Current Affairs Quiz – 2022: Daily Objective Current Affairs MCQ Quiz

Current Affairs Quiz-2022 :- Current Affairs Quiz 2022 is published daily with Multiple Choice (MCQs) / Objective Current Affairs Questions and Answers for SSC, IBPS, Banking, Railways, Various entrance exams, state level competitions such as KAS/ KPSC, UPPSC, RPSC, MPPSC, MPSC and all state PCS Examinations.

#1. Peechi Wildlife Sanctuary, where a new damselfly species (Protosticta anamalaica) was spotted, is in which state?

Notes:
Entomologists from the Travancore Nature History Society (TNHS) have recently identified the species, Anamalai Reed-tail (Protosticta anamalaica) from the Western Ghats in the Peechi Wildlife Sanctuary in Thrissur.
With this, the number of odonates in Kerala has grown to 182. The insect was first spotted at Ponmudi hills in the Peechi Wildlife Sanctuary of the Munnar landscape. The genus Protosticta Sels consists of slender-built damselflies commonly known as Reed-tails or Shadow-damsels.

#2. A Herpetofauna (amphibians and reptiles) survey was conducted simultaneously in six protected areas of which wildlife division?

Notes:
A Herpetofauna (amphibians and reptiles) survey was conducted simultaneously in six protected areas of areas of Munnar wildlife division.
The survey has recorded the presence of 60 species of amphibians and 74 reptiles. This was for the first time a herpetofaunal survey was carried out covering all of the protected areas.

#3. ‘Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme’ which was recently launched, is implemented by which Union Ministry?

Notes:
The Prime Minister launched the Union Power Ministry’s ‘Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme’. It aims to help DISCOMs improve their operational efficiencies and financial sustainability.
The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of various green energy projects of NTPC worth over Rs 5200 crore. He also launched the ‘National Solar rooftop portal’.

#4. What is the theme of the ‘World Day Against Trafficking in Persons’ in 2022?

Notes:
‘World Day Against Trafficking in Persons’ is observed every year on 30 July. This year the theme of the event is “Use and abuse of technology”.
The Blue Heart Campaign was also launched where the blue heart represents the sadness of those who are trafficked, as well as the cold-heartedness of those who buy and sell fellow human beings.

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#5. ‘Yudh Abhyas’ is a military exercise held between India and which country?

Note :- India and the US will conduct a fortnight-long mega military exercise named ‘Yudh Abhyas’ in Uttarakhand’s Auli in October 2022.

#6. As per Kantar India’s Brand Footprint report, which is the most chosen FMCG brand in India?

Notes:
Parle remained the most chosen Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brand for the tenth year in a row in 2021.
This was revealed in the latest Kantar India’s Brand Footprint 2022 report. It is followed by Amul, Britannia, Clinic Plus, Tata and Ghadi. The report ranked these brands based on Consumer Reach Points (CRPs), based on actual purchases and the frequency of those purchases.

#7. Loktak Lake, the largest freshwater lake in India, is located in which state?

Notes:
Loktak lake is the largest freshwater lake in India, located in the state of Manipur. The lake covers 61 per cent of the total identified wetlands of the state.
Recently, the Loktak Development Authority (LDA) issued a notice to remove all floating houses and fishing structures on Loktak lake. It has created a a sharp reaction from the fishing community and home-stay operators.

#8. Which state held the most number of sittings of the State Assembly in 2021?

Notes:
As per the recent study of the think tank PRS Legislative Research (PRS), Kerala held the most number of sittings of the State Assembly in 2021 at 61 days.
Between 2016 and 2019, it remained at the top with an average of 53 days. Kerala is followed by Odisha with 43 sitting days, Karnataka with 40 days and Tamil Nadu with 34 days.

#9. Nyaya Mitra programme was launched in which year?

Notes:
The Nyaya Mitra (NM) was launched in 2017, to facilitate fast-track disposal of 10-15 years old pending cases in High Courts and Subordinate Courts.
The Union Law Minister recently provided information on state-wise disposal under the programme.  The Nyaya Mitras have so far assisted the Courts in disposal of 3495 old cases. 80 Nyaya Mitras will be engaged across the country from 2021-2026.

#10. Which institution launched ‘Face recognition facility’ for pensioners to submit their life certificate?

Notes:
Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) introduced a new facility for pensioners to submit their digital life certificate.
Under the new ‘Face recognition facility’, pensioners can now submit their digital life certificate on the EPFO portal from anywhere in the country. Union Minister of Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav launched the face authentication technology.

 

 

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