DAILY GK QUIZ: 07 - 12 JAN 2022

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 07 - 12 JAN 2022

[Q] Which State topped the list of the highest number of open defecation free plus villages under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Phase-II programme till 31st Dec. 2021:

(a)Madhya Pradesh

(b) Telangana

(c) Uttarakhand

(d) Tamil Nadu

[ANS] b


[Q] Which of the following is the name of ‘New Coronavirus Variant B.1.649.2’, that was discovered in France:


(b) CHI

(c) Parvovirus

(d) IHU

[ANS] d


[Q] Who was re-appointed as the chairman of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP)

(a)Ashok Gulati

(b) Vijay Paul Sharma

(c) Naveen Prakash Singh

(d) Biplab Dasgupta

[ANS] b


[Q] Which district of Odisha recently declared itself as the 1st child marriage free district:



(c) Jajpur


[ANS] b


[Q] In which State ‘Losoong Festival ‘ Was celebrated to mark the beginning of the harvest season:



(c) Nagaland

(d)Arunachal Pradesh

[ANS] a


[Q] RBI recently increased the threshold limit for Banks to maintain the Liquidity coverage Ratio on deposits and funds received from non-financial small business customers from Rs. 5 crore to _____:

(a) Rs. 9 cr

(b) Rs. 7.5 cr

(c)Rs.8 cr

(d) 5.5 cr

[ANS] b


[Q] Who recently won the ‘World Rapid Chess champion of 2021’:

(a)Ian Nepomniachtchi

(b)Magnus Carlsen

(c)Nihal Sarin

(d)Nodirbek Abdusattorov

[ANS] d


[Q] Which City of Haryana to get India’s 1st Heli Hub by the Ministry of Civil Aviation in January 2022:



(c) Ambala


[ANS] d


[Q] As per HIS Markit Ltd report, _______ will become Asia’s second largest economy by 2030 by overtaking Japan.


(b) Philippines

(c) India

(d) Hong Kong

[ANS] c


[Q] Which State won the 1st prize in the ‘3rd National Water Awards-2020’ under Best State Category:


(b) Bihar



[ANS] a


[Q] Where will All India Sport Council of the Deaf (AISCD) host the 1st World Deaf T20 Cricket Championship in January 2023:

(a)Guwahi, Assam

(b) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

(c)Jaipur, Rajasthan

(d) Bangalore, Karnataka

[ANS] b


[Q] As per the Global Health Security (GHS) Index 2021, what is the rank of India out of 195 countries?

(a) 38

(b) 51

(c) 66

(d) 72

[ANS] c


[Q] Which state has secured 1st place among the 34 states and Union Territories that implement the Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM)?

(a) Himachal Pradesh

(b) Karnataka

(c) Uttar Pradesh

(d) Telangana

[ANS] d


[Q] What is the rank of India in dope violator’s country in the world?

(a) First

(b) Second

(c) Third

(d) Fourth

[ANS] c


[Q] What is the rank of India in the “World Talent Ranking Report 2021” published by IMD World Competitive Centre?

(a) 42

(b) 74

(c) 48

(d) 56

[ANS] d


[Q] Who has become the most expensive city, according to the Worldwide Cost of Living Index 2021?

(a) Tel Aviv

(b) Paris

(c) Syria

(d) Singapore

[ANS] a


[Q] Which company has been ranked ‘number one Cooperative’ in the world in the 2021 edition of the 10th Annual World Cooperative Monitor (WCM) report?

(a) ONGC

(b) GSFC



[ANS] c


[Q] Which state has topped the 9th edition of India Skills Report (ISR) 2022? 

(a) Jharkhand

(b) Maharashtra

(c) Madhya Pradesh

(d) Gujarat

[ANS] b


[Q] What is the rank of India in the Lowy Institute Asia Power Index 2021?

(a) 1st

(b) 2nd

(c) 3rd

(d) 4th

[ANS] d


[Q] Who among the following has ranked first in Fortune India’s list of most powerful women in India 2021?

(a) Nirmala Sitharaman

(b) Nita Ambani

(c) Soumya Swaminathan

(d) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

(e) None of the above

[ANS] a


[Q] Which state has topped the composite ranking in the Good Governance Index (GGI) 2021?

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Gujarat

(c) Uttar Pradesh

(d) Karnataka

(e) None of the above

[ANS] b


[Q] Which was recently appointed as the Vice President of AIIB for a  3- year term:

(a)Urjit Ptel

(b) Ajay Seth

(c) Nazir Kabiri

(d) Bimal Jalan

[ANS] a


[Q] __________ appointed as the new Secretary General of Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) for _____ term.

(a)Haitham Al Ghais, 5 years

(b) Mohammad Barkindo, 4 years

(c) Haitham Al Ghais, 3 years

(d) Edmund Daukoru, 4 years

[ANS] c


[Q] Every Year, World Hindi Day is observed across the globe on:

(a)7th January

(b)10th January

(c) 8th January

(d) 11th January

[ANS] b


[Q] Parvasi Bharatiya Diwas/non-Resident Indian (NRI) day is annually observed across India on ________, to mark the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa:

(a)7th January

(b)10th January

(c) 8th January

(d) 9th January

[ANS] d


[Q] Who was named as the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan:

(a)Hermes Lima

(b)Daniel Ortega

(c) Sergio Mattarella

(d)Alikhan Smailov

[ANS] d


[Q] Chris Morris recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Which country did he represent in International Cricket:

(a) New Zealand

(b) South Africa

(c) Australia

(d) Sri Lanka

[ANS] b


[Q] Which State will host the Khelo India Games in 2023:

(a) Maharashtra

(b) Gujarat

(c) Telangana

(d) Karnataka

[ANS] d