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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • November 26, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
What is the theme for the 21st World Congress of Accountants 2022?
Building confidence
Building Trust Enabling Sustainability
Earnings Management
A global information society
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has said that India is a bright shining spot in the world economy amidst global economic uncertainty. The theme for the WCOA 2022 is 'Building Trust Enabling Sustainability'.

2.
Which bank has launched a face authentication-based savings bank account opening for customers?
FINO Payments Bank
Airtel Payments Bank
Paytm Payments Bank
India Post Payments Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Airtel Payments Bank has launched a face authentication-based savings bank account opening for customers.

3.
Article 324 of the Constitution, which was seen in the news, is related to the appointment of which position?
Governor
President
Election commissioner
Supreme Court Judge
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The court flagged Article 324 of the Constitution, which talks about the appointment of election commissioners, and said it does not provide the procedure for such appointments.

4.
As per the recent OECD report, what is the GDP forecast for India for FY23?
6.6 %
7.2 %
6.1 %
7.5 %
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) cut its gross domestic growth forecast for India for FY23 to 6.6 per cent from 6.9 per cent.

5.
Which village in Tamil Nadu has been notified as the state's first biodiversity heritage site?
Navinipatti
Arittapatti
Keelavalavu
Kidaripatti
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Government of Tamil Nadu issued a notification declaring Arittapatti Village near Melur in the Madurai district as a biodiversity heritage site.

6.
Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day is observed every year on which date?
November 19
November 20
November 22
November 24
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day is observed every year on November 24.

7.
The National Payments Corporation of India in November 2022 proposed what percent volume cap for third-party app providers in a bid to avoid concentration risk?
15%
50%
20%
30%
Answer: Option
Explanation:
National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is in talks with the Reserve Bank on the implementation of its proposed December 31 deadline for limiting the volume cap of players to 30 per cent.

8.
National Gopal Ratna Awards are associated with which Union Ministry?
Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Ministry of Rural Development
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying announced the National Gopal Ratna Awards 2022.

9.
The Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) has launched 'jumbo trails', a programme aimed to educate visitors to the tiger reserve about elephants, the flora, and fauna. Where is Anamalai Tiger Reserve situated?
Gujarat
Tamil Nadu
Himachal Pradesh
Uttarakhand
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) has launched 'jumbo trails' at Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, a programme aimed to educate visitors to the tiger reserve about elephants, the flora, and fauna of ATR and the aboriginal tribes who live in the hills.

10.
Which country will host the inaugural Olympic E-sports Week in 2023?
Australia
Singapore
Japan
Italy
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The International Olympic Committee has confirmed that Singapore will host its first-ever E-Sports week in 2023.

11.
Which institution issued a working paper on the decline of India's rankings on global indices?
Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister
NITI Aayog
Department of Economic Affairs
Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, EAC-PM has issued a working paper titled 'Why India does poorly on global perception indices: Case study of three opinion-based indices'.

12.
Which bank has won the national award from Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) for significant enrolment under Atal Pension Yojana (APY) in November 2022?
State Bank of India
Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
Central Bank of India
Bank of India
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank won the national award from Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) for significant enrolment under Atal Pension Yojana (APY) in November 2022.

13.
Which state has inaugurated the UNESCO-India-Africa Hackathon 2022 at the Gautam Buddha University?
Rajasthan
Uttar Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Uttarakhand
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has inaugurated the UNESCO-India-Africa Hackathon 2022 at the Gautam Buddha University in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

14.
Who has been named Pakistan's new Army Chief?
Lt Gen Azhar Abbas
Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza
Lt. Gen Asim Munir
Lt Gen Faiz Hameed
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Lieutenant General Asim Munir has been appointed as the new Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan after weeks of speculation and political tussle in the country.

15.
Which country has passed its Free trade Agreement (FTA) with India?
Germany
Australia
Sri Lanka
France
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Australian Parliament has passed the country's Free trade Agreement (FTA) with India, announced Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.

16.
Who has inaugurated SARAS AAJEEVIKA MELA 2022 at India International Trade Fair in New Delhi?
Amit Shah
Arvind Kejriwal
Piyush Goyal
Giriraj Singh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh has inaugurated SARAS AAJEEVIKA MELA 2022 at India International Trade Fair in New Delhi.

17.
In November 2022, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed HDFC Bank Ltd and Canara Bank Ltd to open a special "vostro account" for trade in Rupees with which country?
China
Russia
France
Japan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed HDFC Bank Ltd and Canara Bank Ltd to open a special "vostro account" for trade in Rupees with Russia.

18.
Where was the Indian Air Force's Air Fest 2022 organized?
Chandigarh
Nagpur
Kanpur
Lucknow
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The annual Air Fest 2022 commenced at Air Force Head Quarters Maintenance Command in Nagpur.

19.
Who has inaugurated the '53 Hours Challenge' for '75 Creative Minds Tomorrow'?
Piyush Goyal
Anurag Singh Thakur
Narendra Modi
Amit Shah
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Youth Affairs & Sports Anurag Singh Thakur has inaugurated the '53 Hours Challenge' for '75 Creative Minds Tomorrow'.

20.
Brampton city in Canada got its first turbaned Sikh deputy mayor with whose appointment?
Harjit Sajjan
Harkirat Singh
Bardish Chagger
Monita Rajpal
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Brampton city in Canada got its first turbaned Sikh deputy mayor with the appointment of Harkirat Singh. Harkirat Singh, who represents wards 9 and 10, has been appointed deputy mayor from 2022-26.