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October 14, 2023 Current Affairs

1.Where was the first-ever mobile tower installed by the Indian Army in collaboration with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)?

A.   K2 Mountain

B.   Mount Everest

C.   Siachen Glacier

D.   Mount Kilimanjaro

Answer: Option C


The installation of the first mobile tower at Siachen Glacier marks a monumental achievement in bridging the communication gap for soldiers stationed at extreme elevations. This collaborative effort between the Indian Army and BSNL has transformed the lives of those serving in this unforgiving terrain, providing them with a lifeline to the outside world. It stands as a testament to human ingenuity and the relentless pursuit of progress, ensuring that no matter how harsh the conditions, connectivity can be achieved.


2.Which renowned Hollywood actor is set to receive the Satyajit Ray Excellence in Film Lifetime Award at the 54th International Film Festival in Goa?

A.   Michael Douglas

B.   Tom Hanks

C.   Leonardo DiCaprio

D.   Brad Pitt

Answer: Option A


Michael Douglas's journey in the world of cinema has been nothing short of remarkable. From his early beginnings to his iconic roles, he has continuously demonstrated his talent and left an indelible mark on the industry. The Satyajit Ray Excellence in Film Lifetime Award is a testament to his outstanding contributions, and we eagerly await his future endeavors.


3.Who is the former England captain who announced his retirement from cricket?

A.   Alastair Cook

B.   Joe Root

C.   Ben Stokes

D.   Eoin Morgan

Answer: Option A


Alastair Cook's retirement from cricket signifies the end of a glorious chapter in the sport's history. His exceptional talent, unwavering determination, and remarkable achievements have left an indelible mark on the game. As we bid farewell to this cricketing legend, we celebrate the incredible journey of Alastair Cook and the lasting impact he has had on the sport.


4.Where is the 17th CII Tourism Summit organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) being held?

A.   Delhi

B.   Mumbai

C.   Kolkata

D.   Bengaluru

Answer: Option B


The 17th CII Tourism Summit in Mumbai is a pivotal event that aims to drive responsible and sustainable tourism practices in India. By bringing together key stakeholders, industry experts, and enthusiasts, the summit provides a platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration, and action. Through thought-provoking discussions, engaging panels, and insightful keynote speeches, the summit endeavors to shape the future of the tourism industry in India and beyond. As we eagerly await the 17th CII Tourism Summit, let us embrace the opportunities it presents and work towards a more responsible, sustainable, and prosperous future for tourism in India.


5.Which Indian food tech company has introduced the hyperlocal delivery service called 'Xtreme' for the intracity delivery of small packages?

A.   Swiggy

B.   Zomato

C.   Uber Eats

D.   Foodpanda

Answer: Option B


Zomato's introduction of the 'Xtreme' hyperlocal delivery service marks a significant milestone in the Indian food tech industry. By acknowledging the need for intracity delivery of small packages, Zomato has revolutionized the way businesses and individuals approach local deliveries. With its seamless integration into the Zomato platform, 'Xtreme' provides a reliable, efficient, and convenient solution for all. Whether you're a business seeking operational excellence or an individual looking for hassle-free delivery, 'Xtreme' is here to redefine intracity logistics.


6.Who unveiled the mascot for the upcoming Women's Asian Champions Trophy 2023?

A.   Dato Tayyab Ikram

B.   Padma Shri Dr. Dilip Tirkey

C.   Bhola Nath Singh

D.   Hemant Soren

Answer: Option D


the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren, unveiled the captivating mascot 'Juhi' for the Women's Asian Champions Trophy 2023. Juhi symbolizes the determination, strength, and unity of female athletes participating in the tournament. This vibrant mascot will undoubtedly serve as an inspiration to all, encouraging athletes to push their limits and reminding spectators of the power of sports in breaking barriers. As the countdown to the Women's Asian Champions Trophy 2023 begins, the presence of Juhi adds an extra touch of excitement and anticipation to this remarkable sporting event.


7.Who has been appointed as the New Police Commissioner of Hyderabad by the Election Commission of India?

A.   CV Anand

B.   Ramesh Kumar

C.   Ravi Verma

D.   Sandeep Shandilya

Answer: Option D


the appointment of Sandeep Shandilya as the new Police Commissioner of Hyderabad by the Election Commission of India marks a significant development in the city's law enforcement landscape. With his extensive experience and leadership skills, Shandilya is expected to bring positive changes and further strengthen the police force. The city of Hyderabad looks forward to a safer and more secure future under his capable leadership.


8.What sport is set to be included in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, following the recommendation accepted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)?

A.   T20 cricket

B.   Kabaddi

C.   Flag football

D.   Squash

Answer: Option A


the inclusion of T20 cricket in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics marks a remarkable development for the sport. It signifies the growing prominence of cricket on an international platform and opens up new avenues for players and fans alike. As we eagerly await the grand event, cricket enthusiasts can look forward to witnessing their favorite sport take center stage alongside other Olympic disciplines. The 2028 Olympics will undoubtedly be a celebration of athletic excellence and a testament to the universal appeal of T20 cricket.


9.Which battalion was presented with the prestigious President’s Colour award in a ceremony at the Kumaon Regimental Centre (KRC) in Ranikhet?

A.   2nd Battalion of the Naga Regiment

B.   4th Battalion of the Naga Regiment

C.   3rd Battalion of the Naga Regiment

D.   5th Battalion of the Naga Regiment

Answer: Option C


The 3rd Battalion of the Naga Regiment, 3 Naga, receiving the prestigious President's Colour award is a testament to their exceptional service and unwavering commitment to the nation. This honor not only recognizes their extraordinary achievements but also serves as an inspiration to current and future generations of soldiers. The 3 Naga Battalion has showcased exemplary courage and professionalism, upholding the highest standards of the Indian Army. They deserve our utmost admiration and gratitude.


10.Which Indian company has been listed in the Forbes 'World's Best Employers 2023' list, securing the 261st rank among the world's top 700 companies?

A.   Tata Motors

B.   NTPC Limited

C.   Infosys

D.   Reliance Industries

Answer: Option B


NTPC Limited's remarkable achievement of securing the 261st rank in the Forbes 'World's Best Employers 2023' list is a testament to its unwavering commitment to its workforce. Through prioritizing employee well-being, fostering skill development, promoting inclusivity, and engaging employees, NTPC has set a benchmark for other organizations to follow. As India's best employer on the global stage, NTPC Limited continues to inspire and empower its employees, driving both individual and organizational growth.


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