Current Affairs Quiz 7th March 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 7th March 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated Pune Metro Rail Project with an outlay of Rs. _________________________.

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने _________________ रुपये के परिव्यय के साथ पुणे मेट्रो रेल परियोजना का उद्घाटन किया है।

(a) Rs 10320 crore / 10320 करोड़ रु

(b) Rs 11420 crore / 11420 करोड़ रु

(c) Rs 12540 crore / 12540 करोड़ रु

(d) Rs 13690 crore / 13690 करोड़ रु

(e) Rs 15830 crore / 15830 करोड़ रु

Answer & Explanation

Exp. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Pune Metro Rail Project worth Rs 11,420 crores

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has inaugurated Pune Metro Rail Project on March 06, 2022, and also interacted with differently-abled, visually impaired students present inside the metro coach, during his 10-minute ride in the Pune Metro.

Pune Metro Rail Project has been built at a total cost of INR 11,420 crores. It has a total length of 33.2 km and 30 stations.

Pune Metro is the first metro project in the country to have Aluminum body coaches, indigenously manufactured under the Make in India policy of GoI. PM Modi also unveiled the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at the premises of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and laid the foundation stone and inaugurated multiple developmental projects in Pune.

Q.2. India Global Forum’s (IGF) annual summit has been organized in ____________________________.

इंडिया ग्लोबल फोरम (IGF) का वार्षिक शिखर सम्मेलन _____________________ में आयोजित किया गया है।

(a) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(b) Mumbai / मुंबई

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(e) Pune / पुणे

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India Global Forum (IGF) annual summit held in Bengaluru

India Global Forum’s (IGF) annual summit is being organized in Bengaluru. The summit will bring together eminent faces of tech-driven disruption and those who have joined the unicorn club along with Union ministers, policymakers, and global business leaders.

This comes as the first-of-its-kind confluence, particularly after the incentives announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the budget. The theme of the summit is ‘The New India Inc.’

Q.3. Which country has been recently placed on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)’s grey list?

हाल ही में किस देश को फाइनेंशियल एक्शन टास्क फोर्स (FATF) की ग्रे लिस्ट में रखा गया है?

(a) Qatar / कतर

(b) Oman / ओमान

(c) Kuwait / कुवैत

(d) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरब

(e) United Arab Emirates / संयुक्त अरब अमीरात

Answer & Explanation

Exp. United Arab Emirates placed on FATF’s grey list

The global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), retained Pakistan in the grey list and asked the country to work on money laundering investigations and prosecutions.

FATF also added the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to its grey watchlist.

The decision has been taken after the conclusion of the four-day FATF Plenary from March 1-4, 2022.The event took place in hybrid mode from Paris, France.

Pakistan has been on the grey list of FATF since June 2018 for failing to check money laundering, and terror financing. It was given a plan of action to complete it by October 2019 but it fails to comply with the FATF mandates.

Q.4. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे राजस्थान उच्च न्यायालय के मुख्य न्यायाधीश के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sudhanshu Dhulia / सुधांशु धूलिया

(b) Munishwar Nath Bhandari / मुनीश्वर नाथ भंडारी

(c) Manindra Mohan Shrivastava / मनिन्द्र मोहन श्रीवास्तव

(d) Rajesh Bindal / राजेश बिंदल

(e) Prashant Kumar Mishra / प्रशांत कुमार मिश्रा

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Manindra Mohan Shrivastava appointed as Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court

Justice Manindra Mohan Shrivastava has been appointed as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court by President Ram Nath Kovind.

He will succeed Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi. Prior to Rajasthan, he was heading the Tripura High Court.

President appointed senior-most Judge of the Rajasthan High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice under Article 223 of the Constitution of India.

Q.5. Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT)?

दूरसंचार विवाद निपटान और अपीलीय न्यायाधिकरण (TDSAT) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Indu Malhotra / इंदु मल्होत्रा

(b) Raghuvendra Tanwar / रघुवेंद्र तंवर

(c) Sudha Ragunathan / सुधा रघुनाथन

(d) Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel / धीरूभाई नारनभाई पटेल

(e) Anup Bagchi / अनूप बागची

Answer & Explanation

Exp. DN Patel appointed as Chairperson of Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal

The Central Government has appointed Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel, Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, as the Chairperson of Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT).

He was appointed as Chief Justice of Delhi High Court on June 7, 2019 and is now given the Chair of TDSAT, days before his retirement on March 12, 2022.

Ministry of Law and Justice issued a notification regarding the approval of his appointment by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), stating that he will serve the Chair for a period of 4 years from the date of assumption of charge of the post, or till attaining the age of 70 years, or until further orders, whichever is the earliest.

