Current Affairs Quiz 28th February 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 28th February 2022 Quiz

Current Affairs quiz 2022, Daily gk updates and Current affairs is playing a major role in any competitive exam. so here we are providing the current affairs quiz on daily basis for Bank, SSC, Railway and Other Government Competitive Examinations.

Here you can find Current Affairs Quiz for IBPS PO Mains, Current Affairs Quiz for IBPS RRB PO Mains, Current Affairs Quiz for IBPS RRB Clerk Mains, Current Affairs Quiz for RBI Assistant Mains, Current Affairs Quiz for RBI Grade B, Current Affairs Quiz for SSC.

Q.1. BYPL, a subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure has commissioned India’s first ‘Smart Managed Electric Vehicle Charging Station’ in _________________________.

बीवाईपीएल, रिलायंस इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर की एक सहायक कंपनी ने _________ में भारत का पहला स्मार्ट मैनेज्ड इलेक्ट्रिक व्हीकल चार्जिंग स्टेशनचालू किया है।

(a) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(b) Mumbai / मुंबई

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. BSES Yamuna Power Limited commissioned India’s 1st smart managed EV charging station in New Delhi

BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL), a subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure commissioned India’s first ‘Smart Managed EV (Electric Vehicle) Charging Station’ in New Delhi.

The project is supported by Nordic Innovation, an organization promoted by the governments of Nordic countries, and executed by Fortum Charge & Drive.

The management and operation of Smart EV Charging Stations will be under BYPL.

It has the capacity to charge five EVs simultaneously and the charging station can be integrated with BYPL’s SCADA system. It is located at BYPL’s 11 kV substation building in Mayur Vihar Extension Phase-I in New Delhi.

Q.2. Which state has achieved the first position in overall installed renewable energy capacity in India surpassing Karnataka?

किस राज्य ने कर्नाटक को पीछे छोड़ते हुए भारत में समग्र रूप से स्थापित अक्षय ऊर्जा क्षमता में पहला स्थान हासिल किया है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Tamil Nadu / तमिल नाडू

(c) Odisha / ओडिशा

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Kerala / केरल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Tamil Nadu overtook Karnataka to become top state in overall installed renewable capacity

According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MoNRE), Tamil Nadu has achieved the first position in overall installed renewable energy capacity in India surpassing Karnataka.

In recent years, Tamil Nadu has increased its capacity across solar and wind segments to regain its top position against Karnataka.

As of 31st January 2022, Tamil Nadu’s total installed renewable capacity stood at 15,914 MegaWatt (MW) as compared to Karnataka’s total clean energy capacity of 15,795 MW.

Rajasthan and Gujarat added the highest renewable capacity (4.8 GW and 2.4 GW respectively) in the current fiscal year till 31st January 2022.

Q.3. Which of the following airport will become power-positive with the commissioning of 12 MWp solar power plant?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा हवाई अड्डा 12 MWp सौर ऊर्जा संयंत्र के चालू होने से शक्तिसकारात्मक हो जाएगा?

(a) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi / इंदिरा गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, नई दिल्ली

(b) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai / छत्रपति शिवाजी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, मुंबई

(c) Cochin International Airport, Cochin / कोचीन अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, कोचीन

(d) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru / केम्पेगौड़ा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, बेंगलुरु

(e) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad / राजीव गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, हैदराबाद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Cochin International Airport to become power-positive with new solar plant

The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), the world’s first airport fully powered by solar energy, is to become power-positive with the commissioning of its 12 MWp solar power plant near Payyannur in Kannur district of Kerala.

CIAL’s solar plants together generate two lakh units of power a day whereas the daily consumption of power in the airport stands at 1.6 lakh units.

The airport became the first in the world in 2015 to be fully powered by solar energy.

Q.4. India has renewed the Bilateral Swap Arrangement (BSA) of up to $75 billion with which of the following country recently?

भारत ने हाल ही में निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के साथ $75 बिलियन तक की द्विपक्षीय स्वैप व्यवस्था (BSA) का नवीनीकरण किया है?

(a) United States / संयुक्त राज्य अमेरिका

(b) UK / ब्रिटेन

(c) Germany / जर्मनी

(d) Japan / जापान

(e) Italy / इटली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Japan and India renewed Bilateral Swap Arrangement of up to $75 billion

Japan and India have renewed the Bilateral Swap Arrangement (BSA) of up to $75 billion with effect from February 28, 2022.

The Bank of Japan, acting as agent for the Minister of Finance of Japan, and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) signed the Amendment and Restatement Agreement of the BSA.

BSA is a two-way arrangement where both authorities can swap their local currencies in exchange for the US Dollar.

Q.5. Which organization will become the first multilateral agency to open an office in Gujarat International Finance Tech (GIFT) City?

कौन सा संगठन गुजरात इंटरनेशनल फाइनेंस टेक (गिफ्ट) सिटी में कार्यालय खोलने वाली पहली बहुपक्षीय एजेंसी बन जाएगी?

(a) World bank / विश्व बैंक

(b) European Investment Bank / यूरोपीय इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(c) Asian Development Bank / एशियाई विकास बैंक

(d) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank / एशियन इन्फ्रास्ट्रक्चर इन्वेस्टमेंट बैंक

(e) New Development Bank / न्यू डेवलपमेंट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. New Development Bank will be the 1st multilateral agency to open office in Gift City

New Development Bank (NDB) will become first multilateral agency to open an office in Gujarat International Finance Tech (GIFT) City.

NDB has received approval for the same and will open the office in May 2022 in GIFT City. NDB announced Director General position for India Regional Office and will be responsible for origination-implementation of operations in India.

NDB also expects to partner with the newly launched National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NBFID) to support crucial infrastructure projects in India.

NDB was set up in 2014 by BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) and started operations in 2015 at Shanghai, China (headquarters) with the objective of mobilising resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects in the BRICS as well as other emerging markets.

Q.6. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled the certificate of registration (CoR) issued to PC Financial Services Private Limited, Delhi. PC Financial Services used to carry out its lending operations through an app called _________________________.

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI) ने PC Financial Services Private Limited, दिल्ली को जारी किए गए पंजीकरण प्रमाणपत्र (CoR) को रद्द कर दिया है। पीसी फाइनेंशियल सर्विसेज _________________ नामक ऐप के माध्यम से अपने उधार संचालन को अंजाम देती थी।

(a) ZestMoney / ज़ेस्टमनी

(b) KreditBee / क्रेडिटबी

(c) Cashbean / कैशबीन

(d) Creditt / क्रेडिट

(e) InCred / इनक्रेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. RBI cancelled CoR of PC Financial Services operating ‘Cashbean’ app

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cancelled the certificate of registration (CoR) issued to PC Financial Services Private Limited, Delhi due to increase in complaints against usurious rate of interest and unfair recovery practices being followed by several digital lenders.

The action was taken under Section 45-IA (6) (iv) of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. The PC Financial Services Private Limited used to carry out its lending operations through an app called Cashbean.

It is the first instance when such regulatory action taken against an entity. It is now debarred from transacting the business of a Non-Banking Financial Institution (NBFI) under RBI Act, 1934.

Earlier the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) seized bank gateway funds worth Rs 288 crore belonging to PC Financial Services vide three seizure orders issued under the provisions of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA).

Q.7. Which bank has entered into Bancassurance partnership with Star Health and Allied Insurance Company Limited as a corporate agent to provide innovative health insurance products?

किस बैंक ने अभिनव स्वास्थ्य बीमा उत्पाद प्रदान करने के लिए एक कॉर्पोरेट एजेंट के रूप में स्टार हेल्थ एंड एलाइड इंश्योरेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड के साथ बैंकएश्योरेंस साझेदारी में प्रवेश किया है?

(a) Karur Vysya Bank / करूर वैश्य बैंक

(b) South Indian Bank / साउथ इंडियन बैंक

(c) Karnataka Bank / कर्नाटक बैंक

(d) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. South Indian Bank entered into Bancassurance partnership with Star Health and Allied Insurance to offer health insurance

South Indian Bank (SIB) has joined hands with Star Health and Allied Insurance Company Limited as a corporate agent to provide innovative health insurance products for the SIB’s ~6.5 million customers spread over 923 branches across India.

The SIB’s customers can avail benefits of Star Health’s retail insurance products and group affinity products through the SIB’s distribution channels.

The partnership will enable the South Indian Bank customers to financially safeguard themselves from rising healthcare costs. Star Health and Allied Insurance is India’s first Standalone Health Insurance provider.

Q.8. According to data from the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), during April-December 2021, India’s Foreign direct investment (FDI) equity inflows contracted by 16% to _________________________.

उद्योग और आंतरिक व्यापार संवर्धन विभाग (DPIIT) के आंकड़ों के अनुसार, अप्रैलदिसंबर 2021 के दौरान, भारत का प्रत्यक्ष विदेशी निवेश (FDI) इक्विटी अंतर्वाह 16% घटकर _______________________ हो गया।

(a) USD 14 billion / 14 बिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(b) USD 20 billion / 20 बिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(c) USD 39 billion / 39 बिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(d) USD 43 billion / 43 बिलियन अमरीकी डालर

(e) USD 53 billion / 53 बिलियन अमरीकी डालर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. FDI equity inflows dip 16% during Apr-Dec 2021 to $43.17 bn: DPIIT data

According to data from the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), during April-December 2021, India’s Foreign direct investment (FDI) equity inflows contracted by 16% to USD 43.17 billion.

During the same time period the previous year, inflows stood at USD 51.47 billion. Total FDI inflows (reinvested earnings, equity inflows, and other capital) totalled USD 60.34 billion in the first nine months of this fiscal year, compared to USD 67.5 billion the previous year.

During April-December 2021 period, with investments of USD 11.7 billion, Singapore came out on top. US with USD 7.52 billion, Mauritius with investments of USD 6.58 billion, Cayman Islands with USD 2.74 billion, Netherlands with USD 2.66 billion, and the UK with USD 1.44 billion followed Singapore.

The highest inflows were in the hardware and computer software sector with USD 10.25 billion during the nine-month period of this fiscal year. The automobile industry with USD 5.96 billion stood second and it was followed by the services sector with USD 5.35 billion, construction (infrastructure) activities with inflows of USD 1.6 billion, and pharma with inflows of USD 1.2 billion.

Q.9. Who has been appointed as new chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)?

भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (SEBI) के नए अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) H R Nagendra / एच आर नागेंद्र

(b) Ajay Tyagi / अजय त्यागी

(c) C K Mishra / सी के मिश्रा

(d) Abhay Karandikar / अभय करंदीकर

(e) Madhabi Puri Buch / माधाबी पुरी बुच

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Madhabi Puri Buch appointed first woman chairperson of SEBI

The government has announced Madhabi Puri Buch as new chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

This is the first time that a woman and a person from the private sector has been chosen for a key post with the market regulator.

Buch, who was serving as the whole-time member at SEBI till last year and before that was serving at the New Development Bank in Shanghai, has been appointed for a period of three years.

She will replace Ajay Tyagi as the SEBI chief who was a 1984 batch IAS officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre and was appointed as the chairman of Sebi on 1 March 2017, for a period of three years.

Q.10. Which country’s Tan Kim Her has been appointed as India’s doubles coach in badminton till the Asian Games in 2026?

किस देश के टैन किम हर को 2026 में एशियाई खेलों तक बैडमिंटन में भारत के युगल कोच के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Japan / जापान

(b) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(c) China / चीन

(d) Malaysia / मलेशिया

(e) Thailand / थाईलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Tan Kim Her appointed as India’s Badminton Doubles Coach

Malaysia’s Tan Kim Her has been appointed as India’s doubles coach in badminton till the Asian Games in 2026.

