1.For how many years, India has been elected a member of the Commission on Status of Women of the United Nations, an organization of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)?
ANSWER: a. Four
India have been elected as members of the United Nations Commission on Status of Women. This information was given by TS Thirumurthy, India’s permanent representative to the United Nations. India, Afghanistan and China were three countries in the race to become a member of this institution. India will remain a member of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women for four years. India will remain a member of the United Nations Commission on Status of Women for four years (2021 to 2025).
2.Recently which JDU party MP has once again been elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha?
a. Sushil Modi
b. Lalan singh
c. Rajeev Ranjan Singh
d. Harivansh Narayan Singh
ANSWER: d. Harivansh Narayan Singh
Harivansh Narayan Singh has been elected as Deputy Chairman in Rajya Sabha for the second consecutive time. Harivansh has been associated with social concern journalism. Harivansh is also inspired by Jayaprakash Narayan’s ideals in politics. Born on June 30, 1956 in Sitab Diara village of Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia district, Harivansh was most influenced by Jayaprakash Narayan. He studied MA in Economics and Diploma in Journalism from Banaras Hindu University. Harivansh worked in Bank of India in Hyderabad and Patna from 1981-84. In 1984, he returned to journalism.
3.Engineers Day is observed on which of the following days?
a. 10 August
b. 12 January
c. 15 September
d. 11 March
ANSWER: c. On September
15, Engineers Day is celebrated every year on the occasion of the birth anniversary of M. Visvesvaraya. Visvesvaraya is an example for engineers all over the world. M Visvesvaraya was born on 15 September 1861 in a Telugu family in Chikkaballapur taluk in Kolar district, Mysore. His father Srinivasa Shastri was a Sanskrit scholar and Ayurveda doctor. M. Visvesvaraya was conferred with Bharat Ratna, India’s highest honor in the year 1955.
4.The Uttar Pradesh government announced to rename the Mughal Museum under construction in Agra in whose name?
a. Maharana Pratap
b. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
c. Maharaja Indrajit Singh
d. Nana Sahib
ANSWER: b. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj The
Mughal Museum under construction in Agra will be established in the name of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath gave these instructions during the review of Agra division on Monday. He said that the Uttar Pradesh government is going to nurture nationalist ideas. The museum will focus on Mughal culture, artefacts, paintings, food, costumes, Mughal era weapons and ammunition and performing arts. Maratha warrior and 16th century king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj fought the Mughals for most of his life and he is known for his military victory.
5.Recently who has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Japan?
a. Yoshihida Suga
b. Toshimitsu Motegi
c. Taro Kono
d. Junichiro Koizumi
ANSWER: a. Yoshihide Suga
Japan’s ruling party has chosen Yoshihide Suga as its new leader after Shinzo Abe. Now it is almost decided that Yoshihide Suga will be the new Prime Minister of Japan. Only last month Shinzo Abe resigned due to health reasons. 71-year-old Yoshihide Suga is also close to Shinzo Abe. He got 377 votes out of 534 of his party’s MPs and regional representatives to be elected leader.