Current Affairs Quiz 21st November 2022, Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 21st November 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Who has inaugurated the Regional Research Institute of Unani Medicine (RRIUM) in Silchar?

सिलचर में क्षेत्रीय यूनानी चिकित्सा अनुसंधान संस्थान (RRIUM) का उद्घाटन किसने किया?

(a) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(d) Sarbananda Sonowal / सर्बानंद सोनोवाल

(e) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated Unani Institute in Silchar

The Union Minister of Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal has inaugurated the Regional Research Institute of Unani Medicine (RRIUM) in Silchar.

The newly opened institute is the first such center in the Northeast on Unani medicine.

The new complex spreads over an area of 3.5 acres, built with an investment of Rs.48 crore. The National Projects Construction Corporation (NPCC) developed the complex, which is a Government of India enterprise.

The institute will provide treatment for the diseases particularly on Gastro-intestinal disorders and Respiratory disorders.

Recent Inauguration by Union Ministers

  • RK Singh has launched the Green Energy Open Access portal
  • Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated ‘Baji Rout National Football Tournament
  • Rajnath Singh launched ‘Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot’website
  • Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated ‘Ayush Utsav’in Kashmir
  • Jitendra Singh announced ‘One Week One Lab’ campaign
  • Jitendra Singh launched portal for PM’s Excellence Awards

Q.2. Which state government has introduced an award scheme to promote good governance and reward innovative human resources who make extraordinary efforts at workplace?

किस राज्य सरकार ने सुशासन को बढ़ावा देने और कार्यस्थल पर असाधारण प्रयास करने वाले अभिनव मानव संसाधनों को पुरस्कृत करने के लिए एक पुरस्कार योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Haryana launched awards to promote good governance

The Haryana government has introduced an award scheme to promote good governance and reward innovative human resources who make extraordinary efforts at workplace.

Those officials who have done innovative work in economic, infrastructure and social sector or state flagship programmes can apply for awards under the Haryana Good Governance Award Scheme (Haryana Sushasan Puraskaar Yojana, 2022).

For the state level award, the winning individual or team will get a first prize of ₹ 51,000 in cash, second prize of ₹ 31,000 and third prize of ₹ 21,000.

At the district level, the first prize will be a cash reward of ₹ 31,000, the second prize of ₹ 21,000 and the third prize of ₹ 11,000.

A trophy, and an appreciation certificate signed by the chief minister (whose copy will be kept in the service book of the employee) will also be given.

About Haryana

  • Capital –Chandigarh

Chief Minister – Manohar Lal Khattar

Governor – Bandaru Dattatrey

Q.3. Which bank has partnered with JCB India to finance the prospective buyers of heavy construction equipment?

किस बैंक ने भारी निर्माण उपकरण के संभावित खरीदारों को वित्त प्रदान करने के लिए जेसीबी इंडिया के साथ साझेदारी की है?

(a) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(b) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. Federal Bank partnered with JCB India to finance heavy equipment buyers

Federal Bank has partnered with JCB India to finance the prospective buyers of heavy construction equipment.

Under the agreement, Federal Bank is the preferred finance partner of the construction equipment manufacturer, where JCB’s customers can avail of loans from the lender at competitive interest rates.

This partnership would prove to be hugely beneficial to a segment of customers who are looking for easy finance options to take their business forward.

About Federal Bank

Founded- 23 April 1931

Founder- K.P Hormis

Headquarters – Kochi, Kerala

CEO- Shyam Srinivasan

Recent MoUs

  • IFSCA signed MoU with the Reserve Bank of India for collaboration in the field of regulation
  • NIIFL signed an agreement with JBIC to boost Japanese investments in India
  • SIDBI signed an MoU with Bureau of Energy Efficiency to finance green MSMEs
  • Mahindra Finance partnered with India Post Payments Bank to boost credit access for customers
  • CASHe partnered with IRCTC to launch ‘travel now pay later’ facility

Q.4. Government of India has increased the maximum tenure of CEO and MD of public sector banks from 5 years to how many years?

भारत सरकार ने सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र के बैंकों के CEO और MD का अधिकतम कार्यकाल 5 वर्ष से बढ़ाकर कितने वर्ष कर दिया है?

(a) 6

(b) 7

(c) 8

(d) 10

(e) 15

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Government increased maximum tenure of PSU banks’ CEO to 10 years

The maximum tenure of CEO and MD of public sector banks has been increased to 10 years, a move that will help the government retain the best talent in the banking sector.

As per a government notification, the term for the appointment has been extended to 10 years, from the earlier 5 years, subject to superannuation age of 60 years.

Earlier, the MD or executive director of a public sector undertaking (PSU) bank was eligible for a maximum tenure of 5 years or 60 years whichever was earlier. This is also applicable for whole-time directors of all Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs).

The amendment would be called Nationalized Banks (Management and Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Scheme, 2022.

