Correct Answer : Option (D) - 1984
Note : The Indian Army had launched 'Operation Meghdoot' to gain control over the Siachen glacier in Kashmir on April 13, 1984. Indian Army is the first and only army in the world to have taken tanks and other heavy military ordnance to such an altitude. Almost 300 Indian troops were deployed on critical peaks and passes of Siachen by April 13 gaining control of the crucial glacier.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nilmani Phookan
Note : Noted Assamese poet and litterateur Nilmani Phookan has been felicitated with the 56th Jnanpith award for 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)
Note : The National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), under Ministry of Steel has won one gold and one silver award at the 80th SKOCH Summit and SKOCH Awards held on April 09, 2022, in New Delhi.The theme for the 80th SKOCH Summit was ‘State of BFSI & PSUs’.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 4 percent
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Australia
Note : The Australian state of Victoria has been confirmed as the host of the 2026 Commonwealth Games. It will be the first-ever predominantly regional Commonwealth Games with events in several cities and regional hubs including Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat and Gippsland.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - United States
Note : India and the United States finalised signing of a new Space Situational Awareness arrangement during the 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue on April 11, 2022. The agreement aims to forge the way to more advanced cooperation at 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - New Zealand
Note : New Zealand pacer Hamish Bennett has announced that he will retire from all forms of cricket after the 2021/ 2022 season, bringing curtains down on his 17-year-old career. The 35-year old has played for both New Zealand's U-19 side and the senior team as well as domestic teams including Wellington and Canterbury. He had made his international debut for New Zealand in an ODI against Bangladesh in 2010 and his sole Test appearance was a month later against India.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Narendra Modi
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Charles Leclerc
Note : Charles Leclerc (Ferrari- Monaco) has won the Formula One (F1) 2022 Australian Grand Prix, held on 10th April 2022 in Melbourne, Victoria. It was the third round of the 2022 Formula One World Championship. Sergio Pérez (Red Bull Racing-RBPT – Mexico) came second while George Russell (Mercedes – Britain) came third.