Current Affairs Quiz 28th November 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which of the following state government has launched AMLAN (Anemia Mukta Lakhya Abhiyan) programme recently?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य सरकार ने हाल ही में AMLAN (एनीमिया मुक्ता अभियान) कार्यक्रम शुरू किया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(c) Odisha / उड़ीसा

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Kerala / केरल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Odisha launched Anemia eradication programme ‘AMLAN’

Odisha Chief Minsiter Naveen Patnaik has launched AMLAN (Anemia Mukta Lakhya Abhiyan) programme.

It is a multi-departmental campaign to reduce anemia or hemoglobin deficiency in the state.

The health and family welfare, school and mass education, women and child development, mission Shakti, and ST and SC development departments will jointly roll out the initiative in 55,000 government and government-aided schools besides 74000 anganwadis.

it will benefit about 1.37 crore people, including pregnant women, lactating mothers, women of reproductive age group, adolescents and children.

About Odisha

  • Capital –Bhubaneswar
  • Chief Minister– Naveen Patnaik

Governor – Ganeshi La

Q.2. According to NSO 16th Periodic Labour Force Survey, The unemployment rate for persons aged 15 years and above in urban areas has declined to how much percent during July-September from 9.8 percent?

एनएसओ 16वें आवधिक श्रम बल सर्वेक्षण के अनुसार, शहरी क्षेत्रों में 15 वर्ष और उससे अधिक आयु के व्यक्तियों की बेरोजगारी दर जुलाईसितंबर के दौरान 9.8 प्रतिशत से घटकर कितने प्रतिशत हो गई है?

(a) 9.0%

(b) 8.8%

(c) 8.5%

(d) 7.2%

(e) 7.0%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. India’s unemployment rate eased to 7.2% in July-September 2022

According to NSO 16th Periodic Labour Force Survey, The unemployment rate for persons aged 15 years and above in urban areas has declined to 7.2 percent during July-September 2022 from 9.8 percent a year ago.

The unemployment rate was high in July-September 2021 mainly due to the staggering impact of Covid-related restrictions in the country.

The unemployment rate for persons aged 15 years and above in April-June 2022 was 7.6 percent in urban areas.

Q.3. Which of the following city will host the first G20 Sherpa Meeting in India from 4 to 7 December?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा शहर 4 से 7 दिसंबर तक भारत में पहली G20 शेरपा बैठक की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Udaipur / उदयपुर

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Udaipur to host first G20 Sherpa Meeting in India

The City of Lakes, Udaipur will host the first G20 Sherpa Meeting in India from 4 to 7 December.

The meeting is aimed at fostering growth and building bonds amongst the twenty nations.

The G20 Sherpa meeting is expected to be held at Darbar Hall at the City Palace Udaipur.

The Sherpa Meeting of the G20 Summit is a preliminary meeting of the government representatives before the main G20 Summit.

The Sherpa’s are the personal emissaries of the leaders of the members of the G-20 group. The G-20 Sherpa meeting will be presided by the Indian Sherpa Amitabh Kant.

India will formally assume the presidency of the G-20 on 1 December 2022. India as a host nation will set the agenda of the G-20 summit meeting to be held in September 2023 in New Delhi.

Q.4. Which of the following company is set to acquire India’s largest packaged drinking water company, Bisleri, for an estimated Rs 6,000-7,000 crore?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सी कंपनी अनुमानित 6,000-7,000 करोड़ रुपये में भारत की सबसे बड़ी पैकेज्ड पेयजल कंपनी बिसलेरी का अधिग्रहण करने के लिए तैयार है?

(a) Tata Consumer Products / टाटा कंज्यूमर प्रोडक्ट्स

(b) Hindustan Unilever / हिंदुस्तान यूनिलीवर

(c) Amul / अमूल

(d) Britannia Industries / ब्रिटानिया इंडस्ट्रीज

(e) Nestlé / नेस्ले

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Tata Consumer Products to acquire Bisleri for about 7,000 crore

Tata Consumer is set to acquire India’s largest packaged drinking water company, Bisleri, for an estimated Rs 6,000-7,000 crore.

