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Current Affairs Quiz 26th December 2023

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Question 1:

Who is the President of India who gave assent to three criminal code bills?

A) Narendra Modi
B) Draupadi Murmu
C) Pranab Mukherjee
D) Ram Nath Kovind

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Draupadi Murmu, the President of India, granted her assent to the three criminal code bills.

 

 

Question 2:

What does the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana provide?

A) Education loans
B) Free medical treatment
C) Employment opportunities
D) Agricultural subsidies

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana offers free medical treatment of up to Rs 5 lakh per annum per family.

 

 

Question 3:

Which year has the United Nations declared as the International Year of Camelids?

A) 2022
B) 2025
C) 2023
D) 2024

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

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  • Explanation: 2024 has been declared as the International Year of Camelids by the United Nations.

 

 

Question 4:

Which country announced its departure from OPEC in 2024?

A) Qatar
B) Angola
C) Ecuador
D) Nigeria

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Angola has declared its decision to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) starting January 1, 2024.

 

 

Question 5:

Where is India poised to acquire exploration rights for lithium blocks?

A) Australia
B) Brazil
C) Argentina
D) Chile

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: India is set to secure exploration and development rights for five lithium blocks in Argentina.

 

 

Question 6:

Which Indian state is set to establish the country’s first AI city?

A) Gujarat
B) Maharashtra
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Karnataka

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Uttar Pradesh is planning to construct India’s first AI city in Lucknow.

 

 

Question 7:

What is the focus of the SAANS Campaign launched in Manipur?

A) Malnutrition
B) Pneumonia prevention
C) Literacy
D) Drug abuse

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The SAANS Campaign in Manipur is aimed at combating childhood pneumonia.

 

 

Question 8:

What is the objective of Bihar’s ‘Mission Investigation@75 Days’?

A) Environmental conservation
B) Streamlining the criminal justice process
C) Traffic management
D) Urban development

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: ‘Mission Investigation@75 Days’ in Bihar is intended to enhance and expedite the criminal justice system.

 

 

Question 9:

Where will the Khelo India Youth Games 2023 be held?

A) Kerala
B) West Bengal
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Punjab

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Khelo India Youth Games 2023 are scheduled to take place in Tamil Nadu.

 

 

Question 10:

What is the focus of Raghuram Rajan’s book ‘Breaking The Mould’?

A) India’s cultural heritage
B) India’s economic future
C) India’s political system
D) India’s educational reforms

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: ‘Breaking The Mould: Reimagining India’s Economic Future’ is a book by Raghuram Rajan that discusses India’s economic future.

 

 

Question 11:

Who has been appointed as the interim MD & CEO of North East Small Finance Bank?

A) Satish Kumar Kalra
B) Urjit Patel
C) Shaktikanta Das
D) Raghuram Rajan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Satish Kumar Kalra has been designated as the interim managing director and CEO of North East Small Finance Bank.

 

 

Question 12:

Who is appointed as the Chairman of the Bombay Stock Exchange?

A) Harshad Mehta
B) Pramod Agrawal
C) Ratan Tata
D) Mukesh Ambani

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Pramod Agrawal, previously Chief of Coal India, has been named Chairman of the Bombay Stock Exchange.

 

 

Question 13:

Which Indian mission is set to reach the Lagrangian point L1?

A) Chandrayaan-2
B) Mangalyaan
C) Gaganyaan
D) Aditya-L1

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Aditya-L1, India’s first solar mission, is on course to reach the Lagrangian point L1.

 

 

Question 14:

What does the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita bill aim to replace?

A) Indian Penal Code
B) Indian Constitution
C) Indian Civil Code
D) Indian Tax Code

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita is proposed to replace the Indian Penal Code.

 

 

Question 15:

What is the significance of Veer Bal Diwas?

A) Celebrating India’s independence
B) Honoring the martyrdom of Sri Guru Gobind Singh’s sons
C) Marking the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
D) Commemorating the end of British rule

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Veer Bal Diwas is dedicated to honoring the martyrdom of Sahibzadas Baba Zorawar Singh Ji and Baba Fateh Singh Ji, sons of Sri Guru Gobind Singh.

 

 

Question 16:

Which organization did Angola decide to leave?

A) United Nations
B) African Union
C) OPEC
D) ASEAN

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Angola has declared its departure from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
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