Current Affairs Quiz 1st July 2022 : Daily GK Update

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Q.1. Which state government has inaugurated the T-Hub 2.0, the leading innovation and startup catalyst?]

किस राज्य सरकार ने अग्रणी नवाचार और स्टार्टअप उत्प्रेरक टीहब 2.0 का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Odisha / उड़ीसा

(b) Kerala / केरल

(c) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(d) Telangana/ तेलंगाना

(e) Gujarat / गुजरात

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Telangana government inaugurated T-Hub 2.0, innovation centre in Hyderabad

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao inaugurated T-Hub 2.0, the world’s largest innovation campus in Hyderabad.

The facility will support over 2,000 startups under one roof, with a total built-up area of 5,82,689 square feet, making it the world’s largest innovation campus. T-Hub will provide young Indians to launch their startups with a collaborative innovation ecosystem.

T-Hub was founded to bring together the best talent from across the country to nurture a startup ecosystem, but it had become a national role model. It has impacted 2,000 entrepreneurs and witnessed funding of 1.19 billion dollars for startups.

About Telangana

  • Capital- Hyderabad
  • Chief Minister- K Chandrashekar Rao
  • Governor- Tamilisai Soundararajan

Q.2. DB Patil International Airport has been located in which state?

डीबी पाटिल अंतरराष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Gujarat /गुजरात

(b) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(c) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(d) Telangana / तेलंगाना

(e) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Maharashtra government approved renaming of Aurangabad, Osmanabad

The renaming of the cities Aurangabad and Osmanabad was agreed by the Maharashtra state cabinet. Both places will now be called Sambhaji Nagar and Dharashiv, respectively.

Additionally, DB Patil International Airport will now be known as  DB Patil International Airport

Recently Name Changed

  • Aurangabad – Sambhaji Nagar
  • Osmanabad – Dharashiv
  • Navi Mumbai Airport – DB Patil International Airport
  • Miyan Ka Bada – Mahesh Nagar Halt
  • Yes Mutual Fund – White Oak Capital Mutual Fund
  • Kevadia Railway Station – Ekta Nagar Railway Station
  • Jhansi Railway Station – Veerangana Laxmibai Railway Station
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Road – Narendra Modi Marg 2022

Q.3. India’s Tata Motors and Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp have formed a strategic partnership to design, develop and manufacture semiconductor solutions for domestic and global markets. Renesas Electronic Corp. is a company of which country?

भारत की टाटा मोटर्स और जापानी चिप निर्माता रेनेसास इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स कॉर्प ने घरेलू और वैश्विक बाजारों के लिए सेमीकंडक्टर समाधानों के डिजाइन, विकास और निर्माण के लिए एक रणनीतिक साझेदारी बनाई है। रेनेसा इलेक्ट्रॉनिक कार्पोरेशन किस देश की कंपनी है?

(a) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(b) Vietnam / वियतनाम

(c) China / चीन

(d) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(e) Japan / जापान

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India’s Tata Motors partnered with Japan’s Renesas to develop chip solutions

India’s Tata Motors and Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp have formed a strategic partnership to design, develop and manufacture semiconductor solutions for domestic and global markets.

As part of the partnership, Renesas will also work with Tejas Networks, a Tata Group company, on wireless network solutions including 5G.

About Tata Motors

  • Founded – 1945
  • Founder – Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata
  • Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Chairman – Natarajan Chandrasekaran

Q.4. Sandeep Kumar Gupta has been elected as the head of which company?

संदीप कुमार गुप्ता को किस कंपनी के प्रमुख के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) GAIL / गेल

(b) NTPC / एनटीपीसी

(c) HPCL / एचपीसीएल

(d) BPCL / बीपीसीएल

(e) IOCL / आईओसीएल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Sandeep Kumar Gupta to be next chairman of GAIL, succeeds Manoj Jain

Sandeep Kumar Gupta, Director for Finance at Indian Oil Corporation, has been picked to head India’s largest gas utility GAIL (India) Ltd.

He will replace Manoj Jain, who is scheduled to retire on August 31.

GAIL is India’s largest gas transmission and gas marketing company, with a 14,502-kilometre gas pipeline network and a capacity of 206 million standard cubic meters a day. Its natural gas pipeline network covers 21 states.

It holds around 70 per cent share of the gas-transmission network and more than 50 per cent share of natural gas sales in India.

About GAIL India Ltd.

  • Founded -1984
  • Headquarters – New Delhi
  • Chairman & MD – Manoj Jain

Q.5. KK Venugopal has been re-appointed as ____________ for 3 months.

