DH News Quiz Answers - Sunday - 22nd November 2020

Updated: 3 days ago

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IN THE NEWS:

Q.1 Gaach is a 1998 documentary by French director Catherine Berg about the life and times of an icon of Indian cinema. Among other things, the documentary focuses on the 14 films he worked with the director pictured here.

Which famous actor is the subject of Gaach?












Answer: Soumitra Chatterjee

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/national/soumitra-chatterjee-acting-titan-who-took-indian-cinema-to-the-world-915815.html

Q.2 An initiative was launched by the Karnataka State Government that will incentivise tech-based industries to set up in cities such as Mysuru, Mangaluru, Hubballi-Dharwad, Shivamogga, Kalaburagi and Belagavi.

What is the two-word alliterative name given to this program?

Answer: Beyond Bengaluru

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/state/top-karnataka-stories/karnataka-government-to-go-beyond-bengaluru-for-it-914914.html


ANAGRAM:

Q.3 What is the ten-letter name given to the ‘out of this world’ entity that these four used, to make a trip to a location that has been fully operational since 2009?

Use this Anagram for a clue: eel sericin (10)








Answer: Resilience

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/international/spacex-this-is-resilience-four-astronauts-begin-6-month-stay-on-space-station-916571.html


Q.4 Which sportsperson whose ‘life of speed’ hit a new pinnacle recently with his 94th victory, was named after the Olympic sprinter pictured?












Answer: Lewis Hamilton Read more here: https://www.deccanherald.com/sports/formula-1/the-curious-case-of-lewis-hamilton-the-world-champion-some-find-hard-to-like-916046.html


LONG VISUAL CONNECT

Q.5 Three elements for week 2 along with week 1, as a part of long visual connect, the answer to which will be revealed at the end of six weeks.









SPEAK OUT Q.6 Which famous book, whose three-word title could also describe the arrival of a European in a coastal city of Kerala, is quoted in this ‘Speak Out’?















Answer: Discovery of India (Jawaharlal Nehru)

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/content/364019/many-lives-vasco-da-gama.html


CARICATURE

Q.7 Which individual is being depicted here in this caricature, highlighting his role in an incident that has been a topic of debate in our country for several years?











Answer: LK Advani

Q.8 Joshua, a Sumatran coffin maker, heard a loud noise as something crashed through his roof. He ended up selling the item to a collector named John Collins, reportedly for over a million dollars. This ensures that Joshua will never have to make a coffin again.

What exactly crashed through his roof?

Answer: Meteor

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/international/indonesian-man-becomes-a-millionaire-after-meteor-falls-through-his-roof-917510.html

Q.9 This picturesque mountain boasts the world’s highest outdoor lift that can take tourists up to 1,000 feet. The mountains themselves were in the news a little more than a decade ago for inspiring some of the landscapes in a blockbuster film.

Which film, with a sequel set for release in 2022, is being talked about?








Answer: Avatar

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/international/world-news-politics/worlds-highest-lift-zips-tourists-up-chinas-avatar-cliff-917018.html


Q.10 Connect to an in-the-news company.






Answer: Pfizer

Karl Gustav Pfizer, co-founder of American pharmaceutical Pfizer.

Sildenafil, sold under the brand name Viagra, was created by Pfizer.

The development of deep-tank fermentation by Pfizer enabled the mass

production of penicillin for use in World War II.

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/science-and-environment/pfizer-ends-covid-19-trial-with-95-efficacy-to-seek-emergency-use-authorization-917159.html

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