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21. 

According to the Care Ratings, the country's GDP growth is likely to be what percent in the current financial year?

A. 2 to 3 per cent
B. 4 to 6 per cent
C. 9 to 10 per cent
D. 8.8 to 9 per cent

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Care Ratings stated in a report, The country's gross domestic product (GDP) growth is likely to be 8.8 to 9 per cent in the current financial year, driven by agriculture and industry sectors.

22. 

The Union Government has decided to set up a National Centre of Excellence for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics in collaboration with which IIT?

A. IIT Bombay
B. IIT Madras
C. IIT Kolkata
D. IIT Roorkee

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Union Government has decided to set up a National Centre of Excellence for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics for creating a world-class talent pool in India to cater to the Indian as well as a global industry. It will be set up in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

23. 

Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated the helpline number - 7827170170 for whose help?

A. Child
B. Women
C. Old Person
D. Beggars

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated the National Commission for Women's 24/7 helpline number - 7827170170.

24. 

The North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) Society Meeting was held in which city?

A. Guwahati
B. Kolkata
C. Shillong
D. Imphal

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) Society Meeting was held in Shillong, Meghalaya.

25. 

Which port has become the first Green SEZ?

A. Kandla
B. Porbandar
C. Goa
D. Kolkata

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Kandla became the first Green SEZ and achieved CII's IGBC (Indian Green Building Council) Green Cities Platinum Rating.