Current Affairs Quiz 29th November 2022 Quiz

Daily Current Affairs 28th November 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has approved which animal as a ‘food animal’ recently?

भारतीय खाद्य सुरक्षा और मानक प्राधिकरण (FSSAI) ने हाल ही में किस जानवर कोखाद्य पशुके रूप में मंजूरी दी है?

(a) Himalayan Musk Deer/ हिमालयी कस्तूरी मृग

(b) Himalayan Yak / हिमालयन याक

(c) Himalayan Black bear / हिमालयन काला भालू

(d) Himalayan Serow / हिमालयन सेरो

(e) Himalayan Cat / हिमालयन बिल्ली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. FSSAI approved Yak as a ‘food animal’

The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has approved the Himalayan Yak as a ‘food animal’.

The move is expected to help check decline in the population of the high-altitude bovine animal by making it a part of the conventional milk and meat industry.

Food Animals are those that are raised and used for food production or consumption by humans.

As per the latest census carried out in 2019, India has 58,000 yaks which is around 25 percent drop from the last livestock census carried out in 2012.

Yak milk is highly nutritious, rich in fat, contains essential minerals, and have medicinal value.

Q.2. Which of the following state has launched the Har Ghar Gangajal project recently?

हाल ही में किस राज्य ने हर घर गंगाजल परियोजना शुरू की है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Bihar CM launched Har Ghar Gangajal project in Rajgir

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has launched the Har Ghar Gangajal project in Rajgir.

Objective – To provide Ganga water on tap in the parched areas of the state.

The scheme will help to harvest the excess water of the Ganga during the monsoon season.

The water will be stored in reservoirs in Rajgir and Gaya before being channeled to three treatment-and-purification plants.

Har Ghar Gangajal is part of the Bihar government’s Jal, Jeevan, Hariyali scheme of Bihar government.

About Bihar

  • Capital – Patna
  • Chief Minister – Nitish Kumar
  • Governor – Phagu Chauhan

Q.3. Which of the following city will host a meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in February 2023?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा शहर फरवरी 2023 में G20 वित्त मंत्रियों और केंद्रीय बैंक के गवर्नरों की बैठक की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Chennai / चेन्नई

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(a)

Exp. Bengaluru to host G20 Finance Ministers meeting in Feb 2023

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced that Bengaluru will host a meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in February 2023.

She made announcement at the Vananam Startup Inclusivity Summit in Bengaluru.

She has also encouraged the Startups to utilize this event to showcase their profile to the visiting international guests.

Different cities in India have been selected to host G-20-related meetings in 2023.

Q.4. Union Minister Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan has inaugurated the Animal Quarantine Certification Services (AQCS) at which of the following city?

केंद्रीय मंत्री डॉ. संजीव कुमार बालियान ने निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में पशु संगरोध प्रमाणन सेवा (AQCS) का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Guwahati / गुवाहाटी

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Animal Quarantine Certification Services inaugurated in Bengaluru

The Union Minister Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan has inaugurated the Animal Quarantine Certification Services (AQCS) at Hessarghata, Bengaluru.

There are six AQCS in the countries under the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. These six AQCS are near International Airports in the city of New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad.

The aim of setting up Quarantine Stations is to prevent the spread of dangerous exotic diseases into the country through imported livestock and livestock products.

Recent Inauguration by Union Ministers

  • Jitendra Singh announced ‘One Week One Lab’ campaign
  • Jitendra Singh launched portal for PM’s Excellence Awards
  • RK Singh has launched the Green Energy Open Access portal
  • Dharmendra Pradhan released the book ‘India: The Mother of Democracy’
  • Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated ‘Baji Rout National Football Tournament

Q.5. The 14th edition of Aero India will be held in which of the following city?

निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में एयरो इंडिया का 14वां संस्करण आयोजित किया जाएगा?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Hyderabad / हैदराबाद

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Aero India 2023 to be held from 13-17 Feb 2023 in Bengaluru

The 14th edition of Aero India, Asia’s largest aero show, will be held at the Yelahanka Air force Station in Karnataka’s Bengaluru from 13-17 February 2023.

Aero India has been held in February month at Bengaluru since 1996.

Hindustani Aeronautic Limited (HAL), the nodal agency that organizes defence events in the country, will organize the aero show this year.

