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Current Affairs MCQs January-2022 Released (SET-01)

IMPORTANT DAYS
● The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People- November 29
● World AIDS Day- December 1
❖ Theme – End inequalities. End AIDS
● World Computer Literacy Day – December 2
● Indian Navy Day- December 4
❖ Theme- Indian Navy – Combat Ready, Credible and Cohesive
● International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development- December 5
❖ Theme- Volunteer now for our common future
● Mahaparinirvana Divas (death anniversary of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar)- December 6
● World Soil Day- December 5
❖ Theme- Halt soil salinization, enhance soil production
● Armed Forces Flag Day – December 7
● International Civil Aviation Day- December 7
❖ Theme-Advancing Innovation for Global Aviation Development


OBITUARIES
● Telugu lyricist and Padma Shri awardee Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry has passed away
● Former Governor of Tamil Nadu and former Chief Minister Andhra Pradesh Konijeti Rosaiah has passed away
● Eileen Ash, the oldest-ever Test cricketer has passed away
● Veteran journalist Vinod Dua has passed away


Q) Who is the author of the book ‘Conversations: India’s Leading Art Historian Engages with 101 themes, and More’ ?
A. Naman Ahuja
B. Jyotindra Jain
C. Brijinder Nath Goswamy
D. Mahesh Sharma

Q) The National Brain Research Centre (NBRC) under the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has launched the SWADESH project. This project is related to which of the following?
A. DNA database
B. Individual’s health database
C. Safe blood transfusion database
D. Neuroimaging database

Q) Who among the following has been elected as the first woman president of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation ?
A. Arunima Sinha
B. Santosh Yadav
C. Harshwanti Bisht
D. Premlata Agarwal

Q) The center has recently constituted a central vista Oversight committee. Who has been appointed as its Chairman ?
A. Hardeep Singh Puri B. Ratan P Watal
C. Shailendra Roy D. SK Valiathan

Q) Which of the following states/UTs has recently held the first-ever Aharbal festival ?
A. Ladakh
B. Assam
C. Kerala
D. Jammu & Kashmir

Q) Which of the following platforms has appointed Parag Agarwal as its new Chief Executive Officer?
A. Twitter
B. Facebook
C. YouTube
D. Zomato

Q) RBI has raised the cap on promoter’s stake in the private bank to how much percent from the current 15% limit of the paid-up voting equity share capital of the bank?
A. 26
B. 20
C. 28
D. 32

Q) Ambuja Cements and ACC have partnered with which IIT to develop next-generation calcined clay cement, a low carbon material to promote sustainable construction?
A. IIT Roorkee
B. IIT Kanpur
C. IIT Delhi
D. IIT Madras

Q) Recently, which of the following states has signed Sanjay Dutt as the brand ambassador?
A. Gujarat
B. Arunachal Pradesh
C. Tripura
D. Kerala

Q) A technology to produce bio-jet fuel has been formally approved for use on military aircraft of the Indian Air Force. Which of the following has developed the technology?
A. IIT Madras
B. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
C. Indian Institute of Remote Sensing
D. Indian Institute of Petroleum

Q) Nasscom has launched a center of excellence (CoE) focused on the internet of things and artificial Intelligence in which of the following cities?
A. Hyderabad
B. Surat
C. Kanpur
D. Visakhapatnam

Q) Which Indian Cricketer has become India’s third-highest wicket-taker in International Test Cricket?
A. Umesh Yadav
B. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
C. Ravichandran Ashwin
D. Ishant Sharma
Q) Which of the following states of the northeast has launched the ‘Call your Cop’ mobile App for its citizens?
A. Meghalaya
B. Assam
C. Nagaland
D. Manipur

Q) Which of the following countries has become the world’s newest republic after almost 400 years?
A. Solomon Island
B. Barbados
C. Papua New Guinea
D. Bermuda

Q) The central government has formed a new three-member review panel headed by Ajay Bhushan Pandey for which of the following categories?
A. Other Backward Classes
B. OBC Non-Creamy layer
C. Economically Weaker Sections
D. Scheduled Tribes

Q) The Indian Army’s surveillance capabilities have received the advanced Heron drones from which of the following countries under the emergency procurement clause?
A. Israel
B. Turkey
C. Russia
D. USA

Q) Recently, a ministerial group has approved a Rs 210 Crore bid by Nandal Finance and Leasing Pvt. Ltd to acquire which of the following?
A. BEML Limited
B. Central Electronics Ltd
C. Bharat Electronics
D. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited

Q) Which of the following has joined General Atlantic as Vice Chairman?
A. Deep Kalra B. Shantanu Narayen
C. Sanjeev Bikhchandani D. Ajay Banga

Q) All India Radio has started which of the following programs to offer youth a platform to air their voices as part of the ongoing Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav celebrations?
A. AIRAim
B. AIRYuva
C. AIRLife
D. AIRNxt

Q) Matosinhos Manifesto’, which was seen in the news, is approved by which space agency?
A. NASA
B. ESA
C. ISRO
D. JAXA

Q) Which of the following states’ government has started a project called ‘Samhati’?
A. Odisha
B. Telangana
C. Chhattisgarh
D. Andhra Pradesh

Q) Who is the author of the book ‘Seven Heroes of 1971’?
A. Man Aman Singh Chhina
B. Atul Chandra
C. Chetan Bhagat
D. Kulpreet Yadav

Q) Which of the following organizations has approved a loan of $135m to improve electricity supply in West Bengal?
A. NDB
B. ADB
C. IMF
D. World Bank

Q) The name of cyclone Jawad has been proposed by which of the following countries?
A. Saudi Arabia
B. Oman
C. Pakistan
D. India

Q) Which of the following institutions has developed a poly-herbal medicine called Mastirak Gel to treat Mastitis?
A. ICMR
B. National Innovation Foundation
C. AIIMS
D. National Institute of Ayurveda

Q) Who among the following has been awarded the Woman of the year award by World Athletics?
A. Saina Nehwal
B. P.V. Sindhu
C. Anju Bobby George
D. Ashwini Nachappa

Q) In which of the following cities the 64 th National Shooting Championship Competition is being organized from November 25 to December 10?
A. Jaipur
B. Dehradun
C. Bhopal
D. Hisar

Q) Who is appointed as the chairman of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC)?
A. Sambit Patra
B. Chandra Nayar
C. Sehnawaz Hussain
D. Piyush Goyal

Q) Who is the author of the book ‘Democracy, Politics, and Governance’?
A. Dr. S. Vidya Sagar
B. Dr. K. Agarwal
C. Dr. A. Surya Prakash
D. Dr. P. Devnath

Q) Which of the following has appointed Indian Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja as its brand ambassador?
A. PayPoint India
B. Kinara Capital
C. Reliance Industries Ltd
D. Hindustan Unilever Ltd

Q) President Ram Nath Kovind has conferred the annual National Awards on individuals, institutions, organizations, and state/district, etc. Which of the following states has been recognized as the ‘Best State in promoting the empowerment of persons with disabilities?
A. Gujarat
B. Rajasthan
C. Kerala
D. Tamil Nadu

Q) To set up a 4000 MW manufacturing capacity plant for high-efficiency solar PV modules in India, German engineering services firm Viridis.IQ GmbH has signed an agreement with which of the following?
A. Shirdi Sai Electricals Ltd
B. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
C. Reliance Industries Ltd
D. Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd

Q) Who is the author of the book ‘Indian Innings: The Journey of Indian Cricket from 1947’?
A. Ayaz Memon
B. Sagar Puranik
C. Nipun Avinash
D. Aimee Baruah

Q) In which of the following Indian states the new species of butterfly named Chocolate-Bordered Flitter was discovered?
A. Tripura
B. Assam
C. Arunachal Pradesh
D. Sikkim

Q) President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated an event to mark 100 years of the Public Accounts Committee. Who is the current chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee?
A. Harish Dwivedi
B. Om Birla
C. P.P. Chaudhary
D. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Q) Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar has launched the first indigenous server, Rudra. It has been developed by which of the following institutions?
A. Indian Institute of Science
B. Thapar University
C. IIT Delhi
D. Centre for Development of Advanced Computing

Q) The International Monetary Fund has appointed who among the following as its First Deputy Managing Director?
A. Anshula Kant
B. Gita Gopinath
C. Raghuram Rajan
D. Abhijit Banerjee

Q) Which of the following has won the UNESCO AsiaPacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2021?
A. Hampi Conservation Community
B. Ajmer Sharif Dargah community
C. Nizamuddin Basti Community
D. Haji Ali Dargah Community

