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Current Affairs Quiz 28th January 2024

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Question 1:

What is the maximum stake that the RBI has allowed LIC to acquire in HDFC Bank?

A) 7.99%

B) 9.99%

C) 8.99%

D) 10.99%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 9.99%

  • Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India has permitted the Life Insurance Corporation of India to increase its stake in HDFC Bank up to 9.99%.

 

 

Question 2:

For how many years are the infrastructure bonds issued by Bank of Baroda set to mature?

A) 15 years

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B) 5 years

C) 10 years

D) 20 years

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) 10 years

  • Explanation: Bank of Baroda issued infrastructure bonds that are set to mature in 10 years.

 

 

Question 3:

What is ICRA’s revised projection for bank credit growth in FY24?

A) 1313.5%

B) 14.915.3%

C) 12.813%

D) 15.516%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 14.915.3%

  • Explanation: ICRA revised its projection for bank credit growth in FY24 to 14.915.3%.

 

 

Question 4:

What authorization has Zomato Payments received from the RBI?

A) Digital Wallet Operator

B) Online Banking Service

C) Online Payment Aggregator

D) Digital Currency Exchange

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Online Payment Aggregator

  • Explanation: Zomato Payments, a subsidiary of Zomato Limited, received authorization from the RBI to operate as an online payment aggregator.

 

 

Question 5:

Who inaugurated the Diamond Jubilee celebration of the Supreme Court of India?

A) The President of India

B) The Chief Justice of India

C) The Prime Minister of India

D) The Law Minister of India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) The Prime Minister of India

  • Explanation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Diamond Jubilee celebration of the Supreme Court of India.

 

 

Question 6:

What is the name of the world’s largest methanolpowered container ship revealed by AP MollerMaersk?

A) Emma Maersk

B) Laura Maersk

C) Ane Maersk

D) Marie Maersk

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Ane Maersk

  • Explanation: AP MollerMaersk revealed the Ane Maersk, the world’s largest methanolpowered container ship.

 

 

Question 7:

Which company became India’s first AI unicorn?

A) Ola Electric

B) Krutrim

C) Flipkart

D) Paytm

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Krutrim

  • Explanation: Krutrim, an AI startup founded by Ola founder Bhavish Aggarwal, became India’s first AI unicorn.

 

 

Question 8:

What is the highest category of Padma Awards?

A) Padma Bhushan

B) Padma Shri

C) Padma Vibhushan

D) Padma Utkrisht

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Padma Vibhushan

  • Explanation: The highest category of Padma Awards is Padma Vibhushan.

 

 

Question 9:

Who is the new Chairman of the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)?

A) Sudhir Sekhri

B) Rajesh Shah

C) Anant Ahuja

D) Vivek Sood

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Sudhir Sekhri

  • Explanation: Sudhir Sekhri, a veteran in the apparel industry, took over as the new Chairman of AEPC.

 

 

Question 10:

Which Indian state’s Chief Minister resigned and is expected to form a new government with BJP

support?

A) Uttar Pradesh

B) Bihar

C) West Bengal

D) Maharashtra

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Bihar

  • Explanation: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar resigned and is expected to form a new government with the support of the BJP.

 

 

Question 11:

What did the AdityaL1 spacecraft successfully deploy in space?

A) Solar Panels

B) Magnetometer Boom

C) Telescopic Lens

D) Communications Antenna

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Magnetometer Boom

  • Explanation: The AdityaL1 spacecraft successfully deployed a 6meterlong magnetometer boom in space.

 

 

Question 12:

Who defended their title at the Australian Open women’s singles?

A) Naomi Osaka

B) Serena Williams

C) Simona Halep

D) Aryna Sabalenka

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Aryna Sabalenka

  • Explanation: Aryna Sabalenka defended her title at the Australian Open women’s singles.

 

 

Question 13:

What is the duration of Bank of Baroda’s infrastructure bonds’ greenshoe option?

A) Rs 2,000 crore

B) Rs 3,000 crore

C) Rs 4,000 crore

D) Rs 5,000 crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Rs 4,000 crore

  • Explanation: Bank of Baroda’s infrastructure bonds have a greenshoe option of Rs 4,000 crore over a base issue of Rs 1,000 crore.

 

 

Question 14:

What is the primary focus of Krutrim, India’s first AI unicorn?

A) Electric Vehicle Technology

B) Ecommerce Algorithms

C) Language Processing AI

D) Robotics and Automation

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Language Processing AI

  • Explanation: Krutrim focuses on developing a large language model for language processing AI, trained on local Indian languages and English.

 

 

Question 15:

What technology initiatives were launched at the Diamond Jubilee of the Supreme Court of India?

A) Digital Courts 3.0 and Legal Database

B) Digital Supreme Court Reports and Digital Courts 2.0

C) Online Case Filing System and AI Judges

D) ELaw Library and Virtual Courtrooms

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Digital Supreme Court Reports and Digital Courts 2.0

  • Explanation: The initiatives launched include Digital Supreme Court Reports and Digital Courts 2.0, among others.

 

 

Question 16:

What is the significant achievement of ISRO’s AdityaL1 spacecraft?

A) First Indian spacecraft to reach Mars

B) Deployment of a magnetometer boom at L1 Lagrange Point

C) Capturing highresolution images of the Moon

D) Discovering water on an asteroid

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Deployment of a magnetometer boom at L1 Lagrange Point

  • Explanation: The significant achievement of the AdityaL1 spacecraft is the successful deployment of its 6meterlong magnetometer boom in a halo orbit at the L1 Lagrange Point.
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