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Current Affairs Quiz 4th August 2023

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Question 1.
Who recently launched the Study in India (SII) Portal?
a) Dharmendra Pradhan and Narendra Modi
b) S. Jaishankar and Rajnath Singh
c) Dharmendra Pradhan and S. Jaishankar
d) Amit Shah and Dharmendra Pradhan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar collaboratively introduced the Study in India (SII) Portal.

Question 2.
What is the primary purpose of the ‘Rajmargyatra’ app launched by NHAI?
a) Enhancing user experience on national highways
b) Informing about toll plazas
c) Providing weather updates
d) Providing petrol station details

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The main goal of the ‘Rajmargyatra’ app is to create a seamless and intuitive experience for those traveling on national highways.

Question 3.
Which ministry does Sarbananda Sonowal NOT oversee?
a) Ports
b) Shipping & Waterways
c) Ayush
d) Health and Family Welfare

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Sarbananda Sonowal oversees the ministries of Ports, Shipping & Waterways, and Ayush.

Question 4.
Who was recently appointed to lead Microsoft’s India operations?
a) Sundar Pichai
b) Puneet Chandok
c) Satya Nadella
d) Rishad Premji

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: In August 2023, Microsoft appointed Puneet Chandok as the head of its operations in India and the broader South Asian region.

Question 5.
For which Marathi movie did Namdeo Dhondo Mahanor NOT write songs?
a) Sarja
b) Jait Re Jait
c) Lai Bhari
d) Ek Hota Vidushak

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Namdeo Dhondo Mahanor penned songs for movies like Jait Re Jait, Ek Hota Vidushak, and Sarja.

Question 6.
What is the projected average growth rate of India’s GDP from FY24 to FY31?
a) 5.5%
b) 6.7%
c) 7.2%
d) 8.0%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: India’s GDP is expected to grow at an average rate of 6.7% per year from FY24 to FY31.

Question 7.
Who did Gukesh D surpass to become India’s top chess player?
a) Magnus Carlsen
b) Sergey Karjakin
c) Parimarjan Negi
d) Viswanathan Anand

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Grandmaster Gukesh D became India’s premier chess player by edging out the legendary Viswanathan Anand in the rankings.

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