Current Affairs Quiz (one line)- February, 2023

NMDC has appointed whom as its brand ambassador?
Answer: Nikhat Zareen

Which Indian Cricketer recently has announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket?
Answer: Murali Vijay

Who has been appointed as the new Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force?
Answer: Air Marshal A P Singh

Which state tableau has won the top prize at the 74th Republic Day parade?
Answer: Uttarakhand Tableau

Name the author of the book “The Poverty Of Political Economy: How Economics Abandoned the Poor”.
Answer: Meghnad Desai

India’s G-20 Sherpa inaugurates India’s first Model G-20 Summit. Who is the India’s G-20 Sherpa?
Answer: Amitabh Kant

Which state governments has launched the ‘Ladli Bahna’ scheme to give Rs 1,000 every month to women from all sections of society who don’t pay income tax?
Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Bloomberg Billionaires Index shows, _ has now lost his position in the elite club of the world’s 10 richest billionaires.
Answer: Gautam Adani

The Economic Survey 2022-23 estimated India’s GDP growth at __ percent.
Answer: 6.5

Which government of India ministry won the best prize at the 74th Republic Day parade?
Answer: Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Which state government has launched a campaign, ‘Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan’ to make daughters of the underprivileged classes capable and self-reliant?
Answer: Uttar Pradesh

A 5-day ‘Jeevan Vidya Shivir’ was organized for the teachers of government schools of which state/UT?
Answer: Delhi

The 30th National Child Science Congress has organized at which city?
Answer: Ahmedabad

UNESCO has designated ‘Odesa’ a World Heritage in danger site. In which country is it situated?
Answer: Ukraine

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is celebrating its 47th Raising Day on which day?
Answer: 1st February

Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman is presenting the Union Budget 2023 for the __ time in a row.
Answer: 5th

Who was appointed by Morgan Stanley as its country head for India?
Answer: Arun Kohli

The Adani Group acquired the strategic Israeli port of Haifa for ___________.
Answer: USD 1.2 billion

Sports brand Puma India has on-boarded who as its new brand ambassador as a part of its commitment towards the women’s business?
Answer: Harmanpreet Kaur

World Wetlands Day is celebrated annually on _.
Answer: 2nd February

What is the theme of World Wetlands Day 2023?
Answer: ‘It’s Time for Wetlands Restoration

__ was recently conferred a Lifetime Achievement Honour by the India-UK Achievers Honours.
Answer: Dr Manmohan Singh

Who has joined the oversight committee formed to investigate the allegations on Wrestling Federation (WF) of India?
Answer: Babita Phogat

Who has been conferred with FIH’s President’s Award 2023?
Answer: V Karthikeyan Pandian

Reliance Consumer Products Limited, the FMCG arm of Reliance Retail Ventures Limited, has announced a strategic partnership with the Maliban Biscuit Manufactories. Maliban Biscuit Manufactories are based in which country?
Answer: Sri Lanka

Which city will be made the new capital of Andhra Pradesh?
Answer: Visakhapatnam

Which country Inflation has risen to a 48-year high, according to data released by the country’s statistics bureau?
Answer: Pakistan

Who addressed the 31st Foundation Day of the National Commission for Women in Delhi?
Answer: President of India, Droupadi Murmu

National Commission for women was founded in which year?
Answer: 1992

Who was awarded the FIH President’s Award?
Answer: VK Pandian

Union Railway Minister confirmed that India’s __ will come by Dec 2023 on Heritage Routes.
Answer: 1st Hydrogen Train

Which will be the theme Country at the 2025 Madrid International Book Fair?
Answer: India

_ is the theme country at the 46th International Kolkata Book Fair.
Answer: Spain

Which state launched Vision for All School Eye Health Program?
Answer: Goa

Who is appointed as the First CEO of Gujarat Maritime Cluster?
Answer: Madhvendra Singh

