Current Affairs Quiz 3rd October 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 3rd October 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) has commissioned the world’s largest wind-solar power plant of 600 MW capacity in which of the following state?

अदानी ग्रीन एनर्जी लिमिटेड (एजीईएल) ने निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में 600 मेगावाट क्षमता का दुनिया का सबसे बड़ा पवनसौर ऊर्जा संयंत्र शुरू किया है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. Adani Green commissioned world’s largest wind-solar power plant in Rajasthan

Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) has commissioned the world’s largest wind-solar power plant of 600 MW capacity in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

The plant has a power purchase agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) at Rs 2.69/kwh for 25 years.

This project consists of 600 MW solar and 150 MW wind plants.

In May 2022, AGEL operationalized India’s first hybrid power plant with a capacity of 390 MW in Jaisalmer.

With the commissioning of the 600 MW plant, AGEL now has total operational generation capacity of 6.7 GW, including operational hybrid power generation capacity of 1 GW, the largest in the world.

This puts AGEL’s total renewable portfolio of 20.4 GW well on track to reach its vision of 45 GW capacity by 2030.

About Rajasthan

  • Capital –Jaipur

Chief Minister – Ashok Gehlot

Governor – Kalraj Mishra

Q.2. The executive committee of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved how many projects worth Rs 1,145 crore pertaining to sewerage management, curbing industrial pollution, and biodiversity conservation among others?

स्वच्छ गंगा के लिए राष्ट्रीय मिशन (एनएमसीजी) की कार्यकारी समिति ने सीवरेज प्रबंधन, औद्योगिक प्रदूषण पर अंकुश लगाने और जैव विविधता संरक्षण से संबंधित 1,145 करोड़ रुपये की कितनी परियोजनाओं को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) 10

(b) 11

(c) 14

(d) 15

(e) 20

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. National Mission for Clean Ganga approved 14 projects worth Rs 1145 crore

The executive committee of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved 14 projects worth Rs 1,145 crore pertaining to sewerage management, curbing industrial pollution, and biodiversity conservation among others.

The projects were approved at the 45th meeting of the executive committee under the chairmanship of G Asok Kumar, Director General, NMCG.

The projects include eight related to sewerage management in five main stem Ganga basin states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.

Q.3. Prime Minister’s Scheme for Mentoring Young Authors – YUVA 2.0  has been launched to promote reading, writing, and book culture in the country. What does V stand for in YUVA?

देश में पढ़ने, लिखने और पुस्तक संस्कृति को बढ़ावा देने के लिए युवा लेखकों को सलाह देने के लिए प्रधान मंत्री योजनाYUVA 2.0 शुरू की गई है। YUVA में V का क्या अर्थ है?

(a) Value

(b) Valuable

(c) Visionary

(d) Versatile

(e) Vital

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. PM launched YUVA 2.0 scheme for mentoring young authors

Prime Minister’s Scheme for Mentoring Young Authors – YUVA 2.0 (Young, Upcoming & Versatile Authors) was launched to promote reading, writing, and book culture in the country.

In view of the significant impact of the first edition of YUVA with large-scale participation from young and budding authors in 22 different Indian languages and English, YUVA 2.0 has been launched.

Under YUVA 2.0, a total of 75 authors will be selected through an All India Contest, who can write on a spectrum of subjects to promote Indian heritage, culture & knowledge system.

YUVA 1st edition was launched in 2021.

Q.4. India has signed an agreement with which of the following country to export missiles, rockets & ammunition?

भारत ने मिसाइलों, रॉकेटों और गोलाबारूद के निर्यात के लिए निम्नलिखित में से किस देश के साथ एक समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Armenia / आर्मीनिया

(b) Azerbaijan / अज़sरबैजान

(c) Georgia / जॉर्जिया

(d) Turkey / टर्की

(e) Ukraine / यूक्रेन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. India signed an agreement with Armenia to export missiles, rockets & ammunition

In a significant move to boost defence export, India has signed an export order for missiles, rockets, and ammunition to Armenia.

It is estimated that military equipment worth over ₹2,000 crores will be exported to the country in the coming months.

This order includes six additional first-ever export of the indigenous Pinaka multi-barrel rocket launchers.

Currently, Armenia is engaged in a border conflict with Azerbaijan.

