Current Affairs Quiz 24th January 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 24th January 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. India’s first state-of-the-art, high-performance para-badminton academy with advanced equipment and facilities has been set up in ___________________.

उन्नत उपकरणों और सुविधाओं के साथ भारत की पहली अत्याधुनिक, उच्च प्रदर्शन वाली पैराबैडमिंटन अकादमी ___________ में स्थापित की गई है।

(a) Indore / इंदौर

(b) Meerut / मेरठ

(c) Ranchi / रांची

(d) Lucknow /लखनऊ

(e) Surat / सूरत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. India’s 1st para-badminton academy launched in Lucknow

India’s first state-of-the-art, high-performance para-badminton academy with advanced equipment and facilities has been set up in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

The set-up will improve India’s medal prospects at the 2024 Paralympics to be held in Paris, France at Stade de France stadium.

The badminton centre has been launched by the head national coach of the Indian para-badminton team, Gaurav Khanna, in association with Ageas Federal Life Insurance. He also unveiled the Ageas Federal ‘Quest for Fearless Shuttler programme to spot and nurture new talent for the 2028 and 2032 Paralympics.

Q.2. Which UT has become the first Union Territory in the country to have “District Good Governance Index”?

कौन सा केंद्र शासित प्रदेश जिला सुशासन सूचकांकरखने वाला देश का पहला केंद्र शासित प्रदेश बन गया है?

(a) Chandigarh / चंडीगढ़

(b) Ladakh / लद्दाख

(c) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(d) Puducherry / पुदुचेरी

(e) Delhi / दिल्ली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. India’s First “District Good Governance Index” for 20 Districts released

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has released India’s First District Good Governance Index for 20 Districts of UT of Jammu and Kashmir.

The top 5 districts in the District Good Governance Index” are Jammu, Doda, Samba, Pulwama and Srinagar. J&K will become first Union Territory in the country to have Good Governance Index.

Index was prepared by Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG) and Jammu & Kashmir Institute of Management, Public Administration & Rural Development in association with Centre for Good Governance, Hyderabad.

Q.3. Which organization, in collaboration with Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), and RMI India released a report titled ‘Banking on Electric Vehicles in India- A Blueprint for Inclusion of EVs in Priority Sector Lending Guidelines’?

रॉकी माउंटेन इंस्टीट्यूट (आरएमआई) और आरएमआई इंडिया के सहयोग से किस संगठन ने बैंकिंग ऑन इलेक्ट्रिक व्हीकल्स इन इंडियाए ब्लूप्रिंट फॉर इंक्लूजन इन प्रायोरिटी सेक्टर लेंडिंग गाइडलाइन्सशीर्षक से एक रिपोर्ट जारी की?

(a) National Development Council / राष्ट्रीय विकास परिषद

(b) NITI Aayog / निति आयोग

(c) Invest India / इन्वेस्ट इंडिया

(d) Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)/ भारतीय लघु उद्योग विकास बैंक

(e) Central Vigilance Commission / केंद्रीय सतर्कता आयोग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. NITI Aayog & RMI India released a report ‘Banking on Electric Vehicles in India’

NITI Aayog in collaboration with Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), and RMI India released a report titled ‘Banking on Electric Vehicles in India- A Blueprint for Inclusion of EVs in Priority Sector Lending Guidelines’.

It has proposed the government to include Electric Vehicle (EVs) in the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) priority-sector lending (PSL) guidelines to boost retail lending for EVs and to support the decarbonization of road transport.

This report said, banks and non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) in India have the potential to achieve an electric vehicle (EV) financing market size of Rs 40,000 crore by 2025 and Rs 3.7 lakh crore by 2030.

Cumulative investment in India’s electric vehicle (EV) transition could be as large as INR 19.7 lakh crore ($US266 billion) between 2020 and 2030.

Q.4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 216-foot statue of Ramanujacharya in a sitting position in which city on February 5, 2022 to celebrate 1,000th birth anniversary?

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी 1,000 वीं जयंती मनाने के लिए 5 फरवरी, 2022 को किस शहर में बैठे स्थान पर रामानुजाचार्य की 216 फुट की प्रतिमा का उद्घाटन करेंगे?

(a) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(b) Mumbai / मुंबई

(c) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. PM Modi will inaugurate 216-foot statue of Ramanujacharya ‘Statue of Equality’ in Hyderabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 216-foot statue of Ramanujacharya in a sitting position in Hyderabad on Feb 5, 2022 to celebrate 1,000th birth anniversary of the saint.

