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Sunday, January 29, 2023



[Q] Name the platform that has recently launched by the Government of India to digitalize India’s Universal Immunization Program (UIP) in a pilot mode:

(a)   U-WIN

(b)   Dig-WIN

(c)   Ind-WIN

(d)   P-WIN

[ANS] a


[Q] The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports formed an ‘Oversight committee’ to enquire Allegations Against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI).Who will head the committee:

(a) MC Mary Kom

(b) Mirabai Chanu

(c) PV Sandhu

(d) Rani Rampal

[ANS] a


[Q] According to the report ‘The World of Organic Agriculture Statistics & Emerging Trends 2022’ released in January 2023, India secured _____ rank globally in expanding Organic Farming in 2020, while ______ tops the list

(a) 3rd,Argentina

(b) 3rd, China

(c) 4th, UK

(d) 3rd, USA

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the bank that has recently received the direction from RBI to stop all transactions under the Liberalizated Remittance Scheme (LRS)

(a) Indian Bank

(b) Bank of Baroda

(c) SBM Bank

(d) SBI

[ANS] c


[Q] Which Small Finance Bank has recently launched the First of its kind Credit Card offering platform called ‘Swipeup’:

(a) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank

(b) Capital Small Finance Bank

(c) Equitas Small Finance Bank

(d) AU Small Finance Bank

[ANS] d


[Q] When was National Girl Child Day 2023 observed across India:

(a) 24th Jan 2023

(b) 21st Jan 2023

(c) 20th Jan 2023

(d) 22nd  Jan 2023

[ANS] a


[Q] Who has been awarded the Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia Lifetime Achievement Award?

(a) Dr. Prabha Atre

(b) Dr. S. Eswara Reddy

(c) Dr. P.B.N. Prasad

(d) Dr. Tapan Saikia

[ANS] a


[Q] U-Win was launched for which of the following purpose?

(a) To digitise India’s Universal Immunisation Programme

(b) To digitise India’s National Health Mission

(c) To digitise India’s Health and Wellness Paltfrom

(d) To digitise India’s Ayushman Bharat Mission

[ANS] a


[Q] What is the theme of National Voters Day 2023?

(a) Making Our Voters Empowered, Vigilant, Safe and Informed

(b) Making Elections Inclusive Accessible and Participative

(c) Electoral Literacy for Stronger Democracy

(d) Nothing Like Voting, I Vote for Sure

[ANS] d


[Q] Which song from India nominated for this year’s Oscar?

(a) Doobey

(b) Kesariya

(c) Apna Bana Le

(d) Naatu Naatu

[ANS] d


[Q] UT’s Administrator, Banwari Lal Purohit inaugurates North India’s largest floating Solar project in _______.

(a) Delhi

(b) Chandigarh

(c) Jammu and Kashmir

(d) Ladakh

[ANS] b


[Q] The Swipe Up platform is launched by which bank-

(a) SBI

(b) PNB

(c) AU Small Finance Bank

(d) Kotak Mahindra Bank

[ANS] c


[Q] Which among the following is not in the top 3 nations in expanding organic forming in the year 2020-

(a) India

(b) Argentina

(c) Uruguay

(d) Brazil

[ANS] d


[Q] The _____ programme aims to raise awareness among citizens to stay safe in an online world.

(a) Cyber Saathi

(b) GoI Cyber Saathi

(c) Cyber Sangini

(d) CyberSecurity

[ANS] c




[Q] Name the ministry that has recently issued the guidelines ‘Endorsements know hows !’ for social-media influencers to disclose the promotional content of the products or services:

(a) Ministry of Consumer Affairs

(b) Ministry of Science and Technology

(c) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

(d) Ministry of Home Affairs

[ANS] a


[Q] According to the article ‘State of the economy’ published in ‘January 2023 bulletin’ of the RBI , the 2023 monetary policy of RBI is objective to direct inflation towards to target _____ by 2024;

(a) 2%

(b) 4%

(c) 6%

(d) 5%

[ANS] b


[Q] Name the bank that has sold its entire 40% stake in commercial Indo Bank LLC (CIBL) to SBI::

(a) Indian Bank

(b) Bank of Baroda

(c) Punjab National Bank

(d) Canara Bank

[ANS] c


[Q] _________ has recently announced a target to become the ‘First Green energy State’ by the end of 2025:

(a)   Karnataka

(b)   Odisha

(c)   Haryana

(d)   Himachal Pradesh

[ANS] b


[Q] Who was recently appointed as next Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)?

(a) Arun Kumar

(b) Shrikant Madhav Vaidya

(c) Vikram Dev Dutt

(d) Sandeep Kumar Gupta

[ANS] c


[Q] UNESCO has decided to dedicate the 2023 International Day of Education to Afghan girls and women. When is the day observed?

(a) January 22

(b) January 24

(c) January 26

(d) January 28

[ANS] b


[Q] Prime Minister Narendra Modi participate in a ceremony to name ______ largest unnamed islands of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

(a) 21

(b) 22

(c) 23

(d) 24

[ANS] a


[Q] A book titled “India’s Knowledge Supremacy: The New Dawn” Written by international Indian expat, ________ has released globally.

