12 February 2022 – Current Affairs in English

GS Team published here 12 February 2022 Current Affairs Quiz. These will be helpful for the upcoming SSC, Bank, Railway, Clerk, PO exams. These current affairs make daily analysis and related India, World, Technology, and all govt news.

12th February 2022 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers in English

According to the TomTom Traffic Index, which city has been the fifth most congested city in the world in 2021?

  • Bangalore
  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Pune
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    Answer: Mumbai - According to the TomTom Traffic Index, the city of Mumbai has been the most congested city in India and the fifth most congested city in the world in 2021. While Bangalore has been ranked 10th and Delhi 11th. At least 53 percent traffic jams have been found in Mumbai. This means it takes more than half an hour in Mumbai to cover the 15-minute route.

    Which of the following city will be the country’s first bullet train station by December 2024?

  • Chennai
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai
  • Surat
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    Answer: Surat - In the year 2017 the corridor project for bullet train running between Mumbai and Ahmedabad was inaugurated. With this, Surat will be the country's first bullet train station by December 2024. For which recently the Indian Railways has also released the first glimpse of the graphical design of the bullet train station to be built in Surat.

    Astronomers of which of the following institute have developed AI-based algorithm to find habitable planets?

  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Mumbai
  • IIT Chennai
  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics
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    Answer: Indian Institute of Astrophysics - Astronomers from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics have recently developed an AI-based algorithm to find habitable planets. This new method has been developed in collaboration with astronomers of BITS Pilani, Goa campus. Out of 5,000 known planets, 60 potentially habitable planets have been found.

    ISRO has announced to launch its first PSLV-C52 mission by 2022?

  • February 14
  • February 20
  • February 25
  • February 28
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    Answer: 14 February - Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) recently launched its first PSLV-C52 mission of 2022 on 14 February before the Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota. Announced to launch from launch pad. It will carry an Earth Observation Satellite (EOS-04).

    Which edition of “The Women in the Boardroom” report has been released by Deloitte Global recently?

  • Fifth
  • Seventh
  • Eighth
  • Ninth
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    Answer: Seventh - Deloitte Global has recently released the seventh edition of "The Women in the Boardroom" report. According to which, women have only 17.1 percent board seats in India. However, this figure has increased. In 2014 it was 9.4%. According to the report, the representation of women in chair positions has declined in the last four years.

    Which of these Assembly has recently re-adopted the Anti-NEET Bill in a special assembly session?

  • Gujarat Assembly
  • Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
  • Kerala Assembly
  • Tamil Nadu Assembly
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    Answer: Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly - The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly recently re-adopted the Anti-NEET Bill in a special assembly session. The bill seeks to do away with NEET for admission to undergraduate medical degree courses in Tamil Nadu.

    Which of the following Union Minister has recently launched Powerthon-2022 Hackathon?

  • Ramesh Pokhriyal
  • RK Leo
  • Piyush Goyal
  • Rajnath Singh
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    Answer: R.K. Singh - Union Power and MNRE Minister R.K. Singh has recently launched Powerthon-2022 Hackathon. It will be organized to find technology driven solutions to solve complex problems in power distribution.

    The government of which of the following country has approved the sale of equipment worth $100 million to repair Taiwan’s Patriot missile defense system?

  • Chinese government
  • Hong Kong Government
  • US Government
  • Government of Australia
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    Answer: US Government - The US government recently approved the sale of equipment worth $100 million to repair Taiwan's Patriot missile defense system. Which will upgrade the system. This Patriot missile is a surface-to-air missile manufactured by the American company Raytheon.

    The JET laboratory located in which of the following country has set a new record in nuclear fusion energy by producing 59 Mega Joules of energy?

  • Japan
  • China
  • America
  • United Kingdom
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    Answer: United Kingdom - The JET laboratory located in the United Kingdom has set a new record in nuclear fusion energy by producing 59 Mega Joules of energy. Also, the company has been able to make a mini star and hold it there for five seconds. In the Sun's core, a recently obtained fusion reaction occurs at 10 million Celsius.

    India has recently agreed to give grant to which country to implement “Unitary Digital Identity Framework”?

  • Japan
  • China
  • Bangladesh
  • Sri Lanka
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    Answer: Sri Lanka - India has recently agreed to grant a grant to Sri Lanka to implement the "Unitary Digital Identity Framework". With this, now the Sri Lankan government will give priority to implementing this framework as a national level program. Under this framework, a personal identity verification tool based on biometric data will be introduced.

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