Correct Answer : Option (D) - DRDO
Note : The first production lot of 12 Short Span Bridging System-10 m, designed and developed by DRDO has been inducted into the Indian Army.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Andhra Pradesh
Note : The Andhra Pradesh State Government recently launched a new 'AP Information Technology Policy 2021-24' that is expected to generate more than 55,000 jobs over the next three years.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sputnik light
Note : The central government's Subject Expert Committee denied permission to Dr Reddy's Laboratories to carry out the Phase-III trials of 'Sputnik Light' in India.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 50,000 crores
Note : The Union finance minister announced Rs. 50,000 crore relief for the health sector under the Rs. 1.1 lakh crore loan guarantee scheme for pandemic-hit sectors.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - INS Sarvekshak
Note : Indian Navy's Hydrographic Survey Ship Sarvekshak successfully completed survey action around the site of ill-fated MV X-Press Pearl and handed over the survey data to the Sri Lankan authorities.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Competition Commission of India
Note : The Competition Commission of India has approved the merger of Tech Data with SYNNEX Corporation under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 20
Note : India has moved up three spots to be ranked at the 20th spot among the top 100 countries in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2021 by Startup Blink.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - R Ashwin
Note : The BCCI recommend the names of spinner R Ashwin and women's cricket team skipper Mithali Raj for this year's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - $20 billion
Note : The World Bank on Wednesday pledged to boost available funding for COVID-19 vaccine purchases and deployment to $20 billion from a previous target of $12 billion, citing a sharp increase in overall financing demand from developing countries.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - United States
Note : The US has once again retained its position as the top country while, the UK, Israel, Canada and Germany continue to be the top five countries respectively like previous year.