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May 24, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which country is set to assist Rajasthan in managing its water sector and replicating its wastewater management system?

A.   Norway

B.   Kuwait

C.   Myanmar

D.   Denmark

Answer: Option (D)


Water management and wastewater treatment are crucial for sustainable development, especially in arid regions like Rajasthan, India. In a remarkable initiative, Rajasthan's Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) has partnered with the City of Aarhus, Denmark, to replicate its successful wastewater management system. This collaboration aims to support Rajasthan in achieving sustainable development in the urban water sector.


2. In which state was the 'Hamar Sughar Laika Abhiyan' recently launched?

A.   Tripura

B.   Meghalaya

C.   Karnataka

D.   Chhattisgarh

Answer: Option (D)


In a significant stride towards prioritizing nutrition and care, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel recently launched the 'Hamar Sughar Laika Abhiyan.' This district-level program aims to revolutionize the well-being of the population through a comprehensive approach. Let's delve into the details of this groundbreaking initiative.


3. Which country is set to become the first country to mandate comprehensive health warning labels on alcoholic beverages?

A.   Israel

B.   Ireland

C.   India

D.   Japan

Answer: Option (B)


Ireland, a country known for its rich cultural heritage and picturesque landscapes, is making headlines once again. This time, it is for pioneering a groundbreaking initiative that will have a significant impact on the alcohol industry and public health. Ireland is set to become the first country to mandate comprehensive health warning labels on alcoholic beverages.


4. Which company did BCCI rope in as the new kit sponsor of the Indian cricket team?

A.   Nike

B.   Levi's

C.   Samsung

D.   Adidas

Answer: Option (D)


The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recently made a groundbreaking announcement that left cricket enthusiasts buzzing with excitement. After much anticipation and speculation, the BCCI revealed the new kit sponsor for the Indian Cricket Team. In a move that has taken the sports world by storm, the BCCI has roped in none other than Adidas, the renowned global sportswear brand, to become the official kit sponsor. Let's delve into the details of this exciting partnership and what it means for both Adidas and Team India.


5. Which IIM did the Financial Times Global Ranking place among the top four schools in India?

A.   IIM Kozhikode

B.   IIM Kashipur

C.   IIM Sirmaur

D.   IIM Amritsar

Answer: Option (A)


In the realm of management education, the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) have always been recognized as prestigious institutions. Every year, various rankings shed light on the performance and reputation of these institutions. One such prominent ranking is the Financial Times Global Ranking.


6. At which city did Assam Governor, Gulab Chand Kataria release the book titled 'Partitioned Freedom'?

A.   Jorhat

B.   Dibrugarh

C.   Dhubri

D.   Guwahati

Answer: Option (D)


In a captivating event held in the vibrant city of Guwahati, Assam Governor, Gulab Chand Kataria unveiled the highly anticipated book titled "Partitioned Freedom". This significant literary work delves into the intricate details of a historical era, shedding light on the challenges, sacrifices, and triumphs of a nation seeking independence. Let's embark on a journey through the various aspects of this remarkable book release.


7. The National Campaign for Updating and Verifying the People's Biodiversity Register (PBR) was recently launched in which state?

A.   Himachal Pradesh

B.   Bihar

C.   Goa

D.   Assam

Answer: Option (C)


Goa, the picturesque coastal state of India renowned for its stunning beaches and vibrant culture, has recently taken a significant step towards biodiversity conservation. The National Campaign for Updating and Verifying the People's Biodiversity Register (PBR) has been launched in this captivating state, showcasing Goa's dedication to preserving its rich natural heritage.


8. TCS and ITI received advance orders worth how many crore rupees for 1 lakh BSNL 4G sites?

A.   15,300 crore

B.   15,500 crore

C.   15,700 crore

D.   15,800 crore

Answer: Option (C)


In a remarkable development, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) have clinched a game-changing deal with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). The contract, valued at a staggering ₹15,700 crore, entails the deployment of 1 lakh BSNL 4G sites. This monumental advance purchase order not only signifies a major leap forward in BSNL's network infrastructure upgrade but also paves the way for the provision of advanced services to millions of users across the country. Let's delve into the details of this groundbreaking collaboration.


9. Who has attained the World Number 1 position in Men's Javelin Throw rankings?

A.   Anderson Peters

B.   Shivpal Singh

C.   Neeraj Chopra

D.   Jakub Vadlejc

Answer: Option (C)


In the world of athletics, the quest for greatness is a never-ending journey. Athletes strive to push their limits and achieve remarkable feats. One such incredible achievement has recently taken place in the realm of men's javelin throw.