The Defence expo 2022 was held at Gandhinagar, Gujarat in October 2022.

The last edition of Aero India was limited for business visitors and was not open to the general public.

The event was also one of the first largest hybrid aero show. Delegation from 43 countries along with 530 companies participated in the event

Q.6. The railways will become a major exporter of Vande Bharat trains by which year to markets in Europe, South America, and East Asia?

रेलवे किस वर्ष तक यूरोप, दक्षिण अमेरिका और पूर्वी एशिया के बाजारों में वंदे भारत ट्रेनों का एक प्रमुख निर्यातक बन जाएगा?

(a) 2024-25

(b) 2025-26

(c) 2026-27

(d) 2027-28

(e) 2028-29

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(b)

Exp. Railways to export Vande Bharat trains by 2025-26

The railways will become a major exporter of Vande Bharat trains by 2025-26 to markets in Europe, South America, and East Asia.

The latest version of the indigenous trains with sleeper coaches will be operational by the first quarter of 2024.

The railways is also planning to clock 10-12 lakh kilometers on 75 Vande Bharat trains over the next few years, for these to be export ready.

100 of the 400 Vande Bharat trains to be manufactured by 2025 will have this technology.

Q.7. S&P Global Ratings has slashed the economic growth forecast of India for the current fiscal year (FY23) to how much percent from 7.3 percent?

S&P ग्लोबल रेटिंग्स ने चालू वित्त वर्ष (FY23) के लिए भारत के आर्थिक विकास के अनुमान को 7.3 प्रतिशत से घटाकर कितने प्रतिशत कर दिया है?

(a) 7.2 %

(b) 6.2 %

(c) 6.8 %

(d) 6.6 %

(e) 7.0 %

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. S&P cuts India’s growth forecast to 7% for FY23

S&P Global Ratings has slashed the economic growth forecast of India for the current fiscal year (FY23) to 7% from 7.3%.

S&P had in September projected the Indian economy to grow 7.3 percent in 2022-23 and 6.5 percent in the next fiscal year (2023-24).

India’s output will expand 7 percent in the fiscal year 2022-2023 (ending in March 2023) and 6 percent in the next fiscal year, by our estimates.

Indonesia and the Philippines should both grow at least 5 percent in 2023.

It projected inflation to average 6.8% in the current fiscal year.

Updated GDP List

  • World Bank – 6.5% (FY23), 7.1% (FY24)
  • MOODY’S. – 7% (FY23)
  • S&P – 7% (FY23), 6% (FY24)
  • IMF – 6.8% (FY23), 6.1% (FY24)
  • ADB – 7% (FY23), 7.2% (FY24)
  • RBI – 7% (FY23)
  • India Ratings – 6.9% (FY23)
  • FITCH RATING – 7% (FY23), 6.7% (FY24)
  • FICCI – 7% (FY23), 6.4% (FY24)
  • OECD – 6.6% (FY23), 5.7% (FY24)
  • CRISIL – 7% (FY23), 6% (FY24)
  • NSO – 8.7%. Q4 – 4.1% (FY23)
  • SBI – 6.8% (FY23)
  • Morgan Stanley – 7.2% (FY23), 6.4%(FY24)
  • Nomura – 7.2% (FY23)
  • UNTCAD – 5.7% (FY23)
  • Goldman Sachs – 5.9% (FY23)
  • UNTCAD – 5.7% (FY23)

Q.8. Who is set to become the first woman President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) as she emerged as the lone candidate for the top post for the December 10 elections?

भारतीय ओलंपिक संघ (IOA) की पहली महिला अध्यक्ष कौन बनने के लिए तैयार है क्योंकि वह 10 दिसंबर के चुनावों के लिए शीर्ष पद के लिए अकेली उम्मीदवार के रूप में उभरी हैं?

(a) Karnam Malleswari / कर्णम मल्लेश्वरी

(b) PT Usha / पीटी उषा

(c) Dutee Chand / दुती चंद

(d) Ashwini Nachappa / अश्विनी नाचप्पा

(e) Reeth Abraham / रीथ अब्राहम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. PT Usha set to become first woman President of IOA

The legendary PT Usha is set to become the first woman President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) as she emerged as the lone candidate for the top post for the December 10 elections.

Usha will also become the first Olympian and first international medalist to head the IOA in its 95-year-old history.

