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41. 

Cricketer John R Reid passed away, he belonged to which country?

A. Australia
B. England
C. New Zealand
D. South Africa

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Former New Zealand cricket all-rounder, John Richard Reid passed away. He was also New Zealand's oldest surviving Test player. He was the first cricketer to lead New Zealand to a Test victory.

42. 

Shoba Naidu passed away, she belonged to which profession?

A. Singer
B. Dancer
C. Actor
D. Director

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Renowned Kuchipudi dancer, Shobha Naidu passed away. Her major achievements include choreography and presentation of Ballets Vipranarayana, Kalyana Srinivasam and many others, in which she was the main protagonist and portrayed various roles like Satyabhama, Devadevaki, Padmavathi, Mohini, Sai Baba, and Goddess Parvati which won her great appreciation. Some of the famous awards won by her includes, Padma Shri in 2001, Sangeet Natak Akademi in 1991.

43. 

Charlie Moore passed away, he won which championship in Olympics?

A. Boxing
B. Javelin Throw
C. 400 hurdles
D. Swimming

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The 400-meter hurdles champion at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, Charlie Moore passed away. He won the 400 hurdles in the rain in 1952 in 50.8 seconds to tie the Olympic record he set in the quarterfinals. He also earned a silver medal in Helsinki on the United States' 1,600-meter relay team. After the Olympics, he set a world record of 51.6 in the 440 hurdles at the British Empire Games in London.

44. 

Captain Carlton Chapman passed away, he belonged to which sports?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Former Indian football captain, Carlton Chapman passed away. He was born on 13th April 1971 in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He announced his retirement from professional Football in 2001. He was the captain of the Indian team when India won the South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup in 1997. He was a leading midfielder played for Indian from 1995 to 2001. He joined Quartz FC, Kozhikode as the technical director in 2017.

45. 

Environment Minister C M Chang passed away, he belonged to which state?

A. Nagaland
B. Telangana
C. Arunachal Pradesh
D. Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Nagaland's environment minister, C M Chang passed away due to COVID-19. He was a retired IAS officer and former Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha (2009-13). He was elected to the Nagaland Legislative Assembly from 51 Noksen constituencies under Tuensang district in 2013 and later retained the same seat in 2018 on Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) ticket.