Current Affairs Quiz 8th and 9th January 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. Which of the following state celebrates Losoong (Namsoong) Festival?

निम्न में से कौन सा राज्य लोसूंग (नामसूंग) महोत्सव मनाता है?

(a) Meghalaya / मेघालय

(b) Mizoram / मिजोरम

(c) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Sikkim / सिक्किम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Sikkim celebrated Losoong (Namsoong) Festival

Losoong (Namsoong) is annually celebrated across the Indian State of Sikkim on the 18th day of the 10th month of the Tibetan Lunar Calendar, which also marks the beginning of the harvest season.

The Namsoong festival begins on the 1st day of the new moon phase Kurneet Lovo, as per the Lepcha lunisolar Calendar known as Dungkit Karchu.

The losoong festival is celebrated as Sonam Losoong, by the Sikkimese Bhutia and as Namsoong by the Lepchas. The festival is also celebrated in Nepal and Bhutan.

Q.2. Science & Technology Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has inaugurated India’s first & unique ‘Open Rock Museum’ at the campus of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research – National Geophysical Research Institute (CSIR-NGRI), at _________________________.

विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्री डॉ जितेंद्र सिंह ने वैज्ञानिक और औद्योगिक अनुसंधान परिषद राष्ट्रीय भूभौतिकीय अनुसंधान संस्थान (CSIR-NGRI) के परिसर में _____________________ में भारत के पहले और अद्वितीय ओपन रॉक संग्रहालयका उद्घाटन किया।

(a) Shimla / शिमला

(b) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(c) Vadodra / वडोदरा

(d) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Science & Technology minister inaugurated India’s first & unique ‘Open Rock Museum’ in Hyderabad

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated India’s first & unique ‘Open Rock Museum’ at the campus of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research – National Geophysical Research Institute (CSIR-NGRI), Hyderabad, Telangana.

The Open Rock Museum displays around 35 different types of rocks from different parts of India with ages ranging from 3.3 Billion years to around 55 Million years of the Earth’s history.

The Rock Museum aims at educating the masses about several lesser known facts about the Rocks

Q.3. Which state’s Chief Minister has launched Student Start-ups and Innovation Policy (SSIP) 2.0 for the next five years?

किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने अगले पांच वर्षों के लिए स्टूडेंट स्टार्टअप्स एंड इनोवेशन पॉलिसी (SSIP) 2.0 लॉन्च की है?

(a) Maharashtra / महारष्ट्र

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Gujarat Chief Minister launched Student Start-ups and Innovation Policy (SSIP) 2.0

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has launched Student Start-ups and Innovation Policy (SSIP) 2.0 for the next five years, during two-day International Conference on Academic Institutions at Gujarat Science City in Ahmedabad.

This policy has a provision of setting up active innovation and incubation centres across all universities in the state. It intends to cover 50 lakh students across One thousand higher education institutes.

Aim: to financially support school students in innovation.

Q.4. Jitendra Singh has inaugurated 24th Conference on e-Governance 2020-21. The conference has been organised by the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG) and MeitY, in association with which State Government?

जितेंद्र सिंह ने ईगवर्नेंस 2020-21 पर 24वें सम्मेलन का उद्घाटन किया। सम्मेलन का आयोजन प्रशासनिक सुधार और लोक शिकायत विभाग (DARPG) और MeitY द्वारा किस राज्य सरकार के सहयोग से किया गया है?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Jitendra Singh inaugurated 24th Conference on e-Governance 2020-21 in Hyederabad

Union Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh has inaugurated the 24th National Conference on e-Governance in Hyderabad, Telangana.

The conference has been organised by the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG) and the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), in association with the State Government of Telangana.

The theme of the two-day Conference is ‘India’s Techade: Digital Governance in a Post Pandemic World’.

Q.5. Odisha government has signed an MoU with which of the following company for the production of eco-friendly fuels in Odisha?

ओडिशा सरकार ने ओडिशा में पर्यावरण के अनुकूल ईंधन के उत्पादन के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी के साथ समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) GAIL India Limited / GAIL इंडिया लिमिटेड

(b) Indian Oil Corporation / इंडियन ऑयल कॉर्पोरेशन

(c) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation / तेल और प्राकृतिक गैस निगम

(d) Reliance Industries / रिलायंस इंडस्ट्रीज

(e) National Thermal Power Corporation Limited / नेशनल थर्मल पावर कॉर्पोरेशन लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Odisha government signed MoU with GAIL India for clean energy projects

An MoU was inked between the Industrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Odisha (IPICOL) and GAIL India (Formerly known as Gas Authority of India Ltd) in Bhubaneswar (Odisha) for the production of eco-friendly fuels in Odisha.

