Current Affairs Quiz 10th January 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 10th January 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which state government has signed an MoU with National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) for holistic dairy development to set up Joint Venture (JV) worth Rs.2000 crores?

किस राज्य सरकार ने 2000 करोड़ रुपये के संयुक्त उद्यम (JV) की स्थापना के लिए समग्र डेयरी विकास के लिए राष्ट्रीय डेयरी विकास बोर्ड (NDDB) के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Haryana / हरियाणा

(b) Bihar / बिहार

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Assam govt signed an MoU with NDDB to set up Joint Venture worth Rs.2000 Crore for dairy development

Assam Government signed an MoU with National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) for holistic dairy development to set up Joint Venture (JV) worth Rs.2000 Crore which aims at processing 10 Lakh litres of milk through 6 new milk processing units in 7 years.

The JV will be guided, monitored and mentored by NDDB. It was signed by Meenesh Shah, Chairman, NDDB and Maninder Singh, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Cooperation, Government of Assam.

Assam will induct 15,000 high milk-yielding Gir cows of Gujarat to ensure higher returns to the dairy farmers with huge employment opportunities and would benefit more than 1,75,000 dairy farmers of Assam and increase their earnings.

Q.2. In 19th Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority, Bhupender Yadav announced that ____________ Tiger reserves of India have received accreditation of the Global Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (C[/su_spoiler]A|TS).

राष्ट्रीय बाघ संरक्षण प्राधिकरण की 19 वीं बैठक में, भूपेंद्र यादव ने घोषणा की कि भारत के _________ टाइगर रिजर्व को ग्लोबल कंजर्वेशन एश्योर्ड टाइगर स्टैंडर्ड्स (CA|TS) की मान्यता प्राप्त हुई है।

(a) 10

(b) 11

(c) 12

(d) 13

(e) 14

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Bhupender Yadav chaired 19th Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority; 14 Tiger Reserves got CA|TS Accreditation

19th Meeting of the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) was held under the chairmanship of the union minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Bhupender Yadav.

Currently, there are 51 Tiger Reserves in India and more than 35 rivers originate from those areas which are crucial for water security.

The environment minister launched an action plan for the reintroduction, protection and conservation of 7 major big cats in India including the cheetah, which has become extinct in independent India. Under the action plan, 50 of these big cats will be introduced in the next 5 years in various parks.

He announced that 14 Tiger reserves across India have received accreditation of the global Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS). He underlined the need to meetings of NTCA in the first week of April, August & December every year.

Q.3. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has selected which company for implementing the 2nd phase of the passport seva programme?

विदेश मंत्रालय (MEA) ने पासपोर्ट सेवा कार्यक्रम के दूसरे चरण को लागू करने के लिए किस कंपनी का चयन किया है?

(a) Infosys / इंफोसिस

(b) Accenture / एक्सेंचर

(c) Tata Consultancy Services / टाटा कंसल्टेंसी सर्विसेज

(d) Tech Mahindra / टेक महिंद्रा

(e) Wipro / विप्रो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. MEA selected TCS for 2nd phase of Passport Seva Program

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) selected Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) for implementing the 2nd phase of the passport seva programme, country’s largest mission-critical e-governance programme.

Launched in 2008, the Passport Seva Program saw TCS transforming the delivery of passport-related services, digitizing the processes, and setting global benchmarks in timeliness, transparency, and reliability.

In the second phase, TCS will refresh existing facilities and systems, and develop innovative new solutions for issuance of e-passports.

At present, 93 Passport Seva Kendra’s (PSKs), 428 Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSKs) and 36 passport offices are operational across India, making a total of 557 Passport Offices for the public.

Q.4. Which state’s Ganjam district was declared child marriage-free with effect from January 3, 2022?

3 जनवरी, 2022 से किस राज्य के गंजम जिले को बाल विवाह मुक्त घोषित किया गया?

(a) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(b) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(c) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(d) Odisha / ओडिशा

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Odisha’s Ganjam district was declared child marriage-free

Odisha’s Ganjam district was declared child marriage-free with effect from January 3, 2022, after collecting detailed information about all weddings that took place in 2020 and 2021.

Ganjam district administration has increased the reward for people informing about the occurrence of child marriage to Rs 50,000 from Rs 5,000.

Ganjam is the 1st district in the state that has been declared child marriage-free. The district has been known to be severely affected by child marriages

Ganjam had started a programme Nirbhaya Kadhi (Fearless bud) to inform the administration about the occurrence of child marriage.

Q.5. SBI in its “Ecowrap” report, has projected India’s GDP growth at _________ for FY22.

एसबीआई ने अपनी “इकॉरैप” रिपोर्ट में वित्त वर्ष 22 के लिए भारत की जीडीपी वृद्धि _________ होने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 9.5%

(b) 8.9%

(c) 7.9%

(d) 4.5%

(e) 5.7%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. SBI Ecowrap report projected India’s GDP growth at 9.5% for FY22

As per the report of State Bank of India’s economic research team Ecowrap, India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in FY22 was estimated to be revised to around 9.5 percent.

The first advance estimate of GDP growth by the National Statistical Office (NSO) has stated India’s FY22 GDP growth at 9.2 percent.

