22 January 2022 Current Affairs in English

22nd January 2022 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers in English

GS Team published here 22 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.

Scientists have recently discovered a planet like Jupiter, name that planet?

  • TOI-2180 a
  • TOI-2180 b
  • TOI-2180 c
  • TOI-2180 d
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    Answer: TOI-2180 b - Scientists have recently discovered a Jupiter-like planet, which has been named TOI-2180 b. This planet is 379 light years away from Earth. It is 105 times denser than Earth. It takes 261 days for this planet to orbit its star. Its surface temperature is 76 °C.

    Which of the following company has partnered with Canada Running Series to be the Toronto Waterfront Marathon title sponsor by November 2026?

  • Reliance
  • TCS
  • Apple
  • Google
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    Answer: TCS - TCS recently partnered with Canada Running Series to become the Toronto Waterfront Marathon Title Sponsor and Official Technology Consulting Partner until November 2026. Both aim to modernize running marathons in Canada through a new official race app.

    Which state government has recently signed the United Nations World Food Program agreement to promote food security for small farmers?

  • Government of Kerala
  • Gujarat government
  • Government of Maharashtra
  • Government of Odisha
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    Answer: Government of Odisha - The Government of Odisha has recently signed an agreement with the United Nations World Food Program to promote the food security of small farmers of the state. Under this agreement, climate advisory will be prepared to enable small farmers to adapt to the effects of climate change.

    The central government has appointed Vikram Dev Dutt as the new CMD of which airline company?

  • indigo
  • Kingfisher
  • Air India
  • Air Asia
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    Answer: Air India - The Central Government has recently appointed Vikram Dev Dutt as the new CMD of Air India Airline Company. He is a 1993 batch IAS officer of "Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territories" cadre. He has been appointed as the Chief of Air India in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary to him.

    Which of the following technology company has announced the acquisition of game maker Activision Blizzard Inc.?

  • Google Inc
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Microsoft Corp
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    Answer: Microsoft Corp - Technology company Microsoft Corp has announced its soon to acquire game maker Activision Blizzard Inc. for $68.7 billion. The acquisition will boost Microsoft's competitiveness in the mobile gaming business and virtual-reality technology across mobile, PC, console and cloud.

    Which of the following has recently released Digital Payments Index?

  • NITI Aayog
  • Planning Commission
  • Reserve Bank of India
  • Ministry of Finance
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    Answer: Reserve Bank of India - The Reserve Bank of India has recently released the Digital Payments Index. According to which, there has been a 40% increase in digital payments in the country in September 2021 as compared to March 2021. The base year for RBI Digital Payments Index is 2018. This means that the index's score for the March period was set at 100.

    Which of these ministries has organized the “Streets for People Challenge” online program?

  • Ministry of Tribals
  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministry of Women
  • Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
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    Answer: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs - The "Streets for People Challenge" online program has been organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Along with this program the "India Cycles4Change Challenge" has brought about changes to make the roads cycle friendly, walking friendly and child friendly.

    Saarthi mobile application has been launched by which of the following government ministry?

  • Ministry of Tribals
  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministry of Women
  • SEBI
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    Answer: SEBI - Saarthi mobile application has been launched by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). This app gives complete information about Mutual Funds, its working, trading and settlement, KYC procedures, developments in the market etc. Also this app includes a grievance redressal mechanism.

    IIMK LIVE and which bank has signed MoU for lending up to Rs 50 crore for startups?

  • Bank of India
  • Indusland Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Canara Bank
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    Answer: Indian Bank - Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode Live and Indian Bank have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding for lending up to Rs 50 crore to startups. Under which a startup funding scheme "Indspring Board" has been started.

    Which player of the Pakistan team has been named the captain of the ICC Men’s T20I Team of the Year for 2021?

  • Mohd Rizwan
  • Sarfaraz Ahmed
  • Babar Azam
  • Mohammed Hafeez
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    Answer: Babar Azam - Pakistan team captain Babar Azam has been named the captain of the ICC Men's T20I Team of the Year for 2021. The ICC Team of the Year brings together the 11 best players in men's cricket who have impressed everyone with their performances in a calendar year.

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