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Current Affairs MCQs of 1 February 2022
Q.1 Who has become the first Australian woman to win Australian Open in 44 years?
a. Daria Saville
b. Samantha Stosur
c. Maddison Inglis
d. Ashleigh Barty
Q.2 Who is the author of the book ‘Fearless Governance’ ?
a. Subramanian Swamy
b. Raghuram Rajan
c. Dr Kiran Bedi
d. Bimal Jalan
Q.3 What is the rank of India in Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2021?
Q.4 The joint maritime exercise Paschim Lehar (XPL-2022) was recently conducted by which naval command?
a. Western Naval Command
b. Eastern Naval Command
c. Southern Naval Command
d. All the above three naval commands
Q.5 What was the profession of Shri Iqbal Singh Kingra who has passed away recently?
Q.6 India’s Unnati Hooda recently represented the country in which game to win gold?
Q.7 What is the central theme of the Economic Survey 2021-22?
a. Saving Lives and Livelihoods
b. Agile approach
c. Enable Markets, Promote ‘Pro-Business’ Policies
d. Ethical Wealth Creation
Q.8 Home Delivery of medicines under the Services e-Health Assistance and Teleconsultation (SeHAT) scheme is effective has been launched by which ministry?
a. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
b. Ministry of Women & Child Development
c. Ministry of Sports
d. Ministry of Defence
Q.9 NPCI has announced to observe which month as the ‘UPI Safety and Awareness Month’?
Q.10 Which player has been awarded with the World Games Athlete of the Year award for 2021?
a. Sunil Chhetri
b. PR Sreejesh
c. Taylor Cummings
d. Savita Punia
Q.3 c) Transparency International has released the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2021 in which India has been ranked at 85th spot (Score of 40).
Q.4 a) Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy conducted a joint maritime exercise Paschim Lehar (XPL-2022) off the West Coast which concluded on January 25, 2022. The exercise continued for 20 days and was conducted with an aim to enhance Inter-Service synergy among the Indian Navy, IAF, Indian Army and Coast Guard.
Q.5 d) Shri Iqbal Singh Kingra who was an Indian socio-spiritual leader of the Sikh community and an educationalist passed away at the age of 95 years.
Q.8 d) Ministry of Defence had launched the Services e-Health Assistance and Teleconsultation (SeHAT) teleconsultation service for all entitled armed forces personnel and their families in May 2021.
Q.9 b) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and the UPI ecosystem (comprising of leading banks and fintechs) have announced the UPI Safety and Awareness initiative, to create awareness amongst consumers, Under this initiative, NPCI and the UPI ecosystem will observe February 1-7 as ‘UPI Safety and Awareness Week’ and the whole of February as ‘UPI Safety and Awareness Month’.
Q.10 b) Indian men’s hockey player PR Sreejesh has won the World Games Athlete of the Year award for 2021. He is the second Indian after Rani Rampal to win this award. She won the award in 2020.