Daily Current Affairs 17 July 2022 – Best Current Affairs questions and MCQs with explanations for all competitive and government exams like UPSC CSE, CDS, NDA, SSC CGL, CHSL, BANKING, RAILWAYS, RRB, RBI, CISF, CAPF, UGC NET, and other central and state government exams.
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Daily Current Affairs 17 July 2022 – Best Questions and MCQs
Who was the first Indian to enter the men’s long jump final at WAC?
a)Anju Bobby George
b) Ankit Sharma
c) Murali Sreeshankar
d) Sandeep Singh Maan
Answer: c) Murali Sreeshankar
Murali Sreeshankar became the first Indian to enter the men’s long jump final at the World Athletics Championships(WAP) on 16 July 2022.
✔He leapt 8m & finished second in the qualification round at the ongoing WAC in Oregon, USA.
✔Tokyo to host 2025 World Athletics Championships.
✔Anju Bobby George was the first to make it to the World Championships long jump final.
✔She is the first to win a medal- Bronze in the 2003 edition in Paris.
which of these has become the first Private bank to fully integrated with the new IT portal?
a) ICICI bank
b) Axis bank
c) Kotak Mahindra bank
d) Bandhan bank
Answer: c) Kotak Mahindra bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank has completed technical integration with the new e-filing portal of the Income Tax (IT) department.
✔Its customers can now pay their direct taxes through the e-pay tax tab or by visiting a branch.
✔Kotak Mahindra Bank Chairman, MD & CEO- Uday Kotak.
In which state did PM Modi inaugurate Bundelkhand Expressway?
Answer: b) UP
PM Modi inaugurated the Bundelkhand Expressway in the Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh.
✔The 296 km 4-lane expressway has been constructed at a cost of around Rs.14,850 crores.
Who was recommended for the position of managing director in the newly formed National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development?
a) Shri Shanti Lal Jain
b) Rajkiran Rai g
c) Ajay Kumar Srivastava
d) Rajesh Sharma
Answer: b) Rajkiran Rai g
Financial Service Institutions Bureau (FSIB) has recommended Rajkiran Rai G for the position of managing director in the newly formed National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development(NaBFID).
✔Rajkiran Rai is the former chairman of the Union Bank of India.
✔Bank Board Bureau(BBB) was revamped into FSIB.
RBI and which international Bank signed MoU to expand cooperation in the payment system?
a) Bank of America
b) Bank of Indonesia
c) Doha Bank
d) Royal Bank of Scotland
Answer: b) Bank of Indonesia
The Reserve Bank of India & Bank of Indonesia signed an MoU to expand cooperation in a payment system, digital financial innovation, and anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism.
✔The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the G20 Finance Minister and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Bali, Indonesia.
✔RBI Governor- Shaktikanta Das.
Which country has the first-ever red extreme heat warning issued?
b) South Africa
c) the United Kingdom
Answer: c) the United Kingdom
UK’s met office has issued the first-ever red warning, declaring a national emergency, as temperatures could hit 40degree Celsius.
✔Temperatures of 40degree Celsius have been forecasted for the first time in the UK.
✔The heatwave originating in North Africa is spreading across Europe and has fuelled wildfires in France & Spain.
✔Capital of UK- London;
✔Prime Minister- Boris Johnson;
✔Currency- Pound Sterling.
Who was appointed as India’s next Ambassador to Bhutan?
a) Taranjit Singh Sandhu
b) Sudhakar Dalela
c) Sanjay Kr. Verma
d) Pavan Kapoor
Answer: b) Sudhakar Dalela
Sudhakar Dalela, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer has been appointed as the Ambassador of India to Bhutan.
✔He will succeed Ruchira Kamboj who has been appointed as India’s next Permanent Representative to the UN.
✔Capital of Bhutan- Thimphu.