Current Affairs Quiz 29th and 30th October 2022 : Daily GK Update Quiz

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Q.1. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has granted Mopa airport the aerodrome license to enable it to commence flight operations. Mopa Airport is located in which of the following state?

नागरिक उड्डयन महानिदेशालय (DGCA) ने मोपा हवाई अड्डे को उड़ान संचालन शुरू करने में सक्षम बनाने के लिए हवाई अड्डा लाइसेंस प्रदान किया है। मोपा हवाई अड्डा निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में स्थित है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Goa / गोवा

(e) Meghalaya / मेघालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. DGCA granted aerodrome licence to GMR Goa International Airport Mopa

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has granted Goa’s Mopa airport the aerodrome license to enable it to commence flight operations.

With this, Goa will now have two airports, the other airport is at Dabolim in South Goa.

The new airport at Mopa in North Goa has been built by GMR Goa International Airport Limited (GGIAL), a subsidiary of GMR Airports Ltd.

It is developing the greenfield airport at Mopa under a public-private partnership model on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer basis.

About Goa

Capital – Panaji

Chief Minister – Pramod Sawant

Governor – P.S. Sreedharan Pillai

Q.2. Which of the following state government has made the registration of pet dogs mandatory in the state?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य सरकार ने राज्य में पालतू कुत्तों का पंजीकरण अनिवार्य कर दिया 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 government makes registration of pet dogs mandatory

Amid an increase in the recent incidents of dog bites and attacks, the Haryana govt has made the registration of pet dogs mandatory in the state.

No person will be allowed to keep a dog without a licence and for this, the pet owners will have to get themselves registered on the Saral Portal.

If a person is found violating the rules, a fine of Rs 5,000 will be imposed.

The state government is also planning to introduce a provision for imprisonment for violations of rules.

About Haryana

  • Capital –Chandigarh

Chief Minister – Manohar Lal Khattar

Governor – Bandaru Dattatreya

Q.3. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched a common credit portal SAFAL’ for the welfare of farmers. What is the full form of SAFAL?

ओडिशा के मुख्यमंत्री नवीन पटनायक ने किसानों के कल्याण के लिए एक साझा क्रेडिट पोर्टल ‘सफललॉन्च किया है। सफल का फुल फॉर्म क्या है?

(a) Simplified Application for Agricultural Learning

(b) Structured Application for Agricultural Loans

(c) Simplified Assessment for Agricultural Loans

(d) Safe and Fast Agriculture Loans

(e) Simplified Application for Agricultural Loans

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Odisha CM launched first common agricultural credit portal for farmers

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched a common credit portal SAFAL’ (Simplified Application for Agricultural Loans) for the welfare of farmers.

It is India’s 1st online agricultural credit facilitation portal.

The facility will enable farmers and agri-entrepreneurs to access more than 300 term loan products of over 40 banks.

It has also been integrated with Krushak Odisha and will have access to 70-plus model project reports.

It will also provide the government with complete visibility of demand & disbursal of formal credit across the state.

About Odisha

  • Capital –Bhubaneswar
  • Chief Minister– Naveen Patnaik

Governor – Ganeshi Lal

Q.4. The Kerala government has approved Rs 184.6 crore to acquire land for developing the Chellanam-Fort Kochi stretch of the coastal highway. Which of the following airport located in Kerala?

केरल सरकार ने तटीय राजमार्ग के चेलनमफोर्ट कोच्चि खंड के विकास के लिए भूमि अधिग्रहण के लिए 184.6 करोड़ रुपये की मंजूरी दी है। निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा हवाई अड्डा केरल में स्थित है?

(a) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Airport / सरदार वल्लभ भाई पटेल अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा

(b) Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport / लोकप्रिय गोपीनाथ बोरदोलोई अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा

(c) Veer Savarkar International Airport / वीर सावरकर अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा

(d) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar International Airport / डॉ. बी.आर. अम्बेडकर अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा

(e) Kannur International Airport / कन्नूर अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Kerala government approved for coastal highway through West Kochi

The Kerala government has approved Rs 184.6 crore to acquire land for developing the Chellanam-Fort Kochi stretch of the coastal highway.

