Current Affairs Quiz 6th September 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 6th September 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which Union Minister has launched the mascot and the anthem for the 36th National Games in Ahmedabad?

किस केंद्रीय मंत्री ने अहमदाबाद में 36वें राष्ट्रीय खेलों के शुभंकर और गान का शुभारंभ किया?

(a) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(d) Nitin Gadkari / नितिन गडकरी

(e) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Amit Shah launched mascot of 36th National Games in Ahmedabad

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has launched the mascot and the anthem for the 36th National Games in Ahmedabad.

The mascot is named ‘Savaj’ which means cub in Gujarati.

While the theme of the anthem of the national games is ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.’

The National Games will be organized from September 29 to October 12 in six cities in the state namely Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, and Bhavnagar.

The budget allocated for sports in the year 2014 was 866 crore which was increased to two thousand crores in this year.

About Gujarat

Capital – Gandhinagar

Chief Minister – Bhupendra Patel

Governor – Acharya Devvrat

Q.2. Bhartaul village has become the first village in the state to have RO water in every household. Bhartaul is the village of which district?

भरतौल गांव राज्य का पहला गांव बन गया है जहां हर घर में आरओ का पानी है। भरतौल किस जिले का गांव है?

(a) Ayodhya / अयोध्या

(b) Jaipur / जयपुर

(c) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(d) Lucknow / लखनऊ

(e) Bareilly / बरेली

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Bhartaul becomes first village in Uttar Pradesh to have RO water in every household

Under the Adarsh Gram Panchayat initiative, Bhartaul village in Bareilly district (Uttar Pradesh) has become the first village in the state to have RO water in every household.

As many as four RO plants have been brought up in the village with an aim to make clean drinking water available to all. The authorities plan to set up more ROs in the near future.

It will save people from water-borne diseases.

The village head Pravesh Kumar is in charge and has been taking care of the RO plants in the village

About Uttar Pradesh

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

Q.3. Mohla-Manpur-Ambagh Chowki has becomes the 29th district of which state?

मोहलामानपुरअम्बाग चौकी किस राज्य का 29वां जिला बन गया है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. Mohla-Manpur-Ambagh Chowki becomes the 29th district of Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has inaugurated Mohla-Manpur-Ambagarh Chowki as the 29th district of the state.

It has been carved out of Rajnandgaon district, which had a large area and people used to take almost the entire day to reach the headquarters, having to travel as much as 170 kilometers at times.

This has been reduced to 70 kilometers with the inauguration of the new district and also launched projects worth Rs 160 crore.

He is scheduled to inaugurate Sarangarh-Bilaigarh and Khairagarh-Chhuikhadan-Gandai as the 30th and 31st districts of the state.

About Chhattisgarh

  • Capital –Raipur
  • Chief Minister– Bhupesh Baghel

Governor – Anusuiya Uikey

Newly District in News 2021-22

West Bengal to form 7 new districts, making a total of 30 districts (Earlier 27 District)

Andhra Pradesh Proposed to Re-organize the current 13 districts to 26 new districts.

Nagaland creates 3 new districts Niuland, Tseminyu, Chumukedima (Total 15 District)

Meghalaya Cabinet approves creation of new district named Eastern West Khasi Hills District (total 12 District).

Punjab CM Declares Malerkotla as 23rd District (carved out of the Sangrur district).

Q.4. Which commission will launch five fellowship and research grants, including those for single girl child and retired faculty members?

कौन सा आयोग एकल बालिका और सेवानिवृत्त संकाय सदस्यों के लिए पांच फेलोशिप और अनुसंधान अनुदान शुरू करेगा?

(a) All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) / अखिल भारतीय तकनीकी शिक्षा परिषद (एआईसीटीई)

(b) University Grants Commission (UGC) / विश्वविद्यालय अनुदान आयोग (यूजीसी)

(c) Staff Selection Commission (SSC) / कर्मचारी चयन आयोग (एसएससी)

(d) Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) / संघ लोक सेवा आयोग (यूपीएससी)

(e) National Testing Agency (NTA) / राष्ट्रीय परीक्षण एजेंसी (एनटीए)

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(b)

Exp. UGC launched new research grants and fellowship schemes

The University Grants Commission will launch five fellowship and research grants, including those for single girl child and retired faculty members.

The five schemes are-

  1. Savitribai Jyotirao Phule Fellowship for Single Girl Child,
  2. Radhakrishnan UGC Post-Doctoral Fellowship,
  3. Fellowship for Superannuated Faculty Members,
  4. Research Grant for In-Service Faculty members,
  5. DS Kothari Research Grant for Newly Recruited Faculty Members

Q.5. Who is leading a delegation to Milan, Italy to attend the Gastech Milan-2022?

