Current Affairs Quiz 14th July 2022 : Daily GK Update

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Q.1. The Central government will soon launch a nationwide campaign ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ to inspire countrymen to hoist the national flag at their homes to mark the 75th Independence Day.  which is the nodal ministry for this campaign?

केंद्र सरकार 75वें स्वतंत्रता दिवस के उपलक्ष्य में देशवासियों को अपने घरों में राष्ट्रीय ध्वज फहराने के लिए प्रेरित करने के लिए जल्द ही एक राष्ट्रव्यापी अभियान हर घर तिरंगा शुरू करेगी। इस अभियान के लिए नोडल मंत्रालय कौन सा है?

(a) Ministry of Defence / रक्षा मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of Education / शिक्षा मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of Culture / संस्कृति मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of Home Affairs / गृह मंत्रालय

(e) Ministry of Science & Technology / विज्ञान और प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Government to soon launch nationwide campaign ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ to inspire people to hoist national flag

The Central government will soon launch a nationwide campaign Har Ghar Tiranga to inspire countrymen to hoist the national flag at their homes to mark the 75th Independence Day.

The initiative has been taken under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, for which the Ministry of Culture is the nodal ministry.

The Indian National Flag is a symbol of national pride for the entire nation and to further honor the national flag, Union Home Minister Amit Shah who oversees all efforts under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav has approved the program of ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’.

Q.2. Ola Electric has unveiled India’s first indigenously developed lithium-ion cell. What is the name of this cell?

ओला इलेक्ट्रिक ने भारत की पहली स्वदेशी रूप से विकसित लिथियमआयन सेल का अनावरण किया है। इस सेल का नाम क्या है?

(a) MMC 2170

(b) NNC 2170

(c) NMC 2171

(d) MNC 2170

(e) NMC 2170

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Ola unveiled India’s first indigenously made lithium ion-cell

Ola Electric has unveiled India’s first indigenously developed lithium-ion cell NMC 2170

The company will begin mass production of the cell (NMC 2170) from its Chennai-based Gigafactory by 2023.

Ola is building the world’s most advanced cell research center that will enable us to scale and innovate faster, and build the most advanced and affordable EV products in the world with speed.

The company was recently allocated 20GWh capacity under the ACC PLI scheme by the govt for developing advanced cells in India.

The Ola Electric had launched its first electric vehicle in August 2021 and has also set up the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturing facility in India.

Q.3. In which state, Union cabinet has approved the setting up of the Gati Shakti University?

किस राज्य में, केंद्रीय कैबिनेट ने गति शक्ति विश्वविद्यालय की स्थापना को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Union Cabinet approved Gati Shakti University in Gujarat

Union Cabinet has approved the up-gradation of the National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI) to Gati Shakti University in Gujarat.

This university would serve as a hub for education, training, skilling, and research in the transportation sector.

This university is named after the government’s flagship ‘PM Gati Shakti’ National Master Plan for multimodal connectivity.

In December 2017, Union Cabinet was approved a proposal of the railway ministry to set up the first-ever NRTU in Vadodara. Earlier in October 2016, the Prime Minister had announced the government’s intent to set up the university in Vadodara.

The University is named after the government’s flagship Rs 100 trillion PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan for multimodal connectivity. It aims to build a holistic infrastructure in the country. It received its first-ever outlay of ₹20,000 crore in the budget of FY22-23.

About Gujarat

Capital – Gandhinagar

Chief Minister – Bhupendra Patel

Governor – Acharya Devvrat

Q.4. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved Taranga Hill-Ambaji-Abu Road new rail line to provide connectivity and improve mobility. this line. This railway line is between which two states?

आर्थिक मामलों की मंत्रिमंडलीय समिति (सीसीईए) ने कनेक्टिविटी प्रदान करने और गतिशीलता में सुधार के लिए तरंगा हिलअंबाजीअबू रोड नई रेल लाइन को मंजूरी दे दी है। यह रेखा। यह रेलवे लाइन किन दो राज्यों के बीच है?

