Current Affairs of 24 November 2022

Current Affairs of 24 November 2022

Que. 1 Who among the following has beenhonoured with Economic Times InspiringLeaders Award 2022 in New Delhi on 22November 2022?

1. Sachin Singh

2. Ravi Jindal

3. Aditya Bajaj

4. AP Shreethar

Answer: The correct answer is AP Shreethar.

Explanation:-

• Museum maker AP. Shreethar was honored with Economic Times Inspiring Leaders Award – 2022 in Delhi.

• AP. Shreethar is a self-taught artist and museum maker.

•He is known to have conducted over 72 shows and exhibitions around the globe.

•AP. Shreethar is additionally credited as the creator of the world’s first Live Art Museum.

Que. 2 Which company was awarded “Partner of the Year 2022 award” by Procter & Gamble (P&G) in Cincinnati, USA on 22 November 2022?

1.Bajaj Finance

2. Hindustan Unilever Limited

3. Reliance Industries Limited

4.Matrix India Pvt. Ltd.

Answer: The correct answer is Matrix India Pvt.

Explanation:-

•Matrix Business Services India Pvt. Ltd. was awarded “Partner of the Year 2022” by Procter & Gamble (P&G) in Cincinnati, USA, for their contribution in transforming their business processes.

• Matrix was among the 11 external business partners (EBPs) chosen from global network of over 50,000 for the year 2021 – 22.

• Matrix is headquartered in Chennai and has a presence all over the country.

Que. 3 Who became the first Indian to win Gold Medal at Karate 1 Series A in Jakarta, Indonesia on 20 November 2022?

1. Pranay Sharma

2. Sabari Karthik

3. Randhir Singh

4. Nishu Ahlawat

Answer: The correct answer is Pranay Sharma.

Explanation:-

• Indian Karate player Pranay Sharma on 20 November 2022 became the first Indian to win Gold Medal at Karate 1 Series A in Jakarta, Indonesia.

•Sharma defeated Ukraine’s Davyd Yanovskyi in the Men’s 67 kg Kumite Final to bag the historic gold medal in the competition.

•The Karate 1-Series A comprises a number of first-class international tournaments all over the world.

Que. 4 Indian table tennis player Manika Batra clinched the bronze medal at the IITF-ATTU Asian Cup tournament on 19 November 2022. The championship washeld in_________.

1.Tokyo

2. Bali

3. Manila

4. Bangkok

Answer: the correct answer is Bangkok.

Explanation:-

•Indian table tennis player Manika Batra clinched the bronze medal at the IITF-ATTU Asian Cup tournament on 19 November 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand.

•She has become the first Indian female to win a medal at the Asian Cup table tennis tournament.

•She defeated the World number six and three-time Asian champion Hina Hayata in a match by 4-2 to bag the bronze medal.

Que. 5 The 9th India_____Foreign Policyand Security Consultations were held inNew Delhi on 22 November 2022.

1.European Union (EU)

2. African Union (AU)

3. ASEAN

4. BRICS

Answer:The correct answer is European Union(EU).

Explanation:-

•The 9th India-EU Foreign Policy and Security Consultations were held in New Delhi on 22 November 2022.

• The two sides also reviewed the working of various institutional mechanisms between India and the EU, including on Cyber Security, Counter Terrorism and Maritime Security.

Que. 6 A report by Deloitte India on 20 November 2022 said that India is likely to post a 6.5% to 7.1% economic growth in FY2022-23. The headquarters of Deloitte is located at__________.

1. London

2. Paris

3. New York

4. Tokyo

Answer:The correct answer is London.

Explanation:-

•A report by Deloitte India on 20 November 2022 said that India is likely to post a 6.5% to 7.1% economic growth in FY2022-23.

• Deloitte expects global prices to ease by mid-2023 owing to a possible moderation in crude oil and industrial raw material prices, thereby easing pressures on domestic inflation.

•India’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 8.7 percent in the 2021-22 fiscal year.

Que. 7 Which of the following banks has been allowed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for trade in rupees with Russia in November 2022?

1. HDFC Bank

2. Canara Bank

3. Both 1 and 2

4. State Bank of India

Answer: The correct answer is Both 1 and 2.

Explanation:-

• The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed HDFC Bank Ltd and Canara Bank Ltd to open a special “vostro account” for trade in rupees with Russia.

• Vostro accounts are accounts a bank holds on behalf of another, often foreign bank, and this forms a key part of correspondent banking.

•Till now UCO Bank, Union Bank and IndusInd Bank have received regulatory clearance for rupee trade.

Que. 8 Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of UrbanGabru in November 2022?

1. Suryakumar Yadav

2. Rohit Sharma

3. Virat Kohli

4.Rishabh Pant

Answer:The correct answer is Suryakumar Yadav.

Explanation:-

• Men’s grooming brand UrbanGabru announced cricketer Suryakumar Yadav as its new brand ambassador on 22 November 2022.

• Suryakumar joins the brand to endorse UrbanGabru’s grooming range.

• Suryakumar Yadav is currently ranked first in men’s T20 International batting.

Que. 9 Which company has been awarded the Salesforce Partner Innovation Award 2022 in the “Communications” category in November 2022?

1.Zepto

2. Skyroot Aerospace

3. Prodapt

4.UpGrad

Answer: The correct answer is Prodapt.

Explanation:-

• Prodapt, a leading global consulting, technology & managed services provider, has been named a recipient of the Salesforce Partner Innovation Award 2022 in the “Communications” category.

• The award recognizes the significant contributions Salesforce partners have made across industries.

• Prodapt is a global provider of advisory services for IT, and telecommunications.

Que. 10 Who among the following has been conferred with the prestigious Dr Kalam Seva Puraskar in November 2022?

1. Pawan Kumar Chandana

2. Ravi Kumar Sagar

3. Falguni nayar

4. Ritesh agarwal

Answer:The correct answer is Ravi Kumar Sagar.

Explanation:-

• Ravi Kumar Sagar, one of the youngest founders and CEO of RK’S INNO group was conferred with Dr. Abdul Kalam Seva Puraskar on 22 November 2022.

•He was awarded for his persistent service to society and is one of the youngest entrepreneurs in India.

•This award is hosted every year by Vandhe Bharat Foundation to commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. APJ Adul Kalam.

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