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”.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - ISRO
Note : NITI Aayog has launched the Geospatial Energy Map of India which will provide a holistic picture of all energy resources of the country.The map has been developed by NITI Aayog in collaboration with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Energy Ministries of Government of India.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Thiruvananthapuram
Note : The Adani Group formally took over the operation, management and development control of the international airport in Thiruvananthapuram on October 14, 2021. Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is the first of four international airports in Kerala.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 3
Note : The Chinese space agency has launched Shenzhou-13 crewed mission, the country’s first long-duration stay aboard. The three-person crew are expected to spend six-months in space, to set up new record for the time spent in space by Chinese astronauts.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - UNDP
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Punjab