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Current Affairs Quiz 1st February 2023

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Question 1:

Which organization conferred Dr. Manmohan Singh with a Lifetime Achievement Honour in London?

A) India-UK Economic Council

B) India-UK Achievers Honours

C) India-UK Business Forum

D) India-UK Chamber of Commerce

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Dr. Manmohan Singh, the former Prime Minister of India, was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the India-UK Achievers Honours in London for his notable contributions in the economic and political spheres.

 

Question 2:

Which of the following was NOT identified as a potential capital for a segment of the government in Andhra Pradesh?

A) Amaravati

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B) Kurnool

C) Visakhapatnam

D) Tirupati

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Tirupati was not mentioned as a potential capital. The other three cities – Amaravati, Kurnool, and Visakhapatnam – were proposed as capitals for different arms of the government in a tri-capital model.

 

Question 3:

By what percentage does the IMF anticipate India’s economic growth to rebound in 2024 after a dip in 2023?

A) 6.2%

B) 6.5%

C) 6.8%

D) 7.0%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The IMF’s World Economic Outlook forecasts a rebound in India’s economic growth to 6.8% in 2024 after predicting a drop to 6.1% in 2023.

 

Question 4:

Which initiative, announced by US President Joe Biden and PM Narendra Modi, aims to link the defense startups of both countries?

A) US-India Innovation Bridge

B) US-India Defense Link

C) US-India iCET

D) US-India Strategic Forum

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The US-India Innovation Bridge aims to connect the defense startups of both the United States and India.

 

Question 5:

On which date was the Indian Coast Guard formally declared by the Parliament?

A) February 18, 1978

B) January 1, 1977

C) February 1, 1977

D) March 3, 1978

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The Parliament formally declared the Indian Coast Guard on February 18, 1978. However, the provisional Indian Coast Guard was initially formed on February 1, 1977.

 

Question 6:

Who penned an essay on Da Ra Bendre’s poetry and existentialism in Kannada?

A) Ajit Doval

B) K.V. Tirumalesh

C) N. Chandrababu Naidu

D) Adar Poonawalla

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: K.V. Tirumalesh penned a significant essay on Da Ra Bendre’s poetry and existentialism in Kannada.

 

Question 7:

During which Prime Minister’s tenure did Shanti Bhushan serve as the Union Law Minister?

A) Rajiv Gandhi

B) Indira Gandhi

C) Morarji Desai

D) Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Shanti Bhushan served as the Union Law Minister during Morarji Desai’s tenure from 1977 to 1979.
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