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29 January 2022 Current Affairs in English

29th January 2022 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers in English

GS Team published here 29 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.

The Drug Controller General of India has recently approved the trial of which company’s nasal vaccine?

  • Serum Institute
  • Bharat Biotech
  • Pfizer
  • Johnson & Johnson
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    Answer: Bharat Biotech - The Drug Controller General of India has recently approved the trial of Bharat Biotech's nasal vaccine. But its trial will be done on 900 people at present. This will be the trial of the third dose of this vaccine. Bharat Biotech is the second company to submit applications for the Phase III trial of the third dose.

    Who among the following has recently launched a new app named “Digital Parliament”?

  • Education Commission
  • NITI Aayog
  • Lok Sabha Secretariat
  • Election Commission
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    Answer: Lok Sabha Secretariat - Lok Sabha Secretariat has recently launched a new app called "Digital Parliament" for the people to know about the proceedings of Parliament and their MPs. This app is available on both Android and iOS platforms. It carries all the major content of the Interconnected Portal of the Indian Parliament.

    Which United Nations agency has included Nordic “clinker boats” in its heritage list in December 2021?

  • United Nations Children’s Fund
  • International Atomic Energy Agency
  • International Economic Fund
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    Answer: UNESCO - Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Sweden and Norway jointly demanded after the United Nations agency "UNESCO recently announced Nordic" clinker in December 2021 boats" in its heritage list. The word "clinker" refers to the way wooden boards were fastened together.

    Which state government has announced to bring an ordinance to weaken the powers of Lokayukta?

  • Government of Punjab
  • Gujarat government
  • Government of Maharashtra
  • Government of Kerala
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    Answer: Government of Kerala - The Government of Kerala has recently announced to bring an ordinance to amend the "Kerala Lokayukta Act" to dilute the Lokayukta powers. According to this proposed amendment, the Lokayukta will only have the power to make recommendations or send reports to the government.

    Which of the following bank has launched fitness watch debit card in tie-up with smart-tech-enabled preventive healthcare platform GOQii?

  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Yes Bank
  • City Union Bank
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    Answer: City Union Bank – City Union Bank has recently launched the Fitness Watch Debit Card in association with smart-tech-enabled preventive healthcare platform GOQii and in a tie-up operated by National Payments Corporation of India. For payments above Rs 5,000 with the Fitness Watch Debit Card, customers need to tap and enter their PIN.

    The Government of India has officially handed over Air India to whom?

  • Reliance Group
  • Adani Group
  • HDFC Group
  • Tata Group
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    Answer: Tata Group - The Government of India has officially handed over Air India, the flag carrier of India, to the Tata Group. The total value of this deal is Rs 18,000 crore. Air India's strategic disinvestment transaction includes transfer of 100 per cent stake in Air India to Tata Sons along with management control.

    The famous former captain of which of the following sports Charanjit Singh has passed away recently at the age of 90?

  • cricket
  • hockey
  • golf
  • badminton
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    Answer: Hockey - Former hockey captain Charanjit Singh has passed away recently at the age of 90. He was the captain of the Indian hockey team that won the gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. He was also a member of the Indian team that won the Silver Medal in the 1960 Games and the Asian Games in Jakarta in 1962.

    Which Tiger Reserve of India has won the TX2 award?

  • Panna Tiger Reserve
  • Chhattisgarh Tiger Reserve
  • West Bengal Tiger Reserve
  • Satyamangalam Tiger Reserve
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    Answer: Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve - Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve located in Erode district of Tamil Nadu has won the TX2 award. This tiger reserve has received this award after doubling the number of tigers to 80 since 2010. Also Bardia National Park in Nepal has won this year's TX2 award for doubling the population of wild tigers.

    Which innovation center of the country has been announced to be set up by Digital University Kerala for Rs 86.41 crore?

  • First
  • Second
  • Third
  • Fourth
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    Answer: First - Digital University for Graphene in Kerala Kerala has announced to set up India's first innovation center with Center for Materials for Electronics Technology in Thrissur for Rs 86.41 crore. This will be the country's first graphene R&D incubation center.

    In which of these country-born French famous Kathakali dancer Milena Salvini has passed away recently?

  • Iran
  • Germany
  • Australia
  • Italy
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    Answer: Italy - Italy-born famous French Kathakali dancer Milena Salvini has passed away recently. He went to Kerala, India where he learned Kathakali and ran a school for Indian dance styles "Center Mandap" in Paris. Milena Salvini was awarded the Padma Shri award in the year 2019 for her contribution to the field of performing arts.

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