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1. To promote women’s empowerment, who has been appointed as ambassador of Legends League Cricket in January 2022?

1. To promote women’s empowerment, who has been appointed as ambassador of Legends League Cricket in January 2022?

ମହିଳା ସଶକ୍ତିକରଣକୁ ପ୍ରୋତ୍ସାହିତ କରିବା ପାଇଁ, ଜାନୁୟାରୀ 2022 ରେ ଲିଜେଣ୍ଡସ୍ ଲିଗ୍ କ୍ରିକେଟ୍ ର ରାଷ୍ଟ୍ରଦୂତ ଭାବରେ କିଏ ନିଯୁକ୍ତ?

    1. Jhulan Goswami
    2. Smriti Mandhana
    3. Mithali Raj
    4. Shandre Frtiz

Solution:
The correct answer is Jhulan Goswami.
Key Points

  • To promote women’s empowerment, Legends League Cricket (LLC) has appointed cricketer Jhulan Goswami as an ambassador.
  • LLC also announced an ‘All Women Match Official Team’ for the League that includes ICC empanelled female umpires and match referees from all across the world.
  • Shandre Frtiz from South Africa will be the match referee for the entire League.

Additional Information

  • Important Current Affairs related to Cricket in 2021:
  • India has won the U-19 Asia Cricket Cup 2021 held in Dubai, UAE in December 2021.
  • South African wicket-keeper Quinton de Kock announced retirement from Test cricket on 30 December 2021.
  • India has become the first Asian team to win a Test match at Centurion after beating South Africa by 113-run.
  • Rishabh Pant has become the fastest Indian wicket-keeper to reach 100 dismissals in Test cricket.
  • He achieved this feat against South Africa in Centurion on Dec 28, 2021. Mohammed Shami has become the fifth Indian pacer to take 200 Test wickets.
  • In December 2021, Rishabh Pant has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Uttarakhand.
  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has appointed Geoff Allardice as the permanent CEO of the International Cricket governing body in November 2021.
  • ICC Headquarters: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • ICC Founded: 15 June 1909
  • ICC Deputy Chairman: Imran Khwaja
  • ICC Chairman: Greg Barclay
  • In December 2021, the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI) has formed a committee for the differently-abled cricketers of the country.
  • Harbhajan Singh has announced retirement from all forms of cricket in December 2021.
  • He was the 1st Indian Cricketer to take Hat-trick wickets in Test Cricket.

Who has presented the 12th Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Awards and International Buddha Peace Awards in Mumbai on 9 Jan 2022.

2. Who has presented the 12th Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Awards and International Buddha Peace Awards in Mumbai on 9 Jan 2022.

9 ଜାନୁଆରୀ 2022 ରେ ମୁମ୍ବାଇରେ ଦ୍ୱାଦଶ ଭାରତ ରତ୍ନ ଡକ୍ଟର ଆମ୍ବେଦକର ପୁରସ୍କାର ଏବଂ ଆନ୍ତର୍ଜାତୀୟ ବୁଦ୍ଧ ଶାନ୍ତି ପୁରସ୍କାର କିଏ ଉପସ୍ଥାପନ କରିଛନ୍ତି |

    1. CM Uddhav Thackeray
    2. Amit Shah
    3. Devendra Fadnavis
    4. Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Solution:
The correct answer is Bhagat Singh Koshyari.
Key Points

  • Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari presented the 12th Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Awards and International Buddha Peace Awards in Mumbai on 9 Jan 2022.
  • The awards were presented for notable contributions in various walks of life.
  • Actress Harshali Malhotra and MD of Kedia Securities Dr. Vijay Kedia were presented with the Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Awards.

Additional Information

  • Dr. Satish Adiga has been awarded Dr. Subhas Mukherjee Award by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
  • The Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) won SKOCH Award in the Silver category for its work towards combating Crime and Violence against Children.
  • Uttar Pradesh has been adjudged as the Best State in water conservation efforts in the National Water Awards 2020.
  • Indian shooter Avani Lekhara, who has won India’s first Gold medal in Shooting at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, won the “Best Female Debut” honour at the 2021 Paralympic Sport Awards.
  • Zishaan A Latif won Ramnath Goenka Award in the Photo Journalism category in January 2022.
  • In January 2022, Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who died during an assignment in Afghanistan, has been posthumously awarded as the ‘Journalist of the Year’ for 2020 by the Mumbai Press Club.

Who has architected the first autonomous traffic management platform in the world in January 2022?

3. Who has architected the first autonomous traffic management platform in the world in January 2022?

 ଜାନୁଆରୀରେ ଦୁନିଆର ପ୍ରଥମ ସ୍ୱୟଂଶାସିତ ଟ୍ରାଫିକ୍ ପରିଚାଳନା ପ୍ଲାଟଫର୍ମକୁ ସ୍ଥାପତ୍ୟ କରିଛି |
2022?

