According to the Geological Survey of India, which state has India’s largest gold reserves?
- Madhya Pradesh
According to the survey by the Geological Survey of India, it has stated that a gold reserve of around 222.88 million tonnes, including 27.6 tonnes of mineral-rich ore, is present in the Jamui district of Bihar. The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has now decided to give permission for the exploration of what is being called India’s largest gold reserve.
Who has been conferred with V Shantaram Lifetime achievement award at MIFF 2022?
- Sanjit Narwekar
- Joe Rajan
- AR Murugadoss
- Girish Kasaravalli
Ans:- Sanjit Narwekar
Explanation-The 17th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival of India (MIFF 2022) confers Dr V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award on noted author and documentary filmmaker Shri Sanjit Narwekar to commemorate his exquisitely deep, remarkably diverse and inspiring body of work. Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles Piyush Goyal presented the award to Sanjit Narwekar along with a cash prize of Rs 10 lakhs, Golden Conch and a citation
_ was decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard under the command of Captain Sudip Malik.
- INS Khanderi
- INS Gomati
- INS Vikramaditya
- INS Vikrant
Ans:- INS Gomati
Explanation-INS Gomati was decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard under the command of Captain Sudip Malik. INS Gomati derives her name from the vibrant river Gomti and was commissioned on 16 April 1988 by then Defence Minister KC Pant at Mazgaon Dock Ltd, Bombay. The third ship of the Godavari class guided-missile frigates, INS Gomati, was also the oldest warrior of the western fleet when it decommissioned.
_____ has won the Formula 1 (F1) Grand Prix (GP) De Monaco 2022.
- Charles Leclerc
- Carlos Sainz Jr.
- Sergio Pérez
- Max Emilian Verstappen
Ans:- Sergio Pérez
Explanation-The Red Bull racing driver Sergio Pérez (Mexican) has won the Formula 1 (F1) Grand Prix (GP) De Monaco 2022 with 25 points, held at Circuit de Monaco, Monaco, Europe. The event took place between May 27 to May 29 2022. With this victory, Sergio Pérez became the first Mexican to win the Monaco Grand Prix and the first North American to win it since Gilles Villeneuve in 1981.
RJ Umar receives the Immunisation Champion award by _____.
- United Nations Education Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
- United Nations Organization (UN)
- United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
- World Health Organization (WHO)
Ans:- United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Explanation-Radio Jockey Umar Nisar (RJ Umar) from South Kashmir has been awarded the ’01 Best Content Award’ and the Immunization Champion award by United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) at the annual Radio4Child 2022 Awards in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The award was presented by multi-Grammy Award-winning music composer, environmentalist, and UNICEF celebrity supporter Ricky Kej, OIC UNICEF, UP Dr Zafrin Chowdhury, chief of communications and advocacy and partnerships UNICEF India.
World Vape Day 2022 is observed 2022 on _____.
- 30th May
- 31st May
- 29th May
- 28th May
Ans:- 30th May
Explanation-World Vape Day is observed on May 30 across the globe to create awareness about the alternatives to harmful tobacco products and highlights the relative safety of e-cigarettes and their potential as harm reduction and smoking cessation tools. World Vape Day (May 30) is observed on the day before World No Tobacco Day(May 31), observed by the World Health Organisation(WHO).
World No Tobacco Day is observed on _____.
- June 1
- May 30
- May 29
- May 31
Ans:- May 31
Explanation-World No Tobacco Day is observed on 31st May globally. This yearly celebration aims to raise awareness amid the global citizens about not only the dangers of using tobacco but also the business practices of tobacco companies, what WHO is doing to fight the tobacco epidemic and what people around the world can do to claim their right to health and healthy living and to protect future generations.
AAYU App, a new health and wellness app to address and help heal chronic diseases and lifestyle disorders through yoga is launched by which state government?
- Uttar Pradesh
Explanation-Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has launched a new health and wellness app AAYU to address and help heal chronic diseases and lifestyle disorders through yoga. Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA) collaborated to develop the App with RESET TECH, an AI-driven integrated health-tech platform that aims to deal with chronic diseases and lifestyle conditions through yoga and meditation.
India earned its first ever medal at the IBSA Judo Grand Prix held in _____.
Explanation-In Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan, India earned its first ever medal at the IBSA Judo Grand Prix. The Indian Blind and Para Judo Association’s Judoka Kapil Parmar deserves heartfelt praising for bringing medals to the country. It’s worth noting that 18 of the 21 countries that competed won medals. Several countries, including Iraq, Switzerland, and India, earned their first medals in the IBSA Grand Prix as a result of these.
According to a statement from the union ministry of MSME, the PM’s Employment Generation Programme has been extended for another _____ year.
Explanation-The Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) has been extended for another five years, until FY26. According to a statement from the union ministry of micro, small and medium enterprises, the PMEGP has been authorised for continuance throughout the 15th Finance Commission Cycle for five years, from 2021-22 to 2025-26, with an outlay of Rs 13,554.42 crore.