100+ Current Affairs Quiz September 2022
Current Affairs Quiz September 2022 this site helps you to know about the value of current affairs if you read this article you can crack all the gov exams.
1.Which country has broken its own record for the world’s lowest fertility rate?
[B] South Korea
Correct Answer: B [South Korea]
South Korea has broken its own record for the world’s lowest fertility rate, according to official figures released. To maintain a stable population, countries need a fertility rate of 2.1.
The country struggles to reverse its years-long trend of declining births. The country’s fertility rate sunk to 0.81 in 2021, 0.03% lower than the previous year.
2.Which regulatory body has notified a framework introducing a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) in India?
[A] Reserve Bank of India
[B] Securities and Exchange Board of India
[C] Department of Financial Services
[D] Economic Advisory Council
Correct Answer: B [Securities and Exchange Board of India]
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has notified a framework introducing a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) in India.
The new category of exchange will provide social enterprises an additional avenue to raise funds. The SSE lists non-profit organisations (NPO) on stock exchanges and provides them with an alternative fund-raising avenue.
3.‘The Centre for Medical Skills for paramedical staff’ is set to come up in which state/UT?
[D] West Bengal
Correct Answer: C [Meghalaya]
‘The Centre for Medical Skills for paramedical staff’ is set to come up at Babadam in West Garo Hills of Meghalaya.
The Meghalaya Cabinet approved the construction of Centre that will be built at the cost of Rs 152 crores. The Medical Skill Hunar Hub will have space for 2500 students with several facilities including hostel, Pharmaceutical College, Paramedical College and Skill Development Centre.
4.Which state/UT launched a ‘Startup Pitch Challenge’ to provide a platform for startups in manufacturing related sectors?
[C] Tamil Nadu
Correct Answer: B [Karnataka]
Chief Minister of Karnataka Basavaraj Bommai launched the ‘Startup Pitch Challenge’. The state government of Karnataka is organising the challenge in partnership with TiE Global and TiE Bengaluru, a non-profit, global community.
It aims to recognize and support startups in manufacturing related sectors and provide them a platform to showcase their strengths and ensure funding. The event has been planned for the Global Investors Meet (GIM) – ‘Invest Karnataka 2022’.
5.Which Ministry has developed a user-interactive dashboard for user associations to provide suggestions for the government?
[A] Ministry of MSME
[B] Ministry of Commerce and Industry
[C] Ministry of Law and Justice
[D] Ministry of Electronics and IT
Correct Answer: B [Ministry of Commerce and Industry]
The Logistics Division of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has created a user-interactive dashboard which allows authorized user associations to lodge issues or suggestions for the government.
The portal will be launched for all authorised associations in the sector soon. This new digital initiative aims to reduce paper correspondence of industry associations and trade bodies. They can highlight issues related to logistics services to the government.
6.Which Indian state/UT launched the ‘Mahila Nidhi’, loan scheme for social and economic development of women through loans?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[C] West Bengal
Correct Answer: B [Rajasthan]
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot launched ‘Mahila Nidhi’, a loan scheme for the social and economic development of women through loans.
The scheme was launched on the occasion of Women’s Equality Day. Under the scheme, easy credit will be available to women for starting new businesses and expanding their business. In the state budget 2022-23, the government announced to set up ‘Mahila Nidhi’ through Rajasthan Rural Livelihood Development Council.
7.‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’ is observe every year during which month?
Correct Answer: C [September]
India observes National Nutrition Week from September 1 to September 7 every year to raise awareness about the importance of consuming nutritious food.
Ministry of Women and Child Development is celebrating the 5th Rashtriya Poshan Maah 2022 across the nation from 1st to 30th September. This year, the objective of the Poshan Maah is to celebrate Poshan Maah through Gram Panchayats as Poshan Panchayats with key focus on ‘Mahila aur Swasthya’ and ‘Bacha aur Shiksha’.
8.Which social media platform company has announced a new facility named ‘Circles’?
Correct Answer: B [Twitter]
Twitter announced the availability of Twitter Circle where users can choose who can see and engage with their tweets.
Everyone can join the public conversation on their own terms while each Circle will allow up to 150 people. After a successful test run, the feature is being rolled out across the world. People in the circle will see a green badge under Tweets sent to the group wile these Tweets cannot be retweeted.
9.What is the name of the national single-window source for all assessment-related information of education boards?
Correct Answer: C [PARAKH]
PARAKH (Performance Assessment, Review and Analysis of Knowledge for Holistic Development) was announced in the National Educational Policy (NEP).
The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) and the state education boards are collaborating to draw up a ‘benchmark framework’ to bring uniformity across state and central boards. PARAKH will be the national single-window source for all assessment-related information. It will oversee the periodic tests like the National Achievement Survey (NAS) and State Achievement Survey.
10.As per the latest NCRB report, the highest number of sedition cases were registered in which state?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Andhra Pradesh
Correct Answer: C [Andhra Pradesh]
According to the latest NCRB (National Crime Records Bureau) report, the highest number of sedition cases was recorded in Andhra Pradesh (29).
