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Current Affairs MCQs of 4th &5th March 2022
Q.1 Who has been appointed as the CEO of the National e-Governance Division (NeGD)?
a. Vinay Singh
b. Debabrata Nayak
c. Abhishek Singh
d. Vinay Thakur
Q.2 Exercise DHARMA GUARDIAN 2022 is a military training exercise of India with which country?
c. Sri Lanka
Q.3 Which is the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)?
d. New York
Q.4 Where is the headquarters of the International Air Transport Association located?
a. Berlin, Germany
b. Montreal, Canada
c. New Delhi, India
d. Paris, France
Q.5 What does ‘S’ stand for in ‘SWIFT’ financial messaging service?
Q.6 Who will be the first woman to lead SEBI in 2022?
a. Preetha Reddy
b. Chanda Kochhar
c. Sikha Sharma
d. Madhabi Puri Buch
Q.7 Millennium Challenge Corporation is an initiative of which country?
a. Sri Lanka
Q.8 Who has become the first Indian to be named for the Boltzmann Medal in 2022 for contribution in the field of statistical physics?
a. Meghnad Saha
b. Ashoken Sen
c. Deepak Dhar
d. Piara Gill
Q.9 Which country has become the first country to authorize a plant-based COVID-19 vaccine?
a. South Korea
Q.10 Which Indian city has created Guinness record by lighting 11.71 lakh clay lamps (diyas) in 10 minutes, on the occasion of Mahashivratri 2022?
Q.11 The ministry of Women & Child Development has launched ‘Stree Manoraksha Project’ in collaboration with which organisation to improve the mental health of women population across the country?
a. Isha Foundation
b. ARVI Trust
d. Neptune Foundation.
Q.12 What is the rank of India in the Sustainable Development Report 2021 list?
Q.13 Anubhav is a mobile car showroom, launched by which auto company for its rural customers?
a. Tata Motors
b. Maruti Suzuki
c. Mahindra & Mahindra
d. Ashok Leyland
Q.14 Who has been roped in as the chief financial officer (CFO) of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)?
a. Vinod Kumar Verma
b. Siddhartha Mohanty
c. Pankaj Jain
d. Sunil Agrawal
Q.15 The National Safety Day is observed on which day of the year?
a. First Thursday of March
b. March 03
c. March 04
d. First Wednesday of March
Q.16 Which of these cities is famously known as Land of Mahakal?
Q.17 India’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging station for 4 wheelers, with 121 charging points, has been launched in which city?
d. New Delhi
Q.18 Which of these has been awarded the ‘Special Jury Award’ at the 9th edition of FICCI Water Awards?
a. National Mission for Clean Ganga
b. National River Conservation Plan
d. National Green Tribunal
Q.19 “Vida” is a new brand name launched by which company for its upcoming electric vehicles?
a. Bajaj Auto
c. Hero MotoCorp
d. Tvs Motor
Q.20 The 2022 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup is being held in which country?
c. New Zealand
Q.2 b) The third edition of the joint military exercise “EX DHARMA GUARDIAN-2022” between India and Japan will be conducted at Belagavi (Belgaum), Karnataka.
Q.3 c) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is an international organization, which seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to inhibit its use for nuclear weapons. It is headquartered in Vienna.
Q.4 b) The International Air Transport Association is a trade association of the world’s airlines founded in 1945. The headquarters is in Montreal, Canada
Q.5 b) The SWIFT system stands for the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication. It is the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services.
Q.7 b) Nepalese Parliament approved a $500 million U.S. government aid program Millennium Challenge Corporation overcoming domestic political divisions and objections from China.
Q.10 a) Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh has created a Guinness record by lighting 11.71 lakh clay lamps (diyas) in 10 minutes. The diyas were lighted as part of the ‘Shiv Jyoti Arpanam Mahotsava’ on the occasion of Mahashivratri.
Q.11 c) The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) has launched the ‘Stree Manoraksha Project’ to improve the mental health of women in India. The initiative has been launched in collaboration with NIMHANS, a world-renowned centre for mental health, neurosciences and allied fields, based in Bengaluru.
Q.12 b) India has been ranked at 120th position in the Sustainable Development Report 2021 or Sustainable Development Index 2021.
Q.13 a) Tata Motors has launched a mobile showroom (showroom on wheels) named ‘Anubhav,’ to target rural customers by increasing their reach in rural areas and providing them with a doorstep car buying experience.
Q.16 c) Ujjain is also known as ‘Land of Mahakal’. The certificate was received by Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Q.17 b) India’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging station for 4 wheelers has been launched in Sector 86 of Gurugram, in Haryana, on March 03, 2022.The new EV charging stations comes with a capacity of 121 charging points for 4 wheelers and can charge 1,000 cars in a single day.
Q.18 a) The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has been felicitated with the ‘Special Jury Award’ at the 9th edition of FICCI Water Awards. NMCG has been awarded for its effort in reviving River Ganga and to bring about a paradigm shift in water management.
Q.19 c) Hero MotoCorp has unveiled a new brand “Vida”, for its emerging mobility solutions and upcoming electric vehicles. (Vida means life)