Current Affairs Quiz 1st December 2022 Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 1st December 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which of the following state has become the first state in the Northeast to pass the first-ever Mental Health and Social Care Policy?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा राज्य पहली बार मानसिक स्वास्थ्य और सामाजिक देखभाल नीति पारित करने वाला पूर्वोत्तर का पहला राज्य बन गया है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(e) Meghalaya / मेघालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Meghalaya cabinet approved mental health and social care policy

Meghalaya has become the first state in the Northeast to pass the first-ever Mental Health and Social Care Policy.

Objective – To promote overall mental health and well-being and facilitate appropriate access and care pathways.

After Kerala and Karnataka, Meghalaya becomes the third state in India to have such a policy.

This policy will ensure that proper attention is given to mental health, particularly for our youth and adolescents.

About Meghalaya

  • Capital – Shillong
  • Chief Minister – Conrad Kongkal Sangma
  • Governor – D. Mishra

Q.2. Which edition of the Hornbill Festival 2022 begins at Naga Heritage Village Kisama, Nagaland?

हॉर्नबिल फेस्टिवल 2022 का कौन सा संस्करण नागा हेरिटेज विलेज किसामा, नागालैंड में शुरू हुआ?

(a) 20th

(b) 21st

(c) 22nd

(d) 23rd

(e) 24th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. 23rd Hornbill Festival 2022 begins in Nagaland

The 23rd Edition of the Hornbill Festival 2022 begins at Naga Heritage Village Kisama, Nagaland.

It will celebrate from 1st December to 10th December.

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar inaugurated the function of the festival as the Chief Guest.

The festival represents all ethnic groups of Nagaland.

The aim of the festival is to revive and protect the rich culture of Nagaland and display its extravaganza and traditions.

Festival highlights include the traditional Naga Morungs exhibition.

About Nagaland

  • Capital- Kohima
  • Chief Minister- Neiphiu Rio
  • Governor- Jagdish Mukhi (additional charge)

Popular Festivals of Nagaland

  • Moatsu festival
  • Ngada festival
  • Monyu festival
  • Aoleng Festival

Q.3. International Lusophone Festival is being held from 3 to 6 December 2022 in which of the following state?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में 3 से 6 दिसंबर 2022 तक अंतर्राष्ट्रीय लुसोफोन महोत्सव आयोजित किया जा रहा है?

(a) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(b) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(c) Goa / गोवा

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Kerala / केरल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. International Lusophone Festival to be held in Goa

International Lusophone Festival is being held from 3 to 6 December 2022 in Goa.

The Ministry of External Affairs is organizing the festival in partnership with the Indian Council of Cultural Relations and the Goa government.

The festival seeks to further India’s connection with the Lusophone world.

Goa has had historical linkages with the Lusophone world. This has been nurtured through the presence of Portuguese cultural institutions like the Orient Foundation and the Camoes Institute which promote the Portuguese language and culture in India.

About Goa

  • Capital – Panaji
  • Chief Minister – Pramod Sawant
  • Governor – S. Sreedharan Pillai

Q.4. Who has inaugurated multiple flights to expand the connectivity to the northeastern region?

पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्र से कनेक्टिविटी का विस्तार करने के लिए किसने कई उड़ानों का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(c) Jyotiraditya Scindia / ज्योतिरादित्य सिंधिया

(d) Droupadi Murmu / द्रौपदी मुर्मु

(e) Jagdeep Dhankhar / जगदीप धनखड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Jyotiradity Scindia inaugurated multiple flights to boost northeast connectivity

Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiradity Scindia has inaugurated multiple flights to expand the connectivity to the northeastern region.

The flights are operated by Indigo and Alliance Air.

The new route will enhance the northeast region’s connectivity with the two major metro cities.

The Itanagar-Mumbai flight via Kolkata operated by IndiGo has started. Twice-weekly Dibrugarh-Itanagar-Ziro flights have operated by Alliance Air. The Dibrugarh-Itanagar-Pasighat twice-weekly flights have operated by Alliance Air.

Q.5. Who has inaugurated the 59th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) General Assembly and Associated Meeting 2022 in New Delhi?

