DAILY GK QUIZ: 06 - 12 FEB 2022

 DAILY GK QUIZ: 06 - 12 FEB 2022

[Q] Which is the 1st Railway Station to be constructed in the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR) Corridor that is set to host India’s 1st Bullet Train:

(a) Bilimora

(b) Sabarmati

(c) Vadodara

(d) Surat

[ANS] d


[Q] The Global Digital Skills Index 2022 was released by _______ & the Index was topped by ________:

(a) Oracle, Brazil

(b) Salesforce , India

(c) Oracle , Mexico

(d) Salesforce, Brazil

[ANS] b


[Q] Which Organisation recently signed an MoU with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to strengthen Cyber Security Capabilities:

(a) TRAI

(b) NSDL

(c) IRDA


[ANS] d


[Q] Which Bank was recently awarded with the DX 2021 Awards for Best Practice in Digital Transformation by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII):

(a) Axis Bank

(b) SBI

(c) Karnataka Bank

(d) RBL Bank

[ANS] c


[Q] Who was recently appointed  as the Chairperson of the University Grants Commission (UGC) for the period of 5 years:

(a) M. Jagadesh Kumar

(b) Veda Prakash

(c) D P Singh

(d) K. Sanjay Murthy

[ANS] a


[Q] The International Space Station (ISS) , which was launched in 1998, is projected to drop into the Pacific Ocean in ______ after the expiry of its operation period.

(a) 2028

(b) 2031

(c) 2029

(d) 2033

[ANS] b


[Q] How much amount was granted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to the Government of India through sovereign loan in 2021?

(a) USD 3.7 billion

(b) USD 4.6 billion

(c) USD 5.1 billion

(d) USD 2.9 billion

[ANS] b


[Q] In which year Nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar was honoured with the prestigious Bharat Ratna award?

(a) 2010

(b) 2005

(c) 2001

(d) 1999

[ANS] c


[Q] Recently, Foundation Stone Of World’s Third Largest Cricket Stadium was Laid in which city?

(a) New Delhi

(b) Jaipur

(c) Kolkata

(d) Hyderabad

[ANS] b


[Q] India defeated which team to win the 2022 ICC Under-19 World Cup Championship?

(a) Pakistan

(b) Australia

(c) New Zealand

(d) England

[ANS] d


[Q] The Government of India has done a conversion switch transaction of its securities with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on January 28, 2022 for an amount of Rs. __________.

(a) 1,19,701 crores

(b) 2,19,701 crores

(c) 3,19,701 crores

(d) 4,19,701 crores

[ANS] a


[Q] Which of the following sport has not been included in the 2028 Olympics at Los Angeles by the International Olympic Committee?

(a) Skateboarding

(b) Surfing

(c) Sport Climbing

(d) Modern pentathlon

[ANS] d


[Q] Who has been appointed as the director of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) for five years?

(a) Shubham Nanewar

(b) Saket Chauhan

(c) Samit Ranjan Randhawa

(d) Dinesh Prasad Saklani

[ANS] d


[Q] Which state government has launched an open-air classroom programme Paray Shikshalaya (Neighbourhood Schools) for primary and pre-primary students?

(a) West Bengal

(b) Gujarat

(c) Maharashtra

(d) Punjab

[ANS] a


[Q] As per a brand Valuation report released by Brand Finance, Life Insurance Corporation has been ranked at ____ in the list of Insurance brands globally.

(a) 8th

(b) 7th

(c) 10th

(d) 9th

[ANS] c


[Q] Which Union Minister recently received the 18th late Madhavrao Limaye Award in the category of Efficient Member of Parliament for 2020-21:

(a) Nitin Gadkari

(b) Arjun Munda

(c) Giriraj Singh

(d) Bhupender Yadav

[ANS] a


[Q] Which Communications Satellite was decommissioned by ISRO through 11 manoeuvres after successful completion of 14 years of on- orbit operation:

(a) CMS-01

(b) INSAT-4E

(c) GSAT-15

(d) INSAT-4B

[ANS] d


[Q] Which country won the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 held at the D.y.Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra:

(a) Indonesia

(b) Japan

(c) India

(d) China

[ANS] d


[Q] Who authored the Book, ‘Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra’, the Biography of Neeraj Chopra:

(a) Navdeep Singh Gill

(b) Amit Bose

(c) Rohit Brijnath

(d) Boria Majumdar

[ANS] a


[Q] Who has been appointed as new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Railway Board?

