Current affairs quiz of 14 November 2022
Que.1 World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on November 14th to mark the birthday of Frederick Banting, who discovered the insulin hormone along with Charles Herbert Best in 1922. What is the theme of World Diabetes Day 2022?
1.Protect our Future: Diabetes Education and Prevention
2.Eyes on Diabetes
3.The Nurse and Diabetes
4.Access to diabetes education
Answer:The correct answer is Access to diabetes education.
•World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on Nov 14th to mark the birthday of Frederick Banting, who discovered the insulin hormone along with Charles Herbert Best in 1922.
•It was first observed in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) & World Health Organisation (WHO).
•At present, 10 out of 100 adults are suffering from diabetes.
•2022 Theme: ‘Access to diabetes education’.
Que. 2 Every year in India November 14th is celebrated as Children’s Day to mark the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. In which year, Jawaharlal Nehru established Children’s Film Society India to create indigenous cinema exclusively for kids?1.1955
Answer:The correct answer is 1955.
•Every year in India Nov 14th is celebrated as Children’s Day to mark the birth anniversary of Pt Jawaharlal Nehru, the 1st Prime Minister of India (1947 to 1964).
•Nehru, fondly called ‘Chacha Nehru’, was known for his affection for kids.
•He also established the Children’s Film Society India in 1955 to create indigenous cinema exclusively for kids.
•World Children’s Day is celebrated on 20th November.
Que. 3Which day is celebrated as World Kindness Day in November?
Answer:The correct answer is 13 November.
•World Kindness Day is observed on November 13th every year to celebrate acts of kindness, compassion, and humanity.
•It is observed in many countries, including Canada, Australia, India and the United Arab Emirates.
•In 1998, this day was first observed by an organisation called – The World Kindness Movement.
•It was formed by like-minded kindness organisations at a Tokyo conference in 1997.
Que. 4 The 7th edition of the bilateral air exercise between India and France concluded at Air Force Station, Jodhpur on 12th November 2022. What was the name of the exercise?
4.Hand in Hand
Answer:The correct answer is Garuda.
•The 7th edition of the bilateral air exercise between the Indian Air Force (IAF) & the French Air & Space Force (FASF), ‘Exercise Garuda-VII’ concluded at Air Force Station, Jodhpur on 12th Nov 2022.
•It was the first occasion for IAF’s LCA Tejas and the LCH Prachand to participate in any international exercise.
•The first, third & fifth editions were conducted in India in 2003, 2006, and 2014.
Que. 5 At which place, the 41st edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) is being held in November 2022?
Answer:The correct answer is New Delhi.
•The 41st edition of the India International Trade Fair (IITF) will be held at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi from 14th November 2022.
•Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal will inaugurate the fair, which will continue till the 27th of November.
•In 2022 the theme of the trade fair is ‘Vocal For Local, Local to Global.’
•Uttar Pradesh & Kerala are participating as Focus States in the fair.
Que. 6 Who has won the Women’s 10-meter Air Rifle gold medal at the Asian Airgun Championship in Daegu, South Korea on 12th Nov 2022?
Answer:The correct answer is Mehuli Ghosh.
•Indian shooter Mehuli Ghosh on 12th Nov 2022 won the Women’s 10-meter Air Rifle gold medal at the Asian Airgun Championship in Daegu, South Korea.
•She beat South Korean Eunyoung Cho to clinch the gold.
•The junior women’s gold was bagged by Tilottama Sen who beat compatriot Nancy in the 10-metre air rifle event.
•In the youth men’s event, Parth Mane outclassed Ha Semin 16-0 for the gold.
Que. 7International Cricket Council has announced that the 2024 Under-19 men’s T-20 World Cup will be hosted by______________.
Answer:The correct answer is Sri Lanka.
•International Cricket Council on 13th Nov 2022 announced that the 2024 Under-19 men’s T-20 World Cup will be hosted by Sri Lanka while the 2026 edition will be hosted by Zimbabwe & Namibia.
