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51. 

Who is the chairman of committee for the welfare of the freedom fighters reconstituted by MHA?

A. Shivaram Rajguru
B. Bagha Jatin
C. Gujarat Dinakar
D. G Kishan Reddy

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

MHA reconstituted a new committee for the welfare of the freedom fighters with the chairman G Kishan Reddy and 9 other "eminent freedom fighters" from across the country. Along with Reddy, former Congress MLA from Gujarat Dinakar Bhai Desai, who took part in 1942 Quit India Movement is one among the 9 member panel.

52. 

Who has been honoured with NASA's highest form of recognition for a non-governmental individual "NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal" for his service to NASA?

A. Dalip Singh Saund
B. Sanjay Gupta
C. Renjith Kumar
D. Gobind Behari

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On 8th June 2020, Renjith Kumar, Engineer from Kerala and Indian Entrepreneur based in Virginia is honoured with NASA's highest form of recognition for a non-governmental individual "NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal" for his service to NASA through executive leadership, engineering contribution, technical excellence and customer satisfaction.

53. 

Who represent India in Lieutenant General-level talks held between India and China at the Border Personnel Meeting Point in Maldo, on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh?

A. G. S. Rawat
B. Shushil Chandra
C. Harinder Singh
D. Devraj Anbu

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

On the request of Indian Government, Lieutenant General-level talks were held between India and China at the Border Personnel Meeting Point in Maldo in the Chushul sector, on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh. The meet was held to restore status quo as on April 2020 end, which was affected by border standoff in eastern Ladakh in May 2020. The Indian delegation was led by Lieutenant General Harinder Singh, Commander of 14 Corps, while the Chinese side was headed by Major General Liu Lin, Commander of the Tibet Military District.

54. 

The International Weightlifting Federation has recently cleared which Indian weightlifter from the doping charge due to the non-conformities in handling of samples?

A. Ganaesh Mali
B. K Sanjita Chanu
C. Sukhen Dey
D. Mirabai Chanu

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The International Weightlifting Federation has recently cleared Indian weightlifter K Sanjita Chanu from the doping charge due to the non-conformities in handling of her samples. The decision came on the recommendation of World Anti-Doping Agency. Chanu has asked for an apology and compensation for the trauma she has endured.

55. 

Athletics Integrity Unit banned which indian athlete from Tamil Nadu who won the gold medal for 800m in the 2019 Asian Championship for 4years after testing positive for banned substances?

A. Dutee Chand
B. Hima Das
C. K. T. Irfan
D. Gomathi Marimuthu

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Athletics Integrity Unit banned Gomathi Marimuthu, 31-year-old athlete from Tamil Nadu who won the gold medal for 800m in the 2019 Asian Championship, in Doha, Qatar for 4years from 17th May 2019 to 16th May 2023 after testing positive for banned substances. The titles, rankings, points and prizes won by Gomathi from 18th March 2019 to 17th May 2019 will be forfeited and her results will be annulled.