Who composed the Jai Jai Maharashtra Majha Song?
Answer: Raja Badhe

K.V. Tirumalesh was awarded with which award?
Answer: Sahitya Akademi

K. Vishwanath has received which awards?
Answer: Dadasaheb Phalke Award

India welcomes __ into International Solar Alliance.
Answer: The Republic of Congo

Which state government has announced that Islam Nagar village has been renamed Jagdishpur.
Answer: Madhya Pradesh

_ is India’s first supplier of parts for nuclear turbines.
Answer: Azad Engineering

Which country announces the decision to remove its monarchy from its banknotes?
Answer: Australia

Nagaland Government Signed MoU with __ for Palm Oil Cultivation?
Answer: Patanjali Ayurveda

Which public sector has launched a ‘Pay As You Drive’ vehicle insurance policy?
Answer: New India Assurance

Which ministry inaugurated G20 Cyber Security Exercise and Drill?
Answer: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

When is the International Day of Human Fraternity is celebrated?
Answer: 4th February

The International Day of Human Fraternity was established by the __.
Answer: Union Nations General Assembly

Foxconn and _ plan tech tie-up with STM for the Semiconductor Manufacturing unit in India.
Answer: Vedanta

Which company has invested around $300 million in Anthropic, an artificial intelligence startup whose technology is said to rival OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT?
Answer: Google

SpaceX is owned by whom?
Answer: Elon Musk

Which country is to host football’s 2027 Asian Cup?
Answer: Saudi Arabia

Where will be the next edition of the Asian Football Cup hosted in 2023?
Answer: Qatar

Who launched Visit India Year 2023 initiative?
Answer: Minister of Tourism G.Kishan Reddy

When did Joginder Sharma announce his retirement from all forms of cricket?
Answer: 3rd February 2023

NASA partners with _ to build AI foundation models to advance climate science
Answer: IBM

When was the Haj Committee of India established?
Answer: 2002

Where is India’s Fifth Nano Urea Plant located?
Answer: Jharkhand

What is the theme of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 2023?
Answer: Partnership with Men and Boys to trAnswerform Social and gender Norms to End FGM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the world’s first nano urea plant in __ in 2021.
Answer: Gujarat

Which Indian female gymnast has been handed a 21-month ban for failing a dope test conducted by the International Testing Agency?
Answer: Dipa Karmakar

_ Appointed Raul Rebello as MD and CEO-Designate
Answer: Mahindra Finance

Which company in India has accepted digital currency for payments?
Answer: Reliance Retail

Who has bagged the ‘Mathrubhumi Book of The Year’ award at the fourth edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL 2023)?
Answer: Dr Peggy Mohan

When did Vani Jayaram receive the Padma Bhushan Award?
Answer: 26th January 2023

Which Indian musician won the grammy for the third time?
Answer: Ricky Tej

When is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation observed?
Answer: 6th February

Which state team won the National Beach Soccer Championships?
Answer: Kerala

Earthquake of magnitude 7.8 hits which country on 5th February 2023?
Answer: Turkey

Who emerged as the World’s most popular leader with a 78% rating?
Answer: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Where was the 12th edition of the National Ice Hockey Championship held?
Answer: Ladakh

Which record has won the Record of the Year Award in Grammy Awards 2023?
Answer: Lizzo

Which song has won the Song of the Year Award in Grammy Awards 2023?
Answer: About Damn Time

Which artist has won the Best New Artist Award in Grammy Awards 2023?
Answer: Samara Joy

Which Album has won the Album of the Year Award in Grammy Awards 2023?
Answer: Harry Styles – Harry House

Ricky Kej, who is a Bengaluru based Composer has won the Grammy Award in which Category?
Answer: Best Immersive Audio Album

In which city did PM Modi inaugurate India Energy Week 2023?
Answer: Bengaluru

First Youth20 inception meeting 2023 begins in which city?
Answer: Guwahati

__ and the European Union (EU) announced the formation of three working groups under the ‘Trade and Technology Council’
Answer: India

Which country has been designated as the “Pioneer Investor” by the International Seabed Authority?
Answer: India

Which state has the highest unemployment rate in India as of January 2023?
Answer: Jammu and Kashmir

Which government scheme has been extended till March 2026?
Answer: PM KUSUM Scheme

Yaya Tso to be the first biodiversity heritage site of which Union Territory?
Answer: Ladakh

Which is the new competitor AI Chatbot introduced by Google of ChatGPT?
Answer: Bard

_ becomes the first civic body to launch green bonds.
Answer: Indore

_ unveiled India’s 1st hydrogen-powered tech for heavy-duty trucks.
Answer: Reliance and Ashok Leyland Trucks

Which ministry of India banned loan apps including non-Chinese apps like PayU’s LazyPay, and Kissht?
Answer: Ministry of Electronics and Information and Technology

Who is nominated for the BBC Indian Sports Woman of the Year Award?
Answer: Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat

Who inaugurated the 36th Surajkund handicrafts mela?
Answer: Vice President of India

Which state is ready to set up green hydrogen hubs over the next 2 years?
Answer: Kerala

India provided 50 buses to_____ under the economic assistance scheme.
Answer: Sri Lanka

How many judges are there in the Supreme Court after the new appointment?
Answer: 32

Which planet becomes the planet with the most moons?
Answer: Jupiter

Deepak Chopra received Golden Book Awards 2023 for which book?
Answer: The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to Achieving Your Dreams

Which company has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies?
Answer: TATA Consultancy Services

_ is the highest milk producer in the world contributing twenty-four percent of global milk production in the year 2021-22.
Answer: India

K Satyanarayana Raju named as new MD and CEO of which bank in India?
Answer: Canara Bank

41-year-old retired Wicketkeeper-Batter Kamran Akmal made his debut in which year and for which country?
Answer: 2002, Pakistan

When was the world’s first adhesive postage stamp issued by Great Britain?
Answer: 6th May 1840

The Yuva Sangam is an initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to build close ties between __.
Answer: India and youth of northeast India

The Directorate General of GST Intelligence has signed an MoU with which university to establish forensic laboratories?
Answer: National Forensic Sciences University

Sculpture Park at Bikaner House has been inaugurated by whom in New Delhi?
Answer: Rajasthan Chief Secretary Usha Sharma

_ announced the debut of a service that will enable its Indian users who are traveling overseas to pay foreign businesses using the Unified Payments Interface (UPI).
Answer: PhonePe

__ in collaboration with GSMA has unveiled a nationwide Digital Skill initiative.
Answer: Reliance Jio

‘BizKhata’ for small businesses and merchant partners launched by _.
Answer: Airtel Payment bank

Safer Internet Day 2023 is observed on which day?
Answer: 7 February

Who authored the novel “Victory City”, an “epic tale” of a 14th-century woman who defies a patriarchal world to rule a city?
Answer: Salman Rushdie

ISRO-NASA __ satellite to be launched from India in September 2023
Answer: NISAR

Which platform becomes India’s first app to support credit cards on UPI?
Answer: MobiKwik

Which university is declared the world’s first living heritage university by UNESCO?
Answer: Visva-Bharati University

__ bagged ‘ATD Best Awards 2023’ for the 6th consecutive year.
Answer: National Thermal Power Corporation

__ reported the death of 585 sea lions and 55,000 wild birds due to the H5N1 bird flu virus
Answer: Peru

India’s First Glass Igloo Restaurant is inaugurated in which state?
Answer: Jammu & Kashmir

Kala Ghoda Arts Festival begins in _ After a break of two years
Answer: Mumbai

Where will the ICC T-20 Women’s World Cup 2023 be held?
Answer: South Africa

Which country has named the world’s happiest country for the fifth year in a row?
Answer: Finland

_ presented the ATMA Lifetime Achievement Award by Maruti Suzuki India MD & CEO Hisashi Takeuchi.
Answer: K.M. Mammen

What is the rank of India in the World Happiness Index 2023?
Answer: 136

India is sending a field hospital, medicines, rescue teams to earthquake-hit Turkey and Syria under “_“.
Answer: Operation Dost

