Current Affairs Quiz 27th September 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 27th September 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has launched Swachh Toycathon. Center for Creative Learning, ____________ is the knowledge partner.

आवास और शहरी मामलों के मंत्रालय ने स्वच्छ टॉयकैथॉन लॉन्च किया है। सेंटर फॉर क्रिएटिव लर्निंग, ____________ ज्ञान भागीदार है।

(a) IIT Hyderabad / आईआईटी हैदराबाद

(b) IIT Delhi / आईआईटी दिल्ली

(c) IIT Madras / आईआईटी मद्रास

(d) IIT Gandhinagar / आईआईटी गांधीनगर

(e) IIT Roorkee / आईआईटी रुड़की

Answer & Explanation

Exp. MoHUAM launched Swachh Toycathon

Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has launched Swachh Toycathon. It is a unique competition that involves making toys from waste.

The competition will be hosted on MyGov’s Innovative India portal. The knowledge partner for the initiative is the Center for Creative Learning, IIT Gandhinagar.

The competition will be open to individuals and groups who desire to bring and support new ideas and creativity. Manoj Joshi, the Housing and Urban Affairs secretary said that used toys should be collected, redeveloped, and resold. He said this should turn into a social movement as it is a step towards environmentally friendly toys.

Q.2. Who among the following has announced the ‘One Week One Lab’ theme-based campaign to showcase technological breakthroughs and innovations?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने तकनीकी सफलताओं और नवाचारों को प्रदर्शित करने के लिए ‘वन वीक वन लैबथीमआधारित अभियान की घोषणा की है?

(a) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(d) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(e) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Jitendra Singh announces ‘One Week One Lab’ campaign

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh has announced the ‘One Week One Lab’ theme-based campaign to showcase technological breakthroughs and innovations.

The campaign will be held in each of the 37 Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) labs & institutes spread across the country.

He announced it while addressing the 1st-ever CSIR Leadership Meet in New Delhi.

The laboratories came together during the COVID pandemic last year. They developed several technologies that helped India’s fight against COVID.

CSIR breakthroughs in areas like Drone, Heliborne technology, state of the art Sewage cleaning machines, Aroma Mission has opened up huge opportunities for developing meaningful and equal stake partnership among Research, Academia and Industry.

Q.3. Who has inaugurated the Integrated Cryogenic Engines Manufacturing Facility of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Bengaluru?

बेंगलुरु में हिंदुस्तान एयरोनॉटिक्स लिमिटेड (HAL) की इंटीग्रेटेड क्रायोजेनिक इंजन मैन्युफैक्चरिंग फैसिलिटी का उद्घाटन किसने किया?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

(c) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(d) Droupadi Murmu / द्रौपदी मुर्मु

(e) Jagdeep Dhankhar / जगदीप धनखड़

Answer & Explanation

Exp. President Murmu inaugurated HAL’s Cryogenic Engines Manufacturing Facility

President Droupadi Murmu has inaugurated the Integrated Cryogenic Engines Manufacturing Facility of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Bengaluru.

The Cryogenic engines are used by ISRO for its satellite launch operations.

The President has also laid the foundation stone of the South Zonal Institute of Virology virtually at HAL.

She has also inaugurated the St. Joseph University and attended a Civic reception hosted by the State Government in her honour.

The President hailed the role of the ISRO and the HAL in making India Atma Nirbhar. She called upon the scientific fraternity to utilise Amrit Kaal to make India a developed nation by 2047, when the country celebrates its cenetnary of the Independence

About Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

Founded – 15 August 1969

Headquarters – Bangalore, Karnataka

Founder / 1st Chairman – Vikram Sarabhai

10th Chairman – S Somanath

Aryabhata India’s first satellites Launched on 19 April 1975

Q.4. The 20th Meeting of Prosecutors General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States has been held in which country?

शंघाई सहयोग संगठन (एससीओ) के सदस्य देशों के अभियोजक जनरल की 20वीं बैठक किस देश में आयोजित की गई है?

(a) Kazakhstan / कजाकिस्तान

(b) Kyrgyzstan / किर्गिस्तान

(c) Tajikistan / ताजिकिस्तान

(d) Uzbekistan / उज्बेकिस्तान

(e) Turkmenistan / तुर्कमेनिस्तान

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 20th Meeting of Prosecutors General of SCO Member States held

The 20th Meeting of Prosecutors General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Member States has held in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Learned Solicitor General of India, Department of Legal Affairs Tushar Mehta, and Additional Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs Dr. Anju Rathi Rana attended the meeting from the Indian side.

