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1What 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

2Who is top ranked in "The Forbes India's Billionaires List" for the year 2022?
Mukesh Ambani
Gautam Adani and family
Shiva Nadar
Radhakishan Damani

Right Answer: 1
Mukesh Ambani India's richest Billionaire with net worth of $90.7 billion and stands at 10th world's richest. Followed by Gautam Adani with net worth $90 billion.
Question ID: 619

3When is National Panchayati Raj Day celebrated in India?
21 April
24 April
28 April
30 April

Right Answer: 2
The Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 that came into force with effect from 24th April, 1993 has vested constitutional status on Panchayati Raj institutions.
Question ID: 647

4Who is new Prime Minister of Pakistan?
Imran Khan
Shehbaz Sharif
Arif Alvi
Mariyam Nawaz

Right Answer: 2
Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif is a Pakistani politician serving as the 23rd and current prime minister of Pakistan, in office since 11 April 2022. He is the current president of the Pakistan Muslim League.
Question ID: 623

5What is the share of central government in total financial outlay under Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan?
Rs.2211 crores
Rs.3211 crores
Rs.3700 crores
Rs.3800 crores

Right Answer: 3
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday 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. Of the total outlay of Rs 5,911 crore, the Centre’s share is Rs 3,700 crore and that of states is Rs 2,211 crore.
Question ID: 653

6What 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

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

8Who is appointed as new chief of army in place of General Manoj Mukund Naravane?
V. Ram Chaudhary
R. Hari Kumar
Manoj Pande
Karambir Singh

Right Answer: 3
Lieutenant General Manoj Pande was Monday appointed as the new Chief of Army Staff. He will succeed General M M Naravane on May 1, 2022. The Vice Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Pande will be the first officer from the Corps of Engineers to become the COAS.
Question ID: 666

9Who 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

10What 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

11Which of the following country declared public emergency?
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

12Who is present CEO of NITI Aayog?
Suman K Bery
Amitabh Kanth
Rajive Kumar
Narendra Modi

Right Answer: 2
Amitabh Kant is the second and current chief executive officer of NITI Aayog, a public policy think tank of the Government of India. He is a 1980 batch retired IAS officer of Kerala cadre.
Question ID: 674

13Who 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

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

Right Answer: 4

Question ID: 615

15Where 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

16When 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

17How many Indians got place in "Forbes World's List of Billionaires" for the year 2022?

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

18When 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

19Who was awarded International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy under the Indian nomination (individual) for the year 2021?
Dr. Bhushan Kumar
Dr. N.S. Dharamshakthu
Dr. Susheela Nair
Dr. R.S. Sharma

Right Answer: 1
Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu has presented the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy, 2021 to Dr Bhushan Kumar of Chandigarh under the Indian nomination (individual) category and Sahyog Kushtha Yagna Trust, Gujarat under the institutional.
Question ID: 655

20How many kilometres of National Highways was constructed under PM Gati Shakti by the end of March 2022?
141190 km
145190 km
149190 km
151190 km

Right Answer: 1
NHAI constructed 141190 kilometres of road by the end of March 2022 against the target of two lakh kilometres by the end of 2024-25.
Question ID: 630

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