Current Affairs For (25 January, 2022)

Q1. India’s first para-badminton academy has been set up in which city?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) India’s first para-badminton academy has been set up in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It has all the advanced equipment and facilities.

2. Who among the following has recently become India’s first UN Development Programme (UNDP) Youth Climate Champion?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) Prajakta Koli has become India’s first UN Development Programme (UNDP) Youth Climate Champion. She is a content creator on various online platforms like youtube, Instagram, etc.

3. India observed Parakram Diwas on ________ to mark the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

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Answers With Explanation : (D) January 23 is being observed as Parakram Diwas in India, to mark the birth anniversary of the legendary freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

4. India’s First “District Good Governance Index” has been unveiled recently for districts of which states/UTs?

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Answers With Explanation : (A) The Union Minister of Home and Cooperation Shri Amit Shah has virtually released India’s First “District Good Governance Index” for 20 districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu district has topped the Index.

5. Name the winner of women’s single title at the Syed Modi International badminton Tournament 2022.

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Answers With Explanation : (D) In badminton, ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu bagged the women’s singles title at the Syed Modi International Tournament.

6. Which inter-governmental alliance is holding a maritime exercise named “Neptune Strike ’22” in the Mediterranean Sea?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) The NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) member countries will be conducting a 12-day maritime exercise in the Mediterranean Sea from January 24, 2022. The name of the maritime exercise is “Neptune Strike ’22”.

7. Which of these leaders has been conferred with the Netaji Award 2022 by the Netaji Research Bureau?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) The former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been conferred with the Netaji Award 2022 by the Netaji Research Bureau, based in Kolkata.

8. In India January 24 is marked as which of these days?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) In India the National Girl Child Day (NGCD) is observed annually on January 24 since 2008.

9. What is the theme of the International Day of Education in 2022?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) The theme of 4th International Day of Education in 2022 is Changing Course, Transforming Education.

10. Which state’s Chief Minister has launched ‘Apna Kangra’ app and hampers handcrafted by self help groups (SHGs)?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur launched ‘Apna Kangra’ app and hampers handcrafted by self help groups (SHGs) at Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh.

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