Current Affairs Quiz 25th July 2022 : Daily GK Update

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Q.1. Which state government has launched an Employees Cashless Medical Scheme?

किस राज्य सरकार ने कर्मचारी कैशलेस चिकित्सा योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. Uttar Pradesh CM launched a scheme for cashless medical benefit

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has launched a scheme Deen Dayal Upadhyaya State Employees Cashless Medical Scheme.

Objective- To provide cashless medical facilities to state government employees, pensioners, and their dependents.

The eligible people will receive cashless medical facilities at government-run institutions, medical colleges, and hospitals without any financial limit.

Also, these facilities up to Rs 5 lakh will be available under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme.

About Uttar Pradesh

  • Capital– Lucknow
  • Chief Minister– Yogi Adityanath
  • Governor –Anandiben Patel

Recent Scheme of Uttar Pradesh

  • Gram Ujala scheme
  • CM Apprentice Promotion Scheme (CMAPS)
  • Kaushal Satrang Yojna
  • Mukhya Mantri Kanya Sumangla Yojana
  • Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyan (YUVA)
  • Mukhyamantri Krishak Durghatna Kalyan Yojana
  • Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana
  • Navin Rojgar Chhatri Yojana
  • Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana
  • One District, One Product (ODOP) scheme
  • Kisan Kalyan Mission
  • Special Campaign ‚Varasat
  • Mission Shakti Campaign

Q.2. Which state government has launched the tourism policy 2021 for the state?

किस राज्य सरकार ने राज्य के लिए पर्यटन नीति 2021 शुरू की है?

(a) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Jharkand / झारखंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Jharkhand CM launched Jharkhand Tourism Policy 2021

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has launched the tourism policy 2021 for the state.

Objective – To revive, renew and revamp the tourism sector of the state, to provide a different dimension and perspective as to how the world views the state of Jharkhand.

Under the policy, the government would provide a single window system, capital investment subsidy at 20-25% up to a limit of Rs 10 crore, and reimbursement of 75% of net GST paid for a period of five years to the investors in state’s tourism sector.

About Jharkhand

  • Capital– Ranchi
  • Chief Minister– Hemant Soren
  • Governor –Ramesh Bais

Q.3. Which IIT has launched the NIRMAN Accelerator Program?

किस IIT ने NIRMAN एक्सेलेरेटर प्रोग्राम लॉन्च किया है?

(a) IIT Hyderabad / आईआईटी हैदराबाद

(b) IIT Delhi / आईआईटी दिल्ली

(c) IIT Madras / आईआईटी मद्रास

(d) IIT Kanpur / आईआईटी कानपुर

(e) IIT Roorkee / आईआईटी रुड़की

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. IIT Kanpur launched NIRMAN Accelerator Program

The Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) at IIT Kanpur has launched the NIRMAN Accelerator Program.

It is supported by the Dept of Science and Technology.

15 start-ups will be selected and given the opportunity to accelerate their product journey from ‘lab to market’.

The programme will focus on the manufacturing startups engaged in healthcare and agriculture domains to help them overcome the challenges from their prototype-to-market journey.

The best-performing startups among the cohort of 15 startups will receive a cash award of up to ₹1 million.

The 6-month-long programme will be devised into four segments, namely – Principles of Product Growth, Engineering Acceleration, Navigating the Compliance Puzzle, and Leading to Next-Stage Growth. The programme will offer knowledge workshops, one-on-one mentoring support, diving deep for customised support for clinical validation, and business and investor connect.

Q.4. Which edition of the Jammu Film Festival will be held from September 3, 2022?

जम्मू फिल्म महोत्सव का कौन सा संस्करण 3 सितंबर, 2022 से आयोजित किया जाएगा?

(a) First / पहला

(b) Second / दूसरा

(c) Third / तीसरा

(d) Fouth / चौथा

(e) Fifth / पांचवां

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. Jammu Film Festival to begin from September 3

The second edition of Jammu film festival will be held here from September 3 with films from 54 countries slated to be screened over two days of the event.