Chairman Ramesh Chauhan is aiming to disinvest Bisleri International to Tata Consumer Products three decades after selling soft drink brands Thums Up, Gold Spot, and Limca to Coca-Cola.

The Indian bottled water market was valued at over USD 2.43 billion (around Rs 19,315 crores) in FY2021, said a report from market research and advisory TechSci Research.

Originally an Italian brand, Bisleri was acquired by the Chauhans in 1969. The company has 122 operational plants in the country.

Tata Consumer Products Founded: 1962

Q.5. Which of the following bank has launched a sticker-based debit card named FIRSTAP?

निम्नलिखित में से किस बैंक ने FIRSTAP नाम से एक स्टिकरआधारित डेबिट कार्ड लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(b) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) IDFC First Bank / आईडीएफसी फर्स्ट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. IDFC First Bank launched sticker-based debit card

IDFC First Bank has launched a sticker-based debit card named FIRSTAP.

The launch is in association with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to facilitate transactions by simply tapping the sticker on a Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled point-of-sale terminal.

This IDFC FIRST Bank Sticker debit card has a complimentary personal accidental cover, round-the-clock concierge services, and a variety of RuPay offers.

Objective – To facilitate transactions by simply tapping the sticker on a Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled point-of-sale terminal.

The sticker-based debit card is one-third the size of a regular debit card.

This card comes with a complimentary personal accidental cover and 24/7 concierge services.

About IDFC First Bank

Founded – October 2015

Headquarters – Mumbai

MD & CEO – V. Vaidyanathan

Recent Facilities Launched by Banks

  • Union Bank of India inaugurated ethical hacking lab
  • HDFC Life launched ‘Insure India’campaign
  • HDFC Bank launched SmartHub Vyaparfor merchants
  • ICICI Bank launched ‘Smart Wire’facility
  • DCB Bank has reintroduced Suraksha Fixed Deposit (FD)as a festive treat for customers.
  • LIC launched new ‘Dhan Varsha’plan

Q.6. Who has been appointed to the Thuringia state Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party presidium in Germany?

जर्मनी में थुरिंगिया राज्य क्रिश्चियन डेमोक्रेटिक यूनियन (CDU) पार्टी प्रेसिडियम में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Gurdeep Singh Randhawa / गुरदीप सिंह रंधावा

(b) Harwant Singh / हरवंत सिंह

(c) Alexandr Predke / एलेक्ज़ेंडर प्रेडके

(d) Abhijeet Gupta / अभिजीत गुप्ता

(e) Aravindh Chithambaram / अरविंद चितंबरम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Gurdeep Randhawa appointed to State Presidium of CDU in Germany

Indian-origin German citizen Gurdeep Singh Randhawa has been appointed to the Thuringia state Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party presidium in Germany.

Randhawa has been an active member of the CDU and has served in the party for several years now.

Earlier in August, Gurdeep Singh Randhawa was elected as the first representative of the Indian community in Germany.

It is the first time that an Indian-origin German national has been appointed to a state presidium in Germany by the CDU.

Recent Appointment 

  • 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
  • Election Commissioner of India – Arun Goel
  • Chairman of National Pension System Trust – Suraj Bhan
  • Chairman of ONGC – Arun Kumar Singh

Q.7. Which edition of the bilateral exercise between the Indian navy and the Royal Oman navy Naseem Al Bahr-2022 has been organized on the coast of Oman recently?

हाल ही में ओमान के तट पर भारतीय नौसेना और रॉयल ओमान नौसेना नसीम अल बहार-2022 के बीच द्विपक्षीय अभ्यास का कौन सा संस्करण आयोजित किया गया है?

(a) 10th

(b) 11th

(c) 12th

(d) 13th

(e) 14th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. 13th bilateral naval exercise Naseem Al Bahr-2022 concluded

The 13th edition of the bilateral exercise between the Indian navy and the Royal Oman navy Naseem Al Bahr-2022 has been organized on the coast of Oman.

