TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 16/07/2020

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1.World Youth Skills Day is observed on which of the following days?
a. 10 March
b. 15 January
c. 12 April
d. 15 July

ANSWER: d. 15 July
Every year, World Youth Skills Day is celebrated internationally on 15 July. World Youth Skills Day was first celebrated globally on 15 July 2015. It was celebrated with an agenda of the importance of youth skills in life and work. This day is celebrated every year to educate the youth about skill development and its benefits.

2.Google has recently announced how many thousands of crores to invest in Jio platforms?
a. 30 thousand crores
b. 25 thousand crores
c. 10 thousand crores
d. 15 thousand crores

ANSWER: a. 30 thousand crore rupees is
going to invest 30 thousand crore rupees (four billion dollars) in Google Jio platforms. According to the report released by Bloomberg, the talks between the two companies have reached the final stage. Significantly, from March to now, the world’s big companies, including Facebook, have invested about Rs 1.18 lakh crore in Reliance Jio. Now Google is also going to make a big investment in Jio platforms. Google recently said that it will invest 75 thousand crores in the Indian digital market in the next five years.

3.Recently which state government has announced the imposition of lockdown from 16 July to 31 July due to the growing Corona crisis?
a. Delhi
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Bihar
d. Goa

ANSWER: c. In
view of the increasing cases of Corona, the Bihar Nitish government has decided to increase the lockdown again. Lockdown will be held in all district headquarters subdivision and block headquarters of Bihar from 16 to 31 July. Railways and airlines will continue during this time. At the same time, shopping malls, religious places, public transport will remain closed. The total number of patients in Bihar is close to 18 thousand.

4.Ministry of Human Resource Development has nominated Dr. Anita Bhatnagar to the Board of Trustees of National Book Trust for how many years?
a. Four years
b. Seven years
c. Five years
d. three year

ANSWER: d. Three years, the
Ministry of Human Resource Development has nominated former Additional Chief Secretary of the state Dr. Anita Bhatnagar for 3 years in the Board of Trustees of the National Book Trust. Apart from Dr. Anita Bhatnagar, 13 other writers and writers of the country have been nominated on the board. Dr. Anita Bhatnagar has published more than 50 diverse writings so far. They have written stories primarily focused on environment and ethics for children, which are based on their administrative experience.

5.Who has been appointed the interim CEO of BCCI after the BCCI accepted Rahul Johri’s resignation last week?
a. Hemang Amin
b. Jai Shah
c. Arun Dhumal
d. CK Khanna

ANSWER: a. Hemang Amin,
former BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, resigned from his post recently. Rahul Johri was appointed as the CEO of BCCI in 2016 when Shashank Manohar was the chairman of the body. Hemang Amin is currently on the Steering Committee of the Indian Premier League (IPL). He is the COO of IPL. Amin is the current Chief Operating Officer of the famous Indian Premier League and has been looking after the operation of the IPL since 2017.