Q1. When was Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) launched?
Q2. When is Janaushadhi Diwas week celebrated?
(a) 5th March to 11th March
(b) 4th March to 10th March
(c) 3rd March to 9th March
(d) 1st March to 7th March
Q3. What is the amount of Bilateral Swap Arrangement (BSA) between India and Japan?
(a) USD 25 billion
(b) USD 50 billion
(c) USD 75 billion
(d) USD 100 billion
Q4. What is India’s GDP growth rate projection for 2021-22 as per the second advance estimate of NSO?
Q5. Who has been appointed as new chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?
(a) H R Nagendra
(b) Ajay Tyagi
(c) C K Mishra
(d) Madhabi Puri Buch
Q6. Who has become the first Indian to win a silver in an individual section of the Para Archery World Championships in Dubai, UAE?
(a) Mariyappan Thangavelu
(b) Devendra Jhajharia
(c) Deepa Malik
(d) Pooja Jatyan
Q7. Legendary spinner Sonny Ramadhin passed away. He was associated with which country’s cricket team?
(a) West Indies
(c) South Africa
(d) New Zealand
Q8. Which edition of LG Cup Ice Hockey Championship has lifted by Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre?
Q9. Who among the following has been appointed as chairman of the executive committee of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)?
(a) Rajat Tripathi
(b) Praveen Kumar
(c) Bhushan Patwardhan
(d) Jitendra Verma
Q10. International Olympic Committee has stripped Russian President Vladimir Putin of the Olympic Order award in response to the invasion of Ukraine. Who is the present president of International Olympic Committee?
(a) Jacques Count Rogge
(b) Thomas Bach
(c) Juan Antonio Samaranch
(d) Lord Killanin
Q11. has announced the launch of ‘Play Pass’ subscription service in India.
Q12. Which bank has announced the launch of “Project Banksakhi” in Odisha in collaboration with Mahagram & Sunivesh India Finance Services Pvt. Ltd.?
(a) Bank of Uttar Pradesh
(b) Bank of Maharashtra
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) Canara Bank
Q13. Which country destroyed the largest plane in the world called “Ukraine’s Antonov-225 cargo plane”?
Q14. The Women and Child Development Ministry celebrates the International Women’s Day week from the _______.
(a) 8th March
(b) 2nd March
(c) 1st March
(d) 5th March
Q15. What is the theme of Zero Discrimination Day 2022?
(a) End Inequalities
(b) Zero Discrimination against Women and Girls
(c) Stand Out
(d) Open Up, Reach Out
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Sol. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) was launched by Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India in November, 2008 to provide quality generic medicines available at affordable prices to all.
Sol. Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers will organize the Janaushadhi Diwas from 1st March to 7th March 2022.
Sol. Japan and India have renewed the Bilateral Swap Arrangement (BSA) the size of which is upto USD 75 billion.
Sol. National Statistical Office (NSO) has released the second advance estimates of national accounts. The GDP growth rate projection as per NSO for 2021-22 (FY22) is 8.9%.
Sol. The government has announced Madhabi Puri Buch as new chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
Sol. Para-archer Pooja Jatyan scripted history as she became the first Indian to win a silver in an individual section of the Para World Championships in Dubai, UAE.
Sol. West Indies spin legend Sonny Ramadhin has passed away at the age of 92. He was a part of the side that won its first away series in England in 1950.
Sol. Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre, LSRC has lifted the 2nd LG Cup Ice Hockey Championship 2022. In finals played in NDS Ice Hockey rink in Leh, LSRC defeated arch-rivals ITBP by 3 Nil to win a consecutively second title in the season.
Sol. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has appointed educationist and research scientist Professor Bhushan Patwardhan as chairman, of the executive committee of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bengaluru.
Sol. Thomas Bach was elected President of the IOC on 10 September 2013, as the successor to Jacques Rogge, at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires.
Sol. Google has announced the launch of ‘Play Pass’ subscription service in India that will provide Android device users access to over 1,000 applications and games without ads, in-app purchases, and upfront payments.
Sol. Public sector lender, Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) has announced the launch of “Project Banksakhi” in Odisha in collaboration with Mahagram & Sunivesh India Finance Services Pvt. Ltd. for Online Bank Account opening.
Sol. Russian invasion to Ukraine, Russia destroyed the largest plane in the world called “Ukraine’s Antonov-225 cargo plane”. The plane was destroyed outside Kyiv. According to weapons manufacturer Ukroboronprom, restoring “AN-225 Mriya” would cost over USD 3 billion and could take over five years.
Sol. The Women and Child Development Ministry celebrates the International Women’s Day week from the 1st of March as an Iconic Week as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Sol. The theme of Zero Discrimination Day 2022: “Remove laws that harm, create laws that empower”, UNAIDS is highlighting the urgent need to take action against discriminatory laws.