Current Affairs Quiz 7th November 2022, Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 7th November 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. UP government aims to make one of India’s largest pilgrimage centres, Mathura-Vrindavan a “net zero carbon emission” tourist destination by which year?

यूपी सरकार का लक्ष्य किस वर्ष तक भारत के सबसे बड़े तीर्थस्थलों में से एक, मथुरावृंदावन को “शुद्ध शून्य कार्बन उत्सर्जनपर्यटन स्थल बनाना है?

(a) 2024

(b) 2038

(c) 2032

(d) 2040

(e) 2041

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Mathura-Vrindavan to become a carbon-neutral tourist destination by 2041

UP government aims to make one of India’s largest pilgrimage centres, Mathura-Vrindavan a ‘net zero carbon emission’ tourist destination by 2041.

This means that tourist vehicles will be banned from the entire Braj region, which includes famous pilgrim centres such as Vrindavan and Krishna Janmabhoomi.

Instead, only electric vehicles used as public transport will be allowed into the area.

All 252 water bodies and 24 forests in the area will also be revived.

The eight key cities of Mathura, Vrindavan, Gokul, Barsana, Baldeo, Gokul, Nandgaon, Govardhan and Mahavan will also be connected through an inland water system and a narrow-guage railway line.

The existing 12.9 km railway line connecting the twin cities of Mathura and Vrindavan will be redeveloped, providing pilgrims access to Krishna Janma Bhoomi and Dwarkadhish temple in Mathura, and Banke Bihari and other temples in Vrindavan.

About Uttar Pradesh

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

Q.2. Union government has constituted a high-level panel to strengthen the assessment and accreditation of higher educational institutions. The committee has been formed under the chairmanship of __________.

केंद्र सरकार ने उच्च शिक्षण संस्थानों के मूल्यांकन और मान्यता को मजबूत करने के लिए एक उच्च स्तरीय पैनल का गठन किया है। समिति का गठन __________ की अध्यक्षता में किया गया है।

(a) Nidhi Khatri / निधि खत्री

(b) Sunil Bajpai / सुनील बाजपेयी

(c) Sanjay Agrawal / संजय अग्रवाल

(d) M S Sahoo / एम एस साहू

(e) Dr. K. Radhakrishnan / के राधाकृष्णन,

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. Centre constituted a panel for Higher Educational Institutions; chaired by Dr. K. Radhakrishnan

Centre has constituted a high-level panel to strengthen the assessment and accreditation of higher educational institutions.

The committee has been formed under the chairmanship of K Radhakrishnan, chairperson, Board of Governors, IIT Kanpur. He is also the chairperson of IIT Council Standing Committee.

The committee will also prepare a roadmap for the National Accreditation Council envisioned in the National Education Policy, 2020.

Recent Committee in News

  • Government formed 5-member committee to review pharma marketing practices – V K Paul
  • SEBI reconstituted 21 members Market Data Advisory Committee (MDAC) –  MS Sahoo
  • SEBI restructured Secondary Market Advisory Committee (SMAC)- Gurumoorthy Mahalingam
  • SC appointed panel for recovery of money from NSEL defaulters- Pradeep Nandrajog
  • Government sets up committee to develop framework on right to repair – Nidhi Khatri
  • Centre formed a committee to strengthen MSP system – Sanjay Agarwal

Q.3. Which state has launched Lakhpati Didi Yojana?

किस राज्य ने लखपति दीदी योजना शुरू की है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. Uttarakhand CM launched Lakhpati Didi Yojana

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has inaugurated the ‘Lakhpati Didi’ fair at the survey of India Maidan, Hathbarkala in Dehradun. The fair is

The Rural Development department of the Uttarakhand government has made preparations to make 1.25 lakh women from self-help groups ‘lakhpatis’ (earning over Rs 1 lakh) by 2025.

As part of ‘Vision 2025’ initiative, Uttarakhand celebrate the silver jubilee year of the establishment of state, and will work to make 1.25 lakh sisters of state lakhpati didis.

The income of each female staff of various groups and departments will be increased to more than Rs 1 lakh per year.

Recent Scheme launched by Uttarakhand Government

Mukhyamantri Swarojgar Yojana

Mukhya Mantri Saur Swarojgar Yojana

Hans Jal Dhara Yojana

Integrated Model Agricultural Village scheme (Ekikrit Adarsh Krishi Gram Yojana_

About Uttarakhand

Capital – Dehradun (Winter), Gairsain (Summer)

Chief Minister – Pushkar Singh Dhami

Governor – Gurmit Singh

Q.4. As per the data of Vortexa (Energy Cargo Tracker), which of the following country has becomes the top oil supplier of India in October 2022?

