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Current Affairs Quiz 17th February 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 17th February 2023

 

Question 1:

Who has been appointed as the new CEO of YouTube?

A) Susan Wojcicki

B) Neal Mohan

C) Sundar Pichai

D) Mark Zuckerberg

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B) Neal Mohan. Susan Wojcicki was the previous CEO of YouTube. Neal Mohan, an Indian-American, succeeded Susan Wojcicki, who held the position for 25 years.

 

Question 2:

Which joint military exercise involves platoon-level training in jungle and urban terrain between India and Japan?

A) Exercise Dharma Guardian

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B) Exercise TARKASH

C) Exercise Red Flag

D) Exercise Sangam

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The correct answer is A) Exercise Dharma Guardian. This exercise focuses on platoon-level joint training in jungle, semi-urban, and urban terrains between the troops from the Indian Army’s Garhwal Rifles Regiment and Japan’s Infantry Regiment.

 

Question 3:

Who are the two women cricketers recently signed as brand ambassadors by Hyundai Motors India?

A) Virat Kohli and Smriti Mandhana

B) Yastika Bhatia and Renuka Singh Thakur

C) Sourav Ganguly and Anushka Sharma

D) Harmanpreet Kaur and Deepika Padukone

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B) Yastika Bhatia and Renuka Singh Thakur. They were recently signed as brand ambassadors by Hyundai Motor India Ltd and are set to feature prominently in the 2023 women’s cricket calendar.

 

Question 4:

What innovative system for transporting coal and minerals was developed by IIT Kanpur?

A) Solar-powered trucks

B) Energy-efficient compressed air-based pipeline system

C) Magnetic levitation trains

D) Electric cargo drones

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B) Energy-efficient compressed air-based pipeline system. IIT Kanpur introduced this innovative pipeline system to facilitate the continuous, cost-effective movement of coal and minerals while enabling round-the-clock monitoring.

 

Question 5:

Which joint exercise between the National Security Guard (NSG) and the US Special Operations Force (SOF) included training for “Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Terror Response”?

A) Exercise Red Flag

B) Exercise TARKASH

C) Exercise Tiger Triumph

D) Exercise Yudh Abhyas

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B) Exercise TARKASH. The 17th edition of this joint exercise between the NSG and the US SOF was conducted in Chennai and incorporated training for CBRN Terror Response for the first time.
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