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1Which of the following country declared public emergency?
Ukraine
Nepal
Turkey
Sri Lanka
 

Right Answer: 4
Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared public emergency with effect from 1-04-2022 amidst a spate of protest over the worst economic crisis.
Question ID: 612

2What is the extended date of central government scheme RGSA (Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan)?
31 March, 2023
31 March, 2024
31 March, 2025
31 March, 2026
 

Right Answer: 4
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs gave its assent for the continuation of the centrally sponsored scheme from April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2026 in an effort to boost the governance capabilities of Panchayati Raj institutions (PRIs).
Question ID: 650

3Who is vice chairperson of NITI Aayog?
Rajive Kumar
Amitabh Kanth
Dr. V.K. Paul
Dr. Suman K Bery
 

Right Answer: 4
Dr. Suman K Bery took charge in the presence of NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and Member Dr. VK Paul. Dr Suman K Bery appointed as Vice-Chairman of the NITI Aayog after Dr Rajiv Kumar stepped down from his post.
Question ID: 671

4When is world Autism Awareness Day observed?
April, 2
April, 8
April, 24
April, 30
 

Right Answer: 1
World Autism Awareness Day is observed on 2nd April every year to raise awareness about people with autism spectrum disorder throughout the world.
Question ID: 611

5How many Indians got place in "Forbes World's List of Billionaires" for the year 2022?
120
140
166
168
 

Right Answer: 3
Forbes stated that the total number of Indian billionaires rose to a record 166. Last year it was 140. The combined wealth of the billionaires grew nearly 26 per cent to $750 billion.
Question ID: 620

6What is the number of members in Pakistan National Assembly?
340
342
345
348
 

Right Answer: 2
Pakistan National Assembly is the lower house of Pakistan Parliament. It is a democratically elected body consisting of a total of 342 members.
Question ID: 610

7Where Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 108 foot tall Hanuman Statue as a part of Hanumanji Chardham Project?
Shimla, Himachal
Morbi, Gujarat
Rameswaram, Tamilnadu
West Bengal
 

Right Answer: 2
On the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Mody unveiled a 108-foot-tall statue of Lord Hanuman in Gujarat via video conferencing 16-04-2022 . This statue is the second of the four statues being built as part of Hanumanji Char Dham.
Question ID: 676

8PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya (prime ministers museum). Where is it located?
Teen Murti Bhavan
Mughal Gardens
The Imperial, New Delhi
Thapar House
 

Right Answer: 1
The Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya is a museum that celebrates all former Prime Ministers. It is located on the Teen Murti Estate - Which is India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru’s former residence.
Question ID: 661

9Who is present External Affairs Minister?
Amit Shah
Muralidharan V
Dr. S. Jaishankar
Rajnath Singh
 

Right Answer: 3
Earlier Dr S Jaishankar was President – Global Corporate Affairs at Tata Sons Private Limited from May 2018.
Question ID: 626

10Which institution was awarded International Gandhi Award for Leprosy under institutional category for the year 2021?
Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation
Sahayog Kustha Yagna Trust
The Leprosy Mission Trust India
Damien Foundation India
 

Right Answer: 2
M. Venkaiah Naidu, the Vice President on 13th April 2022 has conferred the International Gandhi Award for Leprosy, 2021 to Sahyog Kushtha Yagna Trust, Gujarat, and Dr. Bhushan Kumar of Chandigarh in New Delhi.
Question ID: 656

11Who was elected for UNO Committee for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights from India?
Preeti Saran
Sanjay Agarwal
Akhilesh Mishra
Sanjay Verma
 

Right Answer: 1
Indian ambassador at UNO, Preeti Saran gets re-elected to Committee for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Question ID: 649

12What is the combined net wealth of Indian Billionaires as stated by Forbes for the year 2022?
$650 billion
$675 billion
$745 billion
$750 billion
 

Right Answer: 4
Forbes stated that the total number of Indian billionaires rose to a record 166. Last year it was 140. The combined wealth of the billionaires grew nearly 26 per cent to $750 billion.
Question ID: 621

13Where India is going to construct the world's highest tunnel?
Natula Pass, Arunachal Pradesh
Shinkula Pass, Himachal Pradesh
Chitkul, Himachal Pradesh
Umling La Pass, Laddakh
 

Right Answer: 2
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has said it will construct the world's highest tunnel at Shinku La Pass at an altitude of 16,580ft, connecting Himachal Pradesh to the Union Territory of Ladakh.
Question ID: 662

14With effect from 1-04-2022, Andhra Pradesh State has reorganized and increased number of districts from 13 to?
18
20
25
26
 

Right Answer: 4

Question ID: 615

15What is the theme of Earth Day in 2022?
Invest in our planet
Restore our earth
End plastic pollution
Protect our species
 

Right Answer: 1
The theme of World Earth Day 2022 is 'Invest In our Planet' calling for businesses to shift towards sustainable practices. This movement is expected to change the business climate, the political climate, and how to take the action on the climate.
Question ID: 665

16How many Panchayati Raj local bodies are aimed at for helping under Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan scheme?
2.78 lakhs
2.91 lakhs
3.01 lakhs
3.02 lakhs
 

Right Answer: 1
The Union Cabinet on 13-04-2022, approved a financial outlay of Rs 5,911 crore for the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) aimed at helping 2.78 lakh rural local bodies achieve sustainable development goals.
Question ID: 652

17When is World Book and Copyrights Day observed?
Jan 22
April 23
April 28
November 14
 

Right Answer: 2
World Book Day, also known as World Book and Copyright Day or International Day of the Book, is an annual event organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to promote reading, publishing, and copyright. The first World Book Day was celebrated on 23 April in 1995.
Question ID: 663

18Who topped in "The Forbes World's Billionaires List" for the year 2022?
Bill Gates
Bernard Arnault and family
Jeff Bezos
Elon Musk
 

Right Answer: 4
Elon Musk ($219 billion) topped in "The Forbes World's Billionaires List" for the year 2022 followed by Jeff Bezos ($171 billion), Bernard Arnault and family ($158 billion), Bill Gates ($129 billion).
Question ID: 618

19What is the total financial outlay approved by cabinet on 14-04-2022 for implementation of RGSA?
Rs.4800 crores
Rs.5911 crores
Rs.6211 crores
Rs.6512 crores
 

Right Answer: 2
The Union Cabinet on 13-04-2022, approved a financial outlay of Rs 5,911 crore for the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) aimed at helping 2.78 lakh rural local bodies achieve sustainable development goals.
Question ID: 651

20Who won the Reykjavik Open Tournament 2022?
GM Gukesh D
GM Praggnanandaa R
GM Idani, Pouya
GM Adhiban B
 

Right Answer: 2
The Reykjavik Open is an annual chess tournament that takes place in the capital city of Iceland. It was held every two years up to 2008, currently it runs annually. Praggnanandaa, the only 16-year-old Indian grandmaster won a crucial and dramatic game against his compatriot GM Gukesh D. (15) in the final round.
Question ID: 659


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