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Current Affairs MCQs of 22th March 2022
Q.1 What is the theme of International Day of Happiness 2022?
a. ‘Build Back Happier’
b. Happier Together
c. Keep Calm, Stay Wise, and Be Kind
d. “Happiness For All, Forever”
Q.2 The first-ever consignment of GI-tagged carpets were exported to which country from India?
Q.3 Who commissioned the first ‘Gati Shakti Multi-Modal Cargo Terminal’ in the Asansol Division of Eastern Railways?
a. Indian Railways
b. Indian Air Force
c. India Navy
d. Indian Army
Q.4 Which company acquired electronics reverse commerce company ‘Yaantra’?
a. Flipkart Group
d. Reliance Jio
Q.5 India’s first medical city ‘Indrayani Medicity’ to be set up in which state?
a. Tamil Nadu
Q.6 Dishaank is a land digitization application of which Indian state?
c. Uttar Pradesh
Q.7 Who is the President of the Asian Cricket Council?
a. Rahul Johri
b. Amitabh Choudhary
c. Pankaj Khimji
d. Jay Shah
Q.8 Which Indian has been appointed to UN Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism?
a. Raghuram Rajan
b. Jayati Ghosh
c. Abhijeet Banerjee
d. Amartya Sen
Q.9 Which Union Ministry of India launched the “India and the Arctic: building a partnership for sustainable development” policy?
a. Ministry of Earth Sciences
b. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
c. Ministry of Defence
d. Ministry of External Affairs
Q.10 The ‘Golden Langur’ is an endangered species, native to which country?
a. India and Bhutan
b. India and Sri Lanka
c. India and Bangladesh
d. Laos and Cambodia
Q.1 a) The theme for the 2022 International Day of Happiness campaign is ‘Build Back Happier’.
Q.2 c) The first-ever consignment of GI-tagged carpets were exported to Germany from New Delhi on Friday.
Q.3 a) The Asansol Division of Indian Railways has successfully commissioned private siding of Maithan Power Limited at Thaparnagar, Jharkhand.
Q.4 a) E-commerce giant, the Flipkart Group said it has acquired Yaantra, an electronics recommerce company.
Q.5 b) The state government of Maharashtra has announced to set up the country’s first medical city named ‘Indrayani Medicity’ in Pune, to provide all kinds of specialised treatment under one roof.
Q.6 d) The Dishaank app leverages Karnataka’s decision to digitize all land records (under the Bhoomi project) since 1990.
Q.8 b) Jayati Ghosh has been appointed by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to the Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism.UN Chief Guterres announced the establishment of the new high-level to be co-chaired by former Liberian president and Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and former Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven.
Q.9 a) The policy, titled “India and the Arctic: building a partnership for sustainable development” was released by Union Earth Sciences Minister Jitendra Singh.The Arctic policy seeks to deepen the country’s partnership with the resource-rich Arctic region. India is one of the 13 countries holding the observer status in the Arctic Council. It also seeks to study the linkages between polar regions and the Himalayas.
Q.10 a) Golden Langur (Trachypithecus geei) is an endangered primate species that is distributed along the boundary of Bhutan and India.As per a recent study, there is a significant decline in the habitat of Golden Langur and the intensity of human-langur conflict is increasing due to enhanced human footprints in the habitat of the species.