Current Affairs Quiz 2nd November 2022, Daily GK Update

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Q.1. Who has laid the foundation stone of projects worth ₹860 crores in Jambughoda, Gujarat?

गुजरात के जंबुघोड़ा में 860 करोड़ रुपये की परियोजनाओं की आधारशिला किसने रखी है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(c) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

(d) Droupadi Murmu / द्रौपदी मुर्मु

(e) Jagdeep Dhankhar / जगदीप धनखड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(a)

Exp. PM Modi laid foundation stone of projects worth 860 cr in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated and laid the foundation stone of projects worth ₹860 crores in Jambughoda, Gujarat.

He inaugurated the new green administrative block of the Shri Gobind Guru University (GGU) built at the cost of Rs 52.61 cr in Jambughoda.

He also inaugurated memorials of tribal freedom fighters, Raja Roop Singh Nayak and Saint Joria Parameshwar.

The government is focusing on providing employment to the youths, irrigation to the farmers, and health facilities to the old age people.

The new projects will provide new opportunities in education and skill development for the tribal youths.

About Gujarat

Capital- Gandhinagar

Chief Minister- Bhupendra Rajnikant Patel

Governor- Acharya Devvrat

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
  • PM Modi has laid the foundation stone for a plant in Vadodara that will manufacture the C-295 transport aircraft.
  • PM Modi inaugurated Maze Garden, ‘OYO Ekta Houseboat’ Miyawaki’forest in Gujarat

Q.2. The government has approved how many proposals for telecom products under the Production Linked incentive (PLI) scheme recently?

सरकार ने हाल ही में प्रोडक्शन लिंक्ड इंसेंटिव (PLI) योजना के तहत दूरसंचार उत्पादों के लिए कितने प्रस्तावों को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) 25

(b) 35

(c) 32

(d) 48

(e) 42

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Government approved 42 proposals for telecom products under PLI scheme

Union Government has granted approval to 42 companies including Nokia & Samsung, under the Production Linked incentive (PLI) scheme for telecom and networking products.

These 42 companies have committed investments of Rs 4,115 crore. This is expected to generate additional sales of Rs 2.45 lakh crore and create 44,000 more jobs over the scheme period.

The existing companies under the PLI scheme for telecom and networking products were allowed to add more products and apply under the design-led PLI scheme. They were also given the benefit of shifting their five-year PLI scheme period by one year.

Union Budget 2022-23 announced a design-led PLI scheme for telecom and networking products.

Telecom equipment makers who use 50% of Made in India components in their products will be eligible for the incentive

Q.3. The Income Tax Department has launched the HARIT Aaykar initiative on the occasion of National Unity Day to increase greenery and create micro forests. What is the full form of HARIT?

आयकर विभाग ने राष्ट्रीय एकता दिवस के अवसर पर हरियाली बढ़ाने और सूक्ष्म वन बनाने के लिए HARIT आयकर पहल शुरू की है। HARIT का फुल फॉर्म क्या है?

(a) Hariyali Appropriate Resolution by Income Tax

(b) Hariyali Achievement Resolution by Indirect Tax

(c) Hariyali Achievement Revamp by Income Tax

(d) Hariyali Achievement Resolution by Income Tax

(e) Hariyali Achievement Reorganize by Income Tax

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. IT Department launched HARIT Aaykar initiative to create micro forests

The Income Tax Department launched the HARIT Aaykar initiative on the occasion of National Unity Day to increase greenery and create micro forests.

HARIT is the abbreviation of Hariyali Achievement Resolution by Income Tax.

Under this initiative, the Dept resolves to increase the green cover by planting trees & creating micro-forests in and around Income Tax Dept’s buildings.

Q.4. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all higher education institutions to observe ‘Bharatiya Bhasha Diwas’ on which day every year?

विश्वविद्यालय अनुदान आयोग (यूजीसी) ने सभी उच्च शिक्षा संस्थानों को हर साल किस दिन ‘भारतीय भाषा दिवसमनाने का निर्देश दिया है?

(a) 11 November / 11 नवंबर

(b) 19 November / 19 नवंबर

(c) 25 November / 25 नवंबर

(d) 11 December / 11 दिसंबर

(e) 12 December / 12 दिसंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. UGC proposed ‘Bharatiya Bhasha Diwas’ to be celebrated on Dec 11

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all higher education institutions to observe ‘Bharatiya Bhasha Diwas’ on Dec 11 every year.

In a notice, the UGC said that the day will be observed to create “language harmony” and develop a conducive environment for learning Indian languages.

