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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • November 12, 2023 Current Affairs
Which country's cricket board has been suspended by the ICC due to government interference?
Sri Lanka
Answer: Option
The passage clearly states that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended Sri Lanka Cricket's membership due to serious breaches of its autonomy and government interference.

Who has been appointed as the “UPI Safety Ambassador” by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)?
Pankaj Tripathi
Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Rajkummar Rao
Vicky Kaushal
Answer: Option
Bollywood actor Pankaj Tripathi has been appointed as the "UPI Safety Ambassador" by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to enhance awareness and security on digital payment platforms, particularly the United Payments Interface (UPI). The collaboration aims to address concerns about the safety of digital payment systems.

Who has been nominated for Best Global Music Performance at the 2024 Grammy Awards for the song "Abundance in Millets"?
Shankar Mahadevan
Ustad Zakir Hussain
A.R. Rahman
Falguni Shah
Answer: Option
Falguni Shah, the Grammy Award-winning Indian vocalist and songwriter, has been nominated for Best Global Music Performance for her song "Abundance in Millets" at the 2024 Grammy Awards. The song highlights the potential of millets in addressing world hunger, and Falguni Shah is recognized for her advocacy of millet cultivation and consumption.

On which date is National Education Day celebrated annually?
October 31st
December 25th
November 11th
November 12th
Answer: Option
National Education Day is celebrated on November 11th each year to honour the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, India's first Education Minister. The day emphasizes the importance of innovation in education, with the 2023 theme being "Embracing Innovation."

Where did the 4th edition of the Bilateral Exercise BONGOSAGAR-23 and the 5th edition of Coordinated Patrol CORPAT-23 take place?
Southern Bay of Bengal
Northern Bay of Bengal
Arabian Sea
Indian Ocean
Answer: Option
The exercise BONGOSAGAR-23 and Coordinated Patrol CORPAT-23 between the Indian Navy and Bangladesh Navy occurred in the Northern Bay of Bengal. The participating ships included the Indian Navy's Kuthar, Kiltan, and Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) Dornier, along with Bangladesh Navy's Abu Bakr, Abu Ubaidah, and MPA.