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June 12, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which country has become the fourth-largest investor in India?

A.   Canada

B.   Singapore

C.   USA

D.   UAE

Answer: Option (D)


Foreign investments play a crucial role in the economic growth and development of a country. In recent years, India has witnessed a significant increase in foreign investments, with several countries showing interest in investing in the Indian market. Among them, one country has emerged as a surprising contender, becoming the fourth-largest investor in India.



2. Mayon Volcano, which recently made news, belongs to which country?

A.   Indonesia

B.   Philippines

C.   Russia

D.   Java

Answer: Option (B)

EMayon Volcano, a captivating natural wonder, has recently garnered significant attention. Many are curious to know more about this majestic volcano and its whereabouts.



3. The Indian Government has set up a peace committee under the chairmanship of the Governor of which state?

A.   Punjab

B.   Gujarat

C.   Nagaland

D.   Manipur

Answer: Option (D)


In an effort to foster peace and harmony, the Indian Government has taken a significant step by establishing a peace committee. This committee, chaired by the esteemed Governor of Manipur, Anusuiya Uikey, aims to facilitate the peace process within the state.



4. Which company has recently released 'The e-Conomy of a billion connected' report?

A.   Microsoft

B.   Facebook

C.   Google

D.   Amazon

Answer: Option (C)


In a digital era where connectivity has become the backbone of economic growth, companies are constantly striving to understand the dynamics of emerging markets. Recently, a notable report titled 'The e-Conomy of a Billion Connected Indians' was released, shedding light on India's internet economy and its promising future.



5. On which date is World Day against child labour observed?

A.   June 10

B.   June 11

C.   June 12

D.   June 13

Answer: Option (C)


Child labour is a global issue that continues to rob millions of children of their childhood and education. In an effort to raise awareness and combat this injustice, the International Labour Organization (ILO) established the World Day Against Child Labour. Observed on June 12th each year, this significant day aims to shed light on the plight of children engaged in exploitative labour practices. Join us as we delve into the history, significance, and impact of this important observance.



6. Which country's hockey team recently won their first Women's Junior Hockey Asia Cup in 2023?

A.   Australia

B.   Kenya

C.   India

D.   South Africa

Answer: Option (C)


The Women's Junior Hockey Asia Cup 2023 witnessed an exhilarating showdown between talented teams vying for the prestigious title. Amongst the fierce competition, one nation stood tall and created history with their remarkable performance.



7. Which country has approved the highest budget in the world for a growing public wage bill and development projects?

A.   Syria

B.   Pakistan

C.   Iraq

D.   Ukraine

Answer: Option (C)


In a significant move towards rebuilding infrastructure and improving services, Iraq's parliament has recently approved a budget of 198.9 trillion dinars ($153bn) for the year 2023. This budget allocation marks a historic milestone for Iraq as it prioritizes both the growing public wage bill and crucial development projects. Let's delve deeper into this groundbreaking decision and explore the implications it holds for the nation's progress.



8. Which state's government launched the 'CM Learn and Earn scheme'?

A.   Uttar Pradesh

B.   Arunachal Pradesh

C.   Madhya Pradesh

D.   Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Option (C)


In a progressive move towards empowering the youth, a state government has launched an innovative program known as the 'CM Learn and Earn scheme.' This initiative aims to equip young individuals with valuable skills that are in high demand in today's job market.



9. To which age does the recently discovered Celt in Tamil Nadu belong?

A.   Paleolithic Age

B.   Chalcolithic Age

C.   Neolithic Age

D.   Mesolithic Age

Answer: Option (C)


In the vast tapestry of history, there are moments when remarkable discoveries reshape our understanding of the past. Such is the case with the recent unearthing of a neolithic-era celt in Poothinatham Village, Dharmapurai District of Tamil Nadu. This significant finding has sparked curiosity and intrigue among archaeologists, historians, and enthusiasts alike. Join us on a captivating journey as we delve into the world of the neolithic age and explore the implications of this fascinating discovery.



10. Where is the G20 SAI Summit being held?

A.   Goa

B.   Assam

C.   Chhattisgarh

D.   Rajasthan

Answer: Option (A)


The G20 SAI (Supreme Audit Institutions) Summit, a significant global event, is all set to take place in the mesmerizing state of Goa.



11. In which state did WBIDC, FICCI, and Amazon jointly host the E-export haat?

A.   Maharashtra

B.   Tamil Nadu

C.   Jammu & Kashmir

D.   West Bengal

Answer: Option (D)


In a groundbreaking collaboration, the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC), the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), and Amazon joined forces to host the E-export haat. This article delves into the significance of this event and sheds light on how it is revolutionizing the state's export industry.



12. Which player has won the French Open 2023?

A.   Novak Djokovic

B.   Casper Ruud

C.   Roger Federer

D.   Rafael Nadal

Answer: Option (A)


The French Open 2023 was one of the most anticipated tennis events of the year, gathering the world's top players in a fierce competition.



13. Which country has recently built the world's first hypersonic wind tunnel 'JF-22'?

A.   China

B.   Russia

C.   Germany

D.   Israel

Answer: Option (A)


In the realm of scientific advancements, China has once again made waves with its latest achievement - the construction of the world's first hypersonic wind tunnel, known as the JF-22. This groundbreaking facility has garnered international attention and raised eyebrows within the scientific community.



14. Murali Sreeshankar, who secured third place in the Paris Diamond League, belongs to which sport?

A.   Pole Vault

B.   Long Jump

C.   High Jump

D.   Triple Jump

Answer: Option (B)


Murali Sreeshankar, the talented Indian athlete, has recently made waves in the world of sports with his impressive performance in the Paris Diamond League. Securing a notable third place in the long jump discipline, Sreeshankar has captivated audiences and left a lasting impact on the field.



15. Which Indian program has been described as important in the recent World Health Organization report 'Public health and economic savings'?

A.   PM Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana

B.   Har Ghar Jal Program

C.   Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

D.   PM Suraksha Bima Yojana

Answer: Option (B)


India's commitment to improving public health and promoting economic savings has been exemplified through various programs. In a recent report by the World Health Organization (WHO) titled 'Public Health and Economic Savings,' one Indian program stood out for its significant impact - the 'Har Ghar Jal' Program.


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