Current Affairs Quiz for November 2022 for practice to benchmark your preparation for competitive exams. Check your preparation…..
1.Which country’s President is mandated to bring out the National Security Strategy (NSS)?
Correct Answer: C [USA]
The United States has recently launched its National Security Strategy (NSS). All U.S. Presidents are mandated by the ‘Goldwater-Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986’ to bring out their NSS.
The strategy aims to communicate the executive’s vision of national security to the legislative. Joe Biden’s administration also released the National Defense Strategy, the Nuclear Posture Review and the Missile Defense Review.
2.As per the RBI Act, the central bank has to send a report to the Government, in case of failure to maintain inflation target for how many quarters?
Correct Answer: B [Three]
Under section 45ZN of the RBI Act, the central bank is required to submit a report to the government explaining the reasons and remedial actions it would take, in case of failure to maintain its inflation target for three consecutive quarters.
For the first time since the implementation of the monetary policy framework in 2016, the central bank has called a special meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). It will submit a report to the government, as the retail inflation rate is above six per cent target for three consecutive quarters from January 2022.
3.Which country launched the lab module named ‘Mengtian’ for its space station?
Correct Answer: C [China]
China recently launched a lab module called Mengtian to be part of its space station currently under construction.
The second lab component was launched by Long March-5B Y4 and will be used for studying microgravity and carrying out experiments in fluid physics, materials science, combustion science and fundamental physics. Wentian lab which was sent earlier focused on biological and space life sciences.
4.Ranipur Tiger Reserve is located in which Indian state?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
Correct Answer: A [Uttar Pradesh]
Uttar Pradesh’s Ranipur Tiger Reserve has become the 53rd tiger reserve of India. The tiger reserve is spread across over 529.36 sq km.
It is also the fourth tiger reserve in Uttar Pradesh and the three other tiger reserves being Dudhwa, Pilibhit and Amangarh. Ranipur tiger reserve is covered by northern tropical dry deciduous forests and is home to mammals like megafauna tiger, leopard, bear, spotted deer, sambhar, chinkara among others.
5.Which state hosted the ‘Mangarh Dham ki Gaurav Gatha’ programme?
[B] Uttar Pradesh
Correct Answer: A [Rajasthan]
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the ‘Mangarh Dham ki Gaurav Gatha’ programme at Mangarh Dham in Rajasthan.
He paid homage to the sacrifices of unsung tribal heroes and martyrs of the freedom struggle. Mangarh is considered as a shared heritage of the people of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. On 15th November, the country is going to celebrate Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas on the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda.
6.As per an EXIM bank report, India has become a major exporter of Defence products of which region?
Correct Answer: B [Africa]
According to a report by the India Exim Bank, India has recently become a major exporter of defence products and will be able to meet Africa’s needs in maritime, aerospace, and defence sectors.
According to the report, Mauritius, Mozambique, and Seychelles together accounted for 6.6% of India’s arms exports to Africa between 2017-2021. India was the 23rd largest exporter of defence goods from 2017-2021.
7.Which month’s GST collection reached the second highest mark after April 2022?
[A] July 2022
[B] August 2022
[C] September 2022
[D] October 2022
Correct Answer: D [October 2022]
Gross Goods and Services Tax (GST) collections rose to Rs 1,51,718 crore for October, for sales in September.
This the second highest level since the roll-out of the indirect tax regime in July 2017, after April 2022, as per the data released by the Finance Ministry. Monthly GST revenues have been above the Rs 1.4 lakh crore mark for the last eight months in a row.
8.When is the ‘International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists’ observed?
[A] 1 November
[B] 2 November
[C] 5 November
[D] 7 November
Correct Answer: B [2 November]
The United Nations General Assembly observes 2 November as the ‘International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists’ (IDEI), since 2013.
The date for IDEI was chosen to commemorate the assassination of two journalists in Mali on November 2, 2013. The day draws attention to impunity, which means culprits going unpunished, to crimes against journalists.