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 Q .
Who was the most-searched person on Google in India 2021?
A)
Aryan Khan
B)
Elon Musk
C)
Neeraj Chopra
D)
Shehnaaz Gill

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Neeraj Chopra

Note : Neeraj Chopra has topped the list of the most-searched person on Google in India 2021, followed by Aryan Khan. Neeraj Chopra won India's first-ever gold medal in Javelin throw at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
 Q .
Which country's health authority has authorised AstraZeneca's Evusheld for pre-exposure prevention of COVID-19?
A)
India
B)
Australia
C)
United States
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (C) - United States

Note : The United States health authorities on December 8, 2021, authorized the use of synthetic antibodies that have been developed by AstraZeneca for preventing Coronavirus infections in individuals who react badly to the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
 Q .
The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi has approved interlinking projects on which two rivers?
A)
Satluj-Ravi
B)
Ken-Betwa
C)
Indus-Satluj
D)
Narmada-Godavari

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ken-Betwa

Note : The funding and implementation of the Ken-Betwa River interlinking project have been approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The total cost of the ambitious Ken-Betwa interlinking of river projects has been assessed to be Rs. 44, 605 crores at 2020-21 price levels. The project of river inter-linking will be completed in the period of 8 years.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
 Q .
Which state declared Kazhuveli Wetland as16th Bird Sanctuary?
A)
Bihar
B)
Gujarat
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tamil Nadu

Note : The Kazhuveli wetland situated in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu has been declared as the 16th Bird Sanctuary by Surpiya Sahu, Environment and Forest Secretary, at the Minister of Environment Forest and Climate Change. The declaration was made under subsection (1) of section 18 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. The Kazhuveli wetlands is referred to as the 2nd largest Brackish Water Lake in South India, only after Pulicat lake.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
 Q .
Eileen Ash, the oldest test cricketer passed away recently. For which cricket team Eileen Ash belongs?
A)
England
B)
Australia
C)
New Zealand
D)
South Africa

Correct Answer : Option (A) - England

Note : Ash, who was the oldest Test cricketer, made her debut for England against Australia in 1937, and played seven Tests in all, taking 10 wickets at 23, including best figures of 3/35.

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Published On : December 8, 2021
 Q .
Indian Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen "Bipin Rawat" when passes away?
A)
11th Dec 2021
B)
10th Dec 2021
C)
9th Dec 2021
D)
8th Dec 2021

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 8th Dec 2021

Note :

Chief of Defence Staff Gen "Bipin Rawat", his wife and 11 others died after the Mi-17V5 helicopter came down in hills near Coonoor city, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday(8th Dec 2021) morning.
 
Thirteen people have succumbed to the crash, including CDS Rawat, Madhulika Rawat and 11 others. An IAF Mi 17 V5 helicopter with a crew of 4 members carrying the CDS and 9 other passengers met with a tragic accident. Wing Commander Prithvi Singh Chauhan was the pilot of the Mi-17V5.
 
Gen Rawat, 63, was appointed India's first-ever Chief of Defence Staff in January 2019.
 
This brought together the Army, the Navy and the Air Force, and Gen Rawat had been in charge of a range of operations including in Indian-administered Kashmir.

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Published On : December 8, 2021
 Q .
Which among the following is one of the key reasons for the destruction of coral reefs?
A)
Overmining
B)
Glacier melting
C)
Overfishing
D)
Maritime exercises

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Overfishing

Note : In a new study, researchers had analysed the health of coral reefs in 10 countries in the neighbouring areas of the western Indian ocean and the analysis revealed that the coral reefs, especially those in the island nations are in grave danger due to overfishing and the increase in temperature of the water due to global warming.

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Published On : December 8, 2021
 Q .
What is the programme launched by National Commission for Women(NCW)?
A)
She is a Pagemaker
B)
She is a Changemaker
C)
She is a Homemaker
D)
She is a Targetmaker

Correct Answer : Option (B) - She is a Changemaker

Note : National Commission for Women (NCW) has launched a pan-India capacity building programme, ‘She is a Changemaker’ for women representatives at all levels, gram panchayats to parliament members and political workers including office bearers of National/State political parties. The programme was launched by Ms Rekha Sharma, Chairperson of the National Commission for Women. To improve leadership skills of grassroots women political leaders.

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Published On : December 8, 2021
 Q .
Who is the new president of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) in December 2021?
A)
Sanjiv Mehta
B)
Priya Nair
C)
Prabha Narasimhan
D)
Srinandan Sundaram

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sanjiv Mehta

Note :

Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) "Sanjiv Mehta" would be succeeding media executive Uday Shankar as the President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI),  the industry body informed on Monday. The appointment would be effective 18th December 2021. Mehta is presently officiating as the Senior Vice President of FICCI. 
 
Mehta would be holding the office for the term for the year 2021-22. 

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Published On : December 8, 2021
 Q .
Which company partnered with AWS to offer startup Toolkits for entrepreneurs?
A)
GPay
B)
Paytm
C)
BharatPe
D)
Flipkart

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Paytm

Note : Paytm, a leading digital ecosystem for consumers and merchants has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer Paytm Startup Toolkit with exclusive payment services to early-stage Indian startups. Paytm will help entrepreneurs to grow businesses with payment, distribution, and growth solutions who are operating in India in the AWS Activate.

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Published On : December 8, 2021