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  1. ___________ is India’s first indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine for animals, which was developed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)- National Research Centre on Equines(NRCE) (Hisar, Haryana)?
    1) Covovax
    2) Nuvaxovid
    3) Moderna
    4) Sinovac-CoronaVac
    5) Anocovax
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-5)Anocovax

    Explanation:
    Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare(MoAFW) launched “Anocovax”, India’s first indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine for animals. The vaccine developed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)- National Research Centre on Equines(NRCE) (Hisar, Haryana), is safe for dogs, lions, leopards, mice and rabbits.
    Anocovax contains inactivated SARS-CoV-2 Delta (COVID-19) antigen with Alhydrogel as an adjuvant.
    This neutralises both Delta and Omicron variants of the SARS-CoV-2.
    The Union Minister also launched ‘CAN-CoV-2 ELISA kit’, a sensitive and specific nucleocapsid protein-based indirect (Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay) ELISA kit, for antibody detection against SARS-CoV-2 in canines.

  2. According to the MoUs signed during the visit of India’s Vice President to Gabon (recently in June’22), which of the following statements are correct?
    A)MoU for cooperation between India’s Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Services (SSIFS) and Gabon’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and
    B)An agreement for establishment of a Joint Commission between two Foreign Ministries.
    C)MoU between India and Gabon on youth cooperation.

    1) Only A
    2) Only B
    3) Both A & B
    4) Only C
    5) All A,B & C
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer- 3) Both A & B
    Explanation:
    On May 30, 2022, India’s Vice President (VP) M Venkaiah Naidu paid his first high-level bilateral official visit to Gabon.
    This was India’s first visit to all three countries at the level of Vice President.
    Both sides signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) /Agreements:
    i. MoU for cooperation between India’s Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Services (SSIFS) and Gabon’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and
    ii.An agreement for establishment of a Joint Commission between two Foreign Ministries.
    The Gabonese side requested that an Indian resident mission be established in Libreville, Gabon’s capital.

  3. According to the MoUs signed during the visit of India’s Vice President (VP) to Senegal (recently in June’22), which of the following statements are correct?
    A)Cultural Exchange Program (CEP) between India and Senegal for 2022-26
    B)Agreement on mutual exemption from the visa requirement for holders of diplomatic, official/service passports
    C)MoU between India and Senegal on youth cooperation

    1) Only A
    2) All the Above
    3) Only C
    4) Only B
    5) None of the Above
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-2) All the Above
    Explanation:
    i. The VP of India’s state visit coincided with the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between India and Senegal.
    Senegal, a West African country, sees India as an integral and reliable partner in its vision of “Emerging Senegal 2035.”
    Three MoUs were also signed with Senegal to further deepen bilateral partnerships in various areas.
    Cultural Exchange Program (CEP) between India and Senegal for 2022-26
    Agreement on mutual exemption from the visa requirement for holders of diplomatic, official/service passports
    MoU between India and Senegal on youth cooperation.
    The VP also visited Qatar, also he inaugurated an “India-Qatar Start-Up bridge” between Invest India and Invest Qatar, with the goal of expanding trade and investment opportunities and connecting the two countries’ start-up ecosystems.
    VP of India has addressed an India-Qatar Business Forum jointly organized by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), CII and Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), along with Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  4. In which edition of the Bratislava Forum “GLOBSEC 2022 Bratislava Forum” did Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (EAM) participate during his visit to Slovakia, in which the event took place from 2nd to 4th June 2022 in Bratislava, Slovakia?
    1) 17th edition
    2) 16th edition
    3) 18th edition
    4) 19th edition
    5) 15th edition
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer- 1) 17th edition
    Explanation:
    i.On 3rd June 2022, EAM participated in the 17th edition of the Bratislava Forum “GLOBSEC 2022 Bratislava Forum” which took place from 2nd to 4th June 2022 in Bratislava, Slovakia.
    ii.He addressed the forum on the topic of “Taking Friendship to the Next Level: Allies in the Indo-Pacific Region”.
    iii.EAM also invited Foreign Minister Ivan Korčok to join the International Solar Alliance.
    EAM Visits the Czech Republic 4th-5th June 2022:
    i.EAM met H.E. Mr Jan Lipavský, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Government of Czech Republic.
    They discussed bilateral relations, including political, economic, defence & security, Science & Technology (S&T), cultural, and people-to-people ties.
    iii.Both sides agreed to work towards an early conclusion of the India-European Union(EU) Free Trade Agreement(FTA).

  5. Recently in June’22, which language was adopted as a resolution on multilingualism, co-sponsored by India in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)?
    A)Bangla Language
    B)Urdu Language
    C)Hindi Language

    1) Only A
    2) Only B
    3) Only C
    4) Both B & C
    5) All the Above
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-5) All the Above
    Explanation:
    On 10th June 2022, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a resolution on multilingualism, co-sponsored by India, that mentioned the Hindi language for the first time. The resolution also mentions Bangla and Urdu for the first time.
    The resolution encourages the United Nations(UN) to continue to spread awareness about the importance of communications and messages in official as well as non-official languages such as Portuguese,Kiswahili,Hindi, Persian, Bangla, and Urdu, in addition to official languages, in order to promote multilingualism. .
    Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish are the six official languages of the United Nations; English and French being the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
    India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations is T. S. Tirumurti.

