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April 7, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which country has been elected as a member of the UN Statistical Commission Narcotic Drugs and Programme Coordinating Board of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS?

A.    Australia

B.     America

C.     India

D.    Israel

Answer: Option: (C)

Explanation:

In a significant achievement, India has been elected as a member of the UN Statistical Commission Narcotic Drugs and Programme Coordinating Board of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS. This recognition not only highlights India's commitment to global cooperation but also signifies the country's growing influence in international organizations. Let's delve deeper into the details of this remarkable achievement and its implications.


 

2. Which Indian state has the highest number of GI tags in the financial year 2022-23?

A.      Assam

B.       Kerala

C.       Odisha

D.      Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option: (B)

Explanation:

In the realm of Geographical Indications (GI), certain regions or states earn recognition for their unique products. These products possess qualities or characteristics that are closely tied to their geographical origin. In the financial year 2022-23, one Indian state stood out for its remarkable achievement in obtaining the highest number of GI tags. Join us as we delve into the world of GI tags and uncover the state that proudly claims this distinction.


 

3. Where is the 'Cope India Exercise' hosted?

A.    West Bengal

B.     Karnataka

C.     Nagaland

D.    Telangana

Answer: Option: (A)

Explanation:

the 'Cope India Exercise' finds its host in the vibrant state of West Bengal. This exercise serves as a testament to the strong bilateral relations between the Indian Air Force and the United States Air Force. By conducting such joint exercises, both forces enhance their capabilities, foster mutual understanding, and pave the way for future collaborations.


 

4. How many crores of grant-in-aid has the Ministry of Cooperation approved to establish the Vaikunth Mehta National Institute of Cooperative Management?

A.    25

B.     26

C.     28

D.    30

Answer: Option: (D)

Explanation:

Cooperative management plays a vital role in fostering economic growth and sustainable development. Recognizing the significance of education in this field, the Ministry of Cooperation has recently made a remarkable decision.


 

5. In which country did Kim Cotton become the first female umpire to officiate a men's T20I match?

A.      Nigeria

B.       Netherlands

C.       New Zealand

D.      Nauru

Answer: Option: (C)

Explanation:

Cricket, known for its rich history and traditions, has seen several groundbreaking moments that have shaped the sport. One such remarkable milestone was achieved by Kim Cotton, a trailblazing umpire who etched her name in the annals of cricket history.


 

6. On which date is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) observed?

A.      April 02

B.       April 04

C.       April 06

D.      April 08

Answer: Option: (C)

Explanation:

The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) is an annual event celebrated worldwide on April 6th. It is a day that highlights the power of sports in promoting social change, fostering peace, and creating positive impact in communities around the globe.


 

7. Which state/UT abolished the ‘Loktantra Prahari Samman Act’?

A.      Punjab

B.       Gujarat

C.       Jammu & Kashmir

D.      Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Option: (D)

Explanation:

In a significant move towards democratic progress, the state of Himachal Pradesh has recently abolished the 'Loktantra Prahari Samman Act.' This decision has sparked discussions and debates regarding its implications and the impact it may have on the state's political landscape.


 

8. By which year is India expected to become the world's second-largest solar manufacturer?

A.      2029

B.       2028

C.       2027

D.      2026

Answer: Option: (D)

Explanation:

India's ascent as a solar manufacturing powerhouse is set to reshape the global renewable energy landscape. With its ambitious targets, supportive policies, and a commitment to sustainability, India is well on its way to becoming the world's second-largest solar manufacturer by 2026. As we witness this remarkable transformation, it is evident that India's solar manufacturing journey holds immense promise for a brighter and more sustainable future.


 

9. What is the percentage of global trade growth expected in 2023?

A.      1.6

B.       1.7

C.       1.8

D.      1.9

Answer: Option: (B)

Explanation:

In the dynamic world of international commerce, trade growth serves as a vital indicator of economic progress and global interconnectedness. As we set our sights on the horizon of 2023, there is a burning question on the minds of economists, policymakers, and business leaders alike: What is the percentage of global trade growth expected in the upcoming year?


