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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • January 11, 2023 Current Affairs
1.
Which organization publishes the Global Risks Report 2023?
International Monetary Fund
World Bank
Asian Development Bank
World Economic Forum
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Global Risks Report 2023 is an annual report published by the World Economic Forum.

2.
Which Indian public sector bank received RBI approval to hold special rupee vostro accounts for three banks from Sri Lanka?
State Bank of India
Canara Bank
Indian Bank
Punjab National Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian Bank received RBI approval to hold special rupee vostro accounts for three banks from Sri Lanka.

3.
How deep will India send three people under the Samudrayaan Mission?
4000 metres
5000 metres
6000 metres
7000 metres
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India will send three people to 6000 metres below sea level under the Samudrayaan Mission.

4.
Which of the following aspirational districts became the first-ever district in India for the on-ground deployment of innovative 5G use cases offered by startups?
Barpeta
Purnia
Dumka
Vidisha
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Vidisha, an aspirational district, became the first-ever district in India for the on-ground deployment of innovative 5G use cases offered by startups.

5.
Which organization publishes the Food Price Index (FFPI)?
UNICEF
FAO
IMF
World Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The UN agency, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), publishes the Food Price Index (FFPI).

6.
Who composed the Golden Globe Award-winning song "Naatu Naatu" from the movie RRR?
Rahul Sipligunj
Chandrabose
A.R. Rahman
M.M. Keeravani
Answer: Option
Explanation:
M.M. Keeravani composed the Golden Globe Award-winning song "Naatu Naatu" from the movie RRR.

7.
In which state did the DRDO successfully test launch the short-range ballistic missile Prithvi II?
Odisha
Gujarat
Rajasthan
Karnataka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The DRDO successfully test-launched the short-range ballistic missile Prithvi II in Odisha state.

8.
According to the CPCB report, which city is the most polluted in India?
Gurugram
Ghaziabad
Delhi
Patna
Answer: Option
Explanation:
According to the CPCB report, Delhi is the most polluted city in India.

9.
In which state has the Parshuram Kund Festival started?
Arunachal Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Kerala
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Parshuram Kund Festival started in Arunachal Pradesh.

10.
Who has been signed as a brand ambassador for Mohey?
Kiara Advani
Vaani Kapoor
Smriti Mandhana
Neeraj Chopra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kiara Advani has been signed as a brand ambassador for Mohey.

11.
Which city will host the 14th edition of the World Spice Congress (WSC)?
Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Hyderabad, Telangana
Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 14th edition of the World Spice Congress (WSC) will be held in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

12.
Which Indian state launched a caste-based census?
Bihar
Assam
West Bengal
Jharkhand
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian state of Bihar launched a caste-based census.

13.
The Centre has claimed that India will contribute what percentage of global fuel demand by 2040?
20
25
30
35
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Centre has claimed that India will contribute 25% of global fuel demand by 2040.

14.
Which state is the top Indian Javelin Thrower Shivpal Singh from?
Madhya Pradesh
Kerala
Rajasthan
Uttar Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Top Indian Javelin Thrower Shivpal Singh, who had his ban period reduced from four years to one, is from Uttar Pradesh.

15.
Which institution launched the 'Portal for mapping of Industrial Units and Laboratories'?
DPIIT
BIS
FICCI
NITI Aayog
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) launched the 'Portal for mapping of Industrial Units and Laboratories'.

16.
The 28th edition of Saarang, India's largest student-run festival began at which of the following IITs on January 11th, 2023?
IIT Madras
IIT Bombay
IIT Delhi
IIT Kanpur
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 28th edition of Saarang, India's largest student-run festival began at IIT Madras on January 11th, 2023.

17.
In which state is the historic ritualistic dance Pettathulal (also known as Petta Kettu) held?
Bihar
Assam
Mizoram
Kerala
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Pettathulal, also known as Petta Kettu, is a historic ritualistic dance held in Kerala state.

18.
With which country did India sign an MoU to enhance cooperation in the training of diplomats?
Brazil
Panama
Switzerland
Iran
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India signed an MoU to enhance cooperation in the training of diplomats with Panama.

19.
In which city did the 83rd All India Presiding Officers conference open?
Bhopal
Jaipur
Chennai
Ahmedabad
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 83rd All India Presiding Officers conference opened in Jaipur city.

20.
Which state won the UN-Habitat's World Habitat Awards 2023 for Jaga Mission?
Kolkata
Tamil Nadu
Odisha
Rajasthan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Odisha has won the UN-Habitat's World Habitat Awards 2023 for the Jaga Mission initiative of the state.