गैस्टेक मिलान-2022 में भाग लेने के लिए इटली के मिलान में एक प्रतिनिधिमंडल का नेतृत्व कौन कर रहा है?

(a) S Jaishankar / एस जयशंकर

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(d) Hardeep Singh Puri / हरदीप सिंह पुरी

(e) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(d)

Exp. Hardeep Puri to lead delegation to attend Gastech Milan-2022

Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Singh Puri is leading a delegation to Milan, Italy to attend the Gastech Milan-2022.

The Minister will chair the “India Spotlight: Powering India’s energy industry – new avenues for a sustainable future” panel discussion.

He will also take part in a ministerial panel discussion titled “Energy Security and Transition”.

India Energy Week, scheduled from 5th-8th February 2023 in Bengaluru, will be launched by the Minister during this visit.

About Italy

Capital – Rome

Currency – Euro

Prinme Minister – Mario Draghi

President – Sergio Mattarella

Q.6. The Indian government has given approval to the annual commemoration of "Hyderabad Liberation Day" ______________.

भारत सरकार ने ________________ "हैदराबाद मुक्ति दिवस" के वार्षिक स्मरणोत्सव को मंजूरी दी है।

(a) From 17th September 2022 to 17th September 2023 / 17 सितंबर 2022 से 17 सितंबर 2023 तक

(b) From 16th September 2022 to 16th September 2023 / 16 सितंबर 2022 से 16 सितंबर 2023 तक

(c) From 18th September 2022 to 18th September 2023 / 18 सितंबर 2022 से 18 सितंबर 2023 तक

(d) From 1st October 2022 to 1st October 2023 / 1 अक्टूबर 2022 से 1 अक्टूबर 2023 तक

(e) From 5th October 2022 to 5th October 2023 / 5 अक्टूबर 2022 से 5 अक्टूबर 2023 तक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. Government approved celebrating “Hyderabad Liberation Day” all year long

The Indian government has given approval to the annual commemoration of “Hyderabad Liberation Day” from 17th September 2022 to 17th September 2023.

The Ministry of Culture will host the opening ceremony for the year-long celebration of Hyderabad Liberation Day on September 17, 2022.

Objective – To raise awareness of the story of resistance, valour, and sacrifice among the current generation, both in the region under consideration and across India.

The event commemorates India’s annexation of Hyderabad in 1948, following India’s partition. India was divided into several princely states. When the British left India in 1947, they gave the princely states the option of joining India or Pakistan or remaining independent.

Out of the 565 princely states that existed at the time, 562 decided to join India. However, neither did Hyderabad, Junagadh, nor Kashmir, three princely states, integrate into India or demonstrate any interest in doing so.

Q.7. The government has decided to rename the historic Rajpath and Central Vista lawns in the national capital Delhi as __________.

सरकार ने राष्ट्रीय राजधानी दिल्ली में ऐतिहासिक राजपथ और सेंट्रल विस्टा लॉन का नाम बदलकर ___________ करने का फैसला किया है।

(a) Kartavya Path / कार्तव्य पथ

(b) Atal Path / अटल पथ

(c) Kavya Path / काव्या पथ

(d) Kamal Path / कमल पथ

(e) Kalam Path / कलाम पथ

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(a)

Exp. Rajpath, Central Vista lawns in Delhi to be renamed as ‘Kartavya Path’

The government has decided to rename the historic Rajpath and Central Vista lawns in the national capital Delhi as ‘Kartavya Path’.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the revamped Central Vista on 8 September 2022.

The decision to rename the lawns is an attempt to shed names and symbols that are remnants of the British era.

Rajpath was known as ‘Kingsway’ during British Rule.

List of Some Important Renamed Place

Bhopal Metro Rail-Raja Bhoj

Naya Raipur-Atal Nagar

Hazratganj intersection-Atal Chowk

Aligarh-Harigarh

Shimla-Shyamla

Gwalior-Chambal Expressway -Atal Bihari Vajpayee Chambal Progressway

Gorewada International Zoo- Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park

Mohali International Hockey Stadium- Olympian Balbir Singh Senior International Hockey Stadium.

Hoshangabad City, MP- Narmadapuram

Shivpuri, MP- “Kundeshwar Dham”

Babai, MP- “Makhan Nagar”

Prominent crossing in Ayodhya– Lata Mangeshkar crossing

Q.8. Which bank has introduced a new SMS banking facility for its customers recently?

हाल ही में किस बैंक ने अपने ग्राहकों के लिए एक नई एसएमएस बैंकिंग सुविधा शुरू की है?

(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.8.(d)

Exp. HDFC Bank introduced new SMS banking facility for its customers

The private sector lender HDFC Bank has introduced a new SMS banking facility for its customers.

Customers can now access a wide range of banking services round-the-clock 24/7 x 365 no matter where they are.

