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Current Affairs Quiz 19th January 2023

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Question 1:
What is the full form of PARAKH?

A) Performance Assessment, Review, And Knowledge Health
B) Performance, Attitude, Review, And Knowledge House
C) Performance Analysis, Rate, And Knowledge Harmonization
D) Performance Assessment, Review, And Knowledge for Holistic development

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: PARAKH stands for Performance Assessment, Review, And Knowledge for Holistic development and is India’s first national assessment body.

Question 2:
How many public schools will be designated as ‘Schools of Eminence’ in phase one of the Punjab government’s strategy?

A) 110
B) 100
C) 120
D) 150

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The Punjab government will designate nearly 110 public schools as ‘Schools of Eminence’ in the first phase of its strategy.

Question 3:
Which bank was awarded the Best Small Bank Award 2022 by the BT-KPMG Best Banks survey?

A) SBI Bank
B) HDFC Bank
C) Punjab National Bank
D) Tamilnadu Mercantile Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Tamilnadu Mercantile Bank (TMB) was named the winner of the Best Small Bank Award 2022 by the BT-KPMG Best Banks survey.

Question 4:
Who is the fourth richest actor in the world according to World of Statistics?

A) Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
B) Jerry Seinfeld
C) Shah Rukh Khan
D) Tyler Perry

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Shah Rukh Khan is ranked as the fourth wealthiest actor in the world by World of Statistics with a net worth of $770 million.

Question 5:
In how many ODI innings did Shubman Gill achieve 1,000 runs, setting a record?

A) 19 innings
B) 24 innings
C) 22 innings
D) 20 innings

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Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Shubman Gill set a record by scoring 1,000 runs in 19 ODI innings, becoming the fastest Indian to achieve this milestone.

Question 6:
How much did NASA contribute to Boeing’s sustainable flight demonstrator project?

A) $725 million
B) $800 million
C) $425 million
D) $500 million

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: NASA contributed $425 million to Boeing for the agency’s sustainable flight demonstrator project.

Question 7:
Who was recognized as the oldest person in the world by Guinness World Records in April 2022?

A) Lucile Randon
B) Ken Tanaka
C) Sister André Randon
D) Jerry Seinfeld

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: After the passing of Ken Tanaka in 2022, 118-year-old Lucile Randon (also known as Sister André Randon) was officially recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest person in the world.
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