Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bihar
Note : Bihar is ranked at the bottom of the Foundational Literacy Index 2021 in the larger states category with a score of 37. It is preceded by Uttar Pradesh. Jharkhand is ranked at the bottom of the index in the smaller states category.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Arvind Kumar
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 14
Note : Durga Puja in Kolkata has been included by UNESCO in its representative list of 'Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. It is now among the 14 Indian elements on the ICH list.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Simone Biles
Note : Simone Biles was named Time magazine’s 2021 Athlete of the Year. The world’s most decorated gymnast, a four-time Olympic medalist, was hailed for putting her mental health first when she withdrew from four event finals at the Tokyo Olympics.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL)
Note : Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) has signed a purchase agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to supply 4,667 MW of green power. It is the world’s largest-ever green power purchase agreement (PPA). The agreement is part of a manufacturing-linked solar tender of 8,000 MW awarded to AGEL by SECI in June 2020. So far, AGEL has signed PPAs with SECI for a total generation capacity of close to 6,000 MW of the 8,000 MW awarded in 2020. The company expected to complete the balance of 2000 MW in the coming 2 to 3 months.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bhutan
Correct Answer : Option (A) - HAL
Note : Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has secured a supply order from the Aeronautical Development Establishment, DRDO for manufacturing, assembly, integration, testing and supply of a High-Speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) system known as ABHYAS.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - IIT-Delhi
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Leena Nair
Note : French fashion house Chanel named Leena Nair, an executive from Unilever, as its new global CEO. Nair’s career at Unilever spanned 30 years, most recently as the chief of human resources and a member of the executive committee. The recruitment of Nair, who rose through the ranks of Unilever having started out as a trainee on the factory floor, comes as the fashion industry is under pressure to show a more inclusive approach.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Andhra Pradesh
Note : India’s first green hydrogen-based microgrid project will be undertaken at Simhadri in Andhra Pradesh. The project is in line with PM Modi’s vision of India becoming carbon neutral by 2070.