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June 24, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which organization has been recognized by Team Marksmen as the "Most Preferred Workplace of 2023-24"?

A.    NTPC Limited

B.    BHEL

C.    GAIL

D.    HAL

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a recent announcement, Team Marksmen has recognized NTPC Limited, India's largest power generator, as the "Most Preferred Workplace of 2023-24." This prestigious recognition highlights NTPC's commitment to creating a positive and engaging work environment for its employees. Let's delve deeper into the reasons behind this exceptional acknowledgment and explore what sets NTPC apart from its competitors.

 



 




2. Where was the "Intersolar Europe 2023" exhibition recently held?

A.    France

B.    Russia

C.    Austria

D.    Germany

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

The Intersolar Europe 2023 exhibition recently captured the attention of renewable energy enthusiasts and industry leaders alike.

 


 




3. Which Indian player has won the gold medal in the 500m roller skating race at the ongoing Special Olympics World Games in Berlin?

A.    Radha

B.    Pooja

C.    Saraswati

D.    Anjali

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In the realm of sports, moments of triumph and inspiration often arise from unexpected places. The ongoing Special Olympics World Games in Berlin witnessed one such awe-inspiring feat as an Indian athlete, Saraswati, claimed the gold medal in the fiercely competitive 500m roller skating race.

 


 




4. To which class of patrol vessel does INS Sunayna, which recently visited Kenya on the theme of Ocean Ring of Yoga, belong?

A.    Super Dvora Class

B.    Saryu Class

C.    Trinka Class

D.    Bangaram Class

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

INS Sunayna, a prominent vessel that recently graced the shores of Kenya as part of the Ocean Ring of Yoga initiative, belongs to a specific class of patrol vessels in the Indian Navy.



 



 

5. Which country has announced the 'Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant scheme'?

A.    India

B.    Ireland

C.    Poland

D.    Australia

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

Ireland, known for its picturesque landscapes and charming villages, has made a groundbreaking move to restore life to its desolate islands along the western coast. Through the introduction of the 'Vacant Property Refurbishment Grant scheme', the Irish government aims to revitalize these forgotten gems and create opportunities for a thriving community once again.

 


 




6. Who has authored the book titled "India's Finance Minister: From Independence to Emergency (1947-1977)"?

A.    Arundhati Roy

B.    Manmohan Singh

C.    Ashok Kumar Bhattacharya

D.    Nisha Rawal

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

India's economic journey after gaining independence in 1947 was marked by several significant milestones. One crucial aspect of this journey was the role played by the finance ministers in shaping the country's economy.



 



 

7. Which Indian city is home to the Medha Rail Coach Factory, the largest private coach factory in the country?

A.    Hyderabad

B.    Ahmedabad

C.    Mumbai

D.    Ajmer

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a groundbreaking development for the Indian manufacturing industry, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao recently inaugurated the Medha Rail Coach Factory. This state-of-the-art facility, nestled in the serene surroundings of Kondakal, Shankarpally Mandal in Rangareddy district, has already made waves as the largest private coach factory in the country. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable manufacturing marvel and explore the city that proudly hosts it.



 




8. To enhance the naval capabilities of which country, India has gifted the indigenously-built in-service Missile Corvette, INS Kirpan?

A.    Oman

B.    Denmark

C.    Vietnam

D.    Nepal

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a significant move to bolster naval capabilities, India has gifted the indigenously-built in-service Missile Corvette, INS Kirpan, to Vietnam. This generous gesture aims to enhance the maritime prowess of Vietnam and strengthen the bilateral ties between the two nations. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable development.



 




9. Which country has recently agreed to provide market access to India's steel and aluminium products?

A.    Japan

B.    United Kingdom

C.    United Arab Emirates

D.    United States of America

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In a significant development, the United States of America has recently agreed to provide market access to India's steel and aluminium products. This decision holds great importance for both nations and has the potential to pave the way for enhanced trade relations. Let's delve deeper into the details of this groundbreaking agreement.

 


 




10. In which country are the Canary Islands located, which recently made the news?

A.    Sweden

B.    Sudan

C.    Spain

D.    Greece

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

The Canary Islands, a beautiful archipelago known for its stunning landscapes and tourism, recently made headlines due to a tragic incident that unfolded on its shores.

 


 




11. On which date is the Day of the Seafarer observed?

A.    June 22

B.    June 23

C.    June 24

D.    June 25

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

The maritime industry plays a crucial role in connecting nations and facilitating global trade. To recognize and appreciate the efforts of those who work closely with salt water, the Day of the Seafarer is observed annually.

