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17th September 2022 Current Affairs Quiz
Q1. Which Indian zoological park tops the Central Zoo Authority’s recent rankings?
A. Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling
B. Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore
C. Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
D. Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Chennai
Option A [Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling] : As per the list released by the Central Zoo Authority based on management and effectiveness, the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling was given the highest percentage of 83. The Red Panda is one of the top attractions of the Zoo, besides Himalayan Black Bear, Snow Leopard, Goral and Himalayan Thar. The Arignar Anna Zoological Park in Chennai has secured the second position, followed by the Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens in Mysore.
Q2. Which country is the host of the World Water Congress and Exhibition 2022?
Option A.[Denmark] : International Water Association (IWA) World Water Congress and Exhibition 2022 is hosted by Copenhagen, Denmark. The Indian Delegation launched a Whitepaper on ‘Urban Wastewater Scenario in India’ at the International Exhibition. Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog, Ministry of Jal Shakti and National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), international agency Innovation Centre Denmark (ICDK) and academia Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) prepared the whitepaper.
Q3. Who chaired the first meeting of the newly reconstituted Board of Trade?
A. Piyush Goyal
B. Anurag Thakur
C. Narendra Modi
D. Amit Shah
Option A.Piyush Goyal : Union Minister Piyush Goyal chaired the first meeting of the newly reconstituted Board of Trade. The new Board of Trade (BOT) has been formed by merging the Council for Trade Development and Promotion with the Board of Trade. 29 new non-official members were invited for the first time to the Board of Trade meeting.
Q4. Which of the following has launched India’s first high throughput satellite (HTS) broadband service?
A. Hughes Communications India
B. Tata Communications
C. Airtel Broadband
D. Reliance Communications
Option A. Hughes Communications India : Hughes Communications India (HCI) has launched India’s first high throughput satellite (HTS) broadband service. This HTS broadband service is powered by ISRO satellites. It will provide broadband connectivity to the most remote locations. It will support applications like Wi-Fi hotspots for community internet access, managed Software-defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) solutions and satellite internet for small businesses.
Q5. Which is the second-biggest consumer of natural rubber in the world?
Option A. CHINA : Price of natural rubber falls to a 16 month low of 150 per kg in the Indian market. The fall in the price of natural rubber is primarily due to weak Chinese demand and the European energy crisis. High inflation and an import glut are the other reasons for the price fall. Currently, India is the fifth-largest producer of natural rubber and it is also the second-biggest consumer of natural rubber.
Q6. In September 2022, Fitch Ratings reduced India’s economic growth projection to FY23. from 7.8% for
Option A. 7.4% : Fitch Ratings, a global ratings agency, lowered India’s economic growth forecast for fiscal year 2022-23. (FY23), as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to 7%, from its June 2022 forecast of 7.8% in its Global Economic Outlook-September 2022 special report. i. It now forecasts a further slowdown in India’s GDP in FY24, to 6.7%, compared to its earlier projection of 7.4%.
Q7. As per Kantar BrandZ’s Most Valuable Indian Brands 2022 report, which company emerged as India’s most valuable brand in September 2022?
A. ICICI Bank
B. HDFC Bank
C. Tata Consultancy Services
Option C. Tata Consultancy Services : According to the Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Indian Brands 2022 report, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has emerged as India’s most valuable brand, with a brand value of ~USD 45.5 Billion. i. TCS has replaced HDFC Bank, valued at USD 32.7 billion, which held , the 1st position since the Kantar BrandZ India ranking was launched in 2014. HDFC Bank has ranked number two on the 2022 rankings. ii. The report was released by market data and analytics firm Kantar.
Q8. Former Indian Tennis Player and Davis Cup Captain Naresh Kumar recently (on Sept 22) passed away. In which year he became 1st Tennis Coach to receive Dronacharya Lifetime Achievement Award?
Option C.2020 : Naresh Kumar, the former Indian Tennis Player and Davis Cup Captain passed away at the age of 93 in Kolkata, West Bengal. i. Naresh Kumar, the non-playing captain of the Indian Davis Cup team in 1990, was a mentor of Olympic Medallist Leander Paes. ii. He became the 1st Tennis Coach to receive Dronacharya Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020.
Q9. What is the rank of Gautam Adani according to the Forbes real-time billionaires list, released in September 2022?
Option B. 2 : Adani Group’s Chairperson Gautam Adani has surpassed Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to become the world’s second richest person.He is now only behind Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who remains the world’s richest man with a networth of $273.5 billion. According to the Forbes real-time billionaires list, Adani’s net worth stood at $155.7 billion as of September 16, 2022, up by $5.5 billion or nearly 4%.
Q10. Which city is the host of the ‘All-India Official Language Conference’ held in 2022?
Option B. Surat : Union Home Minister Amit Shah participated in the All-India Official Language Conference in Gujarat’s Surat. The conference is being organised on the occasion of Hindi Day , which is celebrated annually on September 14 across the country.
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