Current Affairs Quiz 6th October 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 6th October 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Who has launched ‘herSTART, a startup platform for women entrepreneurs created by Gujarat University in Ahmedabad?

अहमदाबाद में गुजरात विश्वविद्यालय द्वारा बनाए गए महिला उद्यमियों के लिए स्टार्टअप प्लेटफॉर्म ‘हर्स्टार्टकिसने लॉन्च किया है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Smriti Irani / स्मृति ईरानी

(c) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(d) Droupadi Murmu / द्रौपदी मुर्मु

(e) Jagdeep Dhankhar / जगदीप धनखड़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(d)

Exp. President Droupadi Murmu launched startup platform ‘herSTART’ for women entrepreneurs

President Droupadi Murmu has launched ‘herSTART, a startup platform for women entrepreneurs created by Gujarat University in Ahmedabad.

The initiative will also link women entrepreneurs with various private and government platforms.

The platform dedicated to women entrepreneurs, will not only boost innovation and startup efforts of women entrepreneurs but also prove to be an effective platform in connecting women entrepreneurs with various government and private enterprises.

The President also inaugurated 5 high schools for tribals & 5 infrastructure projects of the education dept.

About Gujarat

Capital- Gandhinagar

Chief Minister- Bhupendra Rajnikant Patel

Governor- Acharya Devvra

Q.2. Who has approved changing the name of Faizabad Cantonment in Uttar Pradesh to Ayodhya Cantonment?

उत्तर प्रदेश में फैजाबाद छावनी का नाम बदलकर अयोध्या छावनी करने की मंजूरी किसने दी है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

(c) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(d) Yogi Adityanath / योगी आदित्यनाथ

(e) Anandiben Patel / आनंदीबेन पटेल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Faizabad Cantt to be renamed as Ayodhya Cantt

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved changing the name of Faizabad Cantonment in Uttar Pradesh to Ayodhya Cantonment.

Earlier, the Faizabad district in UP was also renamed Ayodhya in November 2018.

A cantonment is a military or police quarter.

There are 62 “notified cantonments” in India, occupying an area of 157,000 acres.

About Uttar Pradesh

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

Q.3. Which edition of Fit India Freedom Run has been launched by Kiren Rijiju and Anurag Singh Thakur on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti?

गांधी जयंती के अवसर पर किरेन रिजिजू और अनुराग सिंह ठाकुर द्वारा फिट इंडिया फ्रीडम रन का कौन सा संस्करण लॉन्च किया गया है?

(a) 2nd

(b) 3rd

(c) 4th

(d) 5th

(e) 6th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(b)

Exp. Kiren Rijiju & Anurag Singh Thakur launched Fit India Freedom Run 3.0

In honour of Gandhi Jayanti, Fit India Freedom Run 3.0 was launched at the Major Dhyanchand National Stadium in New Delhi.

The third edition of Fit India Plog Run was jointly introduced by Union Ministers of Law and Justice Shri Kiren Rijiju and Shri Anurag Singh Thakur.

October 2, marked the beginning of the third iteration of the Fit India Freedom Run, which will last until October 31.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Fit India movement in 2019, his vision was to make the entire nation fit.

Q.4. Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated the country’s second Rashtriya Adarsh Veda Vidyalaya (RAVV) in which of the following city?

केंद्रीय शिक्षा मंत्री धर्मेंद्र प्रधान ने निम्नलिखित में से किस शहर में देश के दूसरे राष्ट्रीय आदर्श वेद विद्यालय (RAVV) का उद्घाटन किया?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Guwahati / गुवाहाटी

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Puri / पुरी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. India’s second Srijagannath Rashtriya Adarsh Veda Vidyalaya inaugurated by Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated the country’s second Rashtriya Adarsh Veda Vidyalaya (RAVV) in Puri, Odisha.

Objective – To spread knowledge of the Vedas among people & to promote the Sanskrit language as well.

It has been considered as a hub of knowledge, culture, science and modernity since time immemorial.

Maharishi Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Vidya Pratishthan is the first such school in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain.

Q.5. Which of the following bank has introduced banking services through WhatsApp for both customers and non-customers recently?

निम्नलिखित में से किस बैंक ने हाल ही में ग्राहकों और गैरग्राहकों दोनों के लिए व्हाट्सएप के माध्यम से बैंकिंग सेवाएं शुरू की हैं?

(a) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(b) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(c) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) Canara Bank / केनरा बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. PNB launched WhatsApp banking service for customers and non-customers

State-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) has introduced banking services through WhatsApp for both customers and non-customers.

