Correct Answer : Option (B) - PNB Pride-CRMD
Note : Punjab National Bank (PNB) launched the "PNB Pride-CRMD module tool", an android-based application for differently-abled employees to monitor and effectively follow up with the special mention account (SMA) borrowers. The Pride-CRMD module has built-in TalkBack software that allows the visually impaired to access the system freely and to interact with customers by tapping on their phones.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 11th edition
Note : The 11th edition of Exercise EKUVERIN-21 between India and Maldives, held at Kadhdhoo Island, Maldives. Ekuverin means “Friends” in the Dhivehi language. It is an Indo – Aryan language. It is spoken in India, Lakshadweep and Maldives. The exercise enhances synergy and inter-operability between the Armed Forces of both nations in terms of understanding transnational terrorism both on land and at sea, conducting Counter-Terrorism and Counter-Insurgency Operations and sharing best military practices and experiences.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - RBI
Note : The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das kept the repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent for the ninth consecutive time while maintaining an ‘accommodative stance’ as long as necessary. The reverse repo rate will continue to be 3.35 per cent. The central bank had last revised the policy rate on May 22, 2020, in an off-policy cycle to perk up demand by cutting the interest rate to a historic low. The meeting was held between December (6 to 8), 2021. The remaining will take place in February (7 to 9, 2022).
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Australia
Note : After US, Australia has announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics over concerns about human rights abuses in Xinjiang, particularly against the Uyghur minority community. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that the decision should come as "no surprise" that their diplomats and politicians would boycott the event.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Gautam Chintamani
Note : Vice President (VP) "M. Venkaiah Naidu launched" a book titled ‘The Midway Battle: Modi’s Roller-coaster Second Term’ authored by Gautam Chintamani and published by Bloomsbury India at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas, New Delhi.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Lewis Hamilton
Note : Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) takes victory in pulsating race at Jeddah. Hamilton took his third consecutive victory in the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix to draw level on points with Max Verstappen in the title race.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Prabhat Kumar
Note : The Vice President of India, "M Venkaiah Naidu" launched ‘Public Service Ethics- A Quest for Naitik Bharat’ authored by Prabhat Kumar, published by IC Centre for Governance, at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas, New Delhi. The book highlights the multiple dimensions element of human character, the practice of ethical principles as a way of life. It marked the importance of accountability, integrity, transparency and trustworthiness of the public governance system.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Rachna Bisht Rawat
Note : A new book titled ’1971 : Charge of the Gorkhas and Other Stories’ Released; authored by Rachna Bisht Rawat.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Viktor Axelsen
Note : Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen and China’s Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying were named Male and Female player of the year 2021 respectively by the Badminton World Federation (BWF).
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bahrain
Note : The 4th Asia Youth Para Games (AYPG) were Bahrain’s biggest Para sport event ever, which took place from December 2nd to December 6th, 2021. The event saw participation from around 750 Para athletes under 23 years of age from 30 countries around the world.