Correct Answer : Option (B) - 7-7.2%
Note : India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has revised downwards the GDP growth forecast for India in FY23 to 7-7.2 percent.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 29th March 2022
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Arabian Sea
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Narendra Singh Tomar
Correct Answer : Option (C) - M Venkaiah Naidu
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 7.2%
Note : Rating agency ICRA has lowered the growth forecast for India’s GDP in 2022-23 (FY23) to 7.2%. Earlier this rate was 8%. The ICRA Ltd. has projected the GDP growth forecast for 2021-22 (FY22) at 8.5%.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Canada
Note : Canada beat Jamaica 4-0 to qualify for FIFA World Cup 2022, their first qualification in 36 years. The United States and Mexico will have to wait to learn their fate along with Costa Rica. The United States got a hat-trick as they beat Panama 5-1, while Mexico managed to pull of a 1-0 win against Honduras after a 70th-minute goal.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Jane Campion
Note : Jane Campion has become the third woman to win 'Best Director' award for Netflix's 'The Power of the Dog' at the 94th Academy Awards. This was her second Oscar award, as she had earlier bagged an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for 'The Piano' in 1994. She had also been nominated for best director for her work on 'The Piano'. She is the first woman to be nominated for best director twice at the Oscar awards. Kathryn Bigelow was the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director in 2010. Chloé Zhao was the second woman and first Chinese woman to win the Oscar for Best Director for the film Nomadland at the 93rd Annual Academy Awards in 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Muzaffarnagar
Note : Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh won the first prize in the ‘Best District-North Zone’ category. Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar in Punjab came second.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Uttar Pradesh
Note : Uttar Pradesh secured the first position in the ‘Best State Category’ in the 3rd National Water Awards, followed by Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu. President Ram Nath Kovind will be conferring the awards today in a special ceremony, that will also see the launch of Jal Shakti Abhiyaan : Catch the Rain Campaign 2022.