Correct Answer : Option (B) - West Bengal
Note : The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee on November 16, 2021, inaugurated the ‘Duare Ration’ (ration at doorstep) scheme. It aims at benefitting around 10 crores of the people of the state.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - BRO
Note : The Border Roads Organization (BRO) on November 16, 2021, received the Guinness World Records certificate for constructing and blacktopping the world’s highest motorable road at 19,024 feet at Umlingla Pass in Ladakh.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Arunachal Pradesh
Note : Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has approved “Kaiser-i-Hind” as the state butterfly. Kaiser-i-Hind is scientifically known as Teinopalpus imperialis. In literal terms, it means Emperor of India. The butterfly is having a wingspan of 90-120 mm. It is found across six States along Eastern Himalayas at elevations from 6,000-10,000 feet in a well-wooded terrain.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Varanasi
Note : A hot air balloon event is being organised in Varanasi from 17th November 2021 to 19th November 2021. The hot air balloon rides will take people up to a height of 1,000 feet, enabling them to enjoy the beautiful views of the area.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sourav Ganguly
Note : BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has been appointed as the Chairman of ICC Men's Cricket Committee. He will be succeeding Anil Kumble, who stepped down from the post after having served a maximum of three, 3-year terms.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - November 16th
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 16th November
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Delhi, India
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Narendra Modi
Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday(16th November 2021) inaugurated the 341-km Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh after landing on the highway airstrip in an IAF C-130 Hercules plane. The 3.2-km airstrip has been constructed on the expressway to facilitate emergency landing of fighter aircraft. The expressway links state capital Lucknow with Ghazipur and has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 22,500 crore.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - India, Singapore and Thailand