To activate banking facility on WhatsApp, customers need to save the official PNB’s WhatsApp number 919264092640 and initiate a conversation (on WhatsApp) by sending a hi/hello to this number.

The customers must ensure to check ‘green tick’ along with PNB’s profile name on WhatsApp to ensure that this is a genuine WhatsApp banking account before initiating the conversation.

At present, Punjab National Bank (PNB) would be offering non-financial services such as balance inquiry, last five transactions, stop cheque, and request cheque book to its account holders through the WhatsApp banking service.

Q.6. Which life insurance company has launched the ‘Insure India’ campaign with an aim to educate Indians on the benefits of life insurance as a product category?

उत्पाद श्रेणी के रूप में जीवन बीमा के लाभों पर भारतीयों को शिक्षित करने के उद्देश्य से किस जीवन बीमा कंपनी ने ‘इंश्योर इंडियाअभियान शुरू किया है?

(a) Bajaj Allianz Insurance / बजाज आलियांज इंश्योरेंस

(b) Bharti AXA Insurance / भारती एक्सा इंश्योरेंस

(c) Cholamandalam MS Insurance / चोलामंडलम एमएस इंश्योरेंस

(d) Kotak Mahindra Insurance / कोटक महिन्द्रा इंश्योरेंस

(e) HDFC Life Insurance / एचडीएफसी लाइफ इंश्योरेंस

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. HDFC Life launched ‘Insure India’ campaign

HDFC Life Insurance Company has launched the ‘Insure India’ campaign with an aim to educate Indians on the benefits of life insurance as a product category.

The objective of this campaign is to educate Indians about life insurance thereby motivating them to secure their future with this unique financial product that offers the dual benefits of protection and long-term savings.

As part of this campaign, the Company will host chat shows, hold on-ground activities & webinars, to engage with consumers both directly as well as indirectly through its wide network of distributors.

HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (‘HDFC Life’ / ‘Company’) is a joint venture between HDFC Ltd., India’s leading housing finance institution and abrdn (Mauritius Holdings) 2006 Limited, a global investment company.

HDFC Life CEO – Vibha Padalkar

Q.7. Which of the following country has defeated China to win the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Women’s Basketball World Cup at the Sydney Superdome, Australia?

निम्नलिखित में से किस देश ने सिडनी सुपरडोम, ऑस्ट्रेलिया में अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बास्केटबॉल महासंघ (FIBA) महिला बास्केटबॉल विश्व कप जीतने के लिए चीन को हराया है?

(a) India / भारत

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) Japan / जापान

(d) USA / यूएसए

(e) UK / यूके

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. USA defeated China to win FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022

The United States has defeated China by 83-61 to win the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Women’s Basketball World Cup at the Sydney Superdome, Australia.

With this victory, the USA won their fourth outing on the trot, and the team has been declared the most dominant team ever.

The Americans bagged their fourth title in a row and 11th in total and have also sealed a spot at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

A’ja Wilson earned the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in the tournament.

Q.8. Rest of India has defeated which team to win Irani Cup 2022 at the Saurashtra Cricket Stadium, Rajkot?

रेस्ट भारत ने सौराष्ट्र क्रिकेट स्टेडियम, राजकोट में ईरानी कप 2022 जीतने के लिए किस टीम को हराया है?

(a) Mumbai / मुंबई

(b)Bengal / बंगाल

(c) Vidarbha / विदर्भ

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Saurashtra / सौराष्ट्र

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Rest of India defeated Saurashtra to win Irani Cup 2022

Hanuma Vihari led Rest of India has defeated Saurashtra to win Irani Cup 2022 at the Saurashtra Cricket Stadium, Rajkot.

It was the Rest of India’s 29th Irani Trophy title.

Mukesh Kumar of Rest of India was the Player of the match for his 5 wickets haul in the match.

Irani Cup is a test match format cricket tournament in India.

Q.9. Which of the following country has become the second largest exporter of sugar?

निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा देश चीनी का दूसरा सबसे बड़ा निर्यातक बन गया है?

(a) India / भारत

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) Japan / जापान

(d) USA / यूएसए

(e) China / चीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(a)

Exp. India emerged as largest producer of sugar in world

India has emerged as the world’s largest producer and second largest exporter of sugar.

In Sugar Season 2021-22, a record of more than five thousand lakh metric tons of sugarcane was produced in the country.

