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June 7, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which country conducted Asia's first demonstration of performance-based navigation for helicopters?

A.    Kuwait

B.    Haiti

C.    India

D.    America

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a groundbreaking feat, India has marked a significant milestone in the aviation sector by conducting Asia's first demonstration of performance-based navigation (PBN) for helicopters. This technological advancement promises to revolutionize helicopter operations, enhancing safety, efficiency, and accuracy. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable achievement and its potential implications for the future.

 


 




2. How many new countries have been elected as non-permanent members of the UN Security Council?

A.    Two

B.    Four

C.    Three

D.    Five

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

The United Nations Security Council, a vital organ of the UN responsible for maintaining international peace and security, has recently witnessed a significant transformation. In a recent vote conducted in the General Assembly, the UN Security Council welcomed new non-permanent members to its ranks.




 



3. Which country has approved the 'Debt Ceiling Deal' to raise the government's borrowing limit?

A.    Mali

B.    Chile

C.    Kenya

D.    USA

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

The approval of the 'Debt Ceiling Deal' has sparked discussions and debates worldwide.

 



 



4. In which city did the State Bank of India recently launch 'Project Kuber'?

A.    Varanasi

B.    Bengaluru

C.    Haridwar

D.    New Delhi

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In a groundbreaking move, the State Bank of India (SBI) recently launched 'Project Kuber' in the vibrant city of Bengaluru. This ambitious initiative marks a significant milestone for the bank as it seeks to revolutionize its operations and enhance customer experience. Let's delve into the details of this transformative project and discover how it will shape the future of banking.

 



 



5. What was the distance achieved by Siddharth Choudhary of India in the men's shot put event to secure the gold medal at the Under 20 Asian Athletics Championships in Yecheone, South Korea?

A.    19.52 m

B.    19.42 m

C.    18.26 m

D.    19.22 m

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In the thrilling world of athletics, where strength and precision collide, one moment can define a career. Recently, at the Under 20 Asian Athletics Championships in Yecheone, South Korea, a remarkable performance in the men's shot put event left spectators in awe.

 


 




6. Muthamizh Selvi has become the first woman from which state to climb the world's highest peak, Mount Everest?

A.    Gujarat

B.    West Bengal

C.    Rajasthan

D.    Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

Mount Everest, the pinnacle of adventure and the ultimate test of human endurance, has witnessed countless remarkable journeys.

 



 



7. Who has been appointed as the Director General of the Geological Survey of India?

A.    Durvik Patel

B.    Manjeet Malik

C.    Ravi Mittal

D.    Janardan Prasad

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) plays a crucial role in mapping, surveying, and exploring the geology of India. Recently, a new Director General has been appointed to lead this prestigious organization.

 



 



8. Kafue National Park (KNP), which has been in the news, is located in which country?

A.    Zambia

B.    Siberia

C.    Cuba

D.    Greece

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

Kafue National Park (KNP) has been making headlines lately, captivating nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. This vast and captivating national park is a treasure trove of biodiversity and natural wonders.

 



 



9. In which year was World Oceans Day officially recognized by the United Nations?

A.    2002

B.    2004

C.    2006

D.    2008

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

World Oceans Day, a significant event in the realm of environmental awareness, serves as a reminder of the vital role our oceans play in sustaining life on Earth.

 


 




10. On which date is World Brain Tumor Day observed globally?

A.    June 08

B.    June 07

C.    June 06

D.    June 05

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

World Brain Tumor Day is a significant occasion observed globally on June 8th each year. Its purpose is to raise public awareness about brain tumors, their impact on individuals and families, and to promote education and support for those affected.

 



 



11. In which Indian city was the state-of-the-art National Training Centre for the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) inaugurated?

A.    Allahabad

B.    Kanpur

C.    Ghaziabad

D.    Jhansi

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a remarkable development for food safety in India, the state-of-the-art National Training Centre for the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) was recently inaugurated. This significant event took place in the city of Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, marking a new era in food safety training and regulation. Let's delve into the details of this groundbreaking initiative and its implications for the country.

 


 




12. Which state has launched the Nand Baba Milk Mission scheme?

A.    Madhya Pradesh

B.    Jharkhand

C.    Uttar Pradesh

D.    Chhattisgarh

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

The state of Uttar Pradesh has taken a significant step towards transforming the dairy farming industry with the launch of the Nand Baba Milk Mission scheme. With an allocation of Rs 1,000 crore, this ambitious initiative aims to revolutionize milk production and uplift the lives of dairy farmers across the state.

 


 




13. In which state did 'Operation Bluestar,' which gained recent attention, take place?

A.    Assam

B.    Sikkim

C.    Punjab

D.    Odisha

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

Operation Bluestar, a military action that took place from June 1-10, 1984, at the iconic Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab, remains etched in the annals of Indian history.

 



 



14. What is the purpose of the recently launched dashboard 'ANTARDRIHSTI'?

A.    Reducing NPA

B.    Financial Inclusion

C.    Reducing stress on Banks

D.    Increasing saving accounts

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In a move to enhance financial inclusion and monitor its progress, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das introduced a new dashboard called 'Antardrishti.' This blog post delves into the purpose and significance of this recently launched dashboard.

 


 




15. Which bank has introduced a facility for cash withdrawals using UPI on its ATMs?

A.    Bank of Baroda

B.    State Bank of India

C.    Yes Bank

D.    RBI Bank

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In an effort to enhance convenience and accessibility for its customers, Bank of Baroda has recently introduced the Interoperable Cardless Cash Withdrawal (ICCW) facility. This innovative feature allows customers to withdraw cash using UPI (Unified Payments Interface) from the bank's ATMs.

 


 




16. The Tata Group has signed a preliminary agreement with which state government to establish a lithium-ion cell factory with an investment of Rs 13,000 crore?

A.    Rajasthan

B.    Bihar

C.    Kerala

D.    Gujarat

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

The Tata Group, a renowned conglomerate known for its diverse business interests, has recently made waves in the energy sector by signing a preliminary agreement with the Gujarat government. This groundbreaking agreement aims to establish a state-of-the-art lithium-ion cell factory, a significant step towards the future of clean energy.

 


 




17. Which state has initiated the Fibre Optic Network project?

A.    Bihar

B.    Kerala

C.    Jharkhand

D.    Sikkim

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In today's digital age, connectivity plays a crucial role in the progress and development of a region. Recognizing the significance of robust internet infrastructure, the state of Kerala has embarked on an ambitious project - the Kerala Fibre Optic Network (KFON). This article delves into the details of this groundbreaking initiative, its purpose, and the potential benefits it brings to the state and its residents.

 


 




18. Indian Navy divers and Marine Commandos are in the Maldives for which edition of Exercise Ekatha?

A.    5th

B.    6th

C.    7th

D.    8th

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

Exercise Ekatha, an annual exercise between the Indian Navy and the Maldives, brings together skilled divers and Marine Commandos for a remarkable display of cooperation and expertise.

 


 




19. On which date is World Food Safety Day celebrated?

A.    June 07

B.    June 06

C.    June 05

D.    June 04

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

World Food Safety Day, an annual celebration held on June 7, is a significant global event that highlights the crucial importance of maintaining high food safety standards. This day serves as a reminder to individuals, communities, and organizations worldwide about the significance of safe food practices and the collective responsibility we have in ensuring the well-being of consumers. Let's explore the origins of World Food Safety Day, its objectives, and why it is a cause for celebration.




 



 

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