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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • January 7, 2023 Current Affairs
1.
Who will unveil the mascot, torch, and anthem of the Khelo India Youth Games 2022?
Pramod Sawant
Conrad Kongkal Sangma
Shivraj Singh Chouhan
K. Chandrashekhar Rao
Answer: Option
Explanation:
In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will unveil the mascot, torch, and anthem of Khelo India Youth Games-2022 in a colorful program at Shaurya Smarak in Bhopal.

2.
Which country signed a deal with India to jointly redevelop the strategic World War II-era Trincomalee Oil Tank Complex?
Sri Lanka
Greece
Finland
Sudan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Sri Lanka formally signed an agreement with India to jointly redevelop the strategic World War II-era oil tank farm in the island nation's eastern port district of Trincomalee.

3.
Which state recently began a caste-based survey of 12 crore people?
Kerala
Bihar
Gujarat
Assam
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bihar recently began a caste-based survey of 12 crore people.

4.
Union Tourism Minister G. Kishan Reddy virtually inaugurated PRASHAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Heritage Augmentation Drive) projects at Govardhan, Mathura in which state?
Madhya Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Union Tourism Minister G. Kishan Reddy virtually inaugurated PRASHAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Heritage Augmentation Drive) projects at Govardhan, Mathura in Uttar Pradesh.

5.
How much did NABARD raise through three-year bonds?
INR 3,000 crore
INR 1,000 crore
INR 7,000 crore
INR 5,000 crore
Answer: Option
Explanation:
NABARD raised close to INR 5,000 crore through three-year bonds.

6.
How many companies are set to participate in the 'Auto Expo 2023-Components' show?
300
450
600
800
Answer: Option
Explanation:
450 companies are set to participate in the 'Auto Expo 2023-Components' show.

7.
Which basin is the Taliban planning to sign an oil extraction deal with a Chinese firm?
Amu Darya Basin
Suv Darya Basin
Dast-e-Kavir
Gulf of Persia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Taliban announced they will sign an oil extraction deal at the Amu Darya basin with a Chinese firm.

8.
In which city did the Prime Minister inaugurate the second campus of the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute?
Surat
Lucknow
Nagpur
Kolkata
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Prime Minister inaugurated the second campus of the Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute in Kolkata.

9.
Indian Manika Batra, who has reached her career-best 35th position in women's singles, belongs to which game?
Table Tennis
Lawn Tennis
Hockey
Badminton
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian Table Tennis star Manika Batra has reached her career-best 35th position in women's singles.

10.
Which edition of the Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) is taking place in Bangladesh?
10th
5th
4th
17th
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 10th edition of the Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) is taking place in Bangladesh.

11.
ISRO is set to launch a satellite made by how many school girls studying in government schools?
1000
750
500
350
Answer: Option
Explanation:
ISRO is set to launch the Space Kidz India satellite made by 750 school girls studying in government schools.

12.
The Centre is set to launch the ABP to raise blocks on the development scale, what is the full form of ABP?
All India Blocks Programme
Aspiration Building Programme
Aspirational Blocks Programme
All India Building Programme
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Centre is set to launch the Aspirational Blocks Programme (ABP) to raise blocks on the development scale.

13.
Which Foundation Day did the Bureau of Indian Standards celebrate with the door-to-door campaign "Quality Connect"?
73rd
70th
76th
72nd
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Bureau of Indian Standards celebrated its 76th Foundation Day with the door-to-door campaign "Quality Connect".

14.
Which bank announced that the maiden Sovereign Green Bonds (SGrBs) will be issued in two tranches of INR 8,000 crore each?
SBI
PNB
RBI
ICICI
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that the maiden Sovereign Green Bonds (SGrBs) will be issued in two tranches of INR 8,000 crore each.

15.
The US announced military assistance worth over USD 3.75 billion for which country and its European allies?
Ukraine
Cuba
Germany
Haiti
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The US announced military assistance worth over USD 3.75 billion for Ukraine and its European allies.

16.
According to the First Advance Estimates of National Income released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), which country's real GDP is expected to grow 7% in 2022-23?
India
Iran
Israel
Indonesia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's real GDP is expected to grow 7% in 2022-23, according to the First Advance Estimates of National Income released by the National Statistical Office (NSO).

17.
Which country's government forecasted FY22 economic growth at 9.2%?
Iran
Iraq
Italy
India
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian government forecasted FY22 economic growth at 9.2%.

18.
In which year did the United Kingdom record its warmest year ever?
2020
2021
2022
2019
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The United Kingdom recorded 2022 as its warmest year ever.