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Sunday, August 27, 2023



[Q] Who was recently received the 57th jnanpith Award from P S Sreedharan Pillai, Governor of Goa:

(a) KV Subaramanian

(b) Dsmodar Mauzo

(c) Patan kamath

(d) Amnoj Kumar

[ANS] b


[Q] What is the theme of World No Tobacco Day 2023 observed across the globe on 31st May :

(a) We Need Food, Not Tobacco

(b) Commit to quit

(c) Quit tobacco

(d) Tobacco and lung health

[ANS] a


[Q] Which subset of EU member states uses the euro as their official currency?

(a) Nordic Council

(b) Eurogroup

(c) European Economic Area

(d) Eurozone

[ANS] d


[Q] ___________ from Argentina was appointed as the first female Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organisation and Mrutyunjay Mohapatra from India was elected as the ______ Vice-President of WMO:

(a) Rebeca Grynspan, 3rd

(b) Celeste Saulo, 4th

(c) Rebeca Grynspan, 2rd

(d) Celeste Saulo, 3th

[ANS] d


[Q] Who was recently elected as the President of the 78th session of the United Nations General assembly (UNGA):

(a) Muhammad –Bande (Nigeria)

(b) Celeste Saulo, (Turkey)

(c) Dennis Grancis (Trinidad and Tobago)

(d) Volkan Bozkir (Turkey)

[ANS] c


[Q] Which city emerged as the top destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) from India in 2022?

(a) New York

(b) London

(c) Dubai

(d) Singapore

[ANS] c


[Q] The triple-train crash involving Coromandel Express and two other trains has resulted in a significant loss of life and injuries. Where did the triple train crash take place?

(a) Kolkata, West Bengal

(b) Bhubaneswar, Odisha

(c) Balasore, Odisha

(d) Howrah, West Bengal

[ANS] c


[Q] Who recently held the 3rd Maritime Security Dialogue in New Delhi?

(a) India and China

(b) India and Vietnam

(c) Vietnam and China

(d) India and Indonesia

[ANS] b


[Q] Which bank currently holds the highest value of unclaimed deposits?

(a) State Bank of India (SBI)

(b) Punjab National Bank

(c) Canara Bank

(d) Bank of Baroda



[Q] Where are unclaimed deposits transferred by banks?

(a) Depositor Education and Awareness (DEA) Fund

(b) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Fund

(c) Customer Relief and Recovery Fund

(d) Central Depository Fund

[ANS] a


[Q] Who has been appointed as the first female Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)?

(a) María Teresa Álvarez

(b) Celeste Saulo

(c) Gabriela Adriana González

(d) Sofia Herrera

[ANS] b


[Q] Where is the headquarters of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) located?

(a) Geneva, Switzerland

(b) New York City, United States

(c) Vienna, Austria

(d) Paris, France

[ANS] a


[Q] World Bicycle Day is an annual event celebrated on June 3rd. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2018 to recognize the bicycle as a simple, affordable, reliable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transport. What is the theme for this year’s World Bicycle Day?

(a) Cycling for Health and Fitness

(b) Riding Together for a Sustainable Future

(c) Pedaling for a Cleaner Planet

(d) Biking for a Greener World

[ANS] b


[Q] Who became the first female cadet in India to complete the advanced mountaineering course in the Himalayan area of Uttarakhand?