About Armenia

Capital- Yerevan

Currency- Armenian dram

President -Vahagn Khachaturyan

Recent MoUs

  • India signed an MoU with Iran for smooth movement of seafarers
  • India & UAE signed an MoU to establish Cultural Council Forum
  • India signed an MoU with Maldives for  cooperation in disaster management
  • India signed an MoU with UAE for cooperation in education sector
  • India and Madagascar signed an MoU on training of diplomats
  • India signed an agreement with Egypt to further defence cooperation

Q.5. Which of the following state government has launched a welfare scheme named ‘Asara’ pension?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य सरकार ने ‘असरापेंशन नामक एक कल्याणकारी योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(b) Tamil Nadu / तमिलनाडु

(c) Gujarat / गुजरात

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Telangana / तेलंगाना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Telangana government launched ‘Aasara’ pension for poor

The Telangana government has launched a welfare scheme named ‘Asara’ pension.

It is a welfare scheme of pensions to old people, widows, physically disabled and beedi workers.

The state government has also distributed the card for the welfare of all.

Presently, the state government has sanctioned 10,000 new Aasara pensions under Asif Nagar Mandal jurisdiction.

About Telangana

  • Capital –Hyderabad

Chief Minister – K. Chandrashekar Rao

Governor – Tamilisai Soundararajan

Recent Telangana govt schemes/apps/portals

  • Urban Forest Park’ Mobile App
  • Mana Ooru Mana Badi programme
  • Nethanna Bima scheme
  • ‘Nethanna Ku Bima Scheme

Q.6. GST collection has risen how much percent to over ₹1.47 lakh crore in September month?

सितंबर महीने में GST संग्रह कितना प्रतिशत बढ़कर ₹1.47 लाख करोड़ से अधिक हो गया है?

(a) 26

(b) 20

(c) 35

(d) 15

(e) 39

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. GST collection rose 26% to over ₹1.47 lakh crore in September

The gross GST revenue collected in the month of September 2022 is ₹ 1,47,686 crore of which CGST is ₹ 25,271 crore, SGST is ₹ 31,813 crore, IGST is ₹ 80,464crore (including ₹ 41,215 crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is ₹ 10,137 crore (including ₹ 856 crore collected on import of goods).

The total revenue of Centre and the States after regular settlements in the month of September 2022 is ₹ 57,151 crore for CGST and ₹ 59,216 crore for the SGST.

This is the eighth month and for the seventh month in a row now, that the monthly GST revenues have been more than the ₹ 1.4 lakh crore mark.

The revenues for the month of September 2022 are 26% higher than the GST revenues in the same month last year. During the month, revenues from import of goods was 39% higher and the revenues from domestic transaction (including import of services) are 22% higher than the revenues from these sources during the same month last year.

GST Collection of Previous Months in 2022

January –   1,40,986 crore

February – 1,33,026 crore

March – 1,42,095 crore

April – 1,67,540 crore

May – 1,40,885 crore

June – 1,44,616 crore

July – 1,48,995 crores

August – 1,43,612 crore

Q.7. Who has been appointed as the Deputy Election Commissioner of the Election Commission of India?

भारत के चुनाव आयोग के उप चुनाव आयुक्त के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Abhishek Singhvi / अभिषेक सिंघवी

(b) Ajay Bhadoo / अजय भादू

(c) R Venkataramani / आर वेंकटरमणि

(d) Mukul Rohatgi / मुकुल रोहतगी

(e) Harish Salve / हरीश साल्वे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. Ajay Bhadoo appointed as Deputy Election Commissioner

Senior bureaucrat Ajay Bhadoo has been appointed as the Deputy Election Commissioner of the Election Commission of India.

Bhadoo, an IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, has been appointed to the post up to July 24, 2024.

Also, Akash Tripathi, IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), MyGov, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology.

Basant Garg, a 2005 batch IAS officer of Punjab cadre, has been named Additional CEO, National Health Authority under the Department of Health & Family Welfare.

Lochan Sehra, a 2002 batch IAS officer of Gujarat cadre, will be joint secretary, Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe), Ahmedabad for a tenure of five years.

Franklin L Khobung and Pankaj Yadav have been appointed as joint secretaries in the Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Rahul Sharma will be JS, Ministry of AYUSH, Ajay Yadav as the joint secretary, Cabinet Secretariat and Deepak Mishra will be joint secretary, Department of Chemicals & Petro-Chemicals.

