17 February 2022 – Current Affairs in English

GS Team published here 17 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.

17th February 2022 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers in English

Haryana cadre IPS officer Kala Ramachandran has recently been appointed as the first woman police commissioner of which city?

  • Panipat
  • Sonipat
  • Gurugram
  • Delhi
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    Answer: Gurugram - Haryana cadre IPS officer Kala Ramachandran has recently been appointed as the first woman police commissioner of the city of Gurugram. He did K.K. Rao has been replaced. They have been shifted to the Police Training and Research Center at Bhondsi near Gurugram.

    Which of the following High Court has struck down the provisions of the Karnataka Police Act, 2021?

  • Pune High Court
  • Chennai High Court
  • Delhi High Court
  • Karnataka High Court
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    Answer: Karnataka High Court - The Karnataka High Court consists of Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi and Justice Krishna S. Dixit recently struck down the provisions of the Karnataka Police Act, 2021. Whereas online games were banned. All forms of online games including all forms of betting, betting and gambling are banned in Karnataka.

    Which Indian mining major has tied up with Foxconn to manufacture semiconductors in India?

  • Hindustan Zinc
  • Vedanta
  • Hindlow Industries
  • Jindal Industrial
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    Answer: Vedanta - India's mining major Vedanta recently signed an agreement with Taiwan's electronics manufacturing company Hon High Technology Group (Foxconn) to manufacture semiconductors in India. has done. Anil Agarwal, presently non-executive chairman of Vedanta, will be the chairman of the joint venture company.

    Paisabazaar.com has partnered with which bank to offer “Paisa on Demand” credit card?

  • ICICI Bank Limited
  • Canara Bank Limited
  • Yes Bank Limited
  • RBL Bank Limited
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    Answer: RBL Bank Limited - Paisabazaar.com has partnered with RBL Bank Limited to offer "Paisa on Demand" credit card. This credit card will be available exclusively on the Paisabazaar platform. Whereas the credit card of RBL Bank will be free of cost for life with digital onboarding process.

    Which state has stood first in electrification of households through solar-based standalone system under Saubhagya scheme?

  • Kerala
  • Maharashtra
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan
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    Answer: Rajasthan - Rajasthan ranks first by electrifying 1,23,682 households through solar-based standalone system under Saubhagya scheme, while Chhattisgarh has electrified 65,373, Uttar Pradesh has 53,234 and Assam has electrified 50,754.

    Which of the following High Court has appointed former Chief Justice Gita Mittal as the chairman of the Committee of Administrators?

  • Kerala High Court
  • Maharashtra High Court
  • Punjab High Court
  • Delhi High Court
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    Answer: Delhi High Court - Former Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court Geeta Mittal has recently been appointed as the Chairman of the Committee of Administrators by the Delhi High Court. She will run the Table Tennis Federation of India. The Table Tennis Federation of India is chaired by Dushyant Chautala and its headquarter is located in New Delhi.

    Which of the following IAS officer has been recently appointed as the new chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education?

  • Manoj Ahuja
  • Sumit Sharma
  • Sanjit Mehta
  • Vineet Joshi
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    Answer: Vineet Joshi - IAS officer Vineet Joshi has recently been appointed as the new chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education. He will replace IAS Manoj Ahuja. While Manoj Ahuja has been appointed as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

    Which company has become the first Indian consumer goods company to become completely plastic waste neutral?

  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Dabur India
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    Ans : Dabur India - Recently Dabur India Company has become the first Indian consumer goods company to become completely plastic waste neutral. Dabur has done this by collecting, processing and recycling around 27,000 metric tonnes of post-consumer plastic waste during FY 2021-22.

    Which of the following bank’s MD & CEO Sandeep Bakshi has been named Business Standard Banker of the Year 2020-21?

  • Canara Bank
  • Indusland Bank
  • Yes Bank
  • ICICI Bank
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    Answer: ICICI Bank - ICICI Bank's Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sandeep Bakshi has been chosen as the Business Standard Banker of the Year 2020-21. The winner was selected by a 5-member jury headed by former RBI Deputy Governor SS Mundra.

    Which of the following ministry has sanctioned Rs 2.26 crore for Medaram Jatara Festival in Telangana?

  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministry of Sports
  • Ministry of Women
  • Ministry of Tribal Affairs
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    Answer: Ministry of Tribal Affairs - The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has recently sanctioned Rs 2.26 crore for the Medaram Jatara Festival to be organized in Telangana from February 16 to February 19, 2022. Medaram Jatara is the second largest fair in India after Kumbh Mela. This festival is organized in the honor of Medaram Jatara Devi Sammakka and Saralamma.

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