7 January 2022 Current Affairs in English

7th January 2022 – Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answers in English

GS Team published here 7 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 among the following has appointed Indian-American diplomat Atul Keshap as the chairman of the US-India Business Council?

  • UNESCO
  • World Bank
  • YUKO
  • US Chambers of Commerce
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    Answer: US Chambers of Commerce - US Chambers of Commerce recently appointed Indian-American diplomat Atul Keshap as the President of the US-India Business Council. He will replace Nisha Desai Biswal. Atul Keshap's term will be effective from January 05, 2022.

    Name the Union Minister of AYUSH, who has recently laid the foundation stone of Heartfulness International Yoga Academy in Telangana?

  • Hardeep Singh Puri
  • Rajnath Singh
  • Sarbananda Sonowal
  • Piyush Goyal
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    Answer: Sarbananda Sonowal - Union Minister of AYUSH, Sarbananda Sonowal has recently laid the foundation stone of Heartfulness International Yoga Academy in Telangana. The academy strives to reach out to all levels of society through training programs that will be supervised by an international team.

    Google has recently acquired Israeli cyber security startup Simplify for how much Million Dollars?

  • 200 Million Dollars
  • 300 Million Dollars
  • 400 Million Dollars
  • 500 Million Dollars
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    Answer: 500 Million Dollars - Owned by Alphabet Inc., Google recently acquired Israeli cyber security startup Simplify for $500 million amid rising cyber attacks. Simplify will be integrated into Google Cloud's Chronicle operations.

    Reserve Bank of India has recently appointed Deepak Kumar and who as the new Executive Director?

  • Sanjay Kumar Verma
  • Vijay Kumar
  • Sanjit Singh
  • Ajay Kumar Choudhary
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    Answer: Ajay Kumar Choudhary - Reserve Bank of India has recently appointed Deepak Kumar and Ajay Kumar Choudhary as new executive directors. Prior to being promoted to the ED, Deepak Kumar was heading the Information Technology Department of RBI, while Ajay Choudhary was the Chief General Manager-in-Charge of the Supervision Department.

    Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited has recently announced the launch of which auto sector ETF of India?

  • First
  • Second
  • Third
  • Fourth
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    Answer: First - Nippon Life India Asset Management Limited has recently announced the launch of India's first Auto Sector ETF. Nippon Auto ETF will commence operations from January 5, 2022 to January 14, 2022. The Nippon India Nifty Auto ETF will primarily invest in stocks comprising the Nifty Auto Index in the same proportion as the index.

    Which of the following bank has recently approved Fino Payments Bank for international remittance business under Money Transfer Service Scheme?

  • Ministry of Finance
  • Ministry of Education
  • Reserve Bank of India
  • NITI Aayog
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    Answer: Reserve Bank of India - The Reserve Bank of India has recently approved Fino Payments Bank for international remittance business under the Money Transfer Service Scheme. After this approval, the customers of Fino Payments Bank will be able to receive the money sent from abroad. Also, the bank plans to implement this service in its mobile application.

    Zishan-e-Latif has recently won the Ramnath Goenka Award in which journalism category?

  • Video Journalism Category
  • Photo Journalism Category
  • SMS Journalism Category
  • Painting Journalism Category
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    Answer: Photo Journalism Category - Zishan A Latif has recently won the Ramnath Goenka Award for Photo Essay in Photo Journalism Category, the hard struggle for inclusion in NRC. This photo essay, NRC was published in The Caravan in October 2019. He documented the plight of those people.

    Name the Permanent Representative of India, who has recently assumed the post of Chairman of the Anti-Terrorism Committee of the Security Council for 2022?

  • Sanjay Singh
  • Sandeep Singh
  • TS Tirumurti
  • Vijay Dasing
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    Answer: TS Tirumurti - Permanent Representative of India Permanent Representative of India has recently assumed the post of Chairman of the Anti-Terrorism Committee of the Security Council for 2022. But he is currently a non-permanent member of the 15-member Security Council and his two-year term will end on December 31, 2022.

    Which of the following state government has signed MoU to set up the state’s first LNG terminal in Mangalore?

  • Government of Maharashtra
  • Government of Gujarat
  • Government of Karnataka
  • Government of Kerala
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    Answer: Government of Karnataka - The Government of Karnataka has recently signed an MoU with Singapore based LNG Alliance Company to set up the state's first LNG terminal in Mangalore. . This terminal will be set up in collaboration with the New Mangalore Port Trust. For this, the government has invested Rs 2,250 crore.

    Recently who has approved a RT-PCR named “OMISURE”?

  • ICMR
  • DRDO
  • NITI Aayog
  • Planning Commission
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    Answer: ICMR - Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has recently approved a RT-PCR named "OMISURE". Using this kit, the COVID-19 variant of Omicron can be detected. This kit has been manufactured by Tata Medical & Diagnostics. This kit has been designed and developed by the US based company Thermo Fisher.

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