Customers no longer need to remember or type lengthy pre-defined keywords to conduct SMS banking thanks to this new SMS facility, which is integrated with Al technology.

About HDFC Bank

Founded – August 1994

Founder – Hasmukhbhai Parekh

Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra

MD & CEO – Sashidhar Jagdishan

Tagline – We understand your world

Q.9. According to which Indian bank, India would surpass Germany in 2027 and Japan by 2029 at the current rate of growth and become the world's 3rd largest economy?

किस भारतीय बैंक के अनुसार, भारत 2027 में जर्मनी और 2029 तक जापान को मौजूदा विकास दर से पीछे छोड़ दुनिया की तीसरी सबसे बड़ी अर्थव्यवस्था बन जाएगा?

(a) Punjab National Bank / पंजाब नेशनल बैंक

(b) RBI / आरबीआई

(c) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(d) SEBI / सेबी

(e) SIDBI / सिडबी

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. India set to become 3rd largest economy in the world

According to SBI’s Research Report, India would surpass Germany in 2027 and Japan by 2029 at the current rate of growth and become the world’s 3rd largest economy.

Indian economy is currently the 5th largest economy in the world after overtaking the UK.

The path taken by India since 2014 reveals India is likely to get the tag of 3rd largest economy in 2029, a movement of 7 places upwards since 2014 when India was ranked 10th.

For Q1 FY 2022-23, India registered GDP growth at 13.5%. The report said, at this rate, India is likely to be the fastest growing economy in the current fiscal

About State Bank of India (SBI)   

Founded – 1 July 1955

Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra

Chairman – Dinesh Kumar Khara

Managing Director – (4) Alok Kumar Choudhary, Swaminathan Janakiraman, Challa Sreenivasulu Setty, and Ashwini Kumar Tewari

Imperial Bank of India was previous name of SBI.

The presidency Banks of Bengal, Bombay and Madras with merged in 1921 to Imperial Bank of India.

Tagline – (1) Pure Banking Nothing Else

(2) With you all the way

(3) A bank of the common man

(4) The banker to every Indian

(5) The Nation banks on us

Q.10. As part of the financial inclusion drive, public sector banks will open 300 branches in unbanked areas of various states by _________.

वित्तीय समावेशन अभियान के हिस्से के रूप में, सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र के बैंक _________ तक विभिन्न राज्यों के बिना बैंक वाले क्षेत्रों में 300 शाखाएँ खोलेंगे।

(a) November 2022 / नवंबर 2022

(b) December 2022 / दिसंबर 2022

(c) January 2023 / जनवरी 2023

(d) February 2023 / फरवरी 2023

(e) March 2023 / मार्च 2023

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(b)

Exp. PSU banks to open about 300 branches in unbanked areas by December 2022

As part of the financial inclusion drive, public sector banks will open 300 branches in unbanked areas of various states by December 2022.

These branches will cover all remaining unbanked villages with a population of more than 3,000.

A maximum of 95 branches will be opened in Rajasthan, followed by 54 in Madhya Pradesh.

The banks will also open 38 branches in Gujarat, 33 in Maharashtra, 32 in Jharkhand, and 31 in Uttar Pradesh.

The progress with regard to the opening of branches in the rural areas was reviewed in the recent meeting of heads of public sector banks with the Financial Services Secretary last month.

Banks have been asked to open branches at allocated locations by the respective State Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC) by December 2022.

Q.11. Kiccha Sudeep has been appointed as brand ambassador of Punyakoti Dattu Yojana. Punyakoti Dattu is a Scheme of which state?

किच्चा सुदीप को पुण्यकोटि दत्तू योजना का ब्रांड एंबेसडर नियुक्त किया गया है। पुण्यकोटि दत्तू किस राज्य की योजना है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Kiccha Sudeep appointed as brand ambassador of Punyakoti Dattu Yojana

The Karnataka government has appointed Kannada actor Sudeep as the brand ambassador for “Punyakoti Dattu Yojana’ a cattle adoption scheme.

The objective of Scheme – To Encourage adoption by the public for the purpose of rearing cattle in ‘goshalas’ (cow shelters).

The actor has decided not to charge for being the ambassador of the scheme.

Sudeep is known for his remarkable role in films such as ‘’Pailwan’, ‘’Eega (Makkhi)’, ‘’Vikrant Rona’, ‘‘Sparsha’, ‘’Huchcha’, and ‘’No 73 Shanthi Nivasa’.

Recent Brand Ambassador

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

Q.12. Liz Truss has been elected as the new Prime Minister of which country?

लिज़ ट्रस को किस देश के नए प्रधान मंत्री के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) New Zealand / न्यूजीलैंड

(c) United Kingdom / यूनाइटेड किंगडम

(d) England / इंग्लैंड

(e) Netherland / नीदरलैंड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(c)

Exp. Liz Truss elected as new PM of United Kingdom

Liz Truss has defeated Rishi Sunak to be the new Prime Minister of Britain.