The first ever international film festival here was held in September in 2019 in Jammu, the winter capital of the Union Territory.

54 projects from 15 countries including feature films, documentaries, and shorts will be screened during the event.

Q.5. The Governor of which state has approved a proposal for the creation of Barak Bhuban Wildlife Sanctuary?

किस राज्य के राज्यपाल ने बराक भुबन वन्यजीव अभयारण्य के निर्माण के प्रस्ताव को मंजूरी दे दी है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Meghalaya / मेघालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Assam Government gives approval to second wildlife sanctuary in Barak Valley

Assam’s Barak Valley will soon get a second wildlife sanctuary with Governor Jagdish Mukhi approving a proposal for the creation of Barak Bhuban Wildlife Sanctuary.

The Barak Valley also houses the Borail Wildlife Sanctuary.

In exercise of the power conferred by Section 35 of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 as amended up to date, the Governor of Assam is pleased to declare its intention to constitute the area described in the Schedule annexed hereto as the Barak Bhuban Wildlife Sanctuary.

The Barak Bhuban Wildlife Sanctuary will be spread over an area of 320 sq km between the Barak river and the Sonai river.

The area has eight recorded species of primates — slow loris, rhesus macaque, pig-tailed macaque, stump-tailed macaque, Assamese macaque, capped langur, phayre’s leaf monkey and hoolock gibbon.

It’s also an important habitat for king cobra, according to the Cachar Forest Division.

Named after the second-largest river in the northeast, the Barak Valley is home to 550 species of birds and 100 species of mammals.

About Assam

  • Capital –Dispur

Chief Minister –Himanta Biswa Sarma

Governor – Prof Jagdish Mukhi

Q.6. The Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) and the ______ have signed an agreement to boost start-ups in the maritime sector.

कोचीन शिपयार्ड लिमिटेड (CSL) और ______ ने समुद्री क्षेत्र में स्टार्टअप को बढ़ावा देने के लिए एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं।

(a) Indian Institute of Management- Bangalore / भारतीय प्रबंधन संस्थान- बैंगलोर

(b) Indian Institute of Management- Lucknow / भारतीय प्रबंधन संस्थान- लखनऊ

(c) Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode / भारतीय प्रबंधन संस्थान-कोझीकोड

(d) Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad / भारतीय प्रबंधन संस्थान- अहमदाबाद

(e) Indian Institute of Management- Rohtak / भारतीय प्रबंधन संस्थान- रोहतक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Cochin Shipyard signed an agreement with IIM Kozhikode to boost start ups in maritime sector

The Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) and the Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode (IIMK) have signed an agreement to boost start-ups in the maritime sector.

The CSL and IIMK’s business incubator Laboratory for Innovation Venturing and Entrepreneurship (LIVE) plan to augment initiatives to develop an ecosystem for supporting the startups in maritime sector from the technical, regulatory, financial, and marketing points of view by bringing the stakeholders together.

Under this initiative, start-ups can get up to Rs 50 lakh as seed grants, Rs one crore as prototyping grants and equity funding for start-ups at the scale up stage.

IIMK LIVE will act as an implementation partner of this initiative and will provide incubation, mentorship, training to startups selected under this program.

Start-ups selected under the scheme would have to be committed to working on innovation, improvement of products, processes or services, and present a scalable business model with a high potential of employment generation and wealth creation.

About Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL)

Founded – 1982

Headquarters – Kochi, Kerala

Chairman & MD – Madhu S. Nai

Q.7. India has received USD 87 billion in remittances in 2021 and becomes the top remittance recipient, According to the _______ report.

