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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 13 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 13 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 13 January 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 13 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. Recently, the oldest sloth bear of India passed away aged 40 at Van Vihar National Park and Zoo of Bhopal. What was the name of the bear?

    A) Babli

    B) Gulabo

    C) Pinki

    D) Sheebo

    Option B

    Explanation: India’s oldest sloth bear, whose name was Gulabo, has passed away at the Van Vihar National Park and Zoo, located in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

  2. As per World Bank, what is the projected growth rate of Indian economy in current fiscal, FY22?

    A) 9.7%

    B) 8.0%

    C) 9.1%

    D) 8.3%

    Option D

    Explanation: FY 2021-2022 – 8.3%, FY 2022-2023 – 8.7%,FY 2023-2024 – 6.8%

  3. In 2022, PM Modi inaugurated which edition of the National Youth Festival in Puducherry?

    A) 25th

    B) 10th

    C) 20th

    D) 15th

    Option A

    Explanation: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the 25th National Youth Festival in Puducherry via video conferencing on January 12, 2022.

  4. Alikhan Smailov has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of which country?

    A) Georgia

    B) Kazakhstan

    C) Tajikistan

    D) Armenia

    Option B

    Explanation: The parliament of Kazakhstan has unanimously approved the appointment of Alikhan Smailov as the new Prime Minister of the country. Smailov’s name was nominated by Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on January 11, 2022.

  5. What is the estimated GDP growth rate of India in FY22, as per the latest projection of UBS Securities?

    A) 10.1%

    B) 8.4%

    C) 9.1%

    D) 7.5%

    Option C

    Explanation: 2021-22 (FY22) – 9.1%; 2022-23 (FY23) – 8.2%;2023-24 (FY24) – 6.0%

  6. DRDO undertook the final test firing of Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) on January 11, 2022. Now the missile is ready for large scale production. Which agency has been designated for the manufacturing of this missile?

    A) Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers

    B) Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders

    C) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

    D) Bharat Dynamics Limited

    Option D

    Explanation: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested the Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) on January 11, 2022, in its final “deliverable configuration”. MPATGM will be manufactured by Bharat Dynamics Limited at its facility in Bhanoor, Telangana.

  7. What is the rank of India in Henley Passport Index, released for Q1 of 2022?

    A) 90

    B) 83

    C) 72

    D) 89

    Option B

    Explanation: India has improved its position by seven places to rank at 83rd place among 111 countries in the latest Henley Passport Index, released for Q1 of 2022. India ranked at 90th spot among 116 countries in Q4 of 2021 in October.

  8. Which player has been named as the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award for December 2021?

    A) Ajaz Patel

    B) Jeet Raval

    C) Rachin Ravindra

    D) Kyle Jamieson

    Option A

    Explanation: Indian-origin New Zealand cricketer Ajaz Patel has been declared as the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award for December 2021 by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

  9. Who is named as the head of the five-member committee formed by Supreme Court to probe the security breach during the recent visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Punjab?

    A) Ranjan Gogoi

    B) Uday Lalit

    C) Indu Malhotra

    D) N. V. Ramana

    Option C

    Explanation: The Supreme Court has constituted a five-member committee to probe the security breach during the recent visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Punjab. The committee will be headed by former apex court judge Justice Indu Malhotra.

  10. Which of these has been chosen as the title sponsor for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 and 2023 seasons by BCCI?

    A) Amazon

    B) Paytm

    C) Vivo

    D) Tata Group

    Option D

    Explanation: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has informed that Tata group has replaced Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Vivo as the title sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for 2022 and 2023 seasons. The multinational conglomerate will pay Rs. 300 crore per year as the title sponsor of IPL for the next two seasons.

  11. What is the projected GDP growth rate of global economy in 2022, as per World Bank?

    A) 4.1%

    B) 3.2%

    C) 5,5%

    D) 2.2%

    Option A

    Explanation: World Bank has lowered the Global economy growth rate as follows:

    • 2021 – 5.5 percent
    • 2022 – 4.1 percent
    • 2023 – 3.2 percent

  12. Which country has topped the Henley Passport Index for Q1 of 2022?

    A) Denmark and Japan

    B) Japan and Singapore

    C) Singapore and Denmark

    D) Sweden and Japan

    Option B

    Explanation: Japan and Singapore have retained the joint top position in the Henley Global Mobility Report 2022 Q1. Their passports holders are allowed to travel visa-free to 192 countries. Afghanistan has world’s least powerful passports, with visa-free score of 26.


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