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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • August 10, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
Indian athletes Eldhose Paul and Abdullah Aboobacker have claimed gold and silver medal for India respectively in which of these sports at CWG 2022?
Squash
Triple Jump
Boxing
Wrestling
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Eldhose Paul (17.03m) claimed gold and Abdullah Aboobacker (17.02m) clinched silver in the men's triple jump.

2.
How many medals India has won in Commonwealth Games 2022 held in Birmingham?
61
71
41
51
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's Medal Tally at the Commonwealth Games 2022 reached a total of 61 medals with 22 Gold Medals, 16 Silver Medals, and 23 Bronze Medals.

3.
Who created a history of sorts by becoming the first officer from the Indian Railways to complete the gruelling 'Ironman' Triathlon, considered to be the toughest single-day sports event in the world?
Shreyas G. Hosur
Abhijit Saha
Ritesh Kumar Sachdev
Nisarg Kathpalia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Creating a history of sorts, Shreyas G. Hosur, became the first officer from the Indian Railways to complete the gruelling 'Ironman' Triathlon, considered to be the toughest single-day sports event in the world.

4.
The country's first-ever, 'Balika Panchayat', has started in five villages of Kutch district in which Indian state?
Madhya Pradesh
Gujarat
Uttar Pradesh
Odisha
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The country's first-ever, 'Balika Panchayat', has started in five villages of Gujarat's Kutch district.

5.
Which state government is set to replace the word 'Harijan' from the names of colonies & streets and name them after Babasaheb Ambedkar instead?
Madhya Pradesh
Jharkhand
Delhi
Uttar Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Delhi government is set to replace the word 'Harijan' with names of colonies & streets and name them after Babasaheb Ambedkar instead.

6.
PARVAZ Market Linkage Scheme is launched by which Indian Union Territory?
Delhi
Jammu & Kashmir
Chandigarh
Puducherry
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Jammu & Kashmir has launched PARVAZ Market Linkage Scheme.

7.
Who has been elected as the Deputy President of FIDE?
Hikaru Nakamura
Garry Kasparov
Sergey Karjakin
Viswanathan Anand
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian chess legend and five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has been elected as the Deputy President of FIDE.

8.
Gustavo Petro has taken charge as the President of which country?
Colombia
Turkey
Greece
Zambia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Gustavo Petro has been sworn in as the first leftist president of Colombia.

9.
The electronic trading platform promoted by Rubber Board went live in which the Ahmedabad-based i-Sourcing Technologies is the technology partner. What is the name of this electronic trading platform?
rRube
iRube
tRube
mRube
Answer: Option
Explanation:
mRube, the electronic trading platform promoted by Rubber Board.

10.
Which automobile company has installed a 20 MW solar carport at its Manesar, Haryana?
Maruti Suzuki
Tata Motors
Mahindra & Mahindra
Hyundai
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Maruti Suzuki India has installed a 20 MW solar carport at its Manesar, Haryana, site.

11.
Nitu Ghang and Nikhat Zareen have won the gold medal for India in which sports?
Weightlifting
Shooting
Boxing
Wrestling
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Nitu Ghang won gold in women's 48kg category. Meanwhile, Nikhat Zareen won gold in the women's 50kg bout of boxing.

12.
Who has inaugurated Sant Kabir Academy and Research Centre and Swadesh Darshan Yojana at Kabir Chaura Dham, Maghar, Uttar Pradesh?
Yogi Adityanath
Narendra Modi
Ram Nath Kovind
Amit Shah
Answer: Option
Explanation:
President Ram Nath Kovind has paid tributes to Sant Kabir and inaugurated Sant Kabir Academy and Research Centre and Swadesh Darshan Yojana at Kabir Chaura Dham, Maghar, Uttar Pradesh.

13.
The International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples is being celebrated on which date?
August 05
August 09
August 08
August 11
Answer: Option
Explanation:
International Day of World's Indigenous People is celebrated every year on August 9th.

14.
The ultra-luxury Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal has been made operational in which of the Indian city?
Bengaluru
Hyderabad
Indore
Varanasi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The ultra-luxury Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal in Karnataka's capital city Bengaluru was made operational.

15.
Which will continue as UNICEF 'Goodwill Ambassador' for a record 20th year?
Ratan Tata
A R Rehman
Dia Mirza
Sachin Tendulkar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Sachin Tendulkar will continue as United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) 'Goodwill Ambassador' for a record 20th year.

16.
Annu Rani has won a bronze medal for India at the 2022 CWG in which sports?
Javelin Throw
Boxing
Long Jump
Table Tennis
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Annu Rani won bronze in women's javelin, with the best effort of 60m.

17.
The Arignar Anna Zoological Park is one such park that is worried about the increasing pollution near the park which is threatening the animals. In which state Arignar Anna Zoological Park is located?
Maharashtra
Tamil Nadu
Rajasthan
Andhra Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Arignar Anna Zoological Park is located in Vandalur, Tamil Nadu.

18.
India's para-athlete, Bhavina Patel has won a gold medal for India in which sports?
Badminton
Javelin Throw
Table Tennis
Shot Put
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Star Indian para table tennis player Bhavina Patel won gold in the women's singles class 3-5.

19.
The Indian Army conducted pan-India satellite communication, What has the name of this exercise?
Skylight
SatLight
Spacelight
Moonlight
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Army conducted a pan-India satellite communication exercise named 'Ex Skylight', in the last week of July.

20.
For The first time in the history of CSIR, a female Director general has been appointed. Name the newly appointed women DG of the organisation?
Nina Singh
Vijay Laxmi Saxena
Manju Sharma
Nallathamby Kalaiselvi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Senior scientist Nallathamby Kalaiselvi has been appointed as the Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), for two years.