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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • August 15, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
New Delhi International Arbitration Centre has been renamed as what?
International Arbitration Centre
Pradhan Mantri Arbitration Centre
Bharat 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.

2.
The International Lefthanders Day is being celebrated on which date?
August 14
August 13
August 15
August 12
Answer: Option
Explanation:
International Lefthanders Day is being celebrated on August 13 across the world.

3.
What is the theme of World Organ Donation Day 2022?
Every blood donor is a hero
Donating an Organ Is Like Gifting A Life
Removing the taboo around organ donation
let's pledge to donate organs and save lives
Answer: Option
Explanation:
This year's theme for World Organ Donation Day 2022 is "let's pledge to donate organs and save lives".

4.
Which bank will manage the IVAC in Bangladesh for two more years?
HDFC
Bank of Baroda
SBI
Canara Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The State Bank of India (SBI) will manage the Indian Visa Application Centre (IVAC) in Bangladesh for two more years.

5.
Which institution regulates the 'Digital lending activities' in India?
National Payments Corporation of India
Reserve Bank of India
Ministry of Finance
NITI Aayog
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released guidelines to strengthen the regulatory framework for digital lending activities.

6.
IAF contingent left which country to participate in a four-day bilateral exercise 'Udarashakti'?
Malaysia
Nepal
France
Japan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian Air Force (IAF) contingent left for Malaysia to participate in a four-day bilateral exercise 'Udarashakti' with the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF).

7.
The first Khelo India Women's Hockey League under-16 is scheduled to be held at the Major Dhyanchand Stadium in which state/UT?
Kolkata
Bhubaneswar
New Delhi
Mumbai
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The first Khelo India Women's Hockey League under-16 is scheduled to be held at the Major Dhyanchand Stadium in New Delhi from August 16 to 23, 2022.

8.
Which ministry has launched the SMILE-75 initiative?
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Ministry of Home Affairs
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, has identified 75 Municipal Corporations to implement comprehensive rehabilitation of persons engaged in the act of begging under "SMILE.

9.
Which country president proposed that the top commission should include Pope Francis, the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and Indian PM Narendra Modi?
Spain
Russia
USA
Mexico
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Mexican President proposed that the top commission should include Pope Francis, the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and Indian PM Narendra Modi.

10.
The famous footballer Luis Suarez, announced that he will sign with which club with whom he started his senior career?
Nacional
Amigos
Terminators
Thunder
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The famous footballer Luis Suarez has announced that he will sign with the Nacional club with whom he started his senior career.

11.
Who becomes the first South Asian to win the Lisbon Triennale Lifetime Achievement Award?
Marina Tabassum
VivekShraya
RuvaniRanasinha
TaslimaNasrin
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Marina Tabassum becomes the first South Asian to win the Lisbon Triennale Lifetime Achievement Award

12.
Which astronomical observatory in India has been added to the UNESCO list?
Vainu Bappu Astronomical Observatory
Madras astronomical observatory
IUCAA Girawali Observatory
Bihar Astronomical Observatory
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Astronomical observatory of Langat Singh College in Muzaffarpur, Bihar was claimed to have been included in UNESCO's list of endangered institutions.

13.
India's first underwater metro will be inaugurated in which city?
Bangalore
Hyderabad
Kolkata
Pune
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's first underwater metro in Kolkata is likely to be completed by June 2023.

14.
The 1st Edition of Women Indian Premier League will be starting by which year?
2022
2025
2024
2023
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 1st Edition of Women Indian Premier League will be starting from March 2023 to be held in a one-month window and in all likelihood with five teams, a senior BCCI official confirmed.

15.
Dr N. Kalaiselvi has become the first Woman Director General of which Indian Research Organisation?
BARC
ICAR
ICMR
CSIR
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Dr N Kalaiselvi has become the first woman to be appointed Director General of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).