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June 23, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which state has partnered with NDDB to establish a milk processing unit?

A.    Uttar Pradesh

B.    Andhra Pradesh

C.    Himachal Pradesh

D.    Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option (C)


Himachal Pradesh, a picturesque state nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, is not only known for its breathtaking landscapes but also for its progressive initiatives in various sectors. One such initiative is the recent partnership between the state and the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) to establish a state-of-the-art milk processing unit.



2. According to the climate report, which continent is the world's fastest-warming continent?

A.    South America

B.    Oceania

C.    Europe

D.    Antarctica

Answer: Option (C)


Climate change is an urgent global issue that impacts every corner of the planet. As we delve into the climate report, one burning question arises: which continent is experiencing the most rapid warming?



3. In which Indian state does American chipmaker Micron intend to invest 825 million dollars to establish a Chip Assembly and Testing Facility?

A.    Gujarat

B.    Nagaland

C.    Karnataka

D.    Jharkhand

Answer: Option (A)


In a significant move towards boosting the electronics manufacturing sector in India, American chipmaker Micron has announced its plans to invest a staggering 825 million dollars in establishing a Chip Assembly and Testing Facility. This state-of-the-art facility is set to revolutionize the microchip industry in the country and position Gujarat as a key player in the global semiconductor market.



4. In which Indian cities will the United States of America open two new consulates?

A.    Ahmedabad and Bhopal

B.    Bengaluru and Ahmedabad

C.    Bhopal and Indore

D.    Chandigarh and New Delhi

Answer: Option (B)


In a significant announcement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi revealed during his address to the Indian community members at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington that the United States will be establishing two new consulates in the vibrant Indian cities of Bengaluru and Ahmedabad. This development marks a pivotal moment in strengthening bilateral ties between the two nations and fostering greater cooperation. Let's delve into the details of this exciting news.



5. On which date is World Rainforest Day observed?

A.    June 23

B.    June 21

C.    June 22

D.    June 24

Answer: Option (C)


Rainforests are nature's treasure troves, teeming with life and playing a vital role in maintaining our planet's health. As we delve into the significance of World Rainforest Day, observed on June 22, let's explore the wonders of these lush ecosystems and understand why their protection is of utmost importance.



6. Which city has been ranked as the most liveable city according to the Global Liveability Index 2023 published by the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU)?

A.    Sydney

B.    Vienna

C.    New York

D.    Paris

Answer: Option (B)


In the ever-changing landscape of urban life, cities around the world strive to be the epitome of liveability. Each year, the Global Liveability Index, published by the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU), sheds light on the cities that excel in providing the best quality of life for their residents. In the latest edition of the index, one city has risen above the rest, claiming the coveted title of the most liveable city of 2023. Let's explore why Vienna, the capital of Austria, has emerged as a shining example of urban excellence.



7. Which bank will Apple Inc tie up with to launch its credit card in India?

A.    PNB

B.    HDFC

C.    SBI


Answer: Option (B)


Apple Inc, known for its innovative products, is set to venture into the Indian market with its credit card offering.



8. Which Indian city holds the 'Guinness World Record' for the largest number of people gathering for a yoga session at the state level?

A.    Pune

B.    Hyderabad

C.    Chennai

D.    Surat

Answer: Option (D)


Surat, a vibrant city in the western state of Gujarat, is not only known for its rich cultural heritage and bustling textile industry but also for its remarkable achievement in the realm of yoga.



9. In which country is the Heliopolis (Port Tewfik) Memorial located, which recently made the news?

A.    Egypt

B.    Syria

C.    Iraq

D.    Japan

Answer: Option (A)


The Heliopolis (Port Tewfik) Memorial, a remarkable tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of Indian soldiers, has recently made headlines. This memorial holds immense historical significance and is located in Cairo, Egypt.



10. Lloyds Banking Group, one of the leading financial services organizations in the UK, is planning to establish a technology centre in which Indian city?

A.    Hyderabad

B.    Bengaluru

C.    Kochi

D.    Ahmedabad

Answer: Option (A)


Lloyds Banking Group, a prominent financial services organization in the United Kingdom, has recently unveiled its ambitious plan to establish a state-of-the-art technology center in Hyderabad, India. This strategic move is set to revolutionize the group's digital capabilities and further enhance its position in the ever-evolving financial landscape.



