Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 01st November 2023

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1) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given the SBI Mutual Fund permission to purchase up to what percentage of the private sector lender IndusInd Bank?

(a) 8.99%

(b) 7.99%

(c) 9.99%

(d) 10.99%

(e) 6.99%


2) Which city-based payment aggregator, Paysharp Private Limited, an RBI in-principle approved company, has obtained ISO / IEC 27001: 2022 certification?

(a) Mumbai

(b) Delhi

(c) Chennai

(d) Bengaluru

(e) Hyderabad


3) Which state hosted the 26 National Highway Projects that Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid the groundwork for with an investment exceeding Rs. 17,500 Crore?

(a) Sikkim

(b) Tripura

(c) Assam

(d) Karnataka

(e) Bihar


4) How many members does the Competition Commission of India (CCI) now make up in the esteemed steering committee of the International Competition Network (ICN)?

(a) 15

(b) 17

(c) 16

(d) 18

(e) 20


5) This year, four Special Operations received the Union Home Minister's Special Operation Medal. In which year was the medal established?

(a) 2014

(b) 2015

(c) 2016

(d) 2018

(e) 2020


6) When did Tata Motors end a protracted legal battle over the closure of its Singur plant, which resulted in a substantial arbitration award of ₹766 crore from the West Bengal Industrial Development Corp. Ltd. (WBIDC)?

(a) 2005

(b) 2006

(c) 2008

(d) 2004

(e) 2009


7) Which year is the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope launch scheduled by NASA for Milky Way observation?

(a) 2028

(b) 2024

(c) 2027

(d) 2025

(e) 2030


8) Tensor chips made their debut in 2021, concurrent with the release of the Google Pixel 6. Which generation of Tensor chips is the newest?

(a) 1st

(b) 2nd

(c) 3rd

(d) 4th

(e) 5th


9) In the women's race walk, Priyanka Goswami of Uttar Pradesh set a new record of how many kilometers at the National Games in Goa?

(a) 20

(b) 25

(c) 30

(d) 10

(e) 15


10) South Kashmiri native Zahid Hussain took home a silver medal from the Asian Shooting Championship. Which country won gold medal in this event?

(a) Uzbekistan

(b) Kazakhstan

(c) Krygystan

(d) New Zealand

(e) Australia


11) On November 1, 2023, is designated as All Saints' Day in 2023.  On what date is the first saint's day celebrated?

(a) May 13

(b) April 5

(c) July 18

(d) May 11

(e) October 31


12) The first day of November in 2023 is marked as World Vegan Day 2023.When did the World Vegan Society get its start?

(a) 1945

(b) 1947

(c) 1944

(d) 1942

(e) 1948


13) Lionel Messi and Aitana Bonmati received the Ballon d'Or in 2023.Lionel Messi has received this award ________ times.

(a) 2nd

(b) 5th

(c) 8th

(d) 9th

(e) 7th


14) At the 37th National Games, Tejas Shirse stunned everyone with their incredible athletic prowess, shattering records in how many meter hurdles?

(a) 100m

(b) 110m

(c) 50m

(d) 80m

(e) 120m


15) On smartphones, the multilingual super app ________ will provide information on government social assistance programs, basic daily utilities, work opportunities, and healthcare benefits.

(a) c

(b) a

(c) p

(d) d

(e) g


Answers :

1) Answer: C

SBI Mutual Fund has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to acquire a stake of up to 9.99% in IndusInd Bank, a private sector lender.The approval is conditional on compliance with RBI regulations, as well as foreign exchange and capital market regulations.As per RBI guidance, SBI MF will acquire the shareholding in IndusInd Bank within a period of one year, i.e., by Oct. 10, 2024.SBI MF must ensure that the aggregate holding in the bank does not exceed 9.99% of the paid-up share capital or voting rights of the bank at all times.


2) Answer: C

Paysharp Private Limited, an RBI in-principle approved payment aggregator based in Chennai, has achieved ISO / IEC 27001: 2022 certification, an internationally recognised standard for information security management systems.Paysharp primarily facilitates non-card-based payments, such as UPI (Unified Payments Interface) payments.Paysharp is an existing payment aggregator that has received in-principle approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to onboard merchants onto its platform.ISO/IEC 27001: 2022 is an international standard that outlines the requirements for managing information security.


3) Answer: C

The Union Minister for Roads Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for 26 National Highway Projects with an investment of more than Rs. 17,500 Crore in Guwahati, Assam.  The Union Minister of State for Roads Transport and Highways, General Shri VK Singh, the Chief Minister of Assam, Shri Himanta Biswa Sarma, State Cabinet Ministers, Member of Parliaments, MLAs, and NHIDCL officials were also present on the occasionThe Dibrugarh-Tinsukia-Ledo project aims to enhance interstate connectivity between Upper Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, boost strategic presence, and promote trade and tourism


4) Answer: D

Solution: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has become a part of the prestigious 18-member steering committee of the International Competition Network (ICN) at the ICN Annual Conference 2023 in Barcelona, Spain after consistent efforts.The ICN was officially established in October 2001 and includes officials from 15 competition agencies worldwide.The concept for the ICN originated from recommendations made by the International Competition Policy Advisory Committee (ICPAC), a group formed in 1997.


