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13 January 2022 Current Affairs in English

13th January 2022 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers in English

GS Team published here 13 January 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.

Who has recently been appointed by the International Monetary Fund as its new Chief Economist?

  • Gita Gopinath
  • Pierre-Olivier Gaurynchus
  • James Cameron
  • Alex Halter
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    Answer: Pierre-Olivier Gourinches - The International Monetary Fund has recently appointed Pierre-Olivier Gourinches as its new Chief Economist. He will succeed Gita Gopinath. Pierre-Olivier Gourinches is currently the director of the Clauson Center for International Business and Policy at the University of California.

    Which country’s passport has topped the list of powerful passports for the first quarter of 2022 released by the Henley Passport Index, along with Japan?

  • America
  • Australia
  • Africa
  • Singapore
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    Answer: Singapore - Singapore's passport has been ranked first along with Japan in the list of powerful passports for the first quarter of 2022, released by the Henley Passport Index. India has been ranked 83rd in the released Henley Passport Index. Whereas India's passport was ranked 90th last year. Indian passport now allows you visa-free access to 60 countries.

    Google and which bank have recently tied up to boost the bank’s customer experience strategy?

  • Bank of Baroda
  • Canara Bank
  • Yes Bank
  • RBL Bank
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    Answer: RBL Bank - RBL Bank and Google have recently entered into an agreement to boost the customer experience strategy of the bank. Through which, the bank will expand its value proposition to serve its rapidly growing customer base through the digital platform, Abacus 2.0.

    What is the rank of Chennai International Airport in the global list for “On Time Performance” for the year 2021?

  • 5th Position
  • 7th Position
  • 8th Position
  • 9th Position
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    Answer: 8th Position - Chennai International Airport has been ranked 8th in the global list for "timely performance" for the year 2021. According to the latest traffic data of Chennai Airport, it has recovered 80 percent of the domestic traffic. It is the sixth busiest airport in India.

    Which of the following cricket team’s player Chris Morris has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket?

  • Australia cricket team
  • Nepal Cricket Team
  • New Zealand cricket team
  • South Africa Cricket Team
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    Answer: South Africa cricket team - Chris Morris, the all-rounder of the South Africa cricket team, has recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. He has played four Tests, 42 ODIs and 23 T20 Internationals for South Africa. In batting, Morris has scored 467 runs in ODIs and 133 runs in T20s respectively.

    Which of the following fame actress has recently been awarded the 12th Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award 2022?

  • Divya Khosla
  • Divya Kapoor
  • Sania Sahu
  • Harshaali Malhotra
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    Answer: Harshali Malhotra - The 2015 film Bajrangi Bhaijaan's fame actress Harshali Malhotra has recently been awarded the 12th Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Award 2022. He has been honored by the Governor of Maharashtra Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari for his commendable performance and contribution in the field of Indian cinema.

    Which city has become the first city in the country to undertake a water metro project after the launch of its first boat in December 2021?

  • Pune
  • Chennai
  • Mumbai
  • Kochi
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    Answer: Kochi- The city of Kochi in Kerala has become the first city in the country to have a water metro project after the launch of its first boat in December 2021. Whose name is "Muziris". Which is one of 23 battery operated electric boats built by Cochin Shipyard Limited. The launch is a part of Rs 747 crore project.

    Which of the following bank has recently set up a separate internal department for fintech?

  • State Bank Of India
  • HDFC Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Indusland Bank
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    Answer: Answer: State Bank of India - State Bank of India has recently set up a separate internal department for fintech. A new department has been created with effect from January 04, 2022 by incorporating Fintech Division of the Department of Payment and Settlement Systems, Central Office.

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