Current Affairs 23 October | GK Section | SSC CGL Pinnacle Coaching
Current Affairs 23 October | GK Section | SSC CGL Pinnacle Coaching
Q1. Four Himalayan peaks near Gangotri have been named after which former Prime Minister?/गंगोत्री के पास चार हिमालय की चोटियों के नाम किस पूर्व प्रधान मंत्री के नाम रखा गए हैं?
(b)Lal Bahadur Shastri
(c)Atal Bihari Vajpayee
4 Himalayan peaks near Gangotri have been named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
This was done during an expedition conducted by Nehru Institute of Mountaineering and the tourism department.
The expedition was flagged off from Dehradun on October 4 by Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat.
They climed the peaks located at 6,557, 6,566, 6,160 and 6,100 metres on the right flank of Gangotri glacier, and named them Atal-1, 2, 3 and 4, while hoisting the national flag.
The peaks are located near Sudarshan and Saifi peaks in Raktvan valley.
Q2. Name the India’s first ever passenger cruise ship recently launched between Mumbai and Goa?/हाल ही में मुंबई और गोवा के बीच शुरू किये गए भारत के पहले समुद्री यात्री पर्यटन जहाज का नाम क्या है ?
On October 20, 2018,to develop Cruise Tourism in the country, India’s first ever passenger cruise ship was launched between Mumbai and Goa.
It was launched by Union Shipping, Ports and Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in Mumbai.
It is a joint venture between Mumbai Port Trust and Angriya Sea Eagle Pvt Ltd.
The cruise ship Angriya has been named after first Maratha Navy Admiral Kanhoji Angre and the great Angria bank coral reef near Vijaydurg, Maharashtra.
Q3. Recently which government stated the man-animal conflict a ‘State Declared Disaster’?/हाल ही में किस सरकार ने मानव-पशु टकराव (द्वंद्व )को ‘राष्ट्रीय आपदा’ घोषित किया है?
in a first-of-its-kind move, the Uttar Pradesh government made the man-animal conflict a ‘State Declared Disaster’.
To help reduce retaliatory killings.
These incidents would be under the ambit of State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).
According to the provisions of the order, a compensatory amount of Rs.5 lakh would be given to family of deceased if the victim of the animal attack dies.
The disbursement of compensation for injury would be in accordance to SDRF guidelines.
Q4. Cope India air exercise: First trilateral exercise to be held amongst India, Japan and which country?/कोप इंडिया ( प्रावारक भारत )वायु अभ्यास: भारत, जापान और किस देश के बीच पहला त्रिपक्षीय अभ्यास होगा ?
India, Japan and the U.S. announced participation in the bilateral ‘Cope India’ air exercise to a trilateral format on December 2018.
The final planning conference will held in Kalaikunda, West Bengal.
This will be the first time Japan would be invited to participate in the exercise.
Japan would send observers and for the next round that would be hosted by Indian Air Force.
This trilateral exercise was proposed by the U.S. at the annual defence minister meeting in August 2018.
Q5. Recently PM Narendra Modi hoisted the national flag and unveil a plaque to celebrate the which anniversary of Azad Hind Government?/
हाल ही में प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने राष्ट्रीय ध्वज फहराया और आजाद हिंद सरकार की कौनसी जयंती मनाने के लिए एक बैज का अनावरण किया है ?
PM Narendra Modi hoisted the national flag and unveiled a plaque to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Netaji’s declaration of the formation of India’s first independent government- the Azad Hind Government on October 21, 1943.
Known as Arzi Hukumat-e-Azad Hind, it was supported by the Axis powers of Imperial Japan, Nazi Germany, the Italian Social Republic, and their allies.
Which is the only Indian firm to be featured among the top 25 companies in the Forbes’ global 2000 best employers list?/फोर्ब्स की वैश्विक 2000 सर्वश्रेष्ठ नियोक्ता सूची में शीर्ष 25 कंपनियों में से एकमात्र भारतीय कंपनी कौनसी है?
(d)Larsen & Toubro
Larsen & Toubro is the only Indian firm to be featured among the top 25 companies in the Forbes’ global 2000 best employers list.
L&T has secured 22nd rank in the list.
Google’s parent company Alphabet tops the list.
Q7. Recently which Indian has been elected as treasurer by World Steel Association ?/हाल ही में विश्व इस्पात संघ द्वारा किस भारतीय को कोषाध्यक्ष के रूप में चुना गया है?
(a) Sajjan Jindal
(b)Ram Naresh Yadav
(c) Vir Bahadur Singh
Indian JSW Steel CMD Sajjan Jindal was elected as treasurer by World Steel Association at the worldsteel General Assembly in Toyko, Japan.
Tata Steel MD T V Narendran and ArcelorMittal Chief L N Mittal also appointed as members of the association.Andre Johannpeter, Executive VC of Gerdau S A elected as Chairman of the body.
Q8. Recently who has launched his new book “Indian Sports: Conversations and Reflections”?/हाल ही में किसने अपनी नई किताब “भारतीय खेल: वार्तालाप और प्रतिबिंब” लोकार्पित की है?
On October 21, 2018, Veteran commentator and cricket statistician Vijayan Bala launched his new book “Indian Sports: Conversations and Reflections”.
It is a compilation of interviews of eminent sportspersons he has conducted since 1971.
Q9. On which date World Trauma Day (WTD) is observed ?/किस तारीख को विश्व आघात( घाव) दिवस मनाया जाता है
(a) October 17
(b) October 15
(c )October 20
(d) October 23
On 17th October World Trauma Day is observed all over the world.
This day creates awareness on the increasing rate of accidents and injuries causing death and disability throughout the world and the need to prevent them.
Trauma means any injury caused to the body. The injury may be caused due to various reasons like road accidents, fires, burns, falls, violence and crimes against women, children and elderly, etc.
Road Traffic Accident is the leading cause of trauma throughout the world.
Q10. Which state government is considering a proposal to rename state capital?/कौन सी राज्य सरकार उस राज्य की राजधानी का नाम बदलने के प्रस्ताव पर विचार कर रही है?
BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh government is considering a proposal to rename state capital Shimla to Shyamala.
The demand was made by right-wing Hindu groups as part of efforts to remove symbols of British rule.
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that his government will seek public opinion on the demand for Shimla’s renaming.
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