Current Affairs 31st October 2022 Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 31st October 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which state government will set up Cyber Intelligence Unit in the state to curb cyber and financial crime?

साइबर और वित्तीय अपराध पर अंकुश लगाने के लिए कौन सी राज्य सरकार राज्य में साइबर इंटेलिजेंस यूनिट स्थापित करेगी?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Maharashtra government to set up Cyber Intelligence Unit

Maharashtra’s Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced that a dedicated Cyber Intelligence Unit will be set up in the state to curb cyber and financial crime.

The Cyber Intelligence Unit will be created using advanced technology and with a view that cybercrime may pose an increasing challenge in the coming times.

This single platform will ensure a speedy response to any cyber or financial crime as it will unite banks, financial institutions, social media organizations, regulated institutions, cyber police and experts.

About Maharashtra

  • Capital – Mumbai
  • Chief Minister– Eknath Sindhe
  • Governor – Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Q.2. Union MoS for Rural Development Faggan Singh Kulaste has inaugurated the ‘Saras Food Festival – 2022’ in which of the following city?

ग्रामीण विकास के लिए केंद्रीय राज्य मंत्री फग्गन सिंह कुलस्ते ने निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में ‘सरस फूड फेस्टिवल – 2022′ का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Guwahati / गुवाहाटी

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Union Minister Faggan Singh inaugurated Saras Food Festival 2022

Union MoS for Rural Development Faggan Singh Kulaste has inaugurated the ‘Saras Food Festival – 2022’ in New Delhi.

On this occasion, Kulaste also launched the e-commerce portal http://www.esaras.in for better and more effective marketing of Saras products prepared by women of self-help groups.

The Saras Food Festival-2022 has been organized in the national capital by the Union Ministry of Rural Development at Handicraft Bhawan, Connaught Place, New Delhi.

The Saras Food Festival is a unique example of women’s empowerment. Women from self-help groups, formed under the flagship program ‘National Rural Livelihoods Mission’ of the Rural Development Ministry are participating in this festival.

About 150 women entrepreneurs and members of self-help groups from 18 states are participating in this event.

Q.3. Chenab White Water Rafting Festival started at which state/UTs?

चिनाब व्हाइट वाटर राफ्टिंग महोत्सव किस राज्य / केंद्र शासित प्रदेश में शुरू हुआ?

(a) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Ladakh / लद्दाख

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. Chenab White Water Rafting Festival starts at Shibnote, J&K

To promote adventure tourism round the year in Doda district, district administration started Chenab White Water Rafting Festival under ‘Back to Village Phase-4’

The festival was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Doda Vishesh Paul Mahajan and SSP Doda Abdul Qayoom at Shibnote, J&K.

More than 1,000 people attended the event and about 200 participated in the Rafting trip and ATB Ride.

Q.4. Who has become the first jeweller in India to import 25 kg gold under the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and the UAE?

भारत और संयुक्त अरब अमीरात के बीच व्यापक आर्थिक भागीदारी समझौते (सीईपीए) के तहत 25 किलो सोना आयात करने वाला भारत का पहला जौहरी कौन बन गया है?

(a) Senco Gold / सेन्को गोल्ड

(b) P.C. Chandra Jewellers / पी.सी. चंद्रा ज्वैलर्स

(c) Reliance Jewels / रिलायंस ज्वेल्स

(d) Malabar Gold and Diamonds / मालाबार गोल्ड एंड डायमंड्स

(e) BlueStone / ब्लूस्टोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Malabar becomes first Indian jeweller to import gold to UAE under CEPA

Retail jewellery major Malabar Gold and Diamonds has become the first jeweller in India to import 25 kg gold under the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between India and the UAE.

The gold has been imported through ICICI Bank with one percent duty rebate under the agreement.

The CEPA between India and the UAE came into effect on May 1, 2022.

Besides UAE, India has signed CEPAs with South Korea and Japan.

Q.5. Which of the following company has shut down its financial services business in India, four years after its launch recently?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने हाल ही में लॉन्च होने के चार साल बाद भारत में अपना वित्तीय सेवा कारोबार बंद कर दिया है?

(a) iQOO / आईक्यूओओ

(b) Xiaomi / श्याओमी

(c) Realme / रियलमी

(d) POCO / पोको

(e) Vivo / विवो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Xiaomi shuts financial services business in India

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has shut down its financial services business in India, four years after its launch.

The company’s Mi Pay app, which allowed users to make bill payments and money transfers, is no longer listed among the recognized third-party Unified Payments Interface (UPI) apps on the National Payments Corporation of India’s (NPCI) website.

