Current Affairs Quiz: January 1, 2022

Current Affairs 1 January 2022 Quiz

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  1. Recently Centre approved how much amount of Additional Central Assistance to six states for measures relating to national calamities?
    A) ₹6786 cr
    B) ₹4578 cr
    C) ₹3078 cr
    D) ₹3063 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    A High Level Committee under the chairmanship of Home Minister Amit Shah has approved over 3,063 crore rupees of Additional Central Assistance to six states.
  2. PM inaugurated Bina (MP)-Panki (UP) Multiproduct pipeline project.What is the length of the pipeline?
    A) 375 km
    B) 356 km
    C) 410 km
    D) 405 km
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 356 Km long Bina Refinery (Madhya Pradesh)- POL Terminal at Panki (Kanpur, UP) Multiproduct pipeline project ( capacity of 45 million metric tonnes per annum) with an outlay of Rs 1524 crore (Rs. 1227 crores in UP and Rs. 297 crores in MP).
  3. With Which country,India is set to conclude Brahmos missile deal?
    A) SriLanka
    B) Philippines
    C) Canada
    D) Mexico
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    India and the Philippines are set to formally seal a government-to-government BrahMos deal soon, capping years of negotiations for the supply of a batch of the supersonic cruise missiles for the Philippine navy, people familiar with the development said
  4. Which bank has become the second-largest merchant-acquiring bank in the country?
    A) Axis Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) ICICI Bank
    D) HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Axis Bank has become the second-largest merchant-acquiring bank in the country, leapfrogging two spaces during 2021 by installing over two lakh card-swipe machines during the year.
  5. Recently RBI announced deadline for periodic KYC update to which month and year?
    A) Feb 1,2022
    B) Jan 30,2022
    C) March 1,2022
    D) March 31,2022
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    RBI has announced that it has extended the deadline for periodic KYC update by 3 months tillMarch 31, 2022.
  6. Which bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with Schwing Stetter (India) Ltd to offer customised financial solutions to their customers?
    A) IDBI Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Federal Bank
    D) DBS Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Federal Bank, India’s leading Private Sector Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with Schwing Stetter (India) Ltd, a Subsidiary of Schwing GMBH, Germany, one of the largest manufacturers of Concrete and Construction equipment in India.
  7. Which organisation told entities that Insurance Intermediaries can maintain current accounts in appropriate number of banks?
    A) RBI
    B) IRDA
    C) SIDBI
    D) RRB
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Irdai said that insurance intermediaries, including entities sponsored by them, can maintain current accounts in appropriate number of banks so as to meet regulatory requirements and reinsurance business.
  8. according to Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), India’s green energy economy received how much FDI since 2014-15?
    A) $7.90 billion
    B) $5.00 billion
    C) $6.60 billion
    D) $7.27 billion
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    India’s green energy industry received foreign direct investment (FDI) worth $7.27 billion from 2014-15 till June 2021, according to Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). Of this$797.21 million came during 2020-21.
  9. Recently Ross Taylor retired from Which sports?
    A) Basketball
    B) Football
    C) Cricket
    D) Tennis
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    Veteran New Zealand batter Ross Taylor confirmed that he will retire from international cricket after the two-Test series against Bangladesh and the ODI against Australia and the Netherlands in February and March.
  10. Who will hold the additional charge of another border guarding force SSB ?
    A) Sanjay Arora
    B) Rajesh Chandra
    C) Mukesh Sen
    D) Dinesh Dixit
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    ITBP Director General Sanjay Arora will hold the additional charge of another border guarding force SSB as the latter’s chief Kumar Rajesh Chandra is set to retire on December 31, a government order said.
  11. Who has been appointed as the Director-General of Forests & Special Secretary (DGF&SS), Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change?
    A) Mukesh Lakhera
    B) Karambir Singh
    C) Dinesh Singh
    D) CP Goyal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian Forest Service officer Chandra Prakash Goyal has been appointed as the Director-General of Forests & Special Secretary (DGF&SS), Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change.
  12. Who has been appointed as new Deputy NSA?
    A) Vikram Misri
    B) Pankaj Saran
    C) Sanjay Gupta
    D) Mahesh Jain
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Vikram Misri, who was India’s envoy to Beijing for almost three years till early this month, has been named the next Deputy National Security Advisor.
  13. Recently how many Indian-origin Canadians were Honoured with Civilian Award for Outstanding Achievement?
    A) 5
    B) 4
    C) 2
    D) 3
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Three Indian-origin Canadians have been bestowed with the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honours for their outstanding achievement, dedication to the community, helping in building a better nation and promoting bilateral ties between Canada and India.
  14. Recently who was bestowed with RedInk Awards for Excellence in Journalism’?
    A) Danish Siddiqui
    B) Chitra Tripathi
    C) Ravish Kumar
    D) Ravi Bishnoi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who died during an assignment in Afghanistan, has been posthumously awarded as the ‘Journalist of the Year’ for 2020 by the Mumbai Press Club. Chief Justice of India N V Ramana presented the annual ‘RedInk Awards for Excellence in Journalism’, instituted by the Mumbai Press Club, in a virtual event.
  15. Who was given the Sahitya Academy Award 2021 in Hindi category?
    A) Daya Prakash Sinha
    B) Niranjan Singh
    C) Gaurav Taneja
    D) Sumona Chakraborty
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Sahitya Akademi announced a list of 22 winners each of the Yuva Puraskar and the Bal Sahitya Puraskar for 2021.
  16. Which country has launched its third and final demonstration flight of the Angara A5 rocket?
    A) Russia
    B) Seychelles
    C) France
    D) USA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Russia has launched its third and final demonstration flight of the Angara A5 rocket. Angara is being developed and built by the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center and is intended to replace several existing launch vehicles.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the currency of NewZealand?
    A) Dollar
    B) Peso
    C) Euro
    D) Krone
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of IRDAI?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) NewDelhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) ChennAi
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. What is the tagline of Federal bank?
    A) Let’s Begin with us
    B) Aao Sochein Bada
    C) Your Perfect Banking Partner
    D) Let’s Make Money Simple
    View Answer
    Option C

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