Ramanujacharya was an 11th century saint and a revolutionary social reformer. The statue will be called as ‘Statue of Equality’.

It is located in a 45-acre complex at Shamshabad on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Telangana. It is built at a cost of Rs. 1,000-crore, which was funded entirely by donations from devotees globally.

Q.5. With which country, India has recently extended existing Science & Technology cooperation for 3 more years?

किस देश के साथ, भारत ने हाल ही में मौजूदा विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी सहयोग को 3 और वर्षों के लिए बढ़ा दिया है?

(a) Bhutan / भूटान

(b) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(c) China / चीन

(d) Afghanistan / अफ़ग़ानिस्तान

(e) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. India & Sri Lanka extended existing Science & Technology cooperation for 3 more years

India-Sri Lanka 5th Joint Committee on Science & Technology Cooperation held virtually. During the meeting, India and Sri Lanka extended the existing Programme of Cooperation (POC) on S&T for three more years.

This extension will focus on new areas such as waste-water technologies, biotech, sustainable agriculture, aerospace engineering, robotics, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and industrial collaborations.

Q.6. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has committed USD ___________________ to invest in the development of data centres that mostly serve emerging Asia through the Keppel Data Centre Fund II (KDCF II).

एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक (AIIB) ने डेटा केंद्रों के विकास में निवेश करने के लिए ________________- अमरीकी डालर की प्रतिबद्धता जताई है जो ज्यादातर केपेल डेटा सेंटर फंड II (KDCF II) के माध्यम से उभरते हुए एशिया की सेवा करते हैं।

(a) $100 million / $ 100 मिलियन

(b) $150 million / $ 150 मिलियन

(c) $200 million / $ 200 मिलियन

(d) $300 million / $ 300 मिलियन

(e) $350 million / $ 350 मिलियन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. AIIB invested USD 150 million in development of data centres serving Asia

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a multilateral development bank has committed USD 150 million to invest in the development of data centres that mostly serve emerging Asia through the Keppel Data Centre Fund II (KDCF II), a closed-end private equity vehicle managed by Alpha Investment Partners Limited.

This project is being AIIB’s 1st data centre project. India is a key founding member of AIIB.

AIIB invested USD 100 million through a parallel fund structure and USD 50 million through co-investments in KDCF II. AIIB will invest in the fund as a Limited Partner.

Q.7. Which Small Finance Bank has launched ‘Platina Fixed Deposit’, offering interest of 15 basis points (bps) higher than the regular term deposit rates?

किस लघु वित्त बैंक ने नियमित सावधि जमा दरों की तुलना में 15 आधार अंक (बीपीएस) अधिक ब्याज की पेशकश करते हुए प्लेटिना फिक्स्ड डिपॉजिटलॉन्च किया है?

(a) Jana Small Finance Bank / जना लघु वित्त बैंक

(b) Suryoday Small Finance Bank / सूर्योदय लघु वित्त बैंक

(c) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank / उज्जीवन लघु वित्त बैंक

(d) Equitas Small Finance Bank / इक्विटास लघु वित्त बैंक

(e) AU Small Finance Bank / ए यु लघु वित्त बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Ujjivan Small Finance Bank launched ‘Platina Fixed Deposit’ Scheme

Ujjivan Small Finance Bank (SFB) launched ‘Platina Fixed Deposit’, offering interest of 15 basis points (bps) higher than the regular term deposit rates provided by Ujjivan SFB.

The Platina FD is a non-callable deposit, where partial & premature withdrawal is not applicable. While the interest amount can be received on monthly, quarterly or at the end of the maturity period.

The general FD for 990 days tenure gives 6.75% interest for general citizens and 7.50% for senior citizens, while Platina FD offers 6.90% & 7.65% interest rates respectively.

FD limit – minimum amount is ₹20 lakh and maximum amount is ₹2 crore, with tenure ranging from 1 year to 5 years.

Q.8. Who has been appointed as the chairperson of the PMLA (Prevention of Money Laundering Act) Adjudicating Authority located in New Delhi?

