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Current Affairs Quiz August 22nd, 2023

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Question 1:
What criterion does India’s Green Hydrogen Standard set for hydrogen production to be considered ‘Green’?

A) 2 kg CO2 per kg H2
B) 4 kg CO2 per kg H2
C) 3 kg CO2 per kg H2
D) 1 kg CO2 per kg H2

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The correct answer is A. According to the Green Hydrogen Standard unveiled by India, hydrogen production can be labeled as ‘Green’ only if it emits no more than 2 kg of CO2 equivalent per kg of H2.

Question 2:
Who launched the Bharat New Car Assessment Programme (Bharat NCAP)?

A) M K Stalin
B) Neelkanth Mishra
C) Nitin Gadkari
D) Narendra Modi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The Bharat New Car Assessment Programme was initiated by Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways.

Question 3:
Onam celebrates the return of which legendary King?

A) Ram
B) Mahabali
C) Krishna
D) Harsha

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The vibrant festival of Onam is celebrated in honor of the legendary King Mahabali.

Question 4:
Which state in India will house South-East Asia’s largest water desalination project?

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

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Tamil Nadu’s Chief Minister, M K Stalin, laid the foundation stone for South-East Asia’s largest water desalination project, aimed at resolving Chennai’s water crisis.

Question 5:
Who has been appointed as the part-time Chairperson of UIDAI?

A) Nilesh Shah
B) Mausam
C) Neelkanth Mishra
D) Narendra Modi

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Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The Central Government announced the appointment of Neelkanth Mishra as the part-time Chairperson of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).

Question 6:
How much funding has the G20 Pandemic Fund granted to India’s Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying?

A) $20 Million
B) $25 Million
C) $30 Million
D) $15 Million

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The G20 Pandemic Fund has allocated $25 million to India’s Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying to strengthen the country’s animal health system.

Question 7:
Which grade is Raja Anirudh Sriram in, who won a silver medal at the Singapore International Math Olympiad Challenge?

A) Third grade
B) Fourth grade
C) Fifth grade
D) Sixth grade

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. Raja Anirudh Sriram, who won a silver medal at the Singapore International Math Olympiad Challenge, is a student in the fourth grade.
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