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Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 1

Who was elected as new PM of North Macedonia? 

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North Macedonia’s parliament has elected Dimitar Kovacevski as prime minister of a Social Democrat-led government after two months of political crisis.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 2

Who won the award for the Best National Costume at the recently concluded Mrs World 2022 pageant in Las Vegas, USA.? 

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Odisha’s Navdeep Kaur won the award for the Best National Costume at the recently concluded Mrs World 2022 pageant in Las Vegas, USA.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 3

New biography of Subhas Chandra Bose named “Bose: The Untold Story of An Inconvenient Nationalist” has been authored by whom? 

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A new biography titled “Bose: The Untold Story of An Inconvenient Nationalist” authored by Chandrachur Ghose will be released in February 2022.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 4

Which country launched a completely new Tupolev Tu-160M strategic missile-carrying bomber nicknamed the – White Swan? 

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A completely new Tupolev Tu-160M strategic missile-carrying bomber nicknamed the ‘White Swan by Russian military pilots performed its debut flight, the press office of the state tech corporation Rostec announced.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 5

Which company partnered with the Canada Running Series (CRS) to become new title sponsor of Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Virtual Race through November 2026? 

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced that it has partnered with the Canada Running Series (CRS) as the new title sponsor and official IT services and technology consulting partner of the Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Virtual Race through November 2026.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 6

Which of the following has launched Saa₹thi mobile app on investor education that will be helpful in accessing recent market developments? 

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Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has launched Saa₹thi, a mobile app on investor education. The new app aims to empower investors with accurate knowledge about the securities market.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 7

Which country s south-eastern Province 2 bordering India has been named Madhes Pradesh? 

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Nepal s south-eastern Province 2 bordering India has been named Madhes Pradesh with Janakpur retained as its capital, settling a long-standing debate on the region’s official reference after it was made a province in 2015.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 8

Which mission has been launched by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the Western Railways zone of Indian Railways to make it easier for railway passengers to get back their lost luggage? 

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The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the Western Railways zone of Indian Railways has launched a new initiative called “Mission Amanat” to make it easier for railway passengers to get back their lost luggage.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 9

How much amount is approved by the central government for infusion in Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA)?

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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved infusion of ₹1,500 crore in Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA), which will help generate 10,200 jobs a year and reduce carbon emissions equivalent to approximately 7.49 million tonnes per year.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 10

How much amount has been authorized to release for an advance instalment of tax devolution to State Governments by Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman? 

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Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has authorized the release of an advance instalment of tax devolution to State Governments amounting to 47 thousand 541 crore rupees.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 11

Over how many Agri Nutri Gardens have been established under the Agri Nutri Garden Week observed from 10th to 17th of January? 

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Over 76 thousand 500 Agri Nutri Gardens have been established under the Agri Nutri Garden Week as against the target of 7 thousand 500. Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) observed this week from 10th to 17th of January.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 12

Maya Angelou who has become the first Black woman to appear on the US coin is related with which field? 

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Poet and activist Maya Angelou has become the first Black woman to appear on the US quarter, in a new version of the coin unveiled by the US Mint

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 13

According to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Trends Monitor, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows to India decreased to what percent in 2021?

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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows to India in 2021 were 26% lower, mainly because large M&A deals recorded in 2020 were not repeated, the UN trade body has said.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 14

Who was crowned as the winner of Mrs World 2022? 

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37 Years old Shaylyn Ford was crowned as the winner of Mrs World 2022. She was crowned by the outgoing queen Kate Schneider from Ireland. Mrs. Jordan Jaclyn Stapp was voted first runner-up at the glamourous event in Las Vegas, while Debanjali Kamstra, who was representing the UAE for the first time in the pageant’s history, was named second runner-up.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 15

Who is appointed as Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) chairman?

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Founder and Managing Director of Texport Industries Narendra Kumar Goenka takes charge of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) as its new Chairman. He has replaced A Sakthivel.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 16

Which state government has launched a helpline called Elder Line with a toll-free number 14567 for senior citizens? 

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Gujarat government has launched a helpline for senior citizens. Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Pradip Parmar has launched this helpline with a toll-free number 14567.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 17

Who has been appointed as Additional Secretary in Ministry of Labour and Employment? 

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Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shashank Goel, IAS of 90 batch as Additional Secretary in Ministry of Labour and Employment. Shailesh Kumar Singh, IAS of 91 batch has been appointed as Additional Secretary and Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. Chanchal Kumar has been appointed as Managing Director, National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 18

What is the new timeline for filing settlement applications as regulated by markets regulator SEBI? 

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Markets regulator Sebi has cut the timeline for filing settlement applications to just 60 days from the current 180 days in its effort to make the system more efficient.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 19

Which bank has won the IBS Intelligence (IBSi) Global FinTech Innovation Awards 2021 for the “Best CRM (Customer Relationship Management) System Implementation”?

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Axis Bank & CRMNEXT Solution won the IBS Intelligence (IBSi) Global FinTech Innovation Awards 2021 for the “Best CRM (Customer Relationship Management) System Implementation”. It is one of the most prominent awards for global bankers and IT (Information Technology) consultants across the world.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 20

According to a report from the International Labour Organisation, global unemployment is expected at what figure in 2022? 

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Global unemployment is expected to remain above pre-Covid-19 levels until at least 2023 and is estimated at 207 million this year, almost 21 million more than in 2019, according to a report from the International Labour Organisation that gives assessments on how labour market recovery has unfolded worldwide.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 21

Which country will host 5 BRICS Science, Technology and Innovation s events in 2022? 

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India will host five events this year as part of the BRICS Science Technology Innovation (STI) Steering Committee, the government said.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 22

Which has been declared as first “Milk Village” of Jammu and Kashmir by its administration? 

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In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the administration has declared Jerri settlement in Reasi district as the first Milk Village of the Union Territory and sanctioned 57 more dairy farms under the Integrated Dairy Development Scheme (IDDS) for the hamlet.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 23

The ministry of skill development & entrepreneurship has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with which university to link vocational education with higher education? 

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In a bid to strengthen vocational education, the ministry of skill development & entrepreneurship has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with the Indira Gandhi Open University (IGNOU).

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 24

Which stock exchange has been named as the world s largest derivatives market place for 2021, for the third year in a row? 

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India s National Stock Exchange (NSE) has been named as the world s largest derivatives market place for 2021, for the third year in a row.

Test: January 2022 Weekly Current Affair - 4 - Question 25

What is the expected gross domestic product (GDP) for India by India Ratings & Research (Ind-Ra) in fiscal year 2022-23 (FY23)?

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India Ratings & Research (Ind-Ra) expects gross domestic product (GDP) to grow 7.6 per cent in fiscal year 2022-23 (FY23), helped partly by continued government spending and a favourable global trade outlook, the ratings agency said.

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