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May 21, 2023 Current Affairs

1. At which IIT did Israel and India partner to establish a centre of water technology?

A.   IIT Madras

B.   IIT Kanpur

C.   IIT Mumbai

D.   IIT Delhi

Answer: Option (A)


In a remarkable collaboration between two nations, India and Israel have joined hands to establish an India-Israel Center of Water Technology (CoWT) at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M). This groundbreaking initiative aims to pave the way for advancements in water resources management and cutting-edge water technologies. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable partnership and the significance it holds for both countries.


2. Which state's unique Kangra tea has been registered for a GI tag with the European Union?

A.   Uttar Pradesh

B.   Madhya Pradesh

C.   Himachal Pradesh

D.   Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option (C)


Kangra tea, hailing from the picturesque state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India, has recently garnered attention as it secured a coveted Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the European Union (EU). This recognition solidifies Kangra tea's unique position in the world of teas, highlighting its exceptional quality, delightful aroma, and subtle fruity undertones.


3. Between which two countries is the bilateral exercise 'Samudra Shakti-23' conducted?

A.   India and Indonesia

B.   India and Singapore

C.   India and France

D.   India and USA

Answer: Option (A)


the bilateral exercise 'Samudra Shakti-23' is conducted between India and Indonesia. It plays a vital role in strengthening maritime security, fostering cooperation, and enhancing interoperability between the two nations. Through this exercise, India and Indonesia showcase their commitment to maintaining peace and stability in the region while building strong bilateral ties.


4. Who will lead the Indian Campaign in the World Table Tennis Championships 2023?

A.   Sharath Kamal

B.   Sania Mirza

C.   Jawala Gutta

D.   P V Sindhu

Answer: Option (A)


Sharath Kamal is the deserving choice to lead the Indian campaign in the World Table Tennis Championships 2023. His remarkable journey, impressive achievements, and leadership qualities make him the perfect candidate for this crucial role. As the tournament approaches, all eyes will be on Kamal and his team as they strive for glory on the global stage. With Kamal at the helm, India's table tennis hopes are higher than ever.


5. Who is the author of the book titled "The Golden Years: The Many Joys of Living a Good Long Life"?

A.   Ruskin Bond

B.   Salman Rushdie

C.   Neha Khare

D.   Shashi Tharoor

Answer: Option (A)


In the realm of literature, every book holds a story waiting to be told. One such captivating tale is found in the pages of "The Golden Years: The Many Joys of Living a Good Long Life." Authored by the renowned Indian writer Ruskin Bond, this book delves into the essence of aging gracefully and finding happiness in the later stages of life. Let's embark on a journey through the key sections of this remarkable literary gem.


6. Kudumbashree, the largest self-help group network in the country, belongs to which state?

A.   Punjab

B.   Bihar

C.   Mizoram

D.   Kerala

Answer: Option (D)


Kerala, known for its rich cultural heritage and progressive initiatives, is home to Kudumbashree, the largest self-help group (SHG) network in the country. With a vision to empower communities and uplift lives, Kudumbashree has made remarkable strides in promoting self-sufficiency and socio-economic development.


7. Which figure correctly indicates the current value of defence production in India?

A.   ₹5 lakh crore

B.   ₹1 lakh crore

C.   ₹10 lakh crore

D.   ₹100 lakh crore

Answer: Option (B)


In a remarkable feat, India has surpassed a significant milestone in its defence sector, with the value of defence production exceeding ₹1 lakh crore for the first time. This achievement signifies the effectiveness of implemented reforms that aim to bolster growth in the sector and reduce dependence on military imports. Let's delve into the details and understand the key factors that have contributed to this remarkable progress.


8. Which one is the final and overall sixth submarine of the Kalvari class submarine?

A.   Khanderi

B.   Karanj

C.   Vela

D.   Vaghsheer

Answer: Option (D)


The Indian Navy's Kalvari class submarines have been a testament to India's commitment to bolstering its naval capabilities. With each new addition, these submarines have showcased advanced technology, stealth features, and formidable firepower.


9. Which Indian airport has recently been awarded the First-Class International Safety Award by the British Safety Council?

A.   Singapore

B.   Australia

C.   Trichy

D.   Mumbai

Answer: Option (C)


In a remarkable achievement for the aviation industry, Tiruchirappalli International Airport, also known as Trichy Airport, has been recently honored with the First-Class International Safety Award by the esteemed British Safety Council. This recognition highlights the exceptional commitment to maintaining high safety standards and ensuring the well-being of passengers and staff at Trichy Airport. Let's delve into the remarkable journey of Trichy Airport and explore the reasons behind this prestigious accolade.



