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Weekly Current Affairs Quiz 01 May to 07 May 2023

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz 01 May to 07 May 2023


When did Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s monthly radio program ‘Mann ki Baat’ broadcast its 100th episode?

  1. a) October 2014
  2. b) April 30th, 2023
  3. c) September 2021
  4. d) May 26th, 2023

Correct answer: b) April 30th, 2023


What is India’s ranking in the 2023 World Press Freedom Index?

  1. a) 90
  2. b) 135
  3. c) 150
  4. d) 161

Correct answer: d) 161


Which country ranked first in the World Press Freedom Index 2023?

  1. a) Norway
  2. b) Ireland
  3. c) Denmark
  4. d) Russia

Correct answer: a) Norway


Who is the highest-paid athlete among the three mentioned?

  1. a) Cristiano Ronaldo
  2. b) Lionel Messi
  3. c) Kylian Mbappe

Correct answer: a) Cristiano Ronaldo


What is the total earnings made by the world’s top ten highest-paid athletes over the last 12 months?

  1. a) $1.11 billion
  2. b) $1.01 billion
  3. c) $1.21 billion
  4. d) $1.31 billion

Correct answer: a) $1.11 billion


How many FM transmitters did Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently inaugurate?

  1. a) 81
  2. b) 91
  3. c) 101
  4. d) 111

Correct answer: b) 91


Who collaborated with the Ministry of Agriculture to establish the Millets Experience Centre (MEC) in New Delhi?

  1. a) National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED)
  2. b) Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  3. c) Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
  4. d) Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)

Correct answer: a) National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED)


In a historic first, how many women officers have been inducted into the Indian Army’s Regiment of Artillery?

  1. a) Three
  2. b) Four
  3. c) Five
  4. d) Six

Correct answer: c) Five


The Centre for Policy Research (CPR) had its Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) registration suspended for how many days by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)?

  1. a) 90 days
  2. b) 120 days
  3. c) 180 days
  4. d) 210 days

Correct answer: c) 180 days


India has announced its participation in which international aviation initiatives from 2027?

  1. a) Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA)
  2. b) Long-Term Aspirational Goals (LTAG)
  3. c) Both CORSIA and LTAG
  4. d) International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO)

Correct answer: c) Both CORSIA and LTAG


The Supreme Court of India has granted couples the right to divorce on the grounds of “irretrievable breakdown of marriage” under which article of the Constitution?

  1. a) Article 142
  2. b) Article 21
  3. c) Article 44
  4. d) Article 32

Correct answer: a) Article 142


As part of the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to include coding and artificial intelligence (AI) in the curriculum for which classes?

  1. a) Classes 1 to 3
  2. b) Classes 4 to 6
  3. c) Classes 6 to 8
  4. d) Classes 9 to 12

Correct answer: c) Classes 6 to 8


Which prominent global event for the travel and tourism industry took place in Dubai, UAE, in May 2023?

  1. a) Arabian Travel Market (ATM)
  2. b) World Travel Awards (WTA)
  3. c) International Tourism Fair (ITB)
  4. d) Global Travel and Tourism Summit (GTTS)

Correct answer: a) Arabian Travel Market (ATM)


The Mumbai Coastal Road Project (MCRP) aims to link which two locations in Mumbai?

  1. a) Marine Drive to Juhu Beach
  2. b) Bandra-Worli Sea Link to Haji Ali
  3. c) Marine Drive to the Bandra-Worli Sea Link
  4. d) Bandra-Kurla Complex to Nariman Point

Correct answer: c) Marine Drive to the Bandra-Worli Sea Link


The UGC Chairman M Jagadesh Kumar launched a new recruitment portal called CU-Chayan for the faculty of which universities?

  1. a) State universities
  2. b) Private universities
  3. c) Central universities
  4. d) Deemed universities

Correct answer: c) Central universities


The Telangana government has announced a new insurance scheme called ‘Geetha Karmikula Bhima’ for which occupation?

  1. a) Farmers
  2. b) Fishermen
  3. c) Toddy tappers
  4. d) Construction workers

Correct answer: c) Toddy tappers


The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet has announced a monthly incentive called the Indira Gandhi Mahila Samman Nidhi for women in which valley?

  1. a) Kullu Valley
  2. b) Kinnaur Valley
  3. c) Spiti Valley
  4. d) Kangra Valley

Correct answer: c) Spiti Valley


The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to develop a theme park called ‘Ramaland’ modelled on which famous amusement park?

  1. a) Disneyland
  2. b) Universal Studios
  3. c) Six Flags
  4. d) Legoland

Correct answer: a) Disneyland


India’s first International Multimodal Logistics Park is being constructed in which state?

  1. a) Maharashtra
  2. b) Assam
  3. c) Gujarat
  4. d) West Bengal

Correct answer: b) Assam


Who emerged as the winner in the Paraguayan presidential election?

  1. a) Santiago Pena
  2. b) Efrain Alegre
  3. c) A candidate from the left-wing party
  4. d) A candidate from an independent party

Correct answer: a) Santiago Pena


Who made the announcement regarding the Australian government grant for a project in Kargil?

  1. a) The Australian Prime Minister
  2. b) The Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs
  3. c) The Australian High Commissioner to India
  4. d) The Chief Minister of Ladakh

Correct answer: c) The Australian High Commissioner to India, Barry O’Farrell.


Who is known as the “godfather of AI” and won the ‘Nobel Prize of computing’?

  1. a) Geoffrey Hinton
  2. b) Alan Turing
  3. c) Elon Musk
  4. d) Jeff Bezos

Correct answer: a) Geoffrey Hinton.


Which company has developed the technology called GigaChat?

  1. a) Google
  2. b) Sberbank
  3. c) Facebook
  4. d) Microsoft

Correct answer: b) Sberbank.


Who unveiled the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Mauritius?

  1. a) Devendra Fadnavis
  2. b) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
  3. c) Narendra Modi
  4. d) Uddhav Thackeray

Answer – a) Devendra Fadnavis


Which state’s potential was highlighted as a leading industrial and investment destination in India?

  1. a) Maharashtra
  2. b) Gujarat
  3. c) Rajasthan
  4. d) Uttar Pradesh

Answer – a) Maharashtra


What was the purpose of the Indo-Mauritius Business Forum?

  1. a) To promote trade between Mauritius and Maharashtra
  2. b) To discuss cultural exchange programs
  3. c) To establish diplomatic relations between India and Mauritius
  4. d) To showcase investment opportunities in Mauritius

Answer – a) To promote trade between Mauritius and Maharashtra


Which government official signed an MoU to promote trade between Mauritius and Maharashtra?

  1. a) Devendra Fadnavis
  2. b) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
  3. c) Narendra Modi
  4. d) Uddhav Thackeray

Answer – a) Devendra Fadnavis


What milestone did NTPC achieve in the power sector?

  1. a) Expansion of installed capacity to 72,304 MW
  2. b) Integration of the first overseas power plant
  3. c) Both a and b

Answer: c) Both a and b


Which telecommunications provider in Sri Lanka is merging with India’s Bharti Airtel?

  1. a) Dialog Axiata
  2. b) Sri Lanka Telecom
  3. c) Mobitel
  4. d) Hutch Sri Lanka

Answer: a) Dialog Axiata


Dialog Axiata is a subsidiary of which company?

  1. a) Bharti Airtel
  2. b) Sri Lanka Telecom
  3. c) Dialog Telekom
  4. d) Malaysian Axiata

Answer: d) Malaysian Axiata


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