Current Affairs Quiz 4th November 2022, Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 4th November 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Adani New Industries Limited has installed of country’s largest Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) in which of the following state?

अदानी न्यू इंडस्ट्रीज लिमिटेड ने निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में देश का सबसे बड़ा विंड टर्बाइन जेनरेटर (डब्ल्यूटीजी) स्थापित किया है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(b)

Exp. Adani New Industries installed India’s largest wind turbine in Gujarat

Adani New Industries Limited has installed of country’s largest Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) in Mundra, Gujarat.

A wind turbine taller than the world’s tallest Statue of Unity with blades spanning wider than the wingspan of a jumbo jet has been installed at Mundra in Gujarat by Adani New Industries Ltd.

The turbine has been installed by Mundra Windtech Ltd (MWL), a wholly-owned subsidiary incorporated by Adani Enterprises Ltd (AEL).

Standing 200 metres tall, the wind turbine has the capacity to produce 5.2 MW of electricity and can power approximately 4,000 homes.

About Gujarat

Capital- Gandhinagar

Chief Minister- Bhupendra Rajnikant Patel

Governor- Acharya Devvrat

Q.2. Hyderabad-based Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd (MEIL) has bagged a project to build which of the following country’s first greenfield oil refinery?

हैदराबाद स्थित मेघा इंजीनियरिंग एंड इंफ्रास्ट्रक्चर लिमिटेड (एमईआईएल) को निम्नलिखित में से किस देश की पहली ग्रीनफील्ड तेल रिफाइनरी बनाने की परियोजना मिली है?

(a) Tanzania / तंजानिया

(b) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(c) Oman / ओमान

(d) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(e) Mongolia / मंगोलिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Hyderabad’s Megha Ltd to build Mongolia’s first greenfield oil refinery

Hyderabad-based Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd (MEIL) has bagged a project to build Mongolia’s first greenfield oil refinery.

The project is aimed at reducing the East Asian country’s dependency on Russian oil imports.

The company would provide EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) services and EPC-3 (captive power plants) at a cost of $790 million using advanced technology.

The project is part of the development partnership administration initiative of India’s Ministry of External Affairs. The refinery would be built using a line of credit from the central government.

About Mongolia

Capital- Ulaanbaatar

Currency- Tögrög

President – Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh

Prime Minister -Luvsannamsrain Oyun-Erdene

Q.3. Which of the following state has launched the “CM dashboard” to access the real-time data of all departments and decisions taken on major schemes?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य ने सभी विभागों के रीयलटाइम डेटा और प्रमुख योजनाओं पर लिए गए निर्णयों तक पहुंचने के लिए “सीएम डैशबोर्डलॉन्च किया है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Haryana CM launched ‘CM dashboard’ for live monitoring of departments

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has launched the “CM dashboard” to access the real-time data of all departments and decisions taken on major schemes.

It will provide live monitoring of every department at the block, district, and panchayat levels.

This will enable tracking of methodology and analysis of reports, and also help the govt in comparing the old data with new data.

He has also launched a dedicated e-Upphar portal to auction gifts received by him.

About Haryana

  • Capital –Chandigarh

Chief Minister – Manohar Lal Khattar

Governor – Bandaru Dattatreya

Q.4. Who has inaugurated the ‘Baji Rout National Football Tournament’ in Dhenkanal in Odisha?

ओडिशा के ढेंकनाल में ‘बाजी राउत राष्ट्रीय फुटबॉल टूर्नामेंटका उद्घाटन किसने किया?

(a) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) Smriti Irani / स्मृति ईरानी

(d) Dharmendra Pradhan / धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

(e) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated ‘Baji Rout National Football Tournament’

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated the ‘Baji Rout National Football Tournament’ in Dhenkanal in Odisha.

Objective – To attract the younger generation stuck on the internet and TV to the playing field.

The programme has been targeted to rope in about two crore fifty lakh school students towards football.

10 lakh footballs will be distributed among the govt and private schools in all the districts of the country through the Jawahar Navoday Vidyalaya.

Recently, the government of India has signed an MoU with FIFA and All India Football Federation for ‘Football For School’ initiative.

About Odisha

  • Capital –Bhubaneswar
  • Chief Minister– Naveen Patnaik

Governor – Ganeshi Lal

Recent Inauguration by Union Ministers

  • Rajnath Singh launched ‘Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot’website
  • Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated ‘Ayush Utsav’in Kashmir
  • Jitendra Singh announced ‘One Week One Lab’ campaign
  • Jitendra Singh launched portal for PM’s Excellence Awards
  • Anurag Thakur inaugurated Water Sports Centerin Himachal Pradesh
  • Anurag Thakur launched the WADA Athlete Biological Passport Symposium

Q.5. Which country has created a world record by operating the longest passenger train recently?

