2 January 2022 Current Affairs in English

2nd January 2022 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers in English

GS Team published here 2 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.

Which of the following bank has become the second largest merchant-acquisition bank in PoS machines with over two lakh card-swiping machines installed?

  • Bank of Baroda
  • Canara Bank
  • Yes Bank
  • Indusland Bank
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    Answer: Axis Bank - Axis Bank has recently become the second largest merchant-acquisition bank in POS machines with over two lakh card-swipe machines installed. This is part of the bank's "Axis One" strategy, where it reaches out to the customers by offering its entire gamut of products rather than as a standalone service.

    Who among the following has recently inaugurated the Bina (MP)-Panki (UP) multiproduct pipeline project?

  • Rajnath Singh
  • Yogi Adityanath
  • Narendra Modi
  • Hardeep Singh Puri
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    Answer: Narendra Modi - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated the 356 km long Bina Refinery (MP) POL terminal in the Rs 1524 crore Panki (Kanpur, UP) multiproduct pipeline project. The project has been completed one month ahead of the approved completion schedule of December 2021 and within the approved cost.

    Bollywood actor Vijay Raaz and who has been named as the brand ambassador by online travel company “EaseMyTrip.com”?

  • Akshay Kumar
  • Ajay Devgan
  • Shahrukh Khan
  • Varun Sharma
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    Answer: Varun Sharma - Bollywood actors Varun Sharma and Vijay Raj were recently roped in as the brand ambassadors for "EaseMyTrip.com" by online travel company Easy Trip Planners Ltd. has been nominated. The company was started in the year 2008 as a business-to-business by Nishant Pitti and Rikant Pitti.

    Vasudevan PN has been re-appointed as MD and CEO of which bank?

  • Canara Bank
  • Equitas Small Finance Bank
  • Punjab and Sind Bank
  • Yes Bank
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    Answer: Equitas Small Finance Bank - Vasudevan Pathani Narasimhan has recently re-appointed as MD & CEO of Equitas Small Finance Bank. His term will be of three years. Prior to the bank he was working as MD of Equitas Holdings Limited.

    Name the Director General of ITBP, who has been given the additional charge of Sashastra Seema Bal, another Border Security Force recently?

  • Sanjay Mehta
  • Sanjay Arora
  • Vijay Singh
  • Sandeep Masha
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    Answer: Sanjay Arora - Director General of ITBP Sanjay Arora has recently been given additional charge of other Border Security Force Sashastra Seema Bal. Because recently Pramukh Kumar Rajesh Chandra is about to retire. Arora, a 1988-batch officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, was appointed DG of ITBP in August.

    Mohammed Shami has recently become the 11th Indian bowler to take how many wickets in Test cricket in just 55 Test matches?

  • 100 wickets
  • 200 wickets
  • 300 wickets
  • 400 wickets
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    Ans: 200 wickets - Mohammed Shami recently became the 11th Indian bowler to take 200 wickets in test cricket in just 55 test matches. While he has become the only 5th Indian fast bowler to take 200 wickets in the purest format in cricket. With this, he is the third fastest Indian fast bowler to achieve this feat.

    Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has recently become the bowler to take 100 wickets on foreign soil in how many test matches?

  • 20 test matches
  • 22 test matches
  • 35 test matches
  • 45 test matches
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    Answer: 22 Test matches - Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has recently become the bowler to take 100 wickets in 22 test matches on foreign soil. Now he has 105 wickets, out of which 101 have come out of the house. Bumrah, who made his Test debut in South Africa in the year 2018, has played a total of 25 Test matches, of which 23 are away from home.

    Which of the following country has recently launched its first Project 22220 versatile nuclear-powered icebreaker in the series?

  • Japan
  • America
  • Russia
  • Australia
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    Answer: Russia - Russia has recently launched Project 22220 versatile nuclear-powered icebreaker, its first in the series. Which is known as "Sibir". The construction of this Sibir was started in 2015 and the icebreaker was ordered on 22 December 2017.

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