नई दिल्ली में 59वें एशिया पैसिफिक ब्रॉडकास्टिंग यूनियन (एबीयू) महासभा और संबद्ध बैठक 2022 का उद्घाटन किसने किया?

(a) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(d) Suresh Prabhu / सुरेश प्रभु

(e) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Anurag Thakur inaugurated Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union Assembly

Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur has inaugurated the 59th Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) General Assembly and Associated Meeting 2022 in New Delhi.

Prasar Bharati is hosting the ABU General Assembly this year. The event coincides with Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to mark the 75th year of India’s Independence.

The ABU is a nonprofit, professional association of the broadcasting organizations of Asia and the Pacific region.

Recent Inauguration by Union Ministers

  • RK Singh inaugurated Mobile Health Clinics ‘Doctor Apke Dwar’
  • Jitendra Singh announced ‘One Week One Lab’ campaign
  • Jitendra Singh launched portal for PM’s Excellence Awards
  • S Jaishankar addressed 7th edition of the Global Technology Summit
  • Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated ‘Baji Rout National Football Tournament in Dhenkanal in Odisha

Q.6. Which of the following word has been declared as word of the year for 2022 by Merriam-Webster Dictionary?

मेरियमवेबस्टर डिक्शनरी द्वारा निम्नलिखित में से किस शब्द को 2022 के लिए वर्ड ऑफ ईयर घोषित किया गया है?

(a) Homer

(b) Permacrisis

(c) Gaslighting

(d) Lockdown

(e) War

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. ‘Gaslighting’ named Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2022

US dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster has announced “Gaslighting”, as the word of the year for 2022.

Gaslighting — behavior that’s mind-manipulating, grossly misleading, downright deceitful

Merriam-Webster has defined Gaslighting, “The act or practice of grossly misleading someone, especially for one’s own advantage”.

Interest in the term was up by 1,740% over the previous year according to searches of the online dictionary.

Other popular words 2022- Oligarch, Omicron, Codify, Queen Consort, Raid.

Permacrisis is Collins Dictionary’s Word of The Year 2022

Cambridge Dictionary announced ‘Homer’ as Word of the Year 2022

Q.7. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) released has recommended the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) on a list of world heritage sites in danger. It is located in which country?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र शैक्षिक, वैज्ञानिक और सांस्कृतिक संगठन (यूनेस्को) ने खतरे में विश्व धरोहर स्थलों की सूची में ग्रेट बैरियर रीफ (GBR) की सिफारिश की है। यह किस देश में स्थित है?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) Japan / जापान

(d) USA / यूएसए

(e) China / चीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. UNESCO recommended Great Barrier Reef to be put ‘in danger’ list site

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) released has recommended Australia’s Great Barrier Reef (GBR) on a list of world heritage sites in danger.

The UNESCO report found the acidity of the Great Barrier Reef water has increased 26 percent while water quality targets have not been met.

It recommends urgent action to stop sediment runoff, a ban on destructive gill net fishing and a reduction in runoff from banana and sugarcane farming.

Spanning nearly 133,000 square miles and home to more than 1,500 species of fish and over 400 species of hard corals, the Great Barrier Reef is an extremely critical marine ecosystem on Earth.

It is the world’s biggest coral reef ecosystem.

UNESCO classifies 52 such sites as in danger in order to encourage action to protect them.

About United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

  • Formation – 16 November 1945
  • Headquarters – Paris, France
  • Director General – Audrey Azoulay (France)
  • Member countries – 193

Q.8. According to the Knight Frank report released Mumbai has ranked at ______ rank in ‘Prime Global Cities Index Q3 (July-September) 2022.

नाइट फ्रैंक की जारी रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, मुंबई नेप्राइम ग्लोबल सिटीज इंडेक्स Q3 (जुलाईसितंबर) 2022 में ______ रैंक प्राप्त की है।

(a) 22nd

(b) 36th

(c) 38th

(d) 41st

(e) 42nd

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. Global Prime Cities Index by Knight Frank: Mumbai ranked 22nd

According to the Knight Frank report released Mumbai was ranked at 22nd rank in ‘Prime Global Cities Index Q3 (July-September) 2022.

The three Indian cities; Mumbai, Bengaluru, and New Delhi registered an increase in average annual prices in the third quarter of 2022.

