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1) What is the theme of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers 2022, observed every year on 29th of May?
(a)Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace
(b) 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice
(c) People. Peace. Progress. The Power of Partnerships
(d) Investing in Peace around the World
(e) None of these
2) Vesak Day, also known as Buddha Purnima, has been observed on May 16, 2022.Where was Gautama Buddha born?
(d) Sri Lanka
3) Who among the following has announced that India has become one of the world’s fastest-growing economies?
(b) Ramnath Kovind
(c) Shakthikantha Das
(d) Narendra Modi
(e) BP Kanungo
4) What is the name of the unified platform launched by the governmentfor the implementation of several initiatives run by several ministries and departments?
(a) Jan Dhan
(b) Jan Samarth
(c) Jan Akash
(d) Jan Shakti
(e) Jan Suraksha
5) Name the airway that has been given an air operator’s authorization by the DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation).
(a) Air Asia
(c) Air India
(e) Jet Airways
6) What is the estimated cost ofthe world’s largest petroleum research center in al-Ahmadi, south of Kuwait city?
(c) $150 million
(d) $200 million
(e) $250 million
7) Which state government has launched a single-pick cotton pilot project on 50,000 acres?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh
8) Nanjarayan Tank has become the ________bird sanctuary of Tamil Nadu.
9) Where the 8th International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2022 would holdon June 21, 2022?
10) The RBI has eased norms for non-bank entities to set up Bharat Bill Payment operating units by reducing the net-worth requirementto ________from ______________.
(a)Rs 20 crore from Rs 80 crore
(b)Rs 50 crore from Rs 100 crore
(c)Rs 25 crore from Rs 500 crore
(d)Rs 10 crore from Rs 500 crore
(e)Rs 25 crore from Rs 100 crore
11) Which organisation has formed various committees through the General Insurance Council to suggest reforms in several areas of general, reinsurance, and life insurance?
12) According to the Income-tax (Fifteenth Amendment) Rules, 2022 which of the following is TRUE?
(a)PAN or Aadhar mandatory for cash withdrawals/deposits amounting to Rs. 20 lakh or more in a single financial year.
(b)Demographic information or biometric information of an individual shall be submitted.
(c)The Central Board of Indirect Taxes has madethese new rules.
(d) Only A & B
(e) All are True
13) As pet the Reserve Bank of India’s Banknote Survey of Consumers findings, which of the following coin is the least preferred?
14) Which state has selected for the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) Award-2022 in recognition of its efforts to reduce tobacco consumption by WHO?
(d) Uttar Pradesh
15) UAE-based Emirates Telecom has acquired a 9.8% stake in Vodafone for how much billion?
16) Adani Defence SystemsTechnologies Ltd has signed an agreement to acquire a 50% stake in General Aeronautics Pvt. Ltd. General Aeronautics Pvt. Ltd is ________ based.
17) The Indian Space Research Organisation has planned to build an identical pair of satellites named DISHA. What does ‘A’ mean in DISHA?
18) According to a report by the ICMR on the ‘Burden of cancers in India’,the number of Indians suffering from cancer is projected to increase to 29.8 million by which year?
19) According to the Fortune 500, what is the rank of Satya Nadella’s Microsoft in 2021?
20) Who has led a high-level delegation to Jordan in a first-of-its-kind mission to secure fertilizers and raw materials for the short and long term?
(b) Jai Shankar
(e) None of these
21) Name the team that has won the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
(a) Mumbai Indians
(b) Kolkata Knight Riders
(c) Chennai Super Kings
22) Supernovas have defeated Velocity by ________________ runs in the final of the Women’s T20 Challenge 2022.
23) Sidhu Moose Wala was a ________________killed in Jawaharke village of Punjab by unidentified assailants.
24) Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi, a scholar of ___________passed away recently.
1) Answer: C
On the 29th of May, the UN Peacekeepers International Day is commemorated around the world.
The International Day of UN Peacekeepers also provides an opportunity to remember the over 4,200 peacekeepers who have died while serving under the UN flag, including 135 who died in the battle last year.
This year’s theme, according to UN Secretary-General AntónioGuterres, the focus is the Power of Partnerships.The theme for 2022 is “People. Peace. Progress. The Power of Partnerships”.UN Peacekeepers also known as the Blue Helmets, is a collective enterprise, which aims to change lives for the better.
2) Answer: A
Vesak Day, also known as Buddha Purnima, was observed on May 16, 2022.
For millions of Buddhists around the world, “Vesak,” or the Full Moon Day in May, is the most important day.
The Gautama Buddha was born on the Day of Vesak two and a half millennia ago, in the year 623 B.C in Lumbini, Nepal
It was also on Vesak Day that the Buddha acquired enlightenment, and it was also on Vesak Day that the Buddha passed away in his eightieth year at Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh.
3) Answer: D
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi announced that India has become one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.Under this PM-CARES scheme, PM Modi helped children with someone’s needs education loans for higher education and they will give monthly Rs 4000 for children daily needs.
