Daily Current Affairs Quiz
Daily Current Affairs Quiz section aims to help every competitive exam candidate to revise Current Affairs for 1st November at ease. Today’s Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as (GDP) growth, military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas-2022’, the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR), World Bank’s Migration and Development, and Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA).
Daily Current Affairs Quiz- 01st December 2022
Q1. As per the recent NSO data, what is India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the July-September quarter of 2022-23?
Correct Answer: b) 6.3 %
Explanation: As per provisional estimates released by National Statistical Office (NSO), India’s gross domestic product (GDP) for the July-September quarter (Q2) of the financial year 2022-23 slowed to 6.3 per cent. The GDP saw a growth of 13.5 per cent in the preceding April-June quarter of 2022-23. It was cut down mainly by the poor performance of manufacturing and mining sectors.
Q2. India-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas-2022’ is held in which Indian state?
b) Andhra Pradesh
Correct Answer: c) Uttarakhand
Explanation: The 18th edition of the India-US joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ is being held in Uttarakhand. The military exercise is conducted annually between India and the US. As the exercise is held about 100 km from the Line of Actual Control (LAC), China said it was opposed to the military exercise.
Q3. As per recent data, what is the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in India during 2018-20?
a) 130 per lakh live births
b) 101 per lakh live births
c) 97 per lakh live births
d) 85 per lakh live births
Correct Answer: c) 97 per lakh live births
Explanation: As per the Special Bulletin released by the Registrar General of India, India has witnessed a significant decline in the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) to 97 per lakh live births in 2018-20. The figure was at130 per lakh live births in 2014-16. With this, India accomplished the National Health Policy target for MMR of less than 100 per lakh live births. The SDG target is 70 per lakh live births by 2030.
Q4. As per the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief, what are the expected Remittance flows to India in 2022-23?
a) USD 50 billion
b) USD 100 billion
c) USD 150 billion
d) USD 200 billion
Correct Answer: b) USD 100 billion
Explanation: The World Bank recently released its flagship report titled ‘Migration and Development Brief’. As per the report, Remittance flows to India will rise 12% to reach USD 100 billion this year. Remittances to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) grew by an estimated 5% to USD 626 billion in 2022.
Q5. Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) between India and which country is set to enter into force from December 2022?
d) Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: b) Australia
Explanation: The India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) will enter into force on 29th December, 2022. The India-Australia ECTA will enhance bilateral trade in goods and services and create new employment opportunities. Under the agreement, duties on 100 percent tariff lines are to be eliminated by Australia
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