Q) Who among the following has been selected for the Dr. M S Swaminathan Award for the period 2017-2019?
A. Sh. Sanjay Garg
B. Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra
C. Dr. A.K. Misra
D. V Praveen Rao

Q) PM Narendra Modi has laid the foundation of the Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor in December 2021, What is the estimated cost of the project?
A. Rs 8300 Crores
B. Rs 9000 Crores
C. Rs 6200 Crores
D. Rs 5000 Crores

Q) Who among the following has been named as the Badminton World Federation male player of the year 2021?
A. Lin Dan
B. Kento Momota
C. Viktor Axelsen
D. Anderes Antonsen

Q) National Generic Document Registration System and Banadhikar mobile app has been inaugurated in which of the following states?
A. Meghalaya
B. Tripura
C. Manipur
D. Assam

Q) Who among the following has been named as the first woman Chairperson of Walt Disney?
A. Prativa Mohapatra
B. Bob Iger
C. Harshwanti Bisht
D. Susan Arnold

Q) Recently, the center has approved the production of five lakh AK-203 assault rifles in which of the following cities?
A. Amethi
B. Kolkata
C. Indore
D. Patna

Q) Who among the following has become the third player in the world to take all 10 wickets in an innings of the cricket match?
A. Asif Ali
B. Ravichandran Ashwin
C. Ajaz Patel
D. Tim Southee

Q) Which of the following has been appointed as the Chairperson of the National Highways Authority of India?
A. Alka Upadhyaya
B. Veenu Gupta
C. Renu Sharma
D. Upma Srivastava

Q) On December 6, 2021, 21 st India-Russia Annual Summit to be held at which of the following places?
A. Saint Petersburg
B. Moscow
C. Mumbai
D. New Delhi

Q) Who among the following has been appointed as the Chairman of National Asset Reconstruction Company (NARCL)?
A. Pradip Shah
B. Suraj Mishra
C. Sanjay Jain
D. Naveen Gupta

Q) PepsiCo India has roped in which of the following as the brand ambassador for Mountain Dew?
A. Ranbir Kapoor
B. Aamir Khan
C. Mahesh Babu
D. Ranveer Singh

Q) Who is the author of the book ‘Yogi Adityanath: Religion, Politics, and Power: The untold story’?
A. Sharad Pradhan and Ravish Kumar
B. Sharad Pradhan and Atul Chandra
C. Atul Chandra and Ravish Kumar
D. Aditya Puri and Ravish Kumar

Q) What is the name of India’s first survey vessel launched by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE)?
A. Jalprahar
B. Sandhayak
C. Samudrayaan
D. Samudrakhoj

Q) Recently, the 11 th edition of Exercise EKUVERIN was held between India and which of the following countries?
A. Mauritius
B. Sri Lanka
C. Mongolia
D. Maldives

Q) Residential Education for Students in High Schools in Targeted Areas (SRESHTA) scheme is set to be launched by which Union Ministry?
A. Ministry of Minority Affairs
B. Ministry of Tribal Affairs
C. Ministry of Education
D. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Q) Maitri Diwas was observed between India and which of the following countries?
A. USA
B. Nepal
C. Russia
D. Bangladesh

Q) Which of the following ministries has launched the ASEEM portal?
A. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
B. Ministry of Education
C. Ministry of Labour and Employment
D. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Q) Kazhuveli wetland has been declared as Bird Sanctuary. Kazhuveli Wetland is located in which of the following states?
A. Kerala
B. Maharashtra
C. Telangana
D. Tamil Nadu

Q) Which of the following banks has appointed Ittira Davis as managing director and Chief executive officer of its bank for a period of three years?
A. Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
B. Janalakshmi Small Finance Bank
C. ESAF Small Finance Bank
D. Equitas Small Finance Bank

Q) Who among the following will become the President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry?
A. Uday Shankar
B. Sanjiv Mehta
C. Sanjay Gupta
D. Mahesh Singh

Q) Who has inaugurated the All India Institute of Medical Sciences Gorakhpur?
A. Amit Shah
B. Yogi Adityanath
C. Narendra Modi
D. Mansukh Mandaviya

Q) Who is among the 10 latest trainee astronauts who will join the 2021 class of NASA as it plans for the first human mission to the moon in more than 50 years?
A. Anil Menon
B. Saurabh Kak
C. Nitish Rajan
D. Satish Kartikey