A distance of 468 km of the 624-km highway from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasaragod will be built by the Kerala Road Fund Board (KRFB).

While the rest will be built by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).

Extra Fact-  

Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Airport – Ahmedabad

Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport – Guwahati

Veer Savarkar International Airport (Civil Enclave) – Port Blair, A&N Islands (UT)

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar International Airport – Nagpur

Kannur International Airport – Kerala

Q.5. Which of the following company has signed definitive transaction agreements to acquire 51 percent shareholding of Badshah Masala in a deal of Rs 587.52 crore?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने 587.52 करोड़ रुपये के सौदे में बादशाह मसाला की 51 प्रतिशत हिस्सेदारी हासिल करने के लिए निश्चित लेनदेन समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Hamdard India / हमदर्द इंडिया

(b) Nestlé India / नेस्ले इंडिया

(c) Baidyanath Group / बैद्यनाथ समूह

(d) Dabur India / डाबर इंडिया

(e) Patanjali Ayurved / पतंजलि आयुर्वेद

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Dabur acquired 51% stake in Badshah Masala for Rs 588 crore

FMCG firm Dabur India has signed definitive transaction agreements to acquire 51 percent shareholding of Badshah Masala in a deal of Rs 587.52 crore.

While the balance 49% of the equity share will be acquired after a period of 5 years.

Badshah Masala is a manufacturing, marketing and export firm of ground spices, blended spices, and seasonings.

This acquisition is in line with the company’s strategic intent to expand its foods business to Rs 500 crore in three years and expand into new adjacent categories.

This also marks Dabur’s entry into the over Rs 25,000-crore branded spices and seasoning market in India.

Q.6. Who has inaugurated the Ayush Utsav at the Government Unani Medical College & Hospital (GUMC) in Ganderbal, Kashmir?

कश्मीर के गांदरबल में गवर्नमेंट यूनानी मेडिकल कॉलेज एंड हॉस्पिटल (GUMC) में आयुष उत्सव 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.6.(d)

Exp. Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated ‘Ayush Utsav’ in Kashmir

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has inaugurated the Ayush Utsav at the Government Unani Medical College & Hospital (GUMC) in Ganderbal, Kashmir.

Objective – To enable traditional medicinal practices to supplement modern patient care.

It was launched with the inauguration of a seminar titled ‘Bridging the Gaps in Healthcare: Ayush, a Promising Recourse’.

Q.7. Who has inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 4 projects worth over Rs 6,600 cr in Faridabad in Haryana?

हरियाणा के फरीदाबाद में 6,600 करोड़ रुपये से अधिक की 4 परियोजनाओं का उद्घाटन और शिलान्यास किसने किया है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(c) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(d) Nitin Gadkari / नितिन गडकरी

(e) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. Amit Shah inaugurated developmental projects in Haryana

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 4 projects worth over Rs 6,600 cr in Faridabad in Haryana.

The projects include the foundation stone of Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor project costing around 5,600 crore rupees and the inauguration of the Rail Coach Refurbishment Factory at  Sonipat worth  590  crore rupees which spreads over 161 acres of land.

Shah also inaugurated the elevated railway track built in Rohtak at a  cost of around 315 crore rupees and  Haryana Police Residence Complex, Bhondsi worth 105 crore rupees.

Q.8. The Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi has emerged as the world’s 10th busiest airport in October 2022, according to a report by the UK-based aviation analytics firm OAG. Which of the following airport has emerged as the busiest in the world in Oct 2022?

यूके स्थित एविएशन एनालिटिक्स फर्म OAG की एक रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, इंदिरा गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, नई दिल्ली अक्टूबर 2022 में दुनिया के 10 वें सबसे व्यस्त हवाई अड्डे के रूप में उभरा है। निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा हवाई अड्डा अक्टूबर 2022 में दुनिया का सबसे व्यस्त हवाई अड्डा बनकर उभरा है?

