Daily Current Affairs 13th January 2022

Daily Current Affairs 13th January 2022:

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1Which country's passport has topped the list of powerful passports for the first quarter of 2022 released by the Henley Passport Index, along with Japan?

(A) America

(B) Australia

(C) Africa

(D) Singapore

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Answer: (D) Singapore

Singapore's passport has been ranked first along with Japan in the list of powerful passports for the first quarter of 2022 released by the Henley Passport Index. India has been ranked 83rd in the released Henley Passport Index. Whereas India's passport was ranked 90th last year. Now Indian passport allows you visa-free access to 60 countries.

 

2. Google and which bank have recently tied up to boost the bank's customer experience strategy?

(A) Bank of Baroda

(B) Canara Bank

(C) Yes Bank

(D) RBL Bank

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Answer: (D) RBL Bank

RBL Bank and Google recently entered into an agreement to boost the bank's customer experience strategy. Through which, the bank will expand its value proposition to serve its rapidly growing customer base through the digital platform, Abacus 2.0.

 

What is the rank of Chennai International Airport in the global list for “Performance on Time” for the year 2021?

(A) 5th position

(B) 7th place

(C) 8th place

(D) 9th place

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Answer: (C) 8th position

Chennai International Airport has been ranked 8th in the global list for "Performance on Time" for the year 2021. According to the latest traffic data of Chennai Airport, it has recovered 80 percent of the domestic traffic. It is the sixth busiest airport in India.

 

4. Which of the following cricket team's player Chris Morris has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket?

(A) Australia cricket team

(B) Nepal cricket team

(C) New Zealand cricket team

(D) South Africa cricket team

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Answer: (D) South Africa Cricket

Team South Africa cricket team all-rounder Chris Morris has recently announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. He has played four Tests, 42 ODIs and 23 T20 Internationals for South Africa. In batting, Morris has scored 467 runs in ODIs and 133 runs in T20s respectively.

 

5.Which of the following fame actress has recently been awarded the 12th Bharat Ratna Dr. Ambedkar Award 2022?

(A) Divya Khosla

(B) Divya Kapoor

(C) Sania Sahu

(D) Harshali Malhotra

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Answer: (D) Harshali Malhotra

Harshali Malhotra, the fame actress of the 2015 film Bajrangi Bhaijaan, has recently been honored with the 12th Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award 2022. He has been honored by the Governor of Maharashtra Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari for his commendable performance and contribution in the field of Indian cinema.

 

6.Which city has become the first city in the country to undertake a water metro project after the launch of its first boat in December 2021?

(A) Chennai

(B) Mumbai

(C) Kochi

(D) Pune

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Answer: (C) Kochi

The city of Kochi in Kerala has become the first city in the country to have a water metro project after the launch of its first boat in December 2021. Whose name is "Muziris". Which is one of 23 battery operated electric boats built by Cochin Shipyard Limited. This launch is a part of the Rs 747 crore project.

 

Gail Monfils has recently won the 11th ATP title of his career by defeating whom in the men's singles event of the 2022 Adelaide International 1?

(A) Novak Djokovic

(B) Rafael Nadal

(C) Karen Khachanov

(D) none of these

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Answer: (C) Karen Khachanov

Gail Monfils recently won the 11th ATP title of his career by defeating Karen • Khachanov in the men's singles event of the 2022 Adelaide International 1. The same Australian star Ashley defeated Kazakhstan's Elina Ribakina to win her second Adelaide International title.

 

8. What has been approved by the Ministry of Railways to change the name of Kevadiya railway station?

(A) Vikram Nagar Railway Station

(B) Sania Nagar Railway Station

(C) Sosma Nagar Railway Station

(D) Ekta Nagar Railway Station

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Answer: Ekta Nagar Railway Station

The Railway Ministry has recently approved the renaming of Kevadiya railway station in Narmada district of Gujarat to Ekta Nagar railway station. Statue of Unity's Kevadiya railway station comes under Vadodara division, the station code of Ekta Nagar railway station will be EKNR, the numerical code of the station will be 08224620.

 

9. Which of the following bank has recently set up a separate internal department for fintech?

(A) State Bank of India

(B) HDFC Bank

(C) Bank of Baroda

(D) Indusland Bank

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Answer: (A) State Bank of India

State Bank of India has recently set up a separate internal department for fintech. A new department has been created with effect from January 04, 2022 by incorporating Fintech Division of the Department of Payment and Settlement Systems, Central Office.

 

10.international monetary fund Who has recently been appointed as its new Chief Economist?

(A) Gita Gopinath

(B) Pierre-Olivier Gaurynchus

(C) James Cameron

(D) Alex Halter

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Answer: (B) Pierre-Olivier Gaurynchus

international monetary fund has recently appointed Pierre-Olivier Gourinches as its new Chief Economist. He will succeed Gita Gopinath. Pierre-Olivier Gourinches is currently the director of the Clauson Center for International Business and Policy at the University of California.

 

 

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