Current Affairs questions are definitely asked in Bank, SSC and Entrance Exams. You can see here 10 important questions for the preparation of this section.
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Current Affairs Question: Candidates preparing for government exams are most afraid of General Knowledge and Current Affairs Seems to be in the section. In this section, there are questions related to major events, sports, politics, science and invention etc. in the country and abroad. There is no proper syllabus for this section. Keeping this in mind, here are 10 important questions of current affairs. The questions given below will prove to be very helpful in government exams.
10 questions from Current Affairs
Q: What is Y20?
Answer: Youth Forum in the context of G-20
Y20 is a platform that gives youth the freedom to express their views and ideas on G20 priorities. Along with this, it brings forth many recommendations which are presented to the leaders of the G20 countries. This engagement group was started in 2010. The main focus of India in this Youth-20 Engagement Group is to provide a platform to the young leaders of the world including G20, from where they can exchange their views. The main objective of the Y20 Summit is to promote youth engagement globally. Through this platform, including the youth of G20 countries, the youth of guest countries invited by India will also be able to share their thoughts and experiences. The planning of such programs will lead to the development of leadership in the youth generation, which will prepare them for the leadership of their country or any big organization in the future. Its logo, website and theme were recently released in Delhi.
Question: What was the purpose of the country’s first Purple Fest organized in Goa?
Answer: To remove barriers like discrimination, stigma and stereotypes towards disability
The country’s first Purple Fest was organized in Goa from 6 to 8 January. The purpose of this event is to remove barriers like discrimination, stigma and stereotypes towards disability in India. Sports competitions like All India Open Para Table Tennis Championship, Unified Beach Cricket, Blind Cricket and Purple I-Run Marathon were organized in this three-day event. These games are being organized as a national level championship for the first time by the Government of Goa for Divyang. The Government of India has notified 21 types of disabilities. Participants representing each of these types of disability will be ambassadors of the event. Its main objective is to change the attitude of the society towards disability.
Question: In which city of the country is the Formula E race taking place?
Formula E race has been organized in India for the first time on 11 February. Hyderabad will host the race. This will be the first major international race in the country after the Formula One Indian Grand Prix was held at the Buddh International Circuit in October 2013. FIA, the governing body of Formula E and motorsports, released the tentative schedule for the upcoming ninth season (2022-23). The fourth round of the championship will be held on February 11 in Hyderabad, India. A total of 22,500 tickets will be available for online booking. The world’s fastest, lightest, most powerful and most efficient electric race car, The Gen3 is coming to Hyderabad as one of the highlights of the Formula E World Championship. Earlier this year, the Telangana government and Formula E officials signed a letter of intent to host the race in Hyderabad. Formula E racing started in the year 2014, where Karun Chandok took part in this race from India.
Question: Where is the headquarter of Asian Pacific Postal Union?
The Asian Pacific Postal Union (APPU) is an intergovernmental organization of 32 member countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Dr. Vinay Prakash Singh, former officer of the Indian Postal Department, has taken over as the General Secretary. This is the first time that an Indian has held this post. He has been appointed for four years.
Question: Which is the top city in the country in terms of employment to women?
Chennai is on top in terms of employment of women. Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai are at number two, third, fourth and fifth respectively. This figure has come out in a report of the organization Avatar. Avatar calculates the workplace. The report lists 111 cities in India that meet the criteria of a conducive ecosystem for employment of women. Ahmedabad, Visakhapatnam, Kolkata, Coimbatore and Madurai are also included in the list of top 10 cities with a population of more than one million. Metros such as Delhi and Kolkata lag behind due to poor standards of safety and poor capabilities to further employ women.
Question: Which country has developed an Aadhaar-like platform called Modular Open-Source Identity Platform?
International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB) has developed a platform for digital identity like Aadhaar for nine countries. This digital identity platform has been named Modular Open-Source Identity Platform (MOSIP). Citizens of Philippines, Morocco, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Ethiopia, Republic of Guinea, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso and Republic of Togolese will enroll on this platform.
Question: In which city was the 108th Indian Science Congress organized?
The Indian Science Congress was organized in Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University campus from January 3 to 7. Due to Corona, this event could not be held for two years. This time the theme of Sans Congress was science and technology for sustainable development along with women empowerment. It was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It was divided into a total of 14 sessions.
Question: Where is the largest hockey stadium in India?
Answer: Rourkela, Odisha
The country’s largest stadium was recently inaugurated in Rourkela, Odisha. It has seating arrangements for 21 thousand spectators. It is in the Biju Patnaik Technical University Campus. The stadium is spread over 15 acres. It has six gates. Apart from the main turf, it has a main stadium, fitness centre, hydrotherapy pool, dressing and changing rooms, connecting tunnels and five-star accommodation, 250 rooms that can accommodate 400 players. The World Hockey Cup to be held from January 13 will also be played on this ground.
Question: Which ministry has launched the Draft Online Gaming Policy?
Answer: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
The draft rules for online gaming in India have been issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. The rules propose to set up a self-regulatory body for grievance redressal and mandate Know-Your-Customer (KYC) norms for gamers and online gaming intermediaries.
Question: How much is the Central Government going to spend on the Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development (BIND) scheme?
Answer: Rs 2540 crore
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the proposal of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting regarding the Central Sector Scheme Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development (BIND). The objective of this scheme is to bring modernization in public broadcaster Prasar Bharati i.e. All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan (DD). The outlay of this scheme for the time period till 2025-26 is Rs 2,540 crore. Under this, the government is going to distribute free set top boxes in the border areas.