(a) Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Qatar / डलास फोर्ट वर्थ अंतरराष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, कतर

(b) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, US / हर्ट्सफील्ड-जैक्सन अटलांटा अंतरराष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डे, यूएस

(c) Hamad International Airport, Qatar / हमद अंतरराष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डे, कतर

(d) Chubu Centrair International Airport, Japan / चुबू सेंट्रेयर अंतरराष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, जापान

(e) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, India / छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, भारत

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Delhi airport emerged as world’s 10th busiest airport: Report

The Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi has emerged as the world’s 10th busiest airport in October 2022, according to a report by the UK-based aviation analytics firm OAG.

Delhi airport has improved its position from 14th place in October 2019, as per the report.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the US has emerged as the busiest in the world in Oct 2022.

After Atlanta, Dubai and Tokyo Haneda airports are at the 2nd and 3rd positions, respectively.

The rankings by OAG are based on scheduled airline capacity in the current month and compared to the equivalent month in 2019, pre-pandemic.

Q.9. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone for a plant in which of the following city that will manufacture the C-295 transport aircraft?

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में एक संयंत्र की आधारशिला रखी है जो C-295 परिवहन विमान का निर्माण करेगा?

(a) Varanasi / वाराणसी

(b) Nagpur / नागपुर

(c) Bhubaneswar / भुवनेश्वर

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Vadodara / वडोदरा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Tata, Airbus to manufacture C295 transport aircraft for IAF in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone for a plant in Vadodara that will manufacture the C-295 transport aircraft.

This contract is expected to support the development of India’s aerospace ecosystem, bringing investment and 15,000 skilled direct jobs and 10,000 indirect positions over the coming decade.

Indian multinational conglomerate Tata in partnership with Airbus will manufacture C-295 transport aircraft for the Indian Air Force.

For the first time, entrusted a private firm — Tata Advanced Systems (TASL) — to manufacture an entire aircraft for the military.

This is the first project of its kind in which a military aircraft will be manufactured in India by a private company.

As part of the contract, 16 aircraft will be delivered in flyaway condition and 40 will be manufactured in India.

Recent Inauguration by PM Modi

  • PM Modi inaugurated AIIMS in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
  • PM Modi inaugurated 4th Vande Bharat Expressin Himachal Pradesh
  • PM Modi inaugurated Shri Mahakal Lok complexin Ujjain
  • PM Modi lays foundation stone of two hydropower projectsin Chamba, Himachal Pradesh
  • PM Modi inaugurated PM Kisan Samman Sammelan 2022 inNew Delhi
  • PM Modi dedicated 75 Digital Banking Unitsto the nation
  • PM Modi launched new strategicair base in Gujarat’s Deesa
  • PM Modi launched Mission LIFE movementat Kevadiya
  • PM Modi laid foundation stone over Rs 3,400 crore in Chamoli, Uttarakhand

Q.10. Which of the following company has signed an agreement with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to facilitate commercial operations from Rourkela, Odisha?

राउरकेला, ओडिशा से वाणिज्यिक संचालन की सुविधा के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने एयरपोर्ट अथॉरिटी ऑफ इंडिया (एएआई) के साथ एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Reliance Industries Limited / रिलायंस इंडस्ट्रीज लिमिटेड

(b) Steel Authority of India Limited / स्टील अथॉरिटी ऑफ इंडिया लिमिटेड

(c)  Hindustan Unilever Limited / हिंदुस्तान यूनिलीवर लिमिटेड

(d) Tata Advanced Systems / टाटा एडवांस्ड सिस्टम्स

(e) Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) / भारत इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स लिमिटेड (बीईएल)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. SAIL signed agreement with Airports Authority of India to facilitate commercial operations

The Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has signed an agreement with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to facilitate commercial operations from Rourkela, Odisha.

The public sector enterprise had in 2018 signed an MOU for use of its own airport, under the regional connectivity scheme UDAN, for the operation of commercial flights.

