Current Affairs Quiz 3rd February 2023 Quiz

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Q.1. Which ministry has inaugurated the G20 Cyber Security Exercise and Drill for more than 400 domestic and international participants under India’s G20 presidency?

किस मंत्रालय ने भारत की G20 अध्यक्षता के तहत 400 से अधिक घरेलू और अंतर्राष्ट्रीय प्रतिभागियों के लिए G20 साइबर सुरक्षा अभ्यास और ड्रिल का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) National Legal Services Authority / राष्ट्रीय कानूनी सेवा प्राधिकरण

(b) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting / सूचना और प्रसारण मंत्रालय

(c) Competition Commission of India / भारतीय प्रतिस्पर्धा आयोग

(d) National Human Rights Commission / राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकार आयोग

(e) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology / इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स और सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी मंत्रालय

Answer & Explanation

Exp. MeitY Secretary inaugurated G20 Cyber Security Exercise and Drill

The Secretary of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Alkesh Kumar Sharma has inaugurated the G20 Cyber Security Exercise and Drill for more than 400 domestic and international participants under India’s G20 presidency.

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) conducted the Cyber Security Exercise and drill in hybrid mode (Physical and Virtual).

The first Table Top Exercise catered to Board & Top Management on the theme “Synergy to counter Global Cyber Crisis” focused on Crisis Management & Crisis Communication.

The second Table Top Exercise, an Operational Drill was designed for CISO and Mid-management on the theme “Building Collective Cyber Resilience”.

G20 in News (Note – All Meetings are Under the Presidency of G20 by India)

  • First G20 Education Working Group meeting – IIT Madras (1 -2 February 2023)
  • India’s first Model G-20 Summit inaugurated by- India’s G-20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant
  • First Employment Working Group Meeting – Jodhpur (2 – 4 February 2023)
  • First International Financial Architecture Working Group Meeting – Chandigarh (30 – 31 January 2023)
  • Startup 20 Engagement Group Meeting – Hyderabad (28-29 January 2023)

Q.2. Who among the following has launched the Visit India Year-2023 initiative in New Delhi?

निम्नलिखित में से किसने नई दिल्ली में विजिट इंडिया ईयर-2023 पहल की शुरुआत की है?

(a) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(d) Sarbananda Sonowal / सर्बानंद सोनोवाल

(e) G Kishan Reddy / जी किशन रेड्डी

Answer & Explanation

Exp. G Kishan Reddy launched Visit India Year 2023 initiative

Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy has launched the Visit India Year-2023 initiative in New Delhi.

The Tourism Minister also unveiled the logo of the campaign which is inspired by the image of ‘Namaste’.

The campaign aims to encourage travel in the country that currently holds the G-20 presidency.

It is an initiative of the Ministry of Tourism.

More than one lakh foreign delegates will visit India this year and they will be showcased the entire gamut of India’s culture, including monuments and festivals.

Q.3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has participated in the Krishnaguru Eknaam Akhanda Kirtan for World Peace in which of the following state?

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में विश्व शांति के लिए कृष्णगुरु एकनाम अखंड कीर्तन में भाग लिया है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Manipur / मणिपुर

(e) Meghalaya / मेघालय

Answer & Explanation

Exp. PM participated in Krishnaguru Eknaam Akhanda Kirtan for World Peace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has participated in the Krishnaguru Eknaam Akhanda Kirtan for World Peace at Barpeta in Assam via video conferencing.

Prime Minister also addressed the devotees of Krishnaguru Sevashram.

Paramguru Krishnaguru Ishwar established the Krishnaguru Sevashram in 1974, at Nasatra village in Barpeta, Assam.

He is the ninth descendant of Mahavaishnab Manohardeva, who was a follower of the great Vaishnavite saint Srimanta Sankardeva.

Krishnaguru Eknaam Akhanda Kirtan for World Peace is a month-long kirtan being held from 6th January at Krishnaguru Sevashram.

