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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • January 22, 2023 Current Affairs
1.
Which Kalvari class submarine "Vagir" has been inducted into the Navy?
Third
Second
Fifth
Sixth
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian Navy's fifth stealth Scorpene class Submarine INS Vagir was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 23 Jan 2023 at the Naval Dockyard Mumbai in the presence of Adm R Hari Kumar, Chief of the Naval Staff, the Chief Guest for the ceremony.

2.
In which city will the 8th "Vigyanika-Science Literature Festival-2023" organized by IISF be held?
Indore
Bhopal
Varanasi
Chennai
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 8th "Vigyanika-Science Literature Festival-2023" organized by IISF will be held in Bhopal.

3.
In which state is the rare orange bat found in Kanger Valley National Park?
Punjab
Nagaland
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The rare orange bat is found in Chhattisgarh's Kanger Valley National Park.

4.
In which state did the inaugural edition of the Indo-Egypt Joint Training Exercise Cyclone - I commence?
Chhattisgarh
Bihar
Goa
Rajasthan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The inaugural edition of the Indo-Egypt Joint Training Exercise Cyclone - I was held in Rajasthan.

5.
Which edition of the International Tourism Fair 'FITUR 2023' began in Madrid?
43rd
40th
37th
45th
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 43rd edition of the International Tourism Fair 'FITUR 2023' began in Madrid.

6.
Which state cabinet decided to allow the regularization of unauthorized quarrying?
Assam
Punjab
Karnataka
Nagaland
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Karnataka state cabinet decided to allow the regularization of unauthorized quarrying.

7.
Badara Alieu Joof was the vice-president of which country, who died in India?
Gambia
Grenada
Ghana
Gabon
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Badara Alieu Joof, the vice-president of Gambia, died in India.

8.
In which state have India's first 3x platform wind turbine generators (WTG) been installed?
Odisha
Rajasthan
Goa
Karnataka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's first 3x platform wind turbine generators (WTG) have been installed in the state of Karnataka.

9.
In which state did the first Indo-Egypt joint military exercise "CYCLONE -I" begin?
Sikkim
Rajasthan
Mizoram
Maharashtra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The first Indo-Egypt joint military exercise "CYCLONE -I" began in the state of Rajasthan.

10.
Who has been appointed as the director of the National Health Authority?
Praveen Sharma
Sunil Mishra
Ajay Malhotra
Naveen Verma
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Praveen Sharma has been appointed as the director of the National Health Authority.

11.
Who is set to replace Jacinda Ardern as the prime minister of which country?
New Zealand
Norway
Oman
Bhutan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Chris Hipkins is set to replace Jacinda Ardern as the Prime Minister of New Zealand.

12.
Which state government has announced a 60-day maternity leave for girl students for the first time in the country?
Kerala
Karnataka
Mizoram
Tripura
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The government of Kerala has announced a 60-day maternity leave for girl students for the first time in the country.

13.
Who broke MS Dhoni's record of most sixes in ODIs in India?
KL Rahul
Hardik Pandya
Rohit Sharma
Shubman Gill
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Rohit Sharma broke MS Dhoni's record of most sixes in ODIs in India.

14.
Which state's Chief Minister, Eknath Shinde, inaugurated the Regional Conference on 'e-Governance' in Mumbai?
Maharashtra
Uttarakhand
Manipur
Mizoram
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Maharashtra's Chief Minister, Eknath Shinde, inaugurated the Regional Conference on 'e-Governance' in Mumbai.

15.
Which state, along with Meghalaya and Tripura, celebrates statehood day?
Goa
Kerala
Haryana
Manipur
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Meghalaya, Tripura, and Manipur celebrate statehood day together.

16.
How many lakh metric tons of sugarcane did India produce in the sugar season 2021-22?
3,000
5,000
1,800
6,000
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India produced a record of 5,000 lakh metric tons of sugarcane in the sugar season 2021-22.

17.
Where was the 57th Conference of Directors General of Police / Inspectors General of Police organized?
Jaipur
New Delhi
Kochi
Bangalore
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 57th Conference of Directors General of Police / Inspectors General of Police was organized in New Delhi.

18.
Which IIT developed the indigenous mobile operating system BharOS?
IIT Delhi
IIT Madras
IIT Mumbai
IIT Roorkee
Answer: Option
Explanation:
IIT Madras developed the indigenous mobile operating system BharOS.

19.
Dr. Sanduk Ruit has been conferred with the ISA Award for Service to Humanity from which country?
Belarus
Bahrain
Bahamas
Bangladesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Dr. Sanduk Ruit has been conferred with Bahrain's ISA Award for Service to Humanity.

20.
In which profession did Guru Lakshmi Viswanathan pass away?
Singer
Poet
Writer
Dancer
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bharatanatyam dancer, Guru Lakshmi Viswanathan passed away.