Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Parasite
B)
Jungle Cry
C)
Angrezi Medium
D)
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Jungle Cry

Note : Jungle Cry directed by Sagar Ballary won the Best Film (Jury) at the 11th Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival 2021.

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Published On : May 7, 2021
A)
Rodrigo Duterte
B)
Mike Enriquez
C)
Cheche Lazaro
D)
Maria Ressa

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Maria Ressa

Note : Investigative journalist and media executive Maria Ressa of the Philippines has been named as the winner of 2021 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize.

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Published On : May 7, 2021
A)
A K Sikri
B)
P C Pant
C)
S A Bobde
D)
P K Mishra

Correct Answer : Option (B) - P C Pant

Note :

Justice (retired) Prafulla Chandra Pant, who is a member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), has been appointed its Acting Chairperson with effect from April 25 2021.
Prior to his appointment as NHRC member, he was a Judge of the Supreme Court from 2014 to 2017. He had also held the position of Chief Justice of the High Court of Meghalaya from 2013 to 2014.

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Published On : May 6, 2021
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Follow the Data: Invest in Midwives
B)
Midwives: Defenders of Women's Rights
C)
Midwives leading the way with quality care
D)
Midwives with women: celebrate, demonstrate, mobilize, unite - our time is NOW!

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Follow the Data: Invest in Midwives

Note : The theme for 2021 International Day of the Midwife is "Follow the Data: Invest in Midwives."

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Published On : May 6, 2021
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Canada
B)
Norway
C)
Sweden
D)
Japan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Canada

Note : Michelle Li of Canada nominated as the athlete ambassadors for the 'Believe in Sport' campaign has launched by the IOC.

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Published On : May 6, 2021
A)
Avinash Sable
B)
Shivpal Singh
C)
PV Sindhu
D)
KT Irfan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - PV Sindhu

Note : The Badminton World Federation has nominated Indian shuttler PV Sindhu and Michelle Li as the athlete ambassadors for the 'Believe in Sport' campaign, launched by the IOC.

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Published On : May 6, 2021
A)
Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance Company
B)
Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Company
C)
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company
D)
HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Company

Note : Mahesh Balasubramanian has been appointed as the Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Company Limited (KLI).

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Published On : May 6, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Gujarat
C)
Uttar Pradesh
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Himachal Pradesh

Note : The State Government of Himachal Pradesh has initiated 'Parvat Dhara Yojana' to revive recharge aquifers and conserve natural resources of water in the state.

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Published On : May 6, 2021
A)
Punjab
B)
Haryana
C)
Uttar Pradesh
D)
Jammu and Kashmir

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jammu and Kashmir

Note : The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the District Disaster Management Authority Srinagar has launched a 24x7 dedicated Helpline at Covid-19 War Control Room to provide real time Covid-19 related facilities to the people.

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Published On : May 5, 2021
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101.7 million tonne
B)
103.1 million tonne
C)
104.3 million tonne
D)
105.6 million tonne

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 104.3 million tonne

Note : Amid scare of Covid-19 second wave which forced the States and Union Territories to impose lockdown like curbs, the Government set a record rice production target of 104.3 million tonne for the kharif season of 2021-22 crop year.

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Published On : May 5, 2021