The central government will also be establishing 22 Bhasha Kendras (language centres) to promote Indian languages.

Dec 11 is also the birth anniversary of poet Subramania Bharati, a pioneer of modern Tamil poetry.

About University Grants Commission (UGC)

Founded- 1956

HQ- New Delhi

Chairman- M Jagadesh Kumar

Q.5. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has inaugurated North India’s first hyper-scale data centre ‘Yotta D1’ in which of the following city?

उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री योगी आदित्यनाथ ने निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में उत्तर भारत के पहले हाइपरस्केल डेटा सेंटर ‘योट्टा डी1′ का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Ayodhya / अयोध्या

(b) Varanasi / वाराणसी

(c) Kanpur / कानपुर

(d) Lucknow / लखनऊ

(e) Greater Noida / ग्रेटर नोएडा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Yogi Adityanath inaugurated north India’s first data centre at Greater Noida

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has inaugurated North India’s first hyper-scale data centre ‘Yotta D1’ in Greater Noida.

It has been built by Hiranandani Group at the cost of Rs 5,000 crore and is spread over an area of 3,00,000 square feet at the upcoming Data Centre Park in Greater Noida.

MoU worth Rs 39,000 crore were also signed between the Yogi Government and Hiranandani Group to be spent on projects in the next five years on the occasion.

This data centre park will have a total of 6 data centres.

About Uttar Pradesh

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

Q.6. WhatsApp and which Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. has announced a partnership to launch WhatsApp chatbot-based QR ticketing service?

व्हाट्सएप और किस मेट्रो रेल कॉर्पोरेशन लिमिटेड ने व्हाट्सएप चैटबॉटआधारित क्यूआर टिकटिंग सेवा शुरू करने के लिए साझेदारी की घोषणा की है?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) Delhi / दिल्ली

(c) Lucknow / लखनऊ

(d) Jaipur / जयपुर

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Bengaluru’s Namma Metro Rail launched QR ticketing service on WhatsApp

WhatsApp and Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) has announced a partnership to launch Namma Metro’s WhatsApp chatbot-based QR ticketing service.

The chatbot is integrated with Unified Payments Interface (UPI) powered payments on WhatsApp and will allow ‘Namma Metro’ commuters to purchase tickets and recharge their travel pass right within WhatsApp.

It is the first transit service globally to enable end-to-end QR ticketing on WhatsApp.

To use the service, commuters need to simply send ‘Hi’ to BMRCL’s official WhatsApp chatbot number 9181055 56677 and choose from the various options such as recharging metro travel pass and purchasing single journey tickets using payments on WhatsApp.

Q.7. The ruler of Sharjah city of UAE Sheikh Sultan Al Qasimi has inaugurated which edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair?

संयुक्त अरब अमीरात के शारजाह शहर के शासक शेख सुल्तान अल कासिमी ने शारजाह अंतर्राष्ट्रीय पुस्तक मेले के किस संस्करण का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) 35th

(b) 42nd

(c) 41st

(d) 52nd

(e) 51st

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. 4Ist Sharjah International Book Fall inaugurated

The ruler of Sharjah city of UAE Sheikh Sultan Al Qasimi has inaugurated the 41st Sharjah International Book Fair.

It’s running until November 13 at Expo Centre Sharjah with 2,213 publishers involved from 95 countries.

It is being organized by the Sharjah Book Authority & will be held from Nov 2-13, 2022 in Sharjah, UAE.

Theme 2022 – Spread the Word

Italy is this year’s guest of honour

The publications Division of the Ministry of I&B is participating from the Indian side.

About United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Capital – Abu Dhabi

Currency – Dirham

President – Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Prime Minister – Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktou

Q.8. The Reserve Bank of India launched the pilot project of the Digital Rupee in the wholesale segment. RBI has identified how many banks for participating in the Digital Rupee’s wholesale pilot project?

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक ने थोक खंड में डिजिटल रुपये की पायलट परियोजना शुरू की। RBI ने डिजिटल रुपया के थोक पायलट प्रोजेक्ट में भाग लेने के लिए कितने बैंकों की पहचान की है?

(a) 5

(b) 8

(c) 9

(d) 12

(e) 15

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. RBI launched pilot project of Digital Rupee in wholesale segment

The Reserve Bank of India launched the pilot project of Digital Rupee in the wholesale segment.

Digital Rupee will be used for the settlement of secondary market transactions in government securities.

