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 Q .
Malayalam actor and assistant director Ambika Rao when did passed away?
A)
27th June 2022
B)
28th June 2022
C)
29th June 2022
D)
30th June 2022

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 27th June 2022

Note :

Malayalam actress and assistant director "Ambika Rao" died on Monday, 27th June 2022, after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 58. The actress was best known for her role in the popular family drama Kumbalangi Nights.
 
Reportedly, Ambika was undergoing treatment for kidney-related ailments for a long time after contracting COVID-19. She breathed her last around 11.30 am at a private hospital in Thrissur.
 
The news of the actress’ passing sent shock waves in the Malayalam film industry. Several Malayalam stars, directors, producers, and other members of the film fraternity mourned the untimely demise of the seasoned actor-filmmaker. She is survived by her children - Rahul and Sohan..

Source : News18

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Published On : July 1, 2022
 Q .
Snake Island, which was seen in news recently, is part of which country's territory?
A)
Germany
B)
Ukraine
C)
France
D)
United Kingdom

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ukraine

Note :

Russian forces abandoned the strategic Black Sea outpost of Snake Island, in a major victory for Ukraine that could loosen the grip of Russia’s blockade on Ukrainian ports.
 
* Snake Island, also known as Serpent Island or Zmiinyi Island, is an island belonging to Ukraine located in the Black Sea, near the Danube Delta, with an important role in delimiting Ukrainian territorial waters.

* On 24 February 2022, two Russian navy warships attacked and captured Snake Island. On 30 June 2022, Ukraine said that it had pushed Russian forces from the island.

* The bare rocky outcrop overlooks sea lanes to Odesa, Ukraine’s main Black Sea port, where Russia is blocking food cargos from one of the world’s leading grain suppliers..

Source : The Hindu

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Published On : July 1, 2022
 Q .
What is Clofazimine, recently seen in news?
A)
Ransomware
B)
Crypto currency
C)
Both (A) and (B)
D)
One of the three essential drugs in the Multi Drug Treatment of Multibacillary Leprosy (MB-MDT) cases

Correct Answer : Option (D) - One of the three essential drugs in the Multi Drug Treatment of Multibacillary Leprosy (MB-MDT) cases

Note :

Clofazimine, a key drug for treatment of leprosy, which had been in short supply in the Indian market for several months, is now “not available”, with the situation turning into a crisis over the past three months.
 
Clofazimine is one of the three essential drugs in the Multi Drug Treatment of Multibacillary Leprosy (MB-MDT) cases, along with Rifampicin and Dapsone.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), leprosy is endemic in several States and Union Territories of India, with the annual case detection rate of 4.56 per 10,000 population.

The prevalence rate of leprosy is 0.4 per 10,000 population in the country.

Of the new cases detected during 2020-21, 58.1% were multibacillary, 39% were women, 5.8% were children less than 14 years of age, and 2.41% had visible deformities. The rate of visible deformities was 1.1 per million population..

Source : The Hindu

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Published On : July 1, 2022
 Q .
Who has become the 14th Prime Minister of Israel?
A)
Yair Lapid
B)
Naftali Bennett
C)
Benny Gantz
D)
Avigdor Lieberman

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Yair Lapid

Note :

Yair Lapid officially became the 14th Prime Minister of Israel at the stroke of midnight between June 30 and July 1, 2022. His term could be the short one as he take over the caretaker government ahead of Israel’s election which was scheduled to take place on November 1. Yair Lapid is an Israeli politician and a former journalist who is serving as the Prime Minister of Israel since July 1, 2022.
 
On his first day in office, Lapid's first agenda is to hold the meeting with Ronen Bar, the head of the Shin Bet security agency, at the Kirya military headquarters in Tel Aviv.
 
Shortly after this, the new Prime minister is scheduled to hold a meeting to discuss "the captives and MIAs", a reference to the two Israeli men and the remains of two Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers being held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip..

Source : Hindustan Times

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Published On : July 1, 2022
 Q .
Who has become the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra?
A)
Eknath Shinde
B)
Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar
C)
Devendra Fadnavis
D)
Narhari Sitaram Zirwal

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Devendra Fadnavis

Note : Former Maharashtra Chief Minister "Devendra Fadnavis" took oath as the deputy Maharashtra CM. Devendra Fadnavis, who served as the Maharashtra Chief Minister from 2014-19 had announced in a joint press conference that Eknath Shinde will be the new CM and not him. Home Minister Amit Shah informed later in a tweet that Fadnavis has agreed to be a part of the new government at the behest of BJP President JP Nadda.

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Published On : July 1, 2022
 Q .
Who has become the first black woman Judge of the US Supreme Court?
A)
Amy Coney Barrett
B)
Marsha Blackburn
C)
Ketanji Brown Jackson
D)
Patricia Tolliver Giles

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ketanji Brown Jackson

Note :

Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to formally become an associate justice of the US Supreme Court, making her the nation's first African-American woman to serve in that role.
 