(a) Mohd. Rafique

(b) Vinayak Dasgupta

(c) Dr Ashwin Fernandes

(d) Dharmendra Pradhan

[ANS] c


[Q] Who inaugurated the first STEM innovation and learning center in Chennai?

(a) Australian Group

(b) American India Foundation

(c) United Nations Organization

(d) Asian Development Bank

[ANS] b


[Q] Who won the women’s singles final in the India Open Badminton Championship?

(a) An Seyoung

(b) Akane Yamaguchi

(c) Chen Qingchen

(d) Jia Yifan

[ANS] a


[Q] Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann launched the ______ project to rejuvenate education in government schools and ensure the holistic development of students in Punjab.

(a) School of Hope

(b) School of Eminence

(c) School of Prominence

(d) School of Growth

[ANS] b


[Q] Which historic site of Assam has been nominated for the UNESCO World Heritage Site?

(a) Tezpur

(b) Rang Ghar

(c) Agnigarh Hill

(d) Charaideo Maidam

[ANS] d




[Q] Name the scheme that was discontinued by the Ministry of Minority Affairs (MoMA)

(a) Pardhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana

(b) Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram

(c) Seekho aur Kamao Scheme

(d) Padho Pardesh Scheme

[ANS] d


[Q] According to the report by Dealroom and London & Partners released in Jan 2023, India ranked _____ globally for Tech Venture capital (CV) investments in 2022, while _____ tops the list

(a) 4th , USA

(b) 3rd, China

(c) 4th, UK

(d) 3rd, USA

[ANS] a


[Q] According to the data provided by Tracxn in January 2023, which city has topped the startup funding chart with $ 10.8 billion in 2022:

(a) Bengaluru, Karnataka

(b) Mumbai, Maharashtra

(c) Gurugram, Haryana

(d) Noida, UP

[ANS] a


[Q] Which bank has recently become the first Public Sector Bank (PSB) to introduce a credit card against fixed deposits (FDs) digitally?

(a) Indian Bank

(b) Bank of Baroda

(c) Punjab National Bank

(d) SBI

[ANS] c


[Q] Name the bank that has raised Rs. 9,718 crore through its 2nd infrastructure bond issuance at a coupon rate of 7.70% per annum for the 15 yr bond:

(a) Indian Bank

(b) Bank of Baroda

(c) Punjab National Bank

(d) SBI

[ANS] d


[Q] Name the Indian State that has won the ‘Bronze Award’ in the United Nations Human Settlements Programme’s (UN –Habitat) “ World Habitat Awards 2023” for the Jaga Mission, a 5T programme of the state

(a)   Karnataka

(b)   Odisha

(c)   Haryana

(d)   UP

[ANS] b


[Q] Who has recently elected as the executive Director (ED) of the United Natiosn Environment Program (UNEP) for the second term:

(a)   Inger Andersen

(b)   Radhika

(c)   Alexander

(d)   Sianga

[ANS] a


[Q] Which country’s Archeologists have recently found the ‘ World’s Oldest Runestone:

(a)   France

(b)   Norway

(c)   Germany

(d)   Spain

[ANS] b


[Q] India’s first School of Logistics, Waterways, and Communication has launched in which state?

(a) Tripura

(b) West Bengal

(c) Assam

(d) Bihar

[ANS] a


[Q] Who among the following has been ranked second on Brand Finance’s annual report on the world’s top CEOs for the year 2023?

(a) Sundar Pichai

(b) Punit Renjen

(c) Satya Nadella

(d) Mukesh Ambani

[ANS] d


[Q] National AIDS Control Organisation forms Largest Human Red Ribbon Chain in ____________ to create awareness on AIDS.

(a) Bhubaneswar

(b) Ranchi

(c) Chennai

(d) New Delhi

[ANS] a


[Q] The first of its kind joint Exercise Cyclone-I, being held in the deserts of Rajasthan, is Between India and ______.

(a) UAE

(b) Russia

(c) Israel

(d) Egypt

[ANS] d




[Q] When did Prime Minister Narendra Modi announce the establishment of National Startup Day on January 16?

(a) 2018

(b) 2019

(c) 2021

(d) 2022

[ANS] d


[Q] Who among the following won the Malaysia Open Super 1000 women’s singles titles?

(a) Jia Yifan

(b) Chen Qingchen

(c) Akane Yamaguchi

(d) Baek Hana

[ANS] c


[Q] ISRO ‘Shukrayaan I’ mission to planet Venus reportedly shifted to ________.

(a) 2027

(b) 2028

(c) 2029

(d) 2031

[ANS] d


[Q] According to the Ministry of Defence, the 21st edition of “Varuna” the bilateral naval exercise between India and ______ commenced on the western seaboard.

(a) China

(b) USA

(c) Germany

(d) France

[ANS] d


[Q] Which country population has dropped by 850K, declining for the first time since the Great Famine of 1961?

