DH News Quiz Answers - Sunday - 6th December 2020

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Q.1 . This is David Prowse, a British actor who made his name by portraying a superhero named Green Cross Code man. The character was created to educate children in the importance of road traffic safety. However, we would all be familiar with him thanks to a role he portrayed between the late 70s and 80s. For which character is he most famous?






Answer: Darth Vader

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/entertainment/dave-prowse-man-behind-darth-vader-s-mask-passes-away-at-85-921250.html

Q.2. More than half a century ago, an entity named after a Greek god dropped onto an area named Mare Tranquillitatis. Recently, an entity named after a Chinese goddess dropped onto Oceanus Procellarum. Where exactly did these two entities end up, after covering a distance of roughly 238,855 miles?

Answer: Moon

Read more here: https://www.deccanherald.com/international/china-successfully-lands-spacecraft-on-moon-to-retrieve-lunar-rocks-922172.html ANAGRAM

Q.3. Medical professionals Ian Roberts and Alan van der Merwe described their recent involvement in a fiery incident as one straight out of a Hollywood film. “I could see ______ attempting to get out, the fire was well going, and I could see him behind essentially a sheet of flame, almost furnace like”

Whose life did these two medical professionals save, at an incident that took place in the country whose flag is pictured below?

Use this Anagram as a Clue: Jameson roaring (6,8)










Answer: Romain Grosjean

Read more here: https://www.deccanherald.com/sports/formula-1/im-no-hero-says-f1-medic-who-helped-save-grosjean-921881.html

Q.4. In a recent tweet, Indian comedian Aditi Mittal noted her surprise in the fact that a certain individual did not inspire the character of Chacha Chaudhary. Which Padma Bhushan winning entrepreneur did she compare this comic character to?














Answer: Dharampal Gulati


LONG VISUAL CONNECT

Q.5. Three elements for week 4, along with week 1, 2 and 3, as a part of long visual connect, the answer to which will be revealed at the end of six weeks.
















SPEAKOUT

Q.6. The quote which has been used below Dilip Ghosh’s words is by a chess grandmaster, who later went on to become a political activist and commentator. What three-word title, a ‘seasonal’ phrase from a hit TV show, was given to his 2015 book on the rise of Vladmir Putin?












Answer: Winter is Coming


CARTOON:

Q.7. This caricature is referencing a new project, helmed by Tata Projects Ltd, that saw statues of MK Gandhi and BR Ambedkar temporarily relocated. Which project is being talked about?













Answer: The New Parliament Building. Clarification: Central Vista Project has also been considered as correct answer.


Q.8. Goa Forward Party (GFP) leader Vijai Sardesai said at a press conference that if he becomes the Chief Minister after the Goa elections in 2022, he would enforce a compulsory ______ ____ between 2 and 4 pm. Fill in the blanks with a tradition, from a European country that is one of four to have no lyrics in its national anthem.

Answer: Siesta Hour

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/national/west/goa-forward-party-promises-compulsory-siesta-hour-if-it-wins-in-2022-elections-922473.html


Q.9. On the morning of 28th November, a package arrived from a group of Delhi-based lawyers at Taloja Jail. It was sent across as a response to the denial of a request from an 83-year-old being held at Taloja for a special circumstances allowance. The individual in question suffered from a condition that is named for a British physician who first described it in an essay. For whom was the special package intended? Answer: Stan Swamy

Read more here:

https://www.deccanherald.com/opinion/second-edit/stan-swamy-the-last-straw-921875.html


Q.10. Connect to a personality






Answer: Shah Rukh Khan He is the Owner of the LA Knight Riders in the American Cricket League as well as the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. Zero is a 2019 film starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma He and his son voiced the main roles of Mufasa and Simba in the Hindi Dub of The Lion King.

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https://www.deccanherald.com/sports/cricket/shah-rukh-khans-knight-riders-invests-in-usas-major-league-cricket-922024.html Missed out on the questions and answers of 22nd and 15th November? You can check it out here and here .

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