Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 10 to 17 April 2022

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

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With this current affairs quiz from Opennaukri, you can give your current affairs a much-needed boost. The quiz includes questions about significant events happened over the week, as well as descriptive answers. So, why not put your current-events knowledge to the test with this weekly current affairs quiz Let’s get started.

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – Questions and Answers

Question 1: The first fully private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS) has been launched by which organization?

Axiom Space Ax-1 Mission was launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It is the first astronaut mission to the International Space Station that is fully privately funded and operated. The mission sent four-person crew on a ten-day journey which includes eight days aboard the ISS and will undock from the Dragon Endeavour crew ship.

Question 2: Which state hosts the ‘Madhavpur Mela,’ a cultural fair?

The annual Madhavpur Mela, a five-day cultural fair, was inaugurated by President Ramnath Kovind in the Gujarat coastal village of Madhavpur. The fair commemorates Lord Krishna’s marriage to Rukmini, a Hindu deity. Similar events are being held in Gujarat and eight Northeastern states. The Gujarat government began organising events during the fair in 2018 in collaboration with the Union Ministry of Culture.

Question 3: Which Union Ministry is in charge of implementing the ‘PM-DAKSH Yojana’?

Implemented by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment The PM-DAKSH Yojana (Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi) is a National Plan for the skilling of marginalised people. The scheme’s main goal is to improve the skill levels of the target youth by providing long-term and short-term skills, followed by employment/self-employment. Over the course of five years, approximately 2.71 million people will be trained. For 2021-22, Rs.79.48 crore has been set aside.

Question 4: Which Union Ministry is in charge of implementing the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA)?

The ‘Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA), the ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ programme, was launched by India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, under the Ministry of Panchayati Raj. It was approved in 2018 with the goal of transforming selected districts and assisting 2.78 lakh rural local bodies in achieving sustainable development goals. The Union Cabinet approved a Rs 5,911 crore budget for the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA). It agreed to extend the centrally funded scheme from April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2026.

Question 5: Which country is the biggest gold consumer of the world?

After China, India is the world’s second-largest gold consumer. Due to rising demand, India’s gold imports increased by 33.34 percent to $46.14 billion in the fiscal year 2021-22.

Question 6: Which country has chosen to form a ‘Education and Skills Development Working Group’ with India?

The governments of India and the United States have resolved to form a new ‘India-US Education and Skills Development Working Group.’ Through cooperative collaborations, it intends to strengthen cooperation in the fields of education and skill development. In order to foster people-to-people connections, the Group also promotes student and scholar mobility. It’s part of a joint statement released during the fourth India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue.

Question 7: Which country is affiliated with the ‘Neptune Missile system,’ which was  featured in the news recently?

After a missile strike, the Russian Black Sea Fleet ‘Moskva’ sank off the coast of Odessa. The explosives aboard the ship were caused by an onboard ammunition fire, according to the Russians, but the Ukrainians said it was a planned hit employing the Neptune anti-ship cruise missiles. After Russia’s seizure of Crimea in 2014, the threat to Ukraine’s coastal districts grew dramatically, prompting the induction of the Neptune Missile system into Ukrainian forces in 2021. Neptune is a coastal anti-ship cruise missile with a range of 300 kilometres that may destroy navy vessels.

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