Current Affairs Quiz 12th and 13th November 2022, Daily GK Update

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Q.1. Which country has signed 4 MoUs with India in areas of culture, wildlife, and health recently?

हाल ही में किस देश ने संस्कृति, वन्य जीवन और स्वास्थ्य के क्षेत्रों में भारत के साथ 4 समझौता ज्ञापनों पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Mangolia / मंगोलिया

(b) Ghana / घाना

(c) Cambodia / कंबोडिया

(d) Namibia / नामीबिया

(e) Oman / ओमान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. India signed MoU with Cambodia in the areas of culture, wildlife, health

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen have exchanged 4 MoUs signed in areas of culture, wildlife and health.

These included one in the field of health and medicine between the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India and the Ministry of Health, Cambodia.

The second MoU was signed regarding the reintroduction of tigers in Cambodia.

The Third MoU was signed between IIT Jodhpur and the Institute of Technology Cambodia in the field of Research, Development and Application of Technology for Digital Documentation of Cultural Heritage.

The Fourth MoU was signed on Financing Agreement on Conservation and Preservation of Wat Raja Bo Pagoda Paintings in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

About Cambodia

Capital- Phnom Penh

Currency- Cambodian riel

Prime Minister – Hun Sen (since 1985)

Recent MoUs signed by India with other countries

  • Maldives signed an MoU with India for Hanimaadhoo International Airport Development Projects
  • India signed an agreement with Armenia to export missiles, rockets & ammunition
  • India signed an MoU with Iran for smooth movement of seafarers
  • India & UAE signed an MoU to establish Cultural Council Forum
  • India signed an MoU with Maldives for  cooperation in disaster management
  • India signed an MoU with UAE for cooperation in education sector
  • India and Madagascar signed an MoU on training of diplomats
  • India signed an agreement with Egypt to further defence cooperation

Q.2. Who has announced new projects of 1.6 lakh crores rupees in the North-East India region recently?

हाल ही में किसने उत्तरपूर्व भारत क्षेत्र में 1.6 लाख करोड़ रुपये की नई परियोजनाओं की घोषणा की है?

(a) Nitin Gadkari / नितिन गडकरी

(b) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(c) Jyotiraditya Scindia / ज्योतिरादित्य सिंधिया

(d) Droupadi Murmu / द्रौपदी मुर्मु

(e) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. Nitin Gadkari announced new projects of Rs1.6 lakh cr in North-East

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has announced new projects of 1.6 lakh crores rupees in the North-East India region.

These projects include Roads, Ropeways, and major Bridges across the river Brahmaputra and other water bodies, and multi-modal logistics parks had been also proposed at Udaipur in Tripura and Silchar in Assam.

The union minister approved a slew of new road projects, valued at ₹68,000 crore, in four Northeastern states to make international standard surface connectivity.

New projects worth ₹50,000 crore for Assam, ₹9,000 crore for Meghalaya, ₹5,000 crore for Nagaland and ₹4,000 crore for Sikkim were approved. Our aim is to change the entire scenario of road transport in NE by 2024.

Northeast states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, and Sikkim.

Guwahati is called the Gateway to the North East.

Q.3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the 5th Vande Bharat Express train recently. The 5th Vande Bharat Express train will run between Chennai and ________?

प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने हाल ही में 5वीं वंदे भारत एक्सप्रेस ट्रेन को हरी झंडी दिखाई। 5वीं वंदे भारत एक्सप्रेस ट्रेन चेन्नई और ________ के बीच चलेगी?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) Ayodhya / अयोध्या

(c) Prayagraj / प्रयागराज

(d) Mangaluru / मंगलुरु

(e) Mysuru / मैसूर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. PM flags off south India’s first Vande Bharat Express train

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the Chennai-Mysuru Vande Bharat Express at Kranthiveera Sangolli Rayanna (KSR) Railway Station in Bengaluru.

This is the fifth Vande Bharat Express in the country and the first such train in south India.

It will enhance connectivity between the industrial hub of Chennai and the Tech and Startup hub of Bengaluru and the famous tourist city of Mysuru.

PM Modi also flagged Bharat Gaurav Kashi Darshan Train at the KSR railway station.

Karnataka is the first state to take up this train under the Bharat Gaurav scheme in which the Government of Karnataka and the Ministry of Railways are working together to send pilgrims from Karnataka to Kashi.

The pilgrims will be provided comfortable stay and guidance for visiting Kashi, Ayodhya and Prayagraj.

The Vande Bharat Express is part of the 75 such trains expected to be running all across India by the end of 2023.

Vande Bharat has a maximum commercial speed of 160 km/h.