Vortexa (एनर्जी कार्गो ट्रैकर) के आंकड़ों के अनुसार, निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा देश अक्टूबर 2022 में भारत का शीर्ष तेल आपूर्तिकर्ता बन गया है?

(a) Iran / ईरान

(b) Iraq / इराक

(c) Russia / रूस

(d) USA / यूएसए

(e) Saudi Arabia / सऊदी अरब

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Russia becomes India’s top oil supplier in October

As per the data of Vortexa (Energy Cargo Tracker) Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia and Iraq to become the top oil supplier of India in October 2022.

Russia now supplies almost 22% of India’s total crude imports, ahead of Iraq’s 20.5 per cent and Saudi Arabia’s 16 percent.

Russia, which imported 0.2% of all oil by India in March 2022, has supplied 9,35,556 barrels per day of crude oil to India in October (highest ever).

In June 2022, Iraq was top oil supplier, while Russia was at second.

About Russia

  • Capital –Moscow
  • Currency –Rubel
  • President –Vladimir Puti

Q.5. The first edition of the Tokhu Emong Bird Count (TEBC) has organized by which state?

तोखू एमोंग बर्ड काउंट (TEBC) का पहला संस्करण किस राज्य द्वारा आयोजित किया गया है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(d) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(e) Meghalaya / मेघालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Nagaland organized Tokhu Emong Bird Count

The first edition of the Tokhu Emong Bird Count (TEBC) has organized by Nagaland.

Objective – To spread awareness about Nagaland’s bird diversity

This event has organized in collaboration with the Wokha Forest Division and the Divisional Management Unit, Nagaland Forest Management Project (NFMP), Wokha, and Bird Count India.

It was held during the Tokhu Emong post-harvest festival of the Lotha Nagas.

About Nagaland

Capital- Kohima

Chief Minister- Neiphiu Rio

Governor- Jagdish Mukhi (additional charge)

Q.6. Who has been appointed as Interim Managing Director of Zensar Technologies Ltd?

जेनसर टेक्नोलॉजीज लिमिटेड के अंतरिम प्रबंध निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajesh Verma / राजेश वर्मा

(b) Vijay Jasuja / विजय जसुजा

(c) Sanjay Khanna / संजय खन्ना

(d) Anant Goenka / अनंत गोयनका

(e) Vinayak Godse / विनायक गोडसे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(d)

Exp. Anant Goenka appointed as Interim MD of Zensar Tech

Technology services company Zensar Technologies Ltd has appointed Anant Goenka as Interim Managing Director

As the present CEO Ajay Bhutoria is undergoing treatment for an undisclosed health condition.

Goenka is presently working as MD at Ceat Ltd.

He has been appointed for a term up to the next annual general meeting of the company or 31 July 2023 whichever is earlier subject to requisite approvals.

Recent Appointment 

  • Independent Director of Reliance Industries (RIL) – K V Kamath
  • CEO of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd – Vishal Kapoor
  • President of FICCI  Subhrakant Panda
  • Chairman of BPCL – VR Krishna Gupta
  • Director General of Police of Rajasthan – Umesh Mishra
  • Executive Chairman of Samsung Electronic – Jay Y Lee

Q.7. Who has been elected as the new president of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) for two years?

दो साल के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हॉकी महासंघ (FIH) के नए अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Abhishek Singhvi / अभिषेक सिंघवी

(b) Ajay Bhadoo / अजय भादू

(c) R Venkataramani / आर वेंकटरमणि

(d) Tayyab Ikram / तैयब इकराम

(e) Harish Salve / हरीश साल्वे

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. Tayyab Ikram elected as President of International Hockey Federation

Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) CEO Mohammad Tayyab Ikram (Macau) has been elected as the new president of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) for two years.

He has succeeded Narinder Batra (India) as its full-time chief.

He has defeated Marc Coudron (Belgium) in the 48th FIH Congress.

Batra became the FIH president in 2016, resigned from the post in July.

After the resignation of Batra, Seif Ahmed had served as the acting president of the FIH.

About International Hockey Federation (FIH)

  • Founded- 7 January 1924, Paris, France
  • Founder-Paul Léautey
  • Headquarters- Lausanne, Switzerland
  • CEO- Thierry Weil
  • President- Tayyab Ikram (Macau)
  • Motto- Fair Play Friendship Forever

Recent Appointment 

  • 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
  • Revenue Secretary – Sanjay Malhotra
  • CMD of India Trade Promotion Organization – Pradeep Kharola
  • Controller General of Accounts (CGA)- Bharati Das

Q.8. Who has been appointed as an Honorary Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for his contribution to the Australia-India bilateral relationship?

