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66. 

Who has been appointed as the judge to the criminal court of New York?

A. Deepika Bhonsle
B. Archana Rao
C. Vedita Sinha
D. Sumathi Krishna

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Two Indian origin women, Judge Archana Rao and Judge Deepa Ambedkar have been appointed as judges to criminal and civil courts. The judges were appointed by New York mayor Bill de Blasio. Judge Archana Rao is appointed to criminal court of New York.

67. 

Who has been appointed as the judge to the civil court of New York?

A. Indira Banerjee
B. R. Bhanumati
C. Vijaya Tahilramani
D. Deepa Ambedkar

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Two Indian origin women, Judge Archana Rao and Judge Deepa Ambedkar have been appointed as judges to criminal and civil courts. The judges were appointed by New York mayor Bill de Blasio. Judge Archana Rao is appointed to criminal court of New York and Judge Deepa Ambedkar is appointed to civil court in New York.

68. 

Who recently released a book titled Karmayoddha Granth?

A. Amit Shah
B. Rajnath Singh
C. Rahul Gandhi
D. Yogi Adityanath

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah released a book titled Karmayoddha Granth in New Delhi on 7 January 2020. In his book, Amit Shah has shared the life of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.

69. 

Who is to be the next High Commissioner of India to Dominica?

A. Nirupama Rao
B. Arun Kumar Sahu
C. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
D. Kanwal Sibal

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

IFS officer Arun Kumar Sahu is appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the mountainous Caribbean island of Dominica. He will be residing in Port of Spain. The appointment was approved by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

70. 

Who has been appointed as the new chairman of APEC?

A. Ramesh Krishnamurthy
B. Sanjiv Agarwal
C. A Sakthivel
D. Ashok Dwivedi

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

A Sakthivel has been elected as the Chairman of the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) by the Executive Committee for the period 2020-21. Dr A Sakthivel along with some exporters had established Tirupur Exporters Association in 1990 widely known as TEA.