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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • March 9, 2023 Current Affairs
1.
What is the value of the two transmission projects approved by the Power Grid Corporation of India?
₹4,042.30 crores
₹4,050.65 crores
₹4,070.98 crores
₹4,020.43 crores
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Power Grid Corporation of India has approved two transmission projects worth ₹4,070.98 crores.

2.
In which state did a record number of 6.37 lakh olive ridley turtles arrive at Rushikulya beach for mass nesting?
Gujarat
Jharkhand
Odisha
Karnataka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
A record 6.37 lakh olive ridley turtles arrived at Odisha’s Rushikulya beach for mass nesting.

3.
Where did the 35th 'Spring Festival' begin in Haryana?
Panipat
Panchkula
Kurukshetra
Rewari
Answer: Option
Explanation:
35th 'Spring Festival' begins in Panchkula, Haryana.

4.
Which Indian airport is among the cleanest in the Asia-Pacific region?
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport
Kempegowda International Airport
Indira Gandhi International Airport
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indira Gandhi International Airport is among the cleanest in the Asia-Pacific region.

5.
As the Chief Minister of which state was Conrad Sangma sworn-in?
Assam
Odisha
Meghalaya
Sikkim
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Conrad Sangma was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Meghalaya.

6.
In which city did Arun Subramanian become the first Indian-American to be a judge of the Manhattan federal district court?
Washington
New York
Houston
Nashville
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Arun Subramanian became the first Indian-American to be a judge of the Manhattan federal district court in New York.

7.
For which year did Mirabai Chanu win BBC Indian Sportswoman of The Year?
2019
2022
2021
2020
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Mirabai Chanu won BBC Indian Sportswoman of The Year for 2022.

8.
Which country's Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese, arrived on a two-day visit to Gujarat?
Greece
Haiti
America
Australia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese arrived on a two-day visit to Gujarat.

9.
On which date is International Women's Day celebrated every year?
March 06
March 05
March 08
March 09
Answer: Option
Explanation:
International Women's Day is celebrated every year on March 08.

10.
Which bank launched the “Har Payment Digital” mission to make every citizen a digital payment user?
RBI
PNB
ICICI
SBI
Answer: Option
Explanation:
RBI launched the “Har Payment Digital” mission to make every citizen a digital payment user.

11.
Which country is considered the world's most repressive country for women?
Afghanistan
Ukraine
Kenya
Norway
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Afghanistan is considered the world's most repressive country for women.

12.
Which state's first woman Minister, Salhoutuonuo Kruse, assumed office on Women’s Day eve?
Assam
Nagaland
Sikkim
Bihar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Nagaland's first woman Minister, Salhoutuonuo Kruse, assumed office on Women’s Day eve.

13.
Which organization signed the first ‘High Seas Treaty’ to protect the ocean bodies of the world?
United Nations
UNICEF
UNESCO
World Health Organization
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The UN signed the first ‘High Seas Treaty’ in a bid to protect the ocean bodies of the world.

14.
Which country has opened military service to women for the first time in 25 years?
Colombia
Canada
Comoros
Cuba
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Colombia has opened military service to women for the first time in 25 years.

15.
Which bank initiated the 75 digital villages programme?
RBI
PNB
ICICI
BOB
Answer: Option
Explanation:
RBI initiated the 75 digital villages programme.

16.
Since which year has the SWAMIH Fund completed 20,557 homes since its inception?
2015
2019
2017
2020
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The SWAMIH Fund has completed 20,557 homes since its inception in 2019.

17.
What is the estimated damage caused by the catastrophic earthquake in Türkiye and Syria for Türkiye?
$80 billion
$90 billion
$110 billion
$100 billion
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The damage from the catastrophic earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria has been estimated at over $100 billion for Türkiye, according to the UN.

18.
Which state government hiked the monetary award for Mahila Vikas Protsahan Puraskar?
Himachal Pradesh
Assam
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Himachal Pradesh government hiked the monetary award for Mahila Vikas Protsahan Puraskar.