_______ रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, भारत ने 2021 में प्रेषण में 87 बिलियन अमरीकी डालर प्राप्त किए हैं और शीर्ष प्रेषण प्राप्तकर्ता बन गया है।

(a) International Monetrary Fund (IMF) / अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष (आईएमएफ)

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

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

(d) United Nations / संयुक्त राष्ट्र

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

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. With USD 87 billion, India becomes the top remittance recipient in 2021: WHO report

According to a World Health Organisation report, India has received USD 87 billion in remittances in 2021 and becomes the top remittance recipient.

The United States was the largest source country for remittances in 2020, followed by the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Switzerland.

In 2021, the top five remittance recipients in current US dollars were India, China, Mexico, the Philippines (36 billion dollars), and Egypt (33 billion dollars).

The United States was the largest source country for remittances in 2020, followed by the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Switzerland.

Q.8. World Health Organization (WHO) has declared monkeypox a global health emergency. Who is the Director General of WHO?

विश्व स्वास्थ्य संगठन (डब्ल्यूएचओ) ने मंकीपॉक्स को वैश्विक स्वास्थ्य आपातकाल घोषित किया है। डब्ल्यूएचओ के महानिदेशक कौन हैं?

(a) Carman Reinhart / कारमेन रेनहार्ट

(b) Jürgen Stock / जुर्गन स्टॉक

(c) Marcos Troyjo / मार्कोस ट्रॉयजो

(d) Tedros Adhanom / टेड्रोस अदनोम

(e) David Malpass / डेविड मालपास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. WHO declared monkeypox a global health emergency

World Health Organization (WHO) has declared monkeypox a global health emergency.It came at the end of the second meeting of the WHO’s emergency committee on the virus.

The classification is the highest alert that the WHO can issue and follows a worldwide upsurge in cases.

More than 16,000 cases have now been reported from 75 countries.

There have been five deaths so far.

About World Health Organization (WHO)

Formation – 7 April 1948

Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland

First President – Andrija Štampar

Director General – Tedros Adhanom (Ethiopia)

Deputy Director General  Soumya Swaminathan (Indian)

Member Countries – 194

Q.9. Which bank has announced the appointment of Rama Subramaniam Gandhi as an additional independent director of the bank for a period of five years?

किस बैंक ने राम सुब्रमण्यम गांधी को पांच साल की अवधि के लिए बैंक के अतिरिक्त स्वतंत्र निदेशक के रूप में नियुक्त करने की घोषणा की है?

(a) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(b) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. RS Gandhi appointed as Additional Independent Director of YES Bank

YES Bank has announced the appointment of Rama Subramaniam Gandhi as an additional independent director of the bank for a period of five years.

Gandhi is currently a financial sector policy expert and adviser. Currently, he advises banks, finance companies, fintech entities, payment system entities, investors and funds on subjects ranging from financial regulations and Indian economy.

He is an independent director on the boards of several financial sector entities.

Gandhi was a Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India for three years from 2014 to 2017.

He had a three-year secondment to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the capital market regulator.

Q.10. A Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) was conducted between ________ Maritime Self Defense Force and Indian Navy in July 2022 in the Andaman Sea.

जुलाई 2022 में अंडमान सागर में ________ समुद्री आत्मरक्षा बल और भारतीय नौसेना के बीच एक समुद्री साझेदारी अभ्यास (MPX) आयोजित किया गया था।

(a) Maldives / मालदीव

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) Japan / जापान

(d) USA / यूएसए

(e) China / चीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. India and Japan conducted a maritime partnership exercise in the Andaman Sea

A Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) was conducted between Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force and the Indian Navy in the Andaman Sea.

INS Sukanya and JS Samidare undertook various exercises including seamanship activities as part of the operational interaction.

The exercise was aimed at enhancing interoperability and streamlining seamanship and communication procedures.

