Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Khushi Chindaliya
B)
Anushka Sharma
C)
Mithali Raj
D)
Harmanpreet Kaur

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Khushi Chindaliya

Note : A 17-year-old girl, Khushi Chindaliya has been appointed as Regional Ambassador for India by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)- Tunza Eco-Generation. In her new role, Khusi will raise awareness about climate change and the importance of environmental conservation and the need to safeguard environmental treasures. She will work with the TEG on various environmental awareness programmes till February 2021.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
USA
B)
India
C)
Russia
D)
New Zealand

Correct Answer : Option (D) - New Zealand

Note : New Zealand could be the first country in the world to require its major financial institutions to report on the risks posed by the climate crisis. This means that about 200 of the country's biggest companies and banks would have to report on the impact that extreme weather events or climate polices will have on their business.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Arundhati Roy
B)
Kiran Desai
C)
Romila Thapar
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Romila Thapar

Note : A new book titled "Voices of Dissent" authored by Historian Romila Thapar will be jointly published by Penguin Random House India and Seagull Books. The book is set to publish in October 2020. The book is a historical essay that explores dissent, including its articulation and public response to its forms, with a focus on the recent protest in India against the citizenship law and the National Register of Citizens.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Smriti Irani
B)
Piyush Goyal
C)
Nitin Gadkari
D)
Narendra Singh Tomar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Piyush Goyal

Note : Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has called upon G-20 to play a leadership role in crafting a pathway to recover from COVID-19. Piyush Goyal on Tuesday participated in the virtual meeting of the G-20 Trade and Investment Ministers. Mr Goyal in a tweet said, "Addressed G-20 Meeting of Trade & Investment Ministers, & stressed on importance of small retailers in supply of food & essentials. Also highlighted India's stand on data sovereignty, as well as our economic reforms to build an Aatmanirbhar Bharat"

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Cairn India
B)
Oil India Limited
C)
Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organisation
D)
Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organisation

Note : Due to COVID-19 pandemic, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), M/o Commerce and Industry, has given permission to the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) to introduce ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) Tank Containers for movement of Liquid Oxygen for domestic transport as there is an urgent need to move oxygen in a sufficient quantity.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
KRITAGYA
B)
PRATIGYA
C)
SAMYUGYA
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - KRITAGYA

Note : The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) under National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) launched a hackathon named as ‘KRITAGYA’ in order to promote potential technology solutions for enhancing farm mechanization with special emphasis on women friendly equipments.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
National Health Authority
B)
India Health and Care Committee
C)
National Health Committee
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - National Health Authority

Note : Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) is an initiative by the Government of India for providing need based health care service to protect poor and vulnerable families against financial risking out of catastrophic health issues. The government setup an autonomous entity, ‘National Health Agency’ under the Society Registration Act, 1860 for the formulation of policies, implementation mechanisms, coordination with state governments for the effective implementation of AB-PMJAY. Later, it was changed to National Health Authority as the apex body responsible for implementing Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Wheat
B)
Groundnut
C)
Mustard
D)
Safflower

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Groundnut

Note : After the Parliament passed two agricultural sector reforms bills, The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all mandated Rabi crops for marketing season 2021-22 to encourage farmers ahead of sowing the operations of winter crops. The biggest crop of Rabi season, Wheat has been hiked by Rs. 50 to Rs. 1975 per quintal along with other five Rabi crops(Lentil (masoor), gram, barley, safflower and mustard/rapeseed).

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
68th Anniversary
B)
70th Anniversary
C)
73rd Anniversary
D)
75th Anniversary

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 75th Anniversary

Note : To mark the 75th anniversary of UN in 2020, a meeting of the UN General Assembly was organized virtually on 21st September 2020. It released a declaration titled “The Future We Want, the UN We Need: Reaffirming our Collective Commitment to Multilateralism”. Year 2020 marks 75th anniversary of UN which was established on October 24, 1945.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
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17 September
B)
19 September
C)
22 September
D)
25 September

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 22 September

Note : World Rhino Day is observed globally on 22 September every year. This special day provides the opportunity for cause-related organizations, NGOs, zoos, and members of the public to celebrate rhinos in their own unique ways. This day is celebrated to raise awareness of the need to protect all the five existing species of Rhinoceros.

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Published On : July 19, 2021