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Current Affairs Quiz (March 2022) Part -1 #currentaffairs #compete4exams #eduvictors

Current Affairs Quiz (March 2022)
Part -1

Current Affairs Quiz (March 2022) Part -1 #currentaffairs #compete4exams #eduvictors

1. Shane Warne, a legendary cricketer dies at the age of 52. He belongs to which country?

Ans: Australia

2. Recently, Russian forces captured Europe’s largest nuclear power plant which is also among the world’s top 10 largest. Name the power plant located in Ukraine.

Ans: The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station is located near the city of Enerhodar, Southeastern Ukraine, onshore on the River Dnieper.

3. The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) launched a programme in collaboration with NIMHANS Bengaluru with an aim to improve the mental health of women in India. Name the project.

Ans: The 'Stree Manoraksha Project'

4. A report by Oxford Economics estimated how much amount in Indian Rupees, Youtube has contributed to the GDP of India in 2020?

Ans: Rs 6,800 crore

5. International Tennis Federation suspended two countries from ITF membership and international team competition amid the current conflict in Ukraine. One of them is Russia, name the other country.

Ans: Belarus

6. The Kaliyattam festival is an annual Theyyam festival held in the temples in which region of Kerala?

Ans: Kerala’s Malabar region.

7. Name the tennis player who became the 27th player to reach the number one spot in the men's ATP tennis rankings. He outplaced 20-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia.

Ans: Russia's Daniil Medvedev

8. Name the  Rookie para archer who created history by becoming the first Indian to win a silver medal in an individual section of the Para World Championships.

Ans: Pooja Jatyan

9. World Wetlands Day is observed on which day every year to raise global awareness about the importance of wetlands, not only for people but the planet Earth as well.

Ans: February 2

10. What is the theme of World Wetlands Day for 2022?

Ans: ‘Wetlands Action for People and Nature’.

11. Name the Indian hockey player who recently won the prestigious World Games Athlete of the Year for his 2021 performances, becoming only the second Indian to receive the accolade.

Ans: PR Sreejesh. In 2020, Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal became the first Indian to win the honour.

12.  The National Science Day is observed every year in India on which day? What is the theme of National Science Day 2022?

Ans: February 28. Theme: 'Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future'

13. Russia used the potent vacuum bomb during its invasion of Ukraine. The bomb works by taking in oxygen to create powerful, high-temperature explosions. Technically it is also called _______.

Ans: Thermobaric bomb.

14. Recently, the afterglow from an epic cosmic event known as “Kilonova” was spotted by astronomers.

When does the Kilonova event occur?

Ans: hen two hyper-dense neutron stars collide, generating X-Rays.

15. World Wildlife Day celebrated on which day and what is its theme?

Ans: March 3; theme: “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration”

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