(a) Shalini Singh

(b) Puneet Srivastava

(c) Colonel Srivastava

(d) Dring Valley

[ANS] a




[Q] Which bank has recently emerged as the Top Performer in net Non-Performing Assets Management during Financial Year 23:

(a) Kotak Mahindra bank

(b) Bank of baroda

(c) Bank of Maharashtra

(d) State Bank of India

[ANS] c


[Q] Name the company that has recently partnered with the Government e-Marketplace portal to offer taxi services to Govt offices, Govt agencies, and Public Sector Units on a pilot basis:

(a) Rapido

(b) Ola Cabs

(c) Uber

(d) Zoomcar

[ANS] c


[Q] In the 23rd edition of NEXA International Indian Film Academy Awards released in May 2023, _____ won Best Actor in a Leading Role (male) for his performance in Vikram Vedha and alia Bhatt won Best Actor in a Leading Role (female) for her role in _____:

(a) R.Madhavan; Gangubai Kathiawadi

(b) Hrithik Roshan, Brahmastra

(c) Hrithik Roshan, Brahmastra

(d) Hrithik Roshan, Gangubai Kathiawada

[ANS] d


[Q] Name the personality who has recently appointed as the Central Vigilance Commissioner:

(a) Praveen Kumar Srivastava

(b) Madhabi Puri Buch

(c) U K Sinha

(d) M. Damodaran

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the personality who has recently won the 2023 Monaco Grand Prix (GP):

(a) Ajay Tyagi

(b) Madhabi Puri Buch

(c) U K Sinha

(d) Max Verstappen

[ANS] d


[Q] Former Indian Cricketer __________ who plays for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League announced his retirement form IPL:

(a) Ambati Rayudu

(b) Ruturaj Gaikwad

(c) Shivam dube

(d) Ajinkya Rahane

[ANS] a


[Q] What was the theme of World Hunger day 2023 that was observed across the globe on 28th May 2023:

(a) Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow

(b) Leave No ONE behind

(c) Celebrating Sustainable solutions to hunger and poverty

(d) Healthy diets for a zero hunger world

[ANS] c



[Q] Which mobile application was launched to help locate banking touchpoints across India?

(a) Jan Dhan Mitra

(b) PMJDY Locator

(c) Financial Inclusion App

(d) Jan Dhan Darshak App

[ANS] a


[Q] Who has been appointed to the Advisory Committee to the President of COP28(as of May 2023)?

(a) Mukesh Ambani

(b) Sunita Narain

(c) Larry Fink

(d) Olafur Grimsson

[ANS] a


[Q] Where will the COP28 conference take place?

(a) Paris, France

(b) Berlin, Germany

(c) Dubai, UAE

(d) Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

[ANS] c


[Q] The RBI has imposed a penalty of Rs 84.50 lakh on Central Bank of India. What was the reason for the penalty imposed by the RBI?

(a) Non-compliance with KYC norms

(b) Non-compliance with lending policies

(c) Non-compliance with fraud reporting norms

(d) Non-compliance with capital adequacy requirements

[ANS] c


[Q] Who has been re-elected as the External Auditor of the World Health Organisation (WHO) for a four-year term from 2024 to 2027?

(a) Girish Chandra Murmu

(b) Raghuram Rajan

(c) Shaktikanta Das

(d) Urjit Patel

[ANS] a


[Q] The International Day of UN Peacekeepers is observed annually on May 29th. What is the theme of the 75th anniversary of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers?

(a) Peacekeepers: Guardians of Peace

(b) Together for Peace

(c) Peace begins with me

(d) Building Bridges for Peace

[ANS] c




[Q] The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) constituted a 21-member Intermediary Advisory Committee, Chaired by the former SEBI executive director (ED)____:

(a) Ajay Tyagi

(b) Madhabi Puri Buch

(c) U K Sinha

(d) S Ravindran

[ANS] d


[Q] Name the personality from India who has been recently appointed as a member of the Advisory committee to the President of the 28th session of the Conference of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change(UNFCCC):

(a) Ajay Tyagi

(b) Madhabi Puri Buch

(c) Mukesh Ambani

(d) M. Damodaran

[ANS] c


[Q] The UNESCO World Heritage Centre has recommended Santiniketan for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The cultural site Santiniketan is situated in which Indian state?