नई दिल्ली में स्थित PMLA (धन शोधन निवारण अधिनियम) निर्णायक प्राधिकरण के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Alka Upadhyaya / अलका उपाध्याय

(b) Vinodanand Jha / विनोदानंद झा

(c) Juthika Patankar / जुथिका पाटणकर

(d) Amit Yadav / अमित यादव

(e) Anita Praveen / अनीता प्रवीण

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Vinodanand Jha appointed new Chairperson to PMLA Adjudicating Authority

Vinodanand Jha, a 1983-batch retired IRS officer has been appointed as the chairperson of the PMLA (Prevention of Money Laundering Act) Adjudicating Authority located in New Delhi.

Mr. Jha has been serving as the Member (Finance and Accounts) in the Authority since September 2018. He was appointed to this post after he retired from service as the Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax in Pune.

The three-member Authority is mandated to adjudicate the cases of attachment of assets orders issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and order for its continuity and further confiscation or release, considering the merits of the investigation.

Q.9. Who has been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar in the Individual category for his excellent work in Disaster Management for the year 2022?

वर्ष 2022 के आपदा प्रबंधन में उनके उत्कृष्ट कार्य के लिए व्यक्तिगत श्रेणी में सुभाष चंद्र बोस आपदा प्रबंधन पुरस्कार के लिए किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Anukrti Upadhyay / अनुकृति उपाध्याय

(b) Harish Meenakshi / हरीश मीनाक्षी

(c) Anil Prakash Joshi / अनिल प्रकाश जोशी

(d) Vinod Sharma / विनोद शर्मा

(e) Megha Majumdar / मेघा मजूमदार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar 2022 announced

Government has announced the winners of ’Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar’ for the year 2022. A total of seven awards were presented during the ceremony.

Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management (in the Institutional category) and Professor Vinod Sharma, Vice Chairman of Sikkim State Disaster Management Authority (in the Individual category) have been selected for the Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar for their excellent work in Disaster Management for the year 2022.

Award carries a cash prize of Rs. 51 lakh and certificate in case of an institution and Rs. 5 lakh and certificate in case of an individual.

The Union government has instituted the annual award to recognize and honour the invaluable contribution and selfless service rendered by individuals and organizations in India in the field of disaster management.

Q.10. Who among the following has been conferred with Netaji Award 2022 by Netaji Research Bureau, based in Kolkata.?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे कोलकाता स्थित नेताजी अनुसंधान ब्यूरो द्वारा नेताजी पुरस्कार 2022 से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Satoshi Suzuki / सातोशी सुजुकी

(b) Vinod Sharma / विनोद शर्मा

(c) Rajendra Kumar Bhandari / राजेंद्र कुमार भंडारी

(d) Shinzo Abe / शिंजो अबे

(e) Xi Jinping / शी जिनपिंग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Former PM of Japan Shinzo Abe honoured with Netaji Award 2022

Former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe has been conferred with Netaji Award 2022 by Netaji Research Bureau, based in Kolkata.

The award was accepted by Consul General of Japan in Kolkata, Nakamura Yutaka on behalf of Shinzo Abe. Satoshi Suzuki, the Japanese Ambassador to India, addressed the program remotely from New Delhi.

Netaji award was presented on January 23, 2022 to commemorate 125th birth anniversary celebration of legendary freedom fighter, Subhas Chandra Bose at his Elgin Road residence in Kolkata.

Q.11. Name the liquid propellant-based High Thrust engine for Gaganyaan mission whose qualification test has been successfully conducted by ISRO recently.

गगनयान मिशन के लिए तरल प्रणोदकआधारित हाई थ्रस्ट इंजन का नाम बताइए, जिसका योग्यता परीक्षण हाल ही में इसरो द्वारा सफलतापूर्वक आयोजित किया गया है।

(a) Vikas / विकास

(b) Gagan / गगन

(c) Manas / मानस

(d) Akash / आकाश

(e) Saksham / सक्षम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. ISRO successfully tested liquid propellant-based Vikas engine for Gaganyaan mission

Indian Space Research Organisation has successfully conducted a 25-second qualification test for its liquid propellant-based High Thrust Vikas engine which is to be used under the Gaganyaan mission.

The test was conducted at the ISRO Propulsion Complex in Mahendragri, Tamil Nadu.

The test was done to test the performance of the engine in optimal conditions, such as a change in the fuel-oxidiser ratio or pressure in the fuel chamber.

These engines will be used in the launch vehicles which will carry Indian astronauts to space in 2023.

Q.12. Who among the following has bagged the women’s singles title at the Syed Modi International Badminton tournament 2022 in Lucknow?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने लखनऊ में सैयद मोदी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बैडमिंटन टूर्नामेंट 2022 में महिला एकल का खिताब जीता है?