RBI has identified nine banks for participation in the Digital Rupee’s wholesale pilot project which are the State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Union Bank of India, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Yes Bank, IDFC First Bank, and HSBC.

Digital Rupee in the retail segment will be commenced in closed user groups comprising customers and merchants.

About Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

  • Founded – 1 April 1935
  • RBI Nationalized– 1 January 1949
  • Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • RBI set up –Hilton Young Commission
  • 1st Governor –Sir Osborne Smith (Australia)
  • 1st Indian Governor –CD Deshmukh
  • 25th Governor– Shaktikanta Das
  • RBI Deputy Governor(4) – 1. Tavarna Rabi Sankar
  1. Mukesh Kumar Jain
  2. Michael D Patra
  3. M Rajeshwar Rao
  • Five Subsidiaries of RBI
    1. Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (DICGC)
    2. Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL)
    3. Reserve Bank Information Technology Private Limited (ReBIT)
    4. Indian Financial Technology and Allied Services (IFTAS)
    5. Reserve Bank Innovation Hub
  • Four currencies note printing presses
  1. Nashik in Maharashtra owned by govt of India
  2. Dewas in Madhya Pradesh owned by govt of India
  3. Mysuru in Karnataka owned by RBI
  4. Salboni in West Bengal owned by RBI
  • Four mints owned by the Government of India

Mumbai, Hyderabad, Calcutta and Noid

Q.9. Who has assumed charge as the Defence Secretary?

रक्षा सचिव के रूप में किसने पदभार ग्रहण किया है?

(a) Suresh N. Patel / सुरेश एन पटेल

(b) Ashok Kumar Gupta / अशोक कुमार गुप्ता

(c) G. C. Murmu / जी सी मुर्मु

(d) Bharati Das / भारती दास

(e) Giridhar Aramane / गिरिधर अरमाने

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Giridhar Aramane assumed charge as Defence Secretary

A 1988-batch IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre Giridhar Aramane has assumed charge as the Defence Secretary.

He was earlier Additional Secretary in the Cabinet Secretariat.

The Defence Secretary is the administrative head of the Ministry of Defence.

Also, Amrit Lal Meena, a 1989-Bihar Cadre IAS officer, took over the charge of Secretary in Coal Ministry.

Other appointment

  • Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) – G. C. Murmu
  • Controller General of Accounts (CGA) – Bharati Das
  • National Security Advisor of India – Ajit Doval
  • Central Vigilance Commission of India (CVC) – Suresh N. Patel
  • Chairman of Competition Commission of India  (CCI) – Ashok Kumar Gupt

Q.10. Which of the following country’s PM has conferred the prestigious ‘Friends of Liberation War’ honour on former US Senator Edward M Kennedy posthumously?

निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के प्रधान मंत्री ने पूर्व अमेरिकी सीनेटर एडवर्ड एम कैनेडी को मरणोपरांत प्रतिष्ठित ‘फ्रेंड्स ऑफ लिबरेशन वॉरसम्मान से सम्मानित किया है?

(a) India / भारत

(b) Nepal / नेपाल

(c) Bhutan / भूटान

(d) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(e) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Edward Kennedy conferred ‘Friends of Liberation War’ honour

Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina has conferred the prestigious ‘Friends of Liberation War’ honour on former US Senator Edward M Kennedy posthumously in Dhaka.

He has been conferred for his contribution to the liberation of Bangladesh.

Kennedy Senior took a bold stand against the genocide committed by Pakistan on innocent Bengali people despite the US government role during the 1971 liberation war.

Kennedy took several steps to stop US military and economic aid to Pakistan till the end of the war.

Recent Awards

  • Best International Film at Saturn Awards 2022 – RRR
  • National Digital Transformation Awards (DX 2022 Awards) – Karnataka Bank
  • European parliament’s Sakharov prize 2022 – Ukrainian people
  • National Intellectual Property award for 2021 & 2022 – IIT Madras
  • Karnataka Ratna award – Puneeth Rajkumar (posthumously)
  • Men’s nBallon d’Or 2022 – Real Madrid’s Karim Benzem

Q.11. Who has released the book ‘Nuclearization of Asia’?

न्यूक्लियराइजेशन ऑफ एशियापुस्तक का विमोचन किसने किया है?

(a)  Faisal Farooqui / फैसल फारूकी

(b) Rasheed Kidwa / रशीद किदवा

(c) Ira Pande / इरा पांडे

(d) Ruskin Bond / रस्किन बांड

(e) Rene Naba / रेने नाबा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. French author Rene Naba released book ‘Nuclearization of Asia’

French author Rene Naba released his latest book ‘Nuclearization of Asia’ in Geneva.

