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Current Affairs Quiz 8th 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 8th June 2023

 

Question 1:

Which country is the world’s second-largest producer of crude steel as of 2022-23?

A) China

B) India

C) United States

D) Russia

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. India has become the second-largest producer of crude steel after China.

 

Question 2:

How much has India’s crude steel production increased from 2014-15 to 2022-23?

A) 10%

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B) 25%

C) 42%

D) 60%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. India’s crude steel production has surged by 42% during this period.

 

Question 3:

Which five countries were elected as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council in 2023?

A) India, Brazil, Germany, Japan, Nigeria

B) Algeria, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Sierra Leone, Slovenia

C) France, China, Russia, United Kingdom, United States

D) South Africa, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Argentina

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. Algeria, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Sierra Leone, Slovenia. These five countries were elected as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council.

 

Question 4:

When was the UN Security Council founded?

A) 1945

B) 1950

C) 1960

D) 1975

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The correct answer is A. The UN Security Council was founded in 1945.

 

Question 5:

Who is the current head of NATO?

A) Vladimir Putin

B) Angela Merkel

C) Jens Stoltenberg

D) Xi Jinping

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Jens Stoltenberg is the current head of NATO.

 

Question 6:

What is the role of the Director General of the Competition Commission of India (CCI)?

A) Legislative drafting

B) Investigation of competition-related matters

C) Managing foreign relations

D) National security

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The Director General of CCI is responsible for investigating competition-related matters.

 

Question 7:

What is the primary objective of the PMKUSUM scheme in India?

A) Boosting tourism

B) Enhancing energy security for farmers

C) Promoting exports

D) Improving healthcare

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The PMKUSUM scheme aims to enhance energy security for farmers.

 

Question 8:

On which date is World Oceans Day observed annually?

A) June 1st

B) June 8th

C) July 15th

D) September 21st

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. World Oceans Day is observed on June 8th each year.

 

Question 9:

Who is considered India’s most valuable brand as per the Brand Finance Report?

A) Reliance

B) Tata

C) Infosys

D) HDFC Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The Tata Group is considered India’s most valuable brand.

 

Question 10:

What was Gitanjali Aiyar known for?

A) Tennis player

B) Award-winning journalist

C) Astronaut

D) Bollywood actress

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. Gitanjali Aiyar was known as an award-winning journalist.

 

Question 11:

Where is the headquarters of the UN Security Council located?

A) Geneva, Switzerland

B) Paris, France

C) New York, United States

D) London, United Kingdom

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The headquarters of the UN Security Council is in New York.

 

Question 12:

What does the Director General of the Geological Survey of India oversee?

A) Agricultural production

B) Geological research

C) Human resources in the Indian Air Force

D) Space exploration

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The Director General of the Geological Survey of India oversees geological research.

 

Question 13:

What is the theme of World Oceans Day 2023?

A) “Save Our Seas”

B) “Blue Planet, Green Future”

C) “Planet Ocean: The Tides are Changing”

D) “Ocean Health and Sustainability”

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The theme of World Oceans Day 2023 is “Planet Ocean: The Tides are Changing.”

 

Question 14:

Which organization regulates and promotes the pension sector in India?

A) RBI (Reserve Bank of India)

B) SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India)

C) PFRDA (Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority)

D) IRDAI (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India)

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. PFRDA is responsible for regulating and promoting the pension sector in India.

 

Question 15:

Which country is hosting the “Air Defender 23” NATO exercise?

A) United States

B) France

C) Germany

D) United Kingdom

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Germany is hosting the “Air Defender 23” NATO exercise.
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