Correct Answer : Option (A) - Chidanand Rajghatta
Note : US-based Indian journalist and author Chidanand Rajghatta has come out with the biography of US Vice President Kamala Harris titled “Kamala Harris: Phenomenal Woman”. The biography has been published by HarperCollins Publishers India.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - AU Small Finance Bank
Note : The AU Small Finance Bank has announced the launch of a QR Code Sound Box, to provide instant voice-based payment alerts to merchant partners. It is a first-of-its kind product launched by a bank. QR code sound box is a small and portable speaker, having a dedicated SIM slot for data connectivity, to give voice notification.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tsitsi Dangarembga
Note : Zimbabwean filmmaker and novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga was awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade 2021 on October 24, 2021 for her artistic work as well as her political commitment.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Max Verstappen
Note : Max Verstappen (Red Bull – Netherlands) has won the 2021 United States Grand Prix held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, United States. on October 24, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rahul Dravid
Note : Former India skipper Rahul Dravid applied for the position of head coach of Team India on October 26, 2021. He is currently serving as the head of the National Cricket Academy.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - RPSG
Note : The Sanjiv Goenka-owned RPSG group placed the winning bid worth Rs 7,090 crore for the Lucknow IPL team, while CVC Capital Partners has claimed Ahmedabad with a bid of Rs 5,166 crore.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ahmedabad, Lucknow
Note : Ahmedabad and Lucknow have been announced as the two teams of the Indian Premier League, taking the total number of IPL teams in the next season to ten.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Madhya Pradesh
Note : Six fully vaccinated people from Madhya Pradesh’s Indore district have been found infected with new Coronavirus variant AY.4.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Dr. Rajiv Nigam
Note : Former Chief Scientist, CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography Dr. Rajiv Nigam has been elected as 2022 recipient of the J.A. Cushman Award for Excellence in Foraminiferal Research.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - NASA
Note : The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is preparing to launch the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission that is a planetary defense-driven test of technologies to prevent collision of Earth with an asteroid. The mission is scheduled to be launched on November 24, 2021 from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.