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Current Affairs Quiz 13th December 2023

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Question 1:

What is the maximum commitment by JICA for the LEAP 2 Fund?

A) $2 billion

B) $1 billion

C) $1.5 billion

D) $500 million

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) $1.5 billion

  • Explanation: JICA commits up to $1.5 billion for the ADB-administered LEAP 2 Fund.

 

 

Question 2:

Which of the following is not a focus area for LEAP 2?

A) Healthcare

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B) Education

C) Information Technology

D) Agriculture

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Information Technology

  • Explanation: LEAP 2 focuses on projects addressing carbon emissions, healthcare, education, and agriculture, but not specifically on Information Technology.

 

 

Question 3:

Which company recently started operations in India in collaboration with HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, and AU Small Finance Bank?

A) IBM

B) FICO

C) Google

D) Microsoft

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) FICO

  • Explanation: FICO began operations in India, collaborating with HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, and AU Small Finance Bank.

 

 

Question 4:

What is ACKO General Insurance’s collaboration with PhonePe focused on?

A) Providing mutual fund investments

B) Offering car and bike insurance products

C) Launching a new credit card

D) Introducing a digital wallet

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Offering car and bike insurance products

  • Explanation: ACKO General Insurance partnered with PhonePe to provide car and bike insurance products through PhonePe’s platform.

 

 

Question 5:

Who is the CEO of ACKO General Insurance?

A) Vishal Gupta

B) Sanjeev Srinivasan

C) Ankit Bhati

D) Bhavish Aggarwal

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Sanjeev Srinivasan

  • Explanation: Sanjeev Srinivasan is the CEO of ACKO General Insurance.

 

 

Question 6:

What initiative did NMCG launch at COP28?

A) Global River Cities Alliance

B) Clean Ganga Mission

C) Sustainable Water Management Program

D) River Conservation Project

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Global River Cities Alliance

  • Explanation: At COP28, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) launched the Global River Cities Alliance (GRCA).

 

 

Question 7:

What is the goal of India’s BESS Consortium membership?

A) Develop renewable energy

B) Reduce carbon emissions

C) Secure 5 GW of BESS commitments by 2024

D) Increase solar energy production

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Secure 5 GW of BESS commitments by 2024

  • Explanation: India aims to secure 5 GW of BESS commitments by 2024 as a member of the BESS Consortium.

 

 

Question 8:

How many UDAN routes are currently operational in India?

A) 400

B) 517

C) 600

D) 350

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 517

  • Explanation: There are currently 517 UDAN routes operational across 76 airports in India.

 

 

Question 9:

What percentage did India reduce its GDP emission intensity by, between 2005 and 2019?

A) 20%

B) 25%

C) 33%

D) 40%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) 33%

  • Explanation: India reported a 33% reduction in GDP emission intensity from 2005 to 2019.

 

 

Question 10:

What percentage of its stake is the Indian government proposing to sell in IRCON International?

A) 5%

B) 8%

C) 10%

D) 15%

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Answer: B) 8%

  • Explanation: The Indian government proposes to sell an 8% stake in IRCON International.

 

 

Question 11:

For which project was India chosen as the flagship nation by the IMO?

A) Green Ocean Initiative

B) Blue Maritime Project

C) Green Voyage 2050 Project

D) Sustainable Shipping Program

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Green Voyage 2050 Project

  • Explanation: India was selected as the flagship nation for the IMO’s Green Voyage 2050 Project.

 

 

Question 12:

What is the focus of the “Green Rising” initiative launched by UNICEF and India?

A) Promoting sustainable agriculture

B) Mobilizing youth for climate action

C) Increasing forest cover

D) Reducing plastic use

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Mobilizing youth for climate action

  • Explanation: The “Green Rising” initiative, launched by UNICEF and India, focuses on mobilizing youth for climate action.

 

 

Question 13:

Which Indian state’s royal burial grounds have been nominated for the UNESCO World Heritage List for 2023-24?

A) Assam

B) Rajasthan

C) Karnataka

D) Tamil Nadu

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Assam

  • Explanation: Assam’s Charaideo Moidams, royal burial mounds of the Ahom dynasty, have been nominated for the UNESCO World Heritage List for 2023-24.

 

 

Question 14:

Where will India’s first Telecom Centre of Excellence be established?

A) IIT Delhi

B) IIT Bombay

C) IIT Roorkee

D) IIT Madras

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) IIT Roorkee

  • Explanation: Uttar Pradesh government plans to establish India’s first Telecom Centre of Excellence at IIT Roorkee.

 

 

Question 15:

What is the new high achieved by the BSE market cap?

A) $3.5 trillion

B) $4.03 trillion

C) $3.8 trillion

D) $4.5 trillion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) $4.03 trillion

  • Explanation: BSE market cap reached a new high of $4.03 trillion.

 

 

Question 16:

What was India’s retail inflation rate in November 2023?

A) 4.5%

B) 5.55%

C) 6%

D) 5%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 5.55%

  • Explanation: India’s retail inflation stood at 5.55% in November 2023.

 

 

Question 17:

Who is set to become Chhattisgarh’s new Chief Minister?

A) Raman Singh

B) Bhupesh Baghel

C) Vishnu Deo Sai

D) Ajit Jogi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Vishnu Deo Sai

  • Explanation: Vishnu Deo Sai, a BJP leader, is set to be sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.

 

 

Question 18:

What is the focus of Google’s Project Gemini AI model?

A) Enhancing search engine accuracy

B) Mimicking human behavior

C) Improving cloud computing

D) Advancing self-driving technology

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Mimicking human behavior

  • Explanation: Google’s Project Gemini AI model is designed to mimic human behavior.

 

 

Question 19:

Which city has been named India’s safest city for the third consecutive year in 2023?

A) Mumbai

B) Delhi

C) Bengaluru

D) Kolkata

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Kolkata

  • Explanation: Kolkata retains its position as India’s safest city for the third consecutive year in 2023.
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