21 January 2022 Current Affairs in English

21st January 2022 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers in English

GS Team published here 21 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.

India has successfully test-fired a new version of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from the Balasore coast of which state?

  • Kerala
  • Odisha
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Gujarat
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    Answer: Odisha - India has successfully test-fired a new variant of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile off the Balasore coast of Odisha. Whereas earlier on 11 January 2022, the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test-fired from the Indian Navy's INS Visakhapatnam warship. The BrahMos missile is being manufactured by India and Russia under a joint venture.

    Comics artist of which of the following language, Narayan Debnath has passed away recently?

  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Bengali
  • Tamil
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    Answer: Bengali - Bengali-language comics artist and writer and painter Narayan Debnath has recently passed away at the age of 97. His Handa Bhonda (1962), Bantul the Great (1965) and Nonte Fonte (1969) became very popular. He holds the record for the longest-running comics by an individual artist for the Handa Bhonda comics series.

    CRMNEXT Solution and which bank has recently won the IBSi Innovation Awards 2021 for “Best CRM (Customer Relationship Management) System Implementation”?

  • Bank of Baroda
  • Canara Bank
  • Yes Bank
  • Axis Bank
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    Answer: Axis Bank - CRMNEXT Solution and Axis Bank recently won the IBSi Innovation Awards 2021, one of the most prominent awards for global bankers and IT consultants. He has been given this award for "Best CRM (Customer Relationship Management) System Implementation".

    Eminent environmentalist and campaigner of which movement Prof MK Prasad has passed away recently?

  • Civil Disobedience Movement
  • Non-cooperation movement
  • Azad Hind Fauj
  • Save the Silent Valley
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    Answer: Save Silent Valley - Famous environmentalist and campaigner of "Save Silent Valley" movement Prof MK Prasad has passed away recently. He also led the popular science movement "Kerala Shastra Sahitya Parishad". Prof. M.K. Prasad served as the Vice-Chancellor of Calicut University.

    The Union Cabinet has recently approved investment of how many crores in IRDA?

  • Rs 500 crore
  • Rs 1500 crore
  • Rs 2500 crore
  • Rs 3500 crore
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    Answer: Rs 1500 crore - The Union Cabinet has recently approved an investment of Rs 1500 crore in IRDA. This will help IRDA to create 10,200 jobs annually and reduce carbon emissions equivalent to about 7.49 million tonnes per annum.

    Which of the following ministry has recently announced “Open Data Week”?

  • Ministry of Tribals
  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
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    Answer: Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs - The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has recently announced "Open Data Week". Which will see the participation of all 100 smart cities, aimed at ensuring a collaborative effort towards making Indian cities "data smart".

    Which of these Lieutenant Generals has been elected as the next Vice Chief of Army Staff?

  • Lieutenant General Sanjay Singh
  • Lieutenant General Sanjit Verma
  • Lieutenant General Vijay Singh
  • Lieutenant General Manoj Pandey
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    Answer: Lieutenant General Manoj Pandey - Lieutenant General Manoj Pandey has been recently elected as the next Vice Chief of Army Staff. He will succeed Lt Gen CP Mohanty, who is on 31 January. are about to retire. General Pandey was commissioned into the Corps of Engineers (The Bombay Sappers) in December 1982.

    Which of the following country will host the AFC Women’s Football Asian Cup 2022?

  • Japan
  • China
  • America
  • India
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    Answer: India - India will host the AFC Women's Football Asian Cup 2022 in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune. In this tournament 12 teams will compete for the trophy. Japan is the defending champion of the Women's Asian Cup, having won it in 2018. Hosts India are placed in Group A along with China, Chinese Taipei and Iran.

    Which of the following country’s Christian Democrat Roberta Metsola has been recently elected President of the European Union Parliament?

  • Maldives
  • Japan
  • China
  • Malta
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    Answer: Malta - Malta's Christian Democrat Roberta Metsola has recently been elected President of the European Union Parliament. She is only the third woman to be elected to the position. She is the youngest President of the European Parliament. Metsola was the candidate for the largest group of parliament.

    Which of the following country has recently completed successful flight test of Arrow-3?

  • Iraq
  • Iran
  • Israel
  • Japan
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    Answer: Israel - Israel Aerospace Industries of Israel recently completed successful flight test of Arrow-3 in central Israel. Was developed in a joint project between the Missile Defense Organization of the Ministry of Defense and the US Missile Defense Agency. Arrow 3 was first successfully tested in February 2018.

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