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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • December 13, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
What is the rank of India with the 20 most valuable companies in the world in the Hurun Global 500 list in 2022?
4th
3rd
5th
7th
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India rose from the 9th rank to the 5th rank with 20 companies featured in the list. Eleven of these 20 companies are based in Mumbai, 4 in Ahmedabad and one each in Noida, New Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata.

2.
Miroslaw Hermaszewski, who passed away, belongs to which country?
Pakistan
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Poland's first astronaut, Miroslaw Hermaszewski passes away.

3.
Which country's TV actor Dev Joshi in 'DearMoon CREW' for the SpaceX Moon Trip?
India
Iran
Iraq
Indonesia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian TV actor Dev Joshi in 'DearMoon CREW' for SpaceX Moon Trip.

4.
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will inaugurate the India Global Forum in which country?
Mali
UAE
UK
Oman
Answer: Option
Explanation:
External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will inaugurate the India Global Forum UAE 2022 in Dubai.

5.
Who won gold in women's air pistol national champion 2022?
Sushma
Shivangi
Asha
Divya
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Divya T.S. beat Sanskriti Bana 16-14 to clinch the women's air pistol gold in the 65th National shooting championship that concluded at the Madhya Pradesh Academy.

6.
Who has been elected as the senior vice president of the Indian Olympic Association?
Ajay H Patel
Vijay Joshi
Sumit Malhotra
Pankaj Parashar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ajay H Patel has been elected as the senior vice president of the Indian Olympic Association.

7.
Which nation banned the buying of cigarettes by anybody born on or after January 1, 2009?
New Zealand
Norway
Oman
Palau
Answer: Option
Explanation:
New Zealand passed into law a ban on the sale of tobacco products to anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 2009, furthering an ambitious plan to create a smoke-free nation that could pave the way for similar policies elsewhere in the world.

8.
Which country has printed bank notes for the first time with two female signatures?
USA
Japan
UK
Ukraine
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bank notes printed by the United States for the first time with two female signatures.

9.
The country's largest contemporary art exhibition started in which state?
Kerala
Karnataka
Haryana
West Bengal
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kochi Muziris, the country's largest contemporary art exhibition started in Kerala.

10.
Joe Root became which player to score 10000 Test runs?
4th
3rd
5th
2nd
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Joe Root became the 3rd player to score 10000 Test runs.

11.
Which state CM Stalin launched a scheme to uplift sanitation staff?
Assam
Tamil Nadu
Gujarat
Manipur
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Tamil Nadu CM Stalin launched a scheme to uplift sanitation staff.

12.
First India Global Forum being organized in which country?
Japan
Jordan
Dubai
Denmark
Answer: Option
Explanation:
First India Global Forum is being organized in Dubai.

13.
Dr PC Rath was elected as the president of the Cardiological Society of which country?
India
Italy
France
Germany
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Dr PC Rath was elected as the president of the Cardiological Society of India.

14.
Who was honoured with the 25th Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi National Eminence Award?
Venkaiah Naidu
Bhupendra Singh
Lalit Kumar
Aayush Rana
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Former Vice President Venkaiah Naidu was honoured with the 25th Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi National Eminence Award.

15.
Indian origin Krishna Vavilala received which country's Presidential Lifetime Award?
UK
Fiji
USA
Haiti
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian origin Krishna Vavilala received US Presidential Lifetime Award.

16.
SpiceJet won the 'Safety Performer of the Year 2022' award by which city Airport?
Chennai
Mumbai
Delhi
Bangalore
Answer: Option
Explanation:
SpiceJet won the 'Safety Performer of the Year 2022' award from Delhi Airport.

17.
The largest commercial jet terminal in the country opened at which city's airport?
Jaipur
Bangalore
Kolkata
Kochi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The largest commercial jet terminal in the country opened at Kochi airport.

18.
13th edition of the 'Under the Sal Tree' theatre festival is to begin in which state from December 15?
Goa
Rajasthan
Manipur
Assam
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 13th edition of the 'Under the Sal Tree' theatre festival is to begin in Assam on December 15.

19.
The culture Ministry has set up how many Zonal Cultural Centres to conserve and develop art, culture & crafts across the country?
Five
Six
Seven
There
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Culture Ministry has set up seven Zonal Cultural Centres to conserve, and develop art, culture & crafts across the country.