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A)
Tripura
B)
Punjab
C)
Chhattisgarh
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Tripura

Note : Tripura government has devised an action plan for the next 25 years that focuses on infrastructure development, better employment and education opportunities. The Tripura Chief Secretary "Kumar Alok" said that the path of Tripura's development for the next 25 years has been defined through the two-day Vision 2047 workshop that culminated on December 18th.

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Published On : December 20, 2021
A)
2nd
B)
3rd
C)
4th
D)
5th

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 4th

Note :

According to the Truecaller Global Spam Report 2021, India has moved up in rankings from 9th to 4th position owing to a significant increase in sales and telemarketing calls. This year, all categories of sales-related calls make up a vast majority (93.5%) of all incoming spam calls. Over 202 million spam calls were made by just one spammer in India this year. That’s over 6,64,000 calls every day and 27,000 calls every hour of every day.
 
Among the top countries affected by spam calls in 2021, Brazil topped the list, followed by Peru, then Ukraine, then India, which was followed by Mexico.

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Published On : December 20, 2021
A)
Virat Kohli
B)
Shreyas Iyer
C)
KL Rahul
D)
Rishabh Pant

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rishabh Pant

Note : Uttarakhand Chief Minister "Pushkar Singh Dhami" appointed Indian cricketer Rishabh Pant as the state brand ambassador on December 19, 2021. The wicketkeeper-batsman has been appointed to the post to encourage the youth of the state towards sports and public health.

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Published On : December 20, 2021
A)
December 17th
B)
December 18th
C)
December 19th
D)
December 20th

Correct Answer : Option (C) - December 19th

Note : Goa Liberation Day is observed on 19th December every year in India and it marks the day Indian armed forces freed Goa in 1961 following 450 years of Portuguese rule. The year 2021 marks the 60 years of Goa’s independence. Goa Liberation Day is marked by an abundance of events and festivities in Goa though this time because of the pandemic the celebrations are expected to be muted. A torchlight procession is ignited from three different locations in the state, eventually all meeting at the Azad Maidan.

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Published On : December 20, 2021
A)
Gozo
B)
Malta
C)
Monaco
D)
San Marino

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Malta

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Malta has become the first EU country to legalise the cultivation and personal use of cannabis.
 
Adults will be allowed to carry up to seven grams of cannabis, and grow no more than four plants at home.
 
But smoking it in public or in front of children will be illegal.
 
Several other nations have similar plans, such as Germany, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Countries like the Netherlands tolerate cannabis use in certain circumstances.
 
Malta's parliament voted in favour of the reform on Tuesday afternoon, with the bill winning 36 votes in favour and 27 against.

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Published On : December 20, 2021
A)
Mohit Jain
B)
Praveen Kumar
C)
Manoj Singh
D)
Narayana Murthi

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mohit Jain

Note :

Mohit Jain (Economic Times) has been elected President of The Indian Newspaper Society for the year 2021-22.
 
According to a press note, he succeeds L Adimoolam of Health and The Antiseptic.
 
K Raja Prasad Reddy (Sakshi) was elected the Deputy President, Rakesh Sharma (Aaj Samaj) the Vice President and Tanmay Maheshwari (Amar Ujala) the Honorary Treasurer of the Society for the year 2021-22.
 
Mary Paul was elected the Secretary General of the Society.

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Published On : December 20, 2021
A)
Haryana
B)
Punjab
C)
Gujarat
D)
Karnataka

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Haryana

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Haryana minister of state for sports and youth affairs, Sandeep Singh on Thursday(16-12-2021) said the state government has started ‘Khel Nursery Scheme 2022-23’ to promote sports in the state.
 
He said under this scheme, sports nurseries will be started in government, private educational institutions, and private sports institutions. For this, applications have been invited by the department till 20 January 2022.
 
The minister said players of Haryana have given a new identity to the state at the international level with their sports talent. The state government is always striving to develop new sports talents in the state.

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Published On : December 19, 2021
A)
HSBC Bank
B)
CityBank
C)
Central Bank of India
D)
Reserve Bank of India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Reserve Bank of India

Note : Reserve Bank of India, in consultation with the Department of Financial Services, the Ministry of Finance, has decided to make the Scheduled payments banks and scheduled small finance banks (SFBs) eligible to conduct Government agency business. In May this year, RBI has revised the existing guidelines on ‘Appointment of Scheduled Private Sector Banks as Agency Banks of RBI’ for authorising Scheduled Private Sector Banks as agency banks of RBI for conducting govt business (Central and/or State).

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Published On : December 19, 2021
A)
Max Life Insurance
B)
HDFC Life Insurance
C)
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
D)
Life Insurance Corporation

Correct Answer : Option (C) - ICICI Prudential Life Insurance

Note : ICICI Prudential Life Insurance became the first Indian insurance company to sign United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), to demonstrate commitment towards the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues. In order to promote sustainability, IPRULIFE is integrating ESG factors into its investment management framework. The UNPRI is an investor initiative in partnership with the two bodies of the United Nations – the UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative and the UN Global Compact.

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Published On : December 19, 2021
A)
Herbert Diess
B)
Unsoo Kim
C)
Rudratej Singh
D)
Bernhard Maier

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Unsoo Kim

Note :

Hyundai Motor India will soon see a leadership change as the current managing director – Seon Seob Kim (SS Kim), will hand over the charge to Unsoo Kim from January 1, 2022.
 
Leadership at Hyundai Motor India will soon see a change, as the company’s current MD – SS Kim, will be taking over a global position at the South Korean carmaker’s headquarters in the city of Seoul in the company’s homeland. His position will be taken over by Unsoo Kim, who has been appointed as the new MD for Hyundai Motor India and will take the charge from January 1, 2022, onwards.
 
SS Kim took the charge as MD, Hyundai Motor India on December 4, 2018. In a stint of roughly 3 years. SS Kim played a pivotal role in Hyundai growth in the Indian market. In the financial year period 2018-19, Hyundai Motor India sold a total of 5,45 lakh units, and thus, capturing a market share of 16 per cent in the private vehicle market and of 13 per cent in the UV space.

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Published On : December 19, 2021