Current Affairs For (15 December,2021)

1. Which state government has set up General Category Commission (Samanya Varg Aayog) for upper castes?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Himachal Pradesh govt announced setting up Commission for upper castes, on the lines of Madhya Pradesh.

2. Government of Karnataka has signed a Letter of Understanding (LoU) with which organization as a part of the state-level initiative ‘Code-Unnati’ to improve entrepreneurship & youth employment?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) Karnataka & UNDP signed LoU as a part of ‘Code-Unnati’ to improve entrepreneurship & youth employment.

3. Which state is holding the top spot with 255,700 registered EVs?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Uttar Pradesh holds top spot in Total Registered EVs in India: Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.

4. What was the rank of India in the Global Health Security (GHS) Index 2021?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) India ranked 66 out of 195 countries with an overall Index score of 42.8 and along with a change of -0.8 from 2019.

5. India has been re-elected to International Maritime Organisation Council for 2022-2023. Where is the headquarters of International Maritime Organisation (IMO)?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) London, United Kingdom is the headquarters of International Maritime Organisation (IMO).

6. Which country became the first country to transition to 4 and half-day work week?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced to change its 5-day work-week to a 4 and a half day starting from 1st January 2022 and became the first country to make the employee-friendly transition as part of its efforts to improve productivity and work-life balance.

7. Which Payments Bank has partnered with NPCI Bharat BillPay Limited (NBBL) to facilitate pan India doorstep bill payments service?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) partnered with NPCI Bharat BillPay Limited (NBBL) to facilitate pan India doorstep bill payments service for IPPB and non-IPPB customers.

8. Who among the following has won the 2021 Miss Universe crown?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) India won the Miss Universe crown after 21 years after 21-year-old Harnaaz Sandhu from Chandigarh was named the winner of the 70th edition of the beauty pageant held in Israel.

9. Who has won his maiden Formula One Drivers’ championship title in the Abu Dhabi GP 2021?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won maiden F1 Drivers’ championship title by beating Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP 2021.

10. India has won total of six medals, including two gold and 4 silver medals in the Asian Rowing Championship. Asian Rowing Championship 2021 was held in _________________.

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Answers With Explanation : (B) India won total of six medals, including two gold and 4 silver medals in the Asian Rowing Championship in Thailand.

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