Daily Current Affairs Quiz 13 April 2022



Daily Current Affairs Quiz 13 April 2022

Daily Current Affairs Quiz 13 April 2022: This post contains Questions/Quiz based on the Current Affairs and Important News of 13 April 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 the data of Ministry of Commerce and Industry, what was the number of patents filed in 2021-22?

    A) 42,763 

    B) 66,440

    C) 19796

    D) 30,074

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    Option B

    Explanation:The number of patent filings increased from 42,763 in 2014-15 to 66,440 in 2021-22, more than a 50% increase in a span of 7 years.

  2. Name the Indian cities which have been recognised as the ‘2021 Tree City of the World’ by FAO?

    A) Indore and Hyderabad

    B) Kolkata and Mumbai

    C) Mumbai and Hyderabad 

    D) Mumbai and Indore

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    Option C

    Explanation:The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Arbor Day Foundation have jointly recognised Mumbai and Hyderabad as ‘2021 Tree City of the World’.

  3. The ‘2+2’ Ministerial dialogue between India and the United States in 2022, was which edition of the bilateral Dialogue?

    A) 4th

    B) 3rd

    C) 5th

    D) 6th

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    Option A

    Explanation:The fourth edition of the ‘2+2’ Ministerial dialogue between India and the United States was held on April 11, 2022 in Washington DC.

     

  4. The Conference Amrit Samagam was organised by which ministry as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations?

    A) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

    B) Ministry of External Affairs

    C) Ministry of Women and Child Development

    D) Ministry of Culture

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    Option D

    Explanation:The Union Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah, inaugurated the “Amrit Samagam”, a conference of tourism and culture ministers of the country, in New Delhi on April 12, 2022.

  5. Which financial lender has approved loan worth US$ 2 million to support designing climate resilient urban infrastructure, strengthening institutional capacity and improving municipal resource mobilisation in Nagaland? 

    A) New Development Bank

    B) World Bank

    C) Asian Development Bank (ADB)

    D) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

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    Option C

    Explanation:The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have inked$2 million Project Readiness Financing (PRF) loan agreement on April 12, 2022.

  6. What amount has been announced by UNDP and the partners of the Adaptation Innovation Marketplace (AIM) as climate action grants for 22 local innovators across 19 countries, including India?

    A) $3 million

    B) $2 million

    C) $5 million

    D) $4 million

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    Option B

    Explanation:The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the partners of the Adaptation Innovation Marketplace (AIM) have approved $2.2 million in climate action grants for 22 local innovators across 19 countries, including India.The funding will be done through Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA) window.

  7. Which airport has emerged as the world’s busiest airport for 2021 as per the survey of Airports Council International (ACI) World?

    A) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) 

    B) Shanghai Pudong International Airport 

    C) Guangzhou Bai Yun International Airport

    D) Hong Kong International Airport

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    Option A

    Explanation:The Airports Council International (ACI) World [Headquarter- Montreal, Canada] released the list of the top 10 busiest airports worldwide for 2021 on April 11, 2022. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has topped the list with 75.7 million passengers.

  8. Name the winner of 57th Jnanpith Award 2022

    A) Shankha Ghosh

    B) Bhalchandra Nemade

    C) Damodar Mauzo

    D) Kedarnath Singh

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    Option C

    Explanation:Eminent Konkani writer Damodar Mauzo has been conferred with 57th Jnanpith Award for the year 2022.

  9. Which Indian PSU has won the Gold medal at 80th SKOCH Award in Social Responsibility category?

    A) NHPC Limited

    B) Steel Authority of India (SAIL)

    C) ONGC

    D) National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)

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    Option D

    Explanation:The National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), under Ministry of Steel has won one gold and one silver award at the 80th SKOCH Summit and SKOCH Awards held on April 09, 2022, in New Delhi.The theme for the 80th SKOCH Summit was ‘State of BFSI & PSUs’.

  10. Who is the winner of the 56th Jnanpith award for 2021?

    A) Nilmani Phookan

    B) Amitav Ghosh

    C) Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri

    D) Krishna Sobti

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    Option A

    Explanation: Noted Assamese poet and litterateur Nilmani Phookan has been felicitated with the 56th Jnanpith award for 2021.

  11. Which player is named as ICC Men’s Player of the Month for March 2022

    A) Keegan Petersen

    B) Shreyas Iyer

    C) Babar Azam

    D) David Warner

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    Option C

    Explanation:Pakistan captain Babar Azam has been named as the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for March 2022.

  12. Rachael Haynes is named as ICC Women’s Players of the Month for March 2022. She represents which country?

    A) West Indies

    B) New Zealand

    C) Australia

    D) Zimbabwe

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    Option C

    Explanation:Australia opener Rachael Haynes is named as ICC Women’s Players of the Month for March 2022.

  13. Siachen Day is marked every year on 13 April in India. In 2022, which anniversary of the day is being celebrated?

    A) 31st

    B) 27th

    C) 41st

    D) 38th

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    Option D

    Explanation:The 38th Siachen Day was celebrated by Siachen Warriors Brigade of Fire & Fury Corps on April 13, 2022 with tremendous zeal and enthusiasm.

  14. Which day is marked as the International Turban Day annually?

    A) 13 April

    B) 12 April

    C) 11 April

    D) 10 April

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    Option A

    Explanation:The International Turban Day is celebrated every year on April 13 since 2004 to bring awareness of the strict requirement on Sikhs to put the turban as a mandatory part of their religion. The 2022 Turban Day marks the 553rd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev and the festival of Baisakhi.

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