76 cases for sedition were registered in 2021 in the country under IPC Section 124A. In 2020, no sedition case was recorded in the state of Andhra Pradesh. There were 1,604 arrests under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act [UAPA].
11.Which state/UT recorded the highest number of cybercrime incidents in 2021?
[B] New Delhi
[D] Uttar Pradesh
Correct Answer: C [Karnataka]
As per the data released by the National Crime Records Bureau, the number of cybercrime incidents in 2021 has gone up by 18.4 per cent since 2019.
The number of such cases against women has risen at 28 per cent. Out of the 52,974 incidents reported in 2021, 20.2 per cent were reported as cases of crime against women. Karnataka had the highest share with 2,243 cases, followed by Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.
12.The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a loan of USD 2.9 billion to which country to tackle its economic crisis?
[C] Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: C [Sri Lanka]
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a loan of USD 2.9 billion to Sri Lanka. The country is battling its worst economic crisis since independence in 1948.
Sri Lankan President Wickremesinghe, who is also the country’s Finance Minister, presented his first budget, which aimed to boost revenue and fight inflation.
13.Which country is the host of the multilateral command Exercise Vostok – 2022?
Correct Answer: B [Russia]
A multilateral strategic and command Exercise Vostok – 2022 has begun in Russia. The exercise is aimed at coordination among other participating military contingents and observers.
The Indian Army contingent comprising of troops from 7/8 Gorkha Rifles undertakes joint drills including joint field training exercises, combat discussions, and firepower exercises.
14.Dharamshala, where the Tibetan Democracy Day is celebrated, is located in which Indian state/UT?
[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Himachal Pradesh
Correct Answer: B [Himachal Pradesh]
Tibetan Democracy Day is celebrated on September 2, to mark the inception of the Tibetan government-in-exile in Dharamshala.
The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), Tibetan government-in-exile in Dharamshala, governs over 1 lakh refugees across the world. It is the home of the Dalai Lama and all the Tibetans in exile. This year, the 62nd anniversary of Tibetan Democracy Day was celebrated.
15.Which country is hit by the strongest tropical storm of 2022, dubbed Super Typhoon ‘Hinnamnor’?
[D] New Zealand
Correct Answer: C [Japan]
The strongest tropical storm of 2022, dubbed Super Typhoon ‘Hinnamnor’, has been moving across the western Pacific Ocean with wind speeds of up to 241 kilometres per hour.
It was classified as the category 5 typhoon, the highest classification on the scale. The typhoon is expected to develop further, as it moves towards the Japanese islands. , Japan’s Meteorological Agency has warned of flooding, heavy downpour, landslides and thunderstorm warnings.
16.Monthly GST revenues have remained above the Rs 1.4 lakh crore mark from which month in 2022?
Correct Answer: B [March]
Gross Goods and Services Tax (GST) collections rose to Rs 1,43,612 crore for August 2022. Monthly GST revenues have remained above the Rs 1.4 lakh crore mark for the last six months (from March 2022).
However, the August collection is lower than the previous month but 28.2 per cent higher year-on-year, as per the data released by the Finance Ministry.
17.The United Nations has released a report on alleged human rights abuses in which country?
Correct Answer: B [China]
China has responded to a United Nations report on alleged human rights abuses in its north-western Xinjiang region targeting Uyghurs and other mainly Muslim ethnic minorities.
The report has been in the works for years and was released recently. The report claims that more than 1 million ethnic minority members were forcibly sent to re-education centers.
18.India’s first-ever ‘Night Sky Sanctuary’ is set to come up in which state/UT?
[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] New Delhi
Correct Answer: C [Ladakh]
The Department of Science & Technology (DST) has undertaken to set up India’s first-ever ‘Night Sky Sanctuary’ in Ladakh which will be completed within next three months.
The Dark Sky Reserve will be located at Hanle, Ladakh as a part of Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary. It will boost Astro-tourism in India. An MoU was signed among the UT administration, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh and the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA).
19.As per NCRB Data, which state recorded the highest number of recorded cases against fake news on social media in 2021?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[C] West Bengal
Correct Answer: C [West Bengal]
West Bengal recorded the highest number of recorded cases against fake news on social media in 2021, according to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data.
West Bengal reported 43 cases of fake news on social media. It was followed by Telangana at 34 cases and Uttar Pradesh at 24. In total, India reported 179 such cases and West Bengal accounted for 24 per cent of those cases.
20.Which African country is the first to enter ‘Results Based Payment Agreement’?
[D] South Africa
Correct Answer: B [Gabon]
Gabon hosted the Africa Climate Week became the first African country to receive payments for conserving its forests.
It is the second-most forest-dense country in the world and it harnesses this resource by protecting its forests and generating carbon credits. Gabon received $17 million from Norway in June 2021. The deal, known as a Results Based Payment Agreement, was facilitated by the Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI), a part of UNDP.