Correct Answer : Option (C) - Odisha
Note : On Karthika Purnima, which is also known as Boita Bandana is celebrated at various water bodies of Odisha. The festival is the maritime tradition that is celebrated as a testament to the maritime trade history of Kalinga, tradesmen and mariners known as sadhabas travelled on boitas (boats) to trade with distant island nations that share borders with the Bay of Bengal like Indonesia, Java, Sumatra and Bali.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Pratham NGO
Note : Pratham NGO has been awarded the Indira Gandhi Peace Prize 2021 for its work on expanding the scope for education in India. Its pioneering work for more than a quarter-century in ensuring that every child has access to quality education. Its innovative use of digital technology to deliver education. Its regular evaluation of the quality of education. Its timely response in making children learn amid Covid-19 restrictions.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Madhya Pradesh
Correct Answer : Option (D) - IIT Guwahati
Note : Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the state-of-the-art Centre for Nanotechnology(CNT) and Centre for Indian Knowledge System(CIKS) at IIT Guwahati. He also released a book on NEP 2020 implementation. Assam Education Minister Ranoj Pegu was present on the occasion. IIT Guwahati has achieved excellent rankings in the various national and international ranking systems.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Maldives, Sri Lanka
Note : The 15th edition of biennial Trilateral Exercise 'Dosti' is underway between India, the Maldives and Sri Lanka in the Maldives from November 20-24, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Uttar Pradesh
Note : Uttar Pradesh will become the only state in India to have five international airports after PM Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of the Noida International Airport at Jewar, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Uttar Pradesh on November 25, 2021. The state so far has three international airports- Lucknow, Varanasi and the recently inaugurated Kushinagar airport. The fourth one is under construction in Ayodhya.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Dhanbad
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Shimla
Note : The SDG Urban Index and Dashboard 2021-22 have ranked 56 urban areas on 77 SDG indicators across the 46 targets of the SDG Framework. Shimla has topped the index followed by Coimbatore and Chandigarh.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 5%
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Note : The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will organise its flagship event ‘Connect 2021’ from November 26 to 27 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Connect is an international conference and exhibition on information & communication technology (ICT). Theme : “Building a Sustainable Deep T’ech’N’ology Ecosystem”.