When is the World Pulses Day 2023 Observed?
Answer: 10th February

Who has passed the 500 league goal mark in his club career?
Answer: Cristiano Ronaldo

Who is the Chairman of the National Commissioner for Scheduled Tribes Chairman?
Answer: Harsha Chauhan

Which Indian Golfer Won Kenya Ladies Open Title 2023?
Answer: Aditi Ashok

Which Indian actress was honored by Google Doodle as the first female lead in Malayalam cinema?
Answer: PK Rosy

Samsung Semiconductor India Research has announced a new partnership with the______ to promote research and development in the field of on-chip Electrostatic Discharge Protection.
Answer: Indian Institute of Science

__ launches Insurance Mall.
Answer: Bajaj Finance

Quad Nations include which country?
Answer: India

First Super Magnets for testing in a nuclear plant is launched by which power research company?
Answer: Tokamak Energy

when was the national payments corporation of India founded?
Answer: 2008

Which Indian cricketer becomes the fastest Indian to pick up 450 Test wickets?
Answer: Ravichandran Ashwin

Which country ranked among the top five accreditation system in the world?
Answer: India

PM Modi Inaugurates Global Investors Summit 2023 in _.
Answer: Lucknow

When is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science observed?
Answer: 11th February

When did the government of India launch National Deworming Day?
Answer: February 2015

Which Indian skipper became the 1st Indian skipper to record hundreds in all 3 formats?
Answer: Rohit Sharma

Which journalist was awarded Raja Ram Mohan Roy 2023?
Answer: A.B.K. Prasad

India is ranked in which place in the ICAO’s Aviation Safety Oversight Ranking?
Answer: 55th

Which state government launched Family ID – One Family One Identity Portal?
Answer: Uttar Pradesh

Which city is going to host the World Government Summit 2023?
Answer: Dubai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, Arabic Academy of the Dawoodi Bohra Community in which state?
Answer: Maharashtra

The new and upgraded version of Vande Bharat Express will connect Mumbai and which pilgrimage center?
Answer: Sainagar Shirdi

Who laid the foundation stone of ‘Himachal Niketan‘ which will provide accommodation facilities to the students and residents of Himachal Pradesh visiting New Delhi?
Answer: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu

Peter Burwash International President inaugurated the center in which city?
Answer: Pune

Where were Lithium reserves found for the first time in India?
Answer: Jammu & Kashmir

Who launched ‘Digital Payments Utsav’?
Answer: Ashwini Vaishnaw

The three-day 12th World Hindi Conference will be held in which country from February 15?
Answer: Fiji

Appasaheb Dharmadhikari has been honored with the Maharashtra Bhushan Award for the year 2022. Who is he?
Answer: Social Worker

World Unani Day is observed every year on which day?
Answer: 11 February

Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the 200th birth Anniversary of __, who founded the Arya Samaj in 1875.
Answer: Dayanand Saraswati

Which payment platform released a QR Code with a G20 theme to commemorate India’s presidency?
Answer: Paytm

Who is appointed as the new governor of Maharashtra?
Answer: Ramesh Bais

President of India Inaugurated the 2nd Indian Rice Congress at __.
Answer: Cuttack

Which edition of World Hindi Conference was inaugurated in Fiji by External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar?
Answer: 12th

Who inaugurated the AMRITPEX 2023?
Answer: Communication Minister Ashwini Vaishnav

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurates Aero India 2023 in which city?
Answer: Bengaluru

India To Get its First National Metro Rail Knowledge Centre in which city?
Answer: Delhi

Who received the UNESCO Peace Prize in Ivory Coast?
Answer: Angela Merkel

Who was named the ICC Men’s Player of the month for January?
Answer: Subhman Gill

India observes the 144th birth anniversary of which known personality on 13th February?
Answer: Sarojini Naidu

Which article granted Jammu and Kashmir the authority to have a separate constitution, a state flag, and internal administrative autonomy while it was governed by India as a state from 1952 until 31 October 2019?
Answer: Article 370

