Current Affairs For 22nd August 2023


Q1. Which state hosted the “Anu Awareness Yatra – 2023” program?

   [A] Tamil Nadu

   [B] Kerala

   [C] Andhra Pradesh

   [D] West Bengal

Ans:- [B] Kerala

The state of Kerala, India, hosted the “Anu Awareness Yatra – 2023” program. The initiative aimed to raise awareness of various social and environmental issues through a series of awareness campaigns and activities. Kerala’s commitment to promoting awareness and engagement was showcased through this program.


Q2. Which Indian cricketer has recently received a two-match suspension from the International Cricket Council (ICC)?

[A] Virat Kohli

[B] Ravindra Jadeja

[C] Harmanpreet Kaur

[D] Smriti Mandana

Ans:- [C] Harmanpreet Kaur

Indian cricketer (Name) has been recently handed a two-match suspension by the International Cricket Council (ICC). This disciplinary action was taken due to (reason for suspension). The suspension serves as a reminder of the importance of maintaining player conduct and upholding the integrity of the sport.



Q3. Which nation is serving as the host of the Asian Games in 2023?

[A] India

[B] China

[C] Bangladesh

[D] Japan

Ans:-[B] China

The nation designated as the host for the Asian Games in 2023 is (Name of the Country). This major multi-sport event will bring together athletes from across Asia to compete in various disciplines, fostering international camaraderie and showcasing the host country’s capabilities in organizing such a prestigious event.


Q4. Which country has employed the ‘Cabbage strategy’?

[A] Ukraine

[B] China

[C] Afghanistan

[D] Myanmar

Ans:- [B] China

The strategy known as the ‘Cabbage strategy’ has been employed by china . This unconventional approach involves surrounding and isolating a target area to cut off supply lines and communication, effectively containing the opposition. This strategic method has demonstrated innovative thinking in the realm of military tactics.





Q5. Which state is set to launch ‘Shubhayatra’ scheme to provide financial support to overseas emigrants from the State?

[A] West Bengal

[B] Kerala

[C] Karnataka

[D] Punjab

Ans:- [B] Kerala

The state of kerala is gearing up to introduce the ‘Shubhayatra’ scheme, aimed at offering financial assistance to its emigrants residing overseas. This initiative reflects the state’s commitment to supporting its citizens working abroad and providing them with valuable financial aid, fostering their well-being and prosperity.



Q6. The establishment year of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is





Ans:-  [A] 1992



Q7. Which one of the following is not classified as a direct tax?

[A]Sales tax

[B]Income tax

[C]Wealth tax

[D]Estate duty

Ans:- [A]Sales tax



Q8. Who is responsible for regulating farm credit in India?




[D]Union Government



Q9. During the financial year 2007- 08 India recorded a GDP growth of





Ans:- [C]9.1%


Q10.The highest denomination banknote being in circulation in India is

[A]500 rupee note

[B] 1000 rupee note

[C]5000 rupee note

[D]2000 rupee note

Ans:- [D]2000 rupee note