हाल ही में किस देश ने सबसे लंबी यात्री ट्रेन चलाकर विश्व रिकॉर्ड बनाया है?

(a) Japan / जापान

(b) Spain / स्पेन

(c) China / चीन /

(d) Finland / फिनलैंड

(e) Switzerland / स्विट्जरलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. Switzerland created record for operating the longest passenger train

Switzerland has created a world record by operating the longest passenger train.

The world’s longest electric passenger train is designed to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the country’s first train system.

The 1910 metres (1.9 Km) long train has 100 coaches with a total of 4,550 seats. It covered nearly 25 km from Preda to Alvaneu in less than 45 minutes.

It passed through the mountainous landscape in the Swiss Alps.

The Swiss transport company, Rhaetian Railway (RhB), operated the train on the Bernina/Albula trail from Preda to Bergen. There are 100 contemporary and 25 four-car Capricorn EMUs.

During its journey, the train crossed 22 tunnels and 48 bridges.

The longest train ran through the UNESCO World Heritage Site for 24.9 km. As per International Rail Journal, the RhB took nearly eight months for the preparation of this gala spectacle. Weighing a colossal 2990 tons, the train managed to maintain an average speed of 30-35 km per hour.

About Switzerland

Capital – Bern

Currency -Swiss franc

Prime Minister- Ueli Maurer

President – Ignazio Cassis

Official languages – French, German, Italian, Romansh

Q.6. Which word has been chosen as the Collins Dictionary’s word of the year 2022?

कोलिन्स डिक्शनरी के वर्ड ऑफ  ईयर 2022 के रूप में किस शब्द को चुना गया है?

(a) WOTY

(b) Atmanirbhar

(c) Vax

(d) Permacrisis

(e) Lockdown

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. “Permacrisis” is Collins Dictionary’s Word Of The Year 2022

Permacrisis has been chosen as the Collins Dictionary’s word of the year 2022.

The word means an extended period of instability and insecurity.

It indicates the ongoing Ukraine War, the consequent rise in the cost of living & the political upheaval the world has witnessed in 2022.

Collins Dictionary is published by HarperCollins in Glasgow.

Collins word of the year 2021- NFT (non-fungible token)

Q.7. Which of the following bank has launched a special fixed deposit scheme named Star Super Triple Seven Fixed Deposit?

निम्नलिखित में से किस बैंक ने स्टार सुपर ट्रिपल सेवन फिक्स्ड डिपॉजिट नामक एक विशेष सावधि जमा योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Punjab & Sind Bank / पंजाब एंड सिंध बैंक

(b) Indian Overseas Bank / इंडियन ओवरसीज बैंक

(c) Union Bank of India / यूनियन बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

(d) Karnataka Bank / कर्नाटक बैंक

(e) Bank of India / बैंक ऑफ इंडिया

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Bank of India launched Special Deposit scheme

The Bank of India has launched a special fixed deposit scheme named Star Super Triple Seven Fixed Deposit.

This special scheme is providing 7.25% rate of interest (7.75 percent for citizens) on a deposit for 777 days, for a limited period.

The bank has raised interest rate on its existing 555-days fixed deposit scheme to 6.30%. And, on other maturities from 180 days to less than 5 years, it has raised interest rates by 25 basis

points.

Another public sector lender, Bank of Baroda has also revised interest rates on “Baroda Advantage Fixed Deposits”.

The bank is now offering interest rates ranging from 5.75 percent to 7 percent on these fixed deposit schemes, depending on the maturities.

About Bank of India (BOI)

Founded- 7 September 1906

Founder- Ramnarain Ruia

Headquarters- Mumbai

MD & CEO – Atanu Kumar Das

Tagline – Relationship beyond Bankin

Q.8. Niva Bupa Health Insurance Company Limited (NBHICL) has partnered with which bank to provide best-in-class health insurance solutions to the bank’s customers?

