GK Current Affairs Quiz: May 9th, 2023

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Current Affairs Quiz 9th May 2023

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Question 1:

What is the new online training programme launched by ISRO called?





Answer and Explanation

Answer: A
  • Explanation: The correct answer is A. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) introduced an online educational initiative named Space Science and Technology Awareness Training (START).


Question 2:

On which days will the Bholaganj Border Haat between India and Bangladesh function?

A) Mondays and Fridays

B) Wednesdays and Saturdays

C) Tuesdays and Thursdays

D) Sundays and Mondays

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B
  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. The Bholaganj Border Haat will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 10 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon.


Question 3:

For what reason did the RBI impose a monetary penalty on HSBC?

A) For high interest rates

B) For money laundering activities

C) For furnishing incorrect credit card information

D) For unsolicited marketing calls

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C
  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. RBI penalized the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd (HSBC) due to violations of the Credit Information Companies Rules of 2006, where HSBC provided inaccurate data about several lapsed credit cards.


Question 4:

By what year has a report suggested phasing out motorcycles, scooters, and three-wheelers with internal combustion engines in India?

A) 2040

B) 2027

C) 2035

D) 2050

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C
  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The study, chaired by ex-Oil Secretary Tarun Kapoor, advocates for the gradual removal of motorcycles, scooters, and auto-rickshaws with traditional engines by 2035.
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