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Current Affairs MCQs of 25th January 2022
Q.1 Which city is the host for the 2024 Summer Paralympics?
Q.2 The ISRO Propulsion Complex at Mahendragiri is located in which state?
a. Himachal Pradesh
d. Tamil Nadu
Q.3 Who is the author of the book ‘Legend of Birsa Munda’?
a. Ravi Subramanian
b. Tuhin A. Sinha
c. Ashwin Sanghi
d. Shiv Khera
Q.4 Researchers have recently name which species of animal after Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg?
a. Indian cobra
b. Monarch butterfly
c. Whale shark
Q.5 India’s First “District Good Governance Index” has been unveiled recently for districts of which states/UTs?
a. Jammu and Kashmir
c. Himachal Pradesh
Q.6 Professor Vinod Sharma has been honoured with Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for the year 2022 in the Individual category. Name the winner of the award in the Institutional category for 2022?
a. Disaster Mitigation and Management Centre, Uttarakhand
b. 8th Battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)
c. Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society (SEEDS)
d. Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management
Q.7 The hologram statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose has been unveiled at which place by PM Modi on his birth anniversary on January 23?
a. India Gate
b. Red Fort
c. Rashtrapati Bhavan
d. Indian Museum
Q.8 US scientists have recently discovered an underground ocean buried beneath the surface of a moon named Mimas. This moon Mimas belong to which planet?
Q.9 Which inter-governmental alliance is holding a maritime exercise named “Neptune Strike ’22” in the Mediterranean Sea?
Q.10 In India January 24 is marked as which of these days?
a. National Education Day
b. National Women’s Day
c. National Peace Day
d. National Girl Child Day
Q.1 a) The set up will improve India’s medal prospects at the 2024 Paralympics to be held in Paris, France at Stade de France stadium.
Q.2 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.
Q.4 d) A team of researchers have named a new species of rainfrog, discovered in the tropical rainforests of Panama, after Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg. The tiny rainfrog species has been named as Pristimantis gretathunbergae, or simply known as the Greta Thunberg Rainfrog.
Q.5 a) The Union Minister of Home and Cooperation Shri Amit Shah has virtually released India’s First “District Good Governance Index” for 20 districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu district has topped the Index.
Q.6 d) Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management (in the Institutional category) and Professor Vinod Sharma (in the Individual category) have been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for their excellent work in Disaster Management for the year 2022.
Q.8 d) A team of Scientists at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) in the US have discovered an underground ocean buried beneath the surface of the ‘Death Star’-like moon of Saturn, named Mimas.
Q.9 c) The NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) member countries will be conducting a 12-day maritime exercise in the Mediterranean Sea from January 24, 2022. The name of the maritime exercise is “Neptune Strike ’22”.