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Current Affairs Quiz 28th May 2024

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Question 1:

Which government body was recently dissolved as part of the rationalization of various bodies?

A) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

B) Food and Nutrition Board

C) Central Food Technological Research Institute

D) National Institute of Nutrition

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Food and Nutrition Board

  • Explanation: The Food and Nutrition Board, a technical wing of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, was dissolved as part of the government’s plan to rationalize various bodies.

 

 

Question 2:

Who emerged as India’s largest trading partner in the fiscal year 2023-24?

A) United States

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B) United Kingdom

C) China

D) Japan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) China

  • Explanation: China became India’s largest trading partner, surpassing the United States, with bilateral trade totaling $118.4 billion in 2023-24.

 

 

Question 3:

How much dividend will the Government of India receive from LIC following its interim dividend declaration?

A) Rs 2,500 crore

B) Rs 4,000 crore

C) Rs 3,662 crore

D) Rs 5,000 crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Rs 3,662 crore

  • Explanation: The Government of India, being the largest shareholder in LIC, will receive a dividend of Rs 3,662 crore following LIC’s declaration of an interim dividend of Rs 6 per share.

 

 

Question 4:

Who was recently sworn in as the new president of Chad?

A) Idriss Deby

B) Mahamat Idriss Deby

C) Allamaye Halina

D) Ahmed Abakar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Mahamat Idriss Deby

  • Explanation: Mahamat Idriss Deby was sworn in as the new president of Chad, ending three years of military rule in the country.

 

 

Question 5:

Which Nepalese climber achieved the feat of climbing Mount Everest three times in a single season?

A) Kami Rita Sherpa

B) Mingma Sherpa

C) Purnima Shrestha

D) Pasang Lhamu Sherpa

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Purnima Shrestha

  • Explanation: Purnima Shrestha, a Nepalese climber and photojournalist, climbed Mount Everest three times in the current season.

 

 

Question 6:

Who has been appointed as Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Syria?

A) Faisal bin Saud Al-Mejfel

B) Khalid bin Bandar Al Saud

C) Mohammed bin Salman

D) Abdulaziz bin Saud Al Saud

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Faisal bin Saud Al-Mejfel

  • Explanation: Faisal bin Saud Al-Mejfel has been appointed as Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Syria, marking the first such appointment in over a decade.

 

 

Question 7:

Which financial institution’s South Africa branch was fined by the South African Reserve Bank?

A) State Bank of India

B) ICICI Bank

C) HDFC Bank

D) Bank of Baroda

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) State Bank of India

  • Explanation: The South African Reserve Bank fined the State Bank of India’s South Africa branch for non-compliance with certain provisions of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001.

 

 

Question 8:

Who secured a landslide victory in the recent presidential elections in Lithuania?

A) Ingrida Šimonytė

B) Gitanas Nausėda

C) Rolandas Paksas

D) Dalia Grybauskaitė

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Gitanas Nausėda

  • Explanation: Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda secured a second term with a commanding 74.5% of the votes.

 

 

Question 9:

Which companies are partnering with Ghana’s Next-Gen Infrastructure Company to enhance 4G and 5G capabilities?

A) Tech Mahindra, Nokia, and Ericsson

B) Tech Mahindra, Nokia, and Huawei

C) Tech Mahindra, Nokia, and Reliance Jio

D) Tech Mahindra, Nokia, and Samsung

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Tech Mahindra, Nokia, and Reliance Jio

  • Explanation: Ghana’s Next-Gen Infrastructure Company is partnering with Tech Mahindra, Nokia, and Reliance Jio to improve its 4G and 5G capabilities.

 

 

Question 10:

How much liquidity did the RBI infuse through its variable rate repo auctions in May 2024?

A) Rs 5.50 trillion

B) Rs 6.25 trillion

C) Rs 7.75 trillion

D) Rs 8.00 trillion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Rs 7.75 trillion

  • Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India conducted nine variable rate repo auctions in May 2024, infusing a total of Rs 7.75 trillion into the banking system.

 

 

Question 11:

Which company signed a deal with Kuwait’s Burgan Bank to modernize its core banking technology?

A) Infosys

B) Wipro

C) HCL Technologies

D) Tata Consultancy Services

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Tata Consultancy Services

  • Explanation: Tata Consultancy Services signed a deal to modernize the core banking technology of Burgan Bank, deploying TCS BaNCS to enhance innovation and customer relationships.

 

 

Question 12:

Where is GAIL (India) Ltd.’s first green hydrogen plant located?

A) Gujarat

B) Rajasthan

C) Madhya Pradesh

D) Maharashtra

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C) Madhya Pradesh

  • Explanation: GAIL (India) Ltd. commissioned its first green hydrogen plant in Vijaipur, Madhya Pradesh.

 

 

Question 13:

Who was elected as the chairman of the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED)?

A) Mohan Kundariya

B) Jetha Ahir

C) Ramesh Singh

D) Harish Patel

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B) Jetha Ahir

  • Explanation: Shehra BJP MLA Jetha Ahir was elected uncontested as the chairman of NAFED with the support of Rajkot MP Mohan Kundariya.

 

 

Question 14:

Who became the first Indian gymnast to win a gold medal at the Asian Championships?

A) Dipa Karmakar

B) Aruna Reddy

C) Pranati Nayak

D) Ashish Kumar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A) Dipa Karmakar

  • Explanation: Dipa Karmakar made history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to win a gold medal at the Asian Championships in the women’s vault individual final.

 

 

Question 15:

Which Ferrari driver won the Monaco Grand Prix, ending a 92-year drought for local drivers?

A) Sebastian Vettel

B) Carlos Sainz

C) Kimi Räikkönen

D) Charles Leclerc

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D) Charles Leclerc

  • Explanation: Charles Leclerc became the first Monegasque driver to win the Monaco Grand Prix since 1931, ending a 92-year drought for local drivers.
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