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 Q .
DBS revises India's FY2023 growth forecast to _______.
A)
6 percent
B)
7 percent
C)
8 percent
D)
9 percent

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 7 percent

Note : The Singapore-based DBS Bank’s economic research team has revised India’s FY23 growth forecast upwards to 7 percent year-on-year (y-o-y) (CY2022 6.5 per cent) from 6 percent earlier.

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Published On : December 4, 2021
 Q .
India will have how many nuclear reactors by 2024?
A)
7
B)
8
C)
9
D)
10

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 9

Note :

The nation will have nine(9) nuclear reactors by 2024 and a new nuclear project, the first in northern India, will come up 150 kms away from Delhi in Gorakhpur of Haryana, the government informed the Rajya Sabha.
 
Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh said, “By 2024 you will have nine nuclear reactors plus 12 new additional ones which were approved during the Covid times with a capacity of 9000 MW. Five new sites are also being identified,” in different parts of the country.

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Published On : December 4, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as Chairman of National Asset Reconstruction Company?
A)
Karthikeyan
B)
Manjeeth Singh
C)
Pradip Shah
D)
K. Radhakrishnan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Pradip Shah

Note :

Pradip Shah, the founder of IndAsia Fund Advisors, has been appointed chairman of the National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL). Shah, an MBA from Harvard and chartered accountant, is credited for establishing India’s first and largest housing finance company, HDFC, and rating firm Crisil.
 
While Aditya Birla Asset Reconstruction Company managing director Sanjay Jain will be the chief executive of India Debt Resolution Company (IDRCL), the privately-owned asset management company (AMC) mandated to resolve bad loans acquired by NARCL.

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Published On : December 4, 2021
 Q .
International Day of Banks is celebrated on_________?
A)
December 4th
B)
December 5th
C)
December 6th
D)
December 7th

Correct Answer : Option (A) - December 4th

Note :

International Day of Banks is celebrated on December 4th to recognise the importance of multilateral and international development banks in financing sustainable developments. United Nations also observes the day in recognition of the vital role of banking systems in Member State in contributing to the improvement of the standard of living.
 
History of the day : In 2019, the United Nations General Assembly designated December 4 as the International Day of Banks. It is celebrated for the first time in 2020. The day is celebrated to the recognition of the significant potential of multilateral development banks and other international development banks in financing sustainable development and providing know-how, and also in recognition of the vital role of the banking systems in the Member States in contributing to the improvement of the standard of living.

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Published On : December 4, 2021
 Q .
Who has been ranked 'number one Cooperative' among the top 300 cooperatives in the world?
A)
National Fertilizers
B)
Krishak Bharati Cooperative
C)
Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals
D)
Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited

Note : The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has been ranked ‘number one Cooperative’ among the top 300 cooperatives in the world. The ranking is based on the ratio of turnover over the gross domestic product (GDP) per capita. It signifies that IFFCO is contributing significantly to the GDP and economic growth of the nation. The 2021 edition of the 10th Annual World Cooperative Monitor (WCM) report, withholding its position from the 2020 edition.

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Published On : December 4, 2021
 Q .
The National Navy Day is observed?
A)
December 3rd
B)
December 4th
C)
December 5th
D)
December 6th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - December 4th

Note : In India, December 4th is observed as the National Navy Day every year, to celebrate the achievements and role of the naval force to the country.
The theme of Indian Navy Day 2021 is ‘Swarnim Vijay Varsh’ signifying 50 years of India’s victory in the Indo-Pakistan war that took place in 1971.

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Published On : December 4, 2021
 Q .
Which countries are decided to celebrate Maitiri Diwas on December 6?
A)
Pakistan and China
B)
India and Bangladesh
C)
India and Russia
D)
Pakistan and Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Pakistan and Bangladesh

Note : India and Bangladesh have decided to celebrate Maitiri Diwas on December 6, the day on which India formally recognized Bangladesh, as “Maitri Diwas” (Friendship Day). During the visit of PM Narendra Modi to Bangladesh in March 2021 to attend the national day of Bangladesh, it was decided to commemorate 6 December as Maitri Diwas (Friendship Day). Ten days before the liberation of Bangladesh, India had recognised Bangladesh on 6 December 1971. India was one of the first countries to establish bilateral diplomatic ties with Bangladesh.

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Published On : December 4, 2021
 Q .
Who has been conducted joint CyberDrill 2021 for Indian entities?
A)
US-ITU
B)
Japan-ITO
C)
India-ITU
D)
Germany-ITU

Correct Answer : Option (C) - India-ITU

Note :

India-International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Department of Telecommunications operating under the Ministry of Communications conducted a Joint Cyber Drill 2021. The cyber drill was conducted for the Critical Network Infrastructure operators of India. The Critical Network Infrastructure are the systems, assets and networks that are essential to ensure the security of a country.
 
What is the aim of Cyber Drill?
 
* It aims to improve the cyber security readiness of India. Also, it aims to improve the protection and incident response capability of the country.
* During the cyber drill, the cyberattacks and information security incidents were simulated. And the participants were trained to defend and respond against such incidents. Thus, the drill helped to test the cyber capabilities of an organisation.

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Published On : December 4, 2021
 Q .
Who is passed away Renowned scholar of Bangladesh?
A)
Rafiqul Islam
B)
Rasiqul islam
C)
Rajiqul Islam
D)
Ramiqul Islam

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rafiqul Islam

Note : Renowned scholar and national professor of Bangladesh Professor, Rafiqul Islam passed away(30-11-2021). Prof. Rafiqul Islam was one of the greatest scholars on the national poet of Bangladesh Kazi Nazrul Islam. He was honoured with Swadhinta Padak and the Ekushey padak, which is the highest civilian award of Bangladesh. He was a recipient of the Bangla Academy Literary Award. He had written close to 30 scholarly books. Prof. Rafiqul Islam was currently the President of the Bangla Academy.

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Published On : December 3, 2021
 Q .
Who has conducted the "President's Colour Award" ceremony at Shimla's historic Ridge Ground.
A)
Nagaland Police
B)
Manipur Police
C)
Meghalaya Police
D)
Himachal Pradesh Police

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Himachal Pradesh Police

Note : Himachal Pradesh Police has conducted the ‘President’s Colour Award’ ceremony at Shimla’s historic Ridge Ground. The Governor bestowed the ‘President’s Color Award’ to the State Police on this occasion. Director-General of Police Sanjay Kundu received the award on the behalf of state police. The Chief Guest was Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, while Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was also there as a special guest. Himachal Pradesh Police is India’s eighth state police force to receive this honour.

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Published On : December 3, 2021