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36. 

Who inaugurated new Light Combat Helicopter Production Hangar at HAL Complex in Bengaluru?

A. Narendra Modi
B. Amit Shah
C. Nirmala Sitharaman
D. Rajnath Singh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh inaugurates new Light Combat Helicopter Production Hangar at HAL Complex in Bengaluru. Government has adopted Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's mantra of "Make in India', for India and the world" to build strong defence and security infrastructure in the country.

37. 

Who has been appointed as the chairman of the advisory council of Mumbai University?

A. Cyrus Mistry
B. Ratan Tata
C. Mukesh Ambani
D. N. R. Narayana Murthy

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Industrialist Ratan Tata is appointed as the chairman of the advisory council of Mumbai University. Tata was nominated by Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor of Universities in the state Bhagat Singh Koshyari. Tata was appointed for his vast experience in education, entrepreneurship and employment creation. He has navigated the companies to greater heights in India and globally as the head of the Tata Group.

38. 

Who has been appointed as India's next Ambassador to France?

A. Taranjit Singh Sandhu
B. Jawed Ashraf
C. Ajay Bisaria
D. Vinay Mohan Kwatra

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Diplomat Jawed Ashraf has been appointed as India's next Ambassador to France on 26 February. The announcement was made by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). He will take up the assignment shortly. The appointment comes in view of rising strategic ties between India and France.

39. 

Who has been appointed as the UKs new Attorney General?

A. Shailesh Vara
B. Caroline Dinenage
C. Steve Baker
D. Suella Braverman

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Indian-origin Suella Braverman has been appointed as the UK's new Attorney General. The appointment comes in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's reshuffled Cabinet in February 2020. Suella Braverman sworn in for the post at a ceremony at the Royal Courts of Justice in London on 24 February.

40. 

Who chaired the high-level meeting on Desert Locust Control?

A. Sanjay Agarwal
B. Kishore Biyani
C. Abdul Karim Telgi
D. Harshad Mehta

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Union Minister of Agriculture, Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare Sanjay Agarwal chaired a high-level meeting on Desert Locust Control on 25 February. The meeting discussed by the challenges and achievements the locust control operations done from May 2019 to February 2020.