Current Affairs Quiz 8th July 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 8th July 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Name the comprehensive cyber insurance plan, launched by the SBI General Insurance to give protection against financial losses arising from cyber risks and attacks?

(a) Cyber Safety

(b) Cyber VaultEdge

(c) Cyber Sathi

(d) Surakhsha ka Sathi

(e) Cyber Dost

Answer & Explanation
Ans.(b)

Exp. SBI General Insurance launched Cyber Insurance Cover for Individuals : Cyber VaultEdge

SBI General Life Insurance has launched a comprehensive cyber insurance policy for individuals that provides protection against financial losses caused by cyber risks and cyberattacks.

Named Cyber VaultEdge Insurance Plan, it comes with a host of features that provides protection against unauthorised electronic transactions, wage losses brought on by identity theft, and incidents affecting one’s online reputation, including trolling, bullying, and stalking on social media, among others.

According to CERT, cyber security breaches increased from 2.08 lakh in 2018 to 14.02 lakh in 2021. In contrast, data from private and public banks estimates that losses from cybercrime, ATM/debit card, credit card, and online banking fraud totalled Rs. 63.4 crore in 2020–21.

Q.2. Which of the following state will soon launch, first of its kind in India – ‘Right to Health Bill’ in assembly to provide quality and affordable health care services to the patients through government and private health care providers?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Rajasthan

(c) Haryana

(d) Chhattisgarh

(e) Delhi

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(b)

Exp. Rajasthan government will introduce India’s first right-to-health bill

The Rajasthan government is soon likely to introduce in the Assembly the Right to Health Bill (the first of its kind in India) which aims to commit to quality and affordable health care services through government and private health care providers.

In January, the government had prepared a draft bill that defines the rights of patients, their attendants and health care providers, as well as a system for addressing grievances of the stakeholders.

The right to health bill is part of the Rajasthan government’s bid to expand and strengthen medical services in the state.

Rajasthan government has also ensured health security of every family by providing free treatment up to Rs 10 lakh to the people through Mukhyamantri Chiranjeevi Swasthya Bima Yojana. Along with this, an accident insurance of up to Rs 5 lakh is being given to the families registered in the scheme.

Q.3. Name the Mahotsav that will be organised by the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi?

(a) Vriksharopan Mahotsav

(b) Clean Mahotsav

(c) Hariyali Mahotsav

(d) Harit Mahotsav

(e) Green Mahotsav

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Ministry of environment organised ‘Haryali Mahotsav

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry has organized Hariyali Mahotsav in New Delhi as a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Objective- To create awareness about the importance of trees for sustainable development.

This is being organised by Ministry of Environment in association with the state government, Police  Institutions and Schools of Delhi for undertaking plantation drive.

Plantation drives are being organized with the active participation of 75 Nagar Vans, 75 police stations and 75 schools in Delhi & NCR and 75 degraded plantation sites in different states as part of this Mahotsav.

Q.4. Which bank has signed an agreement with Kerala’s Forest and Wildlife Department to enable digital collection of payments at eco-tourism centres, Vanasree shops, mobile Vanasree units and eco-shops across the State?

(a) Kotak Mahindra Bank

(b) ICICI Bank

(c) Indian Overseas Bank

(d) Union Bank of India

(e) South Indian Bank

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(e)

Exp. South Indian Bank signed an agreement with Kerala Forest Department for digital payment

The South Indian Bank has signed an agreement with Kerala’s Forest and Wildlife Department to enable digital collection of payments at eco-tourism centres, Vanasree shops, mobile Vanasree units and eco-shops across the State.

Under this agreement, the digital collection system of South Indian Bank will now be available at all 124 tourist spots that fall under the Forest Department.

The tie-up will commence with the setting up of 124 POS machines at various eco-tourism centres, Vanasree shops, mobile Vanasree units and eco-shops under 36 forest department agencies across Kerala.

 

Q.5. Which minister has announced setting up of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Memorial Award in public administration in the field of academic excellence in memory of the first President of India?

(a) Jitendra Singh

(b) Anurag Thakur

(c) Amit Shah

(d) Narendra Modi

(e) Dhanmendra Pradhan

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(a)

Exp. Union Minister Jitendra Singh announced setting up of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Memorial Award in public administration

Science and Technology Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh has announced setting up of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Memorial Award in public administration in the field of academic excellence in memory of the first President of India.

Dr. Singh chaired meeting of Executive Council of Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) in New Delhi.

The IIPA’s Executive Council has the Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu as its President and Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh, as chairman.

Q.6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Assam’s Agradoot group of newspapers.  Agradoot is based out ?

(a) Assam

(b) West Bengal

(c) Sikkim

(d) Maharastra

(e) Kerala

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(a)

Exp. PM Modi inaugurated the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Agradoot group of newspaper

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Assam’s Agradoot group of newspapers via video conferencing.

Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is the Chief Patron of Agradoot’s Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee, has also be presented on the occasion.

Agradoot’ was started as an Assamese bi-weekly. It was established by Kanak Sen Deka, a senior journalist of Assam. In 1995, a daily newspaper Dainik Agradoot was started and it has developed as a trusted and influential voice in Assam.

Q.7. Which of the following state/UTs is set to host India’s ‘first and largest’ citywide shopping festival from 28 January to 26 Febrauary 2023?

(a) Chandigarh

(b) Delhi

(c) Madhya Pradesh

(d) Gujarat

(e) Maharastra

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(b)

Exp. Delhi to host India’s biggest shopping festival in 2023

Delhi will host a month long shopping festival between January 28 to February 26, 2023, Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced.

People from across the country and the world will be invited to the shopping festival. The extravaganza is expected to give a thrust to the economy of the city and provide a huge opportunity for the businessmen to increase their business.

Q.8. Which of the following state emerged first in the first state Ranking Index for National Food Security Act. NFSA?

(a) Odisha

(b) Delhi

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Uttar Pradesh

(e) Maharastra

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(a)

Exp. 1st Edition of State Ranking Index For NFSA 2022- Odisha topped

Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Piyush Goyal released the 1st edition of ‘State Ranking Index for NFSA’ during the conference of Food Ministers of States/UTs on ‘Food Nutrition and Security in India’ organized by Department of Food and Public Distribution.

The National Food Security Act (NFSA) was enacted on July 5, 2013 and in order to celebrate the day.

The Index for ranking the states and UTs is built on three key pillars which covers the end-to-end implementation of NFSA through TPDS. These pillars are: i) NFSA— Coverage, targeting and provisions of the Act, ii) Delivery platform, and iii) Nutrition initiatives.

Odisha has been adjudged the top ranked State followed by Uttar Pradesh at the 2nd spot and Andhra Pradesh at third amongst the General Category States in State Ranking Index for NFSA 2022.

Among the Special Category States/UTs, Tripura stood first followed by Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim respectively.

General Category (State & UTs)

Rank 1 Odisha

Rank 2 Uttar Pradesh

Rank 3 Andhra Pradesh

Rank 4 Gujarat

Rank 5 Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman Diu

Rank 18 Delhi

Rank 19 Chattisgarh

Rank 20 Goa

 Special Category (State & UTs) North Eastern States, Himalayan States and the island region

Rank 1 Tripura

Rank 2 Himachal Pradesh

Rank 3 Sikkim

Rank 4 Nagaland

Rank 5 Uttrakhand

Rank 12 Manipur

Rank 13 Meghalaya

Rank 14 Ladakh

Comprehensive Country Category (State & UTs)

Rank 1 Odisha

Rank 2 Uttar Pradesh

Rank 3 Andhra Pradesh

Rank 4 Gujarat

Rank 5 Tripura

Rank 32 Manipur

Rank 33 Meghalaya

Rank 34 Ladakh

UTs Operating in DBT (Cash Transfer) Mode

Rank 1 Dadar & Nagar Haveli and Daman Diu

Rank 2 Puducherry

Rank 3 Chandigarh

Q.9. The longest skywalk of from the Khar Road railway station to the nearby Bandra Terminus has been opened for the passengers to reach the platforms to board trains easily.

(a) Northern Railway

(b) Western Railway

(c) East Coast Railway

(d) North Central Railway

(e) Southern Railway

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(b)

Exp. Western Railways opened its longest skywalk connecting Mumbai’s Bandra Terminus to Khar station

The Western Railway’s (WR) longest skywalk from the Khar Road railway station to the nearby Bandra Terminus has been opened for the passengers to reach the platforms to board trains easily.

The skywalk spans 314 meters long and is 4.4 meters wide.

The platform connecting the two stations is also connected to the other platforms of Bandra Terminus Station. Western Railway’s noted that the skywalk will allow passengers to reach Bandra (T) directly by deboarding at Khar station & taking south Foot Over Bridge.

Q.10. Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Parshottam Rupala has inaugurated First India Animal Health Summit 2022 held  in which city?

(a) Delhi

(b) Bhopal

(c) Chennai

(d) Surat

(e) Jaipur

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Union Minister Parshottam Rupala inaugurtaed India’s first ever Animal Health Summit

Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Parshottam Rupala has inaugurated First India Animal Health Summit 2022 held at NASC Complex, New Delhi.

India Animal Health Summit 2022’ organized by Indian Chamber of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) and the Agriculture Today Group.

Q.11. Former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe passed away. In which year did he receive the Padma Vibhusan Award?

(a) 2018

(b) 2019

(c) 2020

(d) 2021

(e) 2022

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11. (d)

Exp. Former Japan Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe passed away

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dies after he was shot while campaigning in Nara, western Japan

Shinzo Abe was conferred the Padma Vibhushan — India’s second-highest civilian award, in 2021.

 

 

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