Daily Current Affairs Quiz 22 August 2023 : Important questions related to current affairs and their answers made available by this article for the students preparing for competitive exams. Through these questions, candidates can prepare well for the competitive exam and make it easier to get a government job.
Daily Current Affairs Quiz of 22 August 2023
Question 1. Recently in which city did the President launch the ‘My Bengal, Addiction-free Bengal’ campaign?
Answer – In Kolkata
On August 17, 2023, President Draupadi Murmu launched the ‘My Bengal, Addiction Free Bengal’ campaign at Raj Bhavan, Kolkata. This campaign has been started under the ‘Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan’ organized by Brahma Kumaris. Speaking on the occasion, President Murmu said that drug abuse is a matter of concern for the society and the country. Due to these bad habits, the youth of our country are unable to lead their life properly.
Question 2. Which Indian woman has won the gold medal in the 76kg category of the Under-20 World Championships 2023?
Answer – Priya Malik
Indian woman wrestler Priya Malik created history by winning the gold medal in the 76kg category at the Under-20 World Championship 2023. With this, Priya has become the second Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the Junior World Championships. Malik won the medal by defeating Laura Kuehn of Germany with a decisive score of 5-0. Priya had won a silver medal in this championship last year.
Question 3. Tamil Nadu’s Matty Banana which recently got GI tag is the native variety of which district?
Answer – Kanyakumari
Matti Banana, a variety native to Kanyakumari, has been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. There are six types of this banana. This variety is grown in Agathiswaram, Thovolai, Tiruvattar taluks of Kanyakumari district. Matty Banana is known for its highly aromatic, sweet taste, firm texture and its powdery appearance. This banana is also called ‘baby banana’ because it is usually 2.5 to 3 cm long.
Question 4. Which Indian male wrestler won the gold medal in the 61 kg category of the Under-20 World Champion?
Answer – Mohit Kumar
Indian wrestler Mohit Kumar won the gold medal in the 61 kg category of the Under-20 World Champion. He defeated Eldar Akhmadudiniev 9–8 for the medal. The initial swing of the match was in favor of Akhmadudiniev. Initially down 0-6, Mohit came back to win the gold medal.
Question 5. How many Indians were recently selected for the International Young Eco-Hero Awards 2023?
Answer – 5
5 youths from India have been selected for the International Young Eco-Hero Award for 2023. These 5 youngsters are Eha Dixit, Manya Harsh, Nirvana Somani, Mannat Kaur and Karnav Rastogi, they have been named among 17 teenage environmental activists from around the world. The International Young Eco-Hero Awards inspire children between the ages of 8 and 16 to solve environmental issues.
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