केके वेणुगोपाल को 3 महीने के लिए ____________ के रूप में फिर से नियुक्त किया गया है।

(a) Solicitor General of India / भारत के सॉलिसिटर जनरल

(b) Advocate General of India / भारत के महाधिवक्ता

(c) Comptroller and Auditor General of India / भारत के नियंत्रक और महालेखा परीक्षक

(d) Attorney General of India / भारत के महान्यायवादी

(e) Principal Secretory to the PM / प्रधान मंत्री के प्रधान सचिव

Answer & Explanation

Exp. KK Venugopal re-appointed Attorney General of India for 3 months

Celebrated advocate KK Venugopal, was re-appointed the Attorney General for India for three months.

Venugopal, the oldest person to occupy the post, was appointed as the Attorney General for India in July 2017, succeeding Mukul Rohatgi. The attorney general usually has a tenure of three years.

1st Attorney General of India -Motilal C. Setalvad

He was an Additional Solicitor General of India between 1979 and 1980 and a recipient of Padma Bhushan in 2002 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015.

Recent Appointment

  • Acting President of IOA – Anil Khanna
  • President of India International Centre – Shyam Sharan
  • Chairman of Reliance Jio Infocomm- Akash Ambani
  • Additional directors of Jio Infocomm – Raminder Singh Gujral & KV Choudhary
  • MD of Jio Infocomm – Pankaj Mohan Pawar

Q.6. Which state government has bagged the first prize in National MSME Award 2022?

किस राज्य सरकार ने राष्ट्रीय एमएसएमई पुरस्कार 2022 में प्रथम पुरस्कार प्राप्त किया है?

(a) Odisha / उड़ीसा

(b) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(c) Bihar / बिहार

(d) Haryana / हरियाणा

(e) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Odisha government won first prize in National MSME Award 2022

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Department, Government of Odisha has been awarded first prize in the categsory “National MSME Award 2022 to States/UTs for outstanding contribution in the promotion and Development of MSME Sector” by virtue of various developmental initiatives taken up for the development of MSMEs. Bihar and Haryana were 2nd & 3rd respectively.

Kalahandi has been awarded third prize in the category “National MSME Award 2022 to Aspirational districts for outstanding contribution in the promotion and Development of MSME Sector”

  1. India has successfully tested High-Speed Expendable Aerial Target from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur off the Odisha coast. What is the name of this test flight?

भारत ने ओडिशा तट से दूर चांदीपुर में एकीकृत परीक्षण रेंज (ITR) से हाईस्पीड एक्सपेंडेबल एरियल टारगेट का सफलतापूर्वक परीक्षण किया है।  इस परीक्षण उड़ान का नाम क्या है?

(a) ASTRA / आस्त्र

(b) ABHIYAS / अभ्यास

(C) TRISUL / त्रिशूल

(D) AGNI / अग्नि

(E) DHANUSH / धनुष

Answer & Explanation

Exp. India successfully tested high-speed expendable aerial target Abhyas from the Odisha Coast

India has successfully flight-tested the indigenously developed high-speed expendable aerial target – ABHYAS, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur off the Odisha coast.

ABHYAS is designed and developed by Aeronautical Development Establishment of Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

The aircraft is programmed for a fully autonomous flight, meaning that it flies under the control of automatic systems and needs no intervention from a human pilot.

During the test flight, the aircraft was flown from a ground-based controller to examine its manoeuvrability and performance at low altitudes. The air vehicle was launched using twin under-slung boosters during the demonstration, which provided initial acceleration. It is powered by a small gas turbine engine for endurance flights at high subsonic speed.

About Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)

  • Founded – 1 January 1958
  • Headquarters – New Delhi
  • Chairman – G. Satheesh Reddy
  • Motto – Strength’s Origin is in Knowledge

Q.8. The 9th Army to Army Staff Talks (AAST) between the Australian Army and Indian Army has conducted at which city?

ऑस्ट्रेलियाई सेना और भारतीय सेना के बीच 9वीं आर्मी टू आर्मी स्टाफ वार्ता (AAST) किस शहर में आयोजित की गई है?

(a) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(b) Chandigarh /चंडीगढ़

(c) Mumbai /मुंबई

(d) Sri Nagar/ श्री नगर

(e) Deharadub / देहरादून

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 9th Army to Army Staff Talks between India and Australia in Dehradun

The 9th Army to Army Staff Talks (AAST) between the Australian Army and Indian Army were conducted in Dehradun.

