Current Affairs Quiz 29th July 2023

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Question 1:

Which spacetech startup has recently received a grant from iDEX to develop satellites for the Indian Air Force?

A) SpaceX

B) NASA

C) Pixxel

D) Blue Origin

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Pixxel, a spacetech startup, has garnered funding from iDEX with the intention to craft satellites for the Indian Air Force. Thus, the correct answer is C) Pixxel.

 

Question 2:

Which entity forecasts that India’s GDP will touch $6 trillion by 2030?

A) IMF

B) World Bank

C) Federal Reserve

D) Standard Chartered

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The research team at Standard Chartered projects a growth trajectory for India’s economy, predicting it will reach $6 trillion by 2030. Hence, the answer is D) Standard Chartered.

 

Question 3:

What does a banknote featuring a Star (*) symbol denote, as clarified by RBI?

A) A commemorative note

B) A high-denomination note

C) A replacement for defectively printed ones

D) A special edition for collectors

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: RBI provided clarity that banknotes with the “Star Series” or Star symbol are issued as substitutes for notes that were printed defectively. The correct choice is C) A replacement for defectively printed ones.

 

Question 4:

On which date is the International Day of Friendship observed?

A) July 15th

B) July 20th

C) July 30th

D) July 25th

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The International Day of Friendship is commemorated annually on July 30th, making C) July 30th the correct response.

 

Question 5:

What was the 2023 theme for the World Day against Trafficking in Persons?

A) Awareness and Prevention

B) Support the Victims

C) Reach every victim of trafficking, leave no one behind

D) United Against Trafficking

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The specified theme for the year, as mentioned in the passage, is “Reach every victim of trafficking, leave no one behind,” which corresponds to option C.

 

Question 6:

Which Indian state is launching its first online gaming academy?

A) Gujarat

B) Maharashtra

C) Madhya Pradesh

D) Kerala

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Madhya Pradesh is pioneering an online gaming hub named “MP State Esports Academy.” Thus, C) Madhya Pradesh is the correct answer.

 

Question 7:

Which organization initiated the launch of ‘Jupiter 3’, the world’s most expansive commercial communications satellite?

A) Boeing

B) ISRO

C) NASA

D) SpaceX

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: SpaceX is credited with launching the vast commercial communications satellite named ‘Jupiter 3’. Hence, D) SpaceX is the right choice.

 

Question 8:

Dedicated to which deity is the Machail Mata Mandir located in Machail Village?

A) Lord Shiva

B) Goddess Saraswati

C) Goddess Durga

D) Lord Vishnu

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Machail Mata Mandir in Machail Village, Paddar, Kishtwar, is a revered temple dedicated to Goddess Durga. The correct answer is C) Goddess Durga.

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