Current Affairs Quiz 30th November 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which of the following state’s CM has inaugurated the SIPCOT Industrial Park?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री ने SIPCOT औद्योगिक पार्क का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(b) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Kerala / केरल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Tamil Nadu CM inaugurated SIPCOT industrial park

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has inaugurated the SIPCOT Industrial Park at Eraiyur in Perambalur district, Tamil Nadu.

This is the first SIPCOT (State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited) industrial park in the industrially backward district of Perambalur.

The park was established on 243.49 acres in Eraiyur on the Chennai-Tiruchy national highway.

He has also laid the foundation stone for the Phoenix Kothari Footwear Park.

About Tamil Nadu

  • Capital – Chennai
  • Chief Minister – M K Stalin
  • Governor – R N Ravi

Q.2. Who has inaugurated REC’s CSR initiative for procurement, operation, and maintenance of ten Mobile Health Clinics (MHC) at Bhojpur, Bihar?

बिहार के भोजपुर में दस मोबाइल हेल्थ क्लिनिक (एमएचसी) की खरीद, संचालन और रखरखाव के लिए आरईसी की सीएसआर पहल का उद्घाटन किसने किया?

(a) Nitish Kumar / नीतीश कुमार

(b) Tejashwi Yadav / तेजस्वी यादव

(c) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(d) R.K. Singh / आर.के. सिंह

(e) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(d)

Exp. R.K Singh inaugurated Mobile Health Clinics ‘Doctor Apke Dwar’

Union Minister R.K. Singh has inaugurated REC’s CSR initiative for procurement, operation, and maintenance of ten Mobile Health Clinics (MHC) at Bhojpur, Bihar.

The total cost of the project is Rs 12.68 crore which will facilitate operational expenditure for three years for the smooth functioning of the project.

Out of 10 MHCs, three are exclusively for women, that will provide door-step primary health care service to the underprivileged population across all 14 blocks of Bhojpur, Bihar.

Each MHC will organize over 20 camps per month and check 50-70 patients every day.

About REC Limited

  • REC Limited (Rural Electrification Corporation Limited) is an NBFC focusing on Power Sector Financing and Development across India. Established in 1969.
  • It provides financial assistance to state electricity boards, state governments, central/state power utilities, independent power producers, rural electric cooperatives, and private sector utilities.

Q.3. Who has addressed the 7th edition of the Global Technology Summit in New Delhi recently?

हाल ही में नई दिल्ली में ग्लोबल टेक्नोलॉजी समिट के 7वें संस्करण को किसने संबोधित किया?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

(c) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(d) Ajit Doval / अजीत डोभाल

(e) S Jaishankar / एस जयशंकर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. S Jaishankar addressed 7th edition of the Global Technology Summit

External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar has addressed the 7th edition of the Global Technology Summit in New Delhi.

The three-day Summit is India’s annual flagship event on Geotechnology and is co-hosted by the Ministry of External Affairs and Carnegie India.

Theme 2022 -Geopolitics of Technology

The annual event is being held since 2016.

Q.4. KVIC Chairman Manoj Kumar has inaugurated the Re-Hab Project by Khadi and Village Industries Commission in which district?

केवीआईसी के अध्यक्ष मनोज कुमार ने किस जिले में खादी और ग्रामोद्योग आयोग द्वारा पुनर्निवास परियोजना का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) Malappuram / मलप्पुरम

(b) Indore / इंदौर

(c) Rampur / रामपुर

(d) Nainital / नैनीताल

(e) Amravati / अमरावती

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Manoj Kumar inaugurated Re-Hab Project in Nainital

KVIC Chairman Manoj Kumar has inaugurated the Re-Hab Project by Khadi and Village Industries Commission at village Chausla, Nainital.

Re-Hab stands for Reducing Human Attacks using Honey Bees.

He also distributed 330 Bee-boxes, bee-colonies, and toolkits along with the honey extractors to the rural beneficiaries in Chausla village, free of cost.

The government is promoting the use of bees to discourage attacks of wild elephants on human settlements. KVIC has launched a project RE-HAB, in the states of Assam, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, West Bengal, and Orissa.

Q.5. Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons have agreed to merge Air India and Vistara by which year?

सिंगापुर एयरलाइंस और टाटा संस ने किस वर्ष तक एयर इंडिया और विस्तारा का विलय करने पर सहमति व्यक्त की है?

(a) 2023

(b) 2024

(c) 2025

(d) 2026

(e) 2027

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Vistara airlines to be merged with Air India by March 2024

Vistara airlines will be merged with Tata-owned Air India by March 2024.

Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons have agreed to merge Air India and Vistara by March 2024, subject to regulatory approvals.

Singapore Airlines will invest 250 million Dollars or Rupees 2,000 crore into Air India as soon as this integration is completed.

Singapore Airlines owns a minority share in Vistara.

Since Tata bought Air India for ₹ 18,000 crore as part of government disinvestment around a year ago, the plan has been to merge all its aviation brands under that name.

Q.6. The world’s largest active volcano Hawaii’s Mauna Loa erupted for the first time in almost 40 years. Hawaii is the state of which country?

दुनिया का सबसे बड़ा सक्रिय ज्वालामुखी हवाई का मौना लोआ लगभग 40 वर्षों में पहली बार फटा। हवाई किस देश का राज्य है?

(a) Maldives / मालदीव

(b) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(c) USA / यूएसए

(d) Japan / जापान

(e) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano erupts for first time in nearly 40 years

The world’s largest active volcano Hawaii’s Mauna Loa erupted for the first time in almost 40 years.

Hawaii is a state in the Western United States, located in the Pacific Ocean about 2,000 miles from the U.S. mainland.

The volcano’s alert level has been upgraded from an “advisory” to a “warning”, the highest classification.

Mauna Loa last erupted in March and April of 1984, sending lava flows within 8 kilometers of the city of Hilo.

Officials urged the public to stay away from them, given the dangers posed by lava, which is shooting 100 to 200 feet (30 to 60 meters) into the air out of three separate fissures roughly estimated to be 1 to 2 miles (1.6 to 3.2 kilometers) long.

Volcanic gases wafting out of the vents, primarily sulfur dioxide, are also harmful.

Q.7. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Marico’s Saffola Fittify?

मैरिको के Saffola Fittify के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Janhvi Kapoor / जाह्नवी कपूर

(b) Sonam Kapoor / सोनम कपूर

(c) Sunny Leone / सन्नी लियोन

(d) Katrina Kaif / कैटरीना कैफ

(e) Sonakshi Sinha / सोनाक्षी सिन्हा

Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Janhvi Kapoor appointed as brand ambassador of Marico’s Saffola Fittify

Consumer products company Marico Limited’s brand Saffola Fittify has signed actor Janhvi Kapoor as the new face of the brand for its peanut butters and gummies range.

The company has also launched a digital campaign ‘Health ko rakho fit fit fittify’ campaign.

The campaign film will have the actor as part of the campaign.

Recent Brand Ambassador

  • Deepa Malik – Ambassador of Nikshay Mitra (TB Campaign)
  • Suryakumar Yadav – UrbanGabru (Men’s grooming brand)
  • Neeraj Chopra – Friendship Ambassador of Switzerland
  • Lionel Messi – Byju’s
  • Yuvraj Singh -T20 World Cup for the Blind
  • Sourav Ganguly – Bandhan Bank
  • Smriti Mandhana – Gulf Oil Lubricants.
  • Rohit Sharma & his wife Ritika Sajdeh – Max Life Insurance
  • Punyakoti Dattu Yojana (Karnataka)- Kiccha Sudeep
  • Vaani Kapoor – Noise X-Fit 2 smartwatch
  • Ravi Shastri – FanCode
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni – Garuda Aerospace
  • Robin Uthappa – Karnataka Brain Health Initiative (Ka-BHI)
  • Shubman Gill & Ruturaj Gaikwad – My11Circle
  • Rishabh Pant – Dish TV India
  • Jhulan Goswami -All Women Match Official Team
  • Rishabh Pant – Uttarakhand’s brand ambassador
  • Jasprit Bumrah- Unix
  • Ravindra Jadeja – Kinara Capital
  • Smriti Mandhana – IIT Madras incubated startup, GUVI
  • Saurav Ganguly – Century LED
  • Rahul Dravid – PLAETO[/su_spoiler]

Q.8. Who has been reappointed as the Foreign Secretary of India?

भारत के विदेश सचिव के रूप में किसे फिर से नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Sanjay Malhotra / संजय मल्होत्रा

(b) Rajiv Gauba / राजीव गौबा

(c) Pramod Kumar Mishra / प्रमोद कुमार मिश्रा

(d) Vinay Mohan Kwatra / विनय मोहन क्वात्रा

(e) Ajay Kumar Bhalaa /अजय कुमार भला

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(d)

Exp. Vinay Mohan Kwatra reappointed as Foreign Secretary

Foreign secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra has been granted a 16-month extension in the post beyond his date of superannuation on December 31 this year.

