Correct Answer : Option (A) - Imtiaz Ali
Note : Director-producer Imtiaz Ali has been roped in as the ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in India. As part of the festival, ten notable Russian films of various genres are being premiered for Indian audiences on Disney+ Hotstar from 16 October 2021 to 27 November 2021. Russia and India are cooperating in the field of cinematography through the BRICS.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Russia
Note : A Russian film crew has scripted record by undertaking the first-ever motion picture shooting session in the International Space Station (ISS). The Russian film director Klim Shipenko and actress Yulia Peresild spent 12 days in the ISS for filming 30 minutes duration scenes for the film “The Challenge”. It took around 30 hours to record the material while in space.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sahdev Yadav
Note : The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has appointed veteran sports administrator Sahdev Yadav as the President. He has been appointed for a period of four-year term.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Barbados
Note : Sandra Mason was elected as the first-ever President of Barbados on October 20, 2021, with a two-thirds vote during a joint session of the country's House of Assembly and Senate. She will replace Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as head of state of Barbados.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Meghalaya
Note : A new micro snail species has been found from deep inside a limestone cave at Mawsmai Village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. The news was shared by the scientists who discovered the species on October 21, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 21st October
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Microsoft
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Japan
Note : Mount Aso, located on the main Southern Island of Kyushu in Japan, began erupting on October 20, 2021, spewing volcanic ash upto 3,500 meters into the sky. The Meteorological Agency of Japan has raised the alert level for the volcano to 3 on a scale of 5 and has warned people of risk of large falling rocks and pyroclastic flows within a radius of about 1 km around the Mountain’s Nakadake Crater.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - NPCI
Note : The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has launched NPCI Tokenization system (NTS) to further enhance the safety of customers and provide a seamless shopping experience to consumers. The NPCI Tokenization System (NTS) will support the tokenisation of RuPay cards, to provide an alternate for storing card details with merchants.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Donald Trump
Note : Former US President Donald Trump is planning to launch his own social media platform called 'TRUTH Social'. Trump said the social media group will form "a rival to the liberal media consortium."