Earlier on 16 Sept 2022, PM Modi had attended the 22nd Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the SCO in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

About Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)  

Founded – 2001

Headquarters – Beijing, China

Secretary General – Zhang Ming (China)

Member Countries – 9 (Iran, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan & Uzbekistan)

SCO Summit 2021 – Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

SCO Summit 2022 – Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

SCO Summit to be hosted by the Indian side in 2023

The founding members (5) of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) were China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. India and Pakistan officially joined this organization in 2017

Q.5. S&P Global has projected India’s FY23 GDP growth at what percent?

S&P Global ने भारत की FY23 GDP विकास दर कितने प्रतिशत रहने का अनुमान लगाया है?

(a) 7.1%

(b) 7.2%

(c) 7.3%

(d) 7.4%

(e) 7.5%

Answer & Explanation

Exp. S&P Global projected India’s FY23 GDP growth at 7.3%

S&P Global has projected India’s FY23 GDP growth at 7.3% and estimated inflation to fall to 5% in the next fiscal.

Inflation is likely to remain above the upper tolerance limit of 6 percent till the end of 2022.

India’s growth outlook at 7.3 percent for the fiscal year 2022-2023 and 6.5 percent for the next fiscal year. The data was given in S&P’s Economic Outlook for Asia Pacific.

The Reserve Bank expects the Indian economy to grow 7.2 percent in the current fiscal (2022-23).

Updated GDP List

  • World Bank – 7.5% (FY23), 7.1% (FY24)
  • MOODY’S. – 8.8% (FY23)
  • S&P – 7.3% (FY23), 6.5% (FY24)
  • IMF – 7.4% (FY23)
  • ADB – 7% (FY23), 7.2% (FY24)
  • RBI – 7.2% (FY23)
  • FITCH RATING – 7% (FY23), 6.7% (FY24)
  • FICCI – 7% (FY23)
  • OECD – 6.9% (FY23), 6.2% (FY24)
  • CRISIL – 7.3% (FY23)
  • NSO – 8.7%.     Q4 – 4.1% (FY23)
  • SBI – 6.8% (FY23)
  • Morgan Stanley – 7.2% (FY23), 6.4%(FY24)

Q.6. CEO of Unilever Alan Jope will retire from his role at the end of 2023. Where is the headquarters of Unilever?

यूनिलीवर के सीईओ एलन जोप 2023 के अंत में अपनी भूमिका से सेवानिवृत्त होंगे। यूनिलीवर का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) New York, USA / न्यूयॉर्क, यूएसए

(b) Berlin, Germany / बर्लिन, जर्मनी

(c) Paris, France / पेरिस, फ्रांस

(d) Sofia, Bulgaria / सोफिया, बुल्गारिया

(e) London, UK / लंदन, यूके

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Unilever CEO Alan Joe to step down by 2023 end

CEO of Unilever Alan Jope will retire from his role at the end of 2023.

He will depart Unilever after five years as CEO and nearly four decades at the company.

Unilever brands include Magnum ice cream, Cif surface cleaner and Dove soap.

Under Jope, Unilever became a wholly British company at the end of 2020 after it completed a merger of its Dutch and British corporate entities.

About Unilever

Headquarters- London, United Kingdom

CEO- Alan Jope

Q.7. IFS officer Bandaru Wilsonbabu has been appointed as the next ambassador of India to which of the following country?

IFS अधिकारी बंडारू विल्सनबाबू को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश में भारत का अगला राजदूत नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Tanzania / तंजानिया

(b) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(c) Oman / ओमान

(d) Madagascar / मेडागास्कर

(e) UAE / यूएई

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Bandaru Wilsonbabu appointed Indian Ambassador to Madagascar

IFS officer Bandaru Wilsonbabu has been appointed as the next ambassador of India to the Republic of Madagascar.

He is presently joint secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs.

Wilsonbabu, who has served as the joint Secretary in the Eurasia division, will be replacing Ambassador Abhay Kumar.

About Madagascar

Capital- Antananarivo

Currency- Ariary

President– Andry Rajoelina

Recent Appointment

  • India’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh – Pranay Verma
  • India’s High Commissioner to UK – Vikram Doraiswami
  • India’s ambassador to Thailand – Nagesh Singh
  • High commissioner of India to Canada – Sanjay Verma
  • India’s ambassador to the Republic of Korea – Amit Kumar
  • High commissioner of India to Canada – Sanjay Verma
  • India’s next ambassador to Japan – Sibi George
  • India’s ambassador to Eritrea – Prakash Chand

Q.8. Giorgia Meloni has become the first Woman Prime Minister of which country?

जॉर्जिया मेलोनी किस देश की पहली महिला प्रधानमंत्री बनी हैं?

(a) France / फ्रांस

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) UK / यूके

(d) USA / यूएसए

(e) Italy / इटली

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Giorgia Meloni elected as First woman PM of Italy

Giorgia Meloni has become the first woman prime minister of Italy, after defeating, Mario Draghi by a huge margin.

