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Current Affairs Quiz 24th January 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 24th January 2023

Question 1:
What target has Himachal Pradesh set for itself in terms of green energy by 2025?

A) To achieve 70 MW solar energy
B) To become the first Green Energy State
C) To finalize all solar project locations
D) To build a new green energy plant

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Himachal Pradesh’s primary minister, Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, has stated the aim of the state’s government to make Himachal Pradesh the first Green Energy State by the year 2025. Hence, the correct answer is B.

Question 2:
Who will be the new director of IIM Ahmedabad from March 1, 2023?

A) Prof. Errol
B) Professor Arindam Banerjee
C) Professor Bharat Bhasker
D) Professor Vikram Dev Dutt

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) has announced the appointment of Professor Bharat Bhasker as its new director, effective from March 1, 2023. Therefore, the correct answer is C.

Question 3:
Who will take over as the head of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) after the current president retires on February 28?

A) Prof. Errol
B) Professor Bharat Bhasker
C) Professor Arindam Banerjee
D) IAS officer Vikram Dev Dutt

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The Centre has approved the appointment of IAS officer Vikram Dev Dutt as the new head of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). He will take charge after the current DGCA president retires on February 28. Thus, the correct answer is D.

Question 4:
What is the primary mission goal of the Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE)?

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A) To orbit Jupiter continuously
B) To investigate Ganymede only
C) To investigate Jupiter’s large, cold satellites Ganymede, Callisto, and Europa
D) To land on Jupiter

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The main objective of the Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) is to investigate Jupiter’s large, cold satellites, namely Ganymede, Callisto, and Europa. Consequently, the correct answer is C.

Question 5:
Which military exercise is conducted annually by the Indian Navy in Andhra Pradesh?

A) Gandiv Vijay
B) Megh Prahar
C) Exercise AMPHEX
D) Him Vijay

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Indian Navy conducts an annual military exercise in Andhra Pradesh named ‘Exercise AMPHEX’. Thus, the right answer is C.

Question 6:
What is the primary goal of celebrating National Girl Child Day on January 24th?

A) To celebrate the achievements of girls in India
B) To raise funds for female children
C) To raise awareness of girls’ rights issues in America
D) To mark the birthday of a famous female personality

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The primary purpose of marking National Girl Child Day on January 24th is to bring focus to the discrimination and abuse that female young individuals face in India and to raise awareness about girls’ rights issues. Thus, the correct answer is C.
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