Correct Answer : Option (A) - Narendra Modi
Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has delivered the keynote address at The Sydney Dialogue, via video conferencing. PM addressed the event on the theme ‘India’s technology evolution and revolution’. The Sydney Dialogue has been organised from November 17 - 19, 2021 by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mahendra Nath Pandey
Note : The Union Minister of Heavy Industries Mahendra Nath Pandey has inaugurated the first Air Pollution Control Tower of the state of Uttar Pradesh in Noida. The Air Pollution Control Tower (APCT) prototype has been developed by state-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel). The indigenously developed APCT is set up between the DND flyway and the slip road to Noida Expressway. The tower will help to mitigate the rising air pollution problem in the city.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sanjay Kumar Mishra
Note : The Ministry of Finance has extended the tenure of Sanjay Kumar Mishra, the Director of Enforcement Directorate (ED), for one year until November 18, 2022.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 58
Note : India has been re-elected to the Executive Board of UNESCO for the term 2021-25 on November 17, 2021. India received 164 votes to get re-elected to four-year term of office. UNESCO Executive Board consists of 58 member-states each with a four-year term of office.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - November 15 to 21
Note : In India, the National Newborn Week is observed every year from November 15 to 21 .
The theme of National Newborn Week 2021 is ‘Safety, quality and nurturing care – birth right of every newborn’.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 18th November -to- 24th November
Note : World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is celebrated every year from 18th November -to- 24th November, the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) aims to increase awareness of global antimicrobial resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of drug-resistant infections.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - November 19th
Note : Guru Nanak Jayanti is observed November 19th every year as the birth anniversary of the Sikh founder, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. This year marks the 552nd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, also known as Prakash Utsav or Guru Purab, as it marks an important festival for the Sikh community. Guru Nanak is the first of the ten Sikh gurus who is considered as the one who brought enlightenment to the world. He was born in 1469 in a village named Talwandi, which is currently located in Nankana Sahib, Pakistan.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 18th November
Note : The National Naturopathy Day is observed in India on "18th November" every year, to promote positive mental and physical health through a drugless system of medicine, called as Naturopathy. The day was declared by the Ministry of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy), Government of India, on November 18, 2018.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - December 1st
Note : Jal Shakti Ministry's "Water Heroes – Share Your Stories" contest will start from December 1, 2021 and will go on till November 30, 2022. Winners will be chosen every month from the received entries and they will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 10000 each.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Third Thursday of November