    1. Ranjeet Chauhan
    2. JC Chaudhry
    3. Sudeep Singh
    4. Vaibhav Ghadiok

Solution:
The correct answer is Vaibhav Ghadiok.
Key Points

  • Indian-born Engineer Vaibhav Ghadiok has architected the first autonomous traffic management platform in the world.
  • He is the Executive VP of Engineering at Hayden AI (Silicon Valley, USA). The system helps build a 3D map of a specific region with places like lane lines, parking meters, etc.
  • It can be used to guide transit buses and garbage trucks for automated traffic and
    parking.

Additional Information

  • JC Chaudhry has achieved the first-ever Guinness World Record in Numerology and the first world record of 2022.
  • South Korea is going to get the world’s first floating city in 2022, to deal with the problem of floods due to rising sea levels.
  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh has launched the world’s first Multimodal Brain Imaging Data and Analytics.
  • NASA has launched a first-of-its-kind mission named DART to change the path of an asteroid by intentionally crashing a spacecraft into it.
  • DART stands for Double Asteroid Redirection Test.
  • Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh will become the first city in India to use ropeway services in public transportation.
  • Cricketer Smriti Mandhana has become the first Indian woman to score a Test hundred on Australian soil.

11 January 2022 marked the 56th death anniversary of whom?

4. 11 January 2022 marked the 56th death anniversary of whom?

 11 ଜାନୁଆରୀ 2022 କାହାର 56 ତମ ମୃତ୍ୟୁ ବାର୍ଷିକୀ ପାଳନ କଲା?

    1. Jawaharlal Nehru
    2. Lal Bahadur Shastri
    3. Gulzarilal Nanda
    4. Subhas Chandra Bose

Solution:
The correct answer is Lal Bahadur Shastri.
Key Points

  • 11 January 2022 marked the 56th death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri. He served as India’s second Prime Minister from 1964 to 1966.
  • He was famous for his slogan ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’. He was born on October 2, 1904. He died in Tashkent on 11 January 1966, where he had gone to sign a declaration of ceasefire with Pakistani President M Ayub Khan and end the 1965 war.


Important Points

  • He was a life member of the servants of the people’s society (Lok Sevak Mandal) founded by Lala Lajpat Rai.
  • There he started working for the upliftment of the backward classes and later became the President of that society.
  • In 1937, he was the organising secretary of the Parliamentary Board of UP. He was also awarded India’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna, posthumously in 1966.

Which of the following will replace Vivo as IPL's title sponsor from 2023?

5. Which of the following will replace Vivo as IPL’s title sponsor from 2023?

 2023 ରୁ ନିମ୍ନଲିଖିତ ମଧ୍ୟରୁ କେଉଁଟି ଭିଭୋକୁ IPL ର ଟାଇଟଲ୍ ପ୍ରଯୋଜକ ଭାବରେ ବଦଳାଇବ?

    1. Reliance Group
    2. Tata Group
    3. Adani Group
    4. Murugappa Group

Solution:
The correct answer is Tata Group.
Key Points

  • The Tata Group will replace Vivo as IPL’s title sponsor from 2023.
  • This was informed by Indian Premier League (IPL) Chairman Brijesh Patel.
  • The 2022 mega auction will take place in Bengaluru in the second week of February n2022.
  • Vivo had a deal of ₹2,200 crores for title sponsorship rights from 2018-2022 but after the 2020 Galwan Valley military face-off, it was replaced by Dream11.


Important Points

  • Tata Group has joined the likes of real estate company DLF, beverage company Pepsi, mobile manufacturing company Vivo and fantasy sports platform Dream11 to be the title sponsor of the Indian Premier League.
  • However, Vivo had resumed its deal in IPL 2021 including extending their contract till 2023 to accommodate for a missed year in 2020. But Vivo has exited its contract midway.


Additional Information

  • Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the 14th Indian Premier League 2021 final to win their fourth title.
  • The final match was held in Dubai on 15 October 2021. The team had last won the title in the year 2010, 2011, and 2018.

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Which of the following will replace Vivo as IPL's title sponsor from 2023?

5. Which of the following will replace Vivo as IPL’s title sponsor from 2023?

 2023 ରୁ ନିମ୍ନଲିଖିତ ମଧ୍ୟରୁ କେଉଁଟି ଭିଭୋକୁ IPL ର ଟାଇଟଲ୍ ପ୍ରଯୋଜକ ଭାବରେ ବଦଳାଇବ?

    1. Reliance Group
    2. Tata Group
    3. Adani Group
    4. Murugappa Group

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2. Who has become India’s 73rd chess Grandmaster on 9 January 2022?

9 ଜାନୁଆରୀ 2022 ରେ ଭାରତର 73 ତମ ଚେସ୍ ଗ୍ରାଣ୍ଡମାଷ୍ଟର କିଏ ହୋଇଛନ୍ତି?

    1. P Iniyan
    2. D Gukesh
    3. SP Sethuraman
    4. Bharath Subramaniyam

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3. Which of the following country’s lunar probe mission has find the evidence of water on moon in January 2022?

