Current Affairs: 7th December 2022

Current Affairs: 7th DECEMBER 2022

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1) Which country has topped the list of Countries at risk of Violence?

A. Myanmar
B. Yemen
C. Pakistan
D. Afghanistan

A. Myanmar

• According to the US think-tank ‘Early Warning Project’ (EWP) report, For the third time in a row,
  Pakistan has topped the list of countries at the highest risk of experiencing mass killings.
• While, Yemen and Myanmar in placed second and third spots respectively in the list.
• Afghanistan and India were placed in the seventh and eighth spots respectively.
• Syria and Iraq were placed in the 11th and 12th spots respectively and China was placed 23rd in the list.

2) India finished the Badminton Asia JuniorChampionships 2022 with how many medals?

A. 5 medals
B. 8 medals
C. 13 medals
D. 17 medals

D. 17 medals

• The Badminton Asia Junior Championships 2022 was organised by Badminton Asia at Nonthaburi, Thailand
  from 29 November to 4 December 2022.
• India finished the Badminton Asia Junior Championships 2022 with 5 medals – 3 silver and 2 bronze medals.
• Unnati Hooda – silver medal in under-17 women’s singles
• Anish Thoppani – silver medal in under-15 women’s singles
• Arsh Mohammad and Sanskar Saraswat – silver medal in under-17 men’s doubles
• Gnana Dattu – bronze in under-15 men’s singles

3) What is India’s rank in the “Global Aviation Safety Rankings 2022”?

A. 34th
B. 48th
C. 51st
D. 102n 


B. 48th

• India has jumped to the 48th position in the global aviation safety ranking by the International Civil
 Aviation Organization (ICAO), according to the DGCA report.
• Singapore is at the top, followed by the UAE and South Korea at the second and third positions
• The Indian aviation safety has scored the highestever El score of 85.49 percent which puts India in the
  48th spot. In 2018, India scored 69.95 percent at the 102nd rank.
• India has performed better than China which stands
in 49th rank in the audit. Israel has been ranked 50th.

5) Who has clinched the International Shooting
Sport Federation (ISSF) 2022 Presidents’s Cup?

A. Rudrankksh Patil
B. Abhinav Bindra
C. Jaspal Rana
D. Gagan Narang

Solution: A. Rudrankksh Patil 

. • Indian shooter, Rudrankksh Patil (18) has clinched the  International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) President’s Cup held in Cairo, Egypt from 28th Nov to 4th Dec 2022.
• He has defeated Danilo Sollazzo (Italy) in the 10- metre     rifle by 16-8.
• He had also bagged India’s first quota for the 2024 Paris    Olympics in October 2022.
• Olympian, Anjum Moudgil (world No. 4) had secured  silver after losing to Anna Janssen (Germany) in the women’s 50m rifle 3 positions final.

6) Which is the first state to issue ‘Soulbound (NFT)
Tokens’ to its outstanding department members?

A.  Telangana
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Karnataka
D. New Delhi


. B. Tamil Nadu

• The Idol Wing of Tamil Nadu Police Department issued ‘Soulbound Tokens’ to its outstanding team members.
• This is the first-of-its-kind initiative by a government department    in India.
• The Tamil Nadu Police partnered with GuardianLink, nonfungible   token (NFT) start-up for this move. Soulbound Token, a variant of   Non-fungible tokens, is a unique blockchain asset that cannot be bought, sold, or moved to another blockchain wallet.

9) Which Indian origin conferred with “Officer of
the Most Excellent Order” of the British Empire?

A. Suman Bala Sahoo
B. Mohan Mansigani
C. Herman Prit
D. Durishetty Anudeep


. C. Chhattisgarh 

• The Chhattisgarh Assembly unanimously passed two amendment bills to raise Reservations in government jobs and admission in educational institutions to 76%.
• In the new bill, the Congress government of the state has proposed 32% reservation for STs, 13% for SCs, 27% for OBCs and 4% for EWS section.

8) Which state will become the First State to establish a     separate Divyang department?

 A. Delhi
B. Maharashtra
C. Karnataka
D. Kerala


B. Maharashtra

• Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde has announced that the state   government will establish a separate Divyang department for the  welfare of differentlyabled persons.
• And the government has allocated Rs 1,143 crore rupees.
• With this, Maharashtra will become the first state to have a separate Divyang department.
• Eknath Shinde was speaking at an event on the
• International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Mumbai. Every year 3rd December is celebrated as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

9) Which Indian origin conferred with “Officer of the Most     Excellent Order” of the British Empire?

