TALENT HUNT ANSWERS 7/11/2020

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1.Which nation has signed MoU with Serum Institute of India for 3 crore COVID 19 vaccine doses?
a)Nepal
b)Maldives
c)Mauritius
d)Bangladesh

Answer (d) Bangladesh
Bangladesh government along with Beximco Pharmaceutical Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on November 5, 2020 with the Serum Institute of India (SII) for priority delivery of 3 crore COVID 19 vaccine doses.

 2.Facebook has deleted which global sporting federation’s official page?
a)FIH
b)ITTF
c)ISSF
d)IAAF

Answer (c) ISSF
Facebook has deleted the page of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) from its platform without any prior intimation. The world shooting body has started a campaign to unblock its Facebook page and has urged the global shooting fraternity to come together to force Facebook to reverse its decision.

3.When will ISRO launch earth observation satellite EOS-01?
a)November 7th
b)November 8th
c)November 9th
d)November 10th

Answer (a) November 7th 
ISRO will be launching the earth observation satellite-EOS-01 on November 7, 2020 to provide support to agriculture, forestry and disaster management.The satellite will be launched aboard launch vehicle PSLV-C49 along with nine international customer satellites.

4.Public Investment Fund has bought how much stake in Reliance Retail?
a)2.04 percent
b)1.85 percent
c)2 percent
d)3.02 percent

Answer (a) 2.04 percent 
The Public Investment Fund, sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia, has decided to invest Rs 9,555 crore in Reliance Retail Ventured Limited (RRVL) for a 2.04 percent equity stake.The PIF is one of the largest sovereign wealth funds in the world.

5.Which among the following states has withdrawn general consent accorded to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe cases?
a)Delhi
b)Punjab
c)Tamil Nadu
d)Kerala

Answer (d) Kerala
Kerala has withdrawn the general consent accorded to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe cases under the Section 6 of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act 1946. With this, the left-ruled state has joined a few other non-BJP states that have effected a similar move.