Current Affairs Quiz 5th September 2022 : Daily GK Update

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Q.1. _____________________ has topped among all Ministries and Departments in resolving Public Grievances for the month of August 2022.

_____________ अगस्त 2022 के महीने के लिए जन शिकायतों को हल करने में सभी मंत्रालयों और विभागों में सबसे ऊपर है।

(a) Finance Ministry / वित्त मंत्रालय

(b) RBI / आरबीआई

(c) Airports Authority of India (AAI) / भारतीय विमानपत्तन प्राधिकरण (एएआई)

(d) Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) / भारतीय विशिष्ट पहचान प्राधिकरण (यूआईडीएआई)

(e) Ministry of Education / शिक्षा मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. UIDAI topped Grievance Redressal Index in August 2022

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has topped among all Ministries and Departments in resolving Public Grievances for the month of August 2022.

UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) has been a top performer in the resolution of cases received through the Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS).

UIDAI has a robust grievance redressal mechanism in place comprising of UIDAI HQ Divisions, Regional Offices, Technology Centre, and engaged Contact Centre partners, which is enabling UIDAI to resolve around 92% of CRM Grievances within 7 days.

Q.2. Which company has unveiled India’s first LNG-fuelled green truck by launching a manufacturing plant at Chakan, Pune?

किस कंपनी ने चाकन, पुणे में एक विनिर्माण संयंत्र शुरू करके भारत के पहले एलएनजीईंधन वाले हरे ट्रक का अनावरण किया है?

(a) Blue Energy Motors / ब्लू एनर्जी मोटर्स

(b) Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd / महिंद्रा एंड महिंद्रा लिमिटेड

(c) Suzuki Motor Corporation / सुजुकी मोटर कॉर्पोरेशन

(d) Mercedes-Benz / मर्सिडीज बेंज

(e) Tata Motors Ltd / टाटा मोटर्स लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(a)

Exp. India’s first LNG-fuelled green truck launched by Blue Energy Motors

Blue Energy Motors has unveiled India’s first LNG-fuelled green truck by launching a manufacturing plant at Chakan, Pune.

The facility was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari.

Blue Energy Motors’ trucks will be Liquified Natural Gas-fuelled, long-haul, heavy-duty trucks.

Q.3. India and which country have signed an MoU to establish the Cultural Council Forum to deepen the partnership between the two countries?

भारत और किस देश ने दोनों देशों के बीच साझेदारी को गहरा करने के लिए सांस्कृतिक परिषद फोरम की स्थापना के लिए एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Netherland / नीदरलैंड

(b) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(c) USA / यूएसए

(d) Singapore / सिंगापुर

(e) UAE / यूएई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. India & UAE signed an MoU to establish Cultural Council Forum

India and UAE signed an MoU to establish the Cultural Council Forum to deepen the partnership between the two countries.

This will be facilitated by the International Cooperation of UAE and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).

It was signed during the 14th India-UAE Joint Commission Meeting in Abu Dhabi.

The meeting was co-chaired by EAM S Jaishankar and his UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdulla bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

About United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Capital – Abu Dhabi

Currency – Dirham

President – Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Prime Minister – Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Recent MoUs

  • Suzuki signed an MoU with NDDB for biogas demonstration project
  • Mahindra Finance partnered with CRIF Solutions for quicker loan approvals
  • AICTE signed an agreement with Adobe to enhance digital literacy in India
  • NHPC signed an MoU with PTC India Limited for sale of power
  • Tata Steel signed an MoU with Punjab government to set up steel plant in Ludhian

Q.4. Which state government has launched an e-governance portal – “Samarth”?

किस राज्य सरकार ने एक गवर्नेंस पोर्टल – “समर्थलॉन्च किया है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(e) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. Uttarakhand education department launched e-governance portal ‘Samarth’

The Uttarakhand education department has launched an e-governance portal – “Samarth”.

It will provide all administrative & educational updates including information about entrance exams & appointments from 5 state universities & 140 public schools.

The portal will also provide access to 40 academic study modules.

It has been launched to make the education system more transparent in the state.