India’s first AC double-decker electric bus was introduced in which city?
Answer: Mumbai

Which is the first Arab country to send one of its citizens into space?
Answer: United Arab Emirates

Smriti Mandhana Becomes Most Expensive Player in WPL with ₹3.4 crore Bid by _.
Answer: Royals Challengers Bangalore

Which state was the overall champion of the 5th Khelo India Youth Games?
Answer: Maharashtra

India’s strictest Anti-Copying Law came into force in which state?
Answer: Uttarakhand

Mohammad Shahabuddin was elected as the 22nd President of which country?
Answer: Bangladesh

_ named Aniket Sunil Talati as the new President.
Answer: Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Who won the Hyderabad E-Prix?
Answer: Jean-Eric Vergne

Which cricketer, who led England to their first-ever ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup title in 2019, has announced his retirement?
Answer: Eoin Morgan

Who is the first Hindu girl from Pakistan posted as assistant commissioner?
Answer: Sana Ramchand Gulwani

Which ministry of India launched the ‘Khanan Prahari’ Mobile App to Curb Illegal Mining?
Answer: Ministry of Coal

Students from which educational institute from India was Awarded Global Best M-GOV Awards?
Answer: IIT Indore

Namami Gange Programme was launched in which year to rejuvenate River Ganga and its tributaries?
Answer: 2014

Who joined as the team mentor of Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Women’s Premier League?
Answer: Sania Mirza

When was the first Childhood Cancer International day observed?
Answer: 1994

__, a Bengaluru-based start-up has delivered SWARM drones to Indian Army, which makes the Army the first major armed force in the world to operationalize these high-density SWARM drones.
Answer: NewSpace Research

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has presented the President’s Colour to which state police in recognition of its exceptional service?
Answer: Haryana

Which country will automatically qualify for the 2026 FIFA World Cup?
Answer: Mexico, Canada, U.S

Which continent is set to use half of the world’s electricity by 2025?
Answer: Asia

Which states in India allocated the most proportion of their budget towards education in FY23?
Answer: Chhattisgarh and Bihar

Which airlines in India are set to buy 220 Boeing planes for $34 billion?
Answer: Air India

Which organization launched its second global hackathon – ‘HARBINGER 2023 – Innovation for TrAnswerformation’ with the theme ‘Inclusive Digital Services’?
Answer: Reserve bank of India

Science Center and Planetarium to be constructed in which state?
Answer: Rajasthan

What is the theme of International Childhood Cancer Day?
Answer: Better Survival

According TomTom report, which city traffic has made it the second slowest place to drive through in the world in 2022?
Answer: Bengaluru

Which city from India has been ranked as the most polluted city and second most polluted city globally within a week between January 29 and February 8, according to the Swiss air tracking index IQAir?
Answer: Mumbai

Which bank was awarded ‘Prathista Puraskar’ under ‘Digidhan Awards 2021-22’ by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)?
Answer: Karnataka Bank

_ received approval from DGCA for indigenously developed ‘black boxes’?
Answer: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd

Tarkash is a military exercise between India and which country?
Answer: US

Who was honored with Kerala’s Akbar Kakkattil award?
Answer: Subhash Chandran for ‘Samudrasila’

Which is the host country for the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup?
Answer: South Africa

Who launched the ‘iDEX Investor Hub’ (iIH), under which more than Rs 200 crores had already been pledged by leading Indian investors?
Answer: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

_ is one of the four pilgrim centers identified by the Ministry of Tourism under the PRASAD Scheme.
Answer: Maa Chamundeshwari Devi Temple

__ inaugurated the National Aadi Mahotsav on 16th February 2023 at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi.
Answer: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Where did Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Dr. MAnswerukh Mandaviya Inaugurated IFFCO Nano Urea Liquid Plants?
Answer: Phulpur, Uttar Pradesh

_ announced an order of Trent XWB-97 engines from Air India.
Answer: Rolls-Royce

Who was the first woman to become the Governor of South Carolina and recently launched her 2024 presidential bid?
Answer: Nikki Haley

