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Current Affairs Quiz 10th December 2023

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Question 1:

Which organization did AIIB collaborate with for sustainable infrastructure development?

A) UNESCO

B) UNDP

C) WHO

D) IMF

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. UNDP

  • Explanation: The AIIB collaborated with the UNDP to focus on sustainable infrastructure development.

 

 

Question 2:

What is the focus of the awards introduced by DARPG?

A) Environmental Conservation

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B) E-Governance Initiatives

C) Public Health

D) Educational Excellence

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. E-Governance Initiatives

  • Explanation: DARPG launched a scheme and web-portal for National Awards for e-Governance 2024 to recognize and promote excellence in e-Governance initiatives.

 

 

Question 3:

For what reason did India pledge financial aid to Papua New Guinea?

A) Earthquake Relief

B) Volcanic Eruption Relief

C) Economic Crisis

D) Flood Relief

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. Volcanic Eruption Relief

  • Explanation: India pledged $1 million in relief aid to Papua New Guinea following the Mount Ulawun volcanic eruption.

 

 

Question 4:

Where is the world’s largest concentrated solar power project launched?

A) Abu Dhabi

B) Dubai

C) Riyadh

D) Doha

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. Dubai

  • Explanation: Dubai unveiled the world’s largest concentrated solar power project, part of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.

 

 

Question 5:

How much does the Indian government allocate annually to support the International Solar Alliance?

A) Rs.50 Crore

B) Rs.200 Crore

C) Rs.150 Crore

D) Rs.100 Crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D. Rs.100 Crore

  • Explanation: The Government of India commits Rs.100 crore annually to support the International Solar Alliance.

 

 

Question 6:

What were the main topics of the bills discussed in the Lok Sabha regarding Jammu and Kashmir?

A) Tourism and Culture

B) Reservation and Reorganisation

C) Agriculture and Trade

D) Education and Health

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. Reservation and Reorganisation

  • Explanation: The Lok Sabha discussed the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Bill, 2023, and Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2023.

 

 

Question 7:

Which Indian city approved its first urban flood mitigation project?

A) Mumbai

B) Chennai

C) Kolkata

D) Hyderabad

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. Chennai

  • Explanation: Chennai’s first urban flood mitigation project was approved following Cyclone Michuang’s impact.

 

 

Question 8:

What did Meghalaya’s Lakadong turmeric receive?

A) World Heritage Site Status

B) Geographical Indication Status

C) UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

D) National Biodiversity Award

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. Geographical Indication Status

  • Explanation: Lakadong turmeric from Meghalaya was awarded the Geographical Indication tag.

 

 

Question 9:

For which categories did NTPC win two silver awards in Brandon Hall Group’s Excellence in Technology Awards?

A) Sustainable Energy and Environmental Conservation

B) Corporate Wellbeing Technology and Augmented/Virtual Reality

C) Innovation in Manufacturing and Corporate Leadership

D) Community Service and Corporate Social Responsibility

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. Corporate Wellbeing Technology and Augmented/Virtual Reality

  • Explanation: NTPC secured silver awards for Corporate Wellbeing Technology and Augmented/Virtual Reality.

 

 

Question 10:

Who was sworn in as the 6th Chief Minister of Mizoram?

A) Pu Zoramthanga

B) Lalduhoma

C) Lal Thanhawla

D) Vanlalzawma

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. Lalduhoma

  • Explanation: Lalduhoma, the ZPM Chief, was sworn in as the 6th Chief Minister of Mizoram.

 

 

Question 11:

What is the Indian government’s plan regarding IRCON International?

A) Increase the stake by 8%

B) Sell a 10% stake

C) Sell an 8% stake

D) Merge with another company

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C. Sell an 8% stake

  • Explanation: The Union government plans to generate ₹1,200 Crore through the sale of an 8% stake in IRCON International.

 

 

Question 12:

Which country did India compete against in the first T20 International?

A) Australia

B) England

C) South Africa

D) New Zealand

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C. South Africa

  • Explanation: India faced South Africa in Durban for the first T20 International.

 

 

Question 13:

When is International Mountain Day celebrated?

A) December 5

B) December 11

C) December 15

D) December 20

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. December 11

  • Explanation: International Mountain Day is celebrated on December 11, focusing on mountain protection and sustainability.

 

 

Question 14:

What event does UNICEF Foundation Day commemorate?

A) Establishment of UNICEF

B) Adoption of the Rights of the Child

C) First UNICEF-funded project

D) UNICEF receiving the Nobel Peace Prize

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A. Establishment of UNICEF

  • Explanation: UNICEF Foundation Day, observed on December 11, marks the founding of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund in 1946.
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