Who is the head of 14 member committee by Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India on Corporate Insolvency Resolution and Liquidation process?

A. Vijay Shekhar Sharma
B. Sunil Mittal
C. Uday Kotak
D. Rakesh Kapoor

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

In pursuance of regulation 3 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India advisory committee regulation 2017, the IBBI board has restructured an advisory committee on Corporate Insolvency Resolution and Liquidation process by including four new members. The new 14 member committee, will be chaired by Uday Kotak, the Executive Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank.

37. 

Who is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the UTI Asset Management Company?

A. Salil Parekh
B. Shantanu Narayen
C. Sanjay Jha
D. Imtaiyazur Rahman

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Board of Unit Trust of India Mutual Fund had appointed Imtaiyazur Rahman as Chief Executive Officer of the UTI Asset Management Company. He had been already serving as the interim CEO for the past two years.He will succeed Leo Puri whose 5-year tenure was over in August 2018.

38. 

Who has been appointed as the new Associate Administrator of Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate of NASA?

A. Kathy Lueders
B. Oliver Jacobs
C. Eamon Reilly
D. Amira Shanshiry

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Kathy Lueders has been appointed as the new Associate Administrator of Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate. With this, she becomes the first female to head the human space flight program of NASA. Lueders has been assisting NASA in sending astronauts to space since 2014 on private spacecraft.

39. 

Who became the first woman to reach the Challenger Deep, the deepest point in the ocean?

A. Roberta Bondar
B. Serena M. Aunon
C. Kathy Sullivan
D. Clayton Anderson

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The 68-year-old Kathy Sullivan, Former NASA astronaut and Geologist became the first woman to reach the Challenger Deep, the deepest point in the ocean. It is located in the Mariana Trench, 7 miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean which is 200 miles southwest of Guam.

40. 

Who has launched a National Healthcare Supply Chain Portal Aarogyapath to provide real-time availability of critical healthcare supplies with the involvement of manufacturers, suppliers and customers?

A. Shri Rajesh Bhushan
B. Dr. V. P. Joy
C. Anil Kumar Gupta
D. Samant Goel

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Shri Rajesh Bhushan, the officer on Special Duty of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched a National Healthcare Supply Chain Portal Aarogyapath (https://www.aarogyapath.in) to provide real-time availability of critical healthcare supplies with the involvement of manufacturers, suppliers and customers.