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 Q .
The 2022 Winter Olympics is being held in Beijing. What is the official slogan of the event?
A)
United by Emotion
B)
Ready for the future
C)
We play the field until we score
D)
Together for a Shared Future

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Together for a Shared Future

Note : The 2022 Winter Olympics kicked off on February 04, 2022 in Beijing, China and will continue till February 20, 2022. Official slogan – “Together for a Shared Future”

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Published On : February 5, 2022
 Q .
Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) in 2022?
A)
V.S. Krishna
B)
Satish Chandra
C)
M Jagadesh Kumar
D)
Hridaynath Kunzru

Correct Answer : Option (C) - M Jagadesh Kumar

Note :

The government of India has appointed JNU (Jawaharlal Nehru University) Vice-Chancellor, M Jagadesh Kumar as the new Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC)
 
He has been appointed for a period of five years or till he attains the age of 65 years, whichever is the earliest. The post of the UGC Chairman was vacant since December 07, 2021, after Prof D P Singh resigned upon attaining 65 years of age. He was appointed in 2018.

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Published On : February 5, 2022
 Q .
Rahul Bhatia has recently been appointed as the Managing Director of which airline?
A)
IndiGo
B)
Vistara
C)
AirIndia
D)
SpiceJet

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IndiGo

Note :

Airline major IndiGo seems to be gearing up for the challenge of greater competition in India's skies by appointing its co-founder and promoter -- Rahul Bhatia -- as the Managing Director to focus on expanding the airlines presence in India and international markets.
 
Rahul Bhatia as the Managing Director (MD) of the company with immediate effect on February 04, 2022.
 
The appointment comes at a time when the Tata Group has taken over Air India and a new budget carrier, Akasa Air, is slated to commence operations.
 
Besides, the development assumes more significance since lesser Covid restrictions are expected to trigger massive demand, not just in the domestic but even in the international market segment.
 
Notably, the appointment also indicates a truce between the airline's co-founder and promoters -- Rahul Bhatia and Rakesh Gangwal -- after a dispute over shareholders agreement.

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : February 5, 2022
 Q .
Which base year is used to calculate Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices?
A)
2010-11
B)
2011-12
C)
2013-14
D)
2015-16

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 2011-12

Note : Base year for Gross Domestic Product (GDP) calculations on constant prices is 2011-12.

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Published On : February 5, 2022
 Q .
The Indian state _________ recorded the lowest unemployment rate in January 2022 while _____ recorded the highest unemployment rate during the same month
A)
Telangana and Haryana
B)
Odisha and Delhi
C)
Gujarat and Meghalaya
D)
Kerala and Chhattisgarh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Telangana and Haryana

Note : Telangana recorded lowest unemployment rate in January at 0.7%.Haryana witnessed highest unemployment rate of 23.4% in January 2022.

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Published On : February 5, 2022
 Q .
Who is the author of the graphic novel Atharva – The Origin, in which Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been portrayed as the superhero Atharva?
A)
Ashok Banker
B)
Sarnath Banerjee
C)
Shamik Dasgupta
D)
Ramesh Thamilmani

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ramesh Thamilmani

Note : Virzu Studios in association with MIDAS Deals Pvt Ltd has released the motion poster of its upcoming graphic novel, Atharva – The Origin. Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been portrayed as the superhero Atharva in this graphic novel.The graphic novel is authored by Ramesh Thamilmani.

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Published On : February 5, 2022
 Q .
Who has recently been appointed by the Center as the Comptroller General of Accounts (CGA) to replace Deepak Dash?
A)
Suniel Shetty
B)
Manoj Kumar
C)
Pradeep Singh
D)
Sonali Singh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sonali Singh

Note :

The Government of India has appointed Sonali Singh to hold the additional charge of the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), under the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, with effect from February 01, 2022. She has been appointed in place of Dipak Dash, who superannuated on January 31, 2022.
 
Sonali Singh is a 1987 batch officer of the Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS). She is serving as the Additional Controller General of Accounts since October 2019. Prior to that, she had also served as Additional Secretary at Central Vigilance Commission.

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Published On : February 5, 2022
 Q .
Which state's tableau was adjudged as the best in Republic Day Parade 2022?
A)
Punjab
B)
Gujarat
C)
Uttar Pradesh
D)
Rajasthan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Uttar Pradesh

Note : The Uttar Pradesh state tableau was adjudged as the best state tableau of Republic Day Parade 2022, announced the Union Defence Ministry on February 4, 2022. 

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Published On : February 4, 2022
 Q .
Which state's tableau was named best in the popular choice?
A)
Haryana
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Chhattisgarh
D)
West Bengal

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Maharashtra

Note : Maharashtra was picked as the best state tableau in the popular choice category. The Maharashtra tableau depicted the five bio-diversity symbols of the state - state bird 'Hariyal', state animal 'Shekru' or the Indian giant squirrel, state tree 'Mango', state butterfly 'Blue Mormon' and state flower 'Jarul'.

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Published On : February 4, 2022
 Q .
When is the "World Cancer Day" observed?
A)
February 4th
B)
February 3rd
C)
February 2nd
D)
February 1st

Correct Answer : Option (A) - February 4th

Note :

World Cancer Day is celebrated every year on February 4th. It is a global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally.
 
World Cancer Day 2022 theme : The theme of World Cancer Day 2022 is ‘Close the Care Gap’. The main aim of the initiative is to motivate reform and inspire action, even after World Cancer Day.
 
World Cancer Day history : World Cancer Day originated in 2000 at the first World Summit Against Cancer, which was held in Paris. The Day was founded by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to support the goals of the World Cancer Declaration, written in 2008.
 
The primary goal of World Cancer Day is to significantly reduce illness and death caused by cancer.

Source : India Today

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Published On : February 4, 2022