Daily Current Affairs Quiz : January 12, 2022
Published: January 12, 2022
1. India’s first Mobile Honey Processing Van was launched in which state?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
Correct Answer: A [Uttar Pradesh]
India’s first Mobile Honey Processing Van was launched at Village Sirora in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. It was inaugurated by the Chairman of KVIC, Vinai Kumar Saxena.
The Mobile Van has been designed by KVIC at its Multi-disciplinary Training Centre, Panjokehra, at a cost of INR 15 lakh. It can process up to 300 KG of honey in 8 hours and also comprises of with a testing laboratory, which would examine the quality of honey.
2. ‘Ecowrap’ is the flagship report released by which institution?
[A] Asian Development Bank
[B] NITI Aayog
[C] Reserve Bank of India
[D] State Bank of India
Correct Answer: D [State Bank of India]
‘Ecowrap’ is the report released by the Research Team of the State Bank of India. As per the latest edition of the report, India’s real GDP is expected to grow at around 9.5 per cent in 2021-22.
The NSO released the First Advance Estimates of National Income for financial year 2021-22. It estimated the GDP Growth in 2021-22 as 9.2 per cent. As per the report, even if the Covid infections could impact mobility, economic activity is not expected to get affected much.
3. What is the maximum limit of Aadhaar-enabled cash withdrawal transactions, per customer, per terminal per day, as per NPCI?
Correct Answer: C [Five]
National Payments Corporation of India has introduced limits for cash withdrawals and mini statements.
It states that the maximum limit of five Aadhaar enabled cash withdrawal transactions, per customer, per terminal per day. The issuers will also implement a limit of a minimum of five mini statement transactions per customer per month. This has to be implemented by January 15, 2022.
4. The New Jan Shatabdi Express inaugurated between Agartala and Jiribam connects Tripura with which state?
Correct Answer: B [Manipur]
Union Railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw flagged off the Jan Shatabdi Express between Agartala and Jiribam connecting two northeastern states, Tripura and Manipur.
The Jan Shatabdi Express will run thrice a week and the journey will take six hours. Besides this, Tripura has Rajdhani Express, Kanchanjungha Express, Humsafar Express among others.
5. Wolf Volcano, which was seen in the news, is the highest peak in which island group?
[A] Hawaiian Islands
[B] Galápagos Islands
[C] Mariana Islands
[D] Caroline Islands
Correct Answer: B [Galápagos Islands]
Wolf Volcano, also known as Mount Whiton, is the highest peak in the Galápagos Islands. It is a volcanic archipelago in the Pacific Ocean.
The volcanic mountain recently erupted, spewing lava and clouds of ash over the Pacific Ocean. The cloud of gas and ash from Wolf Volcano rose to 3,793 meters above sea level after the eruption. The islands are part of the province of Ecuador.
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