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16. 

Which institution has formed a Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins on Novel Pathogens?

A. John Hopkins University
B. UNICEF
C. WHO
D. FAO

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Director-General of the World Health Organisation has set up the WHO Scientific Advisory Group for the Origins on Novel Pathogens (SAGO).

17. 

Which Indian company has topped the World's Best Employers 2021 ranking of Forbes, among Indian corporates?

A. Tata Consultancy Services
B. Reliance Industries
C. State Bank of India
D. Life Insurance Corporation

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries has topped the Indian corporates in the World's Best Employers 2021 rankings published by Forbes.

18. 

What is the theme of the 2021 World Food Day?

A. Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow
B. Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together
C. Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition
D. Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The theme of the 2021 World Food Day is "Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow".

19. 

In 2021, what is the theme for the International Day of Rural Women?

A. Sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection for gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls
B. Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All
C. Rural women and girls building climate resilience
D. Building rural women's resilience in the wake of COVID-19

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

2021 theme for the International Day of Rural Women is "Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All".

20. 

What is the theme of World Standards Day 2021?

A. Video standards create a global stage
B. Protecting the planet with standards
C. International Standards and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
D. Standards for sustainable development goals - shared vision for a better world

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

World Standards Day 2021 theme is "Standards for sustainable development goals - shared vision for a better world".