Correct Answer : Option (C) - Chandigarh
Note : Indian Railways’ Chandigarh Railway Station has been awarded a 5- star 'Eat Right Station' certification by FSSAI for providing high-quality, nutritious food to passengers.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Snow leopard
Note : The Union Territory of Ladakh has declared snow leopard (Panther unica) as the new state animal and black-necked crane (Grus nicricollis) as the new state bird.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Alejandro Prieto
Note : Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto has emerged as the winner of the Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - US
Note : The Union Ministry of Defence and US Department of Defence signed a Project Agreement (PA) on July 30, 2021 for Air-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (ALUAV) under the Joint Working Group Air Systems in the Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI).
Correct Answer : Option (C) - UAE, Bangladesh, Uruguay
Note : The New Development Bank (NDB) on September 2, 2021 admitted the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh as its new members. The bank has been set up by all the nations that are part of the BRICS bloc.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 100
Note : The Indian Army signed a contract worth Rs 100 crore with a Bengaluru-based company on September 1, 2021 to procure 100 drones called 'SkyStrikers' to give a major boost to India's arsenal.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jounalist
Note : Former Rajya Sabha MP and senior journalist Chandan Mitra has passed away . He was 65. Mitra was the Editor and Managing Director of The Pioneer newspaper in New Delhi.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Avani Lekharan
Note : Avani Lekharan created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win two medals at the Paralympics on September 3, 2021. She won bronze in R8 Women's Bhagyashri JadhavShe had won the gold earlier in the women's 10m Air Rifle R2 SH1 Event.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Pankaj Kumar Singh
Note : Pankaj Kumar Singh, a 1988-batch IPS officer from the Rajasthan cadre, has taken charge as the new Director General (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) on August 31, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Building a Safe Inclusive Resilient and Sustainable Coconut Community Amid COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond
Note : With regard to the ongoing pandemic, the theme for World Coconut Day this year is "Building a Safe Inclusive Resilient and Sustainable Coconut Community Amid COVID-19 Pandemic & Beyond".