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 Q .
For the first time, a female Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has been appointed by the Government of India. Name the new VC of JNU.
A)
Sangita Srivastava
B)
Mamta Brahma Bhatt
C)
Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit
D)
Basanti Dulal Nagchaudhuri

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit

Note : The Ministry of Education (MoE) has appointed Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit as the new Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on February 7, 2022

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Published On : February 7, 2022
 Q .
Government has approved continuation of the Indian Footwear and Leather Development Programme (IFLDP) for 2021 – 2026. How much amount of outlay has been approved for this programme?
A)
Rs 1500 cr
B)
Rs 1700 cr
C)
Rs 2550 cr
D)
Rs 3700 cr

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rs 1700 cr

Note : The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of the Indian Footwear and Leather Development Programme (IFLDP) for five years from 2021-22 to 2025-26. The total financial outlay approved for the programme is Rs. 1700 crore till March 31, 2026, or till further review, whichever is earlier..

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Published On : February 6, 2022
 Q .
The legendary Nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar passed away at the age of 92 recently. In which year was the singer honored with the prestigious Bharat Ratna award?
A)
2001
B)
1998
C)
1990
D)
1978

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 2001

Note :

Lata Mangeshkar : Born as Hema Mangeshkar; (28 September 1929 – 6 February 2022) was an Indian playback singer and occasional music composer. She is widely considered to have been one of the greatest and most influential singers in India.
 
2001 : Bharat Ratna – The Nation’s Highest Civilian Award
1999 : Padma Vibhushan
1969 : Padam Bhushan

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Published On : February 6, 2022
 Q .
KVIC has recently cancelled the certification of which Khadi institution for selling fake Khadi products?
A)
Kerala Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi
B)
Mumbai Khadi & Village Industries Association
C)
Uttarakhand Khadi & Village Board
D)
Indore Khadi Sangh Khadi Udyog Sahakari Samiti Ltd.

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Mumbai Khadi & Village Industries Association

Note :

Khadi and Village Industries Commission on Saturday said it has cancelled the Khadi Certification issued to its oldest Khadi institution, the Mumbai Khadi & Village Industries Association, for alleged sale of spurious non-Khadi products.
 
The institution was running the Khadi Emporium at Metropolitan Insurance House, a heritage building, located in Mumbai since 1954.
 
“With cancellation of the registration, Khadi Emporium ceases to be a genuine Khadi outlet and is no longer permitted to sell Khadi products from the Emporium. “KVIC is also contemplating legal action against the MKVIA for criminal breach of trust and cheating public at large by misusing the credibility and popularity of brand Khadi,” an official statement said.
 
The action came after KVIC found that the Khadi Emporium at Dr D.N. Road was selling non-Khadi products in the guise of genuine Khadi. During routine inspection, its officials collected samples from the Emporium that were found to be non-Khadi products.

Source : The Print

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Published On : February 6, 2022
 Q .
The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is observed every year on which day?
A)
February 3rd
B)
February 4th
C)
February 5th
D)
February 6th

Correct Answer : Option (D) - February 6th

Note : International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is a United Nations-sponsored annual awareness day that takes place on February 6th every year to eradicate female genital mutilation (FGM).

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Published On : February 6, 2022
 Q .
What was the profession of Ramesh Deo, who has passed away recently?
A)
Author
B)
Jounalist
C)
Actor
D)
Economist

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Actor

Note : Veteran Indian and Marathi film and television actor, Ramesh Deo, has passed away. He was 93.

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Published On : February 6, 2022
 Q .
Veteran politician Chandupatla Janga Reddy who has passed away was from which political party?
A)
CPI
B)
INC
C)
BJP
D)
BSP

Correct Answer : Option (C) - BJP

Note : Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chandupatla Janga Reddy has passed away in Hyderabad following health issues. He was 86. He is best known for his time as Member of Parliament in the 8th Lok Sabha in 1984, which also marked the BJP’s debut in the Lok Sabha, following Indira Gandhi’s assassination.

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Published On : February 6, 2022
 Q .
PM Modi attended the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) recently. In which city is this international organisation located?
A)
Hyderabad
B)
Mumbai
C)
Bangalore
D)
Ahmedabad

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Hyderabad

Note : Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) on February 05, 2022 in Patancheru, Hyderabad.

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Published On : February 6, 2022
 Q .
Who has been Inaugurates 216-Foot 'Statue Of Equality' In Hyderabad?
A)
Ram Nath Kovind
B)
Narendra Modi
C)
Yogi Adityanath
D)
K. Chandrashekar Rao

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Narendra Modi

Note :

Prime Minister "Narendra Modi" on Saturday(5th Feb 2022) inaugurated the 216-foot tall 'Statue of Equality', honouring the 11th-century Hindu saint Ramanujacharya. "This statue of Ramanujacharya ji is a symbol of his knowledge, detachment, and ideals," he said.
According to the Prime Minister's Office, the Statue of Equality commemorates Ramanujacharya, who promoted the idea of equality in all aspects of living including faith, caste and creed.
 
"Today Ramanujacharya ji is giving us the message of equality in the form of a huge Statue of Equality," said the Prime Minister.
 
The statue is made of 'panchaloha', a combination of five metals: gold, silver, copper, brass, and zinc and is among one of the tallest metallic statues in sitting position, in the world...

Source : NDTV

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Published On : February 5, 2022
 Q .
Who will be the Chief of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Governor of the Central Bank of Norway?
A)
Camilla Stoltenberg
B)
Karin Stoltenberg
C)
Thorvald Stoltenberg
D)
Jens Stoltenberg

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jens Stoltenberg

Note :

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) chief, "Jens Stoltenberg" will take over as Norway’s central bank Governor at the end of the year. The appointment comes amid escalating tensions between the West and Russia. Western nations fear Moscow has plans to invade Ukraine, which aspires to join the NATO alliance.
 
But Mr Stoltenberg, a 62-year-old trained economist, insisted that he would stay on as NATO Secretary-General until the end of his term in October. Norway’s central bank determines monetary policy but also manages the country’s enormous sovereign wealth fund, the biggest in the world.

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Published On : February 5, 2022