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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 15 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 15 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 15 January 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 15 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. AS per the Reserve Bank of India data, the foreign exchange reserves of India stood ___________ in the week ended January 07, 2022

    A) $632.736 billion

    B) $634.856 billion 

    C) $633.576 billion 

    D) $637.196 billion 

    Option A

    Explanation: As per the weekly Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data, the foreign exchange reserves of India declined by $878 million to USD 632.736 billion in the week ended January 7, 2022.

  2. Small business lending platform Indifi Technologies has joined hands with which entity to provide instant loan to MSME merchants?

    A) PhonePe

    B) Google Pay

    C) Paytm

    D) Alipay

    Option B

    Explanation: Small businesses-focused online lending platform Indifi Technologies has collaborated with Google Pay to provide instant loans to eligible medium, small and micro enterprises (MSMEs) merchants through the Google Pay platform. 

  3. The Indian Army Day is observed every year on 15 January as a tribute to soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect the country. In 2022, which edition of the day is being commemorated?

    A) 72nd

    B) 75th

    C) 74th

    D) 78th

    Option C

    Explanation: The Army Day in India is celebrated on 15 January every year, to salute the valiant soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect the country and its citizens. 2022 marks the 74th Indian Army Day.

  4. The 18th edition of the Kachai Lemon Festival was recently held in which state?

    A) Nagaland

    B) Tamil Nadu

    C) Odisha

    D) Manipur

    Option D

    Explanation: The 18th edition of the Kachai Lemon Festival was held in Manipur on January 13 and 14, 2022 at the Local Ground of Kachai Village in Ukhrul district.

  5. Which bank has been adjudged as the ‘Best Private Bank in India’ at the Global Private Banking Awards 2021, by Professional Wealth Management (PWM)?

    A) HDFC Bank

    B) ICICI Bank

    C) Axis Bank

    D) Yes Bank

    Option A

    Explanation: HDFC Bank has bagged the ‘Best Private Bank in India’ award at the Global Private Banking Awards 2021, organised by Professional Wealth Management (PWM).

  6. Which country has inked deal with India to purchase BrahMos Shore-Based cruise Missile System for its navy?

    A) Myanmar

    B) Thailand

    C) Nepal

    D) Philippines

    Option D

    Explanation: Philippines has become the first foreign country to place order for the purchase of BrahMos Shore-Based cruise Missile System for its navy.

  7. LazyPay has partnered with which bank to launch its credit card segment LazyCard?

    A) DBS Bank

    B) SBM Bank India

    C) HDFC Bank

    D) ICICI Bank

    Option B

    Explanation: Lazypay, a Buy Now Pay Later solution by PayU Finance, has partnered with SBM Bank India to launch LazyCard.

  8. How much amount of loan assistance has been granted by the Government of India to Sri Lanka to help the island nation overcome its depleted foreign reserves?

    A) USD 900 million

    B) USD 700 million 

    C) USD 500 million 

    D) USD 800 million 

    Option A

    Explanation: India has announced a financial assistance of USD 900 million loan to Sri Lanka to help the island nation in building up its depleted foreign reserves and for food imports.

  9. India will be its first ever World Deaf T20 Cricket Championship in 2023 in which state?

    A) Jammu & Kashmir

    B) Haryana

    C) Kerala

    D) Gujarat

    Option C

    Explanation: The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) has given its approval to the All India Sports Council of the Deaf (AISCD) to organise the World Deaf T20 Cricket Championship in 2023. The first World Deaf T20 cricket championship will be held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from January 10 to January 20, 2023.

  10. Olympic bronze medallist Deon Lendore, who has passed away was known for which sports event?

    A) Football

    B) Hockey

    C) Javelin throw

    D) Sprinting

    Option D

    Explanation: Olympic and world medallist sprinter Deon Lendore, who specialized in the 400 metres, has passed away in an unfortunate car crash in Texas, USA.


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