Current Affairs Quiz 22nd February 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 22nd February 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. India’s first Biosafety level-3 containment mobile laboratory has been inaugurated in ___________________________.

भारत की पहली जैव सुरक्षा स्तर 3 नियंत्रण मोबाइल प्रयोगशाला का उद्घाटन ___________________ में किया गया है।

(a) Jaipur, Rajasthan / जयपुर, राजस्थान

(b) Nashik, Maharashtra / नासिक, महाराष्ट्र

(c) Chennai, Tamil Nadu / चेन्नई, तमिलनाडु

(d) Gurugram, Haryana / गुरुग्राम, हरियाणा

(e) Bengaluru, Karnataka / बेंगलुरु, कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. India’s 1st Biosafety Level-3 containment mobile laboratory launched in Maharashtra

Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Bharati Pravin Pawar has inaugurated India’s first Biosafety level-3 containment mobile laboratory in Nashik, Maharashtra.

The mobile laboratory will help to investigate newly emerging and re-emerging viral infections, by specially trained scientists from ICMR. The newly launched lab will be able to access remote and forested areas of the country, to investigate outbreaks using samples from humans and animal sources.

ICMR and Klenzaids joined hands to design and build India’s first Mobile BSL-3 enhanced laboratory. Built at a cost of about ₹25 crores, the BSL-3 enhanced laboratory is a self-sufficient unit, which has every system and equipment essential for full standalone operation.

Q.2. Khajuraho Dance Festival is organized in which of the following state?

खजुराहो नृत्य महोत्सव निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में आयोजित किया जाता है?

(a) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Khajuraho Dance Festival began in Madhya Pradesh

The Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad organizes the Khajuraho Dance Festival, a one-week classical dance festival held annually beside the Khajuraho temples located in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh.

This festival takes place from 20th to 26th February 2022. With performances by some of the top practitioners in the field, this festival celebrates the diversity of Indian classical dance genres such as Bharathanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Kathakali, and Manipuri. Recently, modern Indian dance has been included.

This year’s Khajuraho Dance Festival is the 48th edition of this festival. In this festival, the Madhya Pradesh State Rupankar Kala Award and National Kalidas Award for dance will be presented to the various artists.

Q.3. Which state became the first state to launch India’s first Night Navigation mobile application for ferry services?

फेरी सेवाओं के लिए भारत का पहला नाइट नेविगेशन मोबाइल एप्लिकेशन लॉन्च करने वाला पहला राज्य कौन सा राज्य बन गया है?

(a) Haryana / हरियाणा

(b) Bihar / बिहार

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Assam / असम

(e) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Assam became 1st state to launch Night Navigation Mobile App in rivers

Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma launched India’s first Night Navigation mobile application for ferry services on the Brahmaputra River in Guwahati, Assam.

It was developed by the State Transport Department in association with K Raju, the principal scientist of IIT Madras.

The first night journey of the IWT (Inland Water Transport) ferry between Guwahati and North Guwahati was started on 19 February 2022.

The CM also launched ten Aadhar-based contactless services of the State Transport Department to make public service delivery time efficient and budget friendly. The CM also launched an e-ticketing system for Dhubri and Silchar ferry services.

An MoU was also signed between the Common Service Centres (CSCs) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and State Transport Department to provide online services at the panchayat level.

Q.4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the ‘Kisan Drone Yatra’, an initiative by ______________________ and flagged off 100 ‘Kisan Drones’ in various cities and towns across India to spray pesticides in farms across the states of India.

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने ______________________ की एक पहल किसान ड्रोन यात्राका उद्घाटन किया और भारत के राज्यों में खेतों में कीटनाशकों का छिड़काव करने के लिए भारत भर के विभिन्न शहरों और कस्बों में 100 ‘किसान ड्रोनको हरी झंडी दिखाई।

(a) Avian Aerospace / एवियन एयरोस्पेस

(b) ARCH drones / आर्क ड्रोन

(c) Garuda Aerospace / गरुड़ एयरोस्पेस

(d) Ziegler Aerospace / ज़िग्लर एयरोस्पेस

(e) Skyroot Aerospace / स्काईरूट एयरोस्पेस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. PM Modi inaugurated ‘Kisan Drone Yatra’ and flagged off 100 ‘Kisan Drones’ to spray pesticides in farms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ‘Kisan Drone Yatra’, an initiative by Garuda Aerospace Pvt Ltd and flagged off 100 ‘Kisan Drones’ in various cities and towns across India to spray pesticides in farms across the states of India.

This is a special initiative aimed to support the farmers across India. The 100 Kisan Drones were set off in 100 villages in 16 states across India which includes Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Goa.

The farmers can use the high capacity Kisan drones to transport their produce such as fruits, vegetables and flowers to markets in a minimal time and boost their income.

Q.5. During the ‘Huddle Global 2022’, Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has collaborated with which company to launch Startups Accelerator for Startups to foster global links?

हडल ग्लोबल 2022′ के दौरान, केरल स्टार्टअप मिशन (KSUM) ने वैश्विक लिंक को बढ़ावा देने के लिए स्टार्टअप्स के लिए स्टार्टअप एक्सेलेरेटर लॉन्च करने के लिए किस कंपनी के साथ सहयोग किया है?

(a) IBM / आईबीएम

(b) Google / गूगल

(c) Intel / इंटेल

(d) Infosys / इन्फोसिस

(e) Microsoft / माइक्रोसॉफ्ट

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Kerala Startup Mission partnered with Google for Startups to foster global links

During the ‘Huddle Global 2022’, Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) collaborated with Google to launch Google for Startups Accelerator, India to attach native startups with the worldwide startups and to leverage Google’s programme which comprises mentorship and coaching of startup groups to assist scale up their options.

The third edition of the 2 days ‘Huddle Global 2022’ organised by KSUM was inaugurated by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Paul Ravindranath, will head Google for Startups Accelerator, India.

The initiative will join KSUM to an elite group of the world’s prime accelerators, permitting it to share info and leverage assets, it mentioned. With this collaboration India will become a part of a rising community of prime, unbiased accelerators throughout Latin America, Africa, Europe, and Asia.

Q.6. As per the ‘Deloitte 2022 CxO Sustainability Report: The Disconnect Between Ambition and Impact’, Indian businesses ranked __________ in their concern for climate change.

डेलॉइट 2022 CxO सस्टेनेबिलिटी रिपोर्ट: द डिसकनेक्ट बिटवीन एम्बिशन एंड इम्पैक्ट के अनुसार, भारतीय व्यवसाय जलवायु परिवर्तन के लिए अपनी चिंता में ______________ स्थान पर हैं।

(a) 1st / पहला

(b) 2nd / दूसरा

(c) 3rd / तीसरा

(d) 4th / चौथा

(e) 5th / पाँचवा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. Deloitte 2022 CxO Sustainability Report: Indian businesses ranked 5th

As per the ‘Deloitte 2022 CxO Sustainability Report: The Disconnect Between Ambition and Impact’, Indian businesses rank 5th in their concern for climate change.

According to the report, 80 per cent of Indian executives see the world at a tipping point for responding to climate change compared with just 53 per cent eight months ago.

The report was released by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL). DTTL is also known as Deloitte Global. The Deloitte survey, done across 21 countries during September-October 2021, has found a higher number of top-level executives in India responding to the issue of climate change compared to the survey conducted in January-February 2021.

Q.7. Russian President Vladimir Putin has recognised the independence of separatist regions in eastern Ukraine – Donetsk and Luhansk. What is the capital of Ukraine?

रूसी राष्ट्रपति व्लादिमीर पुतिन ने पूर्वी यूक्रेन डोनेट्स्क और लुहान्स्क में अलगाववादी क्षेत्रों की स्वतंत्रता को मान्यता दी है। यूक्रेन की राजधानी क्या है?

(a) Vilnius / विनियस

(b) Riga / रीगा

(c) Minsk / मिन्स्क

(d) Kyiv / कीव

(e) Tallinn / तेलिन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Russian President Putin divided Ukraine into 3 countries

Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 21, 2022 recognised the independence of separatist regions in eastern Ukraine – Donetsk and Luhansk.

Putin’s announcement paved the way for Russia to openly send troops and weapons to the long-running conflict pitting Ukrainian forces against Moscow-backed rebels.

Russian-backed rebels have been fighting Ukrainian troops in Donetsk and Luhansk since 2014, with regular violence despite a ceasefire agreement.

Capital: Kyiv

President: Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Currency: Ukrainian hryvnia

Q.8. Who is the head of the Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee (AIPAC) reconstituted by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?

भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (सेबी) द्वारा पुनर्गठित वैकल्पिक निवेश नीति सलाहकार समिति (एआईपीएसी) के प्रमुख कौन हैं?

(a) Bhaskar Ramamurthy / भास्कर राममूर्ति

(b) Abhay Karandikar / अभय करंदीकर

(c) NR Narayana Murthy / एनआर नारायण मूर्ति

(d) NG Subramaniam / एनजी सुब्रमण्यम

(e) Tarun Kapoor / तरुण कपूर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee reconstituted by SEBI; chaired by NR Narayana Murthy

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has reconstituted its Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee (AIPAC), which has now 20 members and will be chaired by Infosys co-founder Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy.

The committee advises SEBI on a range of issues that impact further development of the Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) industry, and startup ecosystem in India.  It also advises SEBI on issues which need to be taken up with other regulators for development of the AIF.

It will advise SEBI on any hurdles that might hinder the development of the alternative investment industry under its purview.

Constituted by SEBI in 2015 with 22 members, the panel has submitted three reports on the AIF.

Q.9. Centre has nominated who among the following as the Director of the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India?

केंद्र ने निम्नलिखित में से किसे भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक के केंद्रीय बोर्ड के निदेशक के रूप में नामित किया है?

(a) Sanjay Malhotra / संजय मल्होत्रा

(b) Sanjay Bandopadhyay / संजय बंदोपाध्याय

(c) Neelam Shammi Rao / नीलम शम्मी राव

(d) G Asok Kumar / जी अशोक कुमार

(e) Sundeep Kumar Nayak / संदीप कुमार नायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. Centre nominated Sanjay Malhotra as a Director of Central Board of RBI

The Centre has nominated Sanjay Malhotra, a 1990 batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, the Secretary of the Department of Financial Services (DFS), under the Ministry of Finance, as the Director of the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India with effect from 16th February 2022 and until further orders.

He has also been nominated as the Director on the central board of directors of State Bank of India (SBI), with immediate effect and until further order.

He has served as the Chairman & Managing Director of REC Limited (formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited).

Q.10. Tanishka Kotia & Riddhika Kotia have been appointed as ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ Brand Ambassadors of Gurugram. They are related to which of the following sport?

तनिष्का कोटिया और रिद्धिका कोटिया को गुरुग्राम का बेटी बचाओ बेटी पढ़ाओब्रांड एंबेसडर नियुक्त किया गया है। वे निम्नलिखित में से किस खेल से संबंधित हैं?

(a) Cricket / क्रिकेट

(b) Football / फुटबॉल

(c) Wrestling / रेसलिंग

(d) Chess / चेस

(e) Hockey / हॉकी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Tanishka Kotia & Riddhika Kotia appointed as ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ Brand Ambassadors of Gurugram

International Chess Player woman FIDE Masters, Tanishka Kotia and her sister Riddhika Kotia are appointed as Brand Ambassadors of ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ scheme for the Gurugram District of Haryana.

Tanishka Kotia won the Limca Book of Records for being the youngest chess player in 2008. They belong to the Haryana state. Tanishka Kotia ranks 2nd in the country in the under-16 category, World Chess Federation rankings released in 2019.

She won a gold medal at the ASEAN Chess Championship in 2013 and silver at the Commonwealth Chess Championship In 2014 in Scotland. Riddhika Kotia represented India at several prestigious international events, including the World Junior Chess Championship 2020.

Q.11. Who among the following has been appointed as the member of Central Advisory Board on Culture (CABC) by Ministry of Culture?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे संस्कृति मंत्रालय द्वारा संस्कृति पर केंद्रीय सलाहकार बोर्ड (CABC) के सदस्य के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Indu Malhotra / इंदु मल्होत्रा

(b) Raghuvendra Tanwar / रघुवेंद्र तंवर

(c) Sudha Ragunathan / सुधा रघुनाथन

(d) S Somanath / एस सोमनाथ

(e) Anup Bagchi / अनूप बागची

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Sudha Raghunathan appointed as member of Central Advisory Board on Culture

Sudha Ragunathan has been appointed as the member of Central Advisory Board on Culture (CABC) by Ministry of Culture.

CABC was established to provide policy advice to Ministry of Culture on developing programmes.

It is presided over by Minister of Culture of the Government of India. CABC’s member provide policy advice, along with aiding participative decision-making and provide an integrated view of the different ideas and interests from various domains of culture.

Q.12. With which country’s air force, India has organized bilateral air exercise titled ‘Eastern Bridge-VI’ at Air Force Station Jodhpur, Rajasthan?

किस देश की वायु सेना के साथ, भारत ने राजस्थान के वायु सेना स्टेशन जोधपुर में ईस्टर्न ब्रिजVI’ नामक द्विपक्षीय हवाई अभ्यास का आयोजन किया है?

(a) Qatar / कतर

(b) Oman / ओमान

(c) Kuwait / कुवैत

(d) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरब

(e) United Arab Emirates / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. India & Oman conducted Eastern Bridge-VI exercise in Jodhpur from Feb 21-25

Indian Air Force (IAF) and Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) have organized bilateral air exercise titled as ‘Eastern Bridge-VI’ at Air Force Station Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

It is being held from 21st to 25th February 2022. It will provide an opportunity to enhance operational capability and interoperability between the two Air Forces. It was held for the first time in 2009.

