TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 20/10/2020

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1.India was ranked at which position in the recent Global Hunger Index 2020?
a)94
b)100
c)87
d)66

Answer (a) 94
India has been ranked 94 out of 107 countries in the recent Global Hunger Index 2020. India has been put under the serious hunger category this time.India was ranked 102 in 2019 out of 117 nations.

 

2.Which state will be setting up the world’s biggest zinc smelter project?
a)Madhya Pradesh
b)Maharashtra
c)Rajasthan
d)Gujarat

Answer (d) Gujarat
Gujarat government has decided to set up the world’s biggest zinc smelter project in Dosawada in Tapi district of Gujarat.

 

3.Maritime Exercise SLINEX-20 is being currently held between which two nations?
a)India, South Africa
b)India, Sri Lanka
c)Sri Lanka, Australia
d)Japan, India

Answer (b) India, Sri Lanka
The 8th edition of the annual Indian Navy (IN) and Sri Lankan Navy (SLN) bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-20 starts from October 19 to October 21, 2020, in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.

 

4.PM Narendra Modi has been invited by which nation to celebrate its 50 years of Independence in 2021?
a)Maldives
b)Mauritius
c)South Korea
d)Bangladesh

Answer (d) Bangladesh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited by Bangladesh to celebrate the nation’s 50 years of Independence on March 26, 2021.

 

5.Which state/ UT is going to run Hydrogen-Enriched Compressed Natural Gas buses as a part of its anti-pollution drive?
a)Uttar Pradesh
b)Delhi
c)Madhya Pradesh
d)Punjab

Answer (b) Delhi 
The Delhi Government has decided to deploy 50 Hydrogen-Enriched Compressed Natural Gas, HCNG-based buses from October 20, 2020 onwards, as a part of the Government’s plan to combat air pollution in the national capital.