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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12 January 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 12 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. Who has been named as the new chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to replace Gita Gopinath?

    A) Pablo Moreno Garcia

    B) Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas

    C) Paul Hilbers

    D) Piotr Trabinski

    Option B

    Explanation: French-born economist Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas has been named as the next chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

  2. How many total athletes are there currently in the list of athletes selected for Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS)?

    A) 294

    B) 107

    C) 301

    D) 415

    Option C

    Explanation: The Mission Olympic Cell under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has added ten athletes to the list of athletes who would be provided support under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).With the 10 new addition, the total number of athletes under TOPS has increased to 301, which includes 107 in the Core group while 294 in Development group.

  3. The Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change recently chaired the 19th Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). Name the minister.

    A) Bhupender Yadav

    B) J. P. Nadda

    C) Ashwini Kumar Choubey

    D) Dharmendra Pradhan

    Option A

    Explanation: The Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Shri Bhupender Yadav chaired the 19th Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) on January 05, 2022.During the meeting, the minister informed that there are 51 Tiger Reserves in the country.

  4. Chris Morris who has announced retirement from all forms of cricket, represented which country?

    A) England

    B) Australia

    C) New Zealand

    D) South Africa

    Option D

    Explanation:South African all-rounder Chris Morris has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

  5. Who among these has been awarded with the 12th Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award 2022?

    A) Sara Ali Khan

    B) Harshaali Malhotra

    C) Janhvi Kapoor

    D) Nora Fatehi

    Option B

    Explanation: The 2015 film Bajrangi Bhaijaan fame actress Harshaali Malhotra has been awarded the 12th Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award 2022.

  6. Name the mission launched by the Western zone of the Indian Railways to track lost belongings of passengers

    A) Mission Amanat

    B) Mission Dharohar

    C) Mission Nidhi

    D) Mission Hifazat

    Option A

    Explanation: The Railway Protection Force (RPF) of the Western Railways zone of Indian Railways has launched a new initiative called “Mission Amanat” to make it easier for the railway passengers to get back their lost luggage.

  7. When is the National Youth Day observed in India?

    A) Second Monday of January

    B) 11 January

    C) 12 January

    D) Second Wednesday of January

    Option C

    Explanation: In India, the National Youth Day is celebrated on 12 January annually. The theme for National Youth Day 2022 is ‘YUVAAH – Utsah Naye Bharat Ka’ (Youth- Excitement of New India)’.

  8. DRDO recently test fired naval variant of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. Which destroyer ship was used for testing the missile?

    A) INS Rajput

    B) INS Chennai

    C) INS Kolkata

    D) INS Visakhapatnam

    Option D

    Explanation:The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test-fired an extended range sea-to-sea variant of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile on January 11, 2022 for the Indian Navy.This advanced sea to sea variant of BrahMos Supersonic Cruise missile was launched from INS Visakhapatnam, a stealth guided-missile destroyer of the Indian Navy.

  9. In Chess, who has achieved the feat of becoming the 73rd Grandmaster of India recently?

    A) Bharath Subramaniyam

    B) Pravin Thipsay

    C) Parimarjan Negi

    D) Vaishali Rameshbabu

    Option A

    Explanation: Bharath Subramaniyam from Chennai has become the 73rd Grandmaster of India on January 09, 2022.

  10. David Sassoli who has passed away recently was the President of which of these organizations?

    A) European Commission

    B) European Parliament

    C) European Council

    D) European Central Bank

    Option B

    Explanation:The European Parliament President David Sassoli has passed away due to health issues. He was 65.


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