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Weekly Current MCQs: 5 June 22

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Question 1

Consider the following statement regarding the Border Coordination Conference between India and Bangladesh-

1) The Border Coordination Conference between India and Bangladesh has been held in Sylhet.

2) From the Indian side, the conference was attended by a five-member delegation led by Inspector General of Border Security Force, Pankaj Kumar Singh.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

Question 2

Consider the following statement regarding the World Summit on Information Committee (WSIS) Forum 2022-

1) The Union Minister of Communications attended the inaugural ceremony of the World Information Society (WSIS) 2022organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) at its Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland from May 30 to June 3, 2022

2) The theme of the Information Committee Forum 2022 is “Fostering digital transformation and global partnerships: WSIS Action Lines for achieving SDGs”

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 3

World Milk Day is celebrated every year on the first day of June, this day was established in 2001 by which of the following organization?

Question 4

How many Shaurya Chakras have been presented by the President Shri Ram Nath Kovind to the personnel of Armed Forces, Central Armed Police Forces and State/Union Territory Police at the Defense Decoration Ceremony-2022 (2nd Phase) organized at Rashtrapati Bhavan?

Question 5

With which organization has the Defense Ministry signed an agreement for the procurement of Astra Mk-I Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile System and related equipment for the Indian Air Force and Indian Navy?

Question 6

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has approved the extension of the Prime Minister's Employment Generation Program (PMEGP) for which financial year?

Question 7

Consider the following statement regarding the Livestock Breeds Exhibition-

1). The 75 Entrepreneurs' Conference and 75 Indigenous Livestock Breeds Exhibition Program, organized by the Union Ministry for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying, was inaugurated in New Delhi.

2). The conference focused on three technical thematic sessions - "Increasing Productivity and Improving Animal Health, Value Addition and Market Relations and Innovation and Technology".

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 8

Consider the following statement regarding India's GDP growth-

1). India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth during the January-March period stood at 4.1% as against 5.4% in the previous quarter.

2). The Gross Value Added (GVA) to the economy is 6.3% projected by the National Statistical Office (NSO).

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 9

India's team of Elavenil Valarivan, Ramita and Shreya Agarwal won the gold medal in the 10m air rifle event at the Shooting World Cup, where was this competition held?

Question 10

Recently, the Union Cabinet approved a proposal to allow cooperatives to sell products on the Government-e-Marketplace (GeM) platform, when the scheme was launched by the Government of India?

Question 11

My Pad My Rights program was started by which of the following Organization/Ministry?

Question 12

What was the percentage of India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth during the period January-March 2022?

Question 13

Consider the following statement-

1). India and Senegal have signed two MoUs on cultural exchange, cooperation in youth affairs.

2). Bilateral trade between India and Senegal is at $1.5 billion, a growth of 37% during the last year.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

Question 14

Consider the following statement regarding the Shreshtha Education Scheme-

1). The Residential Education Scheme (Shreshtha) has been launched for the students in the targeted areas for the poorest students of the Scheduled Tribe.

2). The National TestingAgency (NTA) will seek the students on the basis of an all-India entrance test.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 15

World Bicycle Day is celebrated every year on which day all over the world?

Question 16

Implementation of the scheme “Incentive to MSMEs in the North-East region and which other state” released by the Central Government will be done during the period of 15th Finance Commission (2021-22 to 2025-26)?

Question 17

How many railway projects have been started by the Ministry of Coal under PM-Gati Shakti?

Question 18

Recently, bilateral talks between India and Israel were held in New Delhi, in which the Defense Minister of Israel participated, his name is-

Question 19

Consider the following statement regarding the Gen Next Democracy Network-

1) Ministry of Culture has organised a ten-day event General Next Democracy Network concluded.

2) In the closing ceremony, 27 delegates from 4 countries - Ghana, Peru, Nepal, and Brunei shared their experiences of visiting India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 20

Consider the following statement regarding the PM Garib Kalyan Sammelan-

1) Minister's 'Garib Kalyan Sammelan' organized by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in Delhi on May 31, 2022

2) The 11th installment of financial benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) scheme has also been released by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi during the conference.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 21

When is the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) organized by the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners every year?

Question 22

Param Anant Supercomputing Facility has been set up under Phase 2 of the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) in which of the following institute?

Question 23

Every year 30th May is celebrated as the foundation day of Goa, when was Goa handed over to Indian administration by the Portuguese?

Question 24

Which state government has constituted an expert committee headed by a retired Supreme Court (SC) judge to implement the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) and review all relevant laws?

Question 25

Consider the following statement regarding the Mumbai International Film Festival-

1) The 17th Mumbai International Documentary, Short Film and Animation Film Festival (Mumbai International Film Festival) was organized in Mumbai.

2) 11 films from Nepal have also been included in the Mumbai International Film Festival which will be telecast at the festival.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 26

International Everest Day is celebrated every year on which of the following date?

Question 27

North India's first Biotech Park was inaugurated by the Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh in which of the following state/UT?

Question 28

The 59th General Conference of All India Ayurveda Mahasammelan was inaugurated by the President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, what was the theme of this conference?

Question 29

For which story written by Gitanjali Shree and translated by Daisy Rockwell, the 2022 International Booker Prize has been awarded?

Question 30

Consider the following statement regarding the Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme-

1) The Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme has been extended by the Central Government for another three years for the students of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

2) The Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) was launched in 2011 by the Congress-led UPA government to provide funding to 5,000 meritorious students every year.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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