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A)
Samajwadi Party
B)
Trinamool Congress
C)
Bahujan Samaj Party
D)
Bharatiya Janata Party

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Samajwadi Party

Note : Veteran Congress leader Kapil Sibal announced on May 25, 2022 that he has resigned from the Indian National Congress. The political leader filed his nomination for Rajya Sabha as an independent candidate with the support of the Samajwadi Party in the presence of SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav. Sibal said that he is no longer a Congress leader and that he had resigned from the Congress Party on May 16. He stressed that it is important to be an independent voice in parliament.

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A)
Ratan Lal Nath
B)
Manik Sarkar
C)
Sudip Roy Barman
D)
Jishnu Dev Varma

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jishnu Dev Varma

Note : Deputy Chief Minister "Jishnu Dev Varma" will continue to hold his previous portfolios including Finance, Power, Rural Development and Science and Technology under the new portfolio allocations by the new Tripura CM Manik Saha.

The Chief Minister himself has kept key departments including Home and Health with himself. Ratan Lal Nath has also been retained as the Law and Education Minister and NC Debbarma will continue to hold Revenue and Forest Portfolios

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A)
11
B)
13
C)
16
D)
18

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 11

Note : A total of eleven(11) MLAs were sworn in as Tripura Cabinet Ministers in Agartala on May 16, 2022. The Tripura Cabinet Ministers List 2022 includes 9 BJP MLAs and 2 IPFT MLAs. All Cabinet Ministers under former Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb's cabinet have been included in the new cabinet except for IPFT's Mevar Kumar Jamatia..

Source : NDTV

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A)
2nd June 2022
B)
10th June 2022
C)
June 30th
D)
July 15th

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 10th June 2022

Note :

Elections will be held on 10th June 2022  to fill 57 Rajya Sabha seats from 15 states falling vacant due to the retirement of members on different dates between June and August, the Election Commission said on Thursday(12th May 2022).
 
Prominent among those retiring are Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Congress leaders Ambika Soni, Jairam Ramesh and Kapil Sibal, and BSP's Satish Chandra Misra.
 
Members are retiring between June 21 and August 1.
 
While 11 seats are falling vacant in Uttar Pradesh, six members each are retiring from Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, five from Bihar and four each from Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan and Karnataka..

Source : Business Standard

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A)
32
B)
37
C)
43
D)
49

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 43

Note :

The Delimitation Commission tasked with redrawing the assembly constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday(5th May 2022) met to finalise the delimitation order for the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. Nine seats have been reserved for STs for the first time and all five Parliamentary constituencies will have an equal number of Assembly constituencies, the commission decided.
 
As per the final Delimitation Order, out of the 90 Assembly constituencies in the region, 43 will be a part of Jammu region and 47 of the Kashmir region keeping in view the provisions of Section 9(1)(a) of the Delimitation Act, 2002 and Section 60(2)(b) of the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019.
 
After consultation with associate members, representatives of political parties, citizens and civil society groups, nine ACs have been reserved for STs, out of which, 6 are in Jammu region and 3 ACs in the Valley..

Source : Indian Express

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A)
RK Roja
B)
Ushasri Charan
C)
Taneti Vanita
D)
Dharmana Prasada Rao

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Taneti Vanita

Note : Taneti Vanita has been given the crucial portfolio of Home along with Disaster Management. She was a part of the earlier Andhra Pradesh cabinet as well. In the previous cabinet, she handled the Women & Child Welfare portfolio.

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A)
53
B)
59
C)
67
D)
72

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 72

Note : Rajya Sabha will bid farewell to 72 members this year between March and July. While 65 of them represent 19 states, seven were nominated members. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed their contribution and MPs fondly reminisced on their experiences during their farewell ceremony. 

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A)
Goa
B)
Kerala
C)
Manipur
D)
Uttarakhand

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Goa

Note :

"Pramod Sawant" took oath as the Chief Minister of Goa on March 28, 2022, for the second straight five-year term. Sawant led the BJP in the recently concluded 2022 Goa Assembly elections and won 20 seats in the 40-member Goa Assembly. Mr Sawant was administered the oath by Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai at the Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee stadium near Panaji.
 
Mr Sawant is an Ayurveda Medical practitioner by profession. He was sworn in as Chief Minister in March 2019 after the death of the sitting chief minister Manohar Parrikar. Mr Sawant represents the Sanquelim constituency.
 
Attendances : The event was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with other ministers like Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, BJP national president JP Nadda, Himachal Pradesh Governor Rajendra Arlekar, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanavis among others.

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A)
24th March 2022
B)
25th March 2022
C)
26th March 2022
D)
27th March 2022

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 25th March 2022

Note : After Bharatiya Janata Party’s historic win in UP Assembly Elections 2022, Yogi Adityanath is all set to return as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for a second term. The oath ceremony of UP CM will take place on 25th March 2022, and as per the reports, grand plans are underway for the upcoming event.

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A)
8
B)
15
C)
19
D)
27

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 8

Note : Eight(8) MLAs were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers on March 23, 2022. The swearing-in took place alongside the oath-taking ceremony of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. The 8 Cabinet Ministers include Satpal Maharaj, Premchand Aggarwal, Ganesh Joshi, Dhan Singh Rawat, Subodh Uniyal, Rekha Arya, Chandan Ram Das and Saurabh Bahuguna.

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