About Election Commissioner of India (ECI)

Founded – 25 January 1950

25 January – Voter’s Day

HQ – New Delhi

1st Chief – Sukumar Sen

1st Women Chief – V.S. Ramadevi

25th Chief – Rajiv Kumar

Commissioner – Anup Chandra Pandey

Tenure – 6/65yrs

Article – 324

Recent Appointment

  • President of Indian American Chambers of Commerce (IACC) – Lalit Bhasin
  • CEO of Data Security Council of India (DSCI) – Vinayak Godse
  • CEO of Britannia Industries – Rajneet Kohli
  • Executive Vice-Chairman and MD of Britannia Industries – Varun Berry
  • Attorney General of India – R Venkataramani

Q.8. President Droupadi Murmu has conferred the awards for Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2022 in New Delhi. In the big states category, the first award for Swachh Survekshan Grameen was given to which of the following state?

राष्ट्रपति द्रौपदी मुर्मू ने नई दिल्ली में स्वच्छ सर्वेक्षण ग्रामीण 2022 के लिए पुरस्कार प्रदान किए हैं। बड़े राज्यों की श्रेणी में स्वच्छ सर्वेक्षण ग्रामीण का प्रथम पुरस्कार निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य को दिया गया?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(e) Telangana / तेलंगाना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. President Droupadi Murmu conferred awards for Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2022

President Droupadi Murmu has conferred the awards for Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2022 in New Delhi.

In the big states category, the first award for Swachh Survekshan Grameen was given to Telangana, second to Haryana and the third award was bagged by Tamil Nadu.

In the small states and UTs category, Andaman and Nicobar won the first award, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu second and Sikkim got the third award.

The awards for Functionality Assessment 2022 have been given after assessing the performance of local water utilities in the States and UTs.

In this category, Puducherry bagged first award, Goa second and Tamil Nadu was given third award.

Q.9. Who has won the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022?

सिंगापुर फॉर्मूला 1 ग्रांड प्रिक्स 2022 किसने जीता है?

(a) Sebastian Vettel / सेबस्टियन वेट्टेली

(b) Lewis Hamilton / लुईस हैमिल्टन

(c) Max Verstappen / मैक्स वेरस्टैपेन

(d) Charles Leclerc / चार्ल्स लेक्लर

(e) Sergio Pérez / सर्जियो पेरेज़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Sergio Perez won Singapore F1 GP 2022

Red Bull’s driver Sergio Perez has won the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022.

Perez finished 7.5 sec ahead of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, who came at the second position

Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz grabbed the third position.

Perez’s teammate & Italian GP 2022 winner Max Verstappen finished seventh in the race.

Hamilton secured ninth, while Verstappen got the seventh position. Verstappen needed a win, and other results to go his way, to become world champion for the second successive time.

Recent Grand Prix 2022 Winner

Canadian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Miami Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

French Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Spanish Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Hungarian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Belgian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Dutch Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Italian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Monaco Grand Prix 2022 -Sergio Pérez (Mexico)

Australian Grand Prix 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)

Bahrain Grand Prix 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)

Austrian Grand Prix 2022 – Charles Leclerc (Monaco)

Q.10. Athlete Shivpal Singh has been suspended from competing till October 2025 due to a doping violation. He is related to which sport?

एथलीट शिवपाल सिंह को डोपिंग उल्लंघन के कारण अक्टूबर 2025 तक प्रतिस्पर्धा से निलंबित कर दिया गया है। वह किस खेल से संबंधित है?

(a) Hockey / हॉकी

(b) Weightlifting / भारोत्तोलन

(c) Kabaddi / कबड्डी

(d) Football / फ़ुटबॉल

(e) Javelin throw / भाला फेंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Indian Javelin thrower Shivpal Singh suspended for four years for doping

Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh has been suspended from competing till October 2025 due to a doping violation.

He subsequently tested positive for the banned substance methandienone, a performance-enhancing steroid.

As a result, the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) suspended Shivpal Singh for four years. The ban comes into effect from October 21, 2021, which means that the 27-year-old will be out of action till October 2025.

The Uttar Pradesh-based athlete was a silver-medalist at the 2019 Asian Championships, where he achieved his personal best throw of 86.23m. He had also won the 2019 World Military Games.

