Correct Answer : Option (C) - Lionel Messi
Note : Lionel Messi had won the 2019 Ballon d’Or award, which is one of the oldest and most prestigious individual awards in football that is presented annually by the French news magazine France Football. Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award a record six times while he was playing for Barcelona.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Thrissur
Note : Norovirus has reportedly infected 57 people including 54 students and three workers in a hostel of St. Mary’s College, "Thrissur". The health officials suspect that the virus must have spread through food or drinking water. This is the first time that the norovirus infection has been reported in Thrissur.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - November 28th
Note : The National Cadet Corps (NCC) observed the 73rd anniversary of its raising on November 28, 2021. NCC is the youth wing of the Indian Armed Forces and the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - ADB
Note : The Indian Government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $300 million loan agreement to improve primary healthcare in the urban areas of 13 states. It will benefit over 256 billion urban dwellers including the 51 million from the slum areas.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Harshwanti Bisht
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Kerala
Note : Kerala (0.71%), Goa (3.76%), Sikkim (3.82%), Tamil Nadu (4.89%) and Punjab (5.59 %) have been ranked as the top 5 lowest poverty states across India.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Petr Fiala
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 26%
Note : The cap on promoters’ stake in long run of 15 years has been raised from 15% (earlier) to 26% of the paid-up voting equity share capital of the bank.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bihar
Note : The government think tank Niti Aayog has released the first ever Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI) to measure poverty at the national, State/UT, and district levels. As per the inaugural index, Bihar has been adjudged as the state with highest level of multidimensional poverty. 51.91% of the state’s population are multidimensionally poor.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - State Bank of India