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Weekly Current MCQs: 15 May 22

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Question 1

Consider the following statement regarding the National Family Health Survey report-

1). Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation released the National Report of the fifth round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5).

2). NFHS-5 provides information on important indicators which are helpful in tracking the progress of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 2

Consider the following statement regarding the Sagarmala projects-

1). The Ministry of Ports Shipping and Waterways has formulated a plan under the Sagarmala Programme for carrying out “Holistic Development of Coastal Districts”.

2). There are 802 projects worth Rs. 5.5 lakh Crore under the Sagarmala program targeted to be executed by 2035.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 3

When is World Athletics Day celebrated every year?

Question 4

Which of the following minister released the book titled 'Indo-Pak War 1971 - Remembrance of Air Warriors' at 37th Air Chief Marshal PC Lal Memorial Lecture in New Delhi?

Question 5

Which scientist has been given the World Food Prize 2022 by the World Food Prize Foundation?

Question 6

According to the information of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), which cyclone will make landfall between Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Bhubaneswar in Odisha from May 8 to 10?

Question 7

Consider the following statement regarding the Government scheme-

1) Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY), Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Atal Pension Yojana (APY) complete 6 years of providing social security net.

2) Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) is a one-year life insurance scheme renewable from year to year with Life cover of Rs. 2 Lakh in case of death due to any reason against a premium of Rs. 230/- per annum.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 8

Consider the following statement regarding the monkeypox-


1) Health authorities in the United Kingdom (UK) have confirmed a case of monkeypox, a rare viral infection similar to smallpox.

2) Monkeypox is a zoonosis, that is, a disease that is transmitted from infected animals to humans.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 9

Ladli Laxmi Yojana-2.0 has been launched by which state, in which it has been announced that the state government will pay the full fees of Ladli Lakshmi on taking admission in medical, IIT, IIM or any institute.

Question 10

Which other judge along with Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia was sworn in as judge of the Supreme Court by Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana?

Question 11

Which mountaineer has created a new world record by climbing the world's highest peak Mount Everest for the 26th time?

Question 12

Eminent Oriya litterateur Dr Rajat Kumar Kar, who passed away recently, was honored with which award in 2021 for his significant contribution to literature and education?

Question 13

Consider the following statement regarding India’s Population Census –

1) Recently Home Minister Shri Amit Shah has announced that next census of India shal be done 100% digitally.

2) According to the new census, arrangements have been made to link the birth and death related data directly with the census.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 14

Consider the following statement regarding the Shri Lanka Financial Crisis-

1) IMF and World Bank have warned that soon Shri Lanka will face bankruptcy.

2) Former Prime Minister Gotabaya Rajapaksa has taken refuge in a naval base with his family.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 15

Recently, the Supreme Court has directed the Madhya Pradesh government to conduct panchayat and urban body elections without the reservation of which caste?

Question 16

Recently, the Government of India has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court to assure the review of which section?

Question 17

Famous Pandit Shivkumar Sharma ji passed away recently, which musical instrument did he use?

Question 18

On which of the following coast of India will Cyclone Aasani make its first knock?

Question 19

Consider the following statement regarding the Mission Amrit Sarovar-

1) A high-level meeting was presided over by Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development was held to review the progress of the Mission Amrit Sarovar.

2) Mission Amrit Sarovar was launched by PM Narendra Modi on 24th of April 2021

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 20

Consider the following statement regarding the Speed-Up Approval of Indian Pharmaceutical Products with the Oman Nation-

1. On 11th May a joint commission meeting of India-Oman was organise in the national capital Delhi To Speed-Up Approval Of Indian Pharmaceutical Products Registered With USFDA, UKMHRA and EMA."

2. The meeting was co-chaired by Union Minister Dr. S Jaishankar and his counterpart Mr. Qais bin Mohammed al Yousef.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 21

The National Green Tribunal has directed to ban sand mining in which of the following state?

Question 22

Recently a bench of the High Court of which state has given a a split verdict regarding rape after marriage?

Question 23

Which of the following Indian journalist has not been awarded the Pulitzer Prize 2022 in the feature photography category recently?

Question 24

Recently, from which state did Home Minister Amit Shah talk about taking a decision to remove AFSPA in its entirety?

Question 25

Consider the following statement regarding the Allahabad High Court

1) The Lucknow Bench of Allahabad High Court rejected a PIL filed to open 22 doors of Taj Mahal.

2) This PIL was filed in this behalf by Rajneesh Singh.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 26

Consider the following statement regarding the black hole of milky way

1) An international team known as Event Horizon Telescope(EHT) released an image of black hole of our milky way.

2) This Black Hole has been named as “Sagittarius M”.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 27

Recently Dr. Ramakant Shukla ji passed away, he was related to which field?

Question 28

Who has been appointed as the CEO of Air India?

Question 29

Who has been appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner of India recently?

Question 30

Who has recently assumed the office as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka?
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