(a) Vinit Kumar Saxena

(b) Ashok Lavasa

(c) Pramod Kumar Tiwari

(d) Vinay Kumar Tripathi

[ANS] d


[Q] Who has been appointed as India’s next permanent representative to the UN Conference on Disarmament in Geneva?

(a) Vimal Sharma

(b) Vinod Gupta

(c) Anupam Ray

(d) Soniya Arora

[ANS] c


[Q] Which of the following airline has appointed Vinod Kannan as the chief executive officer?

(a) Emirates

(b) Vistara

(c) Indigo

(d) AirAsia

[ANS] b


[Q] Which electric vehicle company’s autopilot team was hired Indian-origin Ashok Elluswamy as its first employee?

(a) Rivian

(b) Lucid Motors

(c) NIO

(d) Tesla

[ANS] d


[Q] Who has taken charge as the new Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)?

(a) Zhang Ming

(b) Bolat Nurgaliyev

(c) Muratbek Imanaliyev

(d) Dmitry Mezentsev

[ANS] a


[Q] ONGC has roped in first ever female as the CMD of the company on an interim basis. Name the new interim CMD?

(a) Deepa Chadha

(b) Reena Jaitly

(c) Alka Mittal

(d) Manisha Pathak

[ANS] c


[Q] Who has been appointed as new Indian Space Research Organisation chief?

(a) Kailasavadivoo Sivan

(b) Dr S Somanath

(c) Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan

(d) G.Madhavan Nair

[ANS] b


[Q] Which District secured 1st rank for Most Improved Aspirational District in NITI Aayog’s Delta Rankings for December 2021:

(a) Baramulla, J & K

(b) Malkangiri, Odisha

(c) Begusarai, Bihar

(d) Ramgarh, Jharkhand

[ANS] b


[Q] SEBI restructured its advisory committee on Investor Protection and Education Fund (IPEF). Who is the new chairman of the IPEF Advisory Committee:

(a) Kailasavadivoo Sivan

(b) Gurumoorthy Mahalingam

(c) Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan

(d) G.Madhavan Nair

[ANS] b


[Q] Who recently became the 1st woman Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) for a 5 years term:

(a) Kailasavadivoo Sivan

(b) Santishree hulipudi Pandit

(c) Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan

(d) G.Madhavan Nair

[ANS] b


[Q] Who recently got appointed as the New Director of NCERT for 5 years by succeeding Hrushikesh Senapaty:

(a) Dinesh Prasad Saklani

(b) Gurumoorthy Mahalingam

(c) Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan

(d) G.Madhavan Nair

[ANS] a


[Q] ____________High Court is all set to become India’s first paperless court.

(a) Bombay

(b) Kerala

(c) Culcutta

(d) Andhra

[ANS] b


[Q] In which state or UT, Losoong (Namsoong) is annually celebrated festival on the 18th day of the 10th month of the Tibetan Lunar Calendar?

(a) Himachal Pradesh

(b) Mizroram

(c) Ladakh

(d) Sikkim

[ANS] d


[Q] In which state the 9th women National Ice Hockey Championship-2022 was inaugurated at Ice Skating Rink, Kaza?

(a) Uttarakhand

(b) Jammu & Kashmir

(c) Himachal Pradesh

(d) Arunachal Pradesh

[ANS] c


[Q] Which state government has launched India’s first AVGC Center of Excellence (CoE) (Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, and Comics)?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Odisha

(c) Maharashtra

(d) West Bengal

[ANS] a


[Q] Which state became the first LPG enables and smoke-free state in the country?

(a) Himachal Pradesh

(b) Kerala

(c) Madhya Pradesh

(d) Goa

[ANS] a