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Current Affairs Quiz 23rd September 2023

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Question 1:

Who inaugurated the ‘International Lawyers’ Conference 2023’ in New Delhi?

A. The President of India

B. Prime Minister Narendra Modi

C. The Chief Justice of India

D. The Home Minister

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • Explanation: The ‘International Lawyers’ Conference 2023’ was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

 

Question 2:

What is the primary purpose of the ‘International Lawyers’ Conference 2023’?

A. Networking among lawyers

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B. Discussing the financial aspects of law

C. Celebrating the Bar Council’s anniversary

D. Discussing ‘Emerging Challenges in the Justice Delivery System’

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D. Discussing ‘Emerging Challenges in the Justice Delivery System’

  • Explanation: The conference aims to enable in-depth conversations about pressing national and global legal matters.

 

Question 3:

Where is the new international cricket stadium initiated by Prime Minister Modi located?

A. New Delhi

B. Mumbai

C. Varanasi

D. Kolkata

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C. Varanasi

  • Explanation: Prime Minister Modi initiated the construction of an international cricket venue in Varanasi.

 

Question 4:

Which alliance of nations declared a cooperative space initiative?

A. I2U2

B. BRICS

C. ASEAN

D. NATO

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A. I2U2

  • Explanation: The I2U2 alliance of India, Israel, UAE, and the USA has declared a pioneering joint space project.

 

Question 5:

Which place in Assam was awarded the ‘Best Tourism Village of India’ title for 2023?

A. Dispur

B. Guwahati

C. Tezpur

D. Biswanath Ghat

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D. Biswanath Ghat

  • Explanation: The 2023 title of ‘Best Tourism Village of India’ has been awarded to Assam’s Biswanath Ghat by the Ministry of Tourism.

 

Question 6:

Which missile did the Indian DAC greenlight?

A. BrahMos

B. Agni-V

C. Dhruvastra

D. Prithvi

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C. Dhruvastra

  • Explanation: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) of India sanctioned the homegrown Dhruvastra air-to-surface missile.

 

Question 7:

Which tank has Israel recently presented as its next-gen main battle tank?

A. Abrams

B. Challenger 2

C. Merkava Mark 5

D. Leopard 2

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C. Merkava Mark 5

  • Explanation: Israel showcased its next-gen main battle tank, the Merkava Mark 5, or “Barak”.

Question 8:

Which bank has launched the ‘NEO for Business’ Transaction Banking platform?

A. HDFC Bank

B. State Bank of India

C. ICICI Bank

D. Axis Bank

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D. Axis Bank

  • Explanation: Axis Bank has launched its ‘NEO for Business’ Transaction Banking platform.

 

Question 9:

What GDP growth has the Union Ministry of Finance projected for India in FY24?

A. 7.8%

B. 6.5%

C. 8.2%

D. 7.2%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. 6.5%

  • Explanation: The Union Ministry of Finance projects India’s GDP growth to be 6.5% for FY24.

 

Question 10:

Who has plans to transform Dharavi into a modern city hub?

A. Mukesh Ambani

B. Ratan Tata

C. Anand Mahindra

D. Gautam Adani

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D. Gautam Adani

  • Explanation: Business magnate Gautam Adani has plans to transform Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum, into a modern city hub.

 

Question 11:

Which day is designated by the United Nations as the International Day of Sign Languages?

A. September 21st

B. October 15th

C. September 23rd

D. November 10th

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C. September 23rd

  • Explanation: The United Nations has designated September 23rd as the International Day of Sign Languages.

 

Question 12:

For which scheme has the Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare introduced an AI Chatbot?

A. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

B. Jan Dhan Yojana

C. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

D. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PMKISAN)

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PMKISAN)

  • Explanation: The Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare introduced an AI Chatbot for the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PMKISAN) Scheme.

 

Question 13:

Which villages have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List?

A. The Cotswolds villages in England

B. The Zagorochoria villages on Mount Pindos in Epirus, Greece

C. The Amalfi Coast villages in Italy

D. The Cinque Terre villages in Italy

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B. The Zagorochoria villages on Mount Pindos in Epirus, Greece

  • Explanation: The Zagorochoria villages on Mount Pindos in Epirus, Greece have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

 

Question 14:

With which Norwegian entity has Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) collaborated?

A. DNB ASA

B. SpareBank 1

C. Telenor ASA

D. BankID BankAxept

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D. BankID BankAxept

  • Explanation: TCS has collaborated with Norway’s national payment and electronic identity system, BankID BankAxept.

 

Question 15:

India is now the number 1 ranked team in which sports format?

A. Football

B. Hockey

C. Badminton

D. Cricket

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D. Cricket

  • Explanation: India is now the number 1 ranked team in all formats of cricket.

 

Question 16:

Which entity classified mithun as a ‘food animal’?

A. World Health Organization (WHO)

B. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

C. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

D. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

  • Explanation: The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has classified the mithun, a bovine species from Northeast India, as a ‘food animal’.

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