About Assam

  • Capital – Dispur
  • Chief Minister –Himanta Biswa Sarma
  • Governor – Prof Jagdish Mukhi

Q.4. Reliance Consumer Products Limited announced a strategic partnership with Maliban Biscuit Limited. Maliban Biscuit Limited is based in which country?

रिलायंस कंज्यूमर प्रोडक्ट्स लिमिटेड ने मालिबन बिस्किट लिमिटेड के साथ रणनीतिक साझेदारी की घोषणा की। मालिबन बिस्किट लिमिटेड किस देश में स्थित है?

(a) Iran / ईरान

(b) Maldives / मालदीव

(c) Bhutan / भूटान

(d) Mauritius / मॉरीशस

(e) Sri Lanka / श्रीलंका

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Reliance announced partnership with Sri Lanka’s Maliban Biscuits

Reliance Consumer Products Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Retail Ventures Limited announced a strategic partnership with Sri Lanka-based Maliban Biscuit Limited.

It was signed to bring Indian consumers a bouquet of domestic and globally recognized consumer brands and product choices that offer superior value propositions with exceptional quality.

Maliban, a heritage brand and a household name in Sri Lanka, is a pioneering biscuit manufacturer well-known for the last 70 years for its range of quality products.

The company has expanded its products to reach global markets and now exports to over 35 countries across 5 continents.

With this partnership, Reliance and Maliban will develop unique value propositions that RPCL will utilize to strengthen their portfolio in the biscuit segment.

About Sri Lanka

  • Legislative capital – Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
  • Executive and Judicial capital – Colombo
  • Currency – Sri Lankan rupee
  • President – Ranil Wickremesinghe
  • Prime Minister – Dinesh Gunawardena

Q.5. Which state has signed an MoU with Patanjali Foods Limited for development and area expansion under palm oil cultivation and processing?

ताड़ के तेल की खेती और प्रसंस्करण के तहत विकास और क्षेत्र विस्तार के लिए किस राज्य ने पतंजलि फूड्स लिमिटेड के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) Nagaland / नागालैंड

(e) Uttarakhand / उत्तराखंड

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Nagaland government partnered with Patanjali Foods for palm oil cultivation

The Nagaland government has signed an MoU with Patanjali Foods Limited for development and area expansion under palm oil cultivation and processing.

The MoU was signed for Zone-II (Mokokchung, Longleng and Mon districts) of Nagaland, under the National Mission on Edible Oils-Oil Palm (NMEO-OP).

It will bring a big boost for the oil palm growers in the state of Nagaland and the region.

Patanjali Foods Ltd is already working in the states of Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Tripura in the North East.

About Nagaland

  • Capital- Kohima
  • Chief Minister- Neiphiu Rio
  • Governor- Jagdish Mukhi (additional charge)

Recent MoUs signed by State Government

  • NTPC REL signs MoU with Tripura for collaboration in Renewable Energy
  • REC signed MoU with UP govt for multiple projects worth Rs 98,853 crore
  • Meghalaya signed MoU with Credit Guarantee Fund Trust for MSME borrowers
  • Haryana government signed an MoU with Dubai for economic cooperation
  • Haryana government has launched Nirogi Haryana project
  • Finland partnered with Kerala government to replicate Little KITEs model

Q.6. The Adani Group has acquired the strategic Haifa Port for USD 1.2 billion recently. Haifa Port is located in which country?

अडानी समूह ने हाल ही में 1.2 बिलियन अमरीकी डालर में रणनीतिक हाइफा पोर्ट का अधिग्रहण किया है। हाइफा बंदरगाह किस देश में स्थित है?

(a) South Korea / दक्षिण कोरिया

(b) Iran / ईरान

(c) Japan / जापान

(d) Sri Lanka / श्रीलंका

(e) Israel / इजराइल


Answer & Explanation

Exp. Adani Group acquired Haifa port for $1.2 billion

The Adani Group has acquired the strategic Israeli port of Haifa for USD 1.2 billion.

The deal was signed by Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani in presence of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu.

The Haifa Port is the second largest port in Israel in terms of shipping containers and the biggest in shipping tourist cruise ships.

