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Current Affairs Quiz August 31st, 2023

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Question 1:
Who is chairing the steering committee for the Global India AI 2023 conference?

A) Shrikant Madhav Vaidya
B) Anurag Singh Thakur
C) Rajeev Chandrasekhar
D) Dharmendra Pradhan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The Union Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Electronics & IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, is in charge of the steering committee for the Global India AI 2023 conference.

Question 2:
What is the primary aim of NASA’s ILLUMA-T technology demonstration?

A) To find new planets
B) To enhance space communications capabilities
C) To study the Earth’s atmosphere
D) To explore Mars

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The main goal of the ILLUMA-T demonstration is to improve space communications capabilities.

Question 3:
What did the ChaSTE instrument by ISRO measure?

A) The gravitational pull of the moon
B) The temperature variation between the moon’s surface and below it
C) The chemical composition of the moon
D) The distance between Earth and the moon

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The ChaSTE (Chandra’s Surface Thermophysical Experiment) instrument by ISRO measured the temperature variation between the moon’s surface and a point around 8 cm below it.

Question 4:
Who was appointed as the brand ambassador for IndianOil’s Indane XTRATEJ?

A) Sanjeev Kapoor
B) Anurag Singh Thakur
C) Shrikant Madhav Vaidya
D) Dharmendra Pradhan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The correct answer is A. Chef Sanjeev Kapoor was named as the brand ambassador for IndianOil’s Indane XTRATEJ LPG brand.

Question 5:
How many Khelo India Centres will be set up within a year?

A) 100
B) 2000
C) 1000
D) 500

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Anurag Singh Thakur, the Minister for Youth Affairs, announced that 1,000 Khelo India Centres will be set up within the coming year.

Question 6:
What is the focus of the comic book “Let’s Move Forward” launched by Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan?

A) Science and Technology
B) Cooking recipes
C) Holistic well-being and mental health
D) Indian history

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The comic book “Let’s Move Forward” is designed to entertain young readers while also educating them on overall well-being, with a special focus on mental and physical health.
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