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Current Affairs Quiz 8th 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 8th October 2023

 

Question 1:

Who won the gold in women’s kabaddi at the Asian Games 2023?

A) Chinese Taipei

B) Iran

C) Afghanistan

D) India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The Indian women’s kabaddi team defeated Chinese Taipei to secure the gold medal at the Asian Games 2023.

 

Question 2:

On which day is the World Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day celebrated?

A) October 12th

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B) October 8th

C) October 7th

D) October 16th

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: World Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day is celebrated on October 8th to emphasize the potential of hydrogen as a green energy source.

 

Question 3:

For what purpose did India and Saudi Arabia sign an MoU?

A) Tourism Promotion

B) Defense Cooperation

C) Electrical Interconnections

D) Agricultural Exports

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: India and Saudi Arabia inked an MoU focusing on Electrical Interconnections, Green Hydrogen, and Supply Chains.

 

Question 4:

Which organization is working with India to promote Travel for LiFE in the AsiaPacific region?

A) UNWTO

B) WHO

C) PATA

D) ASEAN

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) committed to working with India on the Travel for LiFE initiative in the AsiaPacific territory.

 

Question 5:

Which year marked the 91st anniversary of the Indian Air Force Day?

A) 2021

B) 2023

C) 2022

D) 2024

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Indian Air Force Day in 2023 commemorated its 91st year.

 

Question 6:

Where was the tribal festival ‘Aadi Mahotsav’ inaugurated in 2023?

A) Ranchi

B) New Delhi

C) Bhubaneswar

D) Jamshedpur

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The Aadi Mahotsav festival in 2023 was launched in Jamshedpur by Arjun Munda, the Union Minister of Tribal Affairs.

 

Question 7:

Which among the following is NOT a product from Arunachal Pradesh that received the GI tag?

A) Yak Churpi

B) Tangsa textile

C) Khamti rice

D) Mizo chili

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Yak Churpi, Tangsa textile, and Khamti rice are the products from Arunachal Pradesh that got the GI tag. Mizo chili is not mentioned in the provided details.

 

Question 8:

Which bank approved a $200 million loan for Assam to manage flood and riverbank erosion risks?

A) World Bank

B) IMF

C) Asian Development Bank

D) Federal Reserve

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) sanctioned a $200 million loan for Assam to address flood and riverbank erosion challenges.

 

Question 9:

What is the primary aim of NASA’s Psyche mission?

A) To study the rings of Saturn

B) To explore the surface of Mars

C) To examine a metal-rich asteroid

D) To investigate black holes

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: NASA’s Psyche mission’s central objective is to explore the metal-rich asteroid, 16 Psyche, providing insights into the formation of rocky bodies in our solar system.

 

Question 10:

Where was Europe’s first entirely private rocket, Miura1, launched from?

A) France

B) Germany

C) Spain

D) Italy

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Miura1, Europe’s inaugural fully private rocket, was propelled from a location in Spain by the company PLD Space.
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