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Current Affairs Quiz 5th April 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 5th April 2023

 

Question 1:

What is the primary purpose of using a cryogenic upper stage in rockets, as demonstrated by Skyroot Aerospace’s ‘Dhawan II’ engine test?

A) To reduce the cost of rocket manufacturing.
B) To improve rocket stability during launch.
C) To enhance the rocket’s payload-carrying capacity.
D) To increase the speed of rocket ascent.

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The utilization of a cryogenic upper stage is known for its ability to enhance the rocket’s capacity to carry payloads. Therefore, the correct answer is C.

 

Question 2:

According to a joint report, which Indian state leads in upcoming PV manufacturing installations for solar panels?

A) Rajasthan
B) Maharashtra
C) Gujarat
D) Karnataka

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Gujarat accounts for nearly 57% of all upcoming PV manufacturing capacity in India, leading the way in photovoltaic installations.

 

Question 3:

What is the World Bank’s projection for India’s GDP growth in fiscal year 2024?

A) 6.3%
B) 6.6%
C) 6.9%
D) 7.2%

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Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The World Bank anticipates a moderation in India’s GDP growth to 6.3% in the fiscal year 2024. Therefore, the correct answer is A.

 

Question 4:

When was the first Indian commercial vessel, SS Loyalty, commemorated during National Maritime Day in 2023?

A) January 15
B) March 30
C) April 5
D) September 28

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: National Maritime Day 2023 was celebrated on April 5 in honor of the historic voyage of the first Indian commercial vessel, SS Loyalty. Thus, the correct answer is C.

 

Question 5:

Who topped the Forbes Billionaires 2023 Rankings?

A) Elon Musk
B) Jeff Bezos
C) Bernard Arnault
D) Mukesh Ambani

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The top position in the Forbes Billionaires 2023 Rankings is held by Bernard Arnault, CEO of LVMH. Hence, the correct answer is C.

 

Question 6:

What major deal is India set to sign with the United States related to its Navy?

A) Purchase of fighter jets
B) Acquisition of anti-tank missiles
C) Procurement of Hellfire missiles and Mark 54 torpedoes
D) Investment in naval research

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Indian government plans to sign a weapons deal with the United States that includes the purchase of Hellfire missiles and Mark 54 anti-submarine torpedoes. Therefore, the correct answer is C.

 

Question 7:

Which sector did Skyroot Aerospace become the first Indian private company to make a significant achievement in during 2022?

A) Healthcare
B) Space exploration
C) Renewable energy
D) Telecommunications

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Skyroot Aerospace became the first Indian private company to launch a rocket into space in 2022, marking a milestone in the field of space exploration. Thus, the correct answer is B.
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