The exercise is organized in three phases: harbour phase, sea phase and debrief.

INS Trikand and Sumitra, along with RNO Ships Al Shinas and Al Seeb participated in the sea phase. IN – MPA Dornier, RNO MPA, and shore-based RAFO fighter aircraft Hawks joined the exercise at sea.

The first IN-RNO exercise was conducted in 1993.

Recent Exercise

  • India-Indonesia joint exercise ‘Garuda Shakti’ kicks off in Karawang, Indonesia
  • The 3rd edition of the ‘Pan-India’ Coastal Defence Exercise ‘Sea Vigil-22’ has concluded.
  • 18thedition of India-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ started in Uttrakhand
  • India has participated in 26th International Malabar Naval Exercise, organized in Yokosuka of Japan.
  • The first edition of the India-Mozambique-Tanzania Trilateral Exercise (IMT TRILAT) concluded at Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

Q.8. The bilateral training exercise ‘Austra Hind 22’ between contingents of the Indian Army and the Australian Army starts at which Field Firing Ranges?

भारतीय सेना और ऑस्ट्रेलियाई सेना की टुकड़ियों के बीच द्विपक्षीय प्रशिक्षण अभ्यास ‘ऑस्ट्रा हिंद 22′ किस फील्ड फायरिंग रेंज में शुरू हुआ?

(a) Netarhat Field Firing Range / नेतरहाट फील्ड फायरिंग रेंज

(b) Mahajan Field Firing Range / महाजन फील्ड फायरिंग रेंज

(c) Babina Field Firing Range / बबीना फील्ड फायरिंग रेंज

(d) Pokhran Field Firing Range / पोखरण फील्ड फायरिंग रेंज

(e) Chandan Field Firing Range / चंदन फील्ड फायरिंग रेंज

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Joint military exercise ‘AUSTRA HIND 22’ starts in Rajasthan

The bilateral training exercise ‘Austra Hind 22’ between contingents of the Indian Army and the Australian Army starts at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges, Rajasthan.

The exercise will take place from 28 November to 11 December 2022.

This is the first exercise in the series of ‘Austra Hind’ with the participation of arms and services contingent from both armies.

The aim of the exercise is to build positive military relations, imbibe each other’s best practices and promote the ability to operate together while undertaking multi-domain operations in semi-deserts terrain under a UN peace enforcement mandate.

Recent Exercise

  • Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air and Space Force (FASF) are participating in a bilateral exercise named ‘Garuda’ from 26th Oct to 12th Nov 2022 at Air Force Station Jodhpur.
  • The Indian Navy hosted the 29th edition of the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) at Visakhapatnam.
  • The Indian and US militaries carried out a three-day joint humanitarian assistance exercise ‘Tiger Triumph’ in Visakhapatnam.
  • NATO has begun its long-planned annual nuclear exercise “Steadfast Noon” in northwestern Europe.
  • The Indian Navy has conducted a security exercise, called “Prasthan”, in the Offshore Development Area (ODA) off Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.

Q.9. Recently the Union Government announced National Gopal Ratna Awards 2022. National Gopal Ratna Awards is associated with which of the following sector?

हाल ही में केंद्र सरकार ने राष्ट्रीय गोपाल रत्न पुरस्कार 2022 की घोषणा की। राष्ट्रीय गोपाल रत्न पुरस्कार निम्नलिखित में से किस क्षेत्र से संबंधित है?

(a) Education Sector/ शिक्षा क्षेत्र

(b) Health Sector / स्वास्थ्य क्षेत्र

(c) Renewable Sector / नवीकरणीय क्षेत्र

(d) Dairy Sector / डेयरी क्षेत्र

(e) Banking Sector / बैंकिंग क्षेत्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. Fisheries Ministry announced National Gopal Ratna Awards 2022

Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying Ministry has announced the National Gopal Ratna Awards 2022.

The Award has been given in three categories.

