Correct Answer : Option (A) - December 31st
Note : The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on November 30, 2021 extended the validity of Covid containment measures till December 31, 2021 in view of the emergence of the new COVID-19 variant- Omicron. The Home Ministry has directed the state governments to take proactive containment measures.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Parag Aggarwal
Note : Twitter Co-founder "Jack Dorsey" announced on November 29, 2021, that he will be stepping down as the Chief Executive of Silicon Valley. Dorsey paved the way for an IIT-Bombay Graduate and Indian-origin Parag Agrawal to be the new CEO of Twitter. Parag Agrawal has become the youngest CEO in the top 500 companies.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vivek Johri
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rajnish Kumar
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Meghalaya
Note : The three-day Shillong Cherry Blossom Festival 2021 was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma, and Ambassador of Japan to India, Satoshi Suzuki. It was celebrated from November 25 to 27. The festival was held in two venues, Ward’s Lake and Polo Grounds in Meghalaya. The annual festival coincides with the actual blooming of the cherry blossom flowers. It is also known as the Prunus Cerasoides, these flowers underline the Himalayas and cover the east and west Khasi hills.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - November 29th
Note : The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is an UN-organized day held every year on November 29th. The day aims to educate the public on the question of Palestine and support a peaceful settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It is observed to mark the anniversary of resolution 181, wherein the Assembly adopted the resolution on the partition of Palestine on November 29, 1947.
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.