Correct Answer : Option (B) - Karnataka
Note : IBM Corp. launched a client innovation centre in Mysuru with support from the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) to attract companies to set up operations in cities beyond Bengaluru. This initiative aims at supporting the rapid, high-tech driven economic growth in tier-2 and -3 regions while providing comprehensive hybrid cloud and AI technology consulting capabilities.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Israel
Note : The Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Directorate of Defence Research and Development (DDR&D), Defence Ministry, Israel entered into a Bilateral Innovation Agreement (BIA) on November 9, 2021. The agreement was signed between the Chairman of DRDO Dr. G Satheesh Reddy and Head of DDR&D, Israel BG(Retd) Dr. Daniel Gold in New Delhi.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Atul Karwal
Note : IPS Atul Karwal has been appointed the new Director General (DG) of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). He is currently working as the Director of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy(SVPNPA) in Hyderabad.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - RuPay Card
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Morinari Watanabe
Note : Morinari Watanabe (JPN) has been re-elected (06-11-2021) as Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique(FIG) President, for a three-year term (2022–2024), by the member Gymnastics federations at the FIG Congress in Antalya, Turkey.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rohit Sharma
Note : Rohit Sharma has been named as the new captain of the Indian T20I side, while KL Rahul has been named as Vice-Captain for India's T20 series against New Zealand. Rohit Sharma succeeds Virat Kohli, who stepped down as the skipper in the shortest format of the game after India bowed out of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - R Hari Kumar
Note : The Ministry of Defence announced on November 9, 2021, that Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar will take charge as the next Chief of the Indian Navy after the incumbent, Admiral Karambir Singh, retires on November 30. Vice Admiral Kumar has been serving as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi
Note : The Delhi government on November 9, 2021, announced that it will be launching the Anti-Open Burning Campaign from November 11 to December 11, 2021 in Delhi to curb instances of open burning and air pollution in Delhi.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - RBI
Note : The Reserve Bank of India has launched its first global hackathon named “HARBINGER 2021 – Innovation for Transformation”. The theme of HARBINGER 2021 is ‘Smarter Digital Payments’. The Hackathon invites participants to identify and develop solutions that have the potential to make digital payments accessible to the under-served, enhance the ease of payments and user experience while strengthening the security of digital payments and promote customer protection.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kerala
Note : Kerala Health Minister Veena George on November 6, 2021, announced that the Kerala government is in working on creating a databank of those who are above 30 years of age for early detection and treatment of lifestyle diseases. The project will be carried out at the Panchayat Level with the help of all local bodies, MLAs, and MPs.