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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 07 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 07 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 07 January 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 07 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. The flagship UJALA programme of the Ministry of Power has completed how many years of successful implementation in 2022?

    A) 5

    B) 7

    C) 9

    D) 8

    Option B

    Explanation: The flagship UJALA programme of the Ministry of Power has successfully completed seven years of distributing and selling LED lights on January 05, 2022. Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme was launched by Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on January 05, 2015.

  2. Name the Indian who has been given the charge as Chair of UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee for 2022

    A) Harsh Vardhan Shringla

    B) Vikas Swarup

    C) T S Tirumurti

    D) Syed Akbaruddin

    Option C

    Explanation: T S Tirumurti, India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, has been appointed as the Chair of the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee for 2022.

  3. Losar festival is celebrated in which region of India?

    A) Ladakh

    B) Goa

    C) Himachal Pradesh

    D) Uttarakhand

    Option A

    Explanation: In Ladakh, the celebration of the traditional Losar festival was held on January 03, 2022 with zeal and enthusiasm. Losar Festival is celebrated by Buddhist Community in the region, to celebrate the onset of the New Year in the traditional schedule of Tibetan Buddhism.

  4. Which of these companies has recently invested USD 200 million in delivery plaform Dunzo to acquire its 25.8% stake?

    A) DMart

    B) Future Group

    C) Bigbasket

    D) Reliance Retail

    Option D

    Explanation:Reliance Retail, the retail arm of Reliance Industries Limited, has acquired 25.8% stake in the online delivery platform Dunzo by investing $200 million (around Rs. 1,488 crore).

  5. NPCI Bharat BillPay (NBBL) has launched UPMS, a new system to simplify recurring bill payment. What does U denotes in UPMS?

    A) Uninterrupted Presentment Management System

    B) Unified Presentment Management System

    C) Universal Presentment Management System

    D) Utility Presentment Management System

    Option B

    Explanation: NPCI Bharat BillPay (NBBL) has announced the launch of a Unified Presentment Management System (UPMS) on January 04, 2022.

  6. Viktor Saneyev who has passed away recently was a three-time Olympic medallist in which sports event?

    A) Badminton

    B) Tennis

    C) Triple Jump

    D) Javelin Throw

    Option C

    Explanation: Ace Triple jumper Viktor Saneyev, who was a three-time Olympic champion and former world record-holder, has passed away.He was 76.Viktor competed internationally for the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR).

  7. The Ramnath Goenka Awards are presented annually in India for excellence in which field?

    A) Science & Technology

    B) Literature

    C) Sports

    D) Journalism

    Option D

    Explanation: The Indian Express Group has announced the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards (RNG Awards) for journalists across the country, for their work done in 2019.

  8. Captain Harpreet Chandi has become the first woman of colour to complete a solo unsupported expedition to the South Pole. The Indian-origin is a Sikh Army officer in which country?

    A) United Kingdom

    B) France

    C) Germany

    D) United States

    Option A

    Explanation: Captain Harpreet Chandi, an Indian-origin British Sikh Army officer has created history by becoming the first woman of colour to complete a solo unsupported expedition to the South Pole.

  9. Who has been appointed as the new Director General for the National Mission for Clean Ganga?

    A) D.P. Mathuria

    B) Pravin kumar

    C) G Asok Kumar

    D) Manoj Sethi

    Option C

    Explanation: G Asok Kumar, Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Jal Shakti has been appointed as the new Director General for the National Mission for Clean Ganga, Ministry of Jal Shakti.

  10. Name the Director and Chairman of Starlink India business who has announced his resignation recently?

    A) Pukhraj Singh

    B) Tanmoy Das

    C) Sunil Bharti Mittal

    D) Sanjay Bhargava

    Option D

    Explanation: Sanjay Bhargava has stepped down from his post as the Country Director and Chairman of the Board of Starlink India citing personal reasons.


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