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1. Which Airline has become the first Airbus operator in the world to start Taxibot services with passengers on board?
A. Indigo
B. AirAsia
C. SpiceJet
D. Air India

AirAsia



Note: AirAsia has become the first Airbus operator in the world to start Taxibot services with passengers on board. AirAsia India has announced the implementation of an Alternate Taxiing Solution, TaxiBot.

Delhi airport is the first in the world to introduce the Taxibot - an operationally efficient and environment-friendly advanced taxiing solution in 2019.

Taxiing- is the movement of an aircraft on the ground before take-off or after landing

2. The name of Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve has been changed to?
A. Uttarakhand Tiger Reserve
B. Tiger's Home
C. Ramganga National Park
D. Paradise of Tigers

Ramganga National Park



Note: Jim Corbett National Park is a forested wildlife sanctuary in northern India’s Uttarakhand State. Rich in flora and fauna, it’s known for its Bengal tigers.

Jim Corbett National Park is the first Tiger conservation project in India, established in 1936(as national park)

Jim Corbett National Park is known as Paradise of Tigers in India. It is located in Nainital and Pauri District , Ramnagar Town in Uttarkhand.

3. In which of the following states the world famous Mysore Dussehra festival been inaugurated recently?
A. Karnataka
B. Tamil Nadu
C. West Bengal
D. Maharashtra

Karnataka



Note: This will be 412th Dussehra Navratri festival that was started by the erstwhile Mysuru Kingdom in 1610 AD.

Mysore Dasara is the Nadahabba(State festival) of the state of Karnataka in India. It is a 10-day festival, starting with nine nights called Navaratri and the last day being Vijayadashami.

Karnataka Governor: Thawar Chand Gehlot

Karnataka Chief Minister: Basavaraj Bommai

Karnataka Capital: Bengaluru

4. Which countries have planned to promote clean energy transformation in the power sector?
A. India and United Kingdom
B. Germany and France
C. France and Australia
D. India and USA

India and United Kingdom



Note: The Third UK-India Energy for Growth dialogue concluded with agreeing a new joint programme on smart power and renewable energy.

The smart power, renewable energy and storage programme will complement ongoing efforts to promote efficient power distribution, industrial energy efficiency, electric vehicles, solar and offshore wind generation and energy storage.

5. Second phase of QUAD Nation's Exercise Malabar 2021 will be held in which region?
A. Bay of Bengal
B. Arabian Sea
C. Pacific Ocean
D. Indian Ocean

Bay of Bengal



Note: The Indian Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF), Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the United States Navy(USN) are the participants in the exercise.

The Phase I of the Exercise Malabar 2021 was conducted off the coast of Guam, in the Philippine Sea, in the Western Pacific

The Quad countries are Australia, Japan, India, and the United States.

Exercise Malabar 2021 is the 25th edition of MALABAR.

The Exercise Malabar was first held in 1992 as a bilateral drill between the Indian Navy and the US Navy in the Indian Ocean.

6. Name the Chairman of DRDO, who has been conferred with the prestigious Aryabhata Award by the Astronautical Society of India, recently?
A. N. BANDYOPADHYAY
B. Dr. Satheesh Reddy
C. M.B. SINGH
D. Dr. RAM KUMAR

Dr. Satheesh Reddy



Note: Secretary DDR&D and Chairman DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy has been conferred the prestigious Aryabhatta Award by Astronautical Society of India (ASI) for his outstanding life-time contribution to the promotion of astronautics in India.

Dr G Satheesh Reddy is a pioneer in the area of R&D of advanced avionics, navigation and missile technologies.

Dr Reddy is also the Director General of the Aeronautical Development Agency. He has developed the fourth generation Light Combat Ship Tejas. Apart from this, he has made Agni, Prithvi, Akash missiles under his supervision.

7. Who won the F1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021 ?
A. Valtteri Bottas
B. Lewis Hamilton
C. Max Verstappen
D. Sebastian Vettel

Valtteri Bottas



Note: Valtteri Bottas (Team:Mercedes-Finland) has won the F1 Turkish Grand Prix 2021.This is his first title of this season.

Max Verstappen (Red Bull-Netherlands) came second while Sergio Perez (Mexico-Red Bull) finished third.

8. Who won 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences?
A. Joshua D. Angrist
B. David Card
C. Guido W Imbens
D. All of the above

All of the above



Note: David Card won the award for his research on how minimum wage, immigration and education affect the labour market.

Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens shared the prize for their research on a framework for studying issues that can't depend on traditional scientific methods.

9. Name the hockey players who have won the FIH Women's Player of the Year and FIH Men's Player of the Year 2020-2021?
A. Gurjit Kaur and Harmanpreet Singh
B. Rani rampal and Rupinder Pal Singh
C. Savita Punia and P.R Sreejesh
D. Rani Rampal and Mandeep Singh

Gurjit Kaur and Harmanpreet Singh



Note: Savita Punia got Best Goalkeeper(women) and PR Sreejesh got Best Goalkeeper (men), Sharmila devi got Best Rising Star(women) and Vivek Prasad (Best Rising Star(Men) awards. Coaches of India Women' team Sjoerd Marijne and men's team Chief coach Graham Reid grabbed the highest number of votes to finish on top.

10. Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, who passed away recently was an atomic scientist, of which country?
A. Pakistan
B. India
C. Iraq
D. Bangladesh

Pakistan



Note: He is known as the "Father of Pakistan's nuclear bomb". Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan , has died aged 85 years after being hospitalised with Covid-19.

Dr Khan was called as a national hero for transforming his country into the world's first Islamic nuclear power.

Dr Khan's work helped seal Pakistan's place as the world's seventh nuclear power and sparked national jubilation. But he was arrested in 2004 for illegally sharing nuclear technology with Iran, Libya and North Korea.

11. Vinata Aeromobility company will make a flying car for which country ?
A. Japan
B. India
C. Sri Lanka
D. Pakistan

India



Note: Chennai based Flying car maker, Vinata Aeromobility will make flying car for India

Vinata Aeromobility is a start-up company that intends to build Asia's first hybrid flying car. The startup's CEO is Yogesh Iyer, and its principal advisor, Dr A E Muthunayagam, is one of India's top space propulsion scientists at the Indian Space Research Organization(ISRO)

Vinata Aero claims a 100km range or about an hour's worth of flying time. The company claims a maximum speed of 120kmph and a maximum elevation of 3,000 feet (900 metres)

The first prototype of the autonomous flying vehicle will be powered by biofuel and EV battery.

12. Who has appointed as the first Chairman of the newly set up Indian Space Association(ISpA).?
A. Jayant Patil
B. Vikram Singh
C. Keshav Rao
D. None of these

Jayant Patil



Note: Indian Space Association(ISpA) is the premier industry association of space and satellite companies.

ISpA aims to contribute towards the accelerated development of India’s space industry and making the country a leading player in this segment.

ISpA aims to contribute to the Government of India’s vision of making India Atmanirbhar and a global leader in the space arena, which is fast emerging as the next growth frontier for mankind. The association will engage with stakeholders across the ecosystem for the formulation of an enabling policy framework that fulfils the Government’s vision.

ISpA will also work towards building global linkages for the Indian space industry to bring in critical technology and investments into the country to create more high skill jobs.

13. World Arthritis Day is observed on?
A. 10 October
B. 11 October
C.12 October
D. 13 October

12 October



Note: World Arthritis Day (WAD) is celebrated every year on October 12 to spread awareness about the existence and impact of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Arthritis is not a single disease but a broad term for more than a hundred diseases related to joints. It can cause swelling in or around a joint, resulting in pain, stiffness, and sometimes difficulty moving.

World Arthritis Day Theme 2021: "Don't Delay, Connect Today: Time2Work"

14. The floral festival Bathukamma is celebrated in which state of India?
A. Telangana
B. Odisha
C. Karnataka
D. Tamil Nadu

Telangana



Note: Bathukamma is a floral festival celebrated mostly in Telangana and in some parts of Andhra Pradesh.

Bathukamma means "Festival of life" and was celebrated to thank Goddess Parvati for her blessings for the crop harvest and income she helped to generate this year and again ask her blessing for the next year.

Bathukamma represents cultural spirit of Telangana. It is a nine days festival.

15. The Indian Railway has launched two long haul trains for the South Central Railway(SCR), name of the two trains are?
A. Indadhanush and Garuda
B. Trishul and Garuda
C. Trishul and Indradhanush
D. Nakshatra and Aditya

Trishul and Garuda



Note: Trishul and Garuda are twice or multiple times longer than the normal composition of freight trains. These long haul trains will provide a very effective solution to the problem of capacity constraints in critical sections.

