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Current Affairs Quiz 26th 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 26th January2024

 

 

1. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Investment in Renewable Energy InvIT:

Question: What is the amount invested by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in India’s largest renewable energy Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT)?
A) 50 Million Dollars
B) 58.4 Million Dollars
C) Rs 4.86 Billion
D) Rs 13,052 Crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. $58.4 million

  • Explanation: AIIB invested approximately USD 58.4 million in India’s largest renewable energy Infrastructure Investment Trust, aligning with option B.

 

 

2. Best Electoral Practices Awards 2023 Presenter:

Question: Who presented the Best Electoral Practices Awards for the year 2023?
A) Prime Minister Narendra Modi
B) President Droupadi Murmu
C) Union Minister Pralhad Joshi
D) Chief Justice of India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. President Droupadi Murmu

  • Explanation: President Droupadi Murmu presented these awards, making option B the correct choice.

 

 

3. CIL and GAIL Joint Venture Investment in West Bengal:

Question: What is the total investment in the joint venture of CIL and GAIL for the CoaltoSynthetic Natural Gas plant in West Bengal?
A) Rs 11,782 crore
B) Rs 13,052 crore
C) 100 MT
D) $58.4 million

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. Rs 13,052 crore

  • Explanation: The total investment for this joint venture is Rs 13,052 crore, corresponding to option B.

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4. Global Leaders’ Visit to Jaipur:

Question: Which two global leaders are scheduled to visit Jaipur for a oneday visit?
A) President Macron and President Droupadi Murmu
B) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Macron
C) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joe Biden
D) Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Macron

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Macron

  • Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron are scheduled for a visit to Jaipur, making option B correct.

 

 

5. World’s Largest Cruise Ship “Icon of the Seas”:

Question: What is the name of the world’s largest cruise ship set to embark on its first voyage in January 2024?
A) Oasis of the Seas
B) Symphony of the Seas
C) Icon of the Seas
D) Harmony of the Seas

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C. Icon of the Seas

  • Explanation: The “Icon of the Seas” by Royal Caribbean is set to become the world’s largest cruise ship. Thus, option C is correct.

 

 

6. Desert Festival 2024 Location and Dates:

Question: Where and when is the Desert Festival 2024 scheduled to take place?
A) Jaisalmer, February 2224
B) Jaipur, January 2628
C) Udaipur, March 1012
D) Bikaner, April 57

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A. Jaisalmer, February 2224

  • Explanation: The Desert Festival 2024 is scheduled in Jaisalmer from February 22 to 24, aligning with option A.

 

 

7. Largest NATO Military Exercise Since the Cold War:

Question: What is the name of the largest NATO military exercise since the Cold War?

A) Operation Defender
B) Steadfast Defender 2024
C) Cold Response
D) Trident Juncture

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. Steadfast Defender 2024

  • Explanation: The exercise named Steadfast Defender 2024 is the largest NATO military exercise since the Cold War, as per current affairs. Option B is correct.

 

 

8. First Country to Introduce New Malaria Vaccine for Children:

Question: Which country has become the first to introduce a new malaria vaccine for children as part of its national immunization program?
A) Ghana
B) Nigeria
C) Cameroon
D) South Africa

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C. Cameroon

  • Explanation: Cameroon is the first country to begin immunizing children with the RTS,S/AS01 (Mosquirix) malaria vaccine. Option C is correct.

 

 

9. SJVN Agreement for Highway Projects:

Question: With which organization has SJVN signed an agreement to provide technical consultancy services for highway projects?
A) NHAI
B) BHEL
C) GAIL
D) CIL

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A. NHAI

  • Explanation: SJVN has signed an agreement with the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for technical consultancy. Option A is correct.

 

 

10. Republic Day in India:

Question: When is Republic Day observed in India?
A) November 26
B) January 26
C) August 15
D) October 2

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. January 26

  • Explanation: Republic Day is observed on January 26th, marking the enactment of the Indian Constitution. Option B is correct.

 

 

11. International Customs Day:

Question: When is International Customs Day observed?
A) January 26
B) December 9
C) April 1
D) July 4

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A. January 26

  • Explanation: International Customs Day is observed on January 26th. Therefore, option A is correct.

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