Correct Answer : Option (A) - Paytm Payments Bank
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Navnit Nakra
Note : Chinese Smartphone maker OnePlus has announced the appointment of Navnit Nakra as its India CEO and Head of OnePlus India region operations.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ayushmann Khurrana
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Mauritius
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Turkey
Note : In a major blow to the two nations, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on October 21, 2021 placed Turkey on its grey list for failing to check terror financing and retained Pakistan as well. Overall, three countries were added to the grey list this time- Jordan, Mali and Turkey.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Imtiaz Ali
Note : Director-producer Imtiaz Ali has been roped in as the ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in India. As part of the festival, ten notable Russian films of various genres are being premiered for Indian audiences on Disney+ Hotstar from 16 October 2021 to 27 November 2021. Russia and India are cooperating in the field of cinematography through the BRICS.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Russia
Note : A Russian film crew has scripted record by undertaking the first-ever motion picture shooting session in the International Space Station (ISS). The Russian film director Klim Shipenko and actress Yulia Peresild spent 12 days in the ISS for filming 30 minutes duration scenes for the film “The Challenge”. It took around 30 hours to record the material while in space.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sahdev Yadav
Note : The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has appointed veteran sports administrator Sahdev Yadav as the President. He has been appointed for a period of four-year term.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Barbados
Note : Sandra Mason was elected as the first-ever President of Barbados on October 20, 2021, with a two-thirds vote during a joint session of the country's House of Assembly and Senate. She will replace Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as head of state of Barbados.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Meghalaya
Note : A new micro snail species has been found from deep inside a limestone cave at Mawsmai Village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. The news was shared by the scientists who discovered the species on October 21, 2021.