Correct Answer : Option (C) - Three
Note : The Supreme Court on October 27, 2021 ordered the constitution of a three-member expert committee to probe targeted surveillance of journalists, politicians using Pegasus spyware. The three-member committee will be headed by retired Supreme Court judge Justice RV Raveendran and the other two members include 1976 batch IPS officer Alok Joshi and Dr. Sundeep Oberoi.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Contact Lens
Note : Google celebrated Otto Wichterle’s 108th birth anniversary with a doodle on October 27, 2021. Otto Wichterle, a Czech Chemist, is the man who invented the soft contact lenses.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 31%
Note : The dearness allowance for central government employees has been hiked from 28% to 31% of the basic pay. The 3 percent DA hike will be effective from July 1, 2021, informed the Finance Ministry.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Delhi
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nagpur
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port
Note : The Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port (SPM) in Kolkata has become the first Major Indian Port to get a Radio over Internet Protocol (ROIP) System. The ROIP was inaugurated by Vinit Kumar, Chairman of SPM, on October 25, 2021. ROIP system is being introduced as a marine communication mode, for the first time in any Major Indian Port.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Investing Today and Transforming Tomorrow
Note : The Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the 6th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) through video conference from New Delhi on October 26, 2021. The theme of the Annual Meeting of AIIB was “Investing Today and Transforming Tomorrow”. This year the meeting was jointly organized by AIIB in collaboration with the Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Correct Answer : Option (A) - $4.5 million
Note : The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank(ADB) have signed a $4.5 million Project Readiness Financing(PRF) loan on October 26, 2021, for the proposed Aizawl Sustainable Urban Transport Project.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Arabian Sea
Note : The Armed Forces of India and the United Kingdom (UK) are undertaking the sea phase of the maiden Tri-Service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ off the Konkan coast in the Arabian Sea from 24th October 2021 to 27th October 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Canada