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.
  • PM Modi inaugurated Maze Garden, ‘OYO Ekta Houseboat’ Miyawaki’forest in Gujarat.
  • PM Modi  laid foundation stone of projects worth 860 cr in Gujarat
  • PM Modi declared Mangarh Dham national monumentin Rajasthan.

Q.4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled a 108-feet tall bronze statue of Sri Nadaprabhu Kempegowda in which city?

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने किस शहर में श्री नादप्रभु केम्पेगौड़ा की 108 फीट ऊंची कांस्य प्रतिमा का अनावरण किया है?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) Chennai / चेन्नई

(c) Guwahati / गुवाहाटी

(d) Mysure / मैसूर

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. PM Modi unveiled 108-feet tall statue at Bengaluru

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled a 108-feet tall bronze statue of Sri Nadaprabhu Kempegowda in Bengaluru.

The ‘Statue of Prosperity’ was built to commemorate the contribution of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda, the founder of Bengaluru.

Conceptualized and sculpted by Ram V Sutar of the Statue of Unity fame, 98 tonnes of bronze and 120 tonnes of steel have gone into making this statue.

Earlier, PM Modi flagged off Chennai-Mysuru Vande Bharat Express at Kranthiveera Sangolli Rayanna (KSR) Railway Station in Bengaluru.

He also flagged Bharat Gaurav Kashi Darshan Train at KSR railway station in Bengaluru

Q.5. The Food Safety and Standard Association of India (FSSAI) has awarded which Railway Station a 4-star ‘Eat Right Station’ certification for providing ‘” high-quality, nutritious food to passengers” recently?

भारतीय खाद्य सुरक्षा और मानक संघ (FSSAI) ने हाल ही में किस रेलवे स्टेशन को “यात्रियों को उच्चगुणवत्ता, पौष्टिक भोजनप्रदान करने के लिए 4-स्टार ‘ईट राइट स्टेशनप्रमाणन से सम्मानित किया है?

(a) Bhopal Railway Station / भोपाल रेलवे स्टेशन

(b) Indore Railway Station / इंदौर रेलवे स्टेशन

(c) Chennai Railway Station / चेन्नई रेलवे स्टेशन

(d) Guwahati Railway Station / गुवाहाटी रेलवे स्टेशन

(e) Lucknow Railway Station / लखनऊ रेलवे स्टेशन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Bhopal Railway Station gets 4-star ‘Eat Right Station’ certificate

The Food Safety and Standard Association of India (FSSAI) has awarded Bhopal Railway Station a 4-star ‘Eat Right Station’ certification for providing ‘” high-quality, nutritious food to passengers”.

Railway stations are awarded the certificate after an FSSAI-empaneled third-party audit agency rates them on a scale of 1 to 5 for food storage and hygiene practices.

Chandigarh Railway station was the fifth Indian railway station to receive a 5-star ‘Eat Right Station’ certification in September 2021.

The other railway stations with this certification include Anand Vihar Terminal Railway Station; (Delhi), Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus; (Mumbai), Mumbai Central Railway Station; (Mumbai), and Vadodara Railway Station.

Q.6. Who has launched the Green Energy Open Access portal to increase the purchase of renewable energy in the country?

देश में अक्षय ऊर्जा की खरीद बढ़ाने के लिए ग्रीन एनर्जी ओपन एक्सेस पोर्टल किसने लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(d) Hardeep Singh Puri / हरदीप सिंह पुरी

(e) R K Singh / आरके सिंह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. R K Singh launched the Green Energy Open Access Portal

Union Power Minister RK Singh has launched the Green Energy Open Access portal to increase the purchase of renewable energy in the country.

The portal will allow electricity consumers having sanctioned load of 100 kW or above to get supply of renewables.

Under the new system, any consumer with a sanctioned load of 100 kW or more can get renewable energy through open access portal from any renewable energy generating plant set up by himself or by any developer.

Recent Inauguration by Union Ministers

  • Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated ‘Baji Rout National Football Tournament in Dhenkanal in Odisha.
  • Virendra Kumar has inaugurated the SHILP SAMAGAM-2022in New Delhi.
  • Kishan Reddy inaugurated the sixth edition of Ganga Utsav 2022in New Delhi.
  • Rajnath Singh launched ‘Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot’website
  • Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated ‘Ayush Utsav’in Kashmir

Q.7. Global rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has slashed India’s GDP for 2022 to how much percent from 7.7 percent?

वैश्विक रेटिंग एजेंसी मूडीज इन्वेस्टर्स सर्विस ने 2022 के लिए भारत की जीडीपी को 7.7 प्रतिशत से घटाकर कितने प्रतिशत कर दिया है?

