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Current Affairs Quiz 29th 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 29th September 2023

 

Question 1:

On what date is the ‘Sankalp Saptaah’ campaign going to be launched?

A) October 1, 2023
B) September 29, 2023
C) October 3, 2023
D) September 30, 2023

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The passage mentions that ‘Sankalp Saptaah’ will be launched by PM Narendra Modi on September 30, 2023.

 

Question 2:

Which country is NOT a part of the “Five Eyes” Intelligence Alliance?

A) Australia
B) France
C) New Zealand
D) Canada

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The “Five Eyes” Intelligence Alliance consists of the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

 

Question 3:

Where is the first-ever Cartography Museum located?

A) Dehradun
B) Mussoorie
C) Nainital
D) Rishikesh

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Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The George Everest Cartography Museum is located in Mussoorie.

 

Question 4:

What is the expected economic growth rate for India in the fiscal year 2023-24 according to Crisil?

A) 7.2%
B) 6.9%
C) 6%
D) 5.8%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Crisil’s forecast for economic growth for the year 2023-24 stands at 6%.

 

Question 5:

Which brand topped the Kantar BrandZ 2023 Most Valuable Indian Brands Report?

A) Airtel
B) HDFC Bank
C) TCS
D) Infosys

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: TCS has topped the Kantar BrandZ 2023 Most Valuable Indian Brands Report.

 

Question 6:

Who is set to manufacture Chromebooks in India starting October 2?

A) Microsoft and Lenovo
B) Apple and Asus
C) Google and HP
D) Samsung and Dell

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Google, in partnership with HP, is set to start manufacturing Chromebooks in India from October 2.

 

Question 7:

Who became the Chairman of Tata Advanced Systems?

A) Vijay Singh
B) Banmali Agarwal
C) Ratan Tata
D) Rajesh Gopinathan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Banmali Agarwal has been appointed as the Chairman of Tata Advanced Systems.

 

Question 8:

At the Asian Games 2023, who secured Gold in Women’s 10m Air Pistol?

A) Esha Singh
B) Kishmala Talat
C) Divya Subbaraju
D) Palak Gulia

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Palak Gulia secured the gold medal in Women’s 10m Air Pistol at the Asian Games 2023.

 

Question 9:

Which continent is often referred to as the “eighth continent”?

A) Atlantis
B) Africa
C) Antarctica
D) Zealandia

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Zealandia is commonly referred to as the “eighth continent.”

 

Question 10:

Which famous actor, known for playing Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter series, passed away recently?

A) Richard Harris
B) Ian McKellen
C) Michael Gambon
D) Alan Rickman

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Michael Gambon, celebrated for his role as Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter series, has died.

 

Question 11:

Where will the ‘Sankalp Saptaah’ kick-off ceremony take place?

A) Swarnim Chaturbhuj
B) Rashtrapati Bhavan
C) Bharat Mandapam
D) Raj Ghat

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The kick-off ceremony for ‘Sankalp Saptaah’ is scheduled at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi.

 

Question 12:

What was the main purpose of the “Five Eyes” Intelligence Alliance’s origin?

A) Trade agreements
B) Addressing the Soviet threat during the Cold War
C) Promoting cultural exchange
D) Establishing travel pacts

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: The “Five Eyes” Intelligence Alliance originated primarily to address the rising Soviet threat during the Cold War era.

 

Question 13:

Who was the person after whom the world’s tallest mountain is named?

A) Radhanath Sikdar
B) Satpal Maharaj
C) Sir George Everest
D) Tenzing Norgay

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The world’s tallest mountain is named after the renowned surveyor Sir George Everest.

 

Question 14:

Where is the proposed second tiger reserve in Bihar to be located?

A) Nalanda
B) Patna
C) Kaimur
D) Bhagalpur

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Plans are underway to set up Bihar’s second tiger reserve in the Kaimur district.

 

Question 15:

Which agency provided insights on the growth trajectory of India’s bank credit for the fiscal year 2023-24?

A) RBI
B) World Bank
C) IMF
D) Crisil

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Crisil, a research and ratings agency, provided insights on the projected trajectory of India’s bank credit for the fiscal year 2023-24.

 

Question 16:

Which brand stands second in the Kantar BrandZ 2023 Most Valuable Indian Brands Report?

A) Reliance
B) Infosys
C) HDFC Bank
D) Airtel

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: HDFC Bank holds its position at the second place in the Kantar BrandZ 2023 Most Valuable Indian Brands Report.

 

Question 17:

Which facility will serve as the manufacturing hub for Chromebooks produced in partnership with Google and HP in India?

A) The Tata Electronics Hub, Pune
B) The Wipro Facility, Bengaluru
C) The Flex Facility near Chennai
D) The Samsung Campus, Noida

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Flex Facility situated near Chennai will serve as the manufacturing hub for Chromebooks made in collaboration with Google and HP.

 

Question 18:

Which of these individuals has not been appointed as the Chairman of Tata Advanced Systems before Banmali Agarwal?

A) Mukesh Singh
B) Ratan Tata
C) Vijay Singh
D) Rajesh Gopinathan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: The passage mentions Mukesh Singh and Vijay Singh as previous chairmen of Tata Advanced Systems, and Banmali Agarwal is the current chairman. Rajesh Gopinathan is not listed among the past chairmen.
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