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May 27, 2023 Current Affairs

1. In which country is the UNESCO World Heritage site known as the 'City of Dead' located?

A.    Greece

B.    Egypt

C.    China

D.    Russia

Answer: Option (B)


The 'City of Dead' in Egypt stands as a testament to the rich cultural heritage of the country. Its enigmatic allure, historical significance, and the vibrant community thriving within its borders make it a must-visit destination for those seeking a unique and immersive experience. Exploring the 'City of Dead' allows visitors to connect with the past and gain a deeper understanding of Egypt's rich tapestry of history and traditions.


2. Who has been elected as the chairperson of IAMAI?

A.    Harsh Jain

B.    Sarthak Kumar

C.    Himanshu Sharma

D.    Bhavishya Jain

Answer: Option (A)


The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) recently announced the election of its new chairperson for the term 2023-25. In a significant development, Harsh Jain, the co-founder and CEO of Dream Sports, has been elected as the chairman of IAMAI.



3. Which state Chief Minister recently inaugurated 'Jungle Safari' at Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary?

A.    Jharkhand

B.    Rajasthan

C.    Bihar

D.    Nagaland

Answer: Option (B)


The inauguration of the 'Jungle Safari' at Jaisamand Wildlife Sanctuary marks an exciting chapter in Rajasthan's commitment to wildlife conservation and eco-tourism. This initiative not only offers a thrilling experience for visitors but also fosters awareness about the need to protect our natural heritage. As we embark on this safari, let us cherish the beauty of Rajasthan's wildlife and strive to preserve it for generations to come.


4. Which state launched the 'Patch Reporting App' to make the roads in the state free of potholes?

A.    Rajasthan

B.    Gujarat

C.    Uttarakhand

D.    Karnataka

Answer: Option (C)


Uttarakhand, known for its breathtaking landscapes and picturesque mountains, has taken a significant step towards enhancing its road infrastructure. In a bid to make the roads in the state free of potholes, the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand recently launched the innovative 'Patch Reporting App'. This app aims to revolutionize the way potholes are identified and repaired, ensuring smoother and safer journeys for the residents and tourists alike.



5. In which state has the Mission Har Shikhar Tiranga been inaugurated?

A.    Andhra Pradesh

B.    Uttar Pradesh

C.    Himachal Pradesh

D.    Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option (D)


Mountains have always held a special place in the hearts of adventurers and nature enthusiasts. The rugged peaks, breathtaking vistas, and the spirit of conquering the heights have captivated humankind for centuries. In a momentous event, the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh recently inaugurated the Mission Har Shikhar Tiranga, marking a significant milestone in the state's mountaineering and adventure sports prowess.



6. On the birth anniversary of which leader will Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurate the new Parliament House on May 28, 2023?

A.    Lal Bahadur

B.    Subhas Chandra Bose

C.    Rajiv Gandhi

D.    Veer Savarkar

Answer: Option (D)


On May 28, 2023, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the new Parliament House, marking a significant milestone in India's democratic journey. This momentous occasion coincides with the 140th birth anniversary of Veer Savarkar, the renowned Hindutva ideologue and freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. The inauguration of the new Parliament House not only symbolizes the growth and progress of our nation but also pays tribute to the visionary leader who played a pivotal role in shaping India's history.


7. Which country ranked first in economist Steve Hanke's 'Annual Misery Index-2022'?

A.    Zimbabwe

B.    Afghanistan

C.    Australia

D.    Japan

Answer: Option (A)


In the realm of global economic indicators, economist Steve Hanke's 'Annual Misery Index-2022' holds considerable significance. It sheds light on the countries where economic struggles and hardships prevail. Among the four options presented – Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Australia, and Japan – the country that clinched the undesirable title might surprise you. Let's delve into the details and uncover the answer.



8. Who has been appointed as MD & CEO of Tata Chemicals Board?

A.    Kartikey Singh

B.    R Mukundan

C.    Harish Chandra

D.    Lakshay Singh

Answer: Option (B)


In an exciting development for Tata Chemicals, the board has recently re-appointed R Mukundan as the Managing Director and CEO. This decision marks a significant milestone for the company and sets the stage for a promising future.



9. Which city has become the first Municipal Corporation to use CBDC?

A.    Patna

B.    Lucknow

C.    Kanpur

D.    Noida

Answer: Option (A)


In a groundbreaking move, the city of Patna has emerged as the first Municipal Corporation to adopt Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC). On May 23, 2023, Patna's Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and Municipal Commissioner unveiled the digital currency known as E-Rupee, which has been developed by the Reserve Bank of India. This revolutionary step marks a significant milestone in the integration of technology and finance at the municipal level.



10. In which state has the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $141.12 million loan agreement with India for the development of an Industrial Corridor?

A.    Odisha

B.    Tripura

C.    Gujarat

D.    Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option (D)


In a significant move towards promoting economic growth and infrastructure development, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has recently signed a substantial loan agreement with the Indian government. This article delves into the details of this agreement and sheds light on the state in which this investment is set to make a transformative impact.



