Correct Answer : Option (B) - Himachal Pradesh
Correct Answer : Option (A) - G Asok Kumar
Note : Shri G Asok Kumar, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Jal Shakti took over(03 Jan 2022) as the new Director General for the National Mission for Clean Ganga, Ministry of Jal Shakti. He belongs to the Indian Administrative Services Telangana Cadre 1991 batch. In the past, he has held several important positions such as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India and Director in the Ministry of Power. In the past, he has also served as the Executive Director Projects in National Mission for Clean Ganga.
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Correct Answer : Option (D) - 4th January 2022
Note : Veteran social worker – also known as the mother of the orphans – Sindhutai Sapkal passed away at the age of 74 in Galaxy hospital Pune. On 4 January 2022 at 8:15 pm, she had a cardiac arrest. She was under treatment for the last eight days. Dr Shailesh Puntambekar informed the media about her demise. She was recently awarded the fourth highest civilian award Padmashri for the year 2021 by President Ramnath Kovind.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sarbananda Sonowal
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Atul Keshap
Note : Indian-origin American diplomat Atul Keshap has been appointed as the President of the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) by the US Chambers of Commerce. His term is effective from January 05, 2022. The US Chambers of Commerce is the parent body of USIBC. Atul Keshap replaces Nisha Desai Biswal.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - CryptoWire
Correct Answer : Option (D) - USSR
Note : Three-time Olympic triple jump champion and former world record-holder Viktor Saneyev passed away at the age of 76. The World Athletics shared the sad news on January 2, 2022. Born in Georgia, Viktor had won Olympic gold in three consecutive games representing the Soviet Union, in 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games, 1972 Munich Olympics and 1976 Montreal Olympics. He won a silver in the Olympics four years later in Moscow.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ladakh
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ganjam district
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Nippon India Mutual Fund