Correct Answer : Option (B) - Uttar Pradesh
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 14th December
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Himachal Pradesh
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Varanasi
Correct Answer : Option (C) - South African
Note : South African President "Cyril Ramaphosa" tested positive for COVID-19 on December 12, 2021. He has mild symptoms and is receiving treatment for the same. The President is on self-isolation in Cape Town. He is fully vaccinated and had recently returned from a trip to West Africa though he had tested negative for COVID-19 upon his return on December 8.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 14566
Note : The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment launched a National Helpline Against Atrocities (NHAA) on December 13, 2021 to prevent atrocities on members of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs). The toll-free number is 14566 and will be available across the country.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Dubai
Note : Dubai has become the very first government in the world to turn 100% paperless. Dubai's Paperless Strategy means that the Government will no longer be issuing or asking for paper documents across all of its operations.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - NITI Aayog
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO)
Note : The Indian Space Research Organisation(ISRO) has signed an agreement with Chinese smart devices maker Oppo’s Indian arm to strengthen the research and development of the NavIC messaging service. The messaging service is mainly used for broadcasting safety-of-life alerts in areas with poor or no communication, particularly in the oceans. Oppo India has its manufacturing unit in Noida and an R&D centre in Hyderabad.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - India
Note : India assumed the Chairmanship of Council of Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS SCO) for 1 year from October 28, 2021. The National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), Government of India, in association with Data Security Council of India (DSCI), as a Knowledge Partner, organized a 2-day Practical Seminar on ‘Securing Cyberspace in the Contemporary Threat Environment’ for delegates from SCO member States.