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Current Affairs Quiz 2nd September 2023

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Question 1:
Which organization launched the “Adopt a Heritage 2.0” programme?

A) IGNCA
B) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
C) Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)
D) Indian Heritage

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The “Adopt a Heritage 2.0” programme was launched by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to encourage the conservation and upliftment of India’s cultural heritage.

 

Question 2:
What percentage of votes did Tharman Shanmugaratnam secure in the Singapore presidential election?

A) 15.7%
B) 13.88%
C) 70.4%
D) 65.3%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Tharman Shanmugaratnam received a substantial 70.4% of the votes in the Singapore presidential election.

 

Question 3:
Which organization aims to raise the Indo-US electronics trade to $100 billion by 2033?

A) Indian Cellular & Electronics Association (ICEA)
B) Ministry of Electronics and IT
C) Tata Electronics
D) Apple Inc.

Answer and Explanation

Answer: A

  • Explanation: The Indian Cellular & Electronics Association (ICEA) established a dedicated task force to elevate the Indo-US electronics trade to $100 billion in the next decade.

 

Question 4:
Which company recently received ‘Navratna Status’?

A) Tata Chemicals
B) Indian Oil Corporation
C) Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers (RCF)
D) Bharat Petroleum

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Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: The Department of Public Enterprise conferred ‘Navratna Status‘ upon Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers (RCF).

 

Question 5:
Who has recently taken charge of the Press Information Bureau (PIB)?

A) R Madhavan
B) S. C. Mudgerikar
C) Manish Desai
D) Pankaj Mohindroo

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Manish Desai, previously the chief of the Central Bureau of Communications, has been appointed to lead the Press Information Bureau (PIB).

 

Question 6:
Which airline recently merged with Air India?

A) IndiGo
B) SpiceJet
C) Vistara
D) Jet Airways

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Tata SIA Airlines, which operates under the Vistara brand, merged with Air India.

 

Question 7:
Moody’s upgraded India’s 2023 GDP growth forecast from 5.5% to what new value?

A) 7.5%
B) 6.7%
C) 6.0%
D) 7.2%

Answer and Explanation

Answer: B

  • Explanation: Moody’s Investor Service revised India’s 2023 GDP growth forecast to 6.7% from its earlier estimate of 5.5%.

 

Question 8:
Who has been nominated as the new President of FTII Pune?

A) Shah Rukh Khan
B) Aamir Khan
C) Anupam Kher
D) R Madhavan

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: Actor R Madhavan has been nominated as the new President of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.

 

Question 9:
In which year was ISRO’s Aditya L1 mission launched?

A) 2022
B) 2024
C) 2021
D) 2023

Answer and Explanation

Answer: D

  • Explanation: ISRO Aditya L1 mission was launched successfully on September 2, 2023.

 

Question 10:
Which RBI Governor received an ‘A+’ rating in the Global Finance Central Banker Report Cards 2023?

A) Urjit Patel
B) Raghuram Rajan
C) Shaktikanta Das
D) Duvvuri Subbarao

Answer and Explanation

Answer: C

  • Explanation: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das was awarded an ‘A+’ rating in the prestigious Global Finance Central Banker Report Cards 2023.
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