In India, Xiaomi has been subject to government probes for allegedly dodging tax regulators.

About China

  • Capital –Beijing
  • Currency –Yuan
  • President –Xi Jinping

Q.6. First ASEAN-India Start-Up Festival has been inaugurated in which country to mark the 30th anniversary of ASEAN and India’s relationship?

आसियान और भारत के संबंधों की 30 वीं वर्षगांठ को चिह्नित करने के लिए किस देश में पहले आसियानभारत स्टार्टअप महोत्सव का उद्घाटन किया गया है?

(a) Brunei / ब्रुनेई

(b) Cambodia / कंबोडिया

(c) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

(d) Laos / लाओस

(e) Malaysia / मलेशिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. 1st ASEAN-India Start-up Festival 2022 inaugurated in Indonesia

First ASEAN-India Start-Up Festival has been inaugurated in Indonesia to mark the 30th anniversary of ASEAN and India’s relationship.

Objective – To strengthen cooperation and collaboration in science, technology, and innovation between ASEAN Member States and India.

It was hosted by the ASEAN Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation (COSTI), in collaboration with the Indian Department of Science and Technology (DST), via the Indonesian National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN) and the IIT Kanpur Start-up Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC).

This festival provides an opportunity for participating delegates from ASEAN and India to connect with businesses and investors from around the world, as well as further strengthen cross-border ties with ASEAN countries in the field of science and technology.

Q.7. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated ‘OYO Ekta Houseboat’ in which state?

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने किस राज्य में ‘ओयो एकता हाउसबोटका उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(e) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. PM Modi inaugurated maze garden, houseboat service, and Miyawaki forest in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated three attractions, including a Maze Garden, in Gujarat’s Ekta Nagar near the 182-meter-high Statue of Unity.

PM also inaugurated a ‘Miyawaki’ forest and a houseboat.

The newly added Maze (labyrinth) Garden, spread across three acres with a pathway of 2,100 metres, is the largest maze garden in the country and has been developed in a short span of just eight months.

It has been built in the shape of a ‘yantra’ that emanates positive energy.

As many as 1,80,000 saplings have been planted as part of a ‘Miyawaki’ forest near this Maze Garden, which had been created at a location originally used as a dumping site.

PM also inaugurated ‘OYO Ekta Houseboat’, Gujarat’s first houseboat service in the vicinity of the Statue of Unity.

Recent Inauguration by PM Modi

  • PM Modi inaugurated AIIMS in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
  • PM Modi inaugurated 4th Vande Bharat Expressin Himachal Pradesh
  • PM Modi inaugurated Shri Mahakal Lok complexin Ujjain
  • PM Modi lays foundation stone of two hydropower projectsin Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
  • PM Modi inaugurated PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022 inNew Delhi
  • PM Modi dedicated 75 Digital Banking Unitsto the nation
  • PM Modi launched new strategicair base in Gujarat’s Deesa
  • PM Modi launched Mission LIFE movementat Kevadiya
  • PM Modi laid foundation stone over Rs 3,400 crore in Chamoli, Uttarakhand
  • PM Modi has laid the foundation stone for a plant in Vadodara that will manufacture the C-295 transport aircraft.

Q.8. World’s tallest Shiva statue `Vishwas Swarpoopam` (Statue of Belief) has been inaugurated in which state?

विश्व की सबसे ऊंची शिव प्रतिमा ‘विश्वास स्वरूपम‘ (विश्वास की मूर्ति) का उद्घाटन किस राज्य में किया गया है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp.  World’s tallest Shiva statue inaugurated in Rajasthan

World’s tallest Shiva statue `Vishwas Swarpoopam` (Statue of Belief) has been inaugurated in the Rajsamand district of Rajasthan.

It will take at least four hours to watch the 369-feet tall statue built on Ganesh Tekri of Nathdwara.

Built on a hill of 51 bighas, the statue took 10 years to complete and has been constructed by Sant Kripa Sanatan.

As per plan in 2012, its height was to be kept till 251 feet. But later during construction, its height reached 351 feet.

Around 3,000 tonnes of steel and iron, 2.5 lakh cubic tonnes of concrete and sand have been used during construction. The statue can withstand wind speed up to 250 km.

The beauty of the statue is that 10,000 people can come at a time in the hall built inside it.

