Correct Answer : Option (B) - Bhupendra Patel
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Zhang Ming
Note : Veteran Chinese diplomat, Zhang Ming, has taken over as the new secretary-general of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on 1st January 2022. Zhang, 65, took over the reins of Beijing based SCO from Vladimir Norov, a former diplomat from Uzbekistan who completed his term on 31st December.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - JC Chaudhry
Correct Answer : Option (D) - International Solar Alliance (ISA)
Correct Answer : Option (D) - World Food Programme
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 7 years
Note : The flagship UJALA programme of the Ministry of Power has successfully completed 7 years of distributing and selling LED lights on January 05, 2022. Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme was launched by Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on January 05, 2015.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - TS Tirumurti
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Dragon fruit
Correct Answer : Option (C) - January 6th
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Kazakhstan
Note : A Russian-led alliance has sent peacekeeping troops to Kazakhstan to manage the ongoing unrest and restore order in the country after a request from Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. Over a dozen protesters and officers have been killed in the violent clashes between the protestors and the police and army in Kazakhstan. The protests had begun after a sharp rise in fuel prices on January 1, 2022.