Apart from Rs 10 lakh on attaining the age of 23 years, the children will be given health coverage through the Ayushman Card and emotional counseling through the ‘samvad helpline’ for psychological and emotional help.
4) Answer: B
To make life easier for the average man, the government plans to develop Jan Samarth, a unified platform for the implementation of several initiatives run by several ministries and departments.
As part of the Shri Narendra Modi government’s goal of minimal government maximum governance, the new portal will first enroll 15 credit-linked government activities.
5) Answer: E
Jet Airways has been given an air operator’s authorization by the DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation).
After more than three years of being grounded, the airline will be able to resume commercial flight operations.
The airline received certification after conducting proving flights for the safety regulator between May 15 and May 17.
The airline intends to launch service in the second quarter, between July and September.
It will be a full-service airline that will offer both business and economy classes.
6) Answer: B
Kuwait’s Ministry of Oil announced that it plans to start building the world’s largest petroleum research center by the end of 2022 in al-Ahmadi, south of Kuwait city.
The center will have 28 technological laboratories and hire more than 600 employees.
The estimated cost of the project is $120 million.
It will seek to develop improved production and refining techniques that can be used by the industry for different applications including the extraction of heavy crude and non-associated gas.
7) Answer: D
The government of Telangana has launched a single-pick cotton pilot project on 50,000 acres.
About Single-Pick Cotton Pilot Project :
This method will help increase yields by up to 40%.
The single-pick cotton will be suitable for machine harvest because the plants will grow to a uniform height of around knee-level compared to the tall varieties of cotton.
8) Answer: A
Tamil Nadu Minister for Forests K. Ramachandran announced in the Assembly, that Nanjarayan Tank in Tiruppur district is the 17th bird sanctuary of Tamil Nadu.
An initial amount of ₹ 7.5 crores has been allocated for the works.
Also, Slender loris sanctuaries will be established in Dindigul and Karur districts with Rs 5 crore.The Nanjarayan Tank is a 125.86-hectare water body, hosts around 130 bird species along with other flora and fauna.
It was constructed by king Nanjarayan
Nanjarayan Tank also known as SarkarPeriyapalayam Reservoir is located on the outskirts of Tirupur city near Kulipalayam, about 60 km from Coimbatore.
9) Answer: C
Minister AyushSarbanandSonowal announced that the main event of the 8th International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2022 will be held at Mysore in Karnataka on June 21, 2022.
Also, The International Day of Yoga would be falling in the “AzadiKaAmritMahotsav” year & the ministry has also planned to observe it at 75 iconic locations across the country, focusing on branding India on a global scale. The First International Day of Yoga was celebrated on June 21, 2015.
10) Answer: E
The RBI eased norms for non-bank entities to set up Bharat Bill Payment operating units by reducing the net-worth requirement to Rs 25 crore from Rs 100 crore to encourage more players in the segment.
This circular is issued under Section 10 (2) read with Section 18 of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (Act 51 of 2007), and shall come into effect immediately.
11) Answer: B
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has formed various committees through the General Insurance Council (GIC) to suggest reforms in several areas of general, reinsurance, and life insurance such as regulation, product, distribution, among others.
These panels include heads of private and public sector insurance companies, members of Irdai, and representatives from the GIC.
12) Answer: D
The Central Board of Direct Taxes has made new rules, called the Income-tax (Fifteenth Amendment) Rules, 2022, as per this, the government has made quoting of PAN or Aadhar mandatory for cash withdrawals/deposits amounting to Rs. 20 lakh or more in a single financial year.
As per the new rules, PAN or Aadhaar will be compulsory in the following transactions:
➢ Cash deposit or deposits aggregating to ₹20 lakh or more in a financial year, in one or more accounts of a person with a banking company or a co-operative bank or a post office
➢ Cash withdrawal or withdrawals aggregating to ₹20 lakh or more in a financial year, in one or more accounts of a person with a banking company or a co-operative bank or a post office
➢ Opening of a current account or cash credit account by a person with a banking company or a co-operative bank or a post office
➢ For authentication referred to in section 139A, the permanent account number or Aadhaar number along with demographic information or biometric information of an individual shall be submitted to the Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or the person authorized by the Principal Director General of Income-tax (Systems) or Director General of Income-tax (Systems) with the approval of the Board.
13) Answer: A
The Reserve Bank of India’s Banknote Survey of Consumers findings revealed that, among banknotes, ₹100 was the most preferred while ₹2,000 was the least preferred denomination.
Among coins, the denomination of ₹5 was the most preferred whereas ₹1 was the least preferred.
14) Answer: C
The World Health Organization (WHO) has selected Jharkhand for the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) Award-2022 in recognition of its efforts to reduce tobacco consumption.
Stata Tobacco Control Cell of the Health Department will receive the award on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day in Delhi on May 31, 2022.
15) Answer: B
Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC “e&” (Etisalat Group) has acquired approximately 2,766 million shares in Vodafone Group Plc aggregating to $4.4 billion, these shares represent 9.8% of Vodafone’s issued share capital.
