Current Affairs Quiz: November 12, 2022

Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated to commemorate the visit of which leader to All India Radio?

[A] Netaji Subash Chandra Bose.

[B] Mahatma Gandhi.

[C] B. R. Ambedkar.

[D] Jawaharlal Nehru

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Correct Answer: B
Notes:
Public Service Broadcasting Day is celebrated on November 12 each year. The day commemorates the unique visit of Mahatma Gandhi to the studios of All India Radio, Delhi in Mahatma Gandhi addressed the displaced people who had temporarily settled in Kurukshetra, Haryana after partition.

Which Indian state celebrated 10th November 2022 as ‘Millet Day’?

[A] Tamil Nadu.

[B] Odisha.

[C] Kerala.

[D] Karnataka.

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Correct Answer: B
Notes:
The Odisha government declared November 10 this year as ‘Millet Day’ in the state. The main objective of celebrating this day is to promote millet as a highly nutritious and eco-friendly food. The Odisha government launched the Odisha Millet Mission (OMM) in 2017 and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced Rs 100 crore government assistance under the OMM in 2019-20.

The Bihari award seen in the news is associated with which field?

[A] Administration.

[B] Sports.

[C] Literature.

[D] In terms of culture.

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 Answer: C

Notes:

The Bihari Puraskar is awarded annually for an outstanding work published in Hindi or Rajasthani by a Rajasthani writer in the last 10 years. Veteran writers Madhu Kankaria and Dr Madhav Hada were awarded the 31st and 32nd Bihari Puraskar. It is one of the three literary awards instituted by the KK Birla Foundation in 1991 and named after the famous poet Bihari.

As per the amendment in Aadhaar Rules, how many years do the supporting documents need to be updated?

[A] 5

[B] 10

[C] 20

[D] 25

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Correct Answer: B
Notes:
The government has revised the Aadhaar rules and the update will ensure that the information related to Aadhaar in the Central Identity Data Repository (CIDR) is accurate.

‘Indian Biological Data Centre’ (IBDC) has been launched in which state?

[A] Uttarakhand.

[B] Haryana.

[C] Sikkim.

[D] Kerala.

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Correct Answer: B
Notes:
Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh inaugurated India’s first national repository for life science data ‘Indian Biological Data Centre’ (IBDC) in Faridabad, Haryana. IBDC is setting up Regional Center of Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad along with National Informatics Center (NIC), Bhubaneswar with a Data ‘Disaster Recovery’ site. It has about 4 petabytes of data storage capacity and ‘Brahma’ High Performance Computing (HPC) facility.

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