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Current Affairs MCQs of 19 & 21 February 2022
Q.1 ‘Cope South 22’ is a joint airlift exercise between which countries?
a. India and Nepal
b. United States and Japan
c. Bangladesh and the United States
d. Japan and Bangladesh
Q.2 Sahitya Akademi Award-winning poet Channaveera Kanavi has passed away. He was a prominent writer and poet in which language?
Q.3 The world’s first woman was cured of HIV through which process?
a. Antiretroviral therapy
b. Blood Transfusion
c. Stem cell transplant
d. Tuberculosis Treatment
Q.4 Which is the venue of the ‘DefExpo 2022’ Defence Exhibition?
Q.5 Which Union Ministry/Institution organized Global Summit on ‘Reimagining Museums in India’?
a. NITI Aayog
b. Ministry of Tourism
c. Ministry of Culture
Q.6 Twitter Inc has partnered with which company to improve the support for its ‘Tips’ feature in India?
c. Infibeam Avenues
Q.7 The World Sustainable Development Summit is an annual flagship event of which organisation?
a. Quality Council of India
b. World Wide Fund for Nature-India
c. Confederation of Indian Industry
d. The Energy and Resources Institute
Q.8 The NPCI International Payments Limited has partnered with Gateway Payments Service Pvt Ltd to launch Unified Payments Interface in which country?
b. Sri Lanka
Q.9 The FAITH 2035 vision document has recently been released for which sector?
Q.10 What is the theme of G20 in 2022?
a “Recover Together, Recover Stronger”
b. ‘Building consensus for fair and sustainable development’
c. ‘Realizing Opportunities of the 21st Century For All’
d. People, Planet, Prosperity
Q.11 India’s first water taxi service has been launched by Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal in which place recently?
Q.12 The Smart Card Arms License and Shastra App has been launched by which the police department of which state/UT?
a. Uttar Pradesh
d. Tamil Nadu
Q.13 Who has been appointed as India’s first national maritime security coordinator (NMSC)?
a. Ravneet Singh
b. Karambir Singh
c. G Ashok Kumar
d. Sunil Lanba
Q.14 Legendary Indian player Surajit Sengupta has passed away. He had played at national level for Indian team in which sports?
Q.15 What is the theme of 2022 World Day of Social Justice?
a. If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice
b. Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment
c. A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy.”
d. Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice
Q.16 Centre has notified a new campaign titled Meri Policy Mere Hath. This campaign has been launched under which scheme?
a. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
b. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)
c. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)
d. Atal Pension Yojana (APY)
Q.17 ‘Heal by India’ is an initiative by the Government of India to improve India’s educational institutions with focus on which sector?
Q.18 France government has decided to withdraw its military from Mali after nine years, and shift its military base to which country?
Q.19 Who is the author of the book titled ‘Dignity in a Digital Age: Making Tech Work for All of Us’ ?
a. Ro Khanna
b. Raja Krishnamoorthi
c. Pramila Jayapal
d. Ami Bera
Q.20 What is the theme of 2022 International Mother Language Day (IMLD)?
a. Towards Sustainable Futures through Multilingual Education
b. Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society
c. Indigenous languages matter for development, peacebuilding, and reconciliation
d. Using technology for multilingual learning: Challenges and opportunities
Q.1 c) The air forces of Bangladesh and the United States will conduct a joint tactical airlift exercise ‘Cope South 22’.
Q.2 c) Channaveera Kanavi, an iconic poet and writer in the Kannada language, has passed away. He was 93. He was often referred to as ‘Samanvaya Kavi’ (Poet of Reconciliation).
Q.3 c) The woman is a leukaemia patient and received a stem cell transplant from someone with natural resistance to the Aids-causing virus. An umbilical cord blood transplant was done, as a part of her cancer treatment.
Q.4 b) DefExpo 2022, India’s biennial flagship defence exhibition is scheduled to be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat in March.
Q.5 c) Ministry of Culture organised a two-day Global Summit on ‘Reimagining Museums in India’ in February 2022.
Q.6 d) Twitter Inc has partnered with Paytm’s payment gateway to improve the support for its ‘Tips’ feature in India.
Q.8 c) NPCI International Payments Limited (NIPL) has partnered with Gateway Payments Service Pvt Ltd and Manam Infotech Private Limited to deploy Unified Payments Interface(UPI) in Nepal.
Q.9 c) The federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality (FAITH) has released the FAITH 2035 vision document containing goals and an execution path for making Indian tourism preferred and loved by the world by the year 2035
Q.11 a) Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal flagged off India’s first water taxi service in Maharashtra on February 17, 2022, from the newly constructed Belapur Jetty. The Water Taxi service will connect the twin cities of Navi Mumbai to mainland Mumbai.
Q.12 c) Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched ‘Smart Card Arms License’ and ‘Shastra App’ of the Delhi Police on February 16, 2022, on the occasion of 75th anniversary of the Delhi Police.
Q.16 b) Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare will launch ‘Meri Policy Mere Hath’ which is a doorstep distribution drive to deliver crop insurance policies to farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).
Q.17 d) The government of India will be promoting the ‘Heal by India’ initiative to improve India’s educational institutions in the health sector.
Q.18 c) French president, Emmanuel Macron has confirmed that France and its European partners will start the military withdrawal from Mali after more than nine years fighting a jihadist insurgency. The heart of this military operation will be shifted from Mali to Niger.