Correct Answer : Option (B) - Iqbal Singh Lalpura
Correct Answer : Option (C) - April 14th
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 14th April
Correct Answer : Option (A) - 3%
Note : The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has revised down its projection for global trade growth (in volume) for 2022 to 3%. Earlier in October 2021, this was estimated at 4.7%.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ecuador
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mumbai and Hyderabad
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ministry of Culture
Note : The Union Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah, inaugurated the "Amrit Samagam", a conference of tourism and culture ministers of the country, held in New Delhi today. On this occasion, the Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and Development of North East Region, Shri G. Kishan Reddy, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Culture, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, Ms. Meenakshi Lekhi and Minister of State for Defense and Tourism, Shri Ajay Bhatt were present among many dignitaries.
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Correct Answer : Option (D) - April 13th
Note : The International Turban Day is celebrated every year on April 13th since 2004 to bring awareness of the strict requirement on Sikhs to put the turban as a mandatory part of their religion. The 2022 Turban Day marks the 553rd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev and the festival of Baisakhi.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - $2 million
Note : The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the partners of the Adaptation Innovation Marketplace (AIM) have approved $2.2 million in climate action grants for 22 local innovators across 19 countries, including India.The funding will be done through Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA) window.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - China
Note : China defended its strict COVID-19 measures on April 12, 2022 amid growing criticism against its Zero-COVID policy. A spike in COVID cases recently led China to place over 193 million people across at least 23 cities in full or partial lockdown, including its financial hub Shanghai in an effort control its worst COVID-19 outbreak. Shanghai, a city of 25 million people has been put under a strict lockdown, denying people access to essential health care and food.