The transaction is in line with e&s ambition to be a global player in telecom and technology and to increase its exposure to international markets
16) Answer: C
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Enterprises, Adani Defence Systems and Technologies Ltd., signed an agreement to acquire a 50% stake in Bengaluru-based General Aeronautics Pvt. Ltd.
Adani Defence Systems and Technologies shall leverage its military drone and Artificial Intelligence/ Machine learning (AI/ML) capabilities and work with General Aeronautics for providing end-to-end solutions for the domestic agricultural sector.
The acquisition is expected to be completed by July 31.
17) Answer: E
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) plans to build an identical pair of satellites named DISHA (Disturbed and quiet time Ionosphere-thermosphere System at High Altitudes) L&H to study the physics and chemistry of the upper atmosphere including the distribution of temperature, density, and chemical constituents, and the chemical reactions that occur there.
The Satellites would be launched in low earth orbit about 500 kilometers above the earth.
ISRO officials revealed this at a National Meeting on Aeronomy Research, themed “Science of Near-Earth Space and its Applications”.
18) Answer: A
According to a report by the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) on the ‘Burden of cancers in India’, The number of Indians suffering from cancer is projected to increase to 29.8 million in 2025 from 26.7 million in 2021.
The findings of the report have been published in BMC Cancer Journal.
The report estimates the cancer incidences in Years of Life Lost (YLLs), Years Lived with Disability (YLDs), and Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) from 2021 to 2025.
In 2021, The highest incidence was noted in the North (2,408 patients per 100,000) and the Northeast (2,177 per 100,000).
19) Answer: D
the world’s richest man & the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk was the highest-paid CEO in 2021.
He has received a salary of around $23.5 billion (roughly Rs 1,82,576 crore).
According to the Fortune 500, Elon Musk was the biggest paycheck CEO everreceived.
List of top 10 highest paid CEO in 2021 :
|Rank||Name & Company||Salary|
|1||Elon Musk & Tesla||USD 23.5 Billion|
|2||Tim Cook & Apple||USD 770.5 Million|
|3||Jensen Huang & NVIDIA||USD 561 Million|
|4||Reed Hastings & Netflix||USD 453.5 Million|
|5||Leonard Schleifer&Regeneron Pharmaceuticals||USD 452.9 Million|
|6||Marc Benioff&Salesforce||USD 439.4 Million|
|7||SatyaNadella& Microsoft||USD 309.4 Million|
|8||Robert A. Kotick& Activision Blizzard||USD 296.7 Million|
|9||Hock E. Tan & Broadcom||USD 288 Million|
|10||Safra A. Catz, Oracle||USD 239.5 Million|
20) Answer: A
Dr.Mansukh Mandaviya led a high-level delegation to Jordan in a first-of-its-kind mission to secure fertilizers and raw materials for the short and long term.
The visit was timed to coincide with the current worldwide fertilizer crisis.
According to Dr.Mandaviya, the Jordan visit was significant in ensuring India’s supply of phosphoric and potassium fertilizers.
Dr.Mansukh Mandaviya referred to Jordan as India’s preferred fertilizer partner during the meetings.
21) Answer: E
Gujarat Titans (GT) won the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, defeating the inaugural winners Rajasthan Royals (RR).
The 15th season of the professional Twenty20 cricket league founded by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. (BCCI).
IPL 2022 Closing Ceremony: It was a full house at the Narendra Modi Stadium as the attendance marked 1,04,859.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and General Secretary Jay Shah then receive a certificate as IPL created a Guinness world record for the world’s largest cricket jersey.
22) Answer: C
Supernovas defeated Velocity by four runs in the final of the Women’s T20 Challenge 2022.
DeandraDottin, a West Indies T20 specialist, starred with both bat and ball as Supernovas won their third Women’s T20 Challenge title with a four-run victory over Velocity.
The BCCI organizes the Women’s T20 Challenge, an Indian women’s cricket 20-20 tournament.
After being thrown in to bat first, Dottin blasted 62 off 44 balls at the top of the order to help Supernovas score a competitive 165-7 total.
She recovered to take two wickets for 28 runs in four overs and was instrumental in limiting Velocity to 161-8.
23) Answer: E
Sidhu Moose Wala, a 29-year-old Punjabi singer, was killed in Jawaharke village, Mansa district, Punjab, by unidentified assailants.
The event occurred a day after the Punjab Police ordered his security, as well as the security of more than 420 people, including former MLAs, Jathedars of two Takhts, and Deras’ leaders, and police personnel, to be withdrawn.
24) Answer: B
Sanskrit scholar and Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi ‘Vagish Shastri’ has died here after a prolonged illness.
He was 86.
About Bhagirath Prasad Tripathi:
Shastri was awarded the title of ‘Mahamahopadhyaya’ by the Kashi Pandit Parishad in 1982.
He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2018 and the President’s Award in 2013.
Shastri had invented a unique technique of teaching Sanskrit grammar called ‘Vagyoga’, a mnemonic method to enter into the soul of words.