DAILY GK QUIZ: 17 -19 JAN 2022

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 17 -19 JAN 2022

[Q] Who has been appointed as the new Chief of ISRO?

(a) S Somanath

(b) T. S. Tirumurti

(c) V Muraleedharan

(d) Veerappa Moily

[ANS] a


[Q] Who has become the first Black woman to feature on a US quarter?

(a) Naomi Anderson

(b) Theresa El-Amin

(c) Lillie Mae Bradford

(d) Maya Angelou

[ANS] d


[Q] Which team is ranked at the top of World Test Championship Table 2021-23?

(a) Sri Lanka

(b) Australia

(c) New Zealand

(d) South Africa

[ANS] a


[Q] Which country has awarded a USD 375 million contract to India for the BrahMos missile?

(a) Indonesia

(b) The Philippines

(c) Croatia

(d) Namibia

[ANS] b


[Q] A veteran journalist Kamal Khan passed away at the age of 61 on January 14, 2022. He worked with which media channel?

(a) NDTV

(b) Times Now

(c) CNN

(d) India Today

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the West Indies Captain who was recently received Knighthood from England’s Prince William for his services toward Cricket:

(a) Daren Sammy

(b) Jason Holder

(c) Clive Lloyd

(d) Danesh Ramdin

[ANS] c


[Q] Which of the following country recently launched Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations with India:

(a) Sri Lanka

(b) United Kingdom

(c) China

(d) Indonesia

[ANS] b


[Q] Which company has been awarded with the prestigious Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2021 for successive three years?

(a) SAIL

(b) GAIL

(c) ONGC

(d) HPCL

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the Indian Mathematician who has received the 2021 DST-ICTP-IMU Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing Countries.

(a) Neena Aggrawal

(b) Neena Ramanujan

(c) Neena Mehta

(d) Neena Gupta

[ANS] d


[Q] Which nation has honoured PM Modi with its highest civilian award, Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo?

(a) Bhutan

(b) Nepal

(c) Singapore

(d) Kazakhstan

[ANS] a


[Q] Which bank has been named under ‘Most Innovative Best Practice’ at the coveted Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Digital Transformation Award 2021 or CII DX Award 2021?

(a) Kotak Mahindra Bank

(b) Axis Bank

(c) HDFC Bank

(d) IndusInd Bank

[ANS] c


[Q] Which bank has been conferred with two DigiDhan awards instituted by the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)?

(a) Axis Bank

(b) Punjab National Bank

(c) IndusInd Bank

(d) Karnataka Bank

[ANS] d


[Q] Who has won the “Best Female Debut” honour at the 2021 Paralympic Sport Awards?

(a) Bhavina Patel

(b) Avani Lekhara

(c) Bhavani Devi

(d) Lovlina Borgohain

[ANS] b


[Q] Which country conducted a maritime exercise with the Indian Navy in Bay of Bengal that saw the participation of INS Shivalik and INS Kadmatt:

(a) Australia

(b) Bangladesh

(c) South Korea

(d) Japan

[ANS] d


[Q] Which village from Kerala recently became India’s 1st ever Sanitary Napkin – Free Village:

(a) Kombanand Village

(b) Kumbalangi Village

(c) Marampilly Village

(d) Kunnathunad Village

[ANS] b


[Q] Name the bank that received IBSi Global FinTech Innovation Awards 2021 for the ‘Best CRM (Customer Relationship Management) System Implementation’:

(a)IndusInd Bank

(b) Axis Bank

(c) HDFC Bank

(d) Indian Bank

[ANS] b


[Q] The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has recognized the year 2021 as the ‘Year of _______’:

(a) Unicorns


(c) Intelligence

(d) Promotion

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the first indigenously built Missile Corvette Indian Navy Ship that was decommissioned after 32 years of service at Visakhapatnam recently.

(a) INS Visakhapatnam

(b) INS Tushil

(c) INS Vikrant

(d) INS Khukri

[ANS] d


[Q] Indian Air Force (IAF) has deployed the first squadron of the S-400 air defence missile system in the western Punjab sector which will take care of aerial threats from Pakistan and China. From which country India got S-400 air defence missile system?

(a) Israel

(b) Russia

(c) USA

(d) France

[ANS] b


[Q] The 11th edition of Exercise EKUVERIN-21 between India and__________.

(a) Maldives

(b) Australia

(c) Singapore

(d) Kazakhstan

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the indigenously-developed High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) whose flight testing has been successfully conducted by DRDO recently.





[ANS] b


[Q] With the help of which force DRDO successfully flight-tested the indigenously designed and developed Helicopter launched (air-launched) Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) Missile from the Pokhran range in Rajasthan.

(a) Indian Army

(b) Border Security Force

(c) Indian Navy

(d) Indian Air Force

[ANS] d


[Q] India successfully conducted the maiden flight test of the indigenously-developed, surface-to-surface missile ‘_______’ off the Odisha coast.

(a) Pralay

(b) Prithvi

(c) Prakash

(d) Prabal

[ANS] a