Correct Answer : Option (D) - 7th December
Correct Answer : Option (A) - India
Note : India is hosting a two-day cyber security seminar for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) countries in New Delhi on December 7-8,2021. The seminar will see participation from representatives of all SCO member states including Russia, China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. Pakistan has confirmed the participation of its delegation.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Russia
Note : India and Russia signed record 28 MoUs and agreements on December 6, 2021 in different sectors including defence, trade, energy, education, cultural exchange,outer space, intellectual property and geological exploration. The agreements were signed during the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin for the 21st India-Russia annual summit.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 9.1%
Note : Wall Street brokerage, Goldman Sachs has estimated India’s GDP growth at 9.1% in 2022. After India’s economy contracted by a sharp 7% in 2020, Goldman Sachs pegged the economy to grow at 8% in 2021 and 9.1% in 2022. It earlier estimated India’s economic growth to 11.1% in the fiscal year to March 31, 2022.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Amitabh Kant
Note : Genesys International has launched its pan India program to make the Digital Twin of the entire Urban India. The launch programme was inaugurated by "Amitabh Kant", CEO, NITI Aayog. The creation of this very accurate 3D data will mean a host of applications would open up in high-definition mapping, which was hitherto not possible, for smart cars, e-commerce, logistics, gaming, utilities planning for next-generation networks in telecom, renewable energy and in disaster management and emergency response.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - India and European Union(EU)
Correct Answer : Option (C) - OYO
Note : IPO-bound hospitality unicorn OYO Hotels and Homes (OYO) has appointed Rajnish Kumar, former Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) as Strategic Group Advisor. In his role, Kumar will advise Oyo’s management on short-term and long-term strategy, regulatory and stakeholder engagement, and enhancing the brand of the company globally. He is currently a part of the boards of HSBC Asia Pacific, L&T infotech, Hero Motocorp and BharatPe.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Babri Masjid demolition
Note : The Babri Masjid demolition took place on December 6th, 1992 by a large group of activists of the Vishva Hindu Parishad and allied organisations. The 16th-century mosque in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, had been a subject of a lengthy socio-political dispute.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - December 6th
Note : Mahaparinirvan Diwas is observed annually on December 6th to mark the death anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the chief architect of the Constitution of India. Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, is known for his significant contribution in shaping India that it is today. This year, the day commemorates Dr. B R Ambedkar’s 65th death anniversary.
He was popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar passed away on 6th December 1956.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Russia
Note : Russian President "Vladimir Putin" is scheduled to visit India on December 6th, 2021 for the 21st India-Russia Annual Summit. The Russian President is scheduled to have a series of meetings in India.