She has joined politics at age 15 in 1992, joining the neo-fascist Social Movement.

She has also served as a youth minister in Berlusconi’s 2008-2011 government before founding the Brothers of Italy in 2012.

Three prominent political leaders Meloni, La Russa, and Crosetto founded a new political movement Brothers of Italy in 2012.

Newly Appointed Prime Minister & President

  • President of Angola – Joao Lourenco (2nd term)
  • PM of United Kingdom – Liz Truss
  • Prime Minister of Serbia – Ana Brnabic
  • New president of Kenya – William Ruto

Colombia’s first leftist President – Gustavo Petro

New PM of Kuwait – Sheikh Mohammad Sabah Al Salem

New PM of Sri Lanka – Dinesh Gunawardena

New President of Sri Lanka – Ranil Wickremesinghe

New President of Colombia – Gustavo Petro

New President of South Korea – Yoon Suk Yeol

New Prime Minister of Pakistan – Shehbaz Sharif

New Prime Minister of France – Elisabeth Borne

1st Woman President of Hungary – Katalin Novak

1st Woman President of Tanzania – Samia Suluhu Hassan

1st Woman President of Honduras Xiomara Castro

Hong Kong’s Next Leader -John Lee

Re-Elected as President of Serbia – Aleksandar Vučić

Hungary’s New Prime Minister - Viktor Orban

New Prime Minister of Kazakhstan - Alikhan Smailov

New President of Albania – Bajram Begaj

New Prime Minister of Israel – Yair Lapid

Q.9. Who among the following has been named the winner of the first-ever Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year award?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे पहली बार महारानी एलिजाबेथ द्वितीय वुमन ऑफ  ईयर पुरस्कार के विजेता के रूप में नामित किया गया है?

(a) Kemi Badenoch / केमी बडेनोच

(b) Penny Mordaunt / पेनी मोर्डौंट

(c) Suella Braverman / सुएला ब्रेवरमैन

(d) Nadine White / नादिन व्हाइट

(e) Liz Truss / लिज़ ट्रस

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Indian-origin Suella Braverman won first Queen Elizabeth II award

Indian-origin British Home Secretary Suella Braverman has been named the winner of the first-ever Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year award.

She was presented with this award at the Asian Achievers Awards 2022 ceremony in London.

These awards were established in 2000 to honour South Asians for their great achievements in the UK.

Braverman was previously Attorney General between 2020-2022.

Recent Awards

  • German PEN award – Indian author & poet Meena Kandasamy
  • Top French civilian honour – Swati Piramal
  • Lok Nayak Foundation Sahitya Puraskar – Tanikella Bharani
  • International Tourism award 2023 – West Bengal (for best destination for culture)
  • Emmy award for his narration in Netflix documentary – Barack Obama (Our Great National Parks)

Q.10. Which of the INS entered Port Victoria Seychelles to participate in the annual training exercise Operation Southern Readiness of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF)?

कौन सा आईएनएस वार्षिक प्रशिक्षण अभ्यास ऑपरेशन सदर्न रेडीनेस ऑफ कंबाइंड मैरीटाइम फोर्सेज (सीएमएफ) में भाग लेने के लिए पोर्ट विक्टोरिया सेशेल्स में प्रवेश किया?

(a) INS Satpura / आईएनएस सतपुरा

(b) INS Sahyadri / आईएनएस सह्याद्री

(c) INS Suvarna / आईएनएस सुवर्ण

(d) INS Sunayna / आईएनएस सुनयना

(e) INS Karma / आईएनएस कर्म

Answer & Explanation

Exp. INS Sunayna participated in Operation Southern Readiness

INS Sunayna entered Port Victoria Seychelles to participate in the annual training exercise Operation Southern Readiness of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF).

The joint training exercise is being attended by representative delegations from USA, Italy, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and ship participation from UK, Spain & India.

This marks the first participation of an Indian Navy ship in the Combined Maritime Forces exercise.

It will participate in the annual training exercise Operation Southern Readiness of the CMF.

Q.11. Which of the following Airport has won Airport Service Quality (ASQ) 2021-22 award for ‘Mission Safeguarding?

निम्नलिखित में से किस हवाई अड्डे ने ‘मिशन सेफगार्डिंगके लिए एयरपोर्ट सर्विस क्वालिटी (ASQ) 2021-22 पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi / इंदिरा गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, दिल्ली

(b) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru / केम्पेगौड़ा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, बेंगलुरु

(c) Cochin International Airport, Kochi / कोचीन अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, कोच्चि

(d) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad / सरदार वल्लभभाई पटेल अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, अहमदाबाद

(e) Mangaluru International Airport, Mangaluru / मंगलुरु अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, मंगलुरु

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Cochin International Airport bagged ASQ award for ‘Mission Safeguarding’

Cochin International Airport Ltd has won the Airport Service Quality award-2022 instituted by Airport Council International (ACI) for its meticulous implementation of a programme ‘Mission Safeguarding’ in 2021-22.

