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Current Affairs Quiz (April 2022) Part -1 #currentAffairs #compete4exams #eduvictors

Current Affairs Quiz (April 2022) Part -1

Current Affairs Quiz (April 2022) Part -1 #currentAffairs #compete4exams #eduvictors

Q1. Who has been appointed as the next Director-General of Military Operations?

Answer: Lieutenant General Manoj Kumar Katiyar

Q2. President Ram Nath Kovind has given his consent to the bill that empowers the police to obtain physical and biological samples of convicts and of those accused of crimes. Name the bill.

Answer: Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill

Q3. World Earth Day, also known as International Mother Earth Day, is celebrated every year on ________.

Answer: April 22

Q4. Oil India Limited (OIL) has commissioned “India’s first 99.999% pure” green hydrogen plant in which state?

Answer: Assam

Q5. Every year, the state of Himachal Pradesh celebrates Himachal Day on ________.

Answer: April 15

In 1971, Himachal Pradesh became the 18th state in India with Shimla as its capital.

Q6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya, or the Prime Ministers' museum, dedicated to all Prime Ministers of the country since independence. The museum is housed at?

Answer: Teen Murti Bhavan, Delhi

Q7. Which state has become the first state in India to launch the 'SpaceTech Framework' in the metaverse for space technology?

Answer: Telangana

Q8. India’s first Skill India International Centre will be set up in which city and state for training youths with an aim to enhance overseas opportunities for the skilled workforce?

Answer: Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Q9. Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 108 feet statue of Lord Hanuman in which state?

Answer: Gujarat

Q10. Who won the men's title in the 71st Senior National Basketball Championship?

Answer: Tamil Nadu

Q11. Name the Indian economist who has been selected for the 2022 Malcolm Adiseshiah Award?

Answer: Prabhat Patnaik

Q12. World Liver Day is annually marked on ________ annually to spread awareness about the causes of liver disease and tips for its prevention so as to take holistic care of the liver. 

Answer: 19 April

Q13. Actor R Madhavan's son Vedaant Madhavan bagged a gold medal in the men’s 800m freestyle event at the Danish Open swimming meet in ______________.

Answer: Copenhagen, Denmark

Q14. The country's first-ever radio channel for the visually impaired has been launched in Nagpur, Maharashtra. What is the name of the channel?

Answer: 'Radio city Aksh'

Q15. Who won the prestigious Reykjavik Open chess tournament?

Answer: R Pragganandhaa

Q16. World Art Day is observed every year on _________. 

Answer: 15 April

Q17. In which state 'Meri Fasal-Mera Byora' portal was launched for the convenience of the farmers of the state for redressal of grievances of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana?

Answer: Haryana

Q18. Ambedkar Jayanti is celebrated on _________ to commemorate the birth anniversary of Babasaheb Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar.

Answer: 14 April

Q19. Which Indian city has been recognised as the "2021 Tree City of the World" by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (UN)?

Answer: Mumbai

Q20. Who is the founder and CEO of the listed beauty marketplace, Nykaa, won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award?

Answer: Falguni Nayar

Q21. Aleksandar Vučić has been elected as the president of which country?

Answer: Serbia

Q22. Famous Bengali author Amar Mitra has won the award for his short story titled 'Gaonburo'- a Bengali short fiction. Name the prize he won.

Answer:  O Henry prize 

Q23. Which state has topped NITI Aayog State Energy and Climate Index-(SECI) Round 1 among larger states?

Answer: Gujarat

Q24. Who will take charge as the new managing director of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)?

Answer: Vikas Kumar

Q25. Who has been appointed the chairman of the country’s premier government recruiting agency ( UPSC) and his tenure will end on 27 June 2023?

Answer: Dr Manoj Soni

Q26. Who became the first black woman to become a judge in the US Senate?

Answer: Ketanji Brown Jackson

Q27. Who is the author of the launch book "Not Just a Nightwatchman: My Innings with BCCI"?.

Answer: Vinod Rai

Q28. Who was awarded the World Press Photo of the Year 2022?

Answer: Amber Bracken, Canada for NY Times.

Q29. Name the author whose novel "Tomb of Sand" became the first Hindi language work of fiction to be shortlisted for the International Booker Prize.

Answer: Geetanjali Shree

Q30. Who will be awarded the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2021, for his collection of poems ‘Mein to Yahan Hun’?

Answer: Prof Ramdarash Mishra

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