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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 04 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 04 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 04 January 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 04 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. Which day is commemorated as the World Braille Day annually around the world?

    A) January 03

    B) January 04

    C) January 02

    D) January 01

    Option B

    Explanation: The is observed every year on January 04 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Louis Braille, the inventor of Braille.

  2. What is the upper limit per transaction fixed by RBI for small value digital transactions in offline mode?

    A) Rs 100

    B) Rs 500

    C) Rs 200

    D) Rs 400

    Option C

    Explanation: The upper limit of an offline payment transaction is fixed at Rs. 200. The total limit for offline transactions on a payment instrument shall be Rs. 2,000 at any point in time.

  3. Who has been appointed as the ‘officer on special duty’ in Punjab National Bank recently?

    A) A.S. Rajeev

    B) Mallikarjuna Rao

    C) Shanti Lal Jain

    D) Atul Kumar Goel

    Option D

    Explanation: Atul Kumar Goel has taken charge as an ‘officer on special duty’ in Punjab National Bank before taking over as its new MD and CEO of the bank in February 2022.

  4. Name the winner of the RedInk Award for ‘Journalist of the Year’ 2020

    A) Danish Siddiqui

    B) Rohit Sardana

    C) Arfa Khanum Sherwani

    D) Rana Ayyub

    Option A

    Explanation: Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who was killed in July 2021 during a clash while reporting fight between Afghan troops and the Taliban in Afghanistan, has been honoured with the prestigious RedInk Award for ‘Journalist of the Year’ 2020 posthumously. The award was received by his wife Frederike Siddiqui.

  5. What percent stake will be acquired by NTPC in Power Exchange of India Ltd (PXIL)?

    A) 3%

    B) 5%

    C) 4%

    D) 6%

    Option B

    Explanation: State-owned power generation company NTPC Ltd. is set to acquire 5 percent equity stake in Power Exchange of India Ltd (PXIL).

  6. IRDAI has selected 3 of its insurers as Domestic Systemically Important Insurers (D-SIIs) for 2022-22. Identify which of the given insurer is not among them?

    A) General Insurance Corporation of India

    B) Life Insurance Corporation of India

    C) United India Insurance

    D) The New India Assurance Co. Ltd

    Option C

    Explanation: Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has chosen the following insurers as Domestic Systemically Important Insurers (D-SIIs) for 2021-22:

    • Life Insurance Corporation of India;
    • General Insurance Corporation of India; and
    • The New India Assurance Co. Ltd.

  7. Sushmita Dev was in news recently for being the only female representative in the parliamentary standing committee constituted to examine “The Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021”, which seeks to raise the legal marriage age of female to 21 years. What is the total number of members in this committee?

    A) 31

    B) 29

    C) 35

    D) 21

    Option A

    Explanation: The parliamentary standing committee constituted to examine “The Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021” comprise of total 31 members, including only one women representative. Out of the total 31 members, TMC MP Sushmita Dev is the sole woman representative in the committee.

  8. SBI Cards and Payment Services Ltd has partnered with which company for card tokenisation?

    A) Google Pay

    B) HDFC Bank

    C) Mastercard

    D) Paytm

    Option D

    Explanation:SBI Cards and Payment Services Ltd. has collaborated with Paytm for card tokenisation to protect data of the cardholders.

  9. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Railway Board?

    A) Sanjeev Mittal

    B) Vinay Kumar Tripathi

    C) Naresh Salecha

    D) Ravinder Gupta

    Option B

    Explanation: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Vinay Kumar Tripathi as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Railway Board, Ministry of Railways.

  10. Cricket all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez  has announced his retirement from international cricket for which country?

    A) Afghanistan

    B) South Africa

    C) West Indies

    D) Pakistan


    Option D

    Explanation:Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has announced his retirement from international cricket on January 03, 2022, to end his career spanning more than 18 years.


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