The award is considered to be the highest honour in the global aviation sector.

CIAL received the award for implementing its ‘Mission Safeguarding’ programme, which ensured seamless traffic & reinforced passenger satisfaction during the pandemic.

Q.12. Who has won the Breakthrough Prize 2023 in Mathematics?

गणित में ब्रेकथ्रू पुरस्कार 2023 किसने जीता है?

(a) Daniel A. Spielman / डेनियल ए. स्पीलमैन

(b) James Maynard / जेम्स मेनार्ड

(c) Ana Caraiani / एना कारैनि

(d) Demis Hassabis / डेमिस हसबिस

(e) Peter W. Shor / टर डब्ल्यू शोरो

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Breakthrough Prize 2023 winners announced

The 2023 winners of the Breakthrough Prizes, dubbed the “Oscars of Science,” were announced.

Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics 2023

Daniel A. Spielman

New Horizons in Mathematics Prize 2023

Ana Caraiani

Ronen Eldan

James Maynard

Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize 2023

Maggie Miller

Jinyoung Park

Vera Traub

Breakthrough Prizes in Life Sciences 2023

Clifford P. Brangwynne,

Anthony A. Hyman

Demis Hassabis

John Jumper

Emmanuel Mignot

Masashi Yanagisawa

Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics 2023

Charles H. Bennett

Gilles Brassard

David Deutsch

Peter W. Shor

New Horizons in Physics Prize 2023

David Simmons

Anna Grassellino

Hannes Bernien

Manuel Endres

Kang-Kuen Ni

Adam M. Kaufman

Hannes Pichler

Jeff Thompson

About Breakthrough Prizes

The Breakthrough Prizes are a set of international awards conferred under three categories – mathematics, fundamental physics and life sciences.

These are the most richly endowed awards in science, disbursing more than the Nobel prizes.

Each prize carries $3 million – more than the $1 million for a Nobel winner.

Founder- Sergey Brin, Mark Zuckerberg & Yuri Milner

First awarded- 2012

Q.13. World Tourism Day is celebrated every year on September 27. This year’s official celebrations has taken place in which of the following country?

विश्व पर्यटन दिवस हर साल 27 सितंबर को मनाया जाता है। इस साल का आधिकारिक समारोह निम्नलिखित में से किस देश में हुआ है?

(a) France / फ्रांस

(b) Thailand / थाईलैंड

(c) UK / यूके

(d) USA / यूएसए

(e) Indonesia / इंडोनेशिया

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 27 September – World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day is celebrated every year on September 27.

Objective – To raise awareness about the importance of tourism and how it affects the socio-cultural, political, and economic sectors of a country and the international community.

This year’s official celebrations will take place in Bali, Indonesia.

Theme 2022 – Rethinking Tourism

Every year since 1980, on September 27, World Tourism Day is observed all across the world. This date coincides with the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Statutes on September 27, 1970.

Q.14. World Environmental Health Day is observed every year on which day?

विश्व पर्यावरण स्वास्थ्य दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 24 September / 24 सितंबर

(b) 25 September / 25 सितंबर

(c) 26 September / 26 सितंबर

(d) 27 September / 27 सितंबर

(e) 28 September / 28 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation

Exp. 26 September – World Environmental Health Day

World Environmental Health Day is observed every year on 26 September

Objective – To increase public awareness of the environment’s condition and encourage people to take the required steps to stop it from getting worse.

The day was first observed by the International Federation of Environmental Health in the year 2011.

Theme 2022 – Strengthening Environmental Health Systems for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal

Q.15. Aryadan Muhammed passed away recently at the age of 87. He was what?

आर्यदान मोहम्मद का हाल ही में 87 वर्ष की आयु में निधन हो गया। वह क्या थे?

(a) Writer / लेखक

(b) Politician / राजनेता

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Social Worker / सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता

(e) Historian / इतिहासकार

Answer & Explanation

Exp.  Veteran Congress leader Aryadan Muhammed passed away

Former Kerala minister and senior Congress leader Aryadan Muhammed has passed away at the age of 87 in Kozhikode, Kerala.

He has won the Nilambur seat (Malappuram district) of Kerala legislative assembly in 1977.

He was also a minister in the EK Nayanar cabinet when he was part of the Left Front Group A in 1980.

He also held the ministerial post in the AK Antony cabinet and Oommen Chandy cabinet.





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