Current Affairs For (16 December,2021)

1. Saryu Nahar National Project has been inaugurated by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi in which of the following state?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Saryu Nahar National Project in Balrampur, UP. The 40-year long pending project, Saryu Nahar National Project, is inaugurated by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi in Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh (UP).

2. Which UT’s Police has launched an e-learning platform “Unnati” to skill school dropouts under the flagship scheme ‘YUVA’?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) Rakesh Asthana, Police Commissioner of Delhi launched an e-learning platform ‘Unnati’, under the Delhi Police’s flagship scheme ‘YUVA’ at the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Auditorium, New Delhi.

3. Which state has topped the list of state with maximum of beneficiaries under Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY)?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) Maharashtra topped the list of state with maximum of beneficiaries under Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana.

4. Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has accepted the proposal to retain which state’s Mithila Makhana’s Geographical Identification (GI) tag?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) The Geographical Indications Registry (GIR) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry accepted the proposal to rename Bihar Makhana or fox nut as Mithila Makhana and retain its Geographical Identification (GI) tag.

5. Which of the following has become the world’s first government to turn 100% paperless?

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Answers With Explanation : (A) Dubai became the world’s first government to turn 100% paperless, the announcement was made by the United Arab Emirate (UAE) Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

6. Who has been appointed the face of the ‘#Care4Hockey’ Campaign?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance launched ‘#Care4Hockey’ Campaign. The company has partnered with Padma Shri (2020) Rani Rampal, Indian Women’s Hockey Team Captain, who will be the face of the campaign.

7. Which bank has won two awards at ET BFSI Excellence Awards 2021?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) DBS Bank India has won two awards – for the ‘DBS Rapid (Real-time API)’ solution in the ‘Innovative API/Open Banking model‘ category and for ‘Intelligent Banking’ in the ‘Best Digital Customer Experience initiative’ category, at the ET BFSI Excellence Awards 2021.

8. Who has been named ‘Person of the Year’ for 2021 by TIME Magazine?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) The prestigious TIME magazine has named Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, as the “2021 Person of the Year.

9. Which organization has flight-tested Helicopter-launched Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) Missile?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) IAF-DRDO flight-tested Helicopter-launched SANT Missile from Pokhran Range, Rajasthan.

10. Which company has tied up with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to scale-up Alkaline Electrolyze technology for Green Hydrogen production?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has collaborated with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to scale-up Alkaline Electrolyze technology for Green Hydrogen production.

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