Q.5. Who has received the prestigious ‘Sumitra Charat Ram Award’ in recognition of her contribution in the field of Indian classical music and dance recently?

हाल ही में भारतीय शास्त्रीय संगीत और नृत्य के क्षेत्र में उनके योगदान के लिए प्रतिष्ठित ‘सुमित्रा चरत राम पुरस्कारकिसे मिला है?

(a) Uma Sharma / उमा शर्मा

(b) Nidhi Razdan / निधि राजदान

(c) Sitara Devi / सितारा देवी

(d) Sujatha Singh / सुजाता सिंह

(e) Rohini Bhate / रोहिणी भाटे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Uma Sharma received Sumitra Charat Ram Award

Kathak exponent Dr. Uma Sharma has received the prestigious ‘Sumitra Charat Ram Award’ in recognition of her contribution in the field of Indian classical music and dance.

Sharma is a renowned classical dancer who has been awarded Padma Shri (1973) and Padma Bhushan (2001) for her unique contribution to the cultural tradition of this country.

Kathak dancers Pandit Birju Maharaj, Kumudini Lakhia, Hindustani classical vocalists Kishori Amonkar, Pandit Jasraj, Girija Devi, Sarod player Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Odissi dancer Mayadhar Raut, and flautist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia are among the former recipients of the award.

She received the award from former governor of Jammu and Kashmir Karan Singh and Sarod player Ustad Amjad Ali Khan in a ceremony organised at Kamani Auditorium by Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra (SBKK).

This award was instituted in 2010.

Recent Awards

  • Gold award at 47th ICQCC-2022 – NTPC team
  • Lifetime Achievement Award at 53rd IFFI Goa – Carlos Saura
  • Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna 2022 – Sharath Kamal
  • Responsible Tourism Global Award – Kerala Tourism
  • UK’s royal Order of Merit – Nobel laureate Venki Ramakrishnan

Q.6. Who has received JCB Prize 2022 for The Paradise of Food?

 पैराडाइज ऑफ फूड के लिए जेसीबी पुरस्कार 2022 किसे मिला है?

(a) Sanjiv Saraf / संजीव सराफ

(b) Karnal Zahid / करनाल जाहिद

(c) Faiz Ahmed / फैज अहमद

(d) Khalid Jawed / खालिद जावेद

(e) Bareera Khan / बरेरा खान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Khalid Jawed won the JCB Prize 2022 for Literature

Khalid Jawed’s The Paradise of Food has been awarded the JCB Prize for Literature 2022.

“The Paradise of Food” tells the story of a middle-class joint Muslim family over a span of fifty years where the narrator struggles to find a place for himself, at odds in his home and the world outside.

Jawed received the prize money of Rs 25 lakh along with a trophy — a sculpture by Delhi artist duo Thukral and Tagra, “Mirror Melting”.

The book, originally published as “Ne’mat Khana” in 2014, is the fourth translation to win the award and the first work in Urdu.

Recent Awards

  • Bihari Puraskar – Madhu Kankariya (31st) and Dr. Madhav Hada (32nd)
  • 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
  • Chevalier Award by French government – Aruna Sairam

Q.7. Who has conferred the Gandhi Mandela Award 2022 at Thekchen Choeling in Dharamshala?

धर्मशाला के थेकचेन छोएलिंग में गांधी मंडेला पुरस्कार 2022 से किसे सम्मानित किया गया?

(a) Dalai Lama / दलाई लामा

(b) Akshara Haasan / अक्षरा हासन

(c) Abhijeet Sawant / अभिजीत सावंत

(d) Meiyang Chang / मेयांग चांग

(e) Nagraj Manjule / नागराज मंजुले

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Dalai Lama honoured with Gandhi Mandela award Gandhi Mandela Award 2022

The 14th Dalai Lama was conferred the Gandhi Mandela Award 2022 at Thekchen Choeling in Dharamshala’s Mcleod Ganj by Himachal Pradesh governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar.

The award, constituted by the Gandhi Mandela Foundation, is in recognition of promoting the values and ideals of Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela in the interest of global peace and freedom.

The award serves to recognize the global leaders who inspire citizens for peace, unity and freedom.

This time, the awardee, Dalai Lama, was selected by a jury including former Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan and Justice Dipak Misra, forme Supreme Court Judge Gyan Sudha Misra, former Chief Justice of Nepal Justice Kedarnath Upadhyay and former Chief Justice of Bangladesh Justice MD Tafazzul Islam.

Recent Awards

  • 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
  • European parliament’s Sakharov prize 2022 – Ukrainian peopl

Q.8. How many gold medals won by India at 15th Asian Airgun Championships in South Korea?

दक्षिण कोरिया में 15वीं एशियाई एयरगन चैंपियनशिप में भारत ने कितने स्वर्ण पदक जीते?

(a) 25

(b) 28

(c) 15

(d) 10

(e) 32

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. India won 25 gold medals at 15th Asian Airgun Championships

In Shooting, India ended their campaign at 15th Asian Airgun Championships in South Korea with 25 gold medals.

