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Current Affairs Quiz 26th May 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 26th May 2023

 

Question 1:

Who has been elected as the Chairman of the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) for the period 2023-25?

A) Rajesh Magow

B) Sanjay Gupta

C) Harsh Jain

D) Satyan Ganjwani

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Harsh Jain, the co-founder and CEO of Dream Sports, has been elected as the Chairman of IAMAI for the period 2023-25.

 

Question 2:

In which country was the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC 2023) held, where India’s AI supercomputer ‘AIRAWAT’ achieved the 75th rank in the Global Supercomputing List?

A) India

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B) Germany

C) United States

D) China

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The ISC 2023 took place in Germany, where ‘AIRAWAT’ secured the 75th position in the esteemed Global Supercomputing List.

 

Question 3:

What is the primary focus of ‘AIRAWAT,’ the AI supercomputer installed at C-DAC, Pune?

A) Climate Modeling

B) Space Exploration

C) Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)

D) Weather Forecasting

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. ‘AIRAWAT’ specializes in AI, ML, and big data computations with a primary focus on AI and ML tasks.

 

Question 4:

What was the official name given to the Harris Park area in Sydney, Australia, during a special community event for the Indian diaspora?

A) Little Arabia

B) Mini India

C) Little India

D) Sydney’s Spice Hub

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Harris Park in Sydney was officially renamed ‘Little India’ during a community event to honor the Indian diaspora in the region.

 

Question 5:

What is the name of the ballistic missile successfully test-launched by Iran, with a range of approximately 2,000 kilometers?

A) Khorramshahr

B) Kheibar

C) Kavoshgar

D) Qiam

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. Iran unveiled and test-launched its new ballistic missile named ‘Kheibar’, which has a range of approximately 2,000 kilometers.

 

Question 6:

Who became the first Arab woman astronaut to travel to space as part of Axiom Space’s private mission to the International Space Station (ISS)?

A) Rayyanah Barnawi

B) Peggy Whitson

C) John Shoffner

D) Michael Suffredini

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The correct answer is A. Rayyanah Barnawi made history by becoming the first Arab woman astronaut to travel to space as a part of Axiom Space’s private mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

 

Question 7:

What is the main objective of the newly approved greenhouse gas monitoring initiative by the World Meteorological Congress?

A) To support space-based observations

B) To promote climate change denial

C) To reduce heat-trapping gases

D) To enhance global tourism

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The main objective of the newly approved greenhouse gas monitoring initiative by the World Meteorological Congress is to combat climate change by monitoring and reducing heat-trapping greenhouse gases.
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