Trishul is the first long haul train of South Central Railway (SCR) and consists of 177 wagons, or equal to three freight trains. It was launched from Kondapalli station of Vijayawada division to Khurda division of the East Coast Railway. SCR followed it up with the running of yet another similar train 'Garuda' from Raichur of Guntakal division to Manuguru of Secunderabad division.

16. National Mineral Development Corporation Limited, a CPSE has won two prestigious environment awards. Under which ministry it comes??
A. Ministry of Textiles
B. Ministry of Agriculture
C. Ministry of Finance
D. Ministry of Steel

Ministry of Steel



Note: NMDC has won Gold Award in Environmental Sustainability category and Kumaraswamy Iron Ore Mine won Platinum Award in Environment Management category.

NMDC is selected for the awards based on its contribution towards implementation of Sustainable Development Goals and Environment Management initiatives at its production projects.

17. Who has been appointed as the chief executive officer(CEO) of the Pradhan Mantri Fassal Bima Yojana(PMFBY)?
A. Ashish Kumar Bhutani
B. Ritesh Chauhan
C. Meera Mohanty
D. Amit Khare

Ritesh Chauhan



Note: Ritesh Chauhan is a 2005-bath IAS officer of the Himachal Pradesh cadre.

He will succeed Ashish Kumar Bhutani.

18. Who has been elected as the chairman by the World Steel Association recently?
A. Sajjan Jindal
B. YU Yong
C.Soma Mondal
D. Gautam Adani

Sajjan Jindal


19.Which of the following country has started a 2-day air defence exercise "Velayut" in its vast central desert? ?
A. Iran
B. Iraq
C. Saudi Arabia
D. Kuwait

Iran



Note: Iran regularly holds such drills and they assess the troops' combat readiness and demonstrate the nation's military capabilities.

20. Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2021 is the 17th edition of the joint Military Training Exercise between Indian Army and?
A. USA
B. Japan
C. Germany
D. France

USA



Note: The Indian contingent will comprise of an infantry Battalion Group.

The exercise will further enhance understanding, cooperation and inter-operability between the two Armies.

21. India's first 5G network trial in a rural location has been undertaken by which company?
A. Bharti Airtel
B. BSNL
C. Vodafone
D. Reliance Jio

Bharti Airtel



Note: The demonstration took place in Bhaipur village on the outskirts of Delhi-NCR using 5G trial spectrum allocated to Airtel by the Department of Telecom.

The trial showcases the massive potential offered by 5G towards bridging the digital divide by enabling access to high-speed broadband through through solutions such as enhanced mobile broadband(eMBB) and Fixed Wireless Access(FWA) services.

22. Who has received the PETA India Award for Vegan Leather initiative ?
A. James Hokins
B. James Sangma
C. Jackson Thomas
D. James Jane

James Sangma



Note: PETA(People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) India has decided to confer on Meghalaya Environment Minister James P K Sangma the Progressive Business Concept Award for his plans to produce 'vegan leather' in the north-eastern state

23. Which company has launched an automated fuelling technology called UFill?
A. BPCL
B. ONGC
C.IOCL
D. HPCL

BPCL



Note: The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has launched an automated fuelling technology called "UFill", to provide a quick, secure and smart experience to its customers at outlets by providing them with control of fuelling.

The new digital technology obviates the need to look at zero or final reading or any such offline manual interventions, to give complete control control to customers over Time, Technology and Transparency in fuelling experience.

The UFill functionality can be used with any payment app like GPay, PayTM, PhonePe etc as well as offers real-time QR and voucher codes through SMS.

The UFill technology has been launched in 65 cities across India and will soon be launched in the rest part of the country.

24. As per the Global Hunger Index(GHI) 2021, what is the rank of India?
A. 101
B. 102
C.103
D. 104

101


25. The 'MyParkings' app has been launched by which of the following municipal corporations?
A. Pune Municipal Corporation
B. Hariyana Municipal Corporation
C. South Delhi Municipal Corporation(SDMC)
D. New Delhi Municipal Corporation

South Delhi Municipal Corporation(SDMC)



Note: The main objective of the app is to help to reduce pollution by minimizing the time spent searching for parking spots.