 


 




12. On which date is the International Day of Women in Diplomacy observed?

A.    June 24

B.    June 23

C.    June 22

D.    June 21

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In today's world, diplomacy plays a crucial role in shaping international relations and resolving conflicts. Behind the scenes, there are remarkable women who have made significant contributions to diplomacy and decision-making. To honor and recognize these trailblazers, the International Day of Women in Diplomacy (IDWID) is observed annually on June 24.

 


 




13. The World Bank has approved $150 million for which Indian state's resilient program?

A.    Kerala

B.    Goa

C.    Meghalaya

D.    Telangana

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a significant move towards strengthening disaster management and climate change adaptation, the World Bank has recently approved $150 million for the resilient program in Kerala. This funding aims to support Kerala's efforts in building resilience and effectively addressing the challenges posed by natural disasters and climate change. Let's delve into the details of this initiative and understand its implications.



 



 

14. Which football player has received a Guinness World Record after reaching 200 international caps for Portugal?

A.    Cristiano Ronaldo

B.    Joao Moutinho

C.    Bernardo Silva

D.    Ruben Neves

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

Cristiano Ronaldo, the renowned Portuguese footballer, recently etched his name in the prestigious Guinness World Records. This article delves into Ronaldo's remarkable achievement of reaching 200 international caps for Portugal and the significance it holds in his illustrious career.

 


 




15. Which IT services giant has secured a $1.9 billion deal to digitally transform the UK's National Employment Savings Trust?

A.    Tata Consultancy Services

B.    Infosys

C.    International Business Machines Corporation

D.    Apple Inc.

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a major development in the field of digital transformation, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services giant, has recently secured a groundbreaking $1.9 billion deal with the UK's National Employment Savings Trust (NEST). This deal marks a significant milestone in the effort to revolutionize the country's largest workplace pension scheme, bringing forth a wave of technological advancements and enhanced efficiency. Let's delve deeper into the details of this transformative partnership.

 


 




16. With which Indian state has Paytm Payment Services Limited collaborated to foster the startup ecosystem?

A.    Uttar Pradesh

B.    Maharashtra

C.    Himachal Pradesh

D.    Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In a significant move towards fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, Paytm Payment Services Limited (PPSL) has recently joined hands with Arunachal Pradesh Innovation and Investment Park (APIIP). This collaboration aims to establish a thriving startup ecosystem within the picturesque northeastern state. With this partnership, Paytm is set to bring its vast experience and resources to empower the youth of Arunachal Pradesh and unlock their entrepreneurial potential.

 


 




17. Which country has been chosen as the chair for the Standing Committee on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of the Asia Pacific Plant Protection Commission?

A.    India

B.    Japan

C.    USA

D.    Indonesia

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a significant development within the realm of agriculture and plant protection, one country has recently been chosen to take the helm of the esteemed Standing Committee on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of the Asia Pacific Plant Protection Commission.

 


 




18. Which Indian bank has introduced the One-View-Multi-Bank aggregator feature on its mobile app?

A.    Axis Bank

B.    SBI

C.    HDFC Bank

D.    ICICI

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a world driven by technological advancements, the banking sector has witnessed a remarkable transformation. With the aim of providing convenience and enhanced services to its customers, Axis Bank, one of the leading banks in India, has taken a significant step forward. It has introduced the revolutionary One-View-Multi-Bank aggregator feature on its mobile app, redefining the way customers manage their accounts.

 


 




19. In which Indian city has the foundation stone of 'Balidan Stambh' been laid down?

A.    Patna

B.    Jaipur

C.    Shimla

D.    Srinagar

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In a momentous event that captured the spirit of bravery and sacrifice, Union Home Minister Amit Shah recently inaugurated the construction of the 'Balidan Stambh' in the enchanting city of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. This monumental structure stands as a testament to the indomitable spirit of the heroes who have given their lives in service of the nation. Let us delve into the significance and symbolism of this remarkable memorial.

 


 




20. Which two Indian companies have been listed under the 'pioneer' category in TIME's 100 most influential companies of this year?

A.    Meesho and Amazon

B.    Meesho and NPCI

C.    Nykaa and Mamaearth

D.    NPCI and Babyhug

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In a significant recognition of India's growing influence in the business world, two Indian companies have made their mark in TIME's prestigious list of the 100 most influential companies of this year. Meesho and NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India) have been listed under the 'pioneer' category, showcasing their innovative contributions and impact on the global stage. Let's delve into the remarkable achievements of these Indian powerhouses and understand the reasons behind their well-deserved recognition.



 




 

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