TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 24/05/2020

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1.West Bengal government has set up a fund of how many thousand crores for the reconstruction work after the ‘Amclan’ storm in the state?
a. Five thousand crores rupees
b. One thousand crore rupees
c. Seven thousand crores rupees
d. Two thousand crore rupees

Answer: b. One thousand crore rupees
West Bengal Government has set up a fund of one thousand crores rupees for reconstruction work after storm storm in the state. In Kolkata, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that 72 people have died so far in the incidents related to the storm. Earlier, Mamta Banerjee chaired a high-level meeting to assess the damage caused by the great storm.

2. Recently who was appointed as the new Chairman of NABARD?
a. Rahul Tyagi
b. Vikram Sachdeva
c. Govinda Rajulu Chintala
d. Prakash Mahdeva

Answer: c. Govinda Rajulu Chintla
The Appointments Committee of the Union Cabinet has approved the appointment of Govinda Rajulu Chintla as the Chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development. He is currently serving as Chief General Manager in NABARD and will continue in office till his retirement in July 2022. Currently, Dr. Harsh Kumar Bhanwala is serving as the Chairman of NABARD. 

3. The US Senate has passed a bill to remove companies of which country from Stogak X Change?
a. Nepal
b. India
c. Russia
d. China

Answer: d. The China
Senate unanimously approved the bill. The bill was introduced by Republican Senator John Kennedy and Democrat Senator Chris van Hollein. Under this, companies will have to explain that their ownership or control is not in the hands of the foreign government. Companies will have to submit an audit report, which will be reviewed by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. Following this move, Chinese companies such as Alibaba Group Holdings Limited and Baidu Inc. may be denied listing in the US Stock Ex zen.

4. International Tea Day is observed on which of the following days?
a. 21 May
b. 15 January
c. 27 March
d. 12 April

Answer: a. On 21 May, the
United Nations declared International Tea Day on 21 May, in view of the importance of tea in the economy and people’s lives. The United Nations has recognized the medicinal properties of tea as well as cultural importance. In fact, International Tea Day has been observed in tea producing countries like India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda and Tanzania from 2005 to 15 December. But in 2015, India had recommended to the United Nations General Assembly that May 21 be declared as ‘International Tea Day’, after which the United Nations declared May 21 as International Tea Day on 15 December 2019.

5. From which date did the aviation ministry announce the resumption of one-third domestic flights between lockdowns?
a. 29 May
b. 25 May
c. 05 June
d. 01 July

Answer: b. 25 May The
Ministry said that it will set the minimum and maximum limits of air fares and aviation companies will have to follow them in the era of Kovid-19 epidemic. He said that limited operations (about one-third) would be allowed on the opening day (on 25 May). The ministry said that passengers will have to reach the airport at least two hours before the scheduled flight time, and only those who have web-checked will be given entry into the terminal.