Correct Answer : Option (C) - Jakarta
Note : The city of Jakarta sits on the swampy ground near the sea, which not only makes it one of the fastest sinking cities on the Earth but is also prone to flooding. Jakarta has been sinking into the Java Sea at an alarming rate due to the over-extraction of groundwater. As per several studies, the city could entirely sink by 2050.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Indonesia
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ukraine
Note : Russia has reportedly amassed 100,000 Russian troops on the eastern side along its border with Ukraine, raising fears that it could be preparing for a new military offensive against Ukraine. The US and its allies fear another invasion of Ukraine by Russia, on the lines of Crimea in 2014.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sahara
Note : In a rare phenomenon, snowfall was captured on the dunes of the Sahara Desert after the temperatures dropped below zero. This is the 5th time in 42 years that it has snowed in the Sahara desert. The earlier times were in 1979, 2016,2018 and 2021. The maximum temperature in the desert reaches to about 58 degrees in the summer.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Saa₹thi
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 14th Jan 2022
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rs 1,500 crore
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Vikram Dev Dutt
Correct Answer : Option (D) - International Labour Organization (ILO)
Note : The latest International Labour Organization (ILO) report, released on 17th January 2022, predicts that global labour market recovery will be delayed as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc. In its flagship World Employment and Social Outlook Trends (WESO Trends) 2022, the ILO has lowered its labour market recovery prediction for 2022, predicting a continuing large deficit in the number of working hours compared to pre-pandemic levels.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 304.06