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June 25, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which Indian state will have the first underwater tunnel under the Brahmaputra?

A.    Odisha

B.    Sikkim

C.    Kerala

D.    Assam

Answer: Option (D)


Assam, a state known for its natural beauty and cultural heritage, is set to embark on a groundbreaking engineering project that will redefine its infrastructure landscape.



2. Which IIT successfully conducted a test flight for cloud seeding?

A.    IIT Kanpur

B.    IIT Mumbai

C.    IIT Delhi

D.    IIT Madras

Answer: Option (A)


Cloud seeding, a technique used to enhance precipitation by dispersing substances into the clouds, has been a subject of great interest and research in recent years. In a remarkable achievement, the Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Kanpur, made headlines on June 23, 2023, as it successfully conducted a test flight for cloud seeding. This groundbreaking feat brings hope for potential advancements in weather modification techniques and their impact on water resources. Let's delve into the details of this significant accomplishment.



3. In which country is the Al-Hakim Mosque located, which recently made the news?

A.    Japan

B.    Egypt

C.    Russia

D.    Uzbekistan

Answer: Option (B)


The Al-Hakim Mosque, located in the bustling city of Cairo, Egypt, has recently made headlines due to the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This historic mosque holds immense significance, not only for the local community but also for the global Muslim population. Let's delve into the rich history, architectural marvels, and cultural importance of the Al-Hakim Mosque.



4. Whom did Realme appoint as its brand ambassador?

A.   Ranvir Singh

B.   Salman Khan

C.   Ajay Devgan

D.   Shahrukh Khan

Answer: Option (D)


Realme, a prominent smartphone brand, recently made headlines with the announcement of its new brand ambassador.




5. From which district of Haryana will India's first hydrogen-powered train run?

A.    Karnal

B.    Panchkula

C.    Jind

D.    Rohtak

Answer: Option (C)


In a trailblazing move towards a sustainable future, India is all set to introduce its first-ever hydrogen-powered train. This groundbreaking initiative aims to revolutionize the country's railway network and reduce its carbon footprint. Set to run from the vibrant district of Jind in Haryana, this eco-friendly marvel is scheduled to commence operations by March 2024.



6. When is the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture observed?

A.    June 25

B.    June 26

C.    June 27

D.    June 28

Answer: Option (B)


The UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is a significant observance that holds paramount importance in acknowledging the plight of survivors and raising awareness about the eradication of torture.


7. In which country was the IOC's first Olympic eSports week held?

A.    Switzerland

B.    Singapore

C.    Sri Lanka

D.    Russia

Answer: Option (B)


The world of sports and gaming collided in a groundbreaking event when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) organized its first-ever Olympic eSports Week. This exciting initiative aimed to embrace the rising popularity of eSports and provide a platform for gamers to showcase their skills on an international stage. Held in an iconic location, the inaugural event took place from 22 to 25 June 2023 at the Suntec Center in Singapore. Let's delve into the details of this historic occasion.



8. When is the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking observed?

A.    June 23

B.    June 24

C.    June 25

D.    June 26

Answer: Option (D)


The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, observed on June 26th each year, serves as a crucial reminder of the global efforts aimed at eliminating drug abuse and illicit trafficking. This significant day brings attention to the pressing challenges posed by drug addiction and the need for collective action to address this issue.



9. Which country recently conferred the highest state honour, 'Order of the Nile,' on the Indian Prime Minister?

A.    France

B.    Egypt

C.    Russia

D.    Japan

Answer: Option (B)


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's recent state visit to Egypt has not only strengthened diplomatic ties between the two nations but has also witnessed a remarkable honor bestowed upon the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During his visit, PM Modi was awarded the prestigious 'Order of the Nile,' the highest state honor of Egypt.



10. Which country test-fired the Khorramshahr ballistic missile?

A.    Iraq

B.    Iran

C.    India

D.    Indonesia

Answer: Option (B)


In recent news, the world witnessed the test-firing of the Khorramshahr ballistic missile. This powerful weapon, with a range of 2,000 km and a capacity to carry 1,500 kg of warhead, has sparked international interest and raised questions about the country responsible for its development.



11. Which organization publishes the Global Competitiveness Index?

A.    World Bank

B.    GEF

C.    IMD

D.    WEF

Answer: Option (C)


The Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) serves as a vital benchmark for assessing the competitiveness of economies worldwide. It provides invaluable insights into the strengths, weaknesses, and overall performance of nations on various indicators.



12. In which Indian state will the world's fastest bike race, 'Moto GP 2023', be held?

A.    Assam

B.    Nagaland

C.    Karnataka

D.    Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option (D)


Moto GP 2023, the world's fastest and most prestigious bike racing competition, is set to take place in India. Excitement fills the air as riders from around the globe gear up to showcase their skills and compete for glory.



13. Which bank granted a USD 255.5 Million loan to enhance technical education in India?

A.    World Bank

B.    Axis Bank

C.    UCO Bank

D.    Yes Bank

Answer: Option (A)


In a significant move towards transforming technical education in India, a major financial institution has stepped forward to provide substantial support.



14. In which country did singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan receive an honorary doctorate?

A.    Australia

B.    Ukraine

C.    USA

D.    United Kingdom

Answer: Option (D)


In a grand celebration of musical talent and artistic prowess, renowned singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan was recently bestowed with an honorary doctorate. This prestigious recognition was granted by Birmingham City University (BCU) in England, adding yet another feather to Mahadevan's illustrious career. Join us as we delve into the details of this remarkable event and explore the significance of this honorary doctorate.



15. With which country has India signed a mutual recognition arrangement for authorized economic operators?

A.    USA

B.    United Kingdom

C.    Afghanistan

D.    UAE

Answer: Option (D)


The global economy thrives on international trade, with countries constantly seeking ways to enhance their trade relationships. In a significant move, India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have recently forged a Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) for Authorized Economic Operators (AEO). This landmark agreement holds great potential in fostering smoother and more efficient trade between the two nations. Let's delve into the details of this new development and understand its implications.



16. Which Indian state has launched the "Legal Aid Defense Counseling System" to provide free legal aid to the needy?

A.    Uttar Pradesh

B.    Arunachal Pradesh

C.    Andhra Pradesh

D.    Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option (A)


Access to justice is a fundamental right that should be available to all individuals, regardless of their socio-economic background. Recognizing the significance of this principle, the Uttar Pradesh government has taken a commendable step towards ensuring free legal aid to the needy through the implementation of the "Legal Aid Defense Counseling System (LADCS)."



17. When is the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture observed?

A.    June 24

B.    June 25

C.    June 26

D.    June 22

Answer: Option (C)


Every year, on a specific date, the world comes together to raise awareness and show support for victims of torture. This blog post delves into the significance of the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, exploring when it is observed, its historical background, and the importance of this global initiative.



18. In which country has Ioannis Sarmas been named as the caretaker Prime Minister?

A.    Denmark

B.    Norway

C.    Kuwait

D.    Greece

Answer: Option (D)


In the realm of politics, leadership transitions are not uncommon. Such transitions occur for various reasons, ranging from elections to temporary vacancies. One such transition that has recently caught the attention of many is the appointment of Ioannis Sarmas as the caretaker Prime Minister of Greece.



19. What is the rank of Bengaluru city according to the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2023?

A.    18th

B.    19th

C.    20th

D.    21st

Answer: Option (C)


In the ever-evolving world of startups, Bengaluru, the bustling city in India, has been making waves. The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2023 (GSER 2023) has shed light on Bengaluru's remarkable rise within the rankings.



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