22st January 2024 Current Affairs & MCQ

Sources for current affairs on 22st January 2024 include Indian Express, Times of India (TOI), The Hindu, Hindustan Times, and Mint, PIB, All India Radio.

1. Ayodhya Festival
– Date: January 22nd
– Occasion: Pran Pratishta rituals for new Ram Lalla idol
– Highlight: Festive look in Ayodhya

2. Prime Minister Modi’s Visit
– Location: Arichal Munal point in Tamil Nadu
– Purpose: Visited the place believed to be where Ram Setu was built

3. South Africa’s Application
– Action: Filed an application against Israel
– Ground: Under the genocide convention
– Context: Related to Palestinian issues in the Gaza Strip

4. Ambedkar Statue Unveiling
– Location: Andhra Pradesh
– Noteworthy: World’s tallest Ambedkar statue revealed

5. India Open Tournament
– Players: Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
– Result: Men’s doubles runners-up, lost to a Korean pair

6. India-Cuba MOU
– Nature: Memorandum of Understanding
– Focus: Cooperation in implementing successful digital solutions at a population scale for digital transformation

7. Digital Education in India
– Decision: All study material for school and higher education to be available digitally
– Languages: In Indian languages from the 8th Schedule of the Constitution

8. One Nation One Election Panel
– Affirmation: 81% of citizens support the idea of simultaneous polls
– Source: Union Law Ministry’s information

22st January 2024 Current Affairs MCQ

1.When were the Pran Pratishta rituals held for the new Ram Lalla idol in Ayodhya?

a) January 22nd
b) February 15th
c) December 10th
d) March 5th
Answer: a) January 22nd

2. Which state did Prime Minister Modi visit, claiming it to be the place where Ram Setu was built?

a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Karnataka
d) Maharashtra
Answer: b) Tamil Nadu

3. Against which country did South Africa file an application under the genocide convention?

a) India
b) Israel
c) Palestine
d) Egypt
Answer: b) Israel

4. Where was the world’s tallest Ambedkar statue recently unveiled?

a) Maharashtra
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Rajasthan
d) Madhya Pradesh
Answer: b) Andhra Pradesh

5. Who were the men’s doubles runners-up in the India Open tournament, losing to a Korean pair?

a) PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal
b) Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy
c) Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan
d) Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina
Answer: b) Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy

6. What is the focus of the Memorandum of Understanding signed between India and Cuba?

a) Military cooperation
b) Environmental protection
c) Digital transformation
d) Space exploration
Answer: c) Digital transformation

7. In which Indian languages will the study material for school and higher education be made available digitally?

a) English and Hindi
b) Hindi and Bengali
c) Languages from the 8th Schedule of the Constitution
d) Sanskrit and Tamil
Answer: c) Languages from the 8th Schedule of the Constitution

8. What percentage of citizens affirmed the idea of ‘One Nation One Election’ according to the Union Law Ministry?

a) 50%
b) 65%
c) 81%
d) 90%
Answer: c) 81%

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