(a) Assam

(b) West Bengal

(c) Gujarat

(d) Uttar Pradesh

[ANS] b


[Q] World Press Freedom Day focuses 2023 theme is “Shaping a Future of Rights: Freedom of Expression as a Driver for All Other Human Rights,”. On which day World Press Freedom Day is observed?

(a) 3 May

(b) 6 May

(c) 2 May

(d) 4 May

[ANS] a


[Q] Who has taken over command of an independent field workshop in the Eastern Ladakh region with China and become the first woman to command an army battalion?

(a) Priya Jhingan

(b) Rosemary Mariner

(c) Shiva Chauhan

(d) Geeta Rana

[ANS] d


[Q] Which tech giant company has announced two new initiatives aimed at supporting India small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in their digital transformation journey?

(a) Google

(b) Infosys

(c) HCL Technologies

(d) Microsoft

[ANS] d


[Q] Who among the following badminton pair made history by becoming the first Indian men’s doubles pair to win a gold medal at the Badminton Asia Championships?

(a) Srikanth Kidambi, B.Sai Praneeth

(b) Chirag Shetty, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy

(c) Lakshya Sen, Srikanth Kidambi

(d) Pranoy H.S., P. Kashyap

[ANS] b


[Q] The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has partnered with which Indian institute to develop a touchless biometric capture system that is easy to use and accessible from anywhere?

(a) IISc Bangalore

(b) IIT Madras

(c) IIT Bombay

(d) IIM Ahmedabad

[ANS] c


[Q] Which country has made history by becoming the first country to approve a highly effective malaria vaccine developed by scientists at the University of Oxford in the UK?

(a) Ghana

(b) India

(c) Japan

(d) USA

[ANS] a




[Q] Which company has recently partnered with the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited subsidiary Naini aerospace engineering limited to manufacture indigenous drones for various application:

(a) skyroot Aerospace Private Limited

(b) Bellatrix Aerospace

(c) Garuda aerospace Private Limited

(d) Dhruva Space Private Limited

[ANS] c


[Q] In a significant development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union Cabinet has given its approval to the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for the IT hardware segment. How much amount of rupees budget allocation has been allocated under this scheme?

(a) Rs. 17000 crore

(b) Rs. 6000 crore

(c) Rs. 24000 crore

(d) Rs. 35000 crore

[ANS] a


[Q] India’s AI supercomputer, ‘AIRAWAT’ was ranked __________ globally in the 61st edition of the Top 500 global Supercomputing list, released at the International Supercomputing Conference in Germany:

(a) 75

(b) 70

(c) 15

(d) 81

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the personality who has recently appointed as the caretaker Prime Minister of Greece:

(a) Santiago Pena

(b) Charles Leclerc

(c) Max Verstappen

(d) Ioannis Sarmas

[ANS] d


[Q] Name the country that has recently test launched ‘Kheibar’ , a new surface-to-surface 4th generation of Khorramshahr ballistic missile:

(a) Iran

(b) United States

(c) Mexico

(d) Australia

[ANS] a


[Q] When was the International Missing Children’s Day 2023 observed across the globe:

(a) 9th May

(b) 25th May

(c) 3rd May

(d) 24th April

[ANS] b


[Q] What is the seating capacity of the Lok Sabha in the new Parliament House?

(a) 552 seats

(b) 888 seats

(c) 1,272 seats

(d) 348 seats

[ANS] b


[Q] Which national symbol inspired the design of the Rajya Sabha in the new Parliament House?

(a) Tiger

(b) Lion

(c) Peacock

(d) Lotus

[ANS] d


[Q] Under the SAMARTH Campaign, the Ministry of Rural Development aims to achieve digital transformation in how many Gram Panchayats?

(a) 10,000

(b) 25,000

(c) 50,000

(d) 75,000

[ANS] c


[Q] Which organization launched UPI123Pay to facilitate UPI transactions for feature phone users?

(a) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)

(b) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

(c) Gupshup.io

(d) Google Pay

[ANS] b


[Q] In which city did Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his recent visit to Australia, announce the establishment of a new Indian consulate in Australia?