  1. Best Dairy Farmer Rearing Indigenous Cattle and buffalo Breeds
  2. Best Artificial Insemination Technician
  3. Best Dairy Cooperative, Milk Producer Company, Dairy Farmer Producer Organization

The award consists of a cash prize of 5 lakh rupees for the first rank, 3 lakh rupees for the second rank, and 2 lakh rupees for the third rank.

National Gopal Ratna Award is one of the highest National Awards in the field of livestock and dairy sector.

Best Dairy Farmer Rearing Indigenous Cattle and buffalo Breeds

Rank -1 Jitendra Singh, Fatehabad, Haryana

Rank -2 Ravishankar Shashikant Sahasrabudhe, Pune, Maharashtra

Rank -3 Goyal Sonalben Naran, Kachchh, Gujarat

Best Artificial Insemination Technician

Rank -1 Gopal Rana, Balangir, Odisha

Rank -2  Hari Singh, Ganganagar, Rajasthan

Rank -3 Maachepalli Basavaiah, Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh

Best Dairy Cooperative, Milk Producer Company, Dairy Farmer Producer Organization

Rank -1 Mananthavady Ksheerolpadaka Sahakarana Sangam Ltd, Wayanad, Kerala

Rank -2 Arakere Milk Producers Cooperative Society Ltd, Mandya, Karnataka

Rank -3 Mannargudi MPCS, Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu

Q.10. Who has been selected for the Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar 2022?

कुवेम्पु राष्ट्रीय पुरस्कार 2022 के लिए किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Perumal Murugan / पेरुमल मुरुगन

(b) V Annamalai / वी अन्नामलाई

(c) Indira Parthasarathy / इंदिरा पार्थसारथी

(d) Charu Nivedita / चारु निवेदिता

(e) C. S. Lakshmi / सीएस लक्ष्मी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. Tamil writer Imayam selected for Kuvempu national award

Tamil writer and novelist Imayam aka V Annamalai has been selected for the Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar 2022.

The award is instituted in memory of the late Kannada writer Kuvempu.

The award will be presented to Imayam on Kuvempu’s 118th birth anniversary on December 29.

Imayam has brought new sensibilities to Tamil literature through his writings. His novels Koveru Kazhudaigal and Pethavan, have been translated into English and several other languages.

The award carries a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh, a silver medal and a citation.

Recent Awards

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 by FICCI – Rajendra Pawar
  • Prestigious Salesforce Partner Innovation Award 2022 – Prodapt IT service management company
  • Economic Times Inspiring Leaders Award 2022 – AP Shreethar
  • Partner of the Year 2022 by Procter & Gamble – Matrix Business Services India Pvt. Ltd
  • India Film Personality of the Year 2022 at IFFI – Chiranjeevi
  • Gandhi Mandela Award 2022 – Dalai Lama

Q.11. Who has won the 34th Under-13 National Badminton Championships in the boy’s category?

लड़कों की श्रेणी में 34वीं अंडर-13 राष्ट्रीय बैडमिंटन चैंपियनशिप किसने जीती है?

(a) Aravindh Chithambaram / अरविंद चितंबरम

(b) Akhil Reddy Boba / अखिल रेड्डी बोबा

(c) Tanvi Patri / तन्वी पत्री

(d) Nishanth Bhukya / निशांत भुक्या

(e) Rahul Shrivastava / राहुल श्रीवास्तव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Bhukya and Patri won National U-13 badminton titles

Telangana’s Nishanth Bhukya and Odisha’s Tanvi Patri have won in the boy’s and girls’ singles respectively at the 34th Under-13 National Badminton Championships.

Fourth-seeded Bhukya came from behind to beat Andhra Pradesh’s Akhil Reddy Boba 19-21, 21-12, 22-20 in 44 minutes whereas Patri took just 22 minutes to brush aside local challenger and 15th-seeded Divyanshi Gautam 21-7, 21-10.

The event was held at the UP Badminton Academy Lucknow.

Q.12. Which of the following women’s team has won Adyar Trophy 2022 in Colombo, Sri Lanka?

