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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz 17.07.2022

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Question 1

Consider the following statement regarding the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee-

1) India has been elected as a member of the Intergovernmental Committee of UNESCO's 2003 Convention for the Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage for the year 2022-2026.

2) India has previously served as a member of the ICH Committee twice, from 2006 to 2010 and from 2014 to 2018

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 2

Consider the following statement regarding the National Monuments Authority-

1) The National Monument Authority has recommended two sites associated with, Babasaheb Ambedkar.

2) The National Monuments Authority recommended the Diksha Bhoomi of Nagpur to be made a national monument.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 3

Where in India was the first Animal Health Summit 2022 inaugurated by the Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying?

Question 4

Who launched the 'Startup School India' initiative?

Question 5

Which monument has been announced to be designated as a National Monument by the National Monuments Authority (NMA)?

Question 6

A prototype of an analog chipset named "Aryabhata-1" has been developed by the researchers of which organization?

Question 7

Which ministry has organized the Prime Minister's National Apprenticeship Fair under the 'Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Bharat Mission'?

Question 8

Consider the following statement regarding the Digital nomads in Indonesia-

1). Indonesia has announced a "Digital Nomad Visa" for travelers with an aim to attract more foreign tourists.

2). The Digital Nomad Visa allows remote workers to stay tax-free in Indonesia, which includes Bali.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 9

Who has been appointed as the new CEO of NITI Aayog?

Question 10

Consider the following statement regarding the Air pollution in rural areas of India-

1). Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has launched a new project to measure air pollution in rural India.

2). The country's current annual air safe limits for PM 2.5 and PM 10 are 40 µg/m and 60 µg/m.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 11

In which of the following state, a series named 'Awareness Program on NRI Marriage: Do's and Don'ts, Way Ahead' has been started by the National Commission for Women?

Question 12

What is the rank of India this year as per the Sustainable Development Goals Index Report 2022 by the United Nations?

Question 13

Consider the following statement regarding the Amrit Sarovar Mission-

1). The Union Government has directed the Ministry of Railways to use the soil or silt excavated from ponds and tanks under the Amrit Sarovar Mission in all districts.

2). Amrit Sarovar Mission’s nationwide program will end on 15 August 2024.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 14

Consider the following statement regarding the National Welfare and Pension Schemes-

1). A web portal for the revised schemes of the National Welfare, Pension, and Sports Department, has been started by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

2). Pension benefits for sportspersons participating in Deaflympics have also been included under this scheme.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 15

Where was the National Emblem Ashoka Pillar unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

Question 16

Considering the health benefits of which fruit, the government has decided to promote the growth of that fruit?

Question 17

Who won the men's singles title at Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2022?

Question 18

Two-day International Conference on "Contribution of Acharya Prafulla Chandra Rai as a Chemist and Freedom Fighter" was organized by Which Ministry?

Question 19

Consider the following statement regarding the Arbitration Bill 2021-

1). Substantial changes to the Arbitration Bill have been recommended by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and Justice.

2). Online dispute resolution has been recognized in the Arbitration Bill 2021.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 20

Consider the following statement regarding the Interpol's International Child Sexual Exploitation (ICSE) initiative-

1). The Crime Investigation Department has been included in Interpol's International Child Sexual Exploitation (ICSE) initiative.

2). The International Child Sexual Abuse ICSE database uses video and image comparisons to analyze child sexual abuse material (CSEM)

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 21

India's Mehuli Ghosh and which other sportsperson pair won the gold medal at the International Shooting Sports Federation-ISSF World Cup stage?

Question 22

Which Indian player has won its first gold medal in the International Shooting Sports Federation-ISSF World Cup?

Question 23

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), once again the number of people suffering from which virus in the world is increasing?

Question 24

Which other countries are included in I-2U-2 including India Israel and USA?

Question 25

Consider the following statement regarding the Global Gender Gap Index, 2022-

1. The Global Gender Gap Index, 2022 for the year 2022 was released by United Nations Organization (UN).

2. India is ranked 135th out of 146 countries this year in the Global Gender Gap Index, 2022

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 26

Consider the following statement regarding the Mission Shakti Scheme-

1. The detailed guidelines for the 'Mission Shakti' scheme have been issued by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

2. 'Mission Shakti' has two sub-schemes - 'Sambal' and 'Samarthya'.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 27

Which state government has launched the District Climate Change Mission in all the districts of the state?

Question 28

Who has been honored by the Government of Japan with the 'Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum'?

Question 29

Who has demanded a randomized controlled trial in India for better policy analysis and formulation?

Question 30

The scheme named Platform of Platforms (POP) is related to which field?

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