Current Affairs MCQs December-2022


Who has launched the 'Prahari App' of the Border Security Force?

a) Narendra Modi

b) Nitin Gadkari

c) Amit Shah

d) Ajit Doval

Ans: C - Amit Shah

  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah has launched the 'Prahari App' of the Border Security Force.
  • Through this, jawans can get personal information and information related to accommodation, Ayushman-CAPF and leave on their mobile.

  • Amit Shah said that BSF's 'Prahari' app is the best example of proactive governance.

Which state police's 'Nijat' campaign has been given the IACP 2022 award?

a) Chhattisgarh

b) Haryana

c) Uttar Pradesh

d) Telangana

Ans: A - Chhattisgarh

  • Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon Police's anti-drug campaign, 'Nijat', has been selected for the prestigious IACP 2022 Award in the US in the 'Leadership in Crime Prevention' category of the Institutional category.

  • Nijat Abhiyan is an action and awareness campaign, which includes strict action against illegal drug dealers as well as public awareness against drugs and rehabilitation of drug addicts.

Where has the Indian Army inaugurated its first 3-D printed house dwelling unit for soldiers?

a) Jaipur

b) Ahmedabad

c) Chandigarh

d) Pune

Ans: B - Ahmedabad

  • The Indian Army has recently inaugurated its first 3-D printed house dwelling unit for soldiers in Ahmedabad Cantt.

  • Defense Ministry informed that the accommodation unit has been constructed by Military Engineering Services (MES) in association with MiCoB Pvt Ltd, incorporating the latest 3D rapid construction technology.

Who among the following has been appointed as the interim Central Vigilance Commissioner?

a) Alok Kumar

b) Sanjay Gupta

c) Varun Sharma

d) Praveen Kumar

Ans: D - Praveen Kumar

  • The Central Government has appointed Praveen Kumar Srivastava as the acting Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC).
  • He is a 1988-batch (retired) Indian Administrative Service officer of the Assam-Meghalaya cadre.

  • The Vigilance Commission is headed by the CVC and may have a maximum of two other Vigilance Commissioners.

Which medal has been won by Koneru Humpy in the World Blitz Chess Championship?

a) Gold

b) Silver

c) Bronze

d) None of these

Ans: B - Silver

  • Former world rapid champion Koneru Humpy won the silver medal at the World Blitz Chess Championship in Kazakhstan.

  • He scored 12.5 out of 17 marks.

Which state has won the title of Khelo India Youth Games qualifiers in men's hockey?

a) Haryana

b) Odisha

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Jharkhand

Ans: C - Madhya Pradesh

  • In Under-18 men's hockey, Madhya Pradesh defeated Odisha 6-5 to lift the Khelo India Youth Games qualifiers title.
  • Haryana defeated Jharkhand 2-0 to secure the third position.

  • Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Haryana and Jharkhand have qualified for the Khelo India Youth Games to be held in Madhya Pradesh next year.

Which has become the first state in the country to pass the Lokayukta Bill?

a) Haryana

b) Gujarat

c) Maharashtra

d) Sikkim

Ans: C - Maharashtra

  • Maharashtra has become the first state in the country to pass the Lokayukta Bill.
  • The Maharashtra Assembly passed the Lokayukta Bill 2022 on December 28, which brings the chief minister and council of ministers under the ambit of the anti-corruption ombudsman.

  • As per the provision of the Bill, the Lokayukta will have to take the approval of the Legislative Assembly before initiating any inquiry against the Chief Minister.

The first International Beach Festival has been organized in which Indian state?

a) Goa

b) Kerala

c) Tamil Nadu

d) Gujarat

Ans: B - Kerala

  • Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has inaugurated the 10-day first International Beach Festival in Kerala.

  • The 'Spice Coast' in the far north of Kerala, also known as North Malabar, hosts a myriad of colors and the 'Bekal International Beach Festival'.