TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 22/05/2017

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  1. Which Indian teenager has won the 2017 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) award in the environmental engineering category?
[A] Sairandi Sathyanarayanan

[B] Pratik Naidu

[C] Prashant Ranganathan

[D] Sahithi Pingali

Answer: C [Prashant Ranganathan]

 

  1. Which state government has launched e-textbook portal for school students?
[A] Assam

[B] Kerala

[C] Karnataka

[D] Haryana

Answer: D [Haryana ]

 

  1. Which organisation has won the 2015 Indira Gandhi Peace Prize?
[A] United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

[B] Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

[C] International Court of Justice (ICJ)

[D] International Labour Organization (ILO)

Answer: A [United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)]

 

  1. What is the India’s rank in the 2017 Healthcare Access and Quality Index (HAQI), according to latest Lancet report “Global Burden of Disease (GBD)”?
[A] 128th

[B] 154th

[C] 166th

[D] 137th
Answer: B [154th]

 

  1. R R Laxman is associated with which sports?
[A] Badminton

[B] Table Tennis

[C] Chess

[D] Cricket
Answer: C [Chess]