Current Affairs - Miscellaneous

Exercise : Miscellaneous - Latest Current Affairs
  • Miscellaneous - Latest Current Affairs
421.
Who is the author of the new book titled 'The Golden Years'?
Ruskin Bond
RK Narayan
Derrick Bell
Salman Rushdie
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The book titled "The Golden Years: The Many Joys of Living a Good Long Life" is written by Indian author Ruskin Bond. The Golden Years book is published by HarperCollins India and was released on 19 May 2023, which coincided with Bond's 89th birthday.

422.
According to a new report, which country's e-waste generation per person tripled over the last two decades?
Ukraine
Cuba
Canada
Italy
Answer: Option
Explanation:
A new study reveals that Canada's electronic waste (e-waste) has more than tripled over the last two decades. The report highlights that e-waste generation per person in Canada increased from 8.3 kilograms in 2000 to 25.3 kilograms in 2020.

423.
By which year did Amazon Web Services announce a $12.7 billion investment in India's cloud infrastructure?
2029
2030
2031
2032
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced a $12.7 billion investment in India's cloud infrastructure by 2030, in response to the growing demand for cloud services in the country.

424.
How many tap water connections have been provided under the Jal Jeevan Mission?
11 Crore
12 Crore
13 Crore
14 Crore
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Jal Jeevan Mission, launched by the Government of India, has achieved a significant milestone by providing 12 crore tap water connections across the country.

425.
Which cyclone recently moved southeast of Diego Garcia?
Fabien
Mocha
Derva
Gracia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Tropical Cyclone Fabien moved southeast of Diego Garcia on April 17, 2023. At 5:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, the centre of Tropical Cyclone Fabien was located at latitude 9.0°S and longitude 73.6°E, approximately 145 miles (235 km) southeast of Diego Garcia.