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Current Affairs Quiz 24th June 2023

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4. Before you take this quiz, we would recommend to you to go through the article,Daily Current Affairs Today 24th June 2023

 

Question 1:

Who inaugurated the construction of the ‘Balidan Stambh’ in Srinagar?

A) Narendra Modi

B) Manoj Sinha

C) Amit Shah

D) Rahul Gandhi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the construction of the ‘Balidan Stambh’ in Srinagar.

 

Question 2:

Where is the Medha Rail Coach Factory located?

A) Mumbai

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B) New Delhi

C) Bangalore

D) Hyderabad

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The Medha Rail Coach Factory is located in Kondakal, Shankarpally mandal of Rangareddy district in Hyderabad.

 

Question 3:

Which two organizations have partnered for an Indigenous Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) System for Indian Navy submarines?

A) ISRO and L&T

B) L&T and DRDO

C) DRDO and HAL

D) BEL and L&T

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) have formed a partnership for this initiative.

 

Question 4:

Who was recognized as the “Most Preferred Workplace of 2023-24” by Team Marksmen?

A) Reliance Industries

B) TCS

C) Infosys

D) NTPC Ltd.

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: NTPC Ltd., India’s largest power generator, received this recognition.

 

Question 5:

What is the potential total value of TCS’s deal with the UK’s National Employment Savings Trust if extended to the full 18-year tenure?

A) $1.1 billion

B) $1.5 billion

C) $1.9 billion

D) $2.3 billion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The contract’s total maximum estimated value will reach £1.5 billion ($1.9 billion) if extended to the full 18-year tenure.

 

Question 6:

Which bank faced a penalty from RBI for not adhering to guidelines related to SWIFT?

A) Axis Bank

B) J and K Bank

C) Bank of Maharashtra

D) HDFC Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The RBI imposed a penalty on Jammu & Kashmir Bank for non-compliance with certain directions, including SWIFT-related controls.

 

Question 7:

Which city was named as the most liveable city in the Global Liveability Index 2023 report?

A) New York

B) Sydney

C) Paris

D) Vienna

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s Global Liveability Index 2023 report named Vienna as the best city to live in worldwide.

 

Question 8:

Which pharaoh is credited for sponsoring the first recorded sea voyage around 3200 BCE?

A) Tutankhamun

B) Ramses II

C) Snefru

D) Khufu

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Day of the Seafarer commemorates the first recorded sea voyage sponsored by the Egyptian Pharaoh Snefru.

 

Question 9:

Where was the World Hydrography Day 2023 celebrated by the Indian Naval Hydrographic Department?

A) Mumbai

B) Kochi

C) Dehradun

D) Goa

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The National Hydrographic Office (NHO) in Dehradun organized activities for World Hydrography Day.

 

Question 10:

Who is considered the first female diplomat of the 20th century?

A) Indira Gandhi

B) Diana Abgar

C) Mother Teresa

D) Angela Merkel

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Diana Abgar is credited as the first female diplomat of the 20th century.

 

Question 11:

With which state did Paytm Payment Services Limited collaborate to foster the startup ecosystem?

A) Manipur

B) Assam

C) Meghalaya

D) Arunachal Pradesh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

    • Explanation: Paytm collaborated with Arunachal Pradesh to establish a thriving startup ecosystem.

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Question 12:

Which footballer recently set a Guinness World Record for reaching 200 international caps?

A) Lionel Messi

B) Neymar Jr.

C) Cristiano Ronaldo

D) Andres Iniesta

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

      • Explanation: Cristiano Ronaldo received a Guinness World Record after reaching 200 international caps for Portugal.

 

Question 13:

Who authored the book “India’s Finance Ministers: From Independence to Emergency (1947-1977)”?

A) Rajdeep Sardesai

B) R.K. Narayan

C) A.K. Bhattacharya

D) Barkha Dutt

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

      • Explanation: Veteran Journalist Ashok Kumar Bhattacharya (AK Bhattacharya) authored this book.
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