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Current Affairs Quiz 22nd September 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 22nd September 2023

 

Question 1:

Who introduced the programs to modernize India’s agriculture sector?

A) Prime Minister Narendra Modi

B) Agriculture Minister Giriraj Singh

C) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

D) Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman introduced several programs designed to modernize India’s agriculture sector.

 

Question 2:

Which portal is designed to provide farmers with details like loan specifics and interest subvention claims?

A) Krishi Portal

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B) Kisan Rin portal

C) Rin Yojana portal

D) NABARD portal

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Kisan Rin portal offers farmers access to vital information such as loan specifics, interest subvention claims, and scheme implementation status.

 

Question 3:

What is the purpose of the Ghar Ghar KCC campaign?

A) Provide housing to all farmers

B) Offer medical facilities to every farmer

C) Ensure every qualified farmer benefits from the KCC scheme

D) Promote organic farming

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Ghar Ghar KCC campaign aims to ensure every qualified farmer reaps the benefits of the KCC scheme.

 

Question 4:

Which major polluters were notably absent at the Climate Ambition Summit?

A) India, USA, Russia

B) USA, China, Russia

C) China, USA, India

D) China, India, Brazil

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The major polluters absent at the Climate Ambition Summit were China, USA, and India.

 

Question 5:

What is Brucella canis responsible for?

A) A plant disease in the UK

B) An infection in UK dogs

C) A type of flu in Eastern Europe

D) An air pollution issue in the UK

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Brucella canis causes a highly infectious disease mainly affecting dogs.

 

Question 6:

When are the general elections in Pakistan expected to be held?

A) September 2023

B) December 2023

C) January 2024

D) March 2024

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The general elections in Pakistan are set to be held in the last week of January 2024.

 

Question 7:

Which country has recently surpassed Hong Kong in an economic ranking by the Fraser Institute?

A) USA

B) New Zealand

C) Singapore

D) Switzerland

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Singapore has surpassed Hong Kong to become the world’s freest economy.

 

Question 8:

Where was the statue of Adi Shankaracharya inaugurated?

A) Gujarat

B) Maharashtra

C) Kerala

D) Madhya Pradesh

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The statue of Adi Shankaracharya was unveiled in Madhya Pradesh.

 

Question 9:

What is the ‘Nadi Utsav’ festival in Delhi about?

A) Celebrating the city’s architecture

B) India’s river culture

C) Honoring national heroes

D) Traditional dance forms

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: ‘Nadi Utsav’ celebrates the rich heritage associated with India’s rivers.

 

Question 10:

Which organization has updated its guidelines on wilful defaulters?

A) State Bank of India

B) Ministry of Finance

C) Reserve Bank of India

D) Securities and Exchange Board of India

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Reserve Bank of India has updated its guidelines on wilful and large defaulters.

 

Question 11:

What is World Rose Day dedicated to?

A) Celebrating the beauty of roses

B) Recognizing individuals battling cancer

C) Honoring rose cultivators

D) Marking the start of spring

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: World Rose Day is dedicated to recognizing and supporting individuals battling cancer.

 

Question 12:

Which of the following summits focuses on skilling ecosystems in India?

A) Global Agricultural Summit

B) Global Skills Summit

C) Global Trade Summit

D) Global Innovation Summit

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Global Skills Summit aims to outline a roadmap for a high-quality industry-driven skilling ecosystem in India.

 

Question 13:

Which organization awarded the 10-year Recognition Status to India’s National Medical Commission?

A) World Health Organization

B) United Nations Medical Committee

C) World Federation for Medical Education

D) International Medical Association

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: India’s National Medical Commission (NMC) was granted a 10-year Recognition Status by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).

 

Question 14:

For which innovation is Swati Nayak being honored with the 2023 Norman Borlaug Field Award?

A) Improving wheat cultivation

B) Rice seed systems

C) Organic farming techniques

D) Pesticide-free cultivation

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Swati Nayak is honored for her innovative work in demand-driven rice seed systems.

 

Question 15:

Which creature was recently named after A.P.J. Abdul Kalam?

A) A species of fish

B) A bird

C) A marine tardigrade

D) A species of tree

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: A new species of marine tardigrade was named after India’s late former President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

 

Question 16:

Which flower genus, known for its huge, malodorous flowers, is nearing extinction?

A) Lotus

B) Rafflesia

C) Tulip

D) Lavender

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The Rafflesia genus, known for its huge, malodorous flowers, is on the brink of extinction.
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