Q.11. Who has become the first player from India to feature in 400 T20 matches?

400 टी20 मैच खेलने वाले भारत के पहले खिलाड़ी कौन बने हैं?

(a) KL Rahul / केएल राहुल

(b) Rishabh Pant / ऋषभ पंत

(c) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा

(d) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

(e) Dinesh Karthik / दिनेश कार्तिक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Rohit Sharma becomes first Indian cricketer to play 400 T20s

Rohit Sharma has become the first player from the country to feature in 400 T20 matches.

The India captain has achieved the milestone in the 2nd T20I of the series against South Africa in Guwahati.

The first Indian to hit a century in T20 cricket, Rohit had made his shortest format debut for Mumbai against Baroda in April 2007.

The list of players who have donned most T20 caps is topped by Kieron Pollard, who has played 614 matches. He is followed by Dwayne Bravo, who has donned 556 caps. Shoaib Malik (481), Chris Gayle (463), Sunil Narine (435), Ravi Bopara (429), Andre Russell (428), and David Miller (403) sit ahead of Rohit.

Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik, Virat Kohli, and MS Dhoni are the only Indian cricketers to have played more than 350 matches in T20s.

He also holds the record for most runs in T201 cricket (3712).

Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik, Virat Kohli, and MS Dhoni are the only Indian cricketers to have played more than 350 matches in T20s.

Q.12. World Habitat Day is observed every year on which day?

विश्व पर्यावास दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) First Monday of October / अक्टूबर का पहला सोमवार

(b) First Sunday of October / अक्टूबर का पहला रविवार

(c) First Saturday of October / अक्टूबर का पहला शनिवार

(d) First Tuesday of October /अक्टूबर के पहले मंगलवार

(e) First Wednesday of October / अक्टूबर का पहला बुधवार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. 3 October – World Habitat Day

World Habitat Day is observed on the first Monday of every October, annually.

This year, World Habitat Day is observed on October 3.

Objective – To acknowledge the state of our towns and cities, and the basic right of all to adequate shelter.

Theme 2022 – Mind the Gap. Leave No One and Place Behind

First celebrated in 1986, Nairobi was the host city. The theme was “Shelter is My Right”.

Q.13. International Day of Older Persons has been observed annually on which day?

वृद्ध व्यक्तियों का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस प्रतिवर्ष किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 1 October / 1 अक्टूबर

(b) 2 October / 2 अक्टूबर

(c) 3 October / 3 अक्टूबर

(d) 4 October / 4 अक्टूबर

(e) 5 October / 5 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. 1 October – International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons has been observed annually on 1 October.

Objective – To honour the contribution of older persons and looking into the problems that they face.

Theme 2022 – Resilience of Older Persons in a Changing World

The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution on December 14, 1990, to establish October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons. The day came into being after the Vienna International Plan of Action on ageing initiative, which was adopted by the World Assembly on Ageing in 1982.

Theme 2022 – Resilience of Older Persons in a Changing Worl

Q.14. Renowned expert on renewable energy Tulsi Tanti passed away at the age of 64. He is the founder of which of the following company?

अक्षय ऊर्जा पर प्रसिद्ध विशेषज्ञ तुलसी तांती का 64 वर्ष की आयु में निधन हो गया। वह निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी के संस्थापक हैं?

(a) Websol Energy Systems Ltd. / वेबसोल एनर्जी सिस्टम्स लिमिटेड

(b) Urja Global Ltd / ऊर्जा ग्लोबल लिमिटेड

(c) Suzlon Energy / सुजलॉन एनर्जी

(d) Orient Green Power / ओरिएंट ग्रीन पावर

(e) Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd. / जयप्रकाश पावर वेंचर्स लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. Suzlon Energy chairman Tulsi Tanti passed away

Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Suzlon Energy and renowned expert on renewable energy Tulsi Tanti passed away at the age of 64.

Tanti, who was also the chairman of the Indian Wind Turbine Manufacturers Association.

Tanti spearheaded the wind revolution in India with the founding of Suzlon Energy in 1995.

He was conferred with numerous awards, and regarded as the ‘Wind Man of India” and was a stalwart of the Indian and global renewable energy industry.

 

 

 

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