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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • August 30, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
National Sports Day is being celebrated on which date?
August 27
August 29
August 28
August 30
Answer: Option
Explanation:
National Sports Day is being celebrated in India on August 29.

2.
Who has become the 49th Chief Justice of India?
Vineet Saran
Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud
Uday Umesh Lalit
Shripathi Ravindra Bhat
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Justice Uday Umesh Lalit has been sworn in as the Chief Justice of India.

3.
300-meter long Atal Bridge has been inaugurated in which city of Gujarat?
Ahmedabad
Vadodara
Surat
Vadodara
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 300-meter-long Atal Bridge for pedestrians and cyclists across the Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad.

4.
What is the name of the new model of sustainable development of rivers proposed by the Indian Government?
Namami Nadhi
Arth Ganga
Namami Bharat
River SDG
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Chief of the National Mission for Clean Ganga recently mentioned the 'Arth Ganga model' during his address to the Stockholm World Water Week 2022.

5.
Which state got its 2nd railway station in 119 years?
Assam
Odisha
West Bengal
Nagaland
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Nagaland gets its 2nd railway station after a century at Shokhuvi, Donyi Polo Express train runs daily and directly connects Nagaland with Arunachal Pradesh.

6.
AAI signed MoU with which country to facilitate smart and sustainable aviation technology collaboration?
Belgium
Sweden
Germany
Turkey
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Airports Authority of India (AAI) and LFV Air Navigation Services of Sweden have signed an MoU at the Corporate Headquarters of AAI in New Delhi.

7.
India's 1st 3D Printed Post Office to soon come up in which city?
Delhi
Bengaluru
Pune
Mumbai
Answer: Option
Explanation:
In an innovative move, Bengaluru will soon have India's first post office built out of 3D printing technology which will be ready in just a month.

8.
Which state government signed MoU with Parley for the oceans to save seas from pollution?
Odisha
Telangana
Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Andhra Pradesh government has signed an MoU with the US-based Parley for the Oceans, to clean the shores of the State and make Andhra Pradesh plastic free by 2027.

9.
Which bank has become the first public sector bank to go live on the AA ecosystem?
Bank of Baroda
State Bank of India
Union Bank of India
Indian Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Union Bank of India became the first public sector bank to go live on the Account Aggregator (AA) ecosystem.

10.
Who has virtually kicked off a three-day Grand Hackathon that the ONDC is hosting in association with NABARD?
Ashwini Vaishnaw
Piyush Goyal
Narendra Modi
Amit Shah
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Minister Piyush Goyal has virtually kicked off a three-day Grand Hackathon that the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) is hosting in association with NABARD.

11.
Which edition of the ministerial level JRC meeting of India and Bangladesh was held in New Delhi?
27th
5th
38th
16th
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 38th Meeting of the Ministerial level Joint Rivers Commission of India and Bangladesh was held in New Delhi.

12.
Bank credit growth accelerated to how many percentages in the quarter that ended June 2022?
16.2%
13.7%
12.8%
14.2%
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bank credit growth accelerated to 14.2 percent in the quarter that ended June 2022 from 6 percent in the same period of the previous year.

13.
What is the name of the website launched to boost the Coastal Clean-Up Campaign?
Swachhsagar.org
Swachhnadi.org
Swachbharat.org
Swachhjal.org
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The portal www.swachhsagar.org will give a major push to the cleaning mission.

14.
Linthoi Chanambam, who has been seen in the news, is associated with which sports?
Badminton
Fencing
Tennis
Judo
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Linthoi Chanambam scripted history by winning India's first-ever medal in Judo World Championships with gold in the Women's 57kg category.

15.
Who has won the BWF World Championships 2022 title in Men's Singles and Women's Singles categories?
Victor Axelsen and Akane Yamaguchi
Lee Chong Wei and Chen Yufei
Kento Momota and Nozomi Okuhara
Lee ZiiJia and Tai Tzu-Ying
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Denmark's Viktor Axelsen clinched the men's singles title at the 2022 BWF World Championships while Akane Yamaguchi of Japan defeated Olympic champion China's Chen Yufei to retain the women's singles title.

16.
The 'National Sports Day' is being celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of which sportsperson?
P T Usha
Milkha Singh
Major Dhyan Chand
Balbir Singh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
'National Sports Day' or Rashtriya Khel Divas is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand, the hockey wizard of India.

17.
In the second T20 match of Asia Cup 2022, India won the match against Pakistan by how many wickets?
7
5
4
6
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The crucial partnership between Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja helped India defeat the arch-rivals Pakistan by 5 wickets in the second match of Asia Cup 2022 held in Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

18.
Which bank launched Contactless Credit Card with the Indian Army?
Bank of Baroda
Canara Bank
Bank of India
HDFC Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
BOB financial launches Contactless Credit Card with the Indian Army.

19.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated India's first earthquake memorial in which state?
Uttarakhand
Madhya Pradesh
Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Smriti Van Memorial in Gujarat.

20.
NMDFC signed an MoU with which bank for the development of banking software and apps?
ICICI Bank
Yes Bank
HDFC Bank
RBL Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (NMDFC) has signed an agreement with ICICI Bank for the development of financial accounting software and mobile application.