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56. 

Haji Hussain Ansari died at 73. He belonged to which state?

A. Bihar
B. Jharkhand
C. Maharashtra
D. Assam

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Jharkhand's minority welfare minister Haji Hussain Ansari died on Saturday at a hospital in Ranchi, official sources said. He was 73. Mr Ansari, a senior JMM leader, was admitted to the Medanta hospital around two weeks back after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

57. 

Mishti Mukherjee passed away, she belonged to which profession?

A. Politician
B. Singer
C. Dancer
D. Actress

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Bollywood actress Mishti Mukherjee, who has featured in many Hindi, Bengali and Telugu films, and music videos has passed away. Besides featuring in major Bengali projects, Mishti made her debut in Bollywood with the film Life Ki Toh lag Gayi in 2012 and worked as the lead actress in Subhash Ghai's 2014 film Kaanchi: The Unbreakable?.

58. 

Veteran Social activist Pushpa Bhave passes away at 81, she was also known by which name?

A. Iron Lady of Mumbai
B. Iron Lady of India
C. Nightangle of Mumbai
D. Nightangle of Delhi

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Veteran social activist Prof Pushpa Bhave, also known as the Iron Lady of Mumbai, has passed away following a prolonged illness. She was 81. Bhave has been associated with the Rashtra Seva Dal and democratic movements since her student days. She was also an academician and an intellectual, who fought for the rights of common citizens. She had taken part in the Samyukta Maharashtra movement and the Goa liberation movement.

59. 

Dr. G S Amur passed away, he was famous for which among the following professions?

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Veteran writer and critic Dr G S Amur passed away. He was proficient in Kannada and English languages. He had won many awards including Sahitya Akademi Award, Rajyotsava Award and Bharatiya Bhasha Award.

60. 

Syeda Anwara Taimur passed away. She was first and only woman CM of which state?

A. Assam
B. Sikkim
C. Odisha
D. Goa

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Assam's first and only woman chief minister, Syeda Anwara Taimur passed away. A four-time Congress MLA beginning with her first election in 1972, Taimur held portfolios like education before becoming chief minister for a brief period from December 6, 1980, to June 30, 1981. She was nominated for a Rajya Sabha term in 1988. She joined the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) in 2011.