(a) Brisbane

(b) Sydney

(c) Melbourne

(d) Perth

[ANS] a




[Q] Which company’s flight ‘i5-767’ has recently become India’s first commercial passenger flight to take off using Sustainable aviation Fuel blending Aviation Turbine Fuel from Pune to New Delhi:

(a) AirAsia India

(b) Go First

(c) Akasa air

(d) Indigo

[ANS] a


[Q] India’s defence production in the FY 2022-23 was increased by more than 12% & crossed the mark of USD ________ for the first time:

(a) 20 billion

(b) 10 billion

(c) 12 billion

(d) 15 billion

[ANS] c


[Q] RBI notified the withdrawal of Rs. 2000 denomiation banknotes from circulation and directed banks to stop issuing it.

The public needs to deposit and/or exchange the Rs. 2000 note in banks on or before __________ 2023:

(a) 30th Nov

(b) 31st July

(c) 30th Sep

(d) 31st oct

[ANS] c


[Q] Who has recently taken oath as the 24th Chief Minister of Karnataka:

(a) Ajay Tyagi

(b) Madhabi Puri Buch

(c) Siddaramaiah

(d) M. Damodaran

[ANS] c


[Q] S P Singh Baghel, Union Minister of State, took over as MoS of the __________ from the Ministry of Law and Justice in May 2023:

(a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

(b) Ministry of Culture

(c) Ministry of Power

(d) Ministry of Railways

[ANS] a


[Q] Name the Indian Navy’s Kalvari class, 6th Scorpene Submarine of Project-75 that has recently commenced its sea trials:

(a) INS Visakhapatnam

(b) INS Kolkata

(c) INS Surat

(d) INS Vaghsheer

[ANS] d


[Q] When was the united Nations World Bee Day 2023 observer across the globe with the theme of ‘Bee engaged in pollinator-friently agricultural production”

(a) 30th Nov

(b) 31st July

(c) 30th Sep

(d) 20th May

[ANS] d


[Q] Public sector banks (PSBs) in India have achieved a significant milestone in the financial year ended March 2023, with their cumulative profit crossing the Rs 1 lakh crore-mark. Which public sector bank reported the highest net profit growth in percentage terms in FY23?

(a) State Bank of India (SBI)

(b) Bank of Maharashtra (BoM)

(c) UCO Bank

(d) Bank of Baroda

[ANS] b


[Q] Which ministry is responsible for implementing the “Meri LiFE, Mera Swachh Seher” campaign?

(a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

(b) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

(c) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

(d) Ministry of Rural Development

[ANS] c


[Q] What is the new relaxation in TCS rules for international debit and credit card transactions in India?

(a) 10 percent TCS on all international transactions

(b) Exemption from TCS for transactions up to Rs 7 lakh per financial year

(c) 20 percent TCS on all international transactions

(d) Exemption from TCS for transactions up to Rs 5 lakh per financial year

[ANS] b


[Q] The newly inaugurated coastal outposts of the Border Security Force (BSF) are located at ___ coast.

(a) Digha

(b) Alibaug

(c) Jakhau

(d) Visakhapatnam

[ANS] c


[Q] What is the theme for International Day for Biological Diversity 2023?

(a) Protecting Our Natural Heritage

(b) Conserving Biodiversity for Future Generations

(c) From Agreement to Action: Build Back Biodiversity

(d) Restoring Ecosystems for a Sustainable Future

[ANS] c


[Q] Which naval exercise between India and Saudi Arabia is being conducted in 2023?


(b) Operation Raahat

(c) Operation Kaveri

(d) INS TARKASH Exercise

[ANS] a


[Q] Which operation involved the evacuation of Indian nationals from Sudan in April 2023?


(b) Operation Raahat

(c) Operation Kaveri

(d) INS TARKASH Exercise

[ANS] a