  6. As of June’22 what are the 12 major economic countries whose merit pays close attention to their currency practices and macroeconomic policies, that are on the “monitoring list”?
    A)China, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Italy, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam and Mexico
    B)China, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Italy, India, Malaysia, Africa, United Kingdom, Taiwan, Vietnam and Mexico
    C)China, Japan, North Korea, Finland, Italy, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam and Mexico
    D)China, Japan, North Korea, Finland, Italy, India, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, Vietnam and Mexico
    E)Ethiopia, Norway, North Korea, Finland, Italy, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam and Mexico

    1) A
    2) B
    3) C
    4) D
    5) E
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-1) A
    Explanation:
    According to the semiannual Report of the United States(US) Department of the Treasury – “Macroeconomic and Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States” India is one of the 12 major economies that merit close attention to their currency practices and macroeconomic policies.
    The Monitoring list comprises China, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Italy, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam and Mexico.
    All these countries, except Taiwan and Vietnam, were on the monitoring list in the report of December 2021.
    Highlights:
    i.With USD 569.9 billion in Foreign Exchange(FX) Reserves, India has the 4th largest foreign exchange after China (USD 3.2 trillion), Japan (USD 1.2 trillion) and Switzerland (USD 1 trillion).
    ii.The recent purchase of foreign exchange by the Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has resulted in an increased level of reserve.

  7. Recently in June’22 which countries signed the Line of Credit (LoC) agreement of USD 55 million for the procurement of Urea Fertiliser?
    1) India – Afghanistan
    2) India – Sri Lanka
    3) India – Nepal
    4) India – Senegal
    5) India – Iran
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-2) India – Sri Lanka
    Explanation:
    On 10th June 2022 A Line of Credit (LoC) agreement has been signed between the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) and the Export-Import (EXIM) Bank of India at Colombo, Sri Lanka to extend a Line of Credit (LOC) of USD 55 million to Sri Lanka for the procurement of Urea Fertiliser.
    This would help to secure urea fertiliser for the ongoing paddy sowing ‘Yala‘ season.
    ii.The LOC will be in line with India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy and the support from India ranges close to USD 3.5 billion to help secure Sri Lanka’s food, health, and energy security by supplying essential items like food, medicines, fuel, kerosene etc.

  8. On 10th June 2022 A Line of Credit (LoC) agreement has been signed between the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) and the Export-Import (EXIM) Bank of India at Colombo, Sri Lanka to extend a Line of Credit (LOC) of USD 55 million to Sri Lanka for the procurement of Urea Fertiliser.
    This would help to secure urea fertiliser for the ongoing paddy sowing ‘Yala‘ season.
    ii.The LOC will be in line with India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy and the support from India ranges close to USD 3.5 billion to help secure Sri Lanka’s food, health, and energy security by supplying essential items like food, medicines, fuel, kerosene etc.

    1) 2nd Rank
    2) 3rd Rank
    3) 5th Rank
    4) 9th Rank
    5) 7th Rank
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-5) 7th Rank
    Explanation:
    According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report 2022 entitled “International tax reforms and sustainable investment”, India ranked 7th in the top 10 global economies for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2021 despite a decline in FDI investment.
    FDI inflows have declined by USD 19 billion to USD 45 billion in 2021.
    However India managed to reach the top 10 economies for FDI inflows in 2021, ranking 7th after the US, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada and Brazil.
    To increase FDI India launched the National Single-Window System, which will become a one- stop shop for approvals and clearances needed by investors, entrepreneurs and businesses.

  9. Recently in June’22, Name the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh who has been appointed as Under Secretary General of UN and also a High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS)?
    1) Humayun Kabir
    2) Muhammad Yunus
    3) Shah Imran Ahmed
    4) Rabab Fatima
    5) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Rabab Fatima
    Explanation:
    United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres appointed Ambassador Rabab Fatima, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh as the Under Secretary General or Assistant Secretary General of the UN and also appointed as High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS).
    She succeeds Courtenay Rattray of Jamaica who was appointed as the Chef de Cabinet.
    She is the current Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations in New York.
    Ambassador Rabab Fatima is the 1st woman diplomat from Bangladesh to be appointed to this post and also the highest ranking official of Bangladesh under the UN system.

  10. Recently in June’22, To which planet does NASA plan for the tentative launch (2029 year) of the DAVINCI mission?
    1) Mars
    2) Venus
    3) Jupiter
    4) Saturn
    5) Moon
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer- 2) Venus
    Explanation:
    NASA’s Venus Mission, Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gases, Chemistry, and Imaging (DAVINCI) mission named after visionary Renaissance artist and scientist Leonardo da Vinci is tentatively scheduled to launch in June 2029 and enter the atmosphere of Venus in June 2031.
    This will be the 1st mission to Venus that will incorporate science-driven fly-bys and an instrumented descent sphere into a unified architecture.
    DAVINCI, with Venus Oxygen Fugacity (VfOx), a miniature sensor, will measure the amount of oxygen present near the surface of Venus.
    Goal:
    To measure the landscape of Venus at scales readings ranging from 328 feet (100 metres) down to less than 1 metre.





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