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has provided financial support for the up-gradation of this airport.

The government of Odisha will provide security, fire, and ambulance services.

The commencement of air services is also important in view of the forthcoming Hockey World Cup, where 20 out of the total 44 matches are being held at Rourkela in January 2023.

About Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)

  • Founded – 24 January 1973
  • Headquarters – New Delhi
  • CEO –  Soma Mondal
  • Ownership – Ministry of Steel

Q.11. Which of the following country will host the 12th World Hindi Conference in 2023?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा देश 2023 में 12वें विश्व हिंदी सम्मेलन की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) Netherland / नीदरलैंड

(b) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(c) Fiji / फिजी

(d) Finland / फिनलैंड

(e) Scotland / स्कॉटलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Fiji to host 12th World Hindi Conference in 2023

Fiji will be hosting the 12th World Hindi Conference next year from Feb 15-17, 2023.

Fiji is privileged to be the first country in the Pacific to host the prestigious event and hailed the partnership with India.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar launched the logo and website of Vishwa Hindi Diwas along with V. Muraleedharan, Minister of State for External Affairs and Permanent Secretary for Fijian Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts Anjeela Jokhan.

The 3-day conference would be held in the Fijian city of Nadi.

Fijian Hindi is enshrined in the constitution of Fiji as an official language.

About Fiji

Capital- Suva

Currency- Fijian dollar

President – Wiliame Katonivere

Q.12. Which of the following company has become the first Indian firm to post earnings call on metaverse?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सी कंपनी मेटावर्स पर अर्निंग कॉल पोस्ट करने वाली पहली भारतीय फर्म बन गई है?

(a) Reliance Industries Limited / रिलायंस इंडस्ट्रीज लिमिटेड

(b) Infosys Technologies / इंफोसिस टेक्नोलॉजीज

(c)  Hindustan Unilever Limited / हिंदुस्तान यूनिलीवर लिमिटेड

(d) Tata Advanced Systems / टाटा एडवांस्ड सिस्टम्स

(e) National Aerospace Laboratories / राष्ट्रीय एयरोस्पेस प्रयोगशालाएं

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Reliance becomes first Indian firm to post earnings call on metaverse

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) posted the proceedings of its second-quarter earnings call on the metaverse.

The announcement made Reliance the first Indian firm to use the medium to engage with its stakeholders.

The metaverse earnings call, which can be accessed through any device (even a smartphone), was produced in partnership with GMetri — a no-code metaverse creation platform.

The metaverse is a virtual space that is built with the idea to immerse users within the online experience, mainly via virtual and augmented reality, while enabling them to interact with each other virtually. Due to its ongoing evolution, the term ‘metaverse’ currently has no single definition.

About Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)

Founded – 8 May 1973

Founder – Dhirubhai Ambani

Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra

CMD – Mukesh Ambani

Owner – Mukesh Ambani (50.49%)

Director – Nita Dalal Ambani

Subsidiaries – Jio Platforms (67.03%), Jio Payments Bank (70%)

Q.13. Which payment bank has launched a group accident insurance plan with an accidental death coverage of Rs 10 lakh in partnership with TATA AIG and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance companies?

टाटा एआईजी और बजाज आलियांज जनरल इंश्योरेंस कंपनियों के साथ साझेदारी में किस पेमेंट बैंक ने 10 लाख रुपये की दुर्घटना मृत्यु कवरेज के साथ एक समूह दुर्घटना बीमा योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Airtel Payments Bank / एयरटेल पेमेंट्स बैंक

(b) Jio Payments Bank / जियो पेमेंट्स बैंक

(c) India Post Payment Bank / इंडिया पोस्ट पेमेंट बैंक

(d) FINO Payments Bank / फिनो पेमेंट्स बैंक

(e) Paytm Payments Bank / पेटीएम पेमेंट्स बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. India Post Payment Bank launched group accident insurance plan

India Post Payment Bank (IPPB) has launched a group accident insurance plan with an accidental death coverage of Rs 10 lakh.

