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Current Affairs Quiz 23rd October 2023

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Question 1:

Where will the Bharat Tex 2024 Expo be held?

A) Mumbai

B) Chennai

C) New Delhi

D) Kolkata

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Bharat Tex 2024 Expo is scheduled to take place in New Delhi as per the passage.

 

Question 2:

What is the primary aim of Tamil Nadu’s Project Nilgiri Tahr?

A) Urban Development

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B) Industrial Growth

C) Wildlife Conservation

D) Tourism Promotion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Project Nilgiri Tahr is an initiative by the Tamil Nadu government for the conservation and protection of the endangered Nilgiri Tahr species.

 

Question 3:

Who inaugurated the Indian Military Heritage Festival?

A) President of India

B) Prime Minister of India

C) Defence Minister

D) Chief of Defence Staff

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, inaugurated the Indian Military Heritage Festival in New Delhi.

 

Question 4:

What is the objective of Project ‘Udbhav’ initiated by the Indian Army?

A) To enhance military infrastructure

B) To promote ancient Indian wisdom in modern military practice

C) To increase the defense budget

D) To recruit more soldiers

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Project ‘Udbhav’ is an endeavor by the Indian Army to rediscover and integrate ancient Indian strategic teachings into contemporary military practice.

 

Question 5:

How many countries has India approved non-Basmati rice exports to?

A) Three

B) Five

C) Seven

D) Nine

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Indian government has approved the export of non-Basmati rice to seven countries.

 

Question 6:

What was the penalty amount imposed by the RBI on L&T Finance?

A) ₹1.5 Crore

B) ₹2.5 Crore

C) ₹3.5 Crore

D) ₹4.5 Crore

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India imposed a monetary penalty of ₹2.5 crores on L&T Finance for non-compliance with specific directions issued in 2016.

 

Question 7:

What is the name of HDFC Bank’s new digital platform for banking?

A) QuickPay

B) BankEasy

C) XpressWay

D) SwiftBank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: HDFC Bank introduced a new digital platform called XpressWay to streamline and expedite banking services.

 

Question 8:

What is the novel feature of the RBL Bank’s GO Savings Account?

A) Zero balance requirement

B) Subscription-based model

C) Unlimited withdrawals

D) Fixed deposit facility

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The GO Savings Account by RBL Bank introduces a subscription-based model offering high-interest rates and a modern banking experience.

 

Question 9:

What is the target capacity of renewable energy projects by NIGEL by 2030?

A) 3 GW

B) 4 GW

C) 5 GW

D) 6 GW

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: NLC India Green Energy Limited (NIGEL) aims to establish renewable energy projects with a combined capacity of 6 GW by 2030.

 

Question 10:

What does the EU Tax Observatory propose in its ‘Global Tax Evasion Report 2024’?

A) 1% global wealth tax on millionaires

B) 2% global wealth tax on billionaires

C) 3% income tax on multinational corporations

D) 4% value-added tax increase globally

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The EU Tax Observatory’s report suggests implementing a 2% global wealth tax on billionaires to address tax evasion.

 

Question 11:

Who was appointed as the CMD of IRCTC?

A) Sanjay Kumar Jain

B) Mahendra Pratap Maal

C) Arun Kumar

D) Ramesh Ahuja

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Sanjay Kumar Jain was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).

 

Question 12:

Who was honored with the “Award for Global Leadership” by Harvard Law School?

A) Justice NV Ramana

B) Justice UU Lalit

C) Justice DY Chandrachud

D) Justice SA Bobde

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud was honored with the ‘Award for Global Leadership’ by Harvard Law School.

 

Question 13:

What was the theme for International Stuttering Awareness Day 2023?

A) Speak Your Mind

B) Understanding Stuttering

C) One World, Many Voices

D) One Size Does NOT Fit All

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The theme for International Stuttering Awareness Day 2023 was “One Size Does NOT Fit All,” highlighting the unique experiences of individuals who stutter.

 

Question 14:

How many athletes did India send to the Asian Para Games 2023?

A) 213

B) 313

C) 413

D) 513

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: India sent its largest contingent ever, consisting of 313 athletes, to compete at the Asian Para Games 2023.

 

Question 15:

What is the name of the female humanoid robot to be launched by ISRO?

A) Astra

B) Vyommitra

C) Suryamitra

D) Gaganmata

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: ISRO plans to launch a female humanoid robot named Vyommitra as part of its unmanned missions leading up to the 2025 crewed spaceflight.

 

Question 16:

Who was the legendary Indian spinner that passed away at the age of 77?

A) Kapil Dev

B) Anil Kumble

C) Ravi Shastri

D) Bishan Singh Bedi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Bishan Singh Bedi, the former Indian cricket captain and left-arm spinner, passed away at the age of 77.
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