About Uttarakhand

Capital – Dehradun (Winter), Gairsain (Summer)

Chief Minister – Pushkar Singh Dhami

Governor – Gurmit Singh

Recent Schemes and Apps of Uttrakhand

CM Udyman Khiladi Unnayan Yojana

Him Prahari scheme

e-FIR Service

1064 Anti-Corruption Application

Mukhyamantri Swarojgar Yojana

Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana

Hans Jal Dhara Yojana

Integrated Model Agricultural Village scheme (Ekikrit Adarsh Krishi Gram Yojana)

Q.5. Which of the following company has signed an MoU with UK-based Smiths Detection to offer advanced, high-energy scanning systems to the Indian market?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने भारतीय बाजार में उन्नत, उच्चऊर्जा स्कैनिंग सिस्टम की पेशकश करने के लिए यूके स्थित स्मिथ्स डिटेक्शन के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Reliance Industries Limited / रिलायंस इंडस्ट्रीज लिमिटेड

(b) Infosys Technologies / इंफोसिस टेक्नोलॉजीज

(c)  Hindustan Unilever Limited / हिंदुस्तान यूनिलीवर लिमिटेड

(d) Tata Advanced Systems / टाटा एडवांस्ड सिस्टम्स

(e) Bharat Electronics Limited / भारत इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(e)

Exp. BEL signed an MoU with Smiths Detection to manufacture scanning systems

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has signed an MoU with UK-based Smiths Detection to offer advanced, high-energy scanning systems to the Indian market.

As per the MoU, BEL will handle front-end requirements in the market while Smiths Detection will provide its expertise & screening technology for the project.

The MoU has been signed for a period of 5 years.

About Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

Founded- 1954

Headquarters – Bengaluru

Recent MoUs

  • Tata Steel signed an MoU with Punjab government to set up steel plant in Ludhiana
  • PCIM&H signed an agreement with Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission to promote ‘One Herb, One Standard’
  • Andhra Pradesh signed an MoU with Parley for the Oceans to save seas from pollution
  • Rail Tel partnered with CloudExtel to launch India’s first shared RAN
  • Universal Sompo partnered with Repco Home Finance to insure loans

Q.6. Which of the following has launched the first National Education Policy (NEP 2020) compliant law school in the country?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने देश में पहला राष्ट्रीय शिक्षा नीति (एनईपी 2020) अनुपालन लॉ स्कूल शुरू किया है?

(a) IIT Delhi / आईआईटी दिल्ली

(b) Jawaharlal Nehru University / जवाहरलाल नेहरू विश्वविद्यालय

(c) Institute of Integrated Learning in Management University/ प्रबंधन में एकीकृत शिक्षण संस्थान विश्वविद्यालय

(d) Aligarh Muslim University / अलीगढ़ मुस्लिम विश्वविद्यालय

(e) Indira Gandhi National Tribal University / इंदिरा गांधी राष्ट्रीय जनजातीय विश्वविद्यालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. India’s first NEP 2020 compliant law school launched by IILM University

Institute of Integrated Learning in Management (IILM) University, Greater Noida has launched the first National Education Policy (NEP 2020) compliant law school in the country.

The school has been launched with the approval of the Uttar Pradesh Government and the recognition of the Bar Council of India (BCI).

The IILM Law School is also known for its state-of-the-art infrastructure.

The IILM University’s interdisciplinary teaching and training techniques comply with NEP 2020 which directs the IILM Law School to achieve its goals and planned experiential learning through various practical initiatives.

It has been launched with the aim to elevate the legal education system of India

Q.7. Which state government has launched the Global Startup Challenge “VentuRISE”?

किस राज्य सरकार ने ग्लोबल स्टार्टअप चैलेंज “VentuRISE” लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Karnataka Government launched Global Startup Challenge ‘VentuRISE’

Karnataka government has launched the Global Startup Challenge “VentuRISE”.

Objective – To reward & support startups in manufacturing and sustainability-related sectors.

A cash prize of USD 1,00,000 is earmarked for the winners.

It is a part of the flagship event Global Investors Meet – “Invest Karnataka 2022” from November 2 to 4, 2022 in Bangalore.