26. Who has been appointed as the new brand ambassador of the Indian wearable brand Fire-Boltt?
A. Virat Kohli
B. M S Dhoni
C. Shikhar Dawan
D. Rohit Sharma

Virat Kohli



Note: Fire-Boltt is a wearable , gaming, and audio brand offering a bouquet of premium quality audio, fitness, and fashion products.

The products by Fire-Boltt include smartwatches, Bluetooth earphones, Bluetooth headphones, true wireless earbuds, Bluetooth speakers, Sounbars, lifestyle shoes, among others.

27. In which city of Rajasthan, India's first Atal community Innovation Centre (ACIC) has been launched?
A. Udaipur
B. Ajmer
C. Jaisalmer
D. Jaipur

Jaipur



Note: ACIC aims to support and nurture innovative ideas that can take the shape of big ideas and help transform society for a better tomorrow.

This centre, started under the joint aegis of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, and VGU, will benefit the hardworking, passionate, and courageous business of Rajasthan who want to take their business towards heights.

Rajasthan Governor: Kalraj Mishra

Rajasthan Chief Minister: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan Capital: Jaipur

28. The first "Vishwakarma Vatika" at "Hunar Haat" has been set up in which place?
A. Kanpur
B. Udaipur
C. Kannur
D. Rampur

Rampur



Note: The Government of India has decided to set up a "Vishwakarma Vatika" at every "Hunar Haats" to protect, preserve and promote India's glorious legacy of centuries-old skills of artisans and craftsmen.

The new initiative will provide a single stop place to proficient craftsmen, sculptors, stonemasons, blacksmiths, carpenters, potter and other artisans from across the country, to give live demonstrations of how India's traditional art, craft and elegant indigenous handmade products are made.

The name is derived from Hindu deity "Vishwakarma" who worships as the God of Architect.

29. Which Indian company has topped the world's Best employees 2021 ranking of Forbes, among Indian corporates?
A. Reliance Industries
B. Tata Consultancy Services
C. Hindustan Unilever Limited
D. Life Insurance Corporation

Reliance Industries



Note: Globally, Reliance is placed at 52nd position among 750 global corporates

South Korean giant Samsung Electronics has topped the overall ranking as World's Best Employees 2021, followed by US giants IBM, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet and Dell Technologies

30. Which country has recently launched its first solar observation satellite?
A. China
B. India
C. Russia
D. Japan

China



Note: The Xihe satellite is China’s first solar observation satellite. It is equipped with an imaging spectrometer known as the Chinese H-alpha Solar Explorer (CHASE) that will enable observation of the deep-red H-Alpha line of the solar spectrum thereby providing data for scientists to study solar flares or eruptions on the surface of the Sun. The Xihe satellite has been developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC).

31. Which state has launched 'Desh Ke Mentor' programme, for its school children studying in classes IX to XII?
A. Maharashtra
B. Delhi
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Uttar Pradesh

Delhi



Note: The Delhi government has launched a mentorship programme called 'Desh Ke Mentor', for children studying in Classes IX to XII of state government schools.

Under the 'Desh Ke Mentor' programme, students will be mentored by professionals and academicians from across the country for 10-15 minutes daily on issues ranging from career choices to teenage related concerns.

The mentorship programme will be of 2 to 6 months.

The first two months of the programme will be compulsory module and the remaining four will be optional.

32. In which country, 'Westbury Cave' where the fossil of extinct 'Hippopotamus antiquus' has been discovered, is in which country?
A. USA
B. UK
C.UAE
D. Egypt

UK



Note: Palaeontologists have discovered the fossilized upper molar tooth of Hippopotamus antiquus from Westbury Cave, in the UK.

It is an extinct species of hippo that lived in Europe during a warm period between 2 and 1 million years ago. The species is said to had been much larger than the modern African hippo, weighing around 3 tons. It is known to have been more reliant on aquatic habitats

33. The 2021 state of the Education Report (SOER) for India; "No Teacher, No Class" has been launched by which organization?
A.UNESCO India
B. UNDP
C.UNHRC
D. None of these

UNESCO India



Note: This publication is the annual flagship report of UNESCO New Delhi and it is based on extensive research.

This third edition of the state of Education Report focused on the theme of teachers, teaching and teacher education. Access to the internet in schools is 19 percent all over India.

UNESCO India-The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

34. Jezero crater is a depression found in which space body?
A. Mars
B. Venus
C. Saturn
D. Jupiter

Mars



Note: The first scientific analysis of images taken by NASA's Perseverance rover has now confirmed that Mars' Jezero crater- which today is a dry, wind-eroded depression- was once a quiet lake, fed steadily by a small river some 3.7 billion years ago.

35. Amoria thorae is a new species of?
A. Marine Snail
B. Frog
C. Snake
D. Crab

Marine Snail



Note: Acurator of the Queensland Museum in Australia and marine biologist has discovered a rare new species of carnivorous molluscs.

The marine snail species, which has been named Amoria Thorae, is so rare that scientists are yet to find a live specimen of the organism to understand its biology and relationships.

36. Manu Bhaker has recently won record breaking medals for India in a single Championship in which event?
A. Shooting
B. Archery
C. Wrestling
D. Weightlifting

Shooting



Note: Manu Bhaker created a milestone record of becoming the first Indian shooter to win highest number of medals in a single edition of the ISSF Junior World Championships with as many as five medals.

37. Which country will host the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2022?
A. India
B. UK
C.USA
D. Brazil

India



Note: India 2022 will be the 7th edition of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

The mascot named "IBHA" is an Asiatic lioness representing "Nari Shakti", or women's power, Ibha is a strong, playful, and charming Asiatic lioness that aims to inspire and encourage women and girls by using teamwork, resilience, kindness, and empowering others.

38. Sardar Balwinder Singh Nakai, who passed away recently was the chairman of which organization?
A. IFFCO
B. FCA
C.IBF
D. None of these

IFFCO



Note: IFFCO is a multi-state cooperative society engaged in the business of manufacturing and marketing of fertilizers. Its headquarter is in New Delhi.

IFFCO- Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited, engaged in the business of manufacturing and marketing and marketing of fertilizers

39. What is the projected GDP growth rate for the Indian economy in the financial year 2021-22 as per IMF?
A. 8.5%
B. 9.5%
C.10.5%
D. 9%

9.5%




40. Who has been awarded the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in 2021?
A. Dr. Randeep Guleia
B. Dr. Gangandharan Nair
C. Dr. Ramesh Panikkar
D. Dr Satheesh Rao

Dr. Randeep Guleia



Note: Dr. Randeep Guleia is an eminent pulmonologist and Director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS).

The award is given to a business leader, management practitioner, public administrator, educator or institution builder for sustained individual contributions for achievements of high professional order and excellence.

The award consists of a cash award of Rs 5,00,000, a citation and a plaque.

41. The Government of India has accorded which of these status to the Power Finance Corporation Ltd(PFC)?
A. Maharatna
B. Navratna
C. Miniratna
D. None of these

Maharatna



Note: The Government of India has accorded 'Maharatna' status to the Power Finance Corporation Ltd(PFC)

The new status will give PFC greater operational and financial autonomy.

PFC was incorporated in 1986, as an Indian financial institution under the ownership of Ministry of Power.

It is the largest infrastructure Finance Company in India, exclusively dedicated to Power Sector

42. The Union ministry began tripartite talks with Gorkha representatives of which state government?
A. West Bengal
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Jharkhand
D. Odisha

West Bengal



Note: The talks were held in the objective of resolving the demand of statehood in the North Bengal region.

The central government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is constantly making efforts to resolve issues related to the Gorkhas and of the region.

43. Which Indian state/UT has launched a patrolling named 'Operation Satark'?
A. New Delhi
B. Haryana
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Maharashtra

New Delhi



Note: Operation 'Satark' is aimed to enable a thorough check on nuisance creators and provide confidence among the public.

44. Who has been appointed as new advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
A. Amit Khare
B. Rajesh Bhushan
C. Rakesh Chandan
D. None of these

Amit Khare



Note: Amit Khare is former Information and Broadcasting and Higher Education Secretary

45. Which animal species is known as 'Dhole'?
A. Asiatic Wild Dog
B. Boar
C. Wolf
D. Whale

Asiatic Wild Dog



Note: The dhole is an endangered species native to central, south, east Asia and Southeast Asia. It is a highly social animal living in clans without rigid dominance hierarchies and containing multiple breeding females.

46. International E-Waste Day is observed on?
A. 14 October
B. 15 October
C.16 October
D. 17 October

14 October



Note: International E-Waste Day will focus on the crucial part each of us has in making circularity a reality for e-products.

Theme 2021: Consumer is the key to Circular Economy.

