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Current Affairs Quiz 13th May 2024

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Question 1:
How much is the Reserve Bank of India expected to transfer to the government in FY25?
A) Rs 87,000 crore
B) Rs 1,00,000 crore
C) Rs 1,02,000 crore
D) Rs 1,04,400 crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Rs 1,00,000 crore

  • Explanation: The RBI is expected to transfer approximately Rs 1,00,000 crore to the government in the fiscal year 2024-25.

 

Question 2:
Which country did India contribute $500,000 to support counter-terrorism efforts?
A) Afghanistan
B) Syria
C) United States
D) United Nations

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) United Nations

  • Explanation: India contributed $500,000 to the U.N. Counter-Terrorism Trust Fund, supporting global counter-terrorism efforts.

 

Question 3:
What is the focus of the Global Biofuel Alliance’s work plan adopted at the G20 meeting in Brazil?
A) Economic development
B) Assessing country landscapes and drafting policy frameworks
C) Trade agreements
D) Technological advancements

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Assessing country landscapes and drafting policy frameworks

  • Explanation: The GBA’s work plan focuses on assessing country landscapes, drafting policy frameworks, and conducting biofuel workshops.

 

Question 4:
Where will the Bharat Parv event be hosted during the 77th Cannes Film Festival?
A) Paris
B) New Delhi
C) Cannes
D) Goa

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Cannes

  • Explanation: The Bharat Parv event will be hosted at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, showcasing India’s creative industries.

 

Question 5:
What military exercise is scheduled between India and France in 2024?
A) Garuda
B) Varuna
C) Shakti
D) Indra

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Shakti

  • Explanation: The 7th edition of the India-France Joint Military Exercise “Shakti” is scheduled for May 13-26, 2024, in Meghalaya.

 

Question 6:
How much is TVS Holdings purchasing a stake in Home Credit India for?
A) Rs 554 lakh
B) Rs 554 million
C) Rs 554 crore
D) Rs 554 billion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Rs 554 crore

  • Explanation: TVS Holdings is set to purchase an 80.74% stake in Home Credit India for ₹554 crore.

 

Question 7:
What significant technology was unveiled by a Japanese consortium?
A) 5G network
B) 6G device
C) 4G LTE upgrade
D) Quantum computer

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) 6G device

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  • Explanation: A Japanese consortium unveiled the world’s first high-speed 6G prototype device capable of transmitting data at 100 Gbps.

 

Question 8:
Which company did Vedanta acquire an additional stake in?
A) Micromax
B) AvanStrate
C) Sony
D) Toshiba

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) AvanStrate

  • Explanation: Vedanta Limited acquired an additional 46.57% stake in the Japanese display glass major AvanStrate.

 

Question 9:
What is the aim of the MoU signed between the Ministry of Skill Development and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd?
A) To promote electric vehicle usage
B) To skill women in drone operation
C) To increase software development skills
D) To encourage entrepreneurship

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) To skill women in drone operation

  • Explanation: The MoU aims to train 500 women in drone operations as part of the Drone Didi Yojana.

 

Question 10:
What material will Hindalco Industries supply under the MoU with the Indian Coast Guard?
A) Steel
B) Copper
C) Aluminium
D) Titanium

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Aluminium

  • Explanation: Hindalco Industries will supply indigenous marine-grade aluminium for the construction of ships.

 

Question 11:
Which city’s metro has partnered with Google Wallet to enhance ticketing options?
A) Mumbai
B) Kochi
C) Delhi
D) Bengaluru

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Kochi

  • Explanation: Kochi Metro Rail Limited has partnered with Google Wallet to enhance digital ticketing options for metro users.
  • Question 12: What is the cumulative financial contribution of India to the U.N. Counter-Terrorism Trust Fund? A) $2.55 million B) $1.00 million C) $3.00 million D) $5.00 million

    Answer and Explanation

    Answer: A) $2.55 million

    • Explanation: India’s cumulative financial support to the U.N. Counter-Terrorism Trust Fund now stands at $2.55 million.

 

Question 13:
Who is India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations?
A) Syed Akbaruddin
B) Ruchira Kamboj
C) Sujatha Singh
D) Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Ruchira Kamboj

  • Explanation: Ruchira Kamboj is India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations.
  • Question 14:
    Which organization launched a program to support farmer producer organizations in Karnataka?
    A) NABARD
    B) Krishikalpa
    C) Amul
    D) Patanjali

    Answer and Explanation

    Answer: B) Krishikalpa

    • Explanation: Krishikalpa, in partnership with NABARD, launched a program to support 30 FPOs in Karnataka.
    • Question 15:
      Where will the 55th India International Film Festival be held?
      A) Mumbai
      B) Pune
      C) Goa
      D) Chennai

      Answer and Explanation

      Answer: C) Goa

      • Explanation: The 55th India International Film Festival is scheduled to be held in Goa from November 20 to 28.
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