Correct Answer : Option (C) - 246
Note : Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Anurag Thakur presented the first ever SAI Institutional Awards to 246 athletes and coaches on November 17, 2021 in New Delhi.From the total 246 awardees, 162 athletes and 84 coaches were honoured in the Outstanding Award and Best Award category.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 2025
Note : India has been re-elected to the United Nations cultural and education organisation (UNESCO) Executive Board for a four-year term from 2021-25. India was re-elected to the board with 164 votes.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Uttarakhand
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 9.5%
Note : The Swiss brokerage firm, UBS Securities has revised India’s real GDP growth projection for 2021-22 to 9.5% from 8.5% estimated earlier. The upward revision has been attributed to faster-than-expected recovery, rising consumer confidence and the resultant spending spike.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Noida
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Third Wednesday of November
Note : World COPD Day is observed on the third Wednesday of November every year to raise awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and improve COPD care throughout the world. The World COPD Day 2021 falls on November 17, 2021.
The World COPD Day 2021 theme is Healthy Lungs – Never More Important.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - November 17th
Correct Answer : Option (C) - South African
Note : Internationally acclaimed Zambia-born South African author, Wilbur Smith has passed away. He was 88. The global bestselling author has authored 49 novels and sold over 140 million copies worldwide in more than 30 languages. He rose to fame in 1964 with his debut novel “When the Lion Feeds” which turned in the movie with 15 sequels. Smith published his autobiography “On Leopard Rock” in 2018.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rs 614 crore
Correct Answer : Option (D) - M Mukundan
Note : Author M Mukundan won the 2021 JCB prize for Literature, for his book ‘Delhi : A Soliloquy’. The book, which has originally been written in Malayalam has been translated into English by Fathima EV and Nandakumar K. The novel, published by Westland, is a story about Delhi through the eyes of its Malayali youth protagonists.