Correct Answer : Option (C) - Zambia
Note : Kenneth David Kaunda, also known as KK, was a Zambian politician who served as the first president of Zambia from 1964 to 1991. He was at the forefront of the struggle for independence from British rule. Dissatisfied with Harry Nkumbula's leadership of the Northern Rhodesian African National Congress, he broke away and founded the Zambian African National Congress, later becoming the head of the United National Independence Party.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 19 June
Note : The Central Board of Secondary Education celebrates National Reading Day annually on 19 June.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Second
Note : The RBI was second in terms of reserves transferred to the government as a percentage of GDP for the fiscal year 2020-21.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - USA
Note : The United States continues to posses highest nuclear warheads, having 5550 in January 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Switzerland
Note : The Switzerland has topped the IMD World Competitiveness Index 2021, followed by Sweden at 2nd place.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Paris
Note : The VivaTech is one of the largest digital and startup events of Europe, held in Paris every year addressed by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 9.5%
Note : The Confederation of Indian Industry has estimated the GDP of India to grow at 9.5 percent in the current financial year.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Asian Development Bank
Note : The ADB and the Government of India has signed a $484 million loan to improve transport connectivity and facilitate industrial development in Tamil Nadu.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - December 31, 2021
Note : The Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has extended the validity of the Udyog Aadhaar Memorandum from March 31st to December 31, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Hungary
Note : Hungary’s parliament recently passed legislation that bans the dissemination of content in schools deemed to promote homosexuality and gender change. This step has been taken amid strong criticism from human rights groups and opposition parties.