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April 10, 2023 Current Affairs

1. In which state did CSIR scientists discover rare-earth elements (REEs) in the Anantapur district?

A.    Nagaland

B.     Karnataka

C.     Andhra Pradesh

D.    Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option: (C)


In a groundbreaking discovery, scientists from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have uncovered a hidden treasure of rare-earth elements (REEs) in the enchanting landscapes of Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district. This remarkable finding has sparked excitement and opened up new possibilities for the scientific community and industries that rely on these valuable resources. Join us on this captivating journey as we delve into the details of this significant breakthrough.


2. Where has a solar-powered ‘cloth bag ATM’ been installed?

A.      Hyderabad

B.       Ahmedabad

C.       Chennai

D.      Mumbai

Answer: Option: (A)


In a world where environmental consciousness is becoming increasingly important, innovative solutions are emerging to tackle the issue of plastic waste. One such solution has manifested in the form of a solar-powered 'cloth bag ATM.' Let's explore the installation and significance of this groundbreaking initiative.


3. Who is the newly appointed CEO of Welspun New Energy?

A.    Sanjay Singh

B.     Jai Yashvardhan

C.     Kapil Maheshwari

D.    Amit Anand

Answer: Option: (C)


the appointment of Kapil Maheshwari as the CEO of Welspun New Energy marks a significant milestone for the company. His visionary leadership, extensive industry experience, and commitment to sustainable growth position Welspun New Energy for continued success in the renewable energy sector. With Maheshwari at the helm, the company is poised to make great strides in driving innovation, expanding its portfolio, and contributing to a greener and more sustainable future.


4. In which month of 2023 is the Union government set to constitute the Sixteenth Finance Commission?

A.    February

B.     July

C.     August

D.    November

Answer: Option: (D)


the Union government is all set to constitute the Sixteenth Finance Commission in the month of November 2023. This crucial milestone signifies the government's commitment to strengthening fiscal management, promoting equitable resource allocation, and fostering economic prosperity. By understanding the role, process, and timing of the Finance Commission, we gain valuable insights into the intricate workings of our nation's financial framework, paving the way for a brighter and more prosperous future.


5. In which state will the world’s first Asian King Vulture conservation and breeding centre be inaugurated?

A.    Meghalaya

B.     Assam

C.     Uttar Pradesh

D.    West Bengal

Answer: Option: (C)


Asian King Vultures, with their magnificent wingspan and striking appearance, have long fascinated bird enthusiasts and conservationists alike. These majestic creatures, however, face numerous threats that endanger their populations. In a commendable step towards their conservation, the world's first Asian King Vulture conservation and breeding center is set to be inaugurated in the state of Uttar Pradesh. This groundbreaking initiative aims to safeguard these remarkable birds and ensure their survival for generations to come.


6. Where will Ukraine's first Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Emine Dzhaparova, begin her 4-day visit?

A.      Australia

B.       America

C.       India

D.      Singapore

Answer: Option: (C)


the constitution of the Sixteenth Finance Commission is a highly anticipated event in 2023. As the process unfolds, it will have far-reaching implications for resource allocation, fiscal policies, and development initiatives. The month of November stands as a potential milestone in this journey, as the Union government sets the stage for the Commission's recommendations and their impact on the nation's financial landscape.


7. Where will the Ayush Ministry organize a scientific convention on World Homeopathy Day?

A.    Bikaner

B.     New Delhi

C.     Pune

D.    Surat

Answer: Option: (B)


the Ayush Ministry's scientific convention on World Homeopathy Day promises to be an enlightening and engaging event. The choice of Bikaner as the host city adds a touch of charm and highlights the city's remarkable connection with homeopathy. Attendees can look forward to an immersive experience that celebrates the achievements and potential of homeopathy.


8. In which country did India’s Priyanshu Rajawat reach the finals of the Orleans Masters Super 300 badminton tournament?

A.    Oman

B.     Fiji

C.     Greece

D.    France

Answer: Option: (D)


Priyanshu Rajawat's journey from India to the finals of the Orleans Masters Super 300 badminton tournament in France is a testament to his talent, hard work, and unwavering passion for the sport. His remarkable feat serves as an inspiration to aspiring badminton players worldwide, showcasing the heights that can be reached through dedication and perseverance.


 9. Which country launched a probe into the alleged leak of Ukraine war files?

A.   Uganda

B.   USA

C.   UK

D.   UAE

Answer: Option: (B)


In a recent development that has stirred international attention, a probe has been launched into the alleged leak of Ukraine war files. This investigation aims to shed light on a crucial event that has potential ramifications on global dynamics.


10. In which state will Minister Shri Amit Shah launch the ‘Vibrant Villages Programme’ in Kibithoo, a border village?

A.   Uttar Pradesh

B.   Madhya Pradesh

C.   Himachal Pradesh

D.   Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option: (D)


In a significant move towards rural development, Minister Shri Amit Shah is all set to launch the 'Vibrant Villages Programme' in the enchanting border village of Kibithoo. This ambitious initiative aims to transform rural communities, uplift their living standards, and foster sustainable growth. As we delve into the details, let's explore why Arunachal Pradesh was chosen as the state for this groundbreaking programme.


11. In which state will India, Bangladesh, and Japan hold connectivity meetings?

A.   Bihar

B.   Tripura

C.   Telangana

D.   Mizoram

Answer: Option: (B)


In a bid to foster stronger ties and enhance connectivity, India, Bangladesh, and Japan are set to hold a significant meeting in the state of Tripura. This meeting, aimed at exploring collaborative opportunities and forging new partnerships, carries the potential to reshape regional dynamics and pave the way for increased connectivity among these nations. Let's delve into the details of this anticipated event and its implications.


12. How much worth of infrastructure projects did the Prime Minister inaugurate in Tamil Nadu?

A.   Rs 5,200 crore

B.   Rs 5,300 crore

C.   Rs 5,400 crore

D.   Rs 5,500 crore

Answer: Option: (A)


Infrastructure development plays a crucial role in the progress and growth of any region. It not only enhances connectivity but also boosts economic activities and improves the quality of life for the residents. In a recent event, the Prime Minister inaugurated a series of infrastructure projects in Tamil Nadu, marking a significant milestone for the state's development. Let's delve into the details of these projects and their impact.


13. Who will attend the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund along with the G20?

A.   Piyush Goyal

B.   Nirmala Sitharaman

C.   Amit Shah

D.   Nitin Gadkari

Answer: Option: (B)


The Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, accompanied by the G20 summit, bring together a remarkable assembly of global leaders. Nirmala Sitharaman's presence as India's Finance Minister signifies the country's active involvement in shaping the discussions on critical economic matters. As attendees engage in fruitful exchanges, the world looks forward to the outcomes and collaborative efforts that emerge from these significant gatherings.


14. In which city did Prime Minister Narendra Modi flag off the Secunderabad-Tirupati Vande Bharat Express train?

A.   Bikaner

B.   Jaipur

C.   Hyderabad

D.   Lucknow

Answer: Option: (C)


The city of Hyderabad was filled with excitement and anticipation as Prime Minister Narendra Modi graced the occasion of flagging off the Secunderabad-Tirupati Vande Bharat Express train. This new addition to the Indian Railways fleet holds significant importance for both the residents of Hyderabad and the travelers between Secunderabad and Tirupati. Let's delve into the details of this momentous event and explore the features and benefits of this high-speed train.


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