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A)
Biologist
B)
Astroner
C)
Socialist
D)
Archeologist

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Biologist

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Today’s Google Doodle by India-based guest artist Ibrahim Rayintakath, celebrates Indian cell biologist Dr. Kamal Ranadive on her 104th birthday (November 8, 2021). Ranadive is best known for her groundbreaking cancer research and devotion to creating a more equitable society through science and education.

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Published On : November 8, 2021
A)
Assam
B)
Manipur
C)
Chennai
D)
Bengaluru

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Chennai

Note : The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Chennai while predicting that very heavy to heavy rains mains may continue till November 9 morning. Chennai recorded the heaviest rainfall on record since 2015 after it received more than 200 mm (20 cm) of rainfall beginning November 6, 2021.

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Published On : November 8, 2021
A)
Vladimir Putin
B)
Barack Obama
C)
Angela Merkel
D)
Shinzo Abe

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Shinzo Abe

Note : Shinzo Abe, former Japanese Prime Minister was honoured with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award for the year 2021 for his major achievements in the field of Public Affairs on November 8, 2021. The Padma Vibhushan is the second-highest civilian award of India after the Bharat Ratna.

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Published On : November 8, 2021
A)
Priyanka Mohite
B)
Priyanka Singh
C)
Priyanka Meenan
D)
Priyanka Vaani

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Priyanka Mohite

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Maharashtra-based, 28-year old mountaineer Priyanka Mohite was selected by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports for the prestigious ‘Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020’ for outstanding contribution in the field of land adventure. She scaled the world’s highest peak Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse and Mt.Makalu. She is the 1st Indian woman to climb Mt Annapurna, the 10th highest mountain peak in the world.
 
Tenzing Norgay National Award 2020 : Priyanka is one among the 7-recipients of the ‘2020 Tenzing Norgay National Award’ & will receive the award from President Ram Nath Kovind in during the 2021 National Sports Award.

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Published On : November 7, 2021
A)
Apple
B)
Alphabet Inc
C)
Amazon
D)
Microsoft

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Alphabet Inc

Note : Google parent company Alphabet Inc. has launched a new company in London called Isomorphic Labs. The company aims to use AI (artificial intelligence) for drug discovery and medicine to find cures for some of humanity’s most devastating diseases. Demis Hassabis will be the CEO of Isomorphic Labs. Hassabis is the CEO and co-founder of DeepMind, another Alphabet subsidiary that used AI to predict the 3D structure of a protein directly from its amino acid sequence.

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Published On : November 7, 2021
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

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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