Q.13. Which country has topped the medal table of Winter Olympics Games 2022 held in Beijing?

बीजिंग में आयोजित शीतकालीन ओलंपिक खेलों 2022 की पदक तालिका में कौन सा देश शीर्ष पर है?

(a) India / भारत

(b) Norway / नॉर्वे

(c) Germany / जर्मनी

(d) China / चीन

(e) Italy / इटली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Winter Olympics Games 2022 concluded; Norway topped the medal tally

The closing ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games was held on February 20, 2022, at National Stadium (known as the Bird’s Nest) in Beijing.

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, was held from 4 to 20 February 2022. The Games featured a record 109 events across 15 disciplines in 7 sports. The venues of the Games were distributed across three zones- Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou.

Norway has topped the medal table for the second successive Winter Olympics, winning a total of 37 medals, including 16 golds. This is a new record for the most amount of gold medals won at a single Winter Olympics.

Germany finished second with 27 medals overall, while the host nation China finished third with 15 medals.

The Indian team at the game was represented by one male alpine skier, Arif Khan. He was the country’s flagbearer during the opening ceremony, meanwhile, a volunteer was the flagbearer during the closing ceremony. India could not win any medal at the games.

The Presidency of the Games was formally handed over to Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, in Italy, to host the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Q.14. Name the 16-year-old Indian Grandmaster who has defeated world champion, Magnus Carlsen in Airthings Masters rapid online Chess competition.

उस 16 वर्षीय भारतीय ग्रैंडमास्टर का नाम बताइए जिसने एयरथिंग्स मास्टर्स रैपिड ऑनलाइन शतरंज प्रतियोगिता में विश्व चैंपियन मैग्नस कार्लसन को हराया है।

(a) R Praggnanandhaa / आर प्रज्ञानानंद

(b) Harshit Raja / हर्षित राजा

(c) Bharath Subramaniyam / भरत सुब्रमण्यम

(d) Sankalp Gupta / संकल्प गुप्ता

(e) Mitrabha Guha / मित्रभा गुहा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(a)

Exp. 16-year-old R Praggnanandhaa defeated world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen at Airthings Masters

16-year-old Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa has defeated world champion, Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the eighth round of Airthings Masters rapid online Chess competition.

Prior to this, Indian registered solitary win versus Levon Aronian along with recording 2 draws and 4 defeats. He has become 3rd Indian to beat Carlsen after Viswanathan Anand and P Harikrishna.

Airthings Masters rapid online Chess competition is a 16-player online rapid chess tournament.

Q.15. World Scout Day and World Thinking Day is observed every year on ____________________.

विश्व स्काउट दिवस और विश्व सोच दिवस हर साल _____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 21 February / 21 फरवरी

(b) 22 February / 22 फरवरी

(c) 23 February / 23 फरवरी

(d) 24 February / 24 फरवरी

(e) 25 February / 25 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(b)

Exp. 22 February: World Thinking Day & World Scout Day

Every year on February 22, World Scout Day is observed. This day is also observed as World Thinking Day (celebrated annually on 22 February) by Boy Scouts and Girl Guides / Girl Scouts, and World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) worldwide.

The day is observed to think about fellow brothers and sisters around the world, address their concerns and understand the true meaning of guiding.

Back in 1926 at the fourth girl scout international conference, it was decided by the delegates that “thinking day” would be celebrated on 22 February, the birthday of both Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scout movement, and Lady Olave Baden-Powell, his wife and the World Chief Guide.

In 1999, at the 30th World Conference, held in Ireland, the name was changed from “Thinking Day” to “World Thinking Day”, to emphasize the global aspect of this special day.

World Thinking Day Theme 2022: Our World: Our Equal Future: The Environment and Gender Equality

Q.16. Which state government’s Minister for Industries, Commerce, and Information Technology, Mekapati Goutham Reddy passed away recently?

किस राज्य सरकार के उद्योग, वाणिज्य और सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्री, मेकापति गौतम रेड्डी का हाल ही में निधन हो गया?

(a) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(d) Kerala / केरल

(e) Odisha / ओडिशा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(c)

Exp. Andhra Pradesh Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy passed away

Andhra Pradesh Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy passed away in in Hyderabad, Telangana.

He returned to India from Dubai Expo recently. He was a two-time MLA from the Atmakur Assembly constituency in the Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh.

He was the Minister for Industries, Commerce, and Information Technology in Andhra Pradesh Government.

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