Correct Answer : Option (A) - Sanjay Dutt
Note : The Arunachal Pradesh (AP) Government has signed Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt as the brand ambassador and award-winning filmmaker and branding expert Rahul Mittra as brand advisor of the occasion of their golden jubilee celebrations, marking the 50th year of the naming of the state. Sanjay Dutt launched a media campaign for the month-long celebrations, from 20th January to 20th February 2022 at the Mechuka valley of AP’s Shi-Yomi district.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Gita Gopinath
Note : The Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Gita Gopinath will take up a new role as the First Deputy Managing Director of IMF. Gopinath will be the second-rank official at IMF. She will replace the First Deputy Managing Director Geoffrey Okamoto who plans on leaving the IMF early in 2022.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 9.4%
Note : The rating agency, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) expects India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the Second Quarter of Financial Year-2022 (Q2 FY22) at 8.3% (percent) and in FY22 at 9.4% (percent).
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rs 1,31,526 crores
Note : The gross GST revenue collected in the month of November 2021 is Rs 1,31,526 crores. The CGST was Rs 23,978 crore, SGST is Rs 31,127 crore.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Nirmala Sitharaman
Note : Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is ranked at the top on Fortune India 50 Most Powerful Women list while Reliance's Nita Ambani has grabbed second place. WHO Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan is ranked third followed by Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw at the fourth place, Biocon Limited's founder.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Magdalena Andersson
Note : The former Finance Minister of Sweden, Eva Magdalena Andersson from the Social Democratic Party (SDP) won her 2nd election and became the 1st female Prime Minister (PM) of Sweden. On 24 November 2021, she was first elected as the PM but later resigned after her coalition partner (Green Party) quit the government and the budget failed to pass.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Smriti Mandhana
Note : Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) incubated startup, GUVI has signed Indian Women’s cricketer "Smriti Mandhana" as its brand ambassador. As the brand ambassador of GUVI, Smriti Mandhana will be the face of GUVI and feature across the online campaigns of GUVI aimed to strengthen the importance and scope of technological education & information technology (IT) skills.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Russia
Note : India and Russia are scheduled to sign a deal on supplying 7.5 lakh AK-203 assault rifles on December 6, 2021, during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India. The deal would provide a major boost to India and Russia military ties. All the necessary approvals have already been accorded to the deal including a final go-ahead from the Cabinet Committee on Security.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Nagaland
Note : Nagaland is celebrating its 59th Statehood Day on 1st December 2021. Nagaland was granted statehood on December 1, 1963, with Kohima being declared as its capital. Prior to this, Naga leaders and the central government reached an agreement to create a separate region of the Naga Hills in 1957. The State of Nagaland Act, 1962, was thus enacted by the Parliament to give Nagaland statehood.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Anju Bobby George
Note : World Athletics has awarded sprinter Anju Bobby George as 'Woman of the Year' for her efforts in advancing the sport in India. Anju Bobby George is a former international long jump star, who is still actively involved in the sport.