A. Suman Bala Sahoo
B. Mohan Mansigani
C. Herman Prit
D. Durishetty Anudeep


B. Mohan Mansigani 

• Mohan Mansigani conferred with “Officer of the Most Excellent Order” of the British Empire honour at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London on 3rd December.
• He is an Indian origin businessman and charity worker.
• He was honoured for his charitable services to healthcare at a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace in London.
• He is known as a creative finance director with private equity experience.
• He played an important role in establishing Casual Dining Group.

10) India’s first real-time Gold ATM has been set up in –

A. Bengaluru
B. Chennai
C. Hyderabad
D. Kolkata


C. Hyderabad 

• Goldsikka Pvt Ltd launched its first Gold ATM with Technology support from M/s OpenCube Technologies Pvt Ltd, a Hyderabad based startup company on December 3.
• This is India’s first and the world’s first real-time Gold ATM.
• Unlike usual ATMs that dispense money, the Goldsikka ATM dispenses Gold coins.
• People can insert their debit or credit cards into the Goldsikka and buy gold coins.
• The ATM has a capacity of storing 5kgs of gold. There are 8 available options for the quantity of gold starting from 0.5 grams to 100 grams.
• They plan to launch 3,000 machines all over India withinMthe next two years.

11) The First G-20 Sherpa meeting under India’s presidency is organized in –

A. Jaipur
B. Udaipur
C. New Delhi
D. Lucknow

Solution:  B. Udaipur

• The first G20 Sherpa Meeting under India’s Presidency began in the lake city of Udaipur in Rajasthan on December 4, 2022.
• Amitabh Kant is presiding over the four-day meeting.
• Representatives of 19 countries including the European  Union and nine unique invitee countries will take part in the discussion.
• India formally assumed the year-long Presidency of the G20 on 1st of December. During the course of its Presidency, India will be holding about 200 meetings in 32 different sectors in multiple locations across the country.
• As a host, New Delhi will set the agenda for the G-20 summit meeting to be organized in September 2023.

12) Which state/UT is set to have “India’s first Dark Night Sky    Reserve”?

A. Assam
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Uttarakhand
D. Ladakh


• Ladakh is all set to have India’s first Dark Night Sky Reserve at Hanle in Changthang region.
• In about eighteen locations in Hanley, powerful telescopes  will be installed for stargazing.
• Hanle is home for the 2nd highest optical telescope in the world, was established in 2001 by Indian Institute of Astrophysics.

13) Which metro project has created a Guinness World Record by constructing longest Double Decker Viaduct?

A. Kanpur Metro
B. Nagpur Metro
C. Kochi Metro
D. Lucknow Metro


B. Nagpur Metro 

• Nagpur Metro has successfully created a Guinness World Record by constructing the longest doubledecker viaduct (metro) is 3,140 meters and was achieved by the Wardha Road in Nagpur.
• The double-decker viaduct of 3.14 km on Wardha Road has three metro stations – Chhatrapati Nagar, Jai Prakash Nagar and Ujjwal Nagar.
• A viaduct is a type of long bridge or series of bridges, usually supported by a series of arches or on spans between tall towers. The purpose of a viaduct is to carry a road or railway over water, a valley, or another road.

14) Which duo won the mixed team pistol title at the
65th National shooting championship?

A. Anjali and Sagar
B. Yashasvi and Abhinav
C. Manu Bhaker and
D. Divya and Imroz 


C. Manu Bhaker and

• Team of Manu Bhaker and Sarabjot Singh won the 10m air pistol mixed team title at the 65th National Shooting Championship Competitions (NSCC), held at the MP Shooting Academy range, Bhopal.
• Duo of Manu and Sarabjot defeated Karnataka pair, Divya T.S. and Imroz by 16-4 in the gold medal encounter.
• While, in the junior mixed team pistol, Uttar Pradesh’s Anjali and Sagar defeated Uttarakhand’s Yashsavi and Abhinav to win the final

15) Who has attended the “Millets-Smart Nutritive
Food Conclave” as chief guest in New Delhi?

A. Anurag Thakur
B. Piyush Goyal
C. Jitendra Singh
D. Nitin Gadkari


B. Piyush Goyal

• The govt of India has organised the ‘Millets-Smart Nutritive Food’ Conclave in New Delhi on December 5, 2022.
• This conclave is a pre-launch event of the International Year of Millets – 2023.
• This event was organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry through the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA).
• Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal was the Chief Guest of the conclave.
• Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel was the guest of honour at the conclave.

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