(a) Rajasthan & Haryana / राजस्थान और हरियाणा

(b) Rajasthan & Gujarat / राजस्थान और गुजरात

(c) Gujarat & Haryana / गुजरात और हरियाणा

(d) Maharashtra & Gujrat / महाराष्ट्र और गुजरात

(e) Haryana & Maharashtra / हरियाणा और महाराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Cabinet approved Taranga Hill-Ambaji-Abu Road new rail line

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved Taranga Hill-Ambaji-Abu Road new rail line in Gujarat and Rajasthan to provide connectivity and improve mobility.

The estimated cost of this project is Rs 2798.16 crores and will be completed by 2026-27.

The total length of the new rail line will be 116.65 km and will be constructed by the Ministry of Railways. The project will generate direct employment during construction for about 40 lakh man-days.

The alignment of the proposed doubling will traverse through the Sirohi district of Rajasthan and the Banaskantha and Mahesana districts of Gujarat.

Ambaji is a famous important pilgrimage destination and is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths in India and attracts millions of devotees from Gujarat as well as other parts of the country and abroad every year.

The construction of this line will facilitate easy travel for these millions of devotees. Further, the devotees visiting the Ajitnath Jain temple (one of the 24 holy Jain Tirthankaras) at Taranga Hill would also be greatly benefitted by this connectivity.

This line will facilitate faster movement of agricultural and local products and also provide improved mobility of the people in the region within the state of Gujarat and Rajasthan and also to other parts of the country.

This project will also provide an alternative route for the existing Ahmedabad-Abu Road railway line.

Q.5. Which Indian city has been listed by TIME magazine in its list of the world’s greatest places of 2022?

टाइम पत्रिका ने किस भारतीय शहर को 2022 के विश्व के महानतम स्थानों की सूची में सूचीबद्ध किया है?

(a) Varanasi / वाराणसी

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Bhubaneswar / भुवनेश्वर

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Ahmedabad, Kerala among TIME’s list of world’s greatest places of 2022

Ahmedabad city and the Kerala state have been listed by TIME magazine in its list of the ‘world’s greatest places of 2022.’

They have been listed among the ‘50 extraordinary destinations to explore’.

Kerala is one of India’s most beautiful states. With spectacular beaches and lush backwaters, temples, and palaces, it’s known as ‘God’s own country’ for good reason

India’s first UNESCO World Heritage City, Ahmedabad boasts both ancient landmarks and contemporary innovations that make it a mecca for cultural tourism, from the serene Gandhi Ashram that sits on 36 acres on the banks of the Sabarmati River to Navratri, a vibrant nine-day celebration billed as the longest dance festival in the world.

The list also includes Ras Al Khaimah, UAE; Park City, Utah; Seoul; Great Barrier Reef, Australia; The Arctic; Valencia, Spain; Trans Bhutan Trail, Bhutan; International Space Station; Bogota; Lower Zambezi National Park, Zambia; Istanbul and Kigali, Rwanda.

Q.6. Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched a new mobile app named _____________ to perform face authentication.

भारतीय विशिष्ट पहचान प्राधिकरण (यूआईडीएआई) ने चेहरा प्रमाणीकरण करने के लिए _________ नाम से एक नया मोबाइल ऐप लॉन्च किया है।

(a) FaceIdentifier

(b) FaceRecognition

(c) AadhaarFaceRd

(d) AadhaarFaceRecognition

(e) AadhaarFaceIdentifier

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp.UIDAI launched ‘AadhaarFaceRd’ mobile app to perform Aadhaar face authentication

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has launched a new mobile app named ‘AadhaarFaceRd’ to perform face authentication.

Through this, an Aadhaar holder’s actual identity is validated and recorded in the databases of UIDAI which was captured at the time of Aadhaar enrolment.

