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56. 

Who has been reappointed as the Surveyor General of India for one year?

A. Ranbir Singh
B. KJS Dhillon
C. Girish Kumar
D. Atish Sanga

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Lt General Girish Kumar was reappointed as the Surveyor General of India for one year. He has been appointed on contract basis for one year, with effect from January 1, 2020. Kumar was in September 2017 appointed as the Surveyor General of India under the Survey of India, the national survey and mapping organization of the country.

57. 

Who has been appointed as the Director-General of CRPF?

A. Manish Shanker Sharma
B. Sanjukta Parashar
C. AP Maheshwari
D. Shivdeep Lande

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Senior IPS officer A P Maheshwari was on January 13 appointed as Director-General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), according to a Personnel Ministry order. Maheshwari, a 1984 batch IPS officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre, is at present Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Union Home Ministry.

58. 

Who has been appointed as new Prime Minister of Malta?

A. RosianneCutajar
B. Chris Fearne
C. Robert Abela
D. Miriam Dalli

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Lawyer Robert Abela became Malta's new Prime Minister after securing a surprising victory in his party's leadership contest, which was triggered by a political scandal over the assassination of an investigative journalist that brought down the country's previous leader and several of his allies.

59. 

Who has been re-elected as the President of Taiwan?

A. Tsai Ing-wen
B. Han Kuo-yu
C. Ko Wen-je
D. Ma Ying-jeou

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen won the 2020 Taiwanese presidential election with her Democratic Progressive Party and was re-elected to a second term with 8.17 million votes (57.1 percent). This is the first time a candidate in a Taiwanese presidential election received over 8 million votes.

60. 

Dilip B. Bhosale, who recently resigned at 63 is a noted person of which field?

A. Lawmaker
B. Entrepreneur
C. Scientist
D. Professor

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Justice Dilip B. Bhosale, 63, resigns as member of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal citing personal reasons.