Correct Answer : Option (B) - India
Note : India will become the world’s 3rd largest importer by 2050 with a share of 5.9 percent of global imports, following China and the United States (US), as per a new report titled Global Trade Outlook by the UK's Department of International Trade.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Iran
Note : Iran has become a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). Iran was so far participating in SCO meetings as an observer nation, a status that it had acquired in June 2005. It had applied for full membership of the bloc first in 2008 and then again in 2010 but both times it was not successful.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Karnataka
Note : The Karnataka Assembly on September 21, 2021 passed the Karnataka Police (Amendment) Bill banning online gambling or betting in the state. Those found guilty will face maximum imprisonment of three years and a penalty up to Rs one lakh.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - September 22nd
Note : World Rose Day is observed annually across the world on September 22 in the memory of Melinda Rose, a 12-year old Canadian girl who was diagnosed with Askin’s Tumour- a rare blood cancer. The day is observed to honour cancer patients and their bravery and aims to give them hope.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - September 22nd
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Indonesia
Note : Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt arrived at Jakarta, Indonesia on 18 Sep 2021 to participate in the 3rd edition of Bilateral Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ with the Indonesian Navy scheduled off the approaches to Sunda Strait from 20 Sep 2021 to 22 Sep 2021. The exercise aims to strengthen the bilateral relationship, enhance mutual understanding and interoperability in maritime operations between the two navies. The exercise will also provide an appropriate platform to share best practices and develop a common understanding of Maritime Security Operations.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - September 21
Note : World Alzheimer's Day is observed on September 21 every year in order to raise awareness among the people about alzheimer's and dementia. According to Alzheimer's Disease International, the theme for this year's World Alzheimer's Day is ‘Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s’.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Justin Trudeau
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Geeta Samota
Note : Geeta Samota, a CISF women official has become the fastest Indian to do dual summit by scaling two peaks located in Africa and Russia. The 31-year-old Samota successfully scaled the Mount Elbrus in Russia (5,642 mts) on August 13, 2021 and then Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 mts) on September 11, 2021. The Mt Kilimanjaro is the highest peak in Africa, located in Tanzania.