Daily Current Affairs Quiz 26 March 2022



Daily Current Affairs Quiz 26 March 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 26 March 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 26 March 2022. These questions have been framed keeping in mind the pattern of banking and competitive exams and hence this current affairs quiz will be helpful for upcoming competitive exams. Give our online current affairs test every day to be prepared for all Current Affairs competitive exams

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  1. What is the projected GDP growth rate of Indian economy for 2022 as per UNCTAD’s latest prediction?
    A) 5.5%
    B) 6.7%
    C) 4.6%
    D) 7.1%
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has pegged India’s economic growth rate for 2022 to 4.6 percent due to the ongoing Ukraine-Russia conflict. Earlier this rate was projected at 6.7%.

  2. Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH) has been inaugurated in which city by RBI Governor recently and what is the initial capital contribution for RBIH?
    A) Mumbai; Rs 200 crore
    B) Bengaluru; Rs 100 crore
    C) New Delhi; Rs 200 crore
    D) Chennai; Rs 100 crore
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Shri Shaktikanta Das, Governor of RBI has inaugurated the Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH) on March 24, 2022 in Bengaluru, Karnataka. RBI has set up the RBIH with an initial capital contribution of Rs. 100 crore. 

  3. Mr Yogi Adityanath took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra for second term on March 25, 2022. What is the constituency of CM Yogi?
    A) Gorakhpur
    B) Varanasi
    C) Agra
    D) Prayagraj
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Yogi Adityanath took oath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second consecutive term on March 25, 2022. 

  4. Which state has topped the NITI Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index 2021?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Gujarat
    D) Uttar Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Gujarat has retained the top position in the second edition of NITI Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index 2021. The first edition was released in 2020.

  5. Government has organised the 10-days long Bharat Bhagya Vidhata festival at which place to showcase the heritage, culture and diversity of India?
    A) Rashtrapati Bhavan
    B) India Gate
    C) Sansad Bhavan
    D) Red Fort
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Irani inaugurated the ten-day mega Red Fort Festival, ‘Bharat Bhagya Vidhata’ at Red Fort in Delhi on March 25, 2022.

  6. The Earth Hour Day is marked every year on which day?
    A) Last Sunday of March
    B) Last Saturday of March 
    C) March 25
    D) March 26
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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    Every year, the Earth Hour is celebrated worldwide on the last Saturday of the March month to show support for fight against climate change and commitment towards better planet. Earth Hour 2022 is being marked on March 26, 2022.

  7. The offshore security exercise, ‘Prasthan’ was organised by which unit of the Indian Navy?
    A) Western Naval Command
    B) Eastern Naval Command
    C) Southern Naval Command
    D) All the above
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Western Naval Command of the Indian Navy organised an offshore security exercise, ‘Prasthan’ in the Offshore Development Area (ODA) off Mumbai on March 23, 2022.

  8. Name the secretary general of NATO whose tenure has been extended for one year till 2023?
    A) Olaf Scholz
    B) Antony Blinken
    C) Jens Stoltenberg 
    D) Volodymyr Zelenskyy
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    Option C
    Explanation: 
    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has approved an extension in the tenure of its Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg by a year until September 30, 2023.

  9. Which day has been designated by the Government of India to be marked as National Dolphin Day annually w.e.f 2022?
    A) 27 August
    B) 04 April
    C) 31 March
    D) 05 October
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    Option D
    Explanation: 
    The Union Ministry for Environment, Forest and Climate Change has designated 5th of October to be celebrated as National Dolphin Day every year, beginning from 2022. 

  10. As per UNCTAD, what is the estimated GDP growth rate for the global economy  in 2022?
    A) 2.6%
    B) 3.3%
    C) 4.2%
    D) 2.9%
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The UNCTAD has further projected the global economic growth for the year 2022 at 2.6 percent.

  11. What is the theme of the Earth Hour Day in 2022?
    A) Shape Our Future
    B) Climate Change to Save Earth
    C) Climate Action and Sustainable Development
    D) Reduce, Reuse, Change the Way We Live
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Earth Hour 2022 theme will focus on ‘Shape Our Future‘.

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