ऑस्ट्रेलियाभारत द्विपक्षीय संबंधों में उनके योगदान के लिए ऑर्डर ऑफ ऑस्ट्रेलिया (एएम) के जनरल डिवीजन में मानद सदस्य के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है

(a) Rajesh Talwar / राजेश तलवार

(b) Amit Dasgupta / अमित दासगुप्ता

(c) Ramesh Kandula / रमेश कंडुला

(d) Brijesh Kumar Upadhyay / ब्रजेश कुमार उपाध्याय

(e) Brijesh Gupta / ब्रजेश गुप्ता

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Amit Dasgupta appointed as a member in the Order of Australia

Amit Dasgupta has been appointed as an Honorary Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for his contribution to the Australia-India bilateral relationship.

He served as the Consul-General of India to Sydney from 2009 to 2012.

He is a tireless promoter of Australia-India relations, challenging the nations’ governments and people to realise the underlying potential of a stronger bilateral relationship.

Recent Appointment 

  • New Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court – Justice Pankaj Mithal
  • New Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court  – Justice PB Varale
  • New Chief Justice of the Justice J&K and Ladakh High Court –  Justice AM Magrey
  • Chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) – A Balasubramanian
  • Vice President of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) – Dr. Anil Kumar

About Australia

Capital – Canberra

Currency – Dollar

President – Anthony Albanese

Q.9. Who has been appointed as part-time Non Official Director as well as Non-Executive Chairman of Punjab National Bank for a term of three years?

तीन साल की अवधि के लिए पंजाब नेशनल बैंक के अंशकालिक गैरकार्यकारी निदेशक के साथसाथ गैरकार्यकारी अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Vijay Srirangam / विजय श्रीरंगम

(b) K G Ananthakrishnan / के जी अनंतकृष्णन

(c) Srinivasan Varadarajan / श्रीनिवासन वरदराजन

(d) Charan Singh / चरण सिंह

(e) Madhav Nair / माधव नायर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Government appointed non-executive Chairman in four Public Sector Banks

Non-Executive Chairman has been appointed on the Boards of four Public Sector Banks — Canara Bank, Punjab National Bank (PNB), Union Bank of India and Punjab & Sind Bank (PSB) respectively following approval given by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC).

Vijay Srirangam has been appointed as part-time Non Official Director and Non-Executive Chairman of Canara Bank for three years.

K G Ananthakrishnan has been appointed as part-time Non Official Director as well as Non-Executive Chairman of PNB for a term of three years.

Srinivasan Varadarajan has been appointed as part-time Non-Official Director as well as Non-Executive Chairman of Union Bank of India for a term of three years.

Charan Singh has been appointed as part-time Non-Official Director as well as Non- Executive Chairman of Punjab & Sind Bank for a term of two years.

Recent Appointment in Banking Sector

  • Chairman of Punjab National Bank (PNB) – AK Goel (reappointment)
  • Chairman of SBI – Dinesh Khara (reappointment)
  • MD & CEO of Bank of Maharashtra – A S Rajeev (reappointment)
  • Deputy Chairman of Mashreq Bank – Madhav Nair (reappointment)
  • Additional and Independent Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank – C S Rajan

Q.10. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Ed-tech platform BYJU’s to promote education for all?

सभी के लिए शिक्षा को बढ़ावा देने के लिए एडटेक प्लेटफॉर्म BYJU’s के ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Yuvraj Singh / युवराज सिंह

(b) Rahul Dravid / राहुल द्रविड़

(c) Lionel Messi / लियोनेल मेस्सी

(d) Cristiano Ronaldo / क्रिस्टियानो रोनाल्डो

(e) Smriti Mandhana / स्मृति मंधाना

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Byju’s appointed Lionel Messi as brand ambassador to promote education for all

Ed-tech platform BYJU’s has appointed football player Lionel Messi as its first global brand ambassador of its social impact arm ‘Education For All’.

Messi, who plays for Paris Saint-Germain and captains the Argentinian football team, has signed an agreement with BYJU’S to promote the cause of equitable education.

That is the kind of opportunity that BYJU’S Education For All (EFA) wants to create for the nearly 5.5 million children it currently empowers

Earlier this year, BYJU’S became the official sponsor of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

Recent Brand Ambassador

  • T20 World Cup for the Blind – Yuvraj Singh
  • Sourav Ganguly – Bandhan Bank
  • Smriti Mandhana – Gulf Oil Lubricants.
  • Rohit Sharma & his wife Ritika Sajdeh – Max Life Insurance
  • Punyakoti Dattu Yojana (Karnataka)- Kiccha Sudeep
  • 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.11. Who has become the first Indian and second player to score 1,000 T20 International runs in a calendar year?

एक कैलेंडर वर्ष में 1,000 टी20 अंतरराष्ट्रीय रन बनाने वाले पहले भारतीय और दूसरे खिलाड़ी कौन बने हैं?

