Correct Answer : Option (D) - November 20th
Note : The 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India will begin in Goa on November 20, 2021. The festival will be held from November 20-28. The mega-event will be held in a hybrid format due to COVID-19 pandemic, combining online and face-to-face participation.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - R Hari Kumar
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Satya Narayan Pradhan
Note : Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Satya Narayan Pradhan has been appointed ( on November 9th, 2021 ) as the Director-General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on a deputation basis till his superannuation on August 31, 2024, or until further orders. Pradhan is a 1988-batch IPS officer from the Jharkhand cadre.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - United States
Note : The United States has become the 101st member country of the International Solar Alliance(ISA). US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry formally signed the ISA framework agreement on November 10, 2021 during the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Nepal
Note : The Government of India has recently given the standard title of the rank of Honorary General of the Indian Army to the Chief of the Nepal Army, Prabhu Ram Sharma. Prabhu Ram Sharma has come on a 4-day visit to India at the invitation of Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Gujarat
Note : The Logistics Ease Across Different States 2021 Index was recently published by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry. This is the third edition of Index. In the index, Gujarat, Haryana and Punjab were emerged as best performing states with respect to mobility of goods and efficiency of logistics chain.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - November 10th
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.
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.
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.