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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • August 29, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
Which bank has partnered with Tata Neu to launch two new credit cards?
Punjab National Bank
State Bank of India
HDFC Bank
Axis Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
HDFC Bank has partnered with Tata Neu to launch two new credit cards.

2.
Which country has once again shattered its own record for the world's lowest fertility rate?
South Korea
Maldives
Monaco
Belgium
Answer: Option
Explanation:
South Korea has once again shattered its own record for the world's lowest fertility rate.

3.
Which company has announced a campaign to upskill cybersecurity researchers and developers in India?
Adobe
Google
Microsoft
Apple
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Google has announced a campaign to upskill cybersecurity researchers and developers in India.

4.
Who defeated David Anton Guijarro from Spain in the ninth and final round of the 28th Abu Dhabi?
Viswanathan Anand
B. Adhiban
S.P. Sethuraman
Arjun Erigaisi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi clinched the 28th Abu Dhabi Masters chess tournament, beating Spain's David Anton Guijarro.

5.
Who got its second railway station after a gap of more than 119 years with the commissioning?
Nagaland
Sikkim
Tripura
Assam
Answer: Option
Explanation:
North-east state, Nagaland got its second railway station after a gap of more than 119 years with the commissioning of a new facility at Shokhuvi.

6.
Who has been rewarded for outstanding seasons by winning the UEFA men's player of the year prizes?
Kevin De Bruyne
Karim Benzema
Lionel Messi
Thibaut Courtois
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Karim Benzema was rewarded for outstanding seasons by winning the UEFA men's player of the year prizes at a ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey.

7.
Who has been appointed as its first brand ambassador DreamSetGo?
PV Sindhu
Virat Kohli
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Sourav Ganguly
Answer: Option
Explanation:
DreamSetGo, a sports experiences and travel platform, has announced Sourav Ganguly as its first brand ambassador.

8.
Who won Lausanne Diamond League title from India?
Arshad Nadeem
Neeraj Chopra
Shericka Jackson
Sunil Chhetri
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Olympic champion and javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra scripted history as he became the first Indian to clinch a Diamond League Meeting title by winning the Lausanne league. He also made the cut for the World Athletics Championships 2023.

9.
Indian men's volleyball team won which medal by defeating Korea 3-2 in the 14th Asian U-18 Championship?
Bronze
Silver
Gold
None of these
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian men's volleyball team won the bronze medal by defeating Korea 3-2 in the 14th Asian U-18 Championship in Tehran. In a 5-set thriller, India defeated South Korea in the third-place playoff.

10.
Who has been rewarded for outstanding seasons by winning the UEFA women's player of the year prizes?
Beth Mead
Pernille Harder
Alexia Putellas
Lena Oberdorf
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Alexia Putellas was rewarded for outstanding seasons by winning the UEFA women's player of the year prizes at a ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey.

11.
Which country has been hit by the Tropical cyclone Ma-On?
Japan
China
Philippines
Indonesia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Philippines has been hit by tropical cyclone Ma-on which has damaged the main Luzon Island in the country.

12.
What is the theme of Women's Equality Day 2022?
Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030
Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality
Gender Equality and Human Rights in Climate Action and Renewable Energy
Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Women's Equality Day 2022 theme is "Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow".

13.
Who has been named as Team India's interim head coach for Asia Cup 2022?
Anil Kumble
Virendra Sehwag
VVS Laxman
Ravi Shastri
Answer: Option
Explanation:
VVS Laxman has been named the Indian Cricket team's interim head coach for Asia Cup 2022.

14.
Justice Uday Umesh Lalit takes oath as which number Chief Justice of India?
35th
49th
52nd
44th
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Justice Uday Umesh Lalit took oath as the 49th Chief Justice of India.

15.
DRDO successfully tested the Pinaka Extended range rocket in which state?
Rajasthan
Karnataka
Odisha
Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Pinaka extended range rocket test fired from Rajasthan's Pokhran.