TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 08/06/2021

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1. Who among the following has withdrawn from the ongoing French Open?

a) Rafael Nadal

b) Novak Djokovic

c) Roger Federer

d) Serena Williams

Answer (c) Roger Federer Tennis legend  Roger Federer withdrew himself from the ongoing French Open on June 6, 2021. Federer said that he decided to pull out from Roland Garros after discussions with his team. He stated that after two knee surgeries and over a year of rehabilitation, it is important that he listens to his body and make sure he does not push himself too quickly on the road to recovery.

2. When was World Environment Day observed?

a) June 3rd

b) June 4th

c) June 5th

d) June 6th

Answer (c) June 5th World Environment Day is observed every year on June 5th all around the world with an aim to engage citizens, businesses, and governments to understand the importance of the environment and address environmental issues. The day’s theme this year was ‘Reimagine, Recreate, Restore’ with a focus on ecosystem restoration.

3. Which state government has ordered private hospitals, nursing homes to administer Covaxin shots only to second-dose beneficiaries from 18-44 age group?

  1. a) Uttar Pradesh
  2. b) Delhi
  3. c) Haryana
  4. d) Punjab

Answer (b) Delhi The Delhi government on June 6, 2021 ordered all private hospitals and nursing homes to ensure that the Covaxin doses are used only to vaccinate those people from the 18-44 age group who are eligible for receiving the second dose in June. The order comes days after the Delhi High Court asked the Delhi government to consider this option to enable resuming vaccination of 18-44 age group people.

4. Which state government has decided to create an ‘Oxi-van’?

a) Haryana

b) Telangana

c) Delhi

d) Uttar Pradesh

Answer (a) Haryana Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar announced on June 5, 2021 that the state will be creating an ‘Oxi-van’ spanning 80 acres in the Karnal district for people to visit. The Oxi-van will comprise 10 types of forests.

5. Which among the following has been named Assam’s sixth national park?

a) Sonai Rupai

b) Dihing Patkai

c) Pohugarh

d) Raimona

Answer (d) Raimona  Raimona forest reserve in western Assam’s Kokrajhar district was notified as Assam’s sixth national park on the occasion of World Environment Day on June 5, 2021.