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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • September 21, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
Which state has approved the proposal of increasing the Dearness Allowance by 3 percent for state government employees?
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Odisha
Gujarat
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik, as a festive gift to the State govt employees, approved the proposal of increasing the Dearness Allowance (DA) by 3 percent.

2.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated BJP Mayor's Conclave in which state?
Madhya Pradesh
Gujarat
Uttar Pradesh
Karnataka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a two-day BJP Mayor's Conclave at Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

3.
Science magazine 'Vigyan Pragati', which received the National Rajbhasha Kirti Award is released by which institution?
CESCRA
ICAR
ICSR
CSIR
Answer: Option
Explanation:
CSIR's (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research) popular science magazine 'Vigyan Pragati' created history after receiving the National Rajbhasha Kirti Award (first position).

4.
Which state has announced to set of up NITI Aayog-like state-level institutions?
Bihar
Goa
Maharashtra
Karnataka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
A state-level institution on the lines of NITI Aayog will be established in Maharashtra.

5.
Which state government has decided to name the new integrated Secretariat complex after Babasaheb BR Ambedkar?
Haryana
Telangana
Gujarat
Karnataka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Telangana government decides to name new secretariat complex after B R Ambedkar.

6.
Who launched the National logistics policy from New Delhi?
Arvind Kejriwal
Droupadi Murmu
Mirabai Chanu
Narendra Modi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the National Logistics Policy (NLP) that aims to not only promote seamless movement of goods across the country but also improve the competitiveness of Indian goods in domestic as well as global markets.

7.
Which university has signed an MoU with the Indian Navy to establish a long-term symbiotic relationship?
Maharshi Dayanand University
Delhi University
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Amity University
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Amity University Uttar Pradesh signed an MoU with the Indian Navy to form a long-term relationship for Academic cooperation.

8.
Which country has successfully cloned the wild Arctic wolf for the first time in the world?
Russia
Japan
South Korea
China
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Beijing-based Sinogene Biotechnology Co. has debuted on video the world's first cloned Wild Arctic Wolf. The wolf pup named 'Maya' is 100 days old and was born in a lab in Beijing.

9.
Which Naval Ship was decommissioned by the Indian Navy after 32 years of service?
INS Khanjar
INS Ajay
INS Khirch
INS Khukri
Answer: Option
Explanation:
INS Ajay (P34) was decommissioned after 32 years of glorious service. The ceremony was conducted traditionally at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.

10.
Who has inaugurated the Ramakrishna Mission 'Awakening' programme for students of classes 1 to 5?
Anurag Thakur
Dharmendra Pradhan
Pralhad Joshi
Piyush Goyal
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurial Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Ramkrishna Mission 'Awakening' Program for students of classes I to V.

11.
Which Indian state has announced to set up state-level institutions on the lines of NITI Aayog?
West Bengal
Uttar Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
A State Level institution on the lines of NITI Aayog is announced to be set up in Maharashtra.

12.
Which bank partnered with Remitly for secure and easy remittance to India?
SBI
PNB
RBI
BOB
Answer: Option
Explanation:
For safe and simple remittances to India, the nation's largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), has collaborated with Remitly.

13.
Who became the 1st Indian to bag 4 medals at World Wrestling Championships?
PV Sindhu
Mirabai Chanu
Neeraj Chopra
Bajrang Punia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ace grappler Bajrang Punia became the only Indian to claim four medals at the World Wrestling Championships by clinching a bronze in the current edition.

14.
Which country hosted the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit of 2022?
Uzbekistan
Tajikistan
Ukraine
Russia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Uzbekistan chaired the 22nd Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Samarkand on 15-16 September 2022.

15.
As of 2022, which country is the largest bilateral lender to Sri Lanka?
China
India
Australia
USA
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India has become the largest bilateral lender to Sri Lanka by disbursing a total of USD 968 million in loans in four months of 2022, surpassing China.

16.
Indian Army has decided to shift the Army Day Parade of 2023 to which area?
Eastern Command
Northern Command
Southern Command
Central Command
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Army has decided to shift its annual Army Day parade out of Delhi and has decided to hold it in 2023 in the Southern Command area.

17.
District Disability Rehabilitation centre is an initiative of which Union Ministry?
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Ministry of Women and Child Development
Answer: Option
Explanation:
To improve their services the Department of Empowerment of Persons With Disability in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Government of India has conceptualized the model DDRC model.

18.
Which state CM launched the 'CM Da Haisi' portal to address public grievances?
Kerala
Manipur
Assam
Odisha
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Manipur CM N. Biren Singh launched the 'CM Da Haisi' web portal to address public grievances.

19.
Which city is the host of the 'Global Clean Energy Action Forum'?
Rome
New Delhi
Pittsburg
Paris
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh is set to lead an Indian delegation at Global Clean Energy Action Forum at Pittsburg in the US.