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Current Affairs Quiz 28th November 2023

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Question 1:

What is the projected growth of India’s per capita income by 2030, according to a research report by Standard Chartered Bank?

A) 50%
B) 60%
C) 80%
D) 70%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. The research report by Standard Chartered Bank suggests that India’s per capita income is likely to grow around 70% by 2030, reaching 4,000 dollars from the current level of 2,450 dollars.

 

 

Question 2:

Which Indian state currently holds the top spot in per capita income rankings?

A) Karnataka
B) Telangana
C) Kerala
D) Tamil Nadu

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. Telangana currently holds the top spot in per capita income rankings with ₹2,75,443 (equivalent to 3,360).

 

 

Question 3:

What is the new name for Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centers?

A) Ayushman Bharat Centers
B) Ayushman Arogya Kendra
C) Ayushman Arogya Mandir
D) Ayushman Wellness Centers

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

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  • Explanation: The Indian government has renamed Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centers to ‘Ayushman Arogya Mandir.’

 

 

Question 4:

Where is the Barda Wildlife Sanctuary, the new habitat for Asiatic Lions, located?

A) Rajasthan
B) Maharashtra
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Gujarat

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The Barda Wildlife Sanctuary, set to become the second home for Asiatic lions, is located in Gujarat.

 

 

Question 5:

Who is the author of the book ‘Pranab, My Father: A Daughter Remembers’?

A) Sharmishtha Mukherjee
B) Indira Gandhi
C) Sonia Gandhi
D) Priyanka Gandhi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: ‘Pranab, My Father: A Daughter Remembers’ is authored by Sharmishtha Mukherjee.

 

 

Question 6:

Which country has recently abandoned its landmark smoking ban to fund tax cuts?

A) Australia
B) New Zealand
C) Canada
D) United Kingdom

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: New Zealand has decided to abandon its groundbreaking smoking ban to finance tax cuts.

 

 

Question 7:

Who has been appointed as the first female Commanding Officer at the Armed Forces Transfusion Centre?

A) Colonel Sunita BS
B) Major Geeta Rani
C) Captain Anjali Gupta
D) Lieutenant Colonel Mitali Madhumita

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Colonel Sunita BS has become the first woman to assume the role of Commanding Officer at the Armed Forces Transfusion Centre.

 

 

Question 8:

What is the name of the new measles and rubella vaccine launched in India?

A) Mabella
B) Rubivax
C) Measlevac
D) Rubella Plus

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The new measles and rubella vaccine launched in India is named Mabella.

 

 

Question 9:

Which temple complex was recently named the 8th wonder of the world?

A) The Temple of Artemis
B) Angkor Wat
C) The Colosseum
D) Machu Picchu

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Angkor Wat in Cambodia has recently been named the 8th wonder of the world.

 

 

Question 10:

Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2023 is what?

A) Pandemic
B) Vaccine
C) Authentic
D) Quarantine

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Merriam-Webster declared ‘authentic’ as the 2023 Word of the Year.

 

 

Question 11:

Where will the Ultimate Kho Kho Season 2 be hosted in 2023?

A) Mumbai
B) Delhi
C) Cuttack
D) Bangalore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The second season of Ultimate Kho Kho will be held in Cuttack, Odisha.

 

 

Question 12:

Which country won the Davis Cup for the first time since 1976?

A) Spain
B) Italy
C) France
D) United States

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Italy won the Davis Cup for the first time since 1976.

 

 

Question 13:

Who won the IBSF 6Red Snooker World Championship?

A) Anupama Ramachandran
B) Vidya Pillai
C) Pankaj Advani
D) Geet Sethi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Vidya Pillai secured the IBSF 6Red Snooker World Championship title.

 

 

Question 14:

Which project aims to conserve and protect the Asiatic Lion and its habitat?

A) Project Lion @ 2047
B) Project Tiger
C) Project Elephant
D) Project Rhino

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Project Lion @ 2047 is an initiative to conserve and protect the Asiatic Lion and its habitat.

 

 

Question 15:

Who has been appointed as the Part-time Chairman of Fino Payments Bank?

A) Rajat Kumar Jain
B) Nandan Nilekani
C) Deepak Parekh
D) Uday Kotak

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Rajat Kumar Jain was appointed as the Part-time Chairman of Fino Payments Bank.

 

 

Question 16:

What is the name of IndiGo’s newly launched AI-powered chat assistant?

A) 6E-skai
B) IndiBot
C) IndiGo Chat
D) Indi Assistant

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: IndiGo launched its AI-powered chat assistant named “6E-skai.”

 

 

Question 17:

Who has been appointed as the Additional Independent Director of HDFC Bank?

A) Aditya Puri
B) Harsh Kumar Bhanwala
C) Deepak Parekh
D) Keki Mistry

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Harsh Kumar Bhanwala has been appointed as the Additional Independent Director of HDFC Bank.

 

 

Question 18:

Which organization conducted the 9th National Level Pollution Response Exercise (NATPOLREX-IX)?

A) Indian Coast Guard
B) Indian Navy
C) Indian Air Force
D) Border Security Force

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The Indian Coast Guard carried out the 9th National Level Pollution Response Exercise (NATPOLREX-IX).

 

 

Question 19:

What is the theme of the Ministry of Power’s pavilion that won an award at IITF 2023?

A) Renewable Energy
B) Power for All
C) Sustainable Energy
D) Energy Efficiency

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Ministry of Power’s pavilion themed ‘Power for All’ won an award at IITF 2023.

 

 

Question 20:

S&P Global Ratings revised India’s GDP growth projection for 2024 to what percentage?

A) 6%
B) 6.4%
C) 6.9%
D) 7.2%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: S&P Global Ratings upgraded India’s GDP growth projection for 2024 to 6.4%.
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