161. Which of the FMCG company acquired two digital first brands — OZiva and Wellbeing Nutrition — is in line with the premiumisation trend with an increasing number of FMCG players foraying in the high growth wellness and nutrition category?

1. ITC
2. Reliance Retail
3. HUL
4. Adani Wilmar
5. Dabur India

Option “3” is correct.
Hindustan Unilever’s (HUL) acquisition of two digital first brands — OZiva and Wellbeing Nutrition — is in line with the premiumisation trend with an increasing number of FMCG players foraying in the high growth wellness and nutrition category.
The move would be line with the trend of bigger FMCG players investing in direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands in India, as companies do not want to miss out the growing online shoppers market.
162. The Hurun Research Institute released Hurun Global 500 rankings recently. What is the rank of India in the list of valuable companies in Hurun Global 500 rankings?

1. 9
2. 18
3. 15
4. 7
5. 5

Option “5” is correct.
India, with 20 of the most valuable companies in the world, has moved into the fifth position among countries that are home to the world’s top 500 firms.
Last year, it ranked ninth with eight companies. The US continued to top the charts, according to the 2022 Hurun Global 500 list.
163. Which of the state has been awarded 1st prize in the category for Ayushman Bharat health account ID generation during the celebration of Universal Health Coverage Day 2022?

1. Delhi
2. Gujarat
3. Jammu and Kashmir
4. Telangana
5. Chhattisgarh

Option “3” is correct.
Jammu and Kashmir has been awarded 1st prize in the category for Ayushman Bharat health account ID generation and 2nd prize in the category for Teleconsultation conducted during the celebration of Universal Health Coverage Day 2022.
Universal Health Coverage Day is celebrated every year to commemorate the significance of Universal health coverage which aims to ensure quality healthcare closer to the people without any financial hardships.
164. The word UNICEF stands for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund and the purpose served by the organisation is to save children’s lives by providing them with humanitarian aid across the world. On which day world celebrates UNICEF day every year?

1. 14 December
2. 13 December
3. 12 December
4. 15 December
5. 11 December

Option “5” is correct.
Every year UNICEF Day is celebrated on December 11 every year.
The main purpose of the organization is to provide humanitarian aid to children around the world. It was originally intended as a relief fund to help children after World War II.
165. Which state Government is planning for genetic enhancement of Badri Cow through sex-sorted semen and embryo transfer technology with the aim to increase its productivity?

1. Odisha
2. Uttar Pradesh
3. Uttarakhand
4. Telangana
5. Punjab

Option “3” is correct.
Uttarakhand Government is planning for genetic enhancement of Badri Cow through sex-sorted semen and embryo transfer technology with the aim to increase its productivity.
The Badri breed derived its name from the holy shrine of Char Dham at Badrinath. It is found only in the hill districts of Uttarakhand and was earlier known as the ‘pahadi’ cow.
166. Who has inaugurated Mopa International Airport in Goa, which has been named after former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar recently?

1. Draupadi Murmu
2. Narendra Modi
3. Jyotiraditya Scindia
4. Nirmala Sitharaman
5. Pramod Sawant

Option “2” is correct.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated Mopa International Airport in Goa, which has been named after former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.
In November 2016, the PM laid Mopa airport’s foundation stone. It will be the second airport in the state, the first airport in Goa is at Dabolim.
167. Who has been elected as the first woman president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) recently?

1. Rajlaxmi Singh Deo
2. PV Sindhu
3. Mary Kom
4. PT Usha
5. None of the above

Option “4” is correct.
Legendary athlete Pilavullakandi Thekkeraparambil Usha or PT Usha was elected as the first woman president of Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
The 58-year-old Ms. Usha, a multiple Asian Games gold medallist and fourth-place finisher in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics 400m hurdles final, was declared elected unopposed for the top post in the polls.
168. International Mountain Day is celebrated annually on December 11 to increase public awareness of the value of mountains to both life and climate. What is the theme of International Mountain Day (IMD) 2022?

1. Mountains are life for all species
2. Women Move Mountains
3. Pick garbage from Mountains
4. Mountains and Climate Change
5. Resilient life on Mountains

Option “2” is correct.
International Mountain Day is celebrated annually on December 11 to increase public awareness of the value of mountains to both life and climate.
The theme of this year’s International Mountain Day (IMD) is ‘Women Move Mountains.’
169. The first G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies (FCBD) meeting marked the start of discussions on the Finance Track agenda under the Indian G20 Presidency. Where the first G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies (FCBD) meeting was held recently?

1. New Delhi
2. Bengaluru
3. Kolkata
4. Ahmedabad
5. Pune

Option “2” is correct.
The first G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies (FCBD) meeting is scheduled to be held during 13-15 December 2022 in Bengaluru.
The G20 Finance Track discusses key issues of relevance for the global economy, encompassing the global economic outlook, the international financial architecture, infrastructure development and financing, sustainable finance, global health, international taxation and financial sector issues, including financial inclusion.
170. The Prime Minister participated in a programme commemorating Sri Aurobindo’s _________ birth anniversary and released a commemorative coin and postal stamp in honour of Sri Aurobindo.

1. 200th
2. 100th
3. 150th
4. 350th
5. 400th

Option “3” is correct.
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated in a programme commemorating Sri Aurobindo’s 150th birth anniversary.
The programme, being held in Kamban Kalai Sangam, Puducherry, under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, witnessed the Prime Minister releasing a commemorative coin and postal stamp in honour of Sri Aurobindo.

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