With the win, she has become the third female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after Theresa May and Margaret Thatcher.

Liz defeated her rival & former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak by a margin of 20927 votes, after a six-week-long campaign.

She beat her rival by 81,326 votes to 60,399.

About United Kingdom (UK)

Capital – London

Currency – Pound sterling

Prime Minister – Liz Truss

Newly Appointed Prime Minister & President

  • 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 of Albania – Bajram Begaj

New Prime Minsiter of Israel – Yair Lapid

Q.13. Who has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI)?

भारतीय नौवहन निगम (एससीआई) के अध्यक्ष और प्रबंध निदेशक (सीएमडी) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Krishnan Sankarasubramaniam / कृष्णन शंकरसुब्रमण्यम

(b) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

(c) Dixit Joshi / दीक्षित जोशी

(d) Binesh Kumar Tyagi / बिनेश कुमार त्यागी

(e) Laxman Narasimhan / लक्ष्मण नरसिम्हन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. Binesh Kumar Tyagi appointed as CMD of Shipping Corporation of India

Binesh Kumar Tyagi has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI).

Tyagi was heading the Liner and Passenger Services Division as Director (L&PS) since January 7, 2021 in the company

Tyagi joined SCI in 1990 as Trainee Nautical Officer (TNOC). He served onboard various ships, in different ranks, including as Master.

Under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, SCI is the largest shipping company in India.

About Shipping Corporation of India (SCI)

Founded- 2 October 1961

Headquarters – Mumbai

CMD – Binesh Kumar Tyagi

Recent Appointments

MD & CEO of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank – Krishnan Sankarasubramaniam

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

Q.14. Who has won the gold medal in the Malaysian Age Group Rapid Chess Championship in Kuala Lumpur?

कुआलालंपुर में मलेशियाई आयु समूह रैपिड शतरंज चैम्पियनशिप में किसने स्वर्ण पदक जीता है?

(a) Aditya Saxena / आदित्य सक्सेना

(b) Alaukik Sinha / अलौकिक सिन्हा

(c) Anishka Biyani / अनुष्का बियाणी

(d) R Praggnanandhaa / आर प्रज्ञानानंद:

(e) Vaishali Rameshbabu / वैशाली रमेशबाबू

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(c)

Exp. Anishka Biyani won Gold medal in Malaysian chess meet

Six-year-old Anishka Biyani has won the gold medal in the Malaysian Age Group Rapid Chess Championship at Kuala Lumpur.

Anishka, a first-grade student of Dhirubhai Ambani School, achieved the feat in the Under-6 Open category with an impressive score of four points out of a possible six to clinch the title in the girl’s category.

In July 2022, Anishka also qualified as one of the best under-7 players in the All India FIDE rating chess tournament held in Hyderabad.

Q.15. India cricketer Suresh Raina has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket including IPL. For which team Raina has played in IPL?

भारत के क्रिकेटर सुरेश रैना ने आईपीएल सहित क्रिकेट के सभी प्रारूपों से संन्यास की घोषणा की है। रैना आईपीएल में किस टीम के लिए खेल चुके हैं?

(a) Chennai Super Kings / चेन्नई सुपर किंग्स

(b) Kolkata Knight Riders / कोलकाता नाइट राइडर्स

(c) Rajasthan Royals / राजस्थान रॉयल्स

(d) Punjab Kings / पंजाब किंग्स

(e) Royal Challengers Bangalore / रॉयल चैलेंजर्स बैंगलोर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(a)

Exp. Suresh Raina retirement from all formats of cricket including IPL

Former Team India cricketer Suresh Raina has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket including IPL.

Raina, who was an integral part of four-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings, went unsold in the auction earlier in 2022.

The left-handed batter was a permanent fixture in the Indian team for many years and was part of the 2011 World Cup winning side as well.

In 226 ODI matches for the nation, the left-handed batter scored 5615 runs at an average of 35.31 with his highest score being 116 not out. When it comes to T20Is, Raina played 78 matches and scored 1065 runs.

Q.16. The International Day of Charity is observed every year on which day?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय चैरिटी दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 4 September / 4 सितंबर

(b) 5 September / 5 सितंबर

(c) 6 September / 6 सितंबर

(d) 7 September / 7 सितंबर

(e) 8 September / 8 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. 5 September – International Day of Charity

The International Day of Charity is observed every year on September 5.

International Day of Charity to mark the death anniversary of Mother Teresa.

She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her efforts in the fight against poverty and suffering.

The UN General Assembly first marked this day in 2012.

This day encourages all NGOs and volunteer groups to carry out charitable endeavours.

 

 

 

 

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