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Jan 2022, One Liner Current Affairs

JANUARY 2022 : ONE LINER CURRENT AFFAIRS  

 

1 What is the Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) of India in the year 2020-21? 937
2 Which country is the new member of the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB)? Egypt
3 What is the existing annual income limit for identification of economically weaker section (EWS)? Rs 8 lakh
4 Nodirbek Abdusattorov, the youngest ever World Rapid Chess champion, is from which country? Uzbekistan
5 Who is the head of the ‘Energy Transition Advisory Committee’, which was recently set up? Tarun Kapoor
6 Where is the ‘Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTOAB)’ based at? Geneva
7. INSACOG is the forum set up by which country to monitor genome sequencing and variation of Covid strains? India
8 What is the limit of offline digital payment per transaction, as per RBI’s recent notification? Rs 200
9. Which Ministry is organising ‘Climate Change Awareness Campaign and National Photography Competition’? Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
10. ‘Seema Bhawani’ is the name of which team of the Border Security Force (BSF)? All-women Biker Team
11 Atal Tunnel, which was seen in the news recently, is located in which state/UT? Himachal Pradesh
12 As of 2022, how many banks are classified as Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs) in India? 3
13 ‘Integrated Approach in S&T for Sustainable Future’ has been declared as the theme of which special day? National Science Day
14 What is the aim of the ‘SAAR; program recently launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs? Documentation of Projects
15 Which organisation has partnered with Akshaya Patra Foundation for effective implementation of PM-POSHAN scheme? United Nations – WFP
16 India’s first Open Rock Museum is located in which city? Hyderabad
17 In which year, the first Start-up India ‘Innovation Week’ was launched? 2021
18 Which is the headquarters of ‘Collective Security Treaty Organization’? Moscow
19 Which country has officially banned ‘Conversion therapy’ which claims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity? Canada
20. Which state has extended the upper age limit for entry to state government service to 38, up to 2023? Odisha
21 ‘Gangasagar Mela’ is a popular religious event held in which state? West Bengal
22 As per recent study, 2021 was the Earth’s ………….. hottest on record. Fifth
23 Darvaza gas crater, also known as the ‘Gateway to Hell’, is located in which country? Turkmenistan
24. Western disturbance, which was seen in the news recently, is associated with? Meteorology
25. ‘Daniel Ortega’ sworn in as which country’s President, for his fourth consecutive term? Nicaragua
26. The United Nations launched its largest ever country-specific appeal for which country? Afghanistan
27. The ‘Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM), which was recently flighttested, was developed in which country? India
28. Which state recently notified Mahila Police (Subordinate Service) Rules? Andhra Pradesh
29 Which zone received maximum share of complaints under Ombudsman schemes, as per recent RBI Report? North Zone
30. Which global institution laid out priorities for 2022 as ‘Five-alarm global fire’? United Nations
31. When was the ‘Amar Jawan Jyoti’ established in India? 1972
32. Which global institution implemented the ‘3-D Virtual Diplomacy’? UNSC
33 Which technology company has launched the Non-fungible token (NFTs) profile picture feature? Twitter
34. Which institution released the ‘Connecting the Dots: Plastic pollution and the planetary emergency’ report? Environmental Investigation Agency
35. The World Bank has approved a loan of around Rs 1,000 crore for which Indian state Government? West Bengal
36. ‘ICE360 Survey 2021’ was conducted recently by which institution? ‘PRICE’ Think Tank
37. When is the “National Girl Child Day” celebrated in India? January 24
38. Which country has published trial rules for the approval of gene-edited plants? China
39. Which is the northern most state of India, as of 2022? Himachal Pradesh
40. As per IMF World Economic Outlook January assessment, what is the estimated growth of India in 2021-22? 9 %
41. Prabha Atre, who was conferred the Padma Vibhushan is associated with which field? Music
42. Which country played host to the first India-Central Asia Summit? India
43. A new research has successfully carried out ‘Limb Regeneration’ in which species? African clawed frog
44 Which institution is related with ‘Integrity Pact’? Central Vigilance Commission
45. India has initiated an anti-dumping probe against imports of which product from China, Taiwan, Vietnam? Vinyl Tiles
46. Who is the author of the book titled “A Little Book of India: Celebrating 75 years of Independence”? Ruskin Bond
47. ‘Great Barrier Reef’, the world’s largest coral reef system, is located in which country? Australia
48. Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science & Technology has been inaugurated in which university? Chandigarh University
49 Who was Savitribai Phule? social reformers
50 New Covid-19 variant IHU has been detected in which country? France
51 Who has become the first Indian-origin woman to trek solo to South Pole? Harpreet Chandi
52 Which country is facing unrest due to a sudden spike in fuel prices? Kazakhstan
53  China has found traces of coronavirus in which fruit? dragon fruit
54 Abdalla Hamdok resigned as Prime Minister of which nation on January 2, 2022? Sudan
55 Who has become the 34th Indian to lead India in Test matches? KL Rahul
56 Which nation won the U-19 Asia Cup on December 31, 2021? India
57 Which film won the Golden Globe Award 2022 in Best Motion Picture- Drama category? The Power of the Dog’
58 Who has been appointed as the new Chief of ISRO? S Somanath
59 When will Veer Baal Diwas be observed? 26th December
60  The UP Assembly Elections 2022 will take place in how many phases? 7
61 The government is set to become the single largest shareholder of which telecom company? Vodafone Idea
62 Andhra Pradesh government has increased the retirement age of government staff to how many years? 62 years
63. David Sassoli, who passed away on January 11th, was the President of which prominent international body? European Parliament
64 Which British Royal Family member has been stripped of all his Royal patronages and military titles? Prince Andrew
65 Who has become the first Black woman to feature on a US quarter? Maya Angelou
66  Which country has the world’s most powerful passport? Japan
67 Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas has been named as the new Chief Economist of which international body? IMF
68 Which company will replace Vivo as the title sponsor of IPL 2022? Tata group
69 When was National Disaster Response Force formed? 2006
70 Who has topped the list of most popular world leaders with a rating of 71 percent? Narendra Mod
71 When was the last time India did not have any foreign head of state as Chief Guest at Republic Day celebrations before 2021? 1966
72 Which is the world’s fastest sinking cities? Jakarta
73 Who has been chosen as the new head of the European Parliament? Roberta Metsola
74 Russia has amassed thousands of troops along its border with which country? Ukraine
75 Which nation is relocating its capital to Nusantara? Indonesia
76 Rare instance of snowfall was witnessed in which desert recently? Sahara
77  Who won the men’s singles final at India Open 2022? Lakshya Sen
78 Who is the sole Indian cricketer in the ICC Women’s T20 Team of the Year 2021? Smriti Mandhana
79 Who has announced her retirement after the 2022 season? Sania Mirza
80. How many children were honoured with Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2022? 29
81 India’s first Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat will be posthumously honoured with which award? Padma Vibhushan
82 India signed a USD 375 million deal with which nation for the supply of BrahMos missiles? Philippines
83 When did Election Commission of India founded? January 25, 1950
84  Which company has announced USD 1 billion investment in Bharti Airtel? Google
85 Which state has announced the formation of 13 new districts? Andhra Pradesh
86 Scientists in China’s Wuhan laboratory have warned of which new strain of COVID19? NeoCoV
87. Who has been named ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year 2021? Smriti Mandhana
88 What is the new name of the Lucknow IPL team? Lucknow Super Giants

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