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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 01 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 01 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 01 January 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 01 January 2022. These questions have been framed keeping in mind the pattern of banking and competitive exams and hence this current affairs quiz will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs competitive exams

  1. What is the estimated GDP growth rate of India as per ICRA Ltd. for the financial year 2022-2023?

    A) 7%

    B) 10%

    C) 8%

    D) 9%

    Option D

    Explanation:Domestic credit rating agency ICRA Ltd. has projected the real gross domestic product (GDP) of India at 9 percent for fiscal 2022-2023, amid rising Omicron variant of COVID-19 cases in the country.

  2. Rajeev Ahuja has been appointed as the interim MD & CEO of which bank?

    A) RBL Bank 

    B) Bandhan Bank

    C) Kotak Mahindra Bank

    D) Axis Bank

    Option A

    Explanation:The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of Rajeev Ahuja as Interim Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer (MD&CEO) of the RBL Bank Ltd.

  3. Which of these countries has been added as a new member of the BRICS New Development Bank in December 2021?

    A) Nepal

    B) Italy

    C) Iran

    D) Egypt

    Option D

    Explanation:Egypt has been inducted as the fourth new member of the BRICS New Development Bank(NDB) on December 29, 2021.

  4. Which bank has recently acquired 9.95 percent stake in India International Clearing Corporation (IICC) Ltd of GIFT-IFSC?

    A) ICICI Bank

    B) Punjab National Bank

    C) State Bank of India

    D) HDFC Bank

    Option C

    Explanation:India’s largest public-sector lender, State Bank of India (SBI) has announced the acquisition of 9.95 percent stake in India International Clearing Corporation (IICC) Ltd. This 9.95 percent stake will be subjected to a maximum investment of Rs. 34.03 crore.

  5. Who has been sworn in as the Director-General of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG)?

    A) Virender Singh Pathania

    B) Krishnaswamy Natarajan

    C) Ranjan Gupta

    D) Harish Bisht

    Option A

    Explanation:Virender Singh (VS) Pathania took charge as the Director-General of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on December 31, 2021.

  6. The inauguration and foundation stone of 23 projects worth over Rs 17,500 crore was laid in Haldwani by PM Modi recently. In which state is Haldwani located?

    A) Madhya Pradesh

    B) Kerala

    C) West Bengal

    D) Uttarakhand

    Option D

    Explanation:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 23 projects worth over Rs 17,500 crore in Haldwani in Uttarakhand on December 30, 2021. PM also announced a new scheme worth Rs. 2,000 crore to be introduced for the overall development of the water, sewage, road, parking, and street lights infrastructure of Haldwani.

  7. Name the MD & CEO of Equitas Small Finance Bank Limited, who has been re-appointed to the post by the bank board?

    A) Prakash Mishra

    B) Vasudevan Pathangi Narasimhan

    C) Krishna Chaudhary

    D) Archna Ramasundram

    Option B

    Explanation:The Board of Directors of Equitas Small Finance Bank Limited has approved the re-appointment of Vasudevan Pathangi Narasimhan as the MD & CEO of the bank for a further period of three years.

  8. Who has been given the additional charge of Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)?

    A) Prakash Mishra

    B) R.K.Bhatia

    C) Sanjay Arora

    D) Vijay Shankar

    Option C

    Explanation:The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has named ITBP Director General (DG) Sanjay Arora to hold the additional charge as DG of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

  9. Which Indian Railway Station has been named as the ‘Veerangana Laxmibai Railway Station’?

    A) Habibganj Railway Station

    B) Bina Junction Railway Station

    C) Kanpur Central Railway Station

    D) Jhansi Railway Station

    Option D

    Explanation:The Uttar Pradesh Government has renamed the Jhansi Railway Station in Jhansi as ‘Veerangana Laxmibai Railway Station’ on December 29, 2021, as a tribute to Rani Laxmibai, the queen of Jhansi.

  10. Quinton de Kock has announced retirement from Test Cricket. He played for which country?

    A) South Africa

    B) New Zealand

    C) England

    D) Australia

    Option A

    Explanation:The star wicketkeeper-batsman of South Africa, Quinton de Kock has announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect on December 30, 2021.

  11. How many countries have been inducted as the new member of New Development Bank(NDB) apart from the five BRICS countries?

    A) 3

    B) 4

    C) 5

    D) 2

    Option B

    Explanation:Egypt has been inducted as the fourth new member of the BRICS New Development Bank(NDB) on December 29, 2021. Earlier in September 2021 Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Uruguay were admitted as the new member of the Shanghai-based NDB.

  12. The ICRA rating agency has estimated the GDP growth rate of India for FY22 at _________ percent


    A) 10%

    B) 7%

    C) 9%

    D) 8%

    Option C

    Explanation:For FY2021-2022 as well, ICRA has maintained its forecast of a 9 percent GDP expansion.


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