TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 25/11/2020

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1.Indian Government blocked how many mobile apps on November 24, 2020?
a)73
b)61
c)43
d)24

Answer (c) 43
The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued an order under section 69A of the Information Technology Act on November 24, 2020 to block 43 mobile apps including AliExpress, Alipay, CamCard, WeDate and Taobao Live citing threat to India’s security.

2.Which series won the ‘Best Drama Series’ award at 48th International Emmys?
a)Made in Heaven
b)Asur
c)Four More Shots Please
d)Delhi Crime

Answer (d) Delhi Crime
Indian web series ‘Delhi Crime’ has won the ‘Best Drama Series’ award at the 48th International Emmys. The Netflix series, directed by Richie Mehta, is based on the horrific 2012 Delhi gang-rape.

3.Who among the following has been nominated for the ICC Player of the Decade Award?
a)Virat Kohli
b)Rohit Sharma
c)MS Dhoni
d)Yuvraj Singh

Answer (a) Virat Kohli
India skipper Virat Kohli and spinner Ravichandran Ashwin have been nominated for the ICC Player of the Decade Award.

4.Who among the following has not been nominated for the ODI Player of the Decade award?
a)MS Dhoni
b)Steve Smith
c)Kumar Sangakkara
d)AB de Villiers

Answer (b) Steve Smith 
India’s MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga & Kumar Sangakkara, Australia’s Mitchell Starc and South Africa’s AB de Villiers have been nominated for the ODI Player of the Decade award.

5.A severe cyclonic storm-Cyclone Nivar is expected to cross over the coasts of which state and union territory on November 25th?
a)Kerala, Lakshadweep
b)West Bengal, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
c)Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
d)Puducherry, Odisha

Answer (c) Tamil Nadu, Puducherry 
The severe cyclonic storm-Cyclone Nivar is expected to make landfall between Mahabalipuram and Karaikal on November 25, 2020.It is expected to adversely impact several districts in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.