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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • August 11, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
Central Government has offered 5G test beds free of cost to start-ups and MSMEs for how many months?
12 months
8 months
9 months
6 months
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The central government has decided to offer the use of the Indigenous 5G Test Bed free of cost to the Government recognized start-ups and MSMEs for the next six months up to January 2023.

2.
In which state did Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicate the 2G Ethanol Plant to the nation?
Uttarakhand
Madhya Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Haryana
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the 2G Ethanol Plant at Panipat, Haryana via video conferencing.

3.
India's first underwater metro will be inaugurated in which city?
Bangalore
Pune
Kolkata
Hyderabad
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's first underwater metro will be inaugurated in Kolkata, West Bengal and the project is likely to be completed by June 2023.

4.
Dr. N. Kalaiselvi has become the first Woman Director General of which Indian Research Organisation?
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Indian Council of Social Science Research
Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Dr Kalaiselvi N has become the 1st Women Director-General of CSIR.

5.
Who has been named as the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar?
Tejashwi Yadav
Rabri Devi
Nitish Kumar
Tej Pratap Yadav
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Tejashwi Yadav has been named the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and his swearing-in ceremony will be held at Raj Bhavan in Patna.

6.
International Biofuel Day is being celebrated on which date?
August 10
August 12
August 09
August 11
Answer: Option
Explanation:
International Biofuel Day (World Biofuel Day) is celebrated every year on August 10.

7.
RBI has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 2.33 crore on Spandana Sphoorty Financial Limited. In which city is this NBFC Located?
New Delhi
Mumbai
Gandhinagar
Hyderabad
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 2.33 crore on Spandana Sphoorty Financial Limited, based in Hyderabad.

8.
Nagasaki Day is being celebrated on which date?
August 11
August 10
August 08
August 09
Answer: Option
Explanation:
In 2022 the world is observing the 77th anniversary of the Nagasaki bombing that took place on August 9, 1945.

9.
New Delhi International Arbitration Centre has been renamed as what?
International Arbitration Centre
Bharat Arbitration Centre
Pradhan Mantri Arbitration Centre
India International Arbitration Centre
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Lok Sabha passed a bill to rename the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre as the India International Arbitration Centre.

10.
Which player has been chosen by the ICC as the ICC Men's Player of the Month for July 2022?
Prabath Jayasuriya
Abdullah Shafique
Mohammad Nawaz
Kasun Rajitha
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has chosen Sri Lankan spinner Prabath Jayasuriya as ICC Men's Player of the Month for July 2022.

11.
Ex Vajra Prahar 2022 is a joint special forces exercise of India with which country?
Sri Lanka
Singapore
Russia
United States
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The India-US Joint Special Forces exercise "Ex Vajra Prahar 2022", is the 13th edition of the annual exercise.

12.
World Lion Day is being celebrated on which date?
August 09
August 10
August 12
August 11
Answer: Option
Explanation:
World Lion Day is celebrated globally on August 10 every year.

13.
What is the theme of the 2022 International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples?
Fight Racism
Indigenous people's migration and movement
The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge.
Leaving no one behind: Indigenous peoples and the call for a new social contract
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The theme for 2022 is "The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge."

14.
PM Narendra Modi chaired the Governing Council meeting of NITI Aayog in New Delhi. The meeting has which edition of the annual programme?
9th
11th
7th
5th
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chaired the seventh meeting of the Niti Aayog Governing Council in New Delhi.

15.
When is the 12th Edition of the Defence Expo schedule to take place in Gujarat?
October 2022
November 2022
September 2022
December 2022
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Defence Ministry announced that the 12th edition of the Defence Expo, India's flagship exhibition on Land, Naval and Homeland Security systems, will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

16.
Which players represented India as flagbearers at the closing ceremony of CWG 2022?
Lakshya Sen and Vinesh Phogat
Bhavina Patel and Chirag Shetty
Nikhat Zareen and Sharath Kamal
Amit Panghal and Mirabai Chanu
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian Boxer Nikhat Zareen and table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal served as the flagbearers at the closing ceremony.

17.
Who is the 75th Chess Grandmaster of India?
V. Pranav
P. Harikrishna
P. Iniyan
Tania Sachdev
Answer: Option
Explanation:
As India is going to celebrate its 75th Independence Day, a 16-year-old Chennai boy, V. Pranav, has emerged as the 75th Chess Grandmaster of India.

18.
The Ministry of Culture has collaborated with which entity for 'India ki Udaan', an initiative to celebrate the achievements of India in its journey of 75 years since Independence?
Meta
Google
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Microsoft
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Ministry of Culture has collaborated with Software giant Google as a part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' to capture the milestones India has achieved in its journey of 75 years since Independence.

19.
Which country scientists have prepared artificial embryos?
US
Canada
Israel
China
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Scientists at the Weizmann Institute in Israel found that stem cells from mice could be made to self-assemble into early embryo-like structures with an intestinal tract, the beginnings of a brain, and a beating heart.