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A)
IIT Kharagpur
B)
IIT Delhi
C)
IIT Kanpur
D)
IIT Mumbai

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IIT Kharagpur

Note : IIT Kharagpur : Researchers from IIT Kharagpur have recently detected the presence of the bridgmanite mineral in the Katol L6 chondrite meteorite. Which is the most abundant mineral in the Earth’s interior.

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Published On : November 7, 2021
A)
Rice
B)
Maize
C)
Wheat
D)
Cotton

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Wheat

Note :

According to a new NASA study published in the journal, Nature Food, climate change may affect the production of maize and wheat by 2030 under a high greenhouse gas emissions scenario.
As per the study, Maize crop yields are projected to decline by 24%, while wheat could potentially see a growth of about 17%. This is due to increases in temperature, shifts in rainfall patterns, and elevated surface CO2 concentrations from greenhouse gas emissions.

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Published On : November 7, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Chennai
C)
Mumbai
D)
New Delhi

Correct Answer : Option (D) - New Delhi

Note : The first tour of IRCTC’s Shri Ramayana Yatra Train started from Delhi’s Safdarjung Railway Station on 7th November 2021.It will cover the visit of all the significant places related to the life of Lord Rama. The tour will be completed in a total of 17 days.

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Published On : November 7, 2021
A)
Mizoram
B)
Meghalaya
C)
Manipur
D)
Nagaland

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Meghalaya

Note : The Meghalaya government on November 5, 2021, approved a proposal to upgrade the Mairang Civil Sub-division to a full-fledged district called Eastern West Khasi Hills district. Mairang is now a sub-division under the West Khasi Hills district. The new district Eastern West Khasi Hills will be inaugurated on November 10, 2021, announced Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma.

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Published On : November 7, 2021
A)
GPay
B)
PhonePe
C)
Paytm
D)
Amazon Pay

Correct Answer : Option (B) - PhonePe

Note : Digital Payment firm, PhonePe has launched a tokenization solution named ‘SafeCard’ for online debit and credit card transactions. Earlier in September 2021, RBI had made a device-based tokenization framework applicable to Card-on-File Tokenisation (CoFT) services as well i.e Card-on-File (CoF) means that the Credit/Debit card details are stored by merchants for ease of payment.

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Published On : November 6, 2021
A)
November 6th
B)
November 5th
C)
November 4th
D)
November 3rd

Correct Answer : Option (A) - November 6th

Note :

United Nations General Assembly in 2001 declared November 6th as the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict and the day is observed annually on November 6 across the world.
 
The day aims to educate people about what effects do war and armed conflict have on the environment. The day also raises awareness about the protection of the environment and ecosystem in any circumstance and aims to ensure that no harm is done to the environment during armed conflict.

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Published On : November 6, 2021
A)
Punjab
B)
Varanasi
C)
Kedarnath
D)
Dehradun

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Kedarnath

Note : PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the reconstructed Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi (final resting place) at the premises of the Kedarnath Temple in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand and unveiled the statue of Shri Adi Shankaracharya at the Samadhi. The Samadhi was damaged in the 2013 Kedarnath flood. The 12-feet long statue weighing around 35 tonnes (35,000kg) has been constructed by Mysore-based sculptor Arjun Yogiraj.

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Published On : November 6, 2021
A)
India
B)
China
C)
Russia
D)
Britain

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Britain

Note : Britain’s health regulators have approved the world’s first "pill" to treat cases of symptomatic COVID-19. Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said, the antiviral molnupiravir has been found to be safe and effective at reducing the risk of hospitalisation and death in people with mild to moderate COVID-19, who are at increased risk of developing the disease.

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Published On : November 6, 2021
A)
Rajnath Singh
B)
One Sun, One World(OSOW)
C)
One Nation One Ration Card(ONORC)
D)
One Sun, One World, One Grid’ (OSOWOG) initiative

Correct Answer : Option (D) - One Sun, One World, One Grid’ (OSOWOG) initiative

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson jointly launched the ‘One Sun, One World, One Grid’ (OSOWOG) initiative at the COP 26 Climate Meet in Glasgow. This project is about setting a ‘trans-national electricity grid to supply solar power across the world.

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Published On : November 6, 2021
A)
Kishan Reddy
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Rajnath Singh
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Amit Shah

Note :

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has announced that the Central government has extended the benefits of the “Ayushman CAPF healthcare scheme” to the personnel of all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). The scheme was launched in line with the commitment of the Modi govt to ensure healthcare facilities of CAPF personnel so that they can discharge their duties with full concentration.
 
Under this scheme, CAPF personnel & their families would be able to avail cashless in-patient and out-patient healthcare facilities across the hospitals that come under Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY.

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Published On : November 6, 2021

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