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Current Affairs MCQs of 21 January 2022
Q.1 The government of which state has decided to establish India’s biggest multi-model logistics park?
b. Tamil Nadu
c. West Bengal
Q.2 Which Indian city recently unveiled a first-of-its kind Young Readers’ Boat Library?
Q.3 Where is the headquarters of the Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd located?
Q.4 Which state has recently come out with a ‘Caravan tourism’ policy?
a. Andhra Pradesh
b. Tamil Nadu
c. Uttar Pradesh
Q.5 Which country has posted a liaison officer at Indian Navy’s Information Fusion Centre (IFC)?
d. Sri Lanka
Q.6 Who is the author of the biography ‘Bose: The Untold Story of An Inconvenient Nationalist’?
A) Punya Prasun Bajpai
B) Prem Parkash
C) Chandrachur Ghose
D) Ramachandra Guha
Q.7 Name the winner of Genesis Prize 2022?
a. Albert Bourla
b. Rabbi Lord
c. Steven Spielberg
d. Natan Sharansky
Q.8 From India, who has been roped in as the Ambassador of ICANN-supported Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG)?
a. Sachin Bansal
b. Falguni Nayar
c. Sunil Mittal
d. Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Q.9 Which word has been chosen as the Oxford University Press Children’s Word of the Year 2021?
Q.10 Saturnino de la Fuente García, the world’s oldest person has died recently at the age of 112 years and 341 days. He was from which country?
Q.1 d) The state Government of Gujarat has entered into an MoU with Adani Ports and SEZ Limited. The MoU aims to establish India’s biggest multi-model logistics park at Virochan Nagar, near Sanand in Ahmedabad.The park would be constructed at 1,450 acres and would have an investment of Rs.50,000 crore. It is expected to provide direct and indirect employment to 25,000.
Q.2 b) The West Bengal Transport Corporation in association with a heritage book store has launched a Young Readers’ Boat Library.Under the initiative, children can choose from a selection of 500 titles in English and Bengali on cruising on the waters of Hooghly river on a three-hour-long trip.
Q.4 d) The state Government of Maharashtra has recently approved a ‘caravan tourism’ policy. This aims to promote tourism in the state and incentivise travel operators.
The Policy promotes travel enthusiasts to visit the state’s remote areas using caravans thereby providing a different touring experience and at the same time creating more job opportunities in the state.
Q.5 c) The Government of Australia has posted a liaison officer at Indian Navy’s Information Fusion Centre (IFC) which is located at Gurugram.The Information Fusion Centre for Indian Ocean Region (IOR) was established in the year 2018 in order to keep watch on shipping traffic and other critical developments in the IOR
Q.7 a) The global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc.’s Chairman and Chief Executive, Albert Bourla, has been awarded with the prestigious Genesis Prize 2022 on January 19, 2022.
Q.10 b) Guinness World Records holder for oldest person living (male), Saturnino de la Fuente García (Spain) has passed away at the age of 112 years and 341 days.