Both entities will cooperate in the areas of green hydrogen, green ammonia and renewable energy (solar/wind).

Also, NHPC (erstwhile National Hydroelectric Power Corporation) Limited has signed a promoters agreement with Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha Ltd (GEDCOL) to form a JV for setting up a 500-megawatt (MW) floating solar power projects in Odisha.

In this, NHPC will hold a 74% stake, while GEDCOL holds 26%. The JV will have an authorised share capital of Rs 500 crore divided into 50 crore shares of Rs 10 each.

Q.6. Who is the head of the 3-member committee constituted by Ministry of Home Affairs to enquire into the serious lapses in the security arrangements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Punjab?

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी की पंजाब यात्रा के दौरान सुरक्षा व्यवस्था में गंभीर चूक की जांच के लिए गृह मंत्रालय द्वारा गठित 3 सदस्यीय समिति का प्रमुख कौन है?

(a) Sudhir Kumar Saxena / सुधीर कुमार सक्सेना

(b) KR Manjunath / केआर मंजूनाथ

(c) Ritesh Chauhan / रितेश चौहान

(d) H Krishnamurthy / एच कृष्णमूर्ति

(e) G Mahalingam / जी महालिंगम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. A committee constituted to enquire security lapses during PM Punjab visit; headed by Sudhir Kumar Saxena

Ministry of Home Affairs has constituted a committee to enquire into the serious lapses in the security arrangements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Punjab.

It is a three-member committee and will be headed by Sudhir Kumar Saxena, Secretary (Security), Cabinet Secretariat It also comprises Balbir Singh, Joint Director, IB and S. Suresh, IG, SPG.

Q.7. Japan has signed a ‘landmark’ defence treaty named the Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) with which country to counter China’s expansionary military and economic policies?

जापान ने चीन की विस्तारवादी सैन्य और आर्थिक नीतियों का मुकाबला करने के लिए किस देश के साथ पारस्परिक पहुंच समझौते (आरएए) नामक एक ऐतिहासिकरक्षा संधि पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Thailand / थाईलैंड

(b) Canada / कनाडा

(c) India / भारत

(d) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(e) USA / यूएसए

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Japan & Australia signed defence agreement to counter China

Japan and Australia signed a ‘landmark’ defence treaty named the Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) to counter China’s expansionary military and economic policies.

The treaty or RAA will enhance the interoperability and cooperation between the two countries. It is the second deal signed between Japan & Australia after Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD).

The treaty was signed between Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida in a virtual conference organized in Tokyo, Japan.

Q.8. Reserve Bank of India has increased the threshold limit for Banks to maintain the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) on deposits and other ‘extension of funds’ received from non-financial small business customers from Rs 5 crore to __________________.

भारतीय रिज़र्व बैंक ने गैरवित्तीय लघु व्यवसाय ग्राहकों से प्राप्त जमाराशियों और अन्य निधि के विस्तारपर चलनिधि कवरेज अनुपात (LCR) बनाए रखने के लिए बैंकों की सीमा को 5 करोड़ रुपये से बढ़ाकर ___________ कर दिया है।

(a) 6 crore / 6 करोड़

(b) 6.5 crore / 6.5 करोड़

(c) 7 crore / 7 करोड़

(d) 7.5 crore / 7.5 करोड़

(e) 8 crore / 8 करोड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. RBI increased banks’ LCR maintenance on Funds received from Non-Financial Small business customers to Rs 7.5 crores

The Reserve Bank of India has increased the threshold limit for Banks to maintain the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR) on deposits and other ‘extension of funds’ received from non-financial small business customers from Rs 5 crore to Rs 7.5 crore.

This is applicable on all Commercial Banks other than Regional Rural Banks, Local Area Banks and Payments Banks.

Aim: To better align RBI’s guidelines with the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) standard and enable banks to manage liquidity risk more effectively.

Q.9. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released eligibility norms for entities tapping into data from credit information companies (CICs). In case the entity is a company, it should have not less than _____________ years of experience in running the business/activity of processing information.