(a) 7.4%

(b) 7.3%

(c) 7.2%

(d) 7.0%

(e) 6.8%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Moody’s cuts India’s growth forecast for 2022 to 7% from 7.7%

Global rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has slashed India’s economic growth forecast for 2022 to 7% from 7.7% estimated earlier.

Reason – In view of the tightening monetary policy environment, uneven distribution of monsoon, higher inflation, and slowing global growth

This is the second time in as many months that Moody’s Investors Service has cut India’s growth estimates for 2022.

In September, it had cut projection for the year 2022 to 7.7% from 8.8% pegged in May.

It projected GDP growth of G-20 economies to decelerate to 1.3 percent in 2023, significantly lower than its previous estimate of 2.1 percent.

The Asian Development Bank too has cut its projection to 7%, from 7.5% earlier.

Updated GDP List

  • World Bank – 6.5% (FY23), 7.1% (FY24)
  • MOODY’S. – 7% (FY23)
  • S&P – 7.3% (FY23), 6.5% (FY24)
  • IMF – 6.8% (FY23), 6.1% (FY24)
  • ADB – 7% (FY23), 7.2% (FY24)
  • RBI – 7% (FY23)
  • FITCH RATING – 7% (FY23), 6.7% (FY24)
  • FICCI – 7% (FY23), 6.4% (FY24)
  • OECD – 6.9% (FY23), 6.2% (FY24)
  • CRISIL – 7.3% (FY23)
  • NSO – 8.7%.     Q4 – 4.1% (FY23)
  • SBI – 6.8% (FY23)
  • Morgan Stanley – 7.2% (FY23), 6.4%(FY24)
  • Nomura – 7.2% (FY23)
  • UNTCAD – 5.7% (FY23)

Q.8. Who has been re-elected as Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय क्रिकेट परिषद (आईसीसी) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में फिर से किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Greg Barclay / ग्रेग बार्कले

(b) Imran Khwaja / इमरान ख्वाजा

(c) Wasim Khan / वसीम खान

(d) Geoff Allardice / ज्योफ एलार्डिस

(e) Jay Shah / जय शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Greg Barclay re-elected as Chairman of ICC for 2 year

The ICC board has unanimously re-elected Greg Barclay as the Independent Chair of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for a second two-year term.

Barclay was originally appointed as the ICC Chair in November 2020.

He was previously the Chair of New Zealand Cricket (NZC) and was a director of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2015.

Recent Appointment 

  • Lieutenant Governor of Maryland – First Indian American Aruna Miller
  • Chairman of National Monuments Authority (NMA) – Prof. Kishor Basa
  • Chairperson of 22nd Law Commission of India -Former Karnataka HC Chief Justice Rituraj Awasthi
  • Deputy Chair of GSMA – Gopal Vittal
  • Honorary Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) – Amit Dasgupta
  • President of International Hockey Federation – Tayyab Ikram

About International Cricket Council (ICC)

  • Formation –15 June 1909
  • Headquarters – Dubai, UAE
  • Chairman –Greg Barclay (New Zealand)
  • Deputy Chairman –Imran Khwaja (Singapore)
  • CEO– Geoff Allardice (Australia)
  • General Manager –Wasim Khan
  • Membership – 108 members

Q.9. Noted writers Madhu Kankariya and Dr. Madhav Hada have been awarded which of the following award recently?

प्रसिद्ध लेखक मधु कांकरिया और डॉ. माधव हाडा को हाल ही में निम्नलिखित में से किस पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Sahitya Akademi Award / साहित्य अकादमी पुरस्कार

(b) JCB Award / जेसीबी अवार्ड

(c) Jnanpith Award / ज्ञानपीठ पुरस्कार

(d) Vyas Samman / व्यास सम्मान

(e) Bihari Puraskar / बिहारी पुरस्कार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Madhu Kankariya & Madhav Hada awarded the Bihari Puraskar

Noted writers Madhu Kankariya and Dr. Madhav Hada have been awarded the 31st and 32nd Bihari Puraskar, respectively.

Kankariya has been awarded for her 2018 novel ‘Hum Yahan The’ while Hada has been awarded for his 2015 book ‘Pachrang Chola Pahar Sakhi Ri’.

Bihari Puraskar is given every year for an outstanding work published in the last 10 years in Hindi or Rajasthani.

The Bihari Puraskar is one of the three literary awards instituted by KK Birla Foundation in 1991.

Named after the famous poet Bihari, the award for Rajasthani authors carries a cash prize of ₹2.5 lakh, a plaque, and a citation.