The conditions of his service will be governed by the provisions of the Tribunals Reforms Act, 2021 and the Tribunal (Conditions of Service) Rules, 2021.

Q.6. Name the former Ujjivan Small Finance Bank CEO, who has been appointed as Deputy Managing Director (DMD) of State Bank of India (SBI) to drive digital banking operations.

उज्जीवन स्मॉल फाइनेंस बैंक के पूर्व सीईओ का नाम बताइए, जिन्हें डिजिटल बैंकिंग संचालन को चलाने के लिए भारतीय स्टेट बैंक (SBI) के उप प्रबंध निदेशक (DMD) के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है।

(a) Dinesh Kumar Khara / दिनेश कुमार खारा

(b) Carol Furtado / कैरल फर्टाडो

(c) M Rajeshwar Rao / एम राजेश्वर राव

(d) Rajkiran Rai G / राजकिरण राय जी

(e) Nitin Chugh / नितिन चुघ

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Nitin Chugh appointed as Deputy MD of SBI

State Bank of India (SBI) has appointed former Ujjivan Small Finance Bank CEO, Nitin Chugh as Deputy Managing Director (DMD) to drive digital banking operations.

He has been appointed for an initial term of three years. Prior to this appointment, Chugh was CEO and managing director of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank. He joined there from HDFC Bank where he served as the Group Head of Digital Banking.

According to public notice by SBI, the position would be responsible for envisioning, developing and executing of bank’s digital banking strategy and business plan for imparting digital knowledge/skills in a constructive, empowering and collaborative way.

Q.7. With which country, India has conducted the 9th edition of naval exercise SLINEX in Visakhapatnam?

किस देश के साथ, भारत ने विशाखापत्तनम में नौवें नौसैनिक अभ्यास SLINEX का आयोजन किया है?

(a) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(b) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(c) Switzerland / स्विट्ज़रलैंड

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Spain / स्पेन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 9th edition of India-Sri Lanka naval exercise SLINEX conducted in Visakhapatnam.

The 9th edition of Sri Lanka-India Naval Exercise SLINEX will begin today in Visakhapatnam. The exercise will be conducted in two phases-the harbour phase at Visakhapatnam followed by the sea phase of the Bay of Bengal.

SLINEX aims to enhance inter-operability, improve mutual understanding and exchange best practices and procedures for multi-faceted maritime operations between both navies.

Harbour Phase would include professional, cultural, sporting, and social exchanges.

Q.8. Indian Navy has successfully test-fired extended range BrahMos cruise missile from INS Chennai. Who is the present Director-General of the BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited?

भारतीय नौसेना ने आईएनएस चेन्नई से विस्तारित रेंज ब्रह्मोस क्रूज मिसाइल का सफल परीक्षण किया है। ब्रह्मोस एयरोस्पेस प्राइवेट लिमिटेड के वर्तमान महानिदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) Pawan Goenka / पवन गोयनका

(b) Jayant Patil / जयंत पाटिल

(c) Rahul Vatts / राहुल वत्स

(d) Atul Dinkar Rane / अतुल दिनकर राणे

(e) A K Bhatt / एके भट्ट

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Indian Navy successfully test-fired extended range BrahMos cruise missile from INS Chennai

Indian Navy has successfully test-fired a long-range version of the BrahMos cruise missile on from the stealth destroyer INS Chennai.

Aim: to demonstrate the accuracy of an extended-range land-attack Brahmos supersonic cruise missile.

The missile hit its intended target with pinpoint accuracy with long-range precision strike capability.

DG of BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd: Atul Dinkar Rane

Q.9. Which company has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Haryana Power Purchase Centre (HPPC) for supply of 240 MW hydro power?

240 मेगावाट पनबिजली की आपूर्ति के लिए हरियाणा पावर परचेज सेंटर (HPPC) के साथ किस कंपनी ने बिजली खरीद समझौते (PPA) पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Adani Power / अदानी पावर

(b) JSW Energy / JSW एनर्जी

(c) Reliance New Energy / रिलायंस न्यू एनर्जी

(d) Toshiba / तोशिबा

(e) Tata Power / टाटा पावर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. JSW Energy signed power purchase agreement with Haryana Power Purchase Centre

JSW Energy’s Kutehr project has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Haryana Power Purchase Centre (HPPC) for supply of 240 MW hydro power.

The PPA is valid for a period of 35 years which can be further extended at mutually agreed terms. The PPA was signed at a levelised ceiling tariff of ₹4.50/kWh (at ex bus-bar).

The PPA capacity was selected through competitive bidding under expression of interest invited by the HPPC in July 2018.

Q.10. Who authored the book titled ‘The Blue Book: A Writer’s Journal’?