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI) ने क्रेडिट सूचना कंपनियों (CIC) के डेटा का दोहन करने वाली संस्थाओं के लिए पात्रता मानदंड जारी किए हैं। यदि इकाई एक कंपनी है, तो उसे व्यवसाय चलाने/सूचना को संसाधित करने की गतिविधि में कम से कम ________________ वर्ष का अनुभव होना चाहिए।

(a) 3 years / 3 वर्ष

(b) 4 years / 4 वर्ष

(c) 5 years / 5 वर्ष

(d) 6 years / 6 वर्ष

(e) 7 years / 7 वर्ष

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. RBI laid down eligibility norms for entities tapping credit bureau data

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released eligibility norms for entities tapping into data from credit information companies (CICs) under clause (j) of Regulation 3 of the CICs (Amendment) Regulations, 2021.

A ‘specified user’ should be a company incorporated in India or a Statutory Corporation established in India.

In case the entity is a company, it should have not less than 3 years of experience in running the business/activity of processing information for the support or benefit of credit institutions and shall have a clean track record.

The company should have a net worth of not less than Rs 2 crore as per the latest audited balance sheet and should meet the requirement on a continuing basis.

Currently, there are 4 Credit Information Companies (CICs) — Credit Information Bureau (India) Ltd (CIBIL), Equifax Credit Information Services Pvt Ltd, Experian Credit Information Company of India Pvt Ltd and CRIF High Mark Credit Information Services Pvt Ltd.

Q.10. Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL) has purchased a __________ stake in Bengaluru-based startup Dunzo, with an investment of USD 200 Million (~ Rs 1489 crore).

रिलायंस रिटेल वेंचर्स लिमिटेड (RRVL) ने 200 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर (~ 1489 करोड़ रुपये) के निवेश के साथ बेंगलुरु स्थित स्टार्टअप डंज़ो में __________ हिस्सेदारी खरीदी है।

(a) 14.6%

(b) 25.8%

(c) 65.2%

(d) 70.8%

(e) 99.9%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Reliance Retail acquired 25.8% stake in Dunzo for USD 200 million

Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited has purchased a 25.8% stake in Bengaluru-based startup Dunzo, an Indian company, with an investment of USD 200 Million (~ Rs 1489 crore).

The move will help Reliance get a foothold in the country’s growing quick delivery market. Dunzo has raised USD 240 million in a round of funding where the investment was led by RRVL.

Dunzo and RRVL will also enter into a business partnership under which Dunzo will enable hyperlocal logistics for the retail stores operated by RRVL and enhance the omni-channel capabilities of RRVL.

Q.11. Which Payments Bank has collaborated with Park+ to offer FASTag-based smart parking solutions to marquee commercial and residential properties across India?

भारत भर में वाणिज्यिक और आवासीय संपत्तियों के लिए फास्टैगआधारित स्मार्ट पार्किंग समाधान की पेशकश करने के लिए किस पेमेंट्स बैंक ने पार्क + के साथ सहयोग किया है?

(a) Paytm Payments Bank / पेटीएम पेमेंट्स बैंक

(b) Airtel Payments Bank / एयरटेल पेमेंट्स बैंक

(c) India Post Payments Bank / इंडिया पोस्ट पेमेंट्स बैंक

(d) Fino Payments Bank / फिनो पेमेंट्स बैंक

(e) Jio Payments Bank / जिओ पेमेंट्स बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Airtel Payments Bank collaborated with Park+ to offer FASTag-based Parking Solutions

Airtel Payments Bank and Park+ have collaborated to offer FASTag-based smart parking solutions to marquee commercial and residential properties across India.

This partnership will utilize the reach of Airtel Payments Bank to digitise the parking ecosystem using FASTag associated with the vehicle.

Park+ is backed by Sequoia Capital and Matrix Partners, and is engaged in automating parking spaces through FASTag.

Q.12. According to first advance estimates of National Statistical Office (NSO), India’s gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to grow __________ in the financial year 2021-22.

राष्ट्रीय सांख्यिकी कार्यालय (एनएसओ) के पहले अग्रिम अनुमानों के अनुसार, भारत का सकल घरेलू उत्पाद (जीडीपी) वित्तीय वर्ष 2021-22 में __________ बढ़ने का अनुमान है।

(a) 7.5%

(b) 8.7%

(c) 9.2%

(d) 11.4%

(e) 12.8%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. NSO estimated India’s GDP Growth at 9.2% in FY22

According to first advance estimates of National Statistical Office (NSO), India’s gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to grow 9.2% in the financial year 2021-22.

In 2020-21, GDP had contracted to 7.3 percent, amid the covid-19 induced lockdown.

The NSO estimate is lower as compared to GDP forecast by RBI in December 2021 policy review. RBI had projected a GDP growth of 5 per cent.

The R BI has further estimated the growth of 6.6 per cent and 6 percent respectively in the third quarter (Oct-Dec 2021) and fourth quarter (Jan-Mar 2022).

