Best Current Affairs 13 September 2022 – MCQs for all Competitive Exams

Daily Current Affairs 13 September 2022 – Best Current Affairs questions and MCQs with explanations for all competitive and government exams like UPSC CSE, CDS, NDA, SSC CGL, CHSL, BANKING, RAILWAYS, RRB, RBI, CISF, CAPF, UGC NET, and other central and state government exams.

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Daily Current Affairs 13 September 2022 – Best Questions and MCQs

1. Which state will host 3 Ranji Trophy matches for the first time?

  1. Assam
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Sikkim
  4. Nagaland

Answer: 3) Sikkim
Sikkim will host three Ranji trophy matches for the first time in December.
The state will welcome three northeastern teams: Mizoram, Manipur, and Arunachal Pradesh, at the Mining Cricket Ground near Rangpo.
The BCCI’s decision to allow Sikkim to host three Ranji matches at its home will act as a game-changer in the promotion of cricket in Sikkim.

Extra fact:

Along with Ranji Trophy matches, Sikkim will also play two Cooch Behar Trophy matches, and three Col CK Nayudu Trophy matches at Mining.

Capital of Sikkim: Gangtok;
CM of Sikkim: Prem Singh Tamang;
Governor of Sikkim: Ganga Prasad.

2. Where was the most prominent award, the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) held in 2022?

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Chennai
  3. Bengaluru
  4. Bhubaneswar

Answer: 3) Bengaluru

The most significant award, the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) 2022 was held in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
The award winners for Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada films were announced.

Some important awards of SIIMA 2022 in Telugu Cinema:
Best Film: Pushpa: The Rise;
Best Actor in a Leading Role: Allu Arjun for Pushpa: The Rise;
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Pooja Hegde for Most Eligible Bachelor;
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Jagadeesh Prathap Bhandari for Pushpa: The Rise;
Best Actor in a Comedy: Sudarshan for Ek Mini Katha;
Best Director: Sukumar for Pushpa: The Rise;
Best Debutant Actress: Krithi Shetty for Uppena;

A decade of Excellence in South Indian Cinema: Hansika Motwani;
The outstanding performance of the year: Yogi Babu;
Youth Icon South (Female): Pooja Hegde;
Youth Icon South (Male): Vijay Deverkonda.

3. Which state government announced the Cinema Tourism Policy for the first time?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Gujarat
  4. Tamil Nadu

Answer: 3) Gujarat

The Government of Gujarat announced the cinematic tourism policy for the first time in Ahmedabad on 10 September 2022.
The policy will be effective for five years from 2022 to 2027.
The objective of the policy is to promote cinematic tourism through the development of film infrastructure and the creation of attractive opportunities for cinema in Gujarat.

Extra fact:
Anurag Singh Thakur
is the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting.

The first of its kind National Maritime Heritage Complex is being built in the historic Indus Valley Civilization area of Lothal, Gujarat at a total cost of Rs 3500 crore.

Capital of Gujarat: Gandhinagar;
Chief Minister of Gujarat: Bhupendra Bhai Patel;
Governor of Gujarat: Acharya Devvrat.

4. Who has been appointed as the new CEO of American Express Banking Corp India?

  1. Sanjay Khanna
  2. Shanti Lal Jain
  3. Karnam Sekar
  4. Rakesh Sharma

Answer: 1) Sanjay Khanna
American Express Banking Corp India
has appointed Sanjay Khanna as its chief executive officer (CEO) and country manager.
At present, Khanna heads the country executive team and is responsible for driving growth across the organization’s consumer and commercial businesses.

Extra fact:

American Express Banking Corp. of India provides financial services.
The Company offers credit cards, charge cards, travelers’ checks, and payment, travel, and expense management solutions.

It was founded on March 18, 1850.

5. Which of these Dwarka-Sharda Peeth Shankaracharya has passed away at the age of 99?

  1. Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati
  2. Swami Brahmananda Saraswati
  3. Mahant Nrityagopal Das
  4. Kameshwar Chaupal  

Answer: 1) Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati

Dwarka-Sharda Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati passed away at 99.
He breathed his last at the Shridham Jhoteshwar Ashram in Narsinghpur.

He participated in the Quit India Movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi in 1942 and was jailed for nine months in Varanasi and six months in Madhya Pradesh.

Extra fact:

Swami Swaroopanand was born in Dighori village of Siwani district of Madhya Pradesh.
He left his home at the age of 9.

Swami Swaroopananda was coronated as Shankaracharya in 1981 after the death of his guru Shankaracharya Brahmananda Saraswati.

6. In which state the Cyber Crime Investigation and Intelligence Summit 2022 is being held?

  1. Delhi
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Mumbai
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Answer: 2) Madhya Pradesh

The 4th Cyber Crime Investigation and Intelligence Summit 2022 is being organized by Madhya Pradesh Police to improve the knowledge and capabilities of Police Sub-Inspectors and Senior Investigating Officers to prevent cyber crimes effectively.

Ten days summit, of which a three-day offline summit will be hosted at RSVP Noronha Academy of Administration in Bhopal.

Extra fact:

Over the course of the ten-day summit, more than 6000 different police, judicial, prosecution, and other agencies from more than 35 states and union territories will have representatives online to participate in this event as presenters and subject matter experts.

Capital of Madhya Pradesh: Bhopal;

CM of Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan;

Governor of Madhya Pradesh: Mangubhai C. Patel.

7. Which country hosts India and Japan 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue?

  1. Delhi
  2. Tokyo
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Osaka

Answer: 2) Tokyo

The second India-Japan 2+2 Foreign and Defence Ministerial Meeting was held in Tokyo in September.
Dialogue was attended by the Indian Minister of Defence, Shri Rajnath Singh, and the Indian Minister of External Affairs Dr. S. Jaishankar.

Extra fact:

The 6th edition of Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022 (JIMEX 22) conducted by the Indian Navy began in the Bay of Bengal on 11 September 2022.

Capital of Japan: Tokyo;

Currency of Japan: Yen;

President of Japan: Fumio Kishida.

8. Which bank issued India’s first Electronic Bank Guarantee (e-BG)?

  1. SBI
  2. ICICI
  3. HDFC
  4. Axis

Answer: 3) HDFC

HDFC Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, became the first bank in the country to issue Electronic Bank Guarantee (e-BG) in partnership with National e-Governance Services Limited (NESL).

This is a transformational change, and the Bank will migrate to e-BG to benefit all its customers.

Extra fact:

HDFC Bank CEO: Sashidhar Jagdishan:
HDFC Bank Founded: August 1994, Mumbai;
HDFC Bank Headquarters: Mumbai.

8. Railroad will launch a new version of which high speed train?

  1. Gatimaan Express 2
  2. Vande Bharat 2
  3. Tejas Express 2
  4. Sampark Kranti Express 2

Answer: 2) Vande Bharat 2

The Indian Railways will launch the new Vande Bharat Express, a high-speed train in its ongoing effort to provide passenger with the best amenities.

According to the Minister of Railways, Vande Bharat 2 will have further improvements and developments, including a faster 0 to 100 Kmph time of just 52 seconds.
A top speed of 180Kmph, a light weight of 392 tonnes, and Wi-Fi content that is available when needed.

Extra fact:

Additionally, the new Vande Bharat will sport 32-inch LCD TVs, up from the previous model 24 inch size.

On February 15. 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi debuted the first Vande Bharat Express.

9. Early Intervention Center “Prayas” Army Hospital opened in which state?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. New Delhi
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Answer: 2) New Delhi

At Army Hospital in the nation’s capital, a model “Early Intervention Centre-Prayas” has been built with the goal of easing suffering and fostering confidence in parents while dealing with children who have special needs.

This project will have a significant positive impact on children of military members up to age six who have difficulties such as autism, cerebral palsy, sleep and language delays, and other conditions.

Extra fact:

Chief of the Army Staff: General Manoj Pande;

President of the Army Wives Welfare Association: Archana Pande.

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