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Current Affairs MCQs of 5th April 2022
Q.1 Which Indian billionaire topped the ‘Hurun Richest Self-Made Women in the World 2022’ in the country?
a. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
b. Falguni Nayar
c. Radha Vembu
d. Mrudula Parekh
Q.2 Which Indian state signed a pact with WWF India to develop State Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (SBSAP)?
c. Arunachal Pradesh
Q.3 Viktor Orban has been elected as the Prime Minister of which country?
Q.4 Which Indian city is to be covered with Artificial Intelligence-based cameras, as part of Road Safety Project?
d. New Delhi
Q.5 India observes National Maritime Day on which day of the year?
a. 03 April
b. 05 April
c. 01 April
d. 04 April
Q.6 Who is the author of the book “Crunch Time: Narendra Modi’s National Security Crises”?
a. Ruby Miranda
b. Jeet Thayil
c. Satish Chandra
d. Sreeram Chaulia
Q.7 Name the Indian musician who took home the 2022 Grammy Award for Best New Age Album?
a. Prakash Sontakke
b. Ricky Kej
c. Mickey J Meyer
d. Sandeep Chowta
Q.8 Flipkart has launched a new organisation with special focus on development in rural areas and equitable access to growth opportunities for women communities. What is the name of this platform?
a. Flipkart Care
b. Flipkart Charity
c. Flipkart Help
d. Flipkart Foundation
Q.9 What is the name of the super app mobile application that will be launched by Tata Group in close competition with Whatsapp, Google Pay, AmazonPay?
b. Tata Neu
c. Tata Pass
d. Tata Tap
Q.10 Which Indian Space-tech startup has launched its first commercial satellite `Shakuntala’ from SpaceX’s Falcon-9 rocket?
b. Dhruva Space
c. Bellatrix Aerospace
Q.1 b) As per the ‘Hurun Richest Self-Made Women in the World 2022’, there are 124 self-made women billionaires in the world now, down 6 from last year.Three Indian women – Falguni Nayar of Nykaa, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw of Biocon and Radha Vembu of Zoho feature in the latest Hurun list of women self-made billionaires. Falguni Nayar overtook long-time India’s number one woman billionaire Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw to become the richest self-made woman in India.
Q.2 c) Arunachal Pradesh signed a pact with WWF India to develop the State Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (SBSAP).The SBSAP will be aligned with the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework and Pakke Declaration. The state cabinet adopted the ‘Pakke Tiger Reserve 2047 Declaration on Climate Change Resilient and Responsive Arunachal Pradesh’, last year.
Q.4 b) About sixty Artificial Intelligence-based cameras are to be installed around the Kozhikode city of Kerala, as a part of the State-level road safety project.This step is to be implemented for the purpose of exposing traffic rule violations and book them with solid digital evidence. Across the State, there will be 726 cameras linked to special control rooms of the enforcement squads. The state government will spend ₹225 crore for the project.
Q.6 d) A new book titled “Crunch Time: Narendra Modi’s National Security Crises” has been released. It has been authored by Sreeram Chaulia, a social scientist and an opinion maker on international issues.
Q.7 b) It must be noted that Indian music composer, Ricky Kej also won the Grammy Award for his album Divine Tides, for the Best New Age Album. He won the award jointly with rock legend Stewart Copeland. This is the second Grammy Award win for Kej.
Q.8 d) Homegrown e-commerce giant, The Flipkart Group has constituted and launched the Flipkart Foundation, a new platform with focus on development in rural areas and providing equitable access to growth opportunities for women and other disadvantaged communities.
Q.9 b) The salt-to-software conglomerate, Tata Group has announced to launch its one-stop mobile app called Tata Neu, on April 07, 2022. Tata Neu is being launched as a supper app where users can find everything, from groceries to gadgets, and getaways.
Q.10 a) The Indian Spacetech startup Pixxel [Headquarter- Bengaluru] launched its first commercial satellite called `Shakuntala’ in April 2022. The full-fledged commercial satellite was launched onboard Falcon-9 rocket of Elon Musk-run SpaceX from Cape Canaveral in the US. The launch took place under SpaceX`s Transporter-4 mission.