When was the Indian Oil Corporation founded?
Answer: 30th June 1959

Under the ambitious Cheetah reintroduction program, 12 cheetahs are to be flown in from _ on February 18.
Answer: South Africa

When is the first Global Tourism Resilience Day observed?
Answer: 17th February 2023

Neal Mohan, the new Indian American CEO of _.
Answer: YouTube

Who is the current Chief of Army Staff?
Answer: General Manoj Pande

Which bank recenly launched an electronic bank guarantee scheme?
Answer: Indian Overseas Bank

Where will India’s First Frozen Lake Marathon be hosted?
Answer: Ladakh

The __ has recently launched a chatbot to help people get an Answerwer to their queries related to the Aadhaar card.
Answer: Unique Identification Authority of India

PM Modi Virtually Inaugurated Jal Jan Abhiyan in which state?
Answer: Rajasthan

India signed MoU with which country on visa exemption for diplomatic and official passport holders?
Answer: Fiji

When was the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act passed?
Answer: 2010

India and _ agreed to cooperate in digital infra, climate action, and clean energy.
Answer: Spain

The Union Cabinet approved the signing of the MoU between India and _ for cooperation in the ‘disability sector’.
Answer: South Africa

Who unveiled a bust of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Fiji’s capital Suva?
Answer: S. Jaishankar

India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India which country for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.
Answer: Chile

Who presented the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar (UBKYP) 2019, 2020, and 2021, at Meghdoot Theatre Complex, Rabindra Bhavan, New Delhi?
Answer: G. Kishan Reddy

_ develops a ‘Vayulink’ platform for steady jammer-proof communication.
Answer: Indian Air Force

Which Navratna company in India has signed an MoU with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for the domestic manufacture and supply of its Long-Range Artillery Weapon System (LORA) for the Indian Tri-services?
Answer: Bharat Electronics Limited

Which European country became the first to pass a law providing Menstrual Leave?
Answer: Spain

Which is the World’s First Cloud-Built Demonstration Satellite?
Answer: JANUS-1

__ has launched the new Xeon W-3400 and Xeon W-2400 desktop workstation processors which are built for professional creators to provide massive performance.
Answer: Intel

Who was the former chairman of the Selection Committee of BCCI?
Answer: Chetan Sharma

When is World Pangolin Day 2023 observed annually?
Answer: Third Saturday of February

Which district in Kerala won Swaraj Trophy 2021-22 for Best District Panchayat?
Answer: Kollam

Tata Motors has appointed Rajan Amba as the Managing Director of _.
Answer: Jaguar Land Rover

Which Ministry in India launched the mPassport Police App?
Answer: Ministry of External Affairs

Lexi’ is the first AI assistant powered by ChatGPT of which country?
Answer: India

Who composed the five-day ‘Devi Mahatme’ episode, which was an important milestone in the history of Yakshagana literature?
Answer: Bapila Narayan Bhagwat

Which is the world’s largest cricket stadium?
Answer: Narendra Modi Stadium

Which Indian cricketer becomes the 6th batter to score 25,000 runs in international cricket?
Answer: Virat Kohli

Which Indian Actor was named the National Ambassador of Child Rights by UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund)?
Answer: Ayushmann Khurrana

Which team won their second Ranji Trophy 2022-23 title at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata?
Answer: Saurashtra

The 49th GST Council Meeting was held in _ under the ChairmAnswerhip of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
Answer: New Delhi

Which state Government organized the first state-level ‘Shrimp Mela’?
Answer: Punjab

When was the first Divya Kala Mela organized?
Answer: December 2022

_ Metro launches first-ever indigenously developed train control & supervision system.
Answer: Delhi

Which domestic appliances company was globally renamed Versuni?
Answer: Philips

Who won National Geographic’s ‘Pictures of the year’?
Answer: Karthik Subramaniam

The 4th Joint Training exercise DUSTLIK (2023) will be held in Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand between India and __.
Answer: Uzbekistan

