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Current Affairs Quiz 23rd November 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 23rd November 2023

 

 

Question 1:

What product from Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir recently received the GI tag?

A) Apple

B) Saffron

C) Walnut

D) Pashmina

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Kishtwar saffron from Jammu and Kashmir was recently granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag.

 

 

Question 2:

Who launched the ‘New Education for New India’ campaign in Odisha?

A) Narendra Modi

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B) Smt Droupadi Murmu

C) Prakash Javadekar

D) Ramesh Pokhriyal

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: President Smt Droupadi Murmu launched the ‘New Education for New India’ campaign in Odisha.

 

 

Question 3:

What was the focus of the ASEAN-India Millet Festival 2023 in Indonesia?

A) Rice cultivation

B) Millet-based products

C) Spices export

D) Organic farming

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The ASEAN-India Millet Festival 2023 in Indonesia focused on showcasing unique millet-added products.

 

 

Question 4:

Which terrorist organization was officially designated by Israel ahead of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks anniversary?

A) Hamas

B) ISIS

C) Lashkar-E-Taiba

D) Al-Qaeda

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Israel officially declared Lashkar-E-Taiba as a terrorist organization ahead of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks anniversary.

 

 

Question 5:

What achievement is attributed to Kerala’s Responsible Tourism Mission?

A) Best Tourist Destination

B) Global recognition from UNWTO

C) Largest number of tourists

D) Best Cultural Heritage Site

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Kerala’s Responsible Tourism Mission earned global recognition from the UNWTO.

 

 

Question 6:

What is the objective of Meghalaya’s ‘Water Smart Kid Campaign’?

A) Promoting water sports

B) Water conservation awareness among youth

C) Clean water supply

D) Flood prevention

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The ‘Water Smart Kid Campaign’ in Meghalaya aims to raise water conservation awareness among the youth.

 

 

Question 7:

How much revenue did Odisha achieve from the mining sector in the fiscal year 2021-22?

A) Rs 10,000 crore

B) Rs 50,000 crore

C) Rs 25,000 crore

D) Rs 75,000 crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Odisha achieved Rs 50,000 crore in mining revenue in the fiscal year 2021-22.

 

 

Question 8:

Where is the Indian Army participating in the joint military exercise AUSTRAHIND-23?

A) USA

B) Australia

C) Russia

D) Japan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Indian Army is participating in the joint military exercise AUSTRAHIND-23 in Australia.

 

 

Question 9:

What was the purpose of INS Sumedha’s deployment in Mozambique?

A) Maritime research

B) Humanitarian aid

C) Anti-piracy operations

D) Strengthening maritime cooperation

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: INS Sumedha was deployed in Mozambique to strengthen maritime cooperation.

 

 

Question 10:

What does the recent EPFO data indicate about new formal jobs in India?

A) 10% increase

B) 10% decrease

C) No change

D) 5% increase

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The EPFO data shows a 10% decrease in new formal jobs in India.

 

 

Question 11:

What is the expected impact of RBI’s regulatory measures on unsecured retail loans in Mumbai?

A) Increased growth

B) Deceleration in growth

C) Stabilization

D) Complete halt

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: RBI’s regulatory measures are expected to cause a deceleration in the growth of unsecured retail loans in Mumbai.

 

 

Question 12:

What is the fundraising goal of Nippon Life India AIF for private credit expansion?

A) ₹500 crore

B) ₹1,000 crore

C) ₹1,500 crore

D) ₹2,000 crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Nippon Life India AIF aims to mobilize ₹1,000 crore for private credit expansion.

 

 

Question 13:

What amount of investment commitments did Bengal secure at the BGBS?

A) Rs 2 trillion

B) Rs 3.76 trillion

C) Rs 1 trillion

D) Rs 4 trillion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Bengal secured investment commitments of Rs 3.76 trillion at the BGBS.

 

 

Question 14:

What is the purpose of the CII India Nordic Baltic Business Conclave?

A) Cultural exchange

B) Tourism promotion

C) Innovation and technology collaboration

D) Agricultural cooperation

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The CII India Nordic Baltic Business Conclave focuses on innovation and technology collaboration.

 

 

Question 15:

What was the main goal of the State Educational Achievement Survey (SEAS) 2023?

A) Teacher training

B) Assessing student learning competencies

C) School infrastructure development

D) Curriculum revision

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The SEAS 2023 aimed to assess student learning competencies.

 

 

Question 16:

Who was elected as the vice-chair of the UN Panel of External Auditors?

A) Narendra Modi

B) Amitabh Kant

C) Girish Chandra Murmu

D) Urjit Patel

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Girish Chandra Murmu, India’s CAG, was elected vice-chair of the UN Panel of External Auditors.

 

 

Question 17:

Who won the Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023?

A) Lewis Hamilton

B) Charles Leclerc

C) Sergio Perez

D) Max Verstappen

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Max Verstappen won the Las Vegas Grand Prix 2023.

 

 

Question 18:

When will the winner of the NIF Book Prize for 2023 be announced?

A) November 15

B) December 1

C) January 10

D) February 5

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The winner of the NIF Book Prize for 2023 will be announced on December 1st.

 

 

Question 19:

Which region’s saffron was used in Hindu traditions as a mark on the forehead?

A) Kashmir

B) Kishtwar

C) Kargil

D) Kathua

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Saffron from the Kishtwar region of Jammu and Kashmir is used in Hindu traditions as a tilak on the forehead.
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