AAST focused on joint military exercises, training cooperation and preparing a roadmap for enhanced Defence Cooperation between both the Armies.

Q.9. Which edition of Synergy Conference between Indian Army and Defence Acoounts Deaprtment was held in New Delhi?

भारतीय सेना और रक्षा लेखा विभाग के बीच सिनर्जी सम्मेलन का कौन सा संस्करण नई दिल्ली में आयोजित किया गया था?

(a) First / पहला

(b) Second / दूसरा

(c) Third / तीसरा

(d) Fourth / चौथा

(e) Fifth / पांचवां

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 4th Synergy Conference between Indian Army and Defence Accounts Department in New Delhi

Fourth Synergy Conference between Indian Army and Defence Accounts Department (DAD) was held in New Delhi.

The day-long conference was co-chaired by Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lt Gen BS Raju & Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) Shri Rajnish Kumar and attended by senior officers of Indian Army and DAD.

The primary agenda of the conference included deliberations on AGNIPATH scheme and the schedule for timely implementation of a system for pay and allowances for Agniveers.

Other agenda items included improving the functioning of Pay and Accounts Offices (PAOs) for better service delivery to Junior Commissioned Officers/Other Ranks of the Indian Army.

Q.10. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched _______ Singaporean satellites from the Second Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.

भारतीय अंतरिक्ष अनुसंधान संगठन (इसरो) ने सतीश धवन अंतरिक्ष केंद्र, श्रीहरिकोटा में दूसरे लॉन्च पैड से _________ सिंगापुर के उपग्रहों को सफलतापूर्वक लॉन्च किया है।

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

(e) 5

Answer & Explanation

Exp. ISRO launched rocket PSLV-C53, carrying 3 Singapore satellite

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched three Singaporean satellites from the Second Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.

The spacecraft will deploy the three missions in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) at an altitude of 570 km measured from the equator. This is the 55th mission of PSLV and the 15th mission using the PSLV-Core Alone variant. It is the 16th PSLV launch from the second launch pad.

PSLV-C53 (PSLV stands for Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) is the second dedicated commercial mission of NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), the commercial arm of ISRO

NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) a corporate arm of the Department of Space (DOS) is launching the mission under its agreement with Singapore in what is the second commercial mission for the body.

About Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

  • Founded – 15 August 1969
  • Headquarters – Bengalore, Karnataka
  • Founder and 1st Chairman – Vikram Sarabhai
  • 10th Chairman – S Somanath

Q.11. What is the name of the NASA-financed spacecraft about the size of a microwave oven that was launched from New Zealand?

एक माइक्रोवेव ओवन के आकार के बारे में नासा द्वारा वित्तपोषित अंतरिक्ष यान का नाम क्या है जिसे न्यूजीलैंड से लॉन्च किया गया था?

(a) CAPSTONE / कैपस्टोन
(b) ADITYA / आदित्य

(c) DART / डार्ट

(d) CALIPSO / कैलिप्सो

(e) EPOXI / एपॉक्सी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. NASA launched CAPSTONE to evaluate new orbit for Artemis Moon Missions

NASA launched a microwave oven-sized CubeSat to the Moon, which has set in motion its Artemis program that aims to return humans to the lunar surface.

Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE) has launched on top of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket Launch Complex 1 on the Mahia Peninsula of New Zealand.

It will serve as the first spacecraft to test a unique, elliptical lunar orbit and act as a pathfinder for Gateway, a Moon-orbiting outpost part of the Artemis program. Capstone will help reduce the risk for future spacecraft by validating innovative navigation technologies and verifying the dynamics of this unique, halo-shaped orbit.

About National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

  • Founded – 1958
  • Headquarters – Washington, D.C
  • 14th Administrator – Bill Nelson
  • Motto – For the Benefit of All

Q.12. Which day of the year is celebrated as National Chartered Accountants (CA) Day?

वर्ष के किस दिन को राष्ट्रीय चार्टर्ड एकाउंटेंट्स (सीए) दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है?

(a) 28 June / 28 जून

(b) 26 June / 26 जून

(c) 29 June / 29 जून

(d) 1 July / 1 जुलाई

(e) 2 July / 2 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 1 July –74th National Chartered Accountants'(CA) Day

Chartered Accountants’ (CA) day is celebrated annually on 1 July with an aim to commemorate the findings of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) by Parliament in 1949.

The ICAI is the only licensing and regulatory body for the profession of accounting and financial auditing in India. Every finance and accounting organization including National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) is required to follow the recommendations of accounting standards made by them.

