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 Q .
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) approves "________" India's first kit to identify Omicron.
A)
Omikit
B)
Omisure
C)
Omitest
D)
Omistick

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Omisure

Note :

In a successful attempt to cut down delays in genome sequencing to detect the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV2 (Covid-19), the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has approved a made in India ‘Omisure’ test kit.
 
This RT-PCR test kit has been developed by Tata Medical and Diagnostics to specifically detect the Omicron variant of Covid-19.

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Published On : January 8, 2022
 Q .
Who is launched "BahaneChhodoTaxBachao" campaign?
A)
SBI General Insurance
B)
Reliance General Insurance
C)
The Oriental Insurance Company
D)
Future Generali India Insurance Company

Correct Answer : Option (A) - SBI General Insurance

Note :

SBI General Insurance has announced the launch of a campaign to increase awareness of Indians around the need to buy health insurance to save tax.
 
The campaign "#BahaneChhodoTaxBachao" will also underline other benefits of opting for health insurance.
 
“The pandemic has caused a significant increase in insurance awareness and adoption. However, India still has vast scope for penetration of health insurance. It is a priority rather than a choice of option since it not just prevents a medical emergency from turning into a financial crisis but also comes with the double benefit of saving tax under section 80D," according to a press release.

Source : Live Mint

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Published On : January 8, 2022
 Q .
Who has inaugurates 24th Conference on e-Governance 2020-21?
A)
Jitendra Singh
B)
Manoj Sinha
C)
Piyush Goyal
D)
Rajnath Singh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Jitendra Singh

Note :

The Union Minister of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh has inaugurated the 24th National Conference on e-Governance in Hyderabad, Telangana on 7th January 2022. the 24th Conference on e-Governance (NCeG) 2020-21 will be conducted from 7th – 8th January 2022.
 
The theme of this Conference is ‘India’s Techade: Digital Governance in a Post Pandemic World’.

National Awards for e-Governance 2021 will include awards under 6 categories of the Award Scheme to 26 e-Governance initiatives at Central, State and District levels and also to Academic & Research Institutions and Public Sector Undertaking and includes 12 Gold, 13 Silver and 1 Jury Award.

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Published On : January 8, 2022
 Q .
India's first unique 'Rock' museum has been inaugurated in which city?
A)
Mumbai
B)
Chennai
C)
Bengaluru
D)
Hyderabad

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Hyderabad

Note :

Union Minister "Dr Jitendra Singh" on Thursday(6th Jan 2022) inaugurated India’s first unique 'Rock' museum and later addressed the Hyderabad scientists at the CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI).
 
Set up with the aim to educate and enlighten the masses about several lesser known facts, the Open Rock Museum displays around 35 different types of rocks from different parts of India with ages ranging from 3.3 billion years to around 55 million years of the Earth’s history. These rocks also represent the deepest part of the earth up to 175 kms of distance from the surface of the earth, read a statement from the Ministry of Earth Science.

Source : News 24 Online

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Published On : January 7, 2022
 Q .
All International passengers will have to undergo mandatory quarantine for how many days as per the latest government guidelines?
A)
14 Days
B)
10 Days
C)
7 Days
D)
5 Days

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 7 Days

Note :

India on Friday(7th Jan 2022) made seven-day(7 Days) home quarantine mandatory for all international arrivals and an RT-PCR test on the eighth day, as it issued revised guidelines for international passengers.
 
The guidelines released on Friday(7th Jan 2022) come into force from January 11 and will remain effective till further government orders.
 
As per the existing rules, which have been retained in the revised guidelines, travellers coming from countries specified as “at risk” have to submit sample for Covid testing post-arrival and they required to wait for the results at the airport before leaving or taking a connecting flight.

Source : The Indian Express

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Published On : January 7, 2022
 Q .
Who was re-appointed as CACP Chairman by Government in Jan 2022?
A)
Vacant
B)
Vijay Paul Sharma
C)
Shri Anupam Mitra
D)
Naveen Prakash Singh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Vijay Paul Sharma

Note :

The Centre has re-appointed (3rd Jan 2022) Vijay Paul Sharma as chairman of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) after he resigned in May last year at the end of his five-year term.
 
The chairmanship of the CACP will be critical in the proposed committee on the minimum support price (MSP) and other reforms.
 
Sharma, a professor at the Centre for Management in Agriculture at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, was appointed CACP Chairman for the first time in June 2016.

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Published On : January 7, 2022
 Q .
who is launched Student Start-ups and Innovation Policy 2.0?
A)
Acharya Devvrat
B)
Bhupendra Patel
C)
Narendra Modi
D)
Yogi Adityanath

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bhupendra Patel

Note :

Gujarat Chief Minister "Bhupendra Patel" on Wednesday(5th Jan 2022) inaugurated a two-day international conference of academic institutions as a precursor to the 10th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, scheduled to take place between January 10 and 12.
 
During the inaugural ceremony, Patel launched the second edition of the Student Start-up and Innovation Policy (SSIP 2.0) in the presence of dignitaries from India and across the world.
 
As per a government release, the five-year tenure of the SSIP-1 will end on January 10. Hence, SSIP 2.0 was unveiled on Wednesday and will remain in force till March 2027.

Source : The Indian Express

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Published On : January 7, 2022
 Q .
Veteran Chinese diplomat ___________ takes over as new Secretary-General of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
A)
Zhang Ming
B)
Bolat Nurgaliyev
C)
Dmitry Mezentsev
D)
Muratbek Imanaliyev

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Zhang Ming

Note : Veteran Chinese diplomat, Zhang Ming, has taken over as the new secretary-general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on 1st January 2022. Zhang, 65, took over the reins of Beijing based SCO from Vladimir Norov, a former diplomat from Uzbekistan who completed his term on 31st December.

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Published On : January 7, 2022
 Q .
Who holds the first Guinness World Record for numerology in 2022?
A)
Niraj Shah
B)
Jay Chaudhry
C)
J C Chaudhry
D)
Rakesh Gangwal

Correct Answer : Option (C) - JC Chaudhry

Note :

The first-ever Guinness World Record in Numerology and the first world record of 2022 was achieved by one of India's top numerologists "J C Chaudhry" educating about ancient science to around 6000 participants, enthusiasts of numerology joined from USA, UK, Middle East, and India.
 
The initiative was organised by (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jc.nummerro.app) CNPL (Chaudhry Nummero Pvt Ltd) and the Indian Institute of Numerology to create awareness regarding numerology, which was prevalent across ancient cultures like Greece, Egypt, China, Chaldea and India.

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : January 7, 2022
 Q .
The Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda joined the_________as the 102nd member
A)
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
B)
Energy Charter Treaty (ECT)
C)
International Energy Agency (IEA)
D)
International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Correct Answer : Option (D) - International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Note :

The Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda joined the International Solar Alliance (ISA) as the 102nd member by signing the International Solar Alliance Framework Agreement, the India-led global green energy initiative. The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne signed the framework agreement in the presence of Indian High Commissioner Dr K. J. Srinivasa to catalyze global energy transition through a solar-led approach.
 
ISA was jointly launched by India and France in 2015 during the 21st session of the United Nations Climate Change COP-21 in Paris, France to promote solar energy.

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Published On : January 7, 2022