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Current Affairs MCQs of 12th March 2022
Q.1 Who has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the High Powered Committee (HPC) on the Chardham project by the Supreme Court?
a. Justice Indu Malhotra
b. Justice AK Sikri
c. Justice DY Chandrachud
d. Justice Surya Kant
Q.2 Rafiq Tarar who has passed away, was the former President of which country?
Q.3 The ‘Women@Work (WOW) Program’ has been launched by which state to increase the strength of women in the workforce?
b. Tamil Nadu
Q.4 Which state has announced creation of a new award named Sushma Swaraj Award to honour women for their contribution in different walks of life?
Q.5 The WHO GCTM will be established at which place?
Q.6 Which ministry has organized the all India program ‘Jharokha’?
a. Labour Ministry
b. Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Textiles
c. home Ministry
d. Finance Ministry
Q.7 With the help of the Ministry of Education and which organization has launched the “Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav” campaign?
d. world bank
Q.8 Which country has announced to host the virtual meeting of G7 Agriculture Ministers?
Q.9 Which state government has launched the ‘Nan Mudhalvan’ scheme for students?
a. Tamil Nadu
Q.10 Which state government has launched ‘Kaushalya Matritva Yojana’?
b. Uttar Pradesh
Q.1 b) The Supreme Court of India has appointed Justice (retd) AK Sikri as Chairperson of the High Powered Committee (HPC), of the Chardham project.
Q.2 d) Veteran Pakistani politician and former Supreme Court judge, Rafiq Tarar, has passed away due to prolonged illness. He was 92.Tarar served as the 9th President of Pakistan from January 1998 until his resignation in June 2001.
Q.3 d) The Government of Karnataka has launched ‘Women@Work (WOW) Program’, in a bid to raise their workforce strength in workplaces by creating an equitable, inclusive and equal world for women.The Women@Work (W@W) programme aims to provide five lakh jobs within 2026 to women with necessary employable skills.
Q.4 c) The Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar has announced a new award named the ‘Sushma Swaraj Award’.The award will be given to women for their significant contribution and achievements in different walks of life in national and international spheres.
Q.5 c) the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (WHO GCTM) will be established in Jamnagar, Gujarat with the help of the Government of India and the World Health Organization (WHO).
Q.6 b) The Ministry of Culture and Textiles is organizing an event titled “Jharokha-Indian Handicrafts/Handlooms, Collection of Art and Culture” to celebrate traditional Indian handicrafts, handlooms and art and culture.
Q.7 c) The “Girl Shiksha Pravesh Utsav” campaign has been launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Q.8 b) The German government has said it will hold a virtual meeting of G7 agriculture ministers to explore the implications of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine on global food security.
Q.9 a) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin inaugurated the ‘Naan Mudhalvan’ scheme, which aims to equip about 10 lakh youth across the State annually with skills that will help them realise their talents for the benefit of the country.
Q.10 c) Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel started the Kaushalya Matritva Yojana by distributing checks of five thousand rupees to five beneficiaries for safe motherhood in the state-level women’s conference organized at BTI Maidan in Raipur.