Recent Awards

  • Kuldip Nayar Patrakarita Samman Award 2022 – Arfa  Sherwani & Ajit Anjum
  • Bailey K. Ashford Medal 2022 – First Indian scientist Dr. Subhash Babu
  • Fellow of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FASTMH) award 2022 – First Indian scientist Dr. Subhash Babu
  • International Kannadiga Rathna award – YKC Wadiyar
  • Uttarakhand Gaurav Samman 2022 – Ajit Doval, Bipin Rawat, Prasoon Joshi, Girish Chandra Tiwari, Viren Dangwal

Q.10. Who has been awarded the prestigious Order of Merit by Britain’s King Charles III in recognition of his distinguished service to science?

ब्रिटेन के राजा चार्ल्स III द्वारा विज्ञान के लिए उनकी विशिष्ट सेवा के लिए प्रतिष्ठित ऑर्डर ऑफ मेरिट से किसे सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Thomas A. Steitz / थॉमस ए. स्टीट्ज

(b) Venki Ramakrishnan / वेंकी रामकृष्णन

(c) Amartya Sen / अमर्त्य सेन

(d) Abhijit Banerjee / अभिजीत बनर्जी

(e) Esther Duflo / एस्तेर डुफ्लो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Nobel laureate Venki Ramakrishnan awarded UK’s royal Order of Merit

Indian-origin Nobel laureate Professor Venki Ramakrishnan has been awarded the prestigious Order of Merit by Britain’s King Charles III in recognition of his distinguished service to science.

He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2009 for his work on ribosomal structure and was knighted by the Queen in 2012.

He was President of the UK’s Royal Society from November 2015 until November 2020.

The Order of Merit is an exclusive mark of honour conferred by the British sovereign.

The Order of Merit, founded in 1902 by King Edward VII, is conferred on individuals of exceptional distinction in the armed forces, science, arts, and literature, or for the promotion of culture based on the personal choice of the monarch.

Recent Awards

  • Chevalier Award by French government – Aruna Sairam
  • Ezhuthachan Award 2022 by Kerala govt. – Noted Malayalam writer Sethu
  • First Kerala Jyothi – M T Vasudevan Nair
  • SKOCH Award 2022 – West Bengal’s Lakshmir Bhandar scheme
  • Friends of Liberation War award – Former US Senator Edward M Kennedy by Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
  • Best International Film at Saturn Awards 2022 – RRR

Q.11. Indian boxers Lovlina Borgohain, Parveen Hooda, Saweety, and Alfiya Pathan have won gold medals at the Asian Boxing Championships 2022. This championship was held in which country?

भारतीय मुक्केबाज लवलीना बोरगोहेन, परवीन हुड्डा, स्वीटी और अल्फिया पठान ने एशियाई मुक्केबाजी चैंपियनशिप 2022 में स्वर्ण पदक जीते हैं। यह चैंपियनशिप किस देश में आयोजित की गई थी?

(a) Netherland / नीदरलैंड

(b) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(c) Jordan / जॉर्डन

(d) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(e) UAE / यूएई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Asian Boxing Championships 2022: Lovlina, Parveen, Saweety and Alfiya won gold

Indian boxers Lovlina Borgohain, Parveen Hooda, Saweety, and Alfiya Pathan have won gold medals at the Asian Boxing Championships 2022 in Amman, Jordan.

Alfiya Khan bagged a gold in the 81 plus weight category at the Asian Boxing Championship in Amman, Jordan.

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain won the gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championship in the 75kg category.

She won the gold medal after beating Uzbekistan’s Ruzmetova Sokhiba.

22-year-old Parveen Hooda also clinched the gold medal in the 63 kg category by defeating Japan’s Kito Mai.

Saweety defeated Gulsaya Yerzhan of Kazakhstan 5-0 by unanimous decision, to win gold.

Minakshi concluded her maiden Asian Championships campaign by clinching a silver medal in the flyweight division

Q.12. England won the T20 World Cup 2022 trophy by defeating Pakistan by 5 wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Australia. England won which edition of the T20 World Cup in 2022?

इंग्लैंड ने मेलबर्न क्रिकेट ग्राउंड (एमसीजी) ऑस्ट्रेलिया में पाकिस्तान को 5 विकेट से हराकर टी20 विश्व कप 2022 की ट्रॉफी जीती। इंग्लैंड ने 2022 में टी20 विश्व कप का कौन सा संस्करण जीता?