10. With which country did IIT-M tie up to establish a water technology centre?

A.   Israel

B.   Iran

C.   Iraq

D.   Indonesia

Answer: Option (A)


The field of water management has witnessed remarkable advancements in recent years, thanks to international collaborations. One such notable collaboration is between India and Israel, which led to the establishment of the India-Israel Center of Water Technology.


11. In which state was Meiogyne arunachalensis, a new species of tree, discovered?

A.   Odisha

B.   Bihar

C.   Telangana

D.   Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option (D)


In the realm of botanical wonders, nature never ceases to surprise us. Recently, a groundbreaking discovery took place in the verdant forests of Arunachal Pradesh, where a new species of tree was unveiled. Named Meiogyne arunachalensis, this captivating find has intrigued scientists and nature enthusiasts alike. Join us on a journey as we delve into the fascinating details surrounding this newfound botanical gem.


12. Which state's CM launched the Machilipatnam port project for economic growth?

A.   Arunachal Pradesh

B.   Andhra Pradesh

C.   Madhya Pradesh

D.   Himachal Pradesh

Answer: Option (B)


The recent launch of the Machilipatnam port project by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has sparked excitement and anticipation for a significant boost in the state's economic growth. With an investment of Rs 5,156 crore, this ambitious project aims to transform the region into a thriving hub of trade and commerce.


13. Which state recently announced the establishment of 2-2 'Luv-Kush Vatika' in every district to promote eco-tourism?

A.   Assam

B.   Punjab

C.   Rajasthan

D.   Sikkim

Answer: Option (C)


In a remarkable move towards promoting eco-tourism, Rajasthan, the culturally rich state of India, recently announced the establishment of 2-2 'Luv-Kush Vatika' in every district. Under the visionary leadership of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, this initiative aims to not only showcase the state's natural beauty but also create awareness about environmental conservation. Let's delve deeper into this exciting endeavor and understand its significance.


14. Which country is the host country for the 44th International Standards Organisation's COPOLCO Conference, 2023?

A.   Switzerland

B.   India

C.   Finland

D.   Chad

Answer: Option (B)


In the realm of global standards and harmonization efforts, the International Standards Organisation's COPOLCO Conference holds a significant position. This annual event brings together experts, policymakers, and stakeholders to discuss and shape the future of standards development and consumer protection worldwide. The 44th edition of this esteemed conference is set to take place in 2023, but the burning question remains: which country will play host to this prestigious gathering? Let's delve into the details and uncover the answer.


15. Which state extended the ban on the manufacturing and sale of tobacco-containing chewable food products?

A.   Jammu & Kashmir

B.   Gujarat

C.   Tamil Nadu

D.   Mizoram

Answer: Option (C)


In recent news, the state of Tamil Nadu has made a significant move in the fight against tobacco-related health risks. The government has extended the ban on the manufacturing and sale of tobacco-containing chewable food products. This decision has sparked debates and discussions across the country, highlighting the importance of public health and the measures taken to protect citizens.


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

A.   Assam

B.   Sikkim

C.   Odisha

D.   Jharkhand

Answer: Option (A)


Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of India lies the captivating Burachapori Wildlife Sanctuary. This hidden gem is a sanctuary for diverse flora and fauna, offering nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers an unparalleled experience.


17. India's Ministry of Railways handed over 20 broad-gauge locomotives to which country?

A.   Bangladesh

B.   Japan

C.   Singapore

D.   Vietnam

Answer: Option (A)


India's Ministry of Railways recently made a significant move by handing over 20 broad-gauge locomotives to a neighboring country. This gesture not only reinforces the diplomatic ties between the two nations but also holds immense potential for enhancing connectivity and trade.


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

A.   India

B.   Fiji

C.   Siberia

D.   Oman

Answer: Option (A)


In a significant leap forward, India is gearing up for the launch of the 'NVS-01 Navigation Satellite.' This groundbreaking mission, spearheaded by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), promises to revolutionize the field of navigation and contribute to the country's ever-evolving space exploration endeavors. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable feat and understand its significance on a global scale.


19. Sarath Babu, who passed away, belonged to which profession?

A.   Writer

B.   Actor

C.   Producer

D.   Director

Answer: Option (B)


Sarath Babu was not just an actor but a true virtuoso who left an indelible impression on the world of cinema. His remarkable journey, filled with extraordinary performances and philanthropic endeavors, will forever be cherished. Sarath Babu will be fondly remembered as a multifaceted actor who touched the hearts of millions with his talent and charisma.


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