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21. 

Google Doodle celebrated the 104th birth anniversary of Dr. Kamal Ranadive. What was her profession?

A. Socialist
B. Biologist
C. Astronaut
D. Archaeologist

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Google on November 8, 2021, dedicated a doodle to Dr Kamal Ranadive, an Indian Cell Biologist, to honour her 104th birth anniversary.

22. 

Who has donated the most in 2020-21 in the recently released EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021?

A. Kumar Mangalam Birla
B. Mukesh Ambani
C. Azim Premji
D. shiv nadar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Hurun India and EdelGive have jointly released the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021. In this list, Wipro founder-chairman Azim Premji donated Rs 9,713 crore during the financial year 2020-21, which is about Rs 27 crore in a day.

23. 

Who has been appointed as CEO of Barclays?

A. D.S. Venkatakrishnan
B. C.S. Venkatakrishnan
C. M.S. Venkatakrishnan
D. S.S. Venkatakrishnan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian-American banker C.S. Venkatakrishnan has been chosen as the group chief executive (CEO) of the British multinational bank Barclays.

24. 

Who has been appointed as the Director-General of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)?

A. Rajnish Kumar
B. Vinod Aggarwal
C. A S Rajeev
D. Arun Chawla

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The industry chamber Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) said Arun Chawla has been appointed as its new director-general.

25. 

Which Indian philanthropist has topped the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021?

A. Shiv Nadar
B. Kumar Mangalam Birla
C. Mukesh Ambani
D. Azim Premji

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Azim Premji, the founder-chairman of Wipro Ltd has topped the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2021.