Chief Justice John Roberts administered the constitutional oath for Jackson on Thursday(30th June 2022) afternoon while Associate Justice Stephen Breyer administered the judicial oath, in a ceremony before a small gathering of her family at the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill.
 
While Jackson’s confirmation is a milestone, it still won’t change the 6-3 conservative majority in the US Supreme Court, which has come under fire for its recent rulings including the removal of abortion rights in the country..

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : July 1, 2022
 Q .
Who is participated in the 'Udyami Bharat' programme and launched various key initiatives to ramp up the MSME sector?
A)
Yogi Adityanath
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Ram Nath Kovind
D)
Venkaiah Naidu

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Modi

Note :

Prime Minister "Narendra Modi" participated in the ‘Udyami Bharat’ programme on Thursday(30th June 2022) and launched key initiatives like ‘Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance (RAMP) scheme, Capacity Building of First-Time MSME Exporters (CBFTE) scheme and new features of the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) to ramp up the MSME sector.
 
* Modi also digitally transferred assistance to beneficiaries of PMEGP for 2022-23; announced results of the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022; distributed National MSME Awards, 2022; and issued Digital Equity Certificates to 75 MSMEs in the Self Reliant India (SRI) Fund.
 
* RAMP scheme with an outlay of around Rs 6000 crore, aims to scale up the implementation capacity and coverage of MSMEs in the states, with impact enhancement of existing MSME schemes.
 
* New features of the PMEGP include an increase in the maximum project cost to Rs 50 lakhs from Rs 25 lakhs for the manufacturing sector and Rs 20 lakhs from Rs 10 lakhs in the service sector and inclusion of applicants from aspirational districts & transgenders in special category applicants for availing higher subsidies..

Source : Times now News

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Published On : July 1, 2022
 Q .
Who released the Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP)- 2020 in New Delhi(30th June 2022)?
A)
J. P. Nadda
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Venkaiah Naidu
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nirmala Sitharaman

Note :

Finance Minister "Nirmala Sitharaman" 30th June 2022 released the Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP)- 2020 in New Delhi.

* In the report, seven states have been identified as the top achievers based on implementation of the Business Reforms Action Plan. The states are Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Punjab, Telangana and Tamil Nadu.
 
* The report further mentioned that Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh figure under the Achievers category. While Assam, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Jharkhand, Kerala, Rajasthan and West Bengal have been placed in the Aspirers category.
 
* On the occasion, Ms Sitharaman said, the nature of reforms had undergone change since 1991. She stressed that the government is implementing responsive reforms by nudging the states and Union Territories...

Source : News on Air

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Published On : July 1, 2022
 Q .
When the "Chartered Accountants Day" observed on every year?
A)
1st July
B)
2nd July
C)
3rd July
D)
4th July

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 1st July

Note :

Chartered Accountants' (CA) day is celebrated annually on 1st July with an aim to commemorate the findings of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) by Parliament in 1949.
 
The ICAI is the only licensing and regulatory body for the profession of accounting and financial auditing in India. Every finance and accounting organisation including National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) is required to follow the recommendations of accounting standards made by them.
 
History : The Chartered Accountants’ Day honors the founding of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the second-largest accounting organization in the world and the country’s first national professional accounting body. It was created on July 1st, 1949, as a statutory body by the Indian Parliament under the Chartered Accountants Act. India celebrates this day each year to commemorate the founding of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
 
Significance : CAs have a very important role in the development of our country. Moreover, the ICAI is an institute that regulates the accounting standards in India.
 
Wishes to send to a Chartered Accountant
 
* Chartered Accountants create economies and finances to rely on. They create opportunities to grow. Best wishes to you on CA Day!
* Becoming a qualified CA is not a cake walk. It requires a lot of hard work to become one. I wish a very happy CA day to you!
* Without CAs, it is impossible for a company to function, no business in the country can prosper without a CA. Cheers to you on National CA Day!
* Our economy may seem to be tricky to the common man but for a CA, it is like a simple mathematical equation. Best wishes to all the CAs!
* Wishing you a very Happy CA Day. It might be easy to learn accountancy but it is certainly very difficult to become a Chartered Accountant. Congratulations on becoming a CA!

Source : First Post

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Published On : July 1, 2022
 Q .
When the "National Doctor's Day" is celebrated on every year?
A)
29th June
B)
30th June
C)
1st July
D)
2nd July

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 1st July

Note :

National Doctor's Day is celebrated each year on July 1 in India. This special day is celebrated to thank them for their immense contributions to mankind. Doctor's Day is celebrated on different dates across the world.
 
History : National Doctor's day is observed in the memory of a respected physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy. Dr Roy was born on July 1, 1882, and also died on the same date, in 1962. This day is celebrated to pay tribute to the whole medical staff and to highlight the importance of doctors in our lives.

Theme : The theme of National Doctors Day 2022 is ''Family Doctors on the Front Line''.

Source : India Today

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Published On : July 1, 2022