Ajay Patel of the National Rifle Association of India is set to be the Senior Vice-President as he is also the lone candidate for the post.

58-year-old Usha, a multiple Asian Games gold medalist and a fourth-place finisher at the 1984 Olympics 400m hurdle final.

Recent Appointment

  • State Presidium of CDU in Germany – Gurdeep Randhawa
  • 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

Q.9. Who has been awarded the Para Sports Person of the Year 2022?

पैरा स्पोर्ट्स पर्सन ऑफ ईयर 2022 से किसे सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Devendra Jhajharia / देवेंद्र झाझरिया

(b) Bhavina Patel / भाविना पटेल

(c) Singhraj Adhana / सिंहराज अधाना

(d) Deepa Malik / दीपा मलिक

(e) Avani Lekhara / अवनि लेखारा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Avani Lekhara received Para Sports Person of Year 2022 award

Avani Lekhara has been awarded the Para Sports Person of the Year 2022.

While Shrey Kadyan was recognized as the Special Sportsperson of the Year at the Turf 2022 and India Sports Awards of FICCI.

Former Ranji cricketer Sarkar Talwar has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement of the Year award.

Odisha was recognized as the best state for promoting sports.

The All India Chess Federation won the National Sports Federation of the Year Award.

Recent Awards

  • Kuvempu national award – Tamil writer Imayam aka V Annamalaiss
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 by FICCI – Rajendra Pawar awarded
  • 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.

Q.10. Which ministry has won the Gold Award of the National Awards for e-Governance under the category “Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering for Digital Transformation”?

किस मंत्रालय नेडिजिटल परिवर्तन के लिए सरकारी प्रक्रिया रीइंजीनियरिंग में उत्कृष्टताश्रेणी के तहत गवर्नेंस के लिए राष्ट्रीय पुरस्कार का स्वर्ण पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare / स्वास्थ्य और परिवार कल्याण मंत्रालय

(b) Ministry of Environment and Forests / पर्यावरण और वन मंत्रालय

(c) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs / आवास और शहरी मामलों के मंत्रालय

(d) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy / नवीन और नवीकरणीय ऊर्जा मंत्रालय

(e) Ministry of Panchayati Raj / पंचायती राज मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Panchayati Raj Ministry won Gold in e-Governance category

Union Minister Jitendra Singh has presented the national awards for e-governance (NaeG) under five categories to 18 e-governance initiatives in the country.

The monetary reward for the gold award was Rs 5 lakh and for silver Rs 3 lakh.

E-Panchayat Mission Mode Project (eGramSwaraj and AuditOnline) of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj has won the Gold Award of the National Awards for e-Governance under the category “Excellence in Government Process Re-engineering for Digital Transformation”.

Uttar Pradesh’s geology and mining department received a gold award for its ‘Mine Mitra’ portal for transparency under ‘State and UT level initiatives’.

Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar district was awarded gold for its project ‘Gaash’, an e-learning initiative with special emphasis on gamified learning in the age group 12-18 years.

Recent Awards

  • India Film Personality of the Year 2022 at IFFI – Chiranjeevi
  • Gandhi Mandela Award 2022 – Dalai Lama
  • Sumitra Charat Ram Award – Uma Sharma
  • Gold award at 47th ICQCC-2022 – NTPC team
  • Lifetime Achievement Award at 53rd IFFI Goa – Carlos Saura

Q.11. Who has been awarded the Champions of the Earth award in the Entrepreneurial Vision category?

एंटरप्रेन्योरियल विजन श्रेणी में चैंपियंस ऑफ अर्थ अवार्ड से किसे सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Purnima Devi Burman / पूर्णिमा देवी बर्मन

(b) Brijesh Kumar Upadhyay / ब्रजेश कुमार उपाध्याय

(c) Seif Ahmed / सैफ अहमद

(d) N. Kalaiselvi / एन. कलैसेल्विक

(e) Adille Sumariwalla / आदिल सुमरिवाला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. Purnima Devi Burman honoured with Champions of the Earth award

Indian wildlife biologist Dr. Purnima Devi Barman has been awarded the Champions of the Earth award in the Entrepreneurial vision category.

The Champions of the Earth is an appreciation for innovative ways implemented by awardees across the world to support nature’s extraordinary capacity for renewal.