निवा बूपा हेल्थ इंश्योरेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड (एनबीएचआईसीएल) ने बैंक के ग्राहकों को श्रेणी में सर्वश्रेष्ठ स्वास्थ्य बीमा समाधान प्रदान करने के लिए किस बैंक के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

(b) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) IDFC First Bank / आईडीएफसी फर्स्ट बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Niva Bupa partnered with IDFC FIRST Bank partner for Bancassurance

Niva Bupa Health Insurance Company Limited (NBHICL) has partnered with IDFC FIRST Bank to provide best-in-class health insurance solutions to the bank’s customers.

The partnership will empower the two institutions to serve customers better and help them lead healthier lives.

IDFC FIRST Bank has a digital-first approach and serves customers through its state-of-the-art net banking platform and an intuitive, user-friendly, and contemporary mobile app, which complements its nationwide branches, ATMs, and loan centres.

About IDFC First Bank

Founded – October 2015

Headquarters – Mumbai

MD & CEO – V. Vaidyanathan

Q.9. Who has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Israel?

इज़राइल के नए प्रधान मंत्री के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Yair Lapid / यायर लापिड

(b) Isaac Herzog / इसहाक हर्ज़ोग

(c) Naftali Bennett / नफ्ताली बेनेट

(d) Benjamin Netanyahu / बेंजामिन नेतन्याहू

(e) Yair Netanyahu / यार नेतन्याहू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(d)

Exp. Benjamin Netanyahu elected as new PM of Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Israel.

He will succeed Yair Lapid.

A coalition led by the former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won 64 seats in the 120-seat Israeli parliament Knesset, allowing him to return to power.

His opponent, PM Yair Lapid’s coalition, won 51 seats.

Earlier, Netanyahu served as the prime minister of Israel from 1996 to 1999 & again from 2009 to 2021.

He was ousted from power in June 2021 on charges of bribery & fraud.

About Israel

Capital – Jerusalem

Currency – Sheqel

President – Isaac Herzog

Prime Minister – Benjamin Netanyahu

Newly Appointed Prime Minister & President

  • President of Brazil – Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
  • Prime Minister of Sweden – Ulf Kristersson
  • President of Iraq – Abdul Latif Rashid
  • PM of United Kingdom – Rishi Sunak
  • President of Austria – Alexander Van der Bellen (2ndterm)
  • Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia – Mohammed bin Salman
  • First woman Prime Minister of Italy- Giorgia Meloni
  • President of Angola – Joao Lourenco (2nd term)
  • Prime Minister of Serbia – Ana Brnabic
  • New president of Kenya – William Ruto

Colombia’s first leftist President – Gustavo Petro

New PM of Kuwait – Sheikh Mohammad Sabah Al Salem

New PM of Sri Lanka – Dinesh Gunawardena

New President of Sri Lanka – Ranil Wickremesinghe

New President of Colombia – Gustavo Petro

New President of South Korea – Yoon Suk Yeol

New Prime Minister of Pakistan – Shehbaz Sharif

New Prime Minister of France – Elisabeth Borne

1st Woman President of Hungary – Katalin Novak

1st Woman President of Tanzania – Samia Suluhu Hassan

1st Woman President of Honduras Xiomara Castro

Hong Kong’s Next Leader -John Lee

Re-Elected as President of Serbia – Aleksandar Vučić

Hungary’s New Prime Minister - Viktor Orban

New Prime Minister of Kazakhstan - Alikhan Smailov

New President of Albania – Bajram Begaj

Q.10. Who has been appointed as new President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)?

फेडरेशन ऑफ इंडियन चैंबर्स ऑफ कॉमर्स एंड इंडस्ट्री (FICCI) के नए अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajesh Verma / राजेश वर्मा

(b) Vijay Jasuja / विजय जसुजा

(c) Sanjay Khanna / संजय खन्ना

(d) R K Gupta / आर के गुप्ता

(e) Subhrakant Panda / सुभ्रकांत पांडा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(e)

Exp. Subhrakant Panda appointed as President of FICCI

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has appointed Subhrakant Panda as President.

Panda is currently serving as Senior Vice President of FICCI.

He is also serving as the Managing Director of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd. (IMFA).

Panda will succeed Sanjiv Mehta as president of the apex chamber at the conclusion of its 95th AGM to be held on December 16-17.

About Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)

Formation – 1927

Founder – Ghanshyam Das Birla and Purshottamdas Thakurdas

Headquarters – New Delhi

Secretary General – Dilip Chenoy

President – Subhrakant Panda

Recent Appointment 

  • Chairman of BPCL – VR Krishna Gupta
  • Director General of Police of Rajasthan – Umesh Mishra
  • Executive Chairman of Samsung Electronic – Jay Y Lee
  • 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

Q.11. Who has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL)?

