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A)
Israel
B)
Singapore
C)
New Zealand
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Singapore

Note : India has removed "Singapore" from its list of "at-risk" nations. The countries that are currently in the list include South Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Mauritius, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Israel, the United Kingdom and China.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
A)
8th December
B)
9th December
C)
10th December
D)
11th December

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 9th December

Note :

International Anti-Corruption Day is observed annually on 9th December to raise public awareness for anti-corruption. The day is observed since the passage of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption on 31 October 2003. The 2021 International Anti-Corruption Day seeks to highlight the rights and responsibilities of everyone – including States, Government officials, civil servants, law enforcement officers, media representatives, the private sector, civil society, academia, the public and youth – in tackling corruption. 
 
The theme of International Anti-Corruption Day 2021 “Your right, your role: say no to corruption”.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
A)
GPay
B)
PhonePe
C)
Amazon Pay
D)
PayPhi

Correct Answer : Option (D) - PayPhi

Note : Phi Commerce's API (Application programming interface) first digital payments platform, PayPhi has become the first certified tokenization service for NTS supporting tokenization of RuPay cards. Tokenization of cards as an alternate to storing card details with merchants. NPCI’s NTS platform enables PayPhi Tokenization service to provide partner merchants and aggregators with TROF. Token Reference On File (TROF) turns sensitive cardholder data into randomly generated 16 digit numbers called “token” with no meaningful value if breached.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
A)
December 9th
B)
December 10th
C)
December 11th
D)
December 12th

Correct Answer : Option (A) - December 9th

Note : The International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime is observed annually on December 9th. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the Genocide Convention and its role in combating and preventing the crime of genocide, as defined in the Convention, and to commemorate and honour its victims.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
A)
Aryan Khan
B)
Elon Musk
C)
Neeraj Chopra
D)
Shehnaaz Gill

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Neeraj Chopra

Note : Neeraj Chopra has topped the list of the most-searched person on Google in India 2021, followed by Aryan Khan. Neeraj Chopra won India's first-ever gold medal in Javelin throw at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
A)
India
B)
Australia
C)
United States
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (C) - United States

Note : The United States health authorities on December 8, 2021, authorized the use of synthetic antibodies that have been developed by AstraZeneca for preventing Coronavirus infections in individuals who react badly to the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
A)
Satluj-Ravi
B)
Ken-Betwa
C)
Indus-Satluj
D)
Narmada-Godavari

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ken-Betwa

Note : The funding and implementation of the Ken-Betwa River interlinking project have been approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The total cost of the ambitious Ken-Betwa interlinking of river projects has been assessed to be Rs. 44, 605 crores at 2020-21 price levels. The project of river inter-linking will be completed in the period of 8 years.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Gujarat
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tamil Nadu

Note : The Kazhuveli wetland situated in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu has been declared as the 16th Bird Sanctuary by Surpiya Sahu, Environment and Forest Secretary, at the Minister of Environment Forest and Climate Change. The declaration was made under subsection (1) of section 18 of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. The Kazhuveli wetlands is referred to as the 2nd largest Brackish Water Lake in South India, only after Pulicat lake.

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Published On : December 9, 2021
A)
England
B)
Australia
C)
New Zealand
D)
South Africa

Correct Answer : Option (A) - England

Note : Ash, who was the oldest Test cricketer, made her debut for England against Australia in 1937, and played seven Tests in all, taking 10 wickets at 23, including best figures of 3/35.

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Published On : December 8, 2021
A)
11th Dec 2021
B)
10th Dec 2021
C)
9th Dec 2021
D)
8th Dec 2021

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 8th Dec 2021

Note :

Chief of Defence Staff Gen "Bipin Rawat", his wife and 11 others died after the Mi-17V5 helicopter came down in hills near Coonoor city, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday(8th Dec 2021) morning.
 
Thirteen people have succumbed to the crash, including CDS Rawat, Madhulika Rawat and 11 others. An IAF Mi 17 V5 helicopter with a crew of 4 members carrying the CDS and 9 other passengers met with a tragic accident. Wing Commander Prithvi Singh Chauhan was the pilot of the Mi-17V5.
 
Gen Rawat, 63, was appointed India's first-ever Chief of Defence Staff in January 2019.
 
This brought together the Army, the Navy and the Air Force, and Gen Rawat had been in charge of a range of operations including in Indian-administered Kashmir.

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Published On : December 8, 2021