ନିମ୍ନଲିଖିତ ଦେଶର ଚନ୍ଦ୍ର ଅନୁସନ୍ଧାନ ମିଶନ ମଧ୍ୟରୁ କେଉଁଟି ଚନ୍ଦ୍ରରେ ଜଳର ପ୍ରମାଣ ପାଇଛି |
ଜାନୁଆରୀ 2022?

    1. India
    2. China
    3. Russia
    4. Japan

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4. To promote the language at the global stage, which day is celebrated as World Hindi Day every
year?

ବିଶ୍  ସ୍ତରରେ ଭାଷାକୁ ପ୍ରୋତ୍ସାହିତ କରିବା ପାଇଁ, ଯେଉଁ ଦିନ ପ୍ରତ୍ୟେକ ଦିନ ବିଶ୍ୱ ହିନ୍ଦୀ ଦିବସ ଭାବରେ ପାଳନ କରାଯାଏ |
ବର୍ଷ?

    1. 10 January
    2. 04 January
    3. 06 January
    4. 08 January

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11 January 2022 marked the 56th death anniversary of whom?

4. 11 January 2022 marked the 56th death anniversary of whom?

 11 ଜାନୁଆରୀ 2022 କାହାର 56 ତମ ମୃତ୍ୟୁ ବାର୍ଷିକୀ ପାଳନ କଲା?

    1. Jawaharlal Nehru
    2. Lal Bahadur Shastri
    3. Gulzarilal Nanda
    4. Subhas Chandra Bose

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1. Who has been appointed as the Vice President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
(AIIB) in January 2022?

who ଏସୀୟ ଭିତ୍ତିଭୂମି ବିନିଯୋଗ ବ୍ୟାଙ୍କର ଉପାଧ୍ୟକ୍ଷ ଭାବରେ ନିଯୁକ୍ତ ହୋଇଛନ୍ତି
(AIIB) ଜାନୁଆରୀ 2022 ରେ?

    1. Amitabh Kant
    2. K. Subramanian
    3. Surabhi Singh
    4. Urjit Patel 

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Who has architected the first autonomous traffic management platform in the world in January 2022?

3. Who has architected the first autonomous traffic management platform in the world in January 2022?

 ଜାନୁଆରୀରେ ଦୁନିଆର ପ୍ରଥମ ସ୍ୱୟଂଶାସିତ ଟ୍ରାଫିକ୍ ପରିଚାଳନା ପ୍ଲାଟଫର୍ମକୁ ସ୍ଥାପତ୍ୟ କରିଛି |
2022?

    1. Ranjeet Chauhan
    2. JC Chaudhry
    3. Sudeep Singh
    4. Vaibhav Ghadiok

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1. To promote women’s empowerment, who has been appointed as ambassador of Legends League Cricket in January 2022?

1. To promote women’s empowerment, who has been appointed as ambassador of Legends League Cricket in January 2022?

ମହିଳା ସଶକ୍ତିକରଣକୁ ପ୍ରୋତ୍ସାହିତ କରିବା ପାଇଁ, ଜାନୁୟାରୀ 2022 ରେ ଲିଜେଣ୍ଡସ୍ ଲିଗ୍ କ୍ରିକେଟ୍ ର ରାଷ୍ଟ୍ରଦୂତ ଭାବରେ କିଏ ନିଯୁକ୍ତ?

    1. Jhulan Goswami
    2. Smriti Mandhana
    3. Mithali Raj
    4. Shandre Frtiz

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5. Which of the following won the Best Film (Drama) at the Golden Globes 2022 award ceremony
that took place in January 2022?

ବଗୋଲଡେନ୍ ଗ୍ଲୋବସ୍ 2022 ପୁରସ୍କାର ବିତରଣ ଉତ୍ସବରେ ନିମ୍ନ ମଧ୍ୟରୁ କେଉଁଟି ଶ୍ରେଷ୍ଠ ଚଳଚ୍ଚିତ୍ର (ଡ୍ରାମା) ଜିତିଲା |
ଜାନୁୟାରୀ 2022 ରେ ଘଟିଥିଲା କି?

    1. The Piano
    2. Bright Stare
    3. Power Of The Dog
    4. A River Runs Through It

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Who has presented the 12th Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Awards and International Buddha Peace Awards in Mumbai on 9 Jan 2022.

2. Who has presented the 12th Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Awards and International Buddha Peace Awards in Mumbai on 9 Jan 2022.

9 ଜାନୁଆରୀ 2022 ରେ ମୁମ୍ବାଇରେ ଦ୍ୱାଦଶ ଭାରତ ରତ୍ନ ଡକ୍ଟର ଆମ୍ବେଦକର ପୁରସ୍କାର ଏବଂ ଆନ୍ତର୍ଜାତୀୟ ବୁଦ୍ଧ ଶାନ୍ତି ପୁରସ୍କାର କିଏ ଉପସ୍ଥାପନ କରିଛନ୍ତି |

    1. CM Uddhav Thackeray
    2. Amit Shah
    3. Devendra Fadnavis
    4. Bhagat Singh Koshyari

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