निम्नलिखित में से किस महिला टीम ने कोलंबो, श्रीलंका में अडयार ट्रॉफी 2022 जीती है?

(a) Madras Boat Club / मद्रास बोट क्लब

(b) Royal Madras Yacht Club / रॉयल मद्रास यॉट क्लब

(c) Calcutta Rowing Club / कलकत्ता रोइंग क्लब

(d) Oxford University Women’s Boat Club / ऑक्सफोर्ड विश्वविद्यालय महिला बोट क्लब

(e) Colombo Boat Club / कोलंबो बोट क्लब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Madras Boat Club women’s team won Adyar Trophy 2022

The Madras Boating Club women’s team has won the 81st Annual Madras-Colombo Rowing Regatta held in Colombo, Sri Lanka. They were conferred the Adyar Trophy.

The men’s section of the race was won by the Colombo Rowing Club and they were conferred with the Deepam trophy.

The Madras-Colombo Rowing Regatta is organized by the Madras Boat Club and the Colombo Rowing Club.

The first-ever Madras-Colombo Regatta was held way back in 1898 and is considered to be the second oldest sporting event next only to Oxford – Cambridge Regatta.

Q.13. Which of the following union minister has released the book “India- The Mother of Democracy” prepared and published by the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR)?

निम्नलिखित में से किस केंद्रीय मंत्री ने भारतीय ऐतिहासिक अनुसंधान परिषद (आईसीएचआर) द्वारा तैयार और प्रकाशित पुस्तक “इंडिया मदर ऑफ डेमोक्रेसीका विमोचन किया है?

(a) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) Sarbananda Sonowal / सर्बानंद सोनोवाल

(d) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(e) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. ‘India: The Mother of Democracy’ book launched by Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Education & Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has released the book ‘India: The Mother of Democracy’ prepared and published by the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) in New Delhi.

The book is an attempt to showcase the democratic ethos ingrained in India since the dawn of civilization.

It is shown in this book that since the dawn of civilization, India has been imbued with democratic ethos.

Recent Book

  • Now You Breathe – Rakhi Kapoor
  • The World: A Family History – Simon Sebag
  • Nuclearization of Asia – French author Rene Naba
  • Pandemic Disruptions and Odisha’s Lessons in Governance – Rajya Sabha MP Amar Patnaik (Released – Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik)
  • The Last Heroes –  P Sainath
  • Lata: Sur-Gatha (English) – Ira Pande
  • Lata: A Life in Music (Hindi) – Yatindra Mishra

Q.14. National Milk Day is celebrated every year on which day?

राष्ट्रीय दुग्ध दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है

(a) 24 November / 24 नवंबर

(b) 25 November / 25 नवंबर

(c) 26 November / 26 नवंबर

(d) 27 November / 27 नवंबर

(e) 28 November / 28 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. National Milk Day is celebrated every year on 26 November.

It is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Verghese Kurien, the father of India’s White Revolution.

He is credited with bringing India’s “white revolution.”

The largest milk producer is India. In honor of the 101st birthday of Dr. Verghese Kurien, also known as the Milkman of India and the “Father of the White Revolution in India,” the Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying is commemorating “National Milk Day” on 26th November.

Q.15. National Cadet Corps (NCC) Day is observed every year on which day?

राष्ट्रीय कैडेट कोर (एनसीसी) दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 24 November / 24 नवंबर

(b) 25 November / 25 नवंबर

(c) 26 November / 26 नवंबर

(d) 27 November / 27 नवंबर

(e) 28 November / 28 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. 27 November – National Cadet Corps (NCC) Day

The National Cadet Corps (NCC) is celebrating the 74th anniversary of its Raising Day on 27 November 2022.

This largest uniformed youth organization in the world was raised in 1948.

The day is being celebrated all over the country with cadets participating in march past, cultural activities, and social development programmes.

The NCC has also been a platform for harnessing international relations for over four decades by sending its cadets as ambassadors of peace and unity to over 25 nations

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