Correct Answer : Option (B) - 10%
Note : The Maharashtra government has decided to give 10 percent reservation to students and candidates belonging to the Economically Weaker category.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 7.9%
Note : The SBI economist in its research report has sharply cut the GDP growth estimates for Indian economy to 7.9 percent in FY22.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 01 June
Note : To honour their contributions, the United Nations General Assembly established the Global Day of Parents in 2012, which is celebrated every year on the 1st of June all around the world. This day encourages both the children and the parents to spend time with each other to create cherishable memories.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Alpha
Note : The World Health Organization has named the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant that was first discovered in the United Kingdom as "Alpha".
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Canara Bank
Note : The Canara Bank introduced three loan initiatives Chikitsa, Jeevanrekha and Suraksha for its customers to help them cope with the corona virus outbreak.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - V. Karthikeyan Pandian
Note : V. Karthikeyan Pandian, the IAS officer and Private Secretary to Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik has been recognised with FIH Presidents Award during the Congress.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kappa and Delta
Note : The B.1.617.1 and B.1.617.2 COVID-19 variants that were first identified in India, have been named as 'Kappa' and 'Delta' respectively by the World Health Organization.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 7.3%
Note : The Indian economy contracted by 7.3 percent in Financial Year 2020-21, as per official data released by the Statistics Ministry.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Laurence des Cars
Note : The French presidency has appointed Laurence des Cars, the current director of the Musee d'Orsay in Paris, to head the world's largest museum as of September 1.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 13.5%
Note : In its semi-annual financial stability report, RBI had earlier said that the bad loan ratio of banks could rise to 13.5% under the baseline stress scenario by September 2021.