The Adani group will also develop real estate at the port to transform the Haifa skyline.

In July last year, the group announced the acquisition of Haifa Port with a local partner, Gadot, for $1.15 billion.

India-Israel friendship dates back to September 23, 1918, when soldiers from the Indian cities of Mysore, Hyderabad and Jodhpur battled here for the freedom of Haifa.

About Israel

  • Capital – Jerusalem
  • Currency – Sheqel
  • President – Isaac Herzog
  • Prime Minister – Benjamin Netanyahu

Q.7. Who along with his US counterpart Jake Sullivan launched the US-India initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET) and Innovation Bridge?

किसने अपने अमेरिकी समकक्ष जेक सुलिवन के साथ क्रिटिकल एंड इमर्जिंग टेक्नोलॉजी (iCET) और इनोवेशन ब्रिज पर यूएसइंडिया पहल शुरू की है?

(a) Narendra Modi / नरेंद्र मोदी

(b) Rajnath Singh / राजनाथ सिंह

(c) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

(d) Ajit Doval / अजीत डोभाल

(e) S Jaishankar / एस जयशंकर


Answer & Explanation

Exp. US-India Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies launched

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and his US counterpart Jake Sullivan launched the US-India initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology (iCET) and Innovation Bridge.

The iCET was announced by US President Joe Biden and PM Narendra Modi in May 2022.

Objective – To elevate and expand strategic technology partnerships and defense industrial cooperation between governments and businesses

Both countries affirm that the ways in which technology is designed, developed, governed, and used should be shaped by our shared democratic values and respect for universal human rights.

Q.8. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a total of USD 4.7 billion loan for which country?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष (IMF) ने किस देश के लिए कुल 4.7 बिलियन अमरीकी डालर के ऋण को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) India / भारत

(b) Nepal / नेपाल

(c) Bhutan / भूटान

(d) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(e) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

Answer & Explanation

Exp. IMF approved $4.7 billion Bangladesh support package

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a total of USD 4.7 billion loan for Bangladesh.

It includes USD 3.3 billion under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) and Extended Fund Facility (EFF) and USD 1.4 billion under the Resilience and Sustainability Facility (RSF) for Bangladesh.

The fund will be disbursed to Bangladesh over a period of 42 months to support Bangladesh’s economic policies.

Bangladesh is the first country in Asia to receive financing under the RSF.

The IMF commended Bangladesh for its robust economic recovery from the pandemic which was interrupted by the Russia-Ukraine war leading to a widening of current account deficit and decline in foreign exchange reserve in the country.

About International Monetary Fund (IMF)

  • Founded - 1945
  • Headquarters- Washington, D.C.
  • Managing Director - Kristalina Georgieva (Bulgaria)
  • First Deputy MD - Gita Gopinath
  • Chief Economist - Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (France)
  • Member countries - 190 (Andorra)

Q.9. Which insurance company has launched a "Pay As You Drive" (PAYD) policy for vehicles recently?

हाल ही में किस बीमा कंपनी ने वाहनों के लिए "पे एज़ यू ड्राइव" (PAYD) पॉलिसी लॉन्च की है?

(a) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance / बजाज आलियांज जनरल इंश्योरेंस

(b) Bharti AXA General Insurance / भारती एक्सा जनरल इंश्योरेंस

(c) New India Assurance Insurance / न्यू इंडिया एश्योरेंस इंश्योरेंस

(d) Go Digit General Insurance / गो डिजिट जनरल इंश्योरेंस

(e) Universal Sompo General Insurance / यूनिवर्सल सोम्पो जनरल इंश्योरेंस

Answer & Explanation

Exp. NIA launched ‘Pay As You Drive’ vehicle insurance policy

The New India Assurance has launched a “Pay As You Drive” (PAYD) policy for vehicles.

It is a comprehensive motor insurance policy that charges premiums based on the usage of the vehicle.

The policy has two components – third-party cover and own-damage cover.

This policy offered features like discounts on renewals, coverage beyond the distance limit, and enhanced protections.

