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A)
World Economic Forum (WEF)
B)
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
C)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
D)
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Correct Answer : Option (D) - World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Note :

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is an index that provides detailed metrics about the innovation performance of 131 countries and economies all over the world.
 
* The index was first released in 2007 and is released annually.
* It is published by INSEAD, Cornell University, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), along with other institutions.
* The index uses 80 indicators that take into account a wide idea of innovation including education, political environment, business sophistication, and infrastructure.
* The index is based on both objective and subjective data compiled from various sources including the World Bank, the International  Telecommunication Union (ITU), and the International Monetary Fund.
* The GII has become an important reference for governments and businesses to measure a country’s performance on innovation.

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Published On : September 21, 2021
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September 24, 2021
B)
September 25, 2021
C)
September 26, 2021
D)
September 27, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (A) - September 24, 2021

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden will be holding a bilateral meeting on September 24, 2021, confirmed the White House. PM Modi will visit the US this week and participate in the first in-person Quad Leaders Summit and UN General Debate.

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Published On : September 21, 2021
A)
Evan Peters
B)
Jason Sudeikis
C)
Josh O'Connor
D)
Tobias Menzies

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Josh O'Connor

Note : 'The Crown' was named Outstanding Drama Series, while 'Ted Lasso' was named the Outstanding Comedy Series at the Emmy Awards 2021 held today. 'The Queen's Gambit' won the Outstanding Limited Series award. Jason Sudeikis won the Outstanding Actor (Comedy) award and Josh O'Connor was named the best actor (drama). Kate Winslet won the Outstanding Actress (Limited Series or Movie) award.

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Published On : September 20, 2021
A)
Money Heist
B)
The Crown
C)
Mare of Easttown
D)
The Queen’s Gambit

Correct Answer : Option (B) - The Crown

Note : The Crown, with 11 nominations for Emmys, won big with a total of 7 awards including Outstanding Drama Series at Emmy 2021 Awards. Olivia Colman from The Crown won the Outstanding Actress- Drama Award while Kate Winslet won Outstanding Actress- Limited Series or Movie award for her role in the Limited Drama Series ‘Mare of Easttown’.

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Published On : September 20, 2021
A)
Delhi
B)
Mumbai
C)
Bengaluru
D)
Hyderabad

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Hyderabad

Note :

India Has Developed An Indigenous Technology To Convert High Ash Coal To Methanol And Established Its First Pilot Plant By Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) In Hyderabad, An Official Statement Said On 17-09-2021.
 
"This technology will help the country move towards the adoption of clean technology and promote the use of methanol as a transportation fuel (blending with petrol), thus reducing crude oil imports," a Science and Technology Ministry statement said.
 
The broad process of converting coal into methanol consists of conversion of coal to synthesis (syngas) gas, its cleaning, conditioning, and conversion to methanol, and the methanol purification. Coal to methanol plants in most countries are operated with low ash coals. Handling of high ash and heat required to melt this high amount of ash is a challenge in the case of Indian coal, which generally has high ask content, the release said.

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Published On : September 20, 2021
A)
Parkash Singh Badal
B)
Harcharan Singh Brar
C)
Charanjit Singh Channi
D)
Giani Gurmukh Singh Musafir

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Charanjit Singh Channi

Note : Amarinder Singh resigned, Charanjit Singh Channi has been appointed (20 September 2021) as the new chief minister of Punjab. The decision comes after a day of hectic talks between the Congress high command and state unit to finalise the new leader of the Punjab Congress Legislature Party (CLP).

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Published On : September 20, 2021
A)
Manipur
B)
Kerala
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Manipur

Note :

September 17, brought good news for Manipur as the State’s Tamenglong Orange & Sirarakhong Hathei Chili were granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. The GI tag not only will help popularise the agricultural produce but also aid export and farmer’s income.
 
Manipur’s Chief Minister, N.Biren Singh shared the news on his social media accounts. He said that the historic milestone in the history of Manipur will increase the income of the farmers immensely.

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Published On : September 20, 2021
A)
Spain
B)
Cuba
C)
Japan
D)
South Korea

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Cuba

Note : Cuba has become the first country in the world to begin the mass vaccination of children as young as 2 years old against COVID-19 with its homegrown vaccines. While the vaccination is not mandatory, parents have been lining up at clinics and hospitals and makeshift vaccination centres to get a shot for their children.

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Published On : September 20, 2021
A)
Assam
B)
Mumbai
C)
New Delhi
D)
Ahmedabad

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ahmedabad

Note : Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) in Gujarat on September 17, 2021, issued an order stating that the citizens who have not taken any of the two Coronavirus vaccine doses will not be allowed to enter into the public transport or civic building in Ahmedabad starting from September 20, 2021.

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Published On : September 20, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Gujarat
C)
Karnataka
D)
Rajasthan

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rajasthan

Note :

The Rajasthan Assembly passed a bill on September 17, 2021 amending the 2009 Act [Rajasthan Compulsory Registration of Marriages Act] that provides for mandatory registration of marriages, including child marriages.
 
The bill mandates information on marriages including child marriages to be furnished by their parents or guardians within 30 days of the wedding. The bill proposes to amend Section 8 of the 2009 Act, which states the duty of parties to the marriage to submit a Memorandum for registration of marriage to the Registrar under whose jurisdiction the marriage was solemnized.

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Published On : September 20, 2021