Q1. Human Rights Day is celebrated on ________ annually across the world.
(a) 10 December
(b) 11 December
(c) 12 December
(d) 13 December
Q2. Name the author of the book ‘At Home In The Universe’.
(a) Narotam Sekhsaria
(b) Prabhat Kumar
(c) Bala Krishna Madhur
(d) BN Goswamy
Q3. Which bank has signed an MoU with Kendriya Sainik Board to support and educate the children of war veterans, ex-servicemen, and war widows?
(a) Bank of Baroda
(b) Canara Bank
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) State Bank of India
Q4. Who among the following personality was SpaceX’s first flight surgeon?
(a) Anil Menon
(b) Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari
(c) Sunita Williams
(d) Rakesh Menon
Q5. Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to four years imprisonment recently. She is a prominent civilian leader who belongs to?
Q6. Who has won the gold medal in Men’s 55 kg snatch category at the ongoing Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021?
(a) Sumit Chanu
(b) Vikas Thakur
(c) Pardeep Singh
(d) Sanket Mahadev Sargar
Q7. Which of the following ministry has launched the Bhasha Sangam mobile app for teaching a language other than mother tongue?
(a) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
(b) Ministry of Education
(c) Ministry of Rural Development
(d) Ministry of Home Affairs
Q8. The Union Cabinet has granted central support for the Ken-Betwa inter-linking of rivers project in the amount of Rs. ________ crore.
(a) Rs 40,555 crore
(b) Rs 42,321 crore
(c) Rs 39,317 crore
(d) Rs 36,755 crore
Q9. Which organization has launched a cybersecurity skills training programme in India to train over 1 lakh people?
Q10.Which state defended their Senior Women’s National Football Championship?
Q11. Ministry of Power is celebrating the Energy Conservation Week from __________ 2021 under “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”.
(a) 6th to 12th December
(b) 7th to 13th December
(c) 8th to 14th December
(d) 9th to 15th December
Q12. Which of the following bank has been given the scheduled bank status by the Reserve Bank of India recently?
(a) India Post Payment Bank
(b) Airtel Payments Bank
(c) FINO Payments Bank
(d) Paytm Payments Bank
Q13. Which state cabinet has approved the Atma Nirbhar Krishak development scheme for boosting the agriculture sector?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Madhya Pradesh
Q14. What is the theme of Human Rights Day 2021?
(a) Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights
(b) EQUALITY – Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights
(c) Youth Standing Up for Human Rights
(d) Our Rights, Our Freedoms, Always
Q15. Which of the following country has not include in diplomatic boycotting of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics?
(a) United Kingdom
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Sol. Human Rights Day is celebrated on 10 December annually across the world. This Day came into existence on December 10, 1948, when the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations.
Sol. An autobiography titled ‘At Home In The Universe’ by Bala Krishna Madhur was released by R.C. Sinha, IAS (Rtd), advisor to the Ministry of Road Development in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Sol. State Bank of India (SBI) has signed an MoU with Kendriya Sainik Board to support and educate the children of war veterans, ex-servicemen, and war widows. India’s largest bank said it will provide a grant of ₹ 1,000 per month to 8,333 war veterans’.
Sol. Nasa-turned-SpaceX flight surgeon, Anil Menon is among the 10 latest trainee astronauts who will join the 2021 class of the American space agency as it plans for the first human missions to the moon in more than 50 years.
Sol. Myanmar’s ousted civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was sentenced to four years imprisonment after being found guilty on two charges, the first verdicts in a raft of criminal cases that the country’s military has brought against her since seizing power 10 months ago.
Sol. Sanket Mahadev Sargar won the gold medal in Men’s 55 kg snatch category at the ongoing Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships 2021. He created the national record by lifting 113kg in the men’s 55kg snatch category.
Sol. Union Minister of State for Education, Dr Subhas Sarkar has informed that the government is all set to launch Bhasha Sangam mobile app.
Sol. The Union Cabinet has approved central support for the project in the amount of Rs. 39,317 crore, which includes a grant of Rs. 36,290 crore and a loan of Rs. 3,027 crore.
Sol. Microsoft has launched a cybersecurity skilling program with the goal of training over 1 lakh learners by 2022 to address the skills gap and prepare India’s workforce for a career in cybersecurity.
Sol. Manipur successfully defended their Senior Women’s National Football Championship crown after a dramatic penalty shootout win over Railways in the final at the EMS Stadium in Kozhikode, Kerala.
Sol. Ministry of Power is celebrating the Energy Conservation Week from 8th to 14th December 2021 under “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”.
Sol. Paytm Payments Bank has been given the scheduled bank status by the Reserve Bank of India. The bank has been included in the Second Schedule to the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 and the approval will help it to bring more financial services and products.
Sol. Uttar Pradesh Cabinet has approved the Atma Nirbhar Krishak development scheme for boosting the agriculture sector.
Sol. The theme for Human Rights Day 2021 is “EQUALITY – Reducing inequalities, advancing human rights.” This year’s Human Rights Day theme relates to ‘Equality’ and Article 1 of the UDHR – “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”
Sol. Canada will join the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns.