Content Ad 002

Current Affairs Quiz 24th January 2024

Directions for the quiz:

1. This quiz, that is the Current Affairs Quiz 24th January2024, is meant to be a check for your learning and is meant to serve as a tool for assessment.

2. Current Affairs Quiz 24th January2024 is designed to check your Current Affairs General Knowledge and provide you with an assessment of the same.

3. Each question in Current Affairs Quiz 24th January2024 followed by 4 options. Select the most appropriate option for the question.

4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend to you to go through the article,Daily Current Affairs Today 24th January2024

 

 

Question 1:
What has the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) recently allowed for all investor categories?

A) Unlimited short-selling

B) Restricted short-selling

C) Naked short-selling

D) All types of derivatives trading

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: SEBI has allowed restricted short-selling for all investor categories, but has explicitly prohibited naked short-selling.

 

 

Question 2:
Which bank has collaborated with Uncia Technologies to launch the Uncia Chain platform?

A) HDFC Bank

B) Unity Small Finance Bank Limited

C) State Bank of India

Content Ad 03

D) ICICI Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Unity Small Finance Bank Limited has collaborated with Uncia Technologies to launch the Uncia Chain platform.

 

 

Question 3:
What is the primary purpose of CDSL’s Multi-Lingual CAS initiative?

A) To provide 24/7 customer support

B) To offer statements in multiple Indian languages

C) To enable international transactions

D) To introduce new investment schemes

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Multi-Lingual CAS initiative by CDSL aims to enable investors to receive their statements in their preferred language from a choice of 23 diverse Indian languages.

 

 

Question 4:
After how many years of negotiation did Switzerland and India reach a free-trade agreement?

A) 10 years

B) 16 years

C) 20 years

D) 5 years

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Switzerland and India reached a free-trade agreement after 16 years of negotiations.

 

 

Question 5:
Which organization certified Cabo Verde as a malaria-free country?

A) United Nations

B) World Bank

C) World Health Organization

D) International Monetary Fund

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The World Health Organization (WHO) certified Cabo Verde as a malaria-free country.

 

 

Question 6:
Who inaugurated the ‘Hamara Samvidhan, Hamara Samman’ campaign in New Delhi?

A) The Prime Minister

B) The President

C) The Vice President

D) The Chief Justice

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar inaugurated the ‘Hamara Samvidhan, Hamara Samman’ campaign in New Delhi.

 

 

Question 7:
Where was the ‘Global Good Alliance for Gender Equity and Equality’ launched?

A) United Nations General Assembly

B) Davos World Economic Forum 2024

C) G20 Summit

D) International Monetary Fund Conference

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The ‘Global Good Alliance for Gender Equity and Equality’ was launched at the Davos World Economic Forum 2024.

 

 

Question 8:
What role has India been elected to in the FAO COFI Sub-Committee on Fisheries Management?

A) Chairperson

B) First Vice Chair

C) Secretary

D) Treasurer

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: India has been elected as the First Vice Chair of the FAO COFI Sub-Committee on Fisheries Management.

 

Question 9:
Which two institutions are collaborating to develop ‘Vision 2049’?

A) ICAI and IIM Bangalore

B) ICAI and IIM Ahmedabad

C) IIT Delhi and IIM Calcutta

D) IIT Madras and IIM Indore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is collaborating with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad to develop ‘Vision 2049’.

 

 

Question 10:
Who has been appointed as the Group CEO of InterGlobe Enterprises?

A) Aditya Pande

B) Mukesh Ambani

C) Natarajan Chandrasek

aran

D) Sundar Pichai

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Aditya Pande has been appointed as the Group Chief Executive Officer of InterGlobe Enterprises.

 

 

Question 11:
Where was the 11th edition of the India-Kyrgyzstan Joint Special Forces Exercise ‘Khanjar’ held?

A) Uttarakhand

B) Himachal Pradesh

C) Jammu and Kashmir

D) Arunachal Pradesh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The exercise was held at the Special Forces Training School in Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh.

 

 

Question 12:
Who was named the captain of the ICC T20I Team of the Year for 2023?

A) Virat Kohli

B) Kane Williamson

C) Suryakumar Yadav

D) Joe Root

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Suryakumar Yadav was named the captain of the ICC T20I Team of the Year for 2023.

 

 

Question 13:
When is the International Day of Education observed?

A) January 24

B) February 5

C) March 15

D) April 22

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The International Day of Education is observed on January 24.

 

 

Question 14:
What is the significance of National Girl Child Day in India?

A) To promote gender equality in education

B) To celebrate the achievements of Indian women

C) To address discrimination and injustice faced by girl children

D) To recognize the contributions of young female athletes

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: National Girl Child Day, observed on January 24, aims to address the discrimination and injustice faced by girl children in Indian society.
Content Ads 02 Sample 01

Join our Free TELEGRAM GROUP for exclusive content and updates

Rsz 1rsz Close Img

Join Our Newsletter

Get the latest updates from our side, including offers and free live updates, on email.

Rsz Undraw Envelope N8lc Smal
Rsz 1rsz Close Img
Free Live Webinar Update