1.Which new scheme has been started by the West Bengal government to deliver ration from door to door?
a. Due ration scheme
b. Village Ration Scheme
c. Anmol Ration Scheme
d. Amrit Ration Scheme

ANSWER: a. Duare Ration Scheme
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has recently inaugurated the Duare Ration Scheme. Under this scheme, ration dealers will go to the homes of ration card holders of the state and deliver ration. During the inauguration, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced that ration dealers will take their vehicles within 500 meters of the house and customers will have to take ration from the ration vehicle. For this, the Bengal government will provide financial assistance to the dealers, where the state government will give half the salary of two ration employees.

2.According to the last year, India has slipped five places to which position in the global list of business bribery risk assessment?
a. 12th place
b. 72nd place
c. 65th place
d. 82nd place

India ranked 82nd with 44 points has come to the 82nd position in the Global Bribery Risk Index in the year 2021. This year India’s ranking has dropped by five points as compared to last year. It is worth noting that in the year 2020, India was ranked 77th in the list with 45 points. 194 countries have been included in this list. North Korea, Turkmenistan, Venezuela and Eritrea have the highest business bribery risk, while Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and New Zealand have the lowest, according to this year’s data.

3.International Day for Tolerance is celebrated on which of the following days?
a. 10 March
b. 12th May
c. 16 November
d. 14 January

ANSWER: c. 16 November
International Day of Tolerance is celebrated every year on 16 November. The day was declared by the United Nations with the aim of creating public awareness on the dangers of intolerance. This day is celebrated by the United Nations General Assembly to promote tolerance as the head of society. In 1995, the United Nations declared a year for tolerance.

4.Recently which country has started the delivery of S-400 missile system to India to boost India’s air-defense capabilities?
a. Russia
b. Japan
c. China
d. Pakistan

ANSWER: a. Russia
has started the delivery of the S-400 missile system to India to boost India’s air-defense capabilities. The S-400 is considered the most advanced air-defense system in the world. It is able to defend its air defense bubble against missiles, rockets, cruise missiles and aircraft. The S-400 air defense missile can hit enemy warships, drones, aircraft and ballistic missiles at a distance of 400 km.

5.India has recently started which of its expedition to Antarctica?
a. 41st Scientific Expedition
b. 72nd Environment Campaign
c. 38th Scientific Expedition
d. none of these

ANSWER: a. 41st Scientific Expedition The 
entire Indian Antarctic Program is managed by the “National Center for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR), Goa”. India has recently successfully launched its 41st scientific expedition to Antarctica. This 41st mission of India will also provide an annual supply of fuel, food as well as various provisions and spares for operation and maintenance of life support systems installed at Maitri and Bharati. The Indian Antarctic Program was started in the year 1981. So far India has successfully completed 40 of its scientific expeditions.