(a) Saina Nehwal / साइना नेहवाल

(b) PV Sindhu / पीवी सिंधु

(c) Sania Mirza / सानिया मिर्जा

(d) N. Sikki Reddy / एन सिक्की रेड्डी

(e) Tanisha Crasto / तनीषा क्रस्तो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. Syed Modi International Badminton tournament 2022: PV Sindhu won women’s singles title

Ace Indian shuttler, PV Sindhu has bagged the women’s singles title at the Syed Modi International Tournament in Lucknow.

Sindhu beat fellow Indian Malvika Bansod 21-13 21-16 to win her second Syed Modi title after 2017.

The 2022 Syed Modi International badminton tournament was held at Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from 18 to 23 January 2022.

Women’s Singles: P.V. Sindhu

Men’s Singles: Final between Arnaud Merkle and Lucas Claerbout not held after one finalist tested Covid positive

Mixed Doubles: India’s Ishan Bhatnagar and Tanisha Crasto

Men’s Doubles: Man Wei Chong and Tee Kai Wun of Malaysia

Women’s Doubles: Malaysian pair Anna Ching Yik Cheong and Teoh Mei Xing

Q.13. Which women’s ice hockey team has won the 9th IHAI National women’s ice hockey championship in 2022?

किस महिला आइस हॉकी टीम ने 2022 में 9वीं IHAI राष्ट्रीय महिला आइस हॉकी चैंपियनशिप जीती है?

(a) Assam / असम

(b) Delhi / दिल्ली

(c) Ladakh / लद्दाख

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. Ladakh women’s team won the 9th IHAI National Women’s Ice Hockey Championship 2022

The Ladakh women’s ice hockey team has won the 9th National women’s ice hockey championship in 2022.

The championship organised by the Ice Hockey Association of India was held in the Kaza in tribal districts Lahaul and Spiti in Himachal Pradesh from 15th-21st January 2022.

Chandigarh has been adjudged as the runner of the 2022 championship. Six teams from Delhi, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Telangana and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police participated in the championship.

Q.14. International Day of Education is celebrated every year on ________________.

शिक्षा का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस हर साल ________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 21 January / 21 जनवरी

(b) 22 January / 22 जनवरी

(c) 23 January / 23 जनवरी

(d) 24 January / 24 जनवरी

(e) 25 January / 25 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. 24 January: International Day of Education

The International Day of Education is marked every year on 24 January globally to celebrate the role of education in bringing global peace and sustainable development.

The first-ever International Day of Education was celebrated on 24 January 2019 as per the resolution passed by the United Nations General Assembly on December 3rd 2018 to celebrate the role of education in development.

The celebration is led by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Theme 2022: Changing Course, Transforming Education.

Q.15. On which date National Girl Child Day is observed every year in India?

भारत में हर साल किस दिन राष्ट्रीय बालिका दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 21 January / 21 जनवरी

(b) 22 January / 22 जनवरी

(c) 23 January / 23 जनवरी

(d) 24 January / 24 जनवरी

(e) 25 January / 25 जनवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. 24 January: National Girl Child Day

January 24 is celebrated as the National Girl Child Day in India every year. The day aims to focus on the inequalities faced by girls, to promote the education, health & nutrition of the girl child, and to spread awareness about the rights of a girl child.

The day was observed for the first time in 2008 as an initiative by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Government of India.

This year, Ministry of Culture is organising an event called ‘Umang Rangoli Utsav’, as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Q.16. Renowned Coach Subhas Bhowmick passed away recently. He was associated with which sports?

प्रसिद्ध कोच सुभाष भौमिक का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह किस खेल से जुड़े थे?

(a) Cricket / क्रिकेट

(b) Football / फुटबॉल

(c) Hockey / हॉकी

(d) Badminton / बैडमिंटन

(e) Wrestling / रेसलिंग

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. Renowned Footballer and Coach Subhas Bhowmick passed away

Veteran Indian footballer and coach Subhas Bhowmick, who represented India at the Bronze medal winning 1970 Asian Games, passed away at the age of 71 due to prolonged illness.

He represented the two famous football clubs of Kolkata named football East Bengal FC (Football Club) and Mohun Bagan AC (Athletic Club).

He was a member of the Indian football team that won the Bronze medal in the Asian Games in 1970 and also a member of 1974 Indian team in Asian Games.

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