Recent Exercise

  • Indian Army organized an exercise “Suraksha Kavach 2” with Maharashtra Police – Lullanagar, Pune
  • 9th edition of Exercise ‘LAMITIYE-2022’ between India and Seychelles – Seychelles
  • 3rd edition of exercise named DUSTLIK between Indian army and Uzbekistan army -Yangiarik, Uzbekistan
  • India Bangladesh Joint Military Exercise ‘SAMPRITI-X’ – Jashore, Bangladesh
  • 9th edition of SLINEX (Bilateral Maritime Exercise) – Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Q.11. Olympic Champion Neeraj Chopra clinched Silver Medal in  men’s javelin throw final at World Athletics Championships with a throw of ___.

ओलंपिक चैंपियन नीरज चोपड़ा ने विश्व एथलेटिक्स चैंपियनशिप में पुरुषों की भाला फेंक फाइनल में _____ के थ्रो के साथ रजत पदक जीता।

(a) 86.13 meter / 86.13 मीटर

(b) 87.13 meter / 87.13 मीटर

(c) 88.13 meter /  88.13 मीटर

(d) 89.13 meter /  89.13 मीटर

(e) 90.13 meter /  90.13 मीटर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Neeraj Chopra won silver at  World Athletics Championships 2022, Oregon

Neeraj Chopra has clinched the silver medal with best throw of 88.13 meter, in the javelin throw final at 2022 World Championships, Eugene, Oregon.

He also becomes only the second Indian and first male track and field athlete to win a medal.

Anderson Peters (Grenada) has bagged gold with a best throw of 90.54 meter while Jakub Vadlejch (Czech Republic) took the bronze with 88.09 meter.

Legendary long jumper, Anju Bobby George was the first Indian to win bronze in the 2003 at Paris.

Q.12. When is National Thermal Engineer Day commemorated every year?

राष्ट्रीय थर्मल इंजीनियर दिवस हर साल कब मनाया जाता है?

(a) 22 July / 22 जुलाई

(b) 23 July / 23 जुलाई

(c) 24 July / 24 जुलाई

(d) 25 July / 25 जुलाई

(e) 26 July / 26 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. 24 July – National Thermal Engineer Day

National Thermal Engineer Day is commemorated every year on July 24.

It honours the importance of thermal management in the electronics sectors along with the engineers and businesses that make it possible.

The Advanced Thermal Inc (ATS) first acknowledged July 24th as the National Thermal Engineer Day in the year 2014 with the intention to highlight the innovation of the thermal industries.

Q.13. Which day is observed as World Drowning Prevention Day?

किस दिन को विश्व डूबते रोकथाम दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है?

(a) 22 July / 22 जुलाई

(b) 23 July / 23 जुलाई

(c) 24 July / 24 जुलाई

(d) 25 July / 25 जुलाई

(e) 26 July / 26 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. 25 July – World Drowning Prevention Day

World Drowning Prevention Day is celebrated annually on 25 July.

The United Nations recognised this day for the global advocacy of drowning prevention with a resolution to move towards a more sustainably-developed world.

The first-ever World Drowning Prevention Day was commemorated in 2021 on July 25

According to a World Health Organization report, an estimated 236,000 people lose their lives each year by drowning. It is one of the top ten causes of death for children and adults between ages 1 and 24. WHO further states that more than 90% of drowning deaths in low- and middle-income countries occur in rivers, lakes, wells, and domestic water storage vessels.

Most of these deaths are linked to mundane activities such as bathing, collecting water for domestic use, traveling on boats or ferries, and fishing.

Q.14. Which day is observed as Income Tax Day every year?

हर साल किस दिन को आयकर दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है?

(a) 22 July / 22 जुलाई

(b) 23 July / 23 जुलाई

(c) 24 July / 24 जुलाई

(d) 25 July / 25 जुलाई

(e) 26 July / 26 जुलाई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. 24 July – Income Tax Day

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has observed the 163rd anniversary of Income Tax Day on July 24, 2022.

Income Tax was introduced for the first time in India by Sir James Wilson on 24 July 1860.

Purpose – To compensate for the losses incurred by the British regime during the first war of independence against British Rule in 1857.

The CBDT is a statutory authority functioning under the Central Board of Revenue Act, 1963.

 

 

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