Five tallest Shiva statues in the world are-

Vishwas Swaroopam, Rajasthan – 369 feet

Kailashnath Mahadev Temple, Nepal – 143 meters

Marudeshwara Temple, Karnataka – 123 metres

Adiyoga Temple, Tamil Nadu – 112 metres

Mangal Mahadev, Mauritius – 108 metres

About Rajasthan

  • Capital –Jaipur
  • Chief Minister– Ashok Gehlot
  • Governor –Kalraj Mishra

Q.9. Rajesh Ranjan has been appointed as next Ambassador of India to which of the following country?

राजेश रंजन को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश में भारत के अगले राजदूत के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Maldives / मालदीव

(b) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(c) Rajesh Ranjan / राजेश रंजन

(d) Eritrea / इरिट्रिया

(e) Finland / फिनलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Rajesh Ranjan appointed as next Ambassador of India to Cote d’Ivoire

An IFS Officer of the 2001 batch Dr. Rajesh Ranjan has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire.

He will replace Y. K. Sailas Thangal.

Dr. Ranjan is presently the High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Botswana.

Cote d’Ivoire is a country on the southern coast of West Africa.

About Cote d’Ivoire

Capital- Yamoussoukro

Currency – Franc

PM- Patrick Achi

Official language- French

Recent Appointment

  • India’s Ambassador to Slovak Republic – Apoorva Srivastava
  • Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina – Partha Satpathy
  • India’s Ambassadors to Kuwait – Adarsh Swaika
  • India’s Ambassadors to Guinea – Avtar Singh
  • India’s Ambassador to Madagascar – Bandaru Wilsonbabu
  • India’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh – Pranay Verma
  • India’s High Commissioner to UK – Vikram Doraiswami
  • India’s ambassador to Thailand – Nagesh Singh
  • High commissioner of India to Canada – Sanjay Verma
  • India’s ambassador to the Republic of Korea – Amit Kumar
  • High commissioner of India to Canada – Sanjay Verma
  • India’s next ambassador to Japan – Sibi George
  • India’s ambassador to Eritrea – Prakash Chand

Q.10. Which of the following country has won FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022?

निम्नलिखित में से किस देश ने फीफा अंडर-17 महिला विश्व कप 2022 जीता है?

(a) Spain / स्पेन

(b) Colombia / कोलंबिया

(c) India / भारत

(d) Nigeria / नाइजीरिया

(e) Germany / जर्मनी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Spain won FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022

Spain has clinched the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 after defeating Colombia by 1-0 victory in the finals held at the D Y Patil Sports Stadium, Mumbai Maharashtra.

Vicky Lopez from Spain was adjudged as the player of the tournament.

While Spain goalkeeper Sofia Fuente has won the award for best goalkeeping.

Earlier, Nigeria beat Germany by 3-2 in a shootout and remained at third-placed in the match.

In 2018, FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup was also won by Spain.

FIFA Upcoming Event

FIFA World Cup 2022 – Qatar (32 Teams)

FIFA World Cup 2026 – Canada, Mexico, USA (48 teams)

FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022 – Costa Rica

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 – India

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2023 – Australia and New Zealand

Q.11. Who have won the men’s doubles final of the French Open 2022 in Paris?

पेरिस में फ्रेंच ओपन 2022 का पुरुष युगल फाइनल किसने जीता है?

(a) Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy / चिराग शेट्टी और सात्विकसाईराज रंकीरेड्डी

(b) Lakshya Sen and Chirag Shetty / लक्ष्य सेन और चिराग शेट्टी

(c) Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Lakshya Sen / सात्विकसाईराज रंकीरेड्डी और लक्ष्य सेन

(d) Srikanth Kidambi and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy / श्रीकांत किदांबी और सात्विकसाईराज रंकीरेड्डी

(e) Srikanth Kidambi and Lakshya Sen / श्रीकांत किदांबी और लक्ष्य सेन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. French Open 2022- Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag won men’s doubles title

In Badminton, the Indian duo of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy have won the men’s doubles final of the French Open 2022 in Paris.

The Indian duo has defeated Chinese Taipei’s Lu Ching Yao and Yang Po Han in the finals.

Satwik and Chirag, who were the runners-up in the 2019 edition.

Other winners of French Open (Badminton) 2022

Men’s singles- Viktor Axelsen (Denmark)

Women’s singles- He Bingjiao (China)

Women’s doubles- Pearly Tan and Thinaah Muralitharan (Malaysia)

Mixed doubles- Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong (China )

Q.12. Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air and Space Force (FASF) have participated in a bilateral exercise named ‘Garuda’ at Air Force Station Jodhpur. This is the _____ edition of the ‘Garuda’ air exercise jointly carried out by India and France.

