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Current Affairs Quiz 23rd April 2024

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Question 1:

Where was the 34th Seng Khihlang Festival held?

A) Shillong
B) Wahiajer
C) Guwahati
D) Tura

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Wahiajer

  • Explanation: The 34th Seng Khihlang Festival was held in Wahiajer, Meghalaya.

 

Question 2:

What does the symbolic Monolith in the Seng Khihlang Festival represent?

A) Prosperity
B) Unity
C) Health
D) Harvest

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Unity

  • Explanation: The Monolith symbolizes the enduring spirit of unity among the believers of the Khasi Indigenous Faith.

 

Question 3:

Which Indian state is famous for hosting the Thrissur Pooram festival?

A) Tamil Nadu
B) Kerala
C) Karnataka
D) Andhra Pradesh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Kerala

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  • Explanation: Thrissur Pooram is a well-known festival celebrated in Kerala.

 

Question 4:

What unique event was hosted by Nepal to promote tourism inclusivity?

A) International Mountain Conference
B) International Rainbow Tourism Conference
C) South Asian Wildlife Symposium
D) Himalayan Cultural Festival

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) International Rainbow Tourism Conference

  • Explanation: Nepal hosted the inaugural International Rainbow Tourism Conference to promote inclusivity and diversity.

 

Question 5:

Which organizations collaborated to train tribal youth in India?

A) ISKCON and NSDC
B) UNICEF and WHO
C) UNESCO and UNEP
D) IMF and World Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) ISKCON and NSDC

  • Explanation: ISKCON and the National Skill Development Corporation partnered to provide vocational training to marginalized communities.

 

Question 6:

What significant agreement did Rashtriya Raksha University enter into?

A) Collaboration with NASA
B) MoU with Starburst Aerospace
C) Partnership with SpaceX
D) Agreement with the European Space Agency

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) MoU with Starburst Aerospace

  • Explanation: Rashtriya Raksha University signed a memorandum of understanding with Starburst Aerospace of France.

 

Question 7:

Which prestigious award did Ratan Tata receive in 2021?

A) Nobel Peace Prize
B) Padma Vibhushan
C) KISS Humanitarian Award
D) Bharat Ratna

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) KISS Humanitarian Award

  • Explanation: Ratan Tata was honored with the KISS Humanitarian Award 2021 for his global humanitarian efforts.
  • Question 8:

    Who won the World Press Photo of the Year award in 2024?

    A) Mohammed Salem B) Annie Leibovitz C) Steve McCurry D) James Nachtwey

    Answer and Explanation

    Answer: A) Mohammed Salem

    • Explanation: Mohammed Salem, a Palestinian photographer with Reuters, won the World Press Photo of the Year award in 2024.

 

Question 9:

What new technology did Microsoft introduce to animate still images?

A) HoloLens 3
B) VASA-1
C) Azure AI
D) Kinect 2024

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) VASA-1

  • Explanation: Microsoft Research Asia developed VASA-1, an AI tool that animates still images with synchronized speech or song.

 

Question 10:

What global ranking did India achieve in military spending in 2023?

A) First
B) Second
C) Third
D) Fourth

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Fourth

  • Explanation: India was the fourth largest military spender in the world in 2023.

 

Question 11:

Which Indian dairy brand sponsored the cricket teams of Scotland and Ireland?

A) Amul
B) Mother Dairy
C) Nandini
D) Verka

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Nandini

  • Explanation: ‘Nandini’, the brand from the Karnataka Milk Federation, sponsored the Scottish and Irish cricket teams for the 2024 T20 World Cup.

 

Question 12:

Which city in England plans to honor Indian soldiers annually?

A) London
B) Bristol
C) Brighton
D) Manchester

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Brighton

  • Explanation: Brighton and Hove City Council decided to hold an annual event at the India Gate memorial to honor Indian soldiers.

 

Question 13:

Which radio frequency in Kuwait now broadcasts in Hindi due to an initiative by the Indian Embassy?

A) FM 88.2 and AM 102.5
B) FM 93.3 and AM 96.3
C) FM 107.1 and AM 115.2
D) FM 100.1 and AM 103.7

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) FM 93.3 and AM 96.3

  • Explanation: The first-ever Hindi radio broadcast in Kuwait airs on FM 93.3 and AM 96.3 every Sunday.
  • Question 14:

    Who won the ATP Barcelona Open in 2024?

    A) Rafael Nadal B) Novak Djokovic C) Casper Ruud D) Roger Federer

    Answer and Explanation

    Answer: C) Casper Ruud

    • Explanation: Casper Ruud of Norway won the ATP Barcelona Open 500 singles title in 2024 by defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas.
    • Question 15:

      Which tribe in India voted for the first time in the Andaman and Nicobar Lok Sabha elections?

      A) Jarawa B) Onge C) Sentinellese D) Shompen

      Answer and Explanation

      Answer: D) Shompen

      • Explanation: Members of the Shompen tribe cast their votes for the first time in the Andaman and Nicobar Lok Sabha constituency elections.

 

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