Daily Current Affairs Quiz 30 March 2022



Daily Current Affairs Quiz 30 March 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 30 March 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 30 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. As per latest report of ICRA, what is the projected GDP growth rate for India in 2022-23 fiscal?

    A) 7.9%

    B) 8.5%

    C) 8.1%

    D) 7.2%

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    Option D

    Explanation:Rating agency ICRA has lowered the growth forecast for India’s GDP in 2022-23 (FY23) to 7.2 percent. Earlier this rate was 8 percent. The ICRA Ltd. has projected the GDP growth forecast for 2021-22 (FY22) at 8.5%.

  2. Government of India is setting up museum of all former Prime Ministers to showcase their life, times and contribution. How many Prime Ministers have been there in India till date?

    A) 12

    B) 16

    C) 14

    D) 11

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    Option C

    Explanation:A museum of all former Prime Ministers, Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya (the Museum of Prime Ministers) , has been built at Teen Murti Estate, in Delhi. The Museum will showcase the life, times and contribution of all 14 Prime Ministers of India so far, except for the collections and works on Jawaharlal Nehru, who has a separate Nehru Memorial Museum, which was also his residence.

  3. How many National Water Awards for the year 2022 have been presented by President Ramnath Kovind?

    A) 44

    B) 57

    C) 51

    D) 35

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    Option B

    Explanation:A total of 57 National Water Awards for 2022 have been conferred to states, organizations and others in 11 different categories, at the 3rd National Water Awards .

  4. Who has been elected as the new Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) to replace incumbent Guy Ryder?

    A) Gilbert Houngbo

    B) Muriel Pénicaud

    C) Kanayo Nwanze

    D) Kang Kyung-wha

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    Option A

    Explanation:Gilbert Houngbo has been elected as the next Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO). Mr. Houngbo, who is the former Prime Minister of Togo, will be the 11th Director-General of the ILO and the first African to hold the post.

  5. Uday Kotak has recently announced to step down as the Chairman from the board of which company?

    A) Power Finance Corporation

    B) Dewan Housing Finance Corporation

    C) India Infoline

    D) Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS)

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    Option D

    Explanation:Uday Kotak has announced to step down as the Chairman of the board of the Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), after his term ends on April 2, 2022.

  6. Shashi Sinha has been named as the new Chairman of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC India). He will replace whom?

    A) Partho Dasgupta

    B) Punit Goenka

    C) Sunil Lulla

    D) Nakul Chopra

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    Option B

    Explanation:The board of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC India) has elected Shashi Sinha as its new Chairman.

  7. Based on the Hurun Global 40 and Under Self-Made Billionaires 2022 list, the United States leads the world with 37 self-made billionaires aged 40 and under. What is the rank of India in this list?

    A) 5th

    B) 3rd

    C) 4th

    D) 2nd

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    Option C

    Explanation:Hurun Research Institute has released the Hurun Global Forty and Under Self-Made Billionaires 2022, which ranks the self-made billionaires in the world (in terms of US dollar) aged forty years and under. The Hurun Report 2022 lists 87 Self-Made Billionaires in the world aged 40 and under, which is up by 8 from last year.The USA leads the list with 37 self-made billionaires.China is second with 25 billionaires, followed by United Kingdom (8), India (6) and Sweden (3) respectively in top five.

  8. Indian Union Minister Piyush Goyal has recently inaugurated an Indian Jewellery Exposition Centre (IJEX) building in which city?

    A) Dubai

    B) Kathmandu

    C) Mumbai

    D) London

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    Option A

    Explanation:The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal inaugurated theIndian Jewellery Exposition Centre (IJEX) building in Dubai, UAE on March 29, 2022, during his visit to Dubai to participate in the India Pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020.

  9. Which multiplex chain has been merged with PVR Ltd to form a new combined entity?

    A) Carnival Cinemas

    B) CineMAX

    C) Big Cinemas

    D) INOX Leisure

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    Option D

    Explanation:The respective Board of Directors of multiplex chains PVR Ltd and Inox Leisure (INOX) have approved an all stock amalgamation of Inox with PVR.As per the deal, the shareholders of Inox will get three shares of PVR for every 10 shares held in the company.Post merger, the combined entity will be named as PVR INOX Limited and the new cinemas opened post the merger will be branded as PVR INOX.

  10. Who has been roped in as the new President of Badminton Association of India (BAI) for four years from 2022-2026?

    A) Jyotiraditya Scindia

    B) Kiren Rijiju

    C) Himanta Biswa

    D) Tarun Gogoi

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    Option C

    Explanation:The incumbent president of Badminton Association of India (BAI), Himanta Biswa Sarma has been re-elected unopposed for a second four years term, from 2022 to 2026.

  11. Who has been featured as the world’s richest self-made billionaire aged 40 and under as per Hurun report for 2022?

    A) Zhang Yiming

    B) Mark Zuckerberg

    C) Dustin Moskovitz

    D) Sam Bankman-Fried

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    Option B

    Explanation:Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg is the world’s richest self-made billionaire aged 40 and under with total wealth of $76 billion.

  12. Which state has topped under the Best State category at the third National Water Awards?

    A) Uttar Pradesh

    B) Madhya Pradesh

    C) Karnataka

    D) Gujarat

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    Option A

    Explanation:In the Best State category, Uttar Pradesh has been awarded first prize, followed by Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.

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