__ has lifted its temporary ban on the import of frozen seafood from India, paving the way for enhanced export and improved bilateral relations with the West Asian country.
Answer: Qatar

When is International Mother Language Day celebrated?
Answer: 21st February
Former IAS officer BVR Subrahmanyam was appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of _.
Answer: Niti Aayog

Which film won the Best Film Award at the Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2023?
Answer: The Kashmiri Files

Rajesh Rai has been appointed as Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of __.
Answer: Indian Telephone Industries Limited

Which bank tops the list of public sector lenders in loan growth, and asset quality?
Answer: Bank of Maharashtra

Where was the third meeting of the India-Egypt Joint Working Group on Counter Terrorism conducted?
Answer: New Delhi

Which vaccine-making company will establish a center of excellence for Infectious Diseases & Pandemic Preparedness in Hyderabad?
Answer: Serum Institute

APJ Abdul Kalam Satellite Launch Vehicle Mission-2023 launched from which state in India?
Answer: Tamil Nadu

When was the government program Karmayogi established?
Answer: September 2020

Which Ministry extended the Unemployment benefits under ESIC for 2 years?
Answer: Minister for Labor & Employment

First nuclear plant in North India to be built in __
Answer: Haryana

Ministry of Rural Development signed MoU with which e-commerce site to onboard rural women as online sellers?
Answer: Meesho

Where will be the World’s highest weather station rebuilt?
Answer: Mount Everest

When was the beginning of the Khajuraho Dance Festival?
Answer: 1975

when was the first World Thinking Day observed?
Answer: 1926

Who won the Jnanappana Award 2023 award instituted by the Guruvayur Devaswom?
Answer: V. Madhusoodanan Nair

Who has secured the title sponsorship rights for the Women’s Premier League (WPL) for five seasons
Answer: Tata Group

_ will sponsor the India cricket team kit as part of a Rs 350 billion deal.
Answer: Adidas

When is World Scout Day observed to honor Lord Baden Powell?
Answer: 22nd February

Indian chess player _ became the 80th Grandmaster of India.
Answer: Vignesh NR

Where was the first Prime Minister GatiShakti regional workshop for the Western and Central Zone held?
Answer: Goa

Who inaugurated the 33rd Police-Public Mela in Jammu and Kashmir?
Answer: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha

India’s First Agri Chatbot Ama KrushAI Launched in __.
Answer: Odisha

The World Health Organisation will be setting up an mRNA (messenger ribonucleic acid) vaccine hub in which state?
Answer: Telanaga

Uber joins hands with __ for 25000 EVs.
Answer: Tata Motors

Which country will host the Malabar naval exercise for the first time this August?
Answer: Australia

Who inaugurated the 15th edition of ELECRAMA 2023?
Answer: Minister of Power

18th World Security Congress Begins in __.
Answer: Jaipur

__ appointed Vikramaditya Singh Khichi to a panel to advise the administrator of debt-ridden Reliance Capital (RCap).
Answer: Reserve Bank of India

Who received the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Lifetime Achievement Award?
Answer: T K Ranagarajan

Who received the World Mother Language Award from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina?
Answer: Dr. Mahesh Kumar Mishra

Who launched the book “Modi: Shaping a Global Order in Flux” in Chanakyapuri?
Answer: J.P. Nadda

India signed six agreements in key areas with which country including maritime security?
Answer: Seychelles

India’s first hybrid sounding rocket by private players was successfully launched in which district of Tamil Nadu?
Answer: Chengalpattu

Telefónica Germany Selects __ as TrAnswerformation Partner to Build Future-Ready Operations Support.
Answer: TCS

When was Kotak Mahindra Bank founded?
Answer: February 2003

Who inaugurated the India Pavillion at the Gulfood 2023 in Dubai?
Answer: Minister of Food Processing Industries Pashupati Kumar Paras

Who won Bronze Medal in women’s 10m Air Rifle at ISSF World Cup?
Answer: Tilottama Sen

