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A)
Assam
B)
Kerala
C)
Punjab
D)
Bihar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bihar


The government think tank Niti Aayog has released the first ever Multi-dimensional Poverty Index (MPI) to measure poverty at the national, State/UT, and district levels. As per the inaugural index, Bihar has been adjudged as the state with highest level of multidimensional poverty. 51.91% of the state’s population are multidimensionally poor.

Published On : November 28, 2021
A)
Canara Bank
B)
State Bank of India
C)
ICICI Bank
D)
HDFC Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - State Bank of India


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by an order dated November 16 has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 1 crore on the State Bank of India for contravention of section 19 (2) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 (the Act), informed RBI.
 
"This action is based on deficiencies in regulatory compliance and is not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered into by the bank with its customers," reads the official release.
 
As per the press note, the irregularities were identified after a Statutory Inspections for Supervisory Evaluation (ISE) of the bank was conducted by RBI with reference to its financial positions as on March 31, 2018, and March 31, 2019, and the examination of the Risk Assessment Reports, Inspection Report and all related correspondence pertaining to the same, revealed, inter-alia, contravention of section 19 of the Act.

Published On : November 28, 2021
A)
Jaipur, Rajasthan
B)
Jaipur, Rajasthan
C)
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
D)
Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Jaisalmer, Rajasthan


The Indian Army had organised the biggest military exercise called "Dakshin Shakti" in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer from November 19 to 22, 2021. Exercise Dakshin Shakti witnessed the participation of over 30,000 troops from the Army, Navy, IAF, Coast Guard, BSF and intelligence.

Published On : November 28, 2021
A)
Anand Mahto
B)
Praveen Sinha
C)
Ramani Bharadwaj
D)
Srinivasan Doraiswamy

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Praveen Sinha


The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Director Praveen Sinha has been elected as ‘Delegate for Asia’ on the executive committee of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol).

Published On : November 28, 2021
A)
B.1.1.529(Omicron)
B)
B.1.2.500(Omicron)
C)
B.1.1.501(Omicron)
D)
B.1.2.507(Omicron)

Correct Answer : Option (A) - B.1.1.529(Omicron)


The Technical Advisory Group on SARS-CoV-2 Virus Evolution (TAG-VE) is an independent group of experts that periodically monitors and evaluates the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 and assesses if specific mutations and combinations of mutations alter the behaviour of the virus. The TAG-VE was convened on 26 November 2021 to assess the SARS-CoV-2 variant: B.1.1.529(Omicron).
 
The B.1.1.529(Omicron) variant was first reported to WHO from South Africa on 24 November 2021. The epidemiological situation in South Africa has been characterized by three distinct peaks in reported cases, the latest of which was predominantly the Delta variant. In recent weeks, infections have increased steeply, coinciding with the detection of B.1.1.529(Omicron) variant. The first known confirmed B.1.1.529(Omicron) infection was from a specimen collected on 9 November 2021.

Published On : November 28, 2021
A)
Marathi
B)
Bengali
C)
Malayalam
D)
Assamese

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Assamese


Sahitya Akademi Award-winning, Eminent Assamese poet, Sananta Tantyhas passed away. Some of his works include Ujjwal Nakshatrar Sondhanot, Moi Manuhar Amal Utsav, Nizor Biruddhey Sesh Prastab, and Moi. He won the Sahitya Akademi Award (Assamese) in 2018 for his collection of poems titled “Kailoir Dinto Amar Hobo”.

Published On : November 28, 2021
A)
Goa Shipyard Limited
B)
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust
C)
Naval Dockyard Mumbai
D)
Hindustan Shipyard Limited, Visakhapatnam

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Naval Dockyard Mumbai


Indian Navy has commissioned indigenously builtScorpene-class submarine Vela at Mumbai’s Naval Dockyard. INS Vela is the fourth in Project 75 series, following Kalvari, Khanderi, and Karanj. It is expected to further boost Indian capability to defend and secure its strategic sea lanes. It was built by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd in collaboration with M/s Naval Group of France.

Published On : November 27, 2021
A)
November 25th
B)
November 26th
C)
November 27th
D)
November 28th

Correct Answer : Option (C) - November 27th


In India, the ‘National Organ Donation Day’ is observed every year on November 27th since past 10 years. The day aims to promote awareness and recognize the selfless contribution made by deceased donors to healthcare and mankind re-instill our faith in humanity. 2021 marks the 12th National Organ Donation Day. It is organised by the National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Published On : November 27, 2021
A)
Paytm
B)
MakeMyTrip
C)
IRCTC
D)
Goibibo

Correct Answer : Option (B) - MakeMyTrip


MakeMyTrip partnered with the Ministry of Civil Aviation to promote regional air connectivity through the UDAN scheme. MakeMyTrip will now power UDAN flights on the ‘AirSewa portal’ and market them on its platform to promote its services. The Govt. has identified 21st October as UDAN Day, the day on which the scheme document was first released. Under Regional Connectivity Scheme UDAN 4.1 the Civil Aviation Ministry has approved 78 new routes. So far, 766 routes have been sanctioned under the UDAN scheme.

Published On : November 27, 2021
A)
Gujarat
B)
Uttar Pradesh
C)
Madhya Pradesh
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Madhya Pradesh


Madhya Pradesh Cabinet has approved the proposal to create "cyber tehsils" in the state of Madhya Pradesh. After this, MP will become the first state in the country to have a cyber tehsil. Cyber Tehsil will make the mutation process easy and people from anywhere in the state can avail of its benefit.

Published On : November 27, 2021