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36. 

Kishore Bhimani passed away recently, he belonged to which sports?

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Veteran sports journalist and commentator Kishore Bhimani, 81, died of sudden cardiac arrest on Thursday in Kolkata. He was suffering from a number of health complications for the past one month. Following which he was admitted to Woodland Multispecialty Hospital on Tuesday. His only son, Gautam Bhimani, is a well-known television personality and a quiz master.

37. 

Kishore Bhimani passed away, he was related to which sports?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Veteran sports journalist and Cricket commentator, Kishore Bhimani passed away. He was a leading cricket commentator in the Eighties and Nineties and is best remembered for being on the air during the tied Test of 1986 between India and Australia in Chepauk, Chennai. He had received a lifetime achievement award for his decades-long contribution in the fields of media and commentary in 2013.

38. 

Akkitham passed away, he belonged to which profession?

A. Singer
B. Poet
C. Writer
D. Actor

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Legendary Malayalam poet and Jnanpith laureate, Mahakavi Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri passed away. He has penned more than 46 literary works including poems, plays, essays and short stories. He was awarded Padma Shri in 2017.

39. 

Bhanu Athaiya passed away, she was the winner of which award?

A. Oscar
B. Padma Shree
C. Arjun award
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The first Indian to win the Oscar award, Bhanu Athaiya passed away. She won the Best Costume Design Oscar for her work in the 1982 film Gandhi, directed by Richard Attenborough. In 2012, Athaiya returned her Oscar to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for safekeeping.

40. 

Sooronbai Jeenbekov resigned, he was the president of which nation?

A. Afghanistan
B. Kyrgyzstan
C. Kuwait
D. Qatar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Kyrgyzstan President, Sooronbai Jeenbekov has resigned from his post, following 10 days of unrest caused by protesters who have demanded his removal from office. On 4th October 2020, he was re-elected as the President in Parliamentary election, causing political turmoil throughout the country.