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Current Affairs Quiz 9th July 2023

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Question 1:

Who was appointed as the new Chairperson of IFSCA?

A) Injeti Srinivas

B) K. Rajaraman

C) Bhupender Yadav

D) Naveen Patnaik

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: K. Rajaraman, a 1989 batch IAS officer and the current telecom secretary, has been chosen by the government as the succeeding Chairperson of IFSCA.

 

Question 2:

What is the primary objective of the Data Protection Bill 2022?

A) To increase tax revenue

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B) To govern international trade agreements

C) To ensure the security of individual data

D) To combat cybercrime

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Data Protection Bill 2022 is targeted at ensuring the security of individual data and will serve as the main framework for data governance in India once passed.

 

Question 3:

OpenKylin is an operating system developed by which country?

A) India

B) United States

C) Russia

D) China

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: China has unveiled OpenKylin as its inaugural domestically-produced open-source computer operating system.

 

Question 4:

What is the main focus of the IBA’s five-member task force concerning ARCs?

A) To increase the number of ARCs

B) To manage ARC investments

C) To revise templates related to distressed asset acquisition

D) To implement new taxation for ARCs

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The group’s primary aim is to revise templates related to distressed asset acquisition from lenders by ARCs.

 

Question 5:

Which state introduced the ‘Ama Pokhari’ scheme to rejuvenate water bodies?

A) Gujarat

B) Maharashtra

C) Tamil Nadu

D) Odisha

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Naveen Patnaik, Odisha’s Chief Minister, has introduced the ‘Ama Pokhari’ scheme.

 

Question 6:

Under which scheme did the Gujarat government sign MOUs for mangrove plantation?

A) Ama Pokhari

B) MISHTI

C) Green Gujarat

D) Coastal Afforestation

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The state of Gujarat entered into agreements for mangrove afforestation under the MISHTI initiative.

 

Question 7:

Who won the F1 2023 British Grand Prix championship?

A) Sergio Pérez

B) Lewis Hamilton

C) Lando Norris

D) Max Verstappen

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Max Verstappen from the Red Bull team secured the F1 2023 British Grand Prix championship.

 

Question 8:

Which organization did Voyager Space partner with for spacecraft launch opportunities?

A) NASA

B) SpaceX

C) NSIL

D) Blue Origin

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Voyager Space and NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) have agreed upon a collaboration for spacecraft launches.

 

Question 9:

What is the geocoding functionality introduced by GSTN used for?

A) To increase tax revenue

B) Converting location descriptions into geographical coordinates

C) Streamlining payment processes

D) Enhancing cyber security

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The GST Network (GSTN) has introduced geocoding capabilities that convert location descriptions into geographical coordinates.

 

Question 10:

What is the main objective of China’s OpenKylin operating system?

A) To enhance gaming capabilities

B) To compete with Android and iOS mobile systems

C) To minimize foreign reliance and challenge systems like Windows and MacOS

D) To boost e-commerce infrastructure

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: OpenKylin was developed to challenge popular operating systems like Windows and MacOS and reduce China’s foreign dependence.
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