Correct Answer : Option (B) - Cuba
Note : Cuba has become the first country in the world to begin the mass vaccination of children as young as 2 years old against COVID-19 with its homegrown vaccines. While the vaccination is not mandatory, parents have been lining up at clinics and hospitals and makeshift vaccination centres to get a shot for their children.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ahmedabad
Note : Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) in Gujarat on September 17, 2021, issued an order stating that the citizens who have not taken any of the two Coronavirus vaccine doses will not be allowed to enter into the public transport or civic building in Ahmedabad starting from September 20, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rajasthan
Correct Answer : Option (C) - France
Note : France announced on September 17, 2021 that it is recalling its ambassadors from the United States and Australia over the recent trilateral security pact (AUKUS) between US, UK and Australia that involves the building of nuclear-powered submarines. The deal effectively scraps Australia's $40 billion submarine contract with France in favour of the US nuclear submarines.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sikkim
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bangladesh
Note : A new Passenger Terminal Building (I) at ICP Petrapole was inaugurated on September 17th. This signals a major boost to modernization of border infrastructure and to further strengthen India’s connectivity with Bangladesh. Built by the Land Ports Authority of India, the new PTB (I) is designed to handle around 550 passengers at any point of time.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ek Pahal
Correct Answer : Option (A) - IIT Delhi
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rajnath Singh
Note : The Centre has constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to look into better implementation of various welfare schemes meant for the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), minorities and women, and to improve their implementation and effectiveness. The GoM will be chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 1500m