Current Affairs Quiz / MCQ the Hindu Quiz for All Competitive Exam (PGT Teacher, HTET, HSSC, PGT Commerce, UGC NET/JRF, UKSSSC, DSSSB, CTET, PSU Accountant, IAS Exam, IBPS, SBI, PO/Clerk, LIC, RBI Assistant, LIC Assistant, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC MTS Exams), we are providing you Current Affairs Quiz of 11th March 2022.
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Q1. BE(A)WARE is a booklet featuring modus operandi of financial frauds. The booklet has been released by which organisation? (a) SBI (b) RBI (c) NPCI (d) SEBI (e) NITI Aayog
Q2. RBI has launched a 24×7 Helpline for Digital Payments. What is the name of this initiative? (a) DigiSaathi (b) DigiYatra (c) DigiSuvidha (d) DigiPay (e) DigiYodha
Q3. Name the UPI facility launched by RBI for feature phones. (a) UPI123green (b) UPI123digital (c) UPI123pay (d) UPI123go (e) UPI123We
Q4. The PAN-India programme ‘Jharokha’ has been launched by the Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Textiles to promote traditional Indian handicrafts, handlooms, and art & culture. The inaugural celebration of the programme was held in which city? (a) Lucknow (b) Bhopal (c) Gurugram (d) Noida (e) Kanpur
Q5. How many women were felicitated with the ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ for the year 2020 and 2021, on the occasion of International Women’s Day? (a) 29 (b) 31 (c) 24 (d) 18 (e) 20
Q6. The C-DAC has launched a new supercomputer named PARAM Ganga, with computing capacity of 1.66 petaflops. Where is the supercomputer installed? (a) IISER Pune (b) IIT Delhi (c) IIT Roorkee (d) IISc Bengaluru (e) IIT Bombay
Q7. Noor-2 is a military satellite launched by which country recently? (a) Israel (b) Iran (c) Singapore (d) Mali (e) Iraq
Q8. Russia has overtaken which country to become the most sanctioned country in the world. (a) Syria (b) Afghanistan (c) Pakistan (d) Isreal (e) Iran
Q9. Freedom in the World 2022 report released by Freedom House to assess the political rights and civil liberties of a country. India has been placed under which category of freedom? (a) Free (b) Not free (c) Highly free (d) Partly free (e) Slightly free
Q10. Which state government has announced Matrushakti Udaymita Scheme to provide support to women entrepreneurs, on International Women’s Day? (a) Maharashtra (b) West Bengal (c) Gujarat (d) Madhya Pradesh (e) Haryana
Q11. Which state government will implement ‘Aama Yojna’, a scheme for helping non-working mothers & ‘Bahini Scheme’ benefitting girl students of the state? (a) Andhra Pradesh (b) Sikkim (c) Gujarat (d) Bihar (e) Meghalaya
Q12. Which Mutual Fund has launched a women-led financial empowerment initiative ‘Laxmi For Laxmi’? (a) ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund (b) UTI Asset Management (c) Axis Mutual Fund (d) HDFC Mutual Fund (e) Yes Mutual Fund
Q13. ____________has been selected to represent India at the 2041 Climate Force Antarctica Expedition which is set to be held in March 2022. (a) Rajni Chaudhary (b) Deepika Soni (c) Soniya Sharma (d) Vineeta Rani (e) Aarushi Verma
Q14. T. Raja Kumar has been appointed as the president of the Financial Action Task Force. He hails from which country? (a) Malaysia (b) Singapore (c) India (d) Srilanka (e) Nepal
Q15. Reliance Industries Ltd opens India’s biggest business and cultural hub in ________. (a) Kolkata (b) Delhi (c) Mumbai (d) Kanpur (e) Lucknow
Q16. Which day is observed as National Protein Day in India? (a) February 25 (b) February 24 (c) February 26 (d) February 27 (e) February 28
Q17. India has pulled out from which of these multilateral exercises in 2022, amid growing crises in Ukraine? (a) Sea Breeze (b) Cobra Warrior (c) Desert Knight (d) Shared Destiny (e) Operation Sniper
Q18. World NGO Day is commemorated annually on which day globally? (a) Last Saturday of February (b) February 28 (c) Last Sunday of February (d) February 27 (e) February 26
Q19. The Government of India has organised the annual Polio National Immunization Day 2022 on which day? (a) February 26 (b) February 28 (c) February 27 (d) February 25 (e) February 24
Q20. Which player won Gold for India at the Wushu Stars Championship 2022 in Russia? (a) Sadia Tariq (b) Roshni Soni (c) Rashmi Manral (d) Kiran Verma (e) Preeti Takkar
S1. Ans.(b) Sol. Reserve Bank of India has launched a booklet named “BE(A)WARE” which features common modus operandi used by fraudsters and precautions to be taken while carrying out various financial transactions.