The discount will be applied to the basic own damage premium.

Chairman of NIA – Neerja Kapur

Recent Facilities Launched in Banks & Insurance Sector

  • AU Small Finance Bank has launched the SwipeUp platform.
  • LIC India launched Jeevan Azad (Plan No. 868) limited premium payment plan
  • SBI launched e-Bank Guarantee facility in association with NeSL
  • Bajaj Allianz launched Respect Senior Care Rider
  • ICICI Bank launched digital solutions for exporters
  • Indian Bank launched its flagship programme ‘MSME Prerana ‘in Rajasthan

Q.10. Manuela Roka Botey has been elected as the first female PM of which country?

मैनुएला रोका बोटी को किस देश की पहली महिला प्रधान मंत्री के रूप में चुना गया है?

(a) Cuba / क्यूबा

(b) Ghana / घाना

(c) Sudan / सूडान

(d) Equatorial Guinea / इक्वेटोरियल गिनी

(e) Oman / ओमान


Answer & Explanation

Exp. Manuela Roka Botey appointed as the first female PM of Equatorial Guinea

President of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has appointed Manuela Roka Botey as the first female prime minister of the country.

She replaced former premier Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, who has been in the position since 2016.

Before this, she served as the education minister and joined the government in 2020.

President Teodoro Obiang was re-elected for a sixth term in office in November 2022.

About Equatorial Guinea

  • Capital – Malabo
  • President – Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
  • Prime Minsiter – Manuela Roka Botey

Newly Appointed Prime Minister & President

  • President of the Czech Republic – Petr Pavel (Former Chairman of NATO)
  • Prime Minister of New Zealand – Chris Hipkins
  • First female President of Peru – Dina Boluarte
  • First female president of Slovenia – Natasa Pirc Musar
  • First woman Prime Minister of Italy- Giorgia Meloni

Q.11. Recently, who was conferred a Lifetime Achievement Honour by the India-UK Achievers Honours in London?

हाल ही में, लंदन में इंडिया-यूके अचीवर्स ऑनर्स द्वारा किसे लाइफटाइम अचीवमेंट सम्मान से सम्मानित किया गया हैं?

(a) Amartya Sen / अमर्त्य सेन

(b) Arvind Subramanian / अरविंद सुब्रमण्यम

(c) Raghuram Rajan / रघुराम राजन

(d) Dr. Manmohan Singh / डॉ मनमोहन सिंह

(e) Pulapre Balakrishnan / पुलाप्रे बालकृष्णन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Former PM Manmohan Singh conferred Lifetime Achievement Honour in UK

Former India PM Dr. Manmohan Singh was conferred a Lifetime Achievement Honour by the India-UK Achievers Honours in London.

He was awarded for his contribution to economic and political life.

It was handed over to him in New Delhi by the National Indian Students and Alumni Union (NISAU) UK.

Among the Outstanding Achievers honoured included Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Raghav Chadha, Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla, and Indian women’s football team goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan.

Recent Awards

  • FIH President’s Award 2023 – V Karthikeyan Pandian (Odisha)
  • First Asian to bag Oscar nomination for Best Actress – Michelle Yeoh (Film – Everything Everywhere All at Once)
  • Subhash Chandra Bose Disaster Management Award 2023 – Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) & Lunglei Fire Station (LFS)
  • Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia Lifetime Achievement Award – Dr. Prabha Atre
  • Gaja Capital Business Book Prize 2022 – Harish Damodaran

Q.12. Where did Indian Army and CAPF conduct a joint training exercise "Exercise Trishakti Prahar"?

भारतीय सेना और सीएपीएफ ने संयुक्त प्रशिक्षण अभ्यास "अभ्यास त्रिशक्ति प्रहार" कहाँ आयोजित किया है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Indian Army carries out military exercise Trishakti Prahar in Bengal

A joint training exercise “Exercise Trishakti Prahar” was conducted in North Bengal.

The aim of the exercise was to practice battle preparedness of Security Forces using the latest weapons and equipment in a networked, integrated environment, involving Army, the Indian Air Force, and CAPFs.

