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Current Affairs MCQs of 6th January 2022
Q.1 Three-time Olympic triple jump champion Viktor Saneyev passed away on January 3, 2022. He had presented which country at the Olympics?
Q.2 Richard Leakey who has passed away recently was a world renowned conservationist and fossil hunter from which country?
c. United Kingdom
Q.3 ONGC has roped in first ever female as the CMD of the company on an interim basis. Name the new interim CMD?
a. Deepa Chadha
b. Reena Jaitly
c. Alka Mittal
d. Manisha Pathak
Q.4 The Indian Navy will conduct the multinational naval exercise Milan in February 2022 at which place?
c. Port Blair
Q.5 Abdalla Hamdok has recently resigned as the Prime Minister of which country?
Q.6 Which tech-giant has acquired Israeli cybersecurity startup Siemplify?
Q.7 Ayush Minster Sarbananda Sonowal has recently laid the foundation stone for the Heartfulness International Yoga academy at which place?
Q.8 Which state has topped in the list of having the highest number of ODF plus villages under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Phase-II programme?
c. Madhya Pradesh
Q.9 Who has been appointed as the President of the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) ?
a. Milind Pant
b. Nisha Biswal
c. Atul Keshap
d. Vijay Advani
Q.10 Tsirkon (Zircon) is a hypersonic cruise missiles being developed by which country?
Q.2 d) World-renowned Kenyan politician, conservationist and fossil hunter Richard Leakey has passed away. He was 77. The legendary paleoanthropologist is credited for the discovery of ‘Turkana Boy’ in 1984 which led to groundbreaking discoveries proving that humankind evolved in Africa.
Q.3 c) Alka Mittal, Director (HR), ONGC, has been given the additional charge as the new interim chairman and managing director (CMD) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the largest oil and gas producer in India.
Q.4 b) The Indian Navy will host its largest ever biennial multinational naval exercise Milan in Visakhapatnam in February 2022. India has invited total 46 friendly foreign countries to participate Exercise Milan. The theme of the exercise in 2022 is camaraderie, cohesion and collaboration.
Q.6 c) Alphabet Inc-owned Google has acquired Israeli cybersecurity startup Siemplify, in a deal worth $500 million. This acquisition will expand U.S. tech giant’s security offerings in the country amid rising cyber attacks. Siemplify will be integrated into Google Cloud’s Chronicle operation.
Q.7 a) The Union Ayush Minster Shri Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone for the Heartfulness International Yoga academy on January 03, 2022 at Hyderabad.
Q.8 d) As per the latest report of the Central government, Telangana has bagged the top position among all other States of the country in having the highest number of ODF plus villages under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Phase-II programme.
Q.10 d) Russia undertook test-firing of around 10 new Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missiles from a frigate and two more from a submarine recently.