Correct Answer : Option (C) - 17 scientists
Note : 17 Scientists from Scientific Institutions across India have been awarded Swarna Jayanti Fellowship for their innovative research ideas and for making research and development effective in various disciplines. These scientists will be allowed to carry on research work independently with freedom and flexibility in terms of expenditure approved in the research plan.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Max Verstappen
Note : Max Verstappen (Red Bull – Netherlands) has won the 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix held at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - November 9th
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kamal Haasan
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Delhi
Note : Delhi Government on November 8, 2021 launched the 'Shramik Mitra' scheme to ensure benefits of government schemes reach construction workers in the national capital. Under the scheme, a total of 800 Shramik Mitras will reach out to the construction workers on their doorstep and make them aware regarding the schemes.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Gujarat
Note : Gujarat retained its top rank among 21 states on the National Logistics Index - LEADS 2021 due to well-developed infrastructure and services. The state was ranked number one in the LEADS 2019 index as well. There was no ranking in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - China
Note : Astronaut Wang Yaping became the first Chinese woman to walk in space on November 7, 2021, during her first extravehicular operation on the Shenzhou-13 mission. The 41-years-old was a crewmember of China’s Shenzhou-13 mission. She carried out extravehicular activities for over 6.5 hours along with her colleague Zhai Zhigang.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - General Bipin Rawat
Note : Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat will inaugurate the 14th edition of ‘c0c0n’, an annual Hacking and Cyber Security Briefing, which will be held virtually from Nov 10-13. The conference, which is being conducted by Kerala Police in association with two non-profit organisations, Society for the Policing of Cyberspace (POLCYB) and Information Security Research Association (ISRA), would primarily discuss online scams and defences during the lockdown period.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Srinagar
Note : Srinagar joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network 2021 on November 8, 2021 under the Crafts and Folk Arts category. This is a major recognition of the arts and crafts of Jammu & Kashmir.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Modi
Note : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone and dedicated various National Highway and Road projects to the nation in the temple town of Pandharpur in Maharashtra, through video conference. These initiatives are aimed at improving connectivity in the region to facilitate the hassle-free and safe movement of devotees.