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Current Affairs Quiz 28th December 2023

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4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend to you to go through the article,Daily Current Affairs Today 28th December2023

 

 

Question 1:

What is the name of the bacteria strain discovered by Visva-Bharati University’s researchers?

A) Rabindra Bacteria
B) Pantoea Tagorei
C) Tagorei Pantoea
D) Bharati Strain

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. Researchers from Visva-Bharati University’s botany department named the newly discovered bacteria strain, which enhances plant growth, ‘Pantoea Tagorei,’ in honor of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.

 

 

Question 2:

Where was the ‘Largest Tabla Ensemble’ event, part of the Tansen Festival, held?

A) Gwalior Auditorium
B) Music Hall, Gwalior
C) Karna Mahal, Gwalior Fort
D) Tansen Mahal, Gwalior

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The ‘Largest Tabla Ensemble’ event took place at the historic Karna Mahal of Gwalior Fort as part of the annual ‘Tansen Samaroh’ music festival.

 

 

Question 3:

What is the purpose of the ‘MedTech Mitra’ initiative?

A) To establish new medical colleges
B) To promote traditional medicine
C) To provide financial aid to medical students
D) To support young MedTech innovators

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

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  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. ‘MedTech Mitra,’ introduced by Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, aims to nurture the talents of young innovators in the medical technology sector, providing support in research and facilitating regulatory approvals.

 

 

Question 4:

What is the name of the cargo service initiative launched by KSRTC in Karnataka?

A) Reddy Cargo
B) KSRTC Freight
C) Karnataka Cargo
D) Namma Cargo

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) launched a cargo service initiative under the brand name “Namma Cargo.”

 

 

Question 5:

How long is Coca-Cola’s new partnership with the ICC?

A) 12 years
B) 5 years
C) 10 years
D) 8 years

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. Coca-Cola has secured an eight-year partnership with the International Cricket Council (ICC) as the global cricket partner.

 

 

Question 6:

Which word was chosen as the ‘Word of the Year’ for 2023 by Oxford Dictionary?

A) AI
B) Hallucinate
C) Authentic
D) Rizz

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. Oxford Dictionary selected “Rizz” as its ‘Word of the Year’ for 2023, a slang term denoting natural charm and charisma.

 

 

Question 7:

What is the range of Pakistan’s newly tested rocket system, Fatah-II?

A) 500 kilometers
B) 350 kilometers
C) 400 kilometers
D) 250 kilometers

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The Fatah-II, an indigenously developed guided multi-launch rocket system by Pakistan, has a range of 400 kilometers, enhancing the country’s strike capabilities.

 

 

Question 8:

Who has been approved as the part-time Chairman of Kotak Mahindra Bank?

A) Mohan Yadav
B) Mansukh Mandaviya
C) Prakash Apte
D) C S Rajan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. The Reserve Bank of India approved the appointment of C S Rajan as the part-time Chairman of Kotak Mahindra Bank.

 

 

Question 9:

What is the nature of the merger involving IDFC and IDFC First Bank?

A) Horizontal Merger
B) Subsidiary Merger
C) Direct Merger
D) Reverse Merger

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. The merger of IDFC Ltd with IDFC First Bank is classified as a reverse merger, as sanctioned by the Reserve Bank of India.

 

 

Question 10:

Which subsidiary is Bank of Baroda planning to divest its entire stake in?

A) Bank of Baroda (UAE)
B) Bank of Baroda (South Africa)
C) Bank of Baroda (Hong Kong)
D) Bank of Baroda (New Zealand)

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. Bank of Baroda disclosed its intention to divest its entire 100 percent stake in its New Zealand subsidiary.
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