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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • December 5, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
Which country joined the top 50 countries in Global Aviation Safety Ranking?
India
America
China
Russia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India is now among the top 50 countries with best aviation safety according to the latest ICAO rankings.

2.
Which country is the largest trading partner of India after China and the US, as of 2022?
Russia
France
UK
UAE
Answer: Option
Explanation:
After the United States and China, UAE is India's third largest trading partner. As per projection, the bilateral trade of $88 billion for the current financial year may surpass FY 2021-22's figures of $73 billion.

3.
Google launched the anti-misinformation campaign in which country?
Italy
Israel
India
Iceland
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Google's Jigsaw subsidiary is launching a new anti-misinformation project in India, aimed at preventing misleading information that has been blamed for inciting violence.

4.
Who has been appointed batting coach of the Indian women's cricket team by BCCI?
Hrishikesh Kanitkar
Hemu Adhikari
Man Singh
Lal Chand Rajput
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Hrishikesh Kanitkar was appointed batting coach of the Indian women's cricket team by BCCI.

5.
Which is the most searched keyword in Google search in India in 2022?
Cowin
IPL
Fifa World Cup
T20 World Cup
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Premier League (IPL) was the most searched or Googled keyword in 2022. It is followed by Cowin, Fifa World Cup, Asia Cup, and the ICC T20 World Cup.

6.
Mount Semeru volcano has erupted, sending ash billowing into the sky and sparking evacuations. Where is the volcano located?
Greece
Holy See
Ireland
Indonesia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indonesia's Mount Semeru volcano has erupted, sending ash billowing into the sky and sparking evacuations on the country's main island, Java.

7.
Mallika Sarabhai became the Chancellor of which state's Kalamandalam Deemed University?
Goa
Tripura
Kerala
Manipur
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Mallika Sarabhai became the Chancellor of Kerala Kalamandalam Deemed University.

8.
Yoginder K Alagh, who passed away, belongs to which profession?
Teacher
Doctor
Orthodontist
Economist
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Economist and former Union minister Yoginder K Alagh passed away.

9.
Justice Tashi Rabstan was appointed as acting chief justice of which state High Court?
Odisha
J&K
Delhi
Sikkim
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Justice Tashi Rabstan was appointed as acting chief justice of the J&K High Court.

10.
Indian-origin, Veena Nair won Prime Minister's prize in which country?
Australia
Fiji
France
America
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian-origin, Veena Nair won Prime Minister's prize in Australia.

11.
Who clinched silver at Weightlifting World Championships 2022?
Seema Patel
Manisha Devi
Mirabai Chanu
Laxmibai
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu won silver at the 2022 World Weightlifting Championships in Colombia. She beat the Tokyo 2020 champion Hou Zhihua of China.

12.
Which actress is to unveil FIFA World Cup Trophy during the final in Qatar?
Karishma Kapoor
Rani Mukherjee
Deepika Padukone
Priyanka Chopra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Deepika Padukone is to unveil FIFA World Cup Trophy during the final in Qatar.

13.
Manisha Ramadass claimed the BWF Female Player of the Year award in which game?
Hockey
Volleyball
Badminton
Basketball
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Manisha Ramadass claimed the BWF Female Para-Badminton Player of the Year award.

14.
Who is India's 77th chess Grandmaster?
Aditya Mittal
Pranav Anand
Rahul Srivatshav
Rahul Srivatshav
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Sixteen-year-old Aditya Mittal has become India's 77th chess Grandmaster during an ongoing tournament in Spain.

15.
How many Indian billionaires are on the 16th edition of Forbes Asia Heroes of Philanthropy List?
Two
Five
Three
Four
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian billionaires Gautam Adani, Shiv Nadar, and Ashok Soota, as well as Malaysian-Indian businessman Brahmal Vasudevan and his lawyer wife Shanthi Kandiah, were named in the 16th edition of Forbes Asia's Heroes of Philanthropy list.