 

10. Who received Poland's top award 'Order of White Eagle' from the country's president?

A.    Ukraine

B.     Ireland

C.     Switzerland

D.    Oman

Answer: Option: (A)

Explanation:

Poland's prestigious award, the Order of White Eagle, holds great significance and is bestowed upon individuals who have made remarkable contributions to the nation or have strengthened the bond between Poland and another country. In a recent ceremony, this esteemed honor was granted to a deserving recipient. Let's delve into the details and discover who received Poland's top award from the country's president.


 

11. Which country has recently passed a ban on rental e-scooters?

A.    India

B.     China

C.     France

D.    Norway

Answer: Option: (C)

Explanation:

In a significant move towards urban mobility, France has recently implemented a ban on rental e-scooters. This decision marks a turning point in the country's transportation landscape and has sparked discussions about the future of micro-mobility.


 

12. In which city will the 'Eat Right Millet Mela' be organized by the Food & Drugs Administration of UT in collaboration with FSSAI?

A.      Srinagar

B.       Jammu

C.       Dehradun

D.      Bikaner

Answer: Option: (B)

Explanation:

The 'Eat Right Millet Mela' is an exciting event organized by the Food & Drugs Administration of UT in collaboration with FSSAI. This unique event aims to promote the consumption of millets and raise awareness about their numerous health benefits.


 

13. How many Indian cricketers, including M S Dhoni, were awarded MCC life membership?

A.      Six

B.       Five

C.       Four

D.      Three

Answer: Option: (B)

Explanation:

The MCC life membership is a revered distinction for cricketers around the world, symbolizing their prowess and dedication to the game. Five Indian cricketers, including the iconic M S Dhoni, have had the privilege of being awarded this prestigious membership. It serves as a testament to their exceptional skills and the impact they have made on the cricketing world.


 

14. Since which year did Iran appoint its first UAE ambassador amid a realignment of relations between Gulf states and Iran?

1.    2010

2.    2012

3.    2014

4.    2016

Answer: Option: (D)

Explanation:

In recent years, the diplomatic landscape between Iran and the Gulf states has undergone significant changes. One notable development was the appointment of Iran's first ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


 

15. Which country, along with the US, held air drills involving a B-52H strategic bomber?

A.    South Korea

B.     South Africa

C.     Sri Lanka

D.    Spain

Answer: Option: (A)

Explanation:

In a display of military cooperation and readiness, the United States and South Korea recently conducted joint air drills, featuring the powerful B-52H strategic bomber. These exercises not only highlight the strong alliance between the two nations but also demonstrate their commitment to maintaining regional security. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable display of aerial prowess.


 

16. In how many years does the government plan to add 250GW renewable energy capacity?

A.      5

B.       4

C.       7

D.      6

Answer: Option: (A)

Explanation:

In a world grappling with environmental concerns and the need for sustainable solutions, renewable energy has emerged as a beacon of hope. Governments worldwide are increasingly recognizing the urgency to transition towards cleaner sources of energy.


 

17. Which Indian state/UT launched the first ever women’s cooperative fund 'Mahila Nidhi'?

A.      Pondicherry

B.       Rajasthan

C.       Delhi

D.      Kerala

Answer: Option: (B)

Explanation:

In a progressive move towards women's empowerment, the state of Rajasthan has recently made a groundbreaking initiative by launching 'Mahila Nidhi,' the first-ever women's cooperative fund in India. This visionary step aims to uplift women and provide them with financial support, independence, and opportunities for growth. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable endeavor and understand its significance.


 

18. How many years was CWG champion Sanjita Chanu banned by NADA?

A.      Four

B.       Three

C.       Two

D.      Five

Answer: Option: (C)

Explanation:

the journey of Sanjita Chanu is a testament to the resilience of an athlete. From the pinnacle of success to the depths of a ban, she emerged stronger and more determined than ever. With her ban now behind her, she stands ready to rewrite her story and inspire countless others with her indomitable spirit and unwavering dedication to her craft.


 

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