Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sunjeev Sahota
Note : Indian-origin British author Sunjeev Sahota is among the 13 authors longlisted for the prestigious 2021 Booker Prize for fiction for his novel 'China Room', alongside Nobel laureate Kazuo Ishiguro and Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Powers.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ladakh
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Geo-imaging Satellite
Note : "ISRO has realised a geo-imaging satellite, "EOS-03", for Earth Observation from Geostationary Orbit and (it) is scheduled for launch in the third quarter (Q3) of 2021. EOS-03 is capable of imaging the whole country four-five times daily and would enable near real-time monitoring of natural disasters like floods and cyclones," he said.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Short-duration, intense rainfall events over a Small area
Correct Answer : Option (C) -
Note : The Inland Vessels Bill 2021 was passed in Lok Sabha which was introduced in the House by Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal. The Bill seeks to incorporate unified law for the country, instead of separate rules framed by the States.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Jammu & Kashmir
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Alaskan peninsula
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 27%
Note : Home Minister Amit Shah welcomed the decision to provide reservation for OBC category for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in medical education saying it is a historic decision. Centre decided to provide 27% reservation for OBC category and 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in All India Quota Scheme in undergraduate and postgraduates in the medical education.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Asha Bhosle
Note : The Maharashtra Bhushan Selection Committee chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray unanimously selected legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle for the prestigious award. The Maharashtra Bhushan Puraskar will be given to legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle for the year 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Almost 300