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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • September 9, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
The Union Environment Ministry approved the New Coastal Zone Management Plan for which state?
Kerala
Goa
Karnataka
Maharashtra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change has approved the New Coastal Zone Management Plan for Karnataka.

2.
Which country inaugurated Maitree Super Thermal Power Project, constructed under India's concessional financing scheme?
Bangladesh
Nepal
Myanmar
Sri Lanka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina jointly unveiled Unit-I of the Maitree Super Thermal Power Project.

3.
Which company developed iNCOVACC, India's first intra-nasal Corona vaccine?
BioCon
Bharat Biotech
Dr Reddy's Lab
Serum Institute of India
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The vaccine named 'iNCOVACC' was developed by Bharat Biotech.

4.
Google Doodle is celebrating Bhupen Hazarika's 96th birth anniversary on September 8. He was known for which form of art?
Dancing
Painting
Architecture
Singing
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bhupen Hazarika was an Indian playback singer, lyricist, musician, actor, poet, and filmmaker from Assam who was popularly known as Sudha Kontho.

5.
E-Daakhil portal is launched by which Central Ministry?
Ministry of Consumer Affairs
Ministry of Labour and Employment
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Ministry of Finance
Answer: Option
Explanation:
E-Daakhil portal has been launched by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs for the online redressal of consumer grievances.

6.
The Union Environment Ministry has approved the New Coastal Zone Management Plan for which state?
Karnataka
Bihar
Assam
Meghalaya
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change recently approved the New Coastal Zone Management Plan for Karnataka.

7.
International Literacy Day is being celebrated on which date?
September 08
September 07
September 09
September 06
Answer: Option
Explanation:
International Literacy Day (ILD) is being celebrated on 8th September.

8.
Which country has inaugurated Maitree Super Thermal Power Project, constructed under India's concessional financing scheme?
Sri Lanka
Nepal
Bangladesh
Japan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina who came to India has signed seven MoU with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

9.
Which organization has topped among all Ministries and Departments in resolving Public Grievances for August 2022.
RTO
UIDAI
CRPF
EPFO
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has topped among all Ministries and Departments for resolving Public Grievances in the ranking report published by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) for August 2022.

10.
Which state bagged the International Travel Award 2023 for Best Destination for Culture?
Assam
West Bengal
Telangana
Tripura
Answer: Option
Explanation:
West Bengal has been accredited the International Travel Award 2023 for Best Destination for Culture by the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA), an affiliate member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

11.
Which state has launched the 'Pudhumai Penn' scheme?
Bihar
Odisha
Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has launched the Higher Education Assurance scheme titled 'Pudhumai Penn' at a function in Chennai.

12.
Which state government has launched an e-governance portal - "Samarth"?
Uttarakhand
Odisha
Uttar Pradesh
Bihar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Uttarakhand education department launched an e-governance portal "Samarth".

13.
India conducted a Cyber Security Exercise as part of the International Counter Ransomware Initiative, in collaboration with which country?
UK
Japan
France
Australia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) and the UK Government in collaboration with BAE Systems successfully conducted the Cyber Security Exercise for 26 Countries.

14.
Who has won the Malaysian Age Group Rapid Chess Championship?
NihalSarin
S. L. Narayanan
Krishnan Sasikiran
Anishka Biyani
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Six-year-old Anishka Biyani has won the gold medal in the Malaysian Age Group Rapid Chess Championship in Kuala Lumpur.

15.
Which bank became 1st PSB to go live in the new direct tax collection system TIN 2.0?
Federal Bank
Bank of India
Canara Bank
Bank of Baroda
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Bank of India (BOI) has become the first public sector bank to go live on the Income Tax Department's new Direct Tax Collection System Tin 2.0.

16.
Which bank introduced a new SMS banking facility for its customers?
Axis Bank
ICICI Bank
Yes Bank
HDFC Ban
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The private sector lender HDFC Bank introduced a new SMS banking facility for its customers.

17.
World Physical Therapy Day is being celebrated on which date?
September 07
September 09
September 08
September 05
Answer: Option
Explanation:
World Physical Therapy Day is being celebrated globally on September 08.

18.
Who has released the Blue Transformation Roadmap?
World Wide Fund for Nature
UN Office for Project Services
Food & Agriculture Organization
Food Corporation of India
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched the Blue Transformation Roadmap.

19.
Ramchandra Manjhi, who passed away was related to which one of the following folk dances?
Rajasthani Folk Dance
Tamil Fork Dance
Bhojpuri Folk Dance
Karnataka Folk Dance
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The legendary artist Ram Chandra Manjhi was an Indian Bhojpuri folk dancer and a theatre artist and was one of the members of Bhikhari Thakur's drama team.

20.
As of March 2022, what is India's external debt, as per the Finance Ministry's data?
USD 220 billion
USD 420 billion
USD 820 billion
USD 620 billion
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's external debt rose by 8.2 per cent year-on-year to USD 620.7 billion as of March 2022, as per the Union Finance Ministry's 'Status Report on India's External Debt 2021-22'.