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Current Affairs Quiz 13th August 2023

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4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend that you go through the article, Daily Current Affairs Today 13th August 2023

Question 8:
Which team did the Indian men’s hockey team defeat to secure their fourth title in the Asian Champions Trophy 2023?

A) Pakistan
B) China
C) Malaysia
D) South Korea

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Indian men’s hockey team clinched their fourth Asian Champions Trophy title in 2023 by defeating Malaysia.

Question 9:
Where was the bilateral naval exercise between the Indian and UAE Navies held in 2023?

A) Abu Dhabi
B) Port Rashid, Dubai
C) Muscat
D) Mumbai

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Indian Navy collaborated with the UAE Navy for a joint exercise at Port Rashid, Dubai in 2023.

Question 10:
What is the theme of World Organ Donation Day 2023?

A) Save Lives, Donate Organs
B) Step up to volunteer; need more organ donors to fill the lacunae
C) Organ Donation: A Gift of Life
D) Heart to Heart, Organ Donation is an Art

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The theme for World Organ Donation Day in 2023 is “Step up to volunteer; need more organ donors to fill the lacunae”.

Question 11:
When is International LeftHanders Day celebrated?

A) July 13
B) August 15
C) September 13
D) August 13

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: International LeftHanders Day is observed annually on August 13.

Question 12:
What initiative was approved in Odisha to improve banking access in 2023?

A) Opening bank branches in all cities
B) Launching a new bank
C) Establishing banking outlets in 4,373 unbanked gram panchayats
D) Introducing mobile banks

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Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Odisha government approved a plan to set up banking outlets in 4,373 previously unbanked gram panchayats in 2023.

Question 13:
What is the name of the UPI Safety Awareness Campaign launched by NPCI in August 2023?

A) UPI Safer Way
B) UPI Knowledge
C) UPI Awareness First
D) UPI Chalega

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The National Payments Corporation of India introduced the third phase of the UPI Safety Awareness Campaign named “UPI Chalega” in August 2023.

Question 14:
For what type of investigation was Kanwardeep Kaur awarded the ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal of Excellence in Investigation’ in 2023?

A) Financial fraud
B) Kidnapping
C) Minor’s assault case
D) Corruption

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Kanwardeep Kaur was recognized for her commendable investigation in a case involving the assault of a minor, which led to the offender’s death sentence within a short time.
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