S2. Ans.(a) Sol. “DigiSaathi” is a 24×7 Helpline for Digital Payments.This service will provide users with automated responses on information related to digital payment products and services. Presently it is available in English and Hindi language.
S3. Ans.(c) Sol. The UPI123pay will provide the users of feature phones the option to use Unified Interface Payments (UPI) for making payments. For this, UPI123 pay presently offers four mediums/options to the users of feature phones to make UPI payments.
S4. Ans.(b) Sol. The Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Textiles are organising a programme called “Jharokha-Compendium of Indian handicraft/ handloom, art and culture” to celebrate the traditional Indian handicrafts, handlooms, and art & culture. The first event under this celebration has been organized in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
S5. Ans.(a) Sol. Overall 29 women were conferred the award for the years 2020 and 2021 in recognition of their outstanding and exceptional work towards empowerment of women, especially the vulnerable and marginalised.
S6. Ans.(c) Sol. The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has designed and commissioned a supercomputer named “PARAM Ganga”, at IIT Roorkee on March 07, 2022, under Phase II of National Supercomputing Mission (NSM).PARAM Ganga has a supercomputing capacity of 1.66 Petaflops.
S7. Ans.(b) Sol. The Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) successfully launched a military satellite, Noor-2, into orbit at an altitude of 500 kilometres (311 miles) from earth, on March 08, 2022. This is the second military satellite launched by Islamic Republic.
S8. Ans.(e) Sol. Russia has become the most sanctioned country in the world, due to its invasion on Ukraine, according to a New York-based sanctions watchlist site Castellum.AI.
S9. Ans.(d) Sol. For the second consecutive year, India has been termed as ‘partly free’ country in terms of democracy and free society, according to the annual report titled “Freedom in the World 2022 – The Global Expansion of Authoritarian Rule” by Freedom House, a US-based NGO that ‘assesses political rights and civil liberties’.
S10. Ans.(e) Sol. Haryana government has announced Matrushakti Udaymita Scheme to provide support to women entrepreneurs, on International Women’s Day.
S11. Ans.(b) Sol. Chief Minister of Sikkim, Prem Singh Tamang has announced that the State Government will soon implement ‘Aama Yojna’, a scheme for helping non-working mothers & ‘Bahini Scheme’ benefitting girl students of the state.
S12. Ans.(d) Sol. HDFC Mutual Fund has launched a women-led financial empowerment initiative ‘LaxmiForLaxmi’ which will connect women investors to a woman financial expert near them through a unique missed call service.
S13. Ans.(e) Sol. Aarushi Verma from Delhi has been selected to represent India at the 2041 Climate Force Antarctica Expedition which is set to be held in March 2022.
S14. Ans.(b) Sol. Singapore’s T Raja Kumar has been appointed as the president of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global money laundering and terrorism financing watchdog.
S15. Ans.(c) Sol. The Centre, which covers 18.5 acres in Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex and was envisioned by Nita Ambani, Director Reliance Industries and Founder-Chairperson of Reliance Foundation.
S16. Ans.(d) Sol. In India, February 27th is celebrated as the National Protein Day, to create awareness about protein deficiency and encourage people to include of this macronutrient in their diet.
S17. Ans.(b) Sol. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has decided not to send its aircrafts in the multilateral air exercise ‘Cobra Warrior-22’ in United Kingdom, due to the deepening crisis in Ukraine, arising out of the Russian military attack in that country.
S18. Ans.(d) Sol. World NGO Day is celebrated every year on 27th February in several countries across the world. Non-Governmental Organizations or NGOs work in the upliftment of society.
S19. Ans.(c) Sol. In 2022, the Government of India has organised the Polio National Immunization Day 2022 (NID) (also known as ‘’Polio Ravivar”) on February 27, 2022, to give two drops of oral polio vaccine (OPV) to every child in the country under the age of five.
S20. Ans.(a) Sol. Indian Wushu player Sadia Tariq has won a gold medal in junior tournament at the Moscow Wushu Stars Championship 2022.