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Current Affairs Quiz: 6 & 7 March 2022

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Top 10 Questions Based on Current Affairs 6 & 7 March 2022

  1. The government of India recently (in March’22) approved the ‘Modernisation Plan-IV for Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)’ scheme with a financial outlay of ____________.
    1) Rs 2,256 crore
    2) Rs 3,982 crore
    3) Rs 1,523 crore
    4) Rs 4,976 crore
    5) Rs 1,986 crore
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-3) Rs 1,523 crore
    The Government of India (GoI) has approved ‘Modernisation Plan-IV for Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)’ scheme to improve the overall operational efficiency and preparedness of the CAPFs with a financial outlay of Rs 1,523 crore.
    i. The Ministry of Home Affairs under guidance of Union Home Minister, Amit Shah will implement the scheme from 1st February 2022 to 31st March 2026. This approval was made as a continuation of ‘Modernisation Plan-III for CAPFs’.
    About Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA):
    Union Minister – Amit Shah (Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat).
    Minister of state – Nityanand Rai (Ujiarpur, Bihar); Ajay Kumar Mishra (Kheri, Uttar Pradesh); Nisith Pramanik (Coochbehar, West Bengal).

  2. Name India’s first Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) that was recently (in March’22) tested by Indian Railways between Gullaguda-Chitgidda Railway stations?
    1) Bachan
    2) Kavach
    3) Panah
    4) Bachav
    5) Sharan
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-2) Kavach
    The indigenously-developed India’s first Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), “Kavach ” was successfully tested by Indian Railways. The test was conducted between Gullaguda-Chitgidda Railway stations on Lingampalli-Vikarabad section in Secunderabad Division of South Central Railway.
    i. This system will help the Railways achieve the goal of ‘zero accidents’ as it enables the trains to stop on their own if the digital system notices any manual error like jumping of the red signal or any other malfunction.
    About KAVACH:
    Announced in the 2022 Union Budget as a part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative, it is an indigenously developed ATP (Automatic Train Protection) system by Research Design and Standards Organisation (RDSO) in collaboration with Indian industry. Its trials are facilitated by South Central Railway.

  3. In which city Reliance Industries Ltd. opened (in March’22) India’s first global destination named ‘Jio World Centre’?
    1) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
    2) Noida, Uttar Pradesh
    3) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
    4) Mumbai, Maharashtra
    5) New Delhi, Delhi
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) opened the Jio World Centre, ‘first of its kind’ India’s largest and most prestigious multi-faceted destination in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Mumbai, Maharashtra.
    i. The Jio World Centre also features India’s largest Convention Centre “Jio World Convention Centre” enabled by the 5G network.
    ii. The centre was envisioned by Nita Ambani, Director of Reliance Industries and Founder-Chairperson of Reliance Foundation.

  4. Which country recently (in March’22) retained in the grey list of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) for failing to check money laundering & terror financing since June 2018?
    1) Iraq
    2) Iran
    3) Afghanistan
    4) Pakistan
    5) UAE
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Pakistan
    The global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog, Financial Action Task Force (FATF), retained Pakistan in the grey list and asked the country to work on money laundering investigations and prosecutions.
    i. The decision has been taken after the conclusion of the four-day FATF Plenary from March 1-4, 2022.
    ii. The event took place in hybrid mode from Paris, France. FATF also added the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to its grey watchlist.
    iii. Pakistan has been on the grey list of FATF since June 2018 for failing to check money laundering, and terror financing. It was given a plan of action to complete it by October 2019 but it fails to comply with the FATF mandates.

  5. Which company recently (in March’22) partnered with Kotak Mahindra Bank to launch a co-branded fuel credit card?
    1) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
    2) Coal India Ltd
    3) Indian Oil Corporation
    4) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation
    5) Bharat Petroleum Corporation
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer- 3) Indian Oil Corporation
    Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (KMBL) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Limited launched the Indian Oil Kotak co-branded fuel credit card that will offer more value to customers in the form of an enhanced rewards programme.
    i. The program gives customers value on fuel spends and on special non-fuel & frequent-spend categories, such as fuel, dining and groceries.
    ii. This partnership will help IOC and KMBL to further strengthen their brand reach and deepen customer engagement.
    About Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (KMBL):
    Establishment – 2003
    Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra
    Managing Director (MD) & CEO – Uday Kotak
    Tagline – Let’s Make Money Simple

