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51. 

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan passed away, he was the president of which political party?

A. BJP
B. Congress
C. Lok Janshakti Party
D. AAP

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Union minister of consumer affairs, food and public distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan passed away. He was born on 5 July 1946. He was also the president of the Lok Janshakti Party, eight-time Lok Sabha member and current Rajya Sabha MP.

52. 

Ashwani Kumar passed away, he was a well known person of which field?

A. Actor
B. CBI Director
C. Singer
D. Politician

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Former Governor of Manipur and Nagaland, and ex-CBI Director, Ashwani Kumar passed away. He was born at Nahan in Sirmaur district and joined the Indian Police Force in 1973. He was allotted the Himachal Pradesh cadre and while working as the District Superintendent of Police at Shimla in 1985, he was inducted in the newly created Special Protection Group (SPG), where he worked till 1990.

53. 

Cricketer Najeeb Tarakai passed away, he belonged to which nation?

A. Pakistan
B. Afghanistan
C. Nepal
D. Bangladesh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Afghanistan right-handed batsman, Najeeb Tarakai passed away in a road accident. He played 12 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) for Afghanistan, after making his international debut in the 2014 T20 World Cup. He played his only one-day international against Ireland in 2017.

54. 

Vishal Anand passed away, he belonged to which profession?

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

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Veteran Bollywood actor, Vishal Anand has passed away. He came to fame with 1976 super-hit song and film 'Chalte Chalte'. His real name was Bhishmam Kohli. He has appeared in 11 Hindi films during his acting careers like Hindustan Ki Kasam and Taxi Driver. Apart from acting, Anand had also directed and produced a few films, including Chalte Chalte.

55. 

MLA Pradeep Maharathy passed away, he belongs to which political party?

A. BJP
B. Congress
C. RJD
D. BJD

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Minister and veteran Biju Janata Dal MLA Pradeep Maharathy passed away on Sunday, weeks after he tested positive for COVID-19. He was 66. He was undergoing treatment in a city-based private hospital and his health condition deteriorated in the past few days. He is survived by wife, son and daughter.