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June 10, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which state road transport corporation has received the UITP Award?

A.    Jharkhand

B.    Gujarat

C.    Assam

D.    Kerala

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has recently achieved a significant milestone by winning the prestigious UITP Award at the global public transport summit held in Barcelona, Spain. This recognition highlights the exceptional efforts and remarkable progress made by the KSRTC in revolutionizing the state's transportation system.

 


 




2. Which country is preparing to host "Air Defender 2023," NATO's largest-ever air exercise?

A.    Spain

B.    Germany

C.    Belarus

D.    Poland

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is known for conducting various military exercises to enhance collective defense and interoperability among member countries. In the realm of air defense, a significant event is on the horizon: "Air Defender 2023."

 


 




3. Which company has obtained regulatory approval from IRDAI to initiate its life insurance operations in India?

A.    GO Digit Life Insurance Limited

B.    Acko General Insurance Limited

C.    Aditya Birla General Insurance

D.    Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a significant development in the insurance sector, GO Digit Life Insurance Limited has recently obtained regulatory approval from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to launch its life insurance operations in India. This marks a major milestone for the company, backed by the esteemed Fairfax Group, as it expands its presence in the Indian market.

 


 




4. In which country were the remains of Homo naledi, who lived and developed their culture in caves 300,000 years ago, recently found?

A.    Egypt

B.    Canada

C.    Sri Lanka

D.    South Africa

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In the realm of archaeological discoveries, few are as captivating as the recent findings of Homo naledi remains in a cave system.

 


 




5. Which country has conducted the first test of an autonomous flying taxi?

A.    Iraq

B.    Germany

C.    Kuwait

D.    Israel

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In the realm of cutting-edge transportation technology, Israel recently made waves by conducting the first test of an autonomous flying taxi. This groundbreaking development has the potential to revolutionize public transportation and redefine the way we travel. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable feat and explore the implications it holds for the future.

 


 




6. Who has recently been honoured with the 'Christopher Bland Prize 2023' by the Royal Society of Literature, London?

A.    Jane Austen

B.    Paterson Joseph

C.    J.K. Rowling

D.    Charles Dickens

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

The Royal Society of Literature, London, recently bestowed the prestigious Christopher Bland Prize upon a deserving individual for their exceptional contribution to the literary world.

 


 




7. The first maritime partnership exercise involving India, France, and the UAE recently began in which body of water?

A.    Indian Ocean

B.    Gulf of Khambhat

C.    Gulf of Oman

D.    Gulf of Mannar

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a remarkable display of international cooperation and naval prowess, the first maritime partnership exercise involving India, France, and the UAE recently kicked off in the picturesque setting of the Gulf of Oman. This strategic collaboration aims to enhance maritime security, promote interoperability, and deepen the bonds between these three nations. Let's delve into the details of this groundbreaking exercise that showcases the unity and strength of these maritime powerhouses.

 




 


8. Which state has become the first in the country to recognize private virtual schools?

A.    Assam

B.    Sikkim

C.    Rajasthan

D.    Odisha

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a groundbreaking move, the state of Rajasthan has emerged as the pioneer in recognizing private virtual schools. Led by the Education Minister, Mr. B.D. Kalla, and Mr. Premchand Sankhla, Joint Director of the Education Department in Jodhpur, Rajasthan has taken a significant step forward in revolutionizing the education landscape.

 



 



9. In which city has the Kilauea volcano erupted?

A.    Austin

B.    Houston

C.    Hawaii

D.    Atlanta

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

The Kilauea volcano, a captivating and awe-inspiring force of nature, has left a profound impact on the world. Situated in a restricted area of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, this extraordinary volcano has gained a reputation as one of the most active and mesmerizing volcanoes on Earth.

 


 




10. Which country has partnered with the United States to announce the new 'Atlantic Declaration Action Plan' for economic cooperation in the 21st century?

