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 Q .
When is World Science Day for Peace and Development?
A)
November 9th
B)
November 10th
C)
November 11th
D)
November 12th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - November 10th

Note :

World Science Day for Peace and Development is on November 10th. The day was proclaimed by UNESCO in 2001. The first World Science Day for Peace and Development was observed on November 10th, 2002. This year marks its 20th edition.
 
Theme : World Science Day for Peace and Development has a theme. In 2021, the organisers have addressed the problems of climate change across the planet. The theme will highlight the importance of “Building Climate-Ready Communities”.

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Published On : November 10, 2021
 Q .
What is the india's rank in Global Drug Policy Index 2021?
A)
7th
B)
11th
C)
15th
D)
18th

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 18th

Note : India ranked 18th out of 30 countries in the 1st edition of the Global Drug Policy Index which was released by the Harm Reduction Consortium in November 2021. The index ranked Norway, New Zealand, Portugal, the United Kingdom (UK), and Australia as the top 5 countries on humane and health-driven drug policies.

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 Q .
Who has become India's wealthiest self-made woman billionaire?
A)
Leena Tewari
B)
Divya Gokulnath
C)
Falguni Nayar
D)
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Falguni Nayar

Note : Nykaa founder and CEO Falguni Nayar became India’s 7th woman billionaire and the wealthiest self-made billionaire on November 10, 2021. The 58-year-old had founded Nykaa in 2012 when she was 50-years-old. She owns more than half of Nykaa through two family trusts and other promoter entities. Nayar’s stake in Nykaa is valued at $7 billion.

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 Q .
In which state IBM launched a client innovation center in india?
A)
Kerala
B)
Karnataka
C)
Tamilnadu
D)
Telangana

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Karnataka

Note : IBM Corp. launched a client innovation centre in Mysuru with support from the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM) to attract companies to set up operations in cities beyond Bengaluru. This initiative aims at supporting the rapid, high-tech driven economic growth in tier-2 and -3 regions while providing comprehensive hybrid cloud and AI technology consulting capabilities.

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 Q .
DRDO has signed an agreement with which nation for the development of dual-use technologies?
A)
France
B)
Russia
C)
Israel
D)
Germany

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Israel

Note : The Indian Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Directorate of Defence Research and Development (DDR&D), Defence Ministry, Israel entered into a Bilateral Innovation Agreement (BIA) on November 9, 2021. The agreement was signed between the Chairman of DRDO Dr. G Satheesh Reddy and Head of DDR&D, Israel BG(Retd) Dr. Daniel Gold in New Delhi.

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 Q .
Who has been appointed as the new NDRF Director-General?
A)
Atul Karwal
B)
Sylendra Babu
C)
Ashish Bhatia
D)
Shri Madhup K. Tiwari

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Atul Karwal

Note : IPS Atul Karwal has been appointed the new Director General (DG) of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). He is currently working as the Director of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy(SVPNPA) in Hyderabad.

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 Q .
Which platform Junio has launched a smart multipurpose card for pre-teens and teenagers?
A)
Maestro Card
B)
Master Card
C)
Visa Card
D)
RuPay Card

Correct Answer : Option (D) - RuPay Card

Note :

Kid-focused FinTech startup Junio has launched a smart multi-purpose card for pre-teens and teenagers on the RuPay platform.
 
In a statement, the startup today said that ‘Junio RuPay Card’ has been designed for kids that can function as a debit card for both their online and offline purchases. Junio card allows children to make secure offline and online payments.

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 Q .
Who was re-elected as President of Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique?
A)
Yuri Titov
B)
Morinari Watanabe
C)
Dr. Rudolf Staiger
D)
Mr. Charles H. Weir

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Morinari Watanabe

Note : Morinari Watanabe (JPN) has been re-elected (06-11-2021) as Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique(FIG) President, for a three-year term (2022–2024), by the member Gymnastics federations at the FIG Congress in Antalya, Turkey.

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 Q .
Who has been named as the new captain of the Indian T20I side?
A)
KL Rahul
B)
Shreyas Iyer
C)
Shikhar Dhawan
D)
Rohit Sharma

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rohit Sharma

Note : Rohit Sharma has been named as the new captain of the Indian T20I side, while KL Rahul has been named as Vice-Captain for India's T20 series against New Zealand. Rohit Sharma succeeds Virat Kohli, who stepped down as the skipper in the shortest format of the game after India bowed out of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021.

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 Q .
Who has been appointed as the next Chief of Naval Staff?
A)
Atul Kumar Jain
B)
Ajit Kumar P
C)
R Hari Kumar
D)
Ajendra Bahadur Singh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - R Hari Kumar

Note : The Ministry of Defence announced on November 9, 2021, that Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar will take charge as the next Chief of the Indian Navy after the incumbent, Admiral Karambir Singh, retires on November 30. Vice Admiral Kumar has been serving as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command.

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Published On : November 10, 2021