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1Where the Conference of Chief Justices of all High Courts held on 30-04-2022?
Hyderabad
Bangalore
New Delhi
Chandigarh
 

Right Answer: 3
The Conference of Chief Justices of all High Courts followed by the Joint Conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on Saturday, 30th April, 2022, which was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, the press release states.
Question ID: 677

2Who is Chief Minister of Tripura?
Biplap Kumar Deb
Manik Sarkar
Satyadev Narayan Arya
Zoramthanga
 

Right Answer: 2
Manik Sarkar took oath as the new Chief Minister of Tripura on 15-05-2022 replacing Biplap Kumar Deb. He is presently representing as MP from Rajya Sabha.
Question ID: 697

3Who is present CEO of NATGRID?
Ashish Gupta
Subodh Kumar Jaiswal
Samant Goel
Arvind Kumar
 

Right Answer: 1
The National Intelligence Grid or NATGRID is the integrated intelligence master database structure for counter-terrorism purpose connecting databases of various core security agencies. Ashish Gupta is the present CEO of NATGRID.
Question ID: 683

4Who is named for new Chairman of Inter Globe Aviation Ltd (IndiGo Air Lines)?
M. Damodaran
Rahul Bhatia
Rakesh Bhatia
Venkataramani Sumantran
 

Right Answer: 4
IndiGo, the country's largest domestic carrier, has named Venkataramani Sumantran as its next Chairman. He succeeds Meleveetil Damodaran, who stepped down from the board after turning 75. Sumantran has been an independent non-executive director since May 28, 2020.
Question ID: 688

5Who is appointed as new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka?
Mahinda Rajapaksa
Maithripala Sirisena
Ranil Wickremesinghe
Gotabaya Rajapaksa
 

Right Answer: 3
Sri Lanka's former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been appointed as the new PM of Sri Lanka amid economic crisis. He was appointed by president Gotabaya Rajapaksa on May 12, 2022.
Question ID: 695

6Who was the scientist developed the Nano Urea Liquid?
Amit Singh
Kanak Sha
T. Govardhana Raju
Ramesh Raliya
 

Right Answer: 4
Nano Urea was developed by the scientist, Ramesh Raliya at IFFCO’s Nano Biotechnology Research Center (NBRC), Kalol, Gujarat.
Question ID: 702

7How many agencies can access the data procured by NATGRID?
Eight
Nine
Ten
Eleven
 

Right Answer: 4
Total eleven central agencies such as the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) are allowed to access data on a secured platform. The data will be procured by NATGRID from 21 providing organisations such as the telecom, tax records, bank, immigration etc.
Question ID: 682

8Where did, Union Minister for Home, Amit Shah inaugurate the NATGRID campus on 3-05-2022?
Hyderabad
New Delhi
Bangalore
Bhubaneswar
 

Right Answer: 3
Union Minister for Home and Cooperation Amit Shah inaugurated the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) campus in Bengaluru on 3-05-2022.
Question ID: 680

9When was the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD) also known as QUAD, first initiated?
2007
2011
2017
2022
 

Right Answer: 1
The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD), also known as QUAD, is a security dialogue between Australia, India, Japan, and the United States that is maintained by talks between member countries. It was initiated by Japan Prime Minister in 2007.
Question ID: 700

10How many member countries are in QSD also known as QUAD group?
Three
Four
Six
Seven
 

Right Answer: 2
The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD), also known as QUAD, is a security dialogue between Australia, India, Japan, and the United States that is maintained by talks between member countries. It was initiated by Japan Prime Minister in 2007.
Question ID: 699

11When is mission Sukrayan-1 (Vinus) scheduled by ISRO?
July-2023
December-2023
July-2024
December-2024
 

Right Answer: 4
Shukrayaan-1 is a proposed orbiter to Venus by the Indian Space Research Organisation to study the surface and atmosphere of Venus. Funds were released in 2017 to complete preliminary studies, and solicitations for instruments have been announced.
Question ID: 684

12Who is appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner of India?
Sushil Chandra
Rajive Kumar
Sukumar Sen
Anup Chandra Pandey
 

Right Answer: 2
Election Commissioner of India Shri Rajiv Kumar was appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner of India by the President of India. He will assume the charge as Chief Election Commissioner on 15-05-2022.
Question ID: 696

13Who is appointed as the new Foreign Secretary of India since 1-05-2022?
Vinay Mohan Kwatra
Harsh Vardhan Shringla
K.P.S. Menon
Pramod Kumar Mishra
 

Right Answer: 1
Vinay Mohan Kwatra is an Indian diplomat and currently 34th Foreign Secretary of India from 1 May, 2022, succeding Harsh Vardhan Shringla. Previously, he has served as ambassador to France and Nepal.
Question ID: 679

14Who was appointed as Vice Chief of the Army Staff of India? He assumed the charge on 1-05-2022.
Manoj Pande
B.S. Raju
Sanjay Mahindru
Sandeep Singh
 

Right Answer: 2
The current VCOAS is Lieutenant General B. S. Raju UYSM, AVSM, YSM, who assumed the office on 1 May 2022.
Question ID: 678

15Where are the headquarters of NATGRID?
Hyderabad
New Delhi
Bangalore
Bhubaneswar
 

Right Answer: 2
The National Intelligence Grid or NATGRID is the integrated intelligence master database structure for counter-terrorism purpose connecting databases of various core security agencies under Government of India collecting comprehensive patterns procured from 21 different organizations that can be readily accessed by security agencies round the clock. Its current CEO is Ashish Gupta, IPS.
Question ID: 681

16Where did PM Narendra Modi inaugurate the world's first Nano Urea Plant ?
Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Vadodara, Gujarat
Kalol, Gujarat
Surat, Gujarat
 

Right Answer: 3
PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the world's first Nano Urea Plant by IFFCO, at Kalol in Gandhinagar district, Gujarat on 28-05-2022.
Question ID: 701

17Which section of Indian Penal Code was kept in abeyance by Supreme Court?
Section 124A
Section 113
Section 229
Section 232
 

Right Answer: 1
Section 124a of Indian Penal Code also known as Sedition Law was kept in abeyance by Supreme Court on 11-05-2022.
Question ID: 698


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