Q.13. India Ratings and Research has projected India’s FY22 GDP growth forecast at ___________.

इंडिया रेटिंग्स एंड रिसर्च ने ___________ पर भारत की FY22 जीडीपी वृद्धि का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 6.5%

(b) 7.2%

(c) 8.8%

(d) 9.3%

(e) 10.8%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. Ind-Ra projected India’s GDP growth forecast at 9.3% in FY22

The rating agency India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has downgraded the GDP of India for the current fiscal FY 2021-2022. Ind-Ra expects the GDP to clock a growth rate of 9.3% y-o-y in FY22.

Earlier this estimate was 9.4%. Meanwhile, Brickworks Ratings has also revised India’s GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal (FY22) to 8.5-9%. Earlier this was estimated at 10%.

Q.14. Which country’s Haitham Al Ghais has been appointed as the new secretary-general of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)?

पेट्रोलियम निर्यातक देशों के संगठन (ओपेक) के नए महासचिव के रूप में किस देश के हैथम अल घैस को नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Qatar / कतर

(b) Oman / ओमान

(c) Kuwait / कुवैत

(d) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरब

(e) United Arab Emirates / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. Kuwait’s Haitham Al Ghais appointed as new secretary general of OPEC

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has appointed Kuwaiti oil executive Haitham Al Ghais as its new secretary-general, as demand for oil continues to improve amid a mild recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

Al Ghais, a veteran of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and Kuwait’s Opec governor from 2017 to June 2021, will take the group’s reins in August, replacing Mohammad Barkindo.

Q.15. Who among the following has been re-appointed as an Executive Director of ICICI Bank for a period of 5 years?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे 5 वर्ष की अवधि के लिए आईसीआईसीआई बैंक के कार्यकारी निदेशक के रूप में फिर से नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rakesh Makhija / राकेश मखीजा

(b) Girish Chandra Chaturvedi / गिरीश चंद्र चतुर्वेदी

(c) Sandeep Bakhshi / संदीप बख्शी

(d) Amitabh Chaudhry / अमिताभ चौधरी

(e) Anup Bagchi / अनूप बागची

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. RBI re-appointed Anup Bagchi as Executive Director of ICICI Bank

The Reserve Bank of India has approved the re-appointment of Anup Bagchi as an Executive Director of ICICI Bank for a period of 5 years.

The shareholders of the bank at its Annual General Meeting in August last year had approved Bagchi’s re-appointment for five years effective February 1, 2022.

ICICI Bank has two more executive directors — Sandeep Batra and Vishakha Mulye.

Q.16. Legends League Cricket (LLC) has appointed whom as an Ambassador to its All Women Match Official Team to promote Women’s Empowerment initiatives of the LLC and to increase participation of women in cricket?

लीजेंड्स लीग क्रिकेट (एलएलसी) ने एलएलसी की महिला अधिकारिता पहल को बढ़ावा देने और क्रिकेट में महिलाओं की भागीदारी बढ़ाने के लिए अपनी ऑल वूमेन मैच आधिकारिक टीम में किसे राजदूत नियुक्त किया है?

(a) Mithali Raj / मिताली राज

(b) Smriti Mandhana / स्मृति मंधाना

(c) Jhulan Goswami / झूलन गोस्वामी

(d) Shafali Verma / शैफाली वर्मा

(e) Harmanpreet Kaur / हरमनप्रीत कौर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(c)

Exp. LLC appointed Jhulan Goswami as Ambassador of All Women Match Official Team

Legends League Cricket (LLC) appointed Jhulan Goswami as an Ambassador to its All Women Match Official Team to promote Women’s Empowerment initiatives of the LLC and to increase participation of women in cricket.

The LLC set up an All Women Match Official Team for the League. This is the first of its all women official teams that would officiate an entire men’s league.

Match Referee for entire season: Shandre Fritz (South Africa)

Umpires: Shubhda Bhosle Gaikwad (youngest female umpire of India), Lauren Agenbag, Humaira Farah, Renee Montgomery.

Legends League Cricket (LLC) is the professional cricket league for retired cricketers. The inaugural session of LLC will be organized from January 20 2022 at Oman Cricket Stadium in Muscat, Oman.

Legends League Cricket (LLC) 2022 teams: Indian Maharaja, Aisan Lions, World Giants

Q.17. Which state has been ranked the best state in water conservation efforts in 3rd National Water Awards 2020?

