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A)
December 17th
B)
December 18th
C)
December 19th
D)
December 20th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - December 18th

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Every year on December 18th, World Arabic Language Day celebrates the Arabic language. The day also promotes multilingualism and cultural diversity.
 
More than 290 million people speak the Arabic language. This makes Arabic one of the most widely spoken languages around the world. It should come to no surprise that Arabic is one of the most requested languages for translation services. Arabic is also one of the official languages of the United Nations.

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Published On : December 18, 2021
A)
18th December
B)
19th December
C)
20th December
D)
21st December

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 18th December

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The International Migrants Day is observed globally on 18th December every year. The day is marked by the United Nations, through the UN-related agency International Organization for Migration (IOM). The day is observed to highlight the contributions made by the  272 million migrants, which includes more than 41 million people who are internally displaced persons, and the challenges they face.
 
Theme : The theme of International Migrants Day 2021 is Harnessing the potential of human mobility.

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Published On : December 18, 2021
A)
December 15th
B)
December 16th
C)
December 17th
D)
December 18th

Correct Answer : Option (D) - December 18th

Note : Every year, December 18th is observed as the Minorities Rights Day to uphold the right to freedom and equal opportunities for the ethnic minorities in India and create awareness about the respect and dignity of the minorities. India has faced many obstacles since the British Rule regarding basic human rights.

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Published On : December 18, 2021
A)
2nd
B)
5th
C)
8th
D)
10th

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 8th

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Most Admired Person in World 2021 List : The Obama's continue to be the most admired people in the world 2021. Prime Minister Narendra Modi (8th) is among the top 10 most admired men 2021 while actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas is the world’s 10th most admired woman in 2021. Check the complete list of Most Admired Men and Women 2021 below.
 
1. Barack Obama 🇺🇸
2. Bill Gates 🇺🇸
3. Xi Jinping 🇨🇳
4. Cristiano Ronaldo 🇵🇹
5. Jackie Chan 🇨🇳
6. Elon Musk 🇿🇦
7. Lionel Messi 🇦🇷
8. Narendra Modi 🇮🇳
9. Vladimir Putin 🇷🇺
10. Jack Ma 🇨🇳
11. Warren Buffett 🇺🇸
12. Sachin Tendulkar 🇮🇳
13. Donald Trump 🇺🇸
14. Shahrukh Khan 🇮🇳
15. Amitabh Bachchan 🇮🇳
16. Pope Francis 🇦🇷
17. Imran Khan 🇵🇰
18. Virat Kohli 🇮🇳
19. Andy Lau 🇨🇳
20. Joe Biden 🇺🇸

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Published On : December 18, 2021
A)
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
B)
Australian Space Agency (ASA)
C)
United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA)
D)
China National Space Administration (CNSA)

Correct Answer : Option (A) - ISRO

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The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch foreign satellites as it has signed six agreements with four countries during 2021-2023, informed Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday, 16th December 2021, in reply to a question during the Rajya Sabha. These launches will be done under six Launch service agreements that the organisation's commercial arm, New Space India Limited (NSIL), has inked with the four countries. According to the Minister, all the launches will be commercial and a total of 132 million Euros will be generated from the foreign satellites.
 
"ISRO through its commercial arm, New Space India Limited (NSIL), a Government of India company under Department of Space (DOS), has been launching satellites belonging to other countries on-board Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV),...

Source : Republic World 

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Published On : December 18, 2021
A)
Aditya Vikram Birla
B)
Kumar Mangalam Birla
C)
Basant Kumar Birla
D)
Ghanshyam Das Birla

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kumar Mangalam Birla

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Aditya Birla Group’s chairman, Kumar Mangalam Birla received the Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award- Business Transformation from The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) based out of Silicon Valley on Thursday(16-12-2021).
 
Birla is the first Indian Industrialist to receive the award for global entrepreneurship along with top global business leaders Satya Nadella, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos.
 
“It is an honour to receive this prestigious award in a year that has been marked by such unprecedented change. The Aditya Birla Group stands out for its pace of activity, range of businesses and breadth of its geographical presence,” Birla said in a media statement.

Source : The Economic Times

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Published On : December 18, 2021
A)
Gujarat
B)
Punjab
C)
Jharkhand
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Jharkhand

Note : The Chief Minister of Jharkhand, "Hemant Soren" has launched a Sports Action toward Harnessing Aspiration of Youth (SAHAY) scheme aimed at nurturing young sporting talents in Maoist-hit districts of the state. This scheme has been launched to curb the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) which affected 19 of the state’s 24 districts. Boys and girls in the 14-19 age group from villages to ward level will be registered under the scheme and will be given opportunities to display their skills in basketball, volleyball, hockey and athletics.

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Published On : December 18, 2021
A)
Rs 41,000 crore
B)
Rs 52,000 crore
C)
Rs 65,000 crore
D)
Rs 76,000 crore

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rs 76,000 crore

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Telecom and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said the decision will help design, fabrication, packing and testing of the microchips and develop a complete ecosystem.
 
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday(15-12-2021) approved a Rs 76,000 crore policy boost for semiconductor and display manufacturing ecosystem in the country in an bid to position India as a global hub for hi-tech production.
 
Announcing the decision of the Cabinet, IT and Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw observed that electronics plays an important role in everyday life, and semiconductor chips forms a crucial part of electronics.
 
Outlining the details of the scheme, he said the Rs 76,000 crore programme has been approved for the development of semiconductors and display manufacturing ecosystem.

Source : Financial Express

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Published On : December 18, 2021
A)
Audi
B)
Porsche
C)
Mercedes-Benz
D)
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW)

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW)

Note : India’s TVS Motor Company will develop electric vehicles (EV) with Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW) motorcycle brand in India, joining a host of Indian automakers that have sought to expand their clean mobility offering. The tie-up comes at a time when new-age start-ups like Ola Electric & Ather are ramping up investment in electric scooters.

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Published On : December 17, 2021
A)
WhatsApp
B)
Amazon
C)
Microsoft
D)
Reliance

Correct Answer : Option (A) - WhatsApp

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Meta-owned WhatsApp on Wednesday(15-12-2021) announced its pilot programme of adopting 500 villages across Karnataka and Maharashtra aiming to empower people with access to digital payments through 'payments on WhatsApp'.
 
The announcement was made at Fuel For India 2021 -- Meta's annual event in India, that showcases positive impact and socio-economic transformation delivered by its family of apps.

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Published On : December 17, 2021