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16. 

Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa passed away, he was the long serving PM of which country?

A. China
B. Bahrain
C. Qatar
D. Israel

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Bahrain's Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa has passed away. He was 84. He was not only the longest-serving PM of Bahrain, but he was the world's longest-serving prime minister. He had held the post since independence in 1971. He played a key role in Bahrain's political and economic affairs for more than three decades after setting the stage for a referendum that put paid to the Shah of Iran's claims to the tiny Gulf archipelago.

17. 

Ken Spears passed away, he was the co-creator of which show?

A. Tom and Jerry
B. Scooby-Doo
C. Doremon
D. Ninja Hattori-kun

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

American television editor, writer and producer Ken Spears, who co-created the beloved animated series "Scooby-Doo" passed away. He was also the co-founder of television animation production company, Ruby-Spears Productions, along with the late Joe Ruby. Together, Spears and Ruby created Scooby-Doo, Dynomutt, Dog Wonder, and Jabberjaw, among other programs. Joe Ruby has recently passed away on August 26, 2020.

18. 

Carlos Gonzalez Valles SJ passed away, he wrote in which language?

A. English
B. Gujarati
C. Spanish
D. All of these

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Author & Gujarati columnist, Father Carlos Gonzalez Valles SJ passed away. A Jesuit priest born in Spain, he was a Mathematics teacher. He wrote in Gujarati, English & Spanish. He translated many mathematical concepts into Gujarati and coined terms. He is popularly known as Father Valles.

19. 

Don Talbot passed away, he belonged to which sports?

A. Cricket
B. Football
C. Swimming
D. Hockey

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Don Talbot, the foundation director of the Australian Institute of Sport and one of the country's greatest coaches, has died. He was 87. The Sport Australia Hall of Fame released a statement Wednesday saying Talbot passed away peacefully. Swimming Australia said Talbot died on the Gold Coast, Queensland state. Don Talbot was at the helm of Australia's golden swimming era, Sports Australia Hall of Fame chairman John Bertrand, a former Swimming Australia president, said in a statement.

20. 

Faraaz Khan passed away, he belonged to which profession?

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Bollywood actor Faraaz Khan passed away. He had acted in several popular Bollywood films in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Some of them include Mehndi (1998), Fareb (1996), Dulhan Banoo Main Teri (1999) and Chand Bujh Gaya (2005) among others.