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Current Affairs Quiz 12th May 2023

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4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend to you to go through the article,Daily Current Affairs Today 12th May 2023

 

Question 1:

Where was the 6th edition of the International Indian Ocean Conference held?

A) Mumbai, India

B) Dhaka, Bangladesh

C) Delhi, India

D) Hingoli, Maharashtra

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The 6th edition of the International Indian Ocean Conference took place in Dhaka, Bangladesh as stated in the passage.

 

Question 2:

Who honored Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with the Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award?

A) Prime Minister Modi

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B) President Ram Nath Kovind

C) The India Foundation

D) UNESCO

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award was presented to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by the Former President of India, Ram Nath Kovind as mentioned in the text.

 

Question 3:

With which space organization has IBM collaborated to create a geospatial foundation model?

A) SpaceX

B) ESA (European Space Agency)

C) NASA

D) ISRO

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: IBM has joined hands with NASA to develop a geospatial foundation model as specified in the passage.

 

Question 4:

Where will the LIGO-India project be developed?

A) Dhaka, Bangladesh

B) Mumbai, Maharashtra

C) Delhi, India

D) Hingoli, Maharashtra

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) will be situated in Hingoli, Maharashtra as highlighted in the text.

 

Question 5:

What is the 2023 theme for the International Day of Plant Health?

A) Our Nurses, Our Future

B) Plant Health for Environmental Protection

C) Peace, Prosperity, and Partnership for a Resilient Future

D) Protecting Biodiversity and Environment

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The 2023 theme for the International Day of Plant Health is ‘Plant Health for Environmental Protection’ as mentioned in the passage.

 

Question 6:

Which organization has successfully begun testing its semi-cryogenic engines?

A) NASA

B) IBM

C) SpaceX

D) ISRO

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has started the successful testing of its semi-cryogenic engines as stated in the text.

 

Question 7:

Which day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale?

A) International Day of Plant Health

B) International Women’s Day

C) International Earth Day

D) International Nurses Day

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: International Nurses Day is commemorated every year on 12 May, coinciding with the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale as mentioned in the passage.
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