Current Affairs - Miscellaneous

Exercise : Miscellaneous - Latest Current Affairs
  • Miscellaneous - Latest Current Affairs
191.
What is the total approximate value of the pending crop insurance claims under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY) according to data released in August 2023?
Rs. 1,532.50 crore
Rs. 2,716.10 crore
Rs. 3,924.75 crore
Rs. 4,635.20 crore
Answer: Option
Explanation:
According to the recent data, a significant backlog of pending crop insurance claims of approximately Rs.2,716.10 crore was revealed till 2021-22 under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY).

192.
Who submitted a petition to the Karnataka High Court regarding the 'Havana Syndrome' investigation?
Parushi T Nallaiyan
Abhiseka A Swami
Moorthy Kaalappan
A Amarnath Chagu
Answer: Option
Explanation:
A Bengaluru resident named A Amarnath Chagu submitted the petition regarding the 'Havana Syndrome' investigation to the Karnataka High Court.

193.
With which organization did the Technology Development Board (TDB) sign an agreement for the development of an Integrated Plant for the Recovery of Precious Metals from waste?
Tata Consultancy Services
Gujarat Industries Federation
Alchemy Recyclers Private Limited
Indian Institute of Technology
Answer: Option
Explanation:
TDB signed an agreement with M/s Alchemy Recyclers Private Limited for the development of the Integrated Plant. The Plant aimed at recovering precious metals from E-waste, Jewellers Waste, and Automobile Catalyst Waste.

194.
What is the main subject of the International Whaling Commission's 'extinction alert'?
Various endangered species
Marine life in Mexico
Vaquita porpoise
Gulf of California
Answer: Option
Explanation:
IWC released the 'extinction alert' on August 7, 2023. The 'extinction alert' from the IWC is focused on the vaquita porpoise, which has only 10 remaining individuals. The vaquita porpoise is exclusively present in the northern section of the Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of Cortez, in Mexico.

195.
What concept, introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is the Coimbatore Smart City Mission implementing?
Wealth by Cleaning
Waste to wealth
Green Revolution
Clean India Initiative
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Coimbatore Smart City Mission is implementing the waste-to-wealth concept introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The aim is to make land worth Rs 2000 cr garbage-free under Smart Cities Mission in Coimbatore.