Kwatra, a 1988 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, took charge in May 2022 as the 34th Foreign Secretary of India, succeeding Harsh Vardhan Shringla.

The IFS officer’s term has been extended beyond the date of his superannuation on 31st December 2022 up to 30th April 2024 or until further orders.

Earlier, Kwatra was serving as India’s envoy to Nepal.

Kwatra is known to have extensive expertise in dealing with India’s neighbourhood as well as the US, China, and Europe.

Other Appointment

  • Revenue Secretary – Sanjay Malhotra
  • National Security Advisors – Ajit Doval
  • Cabinet Secretary- Rajiv Gauba
  • Principal Secretary to PM – Pramod Kumar Mishra
  • Home Secretary- Ajay Kumar Bhalaa
  • Finance Secretary – T V Somanathan
  • Defence Secretary- Aramane Giridhar
  • Foreign Secretary- Vinay Mohan Kwarta
  • Chief Economic Advisor- V Anantha Nageswaran
  • Solicitor General – Tushar Mehta

Q.9. Which of the following ministry has won the Outstanding Contribution towards Public Communication and Outreach award at the 41st India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2022 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi?

निम्नलिखित में से किस मंत्रालय ने नई दिल्ली के प्रगति मैदान में 41वें भारत अंतर्राष्ट्रीय व्यापार मेले (IITF) 2022 में सार्वजनिक संचार और आउटरीच के लिए उत्कृष्ट योगदान का पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Ministry of Culture / संस्कृति 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 Education / शिक्षा मंत्रालय

(e) Ministry of Health / स्वास्थ्य मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Ministry of Health awarded at 41st IITF 2022

The pavilion of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has won the Outstanding Contribution towards Public Communication and Outreach award at the 41st India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2022 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

The Health Pavilion has showcased various initiatives, schemes, and achievements of the Union Health Ministry.

The health pavilion also organized quiz competitions on various health-related issues to engage the audience and disseminate information.

ITF 2022 Theme: Vocal for Local, Local to Global

Recent Awards

  • Champions of the Earth award – Purnima Devi Burman
  • Para Sports Person of the Year 2022 – Avani Lekhara
  • Gold in e-Governance category – Panchayati Raj Ministry
  • Kuvempu national award – Tamil writer Imayam aka V Annamalaiss
  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2022 by FICCI – Rajendra Pawar

Q.10. An Iranian film Nargesi has been conferred with the ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal at the 53rd edition of IFFI held in Goa. It is directed by__________.

गोवा में आयोजित आईएफएफआई के 53वें संस्करण में एक ईरानी फिल्म नरगेसी को आईसीएफटीयूनेस्को गांधी पदक से सम्मानित किया गया है। यह __________ द्वारा निर्देशित है।

(a) Payam Eskandari / पायम एस्कंदरी

(b) Ang Lee / अंग ली

(c) Alejandro Amenábar / एलेजांद्रो अमेनाबार

(d) Asghar Farhadi / असगर फरहादी

(e) Alfonso Cuarón / अल्फोंसो क्वारोन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Iranian film ‘Nargesi’ won ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal at IFFI 53

Iranian film Nargesi Directed by Payam Eskandari has won the ICFT-UNESCO Gandhi Medal at the 53rd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

The film is about a man with Down’s syndrome and the burden and consequences it creates in his life. Compassion and tenderness are the two qualities depicted in this award-winning film

This award conferred to a film that best reflects Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals of peace, tolerance, and non-violence.

Other awards

  • Indian Film Personality of the Year – Chiranjeevi
  • Best Film (Golden Peacock)- I Have Electric Dreams
  • Best Actor (Female)- Daniela Marin Navarro (for Have Electric Dreams)
  • Best Actor (Male)- Vahid Mobasheri (for No End)

Q.11. Who has given away Shilp Guru and National Awards to master crafts persons for 2017, 2018, and 2019 at a function in New Delhi?

नई दिल्ली में एक समारोह में मास्टर शिल्पकारों को 2017, 2018 और 2019 के लिए शिल्प गुरु और राष्ट्रीय पुरस्कार किसने प्रदान किए?

(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.11.(e)

Exp. Shilpi Guru and National Awards for handicrafts conferred

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar gave away Shilpi Guru and National Awards to master crafts persons for 2017, 2018, and 2019 at a function in New Delhi.

They are conferred every year to legendary master crafts persons of handicrafts whose work has contributed to the preservation of the rich and diverse craft heritage of the country.

The main objective of the award is to give recognition to outstanding crafts persons in the handicrafts sector.

The awardees represent almost all states and UTs.