(a) Virat Kohli / विराट कोहली

(b) Rohit Sharma / रोहित शर्मा

(c) KL Rahul / केएल राहुल

(d) Dinesh Karthik / दिनेश कार्तिक

(e) Suryakumar Yadav / सूर्यकुमार यादव

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(e)

Exp. Suryakumar Yadav becomes 1st Indian player to score 1,000 T20 runs

Indian batsman Suryakumar Yadav has become the first Indian and second player to score 1,000 T20 International runs in a calendar year.

Suryakumar has 1,026 runs at an average of 44.60 in 28 innings this year. His bat has produced one hundred and nine half-centuries, with a top score of 117. The strike rate for these runs was 186.24.

He has accomplished this feat in final Super 12 stage match against Zimbabwe at Melbourne.

He has scored 61 not out of just 25 balls, consisting of six fours and four sixes.

In 2021, Pakistan wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan scored 1,326 runs at an average of 73.66. Rizwan scored a century and 12 half-centuries that year, with the score of 104* (not out).

Q.12. Who will be the chief guest at the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Diva Convention, organised in Indore, Madhya Pradest from 8 -10 January 2023?

8-10 जनवरी 2023 तक इंदौर, मध्य प्रदेश में आयोजित 17वें प्रवासी भारतीय दिवस सम्मेलन में मुख्य अतिथि कौन होगा?

(a) President of France / फ्रांस के राष्ट्रपति

(b) President of South Africa / दक्षिण अफ्रीका के राष्ट्रपति

(c) President of Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश के राष्ट्रपति

(d) President of Guyana / गुयाना के राष्ट्रपति

(e) President of USA / यूएसए के राष्ट्रपति

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Gudyana President to be chief guest at 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Indore

President of Guyana Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali will be the chief guest at the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Diva Convention, organized in Indore, Madhya Pradesh from 8 -10 January 2023.

Member of Parliament of Australia Zaneta Mascarenhas will be the guest of honour at the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas which will be held on 8th January 2023.

The theme of the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas – Diaspora: Reliable Partners for India’s Progress in Amrit Kaal

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated once in every two years to strengthen the engagement of the overseas Indian community with the Government of India and reconnect them with their roots.

The 9th of January was chosen as the day to celebrate this occasion because it was on this day in 1915, Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from South Africa.

The first Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was organized in 2003 to mark the contribution of the Overseas Indian community in the development of India.

About Madhya Pradesh

  • Capital –Bhopal

Chief Minister – Shivraj Singh Chauhan

Governor – Mangubhai C. Pate

Q.13. Infant Protection Day is observed annually on which day?

शिशु संरक्षण दिवस प्रतिवर्ष किस दिन मनाया जाता है

(a) 4 November / 4 नवंबर

(b) 5 November / 5 नवंबर

(c) 6 November / 6 नवंबर

(d) 7 November / 7 नवंबर

(e) 8 November / 8 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(d)

Exp. 7 November – Infant Protection Day

The Infant Protection Day is observed annually on November 7.

Objective – To spread awareness about the measures to be taken to save the lives of infants and provide sufficient protection and care.

With this day, the government aims to make people aware of the lack of protection and proper care that children demand at their early stages of life.

According to a report by the World Health Organization, in 2019 over 2.4 million infants died in their first month of life. Every day more than 7000 children die, putting child mortality of those aged 5 and under at 47 percent.

Infant mortality is much higher in India than in other nations because of the poor healthcare system and facilities. A Child Mortality report by the United Nations observed 721,000 infant deaths in India in 2018

Q.14. National Cancer Awareness Day in India is observed on which day?

भारत में राष्ट्रीय कैंसर जागरूकता दिवस किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 4 November / 4 नवंबर

(b) 5 November / 5 नवंबर

(c) 6 November / 6 नवंबर

(d) 7 November / 7 नवंबर

(e) 8 November / 8 नवंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. 7 November – National Cancer Awareness Day

The National Cancer Awareness Day in India is observed on November 7.

Objective – To create awareness about treatment of the disease in the county, which is one of the leading causes of deaths.

National Cancer Awareness Day was first announced by the then Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, in September 2014

This day coincides with the birth anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie, a scientist born in 1867

Q.15. The first voter of independent India Shyam Saran Negi passed away recently at the age of 106. He was from which state?

स्वतंत्र भारत के पहले मतदाता श्याम सरन नेगी का हाल ही में 106 वर्ष की आयु में निधन हो गया। वह किस राज्य से थे?

(a) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(a)

Exp. India’s first voter Shyam Saran Negi passed away

The first voter of independent India Shyam Saran Negi passed away recently at the age of 106 in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh.

He had cast his vote for the 34th time for the Himachal assembly polls.

In 1951, he was a member of the polling team and vividly remembers that he cast his first vote in Shonthong polling station.

Negi was also made the brand ambassador by the Election Commission.

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