1.Which institution released ‘The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2021’ report?
[A] Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
[C] NITI Aayog
[D] World Bank
Answer: A [Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)]
2.When is the ‘International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People’ observed?
[A] November 27
[B] November 29
[C] November 30
[D] December 1
Answer: B [November 29]
3.Which Indian has been named as the new CEO of Twitter in 2021?
[A] George Kurian
[B] Shantanu Narayen
[C] Arvind Krishna
[D] Parag Agrawal
Answer: D [Parag Agrawal]
4.Who has been awarded as the “Best Actor Male” at the BRICS Film Festival?
[A] Amitabh Bachchan
[C] Rajiv Kapoor
[D] Ranbir Kapoor
Answer: B [Dhanush]
5.Archaeological ruins of Liangzhu City, a World Heritage site, is located in which country?
[D] South Korea
Answer: B [China]
6.Bangladesh is undertaking the annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise, along with which country?
Answer: A [USA]
7.‘SRESHTA’ scheme is set to be launched by which Union Ministry?
[A] Ministry of Education
[B] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
[C] Ministry of Tribal Affairs
[D] Ministry of Minority Affairs
Answer: B [Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment]
8.Which Cooperative has been ranked ‘number one Cooperative’ among the top 300 cooperatives in the world?
[A] National Cooperative Union of India Limited.
[B] Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited
[C] National Cooperative Land Development Banks Federation Limited
[D] National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited
Answer: B [Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited]
9.What is the name of the portal launched by Ministry of Civil Aviation for seamless air travel during Covid?
[A] Air Suvidha
[B] Bharat Travel
[C] Pradhan Mantri Aviation
[D] Welcome India
Answer: A [Air Suvidha]
10.Which Indian bureaucrat was invited to join the board of advisers of International ‘IDEA’?
[A] Sunil Arora
[B] P. Rawat
[C] A K Joti
[D] Nasim Zaidi
Answer: A [Sunil Arora]
11.In the recent monetary policy, Repo and reverse repo rates were fixed at ……..and ………. respectively
[A] 4 per cent and 3.35 per cent
[B] 4.75 per cent and 4 per cent
[C] 5 per cent and 4.5 per cent
[D] 5 per cent and 4.75 per cent
Answer: A [4 per cent and 3.35 per cent]
12.The Union Cabinet approved the continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Rural) till which year, from 2021?
Answer: B 
13.As per the ‘Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition 2021’, prevalence of hunger in which region in 2020?
[A] Latin America and the Caribbean
Answer: A [Latin America and the Caribbean]
14.Which country hosted the ‘Summit for Democracy’ in 2021?
Answer: A [USA]
15.‘Convoke 2021-22’ is a national level symposium launched by which institution?
[A] Reserve Bank of India
[B] NITI Aayog
[C] Securities Exchange Board of India
[D] International Solar Alliance
Answer: B [NITI Aayog]
16.’Gram UJALA programme’ is the flagship scheme of which Union Ministry?
[A] Ministry of Rural Development
[B] Ministry of Power
[C] Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
[D] Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Answer: B [Ministry of Power]
17.Where is the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization located?
[C] New York
Answer: B [London]
20.Researchers at which institution have developed an RT-PCR based kit to detect Omicron variant?
[B] IIT- Delhi
Answer: B [IIT- Delhi]
21.India’s first Green Hydrogen Micro-grid Project is to come up in which state?
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Tamil Nadu
Answer: B [Andhra Pradesh]
22.Which institution is implementing the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Program (PMEGP)?
Answer: A [KVIC]
23.Which institution is set to provide USD 350 million loan to improve access to urban services in India?
[D] World Bank
Answer: A [ADB]
24.The cabinet of which state / UT government has approved for setting up Teachers’ University?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Uttar Pradesh
Answer: D [Delhi]
25.Indigenously developed next-gen armoured engineer reconnaissance vehicle was inducted into which armed force?
[A] Indian Army
[B] Indian Navy
[C] Indian Air Force
[D] Indian Coast Guard
Answer: A [Indian Army]
26.Researchers from MIT have developed a new rechargeable battery using whic material?
Answer: A [Fabric]
27.As per the recent data from Environment Ministry, which state has recorded the highest deaths of elephants due to electrocution during 2009 and 2019?
[C] West Bengal
Answer: A [Odisha]
28.SilverLine, is a semi high-speed railway project being constructed in which state?
Answer: B [Kerala]
29.Which is the headquarters of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)?
[D] New York
Answer: B [Montreal]
30.Which state topped the “Good Governance Index 2021”?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[D] Andhra Pradesh
Answer: B [Gujarat]