Current Affairs Quiz 4th February 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 4th February 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Aravalli Biodiversity Park has been declared as India’s first “Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures (OECM) site” on World Wetlands Day on February 2, 2022 by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Aravalli Biodiversity Park is situated in ______________________________.

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय प्रकृति संरक्षण संघ (IUCN) द्वारा 2 फरवरी, 2022 को विश्व आर्द्रभूमि दिवस पर अरावली जैव विविधता पार्क को भारत का पहला अन्य प्रभावी क्षेत्रआधारित संरक्षण उपाय (OECM) साइटघोषित किया गया है। अरावली जैव विविधता पार्क _______________________ में स्थित है।

(a) Jaipur, Rajasthan / जयपुर, राजस्थान

(b) Mumbai, Maharashtra / मुंबई, महाराष्ट्र

(c) Chennai, Tamil Nadu / चेन्नई, तमिलनाडु

(d) Gurugram, Haryana / गुरुग्राम, हरियाणा

(e) Bengaluru, Karnataka / बेंगलुरु, कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Aravalli Biodiversity Park in Gurugram declared as India’s first OECM site

Aravalli Biodiversity Park situated in Gurugram, Haryana, has been declared as India’s first OECM (Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures) site on World Wetlands Day (February 2, 2022).

The OCEM tag is given by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to those areas that are not protected but support rich biodiversity.

The tag designates the area as a biodiversity hotspot on international map. It is spread across 390 acres and has semi-arid vegetation.

Q.2. The government has approved the continuation of the Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations (NSFs) with an outlay of _____________________ for the 15th Finance Commission Cycle 2021-22 to 2025-26.

सरकार ने 15वें वित्त आयोग चक्र 2021-22 से 2025-26 के लिए ______________________ के परिव्यय के साथ राष्ट्रीय खेल संघों (NSF) को सहायता योजना को जारी रखने की मंजूरी दी है।

(a) 1575 crores / 1575 करोड़

(b) 2678 crores / 2678 करोड़

(c) 3445 crores / 3445 करोड़

(d) 4218 crores / 4218 करोड़

(e) 5155 crores / 5155 करोड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Government approved continuation of scheme for Assistance to National Sports Federations

The government has approved the continuation of the Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations (NSFs) with an outlay of Rs.1575 crore for the 15th Finance Commission Cycle 2021-22 to 2025-26.

The Scheme of Assistance to NSFs is the flagship Central Sector Scheme (CSS), that provides financial support to the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. It is the main source of funding for the preparation of national teams for all major national, international competitions.

Funding will be used by National Sports Federations to conduct national coaching camps and provide training of international standards to athletes.

Q.3. As per the recently presented Economic Survey 2021-22, which state has topped the list of newly recognized startups and unicorns?

हाल ही में प्रस्तुत आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण 2021-22 के अनुसार, किस राज्य ने नए मान्यता प्राप्त स्टार्टअप और यूनिकॉर्न की सूची में शीर्ष स्थान हासिल किया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(e) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Maharashtra topped the list of newly recognized startups and unicorns

As per the recently presented Economic Survey 2021-22, Maharashtra tops the list of newly recognized startups and unicorns.

Maharashtra recognized 11,308 of total 14,000 startups that began operations in the current financial year. Out of 44 Unicorn companies, 11 are based in the state.

Initiatives like Startup Week, Incubation Cells, Hackathon are regularly carried out, helping the state to reach this height. Maharashtra also ranks 2nd on Niti Aayog’s Innovation Index 2020.

Q.4. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently cancelled the license of which of the following Co-operative Bank based in Maharashtra’s Nashik city?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI) ने हाल ही में महाराष्ट्र के नासिक शहर में स्थित निम्नलिखित में से किस सहकारी बैंक का लाइसेंस रद्द कर दिया है?

(a) CKP Co-operative Bank / CKP को-ऑपरेटिव बैंक

(b) Independence Co-operative Bank / इनडिपेंडेंस को-ऑपरेटिव बैंक

(c) Madgaum Urban co-op bank / मडगाम अर्बन को-ऑप बैंक

(d) Apna Sahakari Co-Op Bank / अपना सहकारी को-ओप बैंक

(e) Mehsana Urban Co-Op Bank / मेहसाना अर्बन को-ओप बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. RBI cancelled licence of Maharashtra-based Independence Co-operative Bank

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cancelled the licence of Independence Co-operative Bank Ltd in Maharashtra’s Nashik city.

Consequently, the bank ceases to carry on banking business, with effect from the close of business on February 03, 2022.

The bank does not have adequate capital and earning prospects. As such, it does not comply with the provisions of Section 11(1) and Section 22 (3) (d) read with Section 56 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.

