Current Affairs Daily Quiz: 6-7 March 2022
Today Current Affairs Quiz: Find below the Daily Current Affairs questions and answers that covers topics such as Indian diplomat Mukul Arya, Rajya Sabha Elections, IPL 2022 and International Women’s Day among others.
Current Affairs Questions for UPSC: The Current Affairs Quiz section of Jagran Josh aims to help every competitive exam aspirant to revise Current Affairs of the day at ease. The Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as Indian diplomat Mukul Arya, Rajya Sabha Elections, IPL 2022 and International Women’s Day among others.
1. Indian diplomat Mukul Arya passed away in an untimely manner. He was an Indian envoy to which among the following countries?
2. When will biennial Rajya Sabha Elections 2022 be held?
a) March 31st
b) April 1st
c) April 2nd
d) April 3rd
3. How many seats of Rajya Sabha are scheduled to go to polls?
4. When is International Women’s Day observed?
a) March 7th
b) March 8th
c) March 9th
d) March 11th
5. When will the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League begin?
a) March 25th
b) March 26th
c) March 27th
d) March 29th
6. Which team had won IPL 2021 edition?
a) Chennai Super Kings
b) Mumbai Indians
c) Kolkata Knight Riders
d) Royal Challengers Bangalore
7. Who has become India’s second-highest wicket-taker in Test cricket?
a) R Ashwin
b) Jasprit Bumrah
c) Ishant Sharma
d) Mohammed Shami
1. (b) Palestine
Mukul Arya, India’s representative to Palestine was found dead inside the Indian embassy in Ramallah, a city in Palestine. The news was reported by local media of Palestine on March 6, 2022. The Palestinian Foreign Ministry informed that the Indian ambassador died at his workplace in Ramallah.
2. (a) March 31st
The biennial Rajya Sabha elections will be held for 13 seats on March 31, 2022. The seats are spread across six states- Punjab, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Assam, Tripura and Nagaland. In total, five Rajya Sabha seats in Punjab, three in Kerala, two in Assam and one each in Tripura, Nagaland and Himachal Pradesh will be up for biennial polls.
3. (d) 13
The biennial Rajya Sabha elections will be held for 13 seats on March 31, 2022. The seats will be spread across six states including five Rajya Sabha seats in Punjab, three in Kerala, two in Assam and one each in Tripura, Nagaland and Himachal Pradesh. The Rajya Sabha elections are being held as several senior members including Pratap Singh Bajwa and Naresh Gujral and Congress veterans such as AK Antony, Ripun Bora and Anand Sharma are set to retire in April.
4. (b) March 8th
International Women’s Day is celebrated annually across the world on March 8 as a symbolic reminder of the historic journey that women have taken globally. The day commemorates the political, cultural and socio-economic achievements of women.
5. (b) March 26th
The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will begin from March 26 with the first match between defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. IPL 2022 final will be played on May 29.
6. (a) Chennai Super Kings
Chennai Super Kings led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni were the winners of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League. Chennai had defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the IPL 2021 final held on October 15, 2021.
7. (a) R Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin has become India's second highest wicket taker in Tests after Anil Kumble by taking his 435th test wicket. He surpassed Kapil Dev's record of 434 Test wickets. Ashwin has also become the ninth highest wicket taker in the history of Test cricket.
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