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Current Affairs Quiz 6th October 2023

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Question 1:

Where was the PATA Travel Mart 2023 hosted?

A) Mumbai

B) Kolkata

C) New Delhi

D) Hyderabad

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The PATA Travel Mart 2023 was launched in New Delhi, as mentioned in the Domestic Headlines section.

 

Question 2:

What is the objective of the newly established National Turmeric Board?

A) Promote turmeric cosmetics

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B) Focus on turmeric research and exports

C) Set up turmeric restaurants

D) Control turmeric prices

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The board’s purpose is to establish processing units, assist with exports, emphasize R&D, traditional turmeric products, and ensure quality and safety.

 

Question 3:

Which lake’s overflow caused flooding in Sikkim?

A) North Lhonak lake

B) Pangong Tso lake

C) South Lhonak lake

D) Dal lake

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The overflow of the South Lhonak lake led to the disastrous flood in Sikkim.

 

Question 4:

Who inaugurated the 4th EMRS Cultural & Literary Fest in Dehradun?

A) Prime Minister of India

B) Governor of Uttarakhand

C) Shri Arjun Munda

D) Uttarakhand’s Chief Minister

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The 4th Eklavya Model Residential Schools National Fest in Dehradun was inaugurated by Shri Arjun Munda.

 

Question 5:

What type of aircraft was delivered to the IAF by HAL?

A) Helicopter

B) Light Combat Aircraft Tejas (Trainer variant)

C) Drone

D) Stealth Fighter Jet

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: HAL delivered the first trainer variant of the Light Combat Aircraft Tejas to the Indian Air Force.

 

Question 6:

To which region did India see a rise in diesel exports in September 2023?

A) Africa

B) Asia

C) North America

D) Europe

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: India experienced a spike in diesel exports to Europe in September 2023.

 

Question 7:

What has been the GPF interest rate for 15 quarters consecutively?

A) 5.5%

B) 7.1%

C) 6.0%

D) 8.2%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The GPF interest rate has been retained at 7.1% by the government for 15 consecutive quarters.

 

Question 8:

Which company in India launched 100% recycled PET bottles for select sizes?

A) PepsiCo India

B) Dabur India

C) Coca-Cola India

D) Bisleri International

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Coca-Cola India introduced 100% recycled PET bottles for its main brand in specific sizes.

 

Question 9:

What was the theme for World Teachers’ Day 2023?

A) Educating for the Future

B) Empowering Teachers for a Better World

C) The Teachers We Need for the Education We Want: The Global Imperative to Reverse the Teacher Shortage

D) Nurturing the Educators

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The 2023 theme for World Teachers’ Day emphasized the urgent need for competent educators.

 

Question 10:

According to the report by the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure, what is the estimated yearly loss in core infrastructure sectors due to climate change effects?

A) Between USD 100 billion and USD 150 billion

B) Between USD 500 billion and USD 600 billion

C) Between USD 200 billion and USD 250 billion

D) Between USD 301 billion and USD 330 billion

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The estimated annual loss in core infrastructure sectors, as mentioned in the report, ranges between USD 301 billion and USD 330 billion.

 

Question 11:

Who has recently been appointed as the new Executive Director (ED) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

A) Aditya Puri

B) Muneesh Kapur

C) Aditi Swami

D) Jon Fosse

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India announced Muneesh Kapur as its new Executive Director effective from October 3, 2023.

 

Question 12:

Aditya Puri, the former managing director and CEO of HDFC Bank, has taken on a new role with which company?

A) HDFC Bank

B) Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP

C) RBI

D) NESFB

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Aditya Puri has associated with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP in a senior advisory capacity after his tenure at HDFC Bank.

 

Question 13:

Fintech company Slice has recently merged with which bank?

A) HDFC Bank

B) RBI

C) Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP

D) North East Small Finance Bank (NESFB)

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Slice has confirmed its fusion with North East Small Finance Bank (NESFB), marking a unique occurrence in fintech.

 

Question 14:

Who was awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in Literature?

A) Aditya Puri

B) Neeraj Chopra

C) Jon Fosse

D) Kishore Kumar Jena

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Jon Fosse or Jon Olav Fosse from Norway has been honored with the 2023 Nobel Prize in Literature “for his groundbreaking narratives and dramas.”

 

Question 15:

In the 2023 Asian Games, who secured a gold medal in Men’s Javelin Throw for India?

A) Kishore Kumar Jena

B) Muhammad Ajmal Variyathodi

C) Rajesh Ramesh

D) Neeraj Chopra

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Neeraj Chopra clinched the gold in Men’s Javelin Throw at the Asian Games 2023.

 

Question 16:

Who secured the silver medal in Men’s Javelin Throw for India at the Asian Games 2023?

A) Kishore Kumar Jena

B) Muhammad Ajmal Variyathodi

C) Rajesh Ramesh

D) Neeraj Chopra

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: Kishore Kumar Jena clinched the silver in Men’s Javelin Throw at the Asian Games 2023.

 

Question 17:

Which Indian women’s archery team recently won a gold medal at the 19th Asian Games 2023?

A) Jyoti Surekha Vennam, Aditi Swami, and Parneet Kaur

B) Aditi Swami, Neeraj Chopra, and Parneet Kaur

C) Jyoti Surekha Vennam, Aditi Swami, and Aditya Puri

D) Parneet Kaur, Aditya Puri, and Jyoti Surekha Vennam

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The trio, Jyoti Surekha Vennam, Aditi Swami, and Parneet Kaur, secured a gold medal in compound archery at the 19th Asian Games 2023.
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