TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 08/12/2020

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1.Nepal will announce the revised height of which peak on December 8?
a)K2
b)Mount Everest
c)Kangchenjunga
d)Lhotse

Answer (b) Mount Everest
Nepal is scheduled to announce the newly-measured height of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, on December 8, 2020. The Nepal Government had deployed experts to re-measure the mountain’s height after speculations that its height of 8.848 metres might not be the actual length after the 2015 Nepal earthquake.

2.Who among the following was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha on December 7th?
a)Sushil Kumar Modi
b)Nitish Kumar
c)Tarkishore Prasad
d)Renu Devi

Answer (a) Sushil Kumar Modi 
Senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi was elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha on December 7 in a by-poll that was necessitated by the death of Union minister and Lok Janshakti Party founder Ram Vilas Paswan.

3.The farmers have called for a nationwide shutdown on which day?
a)December 8th
b)December 10th
c)December 11th
d)December 12th

Answer (a) December 8th
The farmers who are protesting against the three agricultural laws have called for a nationwide shutdown on December 8, 2020. The Bharat Bandh will be from 11-3 pm to avoid inconvenience to regular commuters.

4.Which vaccine manufacturer has become the first one to seek emergency use in India?
a)Moderna
b)AstraZeneca
c)Pfizer
d)None of the Above

Answer (c) Pfizer
Pfizer India has become the first pharma company to approach the Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) to seek an emergency use authorisation of its vaccine for COVID-19 in India.

5.Who has become the first Indian to win a Formula 2 race?
a)Arjun Maini
b)Mahaveer Raghunathan
c)Aditya Patel
d)Jehan Daruvala

Answer (d) Jehan Daruvala
Jehan Daruvala created history by becoming the first-ever Indian to win a Formula 2 race during the Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain on December 6, 2020.