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Current Affairs MCQS of 10th & 11th January 2022
Q.1 Which day is marked as World Hindi Day globally every year?
a. January 10
b. January 04
c. January 06
d. January 09
Q.2 James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has been recently successfully deployed by which space agency into the space?
Q.3 When is the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Non-Resident Indian Day) celebrated in India?
a. 08 January
b. Second Sunday of January
c. 10 January
d. 09 January
Q.4 PM Modi has declared which of these days to be observed as Veer Baal Diwas annually from 2022?
a. 21 January
b. 26 December
c. 20 November
d. 10 February
Q.5 Who is the author of the book Gandhi’s Assassin: The Making of Nathuram Godse and His Idea of India?
a. Ravish Kumar
b. Shakuntala Rao
c. Rajdeep Sardesai
d. Dhirendra K. Jha
Q.6 Who among these has been appointed as the Vice President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)?
a. Raghuram Rajan
b. Urjit Patel
c. Viral Acharya
d. Bimal Jalan
Q.7 Name the winner of women’s single tennis title at 2022 Adelaide International 1 tournament?
a. Simona Halep
b. Karolina Pliskova
c. Ashleigh Barty
d. Naomi Osaka
Q.8 Which film has won the Golden Globe 2022 Best film in the Motion pictures (drama) category?
a. The Power of the Dog
b. King Richard
c. West Side Story
d. Being the Ricardos
Q.9 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh recently inaugurated the Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science & Technology at which place?
Q.10 Who is the author of Ratan Tata’s authorized biography titled ‘Ratan N. Tata: The Authorized Biography’?
a. Ashwini Vaishnaw
b. Thomas Matthew
c. Yogendra Narain
d. Pramod Wilson
Q.11 Which tennis player has won the 2022 Melbourne Summer Set 1 men’s single title?
a. Maxime Cressy
b. Andy Murray
c. Novak Djokovic
d. Rafael Nadal
Q.12 Which of the following glaciers are located in Uttarakhand?
1. Nanda Devi Glacier
2. Nubra Glacier
3. Zemu Glacier
4. Bandarpunch Glacier
Select the correct answer code:
a. 1, 2, 3
b. 4 only
c. 1, 4
d. 1, 3, 4
Q.13 Which of the following state celebrates Losoong (Namsoong) Festival?
Q.14 Who among the following has won the World Rapid Chess Championship 2021?
a. Ian Nepomniachtchi
b. Magnus Carlsen
c. Viswanathan Anand
d. Nodirbek Abdusattorov
Q.15 Japan has signed a ‘landmark’ defence treaty named the Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) with which country to counter China ?
Q.16 Who is the head of the 3-member committee constituted to enquire security lapses during PM Punjab visit?
a. Ritesh Chauhan
b. KR Manjunath
c. Sudhir Kumar Saxena
d. H Krishnamurthy
Q.17 Which television series won Best TV Series – Drama at the Golden Globe Awards 2022?
a. The Morning Show
d. Squid Game
Q.18 When is the birth anniversary of Fatima Sheikh observed?
a. January 1st
b. January 7th
c. January 9th
d. January 10th
Q.19 When will Veer Baal Diwas be observed?
a. December 25th
b. December 26th
c. January 14th
d. February 25th
Q.20 Who has become the first Indian-origin woman to trek solo to South Pole?
a. Sneha Sharma
b. Sunita Williams
c. Srishti Bandla
d. Harpreet Chandi
Q.2 c) The NASA team successfully completed the deployment of 21-foot, gold-coated primary mirror panel of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) on January 08, 2022.
Q.3 d) The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)/(Non-Resident Indian Day) is observed by the Republic of India on 09 January to mark the favors and contributions made by Non Resident Indians towards the welfare and development of the nation
Q.4 b) Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has declared that starting from the year 2022, December 26 will be observed as ‘Veer Baal Diwas’ every year.
Q.5 d) A new book titled Gandhi’s Assassin: The Making of Nathuram Godse and His Idea of India, has been released on January 04, 2022.The book has been authored by a Delhi-based journalist Dhirendra K. Jha under Vintage Books publication.
Q.7 c) In Tennis, French tennis player Gael Monfils beat Russia’s Karen Khachanov in men’s single event of the 2022 Adelaide International 1 to claim 11th ATP title of his career.In women’s category, World number one Australian star Ashleigh Barty beat Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan to win her second Adelaide International title.
Q.9 b) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science & Technology at Chandigarh University on January 10, 2022.
Q.10 b) Tata Sons emeritus Chairman, veteran industrialist and philanthropist Ratan Tata’s authorized biography titled ‘Ratan N. Tata: The Authorized Biography’ is set to hit the stands in November 2022.The biography is penned by former senior bureaucrat and retired IAS officer Dr. Thomas Matthew.
Q.11 d) World number six Rafael Nadal won the men’s singles tennis title at 2022 Melbourne Summer Set 1 on January 09, 2022. In the women’s singles, Simona Halep beat Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova
Q.13 b) Losoong (Namsoong) is annually celebrated across the Indian State of Sikkim on the 18th day of the 10th month of the Tibetan Lunar Calendar, which also marks the beginning of the harvest season.
Q.15 a) Japan and Australia signed a ‘landmark’ defence treaty named the Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) to counter China’s expansionary military and economic policies.
Q.16 c) It is a three-member committee and will be headed by Sudhir Kumar Saxena, Secretary (Security), Cabinet Secretariat It also comprises Balbir Singh, Joint Director, IB and S. Suresh, IG, SPG.
Q.17 c) HBO series Succession won Golden Globe award 2022 for best television series- drama and /HBO Max’s Hacks won Best Television series-musical or comedy.
Q.19 b) Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the public on the auspicious occasion of Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti on January 9, 2022 declared that starting this year, 26th December shall be marked as ‘Veer Baal Diwas.’ He tweeted saying that this would be a fitting tribute to the courage of the Sahibzades (sons of Guru Gobind Singh Ji) and their quest for justice.