It has been launched in partnership with TATA AIG and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance companies, and will offer the insurance plan at a premium of Rs 399 or Rs 396 per annum.

Anyone aged between18 and 65 years can join this insurance plan.

The policy will be issued digitally in five minutes using a smartphone or a fingerprint sensor carried by the postman under the e-KYC (Aadhaar-based) method.

Recent Facility Launching In Banking Sector

  • 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

About India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)

Founded – 1 September 2018

Headquarters – New Delhi

MD & CEO – J Venkatramu

Tagline – Aapka Bank, Aapke Dwaar

Q.14. Which of the following compamy has crossed Rs 10,000 crore in Procurement Value on Government-e-Marketplace (GeM)?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने गवर्नमेंटमार्केटप्लेस (GeM) पर प्रोक्योरमेंट वैल्यू में 10,000 करोड़ रुपये को पार किया है?

(a) Hindustan Petroleum / हिंदुस्तान पेट्रोलियम

(b) Indian Oil Corporation / इंडियन ऑयल कॉर्पोरेशन

(c) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation / तेल और प्राकृतिक गैस निगम

(d) Steel Authority of India Limited / स्टील अथॉरिटी ऑफ इंडिया लिमिटेड

(e) Bharat Petroleum / भारत पेट्रोलियम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. SAIL crossed Rs 10,000 cr Procurement Value on GeM portal

Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has crossed Rs 10,000 crore in Procurement Value on Government-e-Marketplace (GeM).

The portal was launched on August 9, 2016. Presently more than 7,400 products in about 150 product categories and hiring of transport service are available on it.

With this, SAIL has become the 1st Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) to achieve the major milestone of procurement through the GeM portal since inception.

GeM is a completely paperless, cashless and system-driven e-marketplace that enables procurement of common-use goods and services with minimal human interface.

Q.15. Who has been appointed as Executive Chairman of Samsung Electronics?

सैमसंग इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स के कार्यकारी अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Hong Ra-hee / हांग रा-ही

(b) Chung Yong-jin / चुंग योंग-जिन

(c) Jay Y Lee / जे वाई ली

(d) Lee Kun-hee / ली कुन-ही

(e) Lee Boo-Jin / ली बू-जिन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. Jay Y Lee appointed as Executive Chairman of Samsung Electronic

Samsung Electronics has appointed Jay Y. Lee as the executive chairman of the company.

Lee’s promotion is symbolic as he has helmed Samsung in his capacity as the company’s vice-chairman since 2014, when his father & former chairman Lee Kun-hee, passed away.

Lee, who was convicted of bribery & embezzlement in 2017, was granted a special presidential pardon in August 2022.

Recent Appointment 

  • Chairperson of Air Transport Committee of ICAO – Shefali Juneja
  • Chairman of Quality Council of India (QCI) – Jaxay Shah
  • UNHRC Special Rapporteur – Dr. K.P. Ashwini
  • Revenue Secretary – Sanjay Malhotra
  • CMD of India Trade Promotion Organization – Pradeep Kharola

Q.16. Who has been appointed as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of Rajsthan state?

राजस्थान राज्य के नए पुलिस महानिदेशक (DGP) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajesh Talwar / राजेश तलवार

(b) Alok Chakrawal / आलोक चक्रावली

(c) Ramesh Kandula / रमेश कंडुला

(d) Umesh Mishra / उमेश मिश्रा

(e) Brijesh Gupta / ब्रजेश गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(d)

Exp. IPS officer Umesh Mishra appointed as DSP of Rajasthan

Rajasthan government has appointed the state police’s intelligence chief Umesh Mishra as the next Rajasthan Director General of Police.

An officer of the 1989 batch of IPS, Mishra is currently posted as DG (Intelligence).

Umesh Mishra will take over as the state police chief from ML Lather on his retirement on November 3, 2022.

Mishra’s appointment was as per the recommendation of the Empanelment Committee constituted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), and his tenure will be of two years.

