TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 31/10/2020

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1.India has banned the export of which vegetable seeds?
a)Tomato
b)Chilli
c)Onion
d)Beetroot

Answer (c) Onion
The Indian Government has banned the export of onion seeds with immediate effect. The ban has been imposed amid concerns regarding Onion seeds’ shortage ahead of the next sowing season. 

 

2.Which state’s governor has approved a bill that seeks to provide 7.5 % reservation for government school students in medical admission?
a)Kerala
b)Tamil Nadu
c)Karnataka
d)Telangana

Answer (b) Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has given his assent to a state bill that seeks to provide 7.5 percent reservation to government school students in medical admission.

 

3.What initiative has been launched by the Indian Railways to ensure the safety of women passengers in trains?
a)Meri Saheli
b)Sarathi
c)Shakti
d)Jailakshmi 

Answer (a) Meri Saheli
Indian Railways has launched the ‘Meri Saheli’ initiative that aims to focus on the safety of women passengers travelling through trains across all the zones.

 

4.Which nation’s economy registered record economic growth of 33 percent in the third quarter of the current fiscal year?
a)US
b)China
c)Japan
d)France

Answer (a) US
The US economy has registered a record growth of 33 percent in the third quarter of the current Fiscal Year, the fastest pace amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This shows that the nation has finally started to pull itself back together. 

 

 5.The Union Cabinet recently approved MoC to expand cooperation in Information and Communication Technologies field between India and which nation?
a)Germany
b)France
c)Japan
d)Indonesia

Answer (c) Japan
The Union Cabinet on October 29, 2020 approved the signing of MoC between India and Japan to expand bilateral cooperation in Information and Communication Technologies field.