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1. Virat Kohli has stepped down as the Test captain of the Indian Men’s cricket team. Kohli replaced MS Dhoni in which year as the captain of the Indian team?

‘ବିରାଟ କୋହଲି ଭାରତୀୟ ପୁରୁଷ କ୍ରିକେଟ୍ ଦଳର ଟେଷ୍ଟ ଅଧିନାୟକ ପଦରୁ ଇସ୍ତଫା ଦେଇଛନ୍ତି। କୋହଲି ବଦଳି ହୋଇଥିଲେ କେଉଁ ବର୍ଷ ଭାରତୀୟ ଦଳର ଅଧିନାୟକ ଭାବରେ ଏମଏସ ଧୋନି?

    1. 2011
    2. 2013
    3. 2015
    4. 2017

Solution:
The correct answer is 2015.
Key Points

  • Virat Kohli has stepped down as the Test captain of the Indian Men’s cricket team.
  • Kohli replaced MS Dhoni in 2015 as the captain of the Indian team and became the most successful Test captain with 40 wins in 68 matches.
  • He became the first-ever Asian captain to win a Test series in Australia.
  • Kohli had stepped down as the T20I captain in 2021.

Additional Information
Recent Retirements in Cricket:

  • New Zealand cricketer Ross Taylor announced his retirement from international cricket on December 30, 2021.
  • Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah Riyad announced his retirement from Test cricket on 24 November 2021 after a 12-year career.
    South African legend AB de Villiers has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket in November 2021.
  • Pakistan pacer Usman Khan Shinwari on 16 November 2021 announced his retirement from test cricket to prolong his cricket career.
  • Dwayne Bravo will retire from internationals after West Indies plays its last T20 World Cup game against Australia in November 2021.

2. As per the report of The International Labour Organisation, what is the projected number of global unemployment in 2022?

‘ଆନ୍ତର୍ଜାତୀୟ ଶ୍ରମ ସଂଗଠନର ରିପୋର୍ଟ ଅନୁଯାୟୀ, ଧାର୍ଯ୍ୟ ସଂଖ୍ୟା କ’ଣ? 2022 ରେ ବିଶ୍ global ର ବେକାରୀ?

    1. 207 million
    2. 307 million
    3. 107 million
    4. 507 million

Solution:
The correct answer is 207 million.
Key Points

  • The International Labour Organisation has projected global unemployment at 207 million in 2022, almost 21 million more than in 2019.
  • The total hours worked in 2022 have been projected to be almost 2% below their prepandemic level or a deficit of 52 mn full-time equivalent jobs.
  • This was stated in its latest report on World Employment and Social Outlook, which was released on 17 Jan 2022.

Additional Information

  • The International Labour Organization is a United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social and economic justice through setting international labour standards.
  • The International Labour Organisation (ILO):
  • Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Director-General; Guy Ryder (As of Jan 2022).
  • Founder: Paris Peace Conference
  • Founded: 1919

3. In January 2022, who has turned author with her autobiography – ‘Indomitable – A Working Woman’s Notes on Life, Work and Leadership’?

‘ଜାନୁୟାରୀ 2022 ରେ, ଯିଏ ତାଙ୍କ ଆତ୍ମଜୀବନୀ – ‘ଇଣ୍ଡୋମିଟେବଲ୍ – ଏକ ୱାର୍କିଂ’ ସହିତ ଲେଖକଙ୍କୁ ପରିଣତ କରିଛନ୍ତି | ଜୀବନ, କାର୍ଯ୍ୟ ଏବଂ ନେତୃତ୍ୱ ଉପରେ ମହିଳାଙ୍କ ଟିପ୍ପଣୀ ‘?

    1. Arundhati Bhattacharya
    2. Chanda Kochhar
    3. Anshula Kant
    4. Shikha Sharma

Solution:
The correct answer is Arundhati Bhattacharya.
Key Points

  • Former State Bank of India (SBI) Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya has turned author with her autobiography – ‘Indomitable – A Working Woman’s Notes on Life, Work and Leadership’.
  • In 2016, Forbes named her in the Most-Powerful Woman in the World list, and she held the 25th spot.
  • She is the only India Inc boss who featured on Fortune’s World’s Greatest Leaders list, and ranked 26th.

Additional Information

  • Some Recently released books:
    BooksAuthors
    Gajapati: A king without a
    kingdom
    Ashok Bal
    India’s Ancient Legacy of
    Wellness
    Rekha Chaudhar
    Gandhitopi GovernorYarlagadda Lakshmi
    Prasad
    Cooking to Save Your Life EthicsAbhijit Banerjee
    Resolved: Uniting Nations in a Divided WorldBan Ki-moon
    Nehru: The Debates that
    Defined India
    Tripurdaman Singh and
    Adeel Hussain
    The Cinema of Satyajit RayBhaskar Chattopadhyay
      
      

4. What is the theme of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Davos Agenda virtual event which was addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in January 2022?

‘ବିଶ୍ Economic ଅର୍ଥନ Forum ତିକ ଫୋରମର (WEF) ଡାଭୋସ୍ ଏଜେଣ୍ଡା ଭର୍ଚୁଆଲ୍ ଇଭେଣ୍ଟର ବିଷୟବସ୍ତୁ କ’ଣ? ଜାନୁଆରୀ 2022 ରେ ପ୍ରଧାନମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ନରେନ୍ଦ୍ର ମୋଦୀଙ୍କୁ ସମ୍ବୋଧିତ କରାଯାଇଥିଲା?

    1. “The State of the World”
    2. “The Economic State of the World”
    3. “Boosting Digital Economy”
    4. “The State of the World Economy”

Solution:
The correct answer is “The State of the World”.
Key Points

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Davos Agenda virtual event on 17 Jan’22.
  • The WEF is hosting the event on its website and social media channels from 17-21 January.
  • The event is being convened on the theme of ‘The State of the World’.
    The Davos Agenda 2022 will also mark the launch of several WEF initiatives to accelerate the race to net-zero emissions.

Additional Information

  • PM Narendra Modi has been invited as the chief guest at the 54th convocation ceremony of the IIT Kanpur on 28th Dec 2021.
  • Amid the Omicron scare, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the Covid-19 vaccine for children and booster doses for Health workers and senior citizens in December 2021.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of Ganga Expressway in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh in December 2021.
  • In October 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Indian Space Association (ISA).
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named among the 100 most influential people of 2021 by Time Magazine.
  • In August 2021, Narendra Modi has become the first Indian Prime Minister to chair an open debate at United Nations Security Council (UNSC).

5. With which state has the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) joined hands to improve the food security of small and marginal farmers by strengthening their resilience to climate change?

‘କେଉଁ ରାଜ୍ୟ ସହିତ ମିଳିତ ଜାତିସଂଘର ବିଶ୍ୱ ଖାଦ୍ୟ କାର୍ଯ୍ୟକ୍ରମ (WFP) ଉନ୍ନତି ପାଇଁ ହାତ ମିଳାଇଛି | ଜଳବାୟୁ ପ୍ରତି ସେମାନଙ୍କର ସ୍ଥିରତାକୁ ଦୃ strengthening କରି କ୍ଷୁଦ୍ର ଏବଂ ପ୍ରାନ୍ତ କୃଷକମାନଙ୍କର ଖାଦ୍ୟ ନିରାପତ୍ତା | ପରିବର୍ତ୍ତନ?

    1. Odisha
    2. Rajasthan
    3. Punjab
    4. West Bengal

Solution:
The correct answer is Odisha.
Key Points

  • The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Odisha government have joined hands.
  • They will improve the food security of small and marginal farmers by strengthening their resilience to climate change.
  • In a pilot initiative, advisories will be provided to small farmers of the state, which is particularly prone to cyclones, to help them adapt to the impact of the climate crisis.

Important Points

  • Small farmers, who constitute 90 per cent of the peasant community in Odisha, will be able to select the right agriculture and livelihood options to improve their food security and incomes.
  • The impact of climate change disproportionately affects the livelihoods and food security of small and marginal farmers.
  • The WFP and the Department of Agriculture will collaborate on strengthening adaptation to climate variability and management of food systems by building capacity, reducing inequalities in the process.
  • The WFP and the Agriculture Department will develop toolkits, modules, and guidelines during the project to provide services to small farmers.

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1. Virat Kohli has stepped down as the Test captain of the Indian Men’s cricket team. Kohli replaced MS Dhoni in which year as the captain of the Indian team?

‘ବିରାଟ କୋହଲି ଭାରତୀୟ ପୁରୁଷ କ୍ରିକେଟ୍ ଦଳର ଟେଷ୍ଟ ଅଧିନାୟକ ପଦରୁ ଇସ୍ତଫା ଦେଇଛନ୍ତି। କୋହଲି ବଦଳି ହୋଇଥିଲେ କେଉଁ ବର୍ଷ ଭାରତୀୟ ଦଳର ଅଧିନାୟକ ଭାବରେ ଏମଏସ ଧୋନି?

    1. 2011
    2. 2013
    3. 2015
    4. 2017

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5. With which state has the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) joined hands to improve the food security of small and marginal farmers by strengthening their resilience to climate change?

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    3. Gulzarilal Nanda
    4. Subhas Chandra Bose

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    3. 90th
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3. In January 2022, who has turned author with her autobiography – ‘Indomitable – A Working Woman’s Notes on Life, Work and Leadership’?

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    2. Chanda Kochhar
    3. Anshula Kant
    4. Shikha Sharma

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    2. “The Economic State of the World”
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2. As per the report of The International Labour Organisation, what is the projected number of global unemployment in 2022?

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