Correct Answer : Option (B) - 5th April
Note : The United Nations General Assembly has designated 5th April to be observed as an International Day of Conscience every year. The resolution was adopted on 31 July 2019 by the UN General Assembly.
The year 2022 marks the third edition of the celebrations. This day serves to remind people to self-reflect, follow their conscience, and do the right things. This Day is observed every year on the 5th of April and the first International Conscience Day was observed in 2020.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Uttarakhand
Note : Uttarakhand Chief Minister "Pushkar Singh Dhami" met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the Parliament on April 5, 2022 and sought the Centre's cooperation in the smooth implementation of the Him Prahari scheme in areas bordering the state. The Him Prahari scheme is meant for ex-servicemen and youngsters and is aimed at stopping the migration of people from the state.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Delhi
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Covaxin
Note : The World Health Organisation suspended Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin's supply through UN agencies. WHO said that there will be an interruption of the supply of Covaxin due to the suspension of production for export. WHO also clarified that Covaxin is effective and no safety concerns exist.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 22
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Vinay Mohan Kwatra
Note : Vinay Mohan Kwatra has been named as the new Foreign Secretary of India by the Central Government on April 4, 2022. He will succeed Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who is set to retire from his position at the end of April 2022. Vinay Kwatra was India’s Ambassador to Nepal.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 26 districts
Correct Answer : Option (D) - 31st Mar 2022
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Dr Ian Fry
Note : The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has appointed "Dr Ian Fry" as the world’s first independent expert for human rights and climate change. Dr Fry has been appointed for a period of three years. He holds dual citizenship of Tuvalu and Australia. The position of Special Rapporteur for human rights and climate change was created by UNHRC in October 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tata Neu