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May 26, 2023 Current Affairs

1. Which state signed an MoU with Uttarakhand for strengthening Tourism Cooperation?

A.    Jharkhand

B.    Nagaland

C.    Kerala

D.    Goa

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

The tourism industry plays a vital role in boosting economic growth and cultural exchange between different regions. In a significant move, the Government of Goa and the Government of Uttarakhand have joined forces by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance the tourism landscape of both states. This collaboration aims to foster mutual growth, promote sustainable tourism practices, and create unique experiences for travelers. Let's delve deeper into this exciting partnership and its potential impact.




 


 

2. In which state has the central government formed a steering committee to review and monitor the Cheetah translocation project to Kuno National Park?

A.    Gujarat

B.    Uttarakhand

C.    Maharashtra

D.    Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In a remarkable effort to restore the majestic cheetah population in India, the central government has taken a significant step by forming a steering committee. This committee will play a crucial role in monitoring and reviewing the cheetah translocation project to Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh.


 




3. Which actor has been roped in as the new brand ambassador of Realme phones?

A.    Anil Kapoor

B.    Amir Khan

C.    Shah Rukh Khan

D.    Ajay Devgan

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a stunning announcement, Realme, the popular smartphone brand, revealed their latest brand ambassador. After much speculation and anticipation, it has been officially confirmed that the iconic Bollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan, has been roped in to represent Realme phones. This exciting collaboration between the tech giant and the King of Bollywood has sent waves of excitement throughout the industry. Let's delve deeper into this partnership and explore what it means for both Realme and Shah Rukh Khan.

 


 




4. On which date is World Schizophrenia Awareness Day celebrated?

A.    May 24

B.    May 23

C.    May 22

D.    May 21

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In our world filled with numerous awareness days, it is important to shed light on significant dates that raise awareness about various conditions. One such day is World Schizophrenia Awareness Day, celebrated on May 24.

 



 



5. Which state's Startup Mission (KSUM) has been recognized as the world's No.1 public business incubator by UBI Global?

A.    Assam

B.    Sikkim

C.    Kerala

D.    Odisha

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In the world of startups and entrepreneurship, business incubators play a crucial role in nurturing and supporting budding ventures. These incubators provide essential resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities to help startups thrive. In the recent UBI Global World Rankings of business incubators and accelerators, Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has emerged as the top public business incubator globally. Let's delve into the reasons behind KSUM's remarkable recognition and explore the factors that contribute to its success.

 


 




6. Who has been appointed as the Acting Chief Justice of Madras High Court?

A.    Sajeev Kumar

B.    S Vaidyanathan

C.    Sanjay Gupta

D.    Ved Prakash Singh

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In a recent development, the President of India has appointed Justice S Vaidyanathan as the Acting Chief Justice of the Madras High Court. This decision comes into effect from 25.05.2023 and marks an important milestone in the judiciary.

 



 



7. On which date is International Missing Children's Day observed?

A.    May 25

B.    May 24

C.    May 23

D.    May 22

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

International Missing Children's Day (IMCD) is an important annual observance that takes place on May 25th. This day serves as a poignant reminder of the countless missing children around the world and aims to raise awareness about child abductions.

 


 




8. Who has been re-elected as the President of the Swimming Federation?

A.    Vijaypal Verma

B.    Satyaprakash

C.    Jayaprakash

D.    Satyawan Singh

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In an exciting turn of events, the Swimming Federation of India (SFI) recently held its re-elections for key positions within the organization. The race was fierce, with several candidates vying for the prestigious role of President.

 



 



9. Where is the first-ever urban climate film festival going to begin?

A.    Dehradun

B.    Kolkata

C.    Pune

D.    Surat

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

The world is buzzing with anticipation as the first-ever Urban Climate Film Festival is about to unfold. This groundbreaking event aims to utilize the influential medium of film to shed light on the profound environmental, social, and economic effects of climate change on urban settlements.

 


 




10. Which state government aims to formulate a Green Hydrogen Policy?

A.    Arunachal Pradesh

B.    Madhya Pradesh

C.    Himachal Pradesh

D.    Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In a significant move towards sustainability and renewable energy, the state government of Himachal Pradesh has set its sights on formulating a Green Hydrogen Policy. This visionary step, spearheaded by Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, aims to promote the use of green hydrogen and establish the state as a leading hub for its production. Let's delve into the details of this innovative initiative.

