Correct Answer : Option (B) - Russia
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Harvard
Note : Gita Gopinath, the first-ever woman chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is set to leave her post in January 2022 and return to Harvard University as planned. This was announced by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on October 19, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jammu and Kashmir
Note : The union minister inaugurated 250mm Seer Water supply scheme during in Kashmir during his two-day visit. The project is expected to benefit around 10000 people and will be completed within three months under the ambit of Jal Jeevan Mission.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ecuador
Note : The President of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso on October 18, 2021, declared a state of emergency with the rising numbers of drug-related violence in the country. The President has ordered the mobilization of military and police on the streets to curb the problem.
The President of Ecuador in a broadcast speech said, “Starting immediately, our Armed Forces and Police will be felt with force in the streets because we are decreeing a state of emergency throughout the national territory.”
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Punjab
Note : A biomass power plant in Ferozepur in Punjab is generating electricity using paddy stubble amid increasing concerns over air pollution due to stubble burning by farmers in the state.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Xihe
Note : China has launched its first solar exploration satellite into space to study the violent and sudden physical processes behind solar flares.The 550 kg (121-pound) satellite named as Xihe (Name of Sun God in Chinese mythology) was launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi Province aboard a Long March-2D rocket.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kaushambi
Correct Answer : Option (B) - R.K. Singh
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Iceland
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sabyasachi Das