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A)
October 11th
B)
October 12th
C)
October 13th
D)
October 14th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - October 12th

Note :

Around the world, World Arthritis Day is observed on October 12th. The goal of the day is to promote awareness about the effect and existence of musculoskeletal, which includes bones, muscles, ligaments, and soft tissue, and rheumatic disorders, which are autoimmune and inflammatory illnesses that damage muscles, joints, and organs. As people get older, they confront a variety of physical difficulties, with arthritis being one of the most frequent.
 
As a result, World Arthritis Day (WAD) is observed to raise awareness and educate people about the condition that causes joint difficulties. This year's World Arthritis Day is the 25th anniversary. The World Arthritis Day theme 2021 is "Don't Delay, Connect Today: Time2Work".

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A)
October 10th
B)
October 11th
C)
October 12th
D)
October 13th

Correct Answer : Option (C) - October 12th

Note : The Sankyut Kisan Morcha (SKM) called for observing October 12th as Shaheed Kisan Diwas across India as a tribute to the four farmers and a journalist who died during the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh on October 3rd.

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A)
Kerala
B)
Karnataka
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tamil Nadu

Note : 'Kanyakumari Clove' Gets GI Tag The clove grown in the hills of Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu has been awarded a geographical indication (GI). Due to the moderate temperature prevailing in Kanyakumari district, the fragrances in the cloves evaporate in small quantities, thus making it possible to obtain concentrated essential oils.

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A)
Jayant Patil
B)
A.K. Bhatt
C)
Rahul Vatts
D)
Rajesh Tope

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Jayant Patil

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Indian Space Association (ISpA) on October 11, 2021 via videoconferencing. The ISpA is a private industry body which will act as a premier industry body for space and satellite companies in the country. First Chairman – Jayant Patil, L&T-NxT Senior Executive Vice President for Defence

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A)
Paul Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson
B)
Paul Michael Romer and Richard Thaler
C)
Michael Kremer, Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee
D)
David Card, Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens

Correct Answer : Option (D) - David Card, Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens

Note : The 2021 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded in two parts, the first half has been awarded to  David Card “for his empirical contributions to labour economics”. The second half has been awarded jointly to Joshua D. Angrist and Guido W. Imbens “for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.”

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A)
Kerala
B)
Telangana
C)
Odisha
D)
Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Telangana

Note :

Bathukamma is a festival that is celebrated in the State of Telangana. It represents the cultural spirit of the State. Bathukamma means the ‘festival of life’ and is celebrated to thank goddess Parvati for her blessings. This festival originates from a story where the king and queen were finally blessed by a daughter. She was named Bathukamma.
 
Once she was insulted by a Rakshas (demon) and couldn’t handle it, so she died by jumping into a fire. The people of the kingdom reminisced her loss by making a stack of flowers and singing and dancing around it for nine days during the Navratri every year....

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A)
Jagjeet Singh
B)
Amit Khare
C)
Amandeep Garg
D)
Ankush Khorpade

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Amit Khare

Note : Former IAS officer(1985 batch) Amit Khare has been appointed (October 12, 2021) as advisor to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mr Khare initially for a period of two years or until further orders. Mr Khare has recently retired from the post of Union Education Secretary. He had also served as secretary in Information and Broadcasting earlier.

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A)
Amazon
B)
Virgin Galactic
C)
Bharti Airtel
D)
SpaceX

Correct Answer : Option (D) - SpaceX

Note :

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk informed on October 7, 2021 that the SpaceX satellite internet service 'Starlink' will be rolled out across the United States by the end of the month. 
 
Musk made the statement after he previously mentioned that Starlink is set to exit its beta phase sometime in October. 

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A)
Pluto
B)
Eris
C)
Ceres
D)
Mercury

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Pluto

Note : Researchers have found evidence that Pluto's atmosphere is undergoing a dramatic alteration and is starting to disappear as the dwarf planet moves farther away from the Sun. 

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A)
March 2015
B)
March 2016
C)
March 2017
D)
March 2018

Correct Answer : Option (C) - March 2017

Note : India had become an associate member of the International Energy Agency in March 2017. The other associate members of the group include Brazil, China, Singapore, South Africa, Indonesia, Morocco and Thailand

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