He has been credited with shaping the careers of doubles specialists Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy in his first stint (2015-2019) as doubles coach in India.

Among other things, he will identify Indian coaches with potential and assist in their skill development by holding four workshops each year.

Q.11. Who among the following has won singles title of Mexican Open 2022 (Acapulco title), defeating British number one Cameron Norrie?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने ब्रिटिश नंबर एक कैमरन नोरी को हराकर मैक्सिकन ओपन 2022 (अकापुल्को खिताब) का एकल खिताब जीता है?

(a) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

(b) Rafael Nadal / राफेल नडाल

(c) Dominic Thiem / डोमिनिक थिएम

(d) Novak Djokovic / नोवाक जोकोविच

(e) Pancho Gonzales / पंचो गोंजाल्स

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Rafael Nadal won Mexican Open title 2022

Spain’s Rafael Nadal has won singles title of Mexican Open 2022 (Acapulco title), defeating British number one Cameron Norrie by 6-4 and 6-4.

This is 91st ATP title of his career and the third title of the season. This is the 4th time that Rafael Nadal has won Mexican Open title, after winning the previous ones in 2005, 2013 and 2020.

Men’s double title winner of Mexican Open 2022 are Feliciano Lopez (Spain) and Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece).

Q.12. Who has become the first Indian to win a silver in an individual section of the Para Archery World Championships in Dubai, UAE?

दुबई, संयुक्त अरब अमीरात में पैरा तीरंदाजी विश्व चैंपियनशिप के व्यक्तिगत वर्ग में रजत जीतने वाले पहले भारतीय कौन बने हैं?

(a) Mariyappan Thangavelu / मरियप्पन थंगावेलु

(b) Devendra Jhajharia / देवेंद्र झाझरिया

(c) Deepa Malik / दीपा मलिक

(d) Pooja Jatyan / पूजा जत्यान

(e) Varun Singh Bhati / वरुण सिंह भाटी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Pooja Jatyan became 1st Indian to win a silver in individual section of Para Archery World Championships

Para-archer Pooja Jatyan scripted history as she became the first Indian to win a silver in an individual section of the Para World Championships in Dubai, UAE.

Pooja lost to Italy’s Patrilli Vincenza in the final to be content with the silver medal. India ended its campaign with two silver medals, a first for the country.

The compound mixed pair of Shyam Sundar Swamy and Jyoti Baliyan had earlier opened India’s account by winning a silver medal.

Q.13. In 2022, the Government of India has organised the Polio National Immunization Day 2022 (also known as ‘’Polio Ravivar”) on __________________________.

2022 में, भारत सरकार ने ___________________ को पोलियो राष्ट्रीय टीकाकरण दिवस 2022 (जिसे पोलियो रविवरभी कहा जाता है) का आयोजन किया है।

(a) 24 February / 24 फरवरी

(b) 25 February / 25 फरवरी

(c) 26 February / 26 फरवरी

(d) 27 February / 27 फरवरी

(e) 28 February / 28 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. 27 February: Polio National Immunization Day 2022

In 2022, the Government of India has organised the Polio National Immunization Day 2022 (also known as ‘’Polio Ravivar”) on February 27, 2022, to give two drops of oral polio vaccine (OPV) to every child in the country under the age of five.

Over 15 crore children will be covered under the drive across all 36 States and UTs in 735 districts. The National Polio Immunization Drive for 2022 was launched by Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Mansukh Mandaviya on February 26, 2022.

In India, one nationwide NID and two Sub-National Immunization Day (SNIDs) for polio is held every year to maintain population immunity against wild poliovirus and to sustain its polio-free status.

India was removed from the list of polio-endemic countries in 2012 and in 2013 the entire Southeast Asia Region was declared Polio free. The last case of wild poliovirus reported in India was on 13th January 2011.

Q.14. On which date, National Protein Day is celebrated every year?