The bank has failed to comply with the requirements of Sections 22(3) (a), 22 (3) (b), 22(3)(c), 22(3) (d) and 22(3)(e) read with Section 56 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949;

On liquidation, every depositor would be entitled to receive deposit insurance claim amount of his/her deposits up to a monetary ceiling of ₹5,00,000/- (Rupees Five lakh only) from Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) subject to the provisions of the DICGC Act, 1961.

Q.5. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has restructured its four-member high-power advisory committee on settlement orders and compounding of offences. Who is the new head of the committee?

भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड (सेबी) ने निपटान आदेश और अपराधों के कंपाउंडिंग पर अपनी चार सदस्यीय उच्चशक्ति सलाहकार समिति का पुनर्गठन किया है। समिति का नया प्रमुख कौन है?

(a) M S Sahoo / एम एस साहू

(b) Poornima Advani / पूर्णिमा आडवाणी

(c) Vijay C Daga / विजय सी डागा

(d) Jai Narayan Patel / जय नारायण पटेल

(e) PK Malhotra / पीके मल्होत्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. SEBI restructured a High-Power Advisory Committee on Settlement Orders and Compounding of Offences; headed by Jai Narayan Patel

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has restructured its four-member high-power advisory committee on settlement orders and compounding of offences.

The committee was earlier headed by Vijay C Daga, retired judge of the High Court of Bombay and now it will be chaired by Jai Narayan Patel, former chief justice of Calcutta High Court. The panel will work as per SEBI (Settlement Proceedings) Regulations, 2018.

SEBI has listed M S Sahoo, a former chairperson at Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India, and Poornima Advani, ex-chairperson of National Commission for Women, as new members of advisory committee. PK Malhotra, former law secretary in the Ministry of Law & Justice will continue as a member of the committee.

In January 2022, SEBI has amended the SEBI (Settlement Proceedings) Regulations, 2018, called the SEBI (Settlement Proceedings) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022 where an alleged wrongdoer can settle a pending case with the regulator without admission or denial of guilt by paying a settlement fee.

According to the amendment, the timeline for filing settlement applications has been reduced to 60 days from the current 180 days. Further, the period for submission of revised settlement terms form, after the Internal Committee (IC), has been rationalised to 15 days which will be from the date of the IC meeting. The current rule allows 10 days plus additional 20 days.

Q.6. Which General Insurance company has launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered voice bot powered by Yellow. ai platform for automated registration of motor claims?

किस जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी ने मोटर दावों के स्वचालित पंजीकरण के लिए येलो.एआई प्लेटफॉर्म द्वारा संचालित आर्टिफिशियल इंटेलिजेंस (एआई) संचालित वॉयस बॉट लॉन्च किया है?

(a) SBI General Insurance Company / SBI जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(b) Edelweiss General Insurance / एडलवाइस जनरल इंश्योरेंस

(c) Religare Insurance Company / रेलिगेयर इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(d) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company / बजाज आलियांज जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनी

(e) Bharti AXA General Insurance / भारती एक्सा जनरल इंश्योरेंस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Edelweiss General Insurance launched first AI powered Voice Bot for automated registration of motor claims

Edelweiss General Insurance launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered voice bot for automated registration of motor claims. It is powered by Yellow. ai platform.

The end-to-end AI Voice Bot is the first of its kind services in the General Insurance industry in India.

The AI voice bot is currently available in Hindi, English and Hinglish, enabling real time registration of claims that work 24/7. Initially it is introduced for garage owners and will be extended to all customers in upcoming months.

Q.7. Which bank has signed MoU with Indira Gandhi Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) and National Culture Fund (NCF) of Ministry of Culture for Development of Atmanirbhar Bharat Centre for Design (ABCD)?

किस बैंक ने आत्मनिर्भर भारत सेंटर फॉर डिज़ाइन (ABCD) के विकास के लिए संस्कृति मंत्रालय के इंदिरा गांधी कला केंद्र (IGNCA) और राष्ट्रीय संस्कृति कोष (NCF) के साथ समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Bank of Baroda / बैंक ऑफ बड़ौदा

(b) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

(e) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. SBI signed an MoU with Ministry of Culture for Atmanirbhar Bharat Centre for Design

State Bank of India has signed MoU with Indira Gandhi Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) and National Culture Fund (NCF) of Ministry of Culture for Development of Atmanirbhar Bharat Centre for Design (ABCD) at Red Fort, in Delhi.

Aim: to highlight, promote and celebrate the products that have the Geographical Indication sign to give a boost to Economic Value Addition to GI products from India.

