Correct Answer : Option (B) - Romania
Note : Romania has been banned from competing in weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics over past doping cases, the International Weightlifting Federation ruled in a decision. The Romanian Weightlifting Federation was issued a one-year ban from competition over five doping cases.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - North Korea
Note : North Korea is facing its worst food shortage in more than a decade, the country said in a report to the United Nations, in what is seen as the most challenging phase for the East Asian nation under the leadership of Kim Jong-un.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 29 Countries
Note : The WHO officials informed about a new variant named Lambda, which has been identified in 29 countries and is believed to have originated in South America.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - IDBI Bank
Note : The LIC Cards Services has launched a contactless prepaid gift card, 'Shagun', in collaboration with IDBI Bank on the RuPay platform.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Zambia
Note : Kenneth David Kaunda, also known as KK, was a Zambian politician who served as the first president of Zambia from 1964 to 1991. He was at the forefront of the struggle for independence from British rule. Dissatisfied with Harry Nkumbula's leadership of the Northern Rhodesian African National Congress, he broke away and founded the Zambian African National Congress, later becoming the head of the United National Independence Party.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 19 June
Note : The Central Board of Secondary Education celebrates National Reading Day annually on 19 June.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Second
Note : The RBI was second in terms of reserves transferred to the government as a percentage of GDP for the fiscal year 2020-21.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - USA
Note : The United States continues to posses highest nuclear warheads, having 5550 in January 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Switzerland
Note : The Switzerland has topped the IMD World Competitiveness Index 2021, followed by Sweden at 2nd place.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Paris
Note : The VivaTech is one of the largest digital and startup events of Europe, held in Paris every year addressed by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.