Correct Answer : Option (D) - Amazon
Note : Amazon India announced on October 12, 2021 that it will directly provide 20,000 digital devices to students from underprivileged communities in India to empower them for a brighter future.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - October 12th
Correct Answer : Option (C) - October 12th
Note : The Sankyut Kisan Morcha (SKM) called for observing October 12th as Shaheed Kisan Diwas across India as a tribute to the four farmers and a journalist who died during the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on October 3rd.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tamil Nadu
Note : 'Kanyakumari Clove' Gets GI Tag The clove grown in the hills of Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu has been awarded a geographical indication (GI). Due to the moderate temperature prevailing in Kanyakumari district, the fragrances in the cloves evaporate in small quantities, thus making it possible to obtain concentrated essential oils.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Jayant Patil
Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Indian Space Association (ISpA) on October 11, 2021 via videoconferencing. The ISpA is a private industry body which will act as a premier industry body for space and satellite companies in the country. First Chairman – Jayant Patil, L&T-NxT Senior Executive Vice President for Defence
Correct Answer : Option (D) - David Card, Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens
Note : The 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded in two parts, the first half has been awarded to David Card “for his empirical contributions to labour economics”. The second half has been awarded jointly to Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens “for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.”
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Telangana
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Amit Khare
Note : Former IAS officer(1985 batch) Amit Khare has been appointed (October 12, 2021) as advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mr Khare initially for a period of two years or until further orders. Mr Khare has recently retired from the post of Union Education Secretary. He had also served as secretary in Information and Broadcasting earlier.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - SpaceX
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Pluto
Note : Researchers have found evidence that Pluto's atmosphere is undergoing a dramatic alteration and is starting to disappear as the dwarf planet moves farther away from the Sun.