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 Q .
When the International Day of Epidemic Preparedness?
A)
December 25th
B)
December 26th
C)
December 27th
D)
December 28th

Correct Answer : Option (C) - December 27th

Note : The United Nations and World Health Organization marked December 27th as the International day for Epidemic Preparedness. Battered by the Covid-19 pandemic, humans have learned about epidemic preparedness the hard way. In a bid to prepare for future outbreaks and sensitise people about epidemics on all levels. The day was first observed last December when the United Nations General Assembly had emphasised on the need to advocate the importance of the preparedness for, prevention of and partnership against epidemics.

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Published On : December 27, 2021
 Q .
Which state will establish a separate directorate to raise farmers' income?
A)
Kerala
B)
Karnataka
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Karnataka

Note : Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai informed on December 26, 2021 that the state will establish a separate directorate to raise farmers' income. He stated that agriculture will grow automatically if the economic condition of farmers improves.

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Published On : December 27, 2021
 Q .
Veteran politician and industrialist Dr. Mahendra Prasad passed away on December 27, 2021 after battling a prolonged illness. He was a Rajya Sabha member from which state?
A)
Assam
B)
Bihar
C)
Odisha
D)
Karnataka

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bihar

Note : Seven-term Rajya Sabha MP from the Janata Dal (United), Dr. Mahendra Prasad passed away at a private hospital in New Delhi on December 27, 2021. The 81-year-old passed away after battling a prolonged illness. He was a Rajya Sabha MP from Bihar. He had also previously been a member of the Lok Sabha for one term. 

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Published On : December 27, 2021
 Q .
Who was new Co-Chairman of Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC)?
A)
Kamlesh Gandhi
B)
Pranab Singh
C)
Ramesh Iyer
D)
Vinay Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kamlesh Gandhi

Note :

Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC), which is a representative body of asset and loan financing NBFCs, has announced fresh appointments to its board of directors.
 
Kamlesh Gandhi, CMD of MAS Financial Services has been appointed as Co-Chairman, FIDC in addition to Umesh Revankar, CEO and MD of Shriram Transport Finance Group.

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Published On : December 27, 2021
 Q .
With whom did Paytm Payments Bank tie-up to launch an international fund transfer?
A)
Wise
B)
PayPal
C)
Payoneer
D)
MoneyGram

Correct Answer : Option (D) - MoneyGram

Note :

Paytm Payments Bank has partnered with MoneyGram — a peer-to-peer remittance company — to enable international fund transfer directly to Paytm Wallet.
 
With this partnership, MoneyGram users abroad can now transfer money to any full KYC-compliant Paytm wallet. This is MoneyGram’s first mobile wallet partnership in India. MoneyGram transactions in India received digitally currently represent nearly 50 percent of all transactions received in the country. The number of transactions sent directly to bank accounts is up about six times from just under 10 per cent two years ago.
 
"Paytm Wallet is used by millions of Indians and we hope that this partnership will offer unmatched convenience & flexibility to the Indian diaspora across the world to send money home in real time," said Satish Kumar Gupta, MD & CEO, Paytm Payments Bank.

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Published On : December 26, 2021
 Q .
Who has launched a contemporary messaging application named 'ASIGMA' (Army Secure IndiGeneous Messaging Application).?
A)
Japan Army
B)
Russia Army
C)
Indian Army
D)
US Army

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Indian Army

Note :

Indian Army 23rd Dec 2021 launched a contemporary messaging application named ASIGMA. ASIGMA stands for Army Secure IndiGeneous Messaging Application. It is a new generation, state-of-the-art, web based application developed entirely in-house by team of officers of the Corps of Signals of the Army.
 
The application is being deployed on the Army’s internal network as a replacement of Army Wide Area Network messaging application which has been in service for past the 15 years.
 
The application has been fielded on Army owned hardware. It meets all futuristic user requirements and provides enhanced user experience. It has a variety of contemporary features including multi-level security, message prioritisation and tracking.

Source :  News Services Division

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Published On : December 26, 2021
 Q .
When did Malayalam director KS Sethumadhavan passing away?
A)
December 22, 2021
B)
December 23, 2021
C)
December 24, 2021
D)
December 25, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) - December 24, 2021

Note :

Ace Malayalam film director K S Sethumadhavan, who created many classic movies based on established literary works passed away at his residence at Kodambakam Directors' Colony on Friday morning, December 24, 2021, at the age of 90.
 
Sethumadhavan who won 10 national awards and 8 state awards was bestowed the J C Daniel Award for lifetime contributions in 2009.

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Published On : December 26, 2021
 Q .
Which government says to build houses for the poor on land liberated from mafia?
A)
Karnataka
B)
Gujarat
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uttar Pradesh

Note : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister "Yogi Adityanath" has announced that his government will construct houses for the poor on land freed from the mafias.

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Published On : December 26, 2021
 Q .
Who has announced the Covid-19 vaccine for children and booster doses for Health workers and senior citizens, amid the Omicron scare?
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Ram Nath Kovind
D)
Mansukh Mandaviya

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Modi

Note : Prime Minister "Narendra Modi" has announced the Covid-19 vaccine for children and booster doses for Health workers and senior citizens, amid the Omicron scare. During his address to nation, the Prime Minister urged the people to be cautious while celebrating as coronavirus cases are rising in the country due to highly infectious variant, Omicron. Therefore, from the point of view of precaution, the government has decided that precaution dose of vaccine will also be started for healthcare and frontline workers. It will be started from January 10.

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Published On : December 26, 2021
 Q .
When is Good Governance Day observed in india?
A)
December 25th
B)
December 26th
C)
December 27th
D)
December 28th

Correct Answer : Option (A) - December 25th

Note :

The actions that a government takes to manage its affairs in a state or a country can be called Governance. In other words, it can be defined as 'the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented.' However, to create awareness of accountability in government among the citizens of India, Good Governance Day is observed every year.
 
Good governance is observed annually on December 25th. The day aims to let the citizens, the students, who are the future of the country know about the government's responsibilities and duties that it needs to fulfill. The day is also celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of India's former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Source : India Today

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Published On : December 25, 2021