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April 11, 2023 Current Affairs

1. How many nuclear reactors did the Union government recently approve for installation in the country?

A.   6

B.   7

C.   8

D.   10

Answer: Option: (D)

Explanation:

In a significant move towards meeting the growing energy demands of the nation, the Union government has taken a bold step by approving the installation of 10 nuclear reactors across the country. This decision marks a major milestone in India's quest for sustainable and reliable power sources.


 

2. Which country became the first country to develop a country-level mathematical model to estimate the prevalence of cases of Tuberculosis?

A.   India

B.   Iran

C.   Germany

D.   Israel

Answer: Option: (A)

Explanation:

In the realm of public health, accurate estimation of disease prevalence is crucial for effective planning and intervention strategies. Tuberculosis (TB), a global health concern, has long demanded innovative approaches to better understand its prevalence.


 

3. In which city did LG Manoj Sinha inaugurate the Tulip Garden?

A.   Pahalgam

B.   Pulwama

C.   Srinagar

D.   Jammu and Kashmir

Answer: Option: (D)

Explanation:

In the picturesque land of Jammu and Kashmir, a mesmerizing Tulip Garden was recently inaugurated by LG Manoj Sinha. This garden, a true symbol of beauty and tranquility, is set to captivate visitors with its vibrant colors and serene ambiance. Let us embark on a virtual journey to explore this enchanting paradise.


 

4. In which year did Bharat Biotech win an award at the World Vaccine Congress?

A.   2024

B.   2025

C.   2026

D.   2023

Answer: Option: (D)

Explanation:

In the ever-evolving world of healthcare and pharmaceuticals, recognition for groundbreaking achievements is an honor coveted by many. Bharat Biotech, a prominent player in the field of vaccines, etched its name in history when it secured a prestigious award at the World Vaccine Congress.


 

5. Which state government launched the ‘TN REACH’ initiative to use over 80 unused helipads soon?

A.   Jammu & Kashmir

B.   West Bengal

C.   Tamil Nadu

D.   Maharashtra

Answer: Option: (C)

Explanation:

In a bid to optimize existing resources and enhance connectivity, the Tamil Nadu state government has launched the groundbreaking 'TN REACH' initiative. This visionary project aims to repurpose over 80 unused helipads scattered throughout the state, opening up new possibilities for efficient transportation and emergency services. Let's explore the details and significance of this remarkable endeavor.


 

6. In which year did C.R. Rao win the International Prize in Statistics?

A.   2024

B.   2022

C.   2023

D.   2025

Answer: Option: (C)

Explanation:

The field of statistics has witnessed numerous brilliant minds who have made significant contributions to the discipline. One such luminary is C.R. Rao, whose exceptional work earned him the prestigious International Prize in Statistics.


 

7. Which state launched the Sanjeevani project to empower dairy farmers?

A.   Rajasthan

B.   Punjab

C.   Chhattisgarh

D.   Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Option: (D)

Explanation:

In the quest to support and uplift dairy farmers, various states in India have implemented innovative initiatives. One such remarkable project is the Sanjeevani project, which aims to empower dairy farmers in a specific state.


 

8. Which state government introduced a vacant land tax for asset registration?

A.   Maharashtra

B.   Mizoram

C.   Meghalaya

D.   Manipur

Answer: Option: (A)

Explanation:

In a bid to tackle the issue of unutilized land and encourage its productive use, the Maharashtra government has recently introduced a vacant land tax for asset registration. This progressive step aims to incentivize landowners to develop their vacant plots and contribute to the overall growth and development of the state.


 

9. Which edition of the ‘Street Child Cricket World Cup’ is Chennai going to host?

A.   Third

B.   Fourth

C.   Second

D.   Fifth

Answer: Option: (C)

Explanation:

The world of cricket is about to witness an extraordinary event as Chennai gets ready to host the second edition of the 'Street Child Cricket World Cup.' This unique tournament brings together young and talented cricketers from various countries, all with remarkable stories to tell. Let's delve into the details of this inspiring event and discover the impact it has on the lives of these young athletes.


 

10. Where is the headquarters of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure located?

A.   London

B.   Thimphu

C.   Dhaka

D.   New Delhi

Answer: Option: (D)

Explanation:

The Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) plays a crucial role in ensuring the resilience of infrastructure in the face of various disasters. But where exactly is the headquarters of this important organization located?


