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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 22 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 22 January 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 22 January 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 22 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 UNCTAD data, the FDI in India in 2021 was recorded what percent lower than in 2020?

    A) 25%

    B) 29%

    C) 21%

    D) 26%

    Option D

    Explanation: The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows to India fell by 26 percent in 2021, compared to 2020, as per the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Investment Trends Monitorpublished on January 19, 2022. In 2020, FDI to India was recorded at USD 64 billion. This was 27 percent more compared to USD 51 billion FDI in 2019.

  2. India recently test fired more indigenous and improved variant of BrahMos missile. It is which type of missile?

    A) Cruise missile

    B) Conventional guided missile

    C) Ballistic missiles

    D) All of the above

    Option A

    Explanation: India undertook another successful test-firing of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile on January 20, 2022, with increased indigenous content and improved performance.

  3. Who has been appointed as the Independent Chairman to the board of Unity Small Finance Bank Limited by RBI?

    A) Anil Swarup

    B) Shashi Kant Sharma

    C) Vinod Rai

    D) Rajiv Mehrishi

    Option C

    Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai as the Independent Chairman of Unity Small Finance Bank Limited (Unity Bank).

  4. Government has merged the flame of the Amar Jawan Jyoti with the flame at National War Memorial near India Gate in Delhi. The eternal flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti was lit in which year?

    A) 1952

    B) 1972

    C) 1949

    D) 1980

    Option B

    Explanation: The Government of India has merged the flame of the Amar Jawan Jyoti at Delhi’s India Gate with the flame at the adjoining National War Memorial on January 21, 2022, ahead of the Republic Day.The eternal flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti was lit on the Republic Day of 1972 by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in memory of soldiers who laid their lives during the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war.

  5. The first BRICS Sherpas meeting of 2022 was held under the chairmanship of which country?

    A) China

    B) India

    C) Russia

    D) Brazil

    Option A

    Explanation: The first BRICS Sherpas meeting of 2022 was held on January 18 and 19, 2022 through virtual platform under the chairmanship of China.

  6. Haryana state government has partnered with which state to revive the Saraswati river?

    A) Rajasthan

    B) Uttarakhand

    C) Punjab

    D) Himachal Pradesh

    Option D

    Explanation: The state governments of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to revive the Saraswati river.

  7. PM Modi is set to inaugurate world’s second-tallest statue in a sitting position, comprising a 216-foot statue of Ramanujacharya, in which city?

    A) Visakhapatnam

    B) Kochi

    C) Hyderabad

    D) Bengaluru

    Option C

    Explanation:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a 216-foot statue of Ramanujacharya in a sitting position in Hyderabad on February 5, 2022, to celebrate the 1,000th birth anniversary of the saint.Ramanujacharya was a 11th century saint and a revolutionary social reformer. The statue will be called as the ‘Statue of Equality’.

  8. Which Indian actor has recently won the International Association of Working Women Award at the DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) 2021?

    A) Sushmita Sen

    B) Tisca Chopra

    C) Kirti Kulhari

    D) Gauahar Khan

    Option A

    Explanation:Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen has been conferred with the International Association of Working Women Award at the Washington DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF) 2021.The former Miss Universe has been felicitated for outstanding performance by a female actor in a TV series for her show ‘Aarya 2’.

  9. The Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ki Ore’programme is a year long initiatives dedicated to celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by which organisation?

    A) Isha Foundation

    B) Brahma Kumaris

    C) Patanjali Yogpeeth

    D) ISKCON

    Option B

    Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated ‘Azadi Ke Amrit Mahotsav se Swarnim Bharat Ki Ore’programme on January 20, 2022 via video conferencing.The national level program includes seven yearlong initiatives dedicated to celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav by the Brahma Kumaris.

  10. Which country recently test-flighted Arrow-3 anti-ballistic missile system and its interceptors?

    A) Israel

    B) France

    C) Germany

    D) Russia

    Option A

    Explanation: The Israeli Defence Ministry conducted successful test flight of the Arrow-3 anti-ballistic missile system and its interceptors on January 18, 2022.

  11. Who is the current BRICS Sherpa of India?

    A) Piyush Goyal

    B) Devyani Khobragade

    C) Dilip Sinha 

    D) Sanjay Bhattacharyya

    Option D

    Explanation: India’s BRICS Sherpa of 2022 Sanjay Bhattacharyya represented Indian delegation.

  12. What was the amount of global FDI flow in 2021 as per UNCTAD Global Investment Trends Monitor?

    A) USD 1.25 trillion

    B) USD 1.45 trillion

    C) USD 1.65 trillion

    D) USD 1.85 trillion

    Option C

    Explanation: The global FDI flows increased by 77 percent to an estimated USD 1.65 trillion in 2021, from USD 929 billion in 2020.


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