Daily Current Affairs Quiz : March 25, 2022
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1. What is the main objective of the ‘Sujalam 2.0 Campaign’?
[A] Ground Water Conservation
[B] Greywater Management
[C] Rainwater Management
[D] Flood Management
Correct Answer: B [Greywater Management]
Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has recently launched the Sujalam 2.0 campaign for Greywater management.
Greywater is wastewater from non-toilet plumbing systems. The theme for this year’s campaign is Groundwater: making the invisible visible. Under the Campaign, government will mobilize Communities, Panchayats, Schools to undertake greywater management.
2. Which organisation successfully test fired the surface-to-surface BrahMos supersonic cruise missile?
Correct Answer: B [DRDO]
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired the surface-to-surface BrahMos supersonic cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The extended range missile hit its target with pinpoint accuracy. One of the missiles earlier misfired due to a technical malfunction from an Indian Air Force unit during a Command Air Staff Inspection (CASI).
3. Which country is the host of the ‘BIMSTEC Summit’ in 2022?
[B] Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: B [Sri Lanka]
The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit is hosted by Sri Lanka in 2022.
BIMSTEC Charter and BIMSTEC Master plan for Transport Connectivity are proposed to be signed during the Sri Lanka Summit. BIMSTEC was established in 1997, and it comprises seven member states Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand.
4. Which Indian state/UT implements the ‘Mukhyamantri Park Saundaryakaran Yojana’?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] New Delhi
[C] Madhya Pradesh
Correct Answer: B [New Delhi]
Mukhyamantri Park Saundaryakaran Yojana is a scheme being implemented by the Government of Delhi.
As part of the scheme, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal directed officials to transform 17 city forests in the national capital in an area of about 3000 acres to ‘World-Class level’ Forests. 1,500 parks are being transformed in collaboration with 450 Resident Welfare Association (RWAs) under ‘Community Parks’ initiative.
5. Who has been awarded the ‘Abel Prize 2022’?
[A] Dennis Parnell Sullivan
[B] Curtis T. McMullen
[C] William Browder
[D] Hal Abelson
Correct Answer: A [Dennis Parnell Sullivan]
The Abel Prize for the year 2022 has been awarded to Professor Dennis Parnell Sullivan. It is awarded annually to outstanding mathematicians.
The award was established by the Norwegian Government in 2002, and is managed by The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Professor Sullivan was awarded the prize “For his contributions to topology, in particular its algebraic, geometric and dynamical aspects.”
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