Previously, he authored a book titled ‘Pakistan, facing the challenge of the post-Western world’.

The book discusses the nuclear emergency and threat posed by the nexus of Pakistan and China to South Asia.

Naba is the vice president of the International Center for the Fight against Terrorism.

Recent Book

  • 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
  • ‘Muskurate Chand Lamhe aur Kuchh Khamoshiyan’  – Jiwesh Nandan
  • Ambedkar and Modi – Reformer’s Ideas Performer’s Implementation’ – lauched by Ram Nath Kovind
  • Forging Mettle: Nrupender Rao and the Pennar Story – Pavan C. Lall
  • The Hero of Tiger Hill –  Subedar Major Yogendra Yadav (Autobiography)

Q.12. India Water Week is celebrated from 1 November to 5 November 2022. What is the theme of India Water Week 2022?

भारत जल सप्ताह 1 नवंबर से 5 नवंबर 2022 तक मनाया जाता है। भारत जल सप्ताह 2022 का विषय क्या है?

(a) Leaving no one behind

(b) Groundwater, making the invisible visible

(c) Water and Climate Change

(d) Water, Energy and Food Security

(e) Water Security for Sustainable Development with Equity

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. 1- 5 November 2022 – India Water Week

The Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India is organizing the 7th India Water Week – 2022 (IWW-2022) during 1-5 November 2022 at India Expo Center, Greater Noida.

Objective – To invigorate the discussions and exchange of ideas amongst the participants for optimally managing water resources.

The first event was organized in New Delhi in 2012 for which the theme was “Water, Energy and Food Security: Call for solutions”.

Theme 2022 – Water Security for Sustainable Development with Equit

Q.13. In India, 7 states and 2 Union Territories celebrate their Foundation Day on November 1 every year. Which of the following state does not celebrate its foundation day on 1st November?

भारत में, 7 राज्य और 2 केंद्र शासित प्रदेश हर साल 1 नवंबर को अपना स्थापना दिवस मनाते हैं। निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा राज्य 1 नवंबर को अपना स्थापना दिवस नहीं मनाता है?

(a) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

(b) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Kerala / केरल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. 7 Indian states & 2 UTs celebrated their formation day on November 1

In India, 7 states (Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Karnataka, Punjab & Madhya Pradesh) and 2 Union Territories (Lakshadweep & Puducherry) celebrate their Foundation Day on November 1 every year.

Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Lakshadweep came into being in 1956.

While Punjab and Haryana were formed in 1966 while Chhattisgarh was carved out of Madhya Pradesh in 2000.

Earlier, Tamil Nadu also used to celebrate its foundation day on November 1 but the state government in 2021 announced that ‘Tamil Nadu Formation Day’ will be celebrated on July 18 onwards.

Q.14. Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is observing Vigilance Awareness Week from 31st October to 6th November 2022. What is the theme of Vigilance Awareness Week 2022?

केंद्रीय सतर्कता आयोग (CVC) 31 अक्टूबर से 6 नवंबर 2022 तक सतर्कता जागरूकता सप्ताह मना रहा है। सतर्कता जागरूकता सप्ताह 2022 का विषय क्या है?

(a) Corruption free India for a developed Nation

(b) Independent India @ 75: Self Reliance with Integrity

(c) Vigilant India, Prosperous India

(d) Integrity- a way of life

(e) Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(a)

Exp.  31 Oct to 6 Nov – Vigilance Awareness Week

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has observed vigilance awareness week every year during the week in which the October 31 birth anniversary of India’s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

It is observed with the aim of promoting probity in public life.

In 2022, it is being observed from Oct 31 to Nov 6.

Theme 2022 – Corruption free India for a developed Natio

Q.15. Ladakh’s Foundation Day was observed every year on which day?

लद्दाख का स्थापना दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 24 October / 24 अक्टूबर

(b) 25 October / 25 अक्टूबर

(c) 29 October / 29 अक्टूबर

(d) 30 October / 30 अक्टूबर

(e) 31 October / 31 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. 31 October 2022 – 4th Foundation Day of UT Ladakh

Ladakh’s Foundation Day was observed on 31 October 2022 both at the district headquarters in Leh and Kargil of UT Ladakh.

Ladakh was established as a union territory of India on 31 October 2019, following the passage of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act.

Prior to that, it was part of the Jammu and Kashmir state.

It is the largest and the 2nd least populous union territory of India.

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