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A)
5.5%
B)
5.7%
C)
5.9%
D)
6.2%

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 5.7%

Note : For global economy, OECD has projected a strong growth rate of 5.7% in 2021 and 4.5% in 2022, as compared to 5.8% and 4.4%, respectively, estimated earlier.

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Published On : September 23, 2021
A)
Japan
B)
India
C)
France
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - India

Note : India will become the world’s 3rd largest importer by 2050 with a share of 5.9 percent of global imports, following China and the United States (US), as per a new report titled Global Trade Outlook by the UK's Department of International Trade.

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Published On : September 23, 2021
A)
Iran
B)
Japan
C)
France
D)
Australia

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Iran

Note : Iran has become a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). Iran was so far participating in SCO meetings as an observer nation, a status that it had acquired in June 2005. It had applied for full membership of the bloc first in 2008 and then again in 2010 but both times it was not successful.

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Published On : September 23, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Telangana
C)
Karnataka
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Karnataka

Note : The Karnataka Assembly on September 21, 2021 passed the Karnataka Police (Amendment) Bill banning online gambling or betting in the state. Those found guilty will face maximum imprisonment of three years and a penalty up to Rs one lakh.

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Published On : September 23, 2021
A)
September 19th
B)
September 20th
C)
September 21st
D)
September 22nd

Correct Answer : Option (D) - September 22nd

Note : World Rose Day is observed annually across the world on September 22 in the memory of Melinda Rose, a 12-year old Canadian girl who was diagnosed with Askin’s Tumour- a rare blood cancer. The day is observed to honour cancer patients and their bravery and aims to give them hope.

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Published On : September 22, 2021
A)
September 22nd
B)
September 23rd
C)
September 24th
D)
September 25th

Correct Answer : Option (A) - September 22nd

Note :

World Rhino Day is observed globally on 22 September every year. This day provides the opportunity for cause-related organizations, NGOs, zoos, and members of the public to celebrate rhinos in their own unique ways. This day is celebrated to raise awareness of the need to protect all the five existing species of Rhinoceros, which are: Black Rhino, White Rhino, Greater one-horned Rhino, Sumatran Rhino and Javan Rhinos.
 
 
History of World Rhino Day: World Rhino Day was first announced by World Wildlife Fund-South Africa in 2010 and is being observed internationally since 2011.

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Published On : September 22, 2021
A)
Sri Lanka
B)
Indonesia
C)
Singapore
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Indonesia

Note : Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt arrived at Jakarta, Indonesia on 18 Sep 2021 to participate in the 3rd edition of Bilateral Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ with the Indonesian Navy scheduled off the approaches to Sunda Strait from 20 Sep 2021 to 22 Sep 2021. The exercise aims to strengthen the bilateral relationship, enhance mutual understanding and interoperability in maritime operations between the two navies. The exercise will also provide an appropriate platform to share best practices and develop a common understanding of Maritime Security Operations.

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Published On : September 22, 2021
A)
September 20
B)
September 21
C)
September 22
D)
September 23

Correct Answer : Option (B) - September 21

Note : World Alzheimer's Day is observed on September 21 every year in order to raise awareness among the people about alzheimer's and dementia. According to Alzheimer's Disease International, the theme for this year's World Alzheimer's Day is ‘Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s’.

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Published On : September 22, 2021
A)
Remember Me
B)
Let’s talk about dementia
C)
Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s

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Published On : September 22, 2021
A)
Jason Kenney
B)
Matthew Perry
C)
Emmanuel Macron
D)
Justin Trudeau

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Justin Trudeau

Note :

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has won the third term to serve as the PM of the country, after his party won the 2021 parliamentary elections on September 20, 2021.
 
* Justin Trudeau has won a third term as Canada’s prime minister, but his early election gamble to win a majority of seats failed.
* The Liberals won the most seats of any party, taking hold of 157 – the same number they won in 2019, and 13 short of the 170 needed for a majority in the House of Commons.
* It means Mr Trudeau, 49, and his second consecutive minority government will have to rely on other parties to govern.
* Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole, whose party placed second, conceded defeat as results trickled in late into the night.
* Early results indicated the Conservatives had 121 seats, the same number they won in 2019. The leftist New Democrats won 29, the Quebec-based Bloc Québécois were down three seats to 28, and the Greens remained at two seats.
* But Mr Trudeau’s party failed to win enough seats to avoid having to rely on help from other parties to pass legislation.
* Following his victory, he thanked his supporters and promised he would work with other parties for the good of all Canadians...

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Published On : September 22, 2021