Correct Answer : Option (C) - 17 May
Note : World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is celebrated every year on 17 May. The purpose is to help raise awareness of the possibilities the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - International Light Day
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Zhurong
Note : The China successfully achieved the feat of landing its first Mars Rover 'Zhurong' on the red planet has becoming the only second nation to do so.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Gunjan Shah
Note : The footwear company Bata India has appointed Gunjan Shah as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Correct Answer : Option (D) - David Attenborough
Note : Sir David Attenborough has been named as the "People's Advocate" of the UN Climate Change Conference which is scheduled to be held in Glasgow, under the Chairmanship of United Kingdom.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mingma Tenji Sherpa
Note : Mingma Tenji Sherpa, a 43-year-old Nepali mountain guide has created a world record by scaling Mount Everest twice in the shortest span of time within a season.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tauktae
Note : The regional meteorological department in Mumbai said that Cyclone Tauktae is likely to hit the Konkan coast in Maharashtra and Mumbai, Thane, Raigad and Palghar.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Times Group
Note : Pioneering philanthropist and Times Group Chairperson, Indu Jain has passed away due to C-19-related complications. The prominent Indian media personality, Indu Jain was the chairperson of India’s largest media group, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., which is popularly known as the Times Group, which owns the Times of India and other large newspapers.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Adar Poonawalla
Note : From India, Adar Poonawalla, the chief executive officer of Serum Institute of India is the only Indian among the top 10 names.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Manisha Kapoor
Note : Manisha Kapoor, the General Secretary, of Advertising Standards Council of India has been appointed to the executive committee of the International Council for Advertising Self-Regulation.