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Current Affairs Quiz 14th September 2023

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Question 1:
Who was responsible for virtually introducing the Ayushman Bhav campaign?

A) CM Bhagwant Singh Mann

B) Professor Najma Akhtar

C) President Droupadi Murmu

D) Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: President Droupadi Murmu virtually launched the Ayushman Bhav campaign from Gandhinagar’s Raj Bhavan.

Question 2:
What is the central theme of NATO’s military exercise named “Steadfast Defender”?

A) Response to emergencies

B) Defense against a hypothetical alliance led by Russia

C) Enhancing communication between member nations

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D) Invasion strategies

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: “Steadfast Defender” is primarily focused on defense against a hypothetical enemy resembling a Russian-led alliance called Occasus.

Question 3:
Which railway project is expected to strengthen trade connections between India and Bangladesh?

A) Delhi-Dhaka

B) Mumbai-Chittagong

C) Agartala-Akhaura

D) Kolkata-Sylhet

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Agartala-Akhaura railway project is aimed at enhancing trade ties and connectivity between India and Bangladesh.

Question 4:
What is the primary function of the National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) for the Gujarat legislative assembly?

A) Enabling online voting for assembly members

B) Digital check-in system for the assembly

C) Provision of online access to legislative documents

D) Online submission of petitions by citizens

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: NeVA, or the National e-Vidhan Application, is developed to provide online access to legislative documents for both the public and assembly members.

Question 5:
Which battle does the Saragarhi Memorial in Ferozepur memorialize?

A) Battle of Panipat

B) Battle of Plassey

C) Battle of Saragarhi

D) Battle of Buxar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Saragarhi Memorial in Ferozepur is dedicated to the Battle of Saragarhi, where 21 brave Sikh soldiers laid down their lives.

Question 6:
According to a recent report, how many elephant corridors are present in India?

A) 88

B) 150

C) 200

D) 180

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: As per the recent report titled “Elephant Corridors of India,” India possesses 150 elephant corridors.

Question 7:
Which organization was distinguished with the ‘Safety Innovation Award 2023’?

A) The Institution of Engineers (India)

B) TeamLease EdTech

C) RITES Limited

D) ISRO

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: RITES Limited was honored with the ‘Safety Innovation Award 2023’ for its innovative safety management systems in the construction category.

Question 8:
Who was conferred the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award-Academia’?

A) CM Bhagwant Singh Mann

B) Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar

C) President Droupadi Murmu

D) Professor Najma Akhtar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Professor Najma Akhtar of Jamia Millia Islamia was bestowed with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award-Academia’ for her significant contributions to aligning education with job opportunities.

Question 9:
Which satellite system, crafted by ISRO, is incorporated into the iPhone 15 Pro models?

A) Chandrayaan

B) GSAT

C) NavIC

D) Astrosat

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The iPhone 15 Pro models integrate NavIC, a satellite system developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Question 10:
What is MOXIE’s primary function on Mars?

A) Generate electrical power

B) Collect Martian soil samples

C) Produce oxygen

D) Analyze Martian climate

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: MOXIE, a device on the Mars Perseverance rover, primarily functions to produce oxygen from the Martian atmosphere.

Question 11:
Which animal is the main host for the Nipah virus?

A) Rodent

B) Flying fox or fruit bat

C) Primate

D) Camel

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The primary host for the Nipah virus is the fruit bat, also referred to as the flying fox.
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