  6. On National Science Day 2022 (28th Feb’ 2022) Union Minister Jitendra Singh launched the Artificial intelligence (AI) Readiness Program – “Building AI Readiness among Young Innovators”.
    The AI readiness Program was developed by which of the following organization?
    1) Intel India
    2) Department of Science and Technology
    3) Tata Consultancy Services
    4) Both 1 & 2
    5) Both 2 & 3
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Both 1 & 2
    On the occasion of National Science Day 2022 (28th February 2022), Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), launched the Artificial intelligence (AI) Readiness Program – “Building AI Readiness among Young Innovators”.
    i. The Program was developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) under the Ministry of Science And Technology (MoST) in partnership with Intel India.
    ii. Aim: The AI Readiness Program aims to build digital readiness among the students from classes 6 to 10, enrolled under DST’s ‘Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) -Awards MANAK (Million Minds Augmenting National Aspirations and Knowledge) scheme.
    iii. He also launched INSPIRE Mobile App and INSPIRE MANAK.

  7. Who recently (in March’22) got appointed as the “Chairperson of Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT)” for the period of 4years?
    1) Ravi Shankar Jha
    2) Raghvendra Singh Chauhan
    3) Sanjay Karol
    4) Ravi Ranjan
    5) Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-5) Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel
    The Central Govt. has appointed Justice Dhirubhai Naranbhai Patel, Chief Justice of Delhi High Court, as the Chairperson of Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) for the period of 4years.
    i. The Ministry of Law and Justice issued a notification regarding the approval of his appointment by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).
    About Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT):
    Created in accordance with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act (TRAI), 1997 (Amended in 2000) authorized by TRAI.
    Establishment: 2000
    Headquarters: New Delhi, Delhi (NCT)

  8. Which organisation developed Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) that will be used in radar imaging satellite modules of EOS 04?
    1) DRDO
    2) ISRO
    3) HAL
    4) Bharat Dynamics Ltd
    5) Bharat Electronics Ltd
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-1) DRDO
    The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs), which will be used in radar imaging satellite modules of EOS 04 (Earth Observation Satellite – 04).
    i. EOS 04 was launched by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) on 14th Feb 2022.
    ii. MMIC is a type of integrated circuit, it operates at microwave frequencies. Their function is to perform microwave mixing, power amplification, low-noise amplification, and high-frequency switching.
    About Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO):
    Headquarters- New Delhi
    Founded- 1958
    Chairman- Dr G Satheesh Reddy

  9. Indian Navy recently (in March’22) tested-fire Brahmos supersonic cruise missile from which of the following Indian Navy Ship (INS)?
    1) INS Surat
    2) INS Kochi
    3) INS Kolkata
    4) INS Chennai
    5) INS Mumbai
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) INS Chennai
    The Indian Navy successfully tested the accuracy of an extended range of Brahmos supersonic cruise missile from the stealth destroyer Indian Navy Ship (INS) Chennai.
    i. In 2020, India successfully test fired the anti-radiation Rudram-1 missile. It was the first indigenously developed anti-radiation missile of India.
    ii. Both Brahmos missile and INS Chennai are indigenously built and highlight the cutting-edge of Indian missile and ship-building prowess.
    iii. INS Chennai is a stealth guided missile destroyer of the Indian Navy constructed by the Mazagon Dock Limited at Mumbai.

  10. The legendary Spinner, Shane Keith Warne recently (in March’22) passed away. Which country did he represent in international cricket?
    1) Sri Lanka
    2) West Indies
    3) England
    4) Australia
    5) New Zealand
    Answer & Explanation
    Answer-4) Australia
    Shane Keith Warne, the legendary Australian spinner has passed away at the age of 52. He had also contributed towards the victory of the ICC World Cup for the Australian Cricket team in the years – 1995/96 (Wills World Cup) and 1999 (ICC World Cup).
    i. To honour Shane Warne the Australian Cricket Board decided to rename the Great Southern Stand as “Shane Warne stand” in Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
    ii. He was the First cricketer to take 700 international test wickets in 2006, later he was overtaken by Muttiah Muralitharan with 800 wickets.

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