Correct Answer : Option (A) - SDR 13.66 billion
Note : The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has made an allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDR) 12.57 billion to India. (approx USD 17.86 billion). With this, the total SDR holding of India has gone upto SDR 13.66 billion (equivalent to around USD 19.41 billion).
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 51
Note : India has 51 unicorns according to the list. Zilingo is the top unicorn in the ranking in India with a funding of USD 310. The headquarters of Zilingo is in Singapore. Bengaluru is top Indian city in terms of number of Unicorns headquartered in a city. Bengaluru has 31 unicorns followed by Mumbai which has 12 unicorn.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 2024
Note : The aim of DefExpo-2022 is to achieve ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence and reach USD 5 billion defence exports target by 2024.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ashok Kumar Tandon.
Note : The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has constituted a Committee to look into the existing guidelines of Journalist Welfare Scheme and make appropriate recommendations for changes to the guidelines. The committee will be headed by Prasar Bharati Board Member Ashok Kumar Tandon.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Gandhinagar
Correct Answer : Option (D) - United States
Note : The USA is on top followed by China on second. USA has 396 and China has 277 unicorns.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - JB Mohapatra
Note : Senior bureaucrat JB Mohapatra, a 1985-batch Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) office, has been appointed the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) with effect from September 01, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Chandigarh
Note : Indian Railways’ Chandigarh Railway Station has been awarded a 5- star 'Eat Right Station' certification by FSSAI for providing high-quality, nutritious food to passengers.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Snow leopard
Note : The Union Territory of Ladakh has declared snow leopard (Panther unica) as the new state animal and black-necked crane (Grus nicricollis) as the new state bird.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Alejandro Prieto
Note : Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto has emerged as the winner of the Bird Photographer of the Year (BPOTY) 2021.