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Current Affairs Quiz 11th January 2024

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4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend to you to go through the article,Daily Current Affairs Today 11th January2024

 

 

Question 1:
What are India’s Forex Reserves as of December 29, 2023?
A)  623.20 billion dollars
B)  600 billion dollars
C)  650 billion dollars
D)  615 billion dollars

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A – Explanation: India’s forex reserves increased to $623.20 billion by the end of December 2023, marking the highest level in 21 months.

 

 

Question 2:
Who organized the Startup India Innovation Week 2024?
A) NITI Aayog
B) DPIIT
C) Ministry of Finance
D) Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B – Explanation: The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) organized the Startup India Innovation Week 2024.

 

 

Question 3:
Who released the report ‘Engendering Land Ports in India’?
A) Land Ports Authority of India
B) Ministry of Home Affairs
C) NITI Aayog
D) Ministry of External Affairs

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A – Explanation: The Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) released the report aimed at developing a gender-inclusive framework for cross-border trade.

 

 

Question 4:
Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated highway projects in which Indian state?
A) Maharashtra
B) Punjab
C) Haryana
D) Gujarat

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B – Explanation: Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated 29 National Highway projects in Punjab.

 

 

Question 5:
Where was the 27th National Youth Festival in 2024 inaugurated?
A) New Delhi
B) Nashik
C) Bangalore
D) Kolkata

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B – Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik, Maharashtra.

 

 

Question 6:
What is the estimated cost for the first phase of the Great Nicobar trans-shipment hub?
A) ₹15,000 crore
B) ₹18,000 crore
C) ₹20,000 crore
D) ₹25,000 crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B – Explanation: The first phase of the Great Nicobar trans-shipment hub project is expected to cost ₹18,000 crore.

 

 

Question 7:
Which companies has ITC partnered with to support tobacco farmers?
A) Google and Amazon
B) Microsoft and Skymet
C) IBM and Infosys
D) TCS and Wipro

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B – Explanation: ITC collaborated with Microsoft and Skymet to address challenges faced by tobacco farmers due to climate change.

 

 

Question 8:
What is ‘Gunotsav 2024′ in Assam aimed at assessing?
A) Teachers’ performance
B) Infrastructure development
C) Students’ performance
D) Educational policies

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C – Explanation: ‘Gunotsav 2024’ is a program launched by the Assam Government for the comprehensive assessment of students’ performance.

 

 

Question 9:
Which product from Mayurbhanj, Odisha, received the GI tag?
A) Mango
B) Red Ant Chutney
C) Handloom Sarees
D) Coffee

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B – Explanation: The red ant chutney from Mayurbhanj, Odisha, was granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

 

 

Question 10:
Who was appointed as the MD & CEO of National Asset Reconstruction Company Limited?
A) Raghuram Iyer
B) Nadia Calviño
C) P Santhosh
D) Kalyan Chaubey

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C – Explanation: P Santhosh, previously with Canara Bank, was appointed as the MD & CEO of National Asset Reconstruction Company Limited (NARCL).

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Question 11:
Raghuram Iyer was appointed as the CEO of which organization?
A) Indian Olympic Association
B) National Sports Federation
C) BCCI
D) Indian Premier League

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A – Explanation: Raghuram Iyer

was appointed as the CEO of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

 

 

Question 12:
Nadia Calviño is the first female president of which institution?
A) World Bank
B) IMF
C) European Investment Bank
D) Asian Development Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C – Explanation: Nadia Calviño became the first female president of the European Investment Bank (EIB).

 

 

Question 13:
The new design for Indian Navy Admirals’ epaulettes is inspired by whom?
A) Mahatma Gandhi
B) Indira Gandhi
C) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
D) Jawaharlal Nehru

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C – Explanation: The Indian Navy introduced new epaulettes for Admirals, inspired by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

 

 

Question 14:
Which company’s Falcon 9 spacecraft launched Starlink satellites with phone signal capability?
A) Blue Origin
B) SpaceX
C) NASA
D) ISRO

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B – Explanation: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launched the first batch of Starlink satellites capable of beaming phone signals.

 

 

Question 15:
When is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day observed?
A) January 11
B) March 8
C) April 22
D) June 5

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A – Explanation: National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is observed on January 11.

 

 

Question 16:
Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of India, was born in which city?
A) Varanasi
B) Delhi
C) Mumbai
D) Kolkata

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A – Explanation: Lal Bahadur Shastri was born in Mughalsarai, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.

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