Indian Pair of Manu Bhaker and Samrat Rana won the 10-meter Junior Air Pistol Mixed Team event.

The Indian pair of Rhythm Sangwan and Vijayveer Sidhu clinched gold in the corresponding senior event.

Sangwan and Sidhu won in the Air Pistol Mixed Team final

Q.9. Who has become the youngest world No. 1 ATP Player recently?

हाल ही में विश्व का सबसे कम उम्र का नंबर 1 एटीपी खिलाड़ी कौन बना है?

(a) Novak Djokovic / नोवाक जोकोविच

(b) Carlos Alcaraz / कार्लोस अल्कराज

(c) Jannik Sinner / जननिक सिनर

(d) Daniil Medvedev / डेनियल मेदवेदेव

(e) Alexander Zverev / अलेक्जेंडर ज्वेरेव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Carlos Alcaraz becomes the youngest world No. 1 ATP Player

Carlos Alcaraz has become the youngest year-end ATP World Number 1, making him the first teenager to achieve this feat.

He is the 18th year-end world number 1 in history and the first outside of ‘Big Four’ players Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Murray since Andy Roddick in 2003.

Alcaraz clinched his first-ever ATP Masters 1000 title in Miami.

Q.10. Who has won the title of Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2022?

फॉर्मूला वन अबू धाबी ग्रैंड प्रिक्स 2022 का खिताब किसने जीता है?

(a) Sebastian Vettel / सेबस्टियन वेट्टेली

(b) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन

(c) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(d) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लर

(e) Sergio Pérez / सर्जियो पेरेज़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Max Verstappen won F1 Abu Dhabi GP 2022

Red Bull’s driver Max Verstappen has won the title of Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2022, held at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

He has also set new records for the most race wins (15) and most points in a single season (454) in 2022.

A second position in the race helped Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc secure the second position in the Drivers’ Championship with 308 points, 3 more than Red Bull’s Sergio Perez.

Recent Grand Prix 2022 Winner

Canadian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Miami Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

French Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Spanish Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Hungarian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Belgian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Dutch Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Italian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Japanese Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

US Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Mexican Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Monaco Grand Prix 2022 -Sergio Pérez (Mexico)

Singapore Grand Prix 2022 – Sergio Pérez (Mexico)

Australian Grand Prix. 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)

Bahrain Grand Prix 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)

Austrian Grand Prix 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)

British Grand Prix 2022 – Carlos Saniz (Spanish)

Brazilian  Grand Prix 2022 –  George Russell (Britain)

Q.11. Africa Industrialization Day (AID) is celebrated every year on which day?

अफ्रीका औद्योगीकरण दिवस (AID) हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 19 November / 19 नवंबर

(b) 20 November / 20 नवंबर

(c) 21 November / 21 नवंबर

(d) 22 November / 22 नवंबर

(e) 23 November / 23 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(b)

Exp. 20 November – African Industrialization Day

Africa Industrialization Day (AID) is celebrated every year on 20 November.

Objective – To raise global awareness about the challenges faced by the continent with respect to industrialization.

The day was founded within the framework of the Second Industrial Development Decade for Africa (1991-2000).

The United Nations General Assembly, in 1989, proclaimed 20 November to be observed as “Africa Industrialization Day”.

Q.12. World Television Day is commemorated every year on which day?

विश्व टेलीविजन दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 19 November / 19 नवंबर

(b) 20 November / 20 नवंबर

(c) 21 November / 21 नवंबर

(d) 22 November / 22 नवंबर

(e) 23 November / 23 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. 21 November – World Television Day

World Television Day is commemorated every year on November 21.

Objective – To recognize the invention of television and the role it plays in our everyday life.

Television is a symbol of communication and globalization in the contemporary world.

In 1927, American inventor Philo Taylor Farnsworth invented the world’s first electronic television. A year later, W3XK, the first mechanical TV station, created by Charles Francis Jenkins aired its first broadcast.

The United Nations General Assembly through resolution 51/205, proclaimed November 21 as World Television Day on December 17, 1996.

Q.13. World Heritage Week is being observed from ____ to _________.

विश्व विरासत सप्ताह ____ से _________ तक मनाया जा रहा है।

(a) 19 – 25 November / 19 – 25 नवंबर

(b) 21 – 26 November / 21 – 26 नवंबर

(c) 22 – 27 November / 22 – 27 नवंबर

(d) 23 – 27 November / 23 – 27 नवंबर

(e) 24 – 28 November / 24 – 28 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. 19 – 25 November 2022 – World Heritage Week

The World Heritage Week is being observed from November 19 and November 25, 2022.

Objective – To raise awareness about traditional and cultural practices.

Entry for tourists is free at all Archaeological Survey of India-protected monuments on November 19 to mark the commencement of World Heritage Week.

World Heritage Day is observed on 18 April every yea

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