11. Which country has taken its case to a WTO dispute panel over import duties on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)?

A.    France

B.    Germany

C.    India

D.    Singapore

Answer: Option (C)


In a move that has garnered international attention, India has recently taken its case to the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel regarding import duties on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).



12. Which country is restoring full diplomatic ties with Saudi Arabia and appointing new ambassadors, thereby ending a dispute that began in 2018?

A.    Nepal

B.    Sydney

C.    Canada

D.    Japan

Answer: Option (C)


In an eagerly awaited announcement, Saudi Arabia and Canada have finally reached an agreement to restore full diplomatic ties and appoint new ambassadors, effectively ending a dispute that has persisted since 2018. This significant development marks a turning point in the relationship between these two nations and holds promising implications for future collaborations and mutual understanding.



13. Which city is the most polluted in West Bengal?

A.    Darjeeling

B.    Kolkata

C.    Durgapur

D.    Asansol

Answer: Option (A)


Pollution is a growing concern in various parts of the world, and West Bengal is no exception. This blog post aims to shed light on the most polluted city in West Bengal, exploring the factors contributing to its pollution levels and the impact it has on the environment and residents. Among the cities in contention, namely Darjeeling, Kolkata, Durgapur, and Asansol, we will uncover the truth behind the alarming pollution levels and identify the answer to the question at hand.



14. Where was the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup organized when India won two medals for the first time in the women's skeet competition?

A.    Malaysia

B.    Kazakhstan

C.    Kenya

D.    Nepal

Answer: Option (B)


The International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup is a prestigious event that showcases the talent and skill of athletes from around the world. In a recent edition of the competition, India made headlines with their remarkable performance in the women's skeet competition.



15. Tata Group has been ranked at which place in the list of Boston Consulting Group's Most Innovative Companies?

A.    18th

B.    19th

C.    20th

D.    21st

Answer: Option (C)


The Tata Group, a prominent conglomerate in India, has been making waves in the business world with its remarkable commitment to innovation. In a recent survey conducted by the Boston Consulting Group, the Tata Group achieved a significant milestone, securing a commendable position among the world's most innovative companies.



16. Which state has launched the 'Shasan Prayog Dari' initiative to make government schemes and services accessible to the public?

A.    Rajasthan

B.    Jharkhand

C.    Maharashtra

D.    Assam

Answer: Option (C)


In today's fast-paced world, access to government services and schemes is crucial for the well-being and progress of citizens. Maharashtra, one of India's most populous states, has taken a remarkable step towards making these services easily accessible to the public. Through its 'Shasan Prayog Dari' initiative, the government aims to bridge the gap between citizens and government schemes. Let's delve deeper into this innovative initiative and understand its significance.



17. In which country has the Popocatepetl volcano erupted?

A.    Japan

B.    Canada

C.    Tonga

D.    Mexico

Answer: Option (D)


 the Popocatepetl volcano, situated in Mexico, has been a captivating natural phenomenon due to its frequent and impressive eruptions. The country's rich volcanic landscape and its commitment to monitoring and safety measures have made it possible to study and appreciate the raw power of this volcano. So, if you ever find yourself in Mexico, be sure to gaze upon the majestic Popocatepetl and marvel at the wonders of nature.


18. The Central Board of Direct Taxes has raised the tax exemption on leave encashment to______ lakhs for private sector employees upon retirement.

A.    25 lakhs

B.    35 lakhs

C.    45 lakhs

D.    55 lakhs

Answer: Option (A)


In a move that brings relief and cheer to private sector employees, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has recently announced a significant increase in the tax exemption on leave encashment.


19. In which ocean have researchers discovered over 5,000 new species in a region known as the Clarion-Clipperton Zone (CCZ)?

A.    Indian Ocean

B.    Arctic Ocean

C.    Southern Ocean

D.    Pacific Ocean

Answer: Option (D)


The depths of the world's oceans continue to captivate researchers and explorers alike. In the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean, a remarkable discovery has taken place. The Clarion-Clipperton Zone (CCZ), an area brimming with mystery and secrets, has unveiled over 5,000 new species through recent scientific investigations. Join us as we delve into the wonders of this unique region and shed light on the incredible biodiversity found within its depths.


20. Which bank has partnered with Manipal Global to establish a talent pipeline?

A.    HDFC Bank

B.    ICICI Bank

C.    SBI Bank

D.    PNB Bank

Answer: Option (A)


In a move to foster leadership excellence and bridge the skill gap in the banking sector, HDFC Bank has forged a strategic partnership with Manipal Global Skills Academy. This innovative collaboration aims to establish a robust talent pipeline by launching the Leadership Excellence Program (LXP). Let's delve into the details of this groundbreaking initiative and explore the benefits it brings to both HDFC Bank and aspiring banking professionals.


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