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36. 

Who has been newly appointed as the MD of SBI?

A. Challa Sreenivasulu Setty
B. S. S. Mallikarjuna Rao
C. Aditya Puri
D. S Harisankar

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The government appointed Challa Sreenivasulu Setty as the Managing Director (MD) of the State Bank of India (SBI) on 20 January 2020. He is appointed for a period of three years. The proposal of the Department of the Financial Services for the appointment of Setty was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).

37. 

Along with the Prime Minister Modi, who inaugurated the 2nd integrated border check post at Jogbani-Biratnagar?

A. KP Sharma Oli
B. Pushpa Kamal Dahal
C. Bidhya Devi Bhandari
D. Sher Bahadur Deuba

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepali counterpart KP Sharma Oli jointly inaugurated the second Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Jogbani-Biratnagar, built with Indian assistance to facilitate trade and people's movement.

38. 

Who has been appointed as CMD of real estate firm "Unitech"?

A. Mohit Malhotra
B. Yudhvir Malik
C. Jaiprakash Gaur
D. Chaudhary Raghvendra Singh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Crisis-hit realty firm Unitech's newly appointed chairman and managing director (CMD) Yudvir Singh Malik assumed office.The central government has superseded Unitech's board on Supreme Court's direction.

39. 

Who Has been named Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner?

A. Nisar Durrani
B. Shah Mohammad Jatoi
C. Shireen Mazari
D. Sikandar Sultan Raja

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Pakistan government and the Opposition on January 21 agreed to appoint former bureaucrat Sikandar Sultan Raja as the new Chief Election Commissioner, ending several months of deadlock over key appointments to the election commission.

40. 

Who has been elected the President of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India?

A. Nagendra D Rao
B. Somesh Bhatia
C. Ashish Garg
D. Anil Lamba

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has elected Ashish Garg as the president and Nagendra D Rao as the vice-president.Ashish Garg, during his tenure as the vice president of ICSI in 2019, served as the chairman of training and educational facilities committee, peer review board, and brand promotion committee.