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Current Affairs Quiz 19th May 2023

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Question 1:

Who received the esteemed Palme D’Or accolade at the Cannes Film Festival’s 76th edition?

A) Jeanne du Barry

B) Peter Sohn

C) Harrison Ford

D) Maïwenn

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Harrison Ford was celebrated with the esteemed Palme D’Or accolade for his remarkable career at the Cannes Film Festival’s 76th edition.

 

Question 2:

What is the primary aim of the ‘Pahal’ online education program launched in Uttar Pradesh?

A) Train teachers in advanced pedagogy.

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B) Democratize education for rural children.

C) Promote e-commerce in rural areas.

D) Offer vocational courses.

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The ‘Pahal’ initiative aspires to democratize education for rural children who might otherwise lack access to premium educational resources.

 

Question 3:

According to UNEP’s report, what percentage of reduction in global plastic pollution is achievable by 2040?

A) 40%

B) 65%

C) 50%

D) 80%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. UNEP’s report titled “Turning Off The Tap” outlines a potential 80% reduction in global plastic pollution by 2040.

 

Question 4:

Which Union Minister was succeeded by Arjun Ram Meghwal as the head of the Ministry of Law and Justice?

A) S.P. Singh Baghel

B) Narendra Modi

C) Kiren Rijiju

D) Droupadi Murmu

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Arjun Ram Meghwal succeeds Union Minister Kiren Rijiju to lead the Ministry of Law and Justice.

 

Question 5:

What was the main objective behind India’s ‘Operation Karuna’?

A) Military exercise with Myanmar

B) Cultural exchange program with Myanmar

C) Business trade deal with Myanmar

D) Provide humanitarian assistance to cyclone-hit Myanmar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. ‘Operation Karuna’ is a humanitarian initiative by India to support Myanmar’s cyclone Mocha victims.

 

Question 6:

Which notable individual from the Hinduja Group passed away in London at the age of 87?

A) Gopichand Hinduja

B) PD Hinduja

C) Srichand Parmanand Hinduja

D) Droupadi Murmu

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Srichand Parmanand Hinduja, the luminary behind the Hinduja Group, passed away in London, aged 87.

 

Question 7:

What was the theme for the National Endangered Species Day in 2023?

A) Protecting Wildlife Habitats

B) Endangered Species and Climate Change

C) Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act

D) The Role of Youth in Wildlife Conservation

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The 2023 theme centers on the golden jubilee of the US’s Endangered Species Act.
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