TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 11/09/2020

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1.American President Donald Trump has been nominated for which of the following awards?
a. Nobel Peace Prize
b. Indira Gandhi Peace Prize
c. Ramon Magsaysay Award
d. Seoul peace award

ANSWER: a. Nobel Peace Prize
US President Donald Trump has been nominated for next year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Trump has been nominated by Norway’s Progress Party MP and NATO Parliamentary Assembly chairman Christian Tybring Gazed for this prestigious award. He did this in view of the important role of Trump in the peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Let us know that in the year 2018, Tybring also nominated Donald Trump for this award.

2.In the last financial year, EPFO ​​has announced which of the following percent interest to be paid in two installments?
a. 5.5 percent
b. 8.5 percent
c. 9.5 percent
d. 4.5 percent

ANSWER: b. 8.5 percent
EPFO decided to pay interest at the rate of 8.5 percent for the year 2019-20. This interest will be deposited in the subscribers’ account in two installments. This decision will benefit about 6 crore subscribers of EPF. In the meeting of the trustees of the Employees Provident Fund Organization, it was decided to pay 8.15 percent interest on EPF right now. This amount will be deposited in the account this month. The remaining 0.35 percent interest will be credited to the subscribers’ account in December this year.

3.How many percent stake in US-based Silver Lake has been bought by Reliance Retail for Rs 7500 crore?
a. 2.75 percent
b. 3.75 percent
c. 1.75 percent
d. 4.75 percent

ANSWER: c. 1.75 percent
American company Silver Lake will invest Rs 7500 crore in Reliance Retail. In return, the company will get 1.75 percent stake in Reliance Retail. Silver Lake also invested Rs 10,200 crore in Reliance’s tech company Jio Platforms. After this agreement, the market value of Reliance Retail will be Rs 4.21 lakh crore. Lover Lake also invested in Jio Platform. Reliance last week acquired the retail and logistics business of Future Group for Rs 24,713 crore.

4.Which of the following players from England has reached the first position in the ICC T20 batsmen rankings?
a. The root
b. David Malan
c. Ben Stokes
d. Moeen Ali

ANSWER: b. David Malan
has reached first place in England ICC T20 batsmen rankings. Pakistan’s Babar Azam is in second place. KL Rahul of India, who did not play international cricket for more than six months due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, however lost two places to the fourth position, but captain Virat Kohli moved up one place to ninth.

5.Recently which Indian former cricketer has written a letter to BCCI to play first class cricket and break his retirement?
a. Suresh Raina
b. Yuvraj Singh
c. Irfan Pathan
d. Gautam Gambhir

ANSWER: b. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh said goodbye to all formats of cricket in June last year. He last played for India in 2017. Yuvraj Singh has taken part in Canada Twenty-Twenty League and T10 League after retiring. Yuvraj has played 304 ODIs, 40 Tests and 58 T20 matches for India.