किस वर्ष राष्ट्रीय प्रोटीन दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 23 February / 23 फरवरी

(b) 24 February / 24 फरवरी

(c) 25 February / 25 फरवरी

(d) 26 February / 26 फरवरी

(e) 27 February / 27 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e)

Exp. 27 February: National Protein Day

In India, February 27th is celebrated as the National Protein Day, to create awareness about protein deficiency and encourage people to include of this macronutrient in their diet.

The day also helps people to learn more about different sources of plant and animal protein. Protein Day is celebrating its third year in 2022.

The day was launched on February 27, 2020, by the ‘Right to Protein’, a national-level public health awareness initiative to educate people about the importance of adequate protein consumption for better nutrition, health, and wellbeing.

Theme 2022: ‘Food Futurism‘.

Q.15. On which date, National Science Day is observed every year in India?

भारत में हर साल किस तारीख को राष्ट्रीय विज्ञान दिवस मनाया जाता है?

(a) 24 February / 24 फरवरी

(b) 25 February / 25 फरवरी

(c) 26 February / 26 फरवरी

(d) 27 February / 27 फरवरी

(e) 28 February / 28 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. 28 February: National Science Day

Every year on February 28, India celebrates National Science Day (NSD) to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman.

On February 28, 1928, he discovered the Raman Effect, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics topic in 1930.

The day is celebrated to spread the message about the importance of science in the daily life of the people. The government of India designated 28 February as National Science Day in 1986.

Theme 2022: ‘Integrated Approach in S&T for Sustainable Future’.

Q.16. What was the theme for Rare Disease Day 2022?

दुर्लभ रोग दिवस 2022 का विषय क्या था?

(a) Rebuild better together

(b) Share Your Colors

(c) Ecosystem Restoration

(d) It’s in your hands, take action

(e) Don’t Delay, Connect Today

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. 28 February: Rare Disease Day 2022

The Rare Disease Day is observed every year on the last day of February. This year in 2022 it falls on February 28, 2022.

The day is observed to raise awareness for rare diseases and improve access to treatment and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families.

Rare Disease Day was first launched by European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS) and its Council of National Alliances in 2008.

The first Rare Disease Day was coordinated by the European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS) and held on February 29, 2008 in numerous European nations and in Canada through the Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders. The date was chosen because February 29 is a “rare day”.

Theme 2022: “Share Your Colors.”

Q.17. Legendary spinner Sonny Ramadhin passed away. He was associated with which country’s cricket team?

महान स्पिनर सन्नी रामाधीन का निधन हो गया। वह किस देश की क्रिकेट टीम से जुड़े थे?

(a) West Indies / वेस्ट इंडीज

(b) India / भारत

(c) South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका

(d) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(e) England / इंग्लैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(a)

Exp. Legendary West Indies spinner Sonny Ramadhin passed away

West Indies spin legend Sonny Ramadhin has passed away at the age of 92. He was a part of the side that won its first away series in England in 1950.

He made his Test debut against England at Old Trafford in 1950. Ramadhin ended up playing 43 Tests and taking 158 wickets at an average of 28.98.

Recommended PDF’s for 2022:

2022 Preparation Kit PDF

Most important PDF’s for Bank, SSC, Railway and Other Government Exam : Download PDF Now

AATMA-NIRBHAR Series- Static GK/Awareness Practice Ebook PDF Get PDF here
The Banking Awareness 500 MCQs E-book| Bilingual (Hindi + English) Get PDF here
AATMA-NIRBHAR Series- Banking Awareness Practice Ebook PDF Get PDF here
Computer Awareness Capsule 2.O Get PDF here
AATMA-NIRBHAR Series Quantitative Aptitude Topic-Wise PDF 2020 Get PDF here
Memory Based Puzzle E-book | 2016-19 Exams Covered Get PDF here
Caselet Data Interpretation 200 Questions Get PDF here
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement E-Book for BANK PO MAINS (Vol-1) Get PDF here
ARITHMETIC DATA INTERPRETATION 2.O E-book Get PDF here
3

Leave a Reply