Residents are now using the Aadhaar Face Authentication feature by downloading the UIDAI RDApp, which can be used for various Aadhaar Authentication Apps like Jeevan Praman, PDS, Scholarship schemes, COWIN, Farmer Welfare schemes.

Q.7. In Global Gender Gap Index for 2022, India at 135 out of 146 countries and topped by Iceland. Which organization releases the Global Gender Gap Index?

2022 के ग्लोबल जेंडर गैप इंडेक्स में भारत 146 देशों में से 135वें स्थान पर है और आइसलैंड शीर्ष पर है। ग्लोबल जेंडर गैप इंडेक्स कौन सा संगठन जारी करता है?

(a) United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) / संयुक्त राष्ट्र जनसंख्या कोष (यूएनएफपीए)

(b) World Health Organization (WHO) / विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (डब्ल्यूएचओ)

(c) World Economic Forum (WEF) / विश्व आर्थिक मंच (डब्ल्यूईएफ)

(d) United Nations Education Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO) / संयुक्त राष्ट्र शिक्षा वैज्ञानिक और सांस्कृतिक संगठन (यूनेस्को)

(e) World Bank (WB) / विश्व बैंक (डब्ल्यूबी)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. Global Gender Gap Index 2022: India ranked 135 and topped by Iceland

The Global Gender Gap Index for 2022 has released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and it ranks India at 135 out of 146 countries. In 2021, India was ranked 140 out of 156 countries.

The country has scored 0.629 on a scale of 0 to 1, which is its seventh-highest score in the last 16 years.

India also ranks poorly among its neighbours and is behind Bangladesh (71), Nepal (96), Sri Lanka (110), Maldives (117) and Bhutan (126).

Only 11 countries are ranked below India on the index of 146 nations, with Afghanistan, Pakistan, Congo, Iran and Chad being the worst-five.

What is the Global Gender Gap Index?

The Global Gender Gap index benchmarks the current state and evolution of gender parity across four key dimensions (Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival, and Political Empowerment). According to the WEF it is the longest-standing index, which tracks progress towards closing these gaps over time since its inception in 2006.

Global Gender Gap Index 2022

Q.8. India Mortgage Guarantee Corp. (IMGC) has partnered with which Bank to offer mortgage guarantee-backed home loan products for salaried and non-salaried customers?

भारत बंधक गारंटी कार्पोरेशन (आईएमजीसी) ने वेतनभोगी और गैरवेतनभोगी ग्राहकों के लिए बंधक गारंटीसमर्थित गृह ऋण उत्पादों की पेशकश करने के लिए किस बैंक के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Punjab & Sind Bank / पंजाब एंड सिंध बैंक

(b) Indian Overseas Bank / इंडियन ओवरसीज बैंक

(c) RBL Bank / आरबीएल बैंक

(d) Karnataka Bank / कर्नाटक बैंक

(e) Karur Vyasya Bank / करूर व्यास बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. RBL Bank, IMGC partner to offer mortgage guarantee-backed home loans

India Mortgage Guarantee Corp. (IMGC) has partnered with RBL Bank to offer mortgage guarantee-backed home loan products for salaried and non-salaried customers.

This partnership with IMGC will help RBL Bank extend mortgage guarantee-backed home loans to new borrower segments through its network of over 500 branches across the country.

The combined expertise would help create a conducive lending environment for early home ownership by ensuring timely disbursal of housing credit and longer tenure to customers.

RBL BANK

Founded – 1943

Headquarters – Mumbai

MD & CEO – R Subramaniakumar

Tagline – Apno ka Bank

Q.9. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a fine of Rs 1.67 crore on ________________ for non-compliance with certain provisions related to Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPI) and Know Your Customer (KYC) norms.

