Today’s 22 March Most IMP Current Affairs Questions 2024 UPSC

Current Affairs Questions on 22 March 2024 

Q1. Which day is celebrated on 22 March?
(a) World Water Day
(b) World Earth Day
(c) World Air Day
(d)None of these

Answer :(a)World Water Day
World Water Day, held on 22 March every year since 1993, is an annual United Nations day focusing on the importance of freshwater.

The theme of World Water Day 2024 is ‘Water for Peace’
Despite a population of over 1.4 billion, India has only 4% of the world’s fresh water resources.

Other Days of March-
21 March – International Day of Forests
21 March – World Poetry Day
March 21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Q2. Which company has recently got the status of Miniratna company?
(a) BHEL
(b) Grid-India (Grid Controller of India Limited)
(c)Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL)

Answer :(b) Grid-India (Grid Controller of India Limited)
Grid Controller of India Limited (GRID-India) has achieved the status of Miniratna Category-I Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) on 20 March 2024.
Shri S., Chairman and Managing Director of Grid-India. R. Narasimhan is

Grid Controller of India Limited (Grid-India) has been granted Miniratna status under Central Public Sector Enterprise.

Grid-India undertakes power transfer and management under the Ministry of Power, Government of India.

Presently there are 13 Maharatna awarded companies in India and
Navratna company is 16

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Q3. Moushumi Chakraborty appointed as Director General?
(a) Central Pacific Indian
(b) Prasar Bharati
(c)All India Radio
(d)None of these

Answer :(c)All India Radio
Moushumi Chakraborty has been appointed in place of Vasudha Gupta. Moushumi Chakraborty is a senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer.

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Q4. Which Indian Army has recently launched “STEAG”?
(a) Indian Water Army
(b) Indian Navy
(c)Indian Army
(d)none of these

Answer :(c)Indian Army
The full form of Signals Technology Evaluation and Adaptation Group (STEAG) is

STEAG’s mission is to identify and implement the most appropriate technologies to enhance the Army’s communications infrastructure and to research and develop future communications technologies.

Q5. Kiran Rijuju has recently been given additional charge of the ministry?
(a) Indian Forestry Ministry
(b) Indian Ministry of Agriculture
(c)Ministry of Food Processing Industries
(d)None of these

Answer :(c)Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Recently Pashupati Kumar Paras resigned from the post of Food Processing Industries Minister, after which Union Earth Sciences Minister Kiran Rijuju has been given additional charge of the Food Processing Industries Ministry.

Q6. What is Sakhi and what is its function?

Answer – Vikram Sarabhai Space Center has developed multi-purpose app Sakhi which will help astronauts on Gaganyaan space flight mission to perform a variety of tasks. This will help maintain astronaut health and mission connectivity. Gaganyaan will be launched in 2025.

Q7. Why is Humphrey Vaughan ap David Gething in the news?

Answer – Humphrey Vaughan ap David Gething becomes First Minister of Wales. He is the first black to reach this position. Gething will replace Mark Drakeford. Wales is a constituent country of the United Kingdom. It is located on the island of Great Britain.

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Q8. Which country is at first place in the happiness index?
(d) USA

Answer :(b)Finland
Finland has been declared the happiest country in the world for the seventh consecutive year. Denmark, Iceland and Sweden are at second, third and fourth positions respectively. Like last time, this time also India is at 126th position. Afghanistan has been at the lowest position in this list.

Q9. Has the digital platform ‘Trinetra’ App 2.0 been launched?
(a)Uttar Pradesh
(c) Meghalaya

Answer :(a)Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh State Police has launched the digital platform ‘Trinetra’ App 2.0. Uttar Pradesh DGP Prashant Kumar has launched the state-of-the-art digital platform ‘Trinetra’ App 2.0. Its objective – to help in crime prevention and investigation in the state or Trinetra App 2.0 – will be used to track criminals based on trace detection, audio input recognition.

Q10. AI model SIMA has been launched?
(a) Microsoft
(c)Google DeepMind

Answer :(c)Google DeepMind
Recently Google DeepMind has launched the new Artificial Intelligence (AI) model SIMA. Full name of SIMA – Scalable Instructable Multiworld A
SIMA is an AI agent that can perform a variety of tasks as well as play 3D video games.

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Q11. Where was ‘Startup Mahakumbh’ – 2024 organized?
(a) New York
(b) New Delhi
(c) New Zealand
(d) None of these

Answer :(b) New Delhi

Q12. ‘Noctis Mons’ was discovered?
(a) on earth
(b) On planet Jupiter
(c) on Mars
(d) None of these

Answer :(c) On Mars

Q13. ‘Mission 414’ initiative has been launched?
(a) Uttarakhand government
(b)By Madhya Pradesh Government
(c) Jharkhand government
(d) By Himachal Pradesh

Answer :(d) By Himachal Pradesh
Election Commission of India has launched ‘Mission 414’ initiative to create voter awareness in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

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