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 Q .
The Center has notified a new campaign called Mary Policy Mere Hut. Under what scheme was this campaign launched?
A)
Atal Pension Yojana (APY)
B)
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY)
C)
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)
D)
Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)

Note : Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare will launch ‘Meri Policy Mere Hath’ which is a doorstep distribution drive to deliver crop insurance policies to farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).

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Published On : February 21, 2022
 Q .
When the Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh Foundation Day?
A)
February 23
B)
February 22
C)
February 21
D)
February 20

Correct Answer : Option (D) - February 20

Note :

Northern States Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh celebrate their Foundation Day on February 20, since 1987. Arunachal Pradesh is the extreme northern part of the country, which is also known as the ‘land of the rising sun’. The state at the edge of the Himalayas is proud to be called the land of dawn and lit mountains. Arunachal Pradesh became the 24th state of India.
 
Mizoram was declared as a separate UT in 1972 under the Northeast Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971. It became the 23rd state of India after the 53rd Amendment to the Indian Constitution, 1986. Mizoram, as well as the state of Arunachal Pradesh, came into existence on 20 February 1987.

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Published On : February 21, 2022
 Q .
When is International Mother Language Day celebrated?
A)
February 21
B)
February 20
C)
February 19
D)
February 18

Correct Answer : Option (A) - February 21

Note :

International Mother Language Day is being observed globally on February 21 (Monday) to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. The idea to celebrate the International Mother Language Day was approved by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or UNESCO in 1999.
 
“UNESCO believes in the importance of cultural and linguistic diversity for sustainable societies. It is within its mandate for peace that it works to preserve the differences in cultures and languages that foster tolerance and respect for others,” the UN body said.
 
The theme of the 2022 International Mother Language Day is “Using technology for multilingual learning: Challenges and opportunities”, said UNESCO.

Source : NDTV

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Published On : February 21, 2022
 Q .
AIF (Alternative Investment Fund) SEBI has reconstituted its Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee to oversee industry development. Who is the chairman of this revived committee?
A)
N R Narayana Murthy
B)
Kris Gopalakrishnan
C)
Shiv Nadar
D)
Azim Premji

Correct Answer : Option (A) - N R Narayana Murthy

Note :

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has reconstituted its alternative investment policy advisory committee, which advises the capital markets regulator on a range of issues that impact further development of the AIF space. The committee has now 20 members, as per an update by the SEBI.
 
The panel, which was constituted by SEBI in March 2015, earlier had 22 members. Till now, the committee has submitted three reports on the AIF (Alternative Investment Fund) industry.
 
The committee is chaired by Infosys co-founder "N R Narayana Murthy". The committee includes members from SEBI, Ministry of Finance, AIF players and industry associations.
 
Gopal Srinivasan, chairman and managing director, TVS Capital Funds; Gopal Jain, co-founder and managing partner, Gaja Capital; Vipul Roongta, managing director and CEO, HDFC Capital Advisors; and Renuka Ramnath, chairperson, Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA) are among the members of the panel, as per SEBI..

Source : The Hindu Businessline

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Published On : February 21, 2022
 Q .
After nine years, the French government decided to withdraw its troops from Mali and relocate its military base to which country?
A)
Chad
B)
Niger
C)
Senegal
D)
Mauritania

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Niger

Note : French president, Emmanuel Macron has confirmed that France and its European partners will start the military withdrawal from Mali after more than nine years fighting a jihadist insurgency. The heart of this military operation will be shifted from Mali to Niger.

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Published On : February 21, 2022
 Q .
The International Olympic Committee session will be held at which place in 2023?
A)
Paris
B)
Beijing
C)
Mumbai
D)
New York

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Mumbai

Note : Mumbai, India will host the International Olympic Committee session in 2023. The IOC Session for 2023 will be held at Jio World Convention Centre, Mumbai.

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Published On : February 20, 2022
 Q .
TransUnion CIBIL has partnered with which Indian body recently for a Nation-wide MSME Consumer Education Program?
A)
SIDBI
B)
NABARD
C)
NITI Aayog
D)
FICCI

Correct Answer : Option (D) - FICCI

Note : TransUnion CIBIL has partnered with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) to launch a unique nationwide MSME consumer education program to support MSME.

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Published On : February 20, 2022
 Q .
What was the profession of the recently deceased Ravish Tiwari?
A)
Author
B)
Economist
C)
journalism
D)
Sportsperson

Correct Answer : Option (C) - journalism

Note :

Ravish Tiwari, National Political Editor and Chief of National Bureau of The Indian Express, whose journalism blended scholarship with reporting rigour to explain change in politics and society, died Saturday(19th Feb 2022) morning. He had been fighting cancer since June 2020. He was 40 and is survived by his wife, his parents, and a brother.
 
Tiwari led a team of senior journalists at The Indian Express who covered the Union Government, including state and national elections, the Prime Minister’s Office, national security, strategic affairs, diplomacy, health, education, environment and infrastructure. Leading from the front as a reporter and an editor, he had travelled and reported from extensively across the country on rural affairs, agriculture, politics and, most recently, the UP election campaign.
 
“Ravish’s was a rare, unique voice in our profession. In the polarised world which much of political journalism inhabits, never once did he seek the comfort of an echo chamber. He listened to all because he knew that was the best way and the only way to keep a finger on the nation’s political pulse and explain it to our readers and audiences,” said Chairman of the Express Group Viveck Goenka. “We deeply mourn his loss. Ravish will live in his work and his values which will be an enduring inspiration for the political team in the newsroom and beyond.”

Source : Indian Express

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Published On : February 20, 2022
 Q .
What is the theme of 2022 World Day of Social Justice?
A)
Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment
B)
A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy.
C)
Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice
D)
If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment

Note : Theme of 2022 World Day of Social Justice : “Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment”.

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Published On : February 20, 2022
 Q .
The World Day of Social Justice is observed every year on which day?
A)
February 21
B)
February 20
C)
February 19
D)
February 18

Correct Answer : Option (B) - February 20

Note :

World Day of Social Justice is celebrated annually all over the world on 20 February. The International Labour Organization unanimously adopted the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization on 10 June 2008. Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. World Day of Social Justice 2022 Theme: Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment.
 
History of the Days : The International Labour Organization unanimously adopted the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization on 10 June 2008. This is the third major statement of principles and policies adopted by the International Labour Conference since the ILO’s Constitution of 1919. It builds on the Philadelphia Declaration of 1944 and the Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work of 1998. The 2008 Declaration expresses the contemporary vision of the ILO’s mandate in the era of globalization.

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Published On : February 20, 2022