(a) 6th

(b) 7th

(c) 8th

(d) 9th

(e) 10th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. England beats Pakistan in T20 World Cup 2022

England won the T20 World Cup 2022 trophy by defeating Pakistan by 5 wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Australia.

Ben Stokes scored an unbeaten 52 off 49 balls to guide England to a 5-wicket win over Pakistan in the final match of the T20 World Cup 2022.

Sam Curran was named the player of the match (3 wickets for just 12 runs) and also the player of the tournament (12 wickets in six matches).

Champions England have received a staggering sum of $1.6 million while the Babar-led Pakistan side has been awarded $800,000 for finishing runners-up in Australia.

Semi-finalists Team India and New Zealand have received $400,000 each from the $5.6 million total prize pool at the T20 World Cup 2022.

The eighth edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup has played in 2022. Australia is the hosting country for the T20 World Cup.

England was the winner of the T20 World Cup 2010.

ICC’s Upcoming Event

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 (8th edition) – Australia

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 (9th edition)  – USA & West Indies

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2026 (10th edition) – India & Sri Lanka

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2028 (11th edition) – Australia & New Zealand

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2030 (12th edition) – England, Ireland & Scotland

ICC Men’s Champions Trophy 2025 – Pakistan

ICC Men’s Champions Trophy 2029 – India

 

ICC Men’s 50 over World Cup 2023 (13th edition) – India

ICC Men’s 50 over World Cup 2027 (14th edition) – South Africa, Zimbabwe & Namibia

ICC Men’s 50 over World Cup 2031 (15th edition) – India & Bangladesh

 

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2024 – Bangladesh

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2026 – England

 

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2025 – India

ICC Women’s T20 Champions Trophy 2027 – Sri Lanka

Q.13. World Pneumonia Day is observed every year on which day?

विश्व निमोनिया दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 9 November / 9 नवंबर

(b) 10 November / 10 नवंबर

(c) 11November / 11 नवंबर

(d) 12 November / 12 नवंबर

(e) 13 November / 13 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. 12 November – World Pneumonia Day

World Pneumonia Day is observed every year on 12 November.

Objective – To raise awareness about the complications and issues regarding the disease.

Theme 2022 – Championing the fight against pneumonia

World Pneumonia Day was created in 2009 by the Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia.

Pneumonia is a severe respiratory illness that affects the lungs and aggravates the lungs’ air sacs. This occurs when the lungs get clogged with liquid or discharge, leading to shortness of breath.

Q.14. Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated every year on which day?

लोक सेवा प्रसारण दिवस प्रतिवर्ष किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 9 November / 9 नवंबर

(b) 10 November / 10 नवंबर

(c) 11November / 11 नवंबर

(d) 12 November / 12 नवंबर

(e) 13 November / 13 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. 12 November – Public Service Broadcasting Day

Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated on 12th November every year to commemorate the only visit of Mahatma Gandhi to All India Radio in Delhi in 1947.

The Father of the Nation addressed the displaced people, who had temporarily settled at Kurukshetra in Haryana after partition.

Q.15. World Kindness Day is celebrated every year on which day?

विश्व दयालुता दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 14 November / 14 नवंबर

(b) 10 November / 10 नवंबर

(c) 11November / 11 नवंबर

(d) 12 November / 12 नवंबर

(e) 13 November / 13 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. 13 November – World Kindness Day

World Kindness Day is celebrated every year on November 13 to celebrate acts of kindness, compassion, and humanity.

The World Kindness Movement hosted the first conference in Tokyo, Japan with an aim to bring like-minded organizations together who believe kindness is an act of compassion and hence everyone should adopt it.

This initiative led to the beginning of World Kindness Day. In 1997, the World Kindness Movement hosted the first conference in Tokyo, Japan.

It was in 1998, that World Kindness Day became an annual observance.

Q.16. Padma Shri Awardee Shri RL Kashyap passed away recently. He was what?

पद्म श्री पुरस्कार से सम्मानित श्री आर एल कश्यप का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह क्या थे?

(a) Writer / लेखक

(b) Physician / चिकित्सक

(c) Mathematician / गणितज्ञ

(d) Social Worker / सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता

(e) Historian / इतिहासकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(c)

Exp. Renowned mathematician RL Kashyap passed away

Renowned mathematician and great scholar Padma Shri Awardee Shri RL Kashyap passed away.

RL Kashyap translated around twenty-five thousand Sanskrit mantras into English language.

Kashyap received many international awards for his immense contributions to the fields of science and technology. Kashyap also wrote more than 250 research papers.

RL Kashyap worked as a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computers for three decades at Purdue University in America.

He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2021 by the central government for his considerable service in the field of studying the Vedas.

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