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  • Obituary - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

M.P. Veerendra Kumar passed away at the age of 83 due to cardiac arrest in Kozhikode, Kerala. He was a famous?

A. Singer
B. Politician
C. Actor
D. Cricketer

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

M.P. Veerendra Kumar, Rajya Sabha MP from Kerala and Loktantrik Janata Dal Leader, writer and journalist, passed away at the age of 83 due to cardiac arrest in Kozhikode, Kerala. He was born on July 22, 1936, at Kalpetta, Wayanad district, Kerala.

2. 

What is the name of the head of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau holdings and famously known as the Casino kingpin of Gambling Capital Macau who passed away at the age of 98?

A. Stanley Ho
B. Leung Chun-ying
C. Carrie Lam
D. Donald Tsang

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Stanley Ho, one of the richest men in Asia, the head of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau holdings and famously known as the Casino kingpin of Gambling Capital Macau passed away at the age of 98 at the Kong Sanatorium and Hospital. He was born in 1921 in Hong Kong.

3. 

What is the name of Famous Urdu author, humorist and satirist often described as the Mark Twain of Urdu who passed away at the age of 84, after a prolonged illness in Hyderabad, Telangana?

A. Umera Ahmad
B. Mujtaba Hussain
C. Mustansar Hussain Tarar
D. Qurratulain Hyder

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Famous Urdu author, humorist and satirist Mujtaba Hussain passed away at the age of 84, after a prolonged illness in Hyderabad, Telangana. He was born on July 15, 1936, in Hyderabad, Telangana. He was often described as the Mark Twain of Urdu. Hussain began his literary career from "Siasat", a leading Urdu daily published from Hyderabad.

4. 

Shyamala G. Bhave, who passed away at the age of 79 on May 23, 2020, in Bengaluru, Karnataka was a famous?

A. Politician
B. Classical musician
C. Actor
D. Painter

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Noted Classical musician Shyamala G. Bhave, who was well versed in both the Hindustani and Carnatic styles passed away at the age of 79 on May 23, 2020, in Bengaluru, Karnataka. She was born on March 14, 1941, in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

5. 

Balbir Singh Sr. passed away on May 25, 2020 at the age of 96. He belongs to which of the following sports?

A. Hockey
B. Kabaddi
C. Football
D. Table tennis

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. passed away on May 25, 2020 at the age of 96. The three-time Olympic-medal winner was battling multiple health issues. He is survived by three sons Karanbir, Kanwalbir, and Gurbir and a daughter Sushbir. He was conferred with one of India's prestigious awards, Padma Shri in 1957.