Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19 January 2022

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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 19 January 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 19 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 ‘Inequality Kills’ report states that Wealth of the world’s 10 richest men doubled since the pandemic began. The report is published by which organisation?

    A) Oxfam India

    B) WEF

    C) UNESCO India

    D) Greenpeace

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    Option A

    Explanation: Oxfam India released the report titled ‘Inequality Kills’ on January 17, 2022, which reveals that COVID-19 pandemic has heightened economic inequalities across the world. Wealth of the world’s 10 richest men doubled since the pandemic began.

  2. Which player has won the Best FIFA Men’s Player of the year 2021?

    A) Robert Lewandowski

    B) Lionel Messi

    C) Cristiano Ronaldo

    D) Karim Benzema

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    Option A

    Explanation: Best FIFA Men’s Player: Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich, Poland);

  3. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is celebrating which edition of its Raising Day on January 19, 2022?

    A) 21st

    B) 17th

    C) 14th

    D) 19th

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    Option B

    Explanation: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) celebrates its Raising Day every year on January 19, since it came into existence on January 19, 2006. In 2022, the NDRF is observing its 17th Raising Day.

  4. Which telecom enterprise in India has become the first in the industry to go live with UPI AUTOPAY?

    A) PhonePe

    B) Paytm

    C) Jio

    D) Freecharge

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    Option C

    Explanation: National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Jio have announced that UPI AUTOPAY has now been introduced for the telecom industry with Jio. Jio’s integration with UPI AUTOPAY has made it the first player in the telecom industry to go live with the unique e-mandate feature that was launched by NPCI.

  5. What was the profession of Narayan Debnath who has passed away recently?

    A) Comic artist

    B) Singer

    C) Politician

    D) Filmmaker

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    Option A

    Explanation: Legendary Bengali comics artist, writer and illustrator, Narayan Debnath, has passed away after prolonged illness. He was 97. The celebrated cartoonist was the creator of the popular Bengali comic strips like Handa Bhonda (1962), Bantul the Great (1965) and Nonte Phonte (1969).

  6. Government of India has released which of these to mark the first anniversary of Covid inoculation drive?

    A) commemorative coin

    B) commemorative postal stamp

    C) commemorative medal

    D) commemorative plaque

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    Option B

    Explanation: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya released a commemorative postal stamp on Covid-19 vaccination on January 16, 2022, to mark one year of the Covid inoculation drive. The drive was rolled out on January 16, 2021. The stamp depicts a health worker inoculating a senior citizen with indigenously developed vaccine ‘Covaxin’. It also shows the image of COVAXIN vial.

  7. The famous Indian tigress popularly known as ‘Collarwali’ recently passed away at which Tiger Reserve?

    A) Pench Tiger Reserve

    B) Kanha Tiger Reserve 

    C) Corbett Tiger Reserve 

    D) Kaziranga Tiger Reserve 

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    Option A

    Explanation: India’s “Supermom” tigress, popularly known as ‘Collarwali’, has passed away at Pench Tiger Reserve (PTR) in Madhya Pradesh, due to old-age.

  8. Who has been appointed as the new chairman of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)?

    A) Vijaykumar Agarwal

    B) Ashok G. Rajani

    C) Premal H. Udani

    D) Narendra Goenka

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    Option D

    Explanation:Narendra Kumar Goenka has been appointed as the new chairman of Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) with effect from January 17, 2022.

  9. ‘ClickPay’ is a facility launched by which company for its customers to pay recurring online bills easily and conveniently?

    A) Freecharge

    B) PhonePe

    C) MobiKwik

    D) Paytm

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    Option C

    Explanation: MobiKwik has launched a new facility ‘ClickPay’ to enable its customers pay recurring online bills, such as mobile, gas, water, electricity, DTH, insurance, and loan EMIs, with ease by eliminating the need to remember individual bill details and due dates. ClickPay has been launched in collaboration with NPCI Bharat BillPay Ltd. (NBBL), the wholly-owned subsidiary of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

  10. Toshiki Kaifu who has passed away recently was a _________

    A) Entrepreneur

    B) Political leader

    C) Sportsperson

    D) Economist

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    Option B

    Explanation: The former Prime Minister of Japan, Toshiki Kaifu has passed away. He was 91.

  11. The 9th Women National Ice Hockey Championship 2022 has been organised at which place?

    A) Gulmarg

    B) Solang Valley

    C) Leh

    D) Lahaul And Spiti

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    Option D

    Explanation: The 9th Women National Ice Hockey Championship 2022 was inaugurated at an altitude of 12,000 feet, at the Ice Skating Rink, Kaza, in Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh on January 16, 2022.

  12. The Best FIFA Women’s Player of the year 2021 has been won by_________

    A) Jennifer Hermoso

    B) Sandra Panos

    C) Alexia Putellas

    D) Irene Paredes

    View answer
    Option C

    Explanation: Best FIFA Women’s Player: Alexia Putellas (Barcelona, Spain)

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