Correct Answer : Option (D) - Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyes
Note : World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyes has called the administration of COVID-19 booster doses a scandal that must stop now. He said every day there are 6 times more boosters administered globally than primary COVID19 vaccine doses in low-income countries.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - FW de Klerk
Note : South Africa’s last apartheid president FW de Klerk passed away at the age of 85 on November 11, 2021 after suffering from mesothelioma cancer.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Manohar Parrikar
Note : The Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi has been renamed as Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA). Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh unveiled a plaque on November 15, 2021 to rename the institute after former Defence Minister late Manohar Parrikar.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 41st
Note : India successfully launched the 41st Scientific Expedition to Antarctica on November 15, 2021. The first batch of its contingents comprising of 23 scientists and support staff has reached the Indian Antarctic station Maitri. Four more batches will be landing in Antarctica by mid-January 2022. The Indian Antarctic program began in 1981 and has completed 40 scientific expeditions.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Meghalaya
Note : Meghalaya state people are celebrating the 44th edition of ‘Wangala’, the festival of 100 Drums Festival. Wangala Festival is a post-harvest festival of the Garos tribe and is observed to honour ‘Saljong’, the Sun God of Garos, which also marks the end of the harvest season. During the Festival, people offer sacrifices to please their deity Saljong, the Sun God.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - November 15th
Note : Birsa Munda, a tribal icon was born on November 15th, 1875. He had led an Indian tribal religious movement across the tribal belt of modern-day Bihar and Jharkhand.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - VVS Laxman
Note : Former India batsman VVS Laxman will take charge as the Head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), Confirmed Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly on November 14, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 48
Note : The Asian Shooting Confederation on November 13, 2021, announced the confirmation from the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) to increase the Olympic quota places for Asia from 38 to 48. The Asian Shooting Confederation expresses its gratitude to the ISSF and all members who contributed to this achievement.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rani Kamalapati
Note : Habibganj railway station has been redeveloped as India's first world-class railway station and renamed as Rani Kamalapati station. Rani Kamalapati station has been renamed after the brave and fearless Queen Kamalapati of the Gond kingdom.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Russia