The ABCD project will be implemented by IGNCA, through ministry’s NCF fund. SBI will sponsor the project under CSR (Corporate social responsibility) with a contribution of Rs. 10 crores.

Q.8. Who among the following has been appointed as 26th Controller General of Accounts (CGA)?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे 26वें लेखा महानियंत्रक (CGA) के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Soma Roy Burman / सोमा रॉय बर्मन

(b) Deepak Das / दीपक दास

(c) Sonali Singh / सोनाली सिंह

(d) Girish Chandra Murmu / गिरीश चंद्र मुर्मु

(e) Sushil Chandra / सुशील चंद्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. Sonali Singh appointed as the 26th Controller General of Accounts

The centre has given the charge of the Controller General of Accounts (CGA), Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance to Sonali Singh, after superannuation of Deepak Das.

An office memorandum from the finance ministry said that Singh shall function as head of the organization of Controller General of Accounts (CGA) in the same capacity as Additional Controller General of Accounts with effect from 01.02.2022.

A 1987 batch officer of Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS), Singh had joined CGA as Additional Controller General of Accounts in October 2019. Prior to that, she had also served as Additional Secretary at Central Vigilance Commission.v

Q.9. Who has been appointed as the new Chairperson of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)?

भारतीय दिवाला और दिवालियापन बोर्ड (IBBI) के नए अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया 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) Ravi Mittal / रवि मित्तल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Ravi Mittal appointed as new Chairperson of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India

Ravi Mittal, former secretary of the department of sports is appointed as the new Chairperson of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) for a period of 5 years or till the age of 65, whichever is early.

Following the retirement of M S Sahoo on 30th September 2021, Navrang Saini, a whole-time member of IBBI, has been serving as the Chairperson (additional charge) of IBBI.

Ravi Mittal will take over from Navrang Saini after his term ends on 5th March 2022.

Q.10. Name the Indian Navy’s new submarine which is fifth of six French-designed Scorpene-class made-in-India submarines (Kalvari-class), which has commenced its first sea trial on 1, February 2022.

भारतीय नौसेना की नई पनडुब्बी का नाम बताइए, जो छह फ्रेंच-डिज़ाइन स्कॉर्पीन-क्लास मेड-इन-इंडिया पनडुब्बियों (कलवरी-क्लास) में से पांचवीं है, जिसने 1 फरवरी, 2022 को अपना पहला समुद्री परीक्षण शुरू किया है।

(a) Vagir / वगीर

(b) Kalvari / कलवारी

(c) Karanj / करंज

(d) Khanderi/ खंडेरी

(e) Vela / वेला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Indian Navy’s 5th Scorpene-class submarine ‘Vagir’ commenced first sea trial

Indian Navy’s new submarine INS Vagir, the fifth of six French-designed Scorpene-class made-in-India submarine (Kalvari-class), commenced its first sea trial on 1, February 2022.

The submarine was launched in November 2020 from the Kanhoji Angre Wet Basin of Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), Mumbai, Maharashtra.

The submarine-designated “Yard 11879” during its construction by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in collaboration with the Naval Group of France will be named ‘Vagir’ after it is commissioned into service.

The submarine was named after INS Vagir, a Russian Vela-class submarine that served in the Navy from 1973 to 2001.

Q.11. Which company has signed a contract worth ₹3,131.82 crores for the manufacture and supply of Konkurs-M anti-tank missiles for the Indian Army?

किस कंपनी ने भारतीय सेना के लिए कोंकर्स-एम एंटी टैंक मिसाइलों के निर्माण और आपूर्ति के लिए 3,131.82 करोड़ के अनुबंध पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) / भारत अर्थ मूवर्स लिमिटेड

(b) Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) / रक्षा अनुसंधान और विकास प्रयोगशाला

(c) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) / भारत हेवी इलेक्ट्रिकल्स लिमिटेड

(d) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) / हिंदुस्तान एयरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड

(e) Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) / भारत डायनेमिक्स लि

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. BDL signed contract for supply of Konkurs anti-tank missiles for Indian Army

Bharat Dynamics Ltd signed a contract worth ₹3,131.82 crores for the manufacture and supply of Konkurs-M anti-tank missiles for the Indian Army.

BDL will manufacture and supply Konkurs anti-tank missiles to the Indian Army. Konkurs – M is a second generation, mechanized infantry anti-tank guided missile, to destroy armored vehicle equipped with explosive reactive armour. It has a range between 75 to 4000 metres.

BDL is also offering Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missiles, Nag, Milan-2T and Amogha, for exports.

BDL signed a license agreement with a Russian Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM). This contract will be executed in three years.

Q.12. Which institute has installed and commissioned one of the most powerful supercomputers in India, ‘Param Pravega’, having supercomputing capacity of 3.3 petaflops?

