Current Affairs - Miscellaneous

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346.
Who will be awarded the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2021?
Gita Press
Radha Swami Satsang
Neha Printing Press
The Hindu Newspaper
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Gandhi Peace Prize for 2021 will be presented to Gita Press, Gorakhpur. This recognition is bestowed upon them for their exceptional contribution to social, economic, and political transformation through non-violent and other Gandhian methods, as announced by the Ministry of Culture.

347.
Which IIT's AI model has predicted a normal monsoon in 2023?
IIT Kanpur
IIT Delhi
IIT Mumbai
IIT Roorkee
Answer: Option
Explanation:
IIT Delhi's model, trained with historical data, forecasts a normal monsoon in 2023 based on the All India Summer Monsoon Rainfall of approximately 790mm. The new climate model developed by a research team led by Prof. Saroj K. Mishra of IIT Delhi has predicted that 2023 will be a normal monsoon year.

348.
By which year did NITI Aayog and the United Nations sign the GoI-UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework?
2021-2025
2022-2026
2023-2027
2024-2028
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Government of India and the United Nations have signed the Government of India - United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework 2023-2027 (GoI-UNSDCF).

349.
Which state has topped in the adoption of wind energy?
Assam
Odisha
Rajasthan
Gujarat
Answer: Option
Explanation:
According to data released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Rajasthan is the top achiever in the adoption of wind energy. Gujarat and Tamil Nadu were the 2nd and 3rd top achievers in wind energy, respectively.

350.
Who is the author of the book "Rebels Against the Raj: Western Fighters for India’s Freedom"?
Ramchandra Guha
Shashi Tharoor
Arundhati Roy
Salman Rushdie
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Historian and writer Ramchandra Guha is the author of the book "Rebels Against the Raj: Western Fighters for India’s Freedom," which has won the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography 2023.