Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Vikram Seth
B)
Alfredo Covelli
C)
Salman Rushdie
D)
Khushwant Singh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Alfredo Covelli

Note : Alfredo Covelli, an Italy based author has launched his new book Vahana Masterclass for children and Young Audience.

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Published On : January 4, 2021
A)
RAW
B)
TERI
C)
ISRO
D)
DRDO

Correct Answer : Option (C) - ISRO

Note : Sivan is also the Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The Cabinet has approved the extension of tenure of Sivan for a period of one year beyond January 14, 2021.

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Published On : January 4, 2021
A)
Urjit Patel
B)
Sandeep Patra
C)
Raghuram Rajan
D)
Nandan Nilekani

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nandan Nilekani

Note : The High-level Committee on Deepening of Digital Payments (CDDP) under the chairmanship of Shri Nandan Nilekani recommended the use of NCMC at all transit locations.

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Published On : January 4, 2021
A)
Bharat Connect
B)
Hindustan Hamara
C)
Bharat Communicate
D)
Global Pravasi Rishta

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Global Pravasi Rishta

Note :

The External Affairs Ministry has recently launched the Global Pravasi Rishta portal and application to connect with the Indian diaspora across the world.
The application and portal aim to create a three-way communication between the External Affairs Ministry, Indian missions and the diaspora, who are around 3.12-crore. While the app will be used by the diaspora, the portal will be used by the missions.

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Published On : January 4, 2021
A)
Clean Ethanol
B)
1G ethanol
C)
2G ethanol
D)
3G ethanol

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 1G ethanol

Note :

The Union Cabinet has recently approved a modified scheme to enhance ethanol distillation capacity in the country, to produce 1st Generation (1G) ethanol.
1G Ethanol is produced from edible seeds, molasses, sugarcane, sugar beet, sorghum among others. While 2G biofuels use non-edible oilseeds, used cooking oil, agriculture residue, the 3G biofuels use industrial waste, municipal solid waste.

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Published On : January 4, 2021
A)
Akash
B)
Prithvi
C)
Amogha
D)
Nag

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Akash

Note :

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, recently approved to the sale of Akash surface-to-air missile systems to friendly foreign countries.
A high-powered panel for quicker approval to export of the military equipment was also set up, with Defence minister, External affairs minister and the National security adviser. Indian Government has earlier set a target of achieving defence exports worth USD 5 billion by 2024.

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Published On : January 3, 2021
A)
Asia
B)
Africa
C)
Europe
D)
South America

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Europe

Note :

Estonia is a country in Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland. Recently the Union Cabinet of India approved the proposal of the Ministry of External Affairs to open three new missions.
In 2021, three new missions of India would be opened in Estonia (Europe), Paraguay (South America) and the Dominican Republic (North America). This move would strengthen political relations and promote growth of bilateral trade and investment.

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Published On : January 3, 2021
A)
Mumbai - Pune Highway
B)
Walayar - Thrissur-Edappally
C)
S.N. Jn. - Poothotta
D)
Bodimettu - Kundannoor, Ernakulam

Correct Answer : Option (C) - S.N. Jn. - Poothotta

Note : The PWD (Roads Wing) and the Kerala Road Fund Board (KRFB) have set an 18-month time frame to widen the narrow but congested 13.40-km-long Thripunithura S.N. Junction-Poothotta corridor into a four-lane road.

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Published On : January 3, 2021
A)
Mining Sector
B)
Service Sector
C)
Manufacturing Sector
D)
All of the above

Correct Answer : Option (D) - All of the above

Note : The Central Government has published the draft Model Standing Orders for the Manufacturing Sector, Mining Sector and Service Sector.

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Published On : January 3, 2021
A)
Andhra Pradesh
B)
Uttar Pradesh
C)
Sikkim
D)
Goa

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Andhra Pradesh

Note : Andhra Pradesh (Visakhapatnam) will host the prestigious three-day 14th Global Healthcare Summit organized by AAPI.

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Published On : January 3, 2021