Weekly Current Affairs Quiz – 10 to 16 January 2022

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz

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Current affairs GK is an important section of competitive exams, so here we have compiled a weekly current affairs quiz based on important events that took place between 10 to 16 January 2022. It’s important to keep up with current affairs to score well in competitive exams. Give our current affairs quiz a try, let’s get started…

Current Affairs Quiz – Questions and Answers

Question 1: By which institution the flagship report ‘Ecowrap’ is released?

the Research Team of the State Bank of India releases the report ‘Ecowrap’. According to the current edition of the report, In 2021-22, India’s real GDP is expected to grow at around 9.5%.

Question 2: In ‘Sea Dragon 22’ Military Exercise which group of countries participate?

It was announced by the US Navy that the Sea Dragon 22 exercise, a multi-lateral anti-submarine warfare exercise in the Pacific Ocean, started along with the navies of Canada, India, Japan, Australia, and South Korea.

Question 4: Under which Union Ministry, the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) is an autonomous body?

The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) is an autonomous body under the Union Ministry of Education. The council aims to give directions to historical research as well as encourage the objective and scientific writing of history.

Question 5: Who has been appointed as Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR)?

Recently, Professor Raghuvendra Tanwar is appointed as Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), for three years or until further order.

Question 6: The New Jan Shatabdi Express that runs between between Agartala and Jiribam connects Tripura with which state?

The Jan Shatabdi Express flagged off by Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw between Agartala and Jiribam connects two northeastern states, Tripura and Manipur. The train will cover 6 hours of journey and will run three times a week.

Question 7: What is the objective of the AI-based patented system ‘Clairvoyant’?

IIT alumni started Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven Start-Up named ‘Swajal Water Private Limited’ was launched by Union Minister Jitendra Singh. The company’s patented system, ‘Clairvoyant’ uses AI to optimise water purification systems and predict future breakdowns. The company has also developed clean drinking water solutions including Water ATMS using Internet of Things technology with solar energy.

Question 8: Which country has developed the ‘Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM)?

Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) is an indigenously developed, low weight missile developed jointly by DRDO and a private Indian Defence Contractor. MPATGM is an third-generation fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile from India, which is derived from Nag ATGM.

Question 9: Bharath Subramaniyam is associated with which sports?

Fourteen-year-old Bharath Subramaniyam from Tamil Nadu has became India’s 73rd chess Grandmaster, after securing the third and final GM norm at an event held in Italy.

Question 10: With which country India has set a bilateral trade target of $50 billion before 2030?

A bilateral trade target of USD 50 billion before 2030 has been set between India and South Korea. Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and South Korea’s Trade Minister Yeo Han-Koo held bilateral talks in New Delhi.

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