10. Which state inaugurated one of India's biggest Skywalk Bridges spanning 570 meters in length?

A.   Uttarakhand

B.   Tamil Nadu

C.   Rajasthan

D.   Gujarat

Answer: Option (D)


India is known for its architectural marvels and engineering feats. In recent news, one of the biggest Skywalk Bridges in the country has been inaugurated, capturing the attention and awe of people nationwide. Spanning an impressive 570 meters in length and 4.2 meters in width, this engineering marvel has put Gujarat on the map as a state that embraces innovation and grandeur.



11. Which state became the first state in the country to approve the Good Governance Regulation?

A.   Maharashtra

B.   Gujarat

C.   Manipur

D.   Tripura

Answer: Option (A)


In a significant move towards enhancing transparency and accountability, Maharashtra, one of India's prominent states, has become the first in the country to approve the Good Governance Regulation. This groundbreaking step, approved by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, aims to revolutionize the state administration by making it more accountable, accessible, dynamic, and transparent.



12. According to the report titled "The Billion Dollar Death Trade: International Arms Networks," India has supplied arms, dual-use items, and raw materials worth how many crores to the military junta in Myanmar?

A.   ₹422 crores

B.   ₹300 crores

C.   ₹400 crores

D.   ₹532 crores

Answer: Option (A)


In a shocking revelation, a recent report titled "The Billion Dollar Death Trade: International Arms Networks" by the United Nations (UN) has exposed the extent of India's involvement in supplying arms, dual-use items, and raw materials to the military junta in Myanmar.



13. Which state became the first state to provide air travel for pilgrims under the Mukhyamantri Teerthdarshan Yojana?

A.   Uttarakhand

B.   Maharashtra

C.   Madhya Pradesh

D.   Manipur

Answer: Option (C)


In a remarkable initiative to facilitate pilgrimage for the elderly, the state of Madhya Pradesh has emerged as a pioneer by introducing the Mukhyamantri Teerthdarshan Yojana. This visionary program offers free air travel to holy places, making it the first of its kind in India. Let's delve into the details of this groundbreaking endeavor and its impact on the lives of pilgrims.



14. In which Indian city will the 'Nath corridor' be developed?

A.   Bareilly

B.   Kanpur

C.   Agra

D.   Jhansi

Answer: Option (A)


Bareilly, a city known for its cultural heritage and historical significance, is set to embark on a remarkable journey of development with the proposed 'Nath Corridor.' This ambitious project aims to transform the cityscape, offering a seamless blend of modern infrastructure and preserving its rich heritage. Let's delve deeper into the details of this exciting endeavor.


15. In which state/UT is the Burachapori wildlife sanctuary situated?

A.   Pondicherry

B.   Delhi

C.   Assam

D.   Rajasthan

Answer: Option (C)


Nestled on the serene south bank of the majestic Brahmaputra River, the Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary stands as a testament to the diverse and captivating beauty of Assam.


16. Whose semi-autobiography is titled "Guts Amidst Bloodbath"?

A.   Kapil Dev

B.   Ravi Shastri

C.   Sunil Gavaskar

D.   Anshuman Gaekwad

Answer: Option (D)


In the world of cricket, there are stories that transcend the boundaries of the sport. One such story is that of Anshuman Gaekwad, a former Indian Test cricketer, who recently released his semi-autobiographical book titled "Guts Amidst Bloodbath." This captivating memoir takes readers on a remarkable journey through Gaekwad's life, his triumphs, and his struggles.


17. From August this year, 100 e-buses will start operations in which city under the Smart Urban e-Mobility Project?

A.   Lucknow

B.   Jammu

C.   Mumbai

D.   Chennai

Answer: Option (B)


In a groundbreaking move towards sustainable transportation, the Smart Urban e-Mobility Project is set to transform the streets of a vibrant city. With the deployment of 100 e-buses, this initiative aims to enhance connectivity, reduce emissions, and pave the way for a cleaner future.


18. Which country is set to launch the 'NVS-01 Navigation Satellite'?

A.   Australia

B.   India

C.   Uganda

D.   Poland

Answer: Option (B)


In the realm of space exploration and satellite technology, India has once again made headlines with its upcoming launch of the NVS-01 Navigation Satellite. This revolutionary project by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to elevate the country's navigation capabilities to new heights.


19. In which city will the 3rd Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group (ECSWG) meeting begin?

A.   Mumbai

B.   Chennai

C.   Chandigarh

D.   Dehradun

Answer: Option (A)


The 3rd Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group (ECSWG) meeting is an important event that brings together experts, policymakers, and stakeholders to discuss pressing environmental issues and develop sustainable solutions.


20. In which city did Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurate the Jhelum Rajbagh Riverfront?

A.   Srinagar

B.   Jammu

C.   Gulmarg

D.   Pahalgam

Answer: Option (A)


Srinagar, the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir, is known for its breathtaking landscapes and rich cultural heritage. Recently, a remarkable addition to the city's charm was made with the inauguration of the Jhelum Rajbagh Riverfront by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.


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