TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 26/09/2020

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1.Legendary Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, who passed away on September 25th, was identified as the voice of which superstar in the 90s?
a)Amitabh Bachchan
b)Salman Khan
c)Dharmendra
d)Rajnikanth

ANSWER: (b) Salman Khan
Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away at 1.04 pm at a private hospital in Chennai on September 25, 2020. He was 74. The legend was identified as Salman Khan’s voice in the 90s just like Kishore Kumar became Rajesh Khanna’s voice through the 70s. Some of his best songs in Hindi cinema include Sathiya ye tune kya Kiya, Yeh Raat Aur Yeh Doorie, Pehla Pehla Pyar Hai, Dil Deewana, Mere Rang Main Rangne Wali, Aaya Mausam Dosti Ka and Kabhi Tu Chalia Lagta Hai.

 2.When will the counting of votes take place for the Bihar General Assembly Elections 2020?
a)November 10th
b)November 3rd
c)November 25th
d)November 20th

ANSWER: (a) November 10th 
The counting of votes of the Bihar General Elections 2020 will take place on November 10, 2020. The Bihar Election Schedule was announced by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on September 25, 2020.

 3.The Bihar General Elections will take place in how many phases?
a)Four
b)Three
c)Two
d)None of the above

ANSWER: (b) Three
The Bihar General Elections 2020 will be held in three phases on October 28th, November 3rd and November 7th respectively, as per the announcement by the Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on September 25, 2020.

4.Which state has won the United Nations award for preventing, controlling non-communicable diseases?
a)Madhya Pradesh
b)Kerala
c)Tamil Nadu
d)Karnataka

ANSWER: (b) Kerala
Kerala on September 23, 2020 received an award from the United Nations for its “outstanding contribution” towards preventing and controlling the spread of non-communicable diseases. The UN Interagency Task Force award was announced by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

5.Which state will host the 51st annual International Film Festival of India?
a)Karnataka
b)Ladakh
c)Goa
d)Kerala

ANSWER: (c) Goa
The 51st annual International Film Festival of India (IFFI) which was earlier scheduled to start from November 20, 2020, in Goa has now been postponed to 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival will now take place from January 16th to 24th, 2021 in Goa.