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May 7, 2023 Current Affairs

1. In which state will the world's largest refinery complex be built?

A.    Punjab

B.    Odisha

C.    Kerala

D.    Maharashtra

Answer: Option: (D)


In the ever-evolving landscape of global energy infrastructure, a groundbreaking project is set to redefine the refining industry. The question on everyone's minds is: in which state will the world's largest refinery complex be built? Join us on this journey as we unveil the answer and explore the significance of this monumental endeavor.


2. In which country were more than 1 million polio vaccines destroyed amid violence?

A.    India

B.    Russia

C.    Ukraine

D.    Sudan

Answer: Option: (D)


In a tragic turn of events, Sudan has witnessed the destruction of more than 1 million polio vaccines, intended to safeguard the health of children. This devastating incident occurred amidst a surge in violence that has plagued the country since April.


3. Where was the 10th Landport between India and Bangladesh inaugurated?

A.    Sikkim

B.    Assam

C.    Gujarat

D.    Meghalaya

Answer: Option: (D)


 the retirement of Shabnim Ismail from international cricket and the inauguration of the 10th Landport between India and Bangladesh are two noteworthy events. Ismail's departure leaves a void in the world of cricket, while the landport inauguration signifies progress in regional cooperation. Both instances remind us of the ever-evolving nature of sports and international relations, shaping the world we live in.


4. Which country's Olympic gold medalist sprinter Tori Bowie recently passed away at the age of 32?

A.    USA

B.    Russia

C.    France

D.    United Kingdom

Answer: Option: (A)


The world of athletics mourns the loss of a true champion as Tori Bowie, the USA's Olympic gold medalist sprinter, recently passed away at the age of 32. Her remarkable career and achievements have left an indelible mark on the track and field community.


5. In which state did the Kuki-Meitei conflict resume?

A.    Mizoram

B.    Manipur

C.    Chhattisgarh

D.    West Bengal

Answer: Option: (B)


the resumption of the Kuki-Meitei conflict in Manipur has once again brought to the forefront the deep-rooted tensions between these communities. Understanding the historical, geographical, and socio-cultural factors at play is crucial in finding a lasting resolution. It is imperative that all parties involved engage in dialogue, empathy, and a genuine commitment to peace, fostering a harmonious coexistence for future generations.


6. What is the amount of environmental compensation levied by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Bihar for failure in waste management?

A.    Rs.4,000 crores

B.    Rs.3,000 crores

C.    Rs.2,000 crores

D.    Rs.1,000 crores

Answer: Option


The NGT's imposition of environmental compensation on Bihar sheds light on the urgent need for effective waste management practices. The substantial amount of compensation reflects the seriousness of the issue and emphasizes the importance of environmental responsibility. It is crucial for Bihar and other states to take this ruling as an opportunity to prioritize waste management and implement sustainable solutions. Only through collective efforts can we ensure a cleaner and greener future.


7. Which bank mandated complete information for money transfers to curb money laundering and terrorism financing?

A.    RBI

B.    BOB


D.    HDFC

Answer: Option: (A)


In the battle against money laundering and terrorism financing, financial institutions play a crucial role. To ensure a robust system and mitigate these risks, regulatory bodies often impose stringent requirements. In the realm of banking, it is important to identify which bank is mandated to collect complete information for money transfers to tackle these issues effectively. Let's explore the answer and delve into the details.


8. In which state is the first international multimodal logistics park coming up?

A.    Karnataka

B.    Maharashtra

C.    Andhra Pradesh

D.    Assam

Answer: Option: (D)


In the ever-evolving world of logistics, a groundbreaking development is on the horizon. The first international multimodal logistics park in India is set to redefine the way goods are transported and handled across different modes of transportation.


9. What was Neeraj Chopra's winning throw at the Diamond League 2023?

A.    85.36 m

B.    87.48 m

C.    88.67 m

D.    89.16 m

Answer: Option: (C)


The Diamond League 2023 witnessed a remarkable display of talent and athleticism in the field of javelin throw. Among the standout performances, Neeraj Chopra's winning throw left spectators in awe.


10. Which state's cabinet approved the Chief Minister's Skill Upgradation and Global Employment Scheme?

A.    Jharkhand

B.    Jammu & Kashmir

C.    Uttarakhand

D.    Karnataka

Answer: Option: (C)


The Uttarakhand cabinet recently made a significant decision by approving the Chief Minister's Skill Upgradation and Global Employment Scheme. This scheme aims to empower the youth of Uttarakhand by providing them with enhanced skills and employment opportunities on a global scale.


11. Which state/UT launched the Adarsha Colony initiative'?

A.    Kerala

B.    Nagaland

C.    Odisha

D.    Goa

Answer: Option: (C)


The Adarsha Colony initiative launched by Odisha demonstrates the state's commitment to sustainable urban development. Through the implementation of green infrastructure, waste management systems, and renewable energy solutions, Odisha sets an example for other regions striving for sustainable progress. By embracing such initiatives, we can collectively work towards a greener and more sustainable future.


12. Which country's President vows to launch a disarmament plan to remove hundreds of thousands of guns from the country?

A.    Serbia

B.    Siberia

C.    Spain

D.    Switzerland

Answer: Option: (A)


In a bold move towards promoting safety and peace, the President of Serbia has recently announced a comprehensive disarmament plan. This visionary initiative aims to remove hundreds of thousands of guns from the country, ultimately fostering a safer environment for its citizens.


13. Where is the country's first integrated data centre 'Vizag Tech Park' being set up by Adani Group?

A.    Himachal Pradesh

B.    Andhra Pradesh

C.    Uttar Pradesh

D.    Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option: (B)


In a world driven by data, the establishment of advanced and integrated data centers holds paramount importance. One such groundbreaking project, the country's first integrated data centre, 'Vizag Tech Park,' is set to redefine the landscape of data infrastructure in India. This blogpost explores the location of this remarkable facility and sheds light on the visionary efforts of the Adani Group.


14. Which bank released the 'Currency and Finance 2022-23' report?

A.    RBI

B.    SBI

C.    PNB

D.    BOB

Answer: Option: (A)


The banking sector plays a pivotal role in a nation's economic stability, and one of the key players in India is the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). As a regulatory authority, the RBI provides crucial insights and releases reports that shed light on currency and finance trends.


15. Which company's scientist Pradeep Kurulkar was arrested in Pune on charges of espionage?

A.    DRDO

B.    NASA

C.    ISRO


Answer: Option: (A)


In a shocking turn of events, a prominent scientist from the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Pradeep Kurulkar, was recently arrested in Pune on charges of espionage. This incident has sent shockwaves through the scientific community and raised concerns about national security.


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