Correct Answer : Option (A) - Amit Shah
Correct Answer : Option (D) - December 16th
Note : In India, Vijay Diwas (also called Victory Day) is celebrated every year on December 16th. The country is celebrating the 50th Vijay Diwas in 2021. Vijay Diwas is observed to commemorate the service, valour, and sacrifices of the gallant men of the Indian Armed Forces’ victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. On this day, we pay homage to all the soldiers who had defended the nation in the war.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Paytm Wealth Academy
Note : Paytm, which got listed in bourses last month, has announced the launch of Paytm Wealth Academy, a tech-powered educational platform. The launch of the wealth academy is initially on the Paytm Money app, the wealth management app owned by Paytm’s wholly-owned subsidiary Paytm Money. Paytm Wealth Academy will initially be available to select users, followed by a complete rollout.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 18th December
Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Ganga Expressway project in Shahjahanpur district, Uttar Pradesh on 18th December 2021. The expressway will connect Western Uttar Pradesh to Eastern Uttar Pradesh. It will also connect directly with the National Capital Region.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - December 15th
Note : International Tea Day is observed on December 15th in India and other tea-growing nations - Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda and Tanzania. The first International Tea Day was celebrated in India in 2005. Ten years later in 2015, India proposed to expand the observance of International Tea Day through the FAO Intergovernmental Group on Tea to support the world tea economy.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Leena Nair
Note : French luxury fashion house Chanel named Leena Nair, Chief Human Resources Officer of Unilever, as its new global CEO on December 14, 2021. Leena Nair’s name is now added to the list of leaders of Indian origin who have acquired significant positions in top global firms.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Serum Institute of India(SII)
Note : Serum Institute of India's(SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla said on December 14, 2021 that they are working towards developing a vaccine booster shot that is more effective against the new Omicron COVID variant. He said that booster shots are a proven strategy to increase antibodies against COVID-19. He also informed that vaccines for children above 3 years will be launched in the next 6 months.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bangladesh
Note : President Ram "Nath Kovind" embarked on his three-day state visit to Bangladesh on December 15, 2021. The President will participate in Bangladesh's 50th Victory Day celebrations at Dhaka. Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid invited President Kovind to represent India as a guest of honour at the Bangladesh Victory Day Parade.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 5 years
Note : The Parliament on December 14, 2021 passed the Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill 2021 to extend the term of Enforcement Directorate (ED) Director to a maximum of 5 years. The bill seeks to amend the Central Vigilance Commission Act 2003. The ED Director is currently appointed for a term of two years.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - First Deputy Prime Minister
Note : Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was India's first deputy Prime Minister (15 August 1947 to 15 December 1950) and was popularly known as 'Iron Man of India'. He played a key role in the Indian freedom movement, especially in unifying India post-independence.