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21. 

General Sunith Francis, who has passed away, belongs to which profession?

A. Major General
B. Former Chief of Indian Army
C. Lieutenant General
D. General Officer

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Former Army chief General Sunith Francis Rodrigues, who was known as a strategist and also served as the governor of Punjab has passed away.

22. 

Hemananda Biswal, who has passed away, was the former Chief Minister of which state?

A. Maharashtra
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Odisha
D. Rajasthan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Politician and former Chief Minister of Odisha, Hemananda Biswal passed away in Bhubaneswar at the age of 82 years.

23. 

What was the profession of Ravish Tiwari, who has passed away?

A. Filmmaker
B. Sportsperson
C. Journalist
D. Economist

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Senior journalist Ravish Tiwari has passed away. He was the national bureau chief of Indian Express. He was popular for his political news reporting.

24. 

What was the profession of Sandhya Mukherjee, who has passed away aged 90 years?

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

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Legendary Bengali singer Sandhya Mukherjee passed away at the age of 90 years due to cardiac arrest. Her full name was Geetashree Sandhya Mukhopadhyay.

25. 

Luc Montagnier, who passed away has won Nobel Prize for Medicine for which discovery?

A. Human Immunodeficiency Virus
B. Rotavirus
C. Chikungunya
D. Ebola

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Veteran Nobel-winning virologist Luc Montagnier died in Paris recently. He won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2008 for the discovery of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus that causes AIDS, along with his colleague Francoise Barr-Sinoussi.