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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17 and 18 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17 and 18 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 17 and 18 January 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 17 & 18 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 player has won the India Open (Badminton) 2022?

    A) Prannoy HS

    B) Chirag Shetty

    C) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy

    D) Lakshya Sen

    Option D

    Explanation: Indian badminton player Lakshya Sen defeated World Champion Loh Kean Yew of Singapore, in the men’s singles final of India Open 2022 to secure his maiden Super 500 title.

  2. Which Indian navy ship participated in the PASSEX exercises with Russian navy ships in the Arabian Sea in January 2022?

    A) INS Visakhapatnam

    B) INS Kochi

    C) INS Kolkata

    D) INS Virat

    Option B

    Explanation: Indian Navy and Russian Navy undertook PASSEX exercises on 14 January 2022 at the port of Cochin, in the Arabian Sea. The Indian Navy’s indigenously designed and built guided missile destroyer, INS Kochi,took part in the exercise.Russian Federation Navy was represented by RFS Admiral Tributs

  3. On the occasion of Army Day, the Indian Army put on display the Monumental National Flag, the world’s largest national flag made of Khadi fabric, at Longewala. In which of these place is Longewala located?

    A) Chandigarh

    B) Leh

    C) Jaisalmer

    D) Dehradun

    Option C

    Explanation: The Monumental National Flag, which is the world’s largest national flag made of Khadi fabric, was put to a grand public display at Longewala, along the India – Pakistan Border in Jaisalmer on the occasion of “Army Day” on January 15, 2022.

  4. How many startups have been declared the winners of National Startup Awards 2021?

    A) 46

    B) 52

    C) 75

    D) 61

    Option A

    Explanation: A total of 46 Startups have been recognized as winners of National Startup Awards 2021 along with 1 incubator and 1 accelerator, by the Government of India on January 16, 2022.

  5. Pandit Birju Maharaj who has passed away was a maestro of________

    A) Odissi

    B) Kathak

    C) Sattriya

    D) Bharatanatyam

    Option B

    Explanation:Legendary Kathak maestro, composer and singer, Pandit Birju Maharaj has passed away, due to age-related ailments. He was turning 84 in February 2022.

  6. What is the theme of the digital WEF’s Davos Agenda 2022 Summit?

    A) Redefining capitalism

    B) The Great Reset

    C) The State of the World

    D) Working Together, Restoring Trust

    Option C

    Explanation: India’s Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address the World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) Davos Agenda Summit 2022, through video-conferencing on January 17, 2022.The “Davos Agenda 2022” summit is being held digitally from January 17 to January 21, 2022, due to the Covid-19 pandemic..The theme of the event is “The State of the World.”

  7. Name the Indian participant who has been felicitated with Best National Costume award at Mrs World 2022 pageant?

    A) Navdeep Kaur

    B) Shipra Sharma

    C) Aditi Vatsyayana

    D) Jaspreet Kaur

    Option A

    Explanation: India’s Navdeep Kaur has won the award for the Best National Costume at the prestigious Mrs World 2022 pageant in Nevada, Las Vegas on January 15, 2022. Navdeep Kaur, who is the winner of Mrs India World 2021, was representing the country at the Mrs World 2022.

  8. Padma Shri awardee Shanti Devi who has passed away at the age of 88 was a social activist from which state?

    A) Bihar

    B) Assam

    C) West Bengal

    D) Odisha

    Option D

    Explanation: Odisha-based social worker and Padma Shri awardee Shanti Devi, who was remembered as the voice of the poor, has passed away. She was 88.

  9. Who has been appointed as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Adani Power Limited (APL)?

    A) Praveer Sinha

    B) Kesava Menon Chandrasekhar

    C) Shersingh B Khyalia

    D) Banmali Agrawala

    Option C

    Explanation: The Board of Directors of Adani Power Limited (APL) has approved the appointment of Shersingh B Khyalia as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the company with effect from January 11, 2022.

  10. The ‘Infinity Bridge’, which was recently opened for public traffic, is built in which of these place?

    A) Paris

    B) Dubai

    C) Kathmandu

    D) New Delhi

    Option B

    Explanation:The iconic ‘Infinity Bridge’ in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was formally opened to traffic for the first time on January 16, 2022.The bridge is named ‘Infinity’ as its design resembles the mathematical sign for infinity (∞). It also represents  limitless, infinite goals of Dubai.

  11. Name the player who beat Andy Murray to lift men’s single title at Sydney Tennis Classic 2022 final

    A) Aslan Karatsev

    B) Andrey Rublev

    C) Denis Shapovalov

    D) Sebastian Korda

    Option A

    Explanation: In tennis, the World number 20, Aslan Karatsev defeated former world number 1, Andy Murray, 6-3, 6-3, to win men’s single title at the Sydney Tennis Classic final, to claim his third ATP Tour title.

  12. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who died recently, was the former President of which country?

    A) Senegal

    B) Zambia

    C) Mali

    D) Nigeria

    Option C

    Explanation: The former President of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who was ousted in a military coup, has passed away. He was 76.

  13. Which state has won the maximum number of awards at the national startup awards 2021?

    A) Gujarat

    B) Uttar Pradesh

    C) Maharashtra

    D) Karnataka

    Option D

    Explanation: State-wise, Karnataka bagged highest number of awards, which included 14 out of 46 national startup awards.

  14. Which player has won the women’s single Indian Open (Badminton) 2022?

    A) Busanan Ongbamrungphan

    B) Ratchanok Intanon

    C) Akane Yamaguchi

    D) Nozomi Okuhara

    Option A

    Explanation: Women’s Single – Busanan Ongbamrungphan (Thailand)

  15. Who is the winner of the Mrs World 2022 beauty pageant?

    A) Navdeep Kaur (Mrs India)

    B) Shaylyn Ford (Mrs America)

    C) Jaclyn Stapp (Mrs Jordan)

    D) Debanjali Kamstra (Mrs UAE)

    Option B

    Explanation: Meanwhile, Mrs America, Shaylyn Ford, was crowned as ‘Mrs World 2022’. Mrs Jordan, Jaclyn Stapp and Mrs UAE, Debanjali Kamstra, were declared as the runner ups, respectively.


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