Correct Answer : Option (D) - Eric A. Hanushek and Dr Rukmini Banerji
Note : US-based Stanford University’s Professor Eric A. Hanushek and Mumbai-based Dr Rukmini Banerji have been felicitated with the 2021 Yidan Prize, the world’s highest education accolade. The coveted award is given by the Yidan Prize Foundation, Hong Kong.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Russia
Note : The Russian Defense Ministry announced that Russia successfully test-launched a Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a nuclear submarine. Know key details about the modernization of Russian Defence.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Abdulrazak Gurnah
Note : Novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has been awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Lucknow
Note : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated ‘Azadi@75 – New Urban India : Transforming Urban Landscape’ Conference-cum-Expo in Lucknow at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan on October 05, 2021, as a part of Azadi@75 celebrations. The theme of the three-day event is “New Urban India”. It will culminate on October 07, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi
Note : The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 was awarded "for groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex systems" with one half jointly to Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann "for the physical modelling of Earth's climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming" and the other half to Giorgio Parisi "for the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales".
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 40th
Note : The 40th edition of the India International Trade Fair (IITF) is scheduled to take place at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from November 14 to 27, 2021. The theme of the 14-day IITF in 2021 is 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'.The mega event is organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) annually.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - SBI
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Himachal Pradesh
Note : Himachal Pradesh has become the first Indian state to begin organised cultivation of Cinnamon. The cinnamon cultivation has been introduced by CSIR’s Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT) on a pilot basis.