तीसरे राष्ट्रीय जल पुरस्कार 2020 में जल संरक्षण के प्रयासों में किस राज्य को सर्वश्रेष्ठ राज्य का दर्जा दिया गया है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(b)

Exp. UP ranked best state in water conservation efforts at 3rd National Water Awards 2020; Rajasthan 2nd

Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has declared the winners of the third National Water Awards for the year 2020.

Uttar Pradesh has been adjudged as the Best State in water conservation efforts in the National Water Awards 2020. It is followed by Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu respectively.

Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh received the best district award in the northern zone followed by Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar in Punjab.

Q.18. Who has received Dr Subhas Mukherjee Award from ICMR in recognition for his outstanding contribution to the field of in-vitro fertilization (IVF)?

इनविट्रो फर्टिलाइजेशन (आईवीएफ) के क्षेत्र में उनके उत्कृष्ट योगदान के लिए आईसीएमआर से डॉ सुभाष मुखर्जी पुरस्कार किसे मिला है?

(a) Satish Adiga / सतीश अडिगा

(b) Danish Siddiqui / दानिश सिद्दीकी

(c) Buddhadeb Dasgupta / बुद्धदेब दासगुप्ता

(d) Lakshmi Nandan Bora / लक्ष्मी नंदन बोरा

(e) Viral Sudhirbhai Desai / विरल सुधीरभाई देसाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.18.(a)

Exp. Satish Adiga received ICMR national award “Dr Subhas Mukherjee Award”

Dr Satish Adiga, a professor in the clinical embryology department at Kasturba Medical College (KMC), under Manipal Academy of Higher education (MAHE), has been selected by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for its national award.

Adiga will receive Dr Subhas Mukherjee Award from ICMR in recognition for his outstanding contribution to the field of in-vitro fertilization (IVF). He has contributed significantly to both clinical IVF and fertility research.

Q.19. Who among the following has won the World Rapid Chess Championship 2021?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने विश्व रैपिड शतरंज चैम्पियनशिप 2021 जीती है?

(a) Ian Nepomniachtchi / इयान नेपोम्नियाचचि

(b) Magnus Carlsen / मैग्नस कार्लसन

(c) Viswanathan Anand / विश्वनाथन आनंद

(d) Nodirbek Abdusattorov / नोदिरबेक अब्दुसत्तोरोव

(e) Leon Mendonca / लियोन मेंडोंका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.19.(d)

Exp. Nodirbek Abdusattorov won World Rapid Chess Championship 2021

Nodirbek Abdusattorov, from Uzbekistan, won the World Rapid Chess Championship 2021 by defeating Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia) in a tiebreaker and dethroning Magnus Carlsen, the current World Number 1.

2020 FIDE Championship was won by Magnus Carlsen. Nodirbek won the title along with a prize of $60,000, where he lost only one match against the Ukrainian Anton Korobov, and tied in five others.

The Uzbeki Grand Master (GM), received the Mard Uglon (“Brave Son”) Presidential medal.

Q.20. Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry has organised ‘Startup India Innovation Week’ from ________to ______ January, 2022.

उद्योग और आंतरिक व्यापार संवर्धन विभाग (DPIIT) और वाणिज्य और उद्योग मंत्रालय ने ____________ से ________ जनवरी, 2022 तक स्टार्टअप इंडिया इनोवेशन वीकका आयोजन किया है।

(a) 10-16 January / 10-16 जनवरी

(b) 11-17 January / 11-17 जनवरी

(c) 12-18 January / 12-18 जनवरी

(d) 13-19 January / 13-19 जनवरी

(e) 14-20 January / 14-20 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.20.(a)

Exp. DPIIT & Ministry of Commerce organized “Startup India Innovation Week” from January 10-16, 2022

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry have decided to organise a week-long virtual innovation celebration called ‘Startup India Innovation Week’ to showcase the spread and depth of entrepreneurship across India.

The virtual event will be organised from January 10 to January 16, 2022. The event also aims to commemorate the 75th year of India’s independence ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’.

Q.21. Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Foundation Day is annually celebrated on __________________________.

भारतीय मानक ब्यूरो (बीआईएस) स्थापना दिवस प्रतिवर्ष ___________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 4 January / 4 जनवरी

(b) 5 January / 5 जनवरी

(c) 6 January / 6 जनवरी

(d) 7 January / 7 जनवरी

(e) 8 January / 8 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.21.(c)

Exp. 6 January: BIS Foundation Day

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), the National Standard Body of India, annually celebrates the BIS Foundation Day on 6th January.

The BIS foundation day commemorates the day on which BIS came into existence as the Indian Standards Institution (ISI) (6th January 1947).

6th January 2022 marks the observance of the 75th BIS Foundation Day.

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