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A)
B. K. Karanjia
B)
Inder Malhotra
C)
Brahm Kanchibhotla
D)
Vinod Dua

Correct Answer :   Vinod Dua


Veteran journalist "Vinod Dua", 67, passed away on Saturday(4th Dec 2021), he was in an intensive care unit of a Delhi hospital. Earlier this year, he had contracted Covid-19 and was hospitalised when his condition deteriorated.
 
A pioneer in TV journalism in India, Vinod Dua worked with Doordarshan and NDTV for the larger part of his journalistic career besides doing shows on other TV channels and online portals.

Published On : December 5, 2021
A)
Sanjeev Ranjan
B)
Mani Kannan
C)
Shiva Kumar
D)
Alka Upadhyaya

Correct Answer :   Alka Upadhyaya


Alka Upadhyaya appointed(4th Dec 2021) chairperson of National Highways Authority of India(NHAI).
 
She is 1990-batch IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, Upadhyaya is currently Additional Secretary, Department of Rural Development.
 
Sanjay Bandopadhyay, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, has been named chairman Inland Waterways Authority of India, a Personnel Ministry order said.

Published On : December 5, 2021
A)
Yogi Adityanath
B)
Hemant Soren
C)
Mamata Banerjee
D)
Bhupendrabhai Patel

Correct Answer :   Hemant Soren


Jharkhand Chief Minister "Hemant Soren" today(03-12-2021) launched ‘Hamar Apna Budget’ website and mobile App prepared by the Finance Department from the Chief Minister's residential office. Through this portal, the common masses of the State will be able to share their valuable suggestions for the 2022-23 budget.
 
For giving suggestions to the government one needs to log in to https://finance.jharkhand.gov.in/budgetvichar and register oneself on ‘Hamar Apna Budget Portal. After entering one’s mobile number and e-mail (optional) in the space provided on the home page one needs to click to generate OTP. OTP can be ordered by e-mail or mobile at any time as per one’s convenience. After entering the OTP received on the mobile and the shown captcha code in its place one enters the registration page. After filling the details asked in the registration page one can post one’s suggestions by selecting the concerned department/region.

Published On : December 5, 2021
A)
3rd December
B)
4th December
C)
5th December
D)
6th December

Correct Answer :   5th December


International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5th December was designated by the United Nations in 1985 as an international observance day to celebrate the power and potential of volunteerism. International Volunteer Day (IVD), also called International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development.

International Volunteer Day Theme 2021 : “Volunteer now for our common future”. 

Published On : December 5, 2021
A)
5th December
B)
6th December
C)
7th December
D)
8th December

Correct Answer :   5th December


World Soil Day is celebrated every year on 5th December to raise awareness of the importance of soil quality for human well-being, food security and ecosystems. World Soil Day 2021 (#WorldSoilDay) and its campaign “Halt soil salinization, boost soil productivity” aims to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems and human well-being by addressing the growing challenges in soil management, fighting soil salinization, increasing soil awareness and encouraging societies to improve soil health.
 
History of the day : In June 2013, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Conference unanimously endorsed World Soil Day. It was also adopted officially in the 68th United Nations General Assembly. As a result, World Soil Day was for the First time Officially celebrated on 5th December 2014. The date of 5 December was chosen because it corresponds with the official birthday of the late H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej, King of Thailand, who was one of the main proponents of this initiative.

Published On : December 5, 2021
A)
4th December 2021
B)
5th December 2021
C)
6th December 2021
D)
7th December 2021

Correct Answer :   4th December 2021


Former Chief Minister of Undivided Andhra Pradesh Konijeti Rosaiah passed away on Saturday morning. It is learned that his pulse rate has been dropped at his home and was shifted to Star hospital where he breathed his last at 5.30 am (4th December 2021). He was 88
 
Born on July 4, 1933 in Vemuru of Guntur district, Rosaiah stepped into the legislative council in 1968 from Congress party. He went on to continue as MLC until 1980. During Marri Chenna Reddy's regime, he served as Road and Buildings and Transport minister. During 2004-09, he was elected from Chirala assembly constituency. He had presented budget 16 times in AP assembly (undivided).

Published On : December 5, 2021
A)
10.2%
B)
10.0%
C)
9.8%
D)
9.4%

Correct Answer :   9.4%


Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) decreased India’s growth forecast to 9.4% for FY22 from 9.7% estimated in September 2021. It has projected the Indian economy to grow at 8.1% in FY23, and moderate to 5% in FY24. OECD lowered the global growth forecast for 2021 to 5.6% from 5.7% earlier.

Published On : December 4, 2021
A)
6 percent
B)
7 percent
C)
8 percent
D)
9 percent

Correct Answer :   7 percent


The Singapore-based DBS Bank’s economic research team has revised India’s FY23 growth forecast upwards to 7 percent year-on-year (y-o-y) (CY2022 6.5 per cent) from 6 percent earlier.

Published On : December 4, 2021
A)
7
B)
8
C)
9
D)
10

Correct Answer :   9


The nation will have nine(9) nuclear reactors by 2024 and a new nuclear project, the first in northern India, will come up 150 kms away from Delhi in Gorakhpur of Haryana, the government informed the Rajya Sabha.
 
Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh said, “By 2024 you will have nine nuclear reactors plus 12 new additional ones which were approved during the Covid times with a capacity of 9000 MW. Five new sites are also being identified,” in different parts of the country.

Published On : December 4, 2021
A)
Karthikeyan
B)
Manjeeth Singh
C)
Pradip Shah
D)
K. Radhakrishnan

Correct Answer :   Pradip Shah


Pradip Shah, the founder of IndAsia Fund Advisors, has been appointed chairman of the National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL). Shah, an MBA from Harvard and chartered accountant, is credited for establishing India’s first and largest housing finance company, HDFC, and rating firm Crisil.
 
While Aditya Birla Asset Reconstruction Company managing director Sanjay Jain will be the chief executive of India Debt Resolution Company (IDRCL), the privately-owned asset management company (AMC) mandated to resolve bad loans acquired by NARCL.

Published On : December 4, 2021