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक (RBI) ने प्रीपेड पेमेंट इंस्ट्रूमेंट्स (PPI) और नो योर कस्टमर (KYC) मानदंडों से संबंधित कुछ प्रावधानों का पालन  करने पर _________ पर 1.67 करोड़ रुपये का जुर्माना लगाया है। 

(a) Adcon Capital Services Ltd / एडकॉन कैपिटल सर्विसेज लिमिटेड

(b) Amrapali Capital and Finance Services Ltd / आम्रपाली कैपिटल एंड फाइनेंस सर्विसेज लिमिटेड

(c) Bajaj Finance Limited / बजाज फाइनेंस लिमिटेड

(d) Capital India Finance Ltd / कैपिटल इंडिया फाइनेंस लिमिटेड

(e) Ola Financial Services / ओला फाइनेंशियल सर्विसेज

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. RBI imposed penalties on Ola Financial Services for non-compliance provisions

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a fine of Rs 1.67 crore on Ola Financial Services Private Limited for non-compliance with certain provisions related to Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPI) and Know Your Customer (KYC) norms.

The penalty has been imposed in exercise of powers vested in RBI under Section 30 of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007.

This action is based on deficiencies in regulatory compliance and is not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered into by the entity with its customers

List of Banks who has been imposed penalty by RBI Recently

Bank of India – 70 Lakhs.

Federal Bank – 5.72 Crore.

Ola Financial Service – 1.67 Crore.

The National Central Co-operative Bank – 2 Lakhs.

The Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank – 37.50 Lakhs.

The Nasik Merchant’s Co-operative Bank – 50 Lakhs.

Q.10. TATA AIA has partnered with which Bank for life and health Insurance solutions to the Bank’s consumers?

टाटा एआईए ने बैंक के उपभोक्ताओं के लिए जीवन और स्वास्थ्य बीमा समाधान के लिए किस बैंक के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Punjab & Sind Bank / पंजाब एंड सिंध बैंक

(b) Indian Overseas Bank / इंडियन ओवरसीज बैंक

(c) City Union Bank / सिटी यूनियन बैंक

(d) Karnataka Bank / कर्नाटक बैंक

(e) Karur Vyasya Bank / करूर व्यास बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp.  TATA AIA partners with City Union Bank for life and health Insurance

Tata AIA Life Insurance Co. Ltd has joined hands to create a strategic alliance with City Union Bank.

Aim: To offer life and health insurance solutions to the Bank’s consumers.

With the help of this partnership, the City Union Bank consumers (existing and new) will get benefit from Tata AIA Life’s diverse and innovative products and services spanning term insurance, savings and investment, and health.

Q.11. SBICAP Ventures Ltd (SVL), a subsidiary of the State Bank of India (SBI), has signed an MoU with which ministry for establishing the Trilateral Development Cooperation Fund (TDC Fund)?

भारतीय स्टेट बैंक (SBI) की सहायक कंपनी SBICAP वेंचर्स लिमिटेड (SVL) ने त्रिपक्षीय विकास सहयोग कोष (TDC फंड) की स्थापना के लिए किस मंत्रालय के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Ministry of Education / शिक्षा मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of Finance / वित्त मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of Home Affairs / गृह मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of External Affairs / विदेश मंत्रालय

(e)  Ministry of Statics / सांख्यिकी मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. SBICAP signed an MoU with MEA for Trilateral Development Cooperation Fund

SBICAP Ventures Ltd (SVL), a subsidiary of the State Bank of India (SBI), has signed an MoU with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) for establishing the Trilateral Development Cooperation Fund (TDC Fund).

The TDC Fund helps to route the India’s commitment of approx. Rs 175 crore to the Global Innovation Development Fund (GIP Fund).

The GIP Fund is proposed to be established as an Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) in partnership with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) under the India-UK Global Innovation Partnership (GIP).

The GIP Fund will invest mainly in Indian small and medium enterprises that tackle development challenges in line with the goals and objectives of the GIP, and have successfully developed and tested viable social impact innovations that can be transferred and scaled up in third countries.

The GIP Fund will target Indian innovative enterprises that are at an advanced stage but lack access to capital for expansion to other developing countries.