About Karnataka

Capital – Bengaluru

Chief Minister –Basavaraj Bommai

Governor – Thawar Chand Gehlot

Recent Karnataka Schemes

Grama One Program

Janasevaka Scheme

Janaspandana platform

Women@Work’ programme

Vinaya Samarasya scheme

FRUITS software

Nagarothana Scheme

Arthika Spandana Scheme

Weavers Sammaan Yojana

Q.8. Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) will establish a first-of-its-kind in India ‘Dark Sky Reserve’ in which state/UTs?

बेंगलुरु स्थित इंडियन इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ एस्ट्रोफिजिक्स (IIA) भारत में अपनी तरह का पहला ‘डार्क स्काई रिजर्वकिस राज्य/केंद्र शासित प्रदेशों में स्थापित करेगा?

(a) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(b) Delhi / दिल्ली

(c) Ladakh / लद्दाख

(d) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(e) Kerala / केरल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(c)

Exp. India’s first Night Sky Sanctuary to be set up in Ladakh

Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA) will establish a first-of-its-kind in India ‘Dark Sky Reserve’ in Ladakh.

Under the project, a first-ever ‘Night Sky Sanctuary’ will also be built in Hanle, Ladakh as part of the Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary.

The sanctuary will be one of the highest-located sites in the world for optical, gamma rays, and infrared telescopes.

Q.9. Which country will host an official-level meeting of the Quad grouping in September?

कौन सा देश सितंबर में क्वाड ग्रुपिंग की आधिकारिक स्तर की बैठक की मेजबानी करेगा?

(a) India / भारत

(b) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(c) Japan / जापान

(d) USA / यूएसए

(e) Israel / इजराइल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. India to host Quad senior officials’ meeting

India will host an official-level meeting of the Quad grouping on September 5-6, 2022 in New Delhi.

It will be the first such “Senior Officers Meeting” to be held since tensions with China over Taiwan have risen.

The meeting will review the progress of initiatives that were discussed during the Quad summit in Tokyo in May 2022.

Quad Members – India, Australia, Japan & the US

Q.10. Who has been appointed as the MD & CEO of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank?

तमिलनाड मर्केंटाइल बैंक के एमडी और सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Krishnan Sankarasubramaniam / कृष्णन शंकरसुब्रमण्यम

(b) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

(c) Dixit Joshi / दीक्षित जोशी

(d) Mahendra Shah / महेंद्र एन शाह

(e) Laxman Narasimhan / लक्ष्मण नरसिम्हन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Krishnan Sankarasubramaniam appointed as MD & CEO of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank

Krishnan Sankarasubramaniam has been appointed as the MD & CEO of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank.

Sankarasubramaniam succeeds K V Rama Moorthy and his term would be for a period of 3 years.

Prior to taking up the new role, Sankarasubramaniam was serving Punjab and Sind Bank as its Managing Director & CEO.

About Tamilnad Mercantile Bank

Founded - 11 May 1921

Headquarters - Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu

the MD & CEO - Krishnan Sankarasubramaniam

Recent Appointment

  • Interim Head of AICTE - Jagadesh Kumar
  • CMD of NHPC - Yamuna Kumar Chaubey
  • Interim Chairman of ONGC - Rajesh Kumar Srivastava
  • Interim chairman at GAIL - M V lyer
  • DG of News Services Division of AIR - Vasudha Gupta

Q.11. Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud has been appointed as the next executive chairperson of the ___________.

सुप्रीम कोर्ट के न्यायाधीश न्यायमूर्ति डी वाई चंद्रचूड़ को ___________ के अगले कार्यकारी अध्यक्ष के रूप में नियुक्त किया गया है।

(a) NALSA / नालसा

(b) NITI Aayog / नीति आयोग

(c) Governor of RBI / आरबीआई के गवर्नर

(d) Bureau of Indian Standards / भारतीय मानक ब्यूरो

(e) NGT / एनजीटी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. SC Judge DY Chandrachud appointed as Chairman of NALSA

Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud has been appointed as the next executive chairperson of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA).

The post was previously held by the Chief Justice of India UU Lalit.

NALSA Objective – To provide free legal services to eligible candidates.

After CJI Lalit’s retirement, Justice Chandrachud will take over as the 50th CJI from November 2022.

