Correct Answer : Option (C) - Telangana
Note : There is a call to observe Telangana Liberation Day on September 17 by several parties, as it was on this day that the state got its liberation in 1948. The ruling TRS government has not though formally announced anything regarding the same. The princely state of Hyderabad was the last to join the Indian union on September 17, 1948.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Prince Philip
Note : The UK High Court’s senior judge ruled on September 16, 2021 that late Prince Philip's will should remain secret to protect the “dignity” of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's head of state.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Russia
Note : The Indian military contingent comprising of an all arms combined force of 200 personnel is participating in the Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION -2021, a Joint Counter Terrorism Exercise between Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) member states. The Exercise PEACEFUL MISSION- 2021 is being hosted by Russia in the Orenburg Region of South West Russia from September 13 to 25, 2021
Correct Answer : Option (D) - South Korea
Note : South Korea successfully tested an indigenously developed submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on September, 15, 2021. South Korea is the first country without nuclear weapons to develop such a missile system.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Bihar
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Nagpur
Note : Union Minister for Road Transport, Nitin Gadkari launched ‘iRASTE’, an Artificial Intelligence-powered project, which aims to help reduce road accidents, understand the factors responsible for these events and come up with solutions to mitigate them. iRASTE stands for Intelligent Solutions for Road Safety through Technology and Engineering. The project has been launched on a pilot basis in Nagpur, Maharashtra with the aim of reducing accidents by 50 percent in the city.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - IIT Bombay
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 7.2%
Note : The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has pegged India’s economic growth rate as follows, in its Trade and Development report released on September 15, 2021 : Calendar Year (CY) 2021 – 7.2%; Calendar Year 2022 – 6.7%
Correct Answer : Option (B) - North Korea
Note : The UN Security Council (UNSC) called for an emergency meeting on September 16, 2021 to discuss the recent ballistic missile launches by North Korea. The UN resolutions ban North Korea from conducting any tests of ballistic missiles.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rajendra Trivedi
Note : Gujarat State Assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi tendered his resignation just hours before the new Gujarat cabinet was sworn in on September 16, 2021. Trivedi, who is a BJP MLA from Vadodara, was one of the 24 new Gujarat Cabinet Ministers who were sworn in by Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat.