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Miliposts Current Affairs Quiz: October 6, 2022

Miliposts Current Affairs Quiz

Current Affairs Quiz for UPSCMiliposts Current Affairs Quiz section aims to help all competitive exam hopefuls quickly review the current topics of the day. Topical questions and answers cover topics such as the world’s largest sugar producer, the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics, and the Giant Farmers Conference.

1. In what category Caroline Bertozzi, Morton Meldel, and K. Barry Sharpless won the 2022 Nobel Prize together?

a) Chemistry

b) Literature

c) Physics

d) Medicine

2. Which country has become the largest sugar producer in the world?

a) Chinese

b) Thailand

c) Brazil

d) India

3. When is World Cerebral Palsy Day celebrated?

a) October 5

b) October 6

c) October 9

d) October 11

4. Who has become the first Native American woman to travel to space?

a) Kayla Barron

b)Anne McClain

c) Nicole Mann

d) Christina Kocho

5. In which state was the ‘Vishal Kisan Sammelan’ workshop organized by National Mission for Clean Ganga and Sahakar Bharati?

a) Haryana

b)Uttar Pradesh

c) Madhya Pradesh

d) Punjabi

6. Anton Zeilinger, one of the winners of the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics, which country is he from?

a) France

b) United States

c) Sweden

d) Austria

7. Which country has decided to scrap the proposal to cut taxes for the rich?

a) France

b) United Kingdom

c) Australia

d) New Zealand


1. (a) Chemistry

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been jointly awarded to Caroline Bertozzi, Morten Meldel and K. Barry Sharpless for their work on joining molecules, known as click chemistry. Americans Caroline Bertozzi and Barry Sharpless and Danish scientist Morten Meldl were cited for their work on click chemistry and bioorthogonal reactions.

2. (d) India

India has become the world’s largest sugar producer and second-largest sugar exporter. According to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, supportive international prices and central government policy led to this achievement of the Indian sugar industry.

3. (b) October 6

World Cerebral Palsy Day is celebrated every year on October 6 to raise awareness and highlight that cerebral palsy affects around 17 million people worldwide. A cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect the development of movement and posture, often accompanied by disturbances in sensation, perception, cognition, and behaviour.

4. (c) Nicole Mann

An American astronaut, Nicole Mann, became the first Native American woman in space after NASA launched on October 5, 2022. Nicole Mann is one of four astronauts who took off from Florida in the afternoon and headed for the Space Station International (ISS). Nicole Mann is a veteran fighter pilot who has made spacecraft history as the first indigenous woman in orbit and the first woman to command a Crew Dragon capsule.

5. (a) Haryana

The Vishal Kisan Sammelan workshop was organized by the National Mission to Clean Ganga and Sahakar Bharati in Bayanpur village, Sonepat, Haryana. More than 200 farmers participated in the workshop. It was organized to promote natural farming among the farmers of the Ganges basin.

6.d) Austria

Anton Zeilinger is an Austrian quantum physicist and the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics winner. He is a Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Vienna and a Senior Scientist at the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Alain Aspect and John F. Klauser, along with Anton Zeilinger, were the other two winners of the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics.

7. (b) United Kingdom

UK Prime Minister Liz Truss has abandoned plans to cut income tax for top earners. The move has caused turmoil in the country’s financial markets. The government said it would not remove the top 45 per cent of income tax paid on income over £1,50,000 ($1,67,000) annually.



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