Bengaluru’s rank also moved up to 27th as against 41st, while New Delhi’s position improved to 36th rank from 38th rank.

Dubai recorded the fastest rise in prime prices in 2022.

Wellington was the weakest-performing market.

Recent index

  • Network Readiness Index 2022: India ranked 61st; topped by US
  • Climate Change Performance Index 2023: India ranked 8th; top 3 empty; Denmark at 4th
  • CFS Global Pension Index 2022: India ranked 41st; topped by Iceland
  • Global Hunger Index 2022; India ranked 107th out of 121 countries
  • Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index 2022: India ranked 123, topped by Norway
  • Global Crypto Adoption Index 2022 – India ranked 4th;topped by Vietnam

Q.9. Which of the following insurance company has launched Star Out Patient Care Insurance Policy, which aims at providing complete health and wellness benefits to customers at an affordable cost?

निम्नलिखित में से किस बीमा कंपनी ने स्टार आउट पेशेंट केयर इंश्योरेंस पॉलिसी लॉन्च की है, जिसका उद्देश्य ग्राहकों को सस्ती कीमत पर संपूर्ण स्वास्थ्य और कल्याण लाभ प्रदान करना है?

(a) Bajaj Allianz Insurance / बजाज आलियांज इंश्योरेंस

(b) Bharti AXA Insurance / भारती एक्सा इंश्योरेंस

(c) Cholamandalam MS Insurance / चोलामंडलम एमएस इंश्योरेंस

(d) Star Health and Allied Insurance / स्टार हेल्थ एंड एलाइड इंश्योरेंस

(e) Edelweiss Insurance / एडलवाइस इंश्योरेंस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. Star Health launched policy for outpatient expenses

Star Health and Allied Insurance has launched Star Out Patient Care Insurance Policy, which aims at providing complete health and wellness benefits to customers at an affordable cost.

The claims processing procedure will be entirely digital.

Star Out Patient Care Insurance Policy is launched with the aim to bridge the gap between expenses related to in-patient hospitalization, which is catered to by the health insurance industry, and outpatient expenses.

The policy is available on individual or floater basis and can cover up to six family members. The minimum entry age for adults is between 18 years to 50 years and for dependent children, from 31 days to 25 years.

The policy has four sum insured (SI) options that customers can choose from – cover of ₹25,000, ₹50,000, ₹75,000, and ₹1 lakh for a policy term of one year.

Q.10. SEBI has set up a high-level panel to review the takeover norms in a move to simplify and strengthen the current rules by adopting appropriate global practices. Who will head this panel?

सेबी ने उचित वैश्विक प्रथाओं को अपनाकर मौजूदा नियमों को सरल और मजबूत करने के लिए अधिग्रहण मानदंडों की समीक्षा करने के लिए एक उच्च स्तरीय पैनल की स्थापना की है। इस पैनल का प्रमुख कौन होगा?

(a) Nidhi Khatri / निधि खत्री

(b) Sunil Bajpai / सुनील बाजपेयी

(c) Sanjay Agrawal / संजय अग्रवाल

(d) M S Sahoo / एम एस साहू

(e) Shiavax Jal Vazifdar / शियावक्स जल वजीफदार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. SEBI set up a panel to review corporate takeover rules

Capital markets regulator SEBI has set up a high-level panel to review the takeover norms in a move to simplify and strengthen the current rules by adopting appropriate global practices.

The 20-member committee will be chaired by former Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Shiavax Jal Vazifdar.

The panel, which has representatives of Sebi, stock exchanges BSE and NSE as well as law firms, will advise the regulator on matters related to substantial acquisition of shares and takeovers including measures to facilitate ease of doing business.

The SEBI regulator will also assess the current rules in light of past judicial pronouncements and various informal guidelines issued by the capital markets regulator.

About Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

  • Founded – 12 April 1988
  • Act – 1992
  • Headquarters – Mumbai
  • Chairman Madhabi Puri Buch
  • SEBI Set up – Uday Kotak committee

Recent Committee

  • Centre constituted a panel for Higher Educational Institutions – Dr K. Radhakrishnan
  • Government formed 5-member committee to review pharma marketing practices – V K Paul
  • SEBI reconstituted 21 members Market Data Advisory Committee (MDAC) – M S Sahoo
  • SEBI restructured Secondary Market Advisory Committee (SMAC)- Gurumoorthy Mahalingam
  • SC appointed panel for recovery of money from NSEL defaulters- Pradeep Nandrajog
  • Government sets up committee to develop framework on right to repair – Nidhi Khatri
  • Centre formed a committee to strengthen MSP system – Sanjay Agarwal

Q.11. Who has been elected as the President of the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) for 2022-23?

2022-23 के लिए भारतीय विज्ञापन एजेंसी संघ (AAAI) के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Abhishek Singhvi / अभिषेक सिंघवी

(b) Prasanth Kumar / प्रशांत कुमार

(c) R Venkataramani / आर वेंकटरमणि

(d) Mukul Rohatgi / मुकुल रोहतगी

(e) Harish Salve / हरीश साल्वे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. Prasanth Kumar elected president of AAAI

CEO of South Asia of GroupM Media Pvt Ltd Prasanth Kumar has been elected as the President of the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) for 2022-23.

While Rana Barua (Group CEO of Havas Group India) has been elected as the Vice-President of the Association.

Immediate Past President, Anupriya Acharya has been appointed as the ex-officio member of the AAAI Board for 2022-23.

AAAI is a national advertising agency, which was formed in 1945.

Recent Appointments

  • Foreign Secretary – Vinay Mohan Kwatra (reappointment)
  • State Presidium of CDU in Germany – Gurdeep Randhawa
  • Chairman of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) – T G Sitharam
  • CEO of Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) – Vinit Kumar
  • Member of International Committee for Weight and Measures (CIPM) – Venu Gopal Achanta

Q.12. Who took the Oath of Office and Secrecy as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Member in New Delhi?

नई दिल्ली में संघ लोक सेवा आयोग (UPSC) के सदस्य के रूप में कार्यालय और गोपनीयता की शपथ किसने ली?

(a) Ajit Jogi / अजीत जोगी

(b) Preeti Sudan / प्रीति सूदन

(c) V. Balasubramanian / वी. बालासुब्रमण्यन

(d) Sanjay Khanna / संजय खन्ना

(e) R K Gupta / आर के गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. Preeti Sudan takes oath of office and secrecy as UPSC Member

Former Health Secretary Preeti Sudan took the Oath of Office and Secrecy as Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Member in New Delhi.

UPSC Chairman Dr. Manoj Soni administered the oath to Mrs. Sudan at Central Hall, UPSC Main Building.

Sudan is a 1983 batch Andhra Pradesh cadre retired Indian Administrative Service officer.

She also served as the Department of Food and Public Distribution Secretary as well as in Women and Child Development and in the Defence Ministry.

She also served as a Consultant with the World Bank.

Recent Appointment

  • Election Commissioner of India – Arun Goel
  • Chairman of National Pension System Trust – Suraj Bhan
  • Chairman of ONGC – Arun Kumar Singh
  • Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) – Dr. V G Somani (reappointment three months).
  • Full-time member of NITI Aayog – Arvind Virmani

Q.13. Who has been appointed by Uttarakhand Government as the state’s brand ambassador?

उत्तराखंड सरकार ने किसे राज्य का ब्रांड एंबेसडर नियुक्त किया है?

(a) Amitabh Bachchan / अमिताभ बच्चन

(b) Prasoon Joshi / प्रसून जोशी

(c) Salman Khan / सलमान खान

(d)  Jeetendra / जितेंद्र

(e) Ajay Devgan / अजय देवगन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(b)

Exp. Uttarakhand Govt appointed Prasoon Joshi as its Brand Ambassador

Prasoon Joshi has been appointed by Uttarakhand Government as the state’s brand ambassador.

He is a prominent and highly awarded member of the Indian advertising and media fraternity.

Uttarakhand government also bestowed on Joshi the Uttarakhand Gaurav Samman honour for his contributions to art, literature, culture, and advertising.

