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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 21 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 21 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 21 January 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 21 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 latest GDP prediction by Ind-Ra, what is the estimated GDP growth rate for Indian economy in FY 2022-23?

    A) 6.5%

    B) 7.6%

    C) 8.1%

    D) 9.0%

    Option B

    Explanation: India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has projected the real gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of the Indian economy to grow at 7.6 percent year-on-year in 2022-23 (FY23).

  2. Major Hari Pal Singh Ahluwalia, who has passed away was a professional ___________

    A) Historian

    B) Economist

    C) Cricketer

    D) Mountaineer

    Option D

    Explanation:Professional mountaineer and a retired army officer Major Hari Pal Singh Ahluwalia has passed away. He was 85.

  3. Who is the author of the biography ‘Bose: The Untold Story of An Inconvenient Nationalist’?

    A) Punya Prasun Bajpai

    B) Prem Parkash

    C) Chandrachur Ghose

    D) Ramachandra Guha

    Option C

    Explanation: A new biography based on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose titled ‘Bose: The Untold Story of An Inconvenient Nationalist’ is scheduled to release in February 2022. The biography has been written by researcher and founder of ‘Mission Netaji’ Chandrachur Ghose.

  4. Name the winner of Genesis Prize 2022?

    A) Albert Bourla

    B) Rabbi Lord 

    C) Steven Spielberg

    D) Natan Sharansky

    Option A

    Explanation: The global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc.’s Chairman and Chief Executive, Albert Bourla, has been awarded with the prestigious Genesis Prize 2022 on January 19, 2022.

  5. What amount of line of credit has been extended to Mauritius for the Metro Express Project recently?

    A) $180-million

    B) $190-million

    C) $170-million

    D) $200-million

    Option B

    Explanation: An agreement was exchanged in which India is extending a $190-million line of credit to Mauritius for the Metro Express Project and other infrastructure projects.

  6. From India, who has been roped in as the Ambassador of ICANN-supported Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG)?

    A) Sachin Bansal

    B) Falguni Nayar

    C) Sunil Mittal

    D) Vijay Shekhar Sharma

    Option D

    Explanation:Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma has been roped in as the Ambassador of Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG), a community-based team of industry leaders supported by global internet body ICANN.

  7. Which player has been named as the captain of the ICC Men’s T20I team of the year for 2021?

    A) Mohammad Rizwan

    B) Aiden Markram 

    C) Babar Azam

    D) Jos Buttler

    Option C

    Explanation:Pakistani skipper Babar Azam has been named as the captain of the ICC Men’s T20I team of the year for 2021.

  8. Which word has been chosen as the Oxford University Press Children’s Word of the Year 2021?

    A) Anxiety

    B) Coronavirus

    C) Sanitizer

    D) Isolation

    Option A

    Explanation: The Oxford University Press (OUP) has picked up ‘Anxiety’ as the Children’s Word of the Year 2021, based on their recent research.

  9. Saturnino de la Fuente García, the world’s oldest person has died recently at the age of 112 years and 341 days. He was from which country?

    A) Italy

    B) Spain

    C) Switzerland

    D) Finland

    Option B

    Explanation: Guinness World Records holder for oldest person living (male), Saturnino de la Fuente García (Spain) has passed away at the age of 112 years and 341 days. 

  10. Who has been roped in as the new Chairman of Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) recently?

    A) Prem Chandra Munshi

    B) Mangi Lal Danga

    C) Simachal Padhya

    D) Dileep Sanghani

    Option D

    Explanation: The board of directors of the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO) has unanimously elected Dileep Sanghani as the 17th Chairman of the Cooperative on January 19, 2022.


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