|D.||Christian de Duve
Explanation:The Japanese scientist, Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy, a fundamental process for degrading and recycling cellular components. Dr Ohsumi’s work is important because it helps to explain what goes wrong in a range of illnesses, from cancer to Parkinson’s. The prize was awarded by the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.
|A.||Anil Sharma||B.||A. P. Shah
Explanation:Prof. S. Sivakumar, a professor at the Indian Law Institute in New Delhi, has been appointed as the full-time Member of the 21st Law Commission of India (LCI). The 21st LCT was constituted by the Union Government for a period of 3 years from September 1, 2015 and will have its tenure only till August 31, 2018. The present Law Commission has not submitted any report till date. Justice Balbir Singh Chauhan, the former Supreme Court (SC) judge, is the Chairman of the commission.
|A.||October 1||B.||October 2|
|C.||October 3||D.||October 4|
Explanation:The World Vegetarian Day (WVD) is observed every year on October 1 to promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism.
Explanation:The Chinese currency “Yuan” has officially become a member of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s basket of global reserve currencies. With this, yuan has joined the U.S. dollar, the euro, the yen and British pound in the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights (SDR) basket, which determines currencies that countries can receive as part of IMF loans. The yuan is the first to be added to SDR since the euro in 1999. China will use this opportunity to further deepen economic reforms and open up the sector to promote global growth.
|C.||Andrew Solomon||D.||Salman Rushdie
Explanation:The book “Far and Away:Reporting From the Brink of Change” has been authored by Andrew Solomon. It is a big, sumptuous collection of those pieces of reportage and travel writing. It is inspired by love, uncertainty about home and a celebration of freedom which valuably warns that freedom must sometimes be learned.