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Current Affairs Quiz 24th February 2024

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Question 1:

Which country recently became HSBC’s third-largest profit source, surpassing China?

A) United States

B) India

C) United Kingdom

D) Singapore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) India

  • Explanation: India surpassed China as HSBC’s third-largest source of profits with a 25% increase in profits for the fiscal year ending December 2023, reaching $1.5 billion.

 

 

Question 2:

What was the percentage increase in India’s mineral production in December 2023 compared to December 2022?

A) 4.5%

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B) 5.1%

C) 6.2%

D) 3.8%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 5.1%

  • Explanation: India’s mineral production saw a 5.1% increase in December 2023 compared to December 2022.

 

 

Question 3:

Which initiative aims to promote entrepreneurship among youth by providing interest-free loans up to Rs. 1 lakh?

A) Swayam Scheme

B) Startup India

C) Mudra Yojana

D) Skill India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Swayam Scheme

  • Explanation: The Swayam Scheme, launched by the Odisha government, aims to promote entrepreneurship among the youth by providing interest-free loans up to Rs. 1 lakh.

 

 

Question 4:

What is the projected GDP growth rate for India for the fiscal year 2024-25 according to India Ratings and Research?

A) 6.5%

B) 7.0%

C) 6.0%

D) 7.5%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) 6.5%

  • Explanation: India Ratings and Research predicts a GDP growth rate of 6.5% for the fiscal year 2024-25.

 

 

Question 5:

Which collaboration aims to offer pre-ordered meal deliveries to train passengers?

A) IRCTC and Zomato

B) IRCTC and Swiggy

C) IRCTC and Uber Eats

D) IRCTC and Foodpanda

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) IRCTC and Swiggy

  • Explanation: The collaboration between IRCTC and Swiggy aims to offer pre-ordered meal deliveries to train passengers.

 

 

Question 6:

What was the main achievement of the Odysseus spacecraft managed by Intuitive Machines?

A) It orbited Mars.

B) It collected samples from an asteroid.

C) It achieved the first commercial soft landing on the moon.

D) It sent the first commercial vehicle to Mars.

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) It achieved the first commercial soft landing on the moon.

  • Explanation: The Odysseus spacecraft, managed by Intuitive Machines, achieved the first commercial soft landing on the moon.

 

 

Question 7:

Which health initiative aims to improve the health of tribal students through Ayurvedic interventions?

A) National Health Mission

B) Swasthya Bharat Yojana

C) Joint initiative by the Ministry of AYUSH and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

D) Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Joint initiative by the Ministry of AYUSH and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

  • Explanation: A joint initiative by the Ministry of AYUSH and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs aims to improve the health of tribal students through Ayurvedic interventions.
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