About Rajasthan

  • Capital –Jaipur

Chief Minister – Ashok Gehlot

Governor – Kalraj Mishra

Other Appointment

  • Director General of BSF – Pankaj Kumar Singh
  • Director General of CISF – Subodh Kumar Jaiswal
  • Director General of ITBP – Anish Dayal Singh
  • Director General of CRPF – Sujoy Lal Thaosen
  • Director General of NSG – M A Ganapathy
  • Director General of Indian Coast Guard – Virender Singh Pathania
  • Director General of Indian Army – General Manoj Pande
  • Director General of NCC – Lt. Gen. Gurbirpal Singh
  • Director General of Indian Air Force – Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari
  • Director General of Indian Navy – Admiral R. Hari Kumar

Q.17. The Indian Navy has hosted which edition of the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) at Visakhapatnam?

भारतीय नौसेना ने विशाखापत्तनम में सिंगापुरभारत समुद्री द्विपक्षीय अभ्यास (सिमबेक्स) के किस संस्करण की मेजबानी की है?

(a) 10th

(b) 12th

(c)  19th

(d) 29th

(e) 32nd

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(d)

Exp. India Navy conducted SIMBEX exercise with Singapore at Visakhapatnam

The Indian Navy hosted the 29th edition of the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) at Visakhapatnam.

SIMBEX-2022 is being conducted in 2 phases – Harbour Phase at Visakhapatnam followed by the Sea Phase in the Bay of Bengal.

Two ships from the Republic of Singapore Navy, RSS Stalwart (a Formidable Class Frigate) and RSS Vigilance (a Victory Class Corvette) arrived in Visakhapatnam for participation in the exercise.

SIMBEX series of exercises began in 1994 and were initially known as Exercise Lion King. The scope and complexity of the exercise has risen substantially over the past two decades to include advanced naval drills covering a wide spectrum of maritime operations.

Recent Exercise

  • 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.
  • INS Tarkash has participated in the 7th edition of IBSAMAR, a joint multinational maritime exercise among Indian, Brazilian and South African Navies
  • INS Satpura and P81 Maritime Patrol Aircraft reached Darwin in Australia to participate in the Multinational Naval Exercise ‘Kakadu’.

Q.18. World Stroke Day is observed every year on which day?

विश्व स्ट्रोक दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 27 October / 27 अक्टूबर

(b) 28 October / 26 अक्टूबर

(c) 29 October / 29 अक्टूबर

(d) 30 October / 30 अक्टूबर

(e) 31 October / 31 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.18.(c)

Exp.  29 October – World Stroke Day

World Stroke Day is observed every year on 29 October.

Objective- To raise awareness about stroke, its prevention, and the importance of timely treatment.

Theme 2022 – Precious Time

A stroke is a medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is cut off, either partially or completely. This results in temporary or permanent damage to the brain cells.

World Stroke Day came into existence in 2006, the same year World Stroke Organization (WSO) was formed by merging the International Stroke Society (ISS) and the World Stroke Federation (WSF).

Worldwide, brain stroke is the second-leading cause of death and the third-leading cause of disability.

The average incidence rate of stroke in India is 145 per one lakh (1,00,000) population. According to researchers, three Indians suffer a stroke every minute.

Q.19. International Internet Day is celebrated every year on which day?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय इंटरनेट दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 27 October / 27 अक्टूबर

(b) 28 October / 26 अक्टूबर

(c) 29 October / 29 अक्टूबर

(d) 30 October / 30 अक्टूबर

(e) 31 October / 31 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.19.(c)

Exp.  29 October – International Internet Day

International Internet Day is celebrated every year on October 29.

Objective – To commemorate a momentous invention in the history of telecommunications and technology.

October 29, 1969, was the first time a message was sent electronically from one computer to another using the Internet.

At the time, the Internet was known as ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) and the feat marked a momentous event in the history of telecommunications and technology.

The first message was sent by a student programmer named Charlie Kline and the electronic message read ‘Lo’.

The first significant use of the Internet was commemorated annually on International Internet Day on October 29 since 2005.

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