5) Answer: D

Several officers and personnel from CRPF, NIA, NCB and different States, and organizations have been selected for the award. According to the Home Ministry, the award will be conferred for Special Operation in the areas such as counter-terrorism, border action, arms control, prevention of narcotics smuggling and rescue operations. The medal was constituted in 2018 with the objective to recognize those operations.


6) Answer: C

Tata Motors has won a significant arbitration award of ₹766 crore from the West Bengal Industrial Development Corp. Ltd (WBIDC) after a long-standing dispute related to the shutdown of its Singur plant in 2008. The Singur plant was built to manufacture the Nano car, which was touted as the world's most affordable car at the time.Tata Motors shut down its Singur plant in 2008 due to protests against land acquisition. The plant was intended to produce the Nano model.


7) Answer: C

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is in the process of preparing for the launch of the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, set to take place by the year 2027 to observe the Milky Way galaxy.The Roman Space Telescope is a NASA observatory with the primary goal of addressing fundamental questions in the fields of dark energy, exoplanets, and infrared astrophysics.One of its main objectives is to establish a new record for the farthest-known exoplanet, contributing to the study of planets beyond our solar system.


8) Answer: C

The Tensor chips were first introduced in 2021, coinciding with the launch of the Google Pixel 6.While these ‘system-on-chip’ processors were conceptualised by the company in 2016, they took five years to develop for use. The latest is the 3rd generation of the Tensor chip.The tech giant also touted efforts to use generative Artificial Intelligence technologies to provide more local language support to its services, and announced a partnership with Axis My India to provide information on Government schemes in multiple languages.


9) Answer: A

Priyanka Goswami of Uttar Pradesh has also set a new National Games record in the women’s 20km Race Walk with an impressive time of 1 hour 36 minutes 35 seconds.Tejas Ashok Shirse of Maharashtra achieved an incredible feat, setting a new National Games record in Men's 110M hurdles by finishing it in 13.80 seconds. Sportsmanship and camaraderie are on full display at the 37th National Games in Goa.


10) Answer: B

Zahid Hussain, hailing from Kashmir, achieved a remarkable feat by securing the silver medal at the prestigious Asian Shooting Championship held in South Korea. His outstanding performance not only brought joy to his hometown but also marked a significant step towards representing his nation at the Paris 2024 OlympicsZahid Hussain secured the runner-up position in the men's 50M riflprone event with a total score of 624.5 points. He finished just 1.1 points behind the gold medalist, Kazakhstan's Malinovskiy Konstantin, who scored 625.6 points. China's Du Linshu claimed the third spot with a total of 624.3 points.


11) Answer: A

All Saints' Day 2023 is observed on the 1st of November 2023. All Saints' Day was first celebrated on May 13th in the year 609 A.D. Pope Boniface IV decided to celebrate All Saints' Day.The last part of the followers has many different celebrations for saints.Later Pope Gregory III in 690 A.D. combined all the celebrations into one and made November 1 All Saints' Day. All Saints' Day is celebrated to honour the saints who were dead on that day or in that year.


12) Answer: C

World Vegan Day 2023 is celebrated on 1st November as it falls between Halloween Day and Saint’s Day. For this reason, World Vegan Day is more special. The World Vegan Society was formed in 1944 by Louise Wallis. But the Name “Vegan” was first coined by Donald Watson and his wife Dorothy Morgan in the year 1944.The vegan society aims not only to keep the Vegan Society alive but also to promote Vegan diets all over the world.


13) Answer: C

Messi received his eighth Ballon d'Or, which is a new record, due to his crucial role in leading Argentina to their first World Cup victory since 1986. This achievement puts Messi three Ballons d'Or ahead of his rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who last won the award in 2017. Messi has now been a finalist for this prestigious award a total of 14 times, achieving the runner-up position five timesEmiliano Martinez, Messi's teammate in the World Cup-winning Argentine team, was awarded the Lev Yashin Award for the world's best goalkeeper.


14) Answer: B

Tejas Shirse set the Games record in the 110m hurdles with a time of 13.80 seconds during the morning event. He managed to improve his timing even further in the final, clocking an impressive 13.71 seconds. Abha Khatua from Maharashtra demonstrated her strength and precision by winning the gold medal in women’s shot put with an outstanding throw of 17.09m.


15) Answer: B

The super-app will be powered by Google Cloud's AI and machine learning capabilities. This will allow the app to learn from user behaviour and provide more personalised recommendations.The multilingual super app 'a' will deliver information on government social assistance schemes, fundamental day-to-day utilities, career chances, and healthcare advantages on mobile smartphoneGoogle announced new partnerships in the field of micro-lending, aimed at providing small businesses with easier access to loans and "sachet" repayment options

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