Daily Current Affairs Quiz 22 June 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 June 2023
Question 1. Where did Defense Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurate the Integrated Simulator Complex ‘Dhruv’ for Indian Navy Personnel?
Answer – In Kochi
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Integrated Simulator Complex (ISC) ‘Dhruv’ in Kochi. The complex is meant to enhance the practical training of Indian Naval Personnel. Modern and state-of-the-art indigenously built simulators are located at ISC ‘DHRUV’. Envisioned to provide real time experience on navigation, fleet operations and naval combat skills, the simulator is available for training of Indian Navy personnel as well as personnel of friendly countries.
Question 2. Recently, which company has developed an Omicron-specific mRNA-based booster vaccine using indigenous platform technology?
Answer – Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Limited
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has announced that Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Limited has developed an Omicron-specific mRNA-based booster vaccine using indigenous platform technology. The vaccine supported under Mission COVID Suraksha implemented by the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC). This vaccine has also received approval from the Office of the Drug Control General of India (DCGI) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).
Question 3. Recently, who took over as the CEO of UIDAI?
Answer – Senior IAS officer Amit Agarwal
Senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Amit Agarwal took over as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI). Amit Agarwal is a 1993 batch IAS officer of Chhattisgarh cadre. He is a graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. Prior to CEO in UIDAI, he was Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).
Question 4. Who is honored with the National Florence Nightingale Award?
Answer – To nurses
President Draupadi Murmu presented the National Florence Nightingale Awards for the years 2022 and 2023 to nursing professionals at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The National Florence Nightingale Award was institute in the year 1973 by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. This award is given in recognition of the meritorious services rendered by nurses and nursing professionals to the society.
Question 5. Who launched ‘Khadi Yoga Mat’ on International Yoga Day?
Answer – Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) launched ‘Khadi Yoga Mat’ on the occasion of International Day of Yoga. The ‘Khadi Yoga Mat’ was launch by Shri Manoj Kumar, Chairman, KVIC at a function held at KVIC Headquarters, Mumbai.
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