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Current Affairs Quiz 12th September 2023

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Question 1:
Which initiative was launched by PM Modi at the G20 Summit?

A) Global Carbon Emission Alliance
B) Global Biofuels Alliance
C) Global Green Energy Pact
D) Global Clean Air Initiative

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the formation of the Global Biofuels Alliance during the G20 Summit to promote the adoption of biofuels.

Question 2:
On which day did Louisville declare Sanatana Dharma Day?

A) September 10
B) July 20
C) September 3
D) August 15

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Mayor Craig Greenberg declared September 3 as Sanatana Dharma Day in Louisville, Kentucky.

Question 3:
What is the designation of North Korea’s new tactical nuclear attack submarine?

A) Hero Kim Il Sung
B) Hero Kim Jong Un
C) Submarine No. 451
D) Submarine No. 841

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: North Korea launched its first operational “tactical nuclear attack submarine,” designated Submarine No. 841.

Question 4:
How much did the UK commit to the UN-Backed Climate Fund?

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A) $3 Billion
B) $4 Billion
C) $1 Billion
D) $2 Billion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The United Kingdom pledged $2 billion to the Green Climate Fund, marking its largest single funding commitment for global climate change challenges.

Question 5:
Who introduced the new UPI features?

A) Reserve Bank of India
B) Paytm
C) Google Pay
D) National Payments Corporation of India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das unveiled new UPI features developed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

Question 6:
Who has been re-appointed as the MD & CEO of ICICI Bank?

A) Shaktikanta Das
B) Sandeep Bakhshi
C) Arundhati Bhattacharya
D) Uday Kotak

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Sandeep Bakhshi’s re-appointment as MD and CEO of ICICI Bank received RBI approval.

Question 7:
What was the theme for the United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation 2023?

A) South-South Partnership for Sustainability
B) Solidarity, Equity and Partnership: Unlocking South-South Cooperation to Achieve the SDGs
C) Empowering the South: Growth and Development
D) Advancing Cooperation: South-South Perspectives

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The theme celebrates the economic, social, and political developments made in recent years by regions and countries in the South.

Question 8:
With whom did Thomas Cook India form a partnership?

A) Paytm
B) National Payments Corporation of India
C) Google Pay
D) State Bank of India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Thomas Cook India partnered with NPCI to introduce a RuPay prepaid forex card for Indian travelers visiting the UAE.

Question 9:
Which award was announced by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)?

A) Noble Science Prize
B) Indian Science Excellence Award
C) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes
D) National Scientific Achievement Award

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The CSIR announced the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar awards for 2022, among the prestigious science prizes in India.

Question 10:
Which railway station was given the ‘Green Railway Station’ certification by the IGBC?

A) Mumbai Central
B) Chennai Central
C) Kolkata Station
D) Vijayawada Railway Station

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Vijayawada Railway Station was awarded the ‘Green Railway Station’ certification with the highest rating of Platinum by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).

Question 11:
At which stadium did Virat Kohli become the fastest ODI player to reach 13,000 runs?

A) Eden Gardens, Kolkata
B) R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
C) Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
D) Lord’s Cricket Ground, London

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: India’s Virat Kohli achieved this feat during the Asia Cup Super 4 against Pakistan at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Question 12:
Which famous political cartoonist passed away recently?

A) Manjul
B) Ajit Ninan
C) R.K. Laxman
D) Sud

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