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46. 

Who has been unanimously re-elected as the Speaker of Delhi Assembly?

A. Ram Niwas Goel
B. Rakhi Birla
C. Rajendra Pal Gautam
D. Alka Lamba

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Senior leader of AamAadmi Party (AAP) Ram Niwas Goel was unanimously re-elected as the Speaker of Delhi Assembly.The proposal to elect the Speaker of the 7th Delhi Legislative Assembly was moved by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

47. 

Who sworn in as first vice president of South Sudan?

A. Riek Machar
B. Salva Kiir Mayardit
C. John Garang
D. Taban Deng Gai

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Former rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as South Sudan's first vice president as part of a unity government with his former adversary President Salva Kiir, a tentative step toward peace after years of civil war ravaged the oil-rich yet impoverished nation.

48. 

Who has been elected as the president of the Rowing Federation of India?

A. Rajalaxmi Singh Deo
B. MV Sriram
C. Rajpal Singh
D. G Bhasker

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Rajalaxmi Singh Deo was re-elected as the president of the Rowing Federation of India (RFI) after the successful conclusion of the elections. Rajpal Singh, G Bhasker, Souvik Ghose, and Sreekunara Kurup were elected as vice-presidents.

49. 

US-India Business Council (USIBC) appoints ___________ as new Chair of its Global Board of Directors?

A. Pankaj Sawant
B. Nayan Dube
C. Vijay Advani
D. Chitra Khemka

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has appointed Vijay Advani as new Chair of its Global Board of Directors. Prior to this, he served as Executive Chairman of the Board in January 2020. The council also announced two new members of the Global Board of Directors Lockheed Martin International Senior Vice President Tim Cahill and GE South Asia President & CEO Mahesh Palashikar. US India Business Council (USIBC) represents top global companies operating across the United States, India, and Indo-Pacific.

50. 

Who will be the next Chairman of NABARD?

A. G.R. Chintala
B. Usha Sangwan
C. Shyam Srinivasan
D. Rana Kapoor

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

A senior agriculture scientist from the state, Govinda Rajulu Chintala has been named as next chairman of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Govinda Rajulu is presently serving as deputy managing director of the Nabard based at Mumbai.