द ब्लू बुक: ए राइटर्स जर्नलनामक पुस्तक किसने लिखी है?

(a) Ramesh Thamilmani / रमेश थमिलमनी

(b) Amitava Kumar / अमिताभ कुमार

(c) Ramesh Kandula / रमेश कंडुला

(d) Rohan J. Alva / रोहन जे. अल्वा

(e) Ashwini Bhatnagar / अश्विनी भटनागर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Amitava Kumar authored a book titled The Blue Book: A Writer’s Journal’

Indian writer and journalist, Amitava Kumar authored a new book titled ‘The Blue Book: A Writer’s Journal’.

The Blue Book is the outcome of the diary-keeping by the author during the time of lockdown due to pandemics. The author has used watercolour drawings as well as words to depict the experience, both individual and collective, of the pandemic.

The Blue Book is a rare species of magical realism where words become paintings, and paintings turn into beguiling (charming) literary anthropology of ‘reality and surreality’ that leaves us stunned.

Known for his visceral post-colonial novels of exile and homelessness with shape-shifting itinerant memories of cities, places and people, Kumar uses the alchemical power of the drawings in his genre-defying diary to evoke a world that is together redemptive and regressive in the most frightening times of a global pandemic.

Q.11. Who is the author of the book titled “The Queen Of Indian Pop: The Authorised Biography Of Usha Uthup”?

द क्वीन ऑफ इंडियन पॉप: द ऑथराइज्ड बायोग्राफी ऑफ उषा उत्थुपनामक पुस्तक के लेखक कौन हैं?

(a) Vikas Kumar Jha / विकास कुमार झा

(b) Anirudh Suri / अनिरुद्ध सूरी

(c) Shantanu Gupta / शांतनु गुप्ता

(d) V L Indira Dutt / वी एल इंदिरा दत्त

(e) Jayanta Ghosal / जयंत घोषाल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. The Queen Of Indian Pop: The Authorised Biography Of Usha Uthup released

The biography of pop icon Usha Uthup titled “The Queen of Indian Pop: The Authorised Biography of Usha Uthup” was released. The book was originally written in Hindi titled “Ullas Ki Naav” by author Vikas Kumar Jha.

“The Queen of Indian Pop: The Authorised Biography of Usha Uthup” is the English translation of the book, translated by the writer’s daughter Srishti Jha. The book is published by Penguin Random House India (PRHI).

The 74-year-old pop icon, who completed 50 years as a professional singer in 2020, is widely known for evergreen hits such as “Hari Om Hari”, “Rambha Ho” and “Jeete Hain Shaan Se”. She has sung in several Indian and foreign languages including Bengali, Hindi, English, German, Italian and Sinhalese.

Q.12. The raising day of CISF has celebrated on ___________________ in 2022.

CISF का स्थापना दिवस 2022 में ___________ को मनाया गया है।

(a) 3 March / 3 मार्च

(b) 4 March / 4 मार्च

(c) 5 March / 5 मार्च

(d) 6 March / 6 मार्च

(e) 7 March / 7 मार्च

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 6 March 2022: CISF 53rd Raising Day

The 53rd Raising Day ceremony of Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) was organised on March 06, 2022, in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has attended and addressed the Raising Day ceremony of CISF at Ghaziabad’s Indirapuram. The CISF, which functions under the Union Home Ministry, is a central armed police force and among one of the six paramilitary forces of India.

CISF was set up under an Act of the Parliament of India on 10 March 1969, to provide security cover to industrial units, government infrastructure projects and facilities and establishments located all over India.

Eventually, it was made an armed force of the Republic of India by another Act of Parliament passed on 15 June 1983.

Q.13. When is the Janaushadhi Diwas celebrated?

जनऔषधि दिवस कब मनाया जाता है?

(a) 7 March / 7 मार्च

(b) 8 March / 8 मार्च

(c) 9 March / 9 मार्च

(d) 10 March / 10 मार्च

(e) 11 March / 11 मार्च

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 7 March: Janaushadhi Diwas

The Janaushadhi Diwas is celebrated on 7 March 2022 by the Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices Bureau of India (PMBI).

The day is observed to spread awareness about the usages of generic medicines and the benefits of Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana.

The government has set a target to increase the number of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs) to 10,500 by March 2025. Prime Minister will dedicate to the nation the 7500th Janaushadhi Kendra at NEIGRIHMS, Shillong during the event.

Janaushadhi Kendras is the world’s biggest retail pharma chain having around 6,200 outlets in 700 districts of the country. It also provides a good source of self-employment with sustainable and regular earnings. The first Jan Aushadhi Diwas was celebrated on 7th of March 2019.

Theme 2022: “Jan Aushadhi-Jan Upyogi”.

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