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Who has been inaugurated Dedicates "K. K. Patel Super Speciality Hospital" in In Gujarat's Bhuj?
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Rahul Gandhi
C)
Rajnath Singh
D)
Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Narendra Modi

Note :

Prime Minister "Narendra Modi" will dedicate the KK Patel Super-Speciality Hospital at Bhuj in Gujarat to the nation 15th april 2022 via video conferencing.

The hospital has been built by Shree Kutchi Leva Patel Samaj, Bhuj.
 
As per the Prime Minister's Office, this is the first charitable super-speciality hospital in Kutch and is a 200 bed facility.
 
"It provides super speciality-services such as Interventional Cardiology (Cathlab), Cardiothoracic Surgery, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Nephrology, Urology, Nuclear Medicine, Neuro Surgery, Joint Replacement and other supportive services like laboratory, radiology etc," the PM's Office said.
 
The PM's Office added that the hospital makes medical super-speciality services easily accessible for the people of the region, at an affordable price..

Source : NDTV

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Published On : April 16, 2022
 Q .
Which state Chief Minister announced to Celebrate April 14 As "Equality Day"?
A)
Kerala
B)
Telangana
C)
Maharashtra
D)
Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tamil Nadu

Note :

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister "MK Stalin" on Wednesday(13th April 2022) announced that Dr BR Ambedkar, the father of Indian constitution, will be honoured by the celebration of his birth anniversary on April 14th as the 'Day of Equality'. Making a statement under Rule 110 in the Assembly, CM Stalin said that Ambedkar’s birth anniversary will be observed as ‘Samathuva Naal’ (Equality Day). The CM also announced that selected works of Ambedkar will be translated to Tamil by the TN government.
 
Making the announcement regarding the celebration of Equality Day to honour Dr BR Ambedkar, Stalin said that a pledge will be administered on that day for all. The CM informed that the decision to celebrate the day was put forth in a State Vigilance and Monitoring Committee Meeting held on Tuesday. According to the demand made during the meeting held on behalf of the Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department, CM Stain said that the day will be celebrated like how Periyar’s birthday is observed as ‘Social Justice Day’.
 
Following the meeting, Stalin announced that Ambedkar’s birth anniversary will be celebrated as ‘Equality Day’ and the state will take a ‘pledge for equality’ on the day. He further informed that a life-size bronze statue of the departed leader will be erected at the Ambedkar memorial..

Source : Republic World

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Published On : April 15, 2022
 Q .
Bohag Bihu or Rongali Bihu, one of the largest festivals of which state, falls in the second week of April every year, marking the beginning of the harvest season?
A)
Assam
B)
Bihar
C)
Punjab
D)
Kerala

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Assam

Note :

Bohag Bihu or Rongali Bihu, one of the biggest festivals of Assam, falls in the second week of April every year, marking the beginning of the harvest period. This year Bohag Bihu is being observed from April 14 to April 16. Rongali means joy in Assamese and the festival indeed is the time to rejoice and make merry with family and community.
 
The first day of the Hindu solar calendar is celebrated in the states of Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Kerala, Manipur, and West Bengal among others with different names and traditions. Bihu is celebrated thrice a year; apart from Rongali or Bohag Bihu – Kati Bihu or Kongaali Bihu and Magh Bihu or Bhogali Bihu are celebrated to mark different stages of the harvesting period.

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Published On : April 15, 2022
 Q .
When the World Art Day is observed?
A)
April 14th
B)
April 15th
C)
April 16th
D)
April 17th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - April 15th

Note :

April 15th is celebrated and observed as World Art Day. The day is celebrated and observed to promote the enjoyment and development of art. World Art Day was announced by UNESCO’s partner International Association of Art (AIA), in order to promote fine arts and spread awareness about fine arts in the world. The first World Art Day was celebrated and observed in 2012 after AIA proposed it at the 17th General Assembly in Guadalajara.
 
The date was chosen to celebrate and honour Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday. The day is also celebrated to raise awareness about the importance of art in an individual’s life and how it helps in nurturing creativity, and innovation, along with bringing a sense of cultural diversity to individuals.
 
Artists come together to share their creativity, and knowledge and inspire each other while maintaining a supportive environment. The development of art also helps in developing a free and peaceful world, one where people can express themselves freely without any fear..

Source : News18

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Published On : April 15, 2022
 Q .
Who has been launched the 'SVANidhi se Samriddhi' programme in an additional 126 cities across 14 States/UTs?
A)
Rajnath Singh
B)
Nitin Gadkari
C)
Shri Manoj Josh
D)
Arvind Kejriwal

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Shri Manoj Josh

Note :

Shri Manoj Joshi, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), 12th April 2022  launched the ‘SVANidhi se Samriddhi’ programme in an additional 126 cities across 14 States/UTs.
 