Q.13. The United Nations recognized International Fruit Day is celebrated globally on 1 July. Which fruit is selected for the year 2022?

संयुक्त राष्ट्र द्वारा मान्यता प्राप्त अंतर्राष्ट्रीय फल दिवस 1 जुलाई को विश्व स्तर पर मनाया जाता है। वर्ष 2022 के लिए कौन सा फल चुना गया है?

(a) Papaya / पपीता

(b) Watermelon / तरबूज

(c) Kiwi / कीवी

(d) Blackberry / ब्लैकबेरी

(e) Quince / श्रीफल

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 1 July – International Fruit Day

1st July is celebrated as International fruit day to all over the world.

This International fruit day was first announced in 2007 and celebrated at the Wall Park in Berlin, Germany.

Objective -To share fruits in sympathy and joy with family, friends or needy people.

International Fruit Day addresses to all people who create and preserve positive living conditions.

Fruit of The Year 2022 is blackberry and the motto is Fruitful Peace.

2022 – Blackberry (Fruitful peace)

2021 – Watermelon (Create change together)

2020 – Mandarin (Take a fruit break)

2019 – Papaya (Flirt with more fruit)

2018 – Kiwi (Cherish others)

  1. National Doctors Day is observed on which day?

राष्ट्रीय चिकित्सक दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 29 June / 29 जून

(b) 26 June / 26 जून

(c) 30 June / 30 जून

(d) 1 July / 1 जुलाई

(e) 2 July / 2 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 1 July – National Doctors Day

India celebrates National Doctors’ Day on July 1 every year to honour the birth and death anniversary of great physician and second chief minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy.

This day serves to show gratitude to all those doctors who have selflessly aided us in our time of need and tirelessly worked for the health of their patients.

Doctor’s Day is not just celebrated in India but also in different countries, however, on different dates. In the United States it is observed on March 30, in Cuba on December 3 and in Iran, it is celebrated on August 23. First time the Doctor’s Day was observed in March 1933 in the US state of Georgia.

Theme 2022 – Family Doctors on the Front Line

Q.15. Every year 1st July is observed as SBI Foundation Day. In 2022, which edition of the day was celebrated?

प्रत्येक वर्ष 1 जुलाई को एसबीआई स्थापना दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है। 2022 में, दिवस का कौन सा संस्करण मनाया गया था?

(a) 64th / 64 वां

(b) 65th / 65 वां

(c) 66th / 66 वां

(d) 67th / 67 वां

(e) 68th / 68  वां

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 1 July – SBI Foundation Day

State Bank of India Foundation Day has celebrated on 1st July. It is the 66th foundation day.

State Bank of India (SBI) is the oldest commercial bank in the country and was founded pre-independence as the Bank of Calcutta in 1806. SBI Foundation Day celebrates the foundation of the bank in the year 1955.

State Bank is a public sector bank and the 43rd largest bank in the world.

About State Bank of India (SBI)  

  • Founded – 1 July 1955
  • HQ – Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Chairman – Dinesh Kumar Khara
  • Managing Director – (4) Alok Kumar Choudhary, Swaminathan Janakiraman, Challa Sreenivasulu Setty, and Ashwini Kumar Tewari
  • Imperial Bank of India was previous name of SBI
  • The presidency Banks of Bengal, Bombay and Madras with merged in 1921 to Imperial Bank of India. ✓
  • Tagline of State Bank of India

(1) Pure Banking Nothing Else

(2) With you all the way

(3) A bank of the common man

(4) The banker to every Indian

(5) The Nation banks on us

Q.16. Every year 1 July is observed as GST Day.  In 2022, which edition of the day was celebrated?

हर साल 1 जुलाई को जीएसटी दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है। 2022 में, दिवस का कौन सा संस्करण मनाया गया है?

(a) Third / तीसरा

(b) Fourth / चौथा

(c) Fifth / पांचवां

(d) Sixth / छठा

(e) Seventh / सातवां

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 1 July – GST Day (Goods & Services Tax)

1 July 2017 GST to be applicable across India.

France 1st country to implement GST in 1954.

Assam was the 1st state to ratify the GST Bill.

The 1st state to pass State GST Bill is Telangana.

Indian GST Follows Canadian Dual Model.

Constitution Amendment Bill (115th) to GST introduced in the Lok Sabha

GST Amendment Act – 101st

Constitutional Bill – 122nd

GST Council (Article 279A)

Headed By – Union Finance Minister




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