The Deepest salvage in the Arabian Sea was carried out by which INS in India?
Answer: INS Nireekshak

__ is set to launch Virtual Shopping App.
Answer: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

Which High court in India becomes the first to publish a judgment in a regional language?
Answer: Kerala High Court

Which city becomes the first city in the US to ban caste discrimination?
Answer: Seattle

Abu Dhabi defense firm inked MOU with _ at UAE’s defense expo.
Answer: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited

On which day Central Excise Day is observed?
Answer: 24th February

Who won the Argentina Open title in 2023?
Answer: Carlos Alcaraz

Churchgate railway station in Mumbai will be named after whom?
Answer: First Governor of RBI CD Deshmukh

Who was awarded the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2022’ title?
Answer: Sajjan Jindal

_ will join the ONDC network in India.
Answer: Amazon

Who won gold in the 10m Air Rifle at ISSF World Cup 2023?
Answer: Rudrankksh Patil

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will hold its Raising Day function in which state for the first time?
Answer: Chhattisgarh

_ inked a Co-lending pact with Paisalo Digital to provide financial support to the small income segment.
Answer: Karnataka Bank

__ signed MoU with Lulu Exchange to enhance cross-border payments between India-Gulf region.
Answer: HDFC Bank

__ passes Bill to curb paper leak in recruitment exams.
Answer: Gujarat Legislative Assembly

Who became the first digital citizen of the Bhutan?
Answer: Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck

Which state government signed a contract to construct a 3.38 km ropeway from Janki Chatti in Kharsali to Yamunotri Dham?
Answer: Uttarakhand

India ranked __ biggest nation ready to adopt crypto in 2023
Answer: 7th

Which state became the first state to use robotic scavengers to clean manholes?
Answer: Kerala

Which film bagged the ‘Best International Film award at the Hollywood Critics Association Film Awards?
Answer: S.S. Rajamouli – RRR

For the first time Indian submarine _ docked in Indonesia.
Answer: INS Sindhukesari

‘Barisu Kannada Dim Dimava’ Festival is organized to celebrate the culture of which state?
Answer: Karnataka

Who announced the launch of “neutral citations” of judgments in Supreme Courts?
Answer: DY Chandrachud

Which country hosted the first I2U2 Vice-Ministerial meeting to discuss investment opportunities?
Answer: UAE

When was the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana launched in India?
Answer: 24th February 2019

__ Collaborates with Microsoft to Accelerate Industry Adoption of Cloud.
Answer: Infosys

India and __ have agreed to cooperate in the oil and gas sector, including long-term crude purchases.
Answer: Guyana

__ pursue an agreement with India to build 6 submarines for $5.2 billion
Answer: Germany

Which country received $700 million funds from China?
Answer: Pakistan

When was the first World NGO Day celebrated?
Answer: 2010

_ launches LLaMA model, a research tool more potent than OpenAI’s GPT-3.
Answer: Meta

Who won the 2023 Marconi Prize?
Answer: Hari Balakrishnan

Which state government will build the country’s first Marina or a boat basin offering dockage?
Answer: Karnataka

Amit Shah addressed the ‘Kol Janjati Mahakumbh’ organized on the occasion of Shabri Mata Janm Jayanti in which state?
Answer: Madhya Pradesh

_ city in Maharashtra is going to be renamed Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar.
Answer: Aurangabad

Ellora Ajanta International Festival 2023 is held in which state in India?
Answer: Maharashtra

The Youth 20 India Summit will be held at the __ in Gujarat.
Answer: Maharaja Sayajirao University

Who will inaugurate the 19th Annual CPA conference in Sikkim?
Answer: Om Birla

When is the Marathi Bhasa Gaurav Din celebrated annually?
Answer: 27th February

The _ government and UN Women agreed, to promote activities that are welcoming to women in the State’s tourist industry.
Answer: Kerala

Which team won the Women’s T20 World Cup for the sixth time when they beat South Africa?
Answer: Australia

Exercise Desert Flag VIll held in __ country.
Answer: UAE

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