Correct Answer : Option (B) - Arabian Sea
Note : The Indian and Indonesian Navies has conducted the Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the southern Arabian sea.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sankar Ghosh
Note : Sankar Ghosh, an award-winning Indian-origin immunologist, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his "distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bajaj Finance
Note : The RBI has granted an authorization to Bajaj Finance for issuance and operation of semi-closed prepaid payment instruments with perpetual validity.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kerala
Note : The senior most communist leader of Kerala KR Gouri Amma, who was the second longest, serving MLA in the Legislative Assembly, has passed away due to age-related ailments.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Second World War
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Iceland and Japan
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bennu
Note : The NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has began its historic 2-year mission back to the Earth after collecting samples from asteroid Bennu.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - DRDO
Note : An anti-COVID-19 therapeutic application of the drug 2-DG has been developed by Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences a lab of DRDO in collaboration with Dr Reddy's Laboratories, Hyderabad.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - USA
Note : The United States Food and Drug Administration has gave the emergency use approval to Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for the children in the 12-15 age group.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - SpaceX
Note : Elon Musk-owned SpaceX is set to launch the "DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon", the first-ever commercial lunar payload, paid entirely in the cryptocurrency Dogecoin.