11. Which state unveiled the first ticket for the first race of the world's fastest motorbike race, 'Moto GP' 2023?

A.    Gujarat

B.    Bihar

C.    Goa

D.    Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option (D)


The world of motorsports is abuzz with excitement as the first ticket for the highly anticipated Moto GP 2023 race was unveiled. This premier two-wheel racing competition is set to take place at the iconic Buddh International Circuit, leaving racing enthusiasts on the edge of their seats.



12. Which country's public sector net debt has recently exceeded 100% of its GDP?

A.    France

B.    United Kingdom

C.    Germany

D.    Russia

Answer: Option (B)


In a significant economic milestone, the United Kingdom's public sector net debt has recently exceeded 100% of its GDP.



13. Who has been appointed as the President of BRICS CCI WE?

A.    Ruby Sinha

B.    Neetu Singh

C.    Nisha Sharma

D.    Pooja Mishra

Answer: Option (A)


In a significant development, Ruby Sinha has been appointed as the President of the BRICS Chamber of Commerce and Industry Women Vertical (BRICS CCI WE). This prestigious appointment comes as a recognition of her remarkable contributions and expertise in the field. Let's delve into the details of this appointment and understand the significance it holds.



14. China has signed a deal with which country to establish a nuclear power plant?

A.    Pakistan

B.    Vietnam

C.    Bahrain

D.    Kenya

Answer: Option (A)


In recent news, a significant agreement has been inked between China and another country, setting the stage for a groundbreaking venture in the realm of energy production. The question on everyone's mind is, which country has China joined forces with to establish a nuclear power plant? Let's delve into the details and find out.



15. In which city in France did the summit for the 'New Global Financing Pact' commence?

A.    Lyon

B.    Toulouse

C.    Paris

D.    Marseille

Answer: Option (C)


The world of finance and global economics witnessed a momentous event as President Emmanuel Macron of France played host to the Summit for a New Global Financing Pact. This significant gathering took place at the prestigious Palais Brongniart in Paris on June 22-23, 2023.



16. Which state government has initiated the 'Transport Voucher Scheme' for girl students of higher educational institutions?

A.    Haryana

B.    Bihar

C.    Rajasthan

D.    Maharashtra

Answer: Option (C)


In a significant move towards empowering girl students in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has given the green light to the innovative 'Transport Voucher Scheme.' This visionary initiative aims to provide much-needed relief to girls pursuing higher education in the state. Let's delve into the details of this transformative scheme and its potential impact on the lives of young women.



17. With which country did India organize the Defense Augmentation Ecosystem 'Indus X'?

A.    USA

B.    Russia

C.    France

D.    Australia

Answer: Option (A)


In the realm of global defense collaborations, the Indo-US Defense Enhancement Ecosystem 'Indus X' has emerged as a groundbreaking initiative.



18. In which Indian state has the largest Ramayana temple in the world been constructed?

A.    Punjab

B.    Bihar

C.    Assam

D.    Meghalaya

Answer: Option (B)


The world of architecture and spirituality often intertwines, creating marvelous structures that captivate the hearts and minds of people. In the realm of devotion, one such extraordinary creation has taken shape in the East Champaran district of Bihar.



19. In which state/UT was the military exercise 'Agnistra 1' recently conducted?

A.    Ladakh

B.    Gujarat

C.    Rajasthan

D.    Kerala

Answer: Option (A)


In a remarkable show of strength and tactical prowess, the Northern Command of the Indian Army recently conducted the highly anticipated 'Agnistra-1' military exercise in the breathtaking landscapes of Ladakh. This exercise, held on June 19, 2023, brought together a formidable array of artillery platforms and showcased the indomitable spirit of our armed forces. Let's delve into the details of this significant event that took place in the mountainous region of Ladakh.



20. Which of the following rice varieties is renowned for its distinct aroma and notable taste?

A.    Joha Rice

B.    Navara Rice

C.    Kala Namak Rice

D.    Gobind Bhog Rice

Answer: Option (A)


Joha rice, a variety cultivated in the Northeastern region of India, is renowned for its distinct aroma and notable taste.


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