भारतीय वायु सेना (IAF) और फ्रांसीसी वायु और अंतरिक्ष बल (FASF) ने वायु सेना स्टेशन जोधपुर में ‘गरुड़नामक एक द्विपक्षीय अभ्यास में भाग लिया है। यह भारत और फ्रांस द्वारा संयुक्त रूप से किए गए ‘गरुड़वायु अभ्यास का _____ संस्करण है।

(a) 5th

(b) 6th

(c) 7th

(d) 8th

(e) 9th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. French and India Air Forces hold joint exercise Garuda in Jodhpur

Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air and Space Force (FASF) are participating in a bilateral exercise named ‘Garuda’ from 26th Oct to 12th Nov 2022 at Air Force Station Jodhpur.

This is the 7th edition of the ‘Garuda’ air exercise jointly carried out by India and France.

The IAF is participating with Su-30 MKI, Rafale, LCA Tejas and Jaguar fighter aircraft, as well as the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) and Mi-17 helicopters.

The first, third and fifth editions were conducted in India in 2003, 2006 and 2014 at Air Force Stations Gwalior, Kalaikunda and Jodhpur, respectively.

The second, fourth and sixth editions were conducted in France in 2005, 2010 and 2019.

Recent Exercise

The Indian Navy hosted the 29th edition of the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) at Visakhapatnam.

The Indian and US militaries carried out a three-day joint humanitarian assistance exercise ‘Tiger Triumph’ in Visakhapatnam.

NATO has begun its long-planned annual nuclear exercise “Steadfast Noon” in northwestern Europe.

The Indian Navy has conducted a security exercise, called “Prasthan”, in the Offshore Development Area (ODA) off Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.

INS Tarkash has participated in the 7th edition of IBSAMAR, a joint multinational maritime exercise among Indian, Brazilian and South African Navies

Q.13. Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2022 is observed every year on ______ to _______.

वैश्विक मीडिया और सूचना साक्षरता (MIL) सप्ताह 2022 हर साल ______ से _______ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 20 – 28 October 2022 / 20 – 28 अक्टूबर 2022

(b) 21 – 29 October 2022 / 21 – 29 अक्टूबर 2022

(c) 22 – 30 October 2022 / 22 – 30 अक्टूबर 2022

(d) 23 – 31 October 2022 /23 – 31 अक्टूबर 2022

(e) 24 – 31 October 2022 / 24 – 31 अक्टूबर 2022

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. 24 – 31 October 2022 – Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2022

Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2022 is observed every year on October 24 to October 31.

Objective – To ensure and assess progress toward Media and Information Literacy around the world.

Theme 2022 – Nurturing trust: A Media and Information Literacy Imperative

This year Nigeria is the host country.

The first Global Media and Information Literacy Week was held in 2011 in Fez, Morocco.

Q.14. National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated every year on which day?

राष्ट्रीय एकता दिवस या राष्ट्रीय एकता दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 30 October / 30 अक्टूबर

(b) 31 October / 31 अक्टूबर

(c) 29 October / 29 अक्टूबर

(d) 27 October / 27 अक्टूबर

(e) 28 October / 26 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. 31 October – National Unity Day

National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated every year on October 31.

Objective – To ponder upon ways to maintain the nation’s unity.

The day is observed with patriotic events to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel – the man who played an important role in the unification of India. He is popularly known as the “Iron Man of India”.

In Independent India, he became the first Deputy Prime Minister of the country.

To honour his contribution to India’s independence and unity, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in 2014 declared that National Unity Day will be celebrated on Patel’s birth anniversary, every year.

On Patel’s birth anniversary in 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 182m-tall statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel called ‘Statue of Unity’.

Tallest statue in the world, it is located on the banks of the Narmada River in Kevadia, facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam near the city of Vadodara, Gujarat.

Q.15. Neel Pawan Baruah passed away at the age of 84 recently. He was what?

नील पवन बरुआ का हाल ही में 84 वर्ष की आयु में निधन हो गया। वह क्या थे?

(a) Writer / लेखक

(b) Politician / राजनेता

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Artist / कलाकार

(e) Historian / इतिहासकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. Assam’s eminent artist Neel Pawan Baruah passed away

Renowned artist from Assam Neel Pawan Baruah passed away at the age of 84 in Guwahati.

Baruah was known for using unusual mediums to portray his paintings.

He founded the Assam Fine Arts & Craft Society at Guwahati in 1971 to revive the art of Brindabanivastra.

In 2021, he was awarded the ‘Assam Sourabh’ award by the Government of Assam.

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