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46. 

Who has been appointed new Vice Chief of Army Staff?

A. Taranjit Singh
B. SK Saini
C. Ravendra Pal
D. Gurpal Sangha

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

On 18 January 2020 Lieutenant General Satinder Kumar Saini was appointed as the next Vice Chief of the Army Staff and would assume the office from 25 January 2020.

47. 

Who has been appointed as Joint Director of CBI?

A. Arvind Kumar
B. Rishi Kumar
C. Rakesh Asthana
D. Manoj Shashidhar

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Senior IPS officer of Gujarat cadre Manoj Shashidhar was appointed as Joint Director in the country's premier investigating agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation. He is currently serving in his cadre State of Gujarat as additional DG, State Intelligence Bureau.

48. 

Who has been appointed new Prime Minister of Russia?

A. Mikhail Mishustin
B. Anton Siluanov
C. Herman Gref
D. Dmitry Kozak

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Mikhail Mishustin never had any political ambitions as a career bureaucrat and his name didn't come up as a top candidate to become Russia's next prime minister.But the 53-year-old Mishustin, the longtime chief of Russia's tax service, was tapped for the post by President Vladimir Putin. The lower house of Russia's parliament, the Duma, quickly appointed Mishustin as prime minister.

49. 

Who is the author of 'Life's Amazing Secrets'?

A. N. Prabhakaran
B. Gaur Gopal Das
C. Richa Jha
D. Krishna Trilok

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Non-Fiction Award at Crossword Book Awards 2020- GAUR GOPAL DAS for 'Life's Amazing Secrets'

50. 

Who flagged off 51st K9 VAJRA-T Gun from Larsen and Turbo Armoured System Complex in Gujarat?

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flagged off 51st K9 VAJRA-T Gun from Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Armoured System Complex at Hazira, Gujarat on 16 January 2020. The participation of the private sector in defence manufacturing is toward fulfilling the government's commitment to make India an arms manufacturing hub and net defence exporter.