Recent Appointment

Whole-time member of SEBI – Ananth Narayan Gopalakrishnan

MD of IDFC Limited  – Mahendra Shah

Chirman of DRDO – Samir V. Kamat

Non-executive directors of RBL Bank – Gopal Jain & Sivakumar Gopalan

NDDB Chairman – Meenesh Shah (extend 6 months)

Q.12. Bernadette Madrid has been announced as one of the winners of the 64th Ramon Magsaysay Award 2022. From which of the countries does he belong?

बर्नडेट मैड्रिड को 64वें रेमन मैग्सेसे पुरस्कार 2022 के विजेताओं में से एक के रूप में घोषित किया गया है। वह किस देश से संबंधित है?

(a) Maldives / मालदीव

(b) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(c) USA / यूएसए

(d) Philippines / फिलीपींस

(e) Finland / फिनलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Winners of Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2022 announced

The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation has announced the winners of the 64th Ramon Magsaysay Award 2022.

The 2022 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees –

  1. Sotheara Chhim (Cambodia) – For mental health
  2. Bernadette Madrid (Philippines) – For effort in child protection
  3. Tadashi Hattori (Japan) – For training local doctors who have treated Vietnamese
  4. Gary Bencheghib (Indonesia) – For fight against marine plastic pollution

The award is named after Ramon Magsaysay, the 7th president of the Republic of the Philippines. It is regarded as “Asia’s Nobel Prize”.

First awarded – 1958

Recent Awardss

Liberty Medal 2022 – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Pulitzer Prize 2022 in Illustrated Reporting – Fahmida Azim (Bangladesh)

Miss India USA 2022 – Indian Origin Aarya Walvekar (Virginia)

First Indian psychologist on US Heritage Wall of Fame – Prof Ramadhar Singh

‘dPal rNgam Duston’ award (the highest civilian honour of Ladakh) – Dalai Lam

Q.13. Who has won the Dutch Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022?

डच 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.13.(c)

Exp. Max Verstappen won Dutch F1 Grand Prix 2022

Red Bull’s driver Max Verstappen has won the Dutch Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022.

Mercedes’ George Russell & Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc came at the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.

Verstappen has now won 10 of this season’s 15 races.

It was his 72nd podium finish & he collected 26 points from this race.

Verstappen won the Dutch GP in 2021 as well. He has now won a total of 30 races.

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)

Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

French Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Hungarian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Belgian Grand Prix 2022 – Max Verstappen (Netherlands)

Monaco Grand Prix Monaco 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.14. World Teachers' Day is celebrated every year on which day?

विश्व शिक्षक दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 5 October / 5 अक्टूबर

(b) 6 September / 6 सितंबर

(c) 6 October / 6 अक्टूबर

(d) 4 September / 4 सितंबर

(e) 5 September / 5 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(a)

Exp. 5 September – National Teachers’ Day

India celebrates National Teachers’ Day every year on September 5.

The day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the first Vice-President & second President of India.

The first Teachers’ Day was celebrated on September 5, 1962, on his 77th birthday.

Theme 2022 – Leading in crisis, reimaging the future

Dr. Radhakrishnan was a renowned scholar, philosopher & recipient of the Bharat Ratna (1954) & he started his career as a teacher.

World Teachers’ Day is observed on 5 October.

Q.15. Former Tata Sons chairman & industrialist Cyrus Mistry has passed away recently. In which year did Cyrus Mistry become the chairman of Tata Sons?

टाटा संस के पूर्व चेयरमैन और उद्योगपति साइरस मिस्त्री का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है। साइरस मिस्त्री किस वर्ष टाटा संस के अध्यक्ष बने थे?

(a) 2009

(b) 2011

(c) 2012

(d) 2013

(e) 2014

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. Former chairman of Tata Sons Cyrus Mistry passed away

Former Tata Sons chairman & industrialist Cyrus Mistry has passed away recently.

He was 54.

Cyrus was the sixth chairman of the Tata group and the second chairman who did not have the Tata surname.

He was chosen as the chairman of Tata Sons after Ratan Tata stepped down in 2012.

However, In 2016, the board of Tata Sons voted to remove Mistry from the post.

He was also a member of the National Integration Council.

 

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