Out of this, 35 lakh metric ton sugar was diverted to ethanol production and 359 lakh metric ton of sugar was produced by sugar mills.

The season has proven to be a watershed season for the Indian Sugar Sector. Records highest sugar exports of over 109 lakh metric tons have been registered.

Q.10. Caroline Bertozzi, Morten Medel and Kay Barry Sharpless have won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of click chemistry and bio orthogonal chemistry. Which of these scientists has won the Nobel Prize for the second time in 2022?

कैरोलीन बर्टोज़ज़ी, मोर्टन मेडल और के बैरी शार्पलेस ने क्लिक केमिस्ट्री और बायोऑर्थोगोनल केमिस्ट्री के विकास के लिए रसायन विज्ञान में 2022 का नोबेल पुरस्कार जीता है। इनमें से किस वैज्ञानिक ने 2022 में दूसरी बार नोबेल पुरस्कार जीता है?

(a) Carolyn Bertozzi / कैरोलिन बर्टोज़ज़ी

(b) Morten Meldal / मोर्टन मेल्डाल

(c) K Barry Sharpless / के बैरी शार्पलेस

(d) Both a and b / दोनों ए और बी

(e) Both b and c / दोनों बी और सी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal & K Barry Sharpless won Nobel Prize 2022 in Chemistry

Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal & K Barry Sharpless has won Nobel Prize 2022 in Chemistry for the development of click chemistry and bio orthogonal chemistry.

Last year the chemistry Nobel Prize was awarded to scientists Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan for finding an ingenious and environmentally cleaner way to build molecules.

Their work is used to explore cells & track biological processes and can be applied in cancer treatment drugs.

The Chemistry Nobel is awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences as per the will of Alfred Nobel. So far, the committee has chosen 113 laureates in the field, of which seven have been women. Meanwhile, 25 chemistry prizes have been shared by two laureates.

The prizes carry a cash award of 10 million Swedish kronor (nearly USD 900,000) and will be handed out on December 10.

Frederick Sanger is the only person to have won the Chemistry prize twice, in 1958 and in 1980.

Sharpless also won a Nobel Prize in 2001 for his work on chirally catalyzed oxidation reactions.

Nobel Prize 2022

  • Medicine Nobel Prize 2022

Winner – Svante Pääbo (Sweden)

Experiment – for discovery around genomes of extinct hominins

  • Physics Nobel Prize 2022

Winner – Alain Aspect (France), John F. Clauser (USA), and Anton Zeilinger (Austria)

Experiment – for experiments with entangled photons establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science

Q.11. World Cerebral Palsy Day (WCPD) is observed every year on which day?

विश्व सेरेब्रल पाल्सी दिवस (WCPD) हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 6 October / 6 अक्टूबर

(b) 7 October / 7 अक्टूबर

(c) 8 October / 8 अक्टूबर

(d) 4 October / 4 अक्टूबर

(e) 5 October / 5 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(a)

Exp. 6 October – World Cerebral Palsy Day

World Cerebral Palsy Day (WCPD) is observed every year on 6 October.

Objective – To draw worldwide attention to cerebral palsy and find ways to help this condition.

According to the International Classification of Diseases, Cerebral Palsy is “a group of disorders affecting the development of movement and posture, often accompanied by disturbances of sensation, perception, cognition, and behaviour.

It was started by the Cerebral Palsy Alliance in 2012.

Cerebral palsy refers to a group of neurological disorders that appear in infancy or early childhood and permanently affect body movement and muscle coordination.

Q.12. Wildlife Week is being celebrated across the country from __________.

वन्यजीव सप्ताह पूरे देश में __________ से मनाया जा रहा है।

(a) 1 October to 7 October / 1 अक्टूबर से 7 अक्टूबर

(b) 2 October to 8 October / 2 अक्टूबर से 8 अक्टूबर

(c) 3 October to 9 October / 3 अक्टूबर से 9 अक्टूबर

(d) 4 October to 10 October / 4 अक्टूबर से 10 अक्टूबर

(e) 5 October to 11 October / 5 अक्टूबर से 11 अक्टूबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(b)

Exp. 2 – 8 October – National Wildlife Week

Wildlife Week is being celebrated across the country from October 2 to October 8.

In the year 2022, the 68th edition of the National Wildlife Week is being celebrated.

The idea of a ‘National Wildlife Week’ was proposed by the Indian Board of Wildlife in 1952 while the first ‘Wildlife Week’ was commemorated in 1957.

 

 

 

 

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