Q.12. Which among the following has won the Award of Excellence at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for Cultural Heritage Conservation-2022?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने सांस्कृतिक विरासत संरक्षण-2022 के लिए संयुक्त राष्ट्र शैक्षिक, वैज्ञानिक और सांस्कृतिक संगठन (यूनेस्को) में उत्कृष्टता पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya / छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज वास्तु संग्रहालय

(b) Jehangir Art Gallery / जहांगीर आर्ट गैलरी

(c) Gateway of India / गेटवे ऑफ इंडिया

(d) Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum / डॉ भाऊ दाजी लाड संग्रहालय

(e) Regal Cinema / रीगल सिनेमा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya won UNESCO Award

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) was conferred with the ‘Award of Excellence’ at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation-2022.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya was established as the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India in 1922.

Award of Excellence – Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

Award of Distinction – Stepwells of Golconda, Hyderabad

Award of Merit – Domakonda Fort, Telangana, and Byculla Station, Mumbai

Thirteen projects from six countries – Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, Nepal and Thailand – have been acknowledged for awards by the jury this year.

Recent Awards

  • 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 Benzema
  • Women’s Ballon d’Or 2022 – Barcelona’s Alexia Putellas
  • Sir Syed Excellence Award 2022 – American historian Barbara Metcalf

Q.13. Recently a joint military exercise between India and Malaysia started in Pulai Klang, Malaysia. What is the name of this exercise?

हाल ही में मलेशिया के पुलाई क्लैंग में भारत और मलेशिया के बीच संयुक्त सैन्य अभ्यास शुरू हुआ है। इस अभ्यास का नाम क्या है?

(a) Yudh Abhyas

(b) Hand in Hand

(c) Harimau Shakti

(d) Cobra Warrior

(e) Shakti

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(c)

Exp. India-Malaysia joint military Exercise Harimau Shakti 2022 begins

A joint military exercise between India-Malaysia “Harimau Shakti-2022” has been started at Pulai Klang in Malaysia.

The military exercise will be conducted for the next two weeks in Malaysia. Armies of both nations will hold joint army operations.

Objective – To enhance inter-operability in planning and execution of various operations in jungle terrain.

The Indian Air Force participated in the air exercise with Su-30 MKI and C-17 aircraft while the Malaysian Air Force with Su-30 MKM aircraft.

The combat troops of the Garhwal Rifles Regiment of the Indian Army and the Royal Malay Regiment of the Malaysian Army participated in the exercise.

It is an annual training event has been conducted since 2012.

Recent Exercise

  • The 13th edition of the bilateral exercise between the Indian navy and the Royal Oman navy Naseem Al Bahr-2022 organized on the coast of Oman.
  • 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.
  • 18th edition 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.14. Which of the following company has set up India’s first private launchpad and mission control centre at Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने सतीश धवन अंतरिक्ष केंद्र, श्रीहरिकोटा में भारत का पहला निजी लॉन्चपैड और मिशन नियंत्रण केंद्र स्थापित किया है?

(a) Collins Aerospace / कोलिन्स एयरोस्पेस

(b) AgniKul Cosmos / अग्निकुल ब्रह्मांड

(c) Skyroot Aerospace / स्काईरूट एयरोस्पेस

(d) Dhruva Space Aerospace / ध्रुव अंतरिक्ष एयरोस्पेस

(e) Zukovsky Aviation India Private Limited / ज़ुकोवस्की एविएशन इंडिया प्राइवेट लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. India’s first private launch pad set up by Agnikul Cosmos at Sriharikota

The country’s first private launchpad and mission control centre has been established within the ISRO campus at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota.

The launch pad is designed and operated by Chennai-based space-tech startup AgniKul Cosmos.

The facility was inaugurated by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Chairman and Secretary in the Department of Space, S Somanath.

AgniKul, incubated at the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT Madras), plans to guide and control its upcoming launches from this facility.

In its first launch, a two-stage launch vehicle, ‘Agnibaan’ is intended to carry a payload of up to 100 kg to around 700 km altitude.

Q.15. International Jaguar Day is observed annually on which day?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय जगुआर 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.15.(a)

Exp. 29 November – International Jaguar Day

International Jaguar Day is observed annually on November 29.

Objective – To raise awareness about the increasing threats facing

In March 2018 representatives from 14 range countries gathered in New York at UN Headquarters for the Jaguar 2030 Forum.

It resulted in the creation of the Jaguar 2030 Statement which outlined a wide range of internationally collaborative jaguar conservation initiatives, including the proposal to create an International Jaguar Day

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