Correct Answer : Option (C) - Kayne West
Note : American rapper Kanye West has officially changed his name to Ye. A Los Angeles judge approved a petition by West to officially change his name to 'Ye' on October 18, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Arunachal Pradesh
Correct Answer : Option (D) - $500 million
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mumbai
Correct Answer : Option (B) - New Delhi
Note : New Delhi-based 17-year-old entrepreneur Vidyut Mohan is among the five(5) global winners for the inaugural ‘Earthshot Prize’, also known as the ‘Eco-Oscars’, that honours people trying to save the planet. Vidyut has been awarded in Clean our Air category, for his technology called ‘Takachar’, a small and portable device that uses crop residue to convert it into bio-products like fuel and fertilisers to reduce smoke emissions and combat air pollution.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Amit Rastogi
Note : Commodore Amit Rastogi (Retd) has been appointed as the Chairman & Managing Director of National Research Development Corporation on October 18, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ministry of Science & Technology
Note : NRDC is an enterprise of DSIR, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. It engages in the development, promotion and transfer of technologies emanating from various national R&D institutions.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 5th Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force)
Note : The Indian Army has been awarded the gold medal at the 2021 Cambrian Patrol Exercise, held at Brecon, Wales, in United Kingdom from October 13 to 15, 2021. The Indian Army was represented by a team from 4/5 Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force) which competed against 96 teams representing special forces and regiments from around the world.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - United Kindom
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rs 1 crore
Note : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on India’s largest public lender State Bank of India (SBI) on October 18, 2021. The penalty has been imposed for non-compliance with the directions contained in “RBI (Frauds classification and reporting by commercial banks and select FIs) directions 2016”.