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Current Affairs Quiz 3rd October 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 3rd October 2023

 

Question 1:

Which country recently inaugurated Southeast Asia’s first high-speed railway?

A) Malaysia

B) Vietnam

C) Thailand

D) Indonesia

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. The passage mentions that Indonesian President Joko Widodo inaugurated Southeast Asia’s first high-speed railway, making the answer Indonesia.

 

Question 2:

What is the name of Southeast Asia’s first high-speed railway in Indonesia?

A) Whistle

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B) Wind

C) Whoosh

D) Wave

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The railway is referred to as the “Whoosh” high-speed railway in the passage.

 

Question 3:

By how much did Pakistan’s inflation rate increase in September?

A) 29.4%

B) 27.4%

C) 30.4%

D) 31.4%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. The passage indicates that Pakistan’s inflation surged to 31.4% year-on-year in September.

 

Question 4:

Which state recently released the results of its caste survey?

A) Uttar Pradesh

B) Rajasthan

C) Bihar

D) Maharashtra

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The caste survey results for Bihar were discussed in the passage.

 

Question 5:

Where was the new Khadi India Outlet inaugurated?

A) IIM Bangalore

B) IIT Mumbai

C) IIT Delhi

D) IIM Ahmedabad

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission inaugurated a Khadi India outlet at IIT Delhi.

 

Question 6:

How many eminent space scientists from Tamil Nadu were recently celebrated?

A) 5

B) 7

C) 9

D) 12

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister celebrated the achievements of nine eminent space scientists.

 

Question 7:

What is the Indian Navy set to unveil at Swavlamban 2.0?

A) Aircrafts

B) Submarines

C) Weaponized Boat Swarms and Underwater Vessels

D) Defense Robots

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The passage specifies the unveiling of Autonomous Weaponized Boat Swarms and the Autonomous Vessel Underwater (AUV) at the event.

 

Question 8:

Which missile is the Indian Air Force preparing to induct?

A) Akash

B) Agni

C) Astra BVR Air-to-Air Missile

D) Nirbhay

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. The passage mentions the induction of the Astra Beyond Visual Range (BVR) Air-to-Air Missiles by the Indian Air Force.

 

Question 9:

Which organization established World Nature Day?

A) United Nations

B) Greenpeace

C) World Nature Organization (WNO)

D) World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. World Nature Day was established by the World Nature Organization on October 3, 2010.

 

Question 10:

When does World Space Week take place annually?

A) September 12 to 19

B) October 4 to 10

C) November 2 to 9

D) December 1 to 7

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. World Space Week is celebrated from October 4 to 10 as stated in the passage.

 

Question 11:

For what contribution were Pierre Agostini, Ferenc Krausz, and Anne L’Huillier awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2023?

A) Quantum Physics Theories

B) Study of Electron Dynamics in Matter using Attosecond Pulses of Light

C) Research on Black Holes

D) Advanced Light Spectroscopy

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. They were recognized for their methods that generate attosecond pulses of light for studying electron dynamics in matter.

 

Question 12:

Who became the first woman to receive the Global Indian Award?

A) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

B) Sudha Murty

C) Indra Nooyi

D) Chanda Kochhar

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. Sudha Murty was honored with the Global Indian Award by the Canada India Foundation.

 

Question 13:

Who won the SAFF Under-19 Championship in men’s football?

A) Nepal

B) Pakistan

C) Bangladesh

D) India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The correct answer is D. India defeated Pakistan 3-0 to win the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-19 Championship.

 

Question 14:

Who was appointed as the mentor for the Afghanistan Cricket Team for the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup?

A) Anil Kumble

B) Virender Sehwag

C) Ajay Jadeja

D) Kapil Dev

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The correct answer is C. Ajay Jadeja, a former Indian cricketer, was named as the mentor for the Afghanistan Cricket Team.

 

Question 15:

Which organization has initiated a cleanliness event named ‘Shramdaan’?

A) Ministry of Home Affairs

B) Ministry of MSME

C) Ministry of Education

D) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The correct answer is B. ‘Shramdaan’ was initiated by the Ministry of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) to promote cleanliness.
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