DH News Quiz Answers - Sunday - 15th November 2020

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IN THE NEWS:

Q.1 The Mumbai Indians recently defeated the Delhi Capitals in the finals of the 2020 Indian Premier League. This is the team’s first visit to championship round since their rebrand in 2019. What structure features in the logo of the 2020 IPL Runners Up?









Answer: Rashtrapati Bhavan

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/ipl-2020-MI-vs-DC-live-match-score-913862.html

Q.2 The recently released Surya-starrer Soorarai Pottru is a fictionalised biopic of Kannada short-story writer and novelist Goroor Ramaswamy Iyengar’s son. Which ‘low budget’ venture did he establish in 2003?

Answer: Air Deccan

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/national/dh-radio-the-lead-captain-g-r-gopinath-on-his-entrepreneurial-journey-914559.html

Clarification: Mr Gopinath's father not to be mistaken with noted Gandhian Kannada author Sri Gorur Ramaswamy Iyengar.

ANAGRAM:

Q.3 Recently a trove of over 240 rare books worth over $3.3 million were stolen in London by a gang of Romanian men who descended down from the ceiling after scaling the building.

What name was given to this gang, because of their heists resemblance to a scene from a 1996 film?

Use this Anagram to help you: BP omissions simile (7, 10)

Answer: Mission Impossible

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/international/world-news-politics/rare-books-returned-to-owners-after-mission-impossible-burglary-in-uk-913858.html


Q.4 Russia’s health ministry recently announced a Covid-19 vaccine. The _______ V vaccine is said to be 92% effective on a second dose.

Fill in the blank with a seven-letter word meaning 'Traveling Companion' and associated with a 1957 event.

Use this Anagram to help you: kit puns (7)

Answer: Sputnik

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/national/south/russias-sputnik-v-covid-19-vaccine-arrives-in-india-clinical-trials-to-begin-soon-report-914847.html

LONG VISUAL CONNECT

Q.5 Every week, the three elements of an overall connect shall be revealed. Identify the theme, which will be revealed at the end of six weeks.


SPEAK OUT

Q.6 Which event(s) that inspired books like VS Naipaul’s India: A Wounded Civilization, Nayantara Sehgal’s Rich Like Us, does Union Home Minister Amit Shah compare the recent arrest of Arnab Goswami to?











Answer: Emergency

Read more here: https://www.deccanherald.com/speak-out/speak-out-november-5-2020-911486.html


CARICATURE

Q.7 What three-letter word with has been blanked out of this caricature?












Answer: Lie

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Q.8 Karnataka Rajyotsava celebrated on November 1st annually happens to coincide with the birth date of a social reformer, feminist and the creator of ‘Faridabad’. This freedom fighter established the township for craftsmen who had migrated in from Pakistan.

Which often forgotten Karnataka born Indian icon are we talking about?

Answer: Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay

Read more here:

www.deccanherald.com/opinion/in-perspective/kamaladevi-how-could-we-forget-908413.html


Q.9 Jammu and Kashmir will face stiff competition as the monopoly on the cultivation of a fragrant spice, integral to Kashmiri cuisine, was found to be growing in the Yangyang region of Sikkim.

Which rare bloom is being talked about?

Answer: Saffron

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/national/east-and-northeast/jk-has-competition-with-saffron-surprise-in-northeast-913827.html


Q.10 Connect the following images

Answer: Kamala Harris

Read more here: www.deccanherald.com/international/world-news-politics/kamala-harris-the-inspiring-story-of-many-firsts-912848.html


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