(a) Canada

(b) USA

(c) India

(d) China

[ANS] d


[Q] United Nations Security Council (UNSC) listed Pakistan-based terrorist _________ as a global terrorist.

(a) Mullah Omar

(b) Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi

(c) Hafiz Saeed

(d) Abdul Rehman Makki

[ANS] d


[Q] Who among the following won the Malaysia Open Super 1000 men’s singles titles?

(a) Seo Seung Jae

(b) Kodai Naraoka

(c) Viktor Axelsen

(d) Kang Min Hyuk

[ANS] c


[Q] Name the payments bank that has recently received RBI approval to operate as Bharat Bill Payment Operating Unit (BBPOU):

(a) India Post Payments Bank

(b) Paytm Payments Bank

(c) Fino Payments Bank

(d) Airtel Payments Bank

[ANS] b


[Q] Name the state/UT that has declared as ‘Free Area’ for purposes of Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009:

(a) Maharashtra

(b) Ladakh

(c) UP

(d) J & K

[ANS] d


[Q] Name the country that has recently become India’s fourth-largest trading partner:

(a) South Africa

(b) Russia

(c) Australia

(d) USA

[ANS] b


[Q] Which bank has signed an MoU with the Warehousing development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA) to help farmers in availing low interest –rate loans:

(a) Union Bank of India

(b) BoB

(c) Bank of India

(d) SBI

[ANS] d


[Q] Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh has informed that by which year the entire country will be covered by the Doppler weather radar network to predict extreme weather events more accurately?

(a) 2024

(b) 2025

(c) 2026

(d) 2027

[ANS] b


[Q] The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said any person looking to acquire more than __________________ stake in a bank will need prior approval from the regulator.

(a) 5 per cent

(b) 10 per cent

(c) 15 per cent

(d) 20 per cent

[ANS] a


[Q] Who was appointed as the Deputy National Security Adviser in National Security Council Secretariat for a period of two years.

(a) Hem Dixit

(b) Pankaj Kumar Singh

(c) Roshan Kumar

(d) Vipin Tiwari

[ANS] b


[Q] LHS 475 b is a-

(a) Satellite

(b) Planet

(c) Exoplanet

(d) Solar System

[ANS] c




[Q] As per the latest Global Economic Prospects report released by the World Bank , what is the projected growth of the Indian Economy in fiscal year 2023-23 (FY 24):

(a) 7.9%

(b) 6.6%

(c) 6.9%

(d) 8.9%

[ANS] b


[Q] Who were the composer and lyricist of the song Naatu Naatu of the movie RRR , who won the Best Original Song-Motion Picture at the 80th Annual Golden Globe ® Awards 2023:

(a) Arijit Singh & Sameer Anjaan

(b) Shakti & Jaideep Sahni

(c) Kumar Sanu & A.M. Turaz

(d) M M Keeravani & Chandrabose

[ANS] d


[Q] Who has been appointed as NASA’s new Chief Technologist:

(a) A.C.Charania

(b) Bhavya Lal

(c) Kamlesh Lulla

(d) M M Keeravani

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the Earth-sized rocky planet which was recently discovered by NASA’s Traning Exoplanet survey Satellite (TESS):

(a) TOI 700 b

(b) TOI 700 e

(c) TOI 700 c

(d) TOI 700 d

[ANS] b


[Q] Name the Greece’s Last King & 1960 Olympic Gold Medalist who recently passed away:

(a) King Paul III

(b) King Paul II

(c) King Paul I

(d) Constantine II

[ANS] d


[Q] What is the name of a memoir , which was recently released by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex:

(a) Wave

(b) Spare

(c) Educated

(d) night

[ANS] b


[Q] Who among the following was named as the president of the COP28 climate conference?

(a) Shoukry bemoans

(b) Sultan al-Jaber

(c) Alok Kumar Sharma

(d) Carolina Schmidt

[ANS] b


[Q] Where is India’s First Centre of Excellence in Online Gaming to be set up?

(a) Dehradun

(b) Mumbai

(c) Surat

(d) Shillong

[ANS] d


[Q] In which city, PM Narendra Modi has recently flagged off the ‘MV Ganga Vilas’, the world’s longest river cruise:

(a) Varanasi

(b) Kolkata

(c) rishikesh

(d) Lucknow

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the personality who has recently won the 71st Miss Universe 2022 title:

(a) Nadia Ferreira (France)

(b) Amanda Duramel (Venezuela)

(c) Celeste Cortesi (Philippines)

(d) R’Bonney Gabriel (USA)

[ANS] d


[Q] Name the country that has launched the world’s first agriculture –focused satellite called ‘AgriSAT -1/ZA 008’:

(a) South Africa

(b) Russia

(c) Australia

(d) USA

[ANS] a


[Q] What is the theme for the 53rd edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting being held in Davos, Switzerland?

(a) Working Together, Restoring Trust

(b) Cooperation in a Fragmented World

(c) The Great Reset

(d) Globalization 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

[ANS] b