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Current Affairs MCQs of 24 January 2022
Q.1 The first BRICS Sherpas meeting of 2022 was held under the chairmanship of which country?
Q.2 Haryana state government has partnered with which state to revive the Saraswati river?
d. Himachal Pradesh
Q.3 PM Modi is set to inaugurate world’s second-tallest statue in a sitting position, comprising a 216-foot statue of Ramanujacharya, in which city?
Q.4 Which Indian actor has recently won the International Association of Working Women Award at the DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) 2021?
a. Sushmita Sen
b. Tisca Chopra
c. Kirti Kulhari
d. Gauahar Khan
Q.5 Who is the current BRICS Sherpa of India?
a. Piyush Goyal
b. Devyani Khobragade
c. Dilip Sinha
d. Sanjay Bhattacharyya
Q.6 India’s first para-badminton academy has been set up in which city?
Q.7 ISRO recently tested an engine that will be used to power India’s first human-carry rocket under Gaganyaan human space mission. What is the name of this engine?
a. Gaurav engine
b. Vikas engine
c. Ekta engine
d. Kirti engine
Q.8 Legendary Indian sportsperson Subhas Bhowmick has passed away recently at the age of 72. He was associated with which sports?
Q.9 Indonesia has decided to change its capital from Jakarta to a new capital city. What is the name of the new capital city?
b. Negara Agung
Q.10 The ISRO Propulsion Complex at Mahendragiri is located in which state?
a. Himachal Pradesh
d. Tamil Nadu
Q.2 d) The state governments of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to revive the Saraswati river.
Q.3 c) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a 216-foot statue of Ramanujacharya in a sitting position in Hyderabad on February 5, 2022, to celebrate the 1,000th birth anniversary of the saint.Ramanujacharya was a 11th century saint and a revolutionary social reformer. The statue will be called as the ‘Statue of Equality’.
Q.4 a) Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen has been conferred with the International Association of Working Women Award at the Washington DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) 2021.The former Miss Universe has been felicitated for outstanding performance by a female actor in a TV series for her show ‘Aarya 2’.
Q.6 c) India’s first para-badminton academy has been set up in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It has all the advanced equipment and facilities.
Q.7 b) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully test-fired the Vikas engine that would power India’s first human-carry rocket (Gaganyaan human space mission).
Q.10 d) The ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC), located at Mahendragiri of Tamil Nadu, is an Indian Space Research Organisation centre involved in testing, assembling, and integrating propulsion systems and stages that are developed at ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Systems Centres.