 

11. In which state was the solar-powered tourist boat "Sooryamshu" launched?

A.   Telangana

B.   Meghalaya

C.   Kerala

D.   Assam

Answer: Option: (C)

Explanation:

In the ever-evolving world of sustainable tourism, innovative initiatives are constantly shaping the way we explore and experience our destinations. One such remarkable example is the launch of the solar-powered tourist boat, "Sooryamshu." Let's delve into the details of this groundbreaking project and discover the state in which it set sail.


 

12. Which country's private space company, Space Pioneer, launched its first "Tianlong-2" rocket?

A.   Japan

B.   China

C.   Kuwait

D.   Qatar

Answer: Option: (B)

Explanation:

In a groundbreaking achievement for the private space industry, China's very own private space company, Space Pioneer, has successfully launched its first-ever "Tianlong-2" rocket. This momentous event marks a significant milestone in the realm of space exploration and opens up a new era of possibilities for China's space program. Let's delve into the details and marvel at this remarkable feat.


 

13. Where did the Prime Minister recently inaugurate the program 'Commemoration of 50 years of Project Tiger'?

A.   Nagaland

B.   Karnataka

C.   Assam

D.   Gujarat

Answer: Option: (D)

Explanation:

In a remarkable event that marked the commemoration of 50 years of Project Tiger, the Prime Minister of India recently inaugurated the program in a captivating ceremony. This significant milestone in wildlife conservation was celebrated with great enthusiasm and reverence. Let's delve into the details of this momentous occasion and the location where it unfolded.


 

14. Which country received 450 MW from the Godda plant of Adani Power?

A.   India

B.   Bhutan

C.   Bangladesh

D.   Nepal

Answer: Option: (C)

Explanation:

In a significant development, Adani Power's Godda plant has played a pivotal role in strengthening regional energy cooperation. With a capacity to generate 450 MW of power, the plant has successfully supplied electricity to one of its neighboring countries. Read on to discover which country has benefitted from this remarkable initiative.


 

15. In which country is the joint exercise 'Orion-23' being organized?

A.   France

B.   Russia

C.   Australia

D.   Egypt

Answer: Option: (A)

Explanation:

the joint exercise 'Orion-23' serves as a testament to the importance of international collaboration in strengthening global security. By organizing such exercises, nations can collectively address emerging challenges and foster mutual trust. As the exercise takes place in France, it will undoubtedly provide a valuable opportunity for the participating countries to enhance their military capabilities and forge lasting partnerships.


 

16. Who was the third President to fly a sortie on a Sukhoi fighter jet?

A.   Pratibha Patil

B.   Droupadi Murmu

C.   Ram Nath Kovind

D.   Parnab Mukherjee

Answer: Option: (B)

Explanation:

Flying in a fighter jet is an exhilarating experience that many can only dream of. In the world of politics and power, it's a rare sight to see a President taking to the skies in such a manner. However, there was one President who defied the norm and embraced the thrill of flying.


 

17. Who won the 2023 Time 100 Reader Poll?

A.   Shah Rukh Khan

B.   Akshay Kumar

C.   Salman Khan

D.   Ajay Devgan

Answer: Option: (A)

Explanation:

The anticipation was high as millions of readers around the world cast their votes in the prestigious 2023 Time 100 Reader Poll. This annual poll aims to identify the most influential individuals across various fields. In the realm of entertainment, four prominent film stars were in the running: Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, and Ajay Devgan.


 

18. Which country tested the nuclear-capable underwater attack drone ‘Haeil-2’?

A.   South Korea

B.   North Korea

C.   Russia

D.   USA

Answer: Option: (B)

Explanation:

In the realm of advanced military technologies, underwater drones have emerged as formidable weapons. One recent development that has captured global attention is North Korea's testing of the nuclear-capable underwater attack drone, known as the 'Haeil-2.'


 

19. In which year did PM Modi release Tiger Census figures showing a growth in number to 3,167?

A.   2022

B.   2021

C.   2020

D.   2019

Answer: Option: (A)

Explanation:

In a significant announcement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the latest Tiger Census figures, revealing a remarkable growth in the tiger population. This revelation, which took place in 2022, showcased a substantial increase in the number of tigers to an impressive count of 3,167.


 

20. Which country destoyed a 70,000-tonne fuel depot near the city of Zaporizhzhia on the Dnieper River?

A.   China

B.   Russia

C.   USA

D.   UK

Answer: Option: (B)

Explanation:

In a world filled with geopolitical tension and power struggles, it is not uncommon to witness acts of destruction that leave a lasting impact on nations and their citizens. One such incident that shook the southeastern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia was the destruction of a massive 70,000-tonne fuel depot. T


 

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