47. World Standards Day is observed on?
A. 14 October
B. 15 October
C.16 October
D. 17 October

14 October



Note: Aim of the day: To raise awareness among the regulators, industry, and consumers to show the importance of standardization to the global economy.

48. Global Handwashing Day is observed on?
A. 15 October
B. 16 October
C.17 October
D. 18 October

15 October



Note: This day provides an opportunity to design, test and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with soap at critical times.

49. International Day of the Girl Child observes on?
A. 8 October
B. 9 October
C. 10 October
D. 11 October

11 October



Note: The United Nations International Day of Girl Child is observes on October 11 ,every year.

Aim: To promote their empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.

50. National Postal day is observed on?
A. 8 October
B. 9 October
C.10 October
D. 11 October

10 October



Note: The National Postal day is observed to commemorate the role played by the Indian Postal department for the past 150 years.

Indian postal celebrated as an extension of World Postal day which is celebrated on 9th October.

The India post was founded in 1854 by Lord Dalhousie. It functions under the Ministry of Communications.

PIN in Pin code stands for Postal Index Number. The 6-digit PIN system was introduced by Shriram Bhikaji Velankar, an additional Secretary in the Union Ministry of Communications on 15 August 1972.

51. World Arthritis Day is observed on?
A. 10 October
B. 11 October
C.12 October
D. 13 October

12 October



Note: World Arthritis Day (WAD) is celebrated every year on October 12 to spread awareness about the existence and impact of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. Arthritis is not a single disease but a broad term for more than a hundred diseases related to joints. It can cause swelling in or around a joint, resulting in pain, stiffness, and sometimes difficulty moving.

World Arthritis Day Theme 2021: "Don't Delay, Connect Today: Time2Work"

52. International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is observed on?
A. 10 October
B. 11 October
C.12 October
D. 13 October

13 October



Note: International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is started by the United Nations General Assembly in 1989.

The purpose of the day is to raise awareness about the risk reduction of disaster.

Theme 2021: “International co-operation for developing countries to reduce their disaster risk and disaster losses”.

53. World Students' Day is observed every year on which day?
A. 15 October
B. 16 October
C.17 October
D. 18 October

15 October



Note: World Students' Day is honour of the birh anniversary of the former president of India, Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.

Since 2010, the United Nations Organization(UNO) has marked October 15 as world Students' Day in an attempt to acknowledge the efforts of Dr. Kalam toward education and his students.

World Students' Day Theme 2021:Learning for people,planet,prosperity, and peace.

54. Vallilatha Madathil Madhavan Nair has passed away recently at the age of 102 years was a well known?
A. Actor
B. Singer
C.Diplomat
D. Journalist

Diplomat



Note: India's oldest living former diplomat Vallilatha Madathil Madhavan Nair has passed away. He was popularly known as Ambassador VMM Nair.

He joined the elite Indian Civil Service in 1942. As a diplomat, he held various interesting positions in many countries representing India and had exciting and unforgettable experiences.

55.World food day is celebrated on?
A. 13 October
B. 14 October
C.15 October
D. 16 October

16 October



Note: World food day is celebrated every year on 16 October to inspire people about healthy diets.

On this day food and Agriculture Organization was established and launched by the United Nations in 1945.

56. The International day of Rural Women is observed on?
A. 15 October
B. 16 October
C.17 October
D. 18 October

15 October



Note: International day of Rural Women theme 2021: Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All.

The theme highlights the essential role that rural women and girls play in the food systems of the world.

 57. International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on.?
A. 14 October
B. 15 October
C.16 October
D. 17 October

17 October



Note: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on 17 October every year.

This day marks the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in 1989.

58. Nedumudi Venu who passed away at the age of 73 was a well-known?
A. Actor
B. Singer
C. Journalist
D. Director

Actor



Note: National Award-winning actor Nedumudi Venu died at the age of 73. Kesavan Venugopal, better known by his stage name Nedumudi Venu, was an Indian actor and screenwriter from Kerala, who predominantly worked in the Malayalam cinema.

He acted in more than 500 films, primarily in Malayalam and also in Tamil. He wrote screenplays and directed one film.

He was involved in art and music since his academic period. After graduation, he worked as a journalist in Kalakaumudi and as a teacher in a tutorial institute. He was a Mridangam player.

He won three National Film Awards and six Kerala State Film Awards for his various performances.


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