Talent Hunt Answers 7/02/2018


1.How many tests have been banned by the ICC for captain West Indies captain Jason Holder about the slow over-throw in Antigua Test against England? 
a. A test
b Two test
c. Three Tests
d. Four tests

ANSWER: a. A Test
Description: The ICC has banned a test host on the West Indies captain Jason Holder for the slow over-throw in the Antigua Test against England. Apart from this, 40% of match fees on the holder and 20% penalty is imposed on other team members.

2. Which of the following Manipuri filmmakers has given their Padma Shri award in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019?
a Rahul Sharma
b. Aribam Shyam Sharma
c. Mohan Sachdeva
d. Oberoi Verma
ANSWER: b. Aribam Shyam Sharma
Description: Manipuri filmmaker Aribam Shyam Sharma has given his Padma Shri award in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019. He was honored by the late President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam gave in 2006

3. Which Indian opener has secured first place in the latest ICC ODI batsmen rankings of ICC?
a Deepti Sharma
b. Jhulan Goswami
c. Memory Mandhana
d. Mitali Raj

ANSWER:  c. Smriti Mandhana
Description: Indian opener Smriti Mandhana has secured first position after jumping 3 places in the latest Women’s ODI batting rankings of the ICC. Indian ODI captain Mitali Raj reached number 5 in this ranking.

4. On the order of the President of Uzbekistan, Shivarat Mirziyev, which topic has been removed in the country, the ban has been lifted?
a Math
b. Hindi
c History
d. Political Science
ANSWER: d. politics
Description: On the order of Uzbekistan President Shivarat Mirziyev, the ban has been lifted on teaching the science of politics in the country. In fact, former President Islam Karimov during his tenure had banned him on the education of political science, allegedly saying that it promotes Western ideas, which does not include ‘Development Model of Uzbekistan’.

5.Which day of the following is celebrated on World Cancer Day? 
a 04 February
b. 05 February
c. 07 January
d. January 10

ANSWER: a. 04 February
Details: World Cancer Day (WCD) was observed on February 04, 2018 worldwide. The main purpose of this day to celebrate this day is to create awareness about cancer and to focus on early diagnosis and treatment of cancer.