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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • August 6, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
The Indian badminton mixed team won which medal at the Commonwealth Games 2022?
Gold
Bronze
Bronze & Silver
Silver
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India won silver in the badminton mixed team event after losing the final against Malaysia by 1-3.

2.
Which state launched the Cheerag scheme?
Andhra Pradesh
Odisha
Telangana
Haryana
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched the 'Chief Minister Equal Education Relief, Assistance and Grant (Cheerag)' scheme.

3.
Vikas Thakur who won a silver medal for India at Commonwealth Games 2022 is associated with which sport?
Weightlifting
Badminton
Judo
Boxing
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian weightlifter Vikas Thakur won a silver medal in the men's 96kg final with a combined lift of 346 kg at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.

4.
Which company is to roll out the 'First in India' seating system for Vande Bharat Express trains?
Mahindra Group
Tata Group
Bajaj Group
JSW Group
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Tata Group will roll out its 'First in India' seating system for Vande Bharat Express trains from September.

5.
The Ministry of Culture has organised the Tiranga Utsav to celebrate which birth anniversary of Pingali Venkayya, the designer of India's national flag?
147th
149th
142nd
146th
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The government of India released a special commemorative postage stamp to mark the 146th birth anniversary of Pingali Venkayya, the designer of India's national flag.

6.
Which ministry is associated with the Weapon of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems Amendment Bill 2022?
Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry of External Affairs
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Ministry of Defence
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill, 2022, was introduced by the External Affairs Minister.

7.
Rakhigarhi, which has been seen in the news, is an ancient site located in which state?
Haryana
Punjab
Gujarat
Odisha
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Twenty heritage sites, including ancient mounds at Haryana's Rakhigarhi have been identified for the 'National importance' tag.

8.
US Coast Guard Day is being celebrated on which date?
August 01
August 04
August 02
August 03
Answer: Option
Explanation:
US Coast Guard Day is being celebrated in the United States annually on August 4 to honour the military institution for its courage and dedication.

9.
Who has won India's first-ever medal in the high jump at Commonwealth Games 2022?
Hima Das
Tejaswin Shankar
M Sreeshankar
Dutee Chand
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's Tejaswin Shankar has created history by winning India's first-ever medal in the high jump.

10.
The World's Largest Floating Solar Power Plant in India will be built in which district?
Mandla
Shivpuri
Khandwa
Khargone
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The world's largest floating solar power plant will be built on Omkareshwar Dam on the Narmada River in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh at an estimated cost of over Rs 3000 crores.

11.
The Geldingadalir volcano, which erupted, is located in which country?
Japan
Iceland
Indonesia
Malaysia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Geldingadalir volcano erupted in an uninhabited valley near Iceland's capital, Reykjavik after days of continuous seismic activity.

12.
NDC which is seen in the news, is a term related to which field?
Economy
Defence
Climate Change
Industry
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The NDCs are to be communicated to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

13.
The newly designated Ramsar site, Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary is located in which state?
Goa
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Karnataka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary, which is the 10 new Ramsar Sites, is located in Tamil Nadu.

14.
India won a historic gold in which sports for the first-ever time at Commonwealth Games?
Rowing
Water Polo
Fencing
Lawn Bowl
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Lawn Bowls team scripted history by clinching gold in the women's fours final at Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.

15.
Which state women's team has won its first-ever gold in the 12th Hockey India Senior Women's National Championship?
Gujarat
Odisha
Assam
Uttar Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Odisha women's team has won its first-ever gold in Senior Nationals the final of the 12th Hockey India Senior Women's National Championship.

16.
Which company is India's highest-ranked company in the Fortune 500 Global List 2022?
LIC
ONGC
RIL
IOCL
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Life Insurance Corporation of India is India's highest-ranked company in the Fortune 500 Global List 2022.

17.
BEL signed how many Crore deal with MoD anti-submarine warfare systems?
250
450
150
350
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bharat Electronics (BEL) announced the signing of a contract worth Rs.250 crore with the Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

18.
As of August 2022, how many start-ups are registered in India?
50000
1,00,000
75000
25000
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Minister for Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal announced that India has achieved a landmark milestone, as there are 75000 startups in the country.

19.
Tulika Mann has won a silver medal in which sport at Commonwealth Games?
Squash
Track and Field
Judo
Weightlifting
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Tulika Mann became the third Indian Judoka to win a medal at Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.

20.
Which Union Ministry implemented the 'Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan 2.0' scheme?
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Ministry of Women and Child Development
Ministry of Health
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ministry of Women and Child Development has issued Operational Guidelines for the implementation of 'Saksham Anganwadi and Poshan 2.0'.