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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • September 8, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
Which cities have joined the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities?
Kochi, Mysuru and Varanasi
Warangal, Thrissur and Nilambur
Kanchipuram, Dolavira and Mysuru
Mysuru, Varanasi and Jaipur
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Warangal from Telangana and Thrissur and Nilambur from Kerala have joined the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC).

2.
Eastern Economic Form is being hosted by which country every year?
Russia
Sweden
Germany
Poland
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Eastern Economic Forum is an international forum that is held every year in Vladivostok, Russia, to encourage foreign investment in the Russian far east.

3.
The Government has approved an EMC in which city?
Pune
New Delhi
Bengaluru
Chennai
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The government has approved an Electronics Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) in Pune at a cost of Rs 500 crore.

4.
'Indira Gandhi Shehari Rojgar Guarantee Yojana' is an initiative of which state/UT?
Punjab
New Delhi
Rajasthan
Chhattisgarh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Rajasthan is set to launch the country's first employment guarantee scheme for the urban poor named Indira Gandhi Shehari Rojgar Guarantee Yojana.

5.
ISRO partnered with which country's space agency in space technology during Bengaluru Space Expo?
France
Australia
USA
Japan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Six MoUs signed between Indian and Australian space start-ups at Bengaluru Space Expo.

6.
Who has been conferred the title of Honorary General of the Nepali Army by Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari in Kathmandu?
General Bipin Rawat
General Dalbir Singh Suhag
General Manoj Pande
General Manoj Mukund Naravane
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian Army chief General Manoj Pande was conferred the title of Honorary General of the Nepali Army by Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari in Kathmandu.

7.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras researchers along with IIS are developing a cost-effective analytics platform for which sport at the 2024 Olympics?
Javelin Throw
Shooting
Boxing
Hockey
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian Institute of Technology Madras researchers along with Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS) in Bellary, Karnataka, are developing a cost-effective boxing analytics platform 'Smartboxer' to increase India's boxing medal tally at the 2024 Olympics.

8.
Which one has topped among all Ministries and Departments in resolving Public Grievances for August 2022?
RBI
Unique Identification Authority of India
Finance Ministry
Airports Authority of India
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has topped among all Ministries and Departments in resolving Public Grievances for August 2022.

9.
Which company has unveiled India's first LNG-fuelled green truck by launching a manufacturing plant at Chakan, Pune?
Mercedes-Benz
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd
Suzuki Motor Corporation
Blue Energy Motors
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Blue Energy Motors has unveiled India's first LNG-fuelled green truck by launching a manufacturing plant at Chakan, Pune.

10.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a new initiative, the development and upgradation of how many schools across the country are under the PM-SHRI Yojana?
20,500
15,500
16,500
14,500
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a new initiative, the development and upgradation of 14 thousand 500 schools across the country under the Pradhan Mantri Schools For Rising India (PM-SHRI) Yojana.

11.
Brazil celebrated its Independence Day on which date?
September 05
September 08
September 07
September 06
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Brazil celebrated its Independence Day every year on September 7.

12.
Bharat Jodo Yatra by the Congress party will cover how many states?
20
12
15
11
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bharat Jodo Yatra which will be launched by the Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi will cover total of 12 states.

13.
The Government of India has decided to rename Rajpath by which name?
Ahimsa Path
Agnipath
Ramsetu
Kartavya Path
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The government of India has announced to change the name of Rajpath and Central Vista lawns into Kartavya Path.

14.
Who has won the Dutch Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022?
Lewis Hamilton
Charles Leclerc
Max Verstappen
Sebastian Vettel
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Red Bull's driver Max Verstappen has won the Dutch Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022.

15.
Which state set up the country's first Bio-Villages, recognized by an international group?
Tripura
Rajasthan
Assam
Himachal Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The first Bio Villages of the country, designed and set up in Tripura, have been recognized by an international group.

16.
Suella Braverman of Indian Origin has been appointed as the Home Secretary of which country?
United Kingdom
Australia
United States
Canada
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Suella Braverman of Indian origin has been appointed as the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom by Prime Minister Liz Truss.

17.
Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud has been appointed as the next executive chairperson of which organisation?
NITI Aayog
NALSA
Bureau of Indian Standards
Governor of RBI
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Supreme Court judge Justice DY Chandrachud has been appointed as the next executive chairperson of the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA).

18.
India collaborated with which country to conduct the Cyber Security Exercise for 26 countries?
The United Kingdom
Singapore
New Zealand
Japan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's National Security Council Secretariat and the UK Government in collaboration with BAE Systems successfully designed and conducted the Cyber Security Exercise for 26 countries.

19.
Which company has signed an MoU with UK-based Smiths Detection to offer advanced, high-energy scanning systems to the Indian market?
Hindustan Unilever Limited
Infosys Technologies
Bharat Electronics Limited
Reliance Industries Limited
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has signed an MoU with UK-based Smiths Detection to offer advanced, high-energy scanning systems to the Indian market.

20.
Which bank has been selected by RBI for the 'test phase' of the 'On Tap' application facility?
SBI
ICICI Bank
Axis Bank
HDFC Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) namely HDFC Bank has been selected for the 'test phase' of the 'On Tap' application facility for the theme 'Retail Payments' under regulatory Sandbox.