किस संस्थान ने भारत में सबसे शक्तिशाली सुपर कंप्यूटरों में से एक, 'परम प्रवेगा' को स्थापित और चालू किया है, जिसमें 3.3 पेटाफ्लॉप की सुपरकंप्यूटिंग क्षमता है?

(a) IISc- Bengaluru / IISc- बेंगलुरु

(b) IIT-Bombay / IIT-बॉम्बे

(c) IIT- Delhi / IIT- दिल्ली

(d) IIT-Madras / IIT- मद्रास

(e) IIT-Guwahati/ IIT-गुवाहाटी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. IISc, Bengaluru commissioned supercomputer ‘Param Pravega’ having supercomputing capacity of 3.3 petaflops

Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru has installed and commissioned one of the most powerful supercomputers in India, ‘Param Pravega’.

Param Pravega is the largest supercomputer in an Indian academic institution. Param Pravega has a total Supercomputing capacity of 3.3 petaflops (1 petaflop equals a quadrillion, or 1015 operations per second).

The supercomputer has been designed by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) under National Supercomputing Mission (NSM), a joint initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), and implemented by C-DAC and IISc.

Q.13. Which Indian Batter has secured second rank in the ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings for batters?

किस भारतीय बल्लेबाज ने बल्लेबाजों के लिए ICC महिला ODI खिलाड़ी रैंकिंग में दूसरा स्थान हासिल किया है?

(a) Smriti Mandhana / स्मृति मंधाना

(b) Mithali Raj / मिताली राज

(c) Jhulan Goswami / झूलन गोस्वामी

(d) Shafali Verma / शैफाली वर्मा

(e) Harmanpreet Kaur / हरमनप्रीत कौर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Mithali Raj secured 2nd Rank in ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings for batters

India’s One-day International skipper Mithali Raj has risen one spot to second in the ICC Women’s ODI Player Rankings for batters.

Mithali has displaced South African batter Lizelle Lee, who is now third on the list with 731 points. Alyssa Healy (Australia) secured first position in the ranking.

India opener Smriti Mandhana, who was recently named ‘ICC women’s Cricketer of the Year for 2021’, continues to maintain her sixth spot.

In ODI All Rounder Ranking of ICC, Indian cricketer Deepti Sharma secured fourth rank and Ellyse Perry from Australia secured first.

Q.14. On which date World Cancer Day is observed every year?

हर साल विश्व कैंसर दिवस किस तारीख को मनाया जाता है?

(a) 4 February / 4 फरवरी

(b) 5 February / 5 फरवरी

(c) 6 February / 6 फरवरी

(d) 7 February / 7 फरवरी

(e) 8 February / 8 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(a)

Exp. 4 February: World Cancer Day

Every year on February 4th, World Cancer Day is observed around the world by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to raise awareness about cancer and how to cure it.

The day came into existence on February 4, 2000, during the World Cancer Conference for the New Millennium in Paris, France.

Theme 2022: “Close the Care Gap”

Q.15. International Day of Human Fraternity is observed every year on ____________.

मानव भ्रातृत्व का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस हर साल ____________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 February / 1 फरवरी

(b) 2 February / 2 फरवरी

(c) 3 February / 3 फरवरी

(d) 4 February / 4 फरवरी

(e) 5 February / 5 फरवरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. 4 February: International Day of Human Fraternity

The ‘International Day of Human Fraternity’ is celebrated across the world on 4th February.

The day aims to raise awareness about different cultures and religions, or beliefs, and the promotion of tolerance; and to educate people that tolerance, pluralistic tradition, mutual respect, and the diversity of religions and beliefs promote human fraternity.

The first International Day of Human Fraternity was held in 2021. The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to declare 4 February as International Day of Human Fraternity on 21 December 2020. The Day is a part of the ‘World Interfaith Harmony Week’, observed during the first week of February, as proclaimed by UN General Assembly in 2010.

Q.16. Ramesh Deo passed away recently. He was a/an _______________________.

रमेश देव का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक _______________ थे।

(a) Musician / संगीतकार

(b) Stuntman / स्टंटमैन

(c) Director / निर्देशक

(d) Actor / अभिनेता

(e) Classical singer / शास्त्रीय गायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(d)

Exp. Veteran actor and Producer Ramesh Deo passed away

Prominent film personality Ramesh Deo, known for playing a diverse range of roles, in Marathi and Hindi movies, passed away at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Ambani Hospital due to a heart attack.

During his career spanning sever decades, the multi-faceted film personality has acted in over 450 Hindi and Marathi feature films, apart from working in several television shows and commercials.

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