TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 02/08/2020

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1.Recently which former President awarded Bharat Ratna has passed away at the age of 84 years?
a. Pranab Mukherjee
b. Pratibha Patil
c. K. R. Narayan
d. Shankar Dayal Sharma

ANSWER: a. Pranab Mukherjee,
India’s highest civilian award of India awarded gems former President of August 31, 2020 the Army RR (Research and Referral) died in the hospital. Pranab Mukherjee was the 13th President of the country from 2012 to 2017. In the year 2019, he was awarded the Bharat Ratna. While in the Congress party, he played the role from foreign to defense, finance and commerce minister. Pranab Mukherjee entered the political world through the Congress in 1969.

2.How long has the Directorate General of Civil Aviation extended the ban on international flights?
a. 10 October
b. 12 January
c. 15 March
d. 30 September

ANSWER: d. On 30 September, the
Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on 31 August 2020 that all scheduled international passenger flights will remain suspended till 30 September. The DGCA said in a circular that international scheduled flights may be allowed by the competent authorities on some selected routes on a case by case basis. It is known that international flights have been banned since 23 March. The Foreign Ministry said that in the wake of Corona virus epidemic, more than 12 lakh Indians have been brought back home since the government started the ‘Vande Bharat’ mission on May 07.

3.How many rupees have been fined by the Supreme Court by lawyer activist Prashant Bhushan while passing judgment on contempt of court?
a. One rupee
b. Two rupees
c. Four rupees
d. Five rupees

ANSWER: a. One Rupee
Supreme Court on 31 August 2020 has ordered Prashant Bhushan to pay a fine of 1 rupee. Renowned lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan was found guilty of contempt of court. Prashant Bhushan has been given time till September 15 to deposit the fine. If they do not pay the fine, they can be sentenced to jail for 3 years or for not working as a lawyer for three years.

4.Recently which former MP has been appointed as the National President of Jananayak Janata Party (JJP)?
a. Ashok Singh
b. Ajay Singh Chautala
c. Nishikant Dubey
d. Santosh Vikram Singh

ANSWER: b. Ajay Singh Chautala
Former MP Ajay Singh Chautala was appointed the National President of Jananayak Janata Party (JJP). The decision to make Chautala the president was taken in the party’s national executive meeting held in Panchkula. Ajay Chautala is the grandson of former Deputy Prime Minister late Devi Lal and co-founder of JJP. The party was founded in December 2018. Ajay Chautala’s son and Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala and state president of JJP’s Haryana unit Nishan Singh were also present at the meeting.

5.Who has been nominated for the post of Prime Minister after the support of major political parties in Lebanon?
a. Hasan Diab
b. Saad Al Hariri
c. Mustafa Adeeb
d. Nabih Berry

ANSWER: c. Mustafa Adeeb
was named the new Prime Minister in Lebanon, Ambassador Mustafa Adeeb in Germany after the support of major political parties on Monday. They will take the initiative to form a new government in Lebanon. The Lebanese President has asked Mustafa Adeeb to form a new government after securing 90 votes in the 128-member parliament. Under the Lebanese political and sect system, only a Sunni Muslim can hold the office of Prime Minister.