Que. 8 India and __________ have signed 4 MoUs in the areas of culture, wildlife & health on 12th November 2022.
Answer:The correct answer is Cambodia.
•India & Cambodia on 12th Nov 2022 signed 4 MoUs in the areas of culture, wildlife & health.
•They were signed during the bilateral talks between Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Cambodian PM Hun Sen on the sidelines of the ongoing ASEAN Summit at Phnom Penh.
•Vice President Dhankhar is on a visit to Cambodia to participate in the ASEAN India Commemorative Summit & the 17th East Asia Summit.
Que. 9Which of the following country will host the 2025 Kabaddi World Cup?
Answer:The correct answer is the United Kingdom.
•The World Kabaddi Federation on 12th Nov 2022 announced that the UK’s West Midlands Region will host the 2025 Kabaddi World Cup.
•This is the first time that a kabaddi world cup will be held outside of Asia.
•It will be organised by England Kabaddi, Scottish Kabaddi, and the British Kabaddi League.
•The tournament featured 16 teams (men and women), including from India, Iran, and Pakistan.
Que. 10The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has agreed ‘in principle’ to admit _______________ as the group’s 11th member.
Answer:The correct answer is East Timor.
•The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has agreed ‘in principle’ to admit East Timor as the group’s 11th member.
•East Timor is the youngest country in Southeast Asia, having gained independence from Indonesia in 2002 after 24 years of occupation.
•ASEAN began as a five-member bloc in 1967 and has gradually expanded, with Cambodia being the most recent addition in 1999.
Que. 11 Who will be the Indian representative on the decision-making ICC board and head the Finance and Commercial Affairs (F&CA) committee of the global cricket body?1.Sourav Ganguly
Answer:The correct answer is Jay Shah.
•BCCI secretary Jay Shah will be the Indian representative on the decision-making ICC board and head the Finance and Commercial Affairs (F&CA) committee of the global cricket body.
•The F&CA committee is the most important of all the subsidiary committees of the ICC and for some years, BCCI representatives weren’t a part of it till former BCCI president Sourav Ganguly became its member.
Que.12 In cricket, which country won their second T-20 world cup at the Melbourne Cricket ground on November 13, 2022?1.England
Answer:The correct answer is England.
•In cricket, England created history by winning their second T-20 world cup defeating Pakistan by five wickets at the Melbourne Cricket ground on November 13, 2022.
•Curran was named player of the match and player of the tournament.
•England are now the first nation to hold both global white-ball trophies, having won the 50-over World Cup on home soil in 2019.
Que. 13 Natasa Pirc Musar has been elected as the first female President of which country?
Answer:The correct answer is Slovenia.
•In Slovenia, Natasa Pirc Musar has been elected as the country’s first female President.
•She won almost 54 per cent of the vote, ahead of Anze Logar who got just over 46 per cent vote.
•Natasa Pirc Musar is a journalist and lawyer.
•She was hired as a lawyer to protect the interests of Donald Trump’s wife, who was born in Slovenia, during her Trump’s presidency.
Que.14 Army Chief General Manoj Pande is on a four day visit to which country in Nov 2022 to lay wreath at Neuve Chapelle Indian Memorial?
Answer:The correct answer is France.
•Army Chief General Manoj Pande is on a four day visit to France from 13 November 2022.
•He will be laying wreath at Neuve Chapelle Indian Memorial, which commemorates the sacrifices of 4,742 Indian soldiers during the First World War.
•He will also call on the Chief of the Defence Staff and Chief of the Army Staff and discuss avenues for enhancing India-France defence relations.
Que.15Mathematician RL Kashyap passed away in November 2022. In which year was he awarded with the Padma Shri?
Answer:The correct answer is 2021.
•Mathematician RL Kashyap passed away in November 2022.
•He worked as a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computers for three decades at Purdue University in America.
•He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2021 by the central government for his considerable service in the field of studying the Vedas.
•He was the founder of Sakshi Sanstha and wrote more than 50 books.