Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mizoram
Note : Mizoram topped the NITI Aayog Health Index 2021 among smaller states while Nagaland was ranked at the bottom. Among union territories, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu was ranked at the top and Andaman & Nicobar was ranked at the bottom.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kerala
Note : Niti Aayog released the fourth edition of its state health index for 2019-20 on December 27, 2021. Kerala retained its top rank in the report, titled “Healthy States, Progressive India”, which ranks states and Union Territories based on their year-on-year incremental performance in health as well as their overall status.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - CORBEVAX
Note : CORBEVAX is India's first indigenously developed RBD protein sub-unit vaccine against COVID-19. It will be manufactured by Hyderabad-based firm Biological-E. The company had submitted the data from its clinical trials to the Indian drug regulator.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Molnupiravir
Note : The molnupiravir antiviral Covid-19 drug has been developed by MSD and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics. The drug works by introducing errors into the SARS-CoV-2 virus' genetic code, which will prevent the virus from replicating further. Ridgeback has developed the Covid pill in collaboration with Merck, a US pharma company.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Narandran Jody Kollapen
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mr. Eishin Chihana
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 25 December 2021
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 26 December 2021
Note : Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and veteran of South Africa`s struggle against white minority rule, has died aged 90. He was awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his non-violent opposition to apartheid. A decade later, he witnessed the ends of that regime and he chaired a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, set up to unearth atrocities committed during those dark days.
Born : 7 October 1931
Died : 26 December 2021
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Tamil Nadu
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 28th December 2021
Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 28th December 2021 is scheduled to visit Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur to inaugurate several projects. According to a statement released by the Prime Minister Office (PMO), PM Modi will inaugurate the completed section of the Kanpur Metro Rail Project at around 1:30 PM. Apart from the metro rail inauguration, he will also inaugurate the Bina-Panki Multiproduct Pipeline Project. These two inaugurations will be followed after attending the 54th Convocation Ceremony of IIT Kanpur at around 11 AM, informed the PMO.