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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • January 8, 2023 Current Affairs
1.
In which state will the International Kite Festival 2023 be held from January 8 to 14?
Kerala
Assam
Odisha
Gujarat
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The International Kite Festival 2023 will be held in Gujarat from January 8 to 14.

2.
Who among the following has been elected as the Chairman of the All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC)?
Priyank Malhotra
Saiyam Mehra
Sanjeev Joshi
Pritam Sharma
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Saiyam Mehra has been elected as the Chairman of the All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC).

3.
In which city will the first G-20 meeting take place on January 31st?
Ludhiana
Puducherry
Faridabad
Nashik
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The first G-20 meeting will take place in Puducherry on January 31st.

4.
In which country was Kevin McCarthy elected as the new speaker of the House of Representatives?
Ukraine
Uganda
USA
UAE
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kevin McCarthy was elected as the new speaker of the US House of Representatives.

5.
What percentage reduction in cases of Kala-azar has there been in the country between 2007 and 2022?
99.2
98.7
78.4
95.9
Answer: Option
Explanation:
There has been a 98.7% reduction in cases of Kala-azar in the country between 2007 and 2022.

6.
Which bank gave its nod to appoint Surinder Chawla as the new CEO of Paytm bank?
RBI
SBI
PNB
BOB
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The RBI gave its nod to appoint Surinder Chawla as the new CEO of Paytm bank.

7.
In which country is the 'Voice of the Global South Summit' set to be hosted?
Iran
India
France
Canada
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India is set to host the 'Voice of the Global South Summit.'

8.
Which country is planning to dispatch 159 containers of ammunition to Ukraine?
Afghanistan
Bhutan
Pakistan
Australia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Pakistan is planning to dispatch 159 containers of ammunition to Ukraine.

9.
In which country was Kevin McCarthy appointed as the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the lower house of the Parliament?
UK
USA
UAE
Uzbekistan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kevin McCarthy was appointed as the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the lower house of the Parliament in the US.

10.
In which state has the two-phased caste and economic census-2023 started?
Goa
Kerala
Odisha
Bihar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The two-phased caste and economic census-2023 started in Bihar on January 7th.

11.
Who won the best director award at the New York Film Critics Circle?
SS Rajamouli
Rajkumar Hirani
Karan Johar
Vishal Bhardwaj
Answer: Option
Explanation:
SS Rajamouli was awarded the best director award at the New York Film Critics Circle.

12.
Which state's health department has called for caution due to confirmed cases of Avian flu in multiple districts?
Kerala
Goa
Mizoram
Uttarakhand
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The health department of Kerala has called for caution due to confirmed cases of Avian flu in multiple districts.

13.
Which country surpassed Japan to become the 3rd largest auto market globally?
India
America
Australia
Israel
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India surpassed Japan to become the 3rd largest auto market globally.

14.
From which country did the world's first vaccine for bees make the news?
China
Fiji
US
Haiti
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The world's first vaccine for bees was developed in the USA. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has granted a conditional license for a vaccine created by Dalan Animal Health, a US biotech company, to help protect honeybees from American foulbrood disease.

15.
In which state has the Caste and Economic Census-2023 recently been started?
Nagaland
Karnataka
Punjab
Bihar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Caste and Economic Census-2023 has recently been started in Bihar.

16.
In which city did the three-day 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas conference begin?
Indore
Jabalpur
Bhopal
Gwalior
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The three-day 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas conference began in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on January 8.

17.
Which city is set to host the Formula E World Championship race for the first time?
Ahmedabad
Hyderabad
Chennai
Mumbai
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Hyderabad is set to host the Formula E World Championship race for the first time.

18.
Who announced their retirement from professional Tennis?
Salsa Aher
Nirupama Sanjeev
Rushmi Chakravarthi
Sania Mirza
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Sania Mirza announced her retirement from professional Tennis.

19.
In which city will the government of India be organizing the two-day "Voice of Global South Summit"?
Patna
Surat
Rohtak
New Delhi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The government of India will be organizing the two-day "Voice of Global South Summit" in New Delhi.

20.
In which state did CM Patnaik inaugurate the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium?
Gujarat
Rajasthan
Odisha
Nagaland
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Odisha CM Patnaik inaugurated the Birsa Munda Hockey Stadium.