TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 10/12/2019

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1. On which day is Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated every year in India?
a. 07 December
b. 06 December
c. 05 December
d. 04 December

Answer: 07 December
This day was celebrated for the first time on 07 December 1949. This day is celebrated in honor of Indian soldiers, water soldiers and airmen. On the occasion of Flag Day, funds are collected from the people for the welfare of armed forces personnel and this money is used for the welfare of serving military personnel and ex-servicemen.

2. The Ministry of Home Affairs has released a list of 10 police stations doing the best work in the country, which of the following state’s police station ranks first in this list?
a. Aberdeen, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 
b. Anini, Arunachal Pradesh
c. Bakani, Rajdhani
d. Bargawa, Madhya Pradesh

Answer: a. Aberdeen, Andaman and Nicobar Islands In
this list, Aberdeen Police Station of Andaman and Nicobar Islands  occupies the first position in property disputes, dealing with crimes against women and weaker sections. Most of the selected police stations out of thousands of police stations in the country are located in small towns or rural areas. Out of 15,500 police stations in the country, 10 police stations have been ranked on the basis of data analysis, direct inspection and public feedback.

3. Recently the dance critic and historian Dr. Sunil Kothari has been awarded with which award for popularizing Sattriya dance?
a. Shiromani Award
b. Nisagandhi Award
c. Eklavya Award
d. Madhavdev award

Answer: d. The Madhavdev Award
Sattriya dance originated in the ‘Sessions’ monastery as a part of the neo-Vaishnav movement started by Srimanta Sankardev in the 15th century. Shankar Dev developed it for the performance of Ankianat. It is a famous dance form of Assam of Northeast India. This dance form was included in the list of classical dances on 15 November 2000 by the Sangeet Akademi.

4. Which retired IPS officer has been appointed as Senior Security Advisor in the Union Home Ministry?
a. Gaurav Chandra Dutta
b. KN Tiwari
c. K. Vijay Kumar
d. Rajendra Kumar

Answer: c. K.
Vijay Kumar Vijay Kumar has also been the advisor to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir earlier. He successfully led the Special Task Force as a serving officer and killed Veerappan in the campaign. Veerappan’s terror was spread in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. According to the government order issued by the Home Ministry on 03 December, Vijay Kumar’s term will be for a period of one year from the date of appointment.

5. On which of the following days is the International Anti-Corruption Day celebrated worldwide?
a. 02 December
b. 04 December
c. 07 December
d. 09 December

Answer: d. Disnbr 09
The main objective of this Day is to create awareness among people about corruption. On 31 October 2003, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution declaring it to celebrate ‘International Anti-Corruption Day’. The involvement of the entire nation and the world in this war against corruption can be said to be an auspicious event, because corruption is the problem of the whole world, not of any one country today.