TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 25/05/2019

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  1. Recently, Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries (RIL) has turned out to be the largest company in the country after overtaking which Indian company? 
    a. Indian Oil Corporation
    b. Tata Motors Limited
    c. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
    d. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

ANSWER: a. Indian Oil Corporation 
Details:
 RIL’s earnings increased to Rs 6.23 lakh crore in 2018-19, while IOC earned Rs 6.17 lakh crore. With this, RIL has become India’s top company in terms of earning, profits and market capitalization.

2. Which of the following has recently received the Booker International Award? 
a Jokha alharti
b. Jemima Arnold
c. Kevin Judd
d. Embroidery Parker

ANSWER: a. More 
details:
Oman’s author, Zokha Alarthi won the prestigious Man Booker International Award for “Celestial bodies”, which is the story of the three sisters of a desert country who face their pagan past and narrow modern world.

3. Which of the following days is celebrated on the International Bee Day?
a May 18
b. May 19th
c. May 20th
d. 21 May

ANSWER: c. 20 May 
Description: The
 United Nations celebrates World Bee Day on May 20 for raising awareness about the importance of pollinators (such as bees, butterflies, bats and hummingbird), their risks faced by them and their contribution in sustainable development. .

4.What was the name of ‘The Comedy Store’ founder and comedian who recently passed away?
a Rudy Lucas
b. Andrew Bernard
c. Justin Trodes
d. Sammy noise

ANSWER: d. Sammy Shore 
Description:
 Comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded The Comedy Store, died recently. She was 92 years old. Shore co-founded ‘The Comedy Store’ in 1972 with screenwriter and actor Rudy De Luca.

5. What is the name of the first Indian origin candidate to reach the Australian Parliament? 
a Dave Sharma
b. Sanjit Kumar
c. Ashwin Chakraborty
d. Vipin Malik

ANSWER: a. Dave Sharma 
Description:
Indian-origin Liberal candidate Dave Sharma has created history in Australia. He has become the first indigenous to reach the Australian Parliament. In the federal election, he won the Sydney suburb of the Wentworthin seat. 43-year-old Sharma defeats Independent candidate Kerry Flepe.