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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • September 18, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
Which city has signed an MoU with the firm Pataa Navigations to become the country's first "Smart City" with a digital address in September 2022?
Indore
Ahmedabad
Lucknow
Raipur
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indore has signed an MOU with the firm Pataa Navigations to implement a fully digital addressing system.

2.
Which of the following has become India's most valuable brand according to the Kantar BrandZ report?
TCS
Tata
HDFC Bank
Infosys
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is India's most valuable brand in 2022 replacing HDFC Bank.

3.
World Patient Safety Day is celebrated on which date?
September 16
September 17
September 18
September 19
Answer: Option
Explanation:
World Patient Safety Day is celebrated on September 17.

4.
'The Green Fins Hub', the first-ever global marine tourism industry platform, is associated with which institution?
WEF
UNEP
IMF
UNICEF
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Green Fins Hub tool has been developed by The Reef-World Foundation in partnership with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

5.
Which institution organised the 'ANGAN 2022' Conference?
Bureau of Energy Efficiency
NITI Aayog
Reserve Bank of India
Central Board of Indirect Taxes
Answer: Option
Explanation:
ANGAN 2.0 is being organised by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power.

6.
Which paramilitary force's first female camel riding squad is being deployed along the India-Pakistan border?
CISF
BSF
CRPF
ITBP
Answer: Option
Explanation:
BSF's first female camel riding squad will be deployed along the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan & Gujarat.

7.
Who has become the first Indian female wrestling player to win two medals at the World Championships?
Vinesh Phogat
Sakshi Malik
Anshu Malik
Sonam Malik
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Vinesh Phogat won gold at the CWG and bronze at the ongoing world championships in Belgrade, and becomes the FIRST Indian female wrestler to win two medals at the World Championships.

8.
The President of which country has announced a new 600-million-dollar arms package to Ukraine?
Germany
France
Spain
USA
Answer: Option
Explanation:
US President Joe Biden has announced a new 600-million-dollar arms package to Ukraine.

9.
Which of the following state has become the third state to have Food Security Atlas?
Jharkhand
Assam
Tripura
Bihar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Jharkhand has become the third state after Bihar and Odisha in eastern India to have Food Security Atlas for its rural areas.

10.
India has launched a joint white paper on Urban Wastewater Landscape in India with which country at the world water congress and exhibition 2022?
Denmark
France
Japan
USA
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Denmark along with India launched a Whitepaper on 'Urban Wastewater Scenario in India' at International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress & Exhibition 2022 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

11.
Who has been appointed as the new Chairman & Managing Director of the India Trade Promotion Organization?
Namita Bansal
Ravi Rajan
BVR Subrahmanyam
Aman Gupta
Answer: Option
Explanation:
BVR Subrahmanyam (lAS) has been appointed as the new Chairman & Managing Director of the India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO).

12.
India's first Forest University to be established in which of the following states?
Gujarat
Rajasthan
Telangana
Uttar Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Telangana has decided to expand Forest College and Research Institute (FCRI) in Hyderabad into a full-fledged university.

13.
Which zoological park in India topped the ranking of the Central Zoo Authority?
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan
Gorewada International Zoo
Jijamata Udyan Zoo
Siddharth Garden Zoo
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (PNHZP) in West Bengals Darjeeling has been adjudged the best zoo in the country.

14.
According to the UN world food program, how many people are marching towards starvation in 82 countries?
164 million
150 million
200 million
345 million
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The UN World Food Program has warned that the world is facing a global emergency of unprecedented magnitude, with around 345 million people marching toward starvation.

15.
Agro-chemical firm UPL Ltd. has announced to set up a hybrid solar-wind energy power plant in which state?
Kerala
Gujarat
Odisha
Uttar Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Agrochemical firm UPL Ltd. has announced a joint venture with CleanMax Enviro Energy Solutions (CleanMax), to set up a hybrid solar-wind energy power plant in Gujarat.

16.
Which national football team has won the SAFF U-17 Championship Title in Colombo?
India
Bangladesh
Nepal
Indonesia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
In football, India clinched the SAFF under-17 Championship title, defeating Nepal 4-0 in the final in Colombo.

17.
Which state has announced India's first 'Breakfast scheme for government school students?
Telangana
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh
Kerala
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin launched the breakfast scheme for government school students from classes 1 to 5 in Madurai.

18.
Roger Federer, the veteran Tennis player, represents which country?
France
Switzerland
Serbia
Italy
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The former World No. 1 from Switzerland announced that the upcoming edition of the Laver Cup will be his final ATP tournament.

19.
Which of the following union minister has launched the Dashboard of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) in September 2022?
Rajnath Singh
Dr Jitendra Singh
Amit Shah
Nitin Gadkari
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh has launched the Dashboard of the Department of Science and Technology (DST).

20.
Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana, is associated with which Union Ministry?
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Ministry of Law and Justice
Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers
Ministry of Women and Child Development
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana, more than 8,700 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras have been opened across the country. It is implemented by the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers.