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Current Affairs MCQ of 7th & 8th January 2022
Q.1 World Day of War Orphans is being observed on which date?
a. January 06
b. January 05
c. January 04
d. January 07
Q.2 Violent clashes broke out in which nation over a sharp rise in fuel prices?
Q.3 In which city the Union Ayush Minister has laid the foundation stone of Heartfulness International Yoga Academy?
Q.4 Who has won the Ramnath Goenka Award in Photo Journalism?
a. Zishaan A Latif
b. Vikram Seth
c. Amrita Pritam
d. Sarat Chandra
Q.5 Abdalla Hamdok has recently resigned as the Prime Minister of which country?
Q.6 Which is the first company in the world to achieve a three trillion dollar market cap?
Q.7 Name the Indian who has been given the charge as Chair of UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee for 2022?
a. Harsh Vardhan Shringla
b. Vikas Swarup
c. T S Tirumurti
d. Syed Akbaruddin
Q.8 Losar festival is celebrated in which region of India?
c. Himachal Pradesh
Q.9 Viktor Saneyev who has passed away recently was a three-time Olympic medallist in which sports event?
c. Triple Jump
d. Javelin Throw
Q.10 Who has been appointed as the new Director General for the National Mission for Clean Ganga?
a. D.P. Mathuria
b. Pravin kumar
c. G Asok Kumar
d. Manoj Sethi
Q.11 Which state has bagged the best state award in the 3rd National Water Awards for the year 2020 by the Ministry of Jal Shakti?
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Tamil Nadu
d. Madhya Pradesh
Q.12 Who has been appointed as the new Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)?
a. Michael Furlani
b. Essya Hanachi
c. Javier Evans
d. Zhang Ming
Q.13 Centre has approved an MoU with which country for the construction of a bridge over Mahakali River at Dharchula in Uttarakhand?
b. Sri Lanka
Q.14 Which state has been named as the host for the National Youth Festival 2022?
a. Jammu & Kashmir
Q.15 Which among the following countries has joined the International Solar Alliance (ISA) as its 102nd and most latest member?
c. Trinidad and Tobago
d. Antigua and Barbuda
Q.16 The 24th National Conference on e-Governance was organised in which city?
c. New Delhi
Q.17 Who has been elected as the new Secretary General of OPEC, to replace incumbent head Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo in August 2022?
a. Timipre Sylva
b. Achraf Benhassine
c. Haitham Al-Ghais
d. Mele Kyari
Q.18 India’s first Open Rock Museum has been inaugurated at which place?
Q.19 Who is the author of the book ‘Mamata Beyond 2021’?
a. Jayanta Ghosal
b. Abhijit Banerjee
c. Rajni Bakshi
d. Jagdish Bhagwati
Q.20 India’s first Mobile Honey Processing Van has been launched by KVIC in which place?
Q.2 d) A Russian-led alliance has sent peacekeeping troops to Kazakhstan to manage the ongoing unrest and restore order in the country after a request from Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
Q.3 c) The Union Ayush Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal laid the foundation stone for the Heartfulness International Yoga academy today at Hyderabad.
Q.4 a) Zishan e Latif won the Ramnath Goenka Award in the Photo Journalism category. He won the award for his photo essay, struggling hard to be included in the NRC.
Q.6 a) Apple Inc. Its stock market value reached $3 trillion and became the first company in the world to do so. Apple’s market cap reached $182.86 per share, making it the first company in the world to touch the $3 trillion mark.
Q.7 c) T S Tirumurti, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, has been appointed as the Chair of the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee for 2022.
Q.8 a) In Ladakh, the celebration of the traditional Losar festival was held on January 03, 2022 with zeal and enthusiasm. Losar Festival is celebrated by Buddhist Community in the region, to celebrate the onset of the New Year in the traditional schedule of Tibetan Buddhism.
Q.10 c) G Asok Kumar, Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Jal Shakti has been appointed as the new Director General for the National Mission for Clean Ganga, Ministry of Jal Shakti.
Q.11 a) The Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat declared the winners of the third National Water Awards for the year 2020, on January 07, 2022.Uttar Pradesh has been adjudged as the Best State in water conservation efforts in the National Water Awards 2020.
Q.13 c) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Nepal for the construction of a bridge over Mahakali River, which forms the border between India and Nepal. The bridge will connect the twin town of Dharchula in Uttarakhand with Dharchula in the territory of Nepal.
Q.15 d) Antigua and Barbuda has officially joined the International Solar Alliance (ISA) as a member country on January 05, 2022.
Q.16 a) The Union Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurated the 24th National Conference on e-Governance in Hyderabad, Telangana on January 07, 2022.The theme of the two-day Conference is ‘India’s Techade: Digital Governance in a Post Pandemic World’.
Q.19 a) A new book titled ‘Mamata Beyond 2021’, based on West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee will be released on January 24, 2022. The book has been written by Jayanta Ghosal, a political Journalist.
Q.20 c) India’s first Mobile Honey Processing Van has been launched at Village Sirora in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on January 07, 2022 by KVIC.