Daily Current Affairs Quiz : January 7, 2022
Published: January 7, 2022
1. ‘Seema Bhawani’ is the name of which team of the Border Security Force (BSF)?
[A] Camel Contingent
[B] Creek Crocodile
[C] All-women Biker Team
[D] All-women Creek Crocodile
Correct Answer: C [All-women Biker Team]
‘Seema Bhawani’ is the all-women biker team of the Border Security Force (BSF). The team will showcase their talent on the Republic Day.
Over 100 female troops from different ranks are taking part in the event. Seema Bhawani team was formed in the year 2016 and they participated in the Republic Day parade in 2018, for the first time.
2. Atal Tunnel, which was seen in the news recently, is located in which state/UT?
[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
Correct Answer: A [Himachal Pradesh]
Atal Tunnel is located in the hilly state of Himachal Pradesh. It is all-weather 9km road under the Rohtang Pass on the Leh-Manali Highway.
The Tunnel saw a record number of vehicles crossing on the first day of 2022. As per officials, a total of 7,515 vehicles crossed the tunnel on January 1, 2022. This is the highest ever count since it was inaugurated on October 3, 2020.
3. Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi(IGRUA), which was making news recently, is located at which state?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[D] West Bengal
Correct Answer: A [Uttar Pradesh]
Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi(IGRUA) was established by the Government of India in the year 1986 at Fursatganj Airfield. It is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
IGRUA is an Autonomous Body and it is administered by a Governing Council under Ministry of Civil Aviation. During 2021, IGRUA recorded 19000 hours of flying as against an average yearly flying output of 15000 per year during the previous five years. It also targets 25000 flying hours in 2022.
4. “Blue Book”, which was seen in the news, is the manual of which armed force/group?
[A] Central Reserve Police Force
[B] Special Protection Group
[C] National Security Guard
[D] Indian Coast Guard
Correct Answer: B [Special Protection Group]
“Blue Book” is the name of the manual of the Special Protection Group (SPG), which exclusively protects India’s Prime Minister.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent 20 minutes on a Punjab highway blocked by protesting farmers in a security breach. Usually, the PM’s plan is shared with the state’s top leadership including the Chief Minister, Home Minister and police chief. SPG coordinates with State Police and other officers for a security plan.
5. Which state/UT recognised Takht Damdama Sahib, as the fifth Takht of Sikhs?
[D] Uttar Pradesh
Correct Answer: B [Delhi]
Delhi Assembly passed an amendment Bill to the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Act, 1971, to recognise Takht Damdama Sahib as the fifth Takht of Sikhs.
A Takht, or a throne, is a seat of temporal authority for Sikhs. There are five Sikh Takhts, three in Punjab and one each in Maharashtra and Bihar. The amendment also adds one more ex officio member in the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managament Committee (DSGMC) house from the earlier 4.
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