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Exercise : Miscellaneous - Latest Current Affairs
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1.
Which organization celebrated its 65th Raising Day recently?
Indian Coast Guard
Railway Protection Force
Border Roads Organisation
Central Reserve Police Force
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) marked its 65th Raising Day, emphasizing its significant role in constructing infrastructure like the Shinkun La Tunnel, the world's highest tunnel in progress. Operating under the Ministry of Defence, BRO is renowned for its work in challenging terrains and disaster relief efforts.

2.
Who is set to receive the Cannes honorary Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival's opening ceremony?
Meryl Streep
Nicole Kidman
Brad Pitt
Leonardo DiCaprio
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Meryl Streep, the renowned American actress with a career spanning five decades, is set to receive the Cannes Honorary Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival's opening ceremony on May 14.

3.
Where did palaeontologists discover the fossilised remains of a colossal snake that roamed approximately 47 million years ago?
Rajasthan
Maharashtra
Gujarat
Madhya Pradesh
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Palaeontologists discovered the fossilised remains of a colossal snake in Gujarat, providing insights into ancient snake evolution during the warm Middle Eocene period. This discovery sheds light on the adaptation of snakes to tropical conditions and their evolution of large body sizes, contributing to our understanding of ancient ecosystems and biogeography.

4.
Whose book "Code-Dependent: Living in the Shadow of AI" has been shortlisted for the inaugural Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction?
Madhumita Murgia
Laura Cumming
Naomi Klein
Noreen Masud
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Madhumita Murgia, an Indian-British journalist and commentator, has been shortlisted for the inaugural Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction for her book "Code-Dependent: Living in the Shadow of AI." This book explores the profound impact of artificial intelligence on human society, showcasing Murgia's insightful analysis and writing prowess.

5.
Where did the trailer and song launch of India's first Artificial Intelligence based film "IRAH" take place?
Delhi
Chennai
Mumbai
Kolkata
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The trailer and song launch of the film "IRAH," which is India's first Artificial Intelligence based film, took place in Mumbai. The movie features notable actors and is produced by Big Films Media, marking a significant development in Indian cinema.