This is the UN’s highest environmental honour.

She is the founder of the Hargila Army.

Recent Awards

  • Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna 2022 – Sharath Kamal
  • Responsible Tourism Global Award – Kerala Tourism
  • UK’s royal Order of Merit – Nobel laureate Venki Ramakrishnan
  • Bihari Puraskar – Madhu Kankariya (31st) and Dr. Madhav Hada (32nd)
  • Kuldip Nayar Patrakarita Samman Award 2022 – Arfa Sherwani & Ajit Anjum

Q.12. Indian Navy launched a new survey vessel at Kattupalli, Chennai recently. What is the name of this vessel?

भारतीय नौसेना ने हाल ही में कट्टुपल्ली, चेन्नई में एक नया सर्वेक्षण पोत लॉन्च किया। इस पोत का नाम क्या है?

(a) Rakshak / रक्षक

(b) Vishnu / विष्णु

(c) Nag / नाग

(d) Ikshak / इक्षक

(e) Sahara / सहारा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Indian Navy launched new survey vessel ‘Ikshak’

The Indian Navy has launched ‘Ikshak’, the third of the four survey vessels (Large) project at Kattupalli, Chennai.

It is built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE).

The ship has been named ‘Ikshak’ which means ‘Guide’. The ship has been named to signify the contribution of the Survey ships towards facilitating safe passage for Mariners at Sea.

The Survey Vessel Ships are 110m long, and 16m wide with a deep displacement of 3400 tons and a complement of 231 personnel.

Propulsion system of the ship consists of two main engines in twin shaft configuration. It is designed with a cruise speed of 14 knots and a maximum speed of 18 knots.

This will replace the existing Sandhayak Class survey ships with new-generation hydrographic equipment to collect oceanographic data.

Q.13. How many gold medals have won by India in Youth Men’s and Women’s World Championships La Nucia, Spain?

भारत ने युवा पुरुष और महिला विश्व चैंपियनशिप ला नुसिया, स्पेन में कितने स्वर्ण पदक जीते हैं?

(a) 1

(b) 2

(c) 3

(d) 4

(e) 5

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. Ravina won gold in Youth Men’s and Women’s World Championships

In boxing, Asian champion Ravina won gold in her final bout as India ended the Youth Men’s and Women’s World Championships with 11 medals in La Nucia, Spain.

Kirti lost 0-5 to European youth champion Cliona Elizabeth D’Arcy of Ireland in the 81 plus kg category, to settle for a silver.

India was a dominant force at the event as the 25-member team bagged 11 medals including four gold, three silver and four bronze.

Overall, 17 Indians had qualified for the quarterfinals of the tournament which was more than any other country in this edition.

The women pugilists’ total tally of eight medals was the highest among all countries.

Q.14. Red Planet Day is observed annually on which day?

लाल ग्रह दिवस प्रतिवर्ष किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 29 November / 29 नवंबर

(b) 30 November / 30 नवंबर

(c) 26 November / 26 नवंबर

(d) 27 November / 27 नवंबर

(e) 28 November / 28 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e)

Exp. 28 November – Red Planet Day

Red Planet Day is observed annually on November 28.

The fourth planet from the Sun is the Red Planet or Mars.

It has a very thin atmosphere over a dusty, chilly, desert world. Along with having seasons, polar ice caps, canyons, extinct volcanoes, and evidence that it was once even more active, Mars is a dynamic planet.

On November 28, Red Planet Day is observed in remembrance of the 1964 NASA launch of Mariner 4, the first spacecraft to land on Mars.

The spacecraft finally made a fly-by of the red planet on July 14, 1965, after traveling there for nearly eight months.

Q.15. International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People is observed every year on which day?

फिलिस्तीनी लोगों के साथ एकजुटता का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 29 November / 29 नवंबर

(b) 30 November / 30 नवंबर

(c) 26 November / 26 नवंबर

(d) 27 November / 27 नवंबर

(e) 28 November / 28 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(a)

Exp. 29 November – International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People is observed every year on 29 November.

Objective – To spread more awareness about the issues faced by the Palestinian people along with promoting a peaceful Palestine-Israel resolution.

Since 1978, the United Nations has commemorated the day as a way to express solidarity with the people of Palestine while the peace and resolution process remains stalled.

 

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