Correct Answer : Option (C) - Jitendra Singh
Correct Answer : Option (D) - HSBC India
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Goa
Note : The 7th edition of the four-day India International Science Festival (IISF) is scheduled to be held in Panaji, Goa, from December 10 to 13, 2021.
The festival theme in 2021 is “Celebrating Creativity in Science, Technology and Innovation for Prosperous India”. The first IISF was held in New Delhi in 2015.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ratan P Watal
Note : The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has formed a five-member committee for timely completion of various projects executed under the Central Vista Redevelopment Plan. The committee will be headed by former finance secretary Ratan P Watal.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 1020:1000
Note : The 5th(fifth) edition of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) shows the signs of a demographic shift in India. The NFHS-5 showed that the proportion of women exceeded men. There were 1,020 women for 1,000 men as per NFHS-5 report.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 30th November
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Vaccine
Note : The American publishing company Merriam-Webster has chosen the word “vaccine” as its 2021 Word of the Year.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - UAE
Note : The United Arab Emirates(UAE) has become the first country in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to introduce paid parental leave for employees in the private sector.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Lingui : The Sacred Bonds (Chad, France, Belgium, Germany)
Note : The internationally co-produced drama film Lingui: The Sacred Bonds has won the ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal at IFFI 52 in Goa.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - South Korea
Note : South Korea is soon going to get the world’s first floating city, to deal with the problem of floods due to rising sea levels. The floating city project is a joint effort by the UN Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habit) and OCEANIX. The city will be built off the coast of Busan in South Korea and is likely to be completed by 2025.