Daily Current Affairs Quiz by Crack Adda
Daily Current Affairs 12th January 2023: Daily Current Affairs Update & Daily Quiz For Government Exams:
Daily Current Affairs Quiz 12th January 2023:
The Current Affairs Quiz section of Crack Adda aims to help aspirants to revise Current Affairs for 12th January at ease. The Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as:
- 75th Army Day
- 26th National Youth Festival
- Gareth Frank Bale
- France football team’s captain
- MD and CEO of Paytm bank
- Dwaine Pretorius
- first fully digital banking state
- Patangrao Kadam award
- Veer Guardian-2023
Q1. 75th Army Day will be organized in which city this year?
Correct Answer- (c) Bangalore
Explanation: On January 15, 2023, Bengaluru will host the 75th Army Day ceremony. This is the first time the event has been held outside of the nation’s capital. Major General Ravi Murugan, GOC Karnataka, and Kerala Sub Area informed that it will be an occasion to present and promote Indian military capabilities to the people of the south.
Q2. In which state will PM Modi inaugurate the 26th National Youth Festival on January 12, 2023?
(c) Madhya Pradesh
Correct Answer- (a) Karnataka
Explanation: On January 12, 2023, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the 26th National Youth Festival in Hubbali, Karnataka. The event is being conducted on National Youth Day, which is commemorated on Swami Vivekanand’s birth anniversary, to honour and respect his values, teachings, and accomplishments. Every year, the National Young Festival is conducted to provide the country’s brilliant youth with national exposure while also galvanizing them toward national development.
Q3. The famous footballer Gareth Frank Bale who took retirement from football belongs to which country?
Correct Answer- (c) Wales
Explanation: Gareth Bale, Wales’ all-time greatest goalscorer and Real Madrid’s five-time Champions League winner, has declared his retirement from football. Bale, one of Britain’s most decorated players, has left Los Angeles FC midway through his contract, which was set to end this summer.
Q4. Name the France football team’s captain, who took retirement from the game recently.
(a) Hugo Lloris
(b) Kylian Mbappé
(c) Olivier Jonathan Giroud
(d) Antoine Griezman
Correct Answer- (a) Hugo Lloris
Explanation: Hugo Lloris, France’s captain, announced his retirement from international football on January 9, 2023, at the age of 36. Lloris captained France to the World Cup title in 2018, having played in four World Cups and three Euros. The Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper guided his country to the World Cup final in Qatar, where they were defeated on penalties by Argentina.
Q5. Who has been appointed as the new MD and CEO of Paytm bank?
(a) Vijay Kbank
(b) R.S. Sodhi
(c) Surinder Chawla
(d) Mridula Kochar
Correct Answer- (c) Surinder Chawla
Explanation: The RBI has accepted the nomination of senior banker Surinder Chawla as the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of India’s homegrown Paytm Payments Bank, according to One 97 Communications on January 8, 2023. Paytm’s payment bank has bolstered its executive team in preparation for the next phase of expansion. Chawla will lead Paytm Payment Bank for the next three years.
Q6. Dwaine Pretorius, who took retirement from cricket recently belongs to which country?
(b) South Africa
(c) New Zealand
Correct Answer- (b) South Africa
Explanation: South African all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect on, 9 January 2023 according to Cricket South Africa (CSA). Since making his international debut in 2016, the 33-year-old has played in 30 T20Is, 27 ODIs, and three Tests for South Africa. He was a member of the squads for the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup and the 2021 T20 World Cup.
Q7. Which state has become the country’s first fully digital banking state?
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh
Correct Answer- (d) Kerala
Explanation: Kerala becomes country’s first fully digital banking state
Q8. India has signed an MoU with which of the following country to enhance cooperation in the training of diplomats?
Correct Answer- (d) Panama
Explanation: India signed MoU with Panama to enhance cooperation in training of diplomats.
Q9. Who among the following has received the Dr. Patangrao Kadam award?
(a) Adar Poonawalla
(b) Mukesh Ambani
(c) Shiv Nadar
(d) Dr. Tapan Saikia
Correct Answer- (a) Adar Poonawalla
Explanation: CEO of Vaccine manufacturer Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla has received the Dr. Patangrao Kadam award for their contribution in the fight against COVID-19.
Q10. Indian Air Force (IAF) and Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) commencing which edition of exercise ‘Veer Guardian-2023’ at Hyakuri Air Base in Japan from 12 January 2023 to 26 January 2023?
Correct Answer- (a) First
Explanation: India and Japan to hold 1st bilateral air exercise ‘Veer Guardian-2023’.
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