Q.12. Who has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India?

भारत में बांग्लादेश के अगले उच्चायुक्त के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Muhammad Imran / मुहम्मद इमरान

(b) Mustafizur Imran / मुस्तफिजुर इमरान

(c) Abdul Basit / अब्दुल बासित

(d) Nabin Sarkar / नबीन सरकार

(e) Mustafizur Rahman / मुस्तफिजुर रहमान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Mustafizur Rahman appointed as Bangladesh High Commissioner to India

Govt of Bangladesh has appointed Mustafizur Rahman as the next High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India.

He will succeed Muhammad Imran as the new High Commissioner.

Mustafizur Rahman is currently serving as the Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations Office in Geneva & the Ambassador to Switzerland.

He has also served as the Bangladesh High Commissioner to Singapore.

Q.13. In which city, Space tech startup Agnikul Cosmos has opened India’s first rocket engine factory?

स्पेस टेक स्टार्टअप अग्निकुल कॉसमॉस ने किस शहर में भारत की पहली रॉकेट इंजन फैक्ट्री खोली है?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) Kochi / कोच्चि

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Mumbai / मुंबई

(e) Chennai / चेन्नई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. Agnikul Cosmos opened India’s first rocket engine factory in Chennai

Space tech startup Agnikul Cosmos has inaugurated India’s first-ever factory to manufacture 3D-printed rocket engines in Chennai.

The facility will use additive manufacturing technology to build 3D printed rocket engines, and will be used to produce engines for its own in-house rockets.

It was unveiled by Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran and ISRO chairman S Somanath in the presence of Pawan Goenka, the chairman of IN-SPACe (Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre).

The 10,000-square-foot facility is located at IIT-Madras Research Park. It will have a 400mm x 400mm x 400mm metal 3D-printer from EOS that will enable end-to-end manufacturing of a rocket engine under one roof.

The manufacturing facility has a capacity to make two rocket engines per week and thereby one launch vehicle every month.

Agnikul was founded in 2017 by Srinath Ravichandran, Moin SPM and SR Chakravarthy (professor of IIT-Madras).

In December 2020, Agnikul had signed an agreement with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) under the IN-SPACe initiative to have access to the space agency’s expertise and its facilities to build rocket engines.

Q.14. Which day was celebrated as the renowned Nepali poet Bhanubhakta Acharya’s 209th birth anniversary in July 2022?

जुलाई 2022 में किस दिन को प्रसिद्ध नेपाली कवि भानुभक्त आचार्य की 209वीं जयंती के रूप में मनाया गया?

(a) 14 July / 14 जुलाई

(b) 13 July / 13 जुलाई

(c) 12 July / 12 जुलाई

(d) 10 July / 10 जुलाई

(e) 11 July / 11 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. 13 July 2022 – Bhanubhakta Acharya’s 209th birth anniversary

Renowned Nepali poet Bhanubhakta Acharya’s 209th birth anniversary was observed on 13 July 2022.

He is known as ‘Adikavi’ for laying down the foundation stone of the Nepali language.

He was the first writer to translate the great epic Ramayana from Sanskrit to Nepali.

His birth anniversary is known as ‘Bhanu Jayanti’ & is celebrated by the people of Nepal, Darjeeling, and Sikkim.

Q.15. Monty Norman passed away recently. He was a famous ___________.

मोंटी नॉर्मन का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक प्रसिद्ध ___________ थे।

(a) Singer / गायक

(b) Politician / राजनेता

(c) Composer / संगीतकार

(d) Cricketer / क्रिकेटर

(e) Writer / लेखक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. British composer Monty Norman passes away

Monty Norman a British composer who wrote the theme tune for the James Bond films has passed away.

Norman was hired by producer Albert ‘Cubby’ Broccoli to compose a theme for the first James Bond film, ‘Dr. No’ released in 1962.

His theme for James Bond, as arranged by John Barry, became the theme for the entire franchise.

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