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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • September 20, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
One day has been reserved for women MLAs in the Assembly on 22nd September in which state?
Odisha
Uttar Pradesh
Kerala
Haryana
Answer: Option
Explanation:
For the first time during this session, a day has been reserved for women MLAs in the Assembly on 22nd September in Uttar Pradesh.

2.
The setting up of an institute on the lines of NITI Aayog in the state for comprehensive data analysis and decision making after in-depth study in various fields has been decided in which state?
Haryana
Kerala
Maharashtra
Madhya Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced the setting up of an institute on the lines of NITI Aayog in the state for comprehensive data analysis and decision making after in-depth study in various fields.

3.
Who was named the Mumbai Indians' first head coach for the IPL 2023 season?
Mark Boucher
Virender Sehwag
Ajit Agarkar
Sunil Gavaskar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Mumbai Indians announced South African legend Mark Boucher as their Head Coach starting with IPL 2023.

4.
Former Davis Cup captain Naresh Kumar passed away recently. Davis Cup is related to which sport?
Badminton
Boxing
Football
Tennis
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Davis Cup is related to tennis.

5.
Sumant Kathpalia re-appointed as MD & CEO of which bank for 3 years?
RBI
SBI
PNB
IndusInd Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Sumant Kathpalia was re-appointed as MD & CEO of IndusInd Bank for 3 years.

6.
Which city won the Durand cup?
Bengaluru
Mumbai
Delhi
Kolkata
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bengaluru beat Mumbai city to win the first Duran cup.

7.
International Red Panda Day is celebrated every year on the third Saturday of which month?
January
September
August
May
Answer: Option
Explanation:
International Red Panda Day is celebrated every year on the third Saturday of September.

8.
Who won the special charity match of the Legends League Series?
World Giants
Red Panda
Black Panther
Indian Maharajas
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian Maharajas won the special charity match of the Legends League Series.

9.
Who has launched Swachhata Portal for Special Campaign 2.0?
Jitender Singh
Amit Shah
Smriti Irani
Narender Modi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Jitender Singh has launched Swachhata Portal for Special Campaign 2.0.

10.
Which state becomes the third state after Bihar and Odisha to publish Food Security Atlas?
Haryana
Punjab
Assam
Jharkhand
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Jharkhand becomes the third state after Bihar and Odisha to publish Food Security Atlas.

11.
The devastating storm Nanmadol has struck which country?
India
Vietnam
Laos
Japan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The devastating storm Nanmadol struck Japan.

12.
UNICEF appointed Vanessa Nakate, a 25-year-old climate activist from which country as the Goodwill Ambassador of the UN Children's Fund?
Spain
India
South America
Uganda
Answer: Option
Explanation:
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) appointed Vanessa Nakate, a 25-year-old climate activist from Uganda as the Goodwill Ambassador of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).

13.
Devendra Jhanjharia belongs to which game?
Athlete
Shooting
Boxing
Javelin Throw
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The World Para Athletics Grand Prix Competition 2022 has been held in Morocco from 15 to 17 September 2022. Indian javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia has won a silver medal in the World Para Athletics Grand Prix competition.

14.
India surpasses which country to become Sri Lanka's largest bilateral lender?
Pakistan
USA
China
Russia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India surpasses China to become Sri Lanka's largest bilateral lender.

15.
Mr. Gavit, who died recently, belonged to which political party?
AAP
BJP
Congress
RJD
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Mr. Gavit served as the Union Minister of state home in the Manmohan Singh government in 2004 and Minister of State social justice in 2013

16.
Which city has become the new capital of Kazakhstan?
Hungary
Kiev
Nur Sultan
Astana
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kazakhstan has renamed its country's capital Nur Sultan. Nur Sultan will now be known as Astana.

17.
Who has been named as the Head Coach of the Mumbai Indians Emirates team?
Sunil Gavaskar
Kapil Dev
Rahul Dravid
Shane Bond
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Shane Bond has been appointed as head coach of the MI Emirates in the UAE T20 League.

18.
Which rule is expected to be introduced in IPL 2023?
Set off Rule
Effect Play Rule
Impact Player Rule
None
Answer: Option
Explanation:
'Impact Player' rule set to be implemented in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and IPL 2023. The main feature of this rule will be to allow more than 11 players to take the field in a game of cricket.