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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • April 16, 2023 Current Affairs
1.
Which space agency successfully launched its mission JUICE to reach Jupiter's moons?
SAARC
ISRO
European Space Agency
NASA
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The European Space Agency has successfully launched its mission to Jupiter's moons after weather conditions halted yesterday's lift-off. The Ariane 5 rocket was launched from the ESA's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana as scheduled. The Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) project aims to send a satellite on an eight-year journey to reach the icy moons of the gas giant.

2.
When is World Voice Day 2023 being celebrated?
April 13
April 14
April 15
April 16
Answer: Option
Explanation:
World Voice Day 2023 is being celebrated on April 16.

3.
Who won the Femina Miss India 2023 pageant?
Nandini Gupta
Shalini Bansal
Meenakshi Malik
Sheela Das
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Nandini Gupta won the Femina Miss India 2023 pageant.

4.
Where is the Zojila tunnel being constructed?
Nagaland
Jammu & Kashmir
Assam
Rajasthan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Zojila Tunnel, which will be Asia's longest tunnel once completed, is being constructed in Jammu & Kashmir to establish all-weather connectivity for Ladakh.

5.
Where will the 2nd Health Working Group meeting commence?
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Goa
Maharashtra
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 2nd Health Working Group meeting will commence in Goa.

6.
How much money will be spent on sports facilities in India over the next five years under the Khelo India campaign?
Rs 2,500 crores
Rs 3,200 crores
Rs 4,200 crores
Rs 5,200 crores
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Rs 3,200 crore will be spent on sports facilities in India over the next five years under the Khelo India campaign.

7.
From which city was the Bharat Gaurav Tourist train tour on Ambedkar Circuit flagged off?
Patna
New Delhi
Mumbai
Chennai
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Bharat Gaurav Tourist train tour on Ambedkar Circuit was flagged off from New Delhi.

8.
With which country's President did Chinese leader Xi Jinping meet in Beijing to boost ties?
Bahrain
Bahamas
Brazil
Benin
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Chinese leader Xi Jinping met with Brazilian President Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva, who was visiting Beijing, to boost ties.

9.
In which city did India open its 16th Visa application centre in Bangladesh?
Dhaka
Bhairab
Bogura
Kushtia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The High Commission of India opened its 16th Visa application centre in Kushtia town of Southwestern Bangladesh.

10.
Whose forex reserves have risen to USD 584.75 billion?
USA
Uganda
Australia
India
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India's foreign exchange (Forex) reserves rose by $6.3 billion to $584.75 billion in the week ended April 7, the highest during the past nine months, the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) statistical supplement showed.

11.
By which year does CREDAI plan to develop 4000 certified green buildings in partnership with IGBC?
2028
2029
2030
2031
Answer: Option
Explanation:
CREDAI has partnered with IGBC to develop 4000 certified green buildings by 2030.

12.
When will 'Vande Metro' be rolled out in 2023?
December
November
October
September
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ashwini Vaishnaw has announced that 'Vande Metro' will be rolled out in December 2023.

13.
By what percentage did textile and apparel exports contract in 2022-2023 compared to the previous year?
14%
15%
16%
17%
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Textile and apparel exports contracted by 14% in 2022-2023 compared to the previous year.

14.
In which country is the IAF participating in the multilateral exercise "Orion" from April 17?
Russia
Finland
Germany
France
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is participating in the multilateral exercise "Orion" in France from April 17.

15.
When is World Hemophilia Day observed annually?
March 17
April 17
May17
June 17
Answer: Option
Explanation:
World Hemophilia Day is observed annually on April 17.

16.
In which city will President Droupadi Murmu confer National Panchayat Awards?
Ajmer
New Delhi
Jaipur
Pune
Answer: Option
Explanation:
President Droupadi Murmu will confer National Panchayat Awards in New Delhi.

17.
Which space agency has released the image of Crab Nebula?
NASA
ISRO
DRDO
SAARC
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The NASA space agency has released the image of the Crab Nebula. The Crab Nebula is a supernova remnant and pulsar wind nebula in the constellation of Taurus.

18.
Where did the Hooch Tragedy occur?
Bihar
Gujarat
Kerala
Tripura
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Hooch Tragedy occurred in Bihar, and the death toll increased to 32 in Motihari.

19.
Which country has received a confirmed financial support of USD 1 billion from the United Arab Emirates (UAE)?
America
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Egypt
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed financial support of USD 1 billion to Pakistan.