It culminated with an Integrated Fire Power Exercise in Teesta Field Firing Ranges.

The conduct of “Exercise TRISHAKTI PRAHAR” enabled rehearsal and coordination amongst various agencies for quick movement and employment of forces across North Bengal.

The Integrated Fire Power Exercise showcased the Indian Armed Forces’ capability in the synergized application of Indian Air Force assets, Airborne Special Forces and the Security Forces in a networked environment.

Recent Exercise

  • The Indian Navy organized mega biennial tri-services amphibious ‘exercise AMPHEX 2023’ near Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Indian Army and Egyptian Army have commenced Exercise Cyclone-I, the first-ever joint exercise between their special forces at Jaisalmer in Rajasthan.
  • The 21st edition of the bilateral naval exercise between India and France titled ‘Varuna’ began on the western seaboard.
  • Indian Air Force (IAF) and Japanese Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) will conduct their first Air exercise “Veer Guardian 23” from January 16 to 26 at Hyakuri air base and Iruma air base in Japan.
  • 16th edition of India & Nepal Joint Training Excercise Surya Kiran begins in Saljhandi, Nepal
  • India & Kazakhstan joint military exercise KAZIND 2022 begins in Umroi, Meghalaya

Q.13. Who won the Tata Steel Masters Tournament 2023 held in Wijk aan Zee?

विज्क आन ज़ी में आयोजित टाटा स्टील मास्टर्स टूर्नामेंट 2023 किसने जीता है?

(a) R Praggnanandhaa / आर प्रज्ञानानंद

(b) Aravindh Chithambaram / अरविंद चितंबरम

(c) Anish Giri / अनीश गिरी

(d) Abhijeet Gupta / अभिजीत गुप्ता

(e) Jaykumar Sammed / जयकुमार सम्मेद

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Dutch player Anish Giri won Tata Steel Masters 2023

Dutch player Anish Giri, five times the runner-up in Wijk aan Zee, has won Tata Steel Masters 2023.

Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2023 is the 85th edition of the annual chess tournament held in Wijk aan Zee.a

The field of 14 players in the Masters section included the numbers 1 and 2 of FIDE World ranking, Magnus Carlsen and Ding Liren.

Q.14. Who has won the final of the $25,000 ITF men’s tennis tournament in Al Zahra, Kuwait?

अल ज़हरा, कुवैत में $25,000 आईटीएफ पुरुष टेनिस टूर्नामेंट का फाइनल किसने जीता है?

(a) Sumit Nagal / सुमित नागल

(b) Divij Sharan / दिविज शरण

(c) Saketh Myneni / साकेत माइनेनी

(d) Purav Raja / पूरव राजा

(e) Prajnesh Gunneswaran / प्रजनेश गुणेश्वरन

Answer & Explanation

Exp. Prajnesh won ITF men's tournament in Kuwait

Prajnesh Gunneswaran has won the final of the $25,000 ITF men's tennis tournament in Al Zahra, Kuwait.

He won by beating Khumoyun Sultanov of Uzbekistan in finals.

It was the first title in 5 years for Prajnesh, who had won two $150,000 Challengers in 2018 in Bengaluru and Anning.

It was the 11th title in the professional circuit for Prajnesh, who was ranked a career-high 75th in 2019.

Q.15. World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on which day?

विश्व आर्द्रभूमि दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 1 February / 1 फरवरी

(b) 2 February / 2 फरवरी

(c) 3 February / 3 फरवरी

(d) 4February / 4 फरवरी

(e) 5 February / 5 फरवरी


Exp. 2 February - World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day is celebrated globally every year on 2 February.

World Wetlands Day was established in 1971 by the Ramsar Convention (officially the Convention on Wetlands) to underscore the importance of wetlands and their preservation.

February 2 was chosen as the date to observe this day since it marks the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on that date in 1971 in Ramsar, Iran.

The day is aimed at highlighting the vital role wetlands play in maintaining biodiversity and supporting human well-being.

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