A.    Ukraine

B.    Uganda

C.    United Kingdom

D.    UAE

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a significant move towards fostering global economic cooperation, the United States has joined forces with a partner country to announce the groundbreaking 'Atlantic Declaration Action Plan.' This partnership aims to address the pressing economic challenges of the 21st century and pave the way for collaborative solutions. .

 



 



11. Which state has launched a special campaign to raise awareness about door-to-door waste collection and segregation?

A.    Maharashtra

B.    Punjab

C.    Haryana

D.    Karnataka

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In recent years, waste management has become an increasingly critical issue worldwide. The proper collection and segregation of waste play a vital role in maintaining cleanliness and sustainability. Among the Indian states, Haryana has taken a commendable step forward by launching a special campaign to raise awareness about door-to-door waste collection and segregation.

 


 




12. Which state has introduced buses equipped with air purifiers to combat pollution?

A.    Jammu & Kashmir

B.    Chhattisgarh

C.    Tamil Nadu

D.    West Bengal

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In the battle against pollution, innovative solutions are constantly being explored. One such groundbreaking initiative has been taken by the state of West Bengal in India.

 


 




13. What has the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed as participants in the Trade Receivables Discounting System?

A.    P-Notes

B.    Insurance Companies

C.    Private Banks

D.    Individual Investors

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has taken a significant step towards enhancing the Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) by allowing insurance companies to participate as stakeholders. This move seeks to further strengthen and diversify the participants in the system, unlocking new avenues for growth and efficiency in trade financing.

 


 



14. Which state has launched the Integrated Water Resources Action Plan-2023-25?

A.    Haryana

B.    Rajasthan

C.    Kerala

D.    Nagaland

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

Haryana, known for its agricultural and industrial prowess, has taken a significant step towards sustainable water management with the launch of the Integrated Water Resources Action Plan-2023-25.

 


 



15. In which country will the BIMSTEC Energy Center be established?

A.    India

B.    Bangladesh

C.    Kenya

D.    Mali

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

The BIMSTEC Energy Center, a significant initiative for energy collaboration within the BIMSTEC framework, is set to be established by the end of this year. With its headquarters in India, this center will play a pivotal role in fostering regional energy cooperation among the member countries.

 


 




16. Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the National Insurance Company?

A.    N Ramaswamy

B.    Vibhu S Patel

C.    Annatharaman

D.    M Rajeshwari Singh

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a recent announcement made by the Financial Services Institution Bureau (FSIB), N Ramaswamy, General Manager of the General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re), has been appointed as the next Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the National Insurance Company (NIC). This appointment brings a new wave of leadership and expertise to NIC, setting the stage for further growth and success in the insurance industry.

 


 




17. What is the minimum support price (MSP) set by the Indian Government for paddy sown during the kharif or monsoon season per quintal?

A.    ₹2,180

B.    ₹2,183

C.    ₹2,185

D.    ₹2,190

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

The Minimum Support Price (MSP) plays a crucial role in ensuring the stability of the agricultural sector and protecting the interests of farmers.

 


 




18. With which country has India recently agreed to set a target of one billion Euros for bilateral trade?

A.    Serbia

B.    Senegal

C.    Sudan

D.    Seychelles

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

India's recent agreement with Serbia to set a target of one billion Euros for bilateral trade marks a significant milestone in their economic relationship. This ambitious goal highlights the growing importance of fostering stronger trade ties between the two nations.

 


 




19. Birsa Munda, whose 123rd death anniversary was recently celebrated, is associated with which state?

A.    Jharkhand

B.    Chhattisgarh

C.    Bihar

D.    Goa

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

Birsa Munda, a name that echoes with bravery, sacrifice, and leadership, is celebrated on his 123rd death anniversary. Hailing from the vibrant land of India, Birsa Munda left an indelible mark on the pages of history.

 


 




20. The Kakhovka Dam, which has been in the news, is located in which country?

A.    Singapore

B.    Haiti

C.    Ukraine

D.    Nepal

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

The Kakhovka Dam, a topic that has gained significant attention in recent times, is a remarkable engineering feat located in Ukraine.



 



 

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