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Top 10 Questions Based on Current Affairs 4 February 2022

  1. Which Company recently (in Feb’22) signed a Rs. 3,131.82 crore contract with the Indian Army for supply of Konkurs-M Anti-Tank Missiles?
    1) Bharat Electronic Ltd
    2) HAL
    3) Bharat Dynamics Ltd
    4) ISRO
    5) DRDO
    Answer-3) Bharat Dynamics Ltd
    A contract has been inked between Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) and the Indian Army worth Rs 3,131.82 crore in New Delhi, Delhi for the manufacturing and supply of Konkurs-M, anti-tank guided missile, by BDL under a license agreement with a Russian Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).
    i. This contract will be executed in three years.

  2. Which country recently (in Feb’22) signed an MoU with India to construct the 2nd motor bridge over Mahakali River?
    1) Thailand
    2) Afghanistan
    3) Bangladesh
    4) Nepal
    5) Bhutan
    Answer-4) Nepal
    India and Nepal signed a MoU for the construction of a motorable bridge over the Mahakali River connecting Dharchula (India) with Darchula (Nepal), under Indian grant assistance.
    i. The bridge is about 110-metre and is the second motor bridge on the India-Nepal border in Uttarakhand. The other one is the Banbasa bridge in Champawat, Uttarakhand.

  3. Which Insurance Company recently (in Feb’22) launched Industry’s 1st Artificial Intelligent (AI) Voice Bot for automated Motor Claims?
    1) Aditya Birla General Insurance
    2) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
    3) Kotak Mahindra General Insurance
    4) Cholamandalam MS General Insurance
    5) Edelweiss General Insurance
    Answer-5) Edelweiss General Insurance
    Edelweiss General Insurance launched an AI (Artificial Intelligent) powered voice bot for automated registration of motor claims. It is powered by the platform.
    i. The end-to-end AI Voice Bot is the first of its kind services in the General Insurance industry in India.
    ii. The AI voice bot is currently available in Hindi, English and Hinglish, enabling real time registration of claims that work 24/7.

  4. In February 2022, SEBI restructured its _____ member high-power advisory committee on settlement orders & compounding which will be chaired by _________.
    1) 3; Vijay C Daga
    2) 4; Jai Narayan Patel
    3) 6; PK Malhotra
    4) 4; Vijay C Daga
    5) 3; Jai Narayan Patel
    Answer-2) 4; Jai Narayan Patel
    Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Capital markets regulator has restructured its 4- member high-power advisory committee on settlement orders and compounding of offences & Jai Narayan Patel, former chief justice of Calcutta High Court will be chairing the Committee.
    i. The panel will work as per SEBI (Settlement Proceedings) Regulations, 2018.
    ii. The committee was earlier headed by Vijay C Daga, retired judge of the High Court of Bombay.

  5. In February 2022, CRISIL estimated India’s Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Growth at ______ in FY23.
    1) 7.9%
    2) 7.5%
    3) 7.8%
    4) 7.6%
    5) 8.2%
    Answer-3) 7.8%
    Domestic rating agency CRISIL (formerly Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited) has estimated FY23 real GDP (Gross Domestic Product) growth at 7.8% as compared to 9.2% in FY22, and 8.5% projected in Economic Survey 2021-22.
    i. It also projected headline inflation for FY23 to average 5.2%

  6. Who recently (in Feb’22) got appointed as the new Chairperson of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) for a period of 5 years?
    1) Mukulita Vijayawargiya
    2) Ravi Mittal
    3) Rashesh Shah
    4) Navrang Saini
    5) Sudhaker Shukla
    Answer-2) Ravi Mittal
    Ravi Mittal, former secretary of the department of sports is appointed as the new Chairperson of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) for a period of 5 years.
    i. Ravi Mittal will take over from Navrang Saini after his term ends on 5th March 2022.

  7. Name the 5th Scorpene-class submarine that was recently (in Feb’22) commenced its 1st Sea trial.
    1) INS Khanderi
    2) INS Karanj
    3) INS Vela
    4) INS Vagir
    5) INS Vagsheer
    Answer-4) INS Vagir
    The Indian Navy’s new submarine, Vagir, the fifth of six French-designed Scorpene-class submarines (Kalvari-class), built as part of Project 75 commenced its first sea trial on 01, February 2022.
    i. The submarine was launched in November 2020 from Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), Mumbai, Maharashtra.
    ii. The submarine-designated ‘Yard 11879’ during its construction by MDL in collaboration with the Naval Group of France and will be named ‘Vagir’ after it is commissioned into service.

  8. Name the Institute that recently (in Feb’22) installed & commissioned One of India’s most Powerful Supercomputers named ‘Param Pravega’ under National Supercomputing Mission (NSM).
    1) IIT Ropar
    2) IIT Bombay
    3) IIT Kanpur
    4) IIT Madras
    5) IISc Bengaluru
    Answer-5) IISc Bengaluru
    The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, Karnataka has installed and commissioned ‘Param Pravega’, one of the most powerful supercomputers in India, and the largest in an Indian academic institution under the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM).
    i.The system has a total supercomputing capacity of 3.3 petaflops (1 petaflop equals a quadrillion (one quadrillion = 10^15 or 10^24) operations per second).

  9. Which Organization recently (in Feb’22) launched an intelligence satellite named ‘NROL-87’ for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)?
    1) OneWeb
    2) JAXA
    3) SpaceX
    4) Blue Origin
    5) NASA
    Answer-3) SpaceX
    An intelligence satellite namely ‘NROL-87’ for the United States (US) National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) was launched into space through a two-stage SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB) in California, US.
    i. NROL-87 is described as the ‘national security payload’ with an outlay of $50 Million.

  10. Who recently (in Feb’22) won his 8th Tata Steel Title 2022 extending his record for most wins in the Tata Steel Chess Tournament?
    1) Terje Wibe
    2) Aryan Tari
    3) Magnus Carlsen
    4) Arne Kroghdahl
    5) Fabiano Caruana
    Answer-3) Magnus Carlsen
    Norwegian Grandmaster(GM), Magnus Carlsen (world rank: 1), has won the title of Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022, organized by the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. He has won his 8th Tata Steel Title defeating Italian-American GM Fabiano Caruana.
    Magnus Carlsen, holds the record for most wins at the tournament.
    The Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2022, 84th edition, took place in Wijk ann Zee, the Netherlands from 14th January to 30th January 2022.
    Note- Grandmaster Erigaisi Arjun of India has won the Tata Steel Challengers and earned a spot in the Tata Steel Masters 2023.