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21. 

Satish Prasad Singh passed away, he was the shortest CM of which state?

A. Bihar
B. Assam
C. UP
D. Gujarat

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Former Chief Minister and Socialist of Bihar, Satish Prasad Singh passed away. He was born on January 1, 1936, in Korchakka(now known as Satish Nagar) Village, Khagaria district, Bihar.

22. 

Ashish Kakkad passed away, he belonged to which profession?

A. Actor
B. Film maker
C. Both A and B
D. Politician

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Noted actor, filmmaker and voiceover artiste, Ashish Kakkad, has passed away. He was one of the most prominent artists from the Gujarati film industry. As a filmmaker, Ashish was known for his Gujarati projects namely Better Half (2010) and Mission Mummy (2016).

23. 

TN Krishnan passed away, he was the winner of which among the following awards?

A. Padma Shri
B. Padma Bhushan
C. The Sangeet Natak Akademi Award
D. All of these

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Noted violin maestro and Padma awardee, TN Krishnan passed away. His full name was Tripunithura Narayanaiyer Krishnan. He was born on 6 October 1928, in Tripunithura, Kerala and later around 1942, he settled in Chennai. He was conferred with many prestigious awards such as the Padma Shri (1973), the Padma Bhushan (1992) and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1974) among others.

24. 

Prime Minister Mesut Yilmaz passed away, he belonged to which country?

A. Japan
B. UAE
C. China
D. Turkey

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Veteran Politician and former prime minister of Turkey, Mesut Yilmaz has passed away. He was the Chief of the now-dysfunctional centre-right Motherland Party or ANAP from 1991 to 2002. He served as prime minister of Turkey three times in the 1990s. His first two prime-ministerial terms lasted for just one month, in 1991 and then in 1996, while the third term was from June 1997 to January 1999.

25. 

Actor Sir Sean Connery died at 90, he is the famous character of which movie?

A. Iron Man
B. Harry Potter
C. James Bond
D. Batman

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Legendary actor Sean Connery, best known for playing the original on-screen James Bond, has died at the age of 90 prompting an outpouring of tributes for one of Britain's best-loved screen heroes. The star's son Jason Connery told the BBC that his father died peacefully in his sleep overnight while in the Bahamas, having been "unwell for some time".