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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • August 12, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
Which state CM stepped down to dissolve the coalition with BJP?
Karnataka
Bihar
Gujarat
Assam
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Nitish Kumar resigned from the position of chief minister of Bihar, where he had been in an alliance with the BJP.

2.
What is the rank of India in CWG 2022 medals tally?
3
2
4
1
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India finished its CWG 2022 campaign as the fourth-best country on the medals table.

3.
Which player has been named as the ICC Women's Player of the Month for July 2022?
Katherine Brunt
Amy Jones
Sophia Dunkley
Emma Lamb
Answer: Option
Explanation:
England's emerging all-rounder Emma Lamb has been declared ICC Women's Player of the Month for July 2022.

4.
Indian Army conducted a pan-India satellite communication exercise to test the operational readiness and robustness of its hi-tech satellite communication systems. What has the name of this exercise?
Spacelight
Sunlight
Moonlight
Skylight
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Army conducted a pan-India satellite communication exercise named 'Ex Skylight', in the last week of July.

5.
Manisha Kalyan, who has seen in the news, is associated with which sports?
Football
Weight Lifting
Boxing
Cricket
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Manisha Kalyan and Sunil Chhetri were named the AIFF Women's and Men's Footballer of the year.

6.
Lakshya Sen has won a gold medal for India in which game at the Commonwealth Games 2022?
Hockey
Badminton
Tennis
Squash
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's young ace shuttler Lakshya Sen has won the gold medal in the final of men's single at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.

7.
Who is the author of the book titled 'Rusty Skies and Golden Winds'?
Swati Bisht
Sangeeta Gupta
Sannidhya Sharma
Roshni Arora
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Minister of State (IC) of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh, launched a poetry book titled 'Rusty Skies and Golden Winds' written by 11 years old Sannidhya Sharma, student of class 7th, here at Jammu.

8.
The world's highest railway bridge is located in which Indian state/UT?
Sikkim
Assam
Jammu and Kashmir
Arunachal Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Chenab Bridge is the world's highest railway bridge, which is located in Jammu and Kashmir.

9.
Who has won the last gold medal for India in Commonwealth Games 2022?
Sudhir
Vinesh Phogat
Sharath Kamal
Bajrang Punia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Paddler Sharath Kamal won India's last gold medal in Commonwealth Games 2022 with a gold medal in the Table Tennis men's singles competition.

10.
Which state government has launched the 'Panchamrut Yojana' scheme to double farmers' income?
Uttar Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Gujarat
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The UP govt plans to double farmers' income under 'Panchamrut Yojana' through the introduction of cost-effective technical measures and promotion of the co-cropping method.

11.
Which country will host the Chess Olympiad 2026?
Bangladesh
Vietnam
Tajikistan
Uzbekistan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Chess Olympiad 2026: According to a tweet from the International Chess Federation (FIDE), Uzbekistan will host the 2026 Chess Olympiad.

12.
Gustavo Petro has taken charge as the President of which country?
Turkey
Colombia
Zambia
Greece
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Gustavo Petro has been sworn in as the first leftist president of Colombia.

13.
The Drone Federation of India has partnered with which organisation to launch the 'Him Drone-athon' programme?
DRDO
Indian Coast Guard
Indian Navy
Indian Army
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Army has launched the Him Drone-a-thon programme in collaboration with the Drone Federation of India.

14.
Which player has been chosen by the ICC as the ICC Men's Player of the Month for July 2022?
Rohit Sharma
Ramesh Mendis
Virat Kohli
Prabath Jayasuriya
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Sri Lankan spinner Prabath Jayasuriya's sensational start to international cricket has been capped off by winning the ICC Men's Player of the Month award for July 2022.

15.
Which state emerged as the winner in the Utilisation of Agri-Infra funds?
Bihar
Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Karnataka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Andhra Pradesh comes out on top (Agri Infra Fund) by placing a strong emphasis on infrastructure development at the farm gate, it has become the best state

16.
RBI has imposed a fine of Rs 32 lakh on which bank for breach of directions on classification & reporting of frauds?
Canara Bank
Axis Bank
State Bank of India
Indian Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a fine of Rs 32 lakh on Indian Bank for breach of directions on classification & reporting of frauds.

17.
Who become the first Indian Social Psychologist on the US Heritage Wall of Fame of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology?
Ramadhar Singh
Vipin Kumar
Ramdutt Joshi
Saurab Singh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ahmedabad University Professor, Ramadhar Singh becomes the first Indian Social Psychologist on the US Heritage Wall of Fame of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in the United States.

18.
Who represented India as flag bearer at the closing ceremony of CWG 2022?
Esha Singh, Pinki Rani
Sharath Kamal, Nikhat Zareen
Mary Kom, Sharath Kamal
Nikhat Zareen, Neeraj Chopra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
CWG 2022 Closing Ceremony Highlights from Birmingham: Achanta Sharath Kamal and Nikhat Zareen were Team India's flagbearers for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony.

19.
Which is the first global Big Tech Company to join the ONDC?
Apple
Meta
Microsoft
Google
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Microsoft has become the first global Big Tech Company to join the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC).