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- Which country has emerged as the most populous country in the world as per the data by UNFPA?
B) United States
Explanation: According to a report by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), India is now the most populous country in the world.
- The government is committed to build a drug-free India by which year?
Explanation: The government is committed to “build a drug-free India by 2047”, the year in which India will celebrate 100th year of independence.
- Which city has been ranked as the wealthiest city in the world by the Henley & Partners?
A) New York
Explanation: New York City has secured the top spot as the wealthiest in the world. The city comprised of 340,000 high-net-worth individuals in 2022.
- Union Cabinet has approved the National Quantum Mission for 2023-2031. How much amount has been allocated to this mission?
A) ₹6,005.95 crore
B) ₹6,000.15 crore
C) ₹6,003.65 crore
D) ₹6,001.35 crore
Explanation: The Union Cabinet has approved the National Quantum Mission, with the aim to strengthen India’s research and development in the quantum arena alongside indigenously building quantum-based (physical qubit) computers. The National Quantum Mission has been launched for an eight-year period, through 2023 – 2031. The total budget allocated to the mission is ₹6,003.65 crore.
- “Be Vigilant, Do Regular Liver Check-Up, Fatty Liver Can Affect Anyone.” is the theme for the World Liver Day in 2023. When is this day marked every year on which day?
A) 20 April
B) 19 April
C) 18 April
D) 17 April
Explanation: The World Liver Day is observed on 19 April annually to spread awareness about the importance of the liver as a vital organ and liver-related diseases, and provide tips for its prevention so as to take holistic care of liver. The World Liver Day theme for 2023 is “Be Vigilant, Do Regular Liver Check-Up, Fatty Liver Can Affect Anyone.”
- Who has been selected for the Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar award for 2023?
A) Asha Bhosle
B) Narendra Modi
C) KL Rahul
D) Raghuram Rajan
Explanation: Bollywood’s Legendary singer Asha Bhosle has been named for the Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar award for 2023.
- Which city will host the 2023 Intercontinental Football Cup?
Explanation: The 2023 Intercontinental Football Cup will be held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, from June 9 to 18, 2023.
- Which among these satellites were recently launched by SpaceX under its most recent Starlink mission?
A) Starlink “V1 mini” satellites
B) Starlink “V2.5 mini” satellites
C) Starlink “V1.5 mini” satellites
D) Starlink “V2 mini” satellites
Explanation: Elon Musk-led SpaceX has launched a new batch of 21 Starlink satellites into the orbit, from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on April 19, 2023. The new Starlink “V2 mini” satellites were launched on a Falcon 9 rocket.
- Who is the author of the book ‘The bee, the beetle, and the money bug- The bank bazaar guide to the financial world’?
A) Arjun Shetty and IYPE ISAC
B) Ramesh Shetty and Sriram V
C) Adhil Shetty and AR Hemant
D) Rati Shetty and Pankaj Bansal
Explanation: A new book titled ‘The bee, the beetle, and the money bug- The bank bazaar guide to the financial world’ has been released. It has been authored by Adhil Shetty (CEO and Co-founder of Bankbazaar.com) and AR Hemant (former journalist and now head of communications at Bankbazaar.com).
- Which day has been designated by the United Nations as the UN Chinese Language Day?
A) 17 April
B) 20 April
C) 19 April
D) 18 April
Explanation: The UN Chinese Language Day is observed on April 20 annually.
- The first Global Buddhist Summit was recently held in which city?
A) New Delhi
Explanation: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the first Global Buddhist Summit (GBS) in New Delhi on April 20, 2023.
- Name the winner of the Malcolm Adiseshiah Award for 2023?
A) Raja Jesudoss Chelliah
B) Varadaraja Rao
C) Utsa Patnaik
D) Jagdish Bhagwati
Explanation: Utsa Patnaik, a renowned Indian Marxian economist has been selected for the Malcolm Adiseshiah Award 2023.