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Consider the following statements: (1) Chanda Kochhar and Shikha Sharma have been named on Fortune’s most powerful women in business list published on September 26, 2017.

(2) Mary Barra of Lockheed Martin is ranked first, followed by PepsiCo chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi at 2nd and General Motors CEO Marillyn Hewson took the third spot.

(3) The 50 global businesswomen represent 18 countries and many industries and had 12 newcomers this year.

(4) The US list comprised 26 CEOs controlling $1.1 trillion in market cap, seven newcomers, one returnee, and nine women in the technology industry.

Which of the above statements are true?

[A] Both 1 and 2
[B] Only 1, 3 and 4
[C] Only 1,2 and 3
[D] Both 1 and 4
[E] All of the above

Consider the following statements: (1) Ajay Tyagi on September 25, 2017, was named among the top ten regulators in the world.

(2) Ajay Tyagi is the Chairman of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India(IBBI).

(3) The list of ten regulators is topped by European Union's Commissioner (Competition) Margrethe Vestager and is followed by ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority) Chairman Steven Maijoor 

(4) The rankings are part of the World's Most Influential People in Market Structure, also known as The Exchange Invest 1000 (EI1000), which was launched by Patrick Young & Exchange Invest. 

Which of the above statement/s is/are false?

[A] Only 2 and 3
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 1,2 and 4
[D] Only 3
[E] Only 4
73. Hui Ka Yan is the Chairman of which company?
हुई का यान किस कंपनी के अध्यक्ष हैं?
[A] Century Golden Resources Group
[B] Gemdale Group
[C] Evergrande Group
[D] China Properties Group
[E] Baoneng Group
74. Name the motorcyclist who on August 17, 2017  became the youngest person to circumnavigate the world solo on a motorbike.
[A] Jeison Murillo
[B] Juan Pablo Carrizo
[C] Antonio Candreva
[D] Davide Costa
[E] Kane Avellano
75. As per the Forbes 2017's highest paid actresses released on August 16, 2017, ______ is the world's highest paid actress.
[A] Jennifer Lawrence
[B] Melissa McCarthy
[C] Mila Kunis
[D] Jennifer Aniston
[E] Emma Stone
76. Name the MD and CEO of Commonwealth Bank Group who resigned on August 14, 2017 over money laundering charges.
कॉमनवेल्थ बैंक समूह के MD और CEO का नाम बताएं जिन्होंने 14 अगस्त 2017 को मनी लॉन्ड्रिंग के आरोपों के कारण इस्तीफा दे दिया।
[A] Ralph Norris
[B] Catherine Livingstone
[C] Craig James
[D] Ian Narev
[E] Florance Broadhurst
77. Name the Indian actress who raised the Indian flag at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM)?
उस भारतीय अभिनेत्री का नाम बताएं जिसने मेलबोर्न भारतीय फिल्म महोत्सव (IFFM) में भारतीय झंडा फहराया?
[A] Deepika Padukone
[B] Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
[C] Katrina Kaif
[D] Anushka Sharma
[E] None of the above
78. Milkha Singh on August 11, 2017 was appointed as Ambassador of _______.
79. Who on July 15, 2017 was appointed as UNICEF's Global Goodwill Ambassador?
[A] Ruhi Singh
[B] Nikki Shah
[C] Nisha Ganatra
[D] Lilly Singh
[E] Meaghan Rath
80. Name the man who gave birth to a girl on July 9, 2017.
[A] Thomas Beatie
[B] Ronald Koeman
[C] Jason Levien
[D] Steve Kaplan
[E] Hayden Cross
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