Q.6. NPCI has introduced limits for cash withdrawals and mini statements on Aadhaar enabled Payments Systems more standardized (AePS) transactions. As per the guidelines, the acquiring banks will have to implement a maximum limit of ____________ approved cash withdrawal transactions per customer per terminal per day.

एनपीसीआई ने आधार सक्षम भुगतान प्रणाली अधिक मानकीकृत (एईपीएस) लेनदेन पर नकद निकासी और मिनी स्टेटमेंट की सीमाएं पेश की हैं। दिशानिर्देशों के अनुसार, अधिग्रहण करने वाले बैंकों को प्रति ग्राहक प्रति टर्मिनल प्रति दिन अधिकतम ___________ स्वीकृत नकद निकासी लेनदेन की सीमा लागू करनी होगी।

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 5

(d) 7

(e) 9

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. NPCI introduced limits for cash withdrawals and mini statements on AePS transactions

In order to make Aadhaar enabled Payments Systems more standardized (AePS), the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has introduced limits for cash withdrawals and mini statements which needs to implement by the acquiring banks by January 15, 2022.

As per the guidelines, the acquiring banks will have to implement a maximum limit of five approved cash withdrawal transactions per customer per terminal per day. Cash withdrawal from micro-ATMs (Automated teller machine) of AePS has a limit of Rs 10,000 per transaction.

Issuers will implement a standardised limit of a minimum of five approved cash withdrawal transactions per month for every customer. Further, issuers will also implement a standardised limit of a minimum of five mini statement transactions per customer per month.

For this measure the deadline is fixed at January 31, 2022.

Q.7. Which Bank has announced a strategic collaboration with Google to fuel the Bank’s customer experience strategy?

बैंक की ग्राहक अनुभव रणनीति को बढ़ावा देने के लिए किस बैंक ने Google के साथ रणनीतिक सहयोग की घोषणा की है?

(a) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(b) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. RBL Bank collaborated with Google to advance next-gen customer experience

RBL Bank and Google announced a strategic collaboration to fuel the Bank’s customer experience strategy.

Through this the bank will expand its value proposition to serve its rapidly growing customer base through the digital platform, Abacus 2.0.

It will enable better customer data management, and analytics, enabling effective cross-selling within the Bank’s large customer base.

Q.8. Which of the following company has announced the acquisition of a controlling stake of 73.37% in Mandarin Oriental New York, a premium luxury hotel in midtown Manhattan?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने मैनहट्टन के मिडटाउन में एक प्रीमियम लक्ज़री होटल, मंदारिन ओरिएंटल न्यूयॉर्क में 73.37% की नियंत्रण हिस्सेदारी के अधिग्रहण की घोषणा की है?

(a) Reliance Industries / रिलायंस इंडस्ट्रीज

(b) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(c) Indian Oil / इंडियन ऑयल

(d) Tata Motors / टाटा मोटर्स

(e) Bharat Petroleum / भारत पेट्रोलियम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Reliance acquired 73.37% stake in Mandarin Oriental New York hotel

Reliance Industries Ltd has announced the acquisition of a controlling stake of 73.37% in Mandarin Oriental New York, a premium luxury hotel in midtown Manhattan.

RIL through its wholly-owned arm Reliance Industrial Investments and Holdings Limited has acquired the entire share capital of Cayman Islands-based Columbus Centre Corporation (Cayman), for an equity value of approximately $98.15 million (Rs 735 crore).

Cayman is the parent company of Mandarin Oriental hotel. It had indirect ownership of a 73.37 per cent stake in the hotel. Reliance will also take over the hotel’s debt in excess of $115 million to take the entire deal value to around $270.

Q.9. Who has been appointed as the Vice President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)?

एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक (AIIB) के उपाध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Subhash Kumar / सुभाष कुमार

(b) Mukhmeet S Bhatia / मुखमीत एस भाटिया

(c) Rajnish Kumar / रजनीश कुमार

(d) Amit Chadha / अमित चड्ढा

(e) Urjit Patel / उर्जित पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Urjit Patel appointed Vice President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Former RBI governor Urjit Patel has been appointed as the Vice President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).

His tenure will be of 3-year. He will succeed D J Pandian, who is in charge of sovereign, non-sovereign lending of AIIB in South Asia, Pacific Islands and South-East Asia

Q.10. Who has been assigned the additional charge as the Chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)?

भारतीय दिवाला और शोधन अक्षमता बोर्ड (IBBI) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे अतिरिक्त प्रभार सौंपा गया है?

(a) M Venugopal / एम वेणुगोपाल

(b) Navrang Saini / नवरंग सैनी

(c) Arun Kumar Mishra / अरुण कुमार मिश्रा

(d) Suresh N Patel / सुरेश एन पटेल

(e) Deepak Das / दीपक दास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Navrang Saini assigned additional charge as Chairperson of IBBI

The center has assigned the additional charge of the the chairperson of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) to Navrang Saini.

The Centre in October last year, had assigned additional charge of chairperson of IBBI to Saini for a period of three months.