 



 



11. The powerful bomb called GBU-57 belongs to which country?

A.    India

B.    USA

C.    Japan

D.    China

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In the realm of military technology, powerful bombs play a pivotal role in shaping the outcome of conflicts. One such bomb that has garnered attention recently is the GBU-57, also known as the Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP).



 



12. On which date is World Thyroid Day annually observed?

A.    May 26

B.    May 25

C.    May 24

D.    May 23

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

Thyroid disorders affect millions of people worldwide, yet often go undiagnosed or misunderstood. In order to shed light on these conditions and promote awareness, World Thyroid Day is observed annually on May 25th. This day serves as a platform to educate individuals about thyroid health, its impact on overall well-being, and the importance of early detection and management.

 



 



13. Which bank has appointed Jayakumar S. Pillai as Deputy Managing Director?

A.    IDBI Bank

B.    Union Bank

C.    Andhra Bank

D.    Axis Bank

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In a recent move, IDBI Bank, one of the leading banks in India, has made a significant appointment to its Board of Directors. Jayakumar S. Pillai has been appointed as the Deputy Managing Director of IDBI Bank, a position that holds immense importance and responsibility within the organization. This article delves into the details of this appointment and its implications for the bank and its stakeholders.

 


 




14. Which country successfully test-launched the 'Kheibar' new generation ballistic missile?

A.    Indonesia

B.    Italy

C.    Iraq

D.    Iran

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In a recent development, Iran has made headlines as it claims to have successfully test-launched a new generation ballistic missile called 'Kheibar.' This article delves into the details of this significant event, exploring the capabilities and implications of this missile launch.

 



 



15. Which state has become India's first e-governed state?

A.    Assam

B.    Rajasthan

C.    Kerala

D.    Odisha

Answer: Option (C)

Explanation:

In this digital era, where technology is transforming various aspects of our lives, the concept of e-governance has gained significant importance. Kerala, the enchanting state nestled in the southern part of India, has recently emerged as the trailblazer in this realm. In a landmark announcement, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan proudly revealed that the state has achieved the remarkable feat of becoming India's first fully e-governed state. Let's delve into the details and explore how Kerala has embraced technology to revolutionize governance.

 


 




16. What does the "N" stand for in GAINS, launched by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd in Kolkata?

A.    Natural

B.    Nutritious

C.    Normal

D.    Nurturing

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In the realm of innovation and growth, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd has recently unveiled its groundbreaking initiative known as the GRSE Accelerated Innovation Nurturing Scheme (GAINS) 2023 in Kolkata. This scheme has piqued the curiosity of many, particularly in relation to the enigmatic "N" in its acronym.

 


 




17. What does the term "Sengol" mean, which will be placed in the new parliament building?

A.    Integrity

B.    Righteousness

C.    Hard work

D.    Victory of Truth

Answer: Option (B)

Explanation:

In the grandeur of the upcoming inauguration of the new parliament building, a captivating element will be introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A golden sceptre, known as "sengol," will find its place near the Speaker's seat. This intriguing addition has sparked curiosity among many, prompting us to delve into the meaning and significance behind the term "Sengol."

 


 




18. Which bank has launched the digital onboarding platform 'Sarathi'?

A.    State Bank of India

B.    Yes Bank

C.    Canara Bank

D.    Axis Bank

Answer: Option (D)

Explanation:

In the era of digital transformation, banks are constantly innovating to provide seamless services to their customers. Axis Bank, one of India's leading financial institutions, has recently launched 'Sarathi,' a groundbreaking digital onboarding platform.

 



 



19. In which country did Murali Sreeshankar win the gold at the International Jumping Meeting?

A.    Greece

B.    Israel

C.    Canada

D.    Australia

Answer: Option (A)

Explanation:

In the world of athletics, moments of triumph and glory often define an athlete's career. Such was the case for Indian long jumper Murali Sreeshankar, who recently achieved a remarkable feat on the global stage.



 




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