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  • Obituary - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Nerella Venumadhav had passed away recently. He was a famous __________.

A. Journalist
B. Mimicry artist
C. Photographer
D. Musician

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Noted mimicry artiste Nerella Venumadhav had passed away after a brief illness in Warangal city. He was 85. Venumadhav served as MLC in 1971 in undivided Andhra Pradesh. He rose to international fame after his enthralling performance at the United Nations. He has conferred scores of awards, including the Padma Shri in 2001.

2. 

Australia's oldest scientist David Goodall ended his own life at the age of ____________.

A. 95
B. 82
C. 110
D. 104

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Australia's oldest scientist David Goodall ended his own life at a clinic in Switzerland. David Goodall was 104 years old. He was assisted to end his life by Exit International, a right-to-die organization. David Goodall was not terminally ill but his health had deteriorated in the recent past and he chose to end his life because he felt that his quality of life had deteriorated in the past 5 to 10 years. He was a botanist and ecologist. As Euthanasia and assisted dying are banned in Australia, he chose Switzerland to end his life.

3. 

Rajinder Pal a sports person passed away recently, he is associated with which of the following sports?

A. Hockey
B. Cricket
C. Football
D. Basket Ball

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Former Test cricketer Rajinder Pal, who represented India in one Test match, passed away at his Dehradun residence on May 9, 2018. Rajinder pal was 80, and is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. He was right-arm medium pacer and played his only Test match against England during the 1963-64 series at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. He was right-arm medium pacer and played his only Test match against England during the 1963-64 series at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.

4. 

Former Indian athlete Tony Daniel a chairman of the Athletics Federation of India (AFI), he belongs to the state of?

A. Pondicherry
B. Kerala
C. Telangana
D. Karnataka

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Tony Daniel, the technical committee chairman of the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) and the executive vice-president of Kerala State Athletics Association (KSAA), passed away in Kochi, Kerala. Tony Daniel was 66 years old. He was born in Ernakulam, Kerala. He represented Kerala State and University at the national championships in junior and senior categories between 1968 and 1972. He was the State Sprint Champion in 1970. He was the Secretary of Kerala Athletics Association for eight years. He was the Deputy Competition Manager during the Commonwealth Games, Delhi 2010 and Competition Director (Athletics) in South Asian Games, Guwahati 2016.

5. 

Nabi Tajima, the world's oldest person has passed away. She belongs to which country?

A. China
B. Japan
C. South Korea
D. Taiwan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Nabi Tajima (117), the world's oldest Japanese supercentenarian, has passed away in Kikai, Japan on April 21, 2018. She was born on August 4, 1900, and reportedly had more than 160 descendants, including great-great-great grandchildren. She was the last living person certified to have been born in the nineteenth century. Tajima became the world's oldest person 7 months ago after the death of Violet Brown in Jamaica, also at the age of 117.