The IBBI Chairperson is appointed by the center on the recommendations of the selection committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary.

Q.11. ____________ Arts and Crafts Village Organization was awarded with the ‘International Craft Award for 2021’ for the best craft village in the world by the World Crafts Council International.

_________ कला और शिल्प ग्राम संगठन को विश्व शिल्प परिषद इंटरनेशनल द्वारा दुनिया के सर्वश्रेष्ठ शिल्प गांव के लिए 2021 के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय शिल्प पुरस्कारसे सम्मानित किया गया।

(a) Kerala / केरल

(b) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(c) Jharkhand / झारखण्ड

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. ‘Kerala Arts and Crafts Village Organization’ won ‘International Craft Award for 2021

Kerala Arts and Crafts Village Organization (KACV) from Kovalam was awarded with the ‘International Craft Award for 2021’ for the best craft village in the world by the World Crafts Council International.

It is the only award India received in the non-individual category. The KACV was established by the Uralungal Labour Contract Cooperative Society (UL CCS) for the State Tourism Department of Kerala.

In 2021, the Village of the Year award was won by ‘Kraf Komuniti Ku’ in Malaysia.

Q.12. Who among the following has become India’s 73rd chess Grandmaster?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन भारत के 73वें शतरंज ग्रैंडमास्टर बन गए हैं?

(a) Arjun Kalyan / अर्जुन कल्याण

(b) Harshit Raja / हर्षित राजा

(c) Bharath Subramaniyam / भरत सुब्रमण्यम

(d) Sankalp Gupta / संकल्प गुप्ता

(e) Mitrabha Guha / मित्रभा गुहा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Bharath Subramaniyam became India’s 73rd chess Grandmaster

Tamil Nadu’s Fourteen-year-old Bharath Subramaniyam became India’s 73rd chess Grandmaster. He secured the third and final Grandmaster norm at an event at Cattolica in Italy.

He scored 6.5 points from nine rounds along with four others and finish seventh in the event. He secured his third GM norm here as well as touched the requisite 2,500 (Elo) mark.

Fellow Indian player M R Lalith Babu became the winner in the tournament, with seven points. He won the title on the basis of a better tie-break score as he tied with three others including Anton Korobov from Ukraine.

In order to become a GM, a player has to secure three GM norms as well as cross the live rating of 2,500 Elo points.

Q.13. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that ________________________ will be observed as ‘Veer Baal Diwas’ annually from 2022.

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने घोषणा की है कि ________________________ को 2022 से सालाना वीर बाल दिवसके रूप में मनाया जाएगा।

(a) 26 January / 26 जनवरी

(b) 26 December / 26 दिसंबर

(c) 26 November / 26 नवंबर

(d) 26 October / 26 अक्टूबर

(e) 26 September / 26 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. PM declared 26 December will be observed as ‘Veer Baal Diwas’ every year from 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that, 26 December will be observed as ‘Veer Baal Diwas’ annually starting from the year 2022.

The day will be commemorated as a tribute to the courage of the 4 Sahibzades (the four sons of Guru Gobind Singh Ji), who attained martyrdom in the 17th century.

The announcement was made by PM Modi on January 09, 2022, on the occasion of the Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, or the birth anniversary of the 10th guru of Sikhs and the founder of the Khalsa community.

Q.14. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or NRI Day is celebrated every year on ________________________.

प्रवासी भारतीय दिवस या एनआरआई दिवस हर साल ________________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 9 January / 9 जनवरी

(b) 10 January / 10 जनवरी

(c) 11 January / 11 जनवरी

(d) 12 January / 12 जनवरी

(e) 13 January / 13 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(a)

Exp. 9 January: Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Day or Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Day is observed every year on 9 January to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India.

This day also commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January, 1915.

Therefore, marking this day, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has celebrated this day since 2003 every year.

Q.15. World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on _______________.

विश्व हिंदी दिवस हर साल _______________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 10 January / 10 जनवरी

(b) 11 January / 11 जनवरी

(c) 12 January / 12 जनवरी

(d) 13 January / 13 जनवरी

(e) 14 January / 14 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(a)

Exp. 10 January: World Hindi Day

World Hindi Day is observed on 10 January every year to promote the use of the Hindi language worldwide.

The day also marks the anniversary of the World Hindi Conference, which was held for the first time in the year 1975.

However, the day is not the same as National Hindi Diwas that is celebrated every year on September 14.

Q.16. Oscar-winning Marilyn Bergman passed away recently. She was a/an _____________.

ऑस्कर विजेता मर्लिन बर्गमैन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _________ थी।

(a) Actor / अभिनेत्री

(b) Lyricist / गीतकार

(c) Writer / लेखक

(d) Journalist / पत्रकार

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. Oscar-winning lyricist and composer Marilyn Bergman passed away

Oscar-winning lyricist and composer Marilyn Bergman passed away in Los Angeles.

Bergman and her collaborator husband Alan, was nominated for 16 Academy Awards over the course of her career, winning three. The song “The Way We Were” from the Barbara Streisand movie of the same name was one of those Oscar wins, which also won two Grammys.

The collaborating team of the Bergmans also won two other Oscars for their songs.

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