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May 1, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which IIT took second place in the Solar Decathlon Build Challenge in the US?

A.   IIT Mumbai

B.   IIT Kanpur

C.   IIT Bombay

D.   IIT Delhi

Answer: Option: (C)


IIT Bombay's remarkable achievement in securing the second-place position in the Solar Decathlon Build Challenge is a testament to their unwavering dedication, technical expertise, and commitment to sustainability. Their innovative design and flawless execution serve as an inspiration for aspiring architects and engineers worldwide. Congratulations to IIT Bombay for their outstanding performance in this prestigious competition.


2. When is World Day for Safety and Health at Work observed?

A.   April 25

B.   April 26

C.   April 27

D.   April 28

Answer: Option: (D)


On April 28th every year, an important observance takes place worldwide – World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This day is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of creating safe and healthy working environments for all individuals.


3. Who inaugurated the Janakpur Dham Cultural Festival?

A.   Hari Mishra, Governor of Madhya Pradesh

B.   Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

C.   Jairam Thakur, Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh

D.   Pema Khandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option: (A)


The Janakpur Dham Cultural Festival holds immense significance in the cultural landscape of the region. It is a vibrant celebration of traditions, art, and spirituality that draws thousands of visitors each year.


4. Which company became the 6th largest company in India, replacing Infosys?

A.   ITC Limited

B.   Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

C.   Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)

D.   Wipro Limited

Answer: Option: (A)


In the dynamic landscape of Indian corporations, a shift in rankings and market capitalization is always a matter of great interest. Recently, a notable change took place as ITC Limited ascended to become the 6th largest company in India, displacing Infosys from its long-held position.


5. What is the current inflation rate in India as of April 2023?

A.   5.66%

B.   4.65%

C.   4.86%

D.   6.34%

Answer: Option: (A)


Inflation is a crucial economic indicator that affects the purchasing power of individuals and the overall stability of an economy. As we delve into the realm of India's economic landscape, one burning question arises: What is the current inflation rate in India as of April 2023?


6. Which company successfully extracted oxygen from the Lunar Soil simulant?



C.   SpaceX


Answer: Option: (D)


In the realm of space exploration and scientific advancements, one recent breakthrough has garnered significant attention. The extraction of oxygen from Lunar Soil simulant, a crucial step towards sustainable space missions, has been successfully achieved.


7. Where was India's first cable-stayed rail bridge, Anji Khad Bridge, installed?

A.   Telangana

B.   Jammu & Kashmir

C.   Tamil Nadu

D.   Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option: (B)


The Anji Khad Bridge, located in Jammu & Kashmir, holds the distinction of being India's first cable-stayed rail bridge. It has not only improved connectivity but also become a symbol of engineering excellence in the country. As India progresses towards a brighter future, the Anji Khad Bridge serves as a reminder of the remarkable achievements in infrastructure development.


8. Which state government is organizing Food Conclave-2023?

A.   Tripura

B.   Mizoram

C.   Telangana

D.   Uttarakhand

Answer: Option: (C)


The culinary world is abuzz with excitement as the Telangana Government gears up to host the highly anticipated Food Conclave-2023. This grand event promises to be a celebration of diverse flavors, innovative culinary techniques, and the rich gastronomic heritage of the region.


9. On which date was International Jazz Day 2023 celebrated?

A.   April 27

B.   April 28

C.   April 29

D.   April 30

Answer: Option: (D)


International Jazz Day is a global celebration that brings together musicians, enthusiasts, and communities to honor the rich history and vibrant spirit of jazz. In 2023, this special day was celebrated on April 30th, marking a momentous occasion for jazz lovers all around the world.


10. In a tie-up with which bank did Reliance General become the first insurer to accept CBDC?

A.   UCO Bank

B.   Canara Bank

C.   Yes Bank

D.   HDFC Bank

Answer: Option: (C)


In the ever-evolving landscape of digital currencies, Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) has emerged as a significant development. Reliance General, a prominent insurance company, has taken a bold step forward by becoming the first insurer to accept CBDC. In collaboration with YES Bank, this partnership marks a significant milestone in the insurance industry. Let's delve into the details of this groundbreaking tie-up and explore the implications it holds.


11. Which country launched the 'GigaChat' AI chatbot, a rival to ChatGPT?

A.   Italy

B.   Nepal

C.   Vietnam

D.   Russia

Answer: Option: (D)


In the realm of AI chatbots, innovation knows no bounds. With each passing day, new players emerge, aiming to revolutionize the way we interact with technology. One such groundbreaking creation is 'GigaChat,' an AI chatbot launched by a particular country.


12. In which state were three new wildlife conservation reserves declared?

A.   Rajasthan

B.   Haryana

C.   Karnataka

D.   Punjab

Answer: Option: (A)


Rajasthan, a land of rich cultural heritage, vibrant traditions, and majestic palaces, has recently made a significant stride in wildlife conservation. In a commendable move, the state government has declared three new wildlife conservation reserves, further bolstering their commitment to protect and preserve the diverse flora and fauna that call this region home.


13. From which country were 2400 Indians evacuated in Operation Kaveri?

A.   Spain

B.   Singapore

C.   Sudan

D.   Sri Lanka

Answer: Option: (C)


In times of crisis, the safety and well-being of citizens become paramount. Operation Kaveri, a remarkable mission of rescue and relief, undertook the evacuation of 2400 Indians from the conflict-hit country of Sudan. This daring operation not only showcased the dedication and efficiency of the Indian government but also highlighted the importance of international cooperation in times of distress


14. When was World Veterinary Day 2023 observed?

A.   April 29

B.   April 28

C.   April 27

D.   April 26

Answer: Option: (A)


World Veterinary Day is an annual celebration that honors the incredible contributions of veterinarians worldwide. It serves as a reminder of the dedication, compassion, and expertise that these professionals bring to the health and well-being of animals.


15. Until which month in 2024 has Siddhartha Mohanty been appointed as Chairman of LIC?

A.   May

B.   June

C.   July

D.   August

Answer: Option: (B)


In the realm of financial institutions, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) stands as a prominent name, catering to the diverse insurance needs of millions. At the helm of this esteemed organization, Siddhartha Mohanty has been appointed as Chairman, steering the company towards new heights. \


16. Which country organized the 'Astana International Forum'?

A.   Kazakhstan

B.   France

C.   China

D.   Germany

Answer: Option: (A)


The Astana International Forum, organized by Kazakhstan, has emerged as a vital platform for global diplomacy. Through its inclusive approach, the forum promotes dialogue, fosters cooperation, and contributes to global problem-solving. It serves as a testament to Kazakhstan's commitment to international engagement and its efforts to create a more peaceful and prosperous world.


17. Where was the ‘Study in India Pavilion’ at the Global Education & Training Exhibition (GETEX) inaugurated?

A.   London

B.   New York

C.   Dubai

D.   Delhi

Answer: Option: (C)


The 'Study in India Pavilion' at GETEX, located in Dubai, serves as a gateway to the world of Indian education. Through its diverse offerings, interactive displays, and cultural immersion experiences, the pavilion aims to connect international students with the academic opportunities and cultural richness that India has to offer. So, whether you're seeking an engineering degree or an exploration of ancient traditions, the 'Study in India Pavilion' at GETEX awaits you with open arms.


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