 
Important Points :
 
* PMSVANidhi’s extra initiative, ‘SVANidhi se Samriddhi,‘ was launched in 125 cities in Phase 1 in 2021, covering around 35 lakh street vendors and their families. They have been given 22.5 lakh scheme sanctions, which include 16 lakh insurance benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jeeban Jyoti Yojana, and 2.7 lakh pension benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan Yojana, among other things.

* Due to the success of Phase I, the MoHUA has expanded the programme to 126 cities, with the goal of covering 28 lakh street vendors and their families, with a total target of 20 lakh plan sanctions for FY 2022-23. The remaining cities would be added to the programme over time.

* Since June 1, 2020, MoHUA has been implementing the Prime Minister Street Vendors AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi), a Central Sector Scheme. The scheme, which aims to provide a low-cost working capital loan to street vendors, has already reached the 30-lakh milestone.

* The initiative, as envisioned by the Honourable Prime Minister, aims to not only provide loans to street sellers, but also to help them develop holistically and economically. With this in mind, the ‘SVANidhi se Samriddhi’ programme was established to provide social security benefits to street sellers in order to promote their holistic development and socioeconomic upliftment..

Source : PIB

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Published On : April 15, 2022
 Q .
Which government to launch "Him Prahari" scheme for ex-servicemen and youngsters?
A)
Punjab
B)
Gujarat
C)
Uttarakhand
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 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 aimed at stopping the migration of people from the state. It is meant for ex-servicemen and youngsters.
 
The scheme will focus on areas where migration occurs at a rapid pace to ensure that people do not move out. Under the scheme, the state government will prioritize settling of ex-servicemen in areas bordering the state. 

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Published On : April 15, 2022
 Q .
What is the theme of the first quiz under government's Sabka Vikas Mahaquiz?
A)
National Pension Scheme
B)
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
C)
Pradhan Mantri SVANidhi Scheme
D)
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana

Note : The theme of the first quiz under Sabka Vikas Mahaquiz is Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY). Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) is a pro-poor scheme that was launched to reduce the challenges faced by the poor and most vulnerable due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published On : April 14, 2022
 Q .
The Indian Air Force has signed an MOU with which institute to accelerate indigenisation efforts for Atmanirbhar Bharat?
A)
IIT Madras
B)
IIT Delhi
C)
IIT Kanpur
D)
IIT Bombay

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IIT Madras

Note : Indian Air Force and IIT Madras signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on April 13, 2022 for various developmental projects to support the requirements of the IAF. The joint partnership aims to accelerate IAF’s indigenisation efforts for achieving ‘Atma Nirbhar Bharat’. Under the MoU, the IAF has identified key focus areas to find indigenous solutions for the sustenance of various weapon systems.

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Published On : April 14, 2022
 Q .
Who has Inauguartes "Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya" in New Delhi?
A)
Ram Nath Kovind
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Arvind Kejriwal
D)
Mamata Banerjee

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Modi

Note :

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated "Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya" in New Delhi today(14th Apr 2022).
 
Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and DoNER Shri G.K Reddy; Minister of state for Culture and External Affairs Smt. Meenakashi Lekhi , Union Minister of State for Culture and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal; Chairperson of the executive council of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), Shri Nripendra Mishra; family members of former Prime Ministers and a large number of other dignitaries  were also present on the occasion .
 
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister noted various festivals being celebrated today. He also paid tributes to Babasaheb Ambedkar and said “the Constitution of which Babasaheb was the main architect, that constitution gave us the basis of the Parliamentary system. The main responsibility of this Parliamentary system has been on the office of the Prime Minister of the country. It is my good fortune that today I have got the opportunity to dedicate the Prime Minister's Museum to the nation.” He also acknowledged and greeted the families of the past Prime Ministers present on the occasion.
 
The Prime Minster emphasized “When the country is celebrating the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence, then this museum has come as a grand inspiration. In these 75 years, the country has seen many proud moments. The importance of these moments in the window of history is incomparable.”..

Source : PIB

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Published On : April 14, 2022
 Q .
Who is re-appointed National Commission for Minorities chief in Apr 2022?
A)
Manjunadh Singh
B)
Iqbal Singh Lalpura
C)
Ram Lal Patiyala
D)
Gnanedra Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Iqbal Singh Lalpura

Note :

The central government has re-appointed retired Punjab-cadre IPS officer Iqbal Singh Lalpura as the chairperson of the National Commission for Minorities. Lalpura, who was first appointed as chairman in September last year, had to resign from the post in December to contest as the BJP candidate from the Ropar assembly constituency, which he lost.
 
A Sikh intellectual, who has written books on Sikh and Punjabi culture, Lalpura, was appointed BJP spokesperson in September last year. He had retired as deputy inspector general (DIG), Punjab Police, before joining the BJP in 2012. He served as the senior superintendent of police of Amritsar Rural, Kapurthala and Tarn Taran districts.

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Published On : April 14, 2022