एनर्जी एफिशिएंसी सर्विसेज लिमिटेड (ईईएसएल) के मुख्य कार्यकारी अधिकारी (सीईओ) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) R K Gupta / आर के गुप्ता

(b) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

(c) Raj Shukla / राज शुक्ला

(d) Vishal Kapoor / विशाल कपूर

(e) Paritosh Tripathi / परितोष त्रिपाठी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Vishal Kapoor appointed as CEO of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd

Vishal Kapoor has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL).

He replaced Arun Kumar Mishra, who hold this position last year.

Kapoor takes charge after completing his tenure as the joint secretary at the Ministry of Power.

Kapoor worked with the India Railways in various capacities in design, operations, and maintenance of Rolling Stock of Indian Railways.

About Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL)

Founded – 2009

Headquarters – New Delhi

CEO -Vishal Kapoor

Under – Ministry of Power

Recent Appointment 

  • Revenue Secretary – Sanjay Malhotra
  • CMD of India Trade Promotion Organization – Pradeep Kharola
  • Controller General of Accounts (CGA)- Bharati Das
  • New Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court – Justice Pankaj Mithal
  • New Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court  – Justice PB Varale

Q.12. Who has been selected for the Kerala government’s prestigious ‘Ezhuthachan Puraskaram 2022’ in recognition of his overall contribution to the Malayalam language and literature?

मलयालम भाषा और साहित्य में उनके समग्र योगदान के लिए केरल सरकार के प्रतिष्ठित ‘एज़ुथाचन पुरस्कार 2022′ के लिए किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Abitha / अबिथा

(b) Sivakumar / शिवकुमार

(c) Jyothi Lakshmi / ज्योति लक्ष्मी

(d) Vikram / विक्रम

(e) Sethu / सेतु

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(e)

Exp. Noted Malayalam writer Sethu received Ezhuthachan Award 2022

Noted Malayalam fiction writer Sethu has been selected for the Kerala government’s prestigious ‘Ezhuthachan Puraskaram’ this year in recognition of his overall contribution to the Malayalam language and literature.

Sethu is also a recipient of the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award and Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for both novel and short story.

The state government’s highest literary honour has been named after Thunchaththu Ramanujan Ezhuthachan, a 16th-century devotional poet, considered to be the father of the Malayalam language.

The honour carries a cash award of Rs 5,00,000 and a citation.

He has also served as the chairman of South Indian Bank, director of State Bank of Travancore and chairman of National Book Trust.

Recent Awards

  • First Kerala Jyothi – M T Vasudevan Nair
  • SKOCH Award 2022 – West Bengal’s Lakshmir Bhandar scheme
  • Friends of Liberation War award – Former US Senator Edward M Kennedy by Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina
  • 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

Q.13. Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam has been conferred the Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite, the Knight of the Order of the Merit, by which country’s government?

कर्नाटक गायिका अरुणा साईराम को किस देश की सरकार द्वारा शेवेलियर डी ऑर्ड्रे नेशनल डू मेरिट,  नाइट ऑफ  ऑर्डर ऑफ  मेरिट से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) France / फ्रांस

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) UK / यूके

(d) USA / यूएसए

(e) Canada / कनाडा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. Aruna Sairam honoured with Chevalier Award by French govt

Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam has been conferred the Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite, the Knight of the Order of the Merit, by the French government.

She has been selected for her singing talent and contribution to the development of Indo-France relations.

This award is a symbol of our country’s appreciation for your numerous contributions to the French and international art world.

Aruna Sairam has received many awards, including the Padma Shri from the Government of India and the Sangeetha Kalanidhi Award from the Music Academy

Recent Awards

  • 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
  • Booker Prize 2022 – Sri Lanka’s Shehan Karunatilaka (Seven Moons of Maali Almeida)

Q.14. All Souls’ Day is observed every year on which day?

ऑल सोल्स डे हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 1 November / 1 नवंबर

(b) 2 November / 2 नवंबर

(c) 3 November / 3 नवंबर

(d) 4 November / 4 नवंबर

(e) 5 November / 5 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. 2 November – All Souls’ Day

All Souls’ Day is observed every year on 2 November.

Objective – To commemorate those members of the church who have found a spot in heaven.

The day is known by many different names all across the world. It is called the ‘Feast of All Souls’ and ‘Defuncts’ Day’ in countries like Hungary, France, Italy, and Ecuador.

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