Recent Brand Ambassador

  • Janhvi Kapoor – Marico’s Saffola Fittify
  • Deepa Malik – Ambassador of Nikshay Mitra (TB Campaign)
  • Suryakumar Yadav – UrbanGabru (Men’s grooming brand)
  • Neeraj Chopra – Friendship Ambassador of Switzerland
  • Lionel Messi – Byju’s
  • Yuvraj Singh -T20 World Cup for the Blind
  • Sourav Ganguly – Bandhan Bank
  • Smriti Mandhana – Gulf Oil Lubricants.
  • Rohit Sharma & his wife Ritika Sajdeh – Max Life Insurance
  • Punyakoti Dattu Yojana (Karnataka)- Kiccha Sudeep
  • Vaani Kapoor – Noise X-Fit 2 smartwatch
  • Ravi Shastri – FanCode
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni – Garuda Aerospace
  • Robin Uthappa – Karnataka Brain Health Initiative (Ka-BHI)
  • Shubman Gill & Ruturaj Gaikwad – My11Circle
  • Rishabh Pant – Dish TV India
  • Jhulan Goswami -All Women Match Official Team
  • Rishabh Pant – Uttarakhand’s brand ambassador
  • Jasprit Bumrah- Unix
  • Ravindra Jadeja – Kinara Capital
  • Smriti Mandhana – IIT Madras incubated startup, GUVI
  • Saurav Ganguly – Century LED
  • Rahul Dravid – PLAETO

Q.14. Saint Andrew’s Day is celebrated every year on which day?

सेंट एंड्रयूज दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 30 November / 30 नवंबर

(b) 29 November / 29 नवंबर

(c) 26 November / 26 नवंबर

(d) 27 November / 27 नवंबर

(e) 28 November / 28 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(a)

Exp. 30 November – Saint Andrew’s Day

Saint Andrew’s Day is celebrated on 30 November every year.

It is a national holiday is observed across Europe and Scotland on this day.

People celebrate this occasion on the streets in a ‘kilt’, knee-length men’s dress skirt which originated from Gaelic men.

Saint Andrew was one of the 12 disciples of Jesus Christ, according to Christianity.

It is believed that Saint Andrew was born between the years 5 AD and 10 AD in a place which now falls in Israel.

He had introduced his brother Peter to Jesus, and helped Scottish King Angus in winning the battle against Northumberland to protect Scotland. Saint Andrew was the patron saint of Scotland, Romania, Russia, Greece, Ukraine, and Poland.

Q.15. World AIDS Day is observed on 1 December every year. What is the theme of World AIDS Day 2022?

विश्व एड्स दिवस हर साल 1 दिसंबर को मनाया जाता है। विश्व एड्स दिवस 2022 की थीम क्या है?

(a) Working Together for an AIDS-Free Generation

(b) Putting Ourselves to the Test

(c) Achieving Equity to End HIV

(d) Getting to Zero

(e) Equalize

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp.  1 December – World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed on 1 December every year.

Objective – To raise awareness and knowledge about HIV and a call to move toward ending the HIV epidemic.

The first World AIDS Day was observed in 1988. HIV remains a major public health issue that affects millions of people across the world.

The virus attacks the immune system and reduces its resistance to other diseases, thereby putting the life of the patient at risk.

The theme for this year is ‘Equalize’ to address inequalities that are holding back progress in ending AIDS.

Q.16. Vikram S Kirloskar passed away recently at the age of 64. He was the Vice Chairman of which company?

विक्रम एस किर्लोस्कर का हाल ही में 64 वर्ष की आयु में निधन हो गया। वह किस कंपनी के उपाध्यक्ष थे?

(a) Toyota Motor / टोयोटा मोटर

(b) Hyundai Motor / हुंडई मोटर

(c) Suzuki Motor / सुजुकी मोटर

(d) Groupe Renault / ग्रुप रेनॉल्ट

(e) Škoda Auto / स्कोडा ऑटो

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(a)

Exp. Toyota Kirloskar Motor VC Vikram Kirloskar passed away

The vice chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd Vikram S Kirloskar has passed away at the age of 64.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is a joint venture between the Japanese auto major Toyota Motor Company and the Kirloskar Group.

He became the vice chairman of Toyota Kirloskar 1998.

He has also served as president of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers from 2013-15.

He also served as the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2019-20.

He has also been awarded the Indian Institute of Metals (IIM) JRD Tata Award 2020.

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